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The Ghorepani – 6 days

Trip Highlights

Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is one of the famous trekking routes in Nepal for both teahouse and organized. The highest point of this trek is 3210 meters. Ghorepani trek offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek. This place is rich of veiled treasure of Nepalese traditions and custom. During trek the trail passes through world’s famous ‘The Gorkha Warrior’ tribe the Gurung and Magar’s charming villages, dense Rhododendron (National Flower of Nepal), Oak forest with varieties of birds, green hills and patchwork valleys.

 Trip Code
NHN048

Duration
6 Days

 Price from
USD $ 640/ person

 Grade
Moderate
Destination
Nepal
Min Pax
2-15 pax

Just about every outlook is an enticing glimpse of Mt. Fishtail (6,993m.) Annapurna (8,091m.) and Dhaulagiri (8,167m.) range on the initial part of the tour is awesome. On an excursion to Poon Hill one can observe the entire mountain ranges; covering red and pink rays of the Sun in full bloom at the Sunset and Sunrise. Pleasing treks that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature in Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking. This trek is considered to be the best introduction to trekking with some spectacular views.

Day 01: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri. (1960 m. above the sea level. /01 ½ hr. drive and 05 hr. Walk.) 

Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2,750 m. / 04 ½ hr. walk)

Day 03: Excursion to Ponnhill (3,210m.) 360” panoramic view. Then back to Ghorepani and continues walk to Tadapani. (2,590 m. / 6 hr. walk including Poonhill)

Day 04:  Trek to Landruk village. (1565 m. /06 hr. walk.)

Day 05: Trek to Pothana. (1,815m. / 05 hr. walk.)

Day 06: Trek to Phadi (800 m. / 03 hr. walk then drive 01 hr. back to Pokhara.)

Day 01: Drive to Nayapul (01 ½ hrs.) And trek to Ulleri village (1,960m. / 04 ½ hrs walk.)

Depart Pokhara around 08:30 by private car / van / bus is depends upon size of your group. The Birthdate trail takes 01 hrs. To Birethati.  This is the confluence of Modi River draining Annapurna base camp. Then follow upstream Burungdi stream. Climbing gradually about 02 hrs. To Thikedunga. From here the trail be steep climb to Ulleri takes 1 ½ hrs. The tropical village where we can see and fell real life of local people with our overnight.

Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2,750m. / 04 hrs. Walk)

After breakfast, the trail climbs gradually through the Rhododendron forest with all the way to Ghorepani. Ghorepani is already view point of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges.  Ghorepani is the mountain pass overlooking at the deep KaliGandaki valley wedged between two over 8000 meter peaks of Dhaulagiri I and Annapurna I.

Day 03:  Excursion Poon Hill (50 mints / 3.210m.) Then trek to Tadapani (2590 m. /04 hrs. Walk)

Poon Hill is the most beautiful and 360 degree panoramic view point of Annapurna trek.    We can see about 15 different snow peaks including Dhaulagiri (8,167m. / 7th highest), Annapurna (8,091m. / 10thhighest) and Manaslu (8,156m. / 8th highest). After enjoying the view back down to guest house then head for next destination of Tadapani. The trail is through the Rhododendron forest with some ups and down. Tadapani has got beautiful view of mountain Annapurna south (7,219m.) and Fishtail (6,993m.)

Day 04: Trek to Lanndruk (1,565 m. / 05 hrs.)

The trail descends through stunning forests to Ghandruk, which is a beautiful village of Gurung people, one of Nepal’s most popular ethnic groups, known for their distinctive language, culture, customs and life style. It is also many soldiers from the famous Gurkhali regiments. From this village. We can see close views of Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna and Fishtail. Through this village we walk down all the way to Modi khola. Is takes 01 hrs. Then up to Lanndruk. This Village also same as Ghandruk about language, culture, customs and life style. It is also many soldiers from the famous Gurkhali regiments.

Day 05: Trek to Pothana (1,815m. / 04 hrs.)

The trail goes through the small villages with beautiful scenery of mountains and valley. The Pothana is small but clan village surrounding by jungle where we will see many more and new mountains.

Day 06: Trek to Phadi and drive back to Pokhara. (02 hrs. walk and 1 hrs drive to Pokhara)

One hrs. Gradually down to Dhampus and stone steps all the way to Phadi one more hour. Then we picked up by privet car / van or bus a drive back to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara

Cost Includes: 

☛Pickup / Drop international airport by private tourist vehicle.Car, van or bus. (Deepen on size of group)
☛Transportation for Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by Tourist Coach.
☛Accommodation (2 persons per room) in Pokhara with breakfast.
☛Half day sightseeing in Pokhara and necessary transport and Guide.
☛Drop to Nayapul (trekking starting point), and pick up from Phedi to Pokhara. By Private tourist vehicle.
☛Annapurna Conservation Area Fee.
☛TIMS (Trekking information management system) Fee.
☛Lodge trek with all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and accommodation in tea house lodge
☛Service of English speaking trekking guide and Porters. (We will provide one porter for two  Persons and the maximum weight carried by porter is 25 Kg. in total)
☛Accommodation, meals, transportation, equipment’s, and allowances of guide and porter
☛Insurance of Guide and Porters.
☛All applicable government taxes and service charge.

Cost Excludes: 

☛Any accommodation, meals and other services in Kathmandu.
☛Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
☛Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
☛Entry fee at the sightseeing sites.
☛Bottle Drinks (Mineral waters, any cold drinks and alcoholic drinks)
☛Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter and driver,laundry, bar bill,       Telephone calls etc.
☛Any airfare and departure airport tax
☛Nepal Visa fee.
☛Any other cost not mention above in cost includes.

Testimonials

  • Just wanted to throw out a small plug for Ganesh and Gabish – a father and son owned trekking company in Nepal. In 2013, Susanne and I were lucky enough to have Ganesh as a guide for our quiet two week hike through the Tsum Valley. He really is fantastic at his job and has an amazing singing voice (a bonus on long days of hiking)!!! Many trekking providers are not owned by their guides, so your money does not always go into the pockets of those that work the hardest. If any of you guys out there are considering a holiday to Nepal or know someone who is, you should get in touch with Ganesh and Gabish at Nature Hike Nepal – http://www.naturehikenepal.com – and hopefully Ganesh will be free to show you around !! – Dan and Sussanne

  • We trekked with Ganesh in November of 2014 when we did the Everest Base Camp trek for our honeymoon. What an amazing experience! Ganesh was so knowledgeable, friendly and trustworthy.

    His English is great and he is a very good communicator. He took such good care to make sure we had a wonderful experience. When we started the trek, Ganesh was our guide. By the time we finished the trip, Ganesh was our friend. I’ve recommended Ganesh to several friends that visited Nepal after us and they all share the same feedback about Ganesh. He is fantastic!! – Mary Messer

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