Tatopani trekking gives you a wonderful holidays experience in Nepal. Enjoy the beauty of Himalayas with morning sunrise from Poonhill and get relaxed in dipping at Natural Hot Spring, called Tatopani. This is an easy and short trekking holidays based on lodge to lodged accommodation, we sleep in guest house and eat at mountain guest house. Normal trekking gear will be fine and no any special trekking gear is required for trekking to Tatopani. This Tatopani trekking can be done all around the year but no good visibility of Himalayan in rainy season from June to August.
Tatopani Trekking, Tatopani means Hot water in Nepali, provides you one of the most amazing experiences and the unbelievable beauty of nature and landscapes. Set out this trek, just carrying a day pack with a sleeping bag and walking stick which turnout to be the most important piece of equipment since trekking passes through small villages of restaurant and guest houses from time to time. Spend evening playing cards and taking hot shower.
Tatopani hot spring trek is a great trek in Annapurna for the trekkers who want to avoid the extreme altitude of the Annapurna circuit and Base Camp treks, yet still dream of trekking in the shadow of the great Himalayan Mountains.
Tatopani, hot spring trek is true experience of real Nepal-the natural Nepal. This trekking holidays offer the best geographic sceneries, pleasure and fun. Mountains look beautiful as trek further up and close snaps will show the spectacular changes of its positions from the different angle the pictures that you would have taken Hot springs are just relaxing and fun. Dipping into hot spring known as Tatopani; it can get relief from different skin diseases and rheumatic, still locals believe that. You will be to all great natural hot springs (Tatopani) of Annapurna region exclusively. If you be interesting for this Pooh Hill hot spring trekking, come on and contact us for further info of about this wonderful trekking.
Here in below is the trekking itinerary of Tatopani, please kindly check it up and for more information of Ghorepani Tatopani trekking gear, equipment, cost and itinerary, we are kindly request to ask our team of professional guide and tour leader.
Day 1: Kathmandu –Pokhara (820m)
Pokhara is 200km west of Kathmandu; it takes 6 hours drive by overland bus or car travel. Daily tourist bus to Pokhara leaves at 7:00 in the morning. It is a scenic overland tour passes through heavily terraced fields, rivers and hill to Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist paradise with full of natural and cultural heritage sites like lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus with mountains.
Day 2: Pokhara-Deurali (2100m, 5/6 hours trek)
Drive to Dhampus Phedi (1120 m.) for 30 minute, then steep climbing up to Dhampus Village (1770m) with views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), the 7th tallest mountain in the world, Mardi Himal, Fishtail (6993m), Annapurna range, Lamjung Himal(6932m) and Manaslu range. Trek gently ascents to Deurali (2100m) through the forest via Pothana village (1890m).
Day 3: Deurali (2100m) - Ghandruk (1950m, 5 - 5½ hours trek)
First trek descends to Bherikhaka through forests, and then flat walk to Landruk via Tolka village with the civilization of Magar and Gurung as you pass through many local villages, terrace fields and green hills. From Landruk trek down to Modi Khola and ascends steeply through staircase to Ghandruk village, the second largest Gurung village, having about 310 households, one of the major ethnic group out of the 66 identify ethnic group of Nepal and well known for the brave Gurkhas in Indian and British regiment. There is a handicraft centre and Gurung museum. Mount Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Fishtail are clear and nearby from Ghandruk.
Day 4: Ghandruk (1950m) – Tadapani (2700m, 2½ - 3 hours trek)
The trek from Ghandruk to Tadapani is gradually ascents through rainy and dense forest. You could pass via Bhaisi Kharka with the birds chirping sounds. Form en route you could see beautiful mountain views and green hills.
Day 5: Tadapani (2700m) – Ghorepani (2900m, 5/6 hours trek)
At first trek is steeply down to stream for half an hour then immediately steeply ascend to Banthanti (2650m). Again, your trail is steeply ascents about two hours to the Deurali (3100m). After Deurali trek is still gradual ascend up to Gurung Hill (3200m) and then descend all the way to Ghorepani through pine, oak and rhododendron forest with beautiful mountain views and green hills. You feel as you are walking on Scottish alpine forest there.
Day 6: Ghorepani (2900m) – Poonhill (3200m), trek to Tatopani (1200m, 6 hours trek)
Early morning trip to Poon Hill (3200m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7555m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6932m.), Manaslu and other numerous clad mountain peaks. Have breakfast at Ghorepani and trek descents all the way to Tatopani via Chitre, Shikha & Ghara. Tatopani takes its name from the hot springs near the river below the village. You can enjoy the hot spring at Tatopani as the word. It is popularly believed that taking bath in Hot Spring helps you to get rid of skin diseases and rheumatic problem. Of course, it gives you physical and mental refreshment as well.
Day 7: Tatopani (1200m) – Beni (820m. 6 - 6½ hours trek)
Trek to Beni takes about 6 to 7 hours. The trail is flat which continues following Kali Gandaki River, passing many small waterfalls via Bekhola, Baisari.
Day 8: Beni (820m) - Pokhara (820, 70km 3/4 hours drive)
Drive from Beni to Pokhara which takes about 3-4 hours. The road from Beni to Maldhunga is rough and bumping. The road from Maldhunga to Pokhara is well paved and black top. While driving to Pokhara, see good views of the different villages, people with their charming faces and greenery scenarios.
Day 9: Pokhara -Kathmandu
Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus that takes about seven hours via Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where the first Cable Car of Nepal is operated to Manakamana Temple, enjoying the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes approximately 25 minutes in flight.