Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip Fact

  1. Duration11 Days
  2. Max. Altitude3200
  3. Start FromUSD 575

Difficulty:NA

Country:Nepal

Start/End:Kathmandu

Accommodation :Hotel in kathmandu &lodge/Guesthouse during the trek .

Meals:Breakfast in Kathmandu and trekking base meals

Transports:comfortable vehicle & Domestic flight

Group Size :any

Located in the Annapurna region of Nepal, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a lower altitude trek that consist a short and sweet itinerary. It is one of the most popular treks in this region, which introduces you about the life of countryside, Himalayan massifs along with the remarkable ethnic hospitality. Cultural attraction is another awesome aspect of the Ghorepani trek.

Ghorepani Trek begins from Nayapul after a scenic driving from Pokhara, the city of Lakes. The excursion is a great opportunity to explore the beautiful Himalayas, terraced landscape, flora and fauna along with the vibrant culture of Gurung and Magar communities. The snowy peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan chain are stunning. Ghorepani is a destination of this trek and you hike to Poon Hill to enjoy the sunrise over the snow capped mountains as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Himchuli, Manaslu and others. You should not be in rush and hush during the trek rather meeting local farmers, tourism entrepreneurs, knowing local culture and lifestyle and enjoying the lower altitude excursion, which is suitable for the family trips. The itinerary of Snow View Treks leads you to the spectacular Gurung village at Ghandruk. It is a village of Gurkhas. Mostly, the communities are run by local women as males will be busy in military.

For the memorable trek in the lower Annapurna region, we organize Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with an excellent arrangement of experienced guide and the team. Feel free to contact us for more details.


Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Our guide will welcome you at Kathmandu airport (1345meters)and transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu . Overnight at hotel.

Day 02:Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and prepartion about trek . Overnight at hotel.

Day 03:Drive to Pokhara (900 m) 6 hours by tourist bus. Overnight at hotel.(A,B)

Day 04:Drive to Nayapul (1010m)and trek to Tikhedunga (1570m) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D )

Day 05:Tikhedung to Ghorepani (2840m) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D )

Day 06:Earlymorning hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610m).Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D )

Day 07:Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940 m )3-4 hours .Overnight at Guesthouse .(A,B,L,D)

Day 08:Ghandruk to Nayapul (1010 m) and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel. (A,B,L,D )

Day 09:Drive back to Kathmandu (1345m) by tourist bus. Overnight at hotel. (A,B, )

Day 11:Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Our guide will welcome you at Kathmandu airport (1345meters)and transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu . Overnight at hotel.Welcome to Nepal. Representative of Snow View receives you at the Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. After a short rest, we brief you about the upcoming itinerary. O/N at hotel.

Day 02Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and prepartion about trek . Overnight at hotel. It is a day of guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. After the breakfast, you will be guided at the UNESCO listed World heritage sites- Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath Stups, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath temple. After the sightseeing, you do some preparation for the trekking. O/N at hotel.

Day 03Drive to Pokhara (900 m) 6 hours by tourist bus. Overnight at hotel.(A,B) After the breakfast at Kathmandu, we take a drive to Pokhara through the Prithvi highway. The picturesque landscape and hilly gorges can be explored during the drive. You will also get a flight option. Pokhara is the city, surrounded by the Lakes. On its north, the Annapurna Himalayas always offer a gentle smile. Check in to the hotel and rest. Overnight at lodge

Day 04Drive to Nayapul (1010m)and trek to Tikhedunga (1570m) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D ) After the breakfast, we drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and begin the trek in Lower Annapurna region. We follow the bank of the Bhurungdi Khola, reach Hile and continually to our today's destination at Tikhedhunga. The first day is easy and pretty short walk we do. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05Tikhedung to Ghorepani (2840m) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D )From Tikhedhunga, we begin the trek through the steep uphill climb. After a couple of hours, we reach the top of Ulleri and have lunch at Banthanti. The journey becomes more smoother as we begin to walk through the rhododendron forest. We reach to Ghorepani, which is located at the centre of the rhododendron forest, just beneath of the Poon hill. You can enjoy the sunset view. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06Earlymorning hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610m).Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D ) Early in the morning, we commence through the steep steps to the Poon hill, which is a wonderful viewpoint of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. The golden sunrise view further entice you with the golden top of the giant peaks. Retracing down to Ghorepani, we have a breakfast and begin to trek through the steep staircase. With some up and down trail and a continual walk, we reach to Tadapani. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940 m )3-4 hours .Overnight at Guesthouse .(A,B,L,D) After the breakfast, we begin to trek down to Ghandruk through the dense rhododendron and oak forest. We reach to Ghandruk for Lunch. It is a traditional Gurung village with Gurung museum. Overnight at lodge.

Day 08Ghandruk to Nayapul (1010 m) and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel. (A,B,L,D )From Ghandruk, we trek down to Syauli Bazaar and walk through the gentle trail. The terrace rice fields and the water falls allure us. At Nayapul, the trek ends and we take a drive to Pokhara. At the city of Lakes, enjoy the evening. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09Drive back to Kathmandu (1345m) by tourist bus. Overnight at hotel. (A,B, ) Good bye Pokhara. After the breakfast, we drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. As an option, you can also fly back to Kathmandu. Then transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 11Transfer to international airport for your final departure. Concluding the poon hill trekking, our company representative drops you at the airport for the final departure. See you again.

Cost Include

  •  
  • Airport picks up & drops.
  • Hotels at Kathmandu as per itinerary.
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax.
  • All meals & accommodation during the trekking period.
  • All Entrance fee and Trekking permit and Tims card .
  • Highly experienced guide and staffs(1 porters for 2 trekkers) .
  • Staffs, insurance ,salary ,equipment ,flight or transports , food
  •  and accomodation .
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangements.
  • Welcome & farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • at typical Nepali restaurant.
 

Cost Exclude

  • Visa fees
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax.
  • Int'l air fare
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, boiled water, shower ,battery recharge ,
  • bar bills or extra porters)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Extra night in Kathmandu (if you are arrivel early or late from the mountaian )
  • Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for guides and porters (for staff)
 

Useful Info

The itinerary can be changed or customized according to your duration of holidays & as per your requirements. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program. If this above itinerary is not suffice or have any questions, you can ask one of our expert team  for help.

Trip Note

The itinerary can be changed or customized according to your duration of holidays & as per your requirements. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program. If this above itinerary is not suffice or have any questions, you can ask one of our expert team  for help.

Clients Review

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De trek naar Poon Hill was een prachtige ervaring....voor een ongetraind iemand als mijzelf waren er momenten die echt zwaar te noemen waren. De avonden waren fris maar gezellig en ik ben een hoop over de Nepalese cultuur en gebruiken te weten gekomen. Nami en zijn crew zijn professioneel, zeer ervaren in de bergen, geduldig en altijd goed geluimd. Nooit te beroerd om een handje uit de mouwen te steken en vriendelijke lieve mensen. Mocht…

Best Trekking in Nepal

"Best Trekking in Nepal …

De trek naar Poon Hill was een prachtige ervaring....voor een ongetraind iemand als mijzelf waren er momenten die echt zwaar te noemen waren. De avonden waren fris maar gezellig en ik ben een hoop over de Nepalese cultuur en gebruiken te weten gekomen. Nami en zijn crew zijn professioneel, zeer ervaren in de bergen, geduldig en altijd goed geluimd. Nooit te beroerd om een handje uit de mouwen te steken en vriendelijke lieve mensen. Mocht…

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