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Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek - (12 days)

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Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek

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Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek | Cost / Price: $1135.00 per person
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  • Overview
  • Duration 12 days Days Group Size Min. Pax. (02) - Max. Pax. (14)
    Grade moderate Max Altitude 4500m
    Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
    Accommodation Tea-houses and lodge during the trek
    Meals 3 meals a day and tea & coffee.
    Transportation Kathmandu Pokhara Kathmandu by Tourist bus - Pokhara to Nayapul and Forest Camp to Pokhara by Private Jeep

    Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek

    Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek cost: $1135.00 per person

    The foothills of the Annapurna Mountain region are a classic introduction to Himalayan trekkers. This short and comfortable hike provides few strenuous hiking days and offers breathtaking scenery walking through several Gurung and Magar settlements.

    Ghorepani, Poon Hill and the Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek are filled unforgettable places with diverse culture and extensive visibility. Experiencing one of the most beautiful mountain gardens in Nepal is truly life changing.    

    Enjoy the beautiful sunrise from the Poon Hill as the light conquers the walls of the Mt. Dhaulagiri, Machapuchre(Fish tail) and several other peaks.  This marvelous display of the natural phenomenon will rekindle your love for Mother Nature all over again in an inspirational way if you are a true nature enthusiast.


    Outline Itinerary - Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek

    Day 01
    Kathmandu to Pokhara (884m) 
    Driving time: 7 to 8 hours hrs 

    Day 02
    Pokhara to Nayapul drive and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)
    Driving times:  1:30 hrs. 
    Trekking times 3 to 4hrs.

    Day 03
    Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2750m)
    Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.

    Day 04
    Gorepani to Tadapani (2590m)
    Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.

    Day 05
    Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m)
    Hiking distance: 3 to 4 hrs

    Day 06
    Ghandruk to Pitam Deurali (2100m)
    Trekking time: 6 hrs

    Day 07
    Deurali to Forest camp (3050m)
    Trekking time: 6 hrs

    Day 08
    Forest camp to High camp (3900m)
    Trekking time: 6 hrs

    Day 09
    High camp to Mardi Himal Base camp (4500m)  
    Trekking time: 4 hrs

    Day 10
    Base camp to Forest camp
    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

    Day 11
    Forest camp to Pokhara (820m)
    Trekking time: 5 hrs 
    Driving time: 1 and half hrs

    Day 12
    Pokhara to Kathmandu
    Drive time: 6 to 7 hr

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day 01 Kathmandu to Pokhara

      Driving time: 7 to 8 hours hrs 

      The mountain scenery along the drive looks like a magnificent amphitheatre of staggering scale and the scenes in the passing villages are astonishing.   You will spend the night in Pokhara, which gives you the opportunity to enjoy the ambience of Lakeside, or have a short walk around the valley and check out the restaurants and shops. 

    • Day 02 Pokhara to Nayapul drive and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)

      Driving times:  1:30 hrs. Trekking times 3 to 4hrs.

      From Pokhara after Taxi stop you will start your hike toward to Birethanti. From here, your trail slowly climbs to via Sudame and Hile then to Tikhedhunga. Here, you will spend the night.

    • Day 03 Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2750m)

      Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.

      You will start by climbing up hill, through rhododendron forest, passing the village of Ulleri. This is home of the Magar tribes (the largest ethnic people of Nepal).  You will then carry on to Ghorepani, another big Magar village that is the gateway to Poon Hill.  Here, you will have an overnight stay.

    • Day 04 Gorepani to Tadapani (2590m)

      Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.

      Your first destination is Poon Hill (3200m).  If you wake up early enough, you can arrive for the magnificent sunrise over Mt Fishtail, the Annapurna Range and the Dhaulagiri range.  This is a real hot spot for views of the Himalayan’s.  You can see over a dozen peaks rising and shinning into the sky.  After your visit, you will head back to your lodge to have breakfast and commence trekking to Tadapani, for next destination.

      The first half of the trek is along a ridge with huge rhododendron forest. You will reach to Gurung hill for another view point, it is the same height as poon hill and you will walk straight and descend to Deurali for tea break. From Deurali, you will trek along the stream that flows beneath lush, green jungle.  Keep your eyes open for different kinds of birds and of course, monkeys!  You will spend the night in Tadapani, which is situated in the midst of one of the largest rhododendron forests of the area.

