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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Travel from Kathmandu to Annapurna’s highest mountains

This trek is an easy 5-day walk with 4 nights, stay over in a tea house type accommodation, with local cuisine and hospitality. This trek is available as a full board package. This means you are travelling within a fixed group to a price of USD 499 per person. This package includes all travel expenses such as overnight stays, food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), bus and plane fees.

This holiday package is available from September – December and February to June. The walking time each day are between 4 to 7 hours with the destination of Pun Hill (3210 meters). During the day there will be time for sightseeing. One of the main attractions is the fabulous view of Annapurna, and other mountain ranges along the way. Without exaggerating, we can promise you, there will never be a dull moment. This will be a holiday experience you will want to tell your grand- and grand-grandchildren.

Why We love this trek:

  • Explore beautiful city Pokhara and Lake view,
  • Nepali local life style along the way and many beautiful waterfalls,
  • Terraced farming field and streams,
  • Over 8000 mtr high mountains and atlist 10 peaks over 6000 mtr
  • Gurung and Pun Magar’s museum and their warm hospitality,
  • Best view point(poon hill (3210 mtr), and beautiful Gurung village Ghandruk.
  • All Mixed ethinicties and typical beautiful houses.

             Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range

Trip Description:

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek in the Mid West North Himalaya trek. This is a scenic and short trekking destination to the Annapurna region offering a chance for an amazing panoramic view over three Himalaya mountain ranges.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek with us begins with a drive towards the picturesque lakeside city of Pokhara, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Himalaya. We then drive to Nayapul 1070 meters, and trek through Mountain villages with overnight stops in cozy tea houses and lodges with great local hospitality. The trek finally enters the lush and beautiful woodlands lined with tall Rhododendron trees, lovely waterfalls, scenic views , terrace field where people working and also snow cap mountains already.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, where we rest up ready to rise for an amazing Sunrise trek to Poon Hill (3,210 meters) the highest point of this awesome adventure surrounded with high mountains from Annapurna I (26,545 ft -8,091 meters) Other major peaks overlooking the Sanctuary include the Annapurna south (23,693 ft-7,219 meters), Gangapurna (24,457 ft.-7,455 meters) and Annapurna III (24,787 ft-7,555 meters) and Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish-tail) at 6,970 meters with worlds 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri at 8,167 meters with its massive range of peaks. Return journey descend into lush terraced Modi Khola valley and finally completing this exciting and enjoyable adventure at Pokhara, a popular destination with its famed Fewa Lake, dominated by the towering mountain range of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu range including the majestic Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish-Tail 6993 mtr).

Brief Itinerary:

DAY 01 : Arrival Day – Kathmandu Hotel – 1300 mtr

DAY 02 : Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara(900mtr)-7hrs drive

DAY 03 : Pokhara-drive to Nayapool than trek to Tikhedhunga-3 hrs walking,

DAY 04 : Hille/Tikhedhunga – trek to Ghorepani 2810 mtr-6hrs walking

DAY 05 : Ghorepani – Sunrise at Poon Hill 3210 mtr – trek to Tadapani 2700 m,5hrs walking

DAY 06 : Tadapani – Ghandruk – drive back to Pokhara-3hrs walking

DAY 07 : Drive from pokhara to kathamndu-7hrs drive

DAY 08 : Departure

DAY 1: Arrival at TIA Airport Kathmandu(1350 m)

We welcome you to the Airport when you land in Kathmandu. Our team member will be waiting you at the airport with Private transport once you arrive you have to see your name out fide of the airport there will be the guy to pick up you. He will drop you to your hotel and we give you fix time to meet you after your rest to talk about your trip. Over night at Kathmandu hotel.

DAY 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara (950 m)

After breakfast in your hotel we going to Pokhara early in the morning at 7.00 am by Tourist standard Bus from kantipath Jamal. So as per we gave you the time a a day before you have to be ready on time and our Guide or helper will pick you up from your hotel to Bus station. From Kathmandu you are taking Prithibi highway to the west from Kathmandu about 200 km along the rivers and high mountains at the both side of road. Once you arrive Pokhara your guide will take you to the hotel which is pre reserved from us Where you going to spent one night.

DAY 3: Drive to Nayapul (1070 m) and walk to Hille Thikhedunga (1560 m)

Again you are going to start your day early but not that early like a day before. When you finish your breakfast at the hotel your guide will take you to Nayapul which is about 42 km to the west from Pokhara by private transport about 1.30 minute drive. When you are there than your Adventure will starts to Hille Thikhedung. The magnificent green Mountains, Landscapes, Rivers, Typical people and traditional houses and waterfalls are the major parts of this trek this day. You are walking on the off road most of the time but it is not that busy road. When you walk about 3 hours you will reach at Hille Thkhedunga where you going to spent rest of your day and night.

