Annapurna Tour-9 days Nepal Annapurna Tour has geographical, natural and cultural diversity. The tour gives a chance to learn about life style of Nepalese society and culture. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is a short famous trekking in Annapurna. Poonhill is the highest point of the trek offers the wonderful view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain with sunrise. If you want to discover more places, it is also possible to extend this holidays.
From Kathmandu, we travel to Pokhara and after visiting Pokhara, we drive to Nayapul for a short Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. After the Poon Hill trek, we drive to Chitwan. Chitwan National Park is famous for Bengal Tiger, one horn Rhino and also for flora and fauna. Nepal Poon Hill Chitwan tour is wonderful and amazing. Experience the nature and culture of Tharu community on short Chitwan jungle and wildlife safari tour.
As per clients desires, we also arrange the transportation such as tourist bus and private vehicle. This is four season tour. Spring-March to June, Autumn-September to December and Winter are the best season. This is a family friendly tour. The tour highly recommends to those travelers who are looking for soft adventures in Nepal.
Day 01 Kathmandu Airport
45 minutes from kathmandu to Thamel BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
You will be received at Kathmandu airport by our representative holding your name plate. After formal meeting,and welcome with a traditional flower garland and transferred to your hotel. There is an option of familiarization walk to the old Kathmandu in the suburb of tourist center of Thamel.
Day 02 Kathmandu to Pokhara(200 km, 6 hours)
200 km, 6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
Receive you at your hotel, either by flight or drive to Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal. Arrive in scenic Pokhara, home to three of the highest mountains in the world. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon tour of some of the Pokhara Valley's natural wonders including cascading Devi's Falls which drops out of sight and is hidden in an underground gorge and the Seti Gandaki River, that flows throughout the city. Visit Gorkha Memorial Museum before continuing to the diverse Old Bazaar with its ethnic traders and stalls selling everything from edibles to gold, it's definitely an interesting place to stroll. Here you also see the white domed Bindhyabasini Mandir, one of Pokhara's most important shrines, dedicated to the Goddess Bhagwati. The rest of the day is at leisure in Pokhara walking around Lake side Pokhara at the banks of Phewa Lake.
Day 03Pokhara to Tadapani(2600m, 8-10 km, 5-6 hours)
8-10 km, 5/6 hours AP-Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Basic lodge Tea house in Tadapani
Breakfast and drive by bus or jeep sharing with other people to Kyumi for 3 hours. It is nice to drive by private jeep though it is costly and begin your trekking experience experience through the village of Ghandruk. Ghandruk is the village of Gurung people, one of the largest ethnic groups of Nepal. This indigenous group has their own dialect, typical culture, clothing and lifestyle, which makes this village one of the most popular tourist destinations with a breathtaking backdrop of Himalayan peaks. End today's trek at Tadapani, the best place for viewing the stunning peaks of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Himchuli, Annapurna South and other Annapurna peaks. Stay night at Tadapani.
Day 04Tadapani to Ghorepani (2850m, 15-18km, 6-7 hours)
15-18 km, 6/7 hours AP-Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Basic Tea house lodge in Ghorepani
Breakfast with enjoying the great view of Machhapuchhare, Annapurna South and Hiunchuli Peak and trekking uphill through the forest to reach Ghorepani (2850m). Take it slow and rest as needed. Enjoy the mountain scenery and views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks along the way. Say hi to local villagers and children who smile at you from the warmth of their homes.
Day 05Ghorepani to Pokhara (12-15 km 5/6 hrs trek, 1.5 hour drive)
12-15 km,5/6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
Take an early morning trip to Poon Hill (3232m) to enjoy 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), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. Return to Ghorepani for a rewarding breakfast and begin your trek to Nayapul (1050m) through the deep forests of rhododendrons, bamboos and oaks past the mountaineous villages of Ulleri and Tikhedhunga to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara by car. The trip ends.
Day 06Pokhara to Chitwan (815m, 175 km, 5-6 hours)
175 km, 5/6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Chitwan
Today we take an early morning breakfast and drive to Chitwan National Park. We drive along the winding road on the banks of the Trishuli River. After checking in to the hotel,there will be a briefing on the activities we will be engaged in during your stay in Chitwan. Check in Hotel, lunch and We then walk on the banks of the Rapti River to enjoy the sunset in the sub-tropical jungles of Chitwan after Tharu village walk. In the evening, we enjoy dinner along with a brief cultural program showcasing the Tharu cultural dances unique to the Chitwan region of Nepal.
Day 07Chitwan National Park Tour
Full day Sightseeing AP Plan-Breakfast, lunch & Dinner Standard Accommodation hotel in Chitwan
Early in the morning, elephant riding for a jungle safari through dense grasslands to witness wildlife in its natural habitat. After breakfast, we visit the elephant stables and even enjoy bathing the elephants. During the afternoon we can drive through the jungles followed by a canoe ride down the Rapti River. While canoeing, we may get a close look at the Gharial and Mugger crocodiles along with fresh water dolphins, otters and varieties of water birds.Or,we may even go for bird watching or nature walks and come closer to a variety of wild flora and fauna found in the park.Overnight in Chitwan.
