Trip Facts
  • Activities: Trekking and Hiking
  • Min. Age: 8
  • 3 Nights 4* Hotel
  • 9 Nights Best Available Teahouse
  • 12 Breakfasts
  • 10 Lunches
  • 10 Dinners
Based on 4 reviews

Trip Introduction

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek takes you to the abode of the Mountain Gods. Walk through a typical Nepalese landscape filled with terraced fields, rustic traditional farms and the snow clad Himalayas stretching in the horizon. Let your guide lead you to a spectacular glacial sanctuary known as the 'Abode of the Gods'. Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is on the bucket list of trekking enthusiasts dreaming of an adventure in the Himalayas. A popular trek in Nepal, Annapurna Sanctuary trekking transports you from the verdant hills to a spectacular glacial basin. Stand under the inspiring Annapurna Massif at Annapurna Base Camp. These sacred mountains are revered as gods. In addition, a hike to the village of Ghorepani and its viewpoint Poon Hill adds flavor to this classic itinerary. From the vantage point, enjoy a three-sixty degree panorama of the Annapurna mountains.

A short drive from Pokhara brings you to the trailhead at Nayapul. Your first day’s trek involves a long ascent up the stone steps to Ulleri. Before climbing on the epic staircase, enter the lush jungle of the Annapurna Conservation Area. This Annapurna Sanctuary Trek takes you through picturesque Gurung and Magar traditional settlements; home to the brave ‘Gurkha’ soldiers. Further, hike to Poon Hill for 360-degree views of the Himalayas. Experience mountain culture coupled with amazing Himalayan views.The trail cuts along steep gorges of glacial rivers. Walk across  terraced fields and hillside villages with mud and stone cottages. Step on winding stone staircases and under canopies of blooming rhododendron trees. Following close on the heels of your experienced guide, you eventually reach the awe-inspiring  Annapurna Sanctuary. Finally, wrap up your trek with a relaxing soak at the Jhinu hot springs. Graded moderate, one can do this Annapurna Sanctuary Trek if one is physically fit and has a bit of trekking experience. Join this trek and get the best of the ‘Annapurna experience’! 

Check out some more awe-inspiring Annapurna treks.Annapurna base camp Trek-11 days, Annapurna Circuit Trek-16 days, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek -7 days, Mardi Himal Trek - 9 days and Khopra Ridge trek-10 days. 

Trip Highlights

  • Step into the Annapurna Sanctuary – a sacred glacial basin surrounded by Himalayan peaks
  • Visit Poon Hill, the most popular viewpoint in the Annapurna Region
  • Walk past mountain settlements of Gurung and Magar ethnic communities during your Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
  • Trek through one of the largest rhododendron forests in the world
  • Take a dip in the mineral-rich waters of Jhinu hot springs

Is This Trip Suitable For You?

  • Graded moderate Annapurna Sanctuary Trek can be done by anybody who is in good health and is used to walking on hilly terrain.
  • The actual trek lasts for 10 days. Most of the time you will be walking up and down well-laid stone staircases.
  • Maximum you walk for 8 hours and minimum 1 hour. On avearge, you walk for 5 to 6 hours each day. If you want to take it slow, our experienced guide will allow you walk at your own pace. You won’t have to worry about catching up with your group. There will always be someone from the crew to guide you if you fall behind. 
  • The first day’s trek is the toughest as you will have to ascend more than 3000 steps. If you have trouble with your knees, you should consider opting for a much easier trek. 
  • You will have your meals and stop for rest at locally run teahouses. These are small mountain lodges offering basic facilities - hearty meal and shelter for travellers passing by. 
  • The highest point you will reach is the Annapurna Base Camp at 4,130m.

