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Ghorepani & Pun Hill Panorama Trek
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* Adventure through the varied picturesque landscapes, ranging from paddy terraces to high alpine terrain
* Continuous sceneries of the world's highest mountain range including Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri
* Quiet lush forest of rhododendrons, beautiful villages and in the ancient trans-Himalayan trade route

* Adventure through the varied picturesque landscapes, ranging from paddy terraces to high alpine terrain
* Continuous sceneries of the world's highest mountain range including Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri
* Quiet lush forest of rhododendrons, beautiful villages and in the ancient trans-Himalayan trade route

 

Introduction:

This awe inspiring adventure will take you through a more diverse range of climate, vegetation and cultures. From the verdant greenery of rain and temperate forests to the terraced rice fields and to the alpine zone, experience nature at its best. Making this adventure even more tantalizing is an introduction to Nepal's cultural and natural beauty.

Tiny thatched roofed houses cluttering the villages set among the terraced fields make an attractive picture with the backdrop of the magnificent snowy range of Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri including the most majestic peaks of all the Himalayan ranges- the Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).

Journey to the Annapurna begins from the country’s tourism capital Pokhara, a city gifted with several amazing sceneries. The trek combines spectacular Mountain sightings with incredible and cultural diversity and paths through rural farms and villages. The trail heads towards the dense forest of rhododendrons and magnolia passing through rain forest and gorge between the massive green hills.

Once into the top of Ghorepani and at Pun Hill, you will be amidst the outstanding snow peaks of Annapurna (26,545ft-8,091m). Other major peaks overlooking include the Annapurna south (23,693ft-7,219m), Gangapurna (24,457ft.-7,455m) and Annapurna Dhaulagiri massif mountain range and far towards the east of Mt. Manaslu.

Our journey back descends through the lush terraced Modi Khola valley and concludes with adventure in Pokhara, a popular destination with its famed Phewa Lake, dominated by the towering mountain range of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu including the grand Mount Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).

Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: On Arrival at Kathmandu meet our staff and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: At leisure in Kathmandu with ½ day guided sight seeing tour.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 860m. 200 k.m. 5-6 hrs journey.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul from Pokhara and begin trek to Tikhedhunga 1,500m. Approx: 4hrs walks with 2 hrs drive.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani 2,874m approx: 5-6 hours walk.
Day 06: Hike to Pun Hill and continue trek to Tadapani 2,721m. Approx 5-6 hours walk.
Day 07: Trek to Landrung 1,430m approx: 5-6 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Australian Camp 2,050m (Thulo Kharka) via Pothana Approx: 5 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Kande & drive to Pokhara. Approx 1hr walk and one hour drive.
Day 10: Drive to Rafting put in point and start rafting. After lunch drive to Chitwan. 
Day 11: Full day Jungle Safari.
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu. 
Day 13: In Kathmandu at leisure guided tour on request.
Day 14: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.
 Departure Dates  Availability
 10 Mar-23 Mar  Available
 14 Apr-27 Apr  Available
 12 May-25 May  Available
 22 Sep-05 Oct  Available
 13 Oct-26 Oct  Available
 10 Nov-23 Nov  Available
 08 Dec-21 Dec  Available
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu meet our staff and transfer to Hotel.
  On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport you will be received by our staff will escort you to the Hotel, our guide will give you a brief orientation of the Hotel, Kathmandu, Treks, do's and don't and other related information that you might require while in Nepal.
   
Day 02: Half day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  After your first night in Kathmandu, you will be well informed on arrival about the time for your half day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest. Sometime, depending upon your flight arrival if it's late in the night we will do this tour in the afternoon instead of morning to give you a nice rest before you venture out of the Hotel in our interesting tour.
   
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 950m 5-6 hours journey 200 k.m.
  Early breakfasts, then travel by air or a Deluxe Coach to Pokhara on the busy scenic highway. This is an interesting drive through the foothills of the Himalaya. The road has been greatly improved in recent years.
On reaching Pokhara transfer to Hotel for the overnight stop by the lake Phewa with time for a short walk around.
   
