Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking - 11 Days

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking
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Trip Duration: 11 Days
Trip Type: Tea House
Activities: Treking & Hiking
Difficulty: Easy
Max. Altitude: 3210m
Best Season: All Year Round
Group Size: 1+
Daily Walking: 5-7 Hours
Transportation: Tourist Bus
Accommodation: Guest House
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek (Typical Nepali, Ethnic foods and international cuisines)

Trip Overview

Ghorepani, the short, colorful and relatively easy trek, takes its place in the western part of Kathmandu into the Annapurna region, one of the most popular trekking destination which offers impressive natural scenery, marvelous views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchchhre and Himchuli.One can get the lifetime chance to see some of the most dramatic views of some of the highest and most beautiful mountains in the world including pristine forests, diversity of flora and fauna encounter with the warm heartedness of the simple people whose rich and varied customs give you an insight into the typical life style of Gurung and Magar people.

On the way of trekking you are sure to encounter the legendary Gorkha soldiers who had served in the Gorkha Army during the world war in many countries. The main attraction of Ghorepani trekking is Poon Hill, situated at an altitude of 3100m, the most spectacular mountain spot on earth.

Trekking Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour to various historical/natural/cultural heritage sites  along with  Nepal’s oldest Buddhist Monasteries
  • Terrific Pokhara- Kathmandu-Pokhara journey known for mind-blowing sceneries
  • Exploration around Pokhara, the most beautiful lake city of the country, also known for providing superb mountain views
  • Offers excellent views of Annapurna, Machhapuchchhre, Himalchuli and other Himalayan ranges
  • Passing through gushing rivers, green countryside, alpine meadows, valleys, etc.
  • Relaxing in  natural  hot springs at Tatopani
  • Witness variety of floras and faunas
  • Getting along with ethnic people and their culture
  • Exploring the scenic and magnificent beauty of the rich Nature
  • Traditional Gurung Museum
  • Unique hill cultures to explore
  • Poon Hill
Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (6 hours drive) Day 04: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1540m) Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorapani (2870m) Day 06: Ghorapani to Tadapani (2710m) Day 07: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m) Day 08: Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m) to Pokhara Day 09: Pokhara Sightseeing Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu Day 11: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu On your arrival at Kathmandu Airport you will be met by our representative who will take you to the hotel for the night.

Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour After having breakfast you take a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You will visit many Buddhist and Hindu temples which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. In the afternoon you will be taken back to your Hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (6 hours drive) You are driven from Kathmandu to Pokhara, arriving at lunch time. Take the afternoon to look around the lake side and return back to Hotel, B.B. O/N at Pokhara.

Day 04: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1540m) Take a one hour drive to Nayapul where your trek will start following the path of Modi Khola (river) passing Birethanti (1000m), a large and prosperous town. From there you will reach Tikhedhunga. O/N at Tikhedhunga.

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorapani (2870m) The trail crosses Tikhedhunga continuing to the large Magar village of Ulleri (2080m) and climbs to Banthali (2250m). Observing the magnificent oak and rhododendron forest you climb to Nangathanti (2460m) and walking an hour uphill you will reach Ghorapani. O/N at Ghorapani.

Day 06: Ghorapani to Tadapani (2710m) Early in the morning you will climb about one hour to Poon Hill (3210m), here at sunrise you have magnificent views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli and Machhapuchchhre mountains. Back at the Hotel you will have breakfast and start your trek. You will climb to Gurung Hill (just like Poon Hill), crossing pine and rhododendron forests with excellent views you will trek down to Deorali (3090m), further trek down to Banthati (2650m). Passing Banthati trek down to the small river and climbing up the trail heads to Tadapani. O/N at Tadapani.

Day 07: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m) The trail descends steeply through the forest to Baisi Kharka. Then the trail further descends to a stream, crossing the stream the trail proceeds towards Ghandruk, a beautiful village where you have excellent views of Annapurna South and it is also the headquarter of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). O/N at Ghandruk.

