Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

11 Days
Activity:
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Overview

The Annapurna Ghorepani trek is one of the most popular treks inside Annapurna Conservation Area. Nepal Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek will be a perfect choice for people who want short and scenic trek. Poon hill belongs to the Poon caste which is one of the ethnic groups of this region. Nepal Ghorepani Poon Hill elevated to 3,210 m. from where you can see the panoramic view of the Mt. Dhaulagiri range 8,167 m and Mt. Annapurna range and Mt. Nilgiri range.

Nepal  Ghorepani  Poon Hill Treks start from Birethanti after one hour drive from Pokhara. we cross Modi Khola and continue trek along the Burundi Khola from where You climb straight up to Ulleri 2,070 m. and Ghorepani 2,860 m. Nepal Ghorepani poon Hill treks present is a nice view of the terrace rolling field and rhododendron and magnolia forest. The popular Ghandruk village of ethnic Gurung community lies on route offering warm hospitality to the guests.
The trekking duration is total of 11 days.

Trip Highlight

  • Sunrise and sunset view from Poon Hill 
  • Rhododendron and magnolia forest bloom during the spring season
  • Gurung  Museum
  • Nice accommodation. 

Trip Duration 11 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Nice accommodation. 
Start - End Birethanti, Nayapoul - Birethanti, Nayapoul
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 3210 m
Trip Season Any Season

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the hotel evening welcome dinner 

After arriving at the airport, our guide welcomes you at the Tribhuwan International Airport, from there you are dropped to the Hotel and transferred by a welcome drink and dinner in the evening. If your flight arrives earlier, you can spare some time at the hotel or roam around Kathmandu, preferably Thamel and look for some souvenirs back home. Later in the evening, you are served with authentic Nepali food or dinner of your choice. 
Accommodation in Hotel
Snacks and Dinner Included


Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu visit world heritage site

Today is kind of a rest day as it doesn't contain more traveling, this day is more likely a day to prepare your documents and make sure you have enough gears for the trek. Furthermore, we still continue the day visiting different world heritage sites in Kathmandu meanwhile your documents are made ready. We more likely to visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa or Pashupatinath Temple which is all listed on the UNESCO world heritage site. On this day you get the quick tour of Kathmandu city. Later in the evening, you can visit pubs and clubs around Thamel and get prepared for the early morning bus to Pokhara the following day. 
Accommodation in Hotel
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Day 3: Drive  to Pokhara( 820m) Over night in Pokhara(6hrs)

Today we drive to Pokhara on a tourist bus, the distance is 200km which approximately takes us around 6 hours. The roads to Pokhara are not less scenic, you can have views of Langtang, Manaslu and Annapurna Mountain ranges at a distance on the way.
On reaching Pokhara, you are transferred to the Hotel on our private transportation. Pokhara is another city in Nepal which is also a perfect place for tourists to hang around. There are almost all adventure sports you can imagine of in Pokhara, mostly you can find some trekking friends and more number of tourists in Pokhara.  With a beautiful view of the lake Fewa, we end our day in Lakeside Pokhara with boating or chilling near the lake.
Accommodation in Hotel
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 4:Drive to Nayapul (1070m) and Trek to Ulleri(2070m)5hrs

Day fourth is the day when your actual trekking starts, after breakfast in Pokhara we drive till Nayapul which is around an hour's drive from Pokhara. From Nayapul in Magdi District, we start trekking alongside the trail of Annapurna Circuit trek. We start our trek alongside the Bhurungdi Khola which is directly originated from the Annapurna Mountain. On the way, we grab our Lunch at Birethanti and walk furthermore. You will have the first view of Mount Machhapuchhere with two tops shaped in fishtail from which its name is derived on this day. We cross many waterfalls and on the way to Ulleri. We reach Ulleri after roughly 5-6 hours of trek.
Accommodation in Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Day 5: Ulleri 2070m to Ghorepani(2860m)4hrs

After taking Breakfast in Ulleri, we walk uphill towards North. The trail is made for trekkers with uphill mostly. The trial till Ulleri is mostly uphill only. We climb almost 900 meters on this day which takes us around 4-5 hours walking time but the rest time on this day is higher. The trial includes many suspension bridges and waterfalls which are frozen during the winter making ice hanging till almost 20-30 meters in the cliffs. Passing Banthanti and Nangethanti and taking our lunch on the way we reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a small village where most tourists going to Annapurna Region or Poonhill stay overnight. Passing Lower Ghorepani we accommodate in a Lodge in Upper Ghorepani. The distance between Upper Ghorepani and Lower Ghorepani is around 10 minutes.
Accommodation in Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 6: Wake up early Morning  and Climb  to poon hill 3210m see the Sunrise  and back to the Hotel, Trek to Tadapani( 2630m)6hrs

At around 4 am we wake up and start trekking to the Poon Hill, it is almost an hour uphill climb to the Poonhill hill(3200 meters). Poonhill is a viewpoint of the whole mountain range of Annapurna Mountain Range and Dhaulagiri Mountain Ranges. You will have a fantastic view of the Mountains starting from Mt. Machhepuchhere, Mt. Hinchuli, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhauligiri and different other peaks of the region. Then we hike back to the Lodge and grab our Breakfast there. After Breakfast in Poonhill, we start our trek towards Tadapani village. Along with the view of Manaslu Mountain Range, we take uphill and Downhill via Deurali, Banthanti and taking our lunch on the way, we reach Tadapani after 5-6 hours of trek.
Accommodation in Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Day 7: Tadapani to Ghundruk(1940m)4hrs

In Tadapani, we have a majestic view of the Mountains, it includes the view of Annapurna Mountain Range and Manaslu Mountain Range. We take our breakfast with the view of the mountains. After Breakfast we trek towards the Ghandruk Village. Taking downhill and uphill several times, we reach Ghandruk Villlage after trekking almost 4-5 hours. Ghandruk Village is a Gurung Village with tradition of Homestays accomodations which is mostly packed with the internal tourisms who come to Ghandruk for a night out. On Ghandruk we visit the Gurung Village museum and enjoy the scenic beauty of the mountains. 
Accommodation in Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 8: Trek to Nayapul and Drive back to Pokhara(820m) 5hrs

On the 8th day of our trek, we trek back to Nayapul which takes us around 4 hours and from there we drive back to Pokhara, it takes 1 hours drive from Pokhara. On Pokhara , you can try adventure sports like the Bunjee Jump, Para Gliding or other water sports of your choice. Visiting Pubs and Clubs in Pokhara, we end our trek on this day.
Accommodation in Hotel
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Day 9: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu

Today after grabbing our breakfast, we take a tourist bus back to Kathmandu or Fly to Kathmandu. The roads are the same yet you will have some spare time around the Thamel after reaching Kathmandu.
Accommodation in Hotel
Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Included.


Day 10: Drive to International Airport and Departure to the own Country.

On the 10th day, we end our trip with you dropping at the airport and seeing you goodbye and wising for safe flight back home. 

Accomodation in Hotel
Breakfast Included.
 

INCLUDED

-Airport picks up and drops by Private vehicle 

-Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

-Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu World Heritage Site 

-3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast

-2  Night accommodation in Pokhara with Breakfast

-One  Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

-Trekking Permit and TIMS Card

-Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

-Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks

-Lodge during the Trek

Not Included

-International Flight and Nepal Visa 

-Food in Kathmandu and Pokhara except Breakfast

-Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)

-Temple/Monastery entrance fees

-Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of the trek

-Travel Insurance and rescue 

-Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)

-Tip to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Price:$875

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