Magical Gorepani Trek

Daily Tour 11 days
Ghode Pani 33200, Nepal Nepal

Magical Ghorepani Lying in the Annapurna trekking region, the Ghorepani trek is one of the most popular trekking destination in Nepal. This short, easy trek starts from the famous town of Pokhara. which offers impressive natural scenery, marvelous views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchchhre and Himchuli. One can get the lifetime chance to see some of the most dramatic views of some of the highest and most beautiful mountains in the world including pristine forests, diversity of flora and fauna encounter with the warm heartedness of the simple people whose rich and varied customs give you an insight into the typical life style of Gurung and Magar people.

On the way of trekking, you are sure to encounter the legendary Gorkha soldiers who had served in the Gorkha Army during the world war in many countries. The main attraction of Ghorepani trekking is Poon Hill, situated at an altitude of 3210m, the most spectacular mountain view.

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will transfer to your hotel, we will brief about your trip activities. You’ll have rest of the day as leisure.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing
Sightseeing in Some of landmarks that are the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of (Pashupati Nath), the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath). You can also make your last minute buying of personal items and preparation for the next day.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 Fly to Pokhara
After breakfast, we will drive to the airport for a flight to Pokhara, 25 mins. Flight to Pokhara is spectacular with Himalayan view all along its route. You can enjoy the ambiance in the natural setting with impending Himalayas in a distance. Walk along the Phewa Lake or go boating in the evening.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 Pokhara – Tirkhe Dhunga (1491 m)
After breakfast approx we drive to Nayapul (42 km) 1 hr by car via large village of Lumle and walk about 20 minutes to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. The trail follows the main street of Birethanti, going through bamboo forests and past a large waterfall and swimming hole. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches Sudami where you have Lunch. After lunch climb steadily up the side of the valley , reaching Hile at 1495 m near by Tirekhedhunga. Along the way, various hamlets offer ample camping possibilities but if Ghorepani is the objective for the next day it is better to push on to Tikhe Dhunga.
Overnight at Lodge on full board.

Day 05 Tirkhe Dhunga – Ghorepani (2855 m)
Trek from Tirkhedhunga the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tirkhedhunga. The trail ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village Ulleri at 2070 m. Above the village where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There are magnificent more pleasantly through rhododendron and oak forest. There is a hut with water and a small camp site about 1 hr above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling clear two streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. Your lunch spot in Nangethanti. Thanti is a Nepali words meaning “rest house” “Dharmasala”. In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti about one hours trek, climb to Ghorepani at 2850 m.
Overnight at Lodge on full board.

Day 06 Ghorepani – Poon hill – Tadapani
Being of the early morning 5:00 AM wake up and start to you journey climb to Poon Hill (3195 m) around 45 min to provides better unobstructed views and sunrise over the high Himalayas. You can see a lots of White Mountain peaks from Poon Hill. After sunrise, you will return to our camp or Lodge and time for breakfast. Ghorepani means “horse water”. From Ghorepani the trail climbs south on muddy path through the deep forests. It finally emerges on a grassy knoil which offers good mountain views, is including views of Machhapuchhare (not visible from Grohrepani pass), and a panorama all the way south to the plains of India. It is similar views from Poon Hill. Climbing along the ridge in pine and rhododendron forests to a top 3030 meters then descend to at a second pass also called Deurali, at 2960 meters.
The trails a ridge hides the mountains as makes a steep, sometimes treacherous, descent on a narrow path alongside the stream, as the descent continues. The stream has some clear pools alongside the trail and finally becomes a series waterfalls over a jumble of boulders. The steep descent becomes more gentle way to reaches Banthanti and stop for Lunch.
From Banthanti, the trail follow the stream down to a bridge where the trails start climbing, leaving the moist high mountain forests and entering a field of cane, making some ups and downs past to a vantage point “Tadapani” (2540 meters) that offers a brief view of the mountains. Tadapani means “far water”. The village water supply is a long distance, it takes porters more than an 20 min to fetch a load of water.
Overnight at Lodge on full board.

Day 07 Tadapani – Ghandrung
Trek from Tadapani to Ghandrung the trails descends through the forests then terraced fields, to the Khummu Khola. The Ghandrung trails descends steeply from Tadapani, through forests, a short steep descend among rocks lead to a stream crossing, then the descent continues gently past over streams, finally leading out on the ridge to Ghandrung. Ghandrung a huge Gurung village at 1940 meters, is the second largest Gurung village in Nepal and is a confusing cluster of closely-spaced, slate-roofed houses. The views of Annapurna South from here are out standing views Machhapuchhare, seen from here in its fish tail aspect, peeps over a forested ridge. ACAP has visitor center and an office in Ghandrung and provides offers information about it activities.
Overnight at Lodge on full board.

Day 08 Ghandrung – Pokhara
Trek from Ghandrung all the way down hill through village and terraced fields to Syauli Bazaar. It takes approximately 2 hours. Along the way you can see good views Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare too. From Syauli Bazaar, the trails follow the Modi River till Nayapul. Our lunch spot in Birethati. After lunch you have very short treks about 25 minutes to Nayapul, catch our vehicle and drive to Pokhara.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 09 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Morning we will drive by regular tourist bus through the scenic countryside and en route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 10 Kathmandu
This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure at your own or can be extends your extra trip with us on additional cost or time to explore the Thamel area for last day shopping and evening Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will take you for Farewell dinner.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 11 Departure from Kathmandu
Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your on wards destination.

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