Annapurna Sanctuary

From £835 for 16 days
Trip Overview
From ancient kingdoms to majestic mountain vistas, trek through the breathtaking Himalayan landscape of the Annapurna Ranges. Pass awe-inspiring glaciers, stay on the banks of pristine rivers, cross mountain pastures, dip into natural hot springs and encounter mule trains carrying supplies to remote villages. Rest and revive in cosy mountain teahouses and meet friendly locals along the way. Time spent in Kathmandu and Pokhara completes the adventure with insights into Nepali culture and tradition.
Essential Info
Starts: Kathmandu
Ends: Kathmandu
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Walking
Trip Code: IHNXS
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Nepal
What's Included

Meals

No meals included

Transport

local bus,private vehicle,foot

Accommodation

Heritage Property (1 nt),Hotel (4 nts),Teahouse (10 nts)

Trip Highlights

•   Enjoy the amazing views in Bandipur, a low key, local town with few international travellers 

•   Explore Fewa Lake and gaze at snow capped peaks in Pokhara.

•   Witness the sunrise over Annapurna from Poon Hill

•   Trek to both Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Base Camps.

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Direction
Price GBP
Availability
29th April 2017
14th May 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£890pp 
G
Good
13th May 2017
28th May 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£855pp 
G
Good
23rd September 2017
8th October 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£890pp 
G
Good
30th September 2017
15th October 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£890pp 
G
4 spaces
7th October 2017
22nd October 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£925pp 
G
Fully Booked
14th October 2017
29th October 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£925pp 
G
Fully Booked
21st October 2017
5th November 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£925pp 
G
Good
4th November 2017
19th November 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£890pp 
G
Good
11th November 2017
26th November 2017
Kathmandu - Kathmandu
£855pp 
G
Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Namaste! Welcome to Nepal. You can arrive at any time on day 1 as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting at 18:00. Your leader will leave a note at reception telling you where and when this important meeting will take place. Please ask a member of reception for this information. Kathmandu is an awesome mixture of legend and modern development with a rich artistic and cultural heritage. Narrow lanes lead to small squares and courtyards where ornate carved balconies overlook shrines and temples. Buzzing markets and bazaars are the centre of Nepali life where stalls and small hole-in-the-wall shops sell everything from bangles to Buddhas to beetroot. Kathmandu has been a travellers' centre for many years, reflected in the international flavour of the bright lights and 'Coca Cola culture' of the central Thamel district. If you arrive early, why not take time to climb to the Swayambhunath Temple. Situated on a hilltop, the instantly recognisable stupa with its Buddha eyes attracts a steady stream of pilgrims and the views out over the valley are superb. Alternatively, check out Durbar Square, home to the palace of the Kumari Devi, considered to be a living goddess. ALTITUDE SICKNESS: Parts of your trip go above 2800 metres / 9200 feet where it is common for travellers to experience some adverse health effects due to the altitude - regardless of your age, gender and fitness. It even happened to Sir Edmund Hillary! Before your trip: Some pre-existing medical conditions are known to severely worsen at high altitude and be difficult to adequately treat on the ground, leading to more serious consequences. It is imperative that you discuss your pre-existing medical condition/s with your doctor. We understand certain medications are reported to aid acclimatising to high altitude. Please discuss these options with your doctor. During your trip: While our leaders have basic first aid training and are aware of the closest medical facilities, it is very important that you are aware of the cause and effects of travelling at altitude, monitor your health and seek assistance accordingly. Please read the following document carefully and, during your trip, utilise the table on the back daily to record your own perspective of your general health and any symptoms you may experience: http://d3oxn90f3yphmd.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/file_attach/52735_product_altitude-sickness.pdf
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