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Poonhill Ghorepani Tour

from  32,000 27,999

Widely considered to be Nepal’s second city, tranquil Pokhara is also something of a magnet for travellers and trekkers owing to its laid back, peaceful vibe, beautiful lake and its proximity to the Annapurna region.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Camping, City Tours, Family, Guided Tours, Heritage, Jungle Safari, PhotoWalk, Rafting, Road Trip, Trekking
  • Activity Level Moderate
    3/8
  • Group Size Medium Group
    6 to 10 persons
All about the Poonhill Ghorepani Tour.

Widely considered to be Nepal’s second city, tranquil Pokhara is also something of a magnet for travellers and trekkers owing to its laid back, peaceful vibe, beautiful lake and its proximity to the Annapurna region.

Most Annapurna treks both start and conclude with some time in Pokhara and you will almost certainly want to spend some time here after your trek resting your legs, enjoying the warm showers and maybe even getting a massage to work out those little niggles in your thigh muscles.

On a clear day (generally in Spring and Winter) the Annapurna panorama is visible from the town and may well take your breath away.

The classic, quintessential Nepalese trek is the Annapurna circuit which is traditionally done over 18 days starting in Besisahar and concluding in Benni. However, if you are fit and fancy a challenge you can finish the whole thing in 10 -12 days and furthermore, owing to the development of controversial roads you can now even skip parts of it.

Fewa Lake

Pokhara’s centerpiece is Fewa (or Phewa) Lake. You can take boat trips on or across the lake but swimming is not recommended as the lake is apparently contaminated. If you do fancy a swim then Begness Lake can be reached by way of a 1 hour bus ride from Fewa Lakeside for around Rs.50. (However please check for exact fare with our expert guide)

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

The cost package includes the following...

  • All breakfasts, lunches, and dinners & dining
  • All accommodation in Kathmandu and en route
  • All transportation including taxis and coaches
  • Tour and trekking guide for entire journey
  • All entrance fee and necessary permits while trekking
  • Cost in Sauraha for Jungle Activities
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

The cost package does not include the following...

  • Flights in and out of Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance and other emergencies
  • Visa fees and entry clearing fees
  • Single room accommodations
  • Liquors, beers and bootled beverages
  • Photography accessories like cameras etc.
  • Any other cost not mentioned in the inclusions.
  1. Day1 Arrival at Kathmandu

    Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal. Transfer to the Hotel. Dinner and O/N stay at the hotel.

  2. Day2 Scenic Tour of Kathmandu City

    After breakfast plan a visit to the famous Pashupatinath temple and then go see the famous Sleeping Vishnu Temple. Stop for local Lunch and continue your visit to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Return back to hotel in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel.

  3. Day3 Rafting, Sightseeing and drive to Pokhara.

    Be ready for a hectic schedule today. After breakfast, visit the Swayambhu Nath Stupa. From here start your 6 hours drive to Pokhara. On the way we will stop for Lunch. You will also get around 3 hours time for enjoying rafting in Trishuli River. Post rafting we will visit the Manakamana temple which is on the way (if interested you can visit the temple by cable car). Continue your drive to to Pokhara. Reach Pokhara hotel and have local Dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  4. Day4 Witness the magical Mt.Annupurna mountain range today.

    Wake up early in the Morning as 4. 30 to go to Sarangkot to witness the sunrise and beautiful mountain ranges of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Machhapuchhre and Mt. Dhaulagiri. Return back to hotel, have your breakfast and begin your day's first visit to the famous and panoramic Fewa Lake. Do around an hour of boating at the lake and then visit Barahi Temple. We will have lunch at the Lake side restaurant and visit David's Fall and Gupteshwar Cave. Return back to hotel and take the much needed rest. Have your dinner and stay at the Hotel.

  5. Day5 Day of Trekking. Trek to Ulleri Village.

    Immediately after breakfast we set off for an hours drive to Nayapool to start Trekking. Your trek will be for approx 5 to 6 hours. The Trek starts to head towards Ulleri. On reaching this amazing and beautiful village Ulleri, you will checkin to your hotel, rest and later in the evening have dinner and relax for more adventure for next day.

  6. Day6 Ghorepani & Poonhill Trek

    Today after breakfast we start our trek towards GhorePani. Explore GhorePani and if you are interested you could go to the tower for sunset at Poon Hill. Return back for rest and dinner & stay at the Hotel.

  7. Day7 Easy & Comfortable Day of trekking

    Once again wake up early in the morning (around 4.30AM) to see the beautiful sunrise and Mountain range of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt.Annapurna and Mt. Machhapuchre. The difference of watching these mountain ranges from from this point visavis from what you saw on Day 4 from Sarangkot, is that all these mountain ranges are seen from very near from this point. Spend time here for next two, three hours and return back to hotel and have your breakfast. Again start your trek to Shikha Village. Rest, Dinner and stay at the Hotel.

  8. Day8 Trek to Tatopani - Hot Spring Paradise.

    Today begin your deay after breakfast by trekking to Tatopani. This is Natural Hot spring. After reaching at Tatopani, check into the hotel and enjoy the hot spring. Dinner and stay at the hotel.

  9. Day9 Off-Road yet Easy Day.

    Easy day, compared to the last few days. Wake up at ease and you can spend time at the Hot Springs. Have hot and delicious local Nepali breakfast and return back to the hotel. Pack your luggage and drive to Sauraha Chitwan. This is an adventure filled drive where around 2 hours is off-roading and the rest 6 hours of good road. Reach your destination, rest, have dinner and stay at the hotel.

