Nepal Poonhill Trek


Destinations: Nepal

Destination Services: All land transfer arrangements as specified in the itinerary, Expert tour guide for Kathmandu valley sightseeing inclusive entrance fees, Annapurna conservation area project permit and TIMS card, 9 days accomodations

Stars: 3 Stars

Days: 10 days

RMB:From 5,000


D1Arrival in Kathmandu

Our office representative will welcome you at Kathmandu airport. You will then be transferred to your hotel in Thamel, check and meet your tour leader.

Meals: Breakfast/Own arrangement     Lunch/Own arrangement Dinner/Own arrangement

Hotel: Hotel (3* - upgrade available upon request)

D2Kathmandu

After breakfast at hotel, your tour guide will pick you up from the hotel for a Kathmandu city tour. You will go to several medieval and spiritual sites which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Hindu god temple of Pashupati Nath and cremation place of Hindus which is on the bank of the Holy River called Bagmati, the famous Hindus and Buddhist shrine ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and one of the biggest stupa in Asia, BouddhaNath.

Later in the day, you will meet your trekking guide who will supply you with necessary equipment (e.g. duffle bag, sleeping bag, down jacket etc.) as agreed prior to your departure.

Meals: Breakfast/Hotel    Lunch/Own arrangement     Dinner/Own arrangement

Hotel: Hotel (3* - upgrade available upon request)

D3Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu

After breakfast in the hotel at the capital city, you will head on a six to seven hours bus drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Pokhara, located at an altitude of 910 meters, will surprise you with its brilliant mountains views reflected in the blue water of the lakes.

Meals: Breakfast/Hotel    Lunch/Own arrangement     Dinner/Own arrangement

Hotel: Hotel (3* - upgrade available upon request)

D4Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Thike Dhunga

Today, you will begin your trekking. After a drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, you will trek for about 4 hours along the easy trail to Tikhe Dhunga. The rough road passes through nice settlement villages, along the banks of the river and within forests.     

Meals: Breakfast/Guest House    Lunch/Included     Dinner/Included

Hotel: Guest house

D5Trek to Ghorepani

After breakfast, you will trek to Ghorepaani (2850m). You will first hike uphill for around 2 hours to reach Ulleri village (2050m), which is located 3000 steps away from Thike Dhunga. Then, you will continue to walk through a tropical forest covered with rhododendron, oak and other wild flowers.

Meals: Breakfast/Guest House      Lunch/Included   Dinner/Included

Hotel: Guest house

D6Hike Poonhill and Trek to Tadapani

Today will be one of the most memorable of your trek. Very early in the morning, you will trek to Poonhill to observe the sunrise above the snow-capped mountains. Poonhill is one of the best view points in Nepal. Located at 3210 meters, it shows spectacular views of all mountains of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail). After hours of observation, wondering and taking pictures, you will go back to Guest House for breakfast and packing. You will then go to Tadapani (26850m) via Deurali and Banthanti. During the walk, you will see mountains and walk through the rain forest.

Meals: Breakfast/Guest House      Lunch/Included       Dinner/Included

Hotel: Guest house

D7Trek to Ghandruk

From Tadapani, the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk, a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal. They have their own dialect, culture, costumes, and lifestyle. You will reach Ghandruk by lunch time and after lunch, you will go to explore Ghandruk village and museum.

Meals: Breakfast/Guest House      Lunch/Included       Dinner/Included

Hotel: Guest house

D8Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara

After enjoying the morning views during your breakfast, you descend down to Syauli Bazaar and follow the road all the way to Nayapul where our trekking ends. There, you will hop on the vehicle which will take you back to Pokhara.

Meals: Breakfast/Guest House      Lunch/Own arrangement       Dinner/Own arrangement

Hotel: Guest house

D9Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus

Today, you will drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus.

Meals: Breakfast/Hotel      Lunch/Own arrangement      Dinner/Own arrangement

Hotel: Hotel (3* - upgrade available upon request)

D10Final Departure

Today you will be transferred to Kathmandu airport in time for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast/Hotel      Lunch/Own arrangement       Dinner/Own arrangement 

 

Remarks:

Note: The tour runs year round but March to May and September to December is the best time to do this trek mainly due to weather conditions.

 

Includes:

  • All grounded transportation as per itinerary
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu  at four star category hotel inclusive breakfast
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara at three star category hotel inclusive breakfast
  • 3 times meal (Breakfast/lunch/dinner) and twin sharing accommodation in trekking
  • Expert tour guide for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing inclusive entrance fees
  • Highly experienced government license holder trekking guide and required number of porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers) at your service as well as their meal, salary, insurance, transportation and accommodation
  • Annapurna conservation area project permit and TIMS card
  • Sleeping Bag and duffel bags  if it needed

 

Excludes:

  • International flight tickets to/from Kathmandu
  • Nepal entry visa which can be obtained upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (USD 40.00 for 30 days, requires 2 copies of passport size photo)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance/medical insurance
  • Personal expenses, equipment and medical kit
  • Hot & cold drinks and alcoholic beverages in trekking
  • Tips to field staffs (Tips are not mandatory but expected)

 

Terms and Conditions:

Payment

Full payment is due 14 days prior to departure. Thomas Cook China reserves the right to release all services in case of payment default.

 

Cancellation Policy

If any cancellation is received following a booking, the following general cancellation policy will apply:

  • Between 30 and 21 days prior to arrival : 20% of total amount is due
  • Between 20 and 7 days prior to arrival : 50% of total amount is due
  • Between 6 days and 2 day prior to arrival: 75% of total amount is due
  • 1 day or No-show: 100% of total amount is due

Force Majeure

Thomas Cook China will not be liable for performance delays or for non-performance, due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, actions by any government authority (whether valid or invalid), fires, floods, windstorms, riots, explosions, natural disasters, wars, sabotage, labor problems (including lockouts, strikes and slowdowns), or court injunction or order.

 

Tips & Advice

  • Please make sure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after your departure date and has a minimum of 2 blank pages available for visa and stamps.
  • Please check in advance if you require a visa for the country you are visiting. You may contact your local embassy for assistance.