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.
Mustang Tiji Festival Trek– Despite the fact that the relative seclusion of the Mustang area is the thing that draws in voyagers to this range and adds to the other-worldly like scenes, the seclusion likewise adds to the development of an exceptionally special culture and customs. Mustang is the place that is known for desert like scenes observed by some of the most elevated snow-topped Himalayan peaks. The river Kali Gandaki adds to Mustang’s excellence with its entrancing light blue waters which is also the principle water source for the area.
Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Trek will take you on a voyage through Mustang’s remarkable scenes and will give you a wonderful opportunity to jump deep into the way of life of the inhabitants. Explorers will have the ability to study the way of life of Mustang through the observation of the Tiji celebration. The Tiji celebration is a standout amongst the most critical occasions for the people of Mustang and uncovers the heart of Mustang’s way of life. In this occasion, the myths and legends of the region are performed and re-enacted, leaving the spectators amazed by the uniqueness of the exhibitions. Maroon clad priests and entertainers wearing veils move to the thumps of the drum, joined by the sound of horns and cymbals, intended to pursue away the evil presences and welcome the growing season. This trek is perfect for the explorers who want to feel both the magnificence of nature and the culture of the region. If you have short time, you can do Mustang Jeep Tour.
The Upper Mustang trek brings trekkers closer into one of the most isolated and spiritual places in the world. Situated on the north of Annapurna on the Tibetan border at a height of around 4000 meters, the area is topographically and culturally a part of the Tibetan plateau. Its valleys are bone-dry and dry with beautiful rock formations and cliffs. Behind them stand the Himalayan pinnacles, strikingly delightful and snow-topped. A piece of Mustang’s excellence lies in the fact that this district has been visited by very few numbers of travelers, which leaves it as one of only a handful few places on the planet where one can witness untouched Tibetan culture.
In addition, Mustang is popular among the people not just as a place with remarkable scenes that will blow your mind, additionally for its great food and the production of a top-notch apple alcohol. For the daring trekkers and the ones enthused about testing, the tasting of the indigenous butter tea is an extraordinary affair and an opportunity to get close to the way of life of the locality. Advance up the Kali Gandaki River’s banks, seeing the excellence of its stunning blue waters and desert surroundings of the old kingdom of Mustang – a place where culture meets nature.
The Upper Mustang Trek is more interesting if you have time in May/June for the Tiji Festival in Mustang.
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.
Contact us for more info regarding the fees and permit for this amazing trip. Book your Jeep tour to Upper Mustang now and discover the mysteries of this place.
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is the organic and pure Hindu, Buddhist pilgrimage tour of Holy Mount Kailash and Holy Mansarovar Lake. While talking about the Mount Kailash, it lies in the Gandise Mountain range, western Tibet. It is called that Mount Kailash is the sacred mountain for four religious groups: Hindus, Buddhists, Bonis, and Jains. What they basically believe is that this Holy mountain is the center of the Earth.
According to the Hindus devotees, this mountain is the home of Lord Shiva who is the creator and destroyer of this Universe. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is the spiritual belief of the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra begins from Kathmandu( City of temples) with a scenic drive to Kerung (newly opened border between Nepal and China, Tibet). In Kerung, there will be custom formalities to enter China, Tibet. Then, You will be continuing our to drive through an amazing landscape of Tibetan Plateau.
The Holy Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
During your Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, you will first reach to Mansarovar Lake. Mansarovar lies at high altitude and is a huge freshwater lake which is located north of Mount Kailash with a circumference of 88 km. The word Mansarovar is a Sanskrit word that compiles two words Mana and Sarovar. Mana denotes mind and Sarovar means lake. In this Lake, you will be resting for a while and watch the scenery that the lake offers.
If you wish to take a dip when you can. There is a belief that after having a dip in Holy Mansarovar lake, all your sins will be erased or washed away. Then, we will head towards the base camp of Mount Kailash. On the next day, there will be hiking off the Mount Kailash Kora (Kora is the complete rotation of the Mt. Kailash) or Kailash Parikrama. After your completion of the Kailash Parikrama, then you will return to Kathmandu following the same way as we had reached the Kailash and end this journey in Kathmandu.
The Parikrama (Complete rotation of the Mt. Kailash from the Base)
After the difficult trek to Mount Kailash, then pilgrims are required to have a complete rotation of the Holy mountain Kailash either in clockwise or anti-clockwise. For the individuals who can’t do it by walking (since it, for the most part, takes 3 days), there is a choice of enlisting a yak or a horse.
Mount Kailash and Mansarovar lake is the sacred place for mainly the Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bon. Hindu pilgrims regard this Mountain is the living place of Lord Shiva with his Goddess Parvati on the top. According to Jains, Kailash is the place where Guru Jain Tirthankara achieved Nirvana. For Buddhists, this is the place where Lord Buddha spoke to preeminent ecstasy, dwells. Similarly, for the Bon (a religion which originates before Buddhism in Tibet) Mt Kailash is the place of divine power.
Other prominent attractions of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Tirthapuri is a more interesting place that is visited by people after Kailash yatra. In Tirthapuri, there is Gauri Kund where they bathe and also named as Lake of compassion. Apart from the Thirthpuri, another must visit the place is the Yam Diwar, Tarboche- flagpole with consist of several prayer flags and Asthapad-bottom of the holy mountain- play an important according to Tibetan Spirituality.
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- Lake Mansarovar
- Mount Kailash
- Gauri Kund
- Kailash Parikrama
- Lake Rakshastal
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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.