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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Description
Collect the best sunrise plus mountain views from Poon Hill at 3,210 meters above the sea level and go around the finest Gurung village of Ghandruk and witness their living style with our Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.
Price 405 USD
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Trip Introduction

Tour Duration 9 Days Days Group Size 1 - 60 pax
Grade easy Max Altitude 3210 Meters/10531ft.
Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
Accommodation 3*** Hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara and Tea House / Lodge during the trek
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara and all meals during the trek
Transportation All ground transportation as per itinerary

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 4 days is the shortest and easiest trekking in Nepal. Also, popular as Annapurna sunrise trek; this trek is best suited for the trekkers having limited time and wish to see the Himalayas from the close range. The maximum altitude the trekker will gain during this trekking is 3,210 meters above the sea level at Poon Hill. The tea house type trekking; the Poon Hill route has well maintained local lodges with good facilities on foods and accommodations. The lodges even have the Wi-Fi, hot shower and the electricity to charge the gadgets.

Popular for the mountain views and the sunrise in the Himalayas; the trek offers the best views of Mount Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri mountain range. Dhaulagiri (8,167m.)- the 7th highest mountain in the world and Annapurna I(8,091m.)- the 10th highest mountain is the major peaks one can see during the trek. Next the beautiful peak of Macchapuchre aka Fishtail mountain is another highlight of the trekking.

The beautiful local villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani and Ghandruk adds the excitement on the trekking. Among them, the Ghandruk village is the best. Popular for the Gurung cultures and the typical local houses and the customs; Ghandruk village also offers the best views of Himalayas too. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek can be done round the year. Although, the best time to trek to Poon Hill are the months of spring (March to May) and the days of autumn (September to November).

 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Highlight
1.    Explore the city of temples- Kathmandu valley
2.    Visit the famous city of lakes- Pokhara valley. 
3.    Do the shortest, easiest and the most beautiful trekking in Nepal.
4.    Collect the best views of Annapurna mountain range and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range. 
5.    Explore the beautiful villages and witness the local living style. 
6.    Collect the best sunrise plus mountain views from Poon Hill at 3,210 meters above the sea level.
7.    Go around the finest Gurung village of Ghandruk and witness their living style.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 4 days can be customized on your request. Please contact our Nepal travel experts for the customization needed. 

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Detail Itinerary

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Upon your arrival at Kathmandu International airport; you will be welcomed by one of our representatives with the traditional Nepali garland. After the heartiest welcome, you will be transferred to the hotel in Thamel. In the free time, you can take a good rest in your hotel.

Meals: Not included this day (There are so many good restaurants near your hotel for the food). 
Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis

The Kathmandu valley sightseeing is dedicated to explore the four of the UNESCO World Heritage listed sites of Kathmandu. Those four sites you will be visiting are; Soyambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. 

After the sightseeing, you can then go and pack your trekking equipment. If you need any equipment then it can be either rented or can be bought in Thamel. 

Meals: Breakfast Included 
Accommodation:  at a 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis.

After breakfast in the hotel, you will be picked up by your guide to starting your journey to Pokhara. The bus travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara will be of six to seven hours journey. There will be several breaks for the toilet and a lunch break will be taken as well. 


Upon your arrival in Pokhara, you will be transferred to the hotel. In the free time, you can walk around the famous Phewa Lake and also collect the super views of mountains and the sunset from the Phewa lakeside. 

Meals: Breakfast Included 
Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis. 

You will be picked up from the Pokhara hotel after breakfast. You will then take a scenic drive to Nayapul via famous mountain viewpoint of Sarangkot. Upon your arrival at Nayapul; your guide will do the permits check-in at the check post. From there; you will start your Ghorepani Poon Hill trek on foot. 


The route from Nayapul to Ulleri is mostly gradual uphill via small villages of Hile, Sudhame, and Tikhedhunga. There is a steep stoned paved uphill just before Ulleri. From Ulleri, you can see a wonderful view of Annapurna South (7,219m.) on a clear day. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included 
Accommodation: at a local tea house on twin/double sharing basis.

