Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Duration: 10 Days(5)of 7 reviews

Overview

  • Duration 10 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 3210 Meters
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu
  • Trip Area Kathmandu - Pokhara - Ulleri - Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani - Pokhara - Kathmandu
  • Best Season January to mid June and August till December

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Nayapool- Kathmandu.
  • The beautiful city of Pokhara & Kathmandu.
  • Walking through rhododendron forest & Green scenery.
  • Panoramic sunrise Excellent view from Poon Hill Including all the highest Peak,
  • Typical Magar Villages of Ghorepani.
  • Typical Gurung Villages of Tadapani & Ghandruk.
  • Typical Nepali culture & Food.
  • This Trip will be very Fit 7 to 70 Years Old Age.

“Perfect beauty within and a glance of the rising sun through the hill - a beautiful morning to experience.”

This trek to the north of Pokhara offers sublime Himalayan perspectives located from the highest point of Poon Hill. Poon Hill is one of the best perspectives for your film cam to find the Panoramic Himalaya incorporating Machhapuchhre, Annapurna, and monster Dhaulagiri, stunning daybreak, Charming Nepalese social towns, & lavish green woods. You cannot just appreciate a great scene of both Annapurna and Dhaulagiri but additionally an exceptionally stunning and grand perspective of dazzling dawn. Poon hill is a standout among the most intriguing characteristics of this trekking tour. It’s the best vantage focus in the region.

The descending trails getting not quite the same as that upwards, it experiences one of the enormous backwoods of rhododendron found on the planet. In the month of May, the complete woods turn into a mixture of white and red blooms of rhododendron that is only great to see.

This trek is decently suited for amateurs or for individuals who have constrained time yet need a true Himalayan experience. The trek begins from Phedi after a short drive from Pokhara, the trail passes through rhododendron timberland and entrancing customary Gurung towns at Dhampus & Ghandrung; a fantastic chance to witness the society and convention of the Nepalese farmland. Along the route, there are tremendous perspectives of the frigid crests of the Annapurna’s, topped off by the remarkable mountain display from Poon Hill.

A simple trek that takes you up to a height of 2775 meters at Ghorepani can additionally be joined together as an enlargement excursion to social tours of Kathmandu & Pokhara. The outing could be carried out all around the year aside from throughout rainstorms [July & August]. Come and join Himalayan Scenery Treks & expedition for the wonderful experience to remember your whole life long.

NOTE: It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled a Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days prior to the actual day of trekking.

If you are able to arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, flight delays, and missing international flights.

Itinerary

The Ghorepani Poonhill trekking is one of the most exciting and thrilling trips in the Annapurna region. The Detailed itinerary provides details about the trekking days, stops where you will be spending your overnight, and the level of altitude you will gain or descend with proper walking hour time. 

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In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to drop you off at our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we definitely will be happy to guide you around the city.

On the second day of arrival, we will be interacting with each other. After early breakfast, every guest needs to arrive at Company to review their trip to buy and manage the required stuff for their trips. After talking about the trip, we will be taking our guests for a cultural sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. The destination for sightseeing includes Swoyambhunath - the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and other medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu death rites on the bank of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a massive Buddhist shrine considered as the biggest in the world.

We will drive to Pokhara city in a Luxury Tourist Bus as we prepare our luggage. You will see the various villages along the river with beautiful scenery during the drive. After reaching Pokhara city you will check-in at your hotel and we will organize boating in Phewa Lake in the evening. You can also experience the best sunset view from Phewa Lake. Overnight stay will be managed in the 2-star hotel in Lakeside.

After finishing up with Breakfast you will pack the stuff required for trekking and we will drive you to the point where the trek starts. The starting point for the trek is Nayapool we will drive there from Pokhara and from the Nayapool you will trek to Ulleri. The trek lasts about 4 hours until we reach Ulleri final stop for the day. You will pass through sub-tropical valley forests. You will be walking on the carved trail beside the cliff. As we cross Bhurungdi Khola over a bridge to the village of Tikhe Dhunga. From here on you will just have to climb the staircase made of stone until you reach Ulleri. The real test and adventure start here now. We will be staying in the Guesthouse for the overnight stay in Ulleri.

