Rhododendron Excursion Trek (Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek) 3132 mtr.


Facts of the Trek

  • Trip Grade : Moderate
  • Trip Duration : 8 Days
  • Maximum Altitude : 3132 m.
  • Best Season
    Spring : Mar & Apr & May
    Autumn : Nov & Dec & Jan

This 5 to 6 days of trip in the Annapurna Foot hills to the view point on Poon Hill offers all the best of trekking in Nepal including accommodation in comfortable family run trekkerss' lodges along the way. Enjoy trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque fluted peak of Macchpuchare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating the skyline. At the climax of this trek you will climb Poon hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountains cape on earth. As the sun touches the snowapped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167/26,788 ft) and Annapurna (8,091 m/26,538 ft.) along with a maze of other paeaks, slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. A rewarding trek that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape. Easy to moderate trekking from 900 m to 3200 m at any easy pace.

Itinerary In Detail

  • Days 1 Arrival at KIM and transfer to hotel, Overnight at hotel. B.B.l
  • Days 2 Full day sightseeing tour of Nepal UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE such as Kathmandu durbar square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Patan durbar square, Bhaktapur Durbar square & Changunarayan .l
  • Days 3 Drive to Pokhara 900 m. by bus. Boating in Fewa Lake. Overnight at Guest House. B.B.
  • Days 4 Drive to Nayapool (1.30 hr) & trek to Tikhedhunga 1540 m. Overnight at Hotel. B.B.
  • Days 5 Trek to Ghorepani 2850 m. Overnight at Guest House.B.L.D.
  • Days 6 Early morning hike up to Poonhill 3193 m for a great sunrise view and 180 % panoramic mountain ranges including Annapurna ranges and Dhaulagiri ranges nearly 16 peaks. After breakfast trek continue to Tadapani 2590 m. Overnight at Guest House.B.L.D.
  • Days 7 Trek to Chhomrong 2790 m. Overnight at Guest House.B.L.D.
  • Days 8 Trek to Jhinudanda 1780 m. natureal hot spring. Overnight at Guest House.B.L.D.
  • Days 9 Trek to Nayapool & drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel.B.B.
  • Days 10 Drive to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.B.B.
  • Days 11 Leisure day in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.B.B.
  • Days 12 Transfer to Airport for your home departure. Farewell !!
  • Note: B.B. Bed and Breakfast, B.L.D. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Cost Includes in this program:

  • Airport/Hotel/ Airport pick up & drop by car/Van/Bus.
  • Accommodation with breakfast at deluxe hotel in Kathmandu as per above program
  • Kathmandu City Tours as per above program, inclusive of tour guide, car / van
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea & coffee during the trek.
  • Tea house accommodation in the mountain
  • 1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 pax), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments
  • One day flight from Jomsom to Pokhara & Domestic airport taxes in Jomsom
  • Annapurna conservation entry permit and TIMS Fee.
  • Government Taxes
  • Farewell dinner at Last Night in Traditional Kitchen

Cost Excludes in this program:

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu - allow US$ 15 - US$ 20 per day.
  • Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would greatly be happy to assist it.
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal entry visa fee - you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International airport - Kathmandu.
  • Departure airport tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 28
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry and telephone calls
  • Trekking equipments
  • Tips for trekking stafffs, driver etc.

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