GHOREPANI TREK 8 DAYS

Ghorepani meaning “Horse water” It truly was a watering place for the Horse caravans that traveled between Pokhara & Mustang.

TRIP INFORMATION

Trip Duration:   8 Days
Max. Altitude:  3800 m
Trip Style:   Tea-house
Itinerary Overview
  • DAY 01: KATHMANDU
  • DAY 02: KATHMANMDU-POKHARA-TIRKHEDHUNGA 1960M) –4 HOURS. B/L/D
  • DAY 03: TIRKHEDHUNGA- GHOREPANI (2855M) – 7 HOURS. B/L/D
  • DAY 04: GHOREPANI-POONHILL-TADAPANI (2630M) 5-6 HOURS B/L/D
  • DAY 05: TADAPANI-GHANDRUNG Village (1951M) B/L/D
  • DAY 06: GHANDRUNG- NAYA PUL 4 HOURS. DRIVE BACK TO POKHARA B/L/D
  • Day 07: Pokhara-Kathmandu by flight USD 126.00 PP B
  • Day 08 Departure B
Detail Itinerary
  • DAY 01: KATHMANDU
    Upon arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel. After freshen up briefing for the trek. After briefing day is free on your own.
  • DAY 02: KATHMANDU-POKHARA-TIRKHEDHUNGA 1960M) –4 HOURS. B/L/D
    After reach Pokhara by flight, (Flight cost USD 126.00 PP (Subject to change as per rules and regulations of airlines.) meet your trekking guide in Pokhara airport then drive to Nayapul 1& ½ Hours. After arriving at Nayapul meet your porter and other Sherpa Staffs and commence trek. Initially trek down to the river for about 10 minutes and cross the new suspension bridge, thus named as Nayapul (New bridge), then climb up to the main village located on the ridge. Walk through on cobbled stones and then follow the trail along the Modi River for about 20 minutes to arrive at the settlement of Birethanti for lunch. After lunch the trail follows the main street of Birethanti going through the bamboo forests and we pass a large waterfall and swimming hole. We follow the Bhurundi Khola on the north bank until we reach Tirkhedhunga.
  • DAY 03: TIRKHEDHUNGA- GHOREPANI (2855M) – 7 HOURS. B/L/D
    After breakfast walk from Tirkhedhunga, the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge and then ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village Ulleri at 1960m. Trek to Ghorepani from Ulleri is unique. The trail goes through the beautiful pasture grounds, cultivated terraces, rhododendron and Oak forest with the superb view of South Annapurna (7219m) and Himchuli (6641m). The trail crosses two sparkling clear streams before making a short and final climb to Nangethanti for lunch. In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti about one hour’s gradual climb will finally lead to Ghorepani.
  • DAY 04: GHOREPANI-POONHILL-TADAPANI (2630M) 5-6 HOURS B/L/D
    Early morning walk to Poonhill. Pre-dawn alert and trek up to the Poon Hill (3200m) to view a magnificent sunrise over the Annapurna Range. The views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range are truly magnificent from Poon Hill. Shortly afterwards, return back to Ghorepani for breakfast and after breakfast, start trek to Tadapani via Banthanti. From Ghorepani the trail climbs south on muddy path through the deep forests. The ridge along the trail hides the mountains and makes a steep, sometimes treacherous descent on a narrow path alongside the stream, as the trail continues. The steep descent becomes more gentle way to reach Banthanti, where we stop for lunch. From Banthanti, the trail follows the stream down to a bridge and starts climbing, and entering a field of cane, making some ups and downs past to a vantage point
  • DAY 05: TADAPANI-GHANDRUNG Village (1951M) B/L/D
    After breakfast walk to Ghandrung. The trail becomes slightly easy as we trek on a steady trail through the canopy of the forest. Continue to walk and after two hours we pass through rhododendron forest to reach the settlement named Bhainshi Kharka with a row of teahouses and lodges on a ridge from here we trek downhill through the small settlements of the Gurung community and arrive at Gurung village which also boasts of a school. From here again we down trek to Ghandrung. This area is offers some of the finest trekking in Nepal. The Annapurna range and Machhapuchare dominate the mountain views through glimpses further East to Lamjung Himal and Manaslu Range are also possible. Ghandrung village is rich through its excellent farming land and the generations of its sons who have sent and received pay and pensions from the British and Indian Gorkha armies.
  • DAY 06: GHANDRUNG- NAYA PUL 4 HOURS. DRIVE BACK TO POKHARA B/L/D
    After breakfast, trek through a pleasant downhill trail and then the trail levels out and follows the banks of the river. After having spent a long time at higher altitudes, the heat sometimes makes travelling on the open riverbed an uncomfortable one. After about 3 hours arrive at the riverside settlement of Birethanti for lunch. This is also the main entry point to the Annapurna conservation area and after lunch, walk along the high banks of the Modi Khola for about 30 minutes and end trek at Naya Pul to meet waiting vehicles for the one hour drive back to Pokhara. Upon arrival check in at the hotel.
  • Day 07: Pokhara-Kathmandu by flight USD 126.00 PP B
    After breakfast drive to Pokhara airport to catch a flight to Kathmandu. Upon reach Kathmandu transfer to hotel. Free on your own. Flight cost USD 126.00 (Subject to change as per rules and regulations of airlines.)
  • Day 08 Departure B
    After breakfast free till 3 hours before departure. Before 3 hours assemble at lobby depart to airport to go home with lovely memories of Nepal.
Includes & Excludes

Includes

  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
    1 night accommodation in Pokhara on BB basis
  • 04 nights’ accommodation in Trek in a Tea House or Lodge on twin sharing
  • All meals while on trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Airport – Hotel – Airport Transfers (Arrival & Departure)
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu transfers
  • Full day guided sightseeing of Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing places and monuments
  • English speaking Trek leader/Guide
  • Porters to carry your bags (1 porter for 2 guests)
  • Sleeping bags
  • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Insurance and equipment’s for all staffs
  • Annapurna conservation and TIMS permit fee for trekking
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Farewell dinner (Authentic Nepalese cuisine with cultural show) on the last night in Kathmandu
  • English speaking guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • All ground transfers on private air con car/van/coach
  • All government, hotel and other applicable taxes.

Excludes

  • International Airfare and taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepal Entry visa (Visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival. USD 25 per visa for 15 days, USD 40 per visa for 30 days and USD 100 per visa for 90 days. All the visas are multiple entry visas.
  • Please carry 02 passport sized photograph for the visa.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • All items of personal nature like telephone bills, laundry, drink etc.
  • Tipping to guide and driver
  • Any other item that is not mentioned in the price inclusion list.

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