Nepal > Annapurna > Ghorepani Poon hill 7 days
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Overview

This trek starts from Pokhara through beautiful rhododendron forests, This region is the popular in the world. We see the lot’s mountain views Annapurna south (7219M), Annapurna I (8091M), Dhaulagiri (8167M), Annapurna II (7937M), Annapurna III , Annapurna IV, Machhapuchhre (6993M), Nilgiri, Hiunchuli (6441M), Lamjung Himal (6931M) and other many more peak and mountains views. This trek (Ghorepani/ Poon hill/ Ghandruk/ Dhampus) known also as the small Annapurna circuit is a very popular one in Nepal. The highest point of this trek (3193mtrs) and for many the highlight is an early morning pilgrimage to Poon hill for a spectacular sunrise over the Himalayas where the mountains stretch as far as the eye can see North towards Tibet West towards the Dhaulagiri Himal and East with superb views of the Annapurna Himal. Not a difficult trek but it helps if you have a reasonable degree of fitness. This trek is considered to be the best introduction to trekking with some spectacular views.

You can enjoy the inner and hidden treasure of Nepalese culture and tradition. Subtropical to alpine vegetation and climates is found changing with elevation. Trekking in the region allows exploring through rhododendron forests over the foothills of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and through the deepest gorge in the world, the Kali Gandaki Gorge.

Highlights of the Trekking,

Ghorepani, Poonhill (spot to see the views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Lamjung ranges as well as sunrise), Ghadruk, Dhampus village with distinctive tribes.

Fact of the trekking,

Destination: Poonhill (3210m),

Minimum altitude: 919 m

Maximum altitude: 3210m

Grade: Easy /Moderate

Season: Spring and Autumn

Accommodation: Mountain Lodge (Tea house)

Duration: 10 Days with Kathmandu, Pokhara and trek.

Group Size: Min -1

Entry: Pokhara

Exit: Pokhara

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu meet our airport representative and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu (1350m) to Pokhara (915m) Drive to Hile (2:30 hrs) and Trek to Uleri (1950m) 3hrs walk

 25 minute flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara meet guide with jeep and drive to Hile approx 3hour along with great scenery passing to Hile, where from our adventure begins. One hour walk to Tikedhunga and to ascend Uleri. The long uphill and start with steeply ascends on the long steps to Ulleri village with the amazing landscape and Annapurna Himalayan scenery. This scenery gives you inner power to climb up these steps and immerse you to walk more.

Day 03: Uleri to Ghorepani (2,850m / 9,350ft). 5- 6 hrs walk

From here the path is gradual on the winding trail through the cool shade of forest and stream sound. We continues walk in the midst of the giant rhododendron forest and finally reach at Ghorepani for over night stop. Ghorepani Deurali is a busy spot on the ridge in the midst of the beautiful rhododendron forest, offering fantastic views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range. Our trekking guide will brief you for your Poon hill hike and remaining program.

Day 04: Poon hill hike and trek to Tadapani (2,710m/ 8,891ft), 6- 7 hrs walk

As briefing yesterday evening, we hike to early morning for 40 minutes up to Poon hill and en-route offering the glimpse of aurora walking through the pleasant rhohododendron forest. Poon hill named after the hill tribe Poon, inhabitants of Ghorepani- Shikha village. This is wide range of panoramic scenery from the far western Himalaya of Dolpo, Mt. Dhaulagiri and Annapurna including Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) and all the way to Manasalu Himalayan range. It is picturesque Himalayan scenery and good memorable moments spending an hour to the top. After a great time return back to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue trek to onward destination, the walk passes through the Rhododendron, pine and fir forest with up and downs hill and finally you will reaches at Tadapani for overnight at local teahouse. This is a great place surrounding by rhododendron forest with closest view of Mt. Fish Tail.

Day 05: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,990m/6,529ft), to Seuli Bazar 5-6 hrs walk  drive to Pokhara 2hrs.

This day, we have easy and pleasant walking through the forested path. The trail leads us is on gradual downhill path most of the way with occasional view of the Mountain. The trail enters an unusual and cool forest of moss- hung oak and rhododendron for an hour to Bhaise- Kharka a small place with couple of teahouses amidst the woods. A steep descend leads us through the slippery small fast flowing creeks and streams, after the steep portion, the walk gets better on the gradual path most of the way for another hour or more to Ghandrung village for lunch then trek leads through the scenic landscapes and local villages to get down to the Syauli Bazaar settled in river bank of Modi. From here we drive to Pokhara by jeep. Overnight in Pokhara

Day 06: Half day Pokhara City Tour and fly back to KTM 14:15 PM

After breakfast we’ve sightseeing around Pokhara valley. You’re free in Pokhara valley also called “Magic Land” or Dreamland” of Nepal, to explore the various interesting place like a boating in Fewa lake over looking the region of Annapurna Areas, David Falls, Mahendra Cave and some Temples. After lunch fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 07: Full day Kathmandu sightseeing and shopping.

In the morning, after breakfast, full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the most popular Place in the kingdom was known as Kantipur in earlier times. The tour highlights are the Living Goddess “Kumari” who appear on the balcony of her temple to greet her devotees, Kastamandap temple, the temple made out of single tree and name Kathmandu, Durbar square and drive to Soyambhunath which lies on top of hill is the Buddhist sanctuary said to be nearly 2000 years old. The hill itself is pleasant place overlooking the entire valley of Kathmandu. The all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha painted in prominent blue atop the dome are visible from long distance from around the Kathmandu city. Farewell dinner and overnight in KTM hotel.

Day 08: Fly back to home country

Price Cover

Price Includes:

ü  Arrival and Departure from International airport.

ü  Departure and arrival from domestic airport.

ü  03 nights in Kathmandu and 02 nights in Pokhara on bed and breakfast plan.

ü  Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu Flight  tickets.

ü  ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) entry Permit.

ü  TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Permits.

ü  Pokhara to Hilel and Seulibazar to Pokhara by Jeep.

ü  All meals (Breakfast /Lunch /dinner with tea/coffee) during the trekking period.

ü  Accommodation in teahouses during the trekking period. 

ü  A guide.

ü  Potters (two guest one porter).

ü  All necessaries fees for Nepalese staffs (all meals, accommodation equipments).

ü  Insurance for Nepalese staff.

 

Price Excludes:

·         Lunch/ dinner while in Kathmandu and Pokhara stay.

·         Bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cold drinks any bottled drinks).

·         Client's personal insurance.

·         Your Trekking personal gear and equipments.

·         Emergency rescue flight and expenses (but any time we are ready to arrange if require).

      ·         City Sightseeing guide and entrance fee.

 

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