Ghorepani Trek (Tea House) / NPL 24
The trek Ghorepani which is located in Annapurna region, is truly called as all the best of the trekking in Nepal. The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs & Magars, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline. One of the important highlight of this trip is to make a climb on Poon Hill, possibly the most spectacular mountain range on Earth. When sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, there gradually appear, just like magic that your eye could not believe. Besides, during journey, you are rewarded by the natural beauties in your each & every footsteps.
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Brief Itinerary
Day

Activities

01 Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
02 Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
03 Visit Kathmandu, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.
04 Drive Kathmandu Pokhara (827 m, 200 kms, 5 hours approx.)
05 Trek Tirkhedhunga Ghorepani (3194 m, 5 hours approx.)
06 Trek Ghorepani Poonhill (3100 m) - Tadapani (2595 m, 6 hours approx.).
07 Trek Tadapani Landrung (1951 m, 5 hours approx.).
08 Trek Landrung to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara (827 m).
09 Rest day in Pokhara.
10 Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu.
11 Visit Bhaktapur city, Patan city and Tibetan handicraft center.
12 Departure.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
Arrive in Kathmandu. Meet/assist by our representative at the airport and transfer to hotel. On reaching, short briefing on day to day program by our tour guide. Rest of the day is in leisure.
Day 02: Visit Kathmandu, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath. Kathmandu Durbar Square, or Basantapur Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace from 16th century and is one of three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Durbar square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artists and craftsmen over several centuries. Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the north-west. Visit Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath in the afternoon. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most significant Hindu temples of Lord Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part of Kathmandu. It is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu. It is not known for certain when Pashupatinath Temple was founded. But according to holy books, the deity here gained great fame there as Pashupati, the Lord of the Animals. Pashupatinath Temple's existence dates back to 400 A.D. Boudhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. Located about 11 km from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa's massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu Pokhara (827 m, 200 kms, 5 hours approx.)
It takes about five hours drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. As you climb out of the Kathmandu valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Lake to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Lamjung ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1100 m) and trek to Tirkhedhunga (2,080 m, 5 hours approx).
It is one-hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1100m) situated along the Modi River. You will have excellent views of waterfalls and meet friendly people along the trail. The trail ascends to Tirkhedhunga.
Overnight at Tea House.
Day 05: Trek Tirkhedhunga Ghorepani (3194 m, 5 hours approx.)
The trail continues to climb up on a stone staircase through wet temperate forests of Oak and rhododendron forests until Ghorepani. Ghorepani is one of the most popular village along Annapurna circuit. Many trekkers who do not trek the whole circuit visit Ghorepani to view a magnificent panorama of the Himalaya peaks. Most of the habitants in this village are magars.
Overnight at Tea House.
Day 06: Trek Ghorepani Poonhill (3100 m) - Tadapani (2595 m, 6 hours approx.).
Visit Poon Hill (3100m) early next morning about one hour walk you can have the excellent views of Machapuchre, Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri Himal and in spring best views of Rhododendron flowers in its vicinity or in the trail in between Ghorepani-Ghandrung . The red one called Lali Gurans, which is the national flower of Nepal. From Ghorepani you leave the main trail that leads you to Jomsom/Muktinath, instead you now walk to Tadapani which fairy easy and leisure. Walk across the villages and tea house dotted on the trail gives enormous thrill feeling. After the magnificent view from Poon hill, you will walk through easy trail, a little steep up at the beginning, this day walking is pleasant as you cross through rhododendron forests, beautiful view of Annapurna South is visible constantly on the trail. Lunch stop would be at Banthanti. From Banthanti to Tadapani is about 1 hour walk relatively easy and pleasant.
Overnight at Tea House.
Day 07:  Trek Tadapani Landrung (1951 m, 5 hours approx.).
Descent through a forest of Rhododendrons for 3 hours until Ghandrung, second biggest village of Gurung ethnic of Nepal. Continuation of descending down until Modi Khola, then, ascent up to Landrung.
Overnight at Tea House.
Day 08: Trek Landrung to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara (827 m).
Today is the last day of the trekking. Morning, trek to Nayapul and ends the trek. The duration of the trek will be 3 hours approx. And, after reaching Nayapul, drive to Pokhara which takes an hour. On arrival at Pokhara, check in to the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09: Rest day in Pokhara.
This day is to enjoy your stay at Pokhara. You will have a complete day to spend as per your interest. This day you may roam around the local markets and lake area for shopping and any other personal activities.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu.
It takes about five hours drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara. The higway follows the Trisuli River, you follow its junction with the Marsyangdi River. On reaching, check in to the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11: Visit Bhaktapur city, Patan city and Tibetan handicraft center.
This day you will visit to Bhaktapur which literally means a city of devotees is the oldest city of Nepal. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the current town of Bhaktapur, which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. While the complex consists of at least four distinct square (Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square), the whole are is informally known as the Bhakapur Durbar Square, and is a highly visited site in the Kathmandu Valley. Later, you will be escorted to Patan City for sightseeing tour. Patan is also known as city of fine art is one of the major cities of Nepal and is best known for its rich cultural heritage, particularly its tradition of arts and crafts. Later, visit Tibetan Handicraft Center where you will find Tibetan Refugees and their handicraft skills. Return to the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel.
Day 12: Departure.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for onward journey.
 

