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Poonhill Ghandruk Trek

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Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival

Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
While entering the border of Nepal, you will be welcomed with plain Terai and everlasting green hills. The Himalayas at the horizon will be smiling over your arrival in Nepal. After clearing custom, you will be welcomed by our representative and transfer to hotel as assigned.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Shreesu or similar 3 star hotel

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preperation

Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
After breakfast, we drive to Pashupatinath Temple and explore its surrounding areas.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Completing the Pashupatinath Temple sightseeing,we drive to Boudhanath - one the biggest stupa in Nepal. This is a holy pilgrimage site for Buddhist. Explore the stupa in clockwise walk.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lemonade cafe, Shyambhu, Kathmandu 09771, Nepal
Swoyambhunath Stupa is also called the Monkey Temple where monkeys are seen parading. This stupa lies to the top of the small hill from where the view of Kathmandu valley is beautiful. Enjoy the moments.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the main durbar square in Nepal. This was the central administrative point from where many kings ruled over Nepal. This medieval wonders are quite exemplary and worth exploring.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Shreesu or similar 3 star hotel

Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara

Pass By: Chandragiri Hills, Thankot, Kathmandu 44619 Nepal
After having breakfast, we drive to Pokhara. We enjoy the view of gurgling Trishuli River and the rafting activities being carried at the river (summer). We pass through typical market areas and stop over enroute to have a lunch and take rest for a while. Enjoying the natural landscape, the mountain village, local market, the rivers and the valley, we reach to Pokhara, one of the most beautiful city of Nepal. Pokhara is blessed with beauty, natural wonders and the people friendly behaviours. The valley is watched over by Mt Annapurna and Mt Machhapuchre. Evening at rest and explore lakeside.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Tuki Resort or similar 3 star hotel

Day 4: Drive Pokhara to Nayapul. Trek to Tikhedhunga

Pass By: Nayapul Trekking Starting Point, Baglung Rajmarg, Salyan 33400, Nepal
After early morning breakfast at Pokhara, we drive to Nayapul – the starting point for our trek. The trek start with easy walk crossing the bridge, entering the village and walking along the Modi River. The road to Tikhedhunga is accessible with dusty road. But we will walk and reach Tikhedhunga. Take rest and enjoy the first day of the trek.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge, Tikhedhunga (basic)

Day 5: Trek Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

Pass By: Ghorepani Community hospital, Poon Hill Marga, Ghode Pani 33200, Nepal
The trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani will be comparatively more difficult and strenuous than yesterday. We have to climb the uphill of Ulleri. The slow and gentle accent, we will reach to Ghorepani. Enroute, we might encounter wild animal and birds as we are passing through Rhododendron forest trails, the water stream while passing through the forest will the spot to take photo and rest for a while and appreciate the moments. The Rhododendron forest open up and settlement appear. That’s Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a settlement just below Poonhill which used to be the place for shepherds to let their horse drink water.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge, Ghorepani (basic)

Day 6: Trek Ghorepani to Tadapani

Pass By: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
The very early morning at dawn, we trek to Poonhill about 45 minutes. Poonhill is famous view point for sunrise. This is major touristic destination for trekkers who trek in Annapurna region. As the sunrays kisses the Annapurna and Hiuchuli, you will be indulged in the moments of happiness. Capture the moments and we return to Ghorepani . Our trek to Tadapani starts after having breakfast. The trail passes to rhododendron forest and crosses beautiful mountain villages. Overnight at Lodge, Tadapani

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge, Tadapani (basic)

Day 7: Trek Tadapani to Ghandruk

Pass By: Old Gurung Museum, 5 Kaski, Ghandruk Nepal
After having breakfast, we trek down to Ghandruk slowly and freely. No more hassle today. We passes through sparse forest and reach Ghandruk - one of the most beautiful village in South Asia.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge, Ghandruk (basic)

Day 8: Trek Ghandruk to Nayapul. Back to Pokhara

Pass By: Nayapul Trekking Starting Point, Baglung Rajmarg, Salyan 33400, Nepal
Looking back the beautiful backdrop of Mt Macchapuchre and Hiuchuli,the trail descend from Ghandruk. Indulging over the week long memories and having happy face we reach Nayapul. From Nayapul, we drive to Pokhara and rest day afterwards.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Tuki Resort or similar 3 star hotel

