Gorkha to Pokhara Trek
Gorkha to Pokhara TrekAs part of Easy trekking in Nepal, the Gorkha Pokhara trek offers unsual attraction of low atlitude trekking and exploration opportunities. Trekking to Gorkha Pokhara provides wonderful insight into the village and culture of Gurung people who form the major constituents of Gurkha soliders. Passing through scores of villages clinging to terraced mountain slopes treks to Gorkha Pokhara is also famous as Gorkha Trek, Gorkha Trekking, Gorkha Treks and cultural trek in Nepal. Gorkha Pokhara trekking Nepal involves only a few uphill climbs leading to Begnas and Rupa Lakes Trekking near Pokhara. Gorkha to Pokhara treks introduces rural Nepalese communities in the central Nepal mountain area.
Your trekking preparation:
This trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.
We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable.
Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to made during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself. As the trek is designed for camping arrangement, everything is handled by our team of porters, sherpas and cooks who carry the equipment, assemble and dissemble the camp and have hot meals waiting for you at every food break.
Any trek in this region is an experience to remember for everyone in lifetime. The famous trekking routes of this region are- Jomsom/Muktinath trail, Annapurna circuit, Annapurna Base Camp, Gorepani/Ghandruk loop, Sikles/Lamjung Himal loop, and Upper Mustang. The best time to trek there in Spring and Autumn seasons of the year however some parts can be trek all the year round even in monsoon days and winter.
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel and welcome dinner in the evening
Day 02: ½ day sightseeing in Kathmandu city and preparation for trek.
Day 03: Drive west to Gorkha (1640m) – 160km/ 6 hours by local bus and camp by Gorkha Bazar.
Day 04: Start trek to Pokharithok.
Day 05: Pokharithok – Ramche.
Day 06: Ramche – Tarkughat.
Day 07: Tarkughat – Kunchha (1000m).
Day 08: Kunchha – Sisaghat.
Day 09: Sisaghat – Deurali.
Day 10: Deurali – Nayabazar.
Day 11: Nayabazar – Pokhara and camp by Lakeside.
Day 12: Pokhara – Kathmandu by bus 200km – 8 hours or fly 35 minutes.
Day 13: Sightseeing in ancient city of Bhaktapur and farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 14: Depart. from hotel, transfer to Airport.
The cost includes the following services:
Land Transfer Kathmandu-Besisahar by chartered bus
3-meals per day to be prepared by our experienced cook
Camping gear (two-person tents, mattress, kitchen tent and toilet tent)
Supporting field staff and professional trekking guides.
Guide, Sherpa, Cook, Kitchen boy, Porter’s fees and insuranc
Annapurna Conservation Area entrance permit
Domestic airfare (Pokhara-Kathmandu)
Cost does not include:
Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu or in Pokhara
Kathmandu airport departure tax
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.