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15 Days Poon Hill with Annapurna Basecamp Trek

Background Annapurna Base camp is one of the famous and most visited basecamps of Nepal. This is because you can […]

USD 1165- $ 1460

  • trip code

    WT-CODE 799

  • group-size

    2 pax person

  • duration

    15 days/14 nights

  • country

    Nepal

  • maximum attitude

    4,130mm

  • fitness level

    Intermediate to difficult

  • start from

    Kathmandu

  • ends at

    Kathmandu

  • meal Accomodation

    Hotel, Tea houses

Background
Annapurna Base camp is one of the famous and most visited basecamps of Nepal. This is because you can see the whole Annapurna massif and neighboring peaks. Along with it, the sceneries and cultures is something to remember. Taking the Poon hill with Annapurna Basecamp trek involves observing the gorgeous display of frosty mountain peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and getting an opportunity to dive into the pristine culture that the Gurung and Thakali people follow. Take this trek if you want a perfect balance between nature and culture. 

The trip is 15 days long and you start at the Kathmandu where you visit some of the famous landmarks like the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Temple. Then you drive to Pokhara where you stay overnight. The drive goes along the beautiful Prithivi highway and it provides surreal views of Trishuli River and Marsayangdi. After visiting the major landmarks in Pokhara, you head to Nayapul via bus. From here, you officially start your trek. You trek to Tikhedhunga and then Ghorepani. These small settlements are filled with Gurung people and to reach here, it is mandatory to walk along with stone steps that traverse through forests. The following day, you shall proceed towards the famous vantage point at Poon Hill to observe picturesque views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna and the neighboring peaks. The view gets more amazing if you see it at sunrise, so you go there before dawn. After enjoying the view, you continue the trek to Tadapani, Chhomrong, and Dovan and finally reach Deurali. You stay at villages inhabited by ethnic people like Gurung of Chhomrong where you can enjoy their heart-warming hospitality and unique culture. Deurali is the final stop before you reach the basecamp. Initially, make your way to Machhapuchhre base camp and then walk on the snow-filled trails to finally reach the Annapurna Basecamp. You can see spectacular views of the southern slopes of Annapurna and the neighboring peaks. From the base camp, we head back to Bamboo and the descending trail takes us to Jhinu Danda where we can relax in the hot springs. Walk along the Modi Khola and finally arrive at Nayapul. Catch a bus that takes you to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu where this trip will end.

 

Providing quality services while you enjoy Nepal is the main motto of Miteri Nepal. With the best transportation and accommodation services to experienced guides and staffs, we make sure that you enjoy your stay to the fullest. Not only that, we provide quality services at unbeatable rates plus our itinerary is flexible so you can arrange it according to your will. 

 

Trip Facts 

Geography : Hilly and mountainous

Location : Kaski, Lamjung, Manang

Level of Difficulty : Intermediate to difficult

Duration of Trek : 15 days

Max Altitude           : 4,130 m

Religions : Buddhism

Ethnic People           : Gurung, Tamang, Magar

Accommodation : hotel, lodges, and camping

Transportation : bus and private vehicle

Minimum Pax           : 2

 

Trip highlights 

  • Trekking to the famous Annapurna Basecamp
  • Observing the panoramic views of the mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre
  • Discovering the unique cultures of ethnic people like Gurung and Magars 
  • Exploring the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m.)

    As per your schedule, you arrive at Kathmandu via the Tribhuvan International Airport. There, our company’s staff will welcome you warmly. Then, they accompany you to your designated hotel. At dinner, the staffs will welcome you and talk briefly about the trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Day 02: Full day cultural tours of Kathmandu valley.

    This day is separated for you to enjoy the diverse culture of Kathmandu Valley. The sightseeing tour will start after an early breakfast and the first stop is Boudhanath Stupa. After worshiping there, you visit another religious important landmark, the Pashupatinath Temple. Then you visit Kathmandu Durbar Square after exploring the temple. There, you have your lunch and explore the unique landmarks of the square. If you have time, you can even visit the Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Squares. Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara, Lake City. (820m.) 6-7hrs.

    After an early breakfast, you head to Pokhara via the Prithivi Highway. En route, you see beautiful sceneries of hills and the Trishuli River. You stop at Malekhu for lunch and stop at various places for snacks. By late afternoon, you reach Pokhara and you transfer to the hotel where you refresh. You shall then visit Phewa Lake and do boating there. You can also visit the Talbarahi Temple in Phewa Lake. Spend your evening by roaming around Lakeside. Overnight in Pokhara. 

  • Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1070m.) – 1 hr. drive. Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540M.) 3 hrs. 

    After breakfast, you hop onto a bus that leads to Nayapul. From there, you start your trek to Tikhedhunga. The trail goes along the banks of the Modi River and you can see mules and bamboo forests along the way. You come across a waterfall where you can swim if you want. As you arrive in Nayapul, collect your stuff and commence the trek to Tikhedhunga. The trails see a steep climb through stone stairs. Rest for a while in Hille before finally stopping at Tikhedhunga. Overnight in Tikhedhunga.

  • Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,850m.) 7 hrs.

