2 independent reviews for Annapurna Sanctuary trekking vacations

Reviews for Annapurna Sanctuary trekking vacations

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review 9 Jan 2012

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Outstanding scenery.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Variation of temperatures during the day , especially when the sun sets or you are in the shade.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

Yes revenue found its way to local individuals.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Extremely satisfied.

review 31 Mar 2009

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Reaching the Annapurna Base Camp - exhausted but thankfully with no AMS effects - thanks to the gradual ascent over the previous days. The overall experience of being surrounded by the mountain ranges was truly indescribable.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Have plenty of warm clothes for the evening and nights. Allow a bit more money than you might think necessary - the costs increase as the lodges become more remote plus of course the jewellery shopping opportunities. Think about extending your vacation by having a couple more days in Kathmandu - another incredible experience.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, and minimized impacts on the environment?

Yes, porters and trek guides and leaders were all local. Local payment meant that all our living costs went straight to the local providers. We were very attentive to not using plastic bottles and mineral water, to using solar energy where possible.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Excellent; an enlightening and refreshing experience.

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