May 22, 2012

Ghorepani, Poonhill and Ghandruck Trekking

Ghorepani, Poonhill and Ghandruck  Trekking 
Ghorepani Poonhill trekking Map
Ghorepani Poonhill trekking Map 

Ghorepani poon hill trekking is one of the popular trekking tour in Annapurna region. Ghorepani poon hill trekking offers superb Himalayan views including the Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Fishtail / Machhapuchhare 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna south 7219m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Lamjung Himal 6988m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Tukuche peak 6920m etc . Probably Ghorepani poon hill 3210m is one of the best view point in Annapurna region trekking. Ghorepani poon hill trekking is one of the easier trekking trail in Annapurna region which can be done with in one weeks. In recent, Ghorepani poon hill trekking trail has become a very popular and busy place for trekking, after opening in 1997. A few lucky scientist expedition groups had trekked into this region in the past 1950's. A tinny place to look the panoramic view from poon hill.
Annapurna Himalaya range from Poonhill
Annapurna Himalaya range from Poonhill 
Ghorepani trekking area, north of Pokhara, called "Ghorepani" offers some of the most dramatic close-up views of the highest and most beautiful mountains in the world. The abrupt variation in altitude found here is astonishing. Ghorepani poon hill trek passes through rhododendron and mixed forest alive with ferns and birds, through spectacular villages of the Gurkha soldiers with their spectacular Himalayan back drops leads to Ghorapani 2855 m. The following morning visits Poon Hill at 3210 m . a vantage point to view the Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and the Annapurna massif. Ghorepani poon hill trekking makes a small circuit and visits Tadapani (2050 m), Ghandruk gurung village and finally ends at pokhara than by flight or by tourist bus back to Kathmandu. Bhakti  Devkota arrange the Ghorepani poon hill trekking according to trekker's wish and desire.
Trekking In Nepal
Trekking In Nepal 
Trip Detail 
Starting from           : Kathmandu/ Pokhara
Ending at                  : Pokhara/ Kathmandu
Grade                        : Easy
Highest access of the trek   : 3200m (Poonhill Tower )
Culture heritage          : Gurung, Magar, Thakali
Trekking type              : Teahouse
Himalayan sights         : Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Annapurna range, Manaslu, Nilgiri
Most Attraction of trek       : Close Mountain View, Villages
Best Seasion                      : February, March, April, May, October, November 
                                          :Almost All year 
Meal                                   : breakfast, lunch, & Dinner
Activities                 : Trekking
Transportation        : Car / Van
Accommodation     : Teahouse
Minimum Group Size        : 1
Per day Walking                 : 5 to 7 hours
No of days                           :4 to 10 days
Itinerary type                      : Fixed / Customized

Sunrise from Poonhill ( Ghorepani ,Poonhill trekking )
Sunrise from Poonhill ( Ghorepani ,Poonhill trekking )
Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and meet up there and  Transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free for your own leisure. Trekking permit process and overnight at hotel.

Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to hotel and stay.

Early morning we drive for Pokhara by tourist bus or by flight. Check in hotel. Rest of the day free for explore leisure. Overnight at hotel

One hour drive to Birethati from Pokhara (Alt. 1100 m) situated along the Modi River. people are very friendly and series of four water fall provide excellent swimming. The trails ascends to Tikhedunga.

It is a steep climb to Ghorepani from Tikhedunga. Ghorepani is one of the most popular village along the Annapurna Circuit. Many trekkers, who do not have enough time to trek the whole circuit, Still make it is Ghorepani to view a magnificent panorama of the Himalayas peaks. It is actually situated the ridge separating the valley of kali Gandaki from the valley of Modi river and is one of the highest point along the whole trek if you do not have include the Thorangpass. Almost all of village are Magars.

Early morning your guide will take you to Poonhill excursion (3210m) one hour climb. One can have the excellent views of peaks of Himalayas and in spinning best views of Rhododendron flowers in its vicinity or in the trail in between Ghorepani and Tadapani. The red one called "Lali Guras" is the national flower of Nepal
View from Ghandruck ( ghorepnai . ghandruck Trek)
View from Ghandruck ( ghorepnai . ghandruck Trek)
Ghandrung (2012m) it is the most interesting tribal Gurung village in Nepal, which has provided Gorkha Soldiers. It has excellent close views of Annapurna South, Machapuchhre and Himalchuli.

A great view of Annapurna and Machapuchhre Himal Descend to Nayapool and drive back to Pokhara

DAY 9: Pokhara Free day
Seight Seen in Pokhara valley if you like to paragliding that will be possible

Free day for your shopping and explore Thamel market. Overnight

DAY 11: Departure
Departure transfer to airport for your onward destination.

For this trip related some Album and Picture 

Treekking with Suling 

Trekking with Zorayda Marcojos ( and Oliver Baclay Jr.  

Trekking with Petrick 

Trekking with Aldas and frrends 

Trekking with Julia and Ikrim 

Trekking with Beth Groups 

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