Ghorepani is one of the famous places for traders in the past in order to rest while they return from their trading elevated at 2800m. Poon hill viewpoint is a half-an-hour walk from Ghorepani from where you can experience the sunrise which you will never be able to forget. Today’s trekking will lead you to the Ghorepani. The trek lasts about 6 hours. You can get the perfect view of Annapurna Mountain and other Himalayan ranges. Once we reach the Ghorepani you will be seeing small shop stalls selling local products and crafts. We will be staying over at the guest house for an overnight stay.

You will be experiencing the best view of sunrise ever in your life as Poon Hill is mainly known for the view of sunrise. We wake you up early and we will trek to Poon Hill viewpoint before breakfast in order to see the stunning view of the mountains with the rising sun. Then we will return to our guesthouse for breakfast. Today we will trek towards Tadapani. We will head towards the east and climb the ridge moving forward for our final stop. As we descend we will pass through the Rhododendron forests and various waterfalls. Once we reach Tadapani we will be staying overnight at the guest house.

We will be descending towards the Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a small village inhabited by Gurungs. The town mostly has stone houses. In order to reach Ghandruk, we first need to descend through the dense forest of rhododendron. If you are traveling in spring, you will see rhododendron blooming, which makes the trek even more exciting. Once we reach the village of Ghandruk we will have our lunch break and will again continue our trek towards the Kimchee which takes us about 1 hour. There will be a jeep waiting for our arrival we check our bag pack. Once we load it on the jeep, we continue our drive towards Pokhara. We will be staying overnight at Pokhara.

Today you all will have an easy and relaxing day in Pokhara. After finishing up with your breakfast, we will take you to Pokhara city sightseeing by private car with the Driver. We will take you to these destinations.

• Devi’s waterfalls.

• Gupteshwor Cave

• Seti River View.

• Bindabasini Temple.

• Tibétain Refugee Camp.

Once you finish your sightseeing tour you will return back to Hotel for an overnight stay.

After breakfast, we will drive you back to Kathmandu. On the way, you can see the beautiful Landscape, River View. In the evening, Himalayan Scenery Trek will offer you a farewell Dinner With a typical cultural show and mouth-watering food. You will be staying Overnight at 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu.

    On the last day of this trip, we drive you to the airport as per your flight schedule back to home or onward destination. We definitely hope you enjoyed the Annapurna Base Camp Trek and expect to see you for another adventure soon.

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    Cost Details

    Included

    • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
    • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
    • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
    • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
    • Three meals a day during the trek
    • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
    • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
    • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide.
    • Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, and equipment. 
    • Accident insurance for all staff
    • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, duffel bag and trip achievement certificate
    • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
    • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
    • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
    • Government taxes & office service charge

    Excluded

    • Personal Travel insurance
    • International airfare
    • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
    • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
    • Hot showers during the trek
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
    • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

    Useful Info

    In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails traveling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as weather, natural disaster or a multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which is beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.

    Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.

    Hotel and Accommodation:

    Trek to the Himalayas is one of the favorite destinations for travel enthusiast and adventure seekers all around the globe. Although the Himalayan region of Nepal is the most popular trekking destination in the world; there are a lot of things people don’t have a clue. While trekking to the high mountain region, you will not find the hotels and accommodation as you see in the city areas. The hotels and accommodation around the high Himalayan have fewer services and facilities. The hot shower may turn out to be simply a bucket of lukewarm water and the toilet may be a latrine behind the hotel. The private room can be a wooden cell with no furniture except a bed, mattress, and curtain in place of the door.  So, while trekking to the mountainous region of Nepal, you need to be ready to stay in the less fancy and minimum facilitated hotels.

    We provide you with the 2 to 3-star standard hotel while you are at Kathmandu (i.e. for 3 Nights). During your Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, we provide you with the basic lodges and tea houses for your accommodation. The room of these lodges and tea houses are less fancier with just a bed, a pillow and a blanket. We put us every effort to make your trek as cozy as possible. However, you need to stay flexible in some cases. We will accommodate the groups in local lodge available each day. We send the porters ahead of us to pre-book the room for the next day (rooms cannot be pre-booked on all places). 

    In Kathmandu beside the 2 / 3 stars hotel, some 4 / 5 - star luxury accommodation is also available. If you want to change the accommodation plan for the luxury, please do let us know so that we can arrange and book the hotel for you for your Kathmandu stay.

    Food and Beverages:

    All the food and Beverages included on the package of Ghorepani Poonhill Trek are provided by the company itself. The foods are provided in the tea houses or lodges on the trail. We will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight. On the everyday trek, our guide will decide the available place and stop for lunch. We highly recommend you bring the water purification pills, to cleanse the water and drink during the trek. During the trek, there are options for buying the bottled water and boiled water as well.

