“A village to explore ………………a nature with a culture to know………………………….”
Ghorepani Ghandruk trek with Chitwan jungle safari is one of the simple treks to investigate the lovely perspective of Annapurna and the lowland of Nepal, Chitwan. It is suitable for the individuals who have restricted time, and it fits for a number of the traveler even youngsters.
This trek offers a tremendous Mountain View and dawn view and the exploration of the lowlands of Nepal which takes just 12 days. Ghorepani is a town in Myagdi District in the Dhawalagiri Zone of northern-focal Nepal. It lies 17 kilometers from the regional capital of Baglung at a height of roughly 2874m (9429ft). The town exists in the Annapurna Conservation Area and holds various "visitor houses" that give cabin and dinners to mountain trekkers, huge numbers of whom use the prior night a pre-dawn trek to the highest point of adjacent Poon Hill (3210m/10531ft) to watch the sunrise. Poon Hill is the best view focus for getting a charge out of the perspective of Annapurna district, for example, Round Annapurna, Jomsom - Muktinath, and Annapurna Sanctuary. Aside from the magnetic scene, you can appreciate numerous ethnic aggregations also. Gurung which is one of the individuals knows as Gurkha trooper exists along the way place called Gandrunk. You likewise can have exceptional mountains perspective of Annapurna south Hiuchuli and Mt. Machhapuchhre.
The best season for this trek is October to May in one year from now, there are blossoming adherents on your direction, and numerous grinning confronts towards to you. Beginning from the simple Nayapul (1070m) up to Ghorepani (2750m), the ordinary is the amazement perspective of Fishtail (6993m), Annapurna South (7219m) ，on the Pooh Hill confronting the astonishing day break that is a remarkable minute that light up in your lifetime memory.
Himalayan Scenery Treks & expedition welcomes you all to join us for the amazing holiday experience. Our expert guide and porters will take you to this mesmerizing region as we believe it absolutely makes your holiday a better life long memory.
NOTE: It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days prior from the actual day from trekking.
If you are able to arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and you get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, any flight delays, and missing international flights.
Highlights of Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking with Chitwan Jungle Safari
- Total Himalayan cultural experience and breathtaking views from Poon Hill.
- Poon Hill atop offers outstanding views of snow-capped mountains- Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Himalayan ranges.
- Some of the most beautiful peaks Fishtail (6993m), Annapurna South (7219m), Himchuli (6441m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna I (8091m), giant Dhaulagiri (8167m) and many more.
- The spring season would be great because of the rhododendrons bloom in the jungle.
- Together with the typical local culture of Gurung, Magar and other ethnical groups and their traditional hill terraced farmland.
- Cultural sightseeing of Kathmandu
- Amazing jungle safari tour in Chitwan
- Immersion into the wonderful beauty of Pokhara
- Sunrise tour to Sarangkot
- Spectacular views of Annapurna range
- Day 1:Welcome to Kathmandu:
- Day 2:Preparation and sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley:
- Day 3:Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist Bus:
- Day 4:Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and Trek to Tikedhunga:
- Day 5:Drive from Pokhara to Nayapool and Trek to Ulleri:
- Day 6:Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani:
- Day 7:Poon Hill Sunrise view & Trek to Ghandruk via Tadapani:
- Day 8:Trek from Ghandruk to Pokhara:
- Day 9:Pokhara To Chitwan:
- Day 10:Jungle Safari and other adventurous Activities:
- Day 11:Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu
- Day 12:Departure for your onward Flight:
- Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
- Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
- Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
- Three meals a day during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
- Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
- One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide.
- Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, and equipment.
- Accident insurance for all staff
- Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, duffel bag and trip achievement certificate
- First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
- ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
- Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Personal Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
- Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
- Hot showers during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment
- WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
- Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
Elena Fernández RuizSpain Published: Friday, August 31, 2018
Namaste! Thank’s very much for these wonderful 8 days of adventures and beautiful landscapes! Every member of the team was very friendly and helpful. Special gratitude to BK for being so nice during the trekking in the mountains. Definitely we will return and contact you again!!!read more
Nichola MAustralia Published: Friday, February 20, 2015
Chose to go to Everest Basecamp with Himalayan Scenery Treks when back home in New Zealand. They were amazing at answering questions on email quickly and were very helpful running up to the trip. They very kindly organised us cold weather gear to take with us on the trek. Basu our guide was smiley, professional, always helpful and just generally ...read more
Mark JAustralia Published: Monday, November 24, 2014
Have just finished the trip of a lifetime on the 6 day Nayapol to Ghorepani (Poon Hill) & return through Ghandruk. Very lucky with the weather and views of the Annapurna's were better than we could ever had imagined. The accommodation was really great as well. Our guide - Saran Adhikari - was the best. His English is very competent, ...read more
In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails traveling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as weather, natural disaster or a multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which is beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.
Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.
Hotel and Accommodation:
Trek to the Himalayas is one of the favorite destinations for travel enthusiast and adventure seekers all around the globe. Although the Himalayan region of Nepal is the most popular trekking destination in the world; there are a lot of things people don’t have a clue. While trekking to the high mountain region, you will not find the hotels and accommodation as you see in the city areas. The hotels and accommodation around the high Himalayan have fewer services and facilities. The hot shower may turn out to be simply a bucket of lukewarm water and the toilet may be a latrine behind the hotel. The private room can be a wooden cell with no furniture except a bed, mattress, and curtain in place of the door. So, while trekking to the mountainous region of Nepal, you need to be ready to stay in the less fancy and minimum facilitated hotels.
We provide you with the 2 to 3-star standard hotel while you are at Kathmandu (i.e. for 3 Nights). During your Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking, we provide you with the basic lodges and tea houses for your accommodation. The room of these lodges and tea houses are less fancier with just a bed, a pillow and a blanket. We put us every effort to make your trek as cozy as possible. However, you need to stay flexible in some cases. We will accommodate the groups in local lodge available each day. We send the porters ahead of us to pre-book the room for the next day (rooms cannot be pre-booked on all places).
In Kathmandu beside the 2 / 3 stars hotel, some 4 / 5 - star luxury accommodation is also available. If you want to change the accommodation plan for the luxury, please do let us know so that we can arrange and book the hotel for you for your Kathmandu stay.
Food and Beverages:
All the food and Beverages included on the package of Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking are provided by the company itself. The foods are provided in the tea houses or lodges on the trail. We will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight. On the everyday trek, our guide will decide the available place and stop for lunch. We highly recommend you bring the water purification pills, to cleanse the water and drink during the trek. During the trek, there are options for buying the bottled water and boiled water as well.
We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary transportation facilities for your trip. We provide private vehicles for airport pick up and sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Likewise, we provide tourist bus transportation for your trip. However, you have other options like traveling through private vehicles such as cars or van.
You have to pay additional for the transportation which is excluded from our package. You can send us an inquiry for the latest price details for private transportation and flight tickets.
Luggage and Backpack:
The main luggage of yours will be carried by your porters during the trek. For your personal things, we highly recommend you, to carry a small handbag containing water bottles, cameras, sunscreen and other things which you require daily during the trip. Making the backpack small and lighter will unquestionably assist you to enjoy the trip to its fullest. You should simply convey the thing which is basic for your outing and the rest of the garments and different things can be left in the locker room/safe store of hotels. The hotels provide the locker room / safe deposit for free. So, don’t hesitate to leave things which are redundant. While making the backpack or luggage for your trip to ensure that the luggage doesn’t exceed more than 15 Kg. Weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines is 15 Kg including your handbag. Excess weight is chargeable of USD 1.5 or more which will be the additional cost of our trip.
Guide and Porters on Trek:
We provide you with the well trained and experienced guide and porter for your trek. Our guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trips remarkable and memorable. Talking about the porter, we provide one porter for 2 trekkers each. The porters carry 20 Kg of total luggage (10 Kg form each trekker). We provide the one guide for the smaller groups and if the group size surpasses 10 individuals; we will provide the additional guide for your trip.
Personnel Expenses largely influenced your habit of expenditure. We provide you with all the necessary food and accommodation facilities inside the cost of your Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking. So, you only need money to pay for your drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) and snacks while strolling on the trail. You will get a significant number of smaller shops on the trail to buy drinks and snacks. Likewise, you can also use the money to buy you souvenirs of the trip, entrance tickets, hot showers, tips and many more. Note that, tips and gratuities are not mandatory, but it is fine if you wish to. If you feel like the service provided to you is excellent, then you can tip directly to staffs. Of course, there is no obligation to tip if you are disappointed with the service you receive. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate an amount of 5 - 10% of the total package price for tips. The amount you give depends on your budget and appreciation of their work.
Rescue and Evacuation:
Nepal is the country full of heart-warming natural beauty and a magnificent travel destination for the thrill and adventure seeker all around the globe. In spite of the fact that Nepal is an adventure paradise for the nature lover, thrill seeker. But in some cases, the thrilling experience comes up with a serious hazard. The most exciting, and the joyful trip may backfire on us and we may have to be the victim of nature. Not only that while trekking in the high altitude rough terrains may also occur afflictions like a sprained ankle or even broken leg, appendix ruptures, hypothermia, skin infection and respiratory infection. If any of this misfortune happens to you, then it should be treated on time. If left untreated then you may even lose your life. If any of the above-mentioned affliction happens during your trip, we at Himalayan scenery treks and expedition will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital ASAP. All the expenses made to rescue and evacuate you, are entirely liable to us. So, before departing off to your trip, make sure that your travel insurance company has the policy to cover up all the expenses in case of any misfortune arises during the trip so that you can enjoy the trip to the utmost. If not, be ready to pay on your own once you arrive at the Kathmandu. To learn more about the Travel Insurance for the Trip in Nepal, please do visit Travel Insurance page in Nepal Travel Guide.
Join a fixed date group trek or private departure:
The Ghorepani Ghandruk Trekking is available on both fixed departure and private basis, If you are looking for a group to join then please check our fixed departures dates and ask for availability or if you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues then you are invited to choose any date at your convenient timeframe for any number of people.
- Destination Nepal
- Trip Difficulty Easy
- Trip Style Trekking
- Accommodation Hotel + Tea Houses + Lodges
- Group Size 12
- Max Altitude 3232 Meters
- Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
- Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Fruit