Day to Day Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal | Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal

DAY 1:

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,593ft) expand

Transfer to Hotel and Trek Preparation

Kathmandu is set in a deep valley surrounded by rolling green hills. A mix of old and new, the city is filled with historic localities dating back to medieval times and new urban structures. Once you land at the airport our representative will meet you at the airport terminal. Drive to the hotel and check in. Later there will be a pre-trek briefing by your trek leader

During the briefing your trek leader will apprise you in detail about the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek itinerary, the trail’s condition and what to expect during the trek. Put forward your queries if you have any. Check your gear and if you have missed out on any items you can hire or buy from any of the shops in Thamel. A popular tourist hub, Thamel has a range of shops that sells and rents out trekking gear. Ask your trek leader for suggestions. To recover from jet lag and attend the pre-trek briefing, please do schedule your arrival to Nepal in the morning or during daytime. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Oasis Kathmandu Hotel or Thamel Boutique Hotel

DAY 2:

Fly to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft), drive to Hile and trek to Ulleri(1970m/6463ft) expand

Duration: 25 minutes flight, 2:30 hrs drive, 3-4 hours (4 km) trek

 Wake up early and have breakfast. Later on you will be driven to the airport to catch your flight to Pokhara. Enjoy mesmerizing views of Annapurna mountains, Langtang range, Dhaulagiri from aboard the plane. Once you reach Pokhara, you board a private vehicle and drive to Hile. The drive takes you past a verdant countryside and  traditional farms. After reaching Hile you carry your daypack and start your trek. The trail goes past the ecologically rich Annapurna Conservation Area. Walk through traditional Gurung and Magar villages. Climb up a flight of stone-steps from Tikhedhunga. It is an uphill climb all the way to Ulleri.  It is one of the toughest days of your trek as you climb more than 3000 steps! Find solace in the thought that every step brings you closer to Annapurna Sanctuary, your destination. Once you arrive in Ulleri head straight to a teahouse and rest your aching limbs. Men from this village usually join the British or the Indian army. The world knows them as the fearless ‘Gurkha’ soldiers. Overnight in Ulleri.

Accommodation: Hotel Kamala
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 3:

Trek to Ghorepani (2,874 m/ 9,429 ft): expand

Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (9 km) trek

Compared to yesterday’s arduous ascent today’s hike is easy. The trail goes through one of the biggest rhododendron forests in the world. Trekkers who have been through this route in spring describe this part of the trail as ‘a walk through paradise’. Red and pink rhododendron blooms cover the trail making it seem like you are walking through an enchanted forest. Get your permits checked at the checkpoint and walk through the arched gateway welcoming visitors to Ghorepani. The village of Ghorepani (literal translation ‘Horse Water’) which has a large Magar (an ethnic community) population is a popular stop for trekkers visiting Poon Hill.  In the olden days the place was a watering hole for horses and mule packs of caravans making their way to Tibet. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Accommodation: Hotel Sunny
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 4:

Hike to Poon Hill before sunrise (3,210m/10,529ft) and trek to Tadapani (2,600m/8,530ft) expand

Walking distance: 5-6 hours (9.5 km) trek

Wake up early and head to Poon Hill, one of the most popular viewpoints in Nepal. About an hour’s hike brings you to the top of the hill. This vantage point was named ‘Poon Hill’ by Tek Bahadur Poon, a retired major who served in the British Army. Watch dawn breaking over the snowy ridges of the Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Gangapurna and Dhaulagiri. Take selfies and click as many pictures as you can. Later descend to Ghorepani and head to Tadapani. Take an upward trail through a dense forest of rhododendron and pine. After reaching Deurali Pass, make a descent to Tadapani. Once you reach the village head to a teahouse and take rest. Overnight in Tadapani.

Accommodation: Hotel Grand View
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 5:

Trek to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,119ft) expand

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

From Tadapani head to Chhomrong, a Gurung village offering close up views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak). The trail to Chhomrong goes via a thick rhododendron forest. Take a downward descent enjoying views of the hillside settlements on the Modi Khola Valley and the Annapurna Himal. Cross the bridge at Kimrong Khola and ascend the Modi Khola Valley. Follow a trail carved on the side of the mountain till you reach Chhomrong. From the village savour views of deep gorges and the Himalayan peaks. Head to a teahouse and take rest. Overnight in Chhomrong.

