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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

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Overview

Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – a pleasant trip to the enchanting landscape of Annapurna region!
 
Get set to appreciate the splendour of mighty Annapurna as you walk up the trial to Ghorepani Poon Hill because the engrossing landscapes that this trial possesses will compel you to do so! Aloof from the hustle and bustle of hectic city life, starts a delightful journey to one of the popular vantage points of Annapurna region. Treasure the beauty of Annapurna vistas as you embark your journey to Ghorepani Poon Hill.
 
Experience the glorious sun as it rises above the Annapurna ranges with a sip of tea and relax in the beautiful atmosphere, as you watch the sun set beyond those towering mountains. Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek starts from Nayapul, a place an hour drive from Pokhara. From Nayapul, the trail passes through some vibrant villages like Birethanti, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Nangethanti to Ghorepani. The panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m) Annapurna I (8091m) Hiunchuli (6441m) and more from this point is simply spectacular. We climb up to Poon Hill for close up views of Annapurna Panorama. The splendour of mountains from this point is rewarding and maybe that is why Poon Hill is considered as one of the best vantage points of Nepal for the awesome views of Himalayas. Our journey accomplishes as we descend down to Pokhara via Tadapani, Ghandruk route. The warm hospitality of people in Ghandruk will take your heart away. Their pleasing smile and unique lifestyle will make your journey unforgettable and lively.
 
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is amongst the easiest treks in Nepal which can be attempted by anyone of any age group. So, do not think twice to go for Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek!
 
Nepal Hiking Team thrives to make your journey wonderful by providing the services of a- one quality. The efforts of our management team and well experienced-friendly guide will make your journey tension free and relaxing. All you have to do is take advantage of choosing us as your travel companion! Experience the adventure with the alluring beauty of Mother Nature.

Itinerary

Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters)
Our  representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be transffered to  hotel in our private tourist vehicle. O/N at Hotel.(Breakfast  included)
Day 02- Pre-trip Meeting and Kathmandu city sightseeing Tour.
In the morning, after breakfast, At around 8am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your trek leader/guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trek. We will also supply you with our trek . For the meeting, please make sure you bring passport, three copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any, and sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting. After the Pre-Trip meeting and breakfast, your sightseeing trip will start  in the morning. We visit, Boudhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. After Boudhnath Stupa we visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. O/N Hotel. (Breakfast included)
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul (1,010m) and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1,570m)
We begin our trek at Nayapul after an hour drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. After a short 15-minute walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1,015m) a large village with many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. The trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1,495m and after a short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1,570m. Today's walk is relatively short and easy, a prelude to the trekking experience in the Annapurna region.It takes 4hours,O/N at Lodge on Tikhedhunga( breakfast, lunch ,dinner included)
Day 04: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2850m)
From Tikhe Dhunga the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tikhe Dhunga. The trail ascends a steep stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps) to the large Magar village of Ulleri at 2080m. Above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There is a camp site for a rest and water stop one hour’s walk above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti where we stop for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali word meaning "rest house”. In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti we will climb to Ghorepani at 2850m, from here we can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m) Annapurna I (8091m) Hiunchuli (6441m) and more. It takes 7 hours,O/N at Lodge on Ghorepani ( breakfast, lunch,dinner included)
Day 05: Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210m) and Trek from Ghorepani  to Tadapani (2,610m)
This morning, we will get up early and hike to Poon Hill (3,210m). From here you will see a superb view of the sunrise and a panoramic view of the Himalaya, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and others. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani. .It takes 7 hours,O/N at Lodge on Tadapani( breakfast, lunch ,dinner included)
Day 06:Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m)
From Tadapani the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk, a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal. They have their own dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is also home to many Gurkha soldiers. It is a famous destination for trekkers as it is known for its beautiful mountain views and also because it's within easy reach from Pokhara and Kathmandu. We have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna Conservation Office, museums and explore the village.It takes 7 hours,O/N at Lodge on Ghandruk (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner included)
Day 07: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and Drive  Pokhara (910m)
Today we begin our journey, from Ghandruk village offering easy walking all downhill to Nayapul we then transferred to Pokhara. Pokhara city sightseeing tour .It takes 7 hours,O/N at Pokhara On Hotel(Breakfast included)
Day 08: Drive from  Pokhara to Kathmandu  By Tourist Bus
It takes about 7 hours to drive back to Kathmandu crossing over some mountain passes and rivers along.arrive on Kathmandu O/N at Hotel,(Breakfast Included)
Day 09:Departure day your Destination
 Free day for shopping and departure After breakfast in to your hotel, we will drop you at the airport to take your onward flight as per time. If you have late flight, you will have time to do last minute shopping if you deserve. (Breakfast included)

 

Includes / Excludes

Cost includes:
*Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle .
*Accommodation in Kathmandu 3 Night,Pokhara 1Night on BB basis as per the itinerary.
*City tour in Kathmandu  and Pokhara with guide by private Vehicle.
*Necessary permits for trek.
*Kathmandu to Nayapul by bus,Return from Nayapul to Pokhara by Bus than  Pokhara to kathmandu By  tourist bus.
*Accommodation in guest houses/lodges during the trek.
*Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner  per day during the trek(Tea,Coffee only brakfast time)
*Fresh fruits after dinner.
*Experienced English/French Speaking and Government Licensed Guide.
*Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services(we will provide 1 porter for 2 trekkers maximum weight 25 kg in total).
*Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staff
*All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
 
Cost does not include:
* Lunch and dinner in  Kathmandu & Pokhara.
* Bottled drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
* Your travel insurance.
* Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc. 
* Any airfare and departure airport tax 
* Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents and other occurrence beyond our control
*Monuments fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara city tours.
*Any other cost not mention above in cost includes.
* Sleeping bag and down jacket,medician if necessary. 

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Duration 9 Days

Grade Easy

Max-Altitude 3210

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Country Nepal

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Lekhnath Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 977 01 4427245

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