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Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Terk - 10 Days

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Ghorepani poon hill trek takes you to one of the most popular viewpoint (Poon Hill) in Nepal within the world-famous Annapurna Region, The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is a thrilling introduction to the wonders of trekking experience and a more relaxed journey compared to other options in the Annapurna area. Ghorepani trekking is specifically designed for people with less holiday time who want something special and a taste of trekking in Nepal Himalaya which includes astonishing scenery of traditional villages, lush forests, fertile fields and up-close views of some of the highest peaks on the planet. So, the Ghorepani trip is most suitable for the honey moon, trek with the children and students. The Annapurna region has long been a favorite for visitors to Nepal with good reason, a journey into the region is full of excitement and surprises and an astonishing array of natural variety and beauty with dense forests of rhododendron, Nepal’s national flower. The highlight of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the sunrise from Poon Hill where we enjoy an astonishing panorama including Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, BarahaShikhar, the Annapurna range and numerous other giants. The magic of the morning light on the peaks seems to reveal heaven itself.

Day 01. Arrive Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel:  Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters) and you will be met by our airport representative and transferred to hotel, you evening free and overnight at hotel in Kathmandu, (A, B).

Day 02. Full day of sightseeing of Kathmandu valley: After having breakfast at hotel, we take you for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley about 9:00 am in the morning and the tour includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa and return to hotel and you will have some free time to shop your trekking gear if you need and overnight at hotel, (A, B).

Day 03.Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara - 6 Hours: After having early breakfast at hotel and we drive along the Trisuli and Mashyangdi River to reach Pokhara, we will see the beautiful river view and the view of Ganesh Himal and Mountain Manaslu as well during the driving, Pokhara is tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains, after 6 hours of drive; we will arrive in Pokhara and overnight at hotel, ( A, B).

Day 04.Drive from Pokhara - Nayapul (1050m.) and trek to Tikhedunga( 1577m)- 4 Hours: After having breakfast at hotel in Pokhara, we take short drive to Nayapul ,then start our trekking to Tikhedhunga (1577M) Via Birethanti (1065m.), it is easy trekking passing through several villages and settlements, Afterwards we will ascend gently to the final destination of the day, overnight at Lodge, ( A, B, L, D).

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani( 2675m)- 6 Hours: After having breakfast at lodge, we start the trek and ascend steeply for the first 2 hours then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, We will see good view of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. Now, our trail is quite easier passing through rhododendron and shadowy trees and ascends gently up to the final camp, overnight at Lodge, ( A, B, L, D).

Day 06.Hike to Poon Hill (3180m.) and trek to Tadapani (2675m.)- 6 hours: Today, we hike to Poon Hill (3232m.) 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 (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountains in the morning then Hike down to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast at Lodge and trek to Tadapani (2650 m.). Most part of the trail we trek through rhododendron forest, the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom, overnight at lodge, (A, B, L, and D).

Day 07.Trek from Tadapani (2675m.) to Ghandruk (1950m.)- 3 Hours: Today, it is easy trekking by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests to Ghandruk, We will hear different kinds of birds chirping on the way, This is one of the popular destinations for the birds' lovers, Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There is a handicraft centre and Gurung museum in Ghundruk if you are interested to visit them, from this village we will see the views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna (7455m.), Annapurna III (7755m.) and Fishtail, overnight at Lodge, ( A, B, L, D).

Day 08.Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (Pokhara) & Drive to Pokhara- 4 Hours: Today is our last day of our trek day and it is easy trek down by descending gently half of the way through the rice field and local villages to Syauli bazaar and trek flat part until Nayapul then drive to Pokhara, overnight at hotel, (A, B, L, D).

Day 09.Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu - 6 Hours: We take tourist bus at 7 AM to drive to Kathmandu and the driving will be fantastic along with many towns and we are able to see the settlements, Rivers, terraces and landscapes, after 6 hours driving we will arrive Kathmandu and overnight at Hotel, ( A, B).

Day 10.Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure: You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your loving home. OUTFITTER NEPAL has taken pleasure in serving you all of these weeks; you counted on us & we didn’t let you down because we know how hard you’ve worked to enjoy this holiday. Meeting you was an immense pleasure & we do hope you will remember us down the years with memories of the time you’ve spent in this amazing country that’s Nepal. A safe BON VOYAGE home…takes care!!! (B).


What's included

  • All the airport transfers by private vehicles.
  • Three night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trek.
  • Your standard meals during the trek with hot tea/coffee in breakfast.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits and TIMS permit.
  • Two night’s hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu –-Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly guide and porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide and porters.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and trekking map, if necessary, (return after the trek).
  • All government taxes, VAT and service charges.

What's not included

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Your personal expenses and entrance fees while you do the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • All the alcoholic, non alcoholic drinks and dessert.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.

