ABC Ghorepani Trekking

Trip Fact

  1. Duration16 Days
  2. Max. Altitude4200m

Difficulty:Moderate

Nepals spectacular diversity appears at its finest set through forest, villages, terraced field, deep valleys and high mountains encircling this tour. The giant Annapurna Mountains embrace a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan plateau. This trekking is basically important for rhododendron lovers as well as important for Flora and Fauna researchers/lover. Once who visit this area is never enough in life time, while you are there the massive mountains are standing in front of you like mirror. Where ever you go you will be greeted with long smiley mountains line in upper side and proudly attractive greenery meadows landscape valley in lower-side makes every your steps valuable and unforgettable life travel. People can experience so many things in short time voyage of this area. Entering into the deep Himalaya valley to Annapurna base camp (4200mtr) and crossing back to heavy tropical forest to the best view point pun hill will be lifetime unforgettable rewards.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Kathmandu to pokhara by flight/ bus

Day 02:Pokhara to Phothana;

Day 03:pothana to Jhinuwadanda, via Deurali,

Day 04:Jhinuwa Danda to Shinuwa,

Day 05:Shinuwa to Dobhan,

Day 06:Dhovan to Deurali:

Day 07:Deurali to Machhapuchhare basecamp (3700m),

Day 08:Machhapuchhare Basecamp to Annapurna basecamp.

Day 09:Annapurna Basecamp to Dhovan,

Day 10:Dhovan to Chhumrung;

Day 11:Chhumrung to Tadapani

Day 12:Tadapani to Ghorepani

Day 13:Ghorepani to to Hille (Climb poon hill (3193m.)

Day 14:Hille to Pokhara.

Day 15: Pokhara to Kathmandu;

Day 16:departure to hom

Detail Itinerary

Day 02Pokhara to Phothana;Take a private vehicle to Phedi for 45 minutes ride from Lakeside then the trail climbs up along the staircase steps to Dhampush, terraced field and panoramic views of mountains and hills along the different settlements leads up to Pothana(2400m) for overnight.

Day 03pothana to Jhinuwadanda, via Deurali,Bhaisi kharka to Tolka the one very nice Gurung village before Landrung. The most famous Ghandrung village is in front on the other side of the Modi River. A short walk along the Modi River leads across the bridge call New bridge or Nayapul, then up to Samrung village to Jhinuwa danda on a ridge. There is a hot spring with cement bathing pools about 15 minutes downhill.

Day 04Jhinuwa Danda to Shinuwa,It is very strong and demanding climbing up to Taglung danda and a few minutes to Chhomrung danda ACAP office and drinking water station, this is higher permanent settlement in the valley also it has several nicest lodges nearby. Annapurna south and Fishtail are just in front of your face, It is about 150m descends to stone staircases to Chhomrong khola. Then rocky trail climbs further through bamboos, rhododendron and oak forest to atop Sinuwa danda 2340m.

Day 05Shinuwa to Dobhan,The trail continues through the forest of rhododendrons festooned with orchid’s ferns to Khuldi and descends a long, steep slippery stone staircase into a deep bamboo forest which is calling Bamboo. Still, the trail continues through a deep rhododendron and bamboo forest and traversing several avalanche chutes we reach to Dovan 2500m.

Day 06Dhovan to Deurali:walking across the avalanche chute and landslide you will arrive in a little temple call Baraha. Local people offer flower, cloth and leave in this temple from here one should not carry meat and eggs. Gradually rocky trail ascends to Himalaya and crosses the remnants of a glacier track to large boulders of Deurali 3140m

Day 07Deurali to Machhapuchhare basecamp (3700m),Deurali is gateway to the Annapurna Sanctuary the trail goes easy climbing from bamboo and birch forest. You will cross the most avalanche dangerous area on the way. So, it is better to get divers to the eastside of the valley to go to MBC.

Day 08Machhapuchhare Basecamp to Annapurna basecamp.The trail follows a stream with deceptive views of mountains; it seems very close but takes longer time to get the targeting place due to the altitude conditions. On the way we will pass by several monuments of who were captured up here.

Day 09Annapurna Basecamp to Dhovan,visit the glacier view point, stone Buddhist chortens and some monuments as well several mountains views. Then the trail descends along the same way back from where we hiked up.

Day 10Dhovan to Chhumrung; same way back from where we hiked

Day 11Chhumrung to Tadapani Avoid the huge landslide and follow the trail to Ghurjung, it is very interesting but demanding climbing from Khumnu Khola. Crossing terraced millet field, Siprung village and heavy rhododendron forest to Tadapani.

Day 12Tadapani to Ghorepani We have to descend through the heavy rhododendron forest to a small stream and start to hike rocky trail for a few minutes to get a tea house under a white boulder hill. Turn to westwards valley along the rhododendron forest to Banthanti and strong climb following the small stream up to Deurali to and follow the nomadic walk along the ridse leads you to the beautiful decorative village Ghorepani (2800m)

Day 13Ghorepani to to Hille (Climb poon hill (3193m.) Sunrise Mountain View after trek to Hile : morning excursion for Punhill viewpoints and descend to Nangethanti, Ullery following hundreds of stone staircases to Tirkhedunga. Walk on gradual flat for a while to reach Hille.

Day 14Hille to Pokhara.Following the Bhurungdi River bank until Nayapul is one another fantastic walking. Take a local transportation in Nayapul and 1 and half drive to pokhara, then the noon is free.

Day 15 Pokhara to Kathmandu; get back to Kathmandu by flight or by bus

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