Luxury Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari

Trip Highlights

  • Entry-Easy level trek in the majestic Himalaya Annapurna's foothill
  • Share the inspiring knowledge with Nepalese people.
  • Excellent sunrise and mountain views from Poon Hill
  • Walking through colourful rhododendron forests
  • Spectacular Annapurna Himalayan range throughout the trekking
  • 5* Stay in Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara
  • Sightseeing of World heritage sites in Kathmandu and explore  Pokhara Valley
  • Chitwan National Park Activities (Jeep or Elephant safari, jungle walk, canoeing, bird and crocodile watching)

Luxury Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari offers you the blended flavor of trekking and tour. Initially, exploration of Kathmandu valley provides an opportuntiy of being familiar with age-old tradition, civilization, religion and history. Next, we drive to Pokhara, a beautiful and serene city in the heart of Annapurna Himalayas. Our further drive to Nayapool lets us begin our trekking in the mountain via picturesque settlements and lush forest. Enjoying rhythemic waterfalls, lush rhododendron, meeting and interacting with friendly ethnic people, we get to Ghorepani. We climb Poonhill from Ghorepani early in the morning which offers us mesmerizing sunrise and mountain views including Annapurna Massif, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Dhaulagiri. Further, our trek via Tadapani and Ghandruk finally takes us to Pokhara. Then, we explore Pokhara visiting Phewa Lake, Davi's Fall, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave, Talbarahi Temple and also enjoy Boating at Phewa Lake. 

After a full day sightseeing in Pokhara, we drive to Chitwan. Chitwan National Park is abode to hundreds of species of flora and faunas. Jeep or Elephant safari, jungle walk, canoeing, bird and crocodile watching, Tharu Cultural show are the major attractions of Chitwan. At the end, we drive to Kathmandu to end our Luxury Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari. Luxury Holidays Nepal offers you 5* Stay in Kathmandu, Chitwan and Pokhara and best quality local lodges in the mountain during the trekking days. 

  

Trip Facts

  • Trip CodeLHN81
  • Duration12 Days
  • Pricefrom US$1849 / person
  • GradeModerate
  • DestinationNepal
  • Min Pax02-15 pax
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Outline Itinerary

01 Days Arrival in Kathmandu airport 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.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Yak and Yeti or Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee
  • 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 private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in 5 star hotel (Hotel Yak and Yeti or Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee) including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation Pokhara in 5 star category hotel (Pokhara Grande or Similar Category) including breakfast as per the above itinerary on a twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation Chitwan in 5 star category hotel (Green Park Resort or Similar Category) including breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits, TIMS and monument fee.
  • Flight Ticket from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Luxurious transportation from Pokhara-Chitwan-Kathmandu and by private vehicle Pokhara to 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.
  • Half hour massage and dinner for last night at 5 star Hotel. 
  • All government taxes and official expenses.
  • International airfare(See the international flights page)
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (See the Visa & Entry Procedure of Nepal page)
  • Travel insurance(See the travel insurance page.)
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu, Pokhara and trekking days (Meal costs about 4 -8 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic Drinks.
  • Paragliding and flight ticket Chitwan-Katmandu
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).

Trip Map

Luxury Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Jungle Safari Trip Map

Cost included

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private luxury vehicle
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley with private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in 5 star hotel (Hotel Yak and Yeti or Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee) including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation Pokhara in 5 star category hotel (Pokhara Grande or Similar Category) including breakfast as per the above itinerary on a twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation Chitwan in 5 star category hotel (Green Park Resort or Similar Category) including breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits, TIMS and monument fee.
  • Flight Ticket from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Luxurious transportation from Pokhara-Chitwan-Kathmandu and by private vehicle Pokhara to 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.
  • Half hour massage and dinner for last night at 5 star Hotel. 
  • All government taxes and official expenses.

Cost Exclude

  • International airfare(See the international flights page)
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (See the Visa & Entry Procedure of Nepal page)
  • Travel insurance(See the travel insurance page.)
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu, Pokhara and trekking days (Meal costs about 4 -8 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic Drinks.
  • Paragliding and flight ticket Chitwan-Katmandu
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).

Departure Detail

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
04 May, 2019 15 May, 2019 USD $1849 Available
18 May, 2019 29 May, 2019 USD $1849 Available
04 June, 2019 15 June, 2019 USD $1849 Available
18 June, 2019 29 June, 2019 USD $1849 Available
04 July, 2019 15 July, 2019 USD $1849 Available
18 July, 2019 29 July, 2019 USD $1849 Available
04 August, 2019 15 August, 2019 USD $1849 Available
18 August, 2019 29 August, 2019 USD $1849 Available
04 September, 2019 15 September, 2019 USD $1849 Available
18 September, 2019 29 September, 2019 USD $1849 Available
04 October, 2019 15 October, 2019 USD $1849 Available
18 October, 2019 29 October, 2019 USD $1849 Available
04 November, 2019 15 November, 2019 USD $1849 Available
18 November, 2019 29 November, 2019 USD $1849 Available
04 December, 2019 15 December, 2019 USD $1849 Available
18 December, 2019 29 December, 2019 USD $1849 Available

Accommodation:
Luxury Holidays Nepal provides you 5 star hotel in Kathmandu, in Chitwan, in Pokhara and best 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. Accommodation in 5 stars hotel Kathmandu (Hotel Yak and Yeti or Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee), Chitwan (Green Park Resort or Similar Category) and In Pokhara (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, Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara and Pokhara-Chitwan-Kathmandu. Flight ticket for Kathmandu-Pokhara

Group Leader during the journey: 
Luxury Holidays Nepal will facilitate you with the trained travelling guide in your group. There will be a 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 (See The Voucher Redemption page).

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. (See the 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 luxuryholidaysnepal@gmail.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)

Trip Extensions
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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