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Kaligandaki-Gorepani Poonhill Trek-16 Days

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Kali Gandaki- Ghorepani Poonhill Terk- 16 Days a combination of two major tourist contours Kaligandaki, the deepsest Canyon in the world and Ghorepani entailing Poon Hill, for the surrealistic view of the dawn sunrise, both existing as phenomenal tourist destinations in the Annapurna Region. Kali Gandaki-Ghorepani Poon Hill Treks- 16 Days Cost differs agency to agency. Different local and international companies are seen charging USD$1500 to USD$2000 whereas Himalayan Wild Treks charges USD$1320 for the same. In addition, Himalayan Wild Treks also offers traveler-friendly stretchable Kali Gandaki- Ghorepani Poonhill Trek- 16 Days Itinearary and latest update Kali Gandaki-Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek- 16 Days Map.

Kali Gandaki-Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek- 16 Days requires moderate level of fitness. This trekking certainly proves to be literally memorable. Kaligandaki, known as the deepest canyon in the world (5571m) demarcates the main peaks of Dhaulagiri (8167m) on the west and Annapurna (8091m) on the east. Kaligandaki is also renown for Shaligram fossils, venerated as an inanimate form of the Lord Vishnu. Kaligandaki flows through Mustang, Lomanthang, Kagbeni, Jomsom, Marpha and Beni. Ghorepani(2750m) is a Gurung settlement naturally decorated with rhododendron, lying in Annapurna Conservation Area, which offers a morning hike to Poon Hill(3193m) from where the trekkers can enjoy a crystal clear view of Dhaulagiri(8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapuran II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Gangapurna (7455m), Manaslu(8156m), Lamjung Himal (6983m), Annapurna South (7219m) and many other peaks. Known as the photographer’s paradise this trekking renders a substantial range of flora, fauna, culture and captivating views.

Kali Gandaki- Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek- 16 Days technically starts with a brief sigtseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu valley (1400m) prior to a bus drive or a flight to a Pokhara (800m) the following day. En route to Ghorepani (2750m), the trail winds through Nayapul (1070m) and Tikhedunga (1577). Ghorepani is associated with a legend : the ancient traders found water (pani) for their horse (ghoda) here, which eventually led to  nomenclature– Ghorepani. At the dawn an ascend to Poon Hill (3193m) offers the profoundly surrealistic view of sunrise and enigmatic pink glow landed on Dhaulagiri and Tukuche Peak. Thereafter, the trail continues to Sikha (1920m),Tatopani (1179m),Ghasa (2013m), Larnung (2543m), Marpha (2676m), Kaligandaki(2520m), Muktinath (3802m), Jomsom (2713m), then flight to Pokhara where the trekking ends.

Himalayan Wild Treks is one of the top leading companies in Nepal. We are well equipped with skilled manpower and trekking gear. Our team is comprised of highly professionals and experts in tourism. We have been organining different trekking, tours and adventure activities in all tourist destionations in Nepal. Please feel free to contact us for Kali Ganadaki- Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek- 16 Days. We are on standby around the clock to respond to your queries.


Itinerary for Kalagandaki- Gorepani Poon HIll Trekking
Day 01:
 Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Katmandu to pokhara (915m) by flight 35 minuts or tourist bus 5/6 hours overnight at pokhara.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Hile/Tikhedunga (1577m) 
Day 04: Hile/Tikhedunga trek to Ghorepani (2810m)  5-6 hours
Day 05: Hike up to Poon Hill 3210m and continue trek to Shikha (1920m).4-5 hours
Day 06: Shikha trek to Tatopani/Hot spring (1179m) 4-5hours
Day 07: Tatopani trek to Ghasa (2013m) 5-6 hours
Day 08: Ghasa trek to Larjung (2543m)  5-6 hours
Day 09: Larjung trek to Marpha (2676m)  5-6 hours
Day 10: Marpha trek to Eklebhatti (2832m) & make excursion in around Kali Gandaki river 5-6 hours
Day 11: Kagbeni trek to Muktinath Temple (3802m) 3-4hours
Day 12: In the morning Muktinath Temple excursion and trek to Jomsom (2713m) 5-6 hours Overnight at Jomsom bazaar.
Day 13: Jomsom fly to Pokhara (915m).short sightseeing around pokhara valley.hotel.
Day 14: Pokhara to Katmandu by Tourist bus/Flight 
Day 15: Seiseeing in Kathmandu 
Day 16: Drive to  international airport for finale dippature 

