Trip Facts

Trip Duration 12 Days
Trip Difficulty Easy & Enjoyable
Maximum Altitude 3,191m at Poon Hill
Best Season To Visit Autumn, Winter, Spring

Trip Overview

Kathmandu-Pokhara-Ghorepani Trekking-Chitwan- Kathmandu is a tour for fun lovers. A gentle walk in the low-lying hills around the lake district of Pokhara enhances your understanding of the culturally rich villages while passing through an increasingly magical buildup of mountain views till the climax at Poon Hill on the third day of the trek. After the trek, spend some quality time at one of the very famous national parks of Nepal for a wildlife safari before driving back to Kathmandu.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: You arrive in Kathmandu

Reception followed by transfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing tours of Kathmandu Valley.

Day 03: Trek to Hille.

Fly down to Pokhara and drive on to Nayapul to begin the trek which takes you up to Hille at 1,495m, located on a hill that enjoys excellent views of the mountains. Overnight at the lodge.

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani

We continue following the Burungdi Khola upstream then climb up stone steps passing through neat terraced felds to arrive at Ulleri. The trail to Banthanti is less challenging and continues on to charming Ghorepani above which lies Pun Hill with astounding views of a string of famous mountains including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhare and Lamjung among others. Overnight at the lodge.

Day 05: Trek to Pun Hill. Return back to Tadapani

Make a pre-dawn excursion up to Pun Hill (3,191m) which is a 45 minute walk away, for a stupendous view of the mountains mentioned above: Dhaulagiri and the Annapurnas, and return to Ghorepani for a scrumptious breakfast. After breakfast, descend through rich rhododendron forest past Deurali and arrive at the lunch spot in Banthanti. Soon after lunch, take the trail left of the fork and ascend gently to Tadapani where you overnight.

Day 06: Ghandruk

Descend to a sparkling stream after which you climb once again through a forest to arrive at a ridge with a teashop. Walk past unusually oval-shaped homes and you come to the fag-stone-lined streets of a settlement known as Ghandrung at 1,940m, the largest Gurung settlement in the area where people are very friendly. A word of caution: take your Sardar with you while exploring as you could get lost.

Day 07: Trek to Birethanti

Descend to Nayapul which is only a 20-minute hike and from Birethanti, you will be driven back to Pokhara. Rest of the day you are free. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 08: Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park 06:30 AM: After breakfast, we drive for five hours to reach the national park for wildlife safari. Overnight at the lodge.

Day 09: Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park offers you all the exciting jungle activities:  jungle walks, village visits, and bird watching, etc. Overnight at the jungle lodge.

Day 10: Back to Kathmandu

Early morning jungle activities after which you will be driven back to Kathmandu. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: Leisure day in Kathmandu

Day 12: Departure

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