Ghorepani PoonHill Trekking

Trek Duration : 9 Days

499

trip cost

Easy

Easy


3200m

highest access

Tourist Bus & Private car

transportation


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Gorepani poohhill trekking | Ghorepani trek

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek offers the spectacular mountain views, beautiful scenarios along with the cultural variations of the region. Wandering through the alluring rhododendron forests, and villages, the trek is the most popular short trek here in Nepal. The elegance of this trek is that it satisfies the fantasy of explorers to catch the hypnotizing perspective of the dawn from Poon hill viewpoint. The trekking is also popular as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking or Annapurna Panorama Trekking. Not to mention, this trek will give you a chance to feel the Himalayan Panorama while giving you the chances to draw near to the local villages.

The walk begins from Nayapul and heads further to the charming Gurung villages. Warm welcome and hospitality of the Gurung people make your journey even more enjoyable and pleasant. This trek is regarded best for the beginners as the trails are well defined and also the trekking trail does not demand much of walking. Hiking past the villages such as Ghorepani, Ulleri, Ghandruk, you get to know about the ethnic groups living here. Moreover, you also get to observe the lifestyle along with the cultures and traditions.

The focal point of the trek is the astonishing sunrise and sunset views. Early morning climb for sunrise over the Himalayas from the Poonhill gives sight of stunning views of peaks such as Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, along with numerous other peaks. The climb to the top is truly worthy and you would definitely not want to miss this sight. Not to mention, this trek will create some unforgettable experience for you with all the heart-stopping scenarios of Himalayas it has to offer.

Ghorepani trekking is the perfect introductory trek in the Himalayas especially if you opt to travel for a short period of time.  The major attractions of the trek happen to be the beautiful rhododendron forest, small villages, waterfalls on the way and not to forget the majestic beauties, the snow-capped peaks offering jaw-dropping views. It is a short and relatively easy trek perfect for a short duration with families and friends.

 Best time to visit:

During the September - November, and March- April, the weather is clearer giving you the clear sight of the snow capped mountains. The temperature is also moderate that contributes to a joyous trekking experience.

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Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara overland journey
Day 3: Trek to Nayapul to Tikedhunga
Day 4: Trek from Tikedhunga to Ghorepani
Day 5: Explore Poonhill and Trek to Tadapani
Day 6: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk
Day 7: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara
Day 8: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 9: Departure

 

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

You will heartily be welcomed by our representative at the Tribhuwan International Airport. From thereon, you will be dropped at the hotel for relaxing. After that, you will be given a brief orientation of the trek by our representative.

Meal: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Day 2

Kathmandu to Pokhara overland journey

After having our breakfast, we leave for the enchanting lake city, Pokhara. Pokhara awaits you with the adventures and the stunning views. An early morning flight to Pokhara would take about 6 hours. We are rewarded with the magnificent views of Mt Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Machhachapuchre. The beautiful never fails to amaze you with its beauty.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Day 3

Trek to Nayapul to Tikedhunga

The real walk begins in Nepal. Our trek begins once we reach Nayapul. We move through sub tropical valley forests. Sometimes we also walk through the engraved trekking trails on the side of the cliff. Overnight at Tikedhunga.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge


Day 4

Trek from Tikedhunga to Ghorepani

After having early morning breakfast, we head towards Ghorepani village. The trail crosses the Tikedhunga river through a suspension bridge. The unwavering stone staircase continues to Magar village of Ulleri. Wildering through the rhododendron and oak forest passing through the cascading river, the journey becomes even more gratifying.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge/homestay


Day 5

Explore Poonhill and Trek to Tadapani

Trekkers wake up early to gaze the breathtaking sunrise view from Poonhill. Moreover, catch the hypnotizing perspective of the dawn from the Poonhill. The astonishing panorama comprises of the stunning Himalayas that leaves you awestruck.
After the Poonhill exploration, we start trekking towards Tadapani. Ascending through the Deurali pass, we move ahead through the moss covered forest with rich birdlife. Not to mention, the alluring sunset view from Deurali pass will make your trek joyous. Overnight in Tadapani.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge


Day 6

Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk

From Tadapani, we descend towards the Ghandruk village. Walking through the dense rhododendron forest, you will have a pleasant walk down the Ghandruk village. Ghandruk is the second largest settlement of Gurung people. You also get to explore the culture of Gurung people along with their amazing hospitality. Overnight in Ghandruk.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge


Day 7

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara

Today, we trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara. The downhill trek will lead you to Birethanti. Moving ahead through the villages to the terraced farming we further move downwards until you reach Modi Khola valley. After you reach Nayapul, the journey on foot comes to an end. You drive back to Pokhara on a tourist bus.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge


Day 8

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

You can either take a flight or drive back to Kathmandu. Taking a flight would offer you some stunning aerial views of the Himalayas. On reaching Kathmandu, you would be dropped off at your hotels for your relaxation. You can explore the beautiful city of Kathmandu. Also known as the city of temples, you can visit the world heritage sites in your leisure time.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge


Day 9

Departure

A beautiful journey has come to an end. The trek comes to an end leaving you with memories for a lifetime. You will leave your hotels and pack your luggage and leave for the airport. Our representative will drop you at the Tribhuvan international airport.




service include:

    • Airport Pick up and drop.
    • Accommodation with breakfast two star hotel Kathamndu & Pokhara.
    • Tourist Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara both way.
    • Three meals a day while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary.
    • Accommodation while trekking in twin sharing basis mountain lodges / guesthouses.
    • All trekking and related permit & fees.
    • English speaking, professional guides and porters.

service exclude:

    • International air fare
    • Meals at airports and whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Entry Visa fee
    • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
    • Drinks (hot cold& alcoholic)
    • Personal Trekking gears and expenses.

    Note: Kathamndu to Pokhara roundtrip airfare is extra if need domestic flight.

     
    • Lightweight walking boots & a pair of track shoes 
    • Guaranteed Waterproof & rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho.
    • Windproof, waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
    • A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent.
    • 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
    • Loose cotton pants, long sleeved –shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
    • A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.
    • 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
    • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woolen socks.
    • Down jacket, Woolen shirts and thick sweaters for winter December, January & February.
    • Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking.
    • Daypack: toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc. 
    • Water bottle, sunglasses
    • 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones. 
    • Toiletries with small towels
    • Small headlamp or torch with spare batteries 
    • Raincoat (optional), which is useful when it rains. 

     

Fact of Trip Highlight:

  • Trek Name:Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.
  • Best season: Sep, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr & May
  • Transportation:Tourist Bus & Private car
  • Accommodation: Tea house /Lodges
  • Grade: Easy Trek
  • Trekking style:Tea house
  • Highest access:3200m
  • Duration:09 Days
  • Group Size:Min.01 to Max 20 Pax

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