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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Max Altitute:3,210m
  • Price: USD 575
  • Difficulty:Easy
  • Duration:10 Days

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek falls under the Annapurna region and is the shortest trek to explore the Annapurna region and the Himalayas that falls on this region. Furthermore, Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is also termed Annapurna sunrise trekking because of the beauty of the rising sun from the top. In addition to that, you will be spotting the mountains changing their color from silver to golden during sunrise.

As a matter of fact, Poon Hill is the photographer’s paradise. This is because you can enjoy the breathtaking view of Himalayan landscapes, Rhododendron forests, and alpine vegetation. Moreover, You will be mesmerized by the natural beauty and of course, the Hospitality of the Gurung and Magar family is going to be memorable. In the same way, you will get the chance to enjoy the culture and tradition of the great Gurkha warrior families residing in this region.

Related: Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek

Contact  us at:

Kathmandu Office014514568,9851237317 (Whatsapp)
Pokhara Office014514568,9801177317 (Whatsapp)
Mail us athikeontrek@gmail.com
Location of Kathmandu officeBhagawanbahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Location of Pokhara OfficeStreet No. Four Pokhara Lakeside

Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek:

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Hikeon Treks
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Hikeon Treks

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Hikeon TreksAre you searching for a less strenuous walking trail up in the mountains? In less than a week’s holiday, witness magnificent Himalayan scenery with multi-authentic cultures too. Relish the chance to witness the sunrise with spectacular mountains from the top of Poon Hill (3210 m). Mountains like Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Tharpachuli, Tukuche Peak, Annapurna IV, Annapurna II, Dhampus, Manaslu ranges, Lamjung Himal, etc. are lining up in your welcome. Hence, don’t miss out on the momentous easy walking adventure in Nepal.

Explore the amazing Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, where you’ll see stunning views at every turn. It starts by watching breathtaking sunrises and sunsets from Poon Hill. There you can see famous Himalayan mountains like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. After walking up the famous stone stairs you will reach Ulleri village. This village is surrounded by green forests mainly populated by the Gurung community. There you can experience the kindness of the locals, who make you feel at home and forget any tiredness. This trek isn’t just about adventure – it’s a chance to discover new things and feel amazed by nature’s beauty.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Itinerary:

DayActivity
01Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
02Drive to Pokhara (900m): 30 minutes by air / 6-8 Hours drive
03Trek to Tikhedhunga (1480m): 1-2 Hours Drive and 3-4 Hours
04Trek to Ghorepani (2874m): 6-7 Hours
05Hike to Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2630m): 6-7 Hours
06Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m): 4-5 Hours
07Ghandruk to Pokhara (900m): 3-5 Hours trek and 1.5 Hours Drive
08Fly Back to Kathmandu: 30 minutes by flight/ 6-8 Hours drive
09A full free day at our Kathmandu
10Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your final flight departure

You can also ask our team for a customized Itinerary if you have a big team of trekkers.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Cost:

The price for the trek may change if you want to customize the trek. We also provide various festival offers so you can get this amazing trek package at the best price.

 Cost for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

No of PeopleCost for Person(USD)
1 pax USD 575 EXTRA 25%
above 2 person USD 575
If you are looking for only a service then we provide it for only  Services include a potter guide, all local transport by bus, all government permits, and insurance for Nepali.

Note:  According to Trekking Terms and Conditions, if the client cancels the booking of the trek then the refund policy is as given:

• After booking The Trek if an Individual Gets un-well and Cancels his/her trip Before 1 Day of the Scheduled Date Company will Charge 60% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund.
• After booking The Trek if an Individual Cancels his/her trip Before Arriving here in Nepal Due to any reason Company will Charge 20% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund. (Note: if an individual Postpones the trip No Cancellation change will be taken)
• After the trip is started and if an individual cancels the trip in between Due to any region (Medical, Personal, etc.) no refund will be offered. The full Trip cost will be charged by the company.

Why visit the Ghorepani Poon Hill region?