Note:-

If above program itinerary that don't suit to you and wish to modify above itinerary then please let us know and we'll be happy to create a tailor made itinerary especially for you.

Accommodation for Kaligandaki, Gorepani Poonhill Trekking
We will be accommodated in 3-star hotels in Kathmandu. We will stay at Nirvana Hotel in Kathmandu and All accommodations are on double-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional. Himalayan Wild Treks will arrange rooms with attached bathrooms with 24 hours running cold and hot water however in the case of Kathmandu, teahouses in some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities during the trekking. Also note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu, and the trekking regions at lower elevation but it might be difficult to find them at higher elevations.


Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
This trek being a moderate of sort requires a good health of a person with ability to walk on the trail for at least five to seven hours carrying a light backpack. Walking at higher elevations require more physical stamina than at lower elevations but since this is an average route anyone with good health, willingness to walk and passion for travel can enjoy it. For the warm up, physical orientation needed for this elevation can be gained through various exercises that can be done prior to the commencement of the journey. In addition to the sound condition of heart, lung and entire setting of a body, past hiking experiences will be a plus point. Besides, it is advisable that those with any past health problems have to make sure that are medically able to walk on the trail. It is also advised that you inform Himalayan Wild Treks of any conditions before booking the trek.


Meals in Trekking 
Typical Nepalese food is the specialty we will relish on our journey in addition to the international cuisine that is Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian and so on. Breakfast and dinner will be provided according to menu that is in the lodge or a guest house. As for the lunch, it will be provided on the way to the next destination. All mealsincluding breakfast, lunch and dinner, will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners.


Best Time to Travel
As for the propitious seasons to carry out the trekking in the Annapurna Region, the suggestable time would be September to November and March to May. During these times, the visit will be showered with the arcane beauty of the nature and the outstanding landscape views. To avoid the traffic, you can choose any of the times from December to February. It is also to be informed that during the winter the temperature here goes down low that poses challenges to the travelers. Except for botanists, the trekking in this region in monsoon or summer that is from June to August can be impacted by the rain.

Kali Gandaki- Ghorepani- Poon Hill Treks– 16 Days
The scenic flight to Pokhara after the sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu to venture into Annapurna Region in association with Kaligandaki Gorge, the deepest Gorge in Nepal makes the trail phenomenal. Pokhara Valley, the city of lakes is famous for Phewa Lake that reflects Mount Machhapuchhre. The enigmatic sunrise view from Poon Hill is breathtaking. The plethora of flora and fauna in Annapurna Conservation Area is an extensive beauty galore for naturalists. Shaligram fossils in Kaligandaki River baffles geologists and the hiking through rhododendron and magnolia forests is a paradise for photographers. Gurung and Tamang settlements in Ghorepani, where they offer rustic hospitality that makes you feel at home.

Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, transfer to hotel , Kali Gandaki valley trekking briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at kathmandu..

