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Joint Treks Of Langtang And Poon Hill 12 Days

Price Start
USD 899  Per Person
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Activity Level

Trekking ?

Group Size
1-10
Trip Code:
NLT-JTOLAPH-12
Accommodation:
Tea House/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5000 Meters
Season:
AUTUMN (Sept – Nov WINTER (Dec – Feb)Spring (March – May)Summer (Jun-Aug)
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner And Accommodation.
Destination:
Nepal/Langtang Region/Annapurna
Duration:
12 Days
Grade:
Easy
Transportation:
Jeep/Local Bus
Trip Attraction:

Breathtaking views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal and the Annapurna range

No of People Price
1-2 899
3-4 850
5+ 800

Trip Highlights

–  Exploration of green forests and snowy mountains.

–  Beautiful sunrise over the Annapurna Range.

–  Interaction with local villagers.

–  One of the Biggest Ghandruk Gurung village and Ulleri Magar Village.

Joint Treks Of Langtang And Poon Hill 12 days is o”ten called “the valley of gl “ial masses“ and is a beautiful place. You get to see mesmerizing snow-topped mountains and massive glaciers. Dominated by Mount Langtang-Lirung (7246 m) and located at a distance of just 19 miles to the north of Kathmandu, this valley offers pine woodland forests, serene mountain streams, lush green slopes, and an overall enjoyable experience. You can also climb Kyanjing Ri (4900m) if you wish. This is a non-technical climb that trekkers can perform without any previous climbing skills.

In Joint Treks Of Langtang And Poon Hill 12 days after finishing with Langtang. We will start to trek back through the magnificent hills until we reach Syabru Besi, where we will take our private vehicle to Pokhara. Starting near Pokhara, the Poon Hill trek is perfect for that who don’t wish to walk for long hours and still want to enjoy all the wonders of a mountain trekking experience. Most hikes in this tour take place at lower elevations and are less demanding. Our expert guides help you at every step and ensure that your Nepal adventure is unlike any other.

As Poon Hill Trekking is mainly known as Poon Hill Panorama Trekking. For its mesmerizing panoramic view of the Dhaulagiri Mountain Range, Annapurna Mountain Range, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, Ganesh, and several other Himalayan peaks. Whether hiking up or back down to Pokhara, you will be surrounded by picturesquely terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields, and the incredible culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like the Gurungs and Magars. We can assure you that you cannot stop telling people back home about the quality time you spent during the Joint Treks Of Langtang And Poon Hill for 12 days.

Itinerary

Our trip starts after breakfast nearly about 7 am as we drive out along the north-western mountains of Kathmandu for 5 to 6 hours through the lush green forest, meandering roads through the hills, and gracefully flowing riverside.

Delight in the Himalayan views and marvel at the villages with terraced fields and highway towns. Enjoy lunch at Trishuli Bazar before proceeding further to Dhunche. From Dhunche, we go on to Syabrubesi.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,300m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This is our first day of trekking. We follow the Langtang Khola (river), pass through thick woodlands, cross several suspension bridges, and pass a few tea houses. The trail looks a little steep, but it isn’t that testing and is always exciting.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,380m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After morning tea, we set out on our second day of the voyage. Our trail proceeds along thick woods as we revel in the grand views of the Langtang-Lirung, watch Chortens and see stunning hills that have religious engravings on them.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,430m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we start our trek as we pass through yak pastures. We also cross the biggest Mani divider in Nepal and a few wooden scaffolds. Since we are truly getting into the high elevations, you may begin to feel the thin mountain air.

Nanjing Gompa is encompassed by the Himalayas all around. You can stroll around Kanjing Gompa, appreciating the views, ice sheets, ice falls, and herds of yaks.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,870m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the early morning, we visit Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft) for stunning sunrise views. After breakfast, we continue down to Lama Hotel. Since it is downhill, it is a 4/5 hour stroll from Kanjing Gompa to get to the Lama Hotel. We pass ethnic Tamang settlements that share religious and social ties with the Tibetans.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,500m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we trek down to Syabrubensi, which takes about a 5-hour walk. Enjoy the simple downhill trail through lush green vegetation. After arriving in Syabrubesi, we take our lunch. After lunch and some rest, we drive to Pokhara. After arriving in Pokhara – which takes around seven hours – we check in to our hotel in Pokhara.

Dinner and stay overnight in Pokhara.

