Hike Bike & Raft Poonhill Multi Adventure

11 Days

Hike Bike and Raft Poonhill Multi Adventure, explores the Lower Annapurna Region by Foot, Bike and Raft. This is an incredible Soft Adventure.

This trip covers one of the most popular short trekking routes in Nepal, Poonhill. Along the way we visit Nepal’s first cable car and one of the holiest temples, Manakamana. This easy family trek boasts some of the best Himalayan panoramas on offer. The trek takes us through beautiful Rhododendron forest and Gurung Villages, where you can discover the culture of mountain life in Nepal. The trek ends in Tatopani, where you can soak in the hot springs before embarking on a fun easy bike ride to the rafting point. Our rafting takes us on the Kaligandaki and through the world’s deepest gorge. Enjoy nights camping out on white sandy beaches under the stars. This is an unforgettable soft adventure for families and first time travelers/trekkers.

Multi Adventure in Nepal with Himalayan Single Track

Overview

Explore the Lower Annapurna Region by Foot, Bike and Raft. This is an incredible Soft Adventure.

Trips Highlights

  • Summit Poonhill for Panoramic Views of the Himalaya
  • Discover Nepal’s Best Short Trek
  • Biking a 1600m Descent
  • Rafting through the Deepest Gorge in the World

Itinerary

Upon your arrival in Nepal, a member of our team will meet you at the Airport and transfer you to the Hotel. We have a meet and greet with the Guide for a trip briefing and gear check. We also treat you to a welcome dinner of Nepal’s Traditional dish Dal Bhat .

 

Dinner

Take the morning flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu. The flight takes only 25mins. You will get excellent views of the Himalaya along the way.

In the afternoon we do some sightseeing around Pokhara. Cross the peaceful lake in a boat and then make the short 30min hike to the World Peace Pagoda. In the right weather conditions you can get iconic photos of the Himalaya reflecting in the lake. After having some lunch, we then hike down to Davis Falls and the Tibetan refugee camp. Return back to the hotel to rest and prepare for the upcoming trek.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We drive just over an hour to Nayapul where our trek begins. At first the trek starts out steady, following the river, before it climbs upwards on a stone staircase. We slowly make our way to Ulleri which is our destination for the night. Stay overnight in a local teahouse.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It’s not far today but it is all uphill. Trekking through beautiful old growth Rhododendron forests for most of the way. We pop out of the forest at the lovely blue roofed village of Ghorepani. Take some rest and enjoy exploring the Gurung Culture of this area.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wake up before sunrise and make the 1 to 2 hour trek in the dark to the Summit of Poonhill. As the sun  rises the mountains reveal themselves. The views from here are some of the best on any trek in Nepal. Take some time to photograph and enjoy before returning to Ghorepani for Breakfast.  After breakfast we bike all the way downhill to Tatopani, its a short ride, around 22km and mostly downhill. Tatopani is famous for its Hotsprings.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A ride of around 32 km on an open jeep track, flat for the most part but a few up and down hills. The valley opens up near Beni and we cross the river for the last time, rejoining the main road and heading to meet our rafting team. We have lunch, get a briefing on river safety and the basics of rafting and then Hit the River.

Named after “Kali” the goddess of destruction, the Kaligandaki is said to be one of Nepal’s most holy rivers. Originating high on the Tibetan Plateau the “Mighty Kali” plunges down through the Himalayas, carving out one of the deepest gorges in the world between Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Mountains.With exciting white water rapids, spectacular mountain views, traditional villages, endless suspension bridges, waterfalls, pristine jungle rich in wildlife, deep gorges, cultural temples and beautiful white sandy beaches for camp, we consider this to be the best all round river adventure in Nepal. We stay overnight in our campsite.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 :
Rafting

A full day of paddle on the river, smashing through rapids and enjoy the scenery of the worlds deepest gorge. Overnight in our campsite.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our last day on the river involves a bit more paddling as we cross the still water to the Dam where we end our rafting trip and make the 3 hour drive to Pokhara. On arrival in Pokhara we have a dinner to celebrate the success of our trip.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Take a free day in Pokhara to enjoy this chilled out lakeside vibe with dramatic views of the Himalaya looming above the town. You can join in some other adventure activities like Stand Up paddle boarding on the lake, Paragliding, Zip Line or Yoga/Meditation.

Breakfast

Today we transfer you to the Pokhara airport for the short 23mins flight to Kathmandu. A member of our team will collect you from the airport and transfer you to the Hotel. Take some time for last minute shopping or exploring this vibrant city.

Breakfast

Today we say farewell and transfer from the hotel to the airport for your outbound flight.

Breakfast

Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up on arrival and drop off after the trip
  • Mountain bike and gears (please ask specification after letting us your bike size)
  • Mountain Bike Guide and Porter
  • Food and accommodations (first day dinner to final day breakfast)
  • TIMS and Permit
  • All the transportation
  • Safe drinking water
  • Food, accommodations, salary, insurance and transportation for supporting staff

Cost Excludes

  • Cost Excludes
  • Visa fee to Nepal
  • Flight to and from Nepal
  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Dual suspension bike( 400 euro extra for the biking trip)
  • Beverage/soft drinks and mineral water in mountains
  • Travel, activity, medical and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for guides, porters and supporting staff

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Hike Bike & Raft Poonhill Multi Adventure

Trip Facts

  • Jeep, Airplanes
  • Three star hotel and Mountain Lodges
  • 4067 meters
  • Kathmandu
  • Spring, Autumn
  • Multi Adventure
  • Moderate
  • 2-12