Fact Information

Duration
14 Days
Destination
Nepal
Difficulty
luxurious
Food
BLD (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Accommodation
Hotel & Lodges
Transportation
Tourist Bus, Car, Jeep, Air-plane
Meals
BLD (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Max Person
25
Min Person
1
Maximum altitude
3,210m, (10,531ft)
Best season
Autumn, Spring & winter
Caravan route
Pokhora, Nayapul, Ghorepani-Poonhill, Ghandrung, Sarangkot & Chitwan

About Trip

“An easily accessible and fascinating trip destination for all aged adventurers and typical Nature, Culture viewer,  trekkers, hikers or multi adventure seekers throughout the world not only  for observing breathtaking panoramic mountain views with sun rise  but also exploring the famous Gorkha army, Gurug and Magar’s  unique culture, the rich variety of flora and fauna to rejoice the life.”

During this trek, you can discover the particularities of everyday lifestyles of each village and crossed the customs of different ethnic groups of Gurung, Magar and Thakali. You will be welcomed there as friends or guests/ relatives in an authentic way. Moreover, the villages of Gandrung, Ghorepani and Tadapani give you an absolute overlook of amazing white glowing Himalayan scene of Annapurna, Manasalu, Nilgiris, Daulagiri, Annapurna south, Machepuchhere and stunning other mountains.

In quite a short duration of time, this circuit provides the best opportunities to discover the mountain Garden.

Introduction of the Trail:

The Ghorepani Poon  hill known as (Annapurna balcony) panorama trek is a very popular short trek into the beautiful Annapurna region. Ghorepani trek offers a perfect commune to witness the beauty of the glorious Annapurna region within a few days than other treks. The trail passes through green meadows, gorgeous valleys, dense mossy forests of pine, rhododendron and magnolia and the alluring glimpse of the high mountains. The whole of Ghorepani is densely forested with beautiful rhododendron trees and its beauty is multiplied when they bloom during spring. One of the highlights of the trek is to climb to the highest point on Poon - Hill 3,210 meters, (10,531ft), to inspect a dozen of Mountain View very close to our eyes, possibly the most spectacular mountain vista on earth. The sunrise, from the view point at Poonhill, over the majestic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range is known to be one of the most heart-touchy views on the earth. This is an easy trek that can be enjoyed by trekkers of all ages with no risk of altitude sickness. The splendid mountain vista, rich ethnic Gurung, Magar (specially poon) culture and diverse flora and fauna justify the popularity of Ghorepani Poon hill trek. Ghorepani Poonhill (Annapurna balcony) trekking can be enjoyed throughout the year except during Monsoon (July to August).

And Chitwan National Park formerly Royal Chitwan National Park is the first national park in Nepal. It was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. It covers an area of 932 km2 (360 sq mi) and is located in the subtropical Inner Terai lowlands of south-central Nepal in the Chitawan District. In altitude it ranges from about 100 meters (330ft), in the river valleys to 815 meters (2,674ft), in the Churia Hills Royal Chitwan National Park is a world heritage property, and it also contains a Ramsar Site – Beeshazari Tal in its buffer zone. The Royal Chitawan National Park has a history of over 3 decades in park management and a rich experience in resolving conflicts between the park and the people.

It is a rich natural area in the Terai, the subtropical southern part of Nepal. A total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and 126 species of fish have been recorded in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile.

Not demanding an age, money and long holiday for Himalaya trip, who are quest in multi typical adventure we offer you Ghorepani Poon – hill and Royal Chitawan National Park an astonishing tour, 14 days full packaging trip including Pokhara exhilarate stay.

Outlined Itinerary

Tentative Itinerary:

 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport [1,350m/4,429ft], transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley the world’s heritage sites..

Day 03: Drives to Pokahora [820m/2,690ft], 200km, 7hrs transfer to.

Day 04: Drive bus to Hille [1,220m/4,002ft], trek to Ulleri [1,960m/6,430ft], 7 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani [2,860m/ 9,383ft], 7 hours of walk.

Day 06: Hike to Poon-hill [3,210m/10,531ft] the Sunrise view, trek to Tadapani [2,630m/8,628ft].

Day 07: Trek to Ghandrung [1,940 meters/6,364ft], 6 hours of downhill trail.

Day 08: Journey towards to Sarangkot [1,552 meters/5,092ft]. 7hrs.

Day 09: Trek down to Lakeside Hotel [820 meters/2,690ft] 2 hours.

Day 10: Drive to Chitawan Chitrasari or Tadi.

Day 11: Entirely sightseeing.

