Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking
Trip FactsTrip Code: YK-3126
Duration: 7 Days
Max. Altitude: 3210 m
Mode of Travel: Teahouse
Start Trip: Kathmandu
End Trip: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: Easy
Total Cost: $536
The Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking offers a great opportunity to explore the jungles, mountainous terrains, snow capped mountains and more. The trek is an unrivaled experience and a great way to get close to the Annapurna range.
The trek kicks start at Nayapul Pokhara from where you will trudge across Modi Khola to reach Hile. From Hile, your trek continues towards Tikhedhunga from where you pass through the rhododendron forests and continue your hike to reach Nange-Thanti which takes its name after its open field. Climbing up from Tikhedhunga to Ulleri, you will start seeing South Annapurna. After you reach Ghorepani, you hike up to Poonhill to enjoy the morning view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges, Nilgiri mountain and more.
Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking - Itinerary
Day-1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, yuuki Trek’s representative will receive you at the airport with your name card escorting up to the Hotel. Rest of the day, Welcome drink with short briefing about trip and relax.
Day-2:-Drive to Pokhara (865meters) (6 to 7 hour)
Yuuki’s Trekking staff will come to your Hotel.
Early drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (1070m) by bus/car. On the way to Pokhara, one can enjoy the local fish in Malekhu along with beautiful scenery of villages, mountains, green forest and Trisuli River. Pokhara is regarded as travel destination of Nepal with full of natural beauty. One can enjoy the spectacular view of Phewa Taal (lake), David’s falls, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges etc in Pokhara.
Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 3: Drive to Nayapul (1070m) by car/bus & hike to Hille (1480m)(3 to 4hours)
Early next morning, our private car will take us to Nayapul for about 1 hour driving from Pokhara. Hiking to Hille(1480m) begins from Nayapul alongside modi khola river through small villages Birethanti and Sudame. The trekking continues with the uphill way to Hille exploring the natural beauty of Annapurna region.
Overnight stay at guesthouse in Hille with breakfast and dinner included.
Day-4: Trek to Ghorepani (2876m) via Ulleri(6 to 7 hours)
After having breakfast, Hiking continues towards Ghorepani through uphill way with stone steps (about 3300 steps)) until we reach Ulleri. Ulleri is a magar village with hotels and lodges at 2070m. Hiking through dense forest of rhododendron, oak trees uphill from Ulleri leads you to the village of Ghorepani. In Ghorepani, one can experience the majestic views, chipping birds, rhododendron forest, beautiful Gurung villages, and many more.
Overnight stay at guesthouse in Ghorepani with breakfast and dinner included.
Day 5: Ghorepani Poonhill to Tadapani (2630m)(6 to 7 hours)
Early morning 4 ‘o’ clock, About 1 hour of Hiking from Ghorepani to Poonhill(3210m).
Breathtaking view of sun rise along with view of Dhaulagiri Manaslu and Annapurna can be seen from Poonhill. After sunrise view, half an hour walking downhill takes us back to Ghorepani. After breakfast, trek to Tadapani starts with the several ups & downs until Nangethanti for our lunch on the way to Tadapani. In Tadapani, there are 6 hotels and mountains can be seen from 4 of hotels among them.
From Tadapani, one can enjoy the closer view of snowcapped mountain peaks like Annapurna south and fishtail.
Overnight stay at guesthouse in Tadapani with breakfast and dinner included.
Day 6: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m) (3 to 4 hours)
After having breakfast, comparatively shortest and easiest trekking of all days starts downhill through a forest towards Ghandruk. Ghandrunk is a beautiful Gurung village with its rich culture and tradition so one can enjoy the traditional lifestyle of the local Gurung people. Most of the male from this village are the members of brave Gorkha Armies of Britain and India.
From Ghandruk, one enjoys the spectacular views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Fishtail. Typical Gurung Cultural program can be enjoyed in the evening.
Overnight at Ghandruk.
Day 7: Trek to Nayapul(3 to 4 hour) & drive to Pokhara(about 1 hour)
We reach Nayapul after 3 to 4 hours hike from Ghandrunk. Upon the arrival in Nayapul, we will take a local bus back to Pokhara.
Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Day 8: Back to Kathmandu (8 to 7 hours)
Early morning, transfer to Pokhara tourist bus station and drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Upon the arrival on Kathmandu, yuuki’s representatives will transfer you to the hotel.
Day 9: Final departure from Kathmandu (1345m)
yuuki’s representatives will transfer to international airport for your final departure.
- An experienced licensed holder guide and required porters
- Full Board Plan (breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation, tea or coffee 3 times a day) during trek,
- 1 night hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu (Non-star Hotel)
- 1 night hotel in Pokhara on BB plan (Non-star)
- Village sightseeing (At Ghandruk Gurung village)
- Mountain sightseeing
- Accommodation in Mountain (Lodge, Guest House, Hotel)
- Transportation by tourist bus (Trekking time), Local transportation (Taxi)
- Join Nepali Cultural Program
- Food, drinks, salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, accommodation, and local tax for guide and porters,
- Annapurna conservation area permits
- TIMS Card ( Tourists information management system card)
- Medical kit box
- Trekking Equipments (Trekking stick, Down jacket)
- All government tax, VAT
- Airport picks up and drops with an escort.
- Farewell Dinner
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
- Your travel insurance,
- International flight and departure tax,
- Any expense of personal nature,
- Nepal entry visa fee,
- Any kinds of Bar bills,
- Hot Shower, Battery charge in mountain
- All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks (e.g. Mineral water, Coke, Fanta)
- Rescue operation.
- Flight tickets
- Rescue service