Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

The trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek. Trekking in the Annapurna foothills to the view point at Poon Hill offering you unobstructed mountain views. An easy trek in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, Magars dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque Peak of Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating the skyline. This trekking is not recommended during the raining season. The Ghorepani trek is a colorful short foray into the Annapurna region.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek. Trekking in the Annapurna foothills to the view point at Poon Hill offering you unobstructed mountain views. An easy trek in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, Magars dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque Peak of Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating the skyline. This trekking is not recommended during the raining season. The Ghorepani trek is a colorful short foray into the Annapurna region.

The trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek. This trek in the Annapurna foothills to the view point on Pun Hill offers all the best of trekking in Nepal.Enjoy trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurna with the picturesque fluted peak of Machhapuchhare (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 mountain escape on Earth. As the sun touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) 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.

If you want to get the most mountain views in the least amount of time, the trek up from Naya Pul to Ghorapani and then over to Ghandruk should satiate your desire for Himalayan vistas. From the sunrise above Ghorepani to the in-your-face view of Machhapuchhare and Annapurna South from Chomrong, this trek does not disappoint.

Details Programs of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel with breakfast included.
Day 2
Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Your sightseeing trip will start at 9AM in the morning after breakfast. We will provide a private vehicle and professional tour guide. We visit Pasupatinath temple, Buddhanath, Monkey temple, Bhaktpur durbar square and Kathmandu durbar square. The afternoon includes a final briefing and preparations for the trek. Overnight at hotel with breakfast included.
Day 3
Drive to Pokhara (900 meters) 7 hours by tourist bus.
Trekking staff will come to your Hotel early in the morning at 6:30AM to pick you up then leaving around 7:30AM to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel with breakfast included.
Day 4
Drive to Nayapul (1010 meters) and trek to Tikhedunga (1570 meters) 3 hours.
We begin our trek at Nayapul after 1 hour driving by private vehicle from Pokhara. After 15 minutes short walk along the bank of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1015 meters) a large village that has many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village. The trail follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. From there, the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1495m and after the short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1570 meters. Todays walk offers a short and relatively easy day, during the journey which allows us to become used to the experience of trekking in Nepal. Overnight at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with hot drinks.
Day 5
Trek to Ghorepani (2840 meters) 5 hours.
Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with a steep climb to Ulleri. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070 meters. The trail then continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak and rhododendrons towards Banthanti at 2250 meters. Then we trek towards Nangethanti at 2460m. After an hour of walking this brings you to Ghorepani at 2840 meters. Overnight at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with hot drinks.
Day 6
Hike up to Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Tadapani (2610 meters).
6 hours. Today, very early in the morning, we start an hour hiking to Poon Hill at elevation of 3210 meters, a brilliant spectacle; this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. There we spend about 1 hour, we then return to Ghorepani we take a hot breakfast at the hotel then we trek to Tadapani (2610 meters). Along the trail towards Tadapani, we make climb along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960 meters). After that we descend to the Banthanti, we then turn off to Tadapani. Overnight at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with hot drinks.
Day 7
Trek to Ghandruk (1940 meters) 4 hours.
From Tadapani the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal; they have their own dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is also home to many Gurkha soldiers. It is a famous destination for trekkers as it is known for its beautiful mountain views and within easy reach from Pokhara and Kathmandu. We have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office, Museum and explore the village. Overnight at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with hot drinks.
Day 8
Trek to Nayapul (1010 meters) and drive to Pokhara.
Today, we are going to end our trek at Nayapul after a short drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel with breakfast included.
Day 9
Pokhara City tour.
Your sightseeing trip will start at 9 AM in the morning after breakfast. Places we visit are Fewa Lake, Bagnes Lake, Devis water fall, Museum, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave. You will have relaxing afternoon. Overnight at hotel with breakfast included.
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu (1345 meters).
Day 10
Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

General Information About Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Trip Fact Sheet of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Trip duration -10 Days Trek Duration  06 Days Max. Altitude –3210 m
Group Size – Min-1 Starting From – Nayapul Trek End – Nayapul
Grade- Moderate/Hard Transportation – Fly or Drive Type – Teahouse/Home stay/Camping (it is needed to take a tent)
Attraction of the trek Mountains, beautiful lanscap Himalayan Sights -Annapurna Mountain Range Culture – Tibetan culture, Bon and Hindu culture , Buddhism
Activity – Trekking , Hiking Highlights of trip -Sunrise from Poon Hill Best Time : Year Around

 

Cost Included
  • Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.

 

Trip cost does not includes
  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Excess baggage charges with domestic flight.
  • Lunch / dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency rescue and medical expenses.
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills personal porters.
  • Tips for the trekking crew.
  • Other optional trips/activities and sightseeing if required.

 

 

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FAQ 6 : How about group Size of your tour?
We aimed to provide quality service in affordable cost . in a tour our maximum size of group is 15 person a group and on trekking 10 person a group .
FAQ 7 : How secure we are ?
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