Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Price inclusive $ 399
07 days

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, where you will experience looking over a super wide angle of 360° panorama of snowcapped peaks with stunning sunrise from Poon Hill over world's three highest Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu with an array of peaks. Ghorepani poon hill trek can be finished within 5 days from Pokhara.

Where this scenic walk leads you into the pristine woodland of tall rhododendron and magnolia tree lines, regarded as world largest natural garden making the hills and mountains alive with riots of colors from the wildflowers in blooming seasons from March till May.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek with daily views of mountains with the fabulous scenery of landscapes exploring traditional villages of Gurung, and Poon Magar people the hill tribe of Annapurna region.

This wonderful walk follows on the old Trans Himalayan Salt Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet that extends beyond Ghorepani towards far west around Mustang areas.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek a short country walks suitable for all age groups and as well interested travelers where you can find comfort in local cozy lodges along the route with rooms facing views of mountains.

As walk progress heading high mid hills within forested areas reaching Ghorepani with grand views of Dhaulagiri range, this nice village surrounded by rhododendron forest.

Morning hike of an hour takes you to a scenic viewpoint at Poon Hill located above 3,210 m high offering stunning sunrise over a chain of mountains from 
Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft) and Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft), including to Mt. Machhapuchare (Fish-tail) at 6,790 m stretches up towards world’s 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m and 08th Mt. Manaslu at 8,163 m and more peaks across the horizon.

From Ghorepani taking an alternative route back to scenic Pokhara with ups and downhill walks visitingTadapani and large Gurung village at Ghandruk where few hours descend reaches at road head for the drive to beautiful Pokhara and by the Phewa Lakeside with views of a massive range of Annapurna Himalaya.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Reaching Kathmandu via respective airlines and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03: Drive or fly to Pokhara 950m (30 minutes flight and 6 hrs drive)
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul 1,100m and trek to Tirkhedhuga 1,450m.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani 2,874m – 05 hrs.
Day 06: Morning hike to Poon-Hill and trek to Tadapani 2,721m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk 1,951m – 04 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Potana 1,900 m – 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Kande 1,460m and drive to Pokhara.
Day 10: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
Day 11: International departure homeward bound.

Details Itinerary

On reaching Kathmandu International Airport received by our staff and guide with warm welcome than a short drive to your hotel in the main areas of Kathmandu city, here joining with other members of Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary trekking, our guide will brief with full information about the trek - hotels-culture with do’s and don’ts, include welcome dinner in a nice Nepali restaurant with folk programs.
As per the given time for sightseeing tour around Kathmandu, after breakfast our city and tour guide will pick you with short interesting drive for an impressive and exciting tour, Kathmandu although a metropolitan city retaining its ancient culture and traditions, where most of the World Heritage Sites are located for your interest, includes medieval period custom and culture as it was for hundreds of centuries, Kathmandu valley a blend of Buddhism and Hinduism in perfect harmony, after an interesting tour afternoon free preparation for Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary trekking.
Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary trek starts with an exciting overland drive on the busy highway to reach scenic Pokhara, on reaching Pokhara transfer to respective hotels by the beautiful Phewa Lake where most of the hotels are located.  
(For interested people can take a short scenic flight to Pokhara of 30 minutes)
After breakfast few hour drive to Nayapul unto Bhirethati by the river Modi, from here walk begins through nice villages coming across trekkers, mule and donkey trains, our route leads to farm areas and villages, waterfalls then reaching at Tirkhedhunga for overnight stop in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge after a good day walks of few hours.
Morning starts with steep uphill climb on stone steps for an hour or more to reach on top Ulleri village, moderate size villages with houses in traditional Nepalese style of slated roofs from here walk leads with gradual slow climb into enchanting cool rhododendron and pine forested area to reach at Ghorepani village, located on a ridge surrounded with beautiful rhododendron trees. This village inhabited mostly by Poon people of Magar tribe and famous for Poon Hill view top which is an hour climb.