Day 08Chitwan to Kathmandu(1300m, 200 km, 5-6 hours)
200 km, 5/6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Early in the morning, we spend our time bird-watching at Chitwan National Park is also home to a large variety of resident and migratory birds. We then have breakfast and drive towards Kathmandu. We reach there by evening.
Day 09Kathmandu Airport
Before 3 hours you will have reach TIA airport BB Plan-Breakfast Back to your final destination
Breakfast, receive you at your hotel and transferred from your hotel to the airport to get your flight back to home.
Full fledged Cost
- Airport transfer - hotel/airport/hotel
- Twin sharing standard hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu before and after trek we can book only on your request.
- Private vehicles transportation/ Tourist Bus service for all tour destination.
- Basic twin sharing tea house accommodation during trek.
- 3 times meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
- English Speaking Trekking guide and all his expenses during the trek like his transfer, insurance, salary, meals and accommodation.
- All Trekking permit -ACAP Permit, local government taxes and TIMS card.
- English Speaking Tour guide and all his expenses like salary & allowance
- All government taxes, vat, company service charge.
What's not included?
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
- Entrance fee in sightseeing places in Kathmandu & Pokhara
- Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication.
- Nepal visa fee
- All kind of hot and cold drinks - coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of water, hot water, tea, coffee etc.
- Tips for guide and porter
- Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, battery charge fee.
- All the cost not mention on above cost includes.
Yes, you can get on arrival tourist visa at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Most of people can obtain visa on entry to Nepal. There are some countries visa will needed to be organize prior to travelling. $25 for 15 days of visa from the date of issue, $40 for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days tourist visa. You need two photos.
You can apply online visa from 1st of March(http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/).
Yes, our agency airport representative will pick you up from airport. We will be displaying name card of Mission Eco Trek with your name on it. and when you finished you trip we will drop you to airport. Pick up and drop is complimentary from our company.
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May), these are the best season to go on a trek. But according to the will of the traveler, the visiting and travelling in Nepal can be managed. Travelling in Nepal should be done during the summer time or September to November and March to May at the low lands can be done at throughout the year.
The travelling at the different parts of Nepal will be different according to the distance of the travelling destinations. Generally, there are different places where one can go for short and long travelling takes generally about 1 day or more week also.
While travelling in Nepal, meals are prepared good quality standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetable soaked . The food along the trail will be simple and a mix of local and international cuisine. If the traveler is camping , then they will mainly be served with the local foods of Nepal and as well as continental and western foods. In Kathmandu you will find meals in good quality tourist restaurants. Most of hotel serve good quality meal & filter water which is safe. It is possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trip.
While visiting to Nepal, tour guides is almost mandatory to travel in Nepal for everyone. When you hired one your trip will lot more informative and memorable. You get lots of knowledge about country. But if the traveler is well experienced and have visited at different places of Nepal many times then s/he may not need the tour guides. But tour guide can play big role to make your travel. They will provide informative information about the destination along with its surroundings. Similarly, if any problems will arise during the travel, then the guides will solve it easily and it will be rather difficult for the traveler themselves to solve them.
Yes, Nepal is safe to Travel. Safety during the trekking or travel in Nepal is one of the prime concerns that every trekker or traveler want to know. In the past, Nepal has experienced political unrest, however since November of 2006, the signed Nepal Peace Agreement, between the Government of Nepal and the Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) has brought this unrest to a close. but now there is the situation of peace and tranquility in the field of trekking as well as in whole Nepal.
Besides, the trekking stakeholders in Nepal are also forwarding several steps for the safety of the trekkers. Now after election democratic parties will lead the government and rule the nation that’s why the huge possibility has seen in safety. Yes, there are pick pockets here, as you find in other countries so keep your belongings safe at all times. You need to take usual precautions as you would traveling anywhere in the world.
If someone get sick in the group, a fellow trekker in the group has to descend, then a porter/assistant guide would go with them. So the person descending would be well looked after and it would not impact on the rest of the group's experience. Emergencies are dealt with by the guide and depending on the severity.
Our Guides carry a comprehensive medical kit. But you should bring your own personal kit and carry it with you when on the trek. It should contain antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, headache pills, diarrhoea treatment, re-hydration salts eg Dioralite, Lemsip, plasters and Compede for blisters.
The hotel in Kathmandu provides the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel or you can leave in our office too.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.
Yes, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimum additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.
According to thee size of your groups, it differs. The vehicles will be small and light so that it can be handled easily and safely through the narrow roads of Nepal. It can be a car, minibus, land cruiser, van, Jeep.