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Short Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon hill and Ghandruk trek

Short Poon Hill Trekking is a popular trekking destination due low altitude, close from Pokhara City , Easy Walking route and spectacular Mountain range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Poon Hill Trekking is a suitable for any kind of trekkers as it is short and easy and also cheap comparatively to the other Trekking route in Nepal.

Paradise sunrise views over Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and many other small Peaks, the magical scenic view, interactions and experience with local hospitality and safety all of those attractions makes this trip extra special.

Trip Highlights:

  • Drive to Pokhara along Trisuli River and high peaceful Mountain to the other side of River.,
  • Explore clean and Calm Pokhara City,
  • Walking pass through the local Village and People,
  • Snow Cap Mountain views including Holi Mountain Fishtail(6993 m),
  • Insane Views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri(8167 m)
  • Popular Poon Hill view point and colorful Ghorepani Village

Trip Description:

Short Poon Hill Trek is a Eco trail as it is beautiful and one will experience the Nature, Local life, Himalaya, magnificent Landscape, Annapurna panorama, Culture in short time however it is suitable for Family, Children, students, Adventure Travelers and almost all kind of Tourist to explore the beauty of Himalaya with in a Week.

Short Poon Hill Trek is a low altitude abundant Trekking Route Located in Annapurna  region. The insane Himalaya view from Poon Hill is just unexpected and friendly Poon Magar Hospitality in each Hotels and settlements. The highlights an early morning walk to Poon Hill view point or s stunning sunrise over Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges.

The views expending s far as you can see- to the east Annapurna ranges, to the west Dhaulagiri Himal, and to the north Tibet Mountains and other many scenic green hill and beautiful Valley.

The Accommodation during short Poon hill trek is just perfect in a local base but comfortable and clean private room, friendly inhabitant and their unforgettable hospitality with fresh and organic foods. Poon hill trek also provides a splendid glimpse in to the tranquil and perfect scheduled world of the Himalaya. Poon hill Ghorepani and Ghandruk Circuit Trek is suitable for all kind of trekkers due to the low altitude, easy walking routes and plenty of accommodations along the way.

Day 1 :Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (850 m)

After breakfast  early in the morning at 7 am we will travel by tourst standard bus to Pokhara which is about 7 hours drive but the scenic drive shows you so many thing including western Himalayan rivers, and green valley view. after reaching at you hotel in pokhara there is big lake called Phewa lake where you can walk along and also you can go for boating  it is beast and clean city too and Pokhara is a gateway of Annapurna region trek. the night will be there in pokhara in a peaceful environment.

Day 2: Drive to Nayapul and walk up to Hille/Thikhedunga (1564 m)

After breakfast in Pokhara hotel  you will have private transportation to Nayapul which is about 1.30 minute drive through Phedi, Kande and Lumle. After 1.30 minute drive your actual walking trip will be start at Nayapul.the scenic walking through Birethanti and continue up to hille takes about 3 to 4 hours where you will pass typical house, rivers, farming, local friendly people.when you are there in Hille tea house there you will have your dinner and spent the night.

Day 3: Trek to Ghorepani(2820m)

You have to weak up early in morning this day because reaching to Ghorepani from Hille is quite adventurous and hard too if we leave quite late because of strong sunshine and open area, so we should start early about 7 am from Hille and the rails is steeply up to Ghorepani village through Ulleri , Banthati and Nangethati. It is hard but especial day too because you are walking through the dense forest oak and Rhododendron trees , water falls and majestic mountain view. after reaching Ghorepani you can explore all Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range from your hotel yard. You will spent your great night in Ghorepani village with friendly Magar people.

Day 4: Hiking to poon hill tower for sunrise and trek to Tadapani (2650 m)

Walking up to Poon hill is in the morning and it is one of the best and popular view point in nepal. it is 3210 meter high and truly unbelievable splendid view of whole mountain range we explore. after spending some time at Poon hill we hike down to same hotel in Ghorepani eat breakfast and trek to Tadapani.  the walking trails are quite small but more scenic view,ridge walking through pine forest and Rhododendron trees. walking pass through Deurali, Banthati are the best part of the day where you get to see waterfall, moos, white monkey, Deer (most of the time) and the majestric view of Annapurna south from Bhanthati hill top. it is about 6 hours walking day to Tadapani where you will spent your night in tea house.

Day 5: Trek to Siwi(1700 m), via Ghandruk

It is one of the easiest day of your entire walking days. the walking routes are gently down hill through Rhododendron forest, oak and the finest sounds of many different birds along the way.  after 3 hour walking you will be at Ghadruk village which is one of the popular  Gurung village for local and tourist both to stay and explore around. they are two traditional museum, school, handicraft of sheep wool. when you are there in Ghandruk the time they make your lunch you can go to museum and traditional house are with you guide and helper, truly we will enjoy the sight trip. trek to Siwi is another 1 hour easy walking in a open sky trail through typical house and farming area than  you will take public transportation(bus, jeep and taxi) which is easier to get and drive to pokhara. you will spent your relaxing night in Pokhara after doing an adventure trip in Annapurna region.

Day 6:  Drive to Kathmandu. 

After breakfast in Pokhara Hotel earl;y in the morning you will get private transport to tourist bus park at Rastrabank Chok than drive to Kathmandu through the same high way you took when you were going to Pokhara before you trek.

