Poon Hill and Ghorepani Trek

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Poon Hill and Ghorepani trek are one of the most famous and adventurous treks in Nepal which offers panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri ranges and an awe-inspiring holy mountain of Machhapuchhre(Fishtail) at the height of 3210m. Poon Hill and Ghorepani trek is a short and easy trek to the Annapurna region which let you to observed the beauty of snow-capped mountains, the beautiful village of Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk. Additionally, you will also get chances to encounter and observe delightful village inhabited by Gurungs and Magars. Every corner of this trek, you will find exciting glance of the high mountains. The viewpoint on Poon Hill offers the best view of outstanding sunrise and mountains such as; Mt. Annapurna (I), Annapurna South, Annapurna II, III, IV, Tukuche Peak, Gangapurna, Barasikhar, Lamjung Himal, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli and Manaslu range along with wonderful dense rhododendron forests full of birds and imaging valleys make your trip more pleasurable.

Ghorepani and Poon Hill trek officially begin from Nayapul after one and half hour drive from Pokhara. This pleasant trail will follow beautiful village of Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk. We will descend from Nangethati to Ghorepani and remain overnight at teahouse. After waking up at the break of first light, we’ll climb to Poon Hill for dawn see over the Himalayan Mountains. From Poon Hill, we stroll down to the teahouse and eat. At that point, we stroll down to Ghandruk town. This is an extremely prominent customary town of Gurung ethnic gatherings of individuals where you can encounter their deep-rooted traditions and culture and connect with the nearby individuals. After spending a night at Ghandruk town we will follow the course to Nayapul and catch the land transport. We meet numerous kindred trekkers up and down the route amid the trek.


outline Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 2 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara (Optional: Flight) (800m)

Day 4 : Drive to Nayapul, Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)

Day 5 : Trek to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020 ft) 6-7 hours

Day 6 : Trek to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) via Poonhill: 6 - 7 hours

Day 7 : Trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft): 3 - 4 hours

Day 8 : Ghandruk to Pokhara: 4 hours trek and 1-hour drive

Day 9 : Drive to Kathmandu (Optional: Flight)

Day 10 : Final departure

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

As soon you arrive in Kathmandu, a representative will pick you up and transfer you to a hotel. We’ll discuss the tour later. In the evening, you’ll be served special dinner that introduces Nepali food culture.


Day 2 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu

As morning rises, we explore the entire city of Kathmandu visiting different religious and historical sites including Pashupatinath Temple, Soyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. We’ll buy the required equipment and prepare for the tour. Overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara (Optional: Flight) (800m)

Early in the morning, we drive towards Pokhara on the bank of Trishuli River with the beautiful mountain view by its side. You can also reach Pokhara by flight that depends on your choice. After you rich in Pokhara, you can see the beautiful views of mountains including Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and others. Overnight in Pokhara.


Day 4 : Drive to Nayapul, Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)

After an early breakfast in the morning, we drive towards Nayapul where we begin our trek towards Tikhedhunga. We’ll visit the entire village of Tikhedhunga and stay overnight in a hotel.


Day 5 : Trek to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020 ft) 6-7 hours

We continue our trek towards Ghorepani through the forests of rhododendron and pine. We’ll observe different cultural villages in the way. Overnight in Ghorepani.


Day 6 : Trek to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) via Poonhill: 6 - 7 hours

We walk through the steep landscape towards Tadapani via PoonHill. We can see the majestic mountain views of the Annapurna Mountain Range from Poon hill along with the beautiful local villages. Overnight in Tadapani.


Day 7 : Trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft): 3 - 4 hours

The next day, we descend towards Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a large village is actually quite and offers the exciting views of Annapurnas. Overnight in Ghandruk.


Day 8 : Ghandruk to Pokhara: 4 hours trek and 1-hour drive

After breakfast, we trek straight towards the road access where we can get bus or taxi that can take us back to Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, we walk through the entire city for refreshment. Overnight in Pokhara.


Day 9 : Drive to Kathmandu (Optional: Flight)

The next day, we drive towards Kathmandu. You can also reach Kathmandu by flight that depends on your choice. You can do some shopping in Kathmandu in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 10 : Final departure

Today, our tour comes to an end. After an early breakfast in the morning and hotel checkout, a representative will help you with your final departure.


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Trip Facts

  Trip Code : AN/T-06
  Duration : 10 days
  Best Season : September to November and March to May
  Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  Accommodation : Hotel, Lodge

Trip Highlights

  • Pashupatinath Temple, Soyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna
  • Cultural Villages
  • Poon Hill

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