Nepal lion Treks & Tours

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Ghorepani Poon Hill & Chitwan Jungle Safari 8 Days

Price Start
USD 999  Per Person
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Activity Level

Trekking/ Rafting/ Jungle Safari ?

Group Size
1-17
Trip Code:
NLTT-GPCJS
Accommodation:
Hotel/ Tea House/ Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3210 m
Season:
February – May, October – November
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Destination:
Kathmandu/ Ghorepani/ Chitwan
Duration:
8
Grade:
Easy
Transportation:
Private Car/ Bus
Trip Attraction:

Rafting in Trishuli/ Chitwan Jungle Safari/ Sightseeing in Pokhara and Kathmandu

No of People Price
1-2 999
3-6 970
6 above 950

Trip Highlights

–  Rafting in Trisuli river.

–  Jungle activities and elephant rides in Chitwan national park.

–  Breathtaking view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range.

–  Best Himalaya Panorama and sunrise views from Poon Hill 3210 m.

Firstly, Ghorepani Pooon Hill & Chitwan Jungle Safari encompasses the poon hill trek, one of the best short treks in the Annapurna region, and offers abundant natural beauty. Secondly, Chitwan Tours is a full-fledged package designed to give you a lifetime experience of the beautiful ecosystem that hosts all kinds of birds, animals, reptiles, and plants in Chitwan. Next, you will encounter some of nature’s authentic majestic creations here.

Chitwan National Park is located in the lowland of the Inner Terai Region. Also, it is the habitat for 50 species of flora and 700 species of wild fauna. Above all, many domestic and foreign tourists visit Chitwan Park every year. Likewise, boundaries are full of natural wildlife. Further, you can do jungle activities, like jeep safaris, bird watching, canoe riding, learning about Tharu culture, and more. Moreover, the park has the most accessible accessibility among Nepal’s national parks.

This tour package will offer an eye-soothing and sky-touching view of the famous peaks – Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. The evergreen trail, the crystal clear sky, and the breathtaking scenery throughout the journey will make you forget all your worries. In addition to that, En route to your trip, you will enjoy the spectacular view of Himchuli peak.

Apart from nature, you will get to meet the residents of this site – Magar and Gurung. Experiencing their culture and tradition will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about them. We will not miss the chance to visit their famous museum. 

Itinerary

Our drive will start with an early sunrise. Driving to Pokhara offers one of the best realistic scenarios. En route to Pokhara, we will pass through a famous river for rafting – the Trisuli river. On the other hand, there will be an abundance of realistic scenarios like waterfalls, landscapes, small streams, and Mountains, and you will get a chance to encounter the famous and religious site – Manakamana.

Manakama is renowned for its temple and a cable car ride to reach that temple. While reaching Pokhara, we will spend our night in one of the fine hotels in Pokhara with great dining, and perhaps we may also enjoy a Night walk into the pubs and restaurants.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
822m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The second day will offer you one of the fantastic sunrise views from Pokhara. We will start our trek to Nayapul with a short drive. Besides, Nayapul is the starting phase of our hike. We will be walking along the gorgeous Modi Khola. We will follow our trail via Birethanti and Hille, which will eventually take us to our destination Tikhedhunga. Tikhedhunga is a beautiful site; we will have sightseeing in that place and spend our night in one of the lovely guest houses with delicious Nepali food.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,480m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Throughout your journey, we will get a fantastic sunrise view. We will start our early morning trek to Ulleri at an altitude of 2070m. Ulleri offers a beautiful village of the Magar community. From Ulleri, we climb up via unique and eye-soothing forests of rhododendrons and oaks. After a few hours of walking, we will reach our destination Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a fantastic site offering plenty of striking views. We will have a fine dinner and overnight in a beautiful guest house.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,874m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will have an early morning hike to Poon Hill. Pool hill is famous for offering the most acceptable viewpoint in the Annapurna Region. Poll hill gives you the eye soothing panoramic view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. So this site gives you the best time to capture those beautiful scenes as it is a picturesque site.

After receiving this striking view, we will return to Ghorepani, and after having our breakfast at Ghorepani, we will walk towards Tadapani. After ascending and descending, we will reach Tadapani. We will spend our night in a guest house with a typical Nepali dinner.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,610m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will go down through the forests, taking us to the fantastic and most beautiful site – Ghandruk. Ghnadruk is famous for Gurung villages and the people. We will have comprehensive sightseeing of this place, meet with the local people and learn about their religious culture and tradition. This fantastic site offers a striking view of other mountains, landscapes, and hills.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
822m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trisuli river is famous for giving an adrenaline rush to the Rafters. It is one of the fast-flowing rivers in Nepal. We will drive to the point from where we will start our rafting journey. Get all the safety equipment and start our rafting to one of the wildest and deepest rivers in the world. We will provide you with all the meals throughout this trek.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
422m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having morning breakfast, we will kick off our day with canoe ride in Rapti River with bird watching and Jungle walk. The jungle walk gives excellent opportunity to see the wild animals, small mammals, birds and have the wild sightseeing, accompanied by our experienced naturalists and wild life tracker. It gives us opportunity to capture beautiful moments. Chitwan National Park is home to many endangered species. We will be visiting Elephant Breeding Centre

