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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – 06 Days

Trip Fact

Trip Duration: 06 Days

Trek Duration: 05 Days

Trek Grade: Easy

Trek Type: Teahouse / Camping

Activity: Trekking

Per day walking: 5 to 7 hours

Max. Altitude: Poonhill ( 2810m)

Transportation: Car / Van / Plane

Group Size: 01 – 14 pax

Accommodation:  Tourist class guest houses to 5 star hotel in Kathmandu (depends on clients choice), Guest Houses / lodges in the mountain

Best Time to Travel: Feb, March, April, May, Oct, Nov, Dec.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is short and easy trekking in Annapurna region well known for sunrise view over the Himalayas. This trek is possible by least physical effort in compare to other trekking in Annapurna area.

Poon Hill (3210m) is the highest access of this trekking from where mountain views can be enjoy in 360 degree. The warm hospitality of local ethnic community, colorful landscape and farmlands are the major highlights of this trek. Along with the natural beauty of the sites around, there you could have the cultural interaction with the people living around. As Gurung community has the majority, and then to learn them at close take is really the wonderful opportunity. Similarly, keeping the mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Annapurna south, Annapurna II, III and IV, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, Lamjung Himal and others at the glance, the divinely world may be this same route to you. Taking the ‘tea house’ option can be other better option as adequate lodges are available from local people.

Like other trekking routes in the western part of the country, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek can be begin from the beautiful city Pokhara. Where, to be specific Dhampus, Nayapul or Beni Bazaar could be just awesome selection for passing through these any area will have the opportunity to view various mountains closely. As Gurung community settles these areas to maximum extent, cultural interaction will definitely be the fantastic offer, similarly, the availability of the rhododendron forest of beautiful birds. As Annapurna region is quite rich in animals of various species, you can even entertain on your journey by observing them. Through Nayapul, you can be at Ghorepani quite easily and Ghorepani Poon Hill is the very place which leads towards PoonHill. There at Poon Hill, you can watch the awesome sunrise but you must start your trek early in the morning for it. Along with the scenic madness of sunrise view, the peas like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna south etc. is other additional advantage. After the very central point you can proceed towards Tadapani where you’ll further pass through Ghandruk (another recognized place for tourism) and finally to Dhampus Phedi. This very fantastic trek could be extended as per your desire.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking does have the lots option, as it lies in Annapurna Region, some other trek could be organized together like Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Jomsom-Muktinath etc, for some wonderful sites can be traced through these routes like the deepest gorges, Tibetan plateaus.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu International airport then transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara. 7hrs drive.

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul then trek to Hille ( 1577m). 3hrs trek.

Day 04: Hille to Ghorepani( 2675m).6hrs trek.

Day 05: Early morning hiking to Poon Hill for sunrise and superb views (3180m.) and trek to Tadapani (2675m.)5hrs trek.

Day 06: Tadapani (2675m.) to Nayapul via Ghandruk then drive to Pokhara, 4hrs trek

Day 07: Drive of fly back from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night Pokhara on B.B basic
  • All accommodation and 3 meals a day during the trek.
  • All necessary land transportation
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs )
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu or Pokhara (and in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)