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

After breakfast we will go to see the famous attractions of Pokhara which are given below:

World Peace Pagoda
The pagoda is a massive Buddhist stupa and is built on top of a slope on the southern shore of Phewa lake. Other than being an amazing sight in itself, the sanctum is an incredible vantage point that offers breathtaking perspectives of the Annapurna range and Pokhara city. You can get there by intersecting the lake by watercraft and afterward climbing up the slope. you can also drive close to the top of the hill.

Bindbyabasini Temple
The bindhyabasini sanctuary is the focal point of religious activity in the old bazaar. It is committed to the goddess Bhagwati, an alternate appearance of shakti or power.

Davis Fall
Mainly known as Patale Chhango (Hell’s Fall), Devi’s fall (otherwise called Devies’ or David’s) is a wonderful waterfall lying about 2 km southwest of Pokhara air terminal, on the expressway to Tansen. An intriguing current legend says that a nonnative named Davie was skinnydipping in the Pardi Khola (waterway) when the conduits of the dam were opened, clearing him into an underground section underneath the fall, never to be seen again.

Barahi sanctuary & Phewa Lake
After lunch, we will go boating in Phewa lake, which is the most famous lake in the country. Roughly measuring 1.5 km by 4 km, Phewa is the center of attraction in Pokhara. The charming lake is a pure play area. Brilliantly painted wooden vessels and sailboats could be leased at a sensible cost around the lakeside.

The eastern shoreline of the lake, prominently known as Lakeside or Baidam, comprises of an interminable segment of hotels, restaurants, bookshops, and trinket shops. One of the entrancing parts of the lakeside is the amazing perspective of the mountains, particularly when the still water reflects the tops, making a two-fold picture.

After visiting the major places of Pokhara we will go to prepare for the trekking. After preparation, you may rest or go to visit the city.

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

On this day of the trek, a 2-hour drive in a private vehicle from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m). From Nayapul, we start our Poon Hill panorama trek.

Covering many picturesque views of the northern hilly region of Western Nepal, we ascend through various alpine forests, bamboo forests, and grass and shrublands.

Tonight, we stay overnight at Ulleri, a very beautiful and serene town with a folk culture that will provide you with a tour-orgasmic experience along with its very refined hospitality.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,050m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

As we leave Ulleri, a town of glistening views, culture, and hospitality, we walk along the trail made out of stone to Ghorepani.

We walk with Annapurna on our right, with wild flowering forest and wet, soiled hills on our left. As you go along, it sometimes feels like the way has a never-ending series of stoned steps, and you may want to admire those who might have built it.

As we arrive at Ghorepani (2874 meters/9429 feet), an ancient-looking village wrapped up in the abundance of services and facilities you wouldn’t have imagined getting in a town like this. It’s the best time to tell your friends, families, and loved ones about your trip and how much you want to forget everything and settle here.

But it doesn’t just end here; we are here only on the way, staying only a night. And tomorrow morning shall be the liveliest time you have during this trek.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,850m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early in the morning (at around four or 4:30), we head up to Poon Hill to a viewpoint to get a panoramic view of the Himalayas. You will also be able to see mesmerizing sunrise from this place.

After an hour up-hill walk in the cold breeze, sipping coffee/tea, looking at the sun rising over Dhaulagiri Mountain Range, Annapurna Mountain Range, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, Ganesh, and several other Himalayan peaks, it seems nothing less than magnificent.

After this, we trek back down to Ghorepani and have breakfast. After breakfast, we continue our journey back to Tadhapani, a place towards Pokhara. With such a bewildering view and the craving to stay a few more days in Ghorepani, we head ahead, placing the whole Annapurna Range on the right and some steep hills behind.

Once we reach Tahdapani, you might want to get some rest, and then time for dinner.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,210m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wake up early today to appreciate the sunrise – which isn’t any less spectacular here than you see at Poon Hill, with less crowd and a cold breeze. After we enjoy a picturesque morning with a lovely breakfast at Tadhapani, we head towards our last destination.

Now it’s only a 3-hour ride in a private vehicle from Ghandruk to Pokhara leaving several beautiful landscapes and clear-water rivers behind.

We will then take a rest in our hotel in Pokhara.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,950m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On the last day of our trip, we drive back to Kathmandu crossing over hills and rivers along the way. In the evening we enjoy a farewell dinner and reflect on a great adventure we have had.

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

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, Syabrubesi to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu in a private vehicle
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Down jacket/all-season sleeping bag/duffel bag (must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • Licensed trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of guide and porter
  • First Aid Medical Kit (Carried by the guide)
  • All required government fees, taxes, permits and paperwork
  • A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking regions
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant

What's Not Included

  • International airfareVisa fees
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicoptor
  • Tips for guides and porters

Did You Know?

