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Poonhilltrek - Chitwan Safari

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 10 people
Destination(s): Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Multi-activity  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1100 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1300 US Dollar (USD)

There are a number of options for short treks in the foothills to the north of Pokhara. Most of these variations will visit Ghandruk and Ghorepani. Poonhill is the best viewpoint for panoramic view of Annapurna Himalayan range, can be reached easily from Ghorepani. Ghandruk is a large traditional Gurung village while Ghorepani is the settlement below the famed vantage point of Poonhill.

Royal Chitwan National Park (932 sq. m.) includes a section of the Chure hills, the Rapti and the Narayani Rivers. The park is home to the only significant number of one-horned rhinoceroses surviving in Nepal, and to other endangered species such as the royal Bengal tiger, the Gangetic dolphin and the Gharial crocodile. Altogether there are more than 43 species of large mammals and over 450 species of birds. There are no human communities living in the park.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, meet Encounters Nepal representative and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2: Guided sightseeing to the world heritage sites: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Patan. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara: am: Fly for 25 minutes, transfer to Hotel.

Day 04: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.): Drive by Jeep/car for one hour, trek for 5 hours.

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2855 m.): Trek for 6 hours.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon hill to Tadapani (2650 m.): Trek for 6 hours.

Day 07: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1960 m.): Trek for 3 hours.
Day 08: Ghandruk to Pokhara via Birethanti (1040 m.): Trek for 4 hours and drive by Jeep/car for one hour. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 09: Guided sightseeing to Devi's fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Buddhist Monastery and boating on Fewa Lake for one hour. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 10: Pokhara to Chitwan: AM: Drive by Jeep/car for five hours and transfer to Resort.

Day 11: Full day safari activities.
Day 12: Full day safari activities.
Day 13: Chitwan to Kathmandu: am: Fly for 20 minutes, transfer to Hotel. pm: Shopping in the local market.

Day 14: Departure to International Airport for onward flight to home.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Trek pre-departure information
- Guide
- Hotel accommodation
- All internal transport by private bus, jeep, car or scheduled air services
- All group airport transfers
- Gear package including sleeping bag, down jacket and rain poncho
- All meals while trekking, tea or coffee
- Meals during the course of rafting
- Professional safety kayak
- Tented camps
- Rafting crew and equipment
- Safe drinking water in a refilling bottle
- Accommodation on a share basis in tents/tea house on trek
- Porters to carry all personal and group equipment
- Group leader, cook and kitchen staff for a camping trek
- All park entrance fees and trekking permits
- Emergency medical kit box
- Welcome drinks in Kathmandu.

Price Excludes:
- Bar and beverages
- Nature of personal expenses
- Personal cloths
- Insurance for accidental, medical and evacuation
- Tips to the staff
- Airport tax
- Meals during journey and in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

About This Supplier
Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2006

Encounters Nepal comprises a team of experienced professionals who have in the past 8 years worked for a range of trekking agencies. We have launched an agency so that we can deliver our own exceptional standard of service; something we believe has become diluted in the explosion of trekking agencies available in...

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