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tirkhedhunga. 1,500m.
  A couple of hours in the morning leads to Nayapul the gate way to many Annapurna destinations the newly built Chinese Pokhara Baglung highway to Nayapul which is on the outskirt of Pokhara Valley where we begin the approx 3-4 hours trek, in the beginning the trail meanders on the gradual slope following the River Modi upstream to Birethati one of the most charming village on this route. From  here the walk leads slowly on the   cool shade of the thin woodlands, trek continues passing through farm lands, small scattered villages and farm terraces on the gradual path for a while, then the path climbs to Hille and Tirkhedhunga.
   
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani 2,874m  5-6 hrs.
  The walk from here leads to a steep climb on the stone steps for an hour or more to Ulleri village, on reaching Ulleri which is quite a large Gurung village with traditional houses with slated roof. From here the path meanders to a winding gradual walk through the cool shade of the forest of rhododendron, magnolia, oaks and pines trees till you reach Ghorepani for the overnight, Ghorepani offers great views of Dhaulagiri range of mountains and as well of Annapurna South and Vara Shikhar Himal.
   
Day 06:  Hike to Pun hill and trek to Tadapani 2,721m.
  Early morning hike to Pun hill (3,190m) before breakfast, if the day is clear for the grand panorama of great Eight Thousander Himalayan peaks along with the beautiful sunrise over the snow capped peaks. After Pun hill which is about 45 minutes to an hour walk uphill, trek down to Ghorepani and continue walk to Tadapani, the walk first leads through thick forest of Rhododendron on up hill path on reaching the top ridge which almost the height of Pun hill, the path descends through a gorge coming to another village called Bhanthati. After lunch here, the walk leads through the forest on the downhill path on reaching at a small stream, an hour climb brings you at Tadapani a settlement of 8-10 houses serving as Lodges for the trekkers, Tadapani offers awesome views of Annapurna South, Annapurna II and IV and beyond towards east and the sunrise from this place is equally captivating.
   
Day 07: Trek to Landrung 1,430m via Ghandrung. 5-6 hrs.
  After a wonderful time here at Tadapani with the great views of the Annapurna and beyond, walk leads through the enchanting forest with occasional views of the Annapurna mountain range, the walk leads downhill passing through few small villages till Ghandrung is reached for lunch.
Ghandrung a major large village of this area and the walk from here is all downhill to the bridge at Phedi for an hour or more, after the bridge over the raging Modi River, a slow walk uphill for another hour to the village of Landrung for the overnight stop.
   
Day 08: Trek to Thulo-Kharka 2,050m (Australian Camp) 5 hours.
  From Landrung the walk is gradual on the winding path through the villages and terraced fields, after two hours of good walk the trail leads you to the last hour uphill to a small pass at Deurali ridge 2,150m. After Deurali, a nice downhill walk through the forest with magnificent view of the Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu range all the way to the small village of Pothana, situated at a lovely spot in the midst of the woods overlooking magnificent view of snow capped mountain range, valleys and as far up to the Phewa lake in Pokhara, from here another 50 minutes of good walk through the cool shade of the forest brings you at Thulo Kharka and is also known as Australian Camp a wonderful spot in the midst of the forest with large meadows overlooking magnificent views of the Himalayan range of mountains from Annapurna to Manaslu. This place also offers a great view of the sunrise and sunset as well.
   
Day 09: Trek to Kande and drive to Pokhara 1 hr walk with 1 hr drive.
  From this fabulous spot an easy downhill walk leads through the village of Kande by the Baglung-Pokhara highway; it is also the start and ending point of various trekking around Annapurna region. From here an hour drive reaches you to the Hotel by the Phewa Lake in Pokhara
   
Day 10:

Drive to Trisuli River and commence Rafting the drive to Chitwan.

