Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Price starts from

USD 860

Meal

Full Board Meals

Start & End Point

Kathmandu/Kathmandu

Transportation

Tourist Coach

Accommodations

Hotel & Lodge

Activity

5-6 hours

Max Altitude

3,210m/10497ft

Trip Grade

Moderate

Best Time

March to May & September to December

Overview

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a popular and relatively short trekking in Nepal. Poon Hill Trek is known for its breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range, the trek to Ghorepani offers a perfect blend of cultural exploration and stunning landscapes. Starting from Nayapul, the trail takes through charming villages inhabited by the Gurung and Magar communities. The highlight of the trek is the sunrise view from Poon Hill, where the golden rays can be experienced on the snow-capped mountains. The trek is suitable for all levels of hikers such as honeymoon couple, family adventure, solo, and group.

Ghorepani – Poonhill trek startsg from the minimum elevation of 1025m (Birethanti), the trail takes you to the altitude of 2,860m Ghorepani and then 3,210m Poon Hill; which greets you with a magnificent view of early morning sun rays striking Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and 20 other towering peaks of the region. Along with the view of mountains, trekkers can equally enjoy the company of cultivated terraces, waterfalls, dense rhododendron, and oak forests full of chirping birds and flying butterflies - simply perfect for nature lovers.

Moreover, Poon Hill, Ghorepani trek, is also an introduction to the culture, tradition, hospitality, farming practices, and lifestyle of different ethnic groups including Gurung and Magar.

 

Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! Your adventure begins today once you land in Kathmandu airport. We understand that you've been eagerly anticipating this journey, and our representatives are ready to ensure your smooth transition from your flight to your comfortable hotel. After a warm welcome in the hotel, you'll have time to relax for a while. Further, for the remainder of the day, you will have an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the nearby areas and do shopping to fulfill your checklist for the trek. After you are done with the shopping, our team member will give you a brief introduction and provide valuable information about the trek in the evening. If you arrive late, we will have brief session the next day. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

1,300m/4,264 ft

Loding Level
Accommodation

3 Star Hotel

Following breakfast, we will go on a day tour of the Kathmandu Valley, visiting several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath Temple (Cremation site), and Swyambhunath Temple (Monkey Temple). Our knowledgeable tour guide will accompany us on this tour. After finishing the tour we will take you back to the respective hotels in Kathmandu. Pack up and get prepared. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel.

 

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

1,300m/4,264

Loding Level
Accommodation

3 Star Hotel

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast

Morning breakfast in the hotel. Our Guide will be there to take you to bus stand to catch bus to Pokhara. It is 7 hour’s drive through the scenic highway.  Check in to Pokhara Hotel and stroll around after the time to refresh.

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

820m/2,690ft

Loding Level
Accommodation

3 Star Hotel

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast

Tikhedhunga is our goal for today. First, we will have morning breakfast then drive from Pokhara to Nayapul by private transport. After quick pre-trek preparation, we start to walk following the south bank of the Modi River. Then the trail that leads us toward Bhurungdi Khola. Passing Lamdawali, Sudame, Hile, and a few waterfalls we finally reach Tikhedhunga for overnight at the lodge.

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

1,540m/5,052ft

Loding Level
Accommodation

Lodge

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

We climb up to Ulleri right after the breakfast, following stone-paved steps. After climbing more than 3000 steps we reach Ulleri where you will have great views of Annapurna South. Then continue gentle climb up through the Rhododendron forest, we will reach to Ghorepani. Overnight at the lodge

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

2,860m/9383ft

Loding Level
Accommodation

Lodge

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

Today we wake up early and hike up to Poon Hill to catch the first sun over Annapurnas. After time to take photos and enjoy the sunrise we return back to the lodge at Ghorepani. Breakfast then we walk east, passing Deurali pass and Banthanti towards Thulo Odar Kharka through rhododendron forests. A steep descent and a short climb from here will finally take us to Tadapani

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

2,590m/8,497ft

Loding Level
Accommodation

Lodge

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After breakfast, the the trail descends through the forest of Oak and Rhododendron. On reaching Ghandruk we rest for some time and then we set off to explore the village, handicraft center as well as Gurung museum. Walking through the allies to explore local life is the best thing to do. Overnight thee lodge.

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

1,940m/6,364ft

Loding Level
Accommodation

Lodge

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

The last Day of the trail drops down to the Modi River crossing Kimche. Then the trail along the Modi River will take us to Birethanti crossing Syauli Bazaar and Chimrung. Then arrive the same junction where we started our trek. Take a bus to Pokhara. Take a transport to Pokharra.

 

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

820m/2,690ft

Loding Level
Accommodation

3 Star Hotel

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast and Lunch

Breakfast and then drive to bus stop to catch bus to Kathmandu. Enjoy your last - minute shopping, and get ready for dinner with official team. Overnight in the hotel.

Maximum Altitude
Altitude

1,300m/4,264 ft

Loding Level
Accommodation

3 Star Hotel

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast and Dinner

Your last departure from Nepal will take place at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport, where you will be dropped off by a company representative before 3 hours of your flight time.

 

Single Supplementary
Meals

Breakfast

Include

    • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off
    • 3 nights of twin-sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3* standard hotel with breakfast
    • 2 nights twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara at 3* standard hotel with breakfas
    • Full-day guided city tour in Kathmandu by a private vehicle
    • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurants with traditional, ethnic music and dance
    • Annapurna Trekking permit (ACAP) and TIMS (Trekkers Security Card) permit
    • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
    • All accommodations on a trek (Lodge/Tea house)
    • Fresh seasonable fruits after dinner (while on a trek)
    • Tea/Coffee (Served in a cup only)
    • Purified drinking water (medicated safely to drink) during the trek
    • Government licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
    •  Porters (One porter for every 2 members) and his entire expenses
    • Insurance of Guide and Porter
    • All required local and government taxes
    • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
    • Duffel bag and Trekking Map (As a souvenir)
    • First Aid Service (Basic)
    • Adventure certificate (after completion of the trek)

Exclude

    Nepal arrival visa

    • Meals in the city except breakfast and other mentioned special dinner
    • Personal expenses like all kinds of drinks including mineral water & alcoholic and soft beverages
    • Extra Hot showers, Wi-Fi & battery charging while on a trek
    • Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (aprox USD26 per person)
    • Your travel insurance that covers Helicopter evacuation
    • Tipping (as an appreciation) and any additional tours

Date & Cost

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