Ghorepani Poonhill Trek 10 Days

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Ghorepani PoonHill Trek is one of the Popular  and short treks on Annapurna region above the beautiful Pokhara valley which makes it the best option for the beginners and elderly people or those who wish less physical effort but still want to explore the breathtaking mountain scenery, tradition of mountain people, and culture of Nepal. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is the combination of culture, landscape and mountain views in easy approach. Having said that it is by no means less exciting than any of the harder treks in fact it is one of the best and one I would not miss if I were you. Poon Hill is the best view point of Ghorepani treks from where you will see the best sunrise in the morning. You will have fun time while Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs. Thick Rhododendron woods full of birds and deep subtropical valleys. You can enjoy the outstanding views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Nilgiri, and Annapurna south, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, Lamjung Himal and many others which dominate the northern skyline. It has beautiful ethnic villages, easy trek along streams and forests. You can enjoy visiting here throughout the year except monsoon.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a popular trek in Nepal in Annapurna region which starts from Modi Khola after half hour drive from Pokhara. Then we ascend to villages and farm terraces entertaining the view of Machhapuchhre peak. Then we can go for Ghorepani and through to Poon Hill to view sunrise early in the morning and also to have majestic views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Nilgiri etc. The rhododendron forest at Ghorepani which blossoms every spring welcomes the visitors and the beautiful Gurung villages of Ghandruk on the lap of Annapurna are popular for their traditional houses, rich culture and the great landscape. This region boats the best mountain lodge in Nepal. You can enjoy trekking in Ghorepani Dhampus, Phedi etc. This trek can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape. It is possible to make this trek long or a short one if you like. Those who have longer holiday  prefer to make Ghorepani circuit pass through Gurung hill continue trek to Ghandruk and end the trek in Dhampus Phedi drive to Pokhara then next day drive or fly to Kathmandu.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking a 10 days extravaganza is suitable for all people with more or less holidays as this trek can be shorten or stretched as per the will of the visitors. The best season to travel here are March to June and September to December.
Day 1:Arrive airport of Nepal and transfer to the hotel.
Today you will arrived international airpoart of Nepal which is in Kathmandu city.after you will transfer to your Hotel included your itinerary.you can meeting your guide and other official person and make discouse how to well your trip.your guide give you right way how to take trekking.overnight in Hotel.

Day 2:Kathmandu sightseeing day.
In the morning you will get up and take breakfast then we will starting our sightseeing in Kathmandu city,where we will visit patan darbar square,pashupati temple which is big and famous temple of hindus people in the world. bauddhanath stupa,etc.overnight in Hotel.
Day 3: Drive/fly Pokhara (820m.)
Early in the morning flight from Kathmandu to apokhara.need 25 minutes only from kathmandu to Opkhara by flight.if you wanna by vehicle to Pokhara we need 5 to 5:30 hrs by vehicle.over night at Hotel.

Day 4: Drive Nayapul and trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1540m.)
we are going to begin our actual trek from Nayapul. So, we take a short drive to Nayapul from Pokhara which takes about an hour. From Nayapul, we take a short walk along the banks of Modi Khola, which brings us to Birethanti (1016m). From there, our trail continues through the village and climbs continuously up the side to the Hille. We eventually reach Tikhedhunga (1577m) where we stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2750m.)
After our breakfast From Tikhedhunga, we move on towards the steep climb to Ulleri. This is a large Magar village. Our trail ascends more gently from this point through fine forests of oak and rhododendrons towards Banthanti. After walking for a couple of hours, we arrive at Ghorepani (2840m) where we stay overnight in guesthouse.

Day 6: Trek Tadapani (2675m.)
Ghorepani town has two parts: one in a saddle and the other a few hundred feet lower. We stop at the higher part of the Ghorepani town that offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains including Annapurna South and Nilgiri mountains. On the way to Tatopani, we descend steeply to Sikha, a large village & further descend to Ghar Khola Village. After crossing suspension bridge it climbs up at Tatopani. Tatopani, meaning Hot Water in Nepali derives its name from the hot springs there. The hot springs are popular among the trekker to sooth their tired leg muscles

Day 7: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m.)
After our breakfast our trek starting from tadapani to Ghandruk. we will see somany thing on the way like forest, stone , grass, etc..,In ghandruk we will see gurung village, gurung culture and more.over night here.

