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Ghorepani Poonhill Trek from Kathmandu | Best Short Trek in Nepal

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US$ 755.00
2 travellers
    What to Expect
    Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu/meet & transfer to hotel

    Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, you shall be met then transferred to your hotel. O/N Hotel.

    Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu

    After breakfast is sightseeing around the Kathmandu city visiting various religious and historical sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath – Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath & Boudhanath; all UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Later on return back to hotel. O/N Hotel.

    Day 3: Drive to Pokhara (827m)

    Drive to Pokhara after breakfast via a scenic route passing along village, small towns, rivers etc. O/N Hotel.

    Day 4: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Tikhedunga (1540m) 4-5 hrs 

    Early in the morning, drive to Nayapul which takes about 1 hour drive to begin the trek alongside the river Modi Khola. En-route, you will pass along a large and prosperous town of Birethanti before reaching Tikedhunga. O/N Lodge.

    Day 5: Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2870m) 5-6 hrs

    After breakfast, begins the trek where the trail first crosses Tikhedhunga and continue on to the large Magar village of Ulleri (2080m). Then you continue to Banthali (2250m), before passing through the magnificent oak and rhododendron forests en-route to Nangathanti (2460m). After an hour walk uphill Ghorapani is reached. O/N Lodge.

    Day 6: Visit Poon Hill (3210m) – Ghorepani to Tadapani (2710m) 6-7 hrs

    Early in the morning, you will hike for an hour to Poon Hill (3210m). Arriving at sunrise, the vantage-point of Poon Hill offers magnificent views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli and Machhapuchchhre mountains. Then return back to the hotel; breakfast and start the trek to Gurung Hill. The trail crosses pine and rhododendron forests on the way down to Deorali (3090m) and Banthati (2650m). Passing Banthati you will then head down to a small river and climb up the trail heading to Tadapani. O/N Lodge.

    Day 7: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m) 4 hrs

    The trail descends steeply through the forest to Baisi Kharka, where you will cross a stream and proceed towards the beautiful village of Ghandruk. Here you will be treated to stunning views of Annapurna South and the Annapurna Conservation Area Project before spending the night at Ghandruk. O/N Lodge.

    Day 8: Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m) & drive to Pokhara 3-4 hrs

    From Ghandruk the trail descends to Chane (1690m) and to Kimchi (1640m). The trek then follows the ridge downhill to Kehone Danda and Kliu (1390m), before making a suspension bridge crossing over the Sadhu Khola River. Finally you will arrive alongside the Modi Khola, where you will reach Shauli Bazaar (1140m). Passing through the lovely birch forest you will then visit Lamakhet and Birethanti (1000m). Walking about 30 minutes the trek reaches Nayapul and from there it is a one hour drive to Pokhara. O/N Hotel.

    Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu

    Today drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara which is 6 hours approx. O/N Hotel.

    Day 10: Trip concludes 

    You shall be transferred to the airport for your onward destination.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    From your hotel in Kathmandu.
    10 days
    Return Details
    • Drop-off at your hotel in Kathmandu after the drive from Pokhara.
    • Departure transfer to the Kathmandu International Airport after the trip.
    • Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle as per the itinerary.
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 star hotel including breakfast for twin share.
    • Kathmandu city tours inclusive of vehicle transfer & professional English speaking tour guide.
    • Surface transportation to and from trekking start and end point by tourist bus (Upgrade to flights/private car available on extra cost)
    • Accommodation during the trek at guest houses/lodges on twin sharing, Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea and coffee during the trek.
    • Highly experienced government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek and their transportation, food, accommodation, salary, equipment and insurance.
    • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS)
    • First aid medical kit.
    • Duffle bag.
    • Government taxes.
    • Service charge.
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    • International airfares.
    • Rescue and travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
    • Items of a personal nature.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, and internet.
    • Tips and gratuities (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    In October 2018 my good friend, Eike Hansen and I undertook a 12-day trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It was a great experience; not just for the amazing mountain scenery, but also for the glimpses of rural mountain life, the kindness of the people in the villages, and the
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    By: Breakfree Adventures - Private Day Tours
    341 reviews
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    Epic Adventure with Breakfree
    What a trip!!! Working with Breakfree in arranging this trek was a delight and made things unbelievable easy.
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    Leongatha, Australia
    Best day so far in Kathmandu
    We chose to do the UNESCO sites tour, even though we had done the Monkey Temple the day before, so left that off
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    Aaliyah L
    Great tour with Neeraj!
    We took a tour around some of the UNESCO World heritage sites with Neeraj. He is a great local guide. I would
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    Seoul, South Korea
    Just had another awesome trip with Breakfree
    I just returned from by second trip with Breakfree Adventure in Nepal. I participated in three different day tours
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    Perth, Australia
    Great Nepal and Bhutan holiday with Breakfree Adventures
    We have just finished 12days Nepal and Bhutan trip with this company. Mr Binayak organized the itineraries for
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    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    Mountain Flight
    Our trip covered the Buddha air 1hr mountain flight from KAT domestic airport. I booked by phone a few days ahead
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    Megan H
    Wonderful Experience!
    We had an amazing experience. This was by far the best tour that we took while in Kathmandu. Our guide was
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    Zagreb, Croatia
    Great Kathmandu day tour
    Our guide Dipess was very interesting and knowledgable while providing us information and details on Neopali
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    Tbilisi, Georgia
    Great experience
    The tour was amazing. The guide is a professional with much knowledge and experience in adventurous tours. The
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    Knowledgable guide
    I really enjoyed this tour, the guide was very knowledgable, approachable. He was good at providing guidance
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    great experience
    Thank you for this wonderful guidance. The guide was good and well informed, she provided well guided tour
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    15-day EBC Tour
    This package is awesome! The UNESCO yours in KTM, the 13 day trek to EBC and farewell dinner was top notch.
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    Los Angeles, California
    Perfect for the solo traveller
    This was an excellent way to see the all the important city sites as a lone traveler. You don't have to worry
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    Chicago, Illinois
    Wonderful Experience with Neeraj
    Neeraj was a wonderful guide through the site of Kathmandu. he was informative, interesting and fun, and was
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    Take this trip!
    You will not regret taking this trip through beautiful UNESCO heritage sites. We had an early start to avoid some
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