Annapurna 9 days trek is also known as Ghorepani trek,which is very short duration trek and amazing too. Everyone can do this trek because it’s a low elevation trek.In Pokhara you can visit wonderful lake called Fewa taal with boating.During this trek You can see a charch at Ulleri on the way of second day from Phokhara.Gurung and Magar are situated at this region which have different culture.View point of the area called Poonhill from where you can take a picture of Mt.Machapuchhre, Mt Daulagiri, MT.Annapurna and manymores at one time. In spring you can get chances to see 3 kind of rhododendrone(white,red and pink).One famoust activities of this trek you can swim at Hotspring in Jinu,its not a artificial its natural next to river same like a swimming pool you have to buy ticket Rs 50 per person to get in.Pokhara will finished our adventure trek.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1400 m/4600 ft]
Upon our arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be warmly greeted by Adventure Mount Nest representative from Adventure Mount Nest. After completion of our custom formalities (Visa, etc), we pick up our luggage and look for our representive with Adventure Mount Nest Trekking display board at the arrival gate. We will be then escorted to Hotel Shanker or a similar rating hotels in kathmandu. After check in, we can either take a rest or hang around in the city or visit our office. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Adventure Mount Nest For dinner, you will be served excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the Nepalese food culture.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
After having breakfast, we will start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered the World Heritage Sites; including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambunath) and Buddhists shrine (Buddha Nath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. At the noon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. Adventure Mount Nest briefs us regarding our trek as well as provides us opportunity to ask any questions we may have regarding our upcoming adventure. Hopefully you enjoy with our culture.
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara [827m/2,713ft] and Trek to Ulleri [1960 m/6430 ft]: 30 min flight and 6 hrs trek
This morning we leave Kathmandu and fly ahead to Pokhara.. Upon arrival in Pokhara, the lake city offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna and others. Numerous lakes of Pokhara, known as ‘Tal’ in Nepali, offer fishing, boating and swimming facilities. Upon few moments rest in Pokhara, we drive to Naya Pul and start the trek. We pass through sub tropical valley forests, sometimes on the carved trail on the side of the cliff. After lunch, we cross the Modi Khola (river) via a suspension bridge to the village of Tikhedhunga. The Ulleri Hill with thousands of steps and boulders that continually go upward would really prove a test of our stamina. We reach Ulleri by late afternoon.also we can see charch over there ulleri on the way.
Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani [2774 m/ 9429 ft]: 4 – 5 hrs trek
We make our ascent to the Ghorepani village. The name Ghorepani in Nepali means horse-water owing to its role as an important campsite for traders before it became a trekker’s stop. Ghorepani is an interesting place with small shops and stalls for selling local products and craft. The town has two parts: one in a saddle and the other a few hundred feet lower. We stop at the higher part of the Ghorepani village that offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains including Annapurna South and Nilgiri mountains. Since Ghorepani lies quite higher than our previous stop, we begin to feel the chilly weather especially in the evenings.this day is little difficult than other days at this trip.Overnight at Ghorepani.
Day 05: Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani [2600m/8,530 ft]: 6 – 7 hrs
This is a special day of this trek.early morning we starts to climb some steps to Poon Hill To catch the magnificent splendor of sunrise over the Himalayas, we make an early morning climb along the steep trail to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3200mtrs). Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft) is a great viewpoint from where we will be able to enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the Mustang part and Pokhara valleys including the closest views of more than 20 highest mountains including the close-up views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The snowy peaks of the high mountains loom above and around us glowing in the morning light. After taking photos and having some coffee or tea or hot chocolate, we return back to Gorepani. Upon breakfast, we head east and climb a nearby ridge. We descend through rhododendron forest, pass by spectacular waterfalls along the way and reach Tadapani for overnight.
Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk [1940m/6360 ft]: 3 – 4 hrs
From Tadapani, we make a steep descent through the dense and dark forest. This part of the trek will be through a thick forest of old rhododendron trees. When the rhododendron trees are in bloom, these forests actually turn into gardens of dazzlingly beautiful flowers, mostly red, when seen from the air or from far. By afternoon, depending upon the season of travel, we will be pleasantly surprised by the sight of some cherry blossoms in bloom on the slopes on the other side of the ravine. After trekking some more minutes, we enter the village of Ghandruk, a slope settlement with stone houses mostly inhabited by the Gurung people. Along with enjoying the stunningly close-up towering views of Fishtail, Annaurna South, and Hiuchuli mountains, we also acquaint ourselves with the simple but rich cultural traditions of the Gurung people at the Gurung Museum in Ghandruk.it will fantastic.
Day 07: Ghandruk to Pokhara: 4 hrs trek and 1hr drive
Today, we trek from Ghandruk to Naya Pul then drive back to Pokhara through Birethanti. We step onto a staircase paved with stone slabs, curving in and out of the village and then terraced farms. It keeps on going down almost without breaks from Ghandruk until Modi Khola river valley. By the time, we arrive at Birethanti, some of us would feel like having made a downhill marathon. But our marathon is not over yet. From Birethanti, a half-an-hour’s walk takes us into Naya Pul. The journey on foot comes to an end at Nayapul. Then, we drive from Nayapul to Pokhara.
Day 08: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 30 min flight
After breakfast or afternoon we fly back kathmandu. Till some hours before flight, we may take an optional sightseeing tour within Pokhara or enjoy adventure activities such as boat riding, paragliding, etc. While returning to Kathmandu from Pokhara, we have to be sure to catch the left side of the airplane for great views of the Himalayas. Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, we will be dropped-off at our hotel. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
Day 09: Farewell To Our Guest
Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Adventure Mount Nest escorts us to the airport for our flight time. Approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight, a representative from Adventure Mount Nest will escort us to the airport and bid farewell greetings. On our way to home, we will have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country like Nepal.
we have to walk 8-10 kilometres perday.
• Airport Pick up and drop
• 3 days in 5 star or similar hotel in Kathmandu
• Welcome and farewell dinner
• All accommodation and meals during the trek
• A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees
• Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
• All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, TIMS )
• A comprehensive medical kit
• All government and local taxes
• Nepal Visa fee
• International airfare to and from Kathmandu
• Excess baggage charges
• Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara(and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
• Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
• Travel and rescue insurance
• Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
• Tips for guides and porters