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Ghorepani Poon Hill- Ghandrung Trekking is short trek program with easy grading; located in Annapurna region. This trek is truly called as all the best of the trekking in Nepal for family and less knowledge and practice of altitudes, this route allows Pokhara city and beautiful scenery of Mountains from your trails and the most Poon Hill (3210m.) Besides, you are rewarded by the natural beauties in your each & every footsteps during journey.
The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs & Magars, The trail winds through patchwork deep sub-tropical valleys, dense mossy forests of rhododendron full of birds and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. , all set below the Annapurna with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek.
One of the important highlight of this trip is to make a climb on Poon Hill of 3210 meters, provides fascinating most spectacular mountain view. When sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants view over the Machhapuchhre (6997m.), Gangapurna (7455m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna South Mountain (7219m.), Annapurna I Mountain (8091 m.), Nirgiri Peak (7061m.), Dhampus Peak (6012m), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Dhaulagiri Mountain (8172m.), Dhaulagiri II and III over 7700 meters, Gurga Peak 7129 m. gradually appear just like magic that your eye could not believe.
Trip will start from Kathmandu to Pokhara either by flight of half an hour or driving of around 6 hours. After you arrive Pokhara, you'll have whole afternoon to enjoy Pokhara to excursion it by boating and food taste as well as rest night in Pokhara hotel. Next day commencing from Nayapul, where you reach there after a short drive, trekking trail lead to Ghorepani and Poon Hill then from the thick rhododendron forest and waterfalls to Ghandrung, a typical village. After explore cultural villages, dense forests trail will lead you to Phedi to back to Pokhara.
Arrive to Kathmandu, an exciting and memorable experience with the panoramic view of snow-capped Himalayan range greets your sight.
Independent Himalayan Adventure's Airport Representative will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel.
Sightseeing of Kathmandu including Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath.
Kathmandu is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The city presents a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence in the Valley. Patan and Bhaktapur, its two major neighboring cities bear immense historical, cultural and religious significances. There will be a half day guided tour to the famous places Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Swoyambhunath.
We take the short but scenic 30 minute flight to Pokhara, enjoying the views of Ganesh, Manaslu and the Annapurnas along the way. or approxmately 6 hours drive, We stay overnight in Pokhara.
Afternoon / evening visit Pokhara Fewa Lakeakeside's and around..
Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, your real trekking start from here to Ulleri (1960 meters) via Tirkhedhunga. On night at Lodge.
Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2874 meters)
This morning, we will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill (3210m) . From here you will see superb view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli Annapurna South, Fishtail the Machhapuchhre mountains and so on. After visiting Poonhill, we will trek down to Ghorepani Hotel and after breakfast trek to Tadapani (2670m).
The trail descends steeply through the forest to Baisi Kharka, then the trail further descends to a stream, crossing the stream the trail proceeds towards Ghandruk, a beautiful village where you have excellent views of Annapurna South and it is also the headquarter of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). Ghandrung; which is the village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal, have their own dialect, typical culture, costume, and life style. This village is possibly the popular tourist destination that offers the beautiful mountain views.
Ghandrung Village to Pothana (1890 meters) via Deurali
Trek from Pothana to Phedi, catch a Bus or reserved vehicle and drive back to Pokhara.
Enjoy Pokhara Evening.
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus that takes about seven hours. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where the Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. En route, you could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to capital city.
You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 30 minutes.
You can extend your trip to Rafting or Wildlife Adventure- Jungle Safari to Chitwan National Park for 2 Nights / 3 Days and drive or flight back to Kathmandu.
Transfer for your final flight departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.