Day 12: Half day for sightseeing and drive to Kathmandu Hotel.

Day 13: Spare Day, on this day you can shopping or free sightseeing.

Day 14: Departure for home.

Detailed Itinerary

Itinerary Details:

 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport 1,350 meters (4,429ft) transfer to hotel included breakfast service by tourist bus or in car:

Welcome to the land of white glowing mountains. While flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience as exotic panoramic view of snow-capped Langtang, Ganesh Himalaya ranges peaks before your landing In Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport. Then the representative from Himalayan Diamond Adventure will have reached there to welcome you. After landing your aircraft, we come to pick you up with our welcome greetings. Collecting your luggage, we drop you off to Hotel. You will have welcome dinner in Nepali cultural dance restaurant with your guide’s briefing about the day program tomorrow.  The hotel service includes bed and breakfast.

Day 02: Full day Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley the UNESCO world’s heritage sites. With proficient tour guide, private vehicle service:  

 Kathmandu, being a historical and cultural heart of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists, trekkers and adventure seekers. The city presents a wonderful mixture of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence in the Valley. Patan and Bhaktapur are its two major neighboring cities which bear immense historical, cultural and religious significance. There will be a half day guided tour to the famous & biggest Hindu shrine Pasupatinath temple, the largest Buddhist stupa in town Boudhanath, the 15th century palace of 55 windows Bhaktapur and Soyambhunath stupa. In the evening, a trip orientation meeting will be organized.

Day 03: A scenic bus journey to Pokahora  820 meters (2,690ft), 200km, 7hrs  transfer to Hotel included breakfast service:

Today we drive tourist bus 200km form Kathmandu to Pokhora 7 hours very scenic drive stunning mountain terrain view such as Ganesh Himalaya range, Bhauda Himal, Rani peak, group of Himalachuli, Ngadi chuli, Manasalu, Lamjung, Machhapuchhare, Annapur III, Annapurna II, Annapurna south and may others mountains and low land also rich for landscape, many cultivated the farmer’s farm lands, following down Trisuli river, Marsyangdi river, hydro powers, waterfalls, green hills etc. After transferring to Pokhora Hotel included breakfast service, we will visit International museum, lakeside free walk.

Day 04: Drive Jeep or tourist bus to Hille 1,220 meters (4,002ft), trek starts to Ulleri 1,960 meters (6,430ft), about 7 hour. Overnight at lodge:
After driving off 40 km, about 1 hour and 30 minutes to Nayapul, from Pokhora, our trek begins to Hile another 3 hour, from Nayapul bus stop. It is depend on client’s physical fitness, after walking along the off road towards trail crosses new bridge, Modi Khola, Birethanti teahouses. The trail passes through the local people’s inhabited settlements and farmer’s cultivated lands, such as rice field, potato, barley, maize and vegetables. The trail continuously passes along the off road following up the north bank of Bhurungdi khola and villages to Hile - Tikhedhungga, with beautiful landscape. After leaving Tikhedhunga the trail ascents along the steep stone staircase, to not yet reach Ulleri at 1,960 meters (6,430ft). We spend overnight at Lodge included, dinner and breakfast with hot drink service like a tea and coffee.

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani 2,860 metres (9,383ft), walk 7 hours through Oak, rhododendron green lust forest. Overnight at lodge:

Today we start our journey continue way up to Ghorepani the panoramic Poon Magar village Ghorepani Ghorepani is the most touristic place in this Annapurna panorama region. Leaving from Ulleri, our steps continue ascend more gentle up way, through  Poon Magar’s tea houses and green lush forests, such as oak, rhododendron and magnolia, towards Banthanti at 2,250 meters (7,381ft), thoroughly Nangethati 2,460 meters (8,070ft), and eventually reach to Ghorepani large Poon Magar inhabited settlement. Along the way we have a splendid landscape and magnificent view of Machhapuchhre Himal 6,993meters (22,943ft) . After continue walking off 7 hours we reach Ghorepani. We spend overnight at Lodge included Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drink service like tea and coffee.

Day 06: Hike to Poon - hill 3,210 meters (10,531ft) the Sunrise view, trek to Tadapani 2,630 meters (8,628ft), 7 hours of tranquil walk. Overnight lodge:

Today, we get up early in the morning for hiking to Poon - Hill 3,210 meters (10,531ft), the best panoramic view point. From an elevation 3,210 meters (10,531ft), we can have superb view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Annapurna Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, Tukuche peak, Nilgiri, Manasalu and others mountains view on a clear day. After scenic hike and captivating Mountain View, we descend back to Ghorepani lodge. After our as usual breakfast time, the day starts to walk. Today we move towards to Tadapani under the rhododendron, bamboo, oak and pine jungle with tranquility landscape. We spend overnight at Lodge included dinner and breakfast with hot drink service like a tea and coffee.

