Annapurna Poonhill Luxury Trek

Duration
11 days U$$1720

Posted By
Raffael Lim

Extremely glad that my friend and I chose this company for my Everest Base Camp trek (12 days) as we didn't have to worry over food, accommodation or getting lost as all the essential details had been taken... Read More

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Annapurna 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



Day : 1 ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU.
Depending on your arrival time, our representative will be at the airport to receive you and transfer you to your booked hotel.
Accommodation: Yak & Yati 5 ***** Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Day 2: Trek From Pokhara to Dhampus 3 hours
Fly to Pokhara and Drive to  Phedi 20 min  and start trek to Dhampus. Trek journey is about 3 hrs walk.  The trail ascends steeply through forest and later through paddy fields to the village of Damphus where you stay overnight in Basanta lodge or similer to Basanta lodge.
Accommodation: Basanta Lodge or similer to Basanta lodge
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 3 TREK from Dhampus TO LANDRUK (1565M) – 4 HRS TREK.
After breakfast, we trek to  Ker & Downey's La Bee Lodge in Landruk. The trail passes through the Rhododendron forest and small Gurung villages in between. 3 – 4 hours of walk takes us to the beautiful village of Landruk. After you reach at landruk your guide will take you  a small visit to nearby Gurung village.
Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (La Bee Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner
 

Day : 4 TREK From Landruk TO GHANDRUK (2012M) – 4 HRS TREK.
 

You will enjoy the view of the majestic mountains. After the breakfast, we start out trekking by descending towards Modi Khola. The trail goes steeply down towards the river through scattered villages with beautiful views of the Himalayas then there is a steep ascent to reach Ghandruk. The lodge here in Ghandruk is built respecting the Gurung architecture. It has a large common dining room with a friendly fireplace & nice rooms having spectacular views of the mountains. From Ghandruk, you can have good views of Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Mountain  Annapurna and other snow-capped mountains. If time permits, visit the the local museum and the village.
Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Himalaya Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 5 TREK From Gandruk  TO TADAPANI (2720M) – 3HRS TREK
We wake up this morning with tea and coffee served in the garden and watch the sunrise over Annapurna South, Annapurna 1, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and the Fishtail. After enjoying a relaxing breakfast and the glorious views from the Himalaya Lodge, trek to Tadapani through rhododendron forest.
Accommodation: Best Available Local Lodge
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 6 TREK From Tadapani TO GHOREPANI (2800M) – 4 HRS TREK
After breakfast, we leave the Lodge walking out through the Rhododendron forest. Trek time 5-6 hours. The Annapurna South (7273m) and the Hiunchuli gradually unfold on this pleasant walk uphill through fields and pastures and later through rhododendrons and oak woods. Ghorepani was originally a horse watering post, which has evolved into an important crossroads for tourists and the numerous mule caravans on the Jomoson-Pokhara trip.
Accommodation: The Sunny Hotel
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 7 VISIT POONHILL AND TREK DOWN TO ULLERI (1950M) – 5 HRS TREK.
This day, early Morning we hike to Pooh Hill to see sun rise view and  across the spectacular Annapurna Himalayan panorama view. The views are literally breathtaking, stretching from Dhaulagiri to Manaslu in the east with the Annapurna range in between. After enjoying the views, we return to the sunny lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, we start  trek to ulleri.
Accommodation: Machapuchere Guest House
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 8 TREK From Ulleri TO Hille and Drive to Pokhara  (1025M) – 2/3 HRS TREK.
After Breakfast trek to Hille From Ulleri, it is a flight of steps down to Tikhedhunga from Ulleri.we having some cup of tea at hille  Then we drive go down alongside the Burungdi Khola to pokhara.
Accommodation:  (Pokhara Grande)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch


Day: 9 Full day city Tour in pokhara city
Accommodation:  (Pokhara Grande)
Meals
- Breakfast
 

Day :10 After breakfast drive to airport and fly back to kathmandu
(hotel yak & yati) and half day city world heritage site city tour overnight at yak & yati hotel.
Accommodation:  (yak & yati hotel )
Meals
- Breakfast



Day :11 Final Depature to your suite home
Meals: Breakfast


 Price USD 1720 per person
Single suplimentry if you want to take single room USD 500


 
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 yak & yati
  • 5***** hotel
  • 2 night pokhara Grande hotel 5*****  B/B plan Twin sharing
  • Round Trip( KATHMANDU-POKHARA- KATHMANDU) by flight
  • 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 8 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
 
 
 
 

Day : 1 ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU.
Depending on your arrival time, our representative will be at the airport to receive you and transfer you to your booked hotel.
Accommodation: Yak & Yati 5 ***** Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Day 2: Trek From Pokhara to Dhampus 3 hours
Fly to Pokhara and Drive to  Phedi 20 min  and start trek to Dhampus. Trek journey is about 3 hrs walk.  The trail ascends steeply through forest and later through paddy fields to the village of Damphus where you stay overnight in Basanta lodge or similer to Basanta lodge.
Accommodation: Basanta Lodge or similer to Basanta lodge
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 3 TREK from Dhampus TO LANDRUK (1565M) – 4 HRS TREK.
After breakfast, we trek to  Ker & Downey's La Bee Lodge in Landruk. The trail passes through the Rhododendron forest and small Gurung villages in between. 3 – 4 hours of walk takes us to the beautiful village of Landruk. After you reach at landruk your guide will take you  a small visit to nearby Gurung village.
Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (La Bee Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner
 

Day : 4 TREK From Landruk TO GHANDRUK (2012M) – 4 HRS TREK.
 
