Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle safari

   12 Days    Trip Id ( 001-A-90)

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Ghorepani-Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari is a short hiking experience in the Annapurna region of Nepal, followed by jungle safari in the biggest national park (Chitwan National Park) in Nepal. Planning Ghorepani, Poonhill Treks with Chitwan Jungle Safari means preparing oneself to get rewarded with a magnificent sunrise view over the snow capped peaks of the Annapurna range (Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre) from Poon Hill, experience of traditional villages & lifestyle of Gurung, Magar, and Thakuri people, waterfalls, dense Rhododendron forests sheltering various species of birds in the Annapurna region as well as an unforgettable experience of  lush sub-tropical jungle sheltering some of the most endangered species like Bengal tiger, rhinoceros and other species of animals, birds and insects on safari. It is also a very good opportunity for trekkers looking to closely observe the lifestyle and culture of Tharu community residing in the central Terai of Nepal.

The journey starts with a hike to Ghorepani, Poonhill and ends with a Jungle safari in the Chitwan National Park. After a few days of tiring up and downhill walk in the Annapurna region, trekkers can rejoice a relaxing tour on an elephant back, a boat or even a jeep in the Chitwan National Park. A guided nature walk into the jungle, Ox ride to explore the Tharu village and museum, a visit to an elephant breeding center and elephant bathing are some additional attractions of this trip. Moreover, some of the major attractions of Kathmandu and Pokhara are also included in the itinerary.

Anytime between March-May and October-November is the best time to plan your trekking to Ghorepani, Poonhill with Jungle Safari. Amigo Treks and Expedition offers standard 12 days Ghorepani-Poonhill  with Jungle Safari itinerary, which can be customized in terms of date, days, budget and requirements. The packages include full board during the trek, bed and breakfast in Kathmandu and a complimentary map. Accommodation is arranged in a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan and local lodges during the trek. The entire trek will be guided by local guides that can take you to the least explored places en route.

Moreover, if you are a thrill seeker,  try other challenging routes like Annapurna Circuit Trek,  Annapurna Base Camp, Everest Base Camp, and Everest Three High Passes Trek; however, if you are looking for a suitable family trekking option, we can make the necessary arrangement for Khorpa Trek and Ghale Gaun Trek.  You can rest assured to enjoy competitive rates, special group discount and 100% departure guarantee on  all the customized packages designed by  Amigo Treks and Expedition. Enjoy!


Trip Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • 3 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at 3* standard hotel with breakfast
  • 2 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara at a 3* standard hotel with breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation in Chitwan with full board meals at 4* star standard hotel
  • One full day guided city tour by private vehicle
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
  • Accommodation during trek (lodge/tea house)
  • Annapurna (ACAP) Trekking permits and Tims permits
  • Bus transportation to Pokhara and return from Pokhara by tourist bus
  • All breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)  during the trek and jungle safari
  • All jungle activities with Elephant safari
  • National park entrance fees 
  • Jungle guide at Chitwan Park 
  • Gov. licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • A porter (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags
  • Amigo Duffel bag (you can use it for Sherpa bag) and Trekking Map (As a souvenir)
  • First Aid Serviuce (Basic)
  • Adventure certificate (after completion the trek)

Trip Excludes

  • Nepal arrival visa
  • Meals in the city except breakfast and above mentioned special dinner
  • Monument entrance fees (USD26 per person)
  • Your personal nature expenses eg. Mineral water, Beer, Coke and entire beverage etc
  • Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation
  • Tips (As an appreciation) and any other extending trips and accommodation.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft)

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Tikhadhunga (1,540m/5,052ft)

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (3,194m/10,479ft)

Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2,590m/8,497ft)

Day 07: Ghorepani to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,364ft)

Day 08: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft)

Day 09: Drive to Chitwan

Day 10: Explore day

Day 11: Bird watching trip and drive to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 12: Departure day

Day 1: Arrival day (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Welcome to Kathmandu – the capital city of Nepal. Today is your first day with Amigo Treks & Expedition. Therefore, we send one of our company representatives to receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), who will further escort you to a tourist standard hotel. If possible, we also schedule a meeting at our office for the briefing regarding the trek followed by an introduction session with other team members (especially Sherpas and guides). Today, we also arrange a welcome dinner in one of the most popular local restaurants, where you can enjoy the ethnic dance and cultural music along with great Nepali food. If your flight arrives late, both the meeting and the dinner can be scheduled for the following day. The night will be spent at a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals included: Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Nepali food, Cultural music, and Ethnic dance.)

