Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari, Rafting and 5 star accommodation in cities

Trip Highlights

  • Entry-level easy trek in the majestic Himalaya Annapurna's foothill
  • Mesmerizing Sunrise and mountain view  from Poonhill
  • Guided city tours to world famous Pashupatinath, Buddhanath, Swaymbhunath (Monkey Temple) and Patan Durbar Square in Kathmandu valley.
  • Explore the wonderful lakes, caves and temples of Pokhara with a professional guide.
  • Wildlife Activities in Chitwan National Park  (Jungle walk, Elephant safari, canoeing, Tharu cultural show,  visiting elephant breeding center, birds watching).
  • White Water Rafting in Trishuli River
  • Yoga and meditation 
  • Accommodation in 5star hotels in cities and standard lodges while trekking

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari and Rafting is a special trip that not only satisfies your eyes with the stunning beauty of nature but also excites your heart while traveling along the vibrant Himalayas. It is an easy grade trip, thus a vast range of travelers can enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the majestic Annapurna. You will also experience White Water Rafting in Trishuli River where you will have heavenly pleasure with the freshwater river and Wildlife activities in Chitwan National Park is included in this package where you can enjoy the sight of rare wild lives at their natural habitat. Also, you will have a guided tour of the three most famous cities of Nepal: Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan.  We offer 5-star luxury accommodation in cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan. 

This trip begins from Kathmandu with a drive to Benighat/Charaudi from where we begin rafting. Actually, we are going to experience Trishuli River Rafting. We experience the thrills of white water river rafting for 4-5 hours and spend the night at a riverside beach resort. The next day, we drive for Chitwan. Now, we begin to experience Chitwan activities like Tharu Cultural Show, Canoeing, Bird Watching, Jungle Walk, Jeep Safari and visit Crocodile and elephant breeding center.

After spending two nights in Chitwan, we drive to Pokhara. Further, we drive to  Nayapool and begin trekking to Poonhill after following the beautiful mountains through charming ethnic villages, rhododendron forests full of birds, freshwater rivers, stone-paved ways, suspension bridges and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the beautiful Annapurna's. While trekking, you'll get the nice and cozy feelings at the pretty neat and well-managed family guest house. Your accent to Ponhill in the early morning offers magnificent sunrise and Annapurna Massif. You will also capture some part of Dhaulagiri on a distant horizon. Ghorepani, Poonhill, Tadapani, Ghandruk are the best places to visit and experience local people's culture. You will have your accommodation in the well-reputed 5 star hotels in cities. This is one of the most famous travel packages of Nepal that includes an entry-level trek in Annapurna with  Nepal Tour, rafting and Jungle Activities. You will begin and end the trip in Kathmandu. 

In this trip, you'll have experience of all types of accommodation in Nepal from the standard family house while trekking and the luxury 5-star accommodation in the cities. Besides, we also offer half an hour massage at the end of the trip. 

If you are looking for other similar trips in the same region of Nepal, we also offer Luxury Nepal tour with Dhampus Sarangkot TrekGhorepani Poonhill Trek, Poon Hill Sunrise Trek and Luxury Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari. 

Trip Facts

  • Trip CodeLHN36
  • Duration14 Days
  • Pricefrom US$999 / person
  • GradeModerate
  • DestinationNepal
  • Min Pax02-15 pax
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Outline Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu and Pre-trip meeting.

After arriving in Kathmandu, a representative from Luxury Holidays Nepal will pick up from the airport and take to your hotel. In the afternoon, you may take a rest or visit Luxury Holidays Nepal’s office. At evening, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your tour and trekking guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trip. This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip. For the meeting, please make sure you bring your passport, three copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting. After the pre-trip meeting, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Luxury Holidays Nepal. For dinner, you will be served authentic Nepalese cuisine, which will introduce you to the country’s food culture. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: Gokarna Forest Resort or Soltee Crowne Plaza
  • Max. Altitude: 1300 m/4265 ft
  • Meals: Welcome Dinner Included