Important information

Hotel and Accommodation on Ghorepani Poon hill Trek: We offer 2/3 star standard hotel (3 nights in Kathmandu) and (2 nights in Pokhara) and Lodge/teahouse during the Ghorepani Trek and the rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets, A few have electric lights and all have a spacious dining room-lounge on lodges during the trek, we will accommodate group in local lodges available each day. We send a porter ahead of us to book the required number of rooms for the group (rooms cannot be booked in advance in all places). Please remember that some of them are very basic and a sense of adventure is necessary and there is some luxury 4/5 star accommodation available in Kathmandu and Pokhara and if you want, we can book them for you for your Kathmandu and Pokhara stay so, do let us know if you want to upgrade your accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Transports used on Ghorepani Trek: We at provide private vehicles for the airport transfers and sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, tourist bus transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and return however there are options:

Would you like to take private transport such as car/van instead of tourist bus: then it cost 200.00 USD for both way ( 100.00USD per way) for car ( you can sit up to 4 person), 300.00USD for Jeep/Van ( 150.00USD per way, can sit up to 6 person) , Hiece 400.00 USD ( 200.00USD per way and can sit up to 13 people) or you can take 30 minute flight to Pokhara or return from Pokhara to Kathmandu as well, please ask us for the up to date flight fare.

Electricity and battery charges on trek: There are electricity available in some of the villages where you can re- charges your camera batteries and there is solar power in some villages we trek through and you can recharges your batteries in those places as well if they have enough power and we suggest you to have spare batteries as well and you will have to pay some for recharging batteries.

Meals and drinks on trek: The meals are included in our price of the trek and they are taken in lodges; we will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnights and our will guide will choose place and stop for lunch on available place/lodge every day and we recommend you to bring water purification pills since you will have normal water for free, then you can have the normal water and use the medicine and drink however you have options of buying bottled water or boiled water in every places as well.

Luggage/Bag pack on Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek: Your main luggage on the trek will be carried by porter and you simply carry a day pack with water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, and etc, during the trek, as small loads allow you for full enjoyment of the trek. A trek bag is ideal for your main luggage, plus a small lockable bag for travel clothes or anything that you do not need during trek which you can leave at hotel’s locker room/safe deposit box in Kathmandu or in Pokhara for free of charge. Weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines (if you are taking flight to Pokhara or return) is 15 Kg including your hand bag; excess weight is chargeable at USD 1 or more which is extra on our tour cost.

Guide and Porter on Trek: We provide trained trekking guide (handles the logistics and guides you and your team on the trek) and porters, A porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20 Kg (10 Kg from each trekkers) and if there are more than 10 people in the group then we will provide you additional guide for the group.

Group Size, guide and crew member:  We organize Ghorepani trekking for single people to maximum 14 people at once or even if you have more than 14 people then we can split the group into two or more groups (according to the number of trekkers) however you all can walk together and stay at same guest house and there are only different guide, and there are 1 guide up to 10 people and 2 guide for 11-14 people and a porter for each 2 trekkers.

Personal expenses on Trek: Personal expenses depend largely on your habit and all the meals are included on our trek, You only need money for table drinks (alcoholic/non alcoholic beverages), snacks while walking (some smaller shops are available along the trail in the areas), tips, souvenirs, hot shower (available in some places), and meals ( A meal cost 5-7USD in Kathmandu and Pokhara) for your Kathmandu and Pokhara stay, entrance fees ( approx: 25USD) while your tour in Kathmandu, if you do not drink alcohol and sopping then 12-15USD per day should be enough for the hot drinks, shower and snacks on trek and Tips are appreciated by your support team after the trek. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate 10 - 15% of the total tour cost as tips to the staff and you can do this if you feel the services have been good.

Gears available in Kathmandu: It's not necessary to spend a lot of money buying equipment for the Ghorepani trekking in your country as Majority of these gears can be bought at reasonable rates in Kathmandu.

A typical day on Trek: Each morning on our Ghorepani trek, after packing your bags and having hot breakfast at lodge, you set off on the day’s walk/hike/trek and after walking for 3-4 hours, you will stop for lunch at around midday. The afternoon’s walk is generally shorter and usually arrives at destination in time for afternoon tea. The remainder of the afternoon can be spent exploring the village, doing a bit of washing or simply relaxing with a good book. On some days you will arrive at our destination by lunchtime and the entire afternoon will be free then after dinner, the evening will often be spent playing cards and reliving the day’s adventures, before retiring for a well-earned sleep.

Our meeting in Kathmandu: You should to pass your International flight details to us once you confirm and book Ghorepani trek with us for a “meeting and greeting” service at the airport on your arrival, once you pass through the Customs and come out of the Terminal building where you will see someone standing with a placard with your name written on paper then our airport representative or tour officer will greet you and transfer you to the hotel or if you have not booked your Kathmandu hotels with us (you have done it yourself) and have just booked the trekking part then you should pass your hotel detail in Kathmandu, we fix the date and time to meet through e mail when we communicate while booking trek.

Insurance/Rescue/Evacuation: In case of a serious sickness or a casualty while you are Ghorepani Trek (which we believe will not happen), we will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital to save your life (this has happened to us few times) and you are entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in evacuation/rescue, so, please make sure that these expenses are covered by your insurance policy before assigning for the trek or be prepared to pay on your own after getting back to Kathmandu. Ensure that you’ve insured yourself before doing the trip, Common sense dictates this, it’s good for you and please visit Nepal Travel insurance page for more info about it.


Meeting point

Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Ring Rd, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

From EUR 583 per person


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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Duration:
10 days

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