Ghorepani poon hill trekking
Ghorepani poon hill trekking is the weeklong lodge trek in the Annapurna region Foothills to the viewpoint on Ghorepani - Poon Hill offers all the best of trekking in Nepal including accommodation in comfortable family run tea house lodges along the way. Enjoy trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque fluted peak of Machapuchare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating the skyline. At the climax of this trek you will climb Poon Hill with hire guide or hire porter at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountains cape on Earth. As the sun touches the snowcapped summits the Himalayan Giants, Annapurna south(7219M ),Annapurna I (8091M) , Annapurna II (7937M), Annapurna III , Annapurna IV, Machhapuchhre(6993M) , Nilgiri,(6940m) Dhaulagiri( 8167M) Hiunchuli(6441M), Lamjung Himal (6931M)along with a maze of other peaks slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. Rewarding treks, this can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful lands cape.
Ghorepani mini trekking for the short holiday travelers to see the supper views of Nepal himalaya the trek starts from Pokhara. Clients carry daypack only and walk at their own pace. Trekking hours is about 5-6 hour per day.
Day 01: Pokhara - Tikhedhunga (1491m.)
After breakfast, 7:30 AM we drive to Nayapul (42km) 1.5 hr by Car via large village of Lumley and walk about 20 minutes to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. The trail follows the main street of Birethanti, going through bamboo forests and past a large waterfall and swimming hole. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches Sudami where you have Lunch. After lunch climb steadily up the side of the valley , reaching Hile at 1495m near by Tirekhedhunga. Along the way, various hamlets offer ample camping possibilities but if Ghorepani is the objective for the next day it is better to push on to Tikhe Dhunga. Stay overnight in Tirkhedhunga.
Day 02: Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani (2855m)
Breakfast will be served in morning 7:00 am and then we will leave Tirkhedhunga, the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tirkhedhunga. The trail ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village Ulleri at 2070m, where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There are magnificent more pleasantly through rhododendron and oak forest. There is a hut with water and a small camp site about 1 hr. above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling clear two streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. Lunch will be on spot in Nangethanti. Thanti is a Nepali words meaning "rest house" "Dharmasala". In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti about one hours trek, climb to Ghorepani at 2850m. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass and camp there. Stay overnight at Ghorepani.
Day 03 : Ghorepani - Poon hill - Tadapani
After breakfast, the early morning 5:30 am, wake up and start to you journey climb to Poon Hill (3195m) around 1 hr. to provides better unobstructed views and sunrise over the high Himalayas. You can see a lots of White Mountain peaks from Poon Hill. After sunrise, you'll return to our camp and time for breakfast. Ghorepani means "horse water" and it is no doubt a welcome watering stop for the teams of horses, mules and ponies that carry loads between Pokhara and Jomsom. From Ghorepani the trail climbs south on muddy path through the deep forests. It finally emerges on a grassy knoll which offers good mountain views, is including views of Machhapuchhare and a panorama all the way south to the plains of India. It is similar views from Poon Hill. Climbing along the ridge in pine and rhododendron forests to a top 3030 metres then descend to at a second pass also called Deurali, at 2960 metres. The ridge along the trail hides the mountains as makes a steep, sometimes treacherous, descent on a narrow path alongside the stream, as the descent continues. The stream has some clear pools alongside the trail and finally becomes a series waterfall over a jumble of boulders. The steep descent becomes more gentle way to reaches Banthanti and stop for Lunch approx.: 1 hour. From Banthanti, the trail follow the stream down to a bridge where the trails start climbing, leaving the moist high mountain forests and entering a field of cane, making some ups and downs past to a vantage point "Tadapani" (2540 metres) that offers a brief view of the mountains. Tadapani means "far water". The village water supply is a long distance; it takes porters more than half an hour to fetch a load of water. Stay overnight in Tadapani.
Day 04: Tadapani - Ghandrung
After the breakfast in the morning, we start a journey, 8:00 am to Landrung, it takes approx.: 6 hours. From Tadapani, the trail descends through the forests then terraced fields, to the Khummu Khola. The Ghandrung trail descends steeply from Tadapani, through forests, a short steep descend among rocks lead to a stream crossing, and then the descent continues gently past over streams, finally leading out on the ridge to Ghandrung.
Ghandrung a huge Gurung village at 1940 metres is the second largest Gurung village in Nepal and is a confusing cluster of closely-spaced, slate-roofed houses. There are neatly terraced fields situated both above and below the town. It is wonderfully easy to get lost in the network of narrow alleyways while trying to trek through the village. There is a larger handicraft factory at the top of Ghandrung. The views of Annapurna South from here are out standing. Machhapuchhare has been seen from here in its fish tail aspect, peeps over a forested ridge. ACAP has visitor centre and an office in Ghandrung and provides offers information about it activities. Stay overnight in Ghandrung.
Day 05: Ghandrung - Pokhara
From Ghandrung all the way down hill through village and terraced fields to Syauli Bazaar. It takes approx: 2 hours. Along the way you can see good views Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare too. From Syauli Bazaar, the trails follow the Modi River till Nayapul. Lunch will be provided in Birethati. After lunch you have very short treks about 20 minutes to Nayapul, catch our vehicle and drive to Pokhara.
You will be free in Pokhara, valley is also called "Magic Land" or Dreamland" of Nepal, to explore the various interesting place like a boating in Fewa Lake over looking the region of Annapurna Areas, David Falls, Mahendra Cave and some temples. After lunch you're free to shop for souvenirs or rest. Stay in Pokhara.
Cost Inclusions in Tea House & Tented Camp
Airport transfers, welcome upon arrival and departure after completion of trips.
Welcome dinner classic Nepali cousin place and farewell dinner
Comfortable, private transportation as per itinerary
Quality accommodation on lodge or tent as per itinerary
4 Star accommodations in Kathmandu with B/B Plan
Western standard down jacket and sleeping bag for trek
All meals and hot drinks on activity
1 government license Holder Trekking guide English Speaking as per itinerary
One porter, each two member as per itinerary
Trekking /climbing equipment for porters and guides
Experienced and friendly trekking staffs
Staffs insurance, well paid salary
All permits such as National park, Trekking Permit, as per itinerary
Rescue Arrangements off course not the rescue bills please!
All necessary camping gear such as High quality tents, mattress, kitchen equipments, dinning table & chair etc
Medical Kit Bag on every trip
Cost Exclusions in Tea House Trek
International airfare to/from home city and international Airport departure taxes
Domestic flights & domestic airport taxes as per itinerary
Excess baggage charges
Food and Accommodation while you are off the trip.
Sightseeing and entrance fees Temple & monastery as per itinerary
Climbing permits as per itinerary & Royalty for restricted area.
Nepal entry visa costs (~$30.00) and visa extension fees (three days transit visa you will get free upon arrival)
Travel, trek and expedition medical and evacuation insurance
Emergency evacuation charges, if required
Personal expenses (e.g. phone calls, laundry, alcohol, soft drinks, bottled water, souvenirs, etc.)
13% VAT and 10% TSC Taxes
Tips must be required for the staffs because this is the sign of the guest happiness at the end of the trip. It has been establish a custom say "Baksis" (collect between all the participants and reward each staffs through your hand directly)
Any loss due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, road blockage due to landslide, etc the over come expenses need to take care trekkers themselves.
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