|SANCTUARY TREK: ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP|
|Max. Altitude||4095 m.|
|Type of Trek||Teahouse / Camping|
|Permit||ACAP (USD 30.00).|
This route is rich with spectacular view of White Mountains. This is not a difficult trek though it has some steep climbs. This trek avoids altitude sickness or flight problems. It is advisable to have two weeks to fully experience scenery. Gurung tribe heavily settles the region.
Typical Gurung village at Landruk, Ghandruk and Chhomrong, Machhapuchhre Base Camp, spectacular mountains view from Annapurna base camp, sunrise and mountains view from Poonhill, hot spring at Jhinudanda.
Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 km/ 6-7 hours): Drive by bus/car or fly.
Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.): Drive for one hour, trek.
Tikedhunga to Ghorepani (2855 m.): Trek
Ghorepani to Tadapani: Trek.
Tadapani to Chhomrong: Trek.
Chomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2873 m.): Trek.
Himalaya Hotel to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC): Trek.
MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) & back to MBC or Deurali: Trek.
MBC/Deurali to Bamboo: Trek.
Bamboo to Chhomrong: Trek.
Chhomrong to Ghandruk: Trek.
Ghandruk to Tolkha: Trek.
Tolkha to Dhampus (1510 m.): Trek.
Dhampus to Pokhara: Trek, drive for 1 hour.
Pokhara to Kathmandu (200 km/ 6-7 hours): Drive by bus/car or fly.