  10. Day10 Jungle Safari, Canoeing, & Musical Show.

    Today you get to enjoy Jungle activities like Jeep Safari and Elephant Ride at Chitwan National park. You also enjoy Canoeing at Rapti river and if your lucky you can get to see the Crocodiles too. Explore Tharu Village which has an amazing Museum. There is an hour long musical program too - the typical Tharu Musical program.

  11. Day11 Recap and See more or Simply Relax.

    Complete rest day and for those who missed out the previous day's activities, you can get a chance to see it again.

  12. Day12 Take fond memories back home.

    After breakfast for those who are catching their train from Gorakhpur can start to drive to Sunauli (Nepal-India border town) to get to Gorakhpur for train. It's Approx 6 / 7 Hours Drive time till Gorakhpur. And for those who are taking their flights from Kathmandu, you too can start to drive towards Kathmandu - it take almost 5 to 6 Hours Drive time. Both the groups will be served Lunch on the way. We wish everyone a safe and happy journey back home with loads of fond memories to cherish for a long long time.

Some Important Points to keep in mind.

Your stay and accommodation will be on Twin sharing basis, in a cozy and comfortable Hotel & Homestays with all available facilities.

Important Advisory Information

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; so please take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • Pay heed to the tour guides and instructors in order to avoid any mishaps
  • Follow the rules and guidelines of the local authorities.
  • All bookings are strictly subject to availability and confirmation by payment of Non-refundable Advance.
  • All payments to be made in advance.
  • No Check-in to the Kathmandu Hotel without full payment confirmation.
  • No Check-in without valid Govt approved ID. Your id will be checked before Check-in.
  • No pickup/drop will be made on­route. No detours will be made for picking up/dropping people.
  • Every day, departure time is given and is fixed. You have to report by that time.
  • It's on you to update your status to trip coordinator.
  • Anyone missing the check-in will not be entertained for refund et.c and it will not be WeTrippy’s responsibility.
  • We will try to call you twice before departure. Any phone not getting connected will not be WeTrippy’s responsibility.
  • Timings are sacrosanct. Two times follow up will be done on phone. If we are unable to reach/we do not get a communication, we will be departing.
  • No refund will be made for late arrival no matter what the reason for the delay is.
  • We request not to travel with heavy luggage only light luggage or bags are allowed.
  • Management shall not take responsibility of any missing items during the trip, hence requested not to travel with too much ornaments, jewellery, cash and other etc.
  • All our packages are ‘group packages’ and same services/items are applicable for each person in the group.
  • Any meal, activity or service not availed by the participants will not be adjusted in the package cost and non-refundable under any circumstances.
  • We discourage drinking during the high-altitude treks & expedition. Anyone found drunk at the time of trekking will be refused to proceed with the rest of the day's activity. No refund will be given to such person, if he/she wishes to leave the group.
  • WeTrippy also reserves the right to discontinue the person's trip at any point on the grounds of misconduct.
  • We entertain only those persons at the hotel/campsite for whom the booking has been made. No additional persons will be entertained under any circumstances until communicated through email.
  • We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft or any other reason, guests are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country.
  • We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred­ directly or indirectly due to natural hazards, accident, break down of machinery, equipment's, transport, weather condition, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.
  • Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of participants etc. may dictate itinerary change.
  • WeTrippy or it's partners reserve the right to change or alter any route or plan from the regular & published itinerary, without siting any particular reason. This change will be done normally due to bad weather or breakdown of any vehicle or due to any unwarranted emergency,
  • We reserve the rights to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort & general well-being of the group & fellow passangers.
  • We reserve the right to revoke services of anyone not following the instructions of our guide during an activity.
  • We reserve to right to cancel in case someone misbehaves under influence of alcohol.
  • We do not encourage or participate in littering in any form
  • Please Do not disturb the local life in any form
  • While visiting the religious sites dress modestly and accordingly
  • Avoid roaming during the nights
  • Monument entrances, rafting & camel safari charges are to be borne by the individuals themselves.
  • Consult with a physician if you are fit to undertake the journey. Local medical hospital services are available during this trip.
  • Your trip takes place through eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.
  • Since you will be travelling through many local villages it’s advised to observe decency and respect the local customs as advised by your local guides and trek instructors, from time to time.
  • Avoid taking pictures of locals if they are not interested.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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Items not included in your packageKindly plan these on your own.
  • No airfare or any private / group additional transportation arrangement other than that mentioned in the Inclusions above, or extra over and above the package plan.
  • Return transportation / airfare from Leh to Home city.
  • Cost of Flights or Transportation or Personal travel
  • Travel insurance, any expenses towards medical exigencies and other emergencies, however all help will be provided for any medical exigencies, if any.
  • Potter for Personal Luggage
  • Personal expenses towards tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Liquors, beers and bottled beverages
  • Photography accessories like cameras etc.
  • Any other cost not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Unforeseen handling costs due to weather disturbance, landslides, political unrest.
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Windproof jacket, Raincoat / Poncho
  • Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen sweater
  • Thermal inner wear (upper and lower)
  • Woollen cap, Woollen gloves, Woollen socks along with extra pairs
  • Raincoat / Poncho
  • Scarf
  • Comfortable Trekking/Hiking shoes with a thick sole
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Cap / Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Walking stick / Trekking pole
  • Sunscreen Lotion
  • Lip Balm
  • Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Personal medication
  • Personal toiletries
  • Books, if required

Any member of the group, if found creating any indecency or misbehaving with any fellow member and or not observing or following the instructions of the tour guides / instructors, will be asked to leave the trip immediately at his own cost. No refund of any nature will be entitled to such member.

Booking Policy

  • Minimum 25% advance is required to block your booking. Balance 07-10 days prior to travel date.
  • If travel date is between 10 days of booking date, then 100% advance is required to secure the booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • If any cancellations are made before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Confirmation Policy

  • Once you are booking with us, you will receive a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.
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