Day 07: Trek to Ghandrung 1,940 meters (6,364ft), 6 hours of downhill trail, under the rhododendron covered green lush forest. Overnight at lodge:

Leaving Tadapani, we descend more gently downhill throughout blooming rhododendron forests to Bhaisi kharka, it is perfect place for tea break. After refreshment we trek down to Ghandrunk Gorkha army Gurung’s village through jungle, where is large Gurung comunity, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal. They have own dialect, unique culture, costume, and lifestyle. This village is possibly the popular tourist destination that offers the beautiful mountain views and having easy connection with Pokhara or Kathmandu. Overnight at Lodge included Dinner and Breakfast with hot drink service like tea and coffee.

Day 08: Journey towards to Sarangkot 1,552 meters (5,092ft) drive to Nau danda and trek to Sarangkot, the bird’s eye view. Overnight at lodge:

Departure of  Ghandrung Gurung village we walk continue slightly downhill along the stone staircase to reach to Jeep station Kimche. Kimche is getting busier due to the vehicle station.  Today we drive up to Nau danda throughout the terraced rice fields, villages, Tikhedhungga, Nayapul. Driving off an hour and 30 minutes, we reach to Naudanda and then, trek starts continue to Sarangkot another 2 hours along the road. Sarangkot is a hillock. It offers a captivating surrounding mountains view and fascinating landscape of Pokhora valley. We spend overnight at guesthouse included dinner and breakfast service.

Day 09: Trek down to Lakeside Hotel 820 meters (2,690ft) 2 hours of down vertical way. Hotel included breakfast service:

After an outstanding circular mountains view we trek down to Pokhora valley with captivating lake’s view. After walking off 2 and half hours down vertical way to the lake we reach to Hotel. We stay in Hotel including breakfast service.

Day 10: Drive to Chitawan Chitrasari or Tadi where our company staffs will meet you and guide you to your destination:

Drive tourist bus from Pokhora to Chitwan, our staff will meet you at either Chitrasari or Tadi and accompany you to the resort where light refreshment awaits! A full briefing will be given to outline both the facilities and program for the duration of your trip, then your room will be allocated to you.
13.00 hrs: Lunch.
15.00 hrs: Village tour to a nearby ethnic Tharu village where you will learn more about the life and lifestyle of the Tharus. Visit to the National Park visitor's centre where you can learn more about the history of the National Park and about wildlife & Sun set view from the bank of Rapti River.
19.00 hrs: Tharu cultural dance performance (which you will also participate in) by the local villagers or slide show presentation that surrounds Chitwan.
20.00 hrs: Dinner.

Day 11: Entirely sightseeing Day:
06.00 hrs: Wake up call.
06.30 hrs: Breakfast.
07.00 hrs: Canoe ride along the Rapti River. An excellent opportunity for Bird Watching, for seeing the 2 rare species of crocodiles(the marsh mugger and fish eating gharial)and jungle walk on the way back where one can enjoy the elephant bathing.
13.00 hrs: Lunch.
15.00 hrs: Elephant Safari - An excellent opportunity to see four different kinds of deer, rhinoceros, boar, monkey, leopard, sloth bear and the royal Bengal tiger(If you are lucky). You will also encounter many other smaller mammals that have made Royal Chitwan National Park their home.
19.00 hrs: Tharu cultural dance presentation or slides show presentation.
20.00 hrs: Dinner.

Day 12: Half day for sightseeing and drive to Kathmandu Hotel with included Bed and breakfast:
06.00 hrs: Wake up call.
06.30 hrs: Breakfast.
07.00 hrs: Visit to the government elephant breeding centre.
10.00 hrs: Departure for onward journey.

Note: Schedule and timings are subject to change as per season.

Day 13: Spare Day, on this day you can shopping or free sightseeing, farewell dinner in the evening:

Today is free sightseeing or shopping day for you. And in the evening farewell dinner in Nepal culture Restaurant.

Day 14: Departure for home, drop you in International Tribhuwan Airport at terminal room, in your flight checking time:

After 14 days of Himalayan home away from home, we drop you in international airport at terminal room in your flight checking time for home. See off.

Note:- The conditions stated in the itinerary are mainly for the trekker who prefer full package service. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staffs depends on your need and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement and financial condition.