You will enjoy the view of the majestic mountains. After the breakfast, we start out trekking by descending towards Modi Khola. The trail goes steeply down towards the river through scattered villages with beautiful views of the Himalayas then there is a steep ascent to reach Ghandruk. The lodge here in Ghandruk is built respecting the Gurung architecture. It has a large common dining room with a friendly fireplace & nice rooms having spectacular views of the mountains. From Ghandruk, you can have good views of Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Mountain  Annapurna and other snow-capped mountains. If time permits, visit the the local museum and the village.
Accommodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Himalaya Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 5 TREK From Gandruk  TO TADAPANI (2720M) – 3HRS TREK
We wake up this morning with tea and coffee served in the garden and watch the sunrise over Annapurna South, Annapurna 1, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and the Fishtail. After enjoying a relaxing breakfast and the glorious views from the Himalaya Lodge, trek to Tadapani through rhododendron forest.
Accommodation: Best Available Local Lodge
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 6 TREK From Tadapani TO GHOREPANI (2800M) – 4 HRS TREK
After breakfast, we leave the Lodge walking out through the Rhododendron forest. Trek time 5-6 hours. The Annapurna South (7273m) and the Hiunchuli gradually unfold on this pleasant walk uphill through fields and pastures and later through rhododendrons and oak woods. Ghorepani was originally a horse watering post, which has evolved into an important crossroads for tourists and the numerous mule caravans on the Jomoson-Pokhara trip.
Accommodation: The Sunny Hotel
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 7 VISIT POONHILL AND TREK DOWN TO ULLERI (1950M) – 5 HRS TREK.
This day, early Morning we hike to Pooh Hill to see sun rise view and  across the spectacular Annapurna Himalayan panorama view. The views are literally breathtaking, stretching from Dhaulagiri to Manaslu in the east with the Annapurna range in between. After enjoying the views, we return to the sunny lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, we start  trek to ulleri.
Accommodation: Machapuchere Guest House
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner


Day : 8 TREK From Ulleri TO Hille and Drive to Pokhara  (1025M) – 2/3 HRS TREK.
After Breakfast trek to Hille From Ulleri, it is a flight of steps down to Tikhedhunga from Ulleri.we having some cup of tea at hille  Then we drive go down alongside the Burungdi Khola to pokhara.
Accommodation:  (Pokhara Grande)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch


Day: 9 Full day city Tour in pokhara city
Accommodation:  (Pokhara Grande)
Meals
- Breakfast
 

Day :10 After breakfast drive to airport and fly back to kathmandu (hotel yak & yati) and half day city world heritage site city tour overnight at yak & yati hotel.
Accommodation:  (yak & yati hotel )
Meals
- Breakfast


Day :11 Final Depature to your Suite home ( meals: Breakfast )


Price USD 1720 per person
Single suplimentry if you want to take single room USD 500



  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 yak & yati 5 *****
  • Total 2 Nights DELUXE Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in (Pokhara Grande 5 *****
  • Round Trip( KATHMANDU-POKHARA- KATHMANDU) By flight
  • 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 25 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 best available Tea house Lodge/Guest house Accommodations in Twin Sharing during Trek
  • 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, 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.)
  • Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara - keep $ 5 to 8 for per meal in Tourist Restaurant
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek
  • Tips for Guide & Porter( expected)  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
 
 
 
 

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 yak & yati 5*****
  • Total 2 Nights DELUXE Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in Pokhara Grande 5*****
  • Round Trip( KATHMANDU-POKHARA- KATHMANDU) by flight
  • 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,
  •  
  • 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


Check List
  • Reading/writing material
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Mountain Hiking & Trekking in Kathmandu 
  • Light weight Towel
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight - headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle - Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves - wool or fleeced and gore tex
  • Scarf
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by MMT in Kathmandu)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • T Shirts 2 or 3
  • Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Pants - lightweight long trousers (jeans are unsuitable)
  • Thermals upper and lower
  • Extra warm clothing during winter (December to March) layered clothing - thermals.
 
 

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 11 days U$$1720
Accomodation: Luxury Lodge
Seasons : sep-oct- nov-march-april-may
Type: Eassy
Activities : Trekking
No. of Pax : 2
Starts From : Pokhara
Ends at : Pokhara

Trip Highlights


Visit Must Populer Gorkhas village
unexpecting himalayan view
Gurung culture show
beutiful cuntryside village
seven hightest mountian in the world


 

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