Get the great sunrise view at Annapurna South before breakfast. Then grab the superbly prepared breakfast. And the begin the trekking to Ghorepani. The route from Ulleri to Ghorepani goes through the dense rhododendron forest and with some beautiful waterfalls along the way.  


Do the permit check-in at Lower Ghorepani again before hiking twenty minutes more to get Ghorepani. At Ghorepani, you can enjoy the superb views of Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri range. The sunset also looks fantastic from Ghorepani. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included
Accommodation: at a local tea house on twin/double sharing basis. 

Hike to Poon Hill to collect the best sunrise view. The viewpoint of Poon Hill offers the greatest views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range. Poon Hill also has a view tower to collect the wonderful sunrise view at the Himalayas. After the sunrise, you will then get back to Ghorepani for breakfast. 

Then, the trek to Ghandruk begins. After about forty-five minutes walking; you will reach Deurali- which also offers the greater views of the mountains. The route goes through dense rhododendron forest to Tadapani. From Tadapani, you will take three hours more trekking to reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung settlement at the lap of the Himalayas. Explore the typical Nepali type village of Ghandruk.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included
Accommodation: at a local tea house on twin/double sharing basis. 

Wake up with the wonderful mountain views. Then go and grab your delicious breakfast. The trek then starts descending towards Nayapul through Syauli Bazar via the Modi river bank. At Nayapul, your guide will do the final check out. Then catch your pre-arranged returning drive to Pokhara. 


Upon your arrival in Pokhara; you can either take a good rest in the hotel or can go around the beautiful city. For dinner; there are many good restaurants near the hotel. You can choose any of them for your preferred food. 

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Included. 
Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on twin/double sharing basis. 

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Pokhara tourist bus station. The journey from Pokhara to Kathmandu will be of six to seven hours a bus drive. There will be several toilet breaks and a lunch break. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel. Later, you can do the last-minute shopping in Thamel. 

Meals: Breakfast Included 
Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on twin/double sharing basis.

After the finest trekking in Nepal; today you will be transferred to the Kathmandu International airport to catch your returning flight. Our representative will do the farewell with the hope to welcome you back to Nepal soon. 

Meals: Breakfast Included 
Accommodation: not included this day. 

Trip Includes/ Excludes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle (2 times)
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel on twin/double sharing basis with breakfast. 
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing by a private vehicle
  • An experienced English-speaking guide for Kathmandu sightseeing. 
  • Transportation (Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu) by tourist bus. 
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara at a 3-star category hotel on twin/double sharing basis with breakfast. 
  • Private transportation (Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to Pokhara)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Card for the trekking. 
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trekking. 
  • One porter per two trekkers and his all expenses during the trekking. 
  • Meals (8 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners) during the trekking 
  • 3 nights’ tea house accommodation on twin/double sharing basis during the trekking 
  • All the government taxes and the company service charge.
  • International airfare 
  • Nepal visa ((15 Days – 30 USD/ 30 Days – 50 USD /90 Days – 125 USD- more details at: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/tourist-visa)
  • Entrance fees during Kathmandu sightseeing. 
  • Travel insurance
  • Food and drinks in Kathmandu and Pokhara except breakfast. 
  • Personal expenses (bar bills, mineral water, hot shower, WI-FI, laundries etc.) of any kind during the trip.
  • Tipping to guide(s), porter(s), driver(s) etc. 
  • Anything does not mention in the inclusion list.

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    • 2020-02-03 02:07:12
    • Andrew Haverhoek

    Best Trekking Company in Nepal

    Nirmal was great from start to finish, myself being a person who had never trekked in their life. He made the whole experience great and was so informative and was able to have a good chat with. Understanding everyones fitness level he made the experience one i will remember for life and will be definitely be coming back to Nepal and booking him for all my treks Great job
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