Cost Details

  • Airport pickup and drop off by private vehicle.
  • Three Nights tourist standard Hotel sharing room in Kathmandu included breakfast service.
  • Two Nights tourist standard  Hotel sharing room in Pokhora included breakfast service
  •  Chitawan royal national park fee,  Hotel all serviced included according to our package service
  • Menu on client’s choice, Three times meals in a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert with hot drinks any (Tea or Coffee) during the trek.
  • T- house (Lodge trek) accommodations during the trek, clean and comfortable.
  • Trekking permits:- ACAP, TIMS all necessary permits for trekking.
  • Transportation: Kathmandu to Pokhora tourist bus, Pokhora - Hile Jeep or tourist bus, Ghandrung – Naudanda, Pokhora to  Chitwan, Chitwan – Kathmandu.
  • One day full  valley sightseeing, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan with city guide with transportation
  • Kathmandu, Patan and Baktapur entry  fee
  • License holder, helpful, English speaking guide with all his  salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport.
  • Strong and helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people maximum 30Kg).
  • Assistance guide for group caring above 8 members in a group or as trekkers requirement.
  • Insurance policy covered for Nepalese health, medical treatment and emergency Helicopter rescue evacuation and accidental.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Duffle bag and hot bag services.
  • Down jacket (-8*C) and sleeping bag (-15*C) (extra pay $ 1 and 50 cents each item each day).
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in tourist standard restaurant.
  • Meals while you are stay in Kathmandu/Pokhara Hotel Lunch and Dinner.
  • Personal trekking equipments and gears, further more information ask us or look our equipment check list.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Your travel insurance policy should have be covered an emergency Helicopter rescue evacuation, medical treatment and accidental.
  • Nepal entry visa fee 40$ for one month.
  • Any entry fee for temple or monastery and donations or charity. 
  • International Airfare.
  • Your personal expenses like, WIFI, Internet, Hot shower, Laundry, Battery charging, telephone and shopping etc.
  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal equipment and  first aid kits, personal medicine.
  • Tipping for Nepalese staff like, guide, porters, drivers (tipping is expected).

Useful Info

We offer you Ghorepani Poon-hill and Chitwan Royal National Park trip, not demanding an age, money and long holiday for Himalaya trip. Make a safe, successful and lifetime experience trip with professional guide and extensive service.  

We proved you 3 Overnights tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu, 2 Overnights in Pokhora and Chitwan including breakfast service. For the period of Himalaya trip we will stay in lodges included breakfast, lunch, dinner and hot drinks service.

We organize Sightseeing for the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur valleys before leave Himalaya trip.

To reach trek starting point Hille we will make from Kathmandu a Scenic bus journey to Pokhora 200 kilometers, 6 to 7 hours and Pokhora to Hille another moreover 3 hours.  And return back from, Pokhora – Kathmandu 200 kilometers 6 to 7 hours by tourist bus.

We will make a super hiking  through peaceful villages Gurung and Magar Gurkha army settled lands like Ghorepani, Ghandrun and Pokhora with stunning mount views in during the Himalaya journey.

And an another attraction of this trip is the Ghorepani Poon hill 3,210 meters (10,531ft), sunrise and sunset view on the gleaming Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalaya range,  Pokhora beautiful city and Chitwan royal national park.

Why to trip with us?

Our first motto is- "Best Guide; Safe Side":

Himalayan Diamond Adventure is stand-by for all times and the best quality services for our regular clients as well as new guests. We are quite aware with what kind of trekker or hiker or Mountaineer can make a joy, fun and safe trip in what condition and the activities in mountain with our guide and the organization.

We accompany you with good English speaking, informative in all sectors including weather forecast and caring personals as your trekking guide and strong and helpful porter.

Our second motto- “Client’s satisfaction is our satisfaction”:

  • The selection of itineraries and the staffs depends on your need and financial procurement.
  • We provide you sufficient and hygienic meals and desert with hot drinks as your choice and available in mountain lodges.
  • We book clean and comfortable rooms (hotel) in mountain in advance of your trip.
  • We book your hotel in Kathmandu according your choice and budget.
  • There are more than 180 different trekking routes in Nepal we help you to organize the trip according to your time, budget and choice.
  • We organize trip for especial solitary (alone) personal as well as packaged trip for big group.
  •  We also help you to get permits, hiring trekking equipments and other related services i.e. bus reservation, airplane ticketing, and hotel booking in Kathmandu and in Mountain.
  • We provide you (-20*C) down sleeping bag and (-12*C) down jacket (Pay extra $1 and 50cents each item each day).
  • You come across with us not only for your satisfaction in adventure but also develop your mountaineering skills.