Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is a complete package of fun-filled and easy trek bursting with some of the most beautiful sceneries seen nowhere else in the world. It is considered as one of the most popular treks in Nepal’s Himalayas.
The trek covers both the natural and cultural aspect of the region with remarkable views of the Annapurna range along with delightful scenery of forests and waterfalls, as well as a series of culturally rich villages.
The journey begins in Pokhara. After a soothing and relaxing day in the calming atmosphere of Lakeside, witnessing stunning views of the Annapurnas reflected in the waters of Phewa Tal, trekkers shall begin their climb from Nayapul the next morning. The steady climb to Thikedhunga, a traditional magar village, is filled up with the contrast of the flow of the river over a rocky terrain from the one side, and a lush green forest on the other. After Thikedhunga trekkers shall head for the climb to Ghorepani, a relatively steep uphill climb filled with views of the fascinating village architecture, lush green forests and the snow-capped Himalayan giants just sneaking up and teasing the travelers from behind the hills.
After a night spent at Ghorepani trekkers shall embrace themselves for the climax of the trip: the astonishing Himalayan sunrise in Poonhill, the highest point of this trek at3210m. The whole range of mountains will be visible from the platform, the view of the peaks bathing in the first rays of the sun is breath-taking!
After a delightful sunrise, trekkers shall start for Ghandruk. On their descent to Ghandruk, trekkers get to witness stunning views of the hills, valleys of white and red blossoms of rhododendron. On reaching Ghandruk, trekkers get to indulge in various activities such as try traditional Gurung costumes or ride on horses through the slope setting of the village in this fascinating and culturally rich Gurung village.
The trek ends after a day in Ghandruk, trekkers will then start their descent to Nayapul and head back to Pokhara with unforgettable memories. If you have short time, you can choose Poonhill Trek from Pokhara.
The Everest View Trek is specially designed for those people who are not interested in strenuous and physically demanding treks and expeditions. At the same time, this trek manages to obtain all of the beauty that the Everest region has to offer!
Visitors can fully enjoy the beauty of the Himalayas without needing extensive trekking experience. Also, superb fitness levels are not that mandatory for this one, unlike other Everest Trekking packages. The friendliness and hospitality of the local Sherpas in the villages are certainly worth praising.
As clear from its name, this trek package will take you through the lush flora of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site. Our adventure starts with a scenic flight to Lukla. You will finally reach Namche Bazaar on the 4th day (as per our itinerary) where you will have to acclimatize. This magnificent trek, sometimes also known as Everest Panorama Trek, takes you to an altitude of 3860m. It is where the Everest View Hotel is situated and is almost the final point of the trip. The trek to Tengboche Monastery concludes our journey to the Khumjung region. In other words, you will not be going to the Everest Base Camp. However, you will surely get a glimpse of the rich Sherpa culture and the mighty Mt. Everest.
Family, kids or beginners can embark on this short trek. It is accessible for everyone and is filled with beautiful views, landscapes, and authenticity of the Himalayas.
The Everest Trek for family in Nepal is a trek designed is to provide families with an opportunity to bond and create lasting memories. Setting out on a trek with family is an amazing adventure that effortlessly combines the greatness of nature, the depth of culture, and the excitement of physical challenges.
As you come across the captivating rhododendron forests, you will feel like a dreamy world al together. The warmth of Sherpa villages will make you feel at home. Each step brings you and your family closer to the majestic Himalayan giants- it will all feel like a dream! Such wonderful natural setting with loved ones by your side and the beauty in front!
Inhale the pure mountain air so crisp that feels like all the stress have long gone. Witness the colorful prayer flags dancing in the breeze, and listen to the distant chime of monastery bells, all of these combine to create an atmosphere of serenity and wonder.
Reaching the base of the legendary peak Everest and viewing the towering peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam, you will feel a sense of pride of your accomplishment. This overwhelming sense of achievement upon is indescribable to you as well as to your family. You will thereafter understand why this is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and how important it is to actually share with your family.
Best Time for the Everest Trek for family:
The best time for the Everest Trek for family is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season, which is from late March to early June, and the post-monsoon (autumn) season, which is from September to November. These months offer the most stable weather conditions for families for trekking in Nepal. The clear mountain views and clear skies ensures a safe and enjoyable trek for you and your family.
How Difficult Is the Everest Trek for family in Nepal?
The Everest Trek for family is moderately challenging. It is suitable for families with older kids or teenagers who are physically fit and ready for a multi-day hike. It typically takes about 10-12 days and covers roughly 130 kilometers (81 miles) round trip.
While Everest Trek for family is not too technical, yet, the trek involves daily uphill and downhill sections on rough terrain, like stone steps and narrow paths. The itinerary includes acclimatization days to help you and your family adjust to the altitude and reduce the risk of altitude sickness.
