Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the most popular in Annapurna, because it is relatively easy, offers great scenery and does not go really high. Poon Hill is the highest point at 3210m. The main attraction of the trek is the view at Poon Hill on the nearby mountains (Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Annapurna South (7219m) Fishtail Mountain (6993m)) and the ancient Rhododendron forests, thickly covered in moss. The Rhododendron trees can be seen blooming in spring, around March.The trek to Ghorepani – Poon Hill (Pun Hill) which is located in Annapurna region, is truly called as all the best of the trekking in Nepal. The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly 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 (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline. One of the important highlight of this trip is to make a climb on Poon Hill, possibly the most spectacular mountain escapes on Earth. When sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, there gradually appear, just like magic that your eye could not believe. Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek known as short and easy trek for 4 to 5 days located just few walking days from Pokhara. Begins with short drive from Pokhara to Nayapul the Ghorepani Trekking presents Mt. fishtail (6997m), Annapurna South in our first day. You got to ascend about 3500 stone steps on the way to Ghorepani (2,750m) from Tikhedhunga. The Ghorepani- Poon hill trek offers extraordinary natural scene, striking views of Annapurna South (7,219m) Dhaulagiri (8,167m) Machhapuchchhre(6,997m) and Himchuli (6,434).
During Nepal Pokhara to Poon Hill trek or hike trekkers who can get the existence occasion to see some of the most outstanding examination of some of the greatest and most huge Himalayas on world. Next day our Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking leads to Tadapani (2,630m) where the Annapurna South is in susceptible distance. The amazing morning views from Poon Hill with sun rise feels you are in haven including blossoming rhododendron forest, rice farms with gorgeous Annapurna Himalayan range of Ghorepani Trek presents you life time memories. A supplementary most exceptional part of this Ghorepani-Poon Hill trekking is that you will reach the Nepal’s most good-looking and dirt free village Ghandruk with Gurung group of nations. The main attractiveness of Ghorepani trekking is “Poon Hill”, positioned at an height of 3210m, the most inspiring Mountain observation spot in Nepal. Ghorepani-Poonhill Trek through Ghandruk offers verities of mix society of Gurungs, Magars and Brahmans.

Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu in Kathmandu Airport 1340m,

Day 2 - Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley,

Day 3 - Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 800m,

Day 4 - Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga 1540m (3/4 hours).

Day 5 - Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani 2750m (5/6 hours).

Day 6 - Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani 2590m (5/6 hours).

Day 7 - Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk 1940m (3/4 hours).

Day 8 - Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara 820m (4/5 hours).

Day 9 - Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 10 - Final departure from Kathmandu

Day 1

You’ll be met at the airport by our representative from the company, so look out for a office sign/logo with your name when you leave the airport. They will bring you back to the Hotel. Welcome drinks will provide by Hotel and short briefing about your treks and refreshment. Stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 2

A free day to explore in the Kathmandu Valley. Our tour guide introduces as following Options: Climb the many steps to Swayambhunath (the monkey temple), with its commanding views of Kathmandu (1420m), its whitewashed Stupas and its unique synthesis of Buddhism and Hinduism. The striking Buddha eyes of Boudhanath Stupa watch over a lively and colorful Tibetan community and attract pilgrims from all over the Himalayan Buddhist realm. In the midst of traditional Gompas, and hung with long strings of multi-colored prayer flags, Boudhanath attracts Sherpas, Tibetans and tourists alike for daily circumambulations (Koras) of the Stupa. Durbar Square, one of the old capitals of the Kathmandu valley, is a synthesis of Hindu and Buddhist temples, stupas and statues, and is often the site of festivals, marriages and other ceremonies. Hindu Pashupatinath and its sacred temple complex on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here, monkeys run up and down the steps of the burning ghats, and trident-bearing saddhus draped in burnt-orange and saffron sit serenely meditating – when they’re not posing for photos-for-rupees. Stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 3

Up early for our short but scenic flight to Pokhara, 198 kilometers west of Kathmandu. You will fly high above the north-south Rivers flowing down towards the Terai from the Himalaya and Tibet, over terraced villages and green hills with the Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Manaslu and massif Annapurna ranges in the distance, to balmy, sub-tropical Pokhara. We will have an hour boating on Phewa Lake and visit Lakeside area by your own. Stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 4

Morning after breakfast, our car will pick up you from Hotel and drive to Naya Pul which takes about 1 and half hour by private car.The trail leads you down to a hanging bridge over a small stream and afterwards walk through a barrage of tea stalls along the east bank of Modi Khola until reaching Birethanti where you will check in your permits. The left hand trail leads you winding through bamboo forests and past the several waterfalls. The trail stays on the north bank of Bhurungdi Khola until Sudami. Then the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to reach Hille and further walk up to Tikhedunga. Stay overnight in Lodge.