Day 08: Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m) to Pokhara From Ghandruk the trail descends to Chane (1690m) and to Kimchi (1640m). Follow the ridge downhill to Kehone Danda then to Kliu (1390m) and on to a suspension bridge crossing over the Sadhu Khola (river), finally arriving alongside the modi Khola you will reach Shauli Bazaar (1140m). Passing through the lovely birch forest you will get to Lamakhet and then to Birethanti (1000m). Walking about half hour you will reach to Napa Puland from Nayapul you will have 1 hour drive to Pokhara. O/N at Pokhara.

Day 09: Pokhara Sightseeing Sightseeing around Pokhara valley including Begnas Lake and Rupa Lake and also David’s fall. O/N at Pokhara.

Day10: Pokhara to Kathmandu Drive back to Kathmandu (6 hours drive by van/car), Hotel, B.B. O/N at Kathmandu.

Day 11: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination.

Cost Information

The trip price will vary depending on the group size, duration and services required. Please contact us via our website with your details to obtain a quote and for special offer.

Cost Includes:

  • Transportation to and from Kathmandu by air or road, as per itinerary.
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including the coffee and tea.
  • Accommodation in tea houses or in tents as per itinerary during the trek.
  • Accommodation including breakfast at 3 star hotels in Kathmandu.
  • Highly experienced Government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek.
  • Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide / porter insurance and salary, general equipment, national park and conservation area fees.
  • Three Queen City Tour with an Experienced Tour Guide (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur) depends on your time frame.
  • Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC).
Cost Exclude:
  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax.
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue) – you may easily obtain the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport – Kathmandu.
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out  Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities

Useful Information

We will provide you with detailed information about the safari, trekking trail, rafting etc for simplifying your expedition. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require more information or have any queries we would be more than happy to provide you with all the information you are seeking from us.

Transportation Chitwan is easily accessible from major cities of Nepal like Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lumbini. There are several Tourist Bus services to and from Chitwan. Buses are also available directly from all entry points from India. Our package cost only included the bus services from and to Kathmandu and Pokhara. If you want to travel with the private Car, you would need to Buy additional Private car. You would able to add private car to Chitwan when you shop online. If you want to fly to Chitwan, Please make reservation the trip which includes flights from Kathmandu to Bharatpur.Please Click here for the Fly to Chitwan Packages Please go through the cost information for more details

Package Tour Jungle safaris are all done as a package tour, the price depends upon the size of the groups and the number of days you will stay. The price includes all activities mentioned in the itinerary, accommodation, transportation and all meals during your jungle visit. You make make a reservation what days would you like to spend.

Accommodation During a stay at a jungle retreat you will be either staying in good comfortable lodges with attached bathroom and insect nets or comfortable permanent tented camps. The standard of accommodation is of a very high standard, safe and clean.

Best Season Chitwan National Park – October to May, Bird Watching – December to March. Maximum temperature can reach up to 95 Fahrenheit (35 C) in April through September. November through February are cooler months with average temperature around 67 Fahrenheit.

Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is highly recommended for trekkers who plan their trekking in the Himalayas. Travel insurance is mandatory while going for trekking, hiking etc in Nepal. Please make sure that your insurance policy covers personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, loss of luggage, etc. We strongly recommend that your policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. Please check with your insurance company that adventure activities and trekking above 3000m are covered by your policy. You must carry proof of insurance (i.e. your insurance certificate) with you during your expedition.

Safety and Security: We do not compromise on safety and security of our guests. We highly prioritize safety and security measures during the trek. We have to understand that there are certain risks while traveling in higher altitude which you should consider before booking. Our trip operators constantly monitor their areas of operation and trekking trail and they would cancel or re-route a trip if they feel any destination is unsafe to travel.

Environmental Issues: For the good of us all that live on this planet, the protection and conservation of the environment is the most important thing. When traveling and trekking in, you will at times be entering environmentally sensitive areas. we put environmental issues first, all of our treks and tours are arranged to give minimum impact to the environment. We encourage our guests to carry out litter and not use plastic water bottles. We also don’t use wood fires at our camp sites and also try not to use tea houses which do so, we prefer to stay in places that use gas and solar power. It’s the small things that we all do that can help to preserve the environment for the future generations of trekkers.

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Total $ 1,195 USD