10 days
Duration
Easy
Trip Level
2
Group Size
3210 m
Max-altitude

Ghorepani poon hill trek is a relatively easy and short trek but it offers exquisite views of the pristine Himalayas and the chance to mix up with ethnic groups. Ghorepani poon hill trekking is very famous among the visitors to Nepal due to the fact it is without problems on hand from Pokhara. The highest point of the trek is poon hill while it presents breathtaking sunrise and sunset views. Although a visit to Poon Hill in the morning to see the mesmerizing phenomenon of the sun rising. Also, the mind-boggling views of the snow-capped mountains. Poon Hill trek is just 4 – 5 days trekking in the Annapurna region, providing delightful insight while on trekking.

In another hand, this trail works as a shortcut among the Around Annapurna trek to the Annapurna base camp. The trail is full of oak and rhododendron forests, rivers and as well as the rocky terrains. Besides that, the warm welcoming by the inhabitants of the region offers an insight into their way of living. Since it is as interesting as the beautiful views that surround trekkers. However, the ascents are here significantly steeper and the paths muddier. But, the perspectives of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, and others are genuinely worth it.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek: Highlights

Mingle with world’s travelers in the Poon Hill
Short and relatively easy trek very suitable for family holiday

Spectacular sun rises view over Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massif
Walking through the Rhododendron forests with beautiful landscapes

 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek itinerary

1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
2: Free day and trek preparation.
3: Kathmandu – Pokhara (920m). 6h00 drive.
4: Pokhara –Nayapul(1100m) – Tikhadunga (1410m). 2h00 drive and 2h00 walk.
5: Tikhedunga – Ghorepani (2850m) 6h00 walk.
6: Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3210m) – Tadapani. (2670 m)
7: Tadapani – Chhumrong (2070m) 5h00 walk.
8: Chhomrong – Ghandruk (1970m) 5h00 walk.
9: Ghandruk – Nayapul (1113m) – Pokhara (915m) 4h00 walk and 2h00 drive.
10: Pokhara – Kathmandu 6h00 drive.
11: Free day in Kathmandu.
12: Final departure

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Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.
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Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information
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Day 3: Kathmandu – Pokhara (920m). 6h00 drive.

Early morning departure from Kathmandu by tourist bus. 6 hours passing through the several villages, beautiful landscapes and driving along the Trisuli river. Hotel near the lake. Hotel included.
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Day 4: Pokhara –Nayapul(1100m) – Tikhadunga (1410m). 2h00 drive and 2h00 walk.

Departure from Pokhara to Nayabul by local bus to Naya Pul. Approximately 2o minutes walk up to Birethanti checking all the permits and cross a bridge over the Modi River then continue trek to Tikhedunga.
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Day 5: Tikhedunga – Ghorepani (2850m) 6h00 walk.

At the beginning of the trek, a steep climb up to Ulleri, gradually ascending through the villages and dense forest of rhododendron.
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Day 6: Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3210m) – Tadapani. (2670 m)

Early morning 45 minutes hike up to Poon Hill for sunrise and spectacular scenery of high snow-capped mountains offers from the Poon hill with an elevation of 3210 meters and descend down to the same lodge have the breakfast then trek to Tadapani through the dense forests of Rhododendron, several up and down leads you for the camp.
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Day 7: Tadapani – Chhumrong (2070m) 5h00 walk.

The trail leads you through the dense forest of Rhododendron but steep walk down to Kyumrong Khola then cross a bridge then the trails leads you relatively easy walk to Chhomrung that offering you beautiful landscapes and spectaculars scenery of the Huichuli, Machhapurchhre, and Annapurna South.
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Day 8: Chhomrong – Ghandruk (1970m) 5h00 walk.

The trail retrace same up to the Kyumrung village then gradually descend and cross a bridge over the same river. The trail leads you a climb up to Kyumrung Danda for the lunch and another 2 hours easy walk to Ghandruk.
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Day 9: Ghandruk – Nayapul (1113m) – Pokhara (915m) 4h00 walk and 2h00 drive.

Discovering the typical village of Ghandruk, the trail leads you gradually descending through the cultivated rice terrace and villages to Birethanti. Once exit the permits of the Annapurna region, walk up to Naya Pul to catch a bus for Pokhara. Hotel near the lake. (Hotel included).
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Day 10: Pokhara – Kathmandu 6h00 drive.

Early morning, Catch a tourist bus from Pokhara, it retraces the same road to Kathmandu and arrives in the afternoon. (Hotel included).
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Day 11: Free day in Kathmandu.

Free day in Kathmandu, you may have to visit a heritage site or looking for another adventure.
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Day 12: Final departure

You will transfer to airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN  Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu.
DEPARTURE TIME Please enter at least 3 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
Hotel and Airport transfer
Accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
All accommodations and all meals during the treks
All necessary documentation and permits
All ground transportation (as per mention in itinerary)
Professional guide and porters
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (advice to take accurate amount)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal Expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Travel Insurance
Gratuity for Guide and Porters

Prices quoted and payable only in (US$ dollars). All prices published on our website set as low as possible. The Prices may vary at any time due to currency fluctuation, fuel prices, and unforeseen economic circumstances. But, we guarantee our prices which already signed up for your tour. Please consult us for a custom quote.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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