Ghorepani Ghandruk trekking

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  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Tour Type: Privated Guided trip
  • Max altitude: 3200m
  • Transportation: Land & Air
  • Best Time: Sep. - Dec. & Feb. - Jul

Ghorepani Ghandruk trekking route is one of the most visited areas of Annapurna trail because of easy climb up and most varied landscape features of the entire region.  Probably Ghandruk trek is suitable for every level of trekkers-beginners, children with family holiday, old age groups and due to its well managed local eco teahouse loges facilities for food and accommodation along the way. This trekking is also suitable for those who have limited time but dreaming for glimpse of snow caped mountain peaks and still wants a real Himalayan cultural experience in life time. In the spring season there are 9 different species of wild rhododendron flowers bloom which adds this trekking trail to turn into one of the real Shangri La on Earth.

Ghandruk trekking can be done throughout the year except monsoon season mid June to mid September and its easy trail begins further of Thikhedhunga (1540m) trailhead up to Ghorepani (2870m). Along with this trek you will be enjoying fascinating tradition of local Gurung villages and their typical cultural reflection passing through rhododendron, magnolia, oak forest together breathtaking views of Mt. fishtail (6993m), Annapurna South (7219m), Himchuli (6441m) and amazing mountain panorama views from Poon Hill (3210m) including entire Dhulagiri (8167m) massif and Annapurna range series dominating the skyline beyond with Annapurna I (8091m) peak. Throughout the trek you will pass the various villages like; Ghandruk, Landruk, Dhampus etc. which offers magnificent views for Annapurnas from low altitude & it is best for family, elder people and children.

Highlights of Ghorepani Ghandruk trek

  • 12 days private guided trek to lower and easiest trail of Annapurna region
  • Witness the beautiful sunrise view from Poon Hill and enjoy outstanding Himalayan panorama including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Himalayan ranges. Some of the most beautiful peaks Fishtail (6993m), Annapurna South (7219m), Himchuli (6441m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna I (8091m), giant Dhaulagiri (8167m) and many more.
  • Observe the culture of Gurung and Magar communities and their traditional hill terraced farmland.
  • Enjoy the beauty of rhododendron blooming throughout the trail (during March/April)
  • Enjoy snow to play in winter months and until early spring season.
  • Explore the world heritage cultural sites of Kathmandu valley

 

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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport Nepal.

Upon arrival meet our office representative at airport and transfer to hotel/ after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the preparation and rest of the day free for your own leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: None Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu city

Historical Durbar Square area, Pasupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Swyambhunath Stupa which will take you to visit Nepal’s most popular attractions.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 03: Fly or Drive from Katmandu to Pokhara

Approximately (7-8 hrs.) by bus or fly to Pokhara 30 min by STOL flight and transfer to hotel overnight in (BB Basis). In Pokhara you will have free for personal activities- you may simply rest or go for visiting Lake Side down town market etc. Pokhara is main gateway city for Annapurna region trek and other mid west areas.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Pokhara Maximum Altitude: 820m.

Day 04: Drive to Tikhedhunga (1540m), trek to Ulleri (1940m. 2-3 hrs.)

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul on paved road and then offroad drive to Thikhedhunga. The trail ascends many steps of Ulleri hill top village.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Ulleri Maximum Altitude: 1940m.

Day 05: Trek Ulleri (1940m.) to Ghorepani (2870m, 4-5 hrs)

The trail goes still up to Banthanti (a little hamlet). then you will be walking through the mossy jungle up and down trail up to Ghorepani fanal stop. Along the route you will be stopped for sort drinking break at Nangthanti tea shop. Lunch will be taken at Ghorepani.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Ghorepani Maximum Altitude: 2870m.

Day 06: Climb Poon Hill (3210m, 1-1:30 hrs) and trek to Tadapani (2600m, 5-6 hrs)

Early morning climb up Poon Hill, Poon Hill is the best view point for sunrise with magnificent snow capped mountain views. From Poon Hill top you will enjoy views of majestic mountains (Fish Tail) (6993m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m), Giant Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and many more. After superb visit of Poon Hill back to lodge have breakfast and continue trek to Tadapani.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Tadapani Maximum Altitude: 3210m.

Day 07: Trek Tadapani (2600m) to Ghandruk (2012m., 4-5 hrs)

Today’s hiking journey will be easy walk following gentle descent through the deep forest up to Ghanduk village. Ghandruk is nice village to hang around, main habitants of Gurung ethnical groups and they are popular Gurkha soldier family.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Ghandruk Maximum Altitude: 2012m.

Day 08: Trek Ghandruk (1940m) to Landruk/Tolka (1565m, 4-5hrs)

After breakfast regular day hike will commence again- first you will be drop down to the Modi Khola River bank nearby Bee Hive Teahouse lodge and cross the bridge then the trail goes through hill terraced field climb up to Landruk village. At Landruk we will stop for the lunch and continue up to the final stop place for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Tolka Maximum Altitude: 1565m.

Day 09: Trek Landruk/Tolka (1565m) to Dhampus (1650m, 4-5hrs)

Today further of Tolka about 1:30 hours climb up to the Pothana Deurali and further up to beautiful Dampus village trail follows through dense mossy jungle along the ridge of hills. Dhampus village offers you spectacular views of entire Annapurna Himalayan range.

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Dhampus Maximum Altitude: 1650m.

Day 10: Trek Dhampus (1650m) to Phedi (950m, 2-3 hrs) & drive to Pokhara

Then catch the transportation then drive to Pokhara and transfer to hotel. (Breakfast will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant). All the way follows gradual descent to final point Phedi. You will pass many cultural hamlets and their hill terraced traditional farmland. At ending place you will be picked up by transport and driven to Pokhara for the lunch.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast & Lunch Place: Pokhara Maximum Altitude: 820m.

Day 11: Drive or fly from Pokhara to Katmandu

It is approximately (7-8 hrs.) by bus or fly to Kathmandu (25 mins.) as you wish to have in your package, transfer to hotel, late noon shopping souvenirs around market and typical Nepali dinner party with culture show.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 12: Final departure

Transfer to airport for International departure

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

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Inclusion in the Package

Included

  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure
  • Full board basis on the way of trekking- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge.
  • Transportation- to and from starting and ending point (chartered car, taxi, jeep, van or bus depends on group size).
  • Necessary trekking permit, conservation and TIMS fee.
  • Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • 3- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu and 2-nights Pokhara in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • Sightseeing Tour as per above program, inclusive of all entry permits, tour guide and transportation
  • Domestic airfare, airport tax, overland bus fare for (Kathmandu- Pokhara – Kathmandu) before and after the trek as you wish to have in your package.
  • Wildness First aid kit pack for the trekking.
  • OS charge, VAT-Tax all inclusive

Excluded

  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara extra days stay.
  • Food (Lunch & Dinner) before and after the trip in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/ hot drinks/shower tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc ( it is not mandatory but expected).
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, in case of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trek.

Availability

This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

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