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Rapid Annapurna Base Camp & Poon Hill Trek

Rapid Annapurna Base Camp & Poon Hill Trek

Trip Facts

Start/End: Kathmandu-Kathmandu
Destination: Annapurna Base Camp
Trip Duration: 8 Days
Transportation Car-Bus-By Air
Best Season: March-May, Sep-Nov
Difficulty Moderate
Max. Altitude 4130
Group Size 1-20
Activity Trekking-Sightseen

Overview And Highlights

Trip Highlights

  • Trekking with local, experienced guides and porters. 
  • Our staffs are well trained and licensed from the Government of the Nepal.
  • Maximum flexibility in our itinerary, route with personalized services. 
  • In a short vacation complete both Trekking ABC & Poon Hill
  • Overnight stays in villages with great views avoiding altitude sickness.
  • Explore many mountains from famous view point Ghorepani Poon Hill

Trip Overview

This Rapid Annapurna Base Camp & Poon Hill Treks  is an immensely popular, enlisted as one of the most popular trekking itineraries from across the world and widely using trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The fascinating Annapurna massif includes the world’s tenth highest peak. Annapurna I holds an almost fatal attraction for mountaineers. Annapurna is the jewelry of western Nepal where kind popular trekking is operating such as ABC Trek.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek etc. The journey of glorious Rapid Annapurna Base Camp & Poon Hill Treks commence and conclude from the lake city Pokhara. This trek will lead you to the foothills of Annapurna named Annapurna base camp which is lies at the elevation of 4130 m above from the sea level. Rapid Annapurna Base Camp & Poon Hill Treks provide excellent opportunities to the trekkers to learn about the lifestyle, culture, dress, tradition and charm hospitality about the local people who are living in the vicinity of the Annapurna Region. Also from this trip you have good chance to visit Ghorepani Poon Hill this is a one of the famous trekking are of Annapurna region, from Ghorepani Poon Hill you can see the panoramic many more mountain view and early morning we take you to the Poon Hill to see a sunrise and explore the many mountain, After exploring the sunrise view and mountain view we back to the Ghorepani then after breakfast we move to the Pokhara.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Early Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara Flight 25 M Flight and drive to Sewai and trek to Chhomorong (2170m)

Food
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Tea
Accomodation
Overnight: Tea House
Elevation
2170

Today early morning we need to fly to Pokhara with panoramic flight, 25 m flight and same day we take a Jeep and drive to Sewai and Trekking to Chhomorong. Overnight at Chhomorong.

Flight Time: 25 Minute

Drive: 3 hrs

Trekking: 3-4 hrs

 

 

Day 2 : Trekking from Chhomorong to Himalaya

Food
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Tea
Accomodation
Overnight: Tea House
Elevation
2920

After breakfast at Chhomorong we decend about 2500 stone and cross the one suspension bridge then uphill climb to Sinuwa, then we pass some beautiful forest then we pass Bamboo and Dovan then we finally reached to Himalaya. Overnight at Himalaya.

Trekking: 6 hrs

 

 

Day 3 : Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp

Food
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Tea
Accomodation
Overnight: Tea House
Elevation
4130

Today we Climb gently through a river bed then over a steep trail over to the mountain side. The hike from Bagar to Machhapuchhre Base Camp is somewhat strenuous. Today on the way to Annapurna Base Camp we see the sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding the 360-degree panorama. From the base camp we again get to savor mesmerizing views of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South , Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.

Trekking: 5-6 hrs

 

 

Day 4 : Annpurna Base Camp to Sinuwa

Food
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Tea
Accomodation
Overnight: Tea House
Elevation
2340

In the Annapurna Base Camp you need to wakeup early to see a excellent view of sunrise and view the other mountains and glacier then back to the Hotel after breakfast we need to go down to Sinuwa, Today is quite long day so we don't need to delay our trip.  Overnight in Sinuwa.

Trekking: 7 hrs

 

 

Day 5 : Trek from Sinuwa to Tadapani 

Food
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Tea
Accomodation
Overnight: Tea House
Elevation
2700

After Breakfast at Sinuwa we down to Chhomorong khola again and cross the suspension bridge then again need to walk up to Chhomorong, we need to go down to Kimrong khola, after cross the bridge again we have to climb long way to Tadapani, today we have all day up and down. Overnight at Tadapani 

Trekking: 6 hrs

 

 

 

Day 6 : Trek from Tadapani to Ghorepani 

Food
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Tea
Accomodation
Overnight: Tea House
Elevation
2850

Today all way we have to climb to ghorepani, from Tadapani we need to walk down and cross the bridge  and pass the many beautiful forests , We have to climb until the Gurung Hill from that hill you can see the Mountains, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna South etc, when you reached to Gurung hill then need to walk down about 30 m to Ghorepani. Overnight at Ghorepani.

Trekking: 6-7 hrs

 

 

Day 7 : Morning visit to Poon Hill and back to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara

Food
Meal: Breakfast
Accomodation
Overnight: 3* Hotel

Today you will see the amazing sunrise viewed from the famous Poon Hill. We leave before dawn for the 1 hour walk to this memorable location. It is a photographers dream to see the sun rise and bathe the mountains in their shining glory. An hour after sunrise we will return to the lodge at Ghorepani for breakfast and then trek down to Nayapul and Take Jeep to Pokkhara,

Trekking: 5-6 hrs

Driving: 1 hrs 45 M

 

 

Day 8 : Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu by Deluxe Tourist Bus

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1250

Today Early morning breakfast we will drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Driving Time: 7-8 hrs.

