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The Extended Ghorepani Trek (II), Annapurna Conservation Area – Nepal

13 Mar
Ghorepani Trek: going up from Ghorepani to Deurali Pass (the Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range in the background)

Ghorepani Trek, the third trekking day Short Description: We climbed from Upper Ghorepani to Deurali Pass, and then we descended to Ban Thanti. We abruptly continued the downhill to a tributary stream of the Bhurunngdi Khola Valley, from where we constantly hiked up to Tadapani. Further on, we walked along a contour line to Ghandruk, […]

The Extended Ghorepani Trek (I), Annapurna Conservation Area – Nepal

02 Mar
Ghorepani Trek: traditional Gurung houses in Birethanti

Ghorepani Trek is a popular trek in Nepal and includes the ascent on the renowned Poon Hill. Ghorepani Trek is as famous as the Annapurna Circuit and the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, but it’s much shorter. It actually consists of a loop stretching between the two Annapurna-mentioned treks. Ghorepani Trek lasts three to five days […]

The road from Lumbini to Pokhara with a stop in Tansen – Nepal

23 Feb
Lumbini: Maha Devi Temple with the Sacred Pond. Maya Devi bathed here before giving birth to the Buddha

The road to Lumbini – Changing Buses Before reaching Pokhara. Typical for Nepal, the road from Sauraha to Lumbini lasted almost one day. However, there were less than 200 kilometers between the two destinations. In the morning, the Nepali man from the travel company in Sauraha gave me a ride to the bus station located […]