Day 02: Katmandu to pokhara (915m) by flight or tourist bus overnight at pokhara. Drive approximatley 5-6 hours / By flight 35 minutes only

Day 03: Pokhara by private vehicle drive to Nayapul than trek to Hile/Tikhedunga (1577m) drive approximately 1 hours 30 minutes and trek walk approximatley 2-3 hours

Day 04: Hile/Tikhedunga trek to Ghorepani (2810m) walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 05: Early in the morning hike to Poon Hill 3210m for superb Himalayan scenery including the Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 7041m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6998m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m , Annapurna III7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m,Tukuche peak 6920m etc , breakfast at ghorepani and continue trek to Shikha (1920m).walk approximately 4 hours

Day 06: Shikha trek to Tatopani/Hot spring (1179m)walk approximately 4-5hours

Day 07: Tatopani trek to Ghasa (2013m)walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 08: Ghasa trek to Larjung (2543m) walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 09: Larjung trek to Marpha (2676m) walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 10: Marpha trek to Eklebhatti (2832m) & make excursion in around Kali Gandaki river.walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 11: Kagbeni trek to Muktinath Temple (3802m)walk approximately 3-4hours

Day 12: In the morning Muktinath Temple excursion and trek to Jomsom (2713m).walk approximately 5-6 hours Overnight at Jomsom bazaar.

Day 13: Jomsom fly to Pokhara (915m).short sightseeing around pokhara valley. overnight at pokhara hotel.

Day 14: Pokhara to Katmandu by Tourist bus/Flight. by tourist bus drive approximatley 5-6 hours, by flight 35 minutes only

Day 15: After breakfast , our tour guide will take to you sightseeing such as :Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc. transfer to hotel and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurant . Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 16: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities than drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journey..

 

Accommodations
We will be accommodated in 3-star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara; and teahouses during the trek. We will stay at Nirvana Hotel in Kathmandu and Snow Hill Lodge in Pokhara. All accommodations are on double-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional. Himalayan Wild Treks will arrange rooms with attached bathrooms with 24 hours running cold and hot water however, teahouses in some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities. Also note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu, Pokhara and the trekking regions at lower elevation but it might be difficult to find them at higher elevations.

 

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
This trek being a moderate of sort requires a good health of a person with ability to walk on the trail for at least five to seven hours carrying a light backpack. Walking at higher elevations require more physical stamina than at lower elevations but since this is an average route anyone with good health, willingness to walk and passion for travel can enjoy it. For the warm up, physical orientation needed for this elevation can be gained through various exercises that can be done prior to the commencement of the journey. In addition to the sound condition of heart, lung and entire setting of a body, past hiking experiences will be a plus point. Besides, it is advisable that those with any past health problems have to make sure that are medically able to walk on the trail. It is also advised that you inform Himalayan Wild Treks of any conditions before booking the trek.

 

Meals in Trekking 
Typical Nepalese food is the specialty we will relish on our journey in addition to the international cuisine that is Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian and so on. Breakfast and dinner will be provided according to menu that is in the lodge or a guest house. As for the lunch, it will be provided on the way to the next destination. All mealsincluding breakfast, lunch and dinner, will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners.

 

Best Time to Travel
As for the propitious seasons to carry out the trekking in the Annapurna Region, the suggestable time would be September to November and March to May. During these times, the visit will be showered with the arcane beauty of the nature and the outstanding landscape views. To avoid the traffic, you can choose any of the times from December to February. It is also to be informed that during the winter the temperature here goes down low that poses challenges to the travelers. Except for botanists, the trekking in this region in monsoon or summer that is from June to August can be impacted by the rain. 

Included in the Cost

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Welcome and farewell dinners
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Domestic flights (Pokhara-Kathmandu)
Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
An experienced, English-speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits -(National Park Permit, TIMS)
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
International flights
Travel and rescue insurance
Cold Drinks and Alcohol
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver

 

 

 

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

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Duration: 16 Days
Seasons : Spring and Autumn
Type: Moderate
Activities : Hiking/ Trekking/ Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 01-10
Maximum Access : 3802m)
Starts From : Nayapul
Ends at : Pokhara

Trip Highlights

One of the best places Pokhara 
Ethnic Gurung culture
Actravtive Landscape
One of the famous viewpoint poonhill 
Walk through the gorge 
Panoramic view of popular Mountains

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