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Ghorepani-Poon Hill excursion....

Poon Hill

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Poon Hill of Ghorepani, Annapurna
TripCode: ANC01

This trek from the Annapurna foothills to the top of Poon Hill is the most popular short trekking tour in Nepal, that offers spectacular mountain scenery, charming settlements of Gurung and their slate-roofed houses, amazing rhododendron forests ablaze with ivory, rose, apricot and crimson bouquets and deep sub-tropical valleys all set below the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. The sunrise over Machhapuchhare (Fishtail) and Dhaulagiri, from Poon Hill, is breathtaking as the sun changes its colour from pink to gold to silver – a rewarding experience!

Trip Duration: 10 Days with 5 Days trek

Accomodation and food: based in local Inns/Tea House

Highest point of the trek: 3200m  at Poon Hill 

Level of grade: Introductory to Moderate Adventure, 

DEPARTURES: This short but stunning trek can be taken throughout the year and is in operation any time of the year or months. 

Itinerary and booking
Above itinerary can be customized according to the required duration. And for more information and a detailed itinerary, pleases contact us at these email address as: [email protected] or [email protected]

10 Nights 11 Days
12+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Kathmandu
  • Departure Time
    TBA
  • Return Time
    TBA
  • Included
    Poon Hill
1
Arrive Kathmandu
Meet in Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel Tour briefing and Welcome dinner, overnight hotel
2
Half day heritage tour and preparation
Day in Kathmandu with Heritage tour After breakfast, start the half day guided heritage sightseeing tour of Swayambhunath stupa and Kathmandu Durbar square and return to hotel. Free afternoon for last minute preparation. Overnight hotel
3
To Birethanti and overnight lodge
Travel to Birethanti by luxury Tourist Coach to Pokhara and continue another couple of drive by private car/van to Birethanti. Birethanti is the starting point of your trek, located on the confluence of two beautiful river. Enjoy the first meal at the local lodge and overnight in the same lodge.
4
Trek to Banthanti
Wake up and have local breakfast with the riverview and start your trekking journey by 8am or so. The trail follows the valley to Hille and to Tirkhedhunga. The trail from here climbs steeply to Ulleri and to ease upto Banthanti, located near the forest and valley view. The walking duration today, though it all depends on the individual, roughly will be 6-7 hours with with your lunch break at Ulleri.Enjoy the local dinner and overnight lodge.
5
Ghorepani
Enjoy the beautiful morning around, have breakfast and continue trekking. Trek to Ghorepani today is short and through the natural trail of Rhododendrons, passing creeks. Also look out for the beautiful birds around along the trail.  Have lunch upon arrival, enjoy the view, rest or explore around. Your guide will talk about the possibilities. Overnight local lodge/Inns
6
Chuile
A great day, you will have today! Wake up early and hike for about an hour to Poon Hill, the highlight of this trek, and enjoy the  spectacular vista. The mountains that you will see from this hill includes, whole Dhaulagiri range with Tukche peak, Annapurna range and Machhapuchhare, popularly known as Fishtail. After enjoying the view, walk down to your lodge in Ghorepani, have breakfast and start trekking. The trail from Ghorepani, climbs to another hill to descend down to Deorali, to continue along the streams to Banthanti. Good place to have lunch here, though that all depends on how you feel. Continue trek to cross the small river to make steep climb to Tadapani. Short trek down the Chuile, less crowded above the village is a beautiful place today. Overnight lodge.
7
Ghandruk
Continue trek to Ghandruk, one of the largest Gurung village, now a town, located on the hill opposite to Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Macchapuchhare peaks. Explore the village and overnight lodge.
8
Pokhara
Enjoy the mountain view in the morning and have breakfast before walking down the valley. The trail descends down Kimche and Syauli Bazar and to Birethanti to drive back to Pokhara. After lunch at Birethanti, travel back to Pokhara, overnight hotel by the Phewa lake side.  
9
Return to Kathmandu
Travel back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel on BB plan
10
Trip concludes
Flight back or join other activity. You may consider taking the wildlife safari in Chitwan or Bardia national park and go on the adventure such as white water rafting or canyoning or mountain biking or can be combined all together, just drops us a line

TOUR LOCATION

Annapurna is a massive range with Fishtail and other mountain range that is located to the north of Pokhara

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Trek COST
From US$ 995-1190/person on twin sharing (mini-2 person) but 1 person group size will be charged extra 30% with luxury tourist bus to private transportation respectively
Cost INCLUDE
  • An experienced English speaking guide
  • Porter ( one for every two guest)
  • 3 meals a day and accommodation
  • TIMs card and Conservation fee
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan
  • KTM/POKH/KTM luxury tourist coach or by private
  • Transportation to starting and from ending point of the trek in Pokhara
  • Staffs food, wages, accommodation and insurance coverage
  • Govt tax
Does NOT include
  • Your travel insurance
  • Cost of personal nature and cost incur due to any unforeseen events, rerouting
  • Any emergency evacuation, flight charge and airport tax
  • Tipping
DEPARTURES This short but stunning trek can be taken throughout the year 
Note Above itinerary can be customized according to the required duration and for more information and a detailed itinerary, pleases contact us: [email protected][email protected] [email protected]