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Ghorepani & Poon Hill Panorama Trek

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Trip Facts

Price:
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Best Season :
MAR-MAY and SEPT-DEC
Trip Grade:
Easy
Starting From:
Pokhara
End Point:
Kathmandu
Altitude:
3210m, Poon Hill
Per Day Hiking:
5-7 Hrs
Accomodation:
Hotel
Transportation:
Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus
Average Altitude:
800m
Hotel nights:
6 nights
Lodge/Guesthouse nights:
4 nights
Phone Network Access:
Yes

Highlights

  • Guided tour to UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu.
  • Drive along a scenic route to Pokhara.
  • Walk along lush rhododendron forest to Ghorepani.
  • Admire the sunrise amidst the Annapurna range from Poon Hill.
  • Cherish the grandeur of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Macchapucchhre from Poon Hill.
  • Experience the warmth of local people in Gandruk village.
  • Sightseeing tour in Pokhara.

Overview

Ghorepani & Poon Hill Panorama Trek, an enchanting and a pleasant trip to the Annapurna region. A brilliant chance to appreciate the splendor of beautiful Annapurna through the trail of Ghorepani and Poon Hill. A journey full of engrossing landscapes to capture in our memory for forever.

A perfect escape away from the hustle and bustle of hectic city life to enjoy the gorgeous beauty that nature has provided us. A delightful journey to the vantage of Annapurna region to forget the busy and everyday routine. Get lost in the mountains for few days and you will come as a new person for the upcoming time. The glorious sunrise above the Annapurna range in the morning with a cup of tea is an experience you will want to miss. Also watch the beautiful sunset over the towering mountains as you relax in the beautiful atmosphere of Ghorepani and Poon Hill.

The journey officially starts from Nyapul, a 25km drive away from Pokhara. In Ghorepani you can see some vibrant villages like Birethanti, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Nangethanti which lets you get the insights of the local peaole and their community and culture. Together with that you can see the panoramic view of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m) Annapurna I (8091m) Hiunchuli (6441m) and many more. After that hike up to Poon Hill which rewards with the views of alluring mountains.  In fact Poon Hill is consider as  best vantage point of Nepal for the awesome vies of Himalayas.  At last the journey is concluded after descending back to Pokhara through various villages like Tadapani and Gandruk. Therefore, the warm hospitality of Gandruk will take your heart way. Their pleasing smile and unique lifestyle will make your journey unforgettable and lively.

Ghorepani & Poon Hill Panorama Trek is among st the easiest treks in Nepal which is suitable for anyone of any age group. So, do not think twice to go for Ghorepani & Poon Hill Panorama Trek! Himal Eco Treks thrives to make your journey wonderful by providing the services of a- one quality. The efforts of our management team and well experienced-friendly guide will make your journey tension free and relaxing. All you have to do is take advantage of choosing us as your travel companion. Hence, experience the adventure with the alluring beauty of Mother Nature.


Itinerary Overview

Day 1-2
Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation.

Day 3
Drive to Pokhara – 6 hrs drive by tourist bus

Day 4-8
Drive to Nayapul
Trek to Tikhedunga
Trekking (5-7 hrs trek)
Accommodation in a guest house

Day 9
Sightseeing in Pokhara

Day 10-11
Drive back to Kathmandu and a departure day


Detail Itinerary

Arrive at Tribhuwan Internation Airport in Kathmandu. Our airport representative will pick you up and transfer you to hotel for check in. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

After your breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up from the hotel for a guided sightseeing tour. Admire the historical and cultural aspect of Nepal in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath stupa. It is an opportunity to learn about art, history and culture of Nepal in an authentic manner. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, we drive along the Trishuli river admiring the scenic views of lush hills, forests, rivers and countryside of Nepal. After six hours drive, we reach Pokhara. In the evening, you can stroll down the streets or visit lakeside to see the reflection of Macchapucchre Himal on the serene water of Fewa Lake. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.

Today, we drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and start our trekking journey. We walk along the bank of Modi Khola to Birethanti and climb up steadily to the Hile valley until we reach Tikhedhunga. Our walk today is quite easy and smooth. Overnight at a guesthouse in Tikhedhunga.

Today we cross a suspension bridge over a stream near Tikhedhunga and follow our trail up to Ghorepani. We ascend up putting our steps forward on a steep stone paved staircase and pass the village of Ulleri. We further climb up gently through pastures and cultivated fields to Nangethanti. We continue climbing up our trail until we reach Ghorepani. Admire the views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Macchapucchhre from Ghorepani. Overnight at a guesthouse in Ghorepani.

Today, we wake up early in the morning to cherish the sunrise views from Poon Hill. We hike up to Poon hill which is a popular vantage point in Annapurna region for best mountain views of the region. We hike up to Poon Hill and appreciate the views of golden sun rays fall on the glittering snow of Annapurna Panorama. Beholding the views of Annapurna massif, we descend down through rhododendron forests to Tadapani. Overnight at a guesthouse in Tadapani.

Leaving Tadapani behind, we continue our trail through the dense rhododendron forests to the village of Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a popular Gurung village in Annapurna region inhabited by people of Gurung origin. The village of Ghandruk is best known for its lush landscape and wonderful views of the mountains like Mt. Macchapucchhre, Mt. Annapurna, Hiuchuli and many more. Overnight at a guesthouse in Ghandruk.

We descend down to Birethanti and retrace our way back down through stone staircase and terraced farmland to Nayapul. From Nayapul, we drive to Pokhara. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.

Today is an exciting day in Pokhara. You must have heard about the glory of Pokhara valley which is renowned over the world for its picturesque beauty and adventure activities. Pokhara city is a super combo of fun and adventure. You can never get bored of it in any ways. Early in the morning, we walk around the lakeside and enjoy boating to a temple in between the Fewa lake. The views of Annapurna and Fishtail Himal from lakeside is absolutely fabulous. From lakeside, we head to Gupteshwor temple and then to David’s fall (water fall). We wind up our sightseeing tour at the International Mountain Museum. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.

We drive back to Kathmandu along the Trisuli river appreciating the beauty of lush hills, dramatic landscape and pristine river water. After around six hours drive, we find ourselves in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Your guide will escort you to the airport few hours before your scheduled flight. We wish you luck for your journey ahead.


Service Includes

  • Accommodation for nights spent at the hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara inclusive of breakfast at the hotel.
  • All the road transport along with pick up and drop at the airport upon your arrival and departure.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing tour inclusive of the entry fees, a travel guide and a private vehicle.
  • All meals (B+L+D) during the trek.
  • Accommodation in guesthouses throughout trek.
  • An experienced guide and a porter to assist you throughout your journey.
  • Permit fees for National Parks
  • Fees to be paid for Trekkers Information Management System - TIMS. (Note: You are required to bring two passport size photo for this purpose)
  • All Nepali staff insurance
  • All essential trekking gear
  • All other government fees and taxes.
  • First aid safety kit with basic medicines essential.

Service Excludes

Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.

  • Nepal Entry visa fees.
  • Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in cities
  • Airfare from your country to Nepal
  • Snacks, soft drink during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
  • Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff

Essential Infos

Regarding your arrival

As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.

Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.

Accommodation

We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.

Meals and Drinking water facility

The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.

Currency Exchange

If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.

Import and Export during the travel

You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. Also you can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.

High altitude sickness

Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.


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