Ghorepani Poonhill Trek starts from Nayapul which is an hour drive from Pokhara. The starting elevation of this trek is approx 1310 m reaching up to 3210m in Poonhill. In this Poon hill trekking trail, you have an insight into a mix of Nepalese ethnic culture of Gurung and Magars. Along with the breathtaking views of Annapurna Massif Ranges. This includes Annapurna (8093m), Dhaulagiri (8167m) and other snowy peaks. Greenhill mountains like Machhapuchhre (Fish Tailed) Mountain, Himchuli, Nilgiri. The main highlight of trekking in Ghorepani Poon hill foothill is the pre-dawn hike of Ghandruk. It follows the different pattern of white, pink and red rhododendron. Upon reaching Poonhill, you can see rays of the sun kissing the different ranges of Annapurna. Sun Changes its color to red, orange and shiny gold. The changing form of life from infant to teenage to adult which fades away with old age to sunset.
Poon hill trek, in short, is a “heavenly trek” which takes you to the different level of paradise on earth. You can’t stop talking about your experience of trekking in this region. Also about seeing the sunrise right from your bed through the window at the cozy tea house. Be sure to have a 6 month ahead booking to grab the best facilities.
|Day 01:||Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel. Rest of day at leisure.|
|Day 02:||Transfer to airport, fly Pokhara (914m.). Drive to Nayapul (1050m.). Trek from Nayapul (1050m.) to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.) via Birethanti (1065m.).|
|Day 03:||Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m.) and it takes about 6 hours. To begin your trek, you could ascend steeply for the early 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, Magar villages. Overnight|
|Day 04:||Ghorepani to Ghandruk (1950m.) which takes about 7 and half hours. Early morning trip to Poon Hill (3232m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. Overnight|
Trek Ghandruk to Pothana (1900 m.). We have a number of ascents and descents today. We descend down to ModiKhola and the trail again climbs to Landruk village. We walk through paddy fields followed by an uphill climb to Pothana via Deuralli Village.
Pothana to Phedi and Drive to Pokhara. Most part of the trail to Pokhara from Pothana is one the ridge of hill and we walk into the forest from where the shining views of Himalayas can be observed. We decent down to Phedi through the village of Dhaupus and Drive to Pokhara for about 30 mins. Overnight in Hotel
|Day 07:||Drive to Fishling for RAFTING (3hrs drive from Pokhara), RAFTING +4 grade, 3.5 hours about 25 kilometer rafting and lunch then drive to Kathmandu about 3 hours by private transport. Overnight in Hotel|
|Day 08:||Sight seeing in Kathmandu Valley (UNESCO Heritage site: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatunath Temple, Shwoyambhunath and Central city). Overnight in Hotel|
|Day 09:||At leisure until transfer to airport for departure flight. End of Tour|
Dates, Prices & what is included in & excluded:
our group tours are guaranteed departures:
2019 Tour Dates: 03 March
Total Trip Cost US$ 896.00 Per Person on twin room.
5 days hiking/trekking, flights ticket from Kathmandu/ Pokhara, 04 night accommodation in Kathmandu & in Pokhara on twin sharing in a 3 star hotel on B&B plan, all meals 3 times a day i.e. breakfast, lunch & dinner prepared at local lodge, Accommodation in teahouses/lodge during the trek, A english speaking professional trekking guide license holder, porters ( 1 porter carries the luggage up to 25 kgs of 2 participants during the trek), insurance for the Nepalese staff, Entry Permit for Conservation area project fee & TIMS card, all necessary transportation/arrival & departure by private vehicles, on full board basis entire the Rafting & rafting gear and transportation by tourist bus.
Expenses of personal nature, personal gears, all kind of drinks, optional extra night stay, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and in Pokhara, personal medication, rescue in case of emergency evacuation coverage, travel insurance & Tipping (tips).
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|Trek Region:||N/A||Starts in/ Ends in:||Nayapul/Phedi|
|Trek Duration:||9 days(4 days trek plus 1 day rafting)||Type of trek:||Lodge/home stay|
|Best Season:||March to May and September to November|
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