Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek (8 days)

Ghorepani Ghandruk trek is one of easy treks to explore the beautiful view of Annapurna, it is suitable for those who has limited time, and it fits for many of the tourist even children.

This treks offers spectacular mountain scenery and sunrise view which takes only 8 days. Ghorepani is a village in Myagdi District in the Dhawalagiri Zone of northern-central Nepal. It lies 17 kilometres from the district capital of Baglung at an elevation of approximately 2874m (9429ft). The village lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area and contains a number of "guest houses" that provide lodging and meals to mountain trekkers, many of whom spend the night before a pre-dawn trek to the top of nearby Poon Hill (3210m/10531ft) to watch the sunrise.Poon Hill is the best view point for enjoying the view of Annapurna region such as Round Annapurna, Jomsom, and Annapurna Sanctuary. Except the attractive landscape, you can enjoy many ethnic groups as well. Gurung which is one of the people know as Gurkha soldier lives alone the way place called Gandrung. You also can have good mountains view of Annapurna south Hiuchuli and Mt. Machhapuchhre.

The best season for this trek is Oct to May in next year, there are blooming followers on your way, and many smiling faces towards to you. Starting from the easy Nayapul (1070M) up to Ghorepani (2750M), everyday is the surprise view of Fishtail (6993M), Annapurna South (7219M),on the Pooh Hill facing the amazing sunrise, that’s unforgettable moment that brighten in your lifetim.

 

General Itinerary

Day 01: Ahead from Katmandu to Pokhara 
Day 02: Trek trailhead Nayapul (1070m) to Tikhedhunga (1540m, 4-5 hrs)
Day 03: Trek Tikhedhunga (1540m) to Ghorepani (2850m, 6-7 hrs)
Day 04: Visit Poon Hill (3210m, 1:00 hrs)-trek to Tadapani (2600m, 5-6 hrs)
Day 05: Trek Tadapani (2600m) to Ghandruk (1940m, 4-5 hrs)
Day 06: Trek Ghandruk (1940m) to Landruk/Tolka (1565m, 4-5hrs)
Day 07: Trek Landruk/Tolka (1565m) to Dhampus (1650m, 4-5hrs)
Day 08: Trek Dhampus (1650m) to Phedi (950m, 2-3 hrs) and drive to Pokhara


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Day 01: From Katmandu to Pokhara
Approximately (7-8 hrs.) by bus or fly to Pokhara 30 min by STOL flight and transfer to hotel overnight in (BB Basis). In Pokhara you will have free for personal activities- you may simply rest or go for visiting Lake Side down town market etc. Pokhara is main gateway city for Annapurna region trek and other mid west areas.

Day 02: After breakfast early morning transfer to trailhead
Nayapul (1070m) and trek up to Tikhedhunga (1540m, 4-5 hrs) /overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant). Further of Nayapul the trail smoothly goes climb up following river bank and after finally reach at the Tikhedhunga village for overnight halt.

Day 03: Trek Tikhedhunga (1540m) to Ghorepani (2850m, 6-7 hrs)
We will stay overnight at teahouse(All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant). Today first the trail ascends many steps of Ulleri hill top village and it follows up to Banthanti lunch stop. After lunch break you will be walking through the mossy jungle up and down trail up to Ghorepani fanal stop. Along the route you will be stopped for sort drinking break at Nangthanti tea shop.

Day 04: Early morning climb up Poon Hill (3210m, 1-1:30 hrs)
Poon Hill is best point for sunrise with magnificent snow capped mountain views  and trek to Tadapani (2600m, 5-6 hrs) /overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant). From Poon Hill top you will enjoy views of majestic mountains (Fish Tail) (6993m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m), Giant Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and many more. After superb visit of Poon Hill back to lodge have breakfast and join for the day hike.

Day 05: Trek Tadapani (2600m) to Ghandruk (1940m, 4-5 hrs)
We will stay overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant). Today’s hiking journey will be easy walk following gentle descent through the deep forest up to Ghanduk village. Ghandruk is nice village to hang around, main habitants of Gurung ethnical groups and they are popular Gurkha soldier family.

Day 06: Trek Ghandruk (1940m) to Landruk/Tolka (1565m, 4-5hrs)
We will stay overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge. After breakfast regular day hike will commence again- first you will be drop down to the Modi Khola River bank nearby Bee Hive Teahouse lodge and cross the bridge then the trail goes through hill terraced field climb up to Landruk village. At Landruk we will stop for the lunch and continue up to the final stop place for overnight stay.

Day 07: Trek Landruk/Tolka (1565m) to Dhampus (1650m, 4-5hrs)
We will stay overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge. Today further of Tolka about 1:30 hours climb up to the Pothana  Deurali and further up to beautiful Dampus village trail follows through dense mossy jungle along the ridge of hills. Dhampus village offers you spectacular views of entire Annapurna Himalayan range.

Day 08: Trek Dhampus (1650m) to Phedi (950m, 2-3 hrs)
Then catch the transportation then drive to Pokhara and transfer to hotel. (Breakfast will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant). All the way follows gradual descent to final point Phedi. You will pass many cultural hamlets and their hill terraced traditional farmland. At ending place you will be picked up by transport and driven to Pokhara for the lunch and rest for overnight at hotel.

 

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