• Adventure Trekking Tour

Ghandruk Poon Hill Trek through beautiful Rhododendron forests and breathtaking scenery. Experience the ethnic mountain communities of Nepal; watch their civilization in Poonhill trekking. Be the top of Poonhill (3,210m) at sunrise and bask in the glory of some of the Himalayas grandest mountains.



This is easy to moderate level trekking on the foothill of Annapurna. Trek light, eat and sleep at mountainous teahouse hut on the trekking. No any previous trekking experience is required for Poon hill trek. All physical and mental prepared children to retired pensioners and adults can do Ghorepani Poon hill trek all round the year. For further help, please kindly drop us a mail.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,338m)
Upon your arrival, we will be waiting outside at arrival exit door with your name to take you to the hotel. Depending on the time of arrival, plans will be made for a briefing meeting once you have settled in.

Day 2:  Kathmandu tour exploration
There are plenty of interesting sites to visit in Kathmandu valley like old palaces of Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktpur we called it durbar square, Swayambhunath stupa known as monkey temple, sacred Buddhist and Hindu temples of Pashupatinath & Boudhanath stupa. Stroll down at Thamel to shop for souvenirs and sample the various restaurants of Kathmandu. We are happy to offer you recommendations.

Day 3: Kathmandu Pokhara
Early in the morning, we drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, the city of lake in Nepal.  Our bus follows a winding road over the valley rim and descends onto the Trisuli River if by drive. The journey is slow and steady as the road winds through villages, passing terrace fields before reaching to Pokhara.

Pokhara is best known for its tranquil atmosphere and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Normally, we arrive by mid afternoon so you have time to explore or relax as you prepare for the journey ahead.

Day 4: Pokhara Banthanti (2,230) trek
After breakfast we drive for an 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 stream to start the long steep climb to Ulleri then walk further along to Banthanti where we spend the night.

Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2,810m)
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 where we spend a night.

Day 6: Ghorepani to Ghandruk (1,945m)
During the night, your guide will check for clear weather to make an hour climb up to the Poonhill (3,210m) view point top.  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 on tops of Machhaapuchhre, Annapurna South, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal and other snow clad peaks.

We then head back to Ghorepani for breakfast before trekking down to Ghandruk through rhododendron forest via Tadapani. Ghandrung is one of the most interesting Gurung villages in Nepal, having provided a great number brave Gurkha soldiers to Indian and British Army.

Day 7: Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara.
Trek a long descent to the settlement of Syauli Bazaar (1,140m). Once there, it’s an easy and pleasant walk along the bank of Modi River to Birethanti (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 there we trek to Nayapul then catch a car back to Pokhara.  Evening is free to relax and catch up on some last minute shopping.

Day 8: Pokhara Kathmandu
Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. After breakfast in Pokhara, we drive to the airport for a mountain flight back to Kathmandu if you want to fly back. This is a beautiful flight over forests, fields and villages with the Himalayas in the background. On arrival, arrangements will be made to catch your flight home.

Day 9: Kathmandu
You may want to spend extra nights in Kathmandu to unwind and explore the city further

Day 10: Kathmandu airport.
Transfer to Kathmandu airport to get fly back to home.

Cost Includes

  • Airport receives and departure transfer by private vehicle – airport/hotel/airport.
  • Good hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara as per the clients demands.
  • Kathmandu tour with tour guide on private coach could be car, van or bus.
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle or flight as per the client’s request.
  • All the necessary trekking permits – TIMS Card and ACAP trekking permit.
  • Simple – neat and clean best available mountain guest house accommodation on twin bed room with hot shower at the end of trekking day.
  • All three times meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner with 3 cups of tea daily during trekking.
  • English speaking trekking guide during trekking and 1 porter between every 2 clients who carry 25 kg luggage, their insurance, meals, salary, accommodation and transportation cost.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu on last evening of trekking tour.
  • All government tax and services charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Client’s travel insurance that should cover Helicopter rescue in case of emergency or evacuation.
  • All drinks like coke, beer, fanta, whisky, mineral water, pot of tea or coffee and hot water.
  • Expenses of personal nature- telephone, internet, laundry and all unexpected expenses due to weather situation like flight delay, sick, road blocked by landslide or accident that is out of our hand, we can’t control it.

 

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