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Gurja Himal Dhorpatan Trekking – 11 Days

Trip Facts

Weather

Weather -5°C to 20°C View Weather Detail

Duration

Duration 11 Days

Difficulty

Difficulty Moderate

Accommodation

Accommodation Lodge/Home Stay

Meals Included

Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Best Season

Best Season Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April & May

Transportation

Transportation Private Jeep/Tourist bus/Public Bus

Daily Activity

Daily Activity Trekking

Religion

Religion Buddhist and Hindu

Ethnic People

Ethnic People Magar, Gurung

Geographic Terrain

Geographic Terrain Mountain, Hills, Forest, Rivers, Terrace

Region of Nepal

Region of Nepal Annapurna Region

Max. Altitude

Max. Altitude 3850m./12705ft.

Gurja Himal dhorpatan Trekking provides a magnificent view and the trails join with the Rara Dolpo trek route also, Few tourists have been visiting the Gurja Himal trekking trail. The trek passes through the Gurjand beautiful Dhaula valley, tucked away beneath the snowy peaks of the Dhaulagiri range. As a result, the hidden village is an undiscovered gem. You will be able to experience well-beaten routes while meeting local people, and your expenditure will benefit.

Seeing Mount Dhaulagiri, the seventh-highest mountain in the world (8172 m), is a highlight of the Gurja Himal walk. Mountain ranges of Churen Himal (7371 m), Gurja Himal (7193 m), and Dhaulagiri (8172 m). The majority of the “Bishwakarma” residents of the village of Chhantyal depend on farming and herding for their livelihood. There is training in traditional blacksmithing techniques. Their males wore heavy wool jackets that were felted to make them waterproof and were made by women. They climb up to 5,000 meters with their herds in the summer.

They relocate to temporary homes in the lower valley Dhaula during the winter when snow covers the settlement. The slates on one roof touch the roof of the house across from it since the houses are so close to one another. The village is a labyrinth of little lanes. Older residences are adorned with the beautifully carved wooden windows made famous by Gurja Khani artisans.

Gurja Khani is a place at the trail of Gurja Himal Trekking. The village is a labyrinth of little lanes. Older residences are adorned with the beautifully carved wooden windows made famous by Gurja Khani ancient homes. Altogether Gurja Himal Dhorpatan Trekking is one of the best trekking journeys in the Dhaulagiri region of Nepal.

Background

The most ideal round route for the Hidden Valley variant of Route One is Gurja Himal Trek with Dhorpatan Village. It makes its way back from Gurja Himal over the breathtaking Dhorpatan 3 passes. At Rugachaur Pass, a local trekking guide is essential (3850m). This journey includes Tibetan towns, alpine vistas, traditional villages, panoramic views of the Dhaulagiri Himal and Annapurna peaks, and the Bonpo Monastery. Places to stay and eat locally are teashops and homestays.

About Us

Gurja Himal Dhorpatan Trekking will be exciting and stress-free thanks to Nepal Alternative Treks & Expedition. The itinerary can be changed to fit your schedule’s needs. Join the journey to see the fantastical mountain views. We provide all of the travel services you require. As the area is at a low height, you may go hiking any time of year. Due to the inclement weather throughout the winter, trekking is difficult.

 

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Highlights

  • Get  wonderful views of the seventh highest mountain in world Mount Dhaulagiri.
  • Trek through some of the most beautiful trekking routs of Nepal
  • Have a chance to taste the local food of the region.
  • Visit Gurja Khani a place at the trail of Gurja Himal Trekking
January
-5°C to 5°C
February
-3°C to 6°C
March
0°C to 9°C
April
4°C to 13°C
May
8°C to 16°C
June
11°C to 20°C
July
12°C to 20°C
August
12°C to 20°C
September
10°C to 18°C
October
5°C to 14°C
November
0°C to 9°C
December
-3°C to 6°C

Day-to-day-Itinerary

Day 1

Drive to Beni

Day 1 Facts

Trekking Time Average

273km / 09 hours drive

Accommodation

Hotel in Beni

Altitude

899m./2966ft.

Included meals

Lunch, Dinner

After arriving in Nepal, depart towards Beni. Beni is 273 kilometers away from Kathmandu, and traveling that distance by bus or jeep will take you 8 to 9 hours. You will drive through picturesque valleys, little towns, and terraced farms on the way. When you get to Beni, you can recover and get ready for the upcoming hike.

Day 2

Drive to Darbang - trek to Dharapani

Day 2 Facts

Trekking Time Average

40km./01 hour drive /8km./ 2.5hours walk

Accommodation

Lodge in Dharapani

Altitude

1565m./5164ft.

