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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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Trip Introduction

Tour Duration 9 Days Group Size Min 2
Grade moderate Max Altitude 3210 Meters
Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the short, easy and best trekking in Nepal. The wonderful trekking is popular to collect the best views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges from Poon Hill. The Poon Hill trek itinerary is actually customizable one. Ghorepani trekking can be done from 2 days to 5 days trekking. The maximum elevation of the trek is 3210 meters above the sea level. Due to the lower elevation and the good trekking route; this trek is suitable for all kinds of the trekkers. 
 Poon hill trek can be done round the year. Although, the best months to trek Poon Hill are spring (March to May), autumn (September to November) and winter (December to February). Still trekking Poon hill, his is doable at the months of monsoon (June to August) too. There are basically four different Ghorepani Poon Hill trek itineraries and they are; 


#1. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 2 Days Itinerary 
•    Day 01: Drive to Ulleri (4 hours/ 1940 m.) and trek to Ghorepani (2860m./4 hours trekking). 
•    Day 02: Hike to Poon Hill (1-hour hike) and trek back to Ulleri (4 hours); then drive back to Pokhara. (4 hours’ drive)


#2. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 3 Days Itinerary 
•    Day 01: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri (4 hours trekking/1940m.).
•    Day 02:  Trek to Ghorepani (4 hours trekking/ 2860m.). 
•    Day 03: Hike to Poon Hill (1-hour hike) and trek back to Ulleri (4 hours); then drive back to Pokhara. (4 hours’ drive)


#3. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 4 Days Itinerary 
•    Day 01: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri (4 hours trekking/1940m.).
•    Day 02:  Trek to Ghorepani (4 hours trekking/ 2860m.). 
•    Day 03: Hike to Poon Hill (1-hour hike) and trek to Ghandruk (6/7 hours trekking/ 1940m.).
•    Day 04: Trek back to Nayapul (3 hours) and drive back to Pokhara. 


#4. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days Itinerary 
•    Day 01: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri (4 hours trekking/1940m.).
•    Day 02:  Trek to Ghorepani (4 hours trekking/ 2860m.). 
•    Day 03: Hike to Poon Hill (1-hour hike) and trek to Tadapani (4/5 hours trekking/ 2640m.).
•    Day 04: Trek back to Ghandruk (1940m./3/4 hours trekking) 
•    Day 05: Trek back to Nayapul (3 hours) and drive back to Pokhara.


Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Highlights 
•    Short easy and best trekking in Nepal.
•    Explore Pokhara valley- the city of lakes and mountains.
•    Hike through the rhododendron forest.
•    Explore the local villages and the living style.
•    Collect the best views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.
•    Create a lifetime memory with Friday Nepal Travel. 
Depending upon your vacation time you can choose any of the Poon hill trek options. Please contact Nepal Friday Travel Export if you have any questions/queries before booking the trek. 

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Upon your arrival at Kathmandu International airport; you will be welcomed by one of our representatives with the traditional Nepali garland. After the heartiest welcome, you will be transferred to the hotel in Thamel. In the free time you can take a good rest in your hotel.
Meals: Not included this day (There are so many good restaurants near your hotel for the food). 
Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis

The Kathmandu valley sightseeing is dedicated to explore the four of the UNESCO World Heritage listed sites of Kathmandu. Those four sites you will be visiting are; Soyambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. 

After the sightseeing, you can then go and pack your trekking equipment. If you need any equipment then it can be either rented or can be bought in Thamel. 

Meals: Breakfast Included 
Accommodation:  at a 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis. 

After the breakfast in the hotel, you will be picked up by your guide to start your journey to Pokhara. The bus travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara will be of six to seven hours journey. There will be several breaks for the toilet and a lunch break will be taken as well. 
Upon your arrival in Pokhara, you will be transferred to the hotel. In the free time, you can walk around the famous Phewa Lake and also collect the super views of mountains and the sunset from the Phewa lakeside. 

Meals: Breakfast Included 
Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on twin/double sharing basis. 

