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Nepal Short Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour


Overview

Nepal Short Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour is the combination of Poon Hill (3200m) trek and Chitwan national park, Jungle Safari. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is short and sweet trek which starts from Pokhara. It offers the best Annapurna Himalayan range and Sunrise. This 4 days trek open round the year as spring blast with the full bloom of Rhododendron and winter with snow fun.
Chitwan national park is the best park in Asia for wildlife safari tour. The park has a Royal Bengal tiger, one horn rhino, sloth bear, migrated bird’s python and many animals and birds. The extends from lowland (riverine plants and vegetation to tropical forest) Terai to mid hills of Nepal. Due to the variation of land escape, there is an animal, birds, and reptiles can be seen.
We have designed Nepal Short Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour to make a complete holiday with Wildlife safari and short trekking.

Trekking equipment to Poon Hill Trek: Poon Hill trek is not a hard trek but you have to be prepared with proper clothing as per the season to enjoy the trek. Please check the link and if still, you have further questions, please write to us.
Articles of clothing in Chitwan Jungle safari: You will have a frequent visit to Jungle to your safari activities. There you will spot the wild animals, birds, and reptiles.  You must wear animal-friendly clothes like green, brown, olive etc. You are highly advice not to use aggressive color like red, yellow, Pink etc.


Trip Highlights

  • Panoramic view of Annapurna Mountain range from Poon Hill 3200m
  • Stunning sunrise
  • Snow fun in winter
  • Gurung people and culture
  • Explore adventure kingdom Pokhara
  • Visit UNESCO World Site in Kathmandu
  • Explore wildlife in the Chitwan national park.

Itinerary

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Our representative will be waiting at Nepal airport upon your arrival with your name in print. Transfer to your hotel and stroll around in the evening. We will organize a welcome typical Nepali dinner. Night rest at Hotel. If your time permit (if your land in Nepal earlier)  we could adjust some tour from the following day.

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel in Kathmandu. Your guide will be waiting with car to transfer to domestic airport and fly to Pokhara. Meet your porter in Pokhara and drive to Nayapul (starting point of the trek) and trek to Tikhedhunga 1540m. Overnight at a tiny village at Tikhedhunga. This is an easy day of your trekking. After the ride, it will take around 4 hours to arrive to Tikhedhunga village. Check in to the guest house and stroll around. This day, you will not have any view of the mountain. Enjoy the local cuisine. Night rest at the guest house.

Enjoy mountain breakfast at your guest house. After breakfast starts your hiking to Ghorepani. This is a bit more adventurous day than other days on this trek. Right after you left to Tikhedhunga, the trek starts steep hiking until Ulleri. From Ulleri, the Mountain View starts to be seen and bit easier than first part. Arrive at Ghorepani and enjoy the panorama of the Himalaya. Check in to the guest house and take out for a stroll around Ghorepani village. There is some gift shop and you may buy some souvenirs for your friends and family. Back to guest house and night rest after dinner.

This is the biggest day of your trek. Wake up early in the morning and hike (45m) to Poon Hill 3210m to see stunning Himalayan peak including the Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Fishtail, Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Hiunchuli, Nilgiri, Manaslu, and many others. Take beautiful pictures for your memories. Back to the guest house and after breakfast, trek to Tadapani. Most of the trail will pass through the forest but still, You will view the mountain while trekking to Tadapani. Tadapani offers a fantastic view to Annapurna. Night rest at guest house after dinner.

Enjoy the last breakfast on the mountain. Trek down to Kimche where our vehicle will be waiting to you to transfer (1:30hr) to Pokhara. Check in to Hotel. After refreshment takes out to explore Pokhara. Night rest at Hotel

Take an early breakfast (7:30 am) at your hotel in Pokhara and check out from the hotel. Drive to sightseeing around Pokhara (David falls, Siddha cave, Seti river gorge, Bindabasini Temple). Drive (11:30 am) to Chitwan . There will be a few stops before arriving at Chitwan for lunch/ tea coffee/ toilet and knee break. Check in to Hotel and after lunch, camp manager will brief the program (Elephant back safari, sunset tour, cultural entertainment) and follow. Dinner will be served at Hotel. Night rest at Hotel.

Wake up followed by tea/coffee. You will be escorted by a nature guide. After breakfast follow the activities (canoe ride to enjoy and spot wildlife and bird, jungle excursion to spot the wildlife, elephant breeding center visit, local village visit, Tharu museum, elephant bath). Lunch and dinner will be at the hotel. You will have a chance to see Royal Bengal tiger, one horn rhino, sloth bear, deer, wild boar, wild elephant, crocodile, python, many spices of bird etc. Night rest at Hotel.

Morning take out for bird watching and back to Hotel for breakfast in Chitwan. After breakfast drive to domestic airport and fly (10:00 am)to Kathmandu. If your time permit, you will drive to sightseeing and later we will transfer to the airport for the final departure. Sweet home.


What are included?

  • Arrival and departure transfer from the Nepal airport.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara on double/ twin sharing BB
  • Private transfer to and from Trekking by car/ van.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, tea and coffee whilst on the trek from Local guest house Menu.
  • Local Guest House accommodations in trekking on twin sharing
  • Applicable trekking fees (ACAP, TIMS).
  • English speaking trekking guide and Porters (one porter per two persons is provided to carry the client's personal effects)
  • Sleeping bag, duffle bag and the trekking pole (on request).
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara and in Kathmandu.
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • 2 N/3D Full board package in Chitwan (Hotel, meal, activities, transport, guide)
  • Insurance for the trekking staff. (insurance as per state law)
  • All the government tax and our (AATE) service charges.
  • Firs Aid medical kit with the guide in trekking.

What are not included?

  • International flight and visa fees
  • Meals, entrances of temple, monastery or monument while in the city.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Your travel insurance (for travel, cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss of life, theft of or damage to personal effects).
  • Tips and gratuities (crew frequently receives some recognition for good service)
  • Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of AATE.
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, mineral water, monuments entrance fees, postage, laundry, video, camera, phone, etc.
  • All other services not included in the “cost includes" section above.

Trip Enquiry

The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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Frequently asked questions

Hotel in Kathmandu: Hotel Green Eco Resort Hotel in Pokhara: Hotel Da Yatra Hotel in Trekking: Local Guest House Hotel in Chitwan: Hotel Rain Forest We will accommodate you to 3 star standard hotels in the city. The hotel will hotel will have WIFI, private bathroom with hot and cold shower, Breakfast, TV, AC, telephone, room service.
Your trekking guide will have a licence from Nepal government with long experience in Trekking to Ghorepani Poon Hill. He speaks English and keeps knowledge about High Altitude mountain sickness, first aid, Annapurna Mountain and its history, people and culture. We will provide a porter (helper to carry the luggage) with warm clothing’s while going to the high mountain. Our company will give priority to the local porter as much as they are available.
There are nice and tiny guest houses in the Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking trail. We will accommodate to our trekkers (guest) in the best available guest houses in the areas. You will have your own room (twin sharing). If the trekker is single, we will arrange a single room. The guest houses are safe and people are friendly. Your guide and porter will have their own room to the same guest house. Meal in Mountain: We will buy the dinner and breakfast from the guest house where you will hold for the night. That is the understanding within the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking trail. You will be served the freshly cooked meal. The guest house will provide a standard menu which is set by the Local Lodge Management Committee. You can choose your meal from the menu.
Medical facilities: There are basic medical facilities in the Ghorepani Poon Hill area. We recommend to our trekkers to bring their own medicine (a headache, stomach ache, painkiller, Diamox, bandage, iodine, cotton, gauze, handy plast, common cold, diarrhea, and scissors). If the situation is serious, you should be brought down or call for an emergency evacuation (Helicopter).
Electricity: There may not have enough electricity supply in Nepal in winter season. You could expect power cut (no power) in some certain time of the day. While you are in mountain, you may require electricity to charge your battery, mobile, camera or etc. You must charge your electronic items when there is electricity.They may charge extra cost for charging. Internet: Some guest hosuses offer internet facilities with extra charge. We recommend you to buy a local SIM card and buy a internet packages from the city.
Safety in Trekking: Trekking in Nepal is safe. The trekking trails are not life challenging. But natural disaster could happen at any time anywhere. You are highly requested to stick the trekking trail and be aware of trekking precautions. There are police posts in this trekking trail to trekkers safety and to regulate the permit.
Drinking water: Bottle of water is available to buy along the Trekking trail to Ghorepani Poon Hill. Besides that, you can take your own water filter or buy a water purifying medicine to purify the normal running water. Further, you can buy boiled water as well as in trekking.
From our previous experience, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek does not have altitude sickness. If there should you require emergency evacuation (Sick/ climatic etc) we will operate helicopter service from Kathmandu or Pokhara with the permission of the client or his friend on his/her behalf. Prior to sending rescue Heli we will require the assurance of payment. We recommend to our client to buy an insurance which includes emergency evacuation. After you rescued, we will help you with documentation to claim the payment.
If you can’t complete your trekking due to your physical problems, climatic condition or etc we will give you the best similar option within your time limit and budget. If the tour cant complete due to our side, we will consider the refund of not used services or give you another similar option.
There is rough road to Hile and Kimche. Beside the road transport, there are horses available in emergency situation or carry in the basket by porter. The prices would be negotiable.