DAY 4: Walking from Hille Thikhedunga to Ghorepani (2820 m)

After your local fresh breakfast we starts our adventure to Ghorepani which is one of the best walking day of your trip, where as the view of Annapurna mountain, Mt.fishtail and many others, wonderful valley view, tranquil forest and natural walking path are the common things that you going to see and also many traditional Gurung and poon Magar’s houses. You going to walk all stone made steps first 2 hours to Ulleri village than the trails take you to Banthati which is located at 2200m and beautiful spot for lunch break or tea break than continue climb towards Nangethati and Ghorepani through the forest of Rhododendron and juniper. Ghorepani is a quite big there are many lodges and tea house at the top where you can easily get room and can see the breathtaking view of Annapurna and Dhaulagri range, sleep one night there.

DAY 5: Hike to Poonhill than trek to Tadapani (2620 m).

This is the best day of your trip because you going to walk up to Poon hill in the early morning for spectacular Sunrise view. It is situated on the top of the massif high hill, which is 3210 m from the sea level. It is about 45 minute walk without your bags, which helps you to walk better and the unbelievable views inspire you to walk continue each of your steps towards Poon hill. After Poon hill you are coming back via same way and trek to Tadapani.

Tadapani is a small area, and there are few lodges but you will get a perfect mountain view from your hotel especially in the morning. You going to walk through the dense forest, Waterfall and Rivers beyond most of the time. You going to sleep there at tea house.

DAY 6: Trek to Syawli Bazaar(1200 m)

Walking to Syawli bazaar is a beautiful day again passing Jungles, Ghandruk villages, terrace field of paddies and millet, traditional Gurung house and majestic view of Annapurna Mountain. When you arrive at Ghandruk you going to eat your lunch there and walk round than after head down to Syawli bazaar on a stone made steps and natural paths. Syawli is a small calm area next to Modi river where you can swim where you can experience the mountain river. Sleep at Syawli bazaar.

DAY 7: Walk to Nayapul (1070 m) than drive to Pokhara (950 m)

This is your easy walking day walking on the flat off road along the river most of the time and rice field. After 1.30 minute walk you will be at Birethanti which you have passed when you began your trek than you will be at Nayapul after 20 minute walk via same way than drive back by private Car/Jeep to Pokhara. You going to spent one night at Pokhara hotel.

DAY 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350 m)

You are leaving Pokhara in the morning at 7.30 am and driving via same road passing some town and bridge. Bus will stop 2 times before you arrive Kathmandu for food. After reaching at Kathmandu last bus station you will get also drop service as per the itinerary.

Day 9: Departure

We going to provide you a private car/jeep to drop you to the airport with our airport representative on time. You have to be ready at hotel on time and you need to be at airport 3 hours before you fly.

What is included
  • Airport to your hotel and hotel to airport pick ups and drops service,
  • 3 Night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on location with breakfast service,
  • you will get three times meal during the trek( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner),
  • Tea house accommodation during the trekking,
  • ACAP (Annapurna conservation area permit) entry trek permit and Tims card
  • Comfortable tourist bus (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu),
  • Experienced English speaking good guide and porter as well as their salary, food, accommodation, insurance and Transportation.
  • 2 Night hotel in Lake side Pokhara with breakfast,
  • Guided city Tour in a private Car/Jeep,
  • If you have more than 7 people in a group you will have assistance Guide
  • Private transport fro Pokhara to Nayapul and after trek also from Nayapul to Pokhara.
What is not included
  • Lunch and dinner ,
  • Your travel insurance,
  • Domestic and international  flight tickets,
  • Any expense of personal nature,
  • Any kinds of Bar bills,
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks(drinking water,coke/Fanta,tea coffee,,
  • Rescue while you are in the mountain .
  • Tip for guide and porter, it is expected after success of your trip.

Note: The above full board package trekking can be out of your budget for some trekkers, who are normally students, if you are still looking for budget trekking we will kindly consider and provide you bed and breakfast service, we can make you our good deal and try our best to make a reasonable cost and safe trekking.

Start Date End Date Price In US Dollar($) AVAILABILITY Booking
A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@safeholidays.com

AVAILABILITY OPTIONS

OPENED: This date is available and open for bookings.
LIMITED: There are very limited number of available places on this departure. Immediate booking.
GUARANTEED: We have reached minimum numbers and this trip is guaranteed to depart.
CLOSED: This date is currently unavailable. Please contact us, if you are interested in travelling on this date.

Your Program Duration = 9 days Days
All the Prices are in GBP (£) Per Person.

Can I get Nepali visa when I arrive at Kathmandu airport?

Yes you can get visa when you arrive in Nepal’s airport easily you just need to take two passport size photograph with you and passport copy after few minute you can get visa. So for 30 days nepali visa cost 40 USD and till 15 days staying visa cost 25 USD Per person similarly if you are staying 3 month (90 days) than it cost 100 USD.
There is link to fill up visa form before you come to Nepal that would be quicker if you want here is the link. Just hit this link www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np

Does safe holiday provides pick up service on arrival?