    • Day 05 Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m)

      Hiking distance: 3 to 4 hrs

      The trail drops down to Kimrong village and climbs straight up the Kimrong hill.  From here, it is an hour hike to Ghandruk.  Ghangruk is one of the most beautiful villages in Nepal and is the residence of the Gorkha people.  The lodges have great facilities and there is also a Gurung museum and visitor center.  Enjoy an overnight stay.

    • Day 06 Ghandruk to Pitam Deurali (2100m)

      Trekking time: 6 hrs

      Our trek starts with drop down walking on a stone staircase for about an hour to Modei Khola. As we get across on a suspension bridge we have to walk on a winding trail for about another hour to Landruk, another large Gurung settlement houses built with white stone. We then follow a highway to Tolka after which we walk a bit uphill through a dense jungle to Deurali. 

       

    • Day 07 Deurali to Forest camp (3050m)

      Trekking time: 6 hrs

      We have to walk at a gradual up at the beginning till Saure Danda, after which we are to make an ascent for about 3 hours, slow and steady pace through the middle of rhododendron forest with beautiful sceneries around as we fire up for the Forest Camp.

    • Day 08 Forest camp to High camp (3900m)

      Trekking time: 6 hrs

      Today we trek along the Mardi himal ridge, can get to see number of birds including Danphe (National Bird of Nepal) as we go through the jungle we also see Mt Annapurna south and Huinchuli that serves as the crown of today’s trek. We keep marching ahead up to High camp.

    • Day 09 High camp to Mardi Himal Base camp (4500m)

      Trekking time: 4 hrs

      Today we start slow and after the breakfast, because it’s the shortest trek of our journey. As we move up we can see a number of cattle like yaks, sheep and goats grazing because the pastures is good in this region. The view at the base camp is stunningly beautiful. One gets to witness the grandeur of the whole Annapurna chain with amazing sceneries of the hills and the rhododendron jungles below as the climax of this trek.

    • Day 10 Base camp to Forest camp

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

      Today we rise early to catch the glimpse of the sunrays rising over the Himalaya and feel and embrace the nature at its best. We will then start moving down to forest camp through the same route as we made before as we come near to ending our short and sweet trip.

    • Day 11 Forest camp to Pokhara (820m)

      Trekking time: 5 hrs 
      Driving time: 1 and half hrs

      We will retrace back to Deurali and to Pothana where from we will switch our trail and start heading left towards Dhampus instead of Australian camp as in the beginning. From Pothana we will walk down along the terraced farm lands and villages to Dhampus. We ride now for about an hour and a half to Pokhara.

    • Day 12 Pokhara to Kathmandu

      Drive time: 6 to 7 hrs

      We drive back to Kathmandu.

  • Trip Includes/Excludes
    • National park entry permit 
    • TIMS Card
    • English speaking trekking guide
    • Porter for carry your luggage
    • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
    • Accommodations during the trekking part
    • Flight ticket and Transport by land
    • Insurance for staff
    • Airports pick up and drop 
    • Personal equipment for trekking gear
    • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
    • Emergency rescue evacuation
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities (tips)
    • Bar bills, mineral water on trek

     

  • Departure Dates
  • No departure dates as of now
  • Tour Notes
  • 01. Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.
    02.You will have the choice to travel by an early bus, flight or 4x4 Private
    03. If you are interested to stay in Pokhara to go paragliding, boating or cycling let us know.
    04. Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park.
    We can extend your trek accordingly.
    05. Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best to arrange it for you.  
    06. If you trek independently, you are not allowed to hire any staff by law. Use always authorized Trekking Company to have this service and your safety.
    07. Trekking company has authorize to hire human for porter or guide for foreigner trekkers
    08. Do not hire any staff without knowing well, 
    09. Do not hire any staff "independently from hotel, street or airport
    10. If you hire guide check his trekking guide license.
    11. Make sure your staff has proper insurance. If, incase, any accident happens, you will be in trouble or responsible for his/ her family
    12. After your trek you can donate your clothes, medicine or trekking equipment to our social project we will distribute to who need it. 