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What's Included

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private luxury vehicle
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley with a private luxury vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in Five-star hotel (Soltee Crowne Plaza or Gokarna Forest Resort) including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation in Pokhara in Five-star category hotel (Pokhara Grande or Athiti Resort) including breakfast as per the above itinerary on a twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation in Chitwan in Five-star category hotel (Greenpark Resort or similar) including breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation in Rafting in standard Resort (Dalima Resort or similar category) including breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Half hour massage and dinner for last night at 5-star Hotel. 
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • All the rafting equipment’s i.e. boat, lifejacket, paddles, waterproof bag etc. is provided.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits, TIMS permit and monument entrance fees
  • Luxurious transportation from Kathmandu-Rafting-Chitwan- Pokhara-Kathmandu and by private vehicle Pokhara to the trek starting point and ending point to Pokhara.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Luxury Holidays Nepal's sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps - if necessary.
  • Welcome dinner with cultural program.
  • All government taxes and official expenses.

What's Excluded

Trip Map

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari, Rafting and 5 star accommodation in cities Trip Map

Cost included

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private luxury vehicle
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley with a private luxury vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in Five-star hotel (Soltee Crowne Plaza or Gokarna Forest Resort) including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation in Pokhara in Five-star category hotel (Pokhara Grande or Athiti Resort) including breakfast as per the above itinerary on a twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation in Chitwan in Five-star category hotel (Greenpark Resort or similar) including breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation in Rafting in standard Resort (Dalima Resort or similar category) including breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Half hour massage and dinner for last night at 5-star Hotel. 
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • All the rafting equipment’s i.e. boat, lifejacket, paddles, waterproof bag etc. is provided.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits, TIMS permit and monument entrance fees
  • Luxurious transportation from Kathmandu-Rafting-Chitwan- Pokhara-Kathmandu and by private vehicle Pokhara to the trek starting point and ending point to Pokhara.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Luxury Holidays Nepal's sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps - if necessary.
  • Welcome dinner with cultural program.
  • All government taxes and official expenses.

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Departure Detail

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
18 December, 2019 31 December, 2019 Us $999 Available

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Rated 5 based on 3 reviews

An amazing adventure with lifetime memories

An amazing adventure with lifetime memories

Rating:  

We just returned from our 14 days trip. LHN are the best and we felt safe while travelling to Nepal with them and looked after us the whole time.  And a big thanks to our lovely guide Bikash and our funny porters who made our trek absolutely amazing. If I have to recommend any Company for booking a trip to Nepal I would definitely look no further than LHN, they are fantastic…..

, Australia

14 Day Annapurna Trek with Rafting and Chitwan Safari. Wonderful country. Wonderful people!

14 Day Annapurna Trek with Rafting and Chitwan Safari. Wonderful country. Wonderful people!

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My friend and I did the 14 days Nepal trip with Luxury Holidays Nepal and we had such a beautiful and authentic experience. We were the only two people in our group so we got our lovely guide all to ourselves. Being very inexperienced trekkers, he helped us along when we needed it and always told us what was ahead so we knew what was coming. He was able to offer so much local knowledge and his English was fantastic - he even taught us some Nepalese! We encountered some bad weather near the end of our tour and the team at LHN were happy to accommodate our wishes to stay longer at Pokhara for no additional cost. Being two women traveling alone, I always felt safe with our guide and porter and their knowledge of the landscape and the guesthouses and towns. With their knowledge, we were able to craft a holiday that was unique and meaningful. Highly recommend Krishna as a guide and the whole team at LHN were great both before and during our tour.

, Canada

Beautiful Trial to Ghorepani and Poonhill

Beautiful Trial to Ghorepani and Poonhill

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We had a trip of 14 days with Jungle Safari and Rafting. Our guide Ram was perfect and the trek was very wonderful. Our guide was flexible and ready to answer our question anytime. He took care of us a lot and also our porters and make sure everyone is fit and fine. And also a huge thanks to Luxury Holidays Nepal!!

