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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Nepal

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Duration: 4 days
Product code: 1735
Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is one of the shortest, easy and best trekking in Nepal. This amazing trekking offers you the chance to explore the natural and cultural wonders of the Annapurnas.

The trek is a total of four days from Pokhara and it will take a couple of more days from Kathmandu. It is an ideal trek for those who wish to have a short vacation yet who want to get closer to the snow-capped mountains and to witness the local cultures, traditions and the living style of the people in the Himalayas.

Another great attraction of the trek is Pokhara city, probably the most tourist loved city in Nepal. This city of lakes is always a fantastic place to chill around.

Those who have more days to spare can add some extra adventures such as, paragliding, zip flyer, bungee jumping and mountain biking around Pokhara valley.

Highlights
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the green hills to and from Pokhara.
  • Enjoy 4 of the UNESCO World Listed Sites in Kathmandu
  • Make memories in Pokhara - The City of Lakes
  • Experience wonderful trekking through the rough trails of Himalayas
  • See the spectacular sunrise view of the mountains from Poon Hill
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Shared Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English
  • Duration Duration: 4 days
  • Printed Voucher Accepted Printed Voucher Accepted
  • Live Guide Live Guide
    English
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Our representative will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    Non-refundable
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
Inclusions
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Private transportation to and from Nayapul
  • 3-star hotel in Pokhara with breakfast in twin sharing basis
  • Pokhara transportation by tourist bus
  • All the entry fees during Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
  • All the transportation in Kathmandu by a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • A welcome dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurant with a cultural program
  • Experienced English speaking guide for Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and his expenses
  • All documents and permits for the trekking
  • Experienced English speaking trekking guide and his expenses, including insurance
  • Porters for carrying bags (1 porter for 2 trekkers carrying 15kg-20kg) and their all expenses including insurance
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets (to be returned after the trek)
  • Walking poles
  • Nepali Sim cards
  • First aid kit
Exclusions
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Showers
  • Extra porters
  • Battery recharge
  • Bar bills, bottled or boiled water
  • Personal expenses, phone calls and laundry
  • Anything not mentioned in the included list
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu/Pokhara in case of early arrival/late departure,or early return from trek

Itinerary
Days

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, one of our representatives will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel where you can get refreshed.

In the evening, you will have a welcome dinner organized by our team in an authentic Nepali restaurant with a cultural program.

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Three Star Hotel

Today you will enjoy a full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley, introducing you to this city of Temples and where you will be visiting four of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Sites.

First, you will visit Soyambhunath, The Monkey Temple where you can see the monkies playing around. You can also take a photograph of the picturesque view of Kathmandu City from the top.

After you will go to explore Pashupatinath, a temple dedicated to Hindus and it is also a popular Crematory Place. In Pashupatinath, you will also meet some Sadhu Baba.

Next, your tour goes to Boudhanath which is the largest Buddhist Stupa in South Asia.

The final place you will be visiting today is Kathmandu Durbar Square which is an ancient palace. It is also the place of the KUMARI.

After today's sightseeing, you can prepare the gear that you will need for the trekking and check to make sure that everything is included.

  • Breakfast
  • Private Vehicle and an English Speaking Guide is included

As your bus leaves from the Tourist Bus Station at 7 am, you will enjoy an early breakfast.

The journey to Pokhara is always wonderful as you will pass several small and big settlements via the raging Trishuli River. On the way, the bus will stop for lunch.

Alternatively, you may drive to Pokhara by private vehicle at your request when you make your booking.

Those who do not want to travel overland, or want to skip the long journey on the bumpy road can choose to fly. The Flight will take around 30 minutes to get to Pokhara.

In Pokhara, you can finally check that you have all of the gear that you will need, or you can hire or buy them if you have forgotten anything.

In the evening walk around the wonderful Phewa Lake.

Driving time: 6-7 hours

Flight: 30 minutes

 

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : 3-star hotel
  • Clients are requested to ask if they want to travel with private vehicle or take a flight to Pokahra. The rate is for tourist bus transportation.

Take an early breakfast and get ready for the trek.

Today you will first take a short drive to Nayapul from Pokhara. From Nayapul, you will be starting your trek.

The trail from Nayapul is an easy trail where you walk through the stone paved steps passing several small villages. Just below Ulleri, you will be treated with your first glimpse of Annapurna South.

Total driving time: 1.5 hours

Total trekking time: 4-5 hours (approx 8 km)

Elevation: Ulleri 1960m

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Teahouse
  • Transport to Nayapul is included.

A tough yet wonderful trekking day. Today you will be trekking through the dense rhododendron forest.

The hiking will be more special if it is in the spring as the Rhododendron blooms with around seven different colours.

When you reach Ghorepani, you will forget all the pains you had during the walk as the mountain views are just perfect and refreshing. Enjoy a hot cup of tea with awe-inspiring views of the mountains.

Total trekking time: 6-7 hours (approx 12km)

Elevation: Ghorepani 2860m

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Teahouse

Today is the best day of the trek. Wake up early in the morning, take your torchlight and start the hike up to Poon Hill.

It takes one hour to get up to Poon Hill from Ghorepani, but this is where you can see the superb sunrise view in the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan ranges.

After experiencing these amazing views, trek back to Ghorepani for breakfast, then after start your trek to Ghandruk via Tadapani.

On the way to Ghandruk, the wonderful views of the mountains accompany you all of the way.

Total trekking time: 7-8 hours (approx 17.5 km)

Elevation: Poon Hill 3210m     Ghandruk 2600m

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation : Teahouse

From Ghandruk, you will trek back to Nayapul again. From Nayapul, you will drive back to Pokhara with a private vehicle. In Pokhara, you can take good rest.

Total trekking time: 4-5 hours (approx 7km)

Drive to Pokhara 1 hour

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Three Star Hotel
  • Transport from Nayapul is included.

After an early breakfast, your bus leaves at 8 am from the Tourist Bus Station for your drive back to Kathmandu. On the way, the bus will stop for lunch.

You can also drive back with a private vehicle which you must request when making your booking.

Those who do not want to travel overland, or want to skip the long journey on the bumpy road can choose to fly back to Kathmandu.

The flight will take around 30 minutes and you can do some last minute shopping in Thamel. 

Total driving time: 6-7 hours

Flight: 30 minutes

 

 

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : Three Star Hotel
  • Transportation back to Kathmandu is on a tourist bus,if you want to travel with a private vehicle of want to take a flight back to Kathmandu then please inform us while making the reservation.

After completing this amazing trip you will be transferred to the airport to catch your returning flight.

Trip Ends.

  • Breakfast
  • Transport to the airport is included.
Meeting Point
Our representative will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport
Know Before You Go
  • Bring 3-4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)
  • Toilet paper, personal toiletries, washing kit,  1 medium sized towel and moleskin for blisters
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof), cotton headscarf/bandana
  • Underwear (including thermals) and 3 pairs of heavy wool socks
  • 2 T-shirts, 2 long sleeved cotton or polypro shirts and 1 pair of shorts
  • 1 water and windproof jacket and 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries

  • Water purification tablets/solution and  1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • Sunhat and sunglasses, sun block Cream(30-50) and a money belt
  • Min Age- 5 years
  • Best seasons are Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November)
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • 1 pair of strong hiking boots
  • 1 small day pack and 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 2 pairs of lightweight trousers
  • Any personal medication
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