Day 9: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu

Pass By: Chandragiri Hills, Thankot, Kathmandu 44619 Nepal
Retracing same route, we drive to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel and proceed with Check-In procedure. Rest day for exploring or spending private time.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Shreesu or similar 3 star hotel

Day 10: Departure

Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
Enjoy your final day at Kathmandu. Free till final departure. Transfer to airport 3 hours prior to the flight scheduled.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
2: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Duration
10 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 8x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 9 nights
  • 3 nights accommodation at Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation at Pokhara with Breakfast
  • Full Board Meal throughout the trek. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • All basic accommodation during trek in Guest house or lodge on twin sharing basis
  • All the private/reserve transfer to and from (destinations) mentioned in the program
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Porter to carry 15kg luggage (1 porter 2 guests)
  • All the trekking permits and sightseeing permits
  • Medical kit
  • All governmental and local taxes etc…
  • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
  • Entry/Admission - Lemonade cafe
  • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
Exclusions
  • Personal expenses (tips, souvenirs, laundry, telephone, hot water etc) during trip is not included
  • Meals and other entry fees not mentioned in the program
  • Visa passport fee
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • The accommodation during the trek will be on basic hotel/lodge/guesthouse. The room will be on sharing basis. Although Single Supplement will be provided on request, it will be difficult to get the single room with the increase in the elevation. During peak season, there will be problem of accommodation, we suggest you to carry your own sleeping bags too.
  • The meal during the trek will simple and authentic Nepalese style. You can also enjoy the basic International cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). The breakfast and the dinner will be served at the lodge where you are staying overnight and the lunch will be served on the way. All the Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be included in the package.
  • The trek is comparatively easy trek as you will be ascending to elevation slowly while taking rest. It is not necessary your body condition should be in top notched but the trek will be easier and successful if you could walk 5-6 hours per day. To have the stabilized stamina, attitude and determination you can have a week long walking practice prior to your trek day. If you have any critical problems like heart diseases, blood cancer, lungs problem and other life threatening diseases please consult your doctor before trekking and take necessary measure. You have to inform any kind of such complication to Let’s Trip Nepal Adventure Pvt. Ltd. as well.
  • The best time to visit Poonhill Ghandruk trek will be in Autumn (September – November) and Spring (March – May). This is the best time to explore the unexplored terrain as the climatic condition is favorable. The weather will warm, clean and sunny with incredible view of mountains and hills at the horizon. You will walking above the clouds at some places. The winter season (December – February) will favorable for those trekkers who wants to avoid overcrowding and love peace environment with good trekking experience. The summer/monsoon season (June – August) will favorable for those nature lovers who wish to explore mountain vegetation and see some the wildings.
  • We try our 100% effort to make your trip smooth and unforgettable. We guaranteed you to give 100% service of your payment. However, due to some unavoidable circumstances like landslide, flood, snowfall, political unrest, flight cancellation, sickness or accident etc., the overall itinerary might get affected and we will not be responsible for such changes. The guests will have to bear any extra costing of self as well as the guide & the porters.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We went on the Poon Hill trek and it was amazing. Not only the trek itself but also the guide was great, as he provided us with an impressive knowledge on the mountains and nature. Additionally, it was a lot of fun trekking with the guys. I can definitely recommend it, it was a
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I had the most amazing time doing trekking in the Annapurna Circuit. The acomodations are great, hot bath and great food. Hope to be back soon.
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By: Lets Trip Nepal
Sarah H
72
Unforgettable Poon Hill trek
We went on the Poon Hill trek and it was amazing. Not only the trek itself but also the guide was great, as he
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tannineubauer
10
Great experience - best trek ever!
The trek was wonderful, the guide and the sherpas were very friendly and always happy to show you the nepalese
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pramenzoni
10
Trekking in Annapurna Circuit
I had the most amazing time doing trekking in the Annapurna Circuit. The acomodations are great, hot bath and
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