~ The highest point of Langtang Valley is Kyanjin Ri at 4,773m.

~ Syabrubesi is known as the gateway to the Langtang Valley trail.

~ You can view mountains like Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Loenpo Gang, and Changbu from the Langtang Valley.

~ The best time to visit Langtang is from March to May and September to November.

~ Poonhill Trek is also known as Annapurna Sunrise Trek.

What kind of permits are required for the trek?

 Permits are essential when trekking Nepal. These permits help keep track the tourism in Nepal. For the joint trek of Langtang and Poonhill, you will be requiring three different permits.

 The first one is the TIMS card(Trekkers’ Information Management System). This will cost you around 20$ for individual trekkers and 10$ for group trekkers.

The next one is Langtang National Park Permit. This permit comes with a cost of 15$ for SAARC Nationals and 30$ for NON-SAARC Nationals.

The last permit you need to get is the Annapurna conservation Area Permit. This will cost you around 25$

When trekking with an agency, they usually get you covered up for permits and passes. But solo travelers, can get their permits from Nepal Tourism Board. This may take a few days so you can plan your trip accordingly.

What is the best time to go on the joint trek of Langtang and Poon Hill?

For most of the trek in the Himalayas. The perfect season is regarded as September to November and March to May. And for the joint trek of Langtang and Poonhill, the story goes the same. The season of autumn and spring with Trekking is like bread and butter. Never can go wrong with this combo. 

What we suggest is to avoid trekking in summer, as in Nepal summer coincides with the monsoon, making the path slippers flash flood, and other problems. However, there are successful treks even in those seasons, we suggest you not. Talking about the winter, At such an altitude, the temperature is extremely well below freezing point, and heavy snowfall. Thus, it is all up to you in the end. But for a great trek, you can’t go wrong with spring and autumn.

Are there any cultural experiences available during the trek?

The sector where the joint trek of Langtang and Poonhill blooms the most is probably the cultural one. Filled with the rich cultural experience of the local Tamang and Gurung Communities. You get to experience the lifestyle around the Himalayas. Visiting many Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries along the way. You get a deeper idea of traditions around here.

But for you to experience it, you must have a great guide. A guide who knows his way around the terrains and can lead helping you to experience each and everything.

What are the key highlights and attractions of the trek?

Being a joint trek of Langtang and Poonhill, this has to offer you much more than your ordinary trek. The breathtaking mountain views include famous peaks such as Langtang Lirung and Annapurna from Poonhill. Moreover, the lush forests filled with diverse flora and fauna are nothing like you have ever experienced. The path is filled with rhododendrons (around March-May), oaks, and a variety of bird species. You come across various streams. 

As a bonus, you also get to visit and interact with the local Tamang and Gurung villages, experiencing their way of life. These all small details are what contribute to a great trek in the long run. When talking about views and sceneries, this trek will surely take it to the next level.

What is the joint trek of Langtang and Poon Hill and how long does it take?

For those trekking enthusiasts, the joint trek of Langtang and Poonhill will give you a wholesome experience. 12 days of long trek in Nepal takes you through Langtang and the Annapurna region to experience the famous Poonhill. The trek offers you a combination of stunning mountain views, diverse flora, and fauna. Moreover, the trek also doesn’t lack when it comes to providing the cultural richness of the local Tamang and Gurung Communities.

How can one hire a guide or porter for the trek?

The best way to hire a guide or porter for this trek you may ask. The answer is through a trekking agency. Many people lack in realizing that a trekking agency will be the best investment they ever did. With guides and porters coming in cheap and friendly. Plus, the management should not be your headache at. Everything is managed by the team.

Moreover, if you are a solo traveler, you can get your guides and porters directly from Kathmandu. Also, you can contact Nepal Lion Tours at any time for such facilities.

You can hire a guide or porter for the trek through a trekking agency or directly in Kathmandu.

What is the best way to prepare for the joint trek of Langtang and Poon Hill?

There are certain ways you can prepare for a joint trek of Langtang and Poon Hill. Which will help you strengthen both physically and mentally to conquer this trek. The trek is quite a physically demanding. Thus, you must be in great shape. Also, make sure to do research and purchase the necessary clothes. Equipment such as great hiking boots, a good backpack is necessary. Also, familiarize yourself with the local culture and customs and obtain the necessary permits before beginning the trek. Additionally, it is recommended to consult with a doctor and obtain necessary vaccinations before the trek, especially if you are trekking in remote areas where medical facilities may not be easily accessible.

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Joint Treks Of Langtang And Poon Hill 12 Days

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