Accommodation in the trip
Our package is including 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara. It is 3 star category hotels with breakfast and twin sharing. Accommodation in entire trekking is in local tea houses (Local guest house) on twin sharing. You will get simple rooms with inside toilet. Ghorepani Ghandruk region may have over flow of trekkers in peak season.
Foods in the trip
Kathmandu and Pokhara has lots of restaurants to choose for your Lunch and Dinner. Breakfast is including in the package that is provided by same hotel you are staying. During your trekking, same tea houses you are going to stay provide you breakfast and Dinner. Lunch is on the way at suitable place. All the foods during trekking is including in the packages. Hotel and restaurants provide you international standard foods in entire Trekking. You can choose food items from menu.
Guide and Porter
Your guide to the Trekking is from Kathmandu. They are the one who will be our regular guide more responsible, friendly, and helpful English speaking. You will meet them in Kathmandu before starting your trek. Usually there will be 1 porter for every two trekkers. He is able to carry total 25 kilogram. Both guide and porters are fully equipped, insured and package including their foods, accommodation on the way. Trekking guides are those who can communicate with you and local peoples and having enough knowledge of local places, peoples, their cultures and having knowledge of high altitude sickness.
Drinking Water during Trekking
Drinking water is extra cost from package. During the trek it is available bottled mineral water, boiled water fill in your own bottle from every tea houses or can use even normal water from Tap. Bottled mineral water is available in every guest houses, shops in entire Trekking. As you hike high altitude, cost of bottled mineral water and boil filtered water increase. Water from local taps can be also used as drinking water by purification with purification tablet and filter it yourself. Most of the trekkers are drinking bottled mineral water and boiled filtered water. Trekkers are using local tap water rarely.
You do not need much trekking equipment in this trekking. Entire trekking during the day is in hot temperature. Only 2 nights at Ghorepani and Tadapani get cold. Need to bring both types of clothes for cold and hot. Necessary equipment are not compulsory bring from your homeland. You can buy it in Kathmandu too. Our itinerary has enough time to be prepared with your proper equipment.
Round cap to protect from sun during sunny day
Warm head cover cap
Muff to cover mouth from heavy wind and cold
1 pairs warm inner thermal and inner trouser
1 pair warm outer trouser
One pair light and warm jacket or sweeter
One pair down jacket
2 pairs light shocks
1 pair warm shocks
1 pair light shoe or sandal
1 pair light trekking shoes
1 pairs light trouser or half paint for walking during day and hot temperature
2 pairs of light t-shirt
Rain coat (cover body and backpack)
small bag pack for trekking, carrying yourself (Trekking bag pack)
Duffel bag or big polar bag to hand over with your goods to our Porter *
Head lamp with enough battery
Camera and its battery
Phone and charger
Hand wash lotion
Thoth brush add paste
Washing shop and bath shampoo
Quick dry towel
First Aid Kit Medicines
In every trekking package, our guide will carry first aid kit box containing medicines of anti altitude, anti Diarrhea, pain relief, Antibiotic, anti cold, anti vomiting, anti headache, fever, bandages, handplast and anti septic lotion . If you are taking any regular medicine that is compulsory to bring yourself.
Some Dos and Dont’s during Ghorpani Ghandru Trekking
Trekking route of Annapurna Ghorepani Ghandruk is exotic land with different cultural settlement. Treat the land and local peoples with care and respect. Try your best to keep environment clean and show appreciation for culture and traditional religious beliefs.
Make Annapurna region litter free: Do not through any litter; put it in dustbin fixed by national park or in local tea houses. Sanitary napkins and tampons should be wrapped properly and through it right place. Take batteries back to your home country for safe disposal or reuse.
Respect local cultures, custom and peoples: Route of Ghorepani Ghandruk is combination of different cultural ethnic group of local peoples. Their culture, customs, living style and any function is typical and it is important for them. So respect all these while you are there. You can involve respectfully in those function.
Take your guide with you in every hiking and climbing: our guide will be always with your while trekking every days. You are trekking and hiking in remote areas with maximum altitude. Few days in the itinerary are as acclimatization day and hiking around for recovering stamina. Take your guide with you in all these activities. It is Himalaya and do not be more exited, take advice from guide to take any decision.
Do not through foods after order: Foods are all carried by helicopter or flight from Kathmandu. It takes a week time to reach all the foods in base camp site. It is not with any other transportation but carried by peoples or donkey. It is important that you order only sufficient food which you can finish. Do not waste any foods in the region. Meet items are not fresh in Everest Gokyo Region. The land is out of scarifies any animals, and meets are all carried from out of region. This is the reason meets are not fresh.
How to get Nepal Visa and its cost?
Visa for Nepal is available on your arrival. 15 days Nepali visa is enough for your as your trip is only for 9 days including arrival departure days. USD 25 is the visa cost of 15 days. If you want to spend more than 15 days time, it is better to take a month visa which cost USD 40 per person. You only need your original passport and cash (any currency).
The trip is including 3 star category accommodations in main cities ie Kathmandu and Pokhara. During the trekking days, accommodation is in local tea houses. It has also option to upgrade accommodation to 4 or 5 star hotel in Pokhara and in Kathmandu. Or choose simple guest houses or hotel in those cities to make your cost down.
A professional trekking guide and porter from Nepal Highland Treks assist you in this entire trekking. Trekking guide and porter are not only guiding and carrying your loads but also helpful and your lifeguard in the Himalaya.
Any foreigners other than Indian and Nepali need visa for Nepal. It cost you USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for a month multiple visa. Visa can be issued on your arrival. For more details, you can visit this LINK.