The Legendary 10 DAYS GHOREPANI (POON HILL) TREK

The Legendary 10 DAYS GHOREPANI (POON HILL) TREK
  • Duration : 10 Days (approx.)
  • Product code : PFCUUV
From USD $1,099.00

Overview:



Signs point the way to Poon Hill, as
sources there are very limited. Views of Dhaulagiri and the Kaligandaki gorge
are best in the early morning. Especially in short trek duration trek in the
Annapurna region to the Viewpoint on Ghorepani-Poon Hill offers all the best of
trekking in Nepal including accommodation in comfortable family run teahouse
lodges along the way.



Enjoy
trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages
inhabited by the Gurungs, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep
sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurna with the picturesque fluted
peak of Machhapuchhare dominating the skyline. At the climax of this trek you
will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountains
capes on Earth. As the sun touches the snowcapped summits the Himalayan Giants,
Dhaulagiri 8,167m and Annapurna 8,091m along with a maze of other peaks slowly
begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes.


 



Trip
Highlights:



- Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar
Square, Patan Durbar Square & Swaymbhunath Stupa in Kathmandu



-Beautiful view of Annapurna Mountain Range and
Fish Tail Mountain in Pokhara



-Amazing view of landscapes, villages, and
beautiful mountain range while in Trek.



-Beautiful Annapurna ranges, Annapurna I, II,
III, IV, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Nilgiri, Poon Hill and many other major peaks of
the Himalayas along with Gurung, Brahman & Chhetri’s settlements.



 



Package
Includes:



  • 03 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on BB
    basis
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara on BB basis
  • 04 nights’ accommodation in Trek in a Tea House
    or Lodge on twin sharing
  • All meals while on trek (Breakfast, Lunch &
    Dinner)
  • Airport – Hotel – Airport Transfers (Arrival
    & Departure)
  • Full day guided sightseeing of Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing places and
    monuments
  • English speaking Trek leader/Guide
  • Porters to carry your bags (1 porter for 2
    guests)
  • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Insurance and
    equipment’s for all staffs
  • Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP) permit fee
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
    Fee
  • Farewell dinner (Authentic Nepalese cuisine
    with cultural show) on the last night in Kathmandu
  • All ground transfers on private air con
    car/van/coach
  • All government, hotel and other applicable
    taxes


 



 



Package
Excludes:



  • International Airfare and taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepal Entry visa (Visa is obtained in Nepal
    Airport immigration on arrival. USD 25 per visa for 15 days, USD 40 per visa
    for 30 days and USD 100 per visa for 90 days. All the visas are multiple entry
    visas. Please carry 02 passport sized photograph for the visa.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All items of personal nature like telephone
    bills, laundry, drinks etc.
  • Tipping to guide and driver
  • Any other item that is not mentioned in the
    price inclusion list.


 



Detailed itinerary:



Day 01 Kathmandu                                                                                                                                                                     



Upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport, meet with our representatives and
drop to hotel. After check in free time on leisure and briefing on trekking
program.



Day 02 Kathmandu - Pokhara                                            B

After breakfast, drive Pokhara, the second
largest and the most beautiful city in Nepal. Upon arrival, check in to
hotel. In Pokhara you can rent or buy your trekking gears (if needed) at lake
side area or free on your own at lake side area.



DAY 3 Pokhara
- Nayapul (2 hrs Drive) - Ghandruk (1950 m) 4 – 5 hrs     
                                             


After breakfast drive to Nayapul. After reaching Nayapul start walking to Ghandruk.
Once we start our walking we have a chance to see Modi Khola Valley. On
reaching our destination, we begin our highly panoramic Annapurna trek. The
route skirts through lush forest leading finally to Ghandruk.
 Ghandruk trek provides sights of beautiful village of Gurungs,
Magars, Chettri’s & Brahmans and a good introduction to those people who
has no time to do longer trek in the Himalayas. One can see wonderful close up
views of sacred mountain Machhapuchare (Fishtail) and Annapurna south. Highest
Altitude is
2600 m.



Day 4 Ghandruk
- Tadapani (2440 m)   3 – 4 hrs                                                                                                          



After breakfast walk along the trail showcasing rich rhododendron
forests, gloriously cascading sparkling mountain streams and other mystical
vistas of nature. After continuously climbing for 3 hours, we step on the
territory of Tadapani at an altitude of 2440 meters. Tadapani offers the most
magnificent mountain views of the overpowering peaks of Annapurna South.



 



Day 05 Tadapani - Ghorepani (2870 m) 5 – 6 hrs                                                                                                      


Nature spreads exotic sight of majestic snow-capped mountain peaks, lush
vegetation and rich plant life before you. You climb through rhododendron
forest and reach a hamlet and cultivated fields. Continue walking for 3 hours
and finally you will find yourself in Ghorepani. Ghorepani also houses lodges
to provide food and accommodation to travellers.



 



 Day
6 Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3210m) – Hille (1500m) 4 – 5 hrs   
                                                      


Early morning wake up and walk
to Poonhill, One of the best Himalayan viewpoints in Nepal. Early morning
walking to the Poonhill, provides an unobstructed view of the high Himalaya and
beautiful sunrise. After the visit to Poonhill, we will descend back to
Ghorepani and take our breakfast. After breakfast start our trek to Tadapani, A
short early morning climb to the Deurali pass for a spectacular panorama over
Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna, Trail descends steeply through dense moss-covered
forest rich with bird life to Tadapani which provides you a close up sunset
view. Reach Hille and overnight at a tea house lodge.



Day 07 Hille –
Nayapul -  Birethanti - Pokhara 3 – 4 hrs                                                      


After savouring the mesmerizing sight of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak and other
Himalayan giants from the popular vantage point of beautiful Himalayas, you
leave Hille and march ahead for Nayapul. You further descend towards
Birethanti. Birethanti lies stretched beside the Modi River and has resourceful
town. Almost an hour beyond Birethanti, you come to the main road. Now you can
easily access to any means of transportation to drive to Pokhara. In the
evening, you are free to wander by the lake side of Pokhara.



Day 08 Pokhara
- Kathmandu
                                                                                     
                                     

After breakfast drive to Kathmandu,
after reaching Kathmandu check in hotel. Then free in the
evening. In the evening you can do shopping or rest your own.



Day 09
Kathmandu                                                                                      
  

After breakfast drive to Kathmandu durbar square, Patan Durbar
square Swoyambhunath Stupa. Swoyambhunath. (All UNESCO
World Heritage Sites)

Kathmandu
Durbar Square is the historic place that was also a politically important site
until recently. The Kings of Nepal were crowned and their coronation ceremony
was solemnized in this durbar square. The Durbar Square, with its old temples
and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people.



Our next destination is . Patan
Durbar Square complex is perhaps the most photographed of the three durbar
squares. Located in the heart of Patan city, this was once the palace of the
kings of Patan. The square is a display of Newari architecture that had reached
its pinnacle during the reign of Malla kings who were great builders and
patrons of the arts.



At the last we will be visiting Swoyambhunath Stupa. Swoyambhunath
is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. Swoyambhunath (UNESCO World Heritage Site) have developed into an important center of Buddhism.
In the evening farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese Restaurant.





Day 10
Kathmandu-Departure home                                                            

Departure - Transfer to airport for your flight back home with lots of
Nepalese Himalayan memories.