Ghore Pani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon hill trek is one of the world famous and classic trekking trails in Nepal. Ghorepani Poonhill trek offers the real beauty of the Annapurna region. It is one of the shortest trekking routes in the Annapurna Region and it’s easy enough to be a trekker’s first trek in the Himalayas. Poon hill trail The Annapurna Massif dominates this trek and the opportunity to interact with the friendly locals and learning about their culture is an added bonus. Poon Hill can also claim the title to the best Himalayan viewpoints in the country, a perfect place to see the play of the first morning light on the Himalayas. Poon Hill is rich enough on its own hidden treasure of diverse culture and traditions. Trek gradually begins passing through Gurung and Magar villages, Rhododendron, oak forest, birds, hills and landscapes. A great chance to see the several wildlife and science views of Annapurna (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchre (6993m) and many others.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Full day Excursion in Kathmandu
  • Day 3 : Drive/Fly to Pokhara
  • Day 4 : Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1570m)
  • Day 5 : Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2785m) 5-6hrs
  • Day 6 : Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2660m) 4-5hrs
  • Day 7 : Tadapani to Ghandruk (1990m)3-4hrs
  • Day 8 : Ghandruk to Pokhara (823m) 4hrs trek, 1hr drive
  • Day 9 : Excursion around Pokhara
  • Day 10 : Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu
  • Day 11 : Departure to your next destination.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu
    Our representative will greet you at International Airport and drive to the booked hotel. After freshen up, you will be guided to our corporate office for further procedure. If time allows us, we will guide around ancient market and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening we will invite, you for a welcome dinner in our Restaurants. Overnight at sleep Hotel.
  • Day 2 : Full day Excursion in Kathmandu
    This day will be a very busy day with sightseeing, which includes the old famous heritage sites listed in UNESCO such as Swoyambhunath Temple, Baudhantah Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 3 : Drive/Fly to Pokhara
    Early in the morning our guide will come to pick up you and transfer to the tourist bus station for your day drive to Pokhara. After transfer to hotel in Pokhara you will be guided by our guide for a short walk around Pokhara City and lake side. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 4 : Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1570m)
    Today early in the morning after breakfast we drive for 2hrs, the journey continues along with the great scenery passing through several villages all the way to Nayapul. Our adventurous trek begins from Nayapul through the warm subtropical region. Our trail continues passing Modi River and follow the east bank of the Bhurungdi Khola with scenery of waterfalls, high green forest and finally at Tikhedhunga. Overnight at Tea House.
  • Day 5 : Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2785m) 5-6hrs
    After breakfast, today the trail steeply ascends on the long steps to Ulleri Village with the scenery of terrace landscape and Annapurna valley. After reaching at Ulleri village, from here the path is gradual on the winding trail through the cool shade of pine and Rhododendron forest, the trail continues with ups and downs to the Ghorepani. From Ghorepani we will able to see the real beauty of massive Annapurna. Overnight at Tea-house.
  • Day 6 : Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2660m) 4-5hrs
    After hiking up for an hour in the early morning, we reach at Poon hill. From Poon hill we will see good sunrise on the mountain, including views of Dolpo, Mt Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Mt Machhapuchre and Manaslu. After short watch of panoramic view from Poon hill we will back to the tea house and time to have breakfast. After breakfast the trail pass through the Rohodendron, Pine and Bamboo forest and at Tadapani. Overnight at Teahouse.
  • Day 7 : Tadapani to Ghandruk (1990m)3-4hrs
    Today’s walk goes through deepest forest and villages. Scenic beauty and fantastic views of Mt Annapurna and Machhcpuchre can be seen during the way to Ghandruk Village. The semi-modern village and gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary. After lunch, we have enough time to explore the village and Gurung culture at Ghandruk. Overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 8 : Ghandruk to Pokhara (823m) 4hrs trek, 1hr drive
    After attending breakfast and farewell program, today we trail descends to Pokhara via Birethanti. After reaching Nayapul of 5hrs journey drive back to Pokhara.
  • Day 9 : Excursion around Pokhara
    Today, we drive early morning to the Sarangkot hill to view the sunrise over old famous peaks such as Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Dhaulagiri and many others. After sunrise view we can have breakfast at the top of Sarnagkot hill and will drive back to Pokhara city. This day we visit the famous spot of Pokhara such as, Tibetan Refugee Camp, Devi’s Falls, Mahendra Cave, Bindhabasini Temple and World Peace Stupa. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 10 : Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu
    This day, we are driving of flying back to Kathmandu. In the evening we will have a dinner together and share the wonderful experience of the trips. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 11 : Departure to your next destination.
    Today, according to your flight schedule our representative will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward destination.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Airport, Hotel picks up and drops by private vehicle.
    • Tourist Standard Twin-Sharing Basis with Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
    • Guided tour of the city in Private vehicle mentioned on the itinerary.
    • Private vehicle during the trip depend on the itinerary.
    • Welcome Dinner and Farewell dinner.
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be provided during the trek.
    • Tea and Coffee during the trip.
    • Accommodation in tea house/ lodge during the trip.
    • Camping equipments and Kitchen equipments as well as mattress, Toilet, Tent, Shower, Dinner Tent, Dining Tables will be provided.
    • All entrance fees and permit as well as government tax or charges during the trip.
    • Experienced and well trained guides and porters (1 porters for 2 trekkers).
    • First Aid kits.
    • Accidental and medical insurance of Guide and Porter.
    • Trekking Map.
    • Duffle Bags if it's necessary.
    • Rubbish disposal.
  • Excludes
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Nepal entry Tourist Visa fee.
    • International Airfare, Airport taxes as well as extra baggage charges
    • Personal trekking gears and equipments
    • Personal stuff such as electronic device, phone call, internet charges, essential drugs, telephone and its charge etc.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water and hot shower, cold drinks.
    • Laundries.
    • Tips for Trekking Guide and Porter (not mandatory).
    • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
    • In case of further stay due to Natural calamities or disaster such as political unrest, landslides, cancellation of flight due to weather, strikes, accident etc.

Map of Trip

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip Facts

  • Group Size: Min 1 Pax
  • Duration: 11 Day(s)
  • Max. Altitude: 2800m
  • Grade :
  • Rating: Popular
  • Region: Annapurna Region
  • Activity:Sightseeing, Trekking, Photography
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