    After an early breakfast, you walk the trail that goes along the Tikhedhunga River and crosses the river via a suspension bridge. Then you walk the staircase, which is believed to have more than 3,000 steps, that takes you to Ulleri, which is inhabited by Magars. The trail continues through rhododendron forests and you reach Nangethanti. From there, you reach Ghorepani in an hour. Ghorepani is the final resting point before summiting the poon hill. This village is inhabited by Gurung. Overnight in Ghorepani.

  • Day 06: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m.) and trek to Tadapani (2610m.) 5 hrs.

    Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m.) 5 hrs.

    Poon Hill is known for providing scenic views of the Himalayas and the best time to see it is during sunrise. So, before dawn, you hike to Poon Hill. From there, you can see Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Gangapurna and other neighboring peaks. After seeing the amazing view, you descend for breakfast and then head towards Tadapani through dense rhododendron forests. Tadapani is a small settlement that is inhabited by people of the Gurung community. Overnight in Tadapani.

  • Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m.) 5 hrs.

    You start your trek after breakfast. The destination is Chhomrong and today you will walk through rhododendron forests. The trail descends to Kimrong Valley from where you can see the magnificent Machhapuchhre. A short climb from the valley leads you to Chhomrong, the gateway to Annapurna Basecamp. This village is inhabited by Gurung and there are many lodges and teahouses here. Overnight in Chhomrong.

  • Day 08: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2600m.) 6 hrs. 

    After breakfast, you descend to Chhomrong Khola through stairs and cross the river via a suspension bridge. Then you start to walk uphill and reach Kuldi where you have your lunch. After resting a while, you continue the trek by descending through bamboo and rhododendron forests and reach Bamboo village. After crossing the village, you reach Dovan. Overnight in Dovan.

  • Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3200m.) 4 hrs.

    Today, after breakfast you walk the narrow trail along Modi Khola that goes through the foothills of Machhapuchhre. En route, you can see other mountains like Annapurna and Hiunchuli. This region is called Annapurna Sanctuary because the Annapurna massif surrounds it. You walk through glaciers, moraines and then reach Deurali for overnight stay. You can do a short trek to Machhapuchhre Basecamp and explore the area. Overnight in Deurali.

  • Day 10: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna base camp (4130m.) 4 hrs.

    You start your trek after breakfast and descend to a small ridge that leads you to Annapurna Basecamp. Some parts of the trail get difficult and narrow. You can see amazing views of fertile agricultural lands and the mountains ranges. You reach the basecamp located at the foothill of the south slope of Annapurna. From the basecamp, you can see the entire Annapurna massif. Overnight in Annapurna Base Camp.

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    Day 11: Trek back from Annapurna base camp to Bamboo (2310m.) 5-6 hrs. 

    You wake up early in the morning to witness the splendid sunrise on the mountains. Then, you have your breakfast and descend to Bamboo via the route you came up. Enjoy the amazing views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri while you descend. You have lunch at Dovan and after resting for a while, continue the trek. Walking past rhododendron and bamboo forests, you reach Bamboo again. Overnight in Bamboo.

  • Day 12: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda. Natural hot spring. (1780m.) 5 hrs.

    After breakfast, you walk uphill to Kuldi and the trail gets flat till you reach Sinuwa. Then you descend to Chhomrong Khola. En route, you can see magnificent views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You reach Chhomrong village where you have your lunch. About an hour walk, you reach Jhinu Danda, which is famous for its natural hot springs. Dissolve all your fatigue at the hot springs. Overnight stay. 

  • Day 13: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul 6hrs. And drive to Pokhara. 1hrs.

    You have an early breakfast and hit the trail for the last time. Enjoy the scenic views of farmlands and terraced farms with the mountains in the backdrop. You descend to the banks of the Modi Khola and reach Syauli Bazzar to have your lunch. After resting for a while, you reach Birethanti and from there the next stop is Nayapul. You drive back to Pokhara from here. Overnight in Pokhara.

  • Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu. Farewell dinner

    After the tiring trek, it’s time to head back to Kathmandu. You have your breakfast and board the bus heading to Kathmandu. By afternoon, you reach your hotel and if you want, you can explore the city or go shopping on your own after refreshing. Then you join the team for a farewell dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Day 15: Departure to international airport for your final flight.

    Today is your last day in Nepal. Before you depart, we would like to know your feedback on the trip and our management as well. Our staffs will make sure that you reach the airport on time as per your scheduled flight. We hope to see you again and wish you a safe flight.

whats included

    • Accommodation on twin sharing basis on BB Basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara Parts
    • Transportation from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmanu on Tourist sharing bus
    • All airport pick and drop by Car/Van/Jeep /Coach and Bus as per group size
    • All breakfast /Lunch and Dinner during Trek
    • Annapurna conservation Area  Permits
    • Experience Licence Holder Trekking Guide and his wages and Insurances
    • Arrangement of rescue evocation(Paid by your travel insurance )
    • Minor first aid
    • A duffel bags to carry
    • TIMS Card
    • All necessary Entrance fee
    • All Entrance fess Government Tax  & Vat

whats Excluded

    • Insurance of any kind such as Medical and Travel
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara Parts
    • STD/ISTD/Recharge/Sim Card/Battery Charge  /Laundry /Beverages etc
    • Porter to carry a luggage
    •  Tips to Guide and Driver
    • Cost raise due to natural / Political disturbances /Physical illness
    • Emergency medicine bills and hospital bills
    • Cost which are not mentioned in above .

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