ANNAPURNA Poon Hill Hot Spring trekking
Ghorepani and Poon hill hot spring trek is comparatively an easy trek that winds around Gurung villages and dense Rhododendron forest. Himalayas in their best form are viewed from this trekking trail. Maximum height we reach in this trek is 3210m. Poon hill hot spring trek route begins at Naya pool which about one hour drive from Pokhara. During this trekking trail you will pass through beautiful Gurung village outstanding landscape and variety of flora and fauna. You will overview the grand south Annapurna from Ulleri village. Passing through Ghorepani village you bump into beautiful orchids, massive Himalayan bamboo, and dense Rhododendron forest. On the other hand well designed rice field over the entire slope gives you a breathtaking experience.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmanu (1345m.):
Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Aiport, you will be received by our airport representative who will welcome you and escort you to your hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Early morning drive to Kathmandu Airport for flight to Pokhara [900 m] and transfer to the Hotel.
Breakfast. Get on a domestic flight for a 25 minute to Pokhara with magnificent views of the snow-capped Annapurna mountain range and Langtang Himalayan range. Or you can drive by tourist coach via scenic Prthivi highway for about 6-7 hour drive. The town of Pokhara is considerably less hectic than Kathmandu and is the starting point of your trek.You can explore the old trading town of Pokhara the boating trip in Phewa lake at evening ant also have the pleasure view of sunset over Himalayan range of Annapurna and Fishtail.
Day 03: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1,575m): 4 hrs
One hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and walk through the lust, green Modi river valley. We will show our Trekking permit and TIMS card in the Annapurna Conservation Area project Office. It will take some 4 hrs to reach Hile 1527m. The trail winds its way through bamboo forests and passes by a spectacular waterfall. You will follow the bank of Bhurungdi Khola (river) until Tikhedhunga. Overnight at lodge/Inn.
Day 04: Tikhedhunga trek to Ghorepani (2,850m): 7 hrs
Walk up besides the cascading river through refreshingly cool oak and rhododendron forest. The villages we will encounter on way are charming and special in their own unique way. After a few hours of long hard climb with several breaks we will reach Ulleri Village. After lunch we go through dense oak and Rhododendron forest to Nangethati and another 1.3omn walk from here will bring us to Ghorepani. Overnight at lodge/Inn.
Day 05: Ghorepani trek to Tatopani (1,780m): 8-9 hrs
Early in the morning we will climb Poon hill (3,210m) to watch the out of this world view of sun rising over the majestic Himalayas. From Poonhill, as the sun touches the snow-capped summits, the Himalayan giants – Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Annapurna (8091m) along with the jagged edge of other peaks – gradually reveal their grandeur. Breakfast. The trail leads about five hours to reach the beautiful village of Tadapani 2660m. Overnight at lodge/Inn.
Day 06: Trek to Jhinu Danda (1740m) walking (6 hrs).
There are natural (Hot Spring) about 20 minutes away to relax in. Stay overnight at lodge. overnight at lodge/Inn.
Day 07: Today is last day trekking 5 hrs, the goes to downhill through the village to Phedi through the forests that is so overgrazed that is look like a manicured municipal park, the trail down steeply to the ridge at Phedi at (1080m). Then catch our vehicles and drive to Pokhara for lunch. After Lunch you are free as your own in Pokhara.Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: FLIGHT BACK TO KATHMANDU and overnight at hotel. Rest time free for own activities. Overnight at hotel.
Explore Kathmandu, Valley sightseeing: sightseeing starts about 09:00 A.M. Swoyambhunath Stupa, Museum, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhamnath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Duttatraya Square, Nyatapola, Pottery places.
Day 09: Free until departure transfer. END OF SERVICE.
Trip Cost: US$ 795 Per Person.
Extra: KTM-PKR-KTM Airfare US$ 230.00 Per Person.
*All land transfer, arrival and departure as per the itinerary.
*Hotel accommodation with bed and breakfast on Twin sharing basis as per the itinerary.
*Food during the trek 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in specified local lodges.
*Tea and coffee (cup) three times daily on trek
*A English speaking experienced & professional trekking guide license holder.
*Porters (1 porter carries the luggage up to 25 kgs of 2 participants during the trek).
*City tours as mentioned in the itinerary with English speaking guide and all land transportation with private car/jeep/van.
*All necessary trekking and climbing related permit including TIMS, National Park Entrance fee and ACAP Fee.
*Insurance, proper warm clothing, shoes, sunglass and daily wages for guide and porter.
Cost does not Includes:-
*Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu or in Pokhara stay
*Personal gears and expenses of personal nature and Personal medical and travel insurance emergency evacuation.
*Hard and any form of soft drinks, tea/coffee(pot size).
*All confectionary and snacks, Charges for desserts including shower and boiled drinking water, Phone calls, Laundry and Alcoholic beverages etc.
*Any airfare: Domestic International departure taxes and any excess baggage charges.
*Tips and Gratitude for Guides and Porters according to custom of trekking in Nepal.
NOTE: The above information is an example of our standard tour, and can be customized to meet your specific requirements.
|Trek Region:||N/A||Starts in/ Ends in:||Nayapul/Phedi|
|Trek Duration:||9 days (5 days trek)||Type of trek:||Lodge/home stay|
|Best Season:||March to May and September to November|
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