Flight: 25 Min

Service Includes

  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by Air
  • Pokhara to Sewai by Jeep
  • Nayapul to Pokhara by Jeep
  • 1 Night Hotel in Pokhara 3*
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu Tourist Bus
  • 3 Meal (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) & Tea Coffee during the trek
  • Comfortable, clean and Twin sharing accommodation at tea house/lodge during the trekking time
  • One Advance Adventures Trek leader (English speaking, First Aid and eco trained), and his entire salary
  • Porter to carry your bag and his entire salary (Two guest have one porter)
  • Annapurna Conservation entry fee and permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Security Card)
  • All necessary gov and local taxes as required
  • Trekking Achievement Certificate
  • Sleeping Bag (Return after trek)
  • Trekking Pole (Return after trek)
  • Seasonable fruits (Every day we provide you after dinner)
  • Farewell dinner with live cultural music and dance in Kathmandu
  • First aid kit box

Service Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fees, intl. airfare in/out to Nepal
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
  • Tips for Guide & Porters & any extending trip days

Altitude Graph

Additional Information

01. Nepal Visa

 

You can get a visa in Kathmandu airport upon your arrival at USD 25 (or equivalent in other major currencies) for a 15 days visa, USD 40$ for a 30 days visa and USD 100$ for a 90 days Multiple visa, and you can also extend it later on if you wish. They have newly installed technology (visa machine) which makes it no longer necessary to have a passport photo.


02. Booking your International flight


Since we do not arrange the International flight tickets, Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu International airport. So, if you do not 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
After you purchase your international air ticket please contact us to give your flight details for your smooth airport transfer.
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 Namche and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.


03. When and where should you arrive?


You will arrive at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu on the trip starting day or earlier. You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal gate by our representatives from Himalaya Trekking Team with your Name display board  he will escorts you to at your booking Hotel.


04. How should we make payment?


Down Payment


As per the company's policy, minimum 20% of down payment from the total cost is required to make in advance to secure your spot and to confirm the trip.


05. How to pay your deposit?


     You can choose only two different ways to settle your payment:
a.   Online Payment by credit card and the link to settle the payment is:  http://www.himalayatrekkingteam.com/payment-form.html

  (please do not add cents (.00) while transferring the payment via online)
b.   Bank Transfer:


Bank Details:
US Dollar Account No: 019 06319090013
Account Name: HIMALAYA TREKKING TEAM PVT.LTD
SWIFT CODE: HIMANPKA
Bank Name: Himalayan Bank Limited
Thamel Branch, Kathmandu, Nepal


06. Payment of the Balance


Rest amount can be paid before at least 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 if possible better to bring cash. 


07. Cancellation Policy


Cancellation by You:
The scale of cancellation charges detailed below is calculated according to the number of days prior to departure.
•    If cancellation made before 30 days of the trip departure date, 15% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation and rest will be adjusted in their next trip or refunded after deducting the processing charge of Nepal Rastra Bank to make a draft.
•    If cancellation made before 15 days of the trip departure date, 25% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation. Further will be same as above process
•    If Cancellation made before 07 days of the trip departure date 40% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation.
•    If cancellation made within the week of departure or upon arrival in Kathmandu we can't refund.
•    The cost of Climbing Permit/s already purchased is/are not refundable. .


08. Is there an Orientation program?


Generally, the orientation meeting is scheduled in the Kathmandu hotel at 4 or 5 pm and this will be informed by our representatives after your arrival. The tour starts with an orientation meeting and ends up after scheduled trip after the breakfast.


09. How large is each tour group?


For each tour date, there will be several separate groups. Each group will have a maximum of 12 people with its own experienced English speaking guide. During the trek, there will be a suitable number of porters to carry your luggage.


10. How many people in each room?


The cost of our trip is based on the twin-sharing basis so there will be two people accommodated in each room for the duration of the tour. If you prefer private accommodation or you are a solo traveler, you'll find the option for "single supplement". Additional USD 350 will be applicable as a Single Supplementary Charge for the single room during the trip.


11. Who will be leading the tours/treks?


Our local Nepali team is one of the most experienced, hospitable and respected trekking outfits in Nepal. The team is fully licensed and affiliated with the Trekking Agency's Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association, Nepal Tourism Board, Govt. of Nepal, Sustainable Tourism Network, Himalayan Rescue Association and Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project. You will be provided with the professional and an experienced English Speaking trekking guide with the good knowledge of the place and the trek. The trekking crew is skilled with the experience of over10 years, well-trained, friendly guide and, courteous and helpful porters, assured of a wonderfully memorable experience. 

 

12. Porters

 

For the trek, we'll have one porter for two people or necessary Yaks as per group size. The porter will carry 10-12 kg per person luggage during the trek. You need to carry your daypack to keep your personal belongings such as wallet, camera, water bottle, dry snack, head light, gadgets etc , 2 trekkers have one porter.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

USD 1050 Per Person

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Enquiry Whatsapp 009779860177528

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