On first arrival at Kathmandu-Nepal international airport, our staff and guide will receive with traditional welcome. A short drive to your hotel in the hub of Kathmandu city, on checking into your nice rooms. After getting refreshed from the jet-lag, join at the hotel lobby and at meeting room for trek briefing provided by our guide or leader. Information about the hotel, lodge on treks with full details of trekking trails, food and accommodation on treks. As well with do’s and don’ts with welcome group dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurants with local cultural program along with Nepali meals.
Morning after breakfast, the city / cultural guide will meet you at the hotel for tour around Kathmandu World Heritage Sites. As well visiting interesting places of steeped with history and culture. After the tour back at the hotel, preparation for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek.
Morning leaving the hotel for exciting overland journey to beautiful Pokhara, the renowned tourist city in Nepal. The drive leads on the main highway following the Trisuli River, quite popular river for rafting. On reaching Mugling Bazaar, then heading due west facing views of Manaslu and Annapurna Himalayas.As the drive reach Pokhara city, and then transfer into a nice hotel by the calm Phewa Lake side. Where all good hotels, restaurants and shops are located.
After Breakfast we will drive to Nayapul (50km). it is an hour drive from Pokhara then we will start trekking after walking for about twenty minutes to Birethanti to Hille then to Ulleri. We will walk for three to four hours this day. Overnight in Ulleri.
As we finish our breakfast, we soon start our Trek that crosses a stream (Bhurungdi Khola) on a suspension bridge. Our trail leads to a large Magar Village called Ulleri. We gently climb through rhododendron and oak forests , pastures and cultivated fields, then reach to Nangethanti. After resting for a while we start our trek to Ghorepani through the forest. Overnight in Ghorepani.
We will wake up early in the morning and hike to Poonhill for an hour. We will have our hiking stick and flash light to make our way easier. You will be able to see beautiful sunrise . After the most beautiful sunrise we will trek down to Ghorepani and have our breakfast there. From there we will head our trail to Tadapani climbing along ridges and passing through pine and rhododendron forest. Overnight in Tadapani.
Trek start to Ghandruk after the Breakfast. After 4hrs descent Trek to Big Gurung Village called Ghandruk. it is the most interesting tribal Gurung village in Nepal, which provides Gorkha soldiers. It has excellent close -up views of Annapurna South, Machhapurchhe and Himachuli. There is an ACAP office that provides information about its different activities. Overnight in Ghandruk.
After Breakfast we trek down through farm filed and local villgae. we cross the modi river bridge and reach in Nayapul. We drive to Pokhara from Nayapul. Overnight in Pokhara.
Morning leaving the hotel in Pokhara, drive in a private vehicle or on regular Tourist Bus, as per size of a group. The scenic and interesting overland journey to Kathmandu on the same exciting highway. After hours of driving reaching back to your hotel in Kathmandu, rest of the day at leisure.
Enjoy an extra day in Kathmandu with individual activities or get into shopping spree. Interested people can join for another interesting tour of other cities of Kathmandu valley. Sightseeing around Patan / Lalitpur or the famous Bhaktapur city Durbar Square, worth a visit.
After an enjoyable and most mesmerizing time in Nepal, around the Himalayas with Ghorepani Poonhill Trek. As time for departure, our staff transfer you to international airport for flight homeward bound or to next port of call.
Age is no bar for this short moderate trek for 5 days duration, family with young kids and elderly people can join. But all needs to be physically fit and in sound health to cope with ups and downhill walks. Rest of the walks is normal spending overnights in a nice lodge with comprehensive food menu to enjoy.
For young infants, can hire extra porter to carry the kids if required, especially on ups and downhill.
Nearly all villages and lodges have electricity from Hydro or Solar power, where one can charge their electronic items. Where client needs to pay an extra fee for using the power as per gadgets charged. As for internet and cell phone communications, every lodges have the Wi-Fi and internet services.
From Pokhara onwards to Poonhill one can enjoy the comfort of nice lodges and guest house. As well with warm traditional hospitality in every overnight stops, people can choose from budget, standard lodges. But from Chomrong onwards to ABC the lodges are simple with basic rooms having common bathe and toilets.
But serving good foods as per the menu provided on every lodge restaurants in a nice large dining rooms.
The foods includes from Continental, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan and Nepali foods, as well Mexican, Italian, Korean or Japanese in some lodge restaurants. Includes fresh bakery products also.
Yes, certainly of course a short panoramic flight of 30 minutes to land at Pokhara domestic airport, and vice versa on the way back. But the flight airfare depends upon the cost as set on the itinerary days. If the flight is not included on trip cost, it will be at extra cost, where trekkers needs to inform the Trek Landers Adventure on early booking.