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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 8 Days

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Duration: 8 Days

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle

Accommodation: Lodge to lodge

Maximum Altitude: 3210m

Starting From: Kathmandu

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Trip Highlights:

  • drive along the Trishuli river to Pokhara
  • Visit lakeside Phewa Lake and admire the mirrored image of Mt. Fishtail inside the undisturbed clean water of the lake.
  • sunrise and sunset views from Poon Hill alongside the perspectives of Annapurna stages namely - Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Annapurna II, Mt, Annapurna III, Mt. Annapurna IV, Lamjung Himal, Hiuchuli and plenty of more
  • warm greetings of native and recognize the fascinating scenery as you walk along the Ghandruk village.

Annapurna Trekking is the best trekking route in Nepal. This particular part of the trekking in the Annapurna Region is considered as the best trekking extravaganza which is the modest, mildly challenging, short duration and economical yet having abundance of visual delights. The trekking in Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is suitable for all ages and can be considered as the best way to start your trekking ambition. The most of the first timers usually prefer this section of the Annapurna Trekking Route. The trekking for all ages and trekking for snow capped mountains delight, rocky ravines, green lush forests and Nepalese authentic villages. The trekking starts from the lake city, Pokhara where all the fellow trekkers could revitalize their mind and soul on the banks of Fewa Lake. The clamor and excitement of the Lakeside area in evening would remind you of the happening similar to the Nevada Las Vegas while the next day awaits the nature, rural and himalayan landscapes delights. The route takes you to the heart of the Gurkha Community especially of the Gurung and Magar origin. The steep uphill and downhill amidst rhododendron forests listening to the whistles of Bhurungdi Stream enthralls your will power and revitalize your nerves. The exhausted body upon climbing and descending will get the heavenly rest in the lap of surrounding hills and mountains ready for the next morning sunshine. Like the famous British Band once played “Here Comes the Sun…turrturuu…. “Exemplifying the start of hardworking day the next morning in Ghorepani starts with the early walk to the Poon Hill for the view of first rays of the Sun. The majestic view of mountains seems like in a bridal uniform in early morning sunshine. The very beauty of the Poon Hill trekking is the morning gorgeous view of Annapurna South, Himchuli,Dhaulagiri,Fishtail(Machhapuchhre) and its surrounding hills. The trek embraces Modi River, Bhurungdi River, Gurung Community, green forests and cool breeze round the trek makes this small juncture of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking the amalgamation of all the beautiful aspects of Nepal trekking.

Come, join the bandwagon of Backpacker team and gain the ultimate joy of trekking in Nepal.

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • Airport picks up and drops.
  • All surface transfers as per itinerary.
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  •  Pokhara-Nayapul and Nayapul-Pokhara ground Transportation.
  •  Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
  •  All necessary paperwork.
  • Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
  •  Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs.
  •  All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter(also a personal Sherpa on request).
  •  Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
  •  Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep a record of tourist [This is for your safety].
  •  Backpacker Treks T - shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  •  Farewell, dinner cultural program with Nepali typical meal.

Cost Exclude

  • Visa :- ( Nepal entry visa fee)
  • Airfare :-( International air fee).
  • Meals :-( Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu is excluded. Except welcome and fare well dinner)
  • Drinks:-
    1. All cold drink any beverage are not included on your trip price.
    2. Drinking Water also not included in trip cost.
  • Insurance:
    (Note: - You have to make your travel and rescue insurance by yourself before leave for travel.
  • Optional Excursion: We provide such service with extra charge.
    (Note:- Our option excursion are culture trip, Festival trip, monastery meditation with Lama and Monks, Bird watching, Farming trip other things as per clients interest).
  • Trekking Equipment:
    (Note: - Clients them self have to arrange personal trekking equipments such as- trekking pole).
  • Tipping:
    (Note: - Tips for driver, guide and porters are not included in the cost of your package).
  • Others:
    1. Personal expenses such as phone calls, Internet, Laundry, Bar Bill and extra porters.
    2. During your trek hot shower is not included.
    3.Cost arising out of land slide, Road Blocked, Rescue of any form, Cancellation of flight or Reasons beyond our control.
    4. Any other Expenses which are not mentioned on price include section.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.Upon arrival at Kathmandu, Backpacker Expedition Treks Pvt. Ltd will be your trustworthy travel companion until you depart for your home country. We will accommodate our valued customers in the three-star hotel in Kathmandu. We take care of the room and breakfast of our valued customers during their stay in Kathmandu Valley.