 

Morning after breakfast 3-4 hours drive reaches you for the next great adventure, rafting at Trisuli River. The driving journey leads to the "put in point" of Rafting, here you will be received by our Rafting Captain and will brief you on the safety measures regarding, River, rafting and about do' and don't, a picnic lunch will be served by the rafting staffs depending upon the time of your arrival, if it's too soon we will have on the beaches downstream. 

Once in the Raft you'll have helmets, life-jacket and paddle each, the float down stream takes you through many interesting, exciting rapids, and before the end of the trip Bijuli rapid will give you a big wash, and then back to the bank of the river at Kuringhat or further downstream depending where we started. 

After the frills and thrills of Rafting two hours drive leads further down on the flatland of southern Nepal at the outskirt of the "Chitwan National Park", on arrival meet the senior naturalist or the manger for the briefing on do's and don't, lodge rules and activities. A fixed set lunch of continental or semi-continental lunch is served at 1 pm in the main dining hut, after lunch at leisure for a few hours. Afternoon activities as per the Lodge set program for different groups. Afternoon Jungle activities are elephant briefing & bathing (depending upon the depth and size of the river at different seasons) Nature or Introductory walk.

Elephant Safari, jungle walk includes visit to the tower (Machan) visit. 

After the afternoon jungle activities of 2-3 hours an evening program slide show on Chitwan National Park and its history, flora and wildlife. Cultural Tharu Stick Dance.  Dinner is served at 8 pm. The dinner will be served Nepali dishes or Chinese-Indian dishes.

   
Day 11: Full day Jungle Activities.
  Early morning a knock at the door for your early Jungle activities, the morning program will be according to group wise either Bird watch tour, Elephant Safari or a Jungle walk.
After the morning program of 1 1/2 to 2 hours back to the lodge for few hours of leisure before the next program as above in Day 11 till evening time.
   
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu 180 km 5 hrs journey.
  Early morning wake up call with a knock at the door for different activities as in Day 12. After breakfast, prepare for the scenic drive back to Kathmandu.
   
Day 13: In Kathmandu for independent activities.
  In Kathmandu at leisure for last minute shopping and please information our staff for guided tour in and around Kathmandu Valley.
   
Day 14: Transfer to Airport for International departure.
  Today as per your international flight time, keep your confirmed air ticket, and your passport handy. Our staff will take you to the airport for your final departure from this amazing country, Nepal.
Price includes following services:
 1.  Accommodation sharing twin at Hotel in Kathmandu for 4 nights and Hotel in Pokhara for 2 nights on Bed & Breakfast basis.
 2.  Accommodation at Jungle Lodge in Chitwan for 2 nights with jungle activities on full board basis.
 3.  Airport transfers in Kathmandu. 
 4.  Half day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu with applicable entrance fees.
 5.  Transportation Kathmandu / Pokhara, Pokhara / Trek / Pokhara, Pokhara / Rafting / Chitwan / Kathmandu by non AC private vehicle.
 6.  Trekking arrangement backed by Sherpa Guide and porters using local standard lodges on full board basis.
 7.  Applicable Trekking Permit & Conservation Fees.
 8.  One day rafting on Trisuli River with safety equipment.
 9.  Insurance for Nepalese crew.
 
Our price does not include followings:
 1.  International flights to / from Kathmandu.
 2.  Nepal entry visa fees.
 3.  Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu & Pokhara Hotels.
 4.  Travel, Medical and Personal insurance.
 5.  Rescue evacuation in case of emergency.
 6.  Personal clothing and personal trekking gear including sleeping bag & down jacket.
 7.  Expenses of personal nature, i.e. tipping, laundry, bottled drinks, bar bills etc.
 8.  Any expense for early returning member due sickness, injury or any other reason. No refund will be entertained for any unused service.
 9.  Extra expense occurred due to unexpected circumstances like cancellation of internal flights, floods, strike etc.
Extensions