 

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation(1,300m/4,264 ft)

The capital, Kathmandu Valley itself, is a big storehouse of exclusive natural, cultural and historical sites. Therefore, today, we take you on a few-hour tour of the major attractions of Kathmandu valley. After spending a few hours observing these wonderful sites, we again meet for a few hours to finalize your clothing and trekking gear (down jacket, trekking boots, sleeping bags, etc.) required during the trek. The night will be spent at a  tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals included: Breakfast

(Highlights of the day: World Heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square - a historical structure offering architectural wonder, the Pashupatinath temple - a Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, the lord possessing the power of destruction, Swyambhunath and Boudhanath – a Buddhist shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha- Light of Asia.

Optional site: Another World Heritage site ‘Patan Durbar Square’ along with other historical masterpieces like Mahabouddha Temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, and Kumbeshwor Temple.)

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft)

Today, in the morning our guides will come to pick you up at your hotel and escort you to the bus station to catch an early morning, comfortable tourist bus to Pokhara. The bus will head towards the west of Kathmandu Valley and continue the journey towards the western part of Nepal following the Prithvi Highway along the Trishuli river. The bus will stop twice – for breakfast and lunch and then continue until we reach Pokhara. The evening will be utilized to explore the lake area. The night will be spent at a tourist standard hotel in Pokhara.

Meals included: Breakfast

(Highlights of the day: Comfortable tourist bus, the windy highway along the Trisuli River, breathtaking view of waterfalls, rivers, jungles, hamlets higher up on the hills, terraced fields with the seasonal crop, different vegetations, curious faces of people running motels, restaurants and lodges, Lake area in Pokhara.)

Day 4: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Tikhadhunga (1,540m/5,052ft)

Today is the first day of the trek and our destination is Tikhedhunga. First, we drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. On reaching Nayapul, after two hours drive, the luggage is prepared for the porters. After a short pre-trek preparation, we start to walk towards Birethanti following the south bank of the Modi River. In Birethanti, our leader will take care of all the check-in formalities at the ACAP office, and then we follow the trail that leads us toward Bhurungdi Khola. Passing Lamdawali, Sudame, Hile, and a few waterfalls we finally reach Tikhedhunga. The night will be spent at a lodge in Tikhedhunga.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: view of Machhapuhhre and Annapurna, Modi River, waterfalls, countryside villages)

 

Day 5: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (3,194m/10,479ft)

Today is the second day of the trek and our destination is Ghorepani.  We first climb up to Ulleri, following stone-paved steps. After climbing more than 3000 steps, we reach Ulleri. A gentle ascent from here through the Rhododendron and Oak forest, passing Banthanti and Nangge Thanti will then take us to Ghorepani - a gateway to Poon Hill, which is the best sunrise viewpoint in the Annapurna region. The night will be spent at a lodge in Ghorepani.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day:  Thousands of stone steps, Ulleri – a large Magar village which offers a magnificent view of Annapurna South and Himchuli, rhododendron and Oak forest of the conservation area, spectacular view of Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri from Ghorepani,  health posts, schools, police check post, Stupas, temple and internet cafes at Ghorepani along with chilly weather.)

Day 6: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2,590m/8,497ft)

Today is the third day of the trek and our destination is Tadapani. Today we wake up early and hike up to Poon Hill (3,193m) to catch the first ray of the sun striking the mountains of the Annapurna region. We enjoy the view of the sunrise, spend some time taking snaps, and then get back to the lodge at Ghorepani. From here we walk east, passing Deurali pass and Ban Thanti, towards Thulo Odar Kharka through rhododendron forests. A steep descent and a short climb from here will finally take us to Tadapani. The night will be spent at a lodge in Tadapani.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Magnificent view of the sunrise, close up view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range with 20 other highest peaks of the world from Poon Hill, distant view of the Mustang, and Pokhara from Ghorepani, Deurali Pass, rhododendron forest and several waterfalls on the way to Tadapani.)