Early morning climb to the top of Poon Hill to catch the stunning sunrise over array of Himalayan peaks from world 7th highest Dhaulagiri-10th highest Annapurna with range of peaks including world 8th highest Manaslu with majestic Machhapuchare peak “Fish Tail”. After enjoying exciting moment head back to Ghorepani and continues trek with uphill and downhill through cool forest then reaching at Tadapani for overnight stop.

From this peaceful village walk downhill into cool forest of rhododendron and pines trees to reach on top of Ghandruk villages, on reaching Ghandruk a Gurung village famous as Gorkha soldiers in foreign countries UK-India and Singapore enlisted as soldiers, besides army services are traditional farmers and cattle herders of Buddhist / Bon religion and culture. Ghandruk one of the largest villages around Annapurna area here in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge after a good day walks of few hours.

After nice stop at Ghandruk village morning walk downhill on stone steps reaching at another large village in Landruk with a short climb from the Modi River.  After a short rest with commanding views walk is easier on winding trails with few short and up and down to reach at Tolka village with grand views of Annapurna South and Huinchuli.

From here walk on gradual trail with few short ups and down, passing village Bheda Kharka, and then an hour or less climb into cool forest to reach at Pitam Deurali at 2,100 meters high, offering grand views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Huinchuli, and Mt. Machhapuchare and of Ghandruk village. From Deurali downhill through forest to Potana village for last overnight stop on the high hills of Annapurna.

Morning with fabulous views of snowcapped peaks, our last day trek continues into cool forest with uphill to Thulo Kharka also popularly called Australian Camp, a scenic spot located on a large meadows with parallel views of Annapurna and Manaslu range of mountains.

Our final walk of this adventure leads downhill to road head at Kande village for the drive back at picturesque Pokhara by the serene Phewa Lake after an hour of exciting drive.

Enjoying time in lovely Pokhara with glorious views, morning depart for Kathmandu with an interesting overland drive to Kathmandu after a grand time at Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking, in Kathmandu afternoon free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.

(option by air 30 minutes of scenic flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu)

Your last day in Nepal, amazing country of Himalayan wonders, as per your flight time leaving your hotel where our staff transfers you to airport, after a great memorable adventure with enjoyable time on Ghorepani  Poon Hill Trekking.

Cost Details

  • Airport Pick up drop (Airport /Hotel/Airport) by private car.
  • Two night’s standard selected Hotel in Katmandu with Breakfast
  • Two night’s standard hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast
  • Meals During Trek: Your stander meals in the mountain (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • Trekking permit: ‘Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS)  and ACAP Permit.
  • All necessary paper works.
  • Domestic airport picks up and drops by car.
  • Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Domestic Flight Ticket From Kathmandu to Pokhara / Pokhara to Kathmandu, including airport Tax.
  • Accommodation In Trekking: All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • Poon Hill viewpoint entrance fee
  • Hot Spring entrance fee
  • During the trek necessary toilet paper
  • Fresh fruit during the trek
  • NHL'S Dawn jacket and sleeping bag
  • NHT’s gifts, as like a pashmina and T-shirt
  • An experienced, expert, helpful and friendly Guide. Porters: Experience Trekking Porters(1 porter for 2 clients). And Their well-paid Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter
  • Adventure Certificate: NHT provides Adventure Certificate.
  • The arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical kit bag.
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner with company’s Director.

Cost does not include on:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Katmandu).
  • Your Travel and rescue insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the Food in Kathmandu. Also in the case of early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled Itinerary.
  • All the expenses in mountain over than scheduled itinerary (due to strike, delay or canceled flight)
  • Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu if arrive early or late departure than scheduled Itinerary.
  • All the Bar bills and personal expenses (phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, a bottle of water, hot water, shower.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

Tour Notes

Client Reviews

  • Name : Vanda Gooley

    In 2010, my son, husband and I did the Langtang Valley Trek with Anjan as our amazing guide. His knowledge of the area was extensive, including walking expectations, weather and terrain conditions, and the best places to stop, rest, eat and sleep. So much so,…

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