The Deepest Gorge Trek
Pristine Nepal Treks & Expedition presents the Deepest Gorge trek for your life experience. It is within Kali Gandaki River Valley in Annapurna Himalaya region. However, you can do it from 2 completely different areas. One from Besisahar with Annapurna Circuit trek and another from Pokhara via Poon Hill Ghorepani. It’s located between Mt. Annapurna I & Mt. Dhaulagiri that each over 8,000 meters on top of the sea level. The Kali Gandaki River from Tibet erosion continuously. However, its sands & gravel make it deeper & deeper every day.
The Deepest Gorge in the world
Andha Galchhi is the deepest gorge trek area in the world that is 5,571m less than Mt. Annapurna I. This area is called Thak Khola wherever Thakali people are living for a long time. Thakali people were very popular for Trans Himalaya trade. However, you can start this trek from Besisahar on the other side of Annapurna region. Wherever You can cross the highest & widest pass within the world. It is called Thorang La Pass. It is over 5,416m altitude above the sea level whereas you can experience beautiful place Manang.
Whoever have a short time, they can start from Pokhara. They can take a scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. Trek to picturesque Muktinath 3,700m on the part of upper Mustang. Jomsom, Muktinath, Kagbeni are Tibetian influenced society. You will feel you’re in Tibet. Follow Kali Gandaki gorge trek all the time until Tatopani wherever you will relish natural hot spring. And climb up to Poon Hill for sun rising viewpoint one day before Pokhara.
Or you can start from Nayapul after a short driving from Pokhara. Wherever you should climb 3,500 steeps before Poon Hill, Ghorepani. Most trekkers visit Poon Hill for the sun rising with almighty Annapurna views. Then trek all the way down to Kali Gandaki gorge trek trail via Tatopani (Hot Spring) way to Muktinath & back to Jomsom for a flight back to Pokhara.
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OUTLINE ITINERARY OF KALI GANDAKI GORGE TREK
Day 1: Arrival & transfer to hotel
Day 2: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus
Day 3: Fly to Jomsom & trek to Kagbeni
Day 4: Trek to Muktinath
Day 5: Trek to Marpha
Day 6: Drive to Tatopani by local bus
Day 7: Trek to Ghorepani
Day 8: Trek to Nayapul & drive to Pokhara
Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu