week-long lodge trek in the Annapurna Foothills
to the view point on Poon Hill offers all
the best of trekking in Nepal including
accommodation in comfortable family run
trekkers' lodges along the way. Enjoy trekking
in the spectacular mountain scenery through
charming villages inhabitated by the Gurungs,
dense rhododendron forests full of birds
and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below
the Annapurnas with the picturesque fluted
peak of Machapuchare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating
the skyline. At the climax of this trek
you will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy
one of the most spectacular mountainscape
on Earth. As the sun touches the snowcapped
summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri
(8,167m/26,788ft.) and Annapurna (8,091m/26,538ft.)
along with a maze of other peaks, slowly
begin to appear, like magic, before our
eyes. A rewarding trek that can be enjoyed
by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape.
to moderate trekking from 900m (3,000ft)
to 2,975m (9,760ft) at an easy pace. Accommodation
in comfortable lodges run by local families.
The trek starts in Pokhara and includes
all meals, roadhead transports, services
of experienced trek guide and porter to
carry luggage. Clients carry day-pack only
and walk at their own pace.
DEPARTURES (Ex Kathmandu)
Saturday: Jan-May & Oct-Dec,
2004 & 2005.
treks are available on request.
445 per person
T I N E R A R Y:
Kathmandu to Pokhara to Phedi.
Start trek to Dhampus. Lodge.
to Landruk. Lodge.
to Gandruk. Lodge.
to Banthanti. Lodge.
to Gorepani. Lodge.
morning climb to Poon Hill for sunrise
views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
After breakfast trek to Tirkedunga.
to Birethanti. Drive to Pokhara. End
Sleeping Bag, Douvet/Down/Goretek Jacket,
Duffel Bag, Etc.,
- US$ 1 per item per day (available in Kathmandu)