6 Days Ghorepani Ghandruk Short Annapurna Homestay Trek

Ghorepani Ghandruk Short Annapurna Homestay Trek is one of the popular short classical trekking in Nepal. The starting point of the trek is Pokhara- the city of lakes where you can witness the real serenity of nature. There is an exceptional please of trekking in Annapurna foothills with enchanting settlements of various ethnic groups of Nepal. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are the main dwelling settlements for the Ghale and Gurung tribes of people. This Poonhill Trekking is a circular route through farmland, rhododendron forests. Poonhill offers magnificent sunrise views of huge Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges to the northern highlands. Our trek starts from Nayapul. Ascending through the sandy steps of Madi Khola, we reach to Ulleri. The second day is the main day where we get to see a glimpse of magnificent Dhaulagiri massif, Annapurna, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre, Bahra Sikhar and many more. This trek marks its completion by descending to Nayapul from Ghandruk.

per adult from

$781

AUD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Airport transfers
    • Flight Kathmandu to Pokhara
    • All necessary paper work and permits (Annapurna Conservation permit and TIMS )
    • Trekking equipment: down filled sleeping bag, walking poles and duffel bag
    • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage.
    • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food and lodging
    • Private transport Pokhara to Naya Pul (trail foot)
    • Sharing Jeep/taxi Shewmi (trail head) to Naya Pul and private transport to Pokhara
    • Full meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on your choice during trekking
    • Seasonal fresh fruits deserts every day
    • Unlimited Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water
    • All mountain hometstay accommodation (Soft, comfort, private room with shared toilet)
    • 2 star Hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast for 1 night
    • Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist bus
    • A comprehensive First Aid kit
    • All government and local taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Pokhara Lakeside
    • Entry/Admission - Ulleri Football Ground
    • Entry/Admission - Ghorepani Community hospital
    • Entry/Admission - Poon Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Ghandruk Guest House
    • Entry/Admission - Thamel
    What's excluded :
    • Electronic device recharge
    • WiFi
    • Hot and bottle drinks
    • Lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Travel insurance and medical evacuation
    • Tipping

  • Day 1: Drive to Pokhara

    Stop At: Pokhara Lakeside, Lakeside Rd, Pokhara 33700 Nepal
    Our trekking staff will pick you up at the hotel at 6:30 am and escort you to the tourist bus station. The bus to Pokhara leaves at around 7:30 am. A beautiful valley set on the banks of the Phewa Lake, Pokhara is also known for its panoramic views of Annapurna and Machapuchare (shape of fish tail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west and Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu, hence providing the perfect starting point for our trek.Cross suspension metal bridge and steep ascent on stone staircases to the village of Ulleri – and an amazing landscape of valley floor where we came during the day with marvelous views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.
    Duration: 7 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge

    Day 2: Trek to Ulleri

    Stop At: Ulleri Football Ground, Ulleri, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
    Morning after breakfast, we will drive along the zigzag route to Nayapul (trail foot) where we commence our trek to Birethanti, a large and prosperous riverside village at the confluence of the Modi and Bhurungdi Kholas (streams). We hike up to Sudame along the off road and then climb gradually up the side of the valley, Tikhedhunga. Cross suspension metal bridge and steep ascent on stone staircases to the village of Ulleri – and an amazing landscape of valley floor where we came during the day with marvelous views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge

    Day 3: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m) - approx 6 hours

    Stop At: Ghorepani Community hospital, Poon Hill Marga, Ghode Pani 33200, Nepal
    After breakfast, our pleasant trekking begins through rhododendron and oak forests. The scenery will give you the energy to continue up the steps as you immerse yourself in the walk. After a few hours and with several breaks we reach Ghorepani. Upper Ghorepani (Deurali) where we stay in this trip, offers fantastic views of Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Himalayas.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge

    Day 4: Trek to Poonhill

    Stop At: Poon Hill, Pokhara Nepal
    Make a pre-dawn start for the 45 minute walk up Poon hill (3,210m/10,530ft); through rhododendron forest. From the grassy top of the hill there is an unobstructed panoramic view of the high Himalayas stretching from far western Dolpo, and Dhaulagiri (8,172m/26,812ft), the Annapurna Range in the north, including Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail) and on to Manaslu (8,163m/26,783ft) in the northeast. To the south, the mist slowly rises from the flatlands towards India. After countless photographs, walk back to Ghorepani for breakfast. The eastward trail to Tadapani crosses numerous ridges through thick pine and rhododendron forest with occasional flat sections and wonderful views of the snow peaks to the north from high ground.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge

    Day 5: Trek to Ghandruk

    Stop At: Ghandruk Guest House, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
    Today’s trail is mainly downhill: the first destination being the large Gurung village of Ghandruk with Himalayan views on the background. We arrive here just by the Lunch time. After lunch, trek to Ghandruk Phedi (trail head) for an hour to the road to finish the trek, and brings quicker to Lake City Pokhara for shopping and hang around. About 3 hours scenic drive following downstream of ice cold river and overlooking Phewas Lake. Eventually, back to Pokhara and your Hotel to Lakeside. Afternoon free time.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge


    Day 6: Drive back to Kathmandu

    Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    After breakfast, transfer to Tourist bus station and 07:30am drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. This scenic drive offers fascinating glimpses of rural Nepal as you pass through Middle Hill scenery along the famous rafting Trishuli River originated from Tibet north east of Kathmandu.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Our airport representative will pick you up from Kathmandu International Airport and transfer you to hotel. Your guide will meet you up on the same day of your arrival in your hotel to brief about the trip.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Trekking Top Nepal

Activity ID: V-103070P40

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