You will be picked up from the Pokhara hotel after the breakfast. You will then take a scenic drive to Nayapul via famous mountain view point of Sarangkot. Upon your arrival at Nayapul; your guide will do the permits check in at the check post. From there; you will start your Ghorepani Poon Hill trek on foot. 
The route from Nayapul to Ulleri is mostly gradual uphill via small villages of Hile, Sudhame and Tikhedhunga. There is a steep stoned paved uphill just before Ulleri. From Ulleri, you can see a wonderful view of Annapurna South (7,219m.) on a clear day. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included 
Accommodation: at a local tea house on twin/double sharing basis. 

Get the great sunrise view at Annapurna South before the breakfast. Then grab the superbly prepared breakfast. And the begin the trekking to Ghorepani. The route from Ulleri to Ghorepani goes through the dense rhododendron forest and with some beautiful waterfalls along the way.  
Do the permit check in at Lower Ghorepani again before hiking twenty minutes more to get Ghorepani. At Ghorepani, you can enjoy the super views of Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri range. The sunset also looks fantastic from Ghorepani. 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
Accommodation: at a local tea house on twin/double sharing basis. 

Hike to Poon Hill to collect the best sunrise view. The view point of Poon Hill offers the greatest views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range. Poon Hill also has a view tower to collect the wonderful sunrise view at the Himalayas. After the sunrise, you will then get back to Ghorepani for the breakfast. 

Then after, the trek to Ghandruk begins. After about forty-five minutes walking; you will reach Deurali- which also offers the greater views of the mountains. The route goes through dense rhododendron forest to Tadapani. From Tadapani, you will take three hours more trekking to reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung settlement at the lap of the Himalayas. Explore the typical Nepali type village of Ghandruk.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
Accommodation: at a local tea house on twin/double sharing basis. 

Wake up with the wonderful mountain views. Then go and grab your delicious breakfast. The trek then start descending towards Nayapul through Syauli Bazar via Modi river bank. At Nayapul, your guide will do the final check out. Then catch your pre-arranged returning drive to Pokhara. 
Upon your arrival in Pokhara; you can either take a good rest in the hotel or can go around the beautiful city. For the dinner; there are many good restaurants near the hotel. You can choose any of them for your preferred food. 
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch Included. 
Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on twin/double sharing basis. 

After the breakfast, you will be transferred to the Pokhara tourist bus station. The journey from Pokhara to Kathmandu will be of six to seven hours bus drive. There will be several toilet breaks and a lunch break. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel. Later, you can do the last-minute shopping in Thamel. 

Meals: Breakfast Included 
Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on twin/double sharing basis. 

After the finest trekking in Nepal; today you will be transferred to the Kathmandu International airport to catch your returning flight. Our representative will do the farewell with a hope to welcome you back in Nepal soon. 
Meals: Breakfast Included 
Accommodation: not included this day. 

Trip Includes/ Excludes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle (2 times)
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel on twin/double sharing basis with breakfast. 
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing by a private vehicle
  • An experienced English-speaking guide for Kathmandu sightseeing. 
  • Transportation (Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu) by tourist bus. 
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara at a 3-star category hotel on twin/double sharing basis with breakfast. 
  • Private transportation (Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to Pokhara)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Card for the trekking. 
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trekking. 
  • One porter per two trekkers and his all expenses during the trekking. 
  • Meals (8 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners) during the trekking 
  • 3 nights’ tea house accommodation on twin/double sharing basis during the trekking 
  • All the government taxes and the company service charge.
  • International airfare 
  • Nepal visa ((15 Days – 30 USD/ 30 Days – 50 USD /90 Days – 125 USD- more details at: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/tourist-visa)
  • Entrance fees during Kathmandu sightseeing. 
  • Travel insurance
  • Food and drinks in Kathmandu and Pokhara except breakfast. 
  • Personal expenses (bar bills, mineral water, hot shower, WI-FI, laundries etc.) of any kind during the trip.
  • Tipping to guide(s), porter(s), driver(s) etc. 
  • Anything does not mention in the inclusion list.
     

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