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Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

Ghorepani Poonhill trekking is a colorful short foray into the Annapurna region. The trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek. This trek in the Annapurna foothills to the view point on Pun Hill offers all the best of trekking in Nepal.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration 09 Days
Best Time Sep-May   Weather in Nepal
Grade Moderate+
Highest access of the trek 3,210 meters
Culture Mixed.
Mode of trekking tour Tea House, Equipment and clothing Checklist 
Most Attraction of the trek

Great Himalayan view etc. Cost includes / excludes

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu (1,330m): Upon your arrival, a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport gates to take you to the hotel. Depending on time of arrival, plans will be made for a briefing meeting once you have settled in. Please let us know if there is anything special you would like to do while in Kathmandu and we can help you arrange that. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 02: Fly to Pokhara [970 m] - (B): After breakfast in the Hotel we transfer to the domestic airport then we take flight to Pokhara (about 25 M), the beautiful lake city and catch great views of the Himalayas from the right side of our airplane. After landing in the Pokhara airport we drive to the Hotel, Rest of the day is leisure. (25 M flight).

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul, trek to Banthanti (2,230m) - (B/L/D): After breakfast we drive for one hour to Nayapul and then begin walking towards Birethati. We then cross the river at Birethati and head left along the gentle slope to Tikhedhunga where we cross the Bhurungdi Khola river to start the long steep climb to Ulleri then walk further along to Banthanti where we spend the night. (Drive 01-01:30 Hours). (Trek 05-06 Hrs).

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2,810m) - (B/L/D): After breakfast we continue our trek along the trail. Occasional views of the peaks give way to a narrower valley, passing through Rhododendron forest then eventually reaching the village of Ghorepani wherewe spend a night. (Trek 03-04 Hrs).

Day 05: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,610 m) - (B/L/D): During the night, your guide will check for clear weather to make the one-hour climb up to the Poonhill viewpoint at 3,210m. It�s usually misty when you start off and arrive, then at sunrise the clouds part to reveal one of the most majestic sunrises in the world; Machapuchhre, Annapurna South, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri mountain are all viewable from here.

We then head back to Ghorepani for breakfast before trekking down to Tadapani.

Along the trail towards Tadapani, we make climb along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2,960 meters). After that we descend to the Banthanti, we then turn off to Tadapani. (Trek 05-06 Hrs).

Day 06: Tadapani Ghandruk (1,945m) - (B/L/D): From Tadapani the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal; they have their own dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is also home to many Gurkha soldiers. It is a famous destination for trekkers as it is known for its beautiful mountain views and within easy reach from Pokhara and Kathmandu. We have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office, Museum and explore the village. (Trek 03-0 Hrs).

Day 07: Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara (945m) - (B/L): From Ghandruk it�s a long descent to the settlement of Shauli Bazaar at 1,140m. Once there, it�s an easy and pleasant walk along the Modi Khola riverbank to Birethanti at 1,065m, where we stop for lunch. Birethanti is a beautiful riverside village that is usually busy with many trekkers starting and finishing their treks. From here we trek to Nayapul then catch a car back to Pokhara. The evening is free to relax and catch up on some last minute shopping. (Trek 03-04 Hrs) (Drive 01-01:30 Hours).

Day 08: Morning Fly to Kathmandu (1,330m) - (B): After breakfast in Pokhara, we have a mountain flight to Kathmandu; it is a thrilling exciting flight over forests, fields and villages with the Himalayas at the background. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (25 M flight).

Day 09: Fly back home (1,330m) - (B): We will transfer you to the airport and assist with check-in procedures.

Price Includes:

* Arrival & Departure Transfers by private on both domestic / international flights.
* Company�s Trekking Duffle bags.
* Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.
* Meals as stated above (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch & D=Dinner).
* Accommodation in Tea houses during the trekking (Double Room Basis).
* Kathmandu-Pokhara -Kathmandu flights with airport Tax.
* Pokhara -Phedi and Nayapul - Pokhara Transfer by Car.
* Trekking Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment including Insurance
* Trekking Guide with insurance.
* Trekking map.
* Trekking Permits and National Park fees.
* All Government taxes.
* Office service charge.

Price excludes:

* International flight to Kathmandu, Nepal
* Nepal Visa Fee (US$25 for 15 days)
* Your Travel Insurance
* Extra drinks, snacks and dessert on the mountain and main meals in the cities
* Single supplement fee if you are staying in a single room
* Personal expenses like battery charging at elevation, and facilities on the mountain
* Tips & gratuities

Fixed departure: Any Days (Dates).

If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

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