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  • 10 Nights 11 Days

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  • Oct-Nov to Mar-Apr

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Description

Poon Hill Trek is one of the most popular, easy, scenic and easily accessible trekking destinations from Kathmandu valley. This trek is the best suitable for those adventure seekers who have less time and still want to experience real Nepal and remain at lower altitudes. It is short and worthy adventure around the Annapurna Region that any trekking lover with good physical fitness can join in to make his/her trekking journey in Nepal a lifetime of memory. Main highlights of this trek are a hike to the Poon Hill viewpoint for the awe-aspiring sunrise/sunset over white snow-capped mountains. Not only the high Himalayas but you’ll also get a chance to experience natural beauties and the unique taste of Gurung and Magar culture. 
Poon Hill Trek starts after one and half hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Our trek passes through beautiful villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk. You will enjoy an amazing walk through colorful rhododendron and oak forest, mesmerizing mountain scenery through cultural villages inhabited by Gurungs and Magars, etc. Poon Hill Trek is brief trekking adventure giving an opportunity to view the terrific Mountains above 8000m including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, and a few other such as Nilgiri, Fishtail, Lamjung Himal and Himchuli. You can lengthen and shorten this trek according to the time you have.
 
Trek Highlights
• Best Sunrise and Himalayas view from Poonhill viewpoint at 3210m
• One of the Biggest Gurung village Ghandruk and Magar Village Ulleri
• View of giant mountains like Manaslu (8163m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), and Annapurna I (8091m) and others Himalayas.
• Memorable walk through small villages like Ghorepani, Tadapani, Birethati, Hile, Tikhedhunga, 
• Waterfall, Rice Terrace Fields
• Easy and Short and accessible trek in Annapurna region
INCLUDED
  • All the airport transfers.
  • Three night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trek.
  • Your standard meals during the trek with hot tea/coffee in breakfast.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits and TIMS permit.
  • Two night’s hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu –-Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly guide and porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide and porters.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and trekking map, if necessary, (return after the trek).
  • All government taxes, VAT and service charges.
NOT INCLUDED
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Your personal expenses and entrance fees while you do the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • All the alcoholic, non alcoholic drinks and dessert.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.
Day 1 :- Arrive in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at the airport in Kathmandu, Our airport representative will pick you and transfer you to the hotel on our private vehicle.

Day 2 :- In Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation

We are going to explore major historical sites located in Kathmandu valley including Boudhanath, Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square

Day 3 :- Drive or flight to Pokhara (950m) (30 mins on a flight and 6 hrs by drive)

Early in the morning, we fly or drive to Pokhara, which takes 30 minutes if you choose to go by flight and it takes 6 hours if you choose to go by tourist bus. Overnight stay in Pokhara. 

Day 4 :- Drive to Nayapul (trek point) - trek to Tirkhedhunga (1,440m)

Finally, we are going to start our trekking after a short drive to Nayapul from Pokhara. To reach Tirkhedhunga from Nayapul it takes around 4 hours. Overnight stay in Tirkhedhunga. 

Day 5 :- Trek to Ghorepani (2,850m) - 06 hrs

Today, we will be walking mostly through colorful forest of rhododendron and oak that leads us to beautiful Gurung village Ghorepani. By enjoying beautiful Himalayas, flora & fauna and waterfalls, this day will be totally different from previous ones. 

Day 6 :- Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2,640m) - 05 hrs

Here it comes the day we all were waiting for because we will hike to beautiful Poon Hill viewpoint to relish the beauty of amazing sunrise over snow-clad mountains. On this day, we will wake up as early as possible and hike to one of the most popular spots to witness the sunrise/sunset view. 

Day 7 :- Trek to Ghandruk 1,940m from Tadapani - 04 hrs

On day 7, 4 hours of the gradual walk takes us to a beautiful Gurung village called Ghandruk. Ghandruk is the most popular Gurung village offering spectacular mountain views and rich culture. Overnight in Ghandruk. 

Day 8 :- Trek to Potana (1,800m) via Landruk - 06 hrs

After early morning breakfast, we continue our trek to Pothana. We walk through quite a bit steep downhill that is followed by multiple ups and downs that stretches with a usual impressive view. We again go uphill then reach Landruk followed by Deurali.

Day 9 :- Trek to Dhampus (1,530m) - 02 hrs and drive to Pokhara

This is probably the last day of walking of Poon Hill Panorama Trek and we continue walking towards Dhampus. After Lunch at Dhampus, we again keep on our walk and short drive after a while takes us to the beautiful city of Lakes, Pokhara. 

Day 10 :- Drive or fly back to Kathmandu

Finally, our trek is over and we take a tourist bus from Pokhara or catch a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, you can use spare time by hanging around Thamel, bars, local market exploration and do some shopping. 

Day 11 :- International Departure

This is your last day with Carena Treks and one of our airport representatives will take you to the airport for your next destination.

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