Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

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Ghorepani poon hill trekking said to be one of the best trek among short trek in Nepal. This week long lodge trekking in the Annapurna Foothills to the viewpoint on Poon Hill offers one of the best panoramic views of Massif Himalayas including accommodation in comfortable family run trekkers lodges along the way.Ghorepani Poon hill trekking offers one of spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs people, renowned for their strength and as pillars of both the Indian and Briti armies. A fascinating museum of Traditional Nepalese Life awaits you in Ghandruk., dens rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque fluted peak of Machapuchare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating the skyline. At the climax of this trekking you will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain escapes on Earth. Walking up slowly through rhododendron forests, the majestic Annapurna range reveals itself as you emerge from the forest into Ghorepani. A short trekking from Ghorepani will bring you to Poon Hill (3,210m), Giants, Dhaulagiri 8,167m and Annapurna 8,091m along with a maze of other peaks slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes, a rewarding trekking that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscapes.

Ghorepani Poon hill is Easy to moderate trekking altitude rang 900m to 3,210 m at an easy pace. Accommodations in comfortable lodges run by local families. Ghorepani Poon hill trekking starts & ends from Pokhara one of the most beautiful city in the world & second biggest City in Nepal.

With Mountain Hiking & Trekking, you can expect the very best service and specialist knowledge on your Ghorepani poon hill trekking. This trekking are led by experienced Local Sherpa guides, most of who have minimum 10 years experience.We provide you clean & comfortable room in best selected mountain Lodge for good night sleep in our ghorepani poon hill trekking. Hygienic & High quality meal, hot drinks will be provided in our Ghorepani poon hill trekking. For your assurance and safety we provide you medical kit bag for trekking as well as free emergency helicopter rescue service on time. All your trekking gears will carry by our strong porter. We highly recommend you to just carry your small day bag with Camera & necessary items during trekking day.
We have been organizing this trek for 20 years. So Our Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking itineraries are carefully designed to ensure you have adequate time to acclimatize comfortable thereby enjoying the trekking experience to the full.

 Day To Day itineary
 

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m)
 

Day 2: Kathmandu tour.
 

Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m)
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Day 4: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1570m)
 

Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2800m)
 

Day 6: Trek to Tadapani (2610m)
 

Day 7: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m)
 

Day 8: Ghandruk to Pokhara
 

Day 9: Pokhara to Kathmandu
 

Day 10: Kathmandu airport
 


Trek Cost: USD 530 per person

Minimum Group size: 2 people in each group 
Trekking Season: All Seasons
Trekking Grading: Medium Level
Trekking Departure Date: Everyday

Cost Includes:

Airport receive and departure transfer, 
Twin sharing hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast as per itinerary, 
All Transfer by bus,
English speaking guide,
Three times meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee,
All trekking permit -ACAP and TIMs card,
Tea house accommodation during trekking,
1 helper between 2 guests,
All salary, insurance, meals, accommodation and transfer of guide and helper, 

Cost Excludes:

Drinnks like coke, fanta, mineral water, beer, whisky, pot of tea/coffee,
Tips for guide and helper,
Expenses of personal nature,
Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue Heli and medication,
Trekking equipment/gear. All the cost not mention on above cost,



Type of Trip: Private group Departures & Group joins departures
 Meals during Trip: Breakfast in Cities & all meals during Trekking
 

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m)
Once you arrive in Kathmandu airport, you are received by us and drive to hotel. Get relax and free day in the afternoon.

Day 2: Kathmandu tour.
Breakfast and guided Kathmandu tour visit some of world heritage sites of Kathmandu like Kathmandu durbar square where the living goddess Kumari is there and Swoyambhunath stupa, also known as monkey temple offer the wonderful views of Kathmandu valley. Lunch and trekking briefing and meeting with trekking guide. Make trekking packing and preparation.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m)
Drive either by bus or flight to the nature city Pokhara. It takes 6 hours drive overland vehicle and by flight it takes 40 minutes to Pokhara. Walk around lake side Pokhara and boating on the lake of Phewa as well.

Day 4: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1570m)
Breakfast at hotel and drive 2 hours to Nayapul, the trekking start point. Then continue trekking for 4 hours to Tikhedhunga past by river, terraces fields, villages and waterfalls. We stop for lunch on the way up.

Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2800m)
This is the longest and hardest day of Ghorepani –Poonhill trekking. Steep uphill trekking takes nearly 6 hours to Ghorepani. The morning part of trekking is steeper than the last part of trek to Ghorepani. Scenery and landscapes is wonderful, it make you feel not that much difficult.

Day 6: Trek to Tadapani (2610m)
Early morning hike to Poonhill, the proposed point of Ghorepani trekking offer Himalayas panoramas and sunrise view on the summit of Himalayas. Back to guest house at Ghorepani, have breakfast and continue trekking to Tadapani takes 5/6 hour scenic walk.

Day 7: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m)
The shortest trekking day to Ghandruk is the village of renowned Gorkha soldiers. A more live Gurung culture can see there while exploring Ghandruk village walking.

Day 8: Ghandruk to Pokhara
Trek downhill to Nayapul for 5/6 hours and then drive to Pokhara from there.

Day 9: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. We arrange it as per your requirement request. Spend free afternoon in and around Kathmandu.

Day 10: Kathmandu airport
Drive to Kathmandu airport to get your flight back to home. I hope you enjoy very much the Ghorepani – Poonhill trekking holidays with us. Love to serve you soon in your next Nepal holidays trips.


Trek Cost: USD 530 per person

Minimum Group size: 2 people in each group 
Trekking Season: All Seasons
Trekking Grading: Medium Level
Trekking Departure Date: Everyday


Price includes following services:
 

  • KTM International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private Comfortable Car/Hiace
  • Total 2 Nights DELUXE Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in Kathmandu at standard hotel
  • Total 2 Nights DELUXE Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in Pokhara at standard hotel
  • Round Trip( KATHMANDU-POKHARA- KATHMANDU) A/C Tourist Bus
  • Round Trip Land Transportation by private Comfortable Car/Hiace in Kathmandu &Pokhara City1 English Speaking experienced Sherpa Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder Guide for whole Trek
  • Porter (1 porter Between 2 Person basis, Max 30 KGS per Porter) for Whole TrekAnnapurna Trek Permit, TIMS card & Any required permits or Official Documentation
  •  
  • Full Board basis Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner- Self Lodges Menu Choice) as per above Itinerary
  • Selected Tea house Lodge/Guest house Accommodations in Twin Sharing during Trek( Shared Toilets/ bathroom)
  •  
  • Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in Whole Trek
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu City on Day 02(Swayambu nath, Buddha nath Stupa, Kumari temple/durbar square & patan city Temple by tour guide and car/driver( 5-6 hrs tour)
  •  
  • Entrance fees of all sightseeing Monuments/temples/stupas during sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Round Trip(Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu) By Tourist Bus for Guide
  •  
  • Land Transportation( Pokhara- Nayapul – Pokhara before and After Trek) by CAR/TAXI/Hiace/Private bus as per Group Size
  • Half day sightseeing in Pokhara ( Devi’s fall, Gupteshower cave, Mahendra cave, White River George, Temples: Bindyabasini Temple, Barahi Temple & Boating at Fewa Lake(1hr)by guide, CAR/VAN( 3 hrs program in Total
  • All entrance fees during all tours places as per itinerary in Pokhara city tours
  • First Aid Kid Box( for Normal Treatment only)Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees
  • Complementary from Company (to our Valued Guests)
  • Trip Certificate( for memory of Nepal trip)
  • Porter Carrying kid Bag- Trekking bag for Porter
  •  sleeping bag,down jacket,walking stick,water bottel
  •  
  • Price excludes following services:
     
  • International Airfare to and from your countryNepal Visa fee: Nepal entry visa (US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for 15 days. you will also require 2 passport size photos.)
  • Departure Airport tax: NRS 1700( if it is not included in your tickets) at International Airport, KTM
  • Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara - keep $ 5 to 10 for per meal in Tourist Restaurant
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek
  • Tips for Guide & Porter( expected)
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges( Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges)
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control.

