Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip At Glance

Destination Ghorepani
Name of Trail Annapurna View Trek
Duration 8 Days
Grade Easy
Maximum Altitude 3210
Per Day Walking 5 Hours
Trek Style Star Hotel in City and Tea House During Trek
Transportation Private Vehicle
Best Time All Seasons Except Rainy

Outline Itinerary

Day Acitivity
Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu valley (1360M)
Day 2 Early morning scenic Drive to Pokhara (820M)
Day 3 Drive to Nayapul and then trek to Tikhedhunga (1480M)
Day 4 Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2874M)
Day 6 Trek from Ghandruk to Pokhara (820M)
Day 7 Early morning scenic Drive back to Kathmandu (1360M)
Day 8 We assist you from hotel to airport. Farewell

Overview And Highlights

Poon Hill trekking is regarded as one of the bestselling trekking destinations in Annapurna region. This trek lies in the Annapurna foothills to the viewpoint in the Ghorepani offers the best accommodation compared to any other trekking in Nepal. It provides you the most spectacular Mountain View and the journey along the delighting villages inhabited mostly by Gurung including the dense rhododendron forests with wide variety of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys.

Trek to Poon hill is an easy and highly recommended trekking destination for those who are looking for short period to explore with nature. Trekking in Ghorepani Poon hill is an immensely popular short trek to the Annapurna. The trek commences from the beautiful Modi Khola River, after an hour of drive from Pokhara.

We have another itinerary for short Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking which can be started from Pokhara and can be end on Pokhara.

This fascinating Ghorepani village trek is designed for those who desired to visualize the unseen majestic mountain panorama, explore the cultural villages of Sherpa people and let you experience there warm hospitality. Explore the natural and cultural beauty of Nepal.

Highlights Of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek offers a spectacular sunrise panorama over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

  • Traverse through vibrant rhododendron forests, especially enchanting during the spring when they bloom in a riot of colors.

  • Experience the rich cultural tapestry of local Gurung and Magar communities, visiting traditional villages along the way.

  • Enjoy a moderate trek, suitable for all fitness levels, with a mix of ascents and descents through diverse landscapes.

  • Stay in cozy tea houses, providing a warm and authentic Himalayan experience with local hospitality.

  • Reach the iconic Poon Hill viewpoint, offering a 360-degree panorama of snow-capped peaks and the picturesque Kali Gandaki Gorge.

  • Some trekkers extend their journey to Annapurna Base Camp, adding an extra layer of adventure and stunning mountain scenery.

Best Time To Trek In Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The high-quality time to undertake the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is at some stage in the pre- and submit-monsoon seasons, especially from overdue September to early November and from past due February to early April. During those intervals, the climate is generally solid, supplying clear skies and best visibility for the breathtaking mountain views. The publish-monsoon season showcases lush landscapes with blooming rhododendron forests, while the pre-monsoon season lets in trekkers to witness the majestic snow-capped peaks against a backdrop of clean, crisp air. These months provide snug temperatures for trekking, fending off the extremes of wintry weather bloodless and the monsoon rains. However, it's critical to check climate conditions and be prepared for ability versions in mountain weather even at some stage in those choicest hiking seasons.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu valley

Welcome to the breathtaking Kathmandu Valley, a cultural and historical gem situated in the heart of Nepal. As you go to this dynamic metropolis, you will experience a wonderful combination of historic culture and modern vitality. Surrounded by breathtaking mountains, the valley is home to multiple UNESCO World past sites, including the medieval palace squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan, each showcasing exquisite carvings of temples and palaces that touch on Nepal's past and tell a wonderful tale. Kathmandu also appeals to the senses with rhythmic chanting emerging from old sacred locations. Serving as the doorway to the Himalayas, drawing pilgrims and pilgrims, but urging you to immerse yourself in the warmth of its people, touch its wonderful culinary spices, do not look. Enjoy the diversity of experiences that make this valley unique. Welcome to Kathmandu, where old history and modern life converge in a beautiful dance.

Elevation
1360
Day 2

Early morning scenic Drive to Pokhara

Begin with a morning trek to Pokhara, a city nestled beside the tranquil Phewa Lake behind the Annapurna and Machapuchare mountain ranges. The first rays of the sun illuminate the sky, casting a golden glow over the landscape Ra Vayuḥ. The promise of adventure sets the tone for a serene and picturesque experience. Walk down the Trishuli River to the "City of Lakes" and take in the ever-changing beauty. Expectations build with each mile, and by the time you get in Pokhara, you've been engulfed in a visual composition that embodies the natural beauty and tranquillity of this Himalayan treasure.


 

Elevation
820
Day 3

Drive to Nayapul and then trek to Tikhedhunga

The first step in trekking is to drive to Naipul, where your journey to Tikhedhunga begins. The road drive presents a tapestry of scenery, from the busy city of Pokhara to the rural charm of Nayapul, highlighting Nepal's unique splendor. When you visit Nayapul, you go on a trail that weaves past lovely towns and terraced regions behind lush foliage and mountains in the distance. The trek to Tikhedhunga offers a taste of local life and is a harmonic blend of moderate rises, allowing you to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Annapurna region and adjust to the surroundings. It permits the activities and views to be viewed in front of us on a journey as it is.