Elephant Ride is one of the most exciting and famous activity here, so we will not miss this chance. We will spend our night in the serene environment in a beautiful guest house with delicious and mouthwatering Nepali dinner.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
415m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early in the morning, we will have bed tea or coffee and enjoy bird watching in the national park. After that fantastic journey, we will drive back to our capital city – Kathmandu.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara in tourist bus both way (optional flight with extra costs)
  • One night stay in Pokhara
  • Transportation Pokhara to Rafting Point and chiwtwan to kathmanudu (Private Car)
  • Trisuli River Rafting 3/Hours
  • 02 Nights & 03 Days Package chitwan National park
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, a cup of coffee/ tea, and accommodations during the trip in Hotel with family environment.
  • Licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide and/or Porter during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide)
  • A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region
  • All the required permits and paperworks
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant(complimentary)

Optional Addons

  • Porter

What's Not Included

  • International Airfare Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses, Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency

Did You Know?

~ Poonhill is famous for its view of sunrise over the Annapurna range.

~ Ghorepani-Poonhill can experience snowfall during December.

~ Ghorepani is located within the Annapurna Conservation Area.

~ Chitwan National Park is the oldest national park in Nepal.

~ Chitwan means “heart of Jungle.”

What is the duration of the Ghorepani Poon Hill and Chitwan Jungle Safari trek?

This amazing trek that takes you to the High hills of Ghorepani and also lets you explore the great Chitwan National Park comes in a package of 8 days. The first half of your tour i.e. 4 days will be for the Ghorepani Trek. Whereas the remaining ones are the great moments you will collect in the great Chitwan National Park.

What is the best time of year to undertake this trek and safari?

Hands down the best time to undertake this trek and safari is the Months of Fall and Spring. The fall lies in the months of September to November and the spring falls in the months of September to November. These months around the year, provide the most ideal conditions to get the best experience. The weather is usually clear, and dry and the visibility is great. This allows for great views and no hindrance in your journey. Therefore, the chances of spotting wildlife during the safari are high.

What kind of wildlife can be seen during the Chitwan Jungle Safari?

The Chitwan National Park is undoubtedly the best National Park in Nepal with the best Jungle Safari. Throughout this journey, you can see some rare wildlife such as Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceros, sloth bears, leopards, wild elephants, deer, monkeys, crocodiles, and many species of birds. If you are lucky and with a great guide the Nepal Lion Treks, the chances of you spotting this wildlife greatly increase.

How many hours of walking are required each day during the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek?

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is a short trek with great views. With an average duration of 4-6 hours per day. You can reach Ghorepani Poonhill Trek in just a few days. The trek involves both uphill and downhill, therefore some level of physical strength is expected. However, being a medium-level trek, great mental and physical strength is a must.

What is the elevation gain and loss during the trek?

Elevation plays a vital role in the trek difficulty level. Thus for this trek, the elevation gain is not that drastic compared to other treks. The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek starts from an altitude level of 1070 meters. Thus, the peak point at which Poon Hill settles is 3,210 meters. The total elevation gain during the trek is 2140 meters.

Are there any cultural or religious sites to visit during the trek?

Nepal is full of religious places and it is the same with this trek. There are many cultural and religious sites you can visit during this trek. Some of the more popular ones like Ghandruk Village, Tadapani village, the Gurung Museum in Ghandruk, and many small temples and shrines all along the way. A perfect trek for those who seek cultural and religious value throughout their trek.

What kind of transportation is provided between the trek and safari destinations?

Nepal Lion Treks provides you with private transportation between your trek and safari destination. The mode of transportation is a car, jeep, or tourist bus which all depends on the group size. Thus, luxury transportation is there for you with basic facilities like electricity to charge your phone, Wi-Fi services, etc.

Is having a guide or porter necessary during the trek and safari?

The government of Nepal has made it compulsory for all trekkers to trek with a guide. This rule implementing from April 1st, 2023. This is for the better safety of tourists in remote areas. However, it is always recommended to have a guide by your side. A great guide can help you navigate the trek and provide valuable information about the trek. In addition, helping you to explore the culture, traditions, and history of the people there. Also, around the safari, a guide knows his way and will help you spot rare wildlife. If you ever feel the need for a guide, Nepal Lion Treks has got you covered.

Are there any optional activities available during the trek and safari?

There are many optional activities available during the trek. You can go on to do adventures such as hot air ballon rides, elephant bathing, canoeing, and bird watching. In addition, you can also watch cultural dance performed by the Tharu people. While trekking with Nepal Lion Treks, if you want, we can add these activities all on your choice. But it does come exclusively.

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Ghorepani Poon Hill & Chitwan Jungle Safari 8 Days

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