Accommodation: Lucky Guest House
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 6:

Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft) expand

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (7 km) trek

The near vertical view of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak) from Chhomrong heighten your excitement. Each step takes you closer to these mountains and soon you will be standing at the foot of these snowy giants. Today’s destination is Bamboo, a rest stop for trekkers and travelers with few teahouses. You cross the Chhomrong  Khola and take the trail winding high up the Modi Khola. The path goes through thick forests of bamboo and rhododendron. Walk by Khuldighar and climb down a stone staircase to Bamboo. Follow your trek leader to the teahouse where your rooms have been booked. Overnight in Bamboo.

Accommodation: Bamboo Guest House
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 7:

Trek to Deurali (3,230m/10,597ft) expand

Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (8.5 km) trek

Walk through a trail shaded by thickets of bamboo. The canopy of bamboo leaves soon disappears and you can see the open sky once you reach Himalaya Hotel. As you climb higher, you gain altitude. Walk past Hinku Cave, a spot used by the first Annapurna expedition groups as an overnight camp and supply depot when there were no teahouses along the Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking route. The trail drops down to the river and goes up till you arrive at Deurali. Before reaching Deurali, pass through scenic waterfalls, rocky cliffs and a forest filled alive with chirping birds and colourful butterflies. Once you arrive at a teahouse in Deurali, get some much needed rest as you will be heading to Annapurna Base Camp tomorrow. Overnight in Deurali.

Accommodation: Panorama Guest House
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 8:

Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m/12,139ft) expand

Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (8 km) trek

Leave Deurali and head down to a stream. Walk on the rocky banks till you reach what looks like a natural gateway. The trail cuts right through the middle of gigantic mountains. When you see the icy Annapurna Massif and Machhapuchhre staring down at you, you really feel as if you are entering a divine place.  Step on the Machhapuchhre Base Camp situated at the foot of Machhapuchhre(FishtailPeak), a sacred peak of the Gurungs. Climbing on this mountain is not allowed as the locals believe it is the abode of gods. Continue walking to Annapurna Base Camp

As you approach ABC, you find yourself staring at the icy walls of the Himalayan peaks. You feel a rush of adrenaline as you step on the Annapurna Sanctuary, a glacial basin surrounded by the snowy walls of Annapurna Massif (including Annapurna I, the tenth highest peak in the world), Gangapurna and Hiunchuli. Take pictures and celebrate with your friends and crew. You have finally made it! Enjoy the glorious sunset before heading to the teahouse. Try stargazing at night if the sky is clear and you can brave the night chill. The galaxy of Milky Way is visible from ABC on clear nights. Overnight in Annapurna Base Camp.

Accommodation: Paradise Guest House
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 9:

Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft) expand

Walking Distance: 7–8 hours (16.5 km) trek

Wake up before dawn to witness the wonderful spectacle of the sun rising over the Annapurna peaks.  After spending some time at the Annapurna Sanctuary head back to the teahouse, gather your things and get trekking. Take the trail down to Bamboo. It is a long descent. Tread carefully as you descend the stone staircase. Take a well deserved rest once you arrive at Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo.

Accommodation: Bamboo Guest House
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 10:

Trek to Jhinu Danda (1,760m/5,774ft) expand

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (9 km) trek

From Bamboo head to Jhinu Danda. The settlement is famous for its hot springs. After reaching the village, take the steps leading down to the river. The hot spring lies beside the river. Soak your tired muscles in the heated pool. Let the mineral rich waters dissolve your aches and pains. After the soothing dip make your way to a teahouse and celebrate your last day on the trail with your teammates and crew. Overnight in Jhinu Danda.

Accommodation: Hot Spring Cottage
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 11:

Trek to Matque (1,070m/3,510ft)and drive to Pokhara expand

Walking Distance: 1-2 hours (3 km) trek, 2: 30 hours drive

Leave Jhinu Danda and head to Matke. Today’s walk marks the conclusion of your trek. At Matke board a vehicle and drive to Pokhara. Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Please note there are no activities planned for today. If you are not too tired you can stroll around the lakeside and enjoy a boat ride on the serene Phewa Lake on your own. Gaze at the mountains, under whose shadows you had walked for the past week, before darkness falls.  Overnight in Pokhara.