Day 7: Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,364ft)

Today is the fourth day of the trek and our destination is Ghandruk – a Gurung village situated at an altitude of 1,940m. The trail descends through the forest of Oak and Rhododendron. We can enjoy varieties of chirping birds en route. On reaching Ghandruk we rest for some time and then we set off to explore the village, handicraft center as well as Gurung museum. In the evening, on request, the Gurung Cultural Program can also be organized. The night will be spent at a lodge in world Ghandruk.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Rhododendron and Oak forest, easy trail, chirping birds, Ghandruk village- a large Gurung village listed in the heritage site featuring hotels and lodges, Gurung museum, a handicraft center, health post, temples, Gurung cultural program and a majestic view of Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna)

Day 8: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft)

Today is the last day of the trek in the Annapurna region. The walk begins from Ghandrunk and drops down to the Modi River crossing Imle, Chane, and Kimche. Then the trail along the Modi River will take us to Birethanti crossing Syauli Bazaar and Chimrung. On reaching Birethanti, we complete the check-out formalities at the ACAP office and then head towards Nayapul. On crossing the bridge, we reach Nayapul, where we catch a bus to Pokhara. After two hours, we finally reach Pokhara. The evening will be spent enjoying the lake area and other attractions of Pokhara. The night will be spent at a tourist standard hotel in Pokhara.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

(Highlights of the day: small settlements like Imle, Chane, and Kimche, Modi River, scenic drive to Pokhara, lakeside, nightlife, and other attractions of Pokhara.)

Day 9: Drive to Chitwan

Leaving Pokhara early in the morning, we head towards Chitwan in a comfortable tourist bus. The bus stops once for the breakfast and continues towards Chitwan, following the Prithvi Highway. After 4 hours of the scenic drive, we finally reach Chitwan located in the Narayani zone of Nepal.

 From the bus park, one of the company representatives will escort us to the tourist standard hotel booked for you in Chitwan. After a short trip briefing (by our nature guide) regarding the remaining trip, lunch will be served. After a short rest, we either walk or take an Ox ride to explore the Tharu villages and the museum. The evening will be spent enjoying the sunset view from the bank of the river and the cultural program at the hotel. The night will be spent at a hotel in Chitwan.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day:  Scenic drive from Pokhara to Chitwan, the sunset view from the bank of the river, Ox ride and the museum  visit, and the  lifestyle of the Tharu community, their cultural songs, and dances.)

Day 10: Explore day

Today is the most exciting day of the trip, as the day offers such a variety that you will hardly get time to get bored. We start the day with an elephant safari that will take us to the community forest in the Chitwan National Park. After one and a half hours of safari, we come back to the hotel for breakfast. The remaining day will be spent canoeing, Jungle walking, visiting the elephant breeding center, and enjoying the elephant bath. The night will be spent at a hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Jungle safari, Jungle walking, canoeing, visit elephant breeding center and the elephant bath)

Day 11: Bird watching trip and drive to Kathmandu

Today is the final day of the trip. Chitwan National Park is one of the best places to enjoy variety in terms of birds. Therefore, before breakfast, we take a short birdwatching trip to the Chitwan National Park. After the trip, we have our breakfast and then take a bus to Kathmandu.  After about 5 hours of scenic bus rides on the Prithvi Highway along the Trisuli River, we reach Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, you will be transported to your hotel from the bus stand, in a private vehicle. After a few hours of rest, we again meet in the evening to discuss your trip experience with the Amigo family. The night will be spent at a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Experience various species of birds in the Chitwan National Park, scenic bus ride from Chitwan to Pokhara.)

Day 12: Departure day

This day is the last day of your trip to Nepal with Amigo Treks and Expedition. If your flight is scheduled for early morning, then one of our company representatives will escort you to the airport as per your flight departure time. But, if the flight is scheduled for later in the evening, you can go shopping and collect a few mementos or simply hang around shopping areas in Kathmandu. However, if you are planning to spend some extra days in Nepal, Amigo Treks and Expedition can also make the arrangements for some other top adventurous activities that you can attend while you are in Nepal.

 

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