Nepal 12 day Trek October 2022!
Sat Oct 22 2022 at 03:45 am to Wed Nov 02 2022 at 03:45 am
Kathmandu, Nepal | Kathmandu, BA
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Our 2019, 12 day Nepal Poon Hill trek was so successful, we are going back in October 2022!
We have a maximum of 10 spots available, so don't wait too long to confirm your spot.
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Our 2022 plan looks like this:
Poon Hill Trek Nepal
Length of trip: 12 days
Price: $3400 AUD Per Person.
When: 22nd of October to 2nd of November 2022
Highest Alt: 3221m
Poonhill Trekking is a colorful short foray into the Annapurna region. The trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek.
This trek in the Annapurna foothills to the view point on Poon Hill offers all the best of trekking in Nepal. Enjoy trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs,Magars dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurna with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (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 mountain scapes on Earth. As the sun touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. A rewarding trek that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape.
Poon Hill Trekking Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345m) and transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Fly from Katmandu to Pokhara by Plane and have the afternoon off to look around Pokhara (Known as the Byron Bay of Nepal for its laid back people and cool bars). Stay over night at pokhara.
Day 3: One hour drive to Nayapul from Pokhara and Trek to Tikhedhunga. 5- 6 hours trek.
Day 4: Tikhedhunga to trek Ghorepani..5-6 hours Trek
Day 5: Hiking Poonhill for sunrise – then have remaining day to rest at hotel in Ghorepani.
Day 6: Ghorepani. Trek to Tadapani. 6-7 Hours Trek.
Day 7: Tadapani to Ghandruk 5-6 hours Trek
Day 8: Ghandruk to Birethanti 4 hours Trek
Day 9: Birethanti Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara
Day 10: Pokhara fly back to Kathmandu, then have the afternoon of to go souvenir shopping.
Day 11: Sightseeing tour with guide in Kathmandu and PCR test to exit Nepal the following day,
Day 12: Departure from Nepal
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, overnight at hotel • As you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will be there at the airport to welcome you to Nepal, pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. Stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara,Fly to Pokhara, 25 minutes flight, overnight at hotel
After having breakfast, we will drive to the airport to catch a flight to Pokhara. The 25 minutes flight offers panoramic Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Check in at the hotel and leisure the rest of the afternoon.
Pokhara is known as the Byron Bay of Nepal. Its a relaxed city with great bars and chilled out people.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga, 1.30 hours drive and 5 hours walk, overnight at guesthouse
Today, a 42 km drive for nearly 1.5 hours will take you to a place called Naya Pul. Then, the trek begins by ascending through the beautiful rice, millet and maze farms of local people. Walking all along the major trail of Birethanti allows us to pass through beautiful petite waterfalls.
The path takes us to Sudame and then we gradually walk by the side of valley and reach at Hile (1495 meter). Eventually, we will reach at Tikhedhunga (1525 meter) for overnight stay
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani 4.30 hours walk, overnight at guesthouse
Today, we start climb 3500 stone steps to reach Ulleri (2073 meter) from Tikhedhunga.
We will then walk from Ulleri to reach Ghorepani, one of the renowned spot of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meter. Our hike simply moves up to Banthanti (which is 2250 meter above the sea level) going across oak and rhododendron forest.
We keep on trekking until we reach to our ultimate destination Ghorepani through Nangethanti (2460 meter).
Day 05: Poon Hill Sunrise View and back to Ghorepani, 2 hours walk, overnight at guesthouse
Early morning we march to Poonhill (3210 meter) where nature allows us to view the striking mountains and beautiful sunrise.
After a few hours, we descend from Poonhill and enjoy rest of the day at Ghorepani and explore surrounding.
Day 06: Trek to Tadapani, 5 hours walk, overnight at guesthouse
We continuously walk to Tadapani taking around 5 hours.
Tadapani exactly refers to 'Far water' which means water is provided in this village from far away. The track rise all along ridges and through rhododendron, pine woods to Deurali.
We descend arrive at Banthanti, walk further on the twisting way to Tadapani.
Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk, overnight at guesthouse
Our journey continues to Ghandruk which takes almost 2.5 hours.
It is considered as one of the most inspiring village, the home of Gurung people. The track primarily passes through forest. And we stay overnight at Ghandruk.
Day 08: Trek to Birethanti, overnight at guesthouse
• Today we move ahead from Ghandruk to Birethanti with the view of Annapurna south and the gigantic Himalayan peaks.
Day 09: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara, overnight at hotel
We move ahead from Birethanti. The trail continues Naya pul where the transportation are available. You can see the breathtaking Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre during the walk. We then return back to Pokhara by car.
Day 10: After having breakfast at Pokhara, we will catch a flight back to Kathmandu.
Today, we will have scenic drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 11: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
After having breakfast, head out for a sightseeing trip around Kathmandu. Visit Pashupatinath, the most sacred Hindu temple of Nepal.
Then head to the second largest stupa in the world, Boudhanath. Next, visit Swayambhunath Temple, which is believed to be self born. An elegant view of entire Kathmandu valley can be observed from Swayambhunath Temple area.
Also visit Kathmandu Durbar squares, which are utterly preserved and elucidate the prehistoric era of Nepal.
Day 12: Departure from Nepal
Today, our airport representative will drop you to the airport and then you will depart from Nepal.
Where is it happening?Kathmandu, Nepal
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