Accommodation: Hotel Pokhara Batika
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

DAY 12:

Fly to Kathmandu expand

Duration : 25 minutes flight

Return to Kathmandu by flight. Once you arrive in Kathmandu check in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day as you wish. Rest and relax or go souvenir hunting in Ason Bazaar and Thamel. The city is known for its iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore some of these by booking a guided city tour at an extra cost. Make your last evening memorable with a farewell dinner (complimentary) at a traditional Nepali restaurant. Try out authentic Nepali cuisine and enjoy a cultural programme. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel Shanker
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

DAY 13:

Final Departure expand

Our representative will drop you at the airport three hours before your flight’s departure.  If you wish to explore more of Nepal, do let us know. Choose from one of our standard itineraries or allow us to customize a tour for you.

  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast

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You can change this itinerary, services, accommodation, duration of this trip etc.to suit your needs and budget. The choice is yours. Let us help you tailor your perfect holiday.

Route Map


Altitude Map

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek 13 days Altitude Map

What's Included

  • Airport pick up & drop off service in a private vehicle
  • 4-star accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 4-star accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • All ground transportation by comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary

  • Best available clean and comfortable Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • Farewell Dinner at the end of the trip

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea/coffee during the trek
  • Domestic flight(Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • Highly experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, trained in first-aid Trek Leader (Guide)
  • Assistant Trekking Guide (4 trekkers : 1 Asst. guide) for personalized cares
  • Porter service to carry your main luggage during the trek (2 trekkers : 1 porter)
  • Staff cost including their food, accommodation, salary, flight, insurance, equipment etc.
  • Trekking permits - Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry fee and TIMS
  • First Aid kit, Pulse Oximeter and essential medicines (Paracetamol, Diamox etc.) carried by the Trek Leader
  • Souvenirs - Third Rock Adventures’ kit bag (Duffel bag), T-shirt, and trekking map
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trek completion)
  • All Local and Government taxes, administrative charges

What's not Included

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival or late departure
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • International flights
  • Excess baggage fee
  • Personal expenses (phone call, internet, laundry, bar bills, snacks, battery recharge, bottled or boiled water, souvenirs, hot showers, extra porter etc.)
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment
  • Tips for guide, porter and driver (tipping is expected)
  • Any unseen expenses due to circumstances beyond our control


Accommodations at 4 star hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and the best available teahouse on the trail. Spend 2 nights at the luxurious Hotel Shanker in Kathmandu and 2 nights at  Hotel Barahi in Pokhara. Both hotels feature tastefully decorated rooms with en suite bathrooms, multi-cuisine restaurants, bar, café, swimming pool and spa.

During your Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, you will be spending 9 nights at comfortable mountain lodges run by local families. These mountain lodges are a source of income for mountain communities. Most of the teahouses en route will have rooms with attached bathrooms, but the facilities will be basic. Compared to city hotels, teahouses along the trail may not have the same facilities. To enjoy your trip, we urge you to keep an open mind and embrace the experience.

Accommodation is arranged on a twin-sharing basis. If traveling alone, you will share the room with someone of the same sex. If you need a single room, it will be made available at an extra cost.Though single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu, Pokhara and at lower elevations while trekking, at higher elevations it is very difficult to get a single room!


Breakfast and farewell dinners will be provided in Kathmandu. Only breakfast in Pokhara. 

On the trail all  meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) will be provided. Breakfast and dinner will be served at the teahouse you will be staying overnight. Lunch will be at a teahouse en route, on the trail. Food on the trail consists of local (rice, lentils, curry, chapatis) and international dishes (apple pie, pancakes, pizza, mac & cheese, toast, noodles etc.) high on nutrition and carbohydrate.

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We have more than 23 years of experience in planning adventure holidays in the Himalayas. Our trips are fully-supported and we offer personalized service to our clients. The care and attention that we put in your trip ensures that your holiday is more enriching, satisfying and successful. When you travel at your personal timeframe with your own group it's guaranteed that you will have the trip of a lifetime.

