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Ghorepani, Poon Hill & Annapurna Base Camp


This region is a classic introduction to Himalayan trekkers. It provides few strenuous hiking days and offers breathtaking scenery. Ghorepani, Poon Hill  . It lies northwest of Pokhara, an important regional town and tourist center. Poon Hill provide a best view to see mountains of Annapurna Range and the Annapurna Base Camp are unforgettable places with diverse culture and extensive visibility. Experiencing one of the most beautiful mountain gardens in Nepal is truly life changing.

 

 

Basic information:Hill Terrace Land

 

Geography                                                   Mountains/Countryside/forests/villages

Level of Difficulty                                       Medium

Total of days on trek                                 7

Trek distance                                              79 km

Highest altitude                                           3210 meter

Maximum climb                                          1000 meter

Maximum descend                                    1490 meter

Religions                                                       Hinduism, Buddhism\ Shamanism

Ethnic people                                               Thakali/ Magar/ Gurung

Accommodations                                        Lodges /

Transportation                                             private vehicle.Modern Hill Houses

 

General description of Trek

 

Day One

Pokhara Pokhara is the most famous tourist destination of Nepal and also the adventure hub of the country. The starting point of trekking and rafting voyage of Nepal, Pokhara is a tranquil valley full of remarkable natural beauty. The view of serene Phewa Lake with Fishtail Mountain in its backdrop creates a magnificent magical ambience. Pokhara is surrounded by thick forests, gushing rivers, emerald lakes and the spectacular range of snow filled Himalayan peaks. (884m) Tikhedunga (1540m)

Driving distance: (By Car- 1/half hours) Walking Distance: 3 to 4 hours

Driving by car from Pokhara to Nayapull. The mountain scenery along the drive looks like a magnificent amphitheatre of staggering scale and the scenes in the passing villages are astonishing. You will drive through old villages and meandering, green hills to the trek starting point. The trail is gentle, running along thin settlement and paddy fields leading you to Tikhedhunga. You will spend the night in the small village. O/N at Lodge with full board basic.



Day TwoA Baby Greeting You

Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2750m)

Hiking distance: 6 to 7 hours

You will start by climbing up hill, through rhododendron forest, passing the village of Ulleri. This is home of the Magar people (the largest ethnic people in Nepal). You will then carry on to Ghorepani, another big Magar village that is the gateway to Poon Hill. Here, you will have an overnight stay. O/N at Lodge with full board basic.



Day Three

Gorepani to Tadapani (2590m)

Hiking distance: 6 to 7 hours

Your first destination is Poon Hill (3200m). If you wake up early enough, you can arrive for the magnificent sunrise over Mt Fishtail, the Annapurna RangeMountain and the Dhaulagiri range. This is a real hot spot for views of the Himalayan’s. You can see over a dozen peaks rising and shinning into the sky. After your visit, you will head back to your lodge to have breakfast and commence trekking to Tatopani. and the Annapurna Sanctuary. The first half of the trek is along a ridge with huge rhododendron forest. After lunch in Deurali, you will trek along the stream that flows beneath lush, green jungle. Keep your eyes open for different kinds of birds and of course, monkeys! You will spend the night in Tatopani, which is situated in the midst of one of the largest rhododendron forests of the area. O/N at Lodge with Full board basic.



Day Four


Tadapani to Chhomrong Or Jhinu danda( Hot spring) (2170m)

Hiking distance: 5 to 6 hours

Now, you will be trekking through the jungle. Along the way, you will pass many Gurung villages. You can stop to enjoy a lunch and then head on to the village of Chhomrong. This charming village is also home to the Gurung people and is situated on the lap of Mt Hiunchuli Himalchuli is the 18th highest mountain in the world. Himalchuli is also notable for its large vertical relief over local terrain. . Here, you can see an excellent view of Mt. Machhapuchare (Fishtail) and the narrow canyon of the Annapurna Sanctuary. You will have an overnight stay, allowing you to further explore the area. Or you could walk down to Jhinu danda. O/N at Lodge with full board basic.



Mountains View

Day five

Jhinu Danda to Tolka (1700m)

Hiking distance: 5 to 6 hours

After breakfast you will head downhill through jungle. You will then cross a suspension bridge leading you to a water mill. From there, the trail follows along the river bank to Himalpani. Still following the river and climbing up hill, you will arrive in the village of Landruck. It is home to the Gurung people. You can stop for a lunch break and head on through the valley. It is a beautiful stroll along the horizon. The next stop is Tolka, located on a hillside with fine mountain views. Here, you will spend the night. O/N at Lodge with full board basic.



 

 Day Six

Tolka to Dhampus (1650m)

Hiking distance: 5 to 6 hoursSky Touching Mountain

The trek begins downhill and offers views of the Annapurna mountain range. You will pass more Gurung villages allowing you to see the huge farming communities in which they live in. Passing on, you will reach the villages of Pothana and Dhampus. From here, you will have your first view of Pokhara. Dhampus is a very pleasant village to spend the night in. O/N at Lodge with full board basic.



Day seven

Dhampus to Pokhara (820m)

Hiking distance: 3 hours/ Driving distance: 1 hour

From Dhampus, you will head to Phedi. Along the way you will pass rice fields and small cottages. When you reach the village of Phedi you can take a taxi to Pokhara where you can enjoy the mountainous city. It is popular for its ambient lakeside and fine views of the Annapurnas. O/N at Lodge with full board basic.

 

Note: The itinerary is just for the guideline. It can be changed at any point as per the situation and need of the client and staff.

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Trip cost ( 2 person to 5 person)

Standard Service

Per person

Euro- 675,00

 

Cost includes:

All the necessary transport from Pokhara to Pokhara by private Car or Taxi.

    Permit ACAP fees.

    TIMS permit.Through Thorong La

    Professional staff: guide and porter, (for lodge trekking two clients share one porter. Our company policy says that one porter can carry a maximum of 16 to 18 kilo. So each of you can take 8 to 9 kilo luggage.

    Insurance for all the staffs.

    Normal accommodation during the trekking.

    First aid kit (for the guide and porter).

    Good equipment for your guide and porter (like a water and wind proof jacket and hiking boots).

    A kit bag for you to put in all the equipment water the porter is going to carry.

    All the food and drinks like Breakfast / Lunch/ dinner/ tea and coffee. Pokhara to Pokhara.

 

 

Cost excludes:

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    Personal expenses.

    All the drinks for you.

    Entrance fees for temple and monastery.

    Donations in Temples, schools, Monasteries, etc.

    Personal trekking/climbing gear.

    First aid kit (for you).

    Insurance for transport in case of an incidental accident (rescue drive and flight) for you .

 

 

Notes:

Altitude, distance and trekking times are approximate.

If you are interested in a mountain flight, to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park we can extend your trip accordingly. Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best to arrange it for you.

 

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