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    Ghorepani-Poonhill Trek (Ghandruk Circuit) is the most intensely scenic short trek setting out from Pokhara. The trail heads north into the very heard of the Annapruna range following the short, steep Modi Khola. It is also a relatively easy and interesting trek, offering picturesque rural ethnic hamlets, forests of rhododendron and bamboo. Poonhill (3200m) is the high point of the trek, watching the mountains from here is probably a-must-do-thing of the whole trek !Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is the most popular trek in Nepal, done by thousands of trekkers every year. Capturing sunrise from the top of Ghorepani; the Poon Hill viewpoint is a dream of trekkers and shouldn't be missed. Sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range seen from Poon Hill is unique. Walking through small settlements is feature of the Ghorepani Trekking. One of the world's biggest rhododendron forests is another attraction of this trekking route and Poon Hill viewpoint is also spectacular part of the trail. Stunning views of Himalayas from Poon Hill will touch everybody's heart. Poon Hill is also the highest point of this trek. Along the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek there are several small lodges for trekkers to have their meals as well as their accommodation. Choose this beautiful trekking route to enjoying the close-up views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range. Poon Hill Trek is definitely an awesome trek near Pokhara in the heart of Annapurna region that will give breathtaking views of snowy rugged Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range. It’s a 5 days trip that will take to 3,210 meters where you have minimum or no altitude sickness risk. Poon Hill Trek is also one of the oldest trekking routes in Nepal which started experiencing trekkers since long. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a charming trekking route for beginners to moderate level experienced trekkers.
    • Trip Type Tea House Trek
    • Trek Duration:5 Days
    • Trip Region:Annapurna
    • Trip Destination:Nepal
    • Max. Altitude:3200
    • Seasons:Spring/Summer/Autumn/Winter
    • Trip Start From:Kathmandu
    • Trip Ends At:Pokhara
    • Group Size:01+ Pax
    • Accommodation:Lodge / Hotel

                                             Itinerary 

    Day 1 ARRIVAL KATHMANDU

    Day 2 KATHMANDU

    Day 3 Drive  to Pokhara

    Day 4 :  Trek to Tikhedhunga :  5 hours trek

    Day 5 Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020 ft): 4 – 5 hours trek

    Day 6 Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) with a visit to Poon Hill: 6 – 7 hours

    Day 7 :Tadapani to Ghandruk

    Day 8 :Ghandruk-Nayapul-Pokhara

    Day 9 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Day 10 : Departure Day
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    One of the representative will be waiting you outside the international terminal gate holding your name than transfer you to the hotel
    Departure Time
    6:15 AM
    Duration
    9 days
    Inclusions
    • Pickups and drops from hotels and airport by Private Car.
    • Accommodations in 3 star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara and teahouses during the trek
    • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara. All meals during the trek
    • Farewell dinner
    • Transportation by Tourist Coach (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
    • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
    • All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, TIMS
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • All government and local taxe
    • Breakfast
    Exclusions
    • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Nepalese visa fee
    • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
    • Tips for guides and porters
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Day 01 : Kathmandu Arrival
    • One of the Representative from Himalayan Sanctuary will be waiting you outside the international airport terminal gate holding your name and You will be transferred to your hotel.
    • Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
    • in the Morning after breakfast you will be taken for Day tour of Kathmandu city,Proceed on to Pasupatinath Temple ,Boudhanath Stupa ,Patan Darbar Square and Swyambhunath Stupa . Swayambhunath is a Buddhist Stupa said to be more than 2000 years old, is perched on a hillock 77 meters above the valley floor and offering a bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu City. Afternoon, tour of Patan, also known as Lalitpur or the “city of beauty” is the oldest city in the valley. A great center both of the Newari Buddhist religion and of traditional arts , crafts with 136 bahals or courtyards and 55 major temples.
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara
    • We take an early morning Drive to Pokhara and enjoy amazing views of the Riverside from Bus. Upon our arrival in Pokhara, the beautiful lake city,you can just walk around fewa Lake
    • Included meals : Breakfast
    • Day 04 : Trek to Tikhedhunga : 5 hours trek
    • we drive to Naya Pul and start the trek. We pass through sub-tropical valley forests, sometimes on the carved trail on the side of the cliff. After lunch, we cross the Bhurungdi Khola (river) via a bridge to the village of Tikhedhunga. Overnight in Tikhedhunga.
    • Included meals: Breakfast /Lunch /Dinner
    • Day 05 : Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020 ft): 4 – 5 hours trek
    • After breakfast, we ascend to the Ghorepani village. The name Ghorepani in Nepali means ‘horse-water’ due to it being an important campsite for traders before it became a trekker’s stop. Ghorepani is an interesting place with small shops and stalls for selling local products and crafts. The town has two parts: one in a saddle and the other a few hundred feet lower. We stop at the higher part of the Ghorepani village that offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains including Annapurna South and Nilgiri mountains. Since Ghorepani lies quite higher than our previous stop, we begin to feel the chilly weather especially in the evenings. Overnight in Ghorepani.
    • Included meals:Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
    • Day 06 : Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) with a visit to Poon Hill: 6 – 7 hours
    • To catch the sunrise over the Himalayas, we make an early morning climb along the steep trail to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft), the most popular trekking destination of the Annapurna region. It is also a great viewpoint to enjoy the amazing views of Mustang, Pokhara and more than 20 of the highest mountains including the close-up views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The snowy peaks of the high mountains loom above and around us glowing in the morning light. After taking photographs and having some coffee or tea or hot chocolate, we return back to Ghorepani. After breakfast, we head east and climb a nearby ridge. We descend through rhododendron forests, pass by spectacular waterfalls along the way and reach Tadapani to spend the night.
    • Included meals: Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
    • Day 07 :Tadapani to Ghandruk
    • From Tadapani, we make a steep descent through the dense and dark forest. After trekking for 3-4 hours,we will reach Ghandruk also named as Gurung village.Overnight in Ghandruk.
    • Included meals:Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner
    • Day 08 : Ghandruk - Nayapul - Pokhara
    • Today we trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara .
    • Included meals:Breakfast/Lunch
    • Day 09 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
    • We Drive to Kathmandu in the morning. We take you for a cultural dinner in the evening.Overnight in Kathmandu.
    • Included meals:Breakfast/Dinner
    • Day 10 : Departure Day
    • Our driver will Take you to the international airport to connect your international flight.
    • Included meals:Breakfast
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
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    Reviewed December 18, 2018

    Excellent services ! will definitely come back !! Thanks BIshnu and Bhupen for your help, we are happy with everything you have organized. Highly recommended.More

    Date of experience: November 2018
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    bishnu b, Owner at Himalayan Sanctuary Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

    Dear Windy , Thank you very much for your such a precious time to write a wonderful feedback.Himalayan Sanctuary Adventure all Team are very glad to hear your compliment regarding our services which has encourage us to move further and assure all to do even...More

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