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Annapurna Ghorepani Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari


11
Days

The trek to Ghorepani - Poon Hill (Pun Hill) which is located in Annapurna region, is truly called as all the best of the trekking in Nepal.

The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs & Magars, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline.

One of the important highlights of this trip is to make a climb on Poon Hill, possibly the most spectacular mountain escapes on Earth. When the sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, there gradually appear, just like magic that your eye could not believe.

Besides, during the journey, you are rewarded by the natural beauties in your each & every footstep.

Trip Highlights

  • Share the inspiring knowledge with Nepalese people and Buddhist Monks 
  • Makes a terrific gift to the adventure seeking person in your life 
  • Accommodation from family house to luxury 5 star
  • Most sold package of Himalayan Social Journey
  • Reach up to 3200 M height - Poonhill
  • Entry- Easy level trek in the majestic Himalaya Annapurna's foothill
  • Experienced local guide bestows knowledge on Nepali culture and traditions 
  • Scenery beauty of Annapurna
  • Jungle safari in Chitwan National Park

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer to hotel, orientation program at 5:00 pm. At evening welcome dinner with cultural program. Overnight at hotel holy Himalaya or similar category. (D)
Day 02: After breakfast drive Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus or flight (Flight is optional) (Approx 5 hours). Overnight at Mount Kailash Resort or similar category (B)
Day 03: After breakfast drive to Nayapul (trekking starting place). Approx 1.5 hours.  Trek to Tikhedhunga/ Ulleri ( 3 - 4 hours). Overnight at Guesthouse (B)
Day 04: 
Trek to Ghorepani (2800m), 5-6 hrs, through stunning jungle path. Overnight at Guest House. (B)
Day 05: 
Early morning Hiking to Poonhill to see Sunrise and Mountain View, panoramic view of 10 different peaks. Trek back to guest house. After breakfast trek to Tadapani (2700m) 4-5 hrs. Overnight at Guest House (B.B)
Day 06: Trek down to Ghandruk, a beautiful old Gurung Village. Overnight at Guest House (B.B)
Day 07: 
Trek to Nayapul via Birethanti and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Mount Kailash resort or similar category
Day 08: 
Drive to Chitwan approx 5-6  hours and  transfer to Hotel Seven Star, Welcome drinks, Evening walk  and  Tharu cultural show (B.L.D)
Day 09: 
Morning breakfast and Elephant Back Safari, Jungle walk, Canoeing trip, Tharu village visit, bird watching. Overnight at hotel. (B.L.D) 
Day 10: 
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu by bus or flight (flight is optional). After arrival at the hotel enjoy a Trekker's Massage, evening dinner and a five-star stay at the Gokarna Forest Resort. (BD)
Day 11: 
After breakfast transfer to airport for your departure. (B)

Note: B = Breakfast, B.B = Bed & Breakfast, B.L.D = Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickup & drop
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu first night after your arrival (Hotel Holy Himalaya), in Chitwan (Seven Star) and in Pokhara (Hotel Mount Kailash Resort), in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Last  night at Gokarna Forest Resort including one dinner, one special thirty-minute massage and one breakfast
  • Simple accommodation in lodge with breakfast during the trek
  • Meals, accommodation insurance, and other expenses of trekking crew (guide and porters) 2 people will have one porter and highly experienced English speaking guide.
  • All activities (Elephant bathing, bird watching, Elephant breeding, canoeing, Jungle safari Tharu village visit, Tharu cultural dance) and meals ( B.L.D) in Chitwan 
  • Company T-Shirt
  • Necessary permit, TIMS, and national park fees
  • Necessary equipment during the trek [Sleeping Bag, Duffle Bag and if necessary]
  • Welcome dinner with cultural programs.
  • Tourist bus transportation Kathmandu - Pokhara - Chitwan - Kathmandu and private transportation Pokhara -Nayapul - Pokhara
  • All Government Taxes and any other official expenses

Excluded in the price

  • Personal equipment and clothing
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara and trekking days. (Meal costs about 4 - 6 dollar per item depending on place where you eat)
  • Paragliding (USD 110pp) and flight ticket KTM-PKR-KTM (USD 120pp one way) (Optional)

How can we make payment?

1. Down Payment

To secure place, minimum 20% down payment is required in advance for the confirmation as per the company policy.

