Category: Special Packages Nepal
Duration: 8 days
Starting price: US$ - only
The Poonhill sunrise trek is one of the relatively easy trekking trailsinto Annapurna Region targeted for those trekkers who have a short time. Poon Hill Trek starts after driving one and half hour from Pokhara to Nayapool. We trek first to Thikedungha and to Ghorepani offer the best view of Mt Annapurna & Dhaulagiri. In the early morning hike to Poonhill (3210 M) highest altitude offers magnificent views of Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri and other Mountain, after the sunrise view over the Himalayas back to hotel and trek to Gurung village Ghandruk. Trekking through the Rhododendron forest and passing many small villages descending down ending point of this trekking to Nayapool via Birethati.
Trip Code: HITT-PH8D
Activities: Trekking/Mountain walking.
Trip Duration: 7nights 8 days
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara
Type: Mountain Tea House during Trekking
Highest Altitude: 3210M
Transportation: Private Vehicles / Tourist Bus /Flight
Group Size: 2 persons to 25 persons.
Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport meet our office representative and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. After short rest visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square (Palace of medieval kings) & Swyambhunath (Buddhist Stupa). In the evening we will organize a Welcome Dinner at Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy a typical Nepalese food then overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Kathmandu - Pokhara
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Pokhara 205 kilometers from Kathmandu about 6 hours on the mountain roads. Pokhara is a small valley well known as a city of lakes and also a gateway of trekking to Annapurna Region. Upon arrival at Pokhara, Check in hotel near Fewa lake. In the evening walk around the lakeside market and prepare for trekking.
Pokhara-Nayapool-Thikedungha (1525 M)
Today we drive to trekking entry point Nayapul about one hour then start trekking from Nayapul to Birethanti about one hour. Then have lunch at Birethanti after lunch trek to Tikhedhunga Village passing mountain forests & Rivers about 3/4 hours and overnight at Tea house.
Thikedungha to Ghorepani (2885 M)
After breakfast trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani about 5/6 hours via Ulleri passing thousands of stone paved steps ascend upward a bit challenge for trekkers. We stay at upper Ghorepani village offers best view of Annapurna South & Nilgiri Mountains.
Early in the morning (4.45AM) we hike steps trail about one & half hour to POON HILL view point for sunrise view over amazing Himalayas. Poon hill is the highest altitude of this trekking situated at 3210 M offers magnificent panoramic view Annapurna Range including Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and others 20 highest mountains. After sunrise back to hotel have breakfast and begin trek to Ghandruk village. Today is the hardest treks about 6/7 hours through rhododendron forest and rest at Tadapani before reach to Ghandruk village then overnight in tea house at Ghandruk.
Today is the last day of the trekking as we trek downhill to Nayapul via Birethanti. The 4 days Ghorepani trekking comes to an end at Nayapul and then drive back to Pokhara by car it takes about 1 hour then stay overnight at same hotel near by the Fewa Lake in Pokhara.
Pokhara to Kathmandu
After breakfast drives or fly back to Kathmandu about 6 hours (if by flight just 30 Min) by mountain roads after get Kathmandu our staff will pick up then transfer to hotel then overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Transfer from hotel to the Kathmandu International Airport and back to home. Check in 3 hours before the flights.
All hotel/airport transfer by private Vehicle.
All necessary Trekking Permit, TIMS Card and other documents for Annapurna Conservation Area.
Accommodation in hotel at Kathmandu (2 nights) & Pokhara (2 nights) on B.B Basis (Bread & Breakfast), Tea House during trekking.
The required number of English speaking license holder guide & porters during trekking.
Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
Welcome dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant upon arrival.
All Ground Transportation sightseeing tours by Private Tourist Vehicle.
Himalayan Idol travels Staff Food, accommodation, & Insurances.
All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses.
Nepal entry Visa fees, International Air tickets, airport departure tax, Personal Travel & rescue Insurances.
Entry permits and sightseeing entrance fees for all temples, parks, monasteries, cultural &historical sites except trekking.
All the Personal Expenses, bar bill, Mineral water, Cold drinks, Laundry, Phone calls etc.
Tips for company tour staff and driver. (Tipping is expected)
All Items of Personal nature like drink, Laundry etc.
Others expenses not mentioned above in the Cost Included
During trekking 3 times meal ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Tea & Coffee)