    Transportation:

    We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary transportation facilities for your trip. We provide private vehicles for airport pick up and sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Likewise, we provide local bus transportation for your trip. However, you have the other options traveling through private vehicles such as cars or van.

    You have to pay additional for the transportation which is excluded from our package. You can send us an inquiry for the latest price details for private transportation and flight tickets.

    Luggage and Backpack:

    The main luggage of yours will be carried by your porters during the trek. For your personal things, we highly recommend you, to carry a small handbag containing water bottles, cameras, sunscreen and other things which you require daily during the trip. Making the backpack small and lighter will unquestionably assist you to enjoy the trip to its fullest. You should simply convey the thing which is basic for your outing and the rest of the garments and different things can be left in the locker room/safe store of hotels. The hotels provide the locker room / safe deposit for free. So, don’t hesitate to leave things which are redundant. While making the backpack or luggage for your trip to ensure that the luggage doesn’t exceed more than 15 Kg. Weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines is 15 Kg including your handbag. Excess weight is chargeable of USD 1.5 or more which will be the additional cost of our trip.

    Guide and Porters on Trek:

    We provide you with the well trained and experienced guide and porter for your trek.  Our guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trips remarkable and memorable. Talking about the porter, we provide one porter for 2 trekkers each. The porters carry 20 Kg of total luggage (10 Kg form each trekker). We provide the one guide for the smaller groups and if the group size surpasses 10 individuals; we will provide the additional guide for your trip.

    Personnel Expenses:

    Personnel Expenses largely influenced your habit of expenditure. We provide you with all the necessary food and accommodation facilities inside the cost of your Ghorepani Poonhill Trek. So, you only need money to pay for your drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) and snacks while strolling on the trail. You will get a significant number of smaller shops on the trail to buy drinks and snacks. Likewise, you can also use the money to buy you souvenirs of the trip, entrance tickets, hot showers, tips and many more. Note that, tips and gratuities are not mandatory, but it is fine if you wish to. If you feel like the service provide to you is excellent, then you can tip directly to staffs. Of course, there is no obligation to tip if you are disappointed with the service you receive. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate an amount of 5 - 10% of the total package price for tips. The amount you give depends on your budget and appreciation of their work.

    Rescue and Evacuation:

    Nepal is the country full of heart-warming natural beauty and a magnificent travel destination for the thrill and adventure seeker all around the globe. In spite of the fact that Nepal is an adventure paradise for the nature lover, thrill seeker. But in some cases, the thrilling experience comes up with a serious hazard. The most exciting, and the joyful trip may backfire on us and we may have to be the victim of nature. Not only that while trekking in the high altitude rough terrains may also occur afflictions like a sprained ankle or even broken leg, appendix ruptures, hypothermia, skin infection and respiratory infection. If any of this misfortune happens to you, then it should be treated on time. If left untreated then you may even lose your life. If any of the above-mentioned affliction happens during your trip, we at Himalayan scenery treks and expedition will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital ASAP. All the expenses made to rescue and evacuate you, are entirely liable to us. So, before departing off to your trip, make sure that your travel insurance company has the policy to cover up all the expenses in case of any misfortune arises during the trip so that you can enjoy the trip to the utmost. If not, be ready to pay on your own once you arrive at the Kathmandu. To learn more about the Travel Insurance for the Trip in Nepal, please do visit Travel Insurance page in Nepal Travel Guide.   

    Join a fixed date group trek or private departure:

    The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is available on both fixed departure and private basis, If you are looking for a group to join then please check our fixed departures dates and ask for availability or if you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues then you are invited to choose any date at your convenient timeframe for any number of people.

    Booking Requirements

    Please provide us your full credentials or a copy of your passport. Give your weight so that preplan your group’s trips for proper weight distribution. You may deposit 20 to 30 percent advance of the total package amount while booking. You may pay rest of the amount before the trip. You can also pay us by card, bank transfer, or online. Please visit here for payment details.

    Cancellation Policy

    If you are unable to make your trip, let us know in advance. We will refund you as per our booking terms and conditions and available time frame. At times, there might be delays or cancellations of flights due to weather and unforeseeable reasons. In such cases, we will make our best effort to adjust your bookings and rearrange the schedule.

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