Adventure A One Trek

Duration

9 days

Maximun Altitude

3210 metres

Accomodation

3* Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Basic tea house Lodge during the trek.

Meals

Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

All meals include during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner).

Price from
$ USD

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 4 days is short and best trekking in Nepal. Widely famous as Annapurna Sunrise trek; this trek offers to collect the best views of mountains in a short time. The excellent views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains ranges can be collected at Poon Hill.

Next, the exploration of the local Poon and Magar villages is the next pick of the trek. Excellently preserved local village of Ghandruk is the next highlight of the trek. The maximum elevation of the Poon Hill trek is 3210 meters above the sea level. Suited for all kinds of the travellers, you can even trek Poon Hill with your kids.

Like other trekking in Nepal, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is also a teahouse trekking. The route has finest trekking lodges with good facilities. Normally, treks in Nepal are a seasonal activity, but Poon hill trek is all-seasons trekking. Typically, trekking Poon hill is more exciting in the months of spring (March to May), as the blooming rhododendrons adds the excitement. Whereas, exploring the famous Pokhara city is next highlight of the trek.

Basically, two trekking permits are needed for the trek. First is ACAP (Annapurna conservation area permit). Next is TIMS (Trekkers’ information management system card).

Trip highlights

  •  Explore the UNESCO World heritage listed sites of Kathmandu valley.
  •  Visit the famous city Pokhara- the city of lakes and mountains.
  •  Explore the vibrant villages of Tikhedhunga, Ulleri and Ghandruk.
  •  Collect the best views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges.
  •  Enjoy the best sunrise view from Poon Hill.
  •  Create a lifetime experiences with A1 Trek Nepal.

Itinerary

 Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will be then transferred to the hotel. Later, you can take a good rest or can walk around the local market in the free time.

Food: Not Included

Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis

The full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing is dedicated to explore four of the UNESCO world heritage listed sites of Kathmandu. The sites that are covered are Pashupatinath temple, Soyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Temple and Patan Durbar Square. During the sightseeing, you will get the insights of the historical, cultural and religious aspects of the valley. Later, you can do the preparation for the trekking.

Food: Breakfast Included

Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis

After the early breakfast, you will be taking a scenic drive to Pokhara. The route to Pokhara includes some small to larger settlements, green hills, Trishuli river plus occasional views of the mountains. There will be several breaks for the food/drinks and the toilet. After checking in the hotel; you can go for an evening walk around Phewa Lake. The sunset view from the lakeside looks stunning. For the food and drinks, you can find so many good options in Lakeside.

Food: Breakfast Included.

Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis.

Today, the journey to Poon hill begins officially. Firstly, you will be taking a short drive to Nayapul from Pokhara. The drive offers the occasional mountain view and the insight of local life style. The trek starts from Nayapul after successfully checking in your permits. The route to Ulleri is easy and passes the some of the beautiful local villages of Sudhame , Hile and Tikhedhunga. Ulleri is a small Poon settlement at the lap of the Himalayas. You can get the glimpse of Annapurna south from your teahouse. Do not forget glance in the sunset time.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Wake up with a good sunrise view at Annapurna south. Grab your delicious breakfast then tie your shoes for the day. The route to Ghorepani is mostly uphill and through the dense rhododendron forest. Rhododendron is a special flower as it is the national flower of Nepal. It would be a great walking if you are trekking in the months of the spring (March to May). Upon arriving, Ghorepani, you can enjoy the panoramic views of mountains including Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and more. Additionally, the sunset view at the Himalayas is an absolute stunner.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

You will be starting the hike early morning with the intension of reaching Poon Hill before the sunrise. The hiking route to Poon Hill from Ghorepani is uphill through the rhododendron forest. Upon arriving at Poon Hill (3210m); wait for the best sunrise view in the Himalayas. Moment later, once the golden rays of the sun come over near Fishtail mountain- rest is the best moment of the trek.

 Collect the best views of mountains, capture the memory and get back to Ghorepani. After the breakfast, you will be starting the trekking to Ghandruk. Taking right from the teahouse, you will be heading to Deurali first. Deurali offers the similar views of Poon Hill does. There onwards, the route is mostly downhill all the way to Ghandruk via Tadapani. Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung village, which is persevered supremely in the old style of lifestyle.

Food: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

 Grab the delicious breakfast before starting the trekking. Then you will be trekking back to Nayapul again. At Nayapul, you will be taking the private transport back to Pokhara. In Pokhara you can either walk around the lakeside or can take a rest. Or doing the massage of your tired body would be good option in Pokhara.

Food: Breakfast and Lunch Included.

Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis.

Collecting the great memories of the Ghorepani trek, you will be driving back to Kathmandu this day. In the evening, you can do some last-minute shopping around Thamel. Then you can prepare your luggage.

Food: Breakfast Included.

Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis.

After an amazing week in Nepal, you will be transferred to Kathmandu airport to catch your returning flight home. Our representative will be helping you to transferred to airport, with a hope to see you again in Nepal. “FERI BHETAULA”.

Food: Breakfast Included.

Accommodation at: not included.

Activities:
Trekking and Hiking
Grading:
2
Easy

Includes & Excludes

  •  Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle.
  •  3-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast on twin/double sharing basis.
  •  Kathmandu sightseeing with private transportation and guide.
  •  Transportation (Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara to Kathmandu) by tourist bus.
  •  Private transportation (Pokhara to Nayapul, Nayapul to Pokhara).
  •  Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers Information Management System Card (TIMS).
  •  Experienced trekking guide(s) and his/her expenses during the trekking.
  •  Porter(s) during the trek.
  • · Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) a day during the trek.
  • · Teahouse accommodation on twin/double sharing basis during the trek.
  • · All the government taxes.
    •  International airfare
    •  Travel insurance
    •  Nepal visa fees
    •  Food in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    •  Beverages, laundries and any other personal expenses during the trek.
    •  Gratitude
    •  Anything does not mention in the inclusion list.

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