ANNAPURNA GHOREPANI AND POON HILL- 6 DAYS

The trek to Ghorepani - Poon Hill which is located in Annapurna region, is truly called as all the best of the trekking in Nepal. The highest point of this trek is 3210 m and for many the highlight is an early morning pilgrimage to Poon Hill for a spectacular sunrise over the Himalayas, where the mountains stretch as far as the eye can see North towards Tibet West towards the Dhaulagiri Himal and East with superb views of the Annapurna Himal.

This popular trek also offers villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs & Magars, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas.

ANNAPURNA GHOREPANI AND POON HILL- 6 DAYS
  • Start InKathmandu/Pokhara
  • Ends InPokhara/Kathmandu
  • Duration6 Days
  • CultureMixed

Itinerary

Days Itinerary Height Accommodation
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Arrival in Kathmandu

Extreme Adventure representative will collect you from the airport. It’s a free day. Later in the evening, there will be a group briefing and welcome group dinner.

1340 m  
*

Free day and Preparation

The trekking guide or experience staff will first do a gear check at your hotel and organize renting any equipment if needed. Then you have a free day to explore around beautiful Heritage sites in Kathmandu (Durbar squares of Kathmandu, Pahupatinath and Boudha Stupa).

1340 m Hotel
1

Drive to Pokhara/Nayapul and to Ulleri

We will drive early in the morning to Pokhara by private vehicle and trek at Birethanti, which is large village with many shops and tea houses. Start walking from Birethanti and after ascending steeply for the first 2 hours, we will reach the place Ulleri, a large Magar village, where we will spend a night.

2070 m Lodge
2

Ulleri to Ghorepani

We will start our next day trek. We will be enjoiyng the breathtaking views of Machapuchare mountain (6997m), Hiunchuli peak (6441m), and the grand Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. Following the quite easy trail we will also pass the forest area where we can observe rhododendron trees on the way to Ghorepani.

2750 m Lodge
3

Visit Poon Hill and to Tadapani

Early morning we will hike to Poon Hill (3232m) which offers 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), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and other numerous snowcapped mountains.

Hike down to Ghorepani for breakfast and trek to Tadapani. We can enjoy a trek through the colorful jungle of pine and rhododendron trees.

2630 m Lodge
4

Tadapani to Ghandruk

Today, we will follow a trail which descends down through forests to Ghandruk. We will pass thought the jungle where we will see rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests. Then, enjoy Ghandruk, a big Gurung village and the home to many Gorkha soldiers as well as one of the most popular destinations for trekkers from where we can see the beautiful mountain views.

2750 m Lodge

5

Ghandruk to Pokhara

Take an easy trek to descend from Ghandruk all the way down to Kimchi before crossing Seulibazzar via Birethanti and finally driving back to Pokhara.

827 m Hotel
6 After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu 1340 m  
* Free day in Kathmandu    
* Depending on your flight time we will drop you at International airport for your final departure to destination.    

 

Cost Includes

  1. Pick up from Kathmandu International airport and drop at hotel by private vehicle
  2. Land Transportation as per the trekking programme
  3. Trekking Permit
  4. National Park and conservation fee
  5. TIMS fee
  6. Lodge accommodation during the trek
  7. Breakfast, Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Biscuits, fresh fruits and dinner
  8. Service of English speaking trekking guide    
  9. Service of porters to carry trekking equipments( 1 Porter for 2 Trekking members)   
  10. Daily wages of guide and porters    
  11. Medical and accident insurances for all involved staff during the trekking and climbing period.
  12. Comprehensives medical KIT

Note:

The accommodation in Kathmandu as well as extra activities like city tour, rafting, paragliding, jungle safari, mountain flight is not included in the above package. The company will provide you the above information according to the visitor’s choice and interest.

Accommodation in Kathmandu:

As mentioned in the note, hotel accommodation is not included in the package. Therefore, if you need accommodation in Kathmandu, we will provide you with hotels of different categories (1 star to 5 stars) as per your choice

Cost Excludes

  1. Hotels and Meals in Kathmandu
  2. Transfer in/out hotel
  3. Travel insurance, personal medical expenses and rescue evacuation
  4. Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, or any other food consumed beyond the prescribed breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  5. Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles phones and internet.
  6. Personal trekking gear.
  7. Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations, etc.
  8. Transportation services includes only what is listed on the itinerary. Any extra distance travelled will be appropriately charged.
  9. Any additional staff other than specified.
  10. Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.
  11. Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips.
  12. Airfare of international flights.
  13. Nepal entry visa fee (Visa's easy to acquire upon arrival).
  14. Any extra services, products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  15. Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section.

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