ANNAPURNA POONHILL TREK

12 Days 11 Nights

Price: US $ 2195.00 *  

Single Room Supplement: US $ 655.00
  • Destnation
    Nepal
  • Highest Altitude
    2012 m
  • Group Size
    Min 2 Pax - Max 8 Pax
  • Accomodation
    Hotel
  • Trip Starts
    Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends
    Kathmandu

Overview

The Poon Hill Trek is especially designed for those people who want to discover the natural beauty, diverse flora and fauna, the varieties of lifestyles, culture and traditions of people along with the mesmerizing view of the Himalayas. This short trek allows the travelers to view the most spectacular mountain beauty, charming settlements and scenic locations delivering a fascinating insight that the Annapurna Region offers. The trekking trail passes through villages, terraced farmlands, forests and unparallel scenic mountains. It will invigorate your soul and also allows you to have an insight into the culture and life of the Nepalese people in the rural regions. The heart of Annapurna displays the most dramatic view of the region with the towering snow covered peaks and picturesque landscape.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy your stay in our comfortable luxury lodges along with local lodges as well.
  • Sightseeing options in Kathmandu
  • Firsthand experience with the local Gurung Culture
  • All inclusive packages with all meals included throughout the trek

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day : 1 ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU.

Depending on your arrival time, our representative will be at the airport to receive you and transfer you to your booked hotel.

Accomodation: Gokarna Resort

Day : 2 FLY TO POKHARA AND DRIVE TO BIRENTHATI (1025m) – 3 HRS TREK.

After breakfast and depending on your booked flight timing, you will be transferred to the domestic terminal for the scenic flight to Pokhara. The flight takes about 20 minutes providing spectacular views of Langtang, Manasalu and Annapurna ranges. Once in Pokhara, our crew along with private vehicle will meet you at the airport. From here you will drive to Birenthanti which is about 1 and half hour drive to start the trek. Following the lower foothills of Annapurna region. Arriving at our comfortable lodge in that lies in the valley of Modi Khola, delicious lunch will be served after which you can rest in your room or hike upto the Birenthanti village to interact with the locals.

Accomodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Sanctuary Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 3 TREK TO LANDRUK (1565M) – 4 HRS TREK.

The trek descends through the banks of Modi River. Crossing the suspension bridge, we trek further into the Landruk village enjoying the views of Annapurna range passing through the cliffs that where honey hunters climb up on the ropes to hunt the wild bee honey. Lunch will be ready as we arrive at our lodge. After the lunch, you are either rest in your room to rest enjoying the spectacular views of the mountains or go on a sightseeing tour in the village with your guide.

Accomodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (Himalaya Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 4 TREK TO GHANDRUK (2012M) – 5 HRS TREK.

Breakfast will be ready at the dining room. After breakfast, you will leave the lodge to start the trek through the scattered small farms. Following the Modi Khola and with constant view of Mt. Machhapuchhre ahead, you will soon climb the valley towards the mountains. Passing through the rice fields and forest, you will arrive at the Himalaya Lodge in Ghandruk early afternoon to a hot lunch that is served on arrival as you enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Massif

Accomodation: Ker And Downey Lodge (La Bee Lodge)
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 5 TREK TO BANTHANTI (2720M) – 4 HRS TREK

The trail climbs through forests to Thada Pani, a village in a clearing on top of the hill. Then it descends to cross a river before reclimbing the same difference level, still through forests to reach Banthanti, a village in the shadow of a huge rock face.

Accomodation: Local Lodge
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 6 TREK TO GHOREPANI (2800M) – 4 HRS TREK

The trail climbs through deep forests to a crest at 3030m then descends to a grassy knoll which offers good mountain views, similar to that from Poon Hill: the Daulaghiri range, the huge Annapurna range. From here you can see the Ghorepani pass below.

Accomodation: Local Lodge
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 7 VISIT POONHILL AND TREK DOWN TO ULLERI (2070M) – 3 HRS TREK.

A long way down! The trail drops through oak and rhododendron forests to Ulleri at 2070m. From here a flight of steps leads to the river at 1500m.

Accomodation: Local Lodge
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 8 TREK TO BIRENTHANTI (1000M) – 2/3 HRS TREK.

From Ulleri, a Magar village at 2070m, it is a flight of steps down to Tikhedhunga where we stop for lunch. Then we go down alongside the Burungdi Khola. Birethanti is a nice village at the confluence of the Burungdi and the Modi Khola.

Accomodation: Local Lodge
Meals
- Breakfast
- Lunch
- Dinner

Day : 9 DRIVE TO POKHARA (1400M) – 2 HRS TREK.

Our vehicle will be waiting for us after which we drive back to Pokhara, an interesting drive for about 1.5 hours. Arriving in Pokhara, you check in Shangri La Village Resort where you can enjoy the chilled beer and also book for a spa or massage in the hotel.

Accomodation: Shangri La Village Resort (Pokhara)
Meals
- Breakfast

Day : 10 FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU.

Fly back to Kathmandu.

Accomodation: Gokarna Resort
Meals
- Breakfast

Day : 11 FREE DAY IN KATHMANDU.

You free day in Kathmandu. You can have a full day cultural tour in Kathmandu that we can arrange on request or just stay at the hotel and enjoy the heated swimming pool.

Accomodation: Gokarna Resort
Meals
- Breakfast
- Dinner

Day : 12 INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURE.

Depending on your flight time, your airport check in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is 12PM. In case your flight is late evening please let us know if you require half day use of the hotel. Our representative will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the hotel.

Meals
- Breakfast


Package Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport Transfers
  • 1 night Hotel Shangri La Village Resort on Bed & Breakfast basis in Twin Room.
  • 3 night Hotel Gokarna Resort on bed & breakfast
  • Trekking Staffs and Porters
  • 4 nights K & D Lodges as per program on FB with happy hour (6-7pm)
  • All staffs daily wages/Insurance
  • All staffs daily wages/Insurance
  • 3 nights normal Local lodge on FB
  • National Park & TIMS Permit Fee
  • Flight: Kathmandu – Pokhara - Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Does Not Include

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal equipment & Insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages & soft drinks
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Nepal Visa Fee US$ 40 Per person
  • Tips for Staffs
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed

Equipment provided

On Trek

  • Duffel Bags
  • Daypacks
  • Walking Stick
  • Water Bottle
  • Rain Poncho
  • Souvenir hat and Scarf
  • First Aid Kit
  • Sleeping bags with liners & hot water bags as well are provided for the tea house trek (ABC & PoonHill Trek)

In Lodge

  • Down jackets
  • Warm hats and Gloves ( In Ker & Downey lodges )

Fixed Departures


Start Date End Date Group Size Low Session High Session Single Room Supplement Remarks Availability Inquiry
Aug 29, 2017 Sep 09, 2017 2-8 people US $ 1495 - US $ 440 - Open Book Now
Sep 09, 2017 Sep 20, 2017 2-8 people - US $ 1665 US $ 440 - Open Book Now
Sep 28, 2017 Oct 09, 2017 2-8 people - US $ 1665 US $ 440 - Open Book Now
Nov 17, 2017 Nov 28, 2017 2-8 people - US $ 1665 US $ 440 - Open Book Now
Nov 23, 2017 Dec 04, 2017 2-8 people - US $ 1665 US $ 440 - Open Book Now
Dec 02, 2017 Dec 13, 2017 2-8 people US $ 1495 - US $ 440 - Open Book Now

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