, New Zealand

Accommodation
Luxury Holidays Nepal provides you 5 star hotel in Kathmandu, 4 star hotel in Chitwan, 5 star hotel in Pokhara and standard Teahouse/Lodge throughout the journey. Teahouse and lodge have the rooms with just the basics, normally with a bed, blanket and pillows. We will provide you and your group at the lodge which is locally available every day. In Kathmandu(Hotel Gokarna Forest Resort or Similar category), in Chitwan (Hotel Green Park or similar category) and in Pokhara (Hotel Pokhara Grande or similar category).

Luggage:
Throughout the trip of Mountain Trekking, your luggage are carried and moved by the porters. You should carry the water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc. Your main luggage will be your trekking bag and you can carry a small lockable bag which will provide safety. You are provided with a free locker room in the hotel of Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 20kg and for more weight, you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.

Transportation on Journey
Luxury Holidays Nepal will offer you private luxury vehicle for airport transferal, sightseeing and Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara and Luxurious tourist bus for Kathmandu-Rafting-Chitwan-Pokhara-Kathmandu.

Group Leader during the journey: 
Luxury Holidays Nepal will facilitate you with the trained travelling guide in your group. There will be single porter for a couple of people.

Payment of the Due Balance:
The rest amount of your trip can be paid in our office after your arrival or via online payment before your arrival in Nepal (Online payment). If you choose to settle your holiday balance by credit card a handling charge of 4% on the outstanding balance is made. There is no handling charge for payment by bank transfer.

Communication during Journey: 
Ghorepani Poonhill trek is an easy level trek so you can find the telephone and internet facilities in most of the place.

Vouchers:
If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).

Visa:
You can get a visa in Kathmandu airport upon arrival for $25 USD (or equivalent in other major currencies) for a 15 days visa or $40 USD for a 30 days visa. Please bring 2 photos for the visa. Expect to have some waiting time in the queue for obtaining your visa. You can also get your visa prior to coming on the tour by contacting your closest Nepali embassy. (Nepal Visa Info)

Booking your international flight:
If you don't have a regular travel agent then you can check for international flight options at one of these sites.
makemytrip.comwww.kayak.comwww.vayama.com
They usually have good offers.
For more details: (See the international flights page)

When and where should you arrive?
Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends on after the scheduled trip after breakfast.

You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Luxury Holidays Nepal" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel. 
If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting at booking@luxuryholidaynepal.com
After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.

Currencies are accepted in Nepal: 
Some major currencies (USD, AUD, and EURO) are accepted for both visa and in general. There are plenty of ATM's in Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.

Health Issues:
The altitude sickness will get from 3000 meters.  Normally below three 3000 meters will not have altitude related problems usually for people for stable health. But above it can cause altitude-related sickness. If you have a health condition which might cause problems, please consult a doctor about the advisability of doing the trek. For Your information, your traveling guide will also have pills for Altitude Sickness and other basic medicine. We recommend you to take pills for diarrhea, cold, fever and nausea.

Insurance/Evacuation:
We do not hope that there may arise any serious problem for you in your journey, but if you get caught by serious illness then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. But you will be responsible for all the expenses that take place in the evacuation process. So, it is good for you to have insurance which will cover your cost. Be Insured. (See the travel insurance page)

Mount Everest:
If you want to see a close view of Mt. Everest and Himalayan peaks, we can arrange mountain flights. You can contact booking@luxuryholidaynepal.com to book. To know more about Mount Everest Scenic Flight by plane, please click here and Everest Scenic Flight by Helicopter click here.

Trip Extensions/ Add on trips
If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to IndiaBhutan and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal like Everest TrekAnnapurna Basecamp TrekLangtang TrekManaslu TrekBunjee JumpingRaftingPeak ClimbingTours, etc.

Tips:
A general rule of thumb for tipping is to USD 40 to USD 70 per Traveler, depending on the length of the trek. Porters do appreciate a personal tip, although it is not uncommon for the Guide and his Porters to pool the tips they have collected before splitting it amongst themselves, with the Guide is getting a little more for overseeing the welfare and safety of both the Travelers and Porters as a whole. That said, this is just a guide and you may tip however much you think is appropriate for the services rendered which made your trip a memorable one.

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During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect.

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