Poon hill Trek w/ Rafting + UNESCO tour 2018 18 Sep - 29 Sep 18 Oct - 29 Oct 18 Nov - 29 Nov
2019 ($67 surcharge) 03 Mar - 14 Mar 03 Apr - 14 Apr 18 Apr - 29 Apr 03 May - 14 May 03 June - 14 June Breakfast , L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Day 01: Your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport ( TIA), Nepal and transfer to hotel. Evening orientation meeting. Overnight at hotel .
Day 02: After breakfast go for sightseeing of UNESCO world heritage site in Kathmandu valley that includes visit of the Syambhunath also known as Monkey Temple - one of the oldest Buddhist Stupa in Valley, the Bhaktapur Durbar Square - the finest example of metal, wood and stone carving back to 13th century. Drive back and Stay overnight in hotel . B - Meditation in the evening.
Day 03: After breakfast 3 hours drive to start rafting in Trishuli river, an experience of Himalayan white water . Once we reach to the river bank we will have some briefing about rafting and on the equipment start doing rafting for about 3 hour and stop for lunch and continue raft about an hour and stay in the River bank. Tented camp , camp firing music etc at the Romantic river bank. B, L, D ( People who don't want to join the rafting have option of going to the river bank camp early, swim, rest and stay there until the group arrive)
Day 04: After breakfast in river bank drive to Pokhara 4 hours by Private van / bus. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara - the Lake city. B
Day 05: After breakfast drive from Pokhara to Nayapul 1.5 hour and start trek to Tikhedhunga / Ulleri Overnight at simple Guest House - 1600 mtr. B - 4 hours trek
Day 06: After breakfast we trek to Ghorepani – 5 to 6 hours of walking through village and Jungle ( watch out for the steps and donkeys). Overnight at simple Guest House. 2775m B
Day 07: Early morning Hiking to Poonhill to see the sunrise and mountain view, in a clear day we have a panoramic and close up view of 10 diffirent Himalaya peaks. Trek back to Ghorepani - after breakfast trek to Tadapani – 5 to 6 hours through forest, a nice wild walk , Overnight at simple Guest House. B
Day 08 : After breakfast Trek down to Chomorong, stay in Chomorong – a beautiful Gurung Village or walk down to Jhihu ( for a natural hotspring bath). stay there in a simple guest house. B
Day 09 : Trek to Syaulibazzar and then to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara by van or bus. Overnight at hotel. B
Day 10: Free and easy day or do sightseeing (optional) and boating in Phewa Lake of Pokhara, evening stroll around lake side town. Overnight at hotel. B ( Can do Laundry, paraglading, Zipline etc) B
Day 11 : After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu (or have option to fly USD 117 extra). A half-day shopping and enjoy a typical Nepali cultural show and dinner in evening. B, D
Day 12 : Airport drive for departure to home. B
Cost: USD 1597 on twin share basis (we can match solo travelers when possible otherwise single supplement is $295 extra) Note: Even with single supplement you might have to share a room for 2-3 days of the trek.
Airport pickup & drop
Three star category ( By Nepalese standard) hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis, but 1 lunch and 2 dinner included
Simple accommodation in the lodge with breakfast during the trek
Necessary permit, TIMS, and national park fees
Rafting in Trishuli River
Overnight stay on river in comfortable accommodation with all meals on Day 3
Necessary rafting equipment (Helmet, life jacket, and Paddle)
Trekking equipment during the trek [Sleeping Bag, duffle bag if necessary]
Sightseeing tour at Kathmandu and in Pokhara
Farewell dinner with cultural program
Transportation by Deluxe tourist Coach Kathmandu
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 Government taxes, VAT, and service charge.
Excluded in the price
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara and during the trekking days (Meal cost about $4 to $7 depending on what and where you eat)
Flight (Pokhara-Kathmandu: $120 PP for one way) and Makamana Cable-car: US$ 21 per person for round trip
Sightseeing entry fees (about $20 total)
Your Travel Insurance
Note: Meals and drinks are not included on trek but they are conveniently available in all the lodges along the trail. The mountain country Nepal is developing nation with one of the friendliest people in the world with lots of adventure activities. Please read Lonely plant or other travel related books and click here for Important information about Nepal Travel / trekking and understand about this country before you travel.