Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking 14/9 days

MajorAcctraction: The magnificent scenery and its unspoiled biodiversity, including Fish Tail peak, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Annapurna and Lamjung Himal, Thorong - La 5416m., hot spring, a popular cultural heritage site and  different ethnic groups   are the main attraction of the Trekking. The landscapes around the Manang Valley and Jomsom Muktinath valley is great to trek. Muktinath temple on the other side of the pass is nice to visit.


Ghorepani -Poon hill trek 14 days Trip 9 days Trek

Day 01: On your Arrival, Nepal Fair Step Trek’s represent will well- come to you with Garland/ Kata and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: City Sightseeing in Kathmandu
(Kathmandu Durbar square; historical place and visit living Goddess Kumari, Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath; famous world heritages, Hindu temple, and Boudhanath Stupa) :( B)

Day 03: Drive / Fly to Pokhara.  
Driving time 7-8h, 205km, (B, L, D)  

Day 04: Drive to Birthrate (1025m) trek- Hile (1430m).
Walking time: 5h, ↑117m, ↓588m, (B, L, D)

Day 05: Trek Hile- Ghorepani (2850m).
Walking time: 6-76h, ↑434m, ↓1732m, (B, L, D)

Day 06: Ghorepani- Poonhill, (3194 m)-Tadapani (2630 m).
Walking time: 5–6 h ↑650m ↓870m

Day 07: Trek Tadapani -Ghandruk (1980 m).
Walking time: 4-5 h, ↑200m ↓850m

Day 08: Trek Ghandruk -Chomrong (2170 m)
Walking time: 4-5h, ↑550m ↓360m

Day 09: Trek Chomrong -Landruk (1600 m) - Tolka (1700 m).
Walking time: 4-h, ↑350m ↓800m,(B, L, D)

Day 10: Trek Landruk- Deorali-Pass (2150 m) –Pothana (1890 m).
Walking time: 4-5h ↑600m ↓300m, (B, L, D)

Day 11: Trek Pothana - Dhampus (1650 m) - Phedi (1150 m)- Pokhara
Drive to Pokhara,Walking time: 3h, ↑200m↓1100m.  Driving time: 30m

 (B, L)
Day 12: Fly / Drive -Kathmandu . Drive time: 7-8h, 205km  
Day 13:  leisure (If would like to shorten the trek you may depart this day) day in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Departures to international airport    
    (B=Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
 

To be able to submit a cost estimate, we need to know the number of persons in your group, the required hotel category, the favored mode of transportation (by flight, by local or private transport) and any alternations to your itinerary.

The costs include:             

  •  Airport pickup and drop (domestic and international)
  • Hotels: (4/2) star standard hotel including breakfast (according to program in Kathmandu& other places)
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  •  Sightseeing in Kathmandu (Durbar square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath)
  • Camping/ Lodge Trek’s cost according to program
  • Full board during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Government-licensed guide (English speaking or other foreign language if requested)
  •  Required numbers of porters (1 porter for 2 guests; 10kg per guest in Tea house trek)
  •  Sightseeing entry fees /national park / conservation / restricted area permit fees (monasteries, temples, Stupa entrance fees but not donation.)
  •  TIMS (Trekker’s information Management System) permits or peak climbing permit fees (according to your program)
  •  Climbing Guide/ Sherpa’s climbing charge
  • Group First Aid Kits (We recommend to bring your personal first aid kit as well.)
  •  Trekking equipment; like tents, kitchen tents and other equipment
  • Trekking bag for each guest.
  •  Staff insurance
  • All government taxes and documentation charges

 

The costs do NOT include:

  • International airfare from and to your country
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  • Nepal visa fee: USD $40
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  •  Travel & Health Insurance - Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
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  • Any meals (lunch &dinner) in Kathmandu - $ 10 to 15 for per meal in tourist restaurant (except welcome and farewell dinner)
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  •  Any kinds of drinks (alcohol &non-alcoholic beverage) neither during the trek nor in Kathmandu
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  •   Tips for staff (not mandatory but expected)
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  • Hot shower, recharging of batteries (available during the trek with extra cost or free on spot)
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  • The cost which is not mentioned above.

(If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.)

When selecting your personal items, keep in mind the number of days you'll be camping, the time of year and the altitude. We advise our clients to bring these items:

Equipment list:

You must bring the following items:

  • Hiking boots
  • Snow gaiters
  • Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • Windproof and waterproof over trousers / rain-pants
  • Underwear
  • Long johns (thermal underwear)
  • Fleece trousers
  • Shorts
  • Thermal base layer shirts (2 short sleeve, 2 long sleeve)
  • T-shirts or similar
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Windproof and waterproof jacket with hood
  • Warm jacket (down)
  • Sunhat
  • Warm cap and thermal balaclava
  • Eyewear - Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves or mittens
  • Warm and waterproof over-gloves or mittens
  • Daypack minimum 40 liters / 2500 cubic inches
  • Head torch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  •   1 Littre  Water bottles x2
  • Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)
  • 5 season sleeping bag
  • Wash bag and toiletries
  • Antibacterial hand wash
  • Small Towel
  • Small padlock (to lock trek bag)
  • Basic First Aid Kit including: Broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

 

Mountaineering Equipment:

  • Mountaineering double boots
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering or climbing harness
  • Carabiners (3x screwgate)
  •  ‘Figure of 8’ descender   (rappelling device)
  • Helmet
  • Ice Axe

The following items are optional:

  • Travel clothes
  • Trainers / sneakers or similar for camp use
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Nailbrush
  • Pee bottle
  • Spare laces
  • Camera, SD card , batteries
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Binoculars
  • Books/magazines
  • GPS unit
  • Diary or notebook plus pencil/pen
  • Penknife (remember to pack all sharp objects in hold baggage)
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