If you are not tied up with time limitations, or have more time before or after your main trip with us, you can join / take following extension trips to make your holiday even interesting. According to extra time you have, you can choose a visit to National Parks for jungle safari viewing rare animals, migrant birds and exotic reptiles or enjoy the whitewater rafting or take a cultural tour of Kathmandu, Pokhara, Nagarkot or even make a quick visit to neighboring countries of Tibet – Roof of the world, India – The country of wonders, Bhutan – The Dragon Kingdom. We can add these extensions before or after your holiday according to the flights that you have booked / can book. Beside these, if you even want just stay in Kathmandu for relax or any independent activities, we can book extra nights at the Hotel. You can book these extensions together with your main trip booking.


Chitwan National Park:

It is one of the oldest and popular National Parks in Nepal recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Site. More than 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros and some 100 nocturnal Royal Bengal Tigers have made their home in this dense forest. There are an estimated 50 species of mammals, over 526 species of birds, 49 amphibians and reptiles and 150 species of butterflies. ...(More)

 

Bardia National Park:

The far west Nepal is one of the least explored regions of the Himalayas. Within this region is a seldom visited National Park, which still offers challenging adventure. Bardia National Park is the largest park in the lowland Terai covering an area of 968 sq kms and remains a very much untouched wilderness which appeals to the nature lovers. The park situated in Nepal’s Western Terai was established to protect representative ecosystems ...(More)

 

Kathmandu:

It is a treasure trove of ancient art and architecture that lie hidden in the labyrinth of manmade structures. The ancient pagoda temples and Buddhist stupas stand majestically above the rest of the landmarks. The Palace squares fascinate visitors with its exquisite woodwork and carving. You can extend your holiday from 1-3 days visiting these sites. ...(More)

 

Pokhara:
Pokhara is most popular tourist destination after Kathmandu, not because of its easy accessibility but because of its scenic beauty and proximity to many Himalayas. Rarely does a tourist miss a trip to this beautiful valley of lakes and mountain views. Ekai Kawaguchi who was the earliest visitor of this district, was awed by its beauty. The Annapurna range of the Himalayas dominates the landscape around Pokhara and many of treks and ...(More)

 

Nagarkot:

Nagarkot is one of the most popular hill resorts on the fringe of the Kathmandu valley. With an elevation of 2,195m, is 32 kms away from Kathmandu offers a panoramic view of the valley and is described by the visitors as a place whose beauty endures year round. The extraordinary view of the Himalayan peaks from Dhaulagiri to Kanchenjunga is stupendous. Sunrise view from here is truly magnificent. ...(More)

 

Tibet:

Encircled within Himalayan fortress, the image of Tibet has portrayed as “Shangr-la” in the western world. A ‘Land of Snows’ and the ‘Roof of the World’ is mysterious in a way that few other places are. Following virtual closure after the Chinese annexation of the Buddhist Kingdom, Tibet was opened to foreign tourism in 1984. Tibet has become dream adventure destination for the people living in the most sophisticated silicon cities. ...(More)

 

India:
The country of wonders, the lively bazaars, ornate architecture and the something puzzling customs of Indians make any visit a refreshing from the western life. Endowed with a backdrop of that can be anything from snow capped mountain to palm-lined beach, Indian rarely fails to delight adventurous travelers. India is considered to be the rich cultural melting pot with its colorful festivals of all the religion and people, blending well with magnificent landscape  ...(More)

 

Bhutan:

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, commonly known as ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’ is regarded as the last paradise on earth is slowly emerging from centuries of self-imposed isolation. Closed for the outside world until early seventies, Bhutan has adopted the regulated tourism policy for its visitors in this tiny Himalayan Kingdom by allowing to enter limited numbers of tourists every year. Bhutan has retained its religious and cultural values ...(More)

 

River Rafting:

Rafting is undoubtedly the best way to explore the Arcadian Nepal. It involves excitement, scenic views and challenge. Nepal has numerous fine rivers for rafting, kayaking or canoeing. The most prominent white water rafting regions are the eastern, the mid and the western rivers. Of all these regions, river Trisuli and the Bhotekoshi are the main popular rafting rivers for short trips. The rivers sometimes offer hair raising roller coaster rides. ...(More)

 

Mount Everest Flight:
Mountain flight is truly a memorable experience that one should not miss out in Nepal. If you feel you have not seen enough mountains, the mountain flight is the right choice to rejoice with spectacular panoramic mountains’ views. The bird’s eye view of the 6 mighty mountains above 8,000m out of the 14 from a close range is simply unbelievable. The one hour magic flight will make it possible for you to view uninterruptedly all the enchanting beauty ...(More)

 

Bungy Jumping:

(Jumping beyond imagination): Just imagination of jumping down from a bridge of 160m above a tropical gorge with the Bhote Koshi, one of the Nepal’s wildest rivers raging below is enough to make your heartbeat run faster. It is the thrill of Bungy jumping as it there is no fun for real adventure lover if challenge is not so hard and difficult. It is located within a reach of 4 hours outside Kathmandu and just 19 kms away from the Tibet Border. ...(More)

 

Paragliding:

(Flying like a bird): Paragliding is relatively new adventure sports in Nepal. Paragliding in this Himalayan country can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seekers. You can experience unparalleled scenic grandeur as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites while floating over the villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and the jungle with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas. ...(More)

 

Ultralight Flight:

Ultralight aircraft is being operated from Pokhara. It has an unique blend of both mountain and plateau area. While flying over the Pokhara valley, you will not miss the scenic beauty of both the Himalayas and the most famous lake of Nepal, Phewa Tal. The flight will be a journey through nature. Don’t miss this truly unique experience. ...(More)

 

Hotels:

We have allowed our packages with just right number of nights of hotel accommodations which enables you to spend nights with quick visits of local market or monuments in the area. However if you have some extra days before or after your main package holiday, you can spend extra nights in Kathmandu or nearby destinations so that you can cover the interesting sights or just relax while you are here. ...(More)

 

Hotel Yak & Yeti:

The Hotel Yak & Yeti with the historic character, suitable for both short or long stay, is fashioned as the fusion of modern design and the noblesse of original heritage interiors. This exceptional city centre hotel is located minutes away from both domestic and international airport. It continues to be the city's leading luxury hotel for business and leisure. ...(More)

 

Hotel Shanker:

Shanker Hotel is housed in a palace built at the turn of the 19th century by a Rana Maharajah with a penchant for French architecture, international cuisine and Eastern hospitality. It was converted into a hotel in 1964. The façade and traditions were kept intact but the interior was redesigned to give travelers the kind of comfort they would expect of a world class hotel. You will live in palace when you live at Hotel Shanker. ...(More)

 

Hotel Malla:
Superbly located between the Royal Palace and Kathmandu's fashionable tourist district, Thamel, in the heart of the city. The Malla Hotel is only a 20 minutes drive from Kathmandu's International airport. Besides excellent accommodation and Central location the Malla Hotel is Offering a well equipped business center, extensive meeting and conference facilities, a health club with the latest work out equipment, sauna, massage, steambath and jacuzzi. ...(More)

 

Hotel Marshyangdi:

Hotel Marshyangdi situated in the heart of Thamel is the best choice for those who want to be in the main tourist hub of Kathmandu. Because of its friendly & professional staff, home like atmosphere, Marshyangdi has been a popular name and home away from home for most of the repeated visitors. The hotel now has 50 deluxe and 5 mini suite rooms besides the regular standard rooms. ...(More)

Trip Facts
  • Trip Name : Ghorepani & Pun Hill Panorama Trek
  • Trip Duration : 14 Days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
  • Trip Date : -
  • Activity : Trek and Walks
  • Highest Altitude : at Pun Hill, 3, 190 m
  • Month : Jan-May, Sep-Dec

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