Note: Airfare, taxes and schedules are subject to change without prior notice.

Cost Include:
- All necessary airport transfers
- Domestic airfares and airport tax wherever applicable
- Twin sharing accommodation on breakfast basis in hotels
- Twin sharing accommodation in Tea House/Lodge/Camp during trekking on full board basis with English speaking Sherpa guide and porters
- All sightseeing with English speaking local guide
- All applicable surface transfer by private vehicle
- Insurance for our trek crew members only
- National Park and TIMS fee wherever applicable
- Monument Entrance fee.
Cost Exclude:
- Any international airfare and airport taxes
- Nepal entry visa fees
- Meals (Lunch/Dinner) except during trekking
- Restricted area permit fees or Special permit fees wherever applicable
- Peak Climbing fees
- High altitude Climbing Sherpa/Porters and equipment
- Insurance and Tips
- Bottled drinks
- Emergency/Rescue in any form
- Expenses of personal nature such as bar bills, laundry, telephone calls etc
- Any cost arise due to flight cancellation, landslide, road blockage, political disturbance etc
- Any other arrangements not mentioned in the above cost include section
 
Trekking Destinations
Langtang Sector Everest Region Trek Annapurna Sector East Sector West Sector
- Tamang Heritage Trail
- Helambu Village Trek
- Helambu Gunjala Pass
- Helambu Paanchpokhari Trek
- Everest Base Camp
- Monastery Delight
- Classical Everest Trek
- Trekking through the 3 pases
- EBC with Island Peak
- EBC with Lobuche Peak
- Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek
- Sailung Trek
- Annapurna Base Camp
- Round Annapurna Trek
- Ghorepani Trek
- Panchase Trek
- Upper Mustang Trek
- Kanchanjunga Trek
- Makalu Trek
- Dhaulagiri Trek
- Upper Dolpo Trek
- Rara & Kagmara Trek
Trip Destinations
- Annapurna Base Camp
- Round Annapurna Trek
- Ghorepani Trek
- Panchase Trek
- Upper Mustang Trek
 
Highlight of this Trek
The trek Ghorepani which is located in Annapurna region, is truly called as all the best of the trekking in Nepal. The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs & Magars, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline.
 
Trip Facts
Minimum altitude: 1300m.
Maximum altitude: 3100m.
Grade: Easy
Mode: Tea House
Duration of Trek: 5 Day
Entry: Kathmandu - Pokhara
Exit: Pokhara - Kathmandu
 
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