Heading for the Everest Base Camp trek with your family isn’t just a vacation – it’s an unforgettable journey. This trek will most definitely strengthen your bond through shared experiences and incredible moments up in the Himalayas. The memories you make up in the world’s highest peak’s base camp will be treasured forever with Himalayan Trekking and Tours.
So, gather your loved ones, take the leap, and let the Everest Trek for family in Nepal be the adventure that shapes your family’s story.
Join us on the Annapurna Trek with Chitwan Safari in Nepal for an unforgettable experience of natural beauty and a jungle journey. This trip will take you through the stunning Himalayas and the vibrant wildlife of Chitwan National Park.
Walk through the beautiful rhododendron forests, pass by charming mountain villages, and gaze upon the glaring snow-capped peaks of Annapurna and Machapuchare.
What It Feels Like on the Annapurna Trek with Chitwan Safari in Nepal:
As you begin your Annapurna Trek, you will feel the crisp air; it is so fresh that it will make you feel at your best. Thereafter, the scenery is nothing but breathtaking.
The trek through rhododendron forests makes you feel like you are in a dream. So beautiful, that it will feel unreal! The peaceful mountain villages, and terraced fields will make you feel the way of life in the Himalayas.
Additionally, a safari at Chitwan National Park will sort of be like stepping into a living, breathing wildlife documentary. The songs of exotic birds, the anticipation of catching sight of endangered species, and the fear of the unknown in the dense jungle will make all your senses heightened. Perfect twist to the trek in Nepal.
The Best Time for the Annapurna Trek with Chitwan Safari in Nepal:
The best time to go on this incredible Annapurna Trek with Chitwan Safari in Nepal journey is during Nepal’s two main trekking seasons- Spring and Autumn. Spring is from March to May, and autumn is from September to November.
Both of these times of the year mark pleasant weather conditions for trekking as well as for jungle safaris. The mountain views are crystal clear. This makes every move worth it on the trek in Nepal.
Also, Chitwan’s wildlife is also active during this time of the year, making it an ideal time for both the Annapurna Trek and the Chitwan Safari in Nepal.
How Difficult is the Annapurna Trek with Chitwan Safari in Nepal?
The Annapurna Trek with Chitwan Safari in Nepal is considered moderately challenging. It is suitable for both beginners as well as experienced trekkers. The difficulty level depends on the specific route you choose.
The Classic Annapurna Circuit is more challenging due to its length and higher altitudes, while the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is less strenuous.
Our experienced guides will tailor the trek to your fitness level and preferences, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience. With the right preparation and a sense of adventure, this trek is within reach for most outdoor enthusiasts.
Journey of the Annapurna Trek with Chitwan Safari in Nepal is a chance to discover the country’s beautiful landscapes. From the majestic mountains to vibrant jungles. This journey offers both physical and spiritual benefits. This allows you to connect deeply with nature and involve yourself in the local culture.
We invite you to join us, Himalayan Trekking and Tour and create unforgettable memories in the Annapurna Trek with Chitwan Safari in Nepal.
Nepal Family Adventure is a family adventure travel exclusive to your family. It’s about combining a simple Himalayan trek, rafting, and wildlife. Also, about the wilderness, while remaining in the best accommodations that exist en route. This extravagant adventure trip gives knowledge to the differing qualities of Nepal. From the grandiose pinnacles of the Himalayas to the nearly sea level Gangetic plains. Moreover, overland travel is kept to an absolute minimum as well.
The Nepal Family Adventure starts with a somewhat simple stroll in the Annapurna range and the delightful Modi Khola Valle. Here you’ll experience pretty towns and additionally spectacular Himalayan views as well. Moving from mountains to water, paddle down the Seti River through a sub-tropical valley. Also, scenes that you can’t just see aside from by being on the stream. An overnight at a comfortable permanent waterway side camp before proceeding onward to Nepal’s most well-known National Park – Chitwan National Park.
Highlights of Nepal Family Adventure:
- Stunning views with a magical experience of sunrise over the Annapurna Range
- Amazing view of Annapurna and Manaslu
- Chitwan National park jungle safari in search for Rhino and the Bengal tiger
- The rich culture and the Nepali way of life
- Nevertheless, the experience of the white water rafting at Trishuli River
The Upper Mustang Jeep Tour is specially designed for those travelers who don’t have enough time to explore the spectacularly vast, arid valleys in the Himalayas. Here, the Tibetan culture continues to survive. You can explore the hidden former Kingdom of Mustang, also popular as mini-Tibet for its arid yet picturesque landscapes and Tibetan culture and lifestyles. Upper Mustang overland tour by jeep is a wonderful adventure holiday in Nepal.
