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8-Day Annapurna Poon Hill Trekking by Himalaya Journey

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Group trip
8 days 7 nights
The Annapurna Poon Hill trek is one of the shortest, easiest and most popular trek in Nepal, making it suitable for novices. This shorter trek offers stunning views of the many snow-capped mountains too. While you will not trek to the Annapurna Base Camp, there are many different hike routes where you will be able to admire the beautiful Himalayan views! You can hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) for a superb Himalayan scenery such as the Dhaulagiri (8167m), and more than 10 other peaks. You will also trek to Ghandrung village, and on your final day, you will have the opportunity to sightsee in Kathmandu with a guide, who will provide you with information on the historical monuments.

Meet your guide

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Himalaya Journey

Sustainable
Fluent English
14 years experience
They have been operating for nearly 16 years, and throughout the years, they have been engaging in sustainable business practices and treat all their guides super well. They have not received any complaints because they do all they can for their customers. Their guides are all local experts and will provide the highest level of knowledge and information to create an unforgettable experience for the participants.

Prices

Prices start from USD$600 per person Prices start from NPR66,420
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Pokhara - Tikhedunga
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You will trek approximately 3 hours to Tikhedhunga

  • Breakfast
  • Pick-up by private vehicle from accommodation in Pokhara
  • Drive to Nayapul (867m) for 1.5 hours
  • Trek to Tikhedunga (1577m) for approximately 3 hours
Day 2: Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani
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You will trek approximately 6 hours to Ghorepani

  • Breakfast
  • Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2855m) for approximately 6 hours
Day 3: Ghorepani - Tadapani
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You will trek approximately 6 hours to Tadapani

  • Breakfast in Ghorepani
  • Trek to Poon Hill (3210m) for superb Himalayan scenery including the Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (7041m), Fishtail/Machhapuchhare (6998m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) , Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), Tukuche Peak (6920m) and more!
  • Trek to Tadapani (2045m).
Day 4: Tadapani - Ghandruk Village
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You will trek approximately 4-5 hours to Ghandruk Village

  • Breakfast
  • Trek to Ghandruk village (1945m) for approximately 4-5 hours
Day 5: Ghandrung Village - Pokhara
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You will trek approximately 3 hours to Nayapul, where the trekking adventure finishes

  • Trek from Ghandrung Village to Nayapul (900m) for approximately 3 hours
  • Pick-up by private vehicle
  • Drive back to Pokhara (915m) will take approximately 1.5 hours
  • Stay overnight at the hotel
Day 6: Pokhara - Kathmandu
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Scenic drive from Pokhara back to Kathmandu

  • Breakfast
  • Pick-up by tourist bus
  • Drive back to Kathmandu will take approximately 5-6 hours
  • Transfer to hotel and stay overnight at Kathmandu
Day 7: Kathmandu
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Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

  • Breakfast
  • Visit historical monuments around Kathmandu valley
  • Walk through Kathmandu Durbar square where you will visit the different Hindus Temple
  • Visit the Monkey Temple (Swayambhunath), the Buddhist stupa, from where you will see the entire Kathmandu Valley including the Himalayan views
  • Head to the Patan Dubare square, the temple city of Nepal, where you will visit the many temples such as Mahabudhha and Golden temple.
  • Evening farewell dinner in a Nepalese Restaurant.
  • Stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 8: Kathmandu - Kathmandu International Airport
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Explore Kathmandu yourself before departing for the next destination.

  • Breakfast
  • Enjoy a relaxing or shopping day in Kathmandu
  • Pick-up at the hotel
  • Drop-off at Kathmandu International Airport or other destinations.

What's included

  • Pokhara to Nayapul overland transportation by private vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • One experienced English speaking government license holder trekking guide
  • One trekking porter/sherpa who will carry your bag during the trek (2 participants to 1 porter who will carry maximum 25-30 kg as per rule and regulation of Nepal Workers Union).
  • Trekkers information management system permit (TIMS)
  • Annapurna Conservation area project fee
  • Nayapul to Pokhara pick up by private vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Pokhara Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Full day Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing tour as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing with private vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Trekking guide, daily allowances, meals, accommodations and salary
  • All program as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tourist service charge, Vat.
  • Overland Transportation
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. (Trekking guide, Driver and porters)
  • Guide and porter salary, daily allowance, meal and accommodation
  • Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop-off
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu & Pokhara stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Personal equipment
  • High-risk medical insurance
  • Meals and accommodation during the trekking tour
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Telephone calls
  • Nepal Visa fee & Kathmandu valley sightseeing entrance fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tips

Where you'll be staying

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Flexible
Pick-up Point
Pokhara
Drop-off Time
Flexible
Drop-off Point
Kathmandu Airport

What to bring

A warm hat, sunhat, scarf and gloves
A warm hat, sunhat, scarf and gloves
Antiseptic, roll cotton bandage, elastic bandage, pads, paper stitches, scissors, sewing needle, rolls of tape, normal drug, paracetamol, antibiotics, thermometer, tweezers
Backpack, backpack cover, duffle bag (for the porter)
Clothes:
Equipment:
First Aid Kits:
Long-sleeved shirt/collar, T-shirt, shorts and trousers
Miscellaneous Items:
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Sun cream and lip balm, cigarette lighter, pocket knife, polarising sunglasses, earplugs, stuff sacks, locks for bags
Toiletries, quick-drying camp towel, laundry soap, toilet papers
Trekking boot and spare laces, running shoes, sandals
Underwear, thermal underwear, wool blend socks, liner socks
Water bottle, maps and guidebook, compass, torch, spare batteries and bulbs, trekking poles
Water purification tablets, sewing/repair kit box
Waterproof jacket, poncho, fleece jacket, down jacket

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 30 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 15 Nov 2019
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Adventure
USD$795 x 1

Total
USD$795
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Prices from USD$600
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