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Mountain Sunrise Tour

Country: Nepal
City: Kathmandu
Duration: 12 Day(s) - 11 Night(s)
Tour Category: Educational Tour
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

This tour is also called Ghorepani Educational Trek comparatively easy walk winding through villages and rhododendron forests beneath the majestic Himalayan scenery. This is the best holiday destination for School and College Student. This tour is colorful short venture trips around every corner exciting glimpses of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be exposed to you reach the highest points of your trek Poon Hill (3210m) offers the best mountain vista.

This trekking reveals some of the best views considered by many as the best viewpoint in the Annapurna region. Enjoy trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Magars and Gurungs community. Mostly the trail goes through incredible dense rhododendron forests, full of birds, playful Langur (black-faced monkey), and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurna Region, with the picturesque fluted peak of Machhapuchhare (6993m) or Fishtail dominating the skyline. While you will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain escapes on Earth.

At the climax of this trek, the sun touches the snow-capped summits of the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a network of other peaks, slowly begin to appear like magic before our eyes. A rewarding educational tour trail of Ghorepani Poon Hill leads you through the colorful orchids and clear views of the splendid mountains that can be enjoyed by every traveler, who loves the nature and beautiful landscape. This trip inspiring for the student to learn about how to preserve nature, tourism promoting, how to make a sustainable tourism sector, etc.

This tour access of the least amount of time, which begins from either Phendi or Nayapull can be reached after a short drive from Pokhara. You can’t imagine the magnificence of the sunrise splendid from Poon Hill that you will witness from here, which illuminates the peaks of the entire range, leaving you enthralled, which may you inspiring for the arts. The additional presence of rice terraces completes the picture making it a photographer's paradise. This Tour is considered to be the best introduction to trekking with some spectacular views.

TRIP FACTS:

Activities: Trekking & walking, Sightseeing, Cultural Tour

Difficulty: Easy

Max Elevation: 3210m Poon Hill

Trek/Tour Style: Teahouse

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara / Lodge in Trekking

Meals: Full board on trek & Breakfast Kathmandu/ Pokhara

Operation: Hotel/Lodge

Transportation: Comfortable private vehicle/ Tourist bus

Best Season: Sept - Nov & Mar-May

Trip Length: 12 days

DETAIL ITINERARY:

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT KATHMANDU (1350m):

Upon arrival at the international airport meet assist and transfer to the Hotel take rest and free in the afternoon. Overnight at Hotel Premium.

DAY 02: FULL DAY GUIDED SIGHTSEEING TOUR IN KATHMANDU VALLEY:

Our tour guide will lead you to explore around Kathmandu valley for sightseeing. Have explored historical and spiritual attractions; including the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square; the House of Living Goddess “Kumari” and Kasthamandup temple” Said that was built from a single tree in the 16th century, Big bell-Big drams, Erotic carving in an old temple, the old palace, etc., Bouddhanath; one of the largest Stupas in Nepal, Swayambhunath; situated on top of the hill knows as the Monkey Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist Stupa in the world, which has been registered in UNESCO heritage site.

Pasupatinath; Hindus holy place, Sadhus and pilgrims bathing at occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the Ghats, located on the holy Bagmati river. Finally, we have sightseeing beautiful Patan Durbar squares; the Krisna Temple has built just by stone with incredible crafts, Patan king’s palace, Golden temple, and much more. It is very famous for woodcarving, Metalworks, Temples, and Monasteries. If we have time there are still more remark sites; one of the oldest cities in Kathmandu valley “Bhaktapur” is known as Living Museum. Where, an old brick paved enclave of old Royal palace, Nyathapola Temple, Datatriya temple exquisite artwork offers a picture of the grandeur of medieval Nepal. After these activates back to the hotel and pre-prier for the treks. Stay overnight at the hotel. Please, check your insurance details and have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you. Overnight at Hotel Premium.

DAY 04: KATHMANDU DRIVE TO POKHARA 6-7 HRS:

Our team leader will come to the hotel to pick you. We will come to the hotel in the morning at 6: 00 to pick you with private transport to leave for Pokhara (200 km) and will take us about 6 to 7 hours of scenic journey. Along the journey, you will witness some stunning scenery of snow-capped mountains, green hills, rivers in rafting, and villages. Pokhara is a beautiful valley, with panoramic views of Annapurna, Machapuchare (shape of fishtail), Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu. The town of Pokhara is set on the banks of Phewa Lake. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu providing the perfect starting point for our trek. Overnight at hotel Confidential.

DAY 04: DRIVE TO NAYAPUL (1010m) 1 HRS 45 MIUTES AND TREK UPTO TIKHEDHUNGA (1570 M) 3-4 HRS:

The first-day trek start at Nayapull after 1 and half hour driving by private vehicle from Pokhara. After 20 minutes short walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1015m) a large village that has many shops and teahouses inhabitance of Gurung, Magar, and Thakali. Then, the trail continues following the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola through villages and climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille (1495m) and after the short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga (1570m). Today’s walk offers a short and comparatively easy day, during the journey allowing getting used to the experience of trekking in Nepal. Overnight at tea house.

