This is one of the most famous trekking areas in Nepal. Pokhara is the gateway to the Ghorepani Poonhill trekking area in Annapurna region and this 9 day trek is an experience that will not be soon forgotten!
What to Expect
Day 1: Upon arrival at Tribhuvwan International Airport.
Trip and Trek representative will assist you at Tribhuvwan International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara (6hrs drive).
After the breakfast, our expert guide will assist you at your hotel with a luxurious vehicle. Enjoy a six hours drive along with Prithvi Highway that takes you to the beautiful city Pokhara. En route you can enjoy the green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. Lunch on the way. Overnight at Hotel on BB basis.
Day 3: Pokhara to Nayapul (1070m) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1500m).
After breakfast, drive one and half hour to Nayapul from where trek to Tikhedhunga begins. The first part of the trek is easy passing through numerous small villages and settlements. Afterwards the trail ascends gently to the final destination of the day, Tikhedhunga. People here, are engaged in agriculture, tourism business and some in British and Indian regiments. Overnight at lodge.
Day 4: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2750m).
It takes about six hours from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. The trail passes through Ulleri and Banthanti, Magar village. On the way you can enjoy the panoramic view of Annapurna south, Fishtail and Hiunchuli. Overnight at lodge.
Day 5: Ghorepani – Poonhill (3200m) – Ghandruk (1940m).
Early in the morning we trek to Poonhill, to catch the early morning sunlight on the panorama of peaks: Dhaulaghiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchare, Tukuche and Lamjung Himal. This is an option but really worth the while. We then retrace our steps to Ghorepani and continue towards Tadapani through the rhododendron forest. Overnight at lodge.
Day 6: Ghandruk to Dhampus (1650m).
After the breakfast, start to trek by descending gently all the way through the rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forest. You'll also come across several traditional tea houses, where the cheerful local women will beckon you to come over and try their tea. Overnight at Dhampus at a lodge.
Day 7: Dhampus to Pokhara (820m).
After the breakfast, trek down from Dhampus to Suikhet Phedi through the paddy field of the village and the forest protected by the local community. From Suikhet, we have a 30 minute drive by a private car bringing you to the hotel at the lakeside. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Day 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu (6hrs drive).
After the breakfast drive around six hours along with Prithivi Highway from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel on BB basis.
Day 9: Final Departure.
Trip and Trek representative will assist you at your hotel and transfers you to international airport for your final departure.
- Airport Pick up and drop off by private vehicle.
- 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB basis.
- TIMS(trekkers information management system)
- Annapurna conservation trekking permits.
- Food, Salary, Drinks and Insurance to guide and porters.
- Three times a meal during the trek.
- Local transportation during the trek.
What's Not Included
- Lunch and dinner in kathmandu.
- Your travel insurance
- International Flight ticket.
- Any expenses of personal nature.
- Any kinds of bar bills, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
- Rescue Operation
- Nepal entry Visa Fee.