The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek begins at Pokhara, a picturesque spot, and includes a spectacular scenery, incredible cultural diversity and travel through rural farms and villages. The trail leads to the deep gorge between the peaks: Hiunchuli and Machapuchere and through the dense rain and bamboo forest of the narrow Modi Khola (river) valley then to the Sanctuary with immense walls of a mountain fortress. Once into the Sanctuary you will be in the an amphitheater of snow peaks Annapurna (8,091m). Other major peaks overlooking the sanctuary include Annapurna south (7,219m), Gangapurna (7,455m) and Annapurna III (7,555m) This area is also referred to as the Annapurna Base Camp and Machapuchere (Fish-tail) Base Camp. Our return journey will descend through the lush terraced Modi Khola valley, finally concluding at Pokhara, a popular destination with its famed Phewa Lake, dominated by the towering mountain ranges of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu range in and the majestic peak Machapuchere (Fish-Tail).