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Drive to Darbang, which will take around an hour, after breakfast. Start your 2.5-hour hike from Darbang to Dharapani, which is located at an elevation of 1565m. Beautiful villages, farmland, and woodlands are everywhere along the trail. Teahouse accommodation for the night in Dharapani.

Day 3

Trek to Lulang

Day 3 Facts

Trekking Time Average

18km./ 6-7hours walk

Accommodation

Lodge in Lulang

Altitude

2450m./8085ft.

Start your 6-7 hour hike toward Lulang, which is at an elevation of 2450 meters. The walk offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains as it winds through lovely woodlands and across streams. Teahouse accommodation for the night in Lulang.

Day 4

Trek to Gurja Khani via Gurja Pass

Day 4 Facts

Trekking Time Average

18km. /08 hours walk

Accommodation

Homestay in Gurja Khani

Altitude

2650m./8745ft.

Begin your 8-hour, 2650-meter-high, and in the direction of Gurja Khani hike. Gurja Pass, at a height of 3255 meters, on the trail provides breathtaking views of the mountains nearby. Overnight in Gurja Khani at home stay.

Day 5

Extra day in Hidden Village - Side trip to base of Gurja Himal

Day 5 Facts

Trekking Time Average

Round trip - 5-6 Hours walk

Accommodation

Homestay in Hidden village

Altitude

2650m./8745ft.

Spend an additional day at Hidden Village to tour the neighborhood. Take a side excursion, which will take you 5–6 hours, to Gurja Himal’s base. Teahouse overnight stay in Hidden Village.

Day 6

Trek to Gurja Ghat/Dhorpatan via Rugachaur Pass

Day 6 Facts

Trekking Time Average

18km./ 6-7 hours walk

Accommodation

Lodge in Gurja Ghat

Altitude

3000m./9900ft.

Start your 6 to 7-hour hike toward Gurja Ghat/Dhorpatan, which is at an elevation of 3000m. The trail crosses the 3850m-high Rugachaur Pass, which provides breathtaking views of the mountains nearby. Teahouse accommodation for the night at Gurja Ghat or Dhorpatan.

Day 7

Side trip to Tibetan Bonpo Monastery at Chentung (optional).

Day 7 Facts

Trekking Time Average

12km./03 -04 hours walk

Accommodation

Lodge in Gurja Ghat

Altitude

3000m./9900ft.

See the Tibetan Bonpo Monastery in Chentung as a side excursion; it takes around 3–4 hours. Learn about the Bonpo religion and culture while exploring the monastery. Teahouse accommodation for the night at Gurja Ghat or Dhorpatan

Day 8

Trek to Lumsung via Jaljalla Pass

Day 8 Facts

Trekking Time Average

18km./06 hours walk

Accommodation

Lodge in Lumsung

Altitude

2190m./7227ft.

Start your 6-7 hour hike toward Lumsung, which is at an elevation of 2190 meters. The Jaljalla Pass, which is at a high altitude of 3400 meters and provides breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain, is traversed by the trail. Teahouse stay the night in Lumsung.

Day 9

Trek to Darbang

Day 9 Facts

Trekking Time Average

18km./06 hours walk

Accommodation

Lodge in Darbang

Altitude

2819m./9302ft.

Start your 6- to 7-hour hike in the direction of Darbang. Beautiful villages, farmland, and woodlands are everywhere along the trail. Teahouse accommodation for the night in Darbang.

 

Day 10

Back to Pokhara

Day 10 Facts

Trekking Time Average

90km./07 hours drive

Accommodation

Hotel Kausi

Altitude

850m./2805ft.

It takes about 7-8 hours to drive back to Pokhara. You can take in the picturesque grandeur of the nearby mountains and valleys while traveling. When you arrive in Pokhara, you can unwind and take your time looking. Spend the night in a hotel in Pokhara.

Day 11

Drive to Kathmandu

Day 11 Facts

Trekking Time Average

200km./06 hours drive

Altitude

1295m./4273ft.

After breakfast, you bid goodbye to the precious Mt. Fishtail and Mt. Annapurna. You will catch a tourist bus and head towards Kathmandu. Watching the scenic beauty along the Prithvi Highway, you will reach your hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu, after 6 hours on the road. Enjoy the completion of the trek as you treat yourself at one of the most excellent restaurants. Overnight in Kathmandu.

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Currently, we do not have any scheduled group trips, but you are welcome to embark on the journey on a date that suits you best.

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Group Discounts Available

Group of 2 - 4 $830.00 PP $730.00 PP
Group of 5 - 8 $810.00 PP $710.00 PP
Group of 9 - 12 $790.00 PP $690.00 PP
Group of 13 - 16 $770.00 PP $670.00 PP
Group of 17 - 20 $750.00 PP $650.00 PP
Group of 21 - 25 $730.00 PP $630.00 PP

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The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

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