Day 8: Trek back to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara.
Today we will trek back to nayapul and drive to pokhara.stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 9: Fly/drive back to Kathmandu.
Back Kathmandu by flight or vehicle.

Day 10:Final departure.
Good bye Nepal see you soon.
The cost includes:
  1. All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  2. transportation from Kathmandu Pokhara.
  3. transportation from Birethati- Pokhara.
  4. transportation from Pokhara Kathmandu.
  5. All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  6. Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  7. An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  8. Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  9. Two nights standard accommodation in Pokhara ( First night of the trekking and last night of the trekking).
  10. All government taxes.
The price will not include:
  1. Your Travel insurance.
  2. Your personal expenses.
  3. Food while you are in Kathmandu .
  4. International airfare and airport departure tax.
  5. All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  6. Sweet things like chocolate.
  7. Tips for the guide and porter.

Luggage

• 1 large duffel bag: This will carry all your personal gear on the trek. It should be strong and durable.  The best size would be around 30" x 14", with a full-length zipper and handles.

• 1 small padlock: Your duffel bag should be locked.

• 1 rucksack or day pack:  This should accommodate a sweater, rain gear, water bottle, camera and accessories and any miscellaneous items you want to have during the day.  We recommend a pack with at least 1450cu. In capacity, or smaller if you are not carrying a large amount of camera equipment.

• 1 small duffel bag or suitcase: Items not needed on the trek can be left at the hotel in Kathmandu. This bag should also have a lock.  Be sure to leave room for purchases, or buy one in Kathmandu they have many good quality ones available.

Head and Face Gear

• Sunhat

• A Bandana

• Sunglasses

Hands

•  Lightweight gloves

• Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

 Inner Clothing

• T-shirts

• Thermal underwear- Top and bottom. Synthetic is best

• Underwear

•2 Long shorts

•2 Trousers- (loose and comfortable) One thin, one thick and warm

 Outer Clothing

• Down Jacket

• Fleece Jacket (or a windproof jacket)

• Waterproof jacket with a hood (or a poncho)

•  Waterproof pants

•  Baggy pants

• 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick)

• 1 sweater to be worn under the fleece jacket

 Footwear

•   Light weight walking boots- (leather is recommended)

•   Spare laces

•   2 pairs of thick woolen socks.

•   2 pairs of thin socks to be worn under the woolen socks

•   One pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for camp

 Drinking Equipment

•   1  thermos- Water tends to freeze in ‘normal’ water bottles at high altitude temperatures.

•  2 one-liter water bottles

•  Purification equipment- Boiled drinking water will be provided but further purification with iodine or purification tablets is highly recommended.

 Sleeping and Carrying Equipment

•  30-40 liter daypack

•  Rucksack- Without aluminum support

•  Water Proof Bag- A water proof bag to cover the rucksack

•  Sleeping Bag- Please brings a bag that can resist temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius.

 Personal Medical Kit

•  Bandage for sprains

•  Plasters/Band-aids

•  Iodine or water filter

•  Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters

•  Antiseptic ointment for cuts

•  Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)

•  Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller

•  Oral rehydration salts

•  Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)

•  Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)

•  Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)

•  Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria

•  Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)

•  Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)

 Extras/Luxuries

•    Binoculars

•    Reading book

•    Trail Map/Guide book

•    Journal & Pen

•    Walkman

•    Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Trip Details

Duration: 10 Days
No. of Pax : Minimum 2 person
Starts From : Nayapul
Ends at : Pokhara

Trip Highlights

Mountain:Annapurna Region

Treak Start Elevation: 1050 meters

Higest Elevation: 3210 meters

Duration: 10 days

Trek Start from: Nayapul

Trek End at: Pokhara

Group size: Minimum 2 person

Best time: September, October, November, December, March April & may

Model of Trek: Teahous

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