Day 5

The trail crosses by suspension bridge over the Tikhedunga Khola and the trail climbs very steeply on a stone staircase that is said to have more than 3500 steps and the unrelenting staircase continues to reach Ulleri village after 2 hours walking. Now you can see the good view of Machhapuchre, Hiun Chuli and Annapurna South. Then above the village where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields and soon gives a way to deep forests as the trail climbs to Banthanti. Then after you walk through the magnificent oak and rhododendron forests passing sparkling clear streams, a small ridge and another stream before making a short final climb to Nangethanti. An hour walking through the rhododendron forests to reach at Ghorepani, a village of Magar peoples. The mountains are visible from your lodges which are in nice weather and stay overnight in Lodge.

Day 6

Early in the morning, an hour’s climb from Ghorepani to Poon Hill through the busses of Rhododendrons forests for the spectacular view of high Mountains stretches from Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Tukuche Peak 6920m, Nilgiri 6940m, Baraha Shikhar 7847m, Mt. Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna South 7219m, Annapurna III 7855m, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna II 7937m, Lamjung Himal 6931m and unobstructed view of sunrise over the Himalayas is a defining moment. You can enjoy with brilliant view of mountains and sunrise view. Then you return back to Lodge and will have your breakfast. After that, the trail steeply ascending until Deurali-La on a grassy knoll that offers good Mountain views similar to those from Poon Hill which takes 2 hours from Ghorepani. Then the trail descends through deep rhododendron forest until reaching Banthanti which takes about 2 hours and where you will have your lunch. Sometime you can see the wild animals like monkeys and local birds during the jungle trail. After lunch, cross the north side of stream and it will offer great views over the gorge to Ulleri. A rocky trail descends steeply to small stream and climbing again dishearteningly through deep forests to Tadapani, a village which is surrounded by beautiful forests. You can see more magnificent view of Machhapuchre, Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli and Annapurna II etc. Stay overnight in Lodge.

Day 7

In the morning, after breakfast your trek slightly descending through the deep forests until reaching Baise Kharka which takes an hour of smooth walking and descends again in the sub-tropical forest until reaching Ghandruk village and which almost takes about 2 hours. You will have lunch. You can see a very good view of Fish Tail, Annapurna South and other small snowy peak. Afternoon you will go to visit the Buddhist Monastery and Old Traditional Gurung Museum. Stay overnight in Lodge.

Day 8

In this day also you start your trek in the morning. Then the trail descends many stone staircase to a stream and water-driven mill and trek down to entrance arch where the trail down to Landruk and Nayapul in the right hand, dropping at the first on a staircase and then traversing high above the river on a wide stone-paved trail. Cross a small stream and follow the ridge down hill to Syauli Bazar. From here walking is flat on dusty road follows the river valley through a lovely birch forest and extensive rice terraces to Birethanti where you will check out your permits again that you will be our of conservation area. Half an hour walk rough road to Nayapul where you have a short climb to road and our car wait for you to drive back to Pokhara after your short trip in Poon Hill. Stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 9

Early in the morning after breakfast, our car drive to airport, flight back to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes and our car will pick up and transfer to hotel.

Day 10

Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast in Hotel. Our office reprentative will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.

Inclusion

  • Int’l/Dom Airport/Hotel/Airport picks up and transfers by private car/van on arrival and departure.

  • 3nights accommodations in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 3* Hotel in Kathmandu and 2nights in Pokhara.

  • Sightseeing Tour as per above mentioned itinerary and all kind of entry fees.

  • Round Trip domestic flight tickets cost and airport tax.

  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with tea or coffee are included during the lodge/tea-house trek.

  • Lodge-lodge accommodation during the lodge trek.

  • 1 Experienced, helpful, friendly and well trained English speaking guide and necessary porters for camping trek, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples) during the trek and their food, accommodation, equipments, salary and insurance.

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle.

  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit.

  • All necessary permits.

  • Office Service Charge.

  • All government tax.

  • First Aid Medical Kit box.

Exclusion

  • Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara other than breakfast.

  • International Airfare to and from Nepal.

  • Travel Insurance.

  • Nepal Tourist Visa Fees.

  • Items and expenses of personal nature.

  • All kind of alcoholic drinks (beer, wine, whisky), cold drink (mineral water, coke, fanta, sprite, juice), laundry service, postage, phone calls, internet, donations, museum entry fees etc during the trip.

  • Personal Trekking Equipments such as sleeping bags, walking poles, down jackets, walking boots. (It can be hired/bought in Kathmandu).

  • Emergency Evacuation (Medical Insurance and Helicopter Rescue in case of accident and can be paid either insurance company or clients themselves).

  • Any cost arises due to a change of the program/itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, strike and some accidental problems.

  • Horse/Pony renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.

  • Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost inclusive.

  • Tipping Tips for guide, porters, drivers and horse man.

No routes map available.

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