Day 02Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.). The six hours drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara in the selected luxurious vehicle gives you the trailers of things to come in our journey. As we set our journey from the Valley i.e. Kathmandu down along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi river amidst green forests to the Lake city on the lap of Himalayas. The Pokhara City excites you with the ultra urban atmosphere to the natural setting.

Day 03From Pokhara to Thikedhunga(1555m) and it takes 5 hoursFrom Nayapul onwards the trek starts until Thikedhunga on this day. The trek takes you to the Thikedhunga covering the small riverside town Birethanti. The unique smell of authentic food being prepared in the wood fire would increase your appetite. The activities carried out by the locals and the tourists in Birethanti is also the view worth experiencing for a while.

Day 04Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2875 m.) and it takes about 6 hours. The unique smell of authentic food being prepared in the wood fire would increase your apetite. The activities carried out by the locals and the tourists in Banthanti and Nangethanti is also the view worth experiencing for a while. The trail gives you dual experience i.e. lavish rhododendron forest view and the steep upwards hill walk tiredness. The body starts draining out but the soul remains busy in the majestic view of the lust forests and the chirping sounds of birds on the route. The casual talk with the trekkers and porters on the way to Ghorepani would also gives you chance to explore the sociological and anthropological experience.

Day 05Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m.) to Ghandruk(1980.) which takes about 8 and half hours. The main feature of this part of the trek is the opportunity to see the sunrise from Poon Hill. We recommend fellow trekkers to move early to Poon Hill for the earliest view of sunrays in the snow capped mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), VarahaShikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), LamjungHimal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. We again descend back to Ghorepani for breakfast and get ready for trek Ghorepani to Tadapani (2650 m.). The Tadapani is gradual descend of 2-4 hrs downhill along the Gurung community settlement. The settlement in this route is scarce and can only be found in some parts only. From Tadapani we can find the human settlement only in Ghandruk.

Day 06Trek from Ghandruk(1980m.) to Pokhara and it takes about 6 hours. The continuous descent trekking takes us to the model village of Nepal i.e. Ghandruk situated at an altitude of 1950 m from sea level. The village is the unique experience to live in learning the Gurung, Newar and Kami (Blacksmith) mainly Gurung Community. The most of the young men and women of the village are either in British Gurkha Army or in urban areas for jobs and education. The settlement is of retired army personnel, aged people, and kids. The time spent in Ghandruk would be the major highlight in an entire trekking experience as it provides the opportunity to witness the current economic trend of Nepal. The most of the graduate students come to this destination for their thesis works as well. As this destination offers natural beauty and cultural aspects to study.

Day 07Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu. Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu in the selected luxurious vehicle gives you the trailers of things to come in our journey. As we set our journey from the Pokhara along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi river amidst green forests.

Day 08Departure to final Destination (Farewell) We always feel very sad at this very juncture that our companion of trekking for the moment ends here and in the meantime we also feel relaxed that we were able to serve you with the best trekking experience that you ever get in your lifetime while trekking. We would leave no stone unturned to make your customers feel important and happy. We always take suggestions and encourage our valued customers to promote Nepal and Trekking in Nepal.

Upon Arrival 

Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.

Lodging 

Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.

Meals and drinking Water

The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.

Visa requirement 

You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.

International flight accessibility to Nepal

Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.

Customs Formalities 

Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.

Inexperienced Channel

The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.

Import

 Passengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.

Export

 Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons.  So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah direction close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.

Currency and Foreign Exchange

At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee.  1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand. Journey insurance We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.

High Altitude sickness

You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.

Equipment

Discover the list of the advocated equipment right here on our internet site: www.Backpackertreks.Com

Booking method

To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu.  We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com 

Trip Note

If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.

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