Thursday, March 7, 2013

28Apr - 06May Nepal Ghorepani Trek

28Apr-06May 2013
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
Grading - Easy / Moderate
Group size - 6-10
5D4N Teahouse Trek

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel[1,300m]

Assemble at Changi Airport for your departure flight to Katmandu (1310m/4298ft). Welcome assistance at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to hotel. Rest at the hotel some time and after that you will have a briefing regarding your trekking trip. O/N at hotel.


Day 02: Kathmandu Sight Seeing.

AM: You will meet your trekking guide, discuss the trekking program and coordinate any last-minute arrangements.

PM: With english speaking professional tour guide we visit Swaymbhunath, Pashupatinath,  and Patan Durbar Square. 

            - Swayambhunath, which is located 4 km from the centre of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is a best place to observe religious harmony between Nepalese Buddhists and Hindus. The stupa is one of the most ancient in this part of the world and its worshippers come from diverse ethical backgrounds. Situated on the top of a hill, it provides an excellent view of the Kathmandu Valley. Huge prayer wheels and fine Buddhist paintings are displayed in the monasteries as well as the largest Buddha statue in the country.

            - Pashupatinath, the holiest Hindu pilgrimage place in Nepal. It has received the attention of worshippers for at least fifteen hundred years. Dedicated to Shiva, the lord of Destruction, the temple is situated on the banks of Bagmati river. A circuit of the Pashupati area takes visitors past a sixth century statue of Buddha and eighth century statue of Brahma, The Creator, freshly painted skeletal images guarding temple gates, and other magnificent temples dedicated to vatious deities in the complex.

            - Patan Durbar Square. This place is a monastery with wall painting fourteenth century statues and ancient scriptures and also to see are the Krishna Mandir, Bhimsen Temple, The Mahaboudha Temple in Terra cotta and Oku Bahal. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu

Pokhara is located about 200 km west from Kathmandu and the tourist coach takes about 7 hours to get there. You will be driven to Pokhara in a private vehicle depending upon your group size. The drive mostly fallows along Trishuli River side enjoying the view of landscapes. At the Evening you may take short sightseeing around Pokhara city. The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek starts from Pokhara. Stay overnight.

Day 04: Drive Pokhara to Nayapul (1010m); Trek to Tirkhedhunga (1570m)

After breakfast in Pokhara at 7:30 drive to Nayapul where walking starts from. The drive takes approximately 45 mins  to Nayapul(42km) by private vehicle.Then trails leads up through the beautiful rice, maze and millet farms of locals. Following the main trail of Birethanti passed small waterfall. The trail reaches Sudami where you have Lunch. After lunch climb steadily side of valley you reach at Hile and after half an hour you reach at Tikhedhunga for over night stay .

 Day 05: Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani (2840m.)

In the morning breakfast will be served at hotel at 7:00am to be prepared for Ulleri (2070m) climb. The trail goes steep up for 1.5 hours through stone steps where the trail leads through cultivated fields Rest of trails goes through inside blooming rhododendron and Oak forest. Final climb to Nangethanti which will be your lunch spot in Nangethanti. Thanti is a Nepali words meaning "rest house" "Dharmasala". In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. After luch trek rests for about an hour. Then climb to Ghorepani at 2850m. O/N in Ghorepani.

Day 06: Ghorepani - Poon hill - Tadapani (2610 m.)

The most importand day of your trek early morning wake up and start your journey climb to Poon Hill (3210m) around 1 hr. to provides best majestic scenery and sunrise over the high mountains. Lot of white mountain can be seen from poon like Dhaulagiri [8167m], Annapurna South [7119m] Fishtail [6993m], Nilglgiri south, Singa chuli , Annapurna I [8091m] and many more peaks. You then come down to Ghorepani to have breakfast and trek to Tadapani for 6 hours. Trek leads mainly up and down hill through the forest. Stay overnight at Tadapani.

Day 07: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940 m.)

Right after breakfast at hotel your journey leads to Ghandruk which takes about 4 hours. The most cultural village the home of Gurung people. The trail mainly through forest and goes gentle down. Evening explore the Gurung museum to know about their traditional cloths and useful equipment. Stay over night at Ghandruk.

Day 08: Ghandruk to Nayapul ; Drive back to Pokhara, Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Treks down to Nayapul through the cultivated fields in Modi khola valley. (4 hrs) and drive to Pokhara (1 hrs). Transfer to airport to catch your flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Day 09 : Kathmandu – Singapore.

Today, depart from Kathmandu for your flight back to Singapore.
Price - $1880
Singapore-Kathmandu return flight on SQ/MI
Pokhara-Kathmandu flight
All taxes, and fuel surcharge
All accommodation, hotels , teahouse lodge on trek (4N)

English speaking guide
All transfers
All meals as specified
All sightseeing and entrance as specified.
Nepal visa - USD25 (upon arrival)
Travel insurance
Olevia Cheong
8112 8393
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