Ghorepani Poon Hill region is the residence of most of the Gurung and Magar communities including some other castes. You will get the chance to experience and enjoy the warm hospitality of Gurungs and Magars. Gurung and Magar families are known as the families of great Gurkhas. You will get to know their way of living, their culture, and their traditions. You will be having their traditional foods like Thakali and can enjoy wearing their traditional dresses and if it’s a festive season you will be celebrating their festival with them as well.

Trek to Ghorepani Poonhill
Trek to Ghorepani Poonhill

Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of the huge Himalayas including Mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III (7855m), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6931m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Tukuche Peak (6920m) it’s spring then the perfect blooming of rhododendron makes the trekking path spectacular. It takes a moderate level of fitness to complete this trek and the max elevation is 3,210 meters (so there’s no real risk of altitude sickness). Pokhara is the closest main access city to begin this trek.

Journey to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

After you have arrived in Kathmandu you can rest and you will get to enjoy exploring Kathmandu valley on the second day. Here in Kathmandu, you will explore UNESCO World Heritage sites. In addition to that, you will explore Hindu and Buddhist culture Visiting Temples and monasteries.

Then, from Kathmandu, you will leave for Pokhara either by flight or you will get to Pokhara by bus. It’s just a 6-hour drive. Not to mention, you will be enjoying the sightseeing in Pokhara. In fact, Pokhara (the city of lakes) has so much to offer you.

You will be then driving to Nayapul which is a 1.5-hour drive from Pokhara. After getting stuff sorted out and hiring porters you will walk to Tikhedhunga (1480m). The trek follows the path along Modi Khola, a downstream following from Annapurna Valley.

From Tikhedhunga you will be heading towards Ulleri through stone steps and then to Ghorepani. Hiking through Ghorepani you will reach Poonhill. Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others.

Better Experience with Sherpa Guide:

Trekking is a sport and may not be easy for everyone. Thus to guide you through the journey we provide experienced Sherpa guides who are registered by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. These guides have more than 20 years of experience in this field. They are familiar with the lifestyle in the trekking area and also provide an extra briefing on the trek.

Mr. Yakpu Sherpa is one of our experienced guides who is a registered guide by the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

We also provide special Trekking and Tour Guides. They are listed below:

  • Specific Language Guide for City Tour (70 $) Per Day.
    English Guide for city Tour (50$) Per Day.
  • Trekking Specific Language Guide (50$) Per Day.
    English Guide for Trekking (35$) Per Day.
  • Potter Guide for Trekking (25$) Per Day.
    Support/Potter Staff for trekking (20$) Per Day

Above above-mentioned rates For Guides include Daily wages and Gear and Equipment and do not include Insurance and Ground transportation Fees. Also, you can learn about the gear and equipment for the trek from our blog Trekking Essential. 

How to book the Poon Hill trek?

It is an important task to choose the best and most experienced agency to book the trek. Hikeontreks have a decade-long experience in trekking and it provides all the treks at a better price. Also, it chooses the best accommodation for the trekkers for a comfortable journey. Thus to book this amazing trek you can contact us through Viber and Whatsapp (9851237317) for further details. You can also mail us at hikeontrek@gmail.com. Furthermore, you can call us at our offices in Kathmandu (014514568) and Pokhara (061458550). Also, check our other trekking packages like Manaslu Circuit Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, etc.

Detailed Itinenary

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu and transfer to hotel:

In the first place, you will possibly be arriving at any time in Kathmandu. Then, our representative will receive you with a warm welcome and help you get transferred to the hotel. Further trip details, plans and programs will be provided to you. You will be staying overnight in Hotel.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (900m): 30 minutes by air / 6-8 Hours drive

Based on the itinerary you can either take the tourist bus, private transportation or flight to Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara you can enjoy your remaining time of the day sightseeing. Pokhara is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal and it has so much to offer to you. In like manner, main attractions of this place are lakes and the Mountains which can be spotted around the valley. Finally, you will be staying overnight in the hotel.