Day 7: Departure day

It is kind of sad day to drop you  but we will be Happy to help you again and farewell minute. We will drop you to TIA airport by private Vehicle.

What is included
  • Pickups and drops service as per the itinerary Airport to Hotel.
  • Two Night 3 Star categories hotel in Kathmandu inclusive Breakfast,
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu Tourist bus Ticket,
  • Annapurna conservation area Permit, TIMS card and all trip related documentation,
  • English speaking experience guide who is certified from Nepal Government,
  • Strong and friendly Porter (One porter between two trekkers)
  • Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Twin bed room but private during the trek,
  • Basic medication (Diomax, Paracitamol so no…),
  • Farewell Dinner at local Nepali restaurant
What is not included
  • Your Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
  • All kind of drinks including drinking Water Tea Coffee During the trek,
  • Dessert in the Mountain,
  • Tip for Guide, field staff and Porter,
  • Battery charges, Wifi, Hot Shower
  • Donation and personal type of expenses.
  • Extra Food During the trek
  • Emergency Flight(Rescue service)
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

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Your Program Duration = 7 days Days
All the Prices are in GBP (£) Per Person.

Can I get Nepal visa when I reach in Kathmandu airport?

There are two option to go to Nepal either by plane landing in Tribhuvan international airport or go through Sunauli boarder between Nepal and India. When you reach in Kathmandu airport you can get you visa within a few minute which is easy just fill up the form, get two p.p size photo s,passport that’s all you need than after you have to pay the visa charge which is as bellows:

1. 90 Days visa cost = 100 USD
2. 15 Days visa cost= 25 USD
3. 30 Days visa cost= 30 USD

If you go to Nepal from India boarder Sunauli you just need your passport, photo and money which I mentioned above than you will get visa. It is quite long drive but to explore better south to north of Nepal you can go to Nepal from boarder side.

Is Nepal safe to visit?

Yes Nepal is a safe country even after earthquake we had already thousands of visitors each month. About 10 years ago we had really big civil war between revel party Maoist and government but now both did peace agreement and handling government together. So where ever you travel in Nepal is safe especially if you travel or trek with a authorized guide you can easily experience the culture, tradition, localities and many other fact about Nepal. So if you are thinking to go to Nepal but getting confused plz doesn’t hesitate it is safe to go to Nepal.

Which area of Kathmandu is best to stay?

There are many areas in Kathmandu where you can stay and spent your time but if you stay around Thamel area or in side Thamel you will enjoy better because there are many best restaurant, Lodges, Club, bar, local restaurant, money exchange, bank so no so you can get all kind of facilities if you stay in Thamel area or nearby.
There are few categories hotels you will get Which is hostel about 12 USD, General hotel with hot water 15 USD, 2* Hotel about 20 USD, 3 * Hotel 30 USD.

How to find best trekking agency in Nepal?

There are so many agency in Nepal up on your budget you can find Cheap, Moderate, or Luxury all kind of trip services. I would suggest you to see company profile, their Reviews, and response of the agency if possible talk on phone and decide before you sent advance.
If you go on Google also you can find some highlighted agency too but don’t belief the agency have many reviews you should face the manager or director than you can see his potential and services.

Accommodation in the mountain

 

What kind of trekking equipments do I need to bring for trekking?

There are many categories of trekking in Nepal and has also differences of temperatures where do you want to go in this way your trekking equipments will determine but as usaual this are the list of trekking equipments just click the link here.

What is the best time to go to Nepal for trekking?

Generally you can trek in Nepal all year too, but you should go to the right place mostly lower loop area trek if you are visiting Nepal in Monsoon or winter. The best time to visit Nepal is September to Dec ember and February to May. These months does not get any obstacles such as too cold, landslides, heavy rain fall etc.

What is tea house trekking ? Is it safe?

Tea house trekking is common activities for trekking in Nepal now as it is easy to mange and safe compare to camping trek. Tea house trek means you will sleep in the small house, and lodges each night of your trekking. You get to experience the culture, localities, traditions and many other interesting things if you stay at tea house.

Tea house trek generally they need to get authority from Nepal government to run the tea house so we will be safe if we are staying at tea house because just in case if they behave negatively we can complain him/her straight to the government related office. But camping trek does not have this option it is all at your own risk.

What kind of food can I get in Nepal ?

Nepal is a small country but has mix inhabitant people it means there are so many different foods. Generally we serve all kind of food I city such as Indian, Nepali, continental, Italia, western and Tibetan. So when you are in city you can have all those items and taste of the food but during the trekking you should not expect all kind of food but still tea house from the trek will serve you spaghetti, pizza, Nepali food (Thali), Momo, fried noodles, rice, chicken, buffalo item food, eat which is enough to try al different taste in different day.

Do you also reserve hotel and plane tickets ?

Yes we used to do this since many years and we will provide you a quick service and reasonable price. Beside this we also organize, rafting, City tour, home stay, volunteering plus trek, jungle safari and many more.

How much does it cost for hiring guide and porter in Nepal ?

Hiring a guide and porter is easy not so expensive as every visitor can offer for their safety and also to help your trip. Professional trekking guide cost 40 USD a day who will give you totally excellent service and information the 2nd level guide cost 30 USD a day he is good enough and speak good English though and porter cost 25 USD a day including his insurance which is important while you are in Himalaya.

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.
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