 

 



  Above 15 pax please email us info@himalayaguide.com
Price includes following services:
 
  • KTM International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private Comfortable Car/Hiace
  • Total 2 Nights DELUXE Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in Kathmandu at standard hotel
  • Total 2 Nights DELUXE Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in Pokhara at standard hotel
  • Round Trip( KATHMANDU-POKHARA- KATHMANDU) A/C Tourist Bus
  • Round Trip Land Transportation by private Comfortable Car/Hiace in Kathmandu &Pokhara City1 English Speaking experienced Sherpa Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder Guide for whole Trek
  • Porter (1 porter Between 2 Person basis, Max 30 KGS per Porter) for Whole TrekAnnapurna Trek Permit, TIMS card & Any required permits or Official Documentation
  •  
  • Full Board basis Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner- Self Lodges Menu Choice) as per above Itinerary
  • Selected Tea house Lodge/Guest house Accommodations in Twin Sharing during Trek( Shared Toilets/ bathroom)
  •  
  • Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in Whole Trek
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu City on Day 02(Swayambu nath, Buddha nath Stupa, Kumari temple/durbar square & patan city Temple by tour guide and car/driver( 5-6 hrs tour)
  •  
  • Entrance fees of all sightseeing Monuments/temples/stupas during sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Round Trip(Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu) By Tourist Bus for Guide
  •  
  • Land Transportation( Pokhara- Nayapul – Pokhara before and After Trek) by CAR/TAXI/Hiace/Private bus as per Group Size
  • Half day sightseeing in Pokhara ( Devi’s fall, Gupteshower cave, Mahendra cave, White River George, Temples: Bindyabasini Temple, Barahi Temple & Boating at Fewa Lake(1hr)by guide, CAR/VAN( 3 hrs program in Total)
  •  
  • All entrance fees during all tours places as per itinerary in Pokhara city tours
  • First Aid Kid Box( for Normal Treatment only)Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees
  • Complementary from Company (to our Valued Guests)
  • Trip Certificate( for memory of Nepal trip)
  • Porter Carrying kid Bag- Trekking bag for Porter
  •  sleeping bag,down jacket,walking stick,water bottel

Price excludes following services:
 
  • International Airfare to and from your countryNepal Visa fee: Nepal entry visa (US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for 15 days. you will also require 2 passport size photos.)
  • Departure Airport tax: NRS 1700( if it is not included in your tickets) at International Airport, KTM
  • Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara - keep $ 5 to 10 for per meal in Tourist Restaurant
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek
  • Tips for Guide & Porter( expected)
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges( Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges)
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control.

For more information please contact us: info@himalayaguide.com
Trekking Equipment  

The following is a list of clothing and accessories that we recommend for treks and climbs in Nepal. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list, rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we feel are essential for your comfort and convenience. However we recognize that you may have your own personal preferences for clothing which may be equally as suitable.

For Head
 
  1. Sun hat or scarf
  2. Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  3. Sunglasses with UV protection
  4. Upper Body
  5. T-shirts (2)
  6. Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  7. Fleece jacket or pullover
  8. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  9. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  10. Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
  11.  
For Hands
 
  1. Lightweight gloves
  2. Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  3. Lower Body
  4. Underwear (4)
  5. Hiking shorts (2)
  6. Lightweight cotton long pants
  7. Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  8. Fleece or wool pants
  9. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  10.  
For Feet
  1. Thin, lightweight inner socks (4)
  2. Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
  3. Hiking boots with spare laces
  4. Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  5. Gaiters (Optional)
  6. Accessories
  7. Sleeping bag rated -10C. to -20C (Depending on trekking region)
  8. Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  9. Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  10. Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
  11. Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bags
  12. Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  13. Thermarest sleeping pad (Only Camping Trek)
  14. Water bottles (2)
  15. Toiletries
  16. Small wash towel
  17. Optional items
  18. Binoculars
  19. Books (Highly Recommended)
  20. Compass
  21. Playing cards/backgammon/chess set
  22. Swiss Knife
  23.  
  24. Recommended Mountaineering Kit
In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialized items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
Fleece trousers or silhouette
Additional mits and gloves suitable for climbing
Ice axe, and ski poles (note - ice axes can be rented in Kathmandu)
Climbing helmet
Alpine climbing harness.
2 x tape slings
2 x screwgate karabiners
Descender/abseil device
Ascender

For more information please contact us info@himalayaguide.com

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 10
Accomodation: Guest House
Seasons : sep, oct, Nov and march, April, may
Type: Easy trek
Activities : Trekking, Hiking & Cultural plus religious Tour
No. of Pax : from 2Person & above
Starts From : Nyapul pokhara
Ends at : Nayapul

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