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Overview - Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek - (12 days)

Duration 12 days Group Size Min. Pax. (02) - Max. Pax. (14)
Grade moderate Max Altitude 4500m
Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
Accommodation Tea-houses and lodge during the trek
Meals 3 meals a day and tea & coffee.
Transportation Kathmandu Pokhara Kathmandu by Tourist bus - Pokhara to Nayapul and Forest Camp to Pokhara by Private Jeep

Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek cost: $1135.00 per person

The foothills of the Annapurna Mountain region are a classic introduction to Himalayan trekkers. This short and comfortable hike provides few strenuous hiking days and offers breathtaking scenery walking through several Gurung and Magar settlements.

Ghorepani, Poon Hill and the Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek are filled unforgettable places with diverse culture and extensive visibility. Experiencing one of the most beautiful mountain gardens in Nepal is truly life changing.    

Enjoy the beautiful sunrise from the Poon Hill as the light conquers the walls of the Mt. Dhaulagiri, Machapuchre(Fish tail) and several other peaks.  This marvelous display of the natural phenomenon will rekindle your love for Mother Nature all over again in an inspirational way if you are a true nature enthusiast.


Outline Itinerary - Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek

Day 01
Kathmandu to Pokhara (884m) 
Driving time: 7 to 8 hours hrs 

Day 02
Pokhara to Nayapul drive and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)
Driving times:  1:30 hrs. 
Trekking times 3 to 4hrs.

Day 03
Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2750m)
Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.

Day 04
Gorepani to Tadapani (2590m)
Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.

Day 05
Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m)
Hiking distance: 3 to 4 hrs

Day 06
Ghandruk to Pitam Deurali (2100m)
Trekking time: 6 hrs

Day 07
Deurali to Forest camp (3050m)
Trekking time: 6 hrs

Day 08
Forest camp to High camp (3900m)
Trekking time: 6 hrs

Day 09
High camp to Mardi Himal Base camp (4500m)  
Trekking time: 4 hrs

Day 10
Base camp to Forest camp
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

Day 11
Forest camp to Pokhara (820m)
Trekking time: 5 hrs 
Driving time: 1 and half hrs

Day 12
Pokhara to Kathmandu
Drive time: 6 to 7 hr

Detail Itinerary - Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek - (12 days)

  • Day 01 Kathmandu to Pokhara

    Driving time: 7 to 8 hours hrs 

    The mountain scenery along the drive looks like a magnificent amphitheatre of staggering scale and the scenes in the passing villages are astonishing.   You will spend the night in Pokhara, which gives you the opportunity to enjoy the ambience of Lakeside, or have a short walk around the valley and check out the restaurants and shops. 

  • Day 02 Pokhara to Nayapul drive and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)

    Driving times:  1:30 hrs. Trekking times 3 to 4hrs.

    From Pokhara after Taxi stop you will start your hike toward to Birethanti. From here, your trail slowly climbs to via Sudame and Hile then to Tikhedhunga. Here, you will spend the night.

  • Day 03 Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2750m)

    Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.

    You will start by climbing up hill, through rhododendron forest, passing the village of Ulleri. This is home of the Magar tribes (the largest ethnic people of Nepal).  You will then carry on to Ghorepani, another big Magar village that is the gateway to Poon Hill.  Here, you will have an overnight stay.

  • Day 04 Gorepani to Tadapani (2590m)

    Trekking times: 6 to 7hrs.

    Your first destination is Poon Hill (3200m).  If you wake up early enough, you can arrive for the magnificent sunrise over Mt Fishtail, the Annapurna Range and the Dhaulagiri range.  This is a real hot spot for views of the Himalayan’s.  You can see over a dozen peaks rising and shinning into the sky.  After your visit, you will head back to your lodge to have breakfast and commence trekking to Tadapani, for next destination.

    The first half of the trek is along a ridge with huge rhododendron forest. You will reach to Gurung hill for another view point, it is the same height as poon hill and you will walk straight and descend to Deurali for tea break. From Deurali, you will trek along the stream that flows beneath lush, green jungle.  Keep your eyes open for different kinds of birds and of course, monkeys!  You will spend the night in Tadapani, which is situated in the midst of one of the largest rhododendron forests of the area.

