Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Kathmandu , Pokhara , Nayapul , Tirkhedhunga , Ghorepani , Tadapani , Poon Hill

Overview

Poon Hill offers the unique experience to observe one of the most dramatic panoramas offered by the Himalayas. A truly unforgettable experience trekking under the stars on a moon light path in the Annapurna region awaits.Annapurna, the forgotten giant of Nepal doesn’t receive the hype or coverage of its neighbor Mount Everest but is every bit as intimidating and more picturesque than its rival. Standing at 8091 meters, Annapurna is the 10th tallest mountain in the world and is the gem of the Annapurna range. The trek to Poon Hill features crystal clear natural waterfalls, terraced mountainside farms, intimidating forests of local trees and rhododendron with plenty of mountain scenery along the way. we have brought few interesting offers that you might like, Combining Poon Hill with natural hot spring , Climbing Poon Hill with Khora ridge where you will see the best view of famous Dhaulagiri And another just focused punhill where you can see this beautiful hill in total 4 days length of you total stay in Nepal .

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Highlights
Travel Style: Active Outdoor

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Max Altitude: 2775m

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 12, Min 1+ Pax

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Itinerary
Day 01 Arival in Kathmandu

Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Transfer to the Hotel. SummitMadness representative will pick you up from the air port. 

Day 02 Kathmandu Vally sight seeing & trek preparation

Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour and Trek Preparation.

Day 03 Kathmandu to Pokhra

Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 km), Drive by bus/car or fly. Afternooon sight seeing.

Day 04 Pokhara to Tirkhedhunga (1540m/ 4,052ft): 4 - 5 hours

After Breakfast at your Hotel in Pokhara, take a private car to Nayapul. It is about 1:30 hours to get there. We start our trekking from Nayapul. During the hike, we pass many local villages, teahouses, gentle green rolling hills, rivers and local people. After crossing the Tikhedunga Khola on the suspension bridge, the trail begins to climb up quite steeply on a stone staircase that is more than 3200 steps. After climbing the hill we can see Mt. Annapurna south (7219m.) and Hiunchuli (6441m.). 

Day 05 Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2775m/ 9,104ft): 4 - 6 hours

Today ,the trail crosses the Tikhedunga River on a suspension bridge, then drops and crosses the Bhurungdi Khola on a large bridge at 1520m. The trail ascends on a stone staircase that is said to have more than 3300 steps. The unrelenting staircase continues to the large Magar village of Ulleri (2080m).  Then continue trekking and you will have the lunch at Nangathanti. In winter,  the trail here can be covered with snow. 

Day 06 Ghorepani to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2540m): 5 - 6 hours

You will wake up before dawn to make the early-morning excursion to the top of Poon Hill (3210m), one of the best Himalaya viewpoints in Nepal, provides an unobstructed view of the sunrise over the high Himalayas. The spectacular panorama stretches from Dhaulagiri I (8167m) and Tukuche (6920m) to Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiuchhuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m). Gangapurna (7454m), Lamjung Himal (6986m) and the Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchhre 6997m) make your breath and eyes caught. Watching the beautiful sunrise is a defining moment with lots of pleasure and tranquility.

Day 07 Tadapani to Ghandhruk (1940m/ 6,364ft): 2 – 3 hours

It is a 3hrs of easy walk through forest which will take us to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is the large Gurung village. We can get striking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and other Mountains from viewpoint in Ghandruk. Homestay in Ghandruk is a pleasant experience.

Day 08 Ghandruk to Pokhara: 3 hours

Today you will lower down through the scenic route with views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail and Gangapurna Mountains and reach Nayapul. From there you will take private vehicle and reach Pokhara in an hour.

Day 09 Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive

Enjoy the amazing hill landscape of western Nepal. You will have the lunch on the way. Trek will end at Naya Pul where we board our vehicle to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 10 Full day Pokhara Sightseeing Tour

It’s worth spending one more day at Pokhara, one of the most popular touristic destinations of Nepal. You will spend the entire day exploring the major attractions of the city. Early in the morning, drive up to Sarangkot to catch the beautiful sunrise views. After spending little time at Sarangkot, return back to Pokhara and visit Bindhawasini Temple, Bat Cave, Mahendra Cave, Davis’ Falls. And have fantastic time boating at Phewa Lake as well. If time allows, you can go for shopping in Pokhara. 

Day 11 Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara

Drive back to Kathmandu. Once you are back to Kathmandu, spend your time for shopping or exploring around the city. Join the Farewell dinner with the team in the evening.

Day 12 Leisure Day or departure

Your last day in Kathmandu! You can either continue your new trip to some other destination or just take the returning flight back to your home town. We will accompany you to the airport.

What's Included
Accommodation

3-star to 5-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.


Teahouse accommodation during the trek.

Meals

All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.


Welcome and farewell dinners.

Transport

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle



Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)



All ground transportation on private vehicle as per the itinerary

Facilities & Services

An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leaders.



Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).



Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.



Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)



SummitMadness trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt.



Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).



All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS).



All government and local taxes Emergency rescue arrangments.



Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary

Not Included in the Cost
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
Important Notes

Your safety is paramount for SummitMadness. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to safely completes the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., might cause small changes to the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

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