No of traveller
USD 2748
Total: USD 2748

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Best Time To Travel

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (late September to November) are the ideal seasons for the  Annapurna Sanctuary Trek as it is neither too hot or nor too cold during these times.  Autumn trek promises clear skies and stunning mountain vistas, while a Spring trek will have you walking through meadows filled with flowers. The forests are filled with colorful rhododendron blooms during this time. Above 4000 meters, you can expect nighttime temperatures to drop as low as -10 degrees. 

Essential Information

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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek FAQs

If you have booked a package with us you won’t be spending much as accommodation and 3 meals are already included in your trip price. You may have to personally pay for items like beverages and drinks, extra snacks, hot showers, electronic device charging, wifi etc. USD 20 to 30 (NRS 2000-3000) per day will suffice.

Please do note that if you are traveling in a group, a member falling sick won’t disrupt your trip. While the sick person will be taken care of, the rest of the group will be able to continue with the trip.

If someone becomes ill on the trail your trekking guide will take the sick person’s condition on account and decide he or she shall continue with the trek or return to a lower elevation and wait for the rest of the group. If his or her condition is serious then the person will be flown by air ambulance to Kathmandu or Pokhara for expert medical attention. An assistant will take care of the sick person, while the rest of the group shall proceed onwards and complete the trip as per the itinerary. 

If you want to add extra activities and sites to your itinerary it can be done. Our Travel Consultant will help you customize your trip. Just let us know which places you want to visit and what you want to do and we will add these in your itinerary.

We usually provide private comfortable vehicles to individual tourists. For groups we provide comfortable luxury buses for pick up and drop-offs.

While tipping is not mandatory it is a nice way of showing your appreciation to the people who have helped you enrich your holiday experience. It all depends on how far you are pleased and satisfied with their services. There is no fixed amount, but many of our clients offer 8-10 percent of the total tour price as tips.   

Each day you can expect 5 to 7 hours of walking, covering around 10 to 14 km. However when you reach 3500m, you will be walking around 5 to 7 hours but the distance covered will be less as you will be walking slowly at higher altitudes. We want you to know that all our itineraries are flexible and can be altered by weather, geographical and physical condition of the individual participants.

The quality of teahouses in the Annapurna Region is pretty good and most of them offer facilities like western toilets, hot showers (may charge cost) and a wide range of items on their menu. The rooms are usually furnished with two separate beds with mattress, pillows, blankets and bed sheets. Most of the teahouses are family or community run establishments. Teahouses are like an extended home and have a warm and cosy feel to them.

We provide sleeping bag and down jacket but you need to bring your own personal gear. We can recommend some good stores where you can hire or buy new ones.

Teahouses offer boiled and filtered drinking water to trekkers for a price. Though you can purchase bottled water, we discourage the use of plastic bottled water on the trail because of the adverse effect on the environment. You can bring along with you a reusable bottle nd fill it up with drinking water. 

Your guide will check the condition of the water of the filtered water before you purchase it. Please be assured that our guide will thoroughly check whether the water has been boiled and treated properly before you drink it.

Teahouse trekking is one of the most popular ways of trekking in Nepal. Teahouse trekking has almost replaced old style camping treks in Nepal along the popular trekking routes of Annapurna and Everest regions. Teahouse Trek involves resting or stopping at teahouses or lodges scattered along the trail for the night. The teahouses are locally owned and they provide accommodation and food. While the standard of teahouses varies, most of these establishments usually offer basic services - small rooms (usually on a twin sharing basis with comfortable beds), shared washroom, a heated communal dining area and a menu with a range of dishes. Some may offer wi-fi and hot shower. As these teahouses are located in remote locations, one should not expect the service of a city hotel while staying in one. But in popular trails like Everest Base Camp trail and Annapurna Base Camp trail one can expect luxury standard accommodations too. 

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2 - 4   USD 2189
5 - 8   USD 2089
9 +   USD 1979
No of traveller
USD 2748
Total: USD 2748

Trip Reviews

Travel experiences of our clients who recently returned from their trips.