DAY 05: TREK TO GHOREPANI (2840m) - 5-6 HRS:

After breakfast, we begin our journey with a steep climb to the large Magar village at Ulleri (2070m) after they crossed the bridge. Then the trail leads us to continue to ascend more gently, through dense forests of oak and rhododendrons towards Banthanti (2250m). Occasionally, we can see Lonmgur (long tail black mouth Monkey) jumping on the tree. Then we trek towards Nangethanti (2460m), after an hour's walk we arrive at Ghorepani (2840m). Stay overnight at the lodge.

DAY 06: EARLY MORNING HIKE TO POON HILL (3210M) AND TREK UPTO TADAPANI (2520M) 4-5 HRS:

We will hike about 45 minutes to Poon Hill (3210m) early in the morning; this viewpoint provides an unobstructed beautiful sunrise over the high Himalayas with panoramic view giants Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna (8,091m), Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, South Annapurna, etc. along with a network of other peaks, slowly begin to appear like magic before our eyes. We come back to Ghorepani for a hot breakfast, and start walking to Tadapani, the trail climbs along ridges with pine and rhododendron forests to the Deurali and then descent it through the beautiful waterfall, stream, and dense forest to the Banthati. The stream has some clear pools alongside the trail and finally climbs up to the final destination Tadapani, meaning ‘far water’ and the water supply for this village is a long distance below.

DAY 07: TREK TO GHANDRUK (1950m) 3-4 HRS:

Today is an easier day, so after a late weak-up breakfast, we will descend steeply through dense forests with a breathtaking panorama view to the Ghaundrung village, the inhabitance of Gurung people. But if you are wake up early in the morning, offers excellent sunrise with mountains changeable face from your Tadapani. We will overnight here so have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office, museum, and picturesque ancient Gurung village, the second-largest Gurung settlement in Nepal.

DAY 08: TREK DOWN TO NAYAPULL (1010m) ABOUT 3 HRS AND DRIVE BACK TO POKHARA (950M) ABOUT 1 HRS 45 MINUTES:

Today is our last day of trekking; we complete our trek in Nayapull at an elevation of 1010 meters, short and easy walking through the terraces hill settlement. Then drive 1 and a half-hour by private vehicle followed by a ride back to Pokhara, a peaceful lakeside city harboring a unique setting of tropical climate and vegetation with the dramatic backdrop of the Himalayas. Stay overnight at Pokhara Hotel.

DAY 09: EXPLORE AROUND POKHARA VALLEY:

After breakfast, we will start a sightseeing tour around Pokhara valley. The worth-able places, Fewa Lake, Bagnes Lake, Devi’s waterfall, Bisw Shanti Stupa (Worlde Peace stupa ), International Mountaineering Museum, Tibetan refugee settlement, and Gupteshower cave. We will relax rest of the day in Hotel or the Shopping around. Overnight at hotel Confidential.

DAY 10: DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU 6-7 HRS DRIVE:

We will be ready at 6:00 morning in the hotel lobby with having your breakfast or advice as to your trekking guide or you’re wise. We will drive back to Kathmandu through the road passing terraces, streams, rivers, local settlements, high hills, and along the riverside. It takes about 7 hours (conditional) to reach your hotel in Kathmandu. If you are interested to fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu with the extra cost of the fly ticket, please request Nepal Mother House Trekking to book your flight ticket. It takes about 30 minutes with having the spectacular Himalayas, high hills, terraces, local settlements, and forests view from the plane. Overnight at Hotel Premium.

DAY 11: FAREWELL PROGRAM AND RELAX (1,350m):

On this pleasant day, you may have a full day at leisure either relax at the hotel or explore the around Thamel. Today is a day of ending your journey, so we would like to offer you farewell dinner in a Nepali typical Restaurant and hand over your Trip Certificate for the memory of the Nepal trip. Overnight at hotel Premium.

DAY 12: FINAL DEPARTURE:

Today is free or last-minute shopping for souvenirs or gifts to your family, friends, or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination, taking with you the memory of a lifetime.

PRICE INCLUSIONS:

ACCOMMODATION:

4 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu

3 Nights Hotel in Pokhara

4 Night at Normal Tea House in trekking

TRANSPORTATION:

Arrival transfer

1 full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley

Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight for guest

Kathmandu to Pokhara with Normal tourist bus for Nepali staff

Pokhara to the trekking starting point

Trekking ending point to Pokhara

Half-day at Pokhara

Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight for guest

Pokhara to Kathmandu with Normal Tourist Bus for Nepali staff

TREKKING:

English speaking friendly Guide

Helpful Strong Potter

Their Lodging & food service

Insurance for Nepali Staff

Warm Sleeping Bag

Warm Down Jacket

Trekking permit: ACAP permit & TIMS CARD

Medical Kit Bag during the trek

SIGHTSEEING:

English Speaking City Tour guide

All entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu valley & Pokhara

MEAL:

11 BREAKFAST

05 LUNCH INCLUDING TREKKING

04 DINNER INCLUDING TREKKING & 2 DINNER INCLUDING WELCOME & FAREWELL

All government taxes

PRICE EXCLUSIONS:

International flight ticket

Cold drinks; coke, Fanta, sprite, and mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, beer, and bar bills.

Tips for guide and potters.

Travel and Rescue Insurance.

Souvenir or other expenses during the trekking.

Personal mountaineering gears.

Optional trips and sightseeing if extend.

Please contact us for group price.

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