Elevation
1480
Day 4

Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

Begin with an adventurous trip from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani, a destination that promises to combine natural beauty and cultural experiences. The route leads through a rich rhododendron woodland, where the blossoms stand out against the green backdrop. As you rise, charming towns appear, allowing you to mingle with the residents and enjoy their friendly welcome. Rewarded by the progressive views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks, a continual reminder of the magnificence of the Himalayas. The trip continues with each step via Ulleri, a picturesque settlement with paved stone roads, and Banthanti of the rhododendron trees, a sight of The expectation of mercy the next morning adds further appeal to this section of the trek, making the Ghorepani route. 

Elevation
2874
Day 6

Trek from Ghandruk to Pokhara

The trek from Ghandruk to Pokhara is a romantic adventure that takes you through the gorgeous Annapurna area of Nepal. As you leave the picturesque settlement of Ghandruk, surrounded by terraced fields and ancient stone buildings, the road opens up with panoramic views of the snowy peaks of Machapuchare big and Annapurna South, which has exquisite rhododendron- This trip through the woodland is a breeze. Travelers pass through quaint mountain communities and friendly residents, learning about the region's rich cultural fabric. The descent to Pokhara provides stunning views of Lake Phewa and the Pokhara Valley, creating the atmosphere of a thriving lakeside metropolis. This walk is not simply a physical trek, but also a cultural and natural immersion, thus it  is a very unforgettable trip for anyone seeking the splendor of the Himalayas.


 

Elevation
820
Day 7

Early morning scenic Drive back to Kathmandu

Starting with a picturesque drive back to Kathmandu in the morning, it's a fantastic journey that captures Nepal's different landscapes. Warm mountain winds give stunning vistas of the faraway Himalayas. From Tkara to bustling Kathmandu is a peaceful transition of picturesque villages, green valleys, and winding rivers side by side, a visual feast that captures the essence of rural life and the natural splendor of the Nepali landscape. This tour not only connects the dots between destinations, but also allows travelers to experience Nepal's soulful beauty as it reaches the bustling heart of Kathmandu.


 

Elevation
1360
Day 8

We assist you from hotel to airport. Farewell

Our dedication to making your travel experience effortless extends beyond exploration and navigation. As you go to your exotic location, our professional crew provides a smooth transition from your hotel to the airport. We take pleasure in going beyond logistics and delivering a feeling of care and individualized service. From luggage handling to tour planning, our objective is to make your departure as stress-free as possible. As you continue your trip home, allow us to bear witness to the enduring memories you made during your stay. Your farewell not only marks the conclusion of the adventure, but also the beginning of happy memories and the prospect of future travel.


 

What Is Included ?

  • 2 Night Accommodations in Kathmandu
  • 2 Night Pokhara  accommodations with breakfast
  • Tea house accommodation and full meals during trek days
  • Pokhara to Nayapool privateTransportation
  • Kathmandu Pokhara bothway touist bus
  • ACAP Permit
  • English speaking Trekking Guide
  • Required no. of Porters
  • Certificates,
  • Comprehensive medical kit
  • Government and local taxes &
  • Preparatory Session before and after arrival.

What Is Excluded?

  • Visa cost
  • International airfare
  • Drinks and beverage cost.
  • Insurance cost.
  • Trekking equipment.
  • Personal expenses, tips and shopping cost

Altitude Graph

FAQs

The Ghorepani Poon Mountain Trail is a well-known hiking route in Nepal's Annapurna area. This walk is shorter and smaller than some of the more arduous Himalayan climbs, allowing for a wider range of trekkers. Typically, the walk begins and finishes at Nayapul, a scenic settlement known as Ghandruk, lush rhododendron woods, and, of course, Mount Poon Poon, which is famed for its spectacular dawn views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Enjoying culture along the route, meeting people, and experiencing the hospitality of tea house accommodations typically takes between 4 and 7 days depending on your selected itinerary, allowing you the opportunity to view varied landscapes and the rich cultural fabrics of the Annapurna area.


 

The Ghorepani Poon Mountain Trail is recommended for people with moderate fitness, basic skills, and some trekking experience. Regular aerobic and lower-body strength activities are suggested. This hike needs 5-7 hours of trekking per day and occasionally includes difficult portions. Physical preparation in advance improves the whole experience.


 

Teahouses are the principal lodging options along the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek route. These modest lodges give food and a place to bed, allowing for a simple and communal hiking experience.

The cost of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek ranges from $600 to $1,000, which includes permits, teahouse lodging, and food.

Bring hiking boots, weather-appropriate clothing, a daypack, water bottle, sunscreen, and a first aid kit. Trekking poles, hats, sunglasses, and a high-quality sleeping bag are all recommended.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek requires an Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and a Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card. Purchase them in Kathmandu or Pokhara from approved agents or the Nepal Tourism Board.

Trip Reviews (2)

2015年の年末年始に利用しました。Jibanさんという方が親身に相談に乗ってくれ、安心する事が出来ました。やはり信頼できないとお任せできないできないので。

ポカラからのpoonhillツアー3泊4日。ガイドのLaxmanさんもnice guyで、すごく楽しいトレッキングとなり、感動しました。こんなに素晴らしい体験が安心してできたのも、お2人のおかげと思ってます。ぜひぜひ一度経験する価値のあるネパールトレッキング。唯の観光でない心に残る思い出ができる事間違いなしです!!!

aoi1102

28th Mar, 2018


很滿意這次行程安排及住宿,老闆知道我們的英文不好特別安排會說中文的導遊,今年十月將再次前往尼泊爾參與慶典活動,我還是會找他們

jung08158

28th Mar, 2018



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