Based on 4 reviews
werner berger
Werner Berger
Guinness World Record holder Gives Third Rock Adventures a 5-Star

I am Werner Berger and my "claim to fame" is probably best defined as being in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest person in the world to have climbed the highest mountain on each of the seven continents, including Mt. Everest. Little did I know my life was to change forever on my first trek into the Himalaya in 1992 at age 55. It was the beginning and just a matter time before I realized I could combine my leadership and climbing skills to create a program in which people could explore their own possibilities. So, in 2010, I began leading Transformational Life Experiences, treks to Mt. Everest Base Camp and other high places. One of the earliest keys to success is to find a company with the right mix of professionalism, support, and, of course, experience. I have used Naba Amgai and his teams on all my Nepal trekking adventures. Naba's caring and climber support, is second to none. In my estimation, Third Rock Adventures is one of the very best in the business, in or outside of Nepal. They know the mountains. So you can relax, enjoy and transform.

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George Lindqvist
Mar 04, 2020
An unforgettable experience in Nepal Himalayas
My partner and I completed Annapurna Sanctuary with Third Rock Adventures and had the most amazing time. Our trekking guide was professional and incredibly knowledgeable. We made lifelong friends and saw some of the best parts of Nepal. We reached out to Naba. He was brilliant, easy to contact and very efficient. Everything was hassle-free. Overall, brilliant service from all involved and made our trekking experience an unforgettable one. Would love to travel with Third Rock Team again.
Best Destination,Good Value
Phillip Moore
flagsUnited Kingdom
Apr 28, 2019
Annapurna Sanctuary- A true gem of Nepal
Me and my wife walked the Annapurna Sanctuary with Third Rock Adventures. At first we were a little weary about taking the services of a local company instead of going with a travel company in Manchester. Turns out, we made the best decision of our lives. The services provided by them was excellent. We were taken care like we were family and they left us completely satisfied. We must advise everyone travelling to Nepal for trekking to choose a local company like Third Rock Adventures, you will get a whole lot more than what you paid for. Three cheers for Third Rock Adventures....
Best Destination
Good Value, I like itinerary,
Gordon Lancaster
flagsUnited States of America
Mar 22, 2019
A hard but rewarding trek
I discovered Third Rock Adventures’ website while searching for a good trekking agency on the internet. I decided to book the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek with them as they were quick with their responses and the only company who took the trouble to call. Because I am 68 years old, I needed a lot of help in preparing for my trip. The communication before and during the trip was excellent. Their wise advice and expert guidance proved to be invaluable. My guide Deepak and the porter Ram, helped me a lot along the difficult trail. I am forever grateful to them as they made this adventure happen. It was hard work and not easy for 60 plus me and there were moments when I doubted that I would ever make it to Base Camp. But these humble mountain men gently encouraged me and helped me through the most difficult trails. It was a dream come true when I finally stood at the Sanctuary. It was a beautiful journey. Thank you to all the team at TRA for a memorable trip. Thank you so much Deepak and Ram for taking such good care of me. I give my highest recommendation to Third Rock Adventures and their guides.
Good Value.
I wanted to walk to the Annapurna Sanctuary.
The whole trip was memorable, but I shall never forget the sunrise from the Annapurna Sanctuary. It was spectacular!
Get out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself. You won't regret it!
Saurabh Jose
Apr 28, 2018
Annapurna Sanctuary- Best Experiences
This was our first trek abroad for my friend and I. We identified one local trekking company on Trip Adviser which had excellent reviews but unfortunately they were not terribly responsive to email and WhatsApp communications. We therefore decided to find a trekking company upon our arrival in Kathmandu. We had booked two nights at the Oasis Hotel. The manager there - Tulsi, recommended ‘Third Rock Adventure’. Tulsi helped create an itinerary that suited our capabilities and requirements. This was reviewed by our trekking guide (Jaysram Adhikari) and the porter (Vishnu Bhatta). We were told to us to ask any questions, which was reassuring as it was our first trek abroad
Best Destination,Good Value,I like itinerary,Recommended by Friend,Best and Selected Tours,
Want to Visit Himalayas
On Way of poon Hill and Annapurna Sanctuary
Very nice place must go
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