The Forbidden Kingdom, Upper Mustang was not opened to outsiders until 1992 for the purpose of preservation. This isolation itself is the reason for the heavy Tibetan influence on this region. Even the landscapes and color of barren lands look similar to the Tibetan valleys.
Upper Mustang is a gem among unexplored and untouched landscapes and lifestyles of Nepal. Plan your Jeep drive to this beautiful Mustang kingdom and explore the desert landscape of Nepal. This radical Himalayan adventure is one of a kind, an astonishing excursion into another kingdom of Nepal – Lomangthang or Lo Manthang. The multi-colored Buddhist prayer flags sum up the view of the entire Lo Manthang.
Upper Mustang Jeep Tour Highlights
- Tour through the rugged trails of Kagbeni via Jomsom to Lo Manthang by Jeep
- Experiencing the Tibetian culture and lifestyles
- Beautiful views of deserted landscapes, ancient caves & monasteries in the forbidden kingdom
- Taste the famous local apples of Jomsom
- Try the apple wine in Marpha.
- Muktinath visit which is one of the holiest shrines for Hindus
- Witness the Kali Gandaki Gorge (world’s deepest gorge)
- Brief Pokhara visit and tour
Related Trip: Upper Mustang Trek
It is a journey that takes you from Tibet influenced high, parched, mountain desert of Mustang to the sub-tropical wilderness. That too, in a couple of days. It’s simply energizing and exciting to roll down your jeep windows and feel the breeze on your skin.
Best Season for Upper Mustang Jeep Tour
Unlike trekking, you won’t have to face the extremities of physical challenges at such high altitudes. However, the winter season will not favor visitors whether they travel via Jeep, bike or foot. The snow-covered trails are hard to penetrate through for even 4WD tires. The steep terrains get slippery and almost impossible to drive through.
Not to mention, it can get very cold and chilly during the winter. March to November is an ideal period for the Upper Mustang road trip. The snow-capped mountains, the blue skies, and blooming vegetation complement the view during this time.
Inhale it, live it and cherish it.
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The Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal is where the majestic Himalayan mountains greet you with open arms.
This Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal is a short but unforgettable adventure. It offers a unique blend of amazing natural beauty, cultural understanding, and a profound sense of accomplishment.
You will get to walk past the lush foothills of the Himalayas. There you will be greeted by towering peaks, the scenic waterfalls, and pleasing villages nestled among terraced fields.
What It Feels Like in the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek
Imagine you are on a trip to Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal. The feeling has no bounds. As exciting as it sounds, the actual journey feels unreal. Annapurna Base Camp is a beautiful place on earth which feels like a dreamy world. With big mountains and peaceful vibes, you will get the never-felt type of feeling which is bewildering.
The path is amazing. First, you walk through dense forests with trees and then open spaces with pretty meadows. Every step feels like you are getting closer to nature’s heart.
Meeting local people is a big part of the journey. They are very welcoming. You can chat, have tea, and eat delicious food like lentil soup with rice. It’s heartwarming. It shall feel like a home-away-from-home.
But the real magic happens when you reach Annapurna Base Camp. It is like being in a mountain theater with the biggest peaks around you. The sunrise and sunset are incredible- a must experience phenomenon! The mountains change colors from gold to pink. It’s like it’s dreamed-up
At night, the air is so fresh, and the sky is full of stars. You look up, and it’s like a beautiful painting.
This Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek is a challenge, but it also fills your heart. It reminds you how amazing nature is and how strong people can be. Every time you come back, it’s like seeing an old friend with new stories. It makes you humble, happy, and ready for more adventures in this amazing place.
Best Time for the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek:
The ideal time for The Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. That is when you will have the best weather – sunny days and just the right amount of warmth.
In the spring, you will be greeted by vibrant rhododendron flowers along the way. While autumn treats you with breathtaking views and that crisp, refreshing mountain air. It’s a win-win!
How Difficult Is the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek?
This Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek is a bit of a challenge, but don’t worry, you don’t need prior experience to do it. You do, however, need to be reasonably fit and ready to adapt to the altitude. That is very important.
Here’s the deal: Each day, you will be walking for about 5 to 6 hours. Sometimes, the path goes uphill, and sometimes, it goes downhill. It is like a gentle rollercoaster ride through some beautiful scenery. This will make you forget the hardship and make it all worthwhile, you will see!
So, to sum it up, if you’re up for a little adventure, enjoy a bit of exercise, and are ready to take in the breathtaking views, the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal is totally doable.
Give it a shot, with us, Himalayan Trekking and you might just have the time of your life!
The the Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal is an adventure of a lifetime, inviting you to explore the Himalayan wonders and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Nepal. With its moderate difficulty level, it’s an excellent choice for both novice and experienced trekkers.
Standing amidst the towering peaks at Annapurna Base Camp will not only be a personal triumph but also a profound connection with nature and the mountains.
