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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination(s): Tibet   Nepal  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 400 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 600 US Dollar (USD)

Ghorepani Poonhill treks is one of the shortest trails. This trek follows a historic trade route towards Tibet as far as Ghorepani Poonhill. Here, at (3193 m), is a spectacular panoramic view of the Mt. Dhaulagiri and Annapurna II, South II, Nilgiri, Tukuche, Dhampus peak, Butterfly mountain & Himchuli and all mountain range of Annapurna region. Descending on a narrow trail through rhododendron forests to Ghandrung, the route continues back to Pokhara on a ridge that offers frequent views of Machhapuchhare, the "Fishtail" mountain. This is also one of the special trek for those bird and nature lovers because much of the walking trail is through forests abounding in bird life.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Ariive in Kathamdu and drive to hotel. Evening briefing about the tours/treks. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2: Kathmamdu - Pokhara. After breakfast drive/fly to Pokhara afternoon sightseeing Pokhara city, Phewa lake, Barahi temple. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3: Pokhara – Nayapul – Hile (1490 m). From Pokhara to Nayapul, it takes about 1 ½ hour by driving. The road is reasonably good. At the place of Nayapul, within short walk, one can cross suspension bridge. After that, follows up bank of Modi River to Birethanti. From there mountain trail leads through bamboo forest and passes a large waterfall-summing hole. The trail stays on the north bank of Bhurundi River to Bajagara. Beyond a pasture used by Pony caravans, the trail reaches sudami then climbs steadily up through the valley reaching Hile (1495 m). Walking time takes about 5 hours. Overnight at Hile.

Day 4: Hile - Ghorepani (2850 m). From the place of Hile, after a short walk the trail crosses a steam on suspension bridge and leads the climb very steeply on a stone staircase. It leads continuously steep to the large village of Uleri at 2070 m. From there one can see first eye catching mountain views of Annapurna south (7219 m), Himchuli (6440 m) and Fishtail (6996 m). After that, the trail leads through deep magnificent oak and Rhododendron forest up to Ghorepani (2850 m). Walking time takes about 7 hours. Overnight at Ghorepani.

Day 5: Ghorepani - Tadapani (2590 m). At the place of Ghorepani to Poonhill (3193 m), trail leads climbing very steeply on a stone staircase. Walking time takes about 1½ hour to the top. From the Poonhill, one can see view of Sunrise and breath taking mountains views such as Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, and Annapurna south, Himchuli, Annapurna III, Fishtail, Annapurna IV, and Annapurna II and so on. After Poonhill, ascends to Ghorepani from there to Tadapani (2590 m). Mountain trail leads several times ascending and descending. It passes several villages through oak and Rhododendron forest. Walking times takes approximately 6 hours. Overnight at Tadapani.

Day 6: Tadapani – Ghandrung (1940 m). Trail leads to Ghandrug from Tadapani all the way of descends and flat through the oak and Rhododendron Forest. Walking time takes about 3 hours. Overnight at Ghandrung.

Day 7: Ghandrung – Nayapul (1050 m) – Pokhara. At the place of Ghandrug trail leads to Nayapul, the route almost descending and flat through the bank of Modi River and passes several villages such as Kimle, Shyauli Bazzar, and Birethani and comes Nayapul. Walking times takes about 5 hours, after Nayapul drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara.

Day 8: Pokhara - Kathmandu. After breakfast start sightseeing at Pokhara city and afternoon drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Private Arrival & Departure transfers
- Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara on twin share bed
- Full board meals while trekking
- Properly boiled drinking water, tea and coffee while on trek
- Accommodation in teahouse during the trek
- Welcome/farewell dinner in Kathmandu
- Gears
- Professional local Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid
- Comprehensive First Aid Kit
- Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.

Price Excludes:
- Nepal entry Visa fees
- Your travel insurance of any kind
- International Airfare and Airport Tax
- All Drinks and main meals in cities
- Tips
- Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, beverage drinks.

About This Supplier
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Location: Nepal
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2010

Greetings from the Himalayan Country of Nepal! M20227 is the largest full service trekking and tour operator in Nepal. We are fully recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal, the Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal (TAAN), the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) and the...

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