Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek it is known as the small Annapurna Circuit and it is very popular holidays in Nepal for trek with family or children. The bravura mountain scenery and the beautiful ethnic villages validate the popularity of Ghorepani trekking. The trekking offers the splendid Himalayan views including the Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Fishtail 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna south 7219m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Tukuche peak 6920m etc.

Ghorepani poon hill 3210m is also one of the best view points in Annapurna region. The best part of this trek is the visit to Poonhill (3210m) from where we can enjoy a fabulous sunrise over the whole Himalayan range and the surrounding rice terraces

Annapurna Panorama Trekking is one of the easy trekking trails in Annapurna region which can be done within a week. Gorepani poon hill offers some of the most dramatic close-up views of the highest and most beautiful mountains in the world. The start of our journey passes through rhododendron and mixed forest alive with ferns and birds, through the villages of the Gorkha with their spectacular Himalayan back drops and leads to Ghorepani 2855m.

Itinerary in Details

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
You are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program upon arrival. Overnight at Hotel. B&B

Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sihgtseeing tour.
Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath Temple , Boudhanath Stupa & Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight at Hotel. B&B

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m) 6 hours.
After you breakfast at your hotel about 8 o’clock in the morning, then scenic drive to Pokhara via Prithivi Highway Approximately 6 hours. While driving we will have great chances to observe the rural people & various culture on the highway. Overnight at Hotel. B.L.D

Day 04: Drive Naya Pul (New bridge), to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m) 4 hrs.
After breakfast at around 07:30 hrs drive to Naya Pul (42km) by car via the large village of Lumle and walk for about 20 minutes to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. The trail follows the main street of Birethanti, going through bamboo forests and past a large waterfall and swimming hole. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches Ramghai where you have lunch. After lunch, climbs gradually up the side of the valley, reaching at Tikhe Dhunga. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D

Day 05: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850m) 6 hrs.
From Tikhe Dhunga the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tikhe Dhunga. The trail ascends a steep stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps) to the large Magar village Ulleri at 2080m. Above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There is a camp site for a rest and water stop one hour’s walk above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti where we stop for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali word meaning "rest house”. In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti climb to Ghorepani at 2750m, from here we can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m). Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D

Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3180m) & Trek to Tadapani (2520m) 6-7 hrs.
An early starts hike to Poon Hill (3195m) leads to a brilliant spectacle an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. After spending about 40 minutes there, descend to Ghorepani for breakfast and we beging our to Tadapani, the trail leads along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). Then descend to Banthanti, where we will have lunch then leading to Tadapani. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D

Day 07: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m) 3-4 hrs.
The Ghandruk trail descends steeply through forests to the village of Ghandruk where we will arrive around noon. We will overnight here so have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office and museum. As well as take time to explore this maze like village (3 hrs). Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D

Day 08: Ghandruk to Pokhara (910m) 5 hrs.
Today we descend from Ghandruk seuli Bazar & meet a flat trail along the Modi Khola, eventually we will make a circuit when we got Birethanti then we will have lunch at Birethanti, the place is very famous for fresh fish, trek continue towards Nayapul & drive to Pokhara by Taxi/Van. Overnight at Hotel. B.L.D.

Day 09: Scenic drive to Kathmandu (1337) 6 hrs. Overnight at Hotel. B&B

Day 10: Transfer to Airport for your onward Journey."Farewell"

Note: B&B = Bed & Breakfast, B.L.D = Full Board Service ( Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Our Cost Included During Trip!

  • All Airport / hotel / pick up & drop by private Car / Van.
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
  • Three night's accommodation with breakfast at standard hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
  • Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • 1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people), their food, accommodation, salary, equipments, insurance.
  • Surface Transfer from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Annapurna conservation permit and all necessary permits.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara (inclusive of Government taxes, breakfast, lunch & dinner).
  • Government taxes and official Service charge.
  • Cost does not include during the Trip!

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa , you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.).
  • All kind of cold drink like alcoholic and mineral water, Coke, Fanta, Juice etc.
  • Hot and cold shower during the mountain.
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver.

 

NOTE: Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

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Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing by experience tour guide,
  • Scenic Drive to Pokhara,
  • Mixed Nepalese Culture, Walking Through Rhododendron Forest,
  • Best Sunrise and Sunset View from Ghorepani and Poon Hill,
  • Attractive View of Several Mountains Including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Mt. Manaslu, Fishtail, Himchuli, Annapurna south, Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV and so on.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Map

Map

Trip Facts

Tour Code:
NHT 09
Max. Altitude:
3180m.
Trip Duration:
10 days
Trek Grade:
Activities:
Trekking + Tour
Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Transportation:
Car/Van
Group Size:
1 (minimum)
Best Time:
Jan- May, Sep - Dec.
Per Day Hiking:
5 to 6 hours
Trip Cost:
USD 775.00 Per Person

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