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The Mardi Himal trek is a relatively new and hence, a less explored trekking route in Nepal. Away from the busier and more crowded trekking routes, the trek is an ideal getaway for those interested in trekking and also as well for the beginners as prior experience isn’t needed. The trail is small and winding, passing through villages, beautiful and dense rhododendron forests, narrow valleys up to High Mountain landscapes with homestays and tea houses along the entire route. The trek offers visitors a chance to experience the culture and traditions of the local communities, to feast their eyes upon the incredible sceneries, endless diversity of flora and fauna of the region, and views of mountains such as Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna south and Hiuchuli. All these elements make this one an ideal trekking experience in Nepal.
The trek begins after an hour’s drive from Pokhara to Kande. Trekkers shall make their way up towards Australian camp and then down to Pothana 1890m and again up to Deurali 2100m. The trail then passes through dense rhododendron forests into Forest Camp 2600m. The trail continues getting steeper through more forests with occasional glimpses of Annapurna South before getting into Low Camp (2970m).
The trail then leads into High Camp 3550m (mistakenly shown at 3900m in trekking maps). The landscape changes as you get closer to High Camp. Trekkers will suddenly find themselves in a rocky high mountain landscape, with amazing views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Mardi Himal, and Machapuchre. Trekkers can then head further towards the Mardi Himal base camp at 4500 which is about 4 hours from High camp and again make their way back towards High Camp in the same day.
Poon Hill Trek is now listed in the top 10 destinations of the world by the Lonely Planet, one of the largest travel guide book. But, please don’t just visualize its beauty from the picture, do join this awesome 4 days Poon Hill Trek and experience the beauty yourself.
The famous hill station, Poon Hill offers the majestic vistas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan Ranges.
For the people with limited time in Nepal yet wants to get close to the mountains and experience the novel Nepali culture, Poon Hill Trek is a perfect choice.
This fabulous trek is loaded with intriguing landscape and the vistas of closest northern Himalayan ranges. Furthermore, it is a relatively easy trekking destination around the Annapurna Region.
This short trek holds the breath of every traveler as it offers breathtaking views of the most beautiful mountains in the world. The view includes Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Dhampus Peak, Machhapuchchhre, Himalchuli, and more.
Likewise, the trail explores the natural beauties and passes through the remote valleys, ancient villages, picturesque path, and lush forest.
In addition, the most preeminent attraction of the Poon Hill Trek is the magnificent sunrise and sunset views. The famous viewpoint, Poon Hill offers the spectacular sight of entire Himalayan ranges canvassed in golden colors as light reflects in the early sun’s rays.
The popular trek further offers the fresh serenity of the high alpine area and a peek to the Nepali lifestyle. Here one may catch probably the best snaps of great Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and is also prominently known as a Photographer’s Paradise. The trek can be continued to Annapurna Base Camp further hiking.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a 12-day journey that immerses you in the heart of the Annapurna region of Nepal. It is a true gem among the treks on earth. Get ready for an incredible journey spanning 110km (68 miles) of true breadth-taking landscapes. From the enchanting lush green forests to the exhilarating high-altitude terrains, this Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a feast for trek lovers. Your adventure kicks off and concludes in the vibrant city of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. It surely will provide you with a seamless loop experience that’s both convenient and captivating.
Best Time for Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The best seasons for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). These times of the year offer the best of the clear skies, mild temperatures that one can withstand, and stable weather conditions. These times of the year make the trek a seamless journey.
Trek Permits for Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)
Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Card
The TIMS permit can be obtained from the TAAN office in Kathmandu. For individual trekkers, the cost of a TIMS permit is 20 USD.
Please NOTE: All of these permits will be managed by Himalayan Trekking for an organised Trek.
Document Requirements for Annapurna Base Camp Trek Permits
To ensure a seamless acquisition of both ACAP and TIMS permits for Annapurna Base Camp Trek, it is essential to prepare the required documents:
- A copy of your valid passport.
- Two passport-sized photographs.
- A detailed trekking itinerary, outlining your route and the areas you will explore.
- The necessary fee for the permits, payable in Nepali currency.
How Difficult is Annapurna Base Camp Trek:
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is graded as a moderate trek. Thus, it is suitable for individuals with a reasonable level of fitness. While the trek involves uphill and downhill sections, the pace is gradual, allowing for acclimatization. Our experienced guides will ensure your safety and comfort throughout the entire journey to Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
Begin a soul-healing Annapurna Base Camp Trek journey with Himalayan Trekking Pvt. Ltd. to the Annapurna Base Camp in Nepal. Let the majestic mountains, charming villages, and serene landscapes captivate your senses. This adventure is an invitation to explore nature’s beauty, challenge your limits, and experience Nepal’s hospitality firsthand.
Join us, and let the Himalayas speak out to you on this amazing Annapurna Base Camp Trek.