Day 03: Trek to Tikhedhunga (1480m): 1-2 Hours Drive and 3-4 Hours

From Pokhara, you will be then driving to Nayapul which is a 1.5-hour drive from Pokhara. After getting stuff sorted out and hiring porters you will walk to Tikhedhunga (1750m). Then,the trek follows the path along Modi Khola, a downstream following from Annapurna valley. You will be staying overnight in the guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2874m): 6-7 Hours

Then, you will hike through more than 3000 stone steps to Ulleri-halfway to Ghorepani. It will take 6 to 7 hours to finally reach Ghorepani from Tikhedhunga. You will be staying overnight in the guesthouse.

Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2630m): 6-7 Hours

From Ghorepani, you will reach the top of Poonhill. It is the best spot for viewing Himalayas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Likewise, you can enjoy seeing mountains turning golden by a morning sunrise. You will then return to Ghorepani and continue your trial to Tadapani. Walking through Deurali you will reach Tadapani in 6 to 7 hours. You will be staying overnight in the guesthouse.

Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m): 4-5 Hours

From Tadapani, You will be hiking through rhododendron forests and alpine vegetation until you reach Ghandruk- famous Gurung village. It will be about 4-5 hours hike. During this trek, the Himalayan landscape will be accompanying you all the way to Ghandruk. You will spot panoramic views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and other Mountains from a viewpoint in Ghandruk. You will be staying overnight in Homestay and enjoy the hospitality of the Gurung community.

Day 07: Ghandruk to Pokhara (900m): 3-5 Hours trek and 1.5 Hours Drive

From Ghandruk, you will descend down through the scenic route with views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail and Gangapurna Mountains. Then, Crossing dense rhododendron forest and hiking through Birethati you will reach Nayapul. During this descend; down streaming Modi Khola will be accompanying you.

From Nayapul, It’s an hour and a half drive that will finally take you to Pokhara. You will be staying overnight in Pokhara.

Day 08: Fly Back to Kathmandu: 30 minutes by flight/ 6-8 Hours drive

Either you can take the tourist bus and enjoy viewing the countryside on the way back to Kathmandu or you can take the flight back to Kathmandu. You will be staying overnight in Hotel.

Day 9: A full free day at our kathmandu

Day 10: Transfer to Tribhuvan international airport for your final flight departure:

Our airport representative will transport you to Kathmandu international airport 3 Hours before your flight schedule. You will be taking a great lifetime experience from Nepal and you will be recalling your moments in Nepal while leaving this paradise.

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On off the last free day you can find will be visiting UNESCO enlisted World Heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley and will explore Hindu and Buddhist culture Visiting Temples and monasteries. Moreover, you will visit the heritage sites including Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, stupa and Kathmandu durbar square, patan,bhaktpaur. These sites provide better insight into Nepal’s History, culture and architecture of medieval times,mountain flight also provied our office

 

Trip Info

1. What's Includes

  • Pick up and transfer by car from Airport-Hotel-Airport.
  • 3 nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara as per the itinearay.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner .
  • Local lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • Government licensed guide,plus experience porters ( including their food, salary, accommodation, equipment, medicine & insurance).
  • All local transportation by car/bus as per the itinerary.
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • Medical kit box
  • Rescue assistance.
  • All government taxes
  • Our service charge.

2. Doesn't Includes

  • Necessary equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets etc)
  • Meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee ($40).
  • Your travel insurance (should include your medical and rescue).
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Bar bills
  • Staff & driver tipping.
  • Any kind of hot and cold drinks

Trip Highlights

 

  • Sightseeing of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu.

  • Explore Ghorepani- The great Gurkha village.

  • Sightseeing in beautiful Pokhara City.

  • Spectacular sunrise and sunset from Poon Hill.

  • Breathtaking view of Mountains like Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III (7855m), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6931m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Tukuche Peak (6920m).

  • Mesmerizing view of perfectly blooming rhododendron during spring.

  • Beautiful waterfalls and paddy terraces.

Important Info

Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu. In case of early

arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Trip Map

trip map

Fixed Departures

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