Yes of course as we mention in our webpage and info we provides pickups and drops services to our clients to make them secured and safe. So we provide private transport as per the size of your group and it is our complimentary.

Which season is the best to travel Nepal?

We have so many different trekking area from 2000m up to 5555m and all year you can trek after consulting with your agent but in general spring and Autumn is the best to go to Nepal.

Can I trek in Nepal?

There are many choices of trekking areas in Nepal for first time visitors, moderate and adventure so if you are not so fit and getting confusing to make it or not I would say you definitely you can do it because there are many easy walking route where you don’t need to be worry about mountain sickness and steep walk so you can ask with your agent and discuss what is best for than he/ she will give many options as per your time limit.

How fit do I need to be to trek in Nepal?

If you arte usually fit and used to do daily morning exercise don’t worry you can do it easily because we just walk limit distance and hours max 6 hours a day so if you are little bit fit close your eyes and just do it.

Can I hire experienced train guide?

Sure you can get government authorized trek and tour guide if you want to know many information from Nepal and nepallies society you can have experienced guide who will make your best trip and meaningful. There are many prices for guide in Nepal because they have category too ex: A grade guide , B grade guide , C grade guide so if you weant to hire well English speker guide cost 40 USD a day and 8 grade guide cost 30 USD per day and C grdae guide cost 20 USD a day.

What kind of accommodation will it be during the trek?

When you are in mountain during your trek you can have your private room generally twins bed in one room with comfortable mattress and pillows but for shower and bathroom most of the places we have to share with other visitors. The lodges will be warm and nice insulated and also

Can I have local food and western food both I the trekking?

Yes you can have almost all kind of dishes over there. Especially if you are trekking over 4000m high the quality of food will not be so good but good enough for few days but below 4000m trek there are professional cook most of the lodges who will serve you continental , Indian, western, Italian and Nepali all kind of foods. There is no bargain system in the Himalaya where you can see your food on many and order than they will; serve you very quick.

Does you agency organize hotel booking and domestic tickets?

Yes it’s our pleasure to organize as we have been working in similar field so on your request we usually used to organize all kind of activities such as ticketing, rafting, paragliding, boating, Canoeing, Jungle safari, home stay, volunteering and many more.

Accommodations:

During your stay in Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a clean and net hotel in Kathmandu with an attached private room. All accommodations during your trek are on a twin-shared basis. On request, we can supply you with a single bed accommodation too.
The Kathmandu and Pokhara hotel has attached bathroom, while the tea houses during your trek in most places only have shared bath- and toilet facilities. However, single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu and at most trekking regions in the lower ranges. They might be more difficult to find the higher you travel.

Meals While trekking:
you will be able to experience authentic, home cooked meals. However, if you chose, there is also an international cousin (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.) available.
Breakfast and dinner will be served in a tea house or lodge. Here we will also rest for the night. Lunch, on the other hand, is served during our trip to the next destination. While trekking, all meals will be provided. However, during your stay in Kathmandu, only breakfast will be provided. As a special bonus,

Physical Condition & Experience:
The main trekking region Everest, Annapurna and Manasalu is a moderate trek suitable for passionate walkers who can walk at least 4-7 hours a day with a light rucksack. Some days, the walking hours will stretch to 7 – 8 hours.
You might already know, walking in high altitude is more demanding, due to restricted oxygen, then when trekking in lower heights.You will need excellent health and average physical fitness. Bring a positive attitude to the trek and some determination; all the rest will come by itself. Together we can succeed.
It is advisable to start doing exercise several weeks before your holiday trip to Nepal. This will give you the needed stamina and give you additional strength. You will definitely benefit from some past hiking experience, but this is not really required for this trip.

Cautions:
If you have a pre-existing medical condition such as a heart-, lung-, and blood diseases it is an imperative to inform safe holiday adventure pvt.ltd before making a booking. We also recommend that you consult with your doctor before travelling to the Himalayan. Don’t forget your travel insurance.

Best time to travel to Nepal:
Spring (Feb to May) and then again
Autumn (September to December) are the best months for this trip.
Although this trip can be accomplished during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone but if you prefer to trek when there is not many trekker that is possible too and easy to find accommodations during your trek.

Why choose Safe Holiday Adventure?

We are a local Trek and Tour company and are proud of our service. By opting for us, you receive expert advice, for a supreme Holiday. Your booking will not only guarantee you the experience of a lifetime.
We operate on a national and international level. Testimonial from our clients clearly shows that our staff is professional and know how provide exceptional service.
All our staff had extensively travelled through Nepal and will provide you with a trip tailored to your needs. They are adaptable, doing their utmost possible so that your trip runs just the way you imagined.
Safe Holiday Adventure is a government authorized Trekking, Touring and Travel Company complying with all tourism guidelines and regulation. We promise value for your money.
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