In addition to that, Poon Hill Trekking will also let you witness terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields, and wonderful culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like Gurungs, and Magars. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are two of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna Region. There’s a unique please of trekking in Annapurna foothillsalong with the charming settlements of ethnic communities of Nepal.
Duration: 10 Days
Destinations : Annapurna conservation Area
Best Seasons :Feb to June. and Sep to Dec.
Highest Altitude :3210M.
DAY 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
Our representative will be at the airport to pick you up to your hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing
After having breakfast you will be taken to historical and spiritual site of Kathmandu (The historic Durbar Square, The sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, The famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites
Day 03: Travel to Pokhara (900m) by tourist bus 200km 6 hours.
Early morning drive to Pokhara by tourist coach 200km (6hrs). Or fly to Pokhara 25 minutes, transfer to hotel. Evening visit around Lake & tourist market, dinner overnight, hotel in Lakeside.
Day 04: Drive from Pokhara – Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga: .
After having breakfast , A short drive(one and half hour ) to Nayapul ,then start trekking to Tikhedhunga (1577M) Via Birethanti (1065m.), it is easy trekking passing through several villages and settlements, Afterwards we will ascend gently to the final destination of the day, overnight at Lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani:
After having breakfast , we start the trek and ascend steeply for the first 2 hours then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, We will see good view of Machhapuchhare (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. Now, our trail is quite easier passing through rhododendron and shadowy trees and ascends gently up to the final camp, overnight at Lodge.
Day : 06 GHOREPANI – Poon Hill (3210m) – TADAPANI (2630m)
Wake up very early morning then an hour hike to Poonhill (3210m) . Where you can enjoy with Panoramic Mountain Views & beautiful Sunrise View . Then after an hour Trek down to Ghorepani and have Breakfast then start 6 hrs Trek to Tadapani. The trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali. after lunch at deaurali we will treks for 1 or 1 anf half hour then we arrive, Gurung settlement Tadapani .
Day:07 Tadapani to Ghandruk 1940m.
After having breakfast in Tadapani we start trekking to Gurung village Ghandruk along the deep forest, walking 2-3housr we reach Ghandruk,afternoon we will visit gandruk village .
Day :08 Ghandruk pokhara : 4 hour drive .
Day:09 pokhara –kathmandu 6 hour drive .
Day :10 free day
Day :11 depature
Included in the Cost
Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
Accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
All transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Government-licensed trek leader and guide according to group size .
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS)
All government and local taxes
Not Included in the Cost
Nepalese visa fee
International airfare to and from Kathmandu
Excess baggage charges
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and PokharaTravel and rescue insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
All accommodations are on twin-shared basis.
Best available during Trek,