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Ghorepani Poon hill

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  Trip Code : DH/T-01
  Duration : 10 days
  Grading : Easy grading info
Max Altitude : 2,840
  Meals : All In during the trek/ B&B in the city areas
  Accommodation : Tea house/ Lodge / Hotel
The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is a 5 day hike in the Annapurna mountain range in Nepal. It takes a moderate level of fitness to complete, and the max. Elevation is 3,210 meters. Pokhara is the closest main access city to begin treks into the Annapurna range. Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking gives a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region within a short trek. At 3,210 meters, the Poon Hill sunrise along with the snowy rugged Annapurna Himalaya range in the background is worth every step.

Short Itinerary

1) KATHMANDU ARRIVAL
2) KATHMANDU TO POKHARA (LAKESIDE CITY) BY AC TOURIST BUS (6-7 HOURS DRIVE)
3) POKHARA DRIVE TO NAYAPUL (1010M/3314FT.) TREK TO TIKHEDUNGA (1577M/5174FT.)
4) TIKHEDUNGA (1577M/5174FT.) TO GHOREPANI (2840M/9318FT.)
5) GHOREPANI (2840M/9318FT.) HIKE UP TO POON HILL (3210M/10532FT.) TREK TO TADAPANI (2610M/8563FT.)
6) TADAPANI (2610M/8563FT.) TREK TO GHANDRUK (1940M/6365FT.)
7) GHANDRUK (1940M/6365FT.) TO NAYAPUL (1010M/3314FT.) AND DRIVE BACK TO POKHARA (LAKESIDE CITY)
8) POKHARA (LAKESIDE CITY) RELAXING DAY
9) POKHARA (LAKESIDE CITY) TO KATHMANDU BY AC TOURIST BUS (6-7 hour drive)
10) KATHMANDU DEPARTURE

Day 1 : ARRIVAL AT KATHMANDU

  • Airport pickup and transfer to the hotel for check-in
  • Meeting at our office for meet and greet with a welcome drink
  • Rest of the day is free for personal sightseeing
  • Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 2 : KATHMANDU TO POKHARA (LAKESIDE CITY) BY AC TOURIST BUS (6-7 HOURS DRIVE)

  • Hotel check out
  • We have an early departure (7 am) from Kathmandu to Pokhara by AC tourist bus
  • The bus stops at several places for a 5 minute break and at the highroad restaurant for our lunch
  • After arrival in Pokhara bus park we can take a taxi or go by foot to the hotel ( 15 min walking distance)
  • Hotel check in and the rest of the day is free
  • Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 3 : POKHARA DRIVE TO NAYAPUL (1010M/3314FT.) TREK TO TIKHEDUNGA (1577M/5174FT.)

  • Early morning hotel breakfast and check out
  • Short drive to Nayapul
  • River walk (Modi Khola) to Birethanti
  • Continue to Hille
  • Hike to Tikhedunga
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a local tea house

Day 4 : TIKHEDUNGA (1577M/5174FT.) TO GHOREPANI (2840M/9318FT.)

  • Breakfast and departure
  • Steep climb to Ulleri
  • Soft ascend to Banthanti
  • Hike to Ghorepani
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a local tea house

Day 5 : GHOREPANI (2840M/9318FT.) HIKE UP TO POON HILL (3210M/10532FT.) TREK TO TADAPANI (2610M/8563FT.)

  • Early wake up and upwards hike to Poon Hill
  • View point break at Poon hill ( photographer’s paradise)
  • Downwards hike back to Ghorepani for breakfast and guest house check out
  • Ascend to Deurali
  • Descend to Banthanti
  • We hike downwards to the river and back up to Tadapani
  • Dinner and overnight stay at local tea house

Day 6 : TADAPANI (2610M/8563FT.) TREK TO GHANDRUK (1940M/6365FT.)

  • Breakfast and departure
  • Downwards trek through forest area’s
  • Hike to Ghandruk (Gurung village)
  • Free time for personal sightseeing
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a local tea house

Day 7 : GHANDRUK (1940M/6365FT.) TO NAYAPUL (1010M/3314FT.) AND DRIVE BACK TO POKHARA (LAKESIDE CITY)

  • Breakfast and departure
  • Descending trek to Nayapul
  • Nayapul short drive back to Pokhara
  • Hotel check in
  • Rest of the day is free for personal sightseeing / souvenir shopping
  • Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 8 : POKHARA (LAKESIDE CITY) RELAXING DAY

  • This is a relaxing day to explore, shop for souvenirs and/or enjoy other activities that Pokhara has to offer.
  • For other activities such as paragliding, helicopter tours bungee jumping or even one of the world’s longest zip line rides please inquire through the booking section (note that for these activities additional costs will be calculated)
  • Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 9 : POKHARA (LAKESIDE CITY) TO KATHMANDU BY AC TOURIST BUS (6-7 hour drive)

  • hotel check out
  • Drive back to Kathmandu by AC tourist bus
  • Lunch on the way at the highway restaurant
  • Hotel check in
  • We meet back at the travel office for your vacation review
  • Rest of the day free for souvenir shopping/ personal sightseeing
  • Farewell dinner with a live Nepali culture show
  • Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 10 : KATHMANDU DEPARTURE

  • Hotel breakfast and check out
  • Airport transfer by AC vehicle 3 hours before departure

What's included

  • Int. airport pickups and drops
  • All KTM accommodation according to your booking
  • All Pokhara accommodation on a bed & breakfast plan
  • Lodge Accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • 1 Nepali farewell dinner with a Nepali cultural show.
  • All land transportation by air-condition vehicle.
  • Trekking Permits And TIMS
  • Trekking Guide and Porter(2 Guests 1 Porter)

What's not included

  • Domestic Flight
  • Evacuation in case of Emergency
  • Medical and Personal Insurance
  • Tips and telephone calls
  • Laundry bills
  • Anything not mentioned in the above
Optional activities:

Pokhara:
  • Paragliding
  • Bungee jumping
  • Zip line ride
  • Heli tours
  • Ultra-light flight
Extra’s:
 
Every itinerary is a standard format of wat we offer, our guests can customize this according to their own wishes but please note that prices will vary on your choices.

The PoonHill Trek can be made longer/shorter by extra/fewer trekking days, visit other places via other routes, to confirm please inquire to us by mail.

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