Rating in Nepal
$ 850

Annapurna Poon Hill Trek

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
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min $ 850
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Tour details
Destinations: Nepal
Guide language: German, English, Hindi, Italian, Chinese
Price: min $ 850 — max $ 999
Group size: min 1 — max 14
Duration: 10 days
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Detail Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT KATHMANDU [1350M]

Time to open your eyes to surroundings! You might be little surprised to see our small airport made of bricks. You shall feel the different aroma in the air. Our representative will come to pick you up at the Airport. Then we’ll head straight to the hotel and we’ll leave you alone for have some free time to breathe and relax. At evening, you'll be invited for friendly Nepali Dinner at a cultural restaurant with a dance program, where we will have some brief talk about our trekking.

DAY 2: KATHMANDU TO POKHARA/SUIKHET PHEDI-DHAMPUS

After a healthy breakfast in the morning, we take a 7-hour drive from Kathmandu to Suikhet Phedi (1130m) which is the starting point of our trek. We now have a steep uphill route until we reach Dhampus from where we get a magnificent view of the all beautiful mountains Machapuchhre and Annapurna South.

DAY 3: DHAMPUS TO LANDRUNG

The trail ascends upward gradually towards Deurali (2160m) through a series of a dense forest of orchids. The trail then descends steeply for an hour before reaching Ghatte Khola, where we'll have our lunch and continue walking; we go downwards to Landrung (1620m) and find ourselves in a Gurung community village above the Modi River where we’ll be staying overnight.

DAY 4: LANDRUNG- GHANDRUK

Continuing our path below towards Modi River and climbing uphill we reach Ghandruk (1951m). This place offers us a great view of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna -III, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre. Ghandruk is a picturesque village with typical houses of Gurung people. The hospitality by the people here is part of its charm. At evening local ladies will perform their cultural dance for us.

DAY 5: GHANDRUK – TADAPANI (2600M)

We carry on to the trail for about 4 hours through a forest with rich vegetation to Tadapani. We’ll be staying overnight at a small village in the middle of the forest.

DAY 6: TADAPANI TO GHOREPANI (2800M)

The first part of today’s trail will be steep downhill to the stream and then it goes uphill straight to Ghorepani through a rhododendron and Scottish pine forest via Deurali and Banthati.

DAY 7: GHOREPANI – TIKHEDHUNGA (1500M)

Early morning today, we’ll have a short expedition at Poonhill. The trail goes steep downhill through Ulleri and Nangethati to Tikhedunga.

DAY 8: TIKHEDHUNGA TO POKHARA

After walking for few hours we reach motor road from where we can take the ride back to Pokhara. At evening, we'll do some sightseeing in Pokhara.

DAY 9: POKHARA TO KATHMANDU

Drive to Kathmandu: From Pokhara, we’ll take our car and head towards Kathmandu. The Vehicle passes through Trishuli River and picturesque villages which takes about 7 hours to arrive in Kathmandu Valley, transfer to Hotel.

DAY 10: DEPARTURE

Finally, the time for you to fly back to your home country comes and with heavy hearts, we will have share goodbyes at the airport with the hope of seeing you again.

Detail Inclusions

  • Medical kit
  • All applicable government tax
  • Available accommodation during trek
  • Airport transfers with an escort by Private Vehicle
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
  • Equipment clothing for porters including their full insurance
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu from professional guide
  • Round Kathmandu to Pokhara transfer by Deluxe A/C Bus
  • All necessary paperwork and Trekkers' Information Management System Fees
  • Deluxe rooms in standard hotel in Kathmandu on twin/double sharing with breakfast
  • Authorized English speaking guide for the trek 
  • All expenses for staffs; meals, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, transportation

Complimentary

  • Souvenir from Swotah
  • Departure coffee session
  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Nepali sim card for a group
  • Free city walk tour around Thamel
  • Occasional hot shower during the trek
  • Comprehensive guide map of trekking region
  • Get-to-know (welcome dinner) and farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Exclusions

  • Travel and rescue insurance;
  • International flights; Nepalese visa fee;
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s);
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu;
  • Excess baggage charge(s) for the domestic flight;
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.);
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary;
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Swotah Travel and Adventure
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