Ghorepani Hot Spring Trek (4 nights / 5 days)

Ghorepani Hot Spring Trek

TRIP OVERVIEW:

Trip Duration: 4 nights, 5 days
Max Altitude: 2,850m
Start: Pokhara
End: Pokhara
Difficulty: Easy
Transport: Private Vehicle and local bus
Accommodation: Tea Houses
Group Size: For individuals, friends, and family members. All our treks are private.
Meals: All included

Best seasons: September to December and March to May

Why do the Ghorepani Hot Spring Trek?

Ghorepani Hot Spring Trek offers a spectacular view of the snow-capped peaks at a close distance. The trek also allows you to rejuvenate yourself by taking a relaxing dip in the natural hot springs. Additionally, Poon Hill offers a magnificent panoramic view of the majestic Annapurna mountain range.

GHOREPANI HOT SPRING TREK HIGHLIGHTS:

The Ghorepani Hot Spring Trek is a relatively easy walk that winds through Gurung villages and dense Rhododendron forests. It offers one of the best viewpoints of the Himalayas. This trek takes place in the villages of Ghorepani and Tatopani, both of which are famous for their stunning views of snow-capped peaks. Additionally, Tatopani provides an opportunity to relax and enjoy natural hot spring water.

During the Ghorepani Hot Spring Trek, you’ll witness the majestic Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna (8,091m), Fishtail (6,997m), Annapurna South, Himchuli, and other famous mountains. The best time to visit for this trek is during the autumn and spring seasons when the rows of Himalayan mountain peaks are covered by a blanket of impeccable white snow.

The Poonhill Hot Spring Trek begins at Nayapul, which is about a one-hour drive from the beautiful city of Pokhara.

ITINERARY:

The Ghorepani Hot Spring Trek is a popular hiking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal that takes you through stunning landscapes, traditional villages, and natural hot springs. This trek is perfect for those who are short on time but still want to experience the beauty of the Himalayas.

Day 1: Drive from Pokhara to Birethanti (1025m) and trek to Hille (1460m).

Our trekking guide will pick you up from your hotel at 7 a.m. and then drive from Pokhara to Birethanti, which takes around 1 hour and 20 minutes. From there, you will start your trek to Hille, which takes around 3 to 3.5 hours. Along the way, you will pass through lush green forests, cross rivers and streams, and enjoy the beautiful views of the Himalayan mountains. Once you reach Hille, you can relax and explore the village.

Day 2: Trek from Hille (1460m) to Ghorepani (2860m)

Today’s trek will take you from Hille to Ghorepani, a journey of around 5.5 to 6 hours. You will pass through beautiful rhododendron forests, cross suspension bridges, and climb up steep staircases to reach the village of Ghorepani. This is a great place to rest and admire the stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Day 3: Trek from Ghorepani (2860m) to Sikha (1935m)

After breakfast in Ghorepani, you will start your trek to Sikha, which takes around 3.5 to 4 hours. The trail takes you through dense forests and past waterfalls before reaching the charming village of Sikha. Here, you can explore the village and interact with the locals to learn more about their way of life.

Day 4: Trek from Sikha to Tatopani Hot Spring (1190 m)

Today’s trek takes you from Sikha to Tatopani Hot Spring, a journey of around 3.5 to 4 hours. Along the way, you will pass through beautiful farmland and small villages before reaching the natural hot springs at Tatopani. You can take a dip in the hot springs and relax your muscles after the long trek.

Day 5: Trek from Tatopani to Beni and Drive to Pokhara

Today is the last day of your trek. You will trek from Tatopani to Beni, which takes around 2 hours, before taking a minibus back to Pokhara, which takes around 2 to 2.5 hours. On the way, you can enjoy the beautiful views of the countryside and reflect on your amazing trekking experience in the Annapurna region.

Overall, the Ghorepani Hot Spring Trek is a great option for those who want to experience the beauty of the Himalayas in a short amount of time. With stunning landscapes, traditional villages, and natural hot springs, this trek is sure to be a memorable experience.

What’s included:

  • Trekking permits
  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking poles
  • Trekking map
  • A first-aid kit or Medical kit
  • (Meals include only the main course and tea or coffee.) (It doesn’t include starters or desserts).
  • Private lodgings
  • Hot shower
  • water purification tablets
  • Toilet paper
  • (pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel)

What’s not included:

  • No alcoholic beverages or soft drinks.
  • A porter isn’t included. If you need a porter, we can provide one for an extra fee.
  • Sleeping bag (we rent sleeping bags for an additional fee).
  • Wifi
  • Cell phone charging
  • Hot drinking water
  • Your Personal Expenses
  • Personal Travel Insurance.

Personal supplies for the trek 

The personal supplies you require for this trek depend on the season in which you are trekking. 

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf 
  • Winter hat 
  • Headlights with extra batteries

Face

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Face/body wipe

Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves

Body

  • Hiking shirts
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Hooded rain jacket or wind shell
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • T-shirt ( bring lightweight wool)
  • Polypropylene Underwears
  • Down jacket
  • Waterproof jacket and pants

Footwear

  • Hiking boots
  • Thick & light socks( take an extra pair of thick and light socks)
  • Sandals 

Essential gear

  • Backpack or day pack bag
  • Thermal bottle
  • Medium-size drying towel

Toiletries 

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Face wash 
  • Body wash

Personal accessories

  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera
  • Power Adapters and Chargers

Extra supplies

  • First aid kit (Note: The guide will carry a first-aid kit on the trip. However, personal kits and medications are highly recommended.)
  • Lip Guard
  • Notebook and pen.
  • Mosquito Repellent spray
  • Moleskin for blister

Contact us today for more information and pricing details.