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Gorkha-Bandipur-Pokhara-Ghorepani Treks and Tour

Trip Overview

Gorkha-Bandipur-Pokhara-Ghorepani treks and tour begins as we drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha. Major attraction of Gorkha are Gorkha durbar(palace), Gorakhkali temple and Gorkhanath temple. We will visit this historical place for a full day and drive south towards Bandipur for couple of hours. Bandipur village is popular for cultural activities with plenty of beautiful landscape and Himalayan sceneries. Further, we drive towards Pokhara and do boating at Phewa lake. Now from here we start our trek towards Ghorepani poonhill. We will have a good sunrise view from Poonhill and continue trekking towards Ghandruk village.From here we drive back to Pokhara and then Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha 5 hrs  drive
Day 04: Explore Gorkha Village
Day 05: Drive from Gorkha to Bandipur.
Day 06: Drive from Bandipur to Pokhara.
Day 07: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, then trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m) – 4 Hours
Day 08: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani 6 hrs
Day 09: Trek from Ghorepani to Poonhill to Tadapani  5 hrs
Day 10: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk  3 hrs trek
Day 11: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul 6 hrs  and  drive to Pokhara 2 hours drive
Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 7 hours drive
Day 13: Departure Day:
 

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
After your arrival in Kathmandu airport, we will come to pick up you and transfer you to your booked hotel by our private car.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu (1350m)

In the morning we will take you to Swyambhunath Stupa. Afternoon, you will visit Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. 

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha 5 hrs  drive
From Kathmandu, we will drive towards the Gorkha in the morning. We will have our lunch during our drive towards the Gorkha Bazaar. We will transfer you to the  hotel and take a rest for some hours. 

Day 04: Explore Gorkha Village

After breakfast we will visit historical Gorkha Palace from where unificatation of Nepal had started.We spend few hours enjoying sightseeing around Gorkha Durbar and take lunch then,we ascend some 2000 stairs to reach Kalika Temple where spritual Goraknath is believe to have meditated for some years.

Day 05: Drive from Gorkha to Bandipur.

After having breakfast we will drive towards the Bandipur. In the leisure time we can visit at the Bandipur village for several hours. 

Day 06: Drive from Bandipur to Pokhara.

We will drive towards Pokhara. we can visit at the beautiful places of Pokhara like the giant lakes, green forest and superb view of the snowy mountains. Pokhara the place where one can do lot of the exciting activities like; Paragliding, Para Hawking, Mountain Flight, Bunjee Jumping, Ultra Light Flight, Zip Flyer. 

Day 07: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, then trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m) – 4 Hours
After Breakfast, we take a short drive to Nayapul.Then from Nayapul, we start our 4 hours trek towards Tikhedhunga. we pass Birethanti and finally reach Tikhedhunga (1577m). 

Day 08: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani 6 hrs

After having breakfast, continue our trek towards Ghorepani. Along the way we cross river, climb to Nangethanti and finally arrive at  Ghorepani. From here, We will have a stunning views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I etc.

Day 09: Trek from Ghorepani to Poonhill to Tadapani  5 hrs

Before sunrise we wake up and climb for an hour to reach poonhill viewpoint. We can get sunrise view over Dhaulagiri Mountain (8167m), Annapurna I Mountain (8091m), Annapurna II Mountain (7937m), Annapurna III Mountain (7855m), Annapurna IV Mountain (7525m), Annapurna South Mountain (729m), Nilgiri Mountain (6940m), Tukuche Mountain (6920m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Lamjung Himal (6931m). Then,we come down to Ghorepani in our room,have breakfast  and then statr trekking to Tadapani village from where we can get views of Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Fishtail and other mountains.
 
Day 10: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk  3 hrs trek

Today, we will have 3hrs easy trek through forest of oak, rhododendron and other alpine flowers will take us to Ghandruk village. We can get striking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and other Mountains from viewpoint in Ghandruk.

Day 11: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul 6 hrs  and  drive to Pokhara 2 hours drive

From Ghandruk, we will lower down to Nayapul through the scenic route with views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail and Gangapurna Mountains. After 6 hours, we will reach Nayapul and we start our drive towards pokhara. 

Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 7 hours drive
Today you will leave the mountains and drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 13: Departure Day:
Today is your farewell day, we will drive you to the airport for your flight.

Equipment List

Personal Clothing items:

Head:

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • warm fleece hat
  • Black Sunglasses

Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket 
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down vest or jacket 

Hands:

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body:

  • Underwear
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof pants

Feet:

  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers or sandals)

Personal Hygiene:

  • Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
  • toothpaste/brush set;
  • hand sanitizer gel
  • 1 synthetic towel

Useful Info

This trip can be re-design as per your interest. Please contact us.

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FAQ

1. Can I see typical Nepali villages during the trek?
Absolutely ! You can get the typical Nepali villages and feel and learn Nepali culture in the trek as most of the trekking routes are in the countryside. 

2. Should I be fit for the trekking?
For the easy and low altitude trekking you don’t need to be worried about the fitness. Trekkers are requested to do jogging, swimming, long walking and bicycling for few weeks before the trekking starts.

3. Is there problem to trek for elderly people?
For the elderly people we walk slowly. We have done trekking with people at the age of around 75 and it went very well. They enjoyed and did not face any problem.

4. Can I trek with the kids?
Definitely ! If the kids are under five years old, we do not recommend trekking above 3000 meters. There are many beautiful trekking trails with wonderful views below 3000 meters that are perfect to trek with the small children.

5. In case of helicopter rescue needed who will pay the money?
The tourists will pay all the expenses by themselves.

6. Can I talk to my family or friends from the trekking?
In most of the trekking routes, phone services are available where you can call from. But in some long-distanced trekkings, you may not have phone access for a couple of days or you may have phone access only once you reach at the hotel in the evening. 

7. Are trekking guides and porters are entitled to life insurance ?
All our staff have life insurance. They and provided the proper cloths and other necessary equipments. 

8. Do I get picked-up from the Airport?
Our office representative meet the guests just outside of the terminal hall with a play card in the name of the guests and our office name. Guests are dropped at the hotel by our staff with a private car.     
 

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Duration 13 days
Transportation Bus/Jeep
Group Size 2-16
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 3210m
Accomodation Hotel/Teahouse
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