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Ghorepani Poon hill trek

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10 Days
Availability : JAN - DEC
Kathmandu
Annapurna region
Tour Details

Ghorepani – Poon Hill trek offers an exotic landscape and the vistas of the closest northern Himalayan ranges. The trail covers a portion of Annapurna region, along with ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project). It is usually a loop around Ghandruk (the headquarters of Annapurna Region) and Ghorepani.

Starting from Nayapul, the trek passes through local Gurung villages, terraced landscapes and dense forests. We enjoy sunrise and sunset from Poon Hill (3,120 m), along with the paddy fields and some of the closest vistas of Annapurna, Machapuchhre and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. While ascending along the trail, we encounter a variety of orchids and rhododendrons. Observing the local culture and society of the region is another feature of the trek.

Trip Fact

Country

Nepal

Accomodation in trek

Guest House

Max Altitude

3210 M / 10531 Ft

Activities

Trekking & culture tour

Transportation

Tourist bus/ private vehicle

Grade

Moderate

Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu – 1,300m/4264 ft.

Upon arrival at the international airport in Kathmandu (1300M) you will be received by our representative at the arrival gate and will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Included: – Accommodation in hotel

Day 02Kathmandu, Patan sightseeing and trekking preparation in Kathmandu (1,300m)

The second morning after your breakfast, we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual places in Kathmandu valley. The tour covers UNESCO World Heritage Sites including historical Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath (Buddhist Shrine, also called monkey temple), Boudhanath (the Largest Stupa in the World), and Pashupatinath (Hindu’s holiest pilgrimage site).
Patan, is one of the major cities of Nepal and is best known for its rich cultural heritage, in particular its tradition of arts and crafts. After heritage sightseeing, you will meet your trekking guide for briefing to help for final preparation of the trek. Overnight at hotel.

Included: – Breakfast & heritage sightseeing.

Day 03Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (823m.2, 700 ft.): 5-6 hrs.

Early in the morning we leave for Pokhara by tourist bus, enjoying beautiful Nepali countryside along the way. Sightseeing around the city and Lakeside is a bonus here. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Included: – Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day 04Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m): 3-4 hrs.

An hour drive from Pokhara takes us to Nayapul from where we commence our trek to Birenthanti, a large and prosperous town settled on the bank of Madi river. We head up the main trail to Sudami where we climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1,495m) before pushing on the Tikhedhunga.

Included: – Breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 05Trek to Ghorepani (2,850m): 5-6 hrs.

Today we start with steeply ascends on the long stone steps to Ulleri village enjoying amazing landscape and the Himalayan scenery. We spend a pleasant day’s trekking through rhododendron and oak forests. The scenery gives you inner power to climb up these steps and immerse you to walk more. After few hours of walking with several breaks in between, we can enjoy the fantastic views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan ranges.

Included: – breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 06Poon Hill trek (3,210m) and trek to Tadapani (2,710m): 6-7 hrs

Early that morning, we’ll take a short hike to Poon Hill. The route offers the glimpse of the pleasant rhododendron forests. This brilliant viewpoint provides us an unobstructed sun sire over the high Himalayas and a wide range of panoramic scenery from the far western Himalaya of Dolpo, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Manaslu. Trekking back to Ghorepani for breakfast and we’ll continue our trek to Tadapani through rugged rhododendron forests for overnight stay.

Included: – breakfast, lunch, dinner & accommodation in guest house.

Day 07Trek to Ghandruk (1,990m): 3-4 hrs.

We have short and pleasant walking day today which leads us through forested and downhill path that gets us to Ghandruk village. This is heavily settled Gurung village, where we can explore and walk around knowing Gurung culture and economy. Overnight stay in guest house.

Included: – Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day 08Ghandruk to Pokhara (823 m): 5 hrs walk and 1 hrs Drive.

This is our last day of trekking which goes through the scenic landscape and local villages. We get to Syalu Bazar which is settled in the bank of Madi River. The walk is pleasant most of the way following the Madi River until Birenthathi and an easy trek to Nayapul. Our adventure ends here and we drive back to Pokhara for the overnight stay.

Included: – Breakfast, lunch & accommodation in hotel

Day 09Pokhara City Tour

After breakfast, we go sightseeing around Pokhara city. Also known as a ‘magic Land’ or ‘Dreamland’ of Nepal, Pokhara has a number of natural beauty, such as, boating in Fewa Lake, Davis Falls, Mahendra Cave and some Hindu temples. After lunch you are free to shop for souvenirs or rest. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Included: – Breakfast & accommodation in hotel

Day 10Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m) or trip extensions by adding optional activities.

You have the option today to extend your program. There are many fun and exciting adventures, like paragliding, white water rafting and a wildlife safari in Chitwan National park. If you choice to return to Kathmandu the drive passes through the picturesque countryside, we will stop for breakfast and lunch. It takes 7 hours to return to Kathmandu. Overnight at the hotel.

Included: – Breakfast, lunch& accommodation in hotel.

Day 11Kathmandu departure or trip extensions by adding optional activities

You have option today to extend your programme. Three are many fun & exciting adventures, like white water rafting, wildlife safari in Chitwan national park, Pokhara excursion & paragliding or Transfer from hotel to international airport to board onward journey flight.

Note: The above itinerary is the standard that we offer. It can be customized as per your interests.

Service Includes

  • Arrival & departure transfer as per tour itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Surface transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara & Kathmandu.
  • All meals (breakfast, Lunch & dinner) during the trek.
  • Guest house to guest house accommodation during the trek.
  • An experience English speaking trekking guide.
  • Porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers 1 porter)
  • Private car /jeep to and from Nayapul.
  • Annapurna conservation area entry fee.
  • Tims (trekking information management system) fee.
  • Guide & porter foods accommodation, salary & insurance.
  • All government & Local taxes.

Service excludes

  • Lunch & dinners in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • International airfare & airport taxes.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • All kinds of cold drinks like water, coke, Fanta juice etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Rescue armament in case if emergency.
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