  • Day 05 Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m)

    Hiking distance: 3 to 4 hrs

    The trail drops down to Kimrong village and climbs straight up the Kimrong hill.  From here, it is an hour hike to Ghandruk.  Ghangruk is one of the most beautiful villages in Nepal and is the residence of the Gorkha people.  The lodges have great facilities and there is also a Gurung museum and visitor center.  Enjoy an overnight stay.

  • Day 06 Ghandruk to Pitam Deurali (2100m)

    Trekking time: 6 hrs

    Our trek starts with drop down walking on a stone staircase for about an hour to Modei Khola. As we get across on a suspension bridge we have to walk on a winding trail for about another hour to Landruk, another large Gurung settlement houses built with white stone. We then follow a highway to Tolka after which we walk a bit uphill through a dense jungle to Deurali. 

     

  • Day 07 Deurali to Forest camp (3050m)

    Trekking time: 6 hrs

    We have to walk at a gradual up at the beginning till Saure Danda, after which we are to make an ascent for about 3 hours, slow and steady pace through the middle of rhododendron forest with beautiful sceneries around as we fire up for the Forest Camp.

  • Day 08 Forest camp to High camp (3900m)

    Trekking time: 6 hrs

    Today we trek along the Mardi himal ridge, can get to see number of birds including Danphe (National Bird of Nepal) as we go through the jungle we also see Mt Annapurna south and Huinchuli that serves as the crown of today’s trek. We keep marching ahead up to High camp.

  • Day 09 High camp to Mardi Himal Base camp (4500m)

    Trekking time: 4 hrs

    Today we start slow and after the breakfast, because it’s the shortest trek of our journey. As we move up we can see a number of cattle like yaks, sheep and goats grazing because the pastures is good in this region. The view at the base camp is stunningly beautiful. One gets to witness the grandeur of the whole Annapurna chain with amazing sceneries of the hills and the rhododendron jungles below as the climax of this trek.

  • Day 10 Base camp to Forest camp

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs

    Today we rise early to catch the glimpse of the sunrays rising over the Himalaya and feel and embrace the nature at its best. We will then start moving down to forest camp through the same route as we made before as we come near to ending our short and sweet trip.

  • Day 11 Forest camp to Pokhara (820m)

    Trekking time: 5 hrs 
    Driving time: 1 and half hrs

    We will retrace back to Deurali and to Pothana where from we will switch our trail and start heading left towards Dhampus instead of Australian camp as in the beginning. From Pothana we will walk down along the terraced farm lands and villages to Dhampus. We ride now for about an hour and a half to Pokhara.

  • Day 12 Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Drive time: 6 to 7 hrs

    We drive back to Kathmandu.

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Departure - Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek - (12 days)

No departure dates as of now

Trip Includes/ Excludes - Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek - (12 days)

  • National park entry permit 
  • TIMS Card
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • Porter for carry your luggage
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
  • Accommodations during the trekking part
  • Flight ticket and Transport by land
  • Insurance for staff
  • Airports pick up and drop 
  • Personal equipment for trekking gear
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (tips)
  • Bar bills, mineral water on trek

 

Tour Notes - Ghorepani Poon Hill and Mardi Himal Trek - (12 days)

01. Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.
02.You will have the choice to travel by an early bus, flight or 4x4 Private
03. If you are interested to stay in Pokhara to go paragliding, boating or cycling let us know.
04. Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park.
We can extend your trek accordingly.
05. Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best to arrange it for you.  
06. If you trek independently, you are not allowed to hire any staff by law. Use always authorized Trekking Company to have this service and your safety.
07. Trekking company has authorize to hire human for porter or guide for foreigner trekkers
08. Do not hire any staff without knowing well, 
09. Do not hire any staff "independently from hotel, street or airport
10. If you hire guide check his trekking guide license.
11. Make sure your staff has proper insurance. If, incase, any accident happens, you will be in trouble or responsible for his/ her family
12. After your trek you can donate your clothes, medicine or trekking equipment to our social project we will distribute to who need it. 

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