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From Kathmandu: Ghandruk Ghorepani 10-Day Guided Trek

Activity provider: Welcome Nepal Treks P.Ltd

From Kathmandu: Ghandruk Ghorepani 10-Day Guided Trek

Activity provider: Welcome Nepal Treks P.Ltd

From US$ 990.76 per person

The Ghandruk Ghorepani trek offers some of the most diversified trails in Nepal's Annapurna region. Take in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and walk through colorful rhododendron forests on this easy-to-moderate guided trek.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy one of the most diverse trails in the Annapurna region
  • Take in scenic views of the mountains and Himalayan wilderness
  • Marvel at the sunrise from the top of Poon Hill
Full description
This 10-day trek from Kathmandu takes you deep into the Himalayan wilderness to explore the model village of Ghandruk and admire the sunrise from atop Poon Hill. Trek along the Modi Khola River and even take a revitalizing dip in the Jhinu natural water springs while making memories that are sure to last a lifetime.  Day 1  Pick up from Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) and check in to the hotel in Kathmandu (Thamel Eco Resort or Skyline Hotel). Day 2 Drive 6-7 hours from Kathmandu (1320m) to Pokhara (914m) in an air-conditioned car. Overnight in a 3-star hotel (Hotel City Inn or Hotel Third Pole). Day 3 Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m) and embark on a 4.5-hour trek along the Modi Khola River to Tikhedhunga (1577m) via Birethanti. Overnight at Tea House Lodge. Day 4 Trek a steep section along the ridge from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m). Overnight in Ghorepani at Tea House Lodge. Day 5 Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3180m) and then to Tadapani (2675m). Overnight in Tadapani at Tea House Lodge. Day 6  Enjoy an easy trek through oak and rhododendron forests from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m). Overnight at Tea House Lodge. Day 7 From Ghandruk descend gently down to Dhampus passing through Pothana village (1900m). Take a transfer from Nayapul to Pokhara for an overnight in a 3-star hotel (Hotel City Inn or Hotel Third Pole). Day 8 Rest day in Pokhara. For those seeking an extra adventure, paragliding, ziplining, and ultra-light activities are available for an additional cost. Overnight in a 3-star hotel (Hotel City Inn or Hotel third Pole). Day 9 Drive approximately 7 hours from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus.  On the way, stop by the Damauli, Dumre, Muglin, and Kurintar where Nepal's first cable car runs up to Manakamana Temple. It is also possible to book a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu for an additional cost. Overnight in a 3-star hotel (Thamel Eco Resort or Skyline Hotel). Day 10 Enjoy breakfast and free time in Kathmandu before departing for the airport in a private vehicle.
Includes
  • Airport pick up and drop-off
  • 2 nights' deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu
  • 3 nights' standard accommodation in Pokhara
  • 4 nights' accommodation in lodges/tea houses
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Roundtrip ground transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Roundtrip transfer from Pokhara to the trek starting point
  • Guide
  • 1 porter for every 2 guests
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation, and insurance for the guide and porter.
  • Annapurna Conversation Area Project (ACAP) permits
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees
  • First aid kit
  • Duffle bag, if necessary
  • All government taxes, vat, official expenses, and service charges
  • Entry visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app

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What to bring

  • Passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hiking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • For certain nationalities, visas can be issued upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu. Please present 2 passport-size photos.

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