2. How to pay your deposit?

You can choose two different ways making payment:
  a. Online payment by credit card and the  link to settle payment: 
http://hsj.com.np/payment.html  

   b. Bank Transfer:

 Account Holder's Name: Himalayan Social Journey Travel (P).Ltd
 Account No.:  01-2643197-51
 Bank's Name: Standard Chartered Bank
 Bank's Address: Lazimpat Kathmandu, Nepal.
 SWIFT CODE: SCBLNPKA

Note: Please do not transfer your amount to any other bank account then the above-mentioned details. Even in case if you receive any emails that request you to transfer to any other bank account. Please immediately contact us!!

 

Payment of the Rest  Balance
RRest amount can be paid before a month of your arrival. If you choose to settle your holiday balance by credit card, a handling charge of 4% on the outstanding balance is made.

 
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 scheduled trip after the breakfast.

You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a Himalayan Social Journey placard 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 reservation@hsj.com.np
After you purchase your international air ticket please contact us to give your flight details. 


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.com   www.kayak.com    www.vayama.com

They usually have good offers. After you check on a good offer we would recommend purchasing the same flight from a local travel agent. 


How many people in each room?

There will be two people accommodated in each room for the duration of the tour. If you prefer private accommodation, you'll find the option for "single supplement".  


Who will be leading the tours/treks?

Our local Nepali team is one of the most experienced and respected trekking outfits in Nepal.  

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 your redemption code and voucher number.

Which 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 both Kathmandu and Pokhara and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.


Drinking Water on trek?
There are two good options for having proper drinking water during the trek. You can bring water purification tablets or fill your bottle for a nominal fee from the recognized and regulated "pure water" stations along the trek. As a last alternative, you can also purchase bottled water at the lodges. 

Is there Laundry facility on the trek?
There will be laundry facility in Kathmandu and Pokhara but not while on the trek. 

What Clothes shall I bring?

Depending on when you plan to travel it's important to have the proper clothes and be prepared for unexpected weather. Fairly well-worn hiking boots/shoes are a must! For tours between November and the first two weeks of March bring a jacket suitable for zero degrees Celsius. For tours at other times please bring a jacket suitable for 4 to 6 degrees Celsius, Otherwise, the daytime weather will tend to be warm or pleasant. 


Visa
You can get a visa in Kathmandu airport upon arrival for $25 USD (or equivalent in other major currencies) for a 15-day visa or $40 USD for a 30-day 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. 

Is there an Orientation program?
 Yes, the orientation will be at the Kathmandu hotel after your arrival and before starting trekking with welcome dinner. The orientation meeting is scheduled for the evening on the first day of the tour. Generally, the orientation meeting will be at 5 or 6 pm and this will be informed by our representatives after your arrival.

How large is each tour group?
For each tour date, there will be several separate groups. Each group will have a maximum of 14 people with its own experienced English speaking guide. During the trek, there will be a suitable number of porters to carry your luggage.

Where will I stay during the tour?
In Kathmandu, we will be staying at the Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar for the first night and at Gokarna Forest Resort last 2 night.These places come highly recommended. In rafting, we stay at Mankamana Valley Resort, in Pokhara, Hotel Mount Kailash Resort or similar category and in Chitwan Hotel Sevenstar or similar category. On the trek, we'll be staying at simple lodges run by Nepali families. 

What do we eat?
The lunches and dinners are not included in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and in Trekking days which cost from $4 to $6 depending on meal items and restaurant category.  

Will we see Everest?

 If you want to see a close view of Mt. Everest and Himalayan peaks, we can arrange mountain flight. You can contact reservation@hsj.com.np to book. To know more about it, please Click here.

 

How much money for my personal expenses?
It’s difficult to give an exact amount of money that you should bring. Costs will vary according to how much you want to spend for shopping and where and what meals (lunch & dinner) you want to eat. Only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.

 

Tips

A general rule of thumb for tipping is USD25 for the guide per traveler and USD 25 for porter between two travelers if you are fully satisfied with their service. So we suggest you to allocate minimum US$ 50 for Tipping. This is just a guideline and you may tip whatever / how much you think is appropriate for the services rendered which made your trek a memorable one.

Departures Dates

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Sun 18 Feb 2018 - Wed 28 Feb 2018 OPENED $1099.00 Book Now
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11 days inclusive price

USD $1099.00
The cost of each trip differs as per the size of group, choice of hotel, client's interest of service and correction in our itinerary.

Supplementary Cost: USD 250.00 PP

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