Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

This trek is one of the most beautiful trek for all the mountain lovers, especially for short travellers. At the climax of this trek you will climb Poon Hill(3210m) at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain scopes on Earth.From where can be seen Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna south(7219m) along with a maze of other peaks.

Trip Highlights:

Excellent views of Dhawalagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Mahhapurche- Sun rise at Poon hill - Explore Gurung culture in Ghaundrung- Visit Annapurna conservation office.

Itinerary

Day 01: Pick up from the airport!
This day, there will be no any activities, you will be resting in the hotel and our representative will take you to look around on the few local sights.

Day 02: Departure to Pokhara by bus or flight.

Day 03: Pokhara to Ulleri!
It takes an hour drive to Nayapul and then commences our trek to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town besides the Modi River. We head up the main trail to Sudami where we climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) before pushing on to Tirkhe Dhunga. From here the trail crosses a stream and then ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village at Ulleri (2070m).

Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani.
This is a pleasant walking day today. We trek through rhododendron and oak forests and across streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti we head up to Ghorepani (2850m).

Day 05: Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani
We get up very early and start an hour hiking to Poon Hill (3195m). A brilliant spectacle, this vantagepoint provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. After spending about 40 minutes on the hillside, we come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and start walking to Tadapani. From Ghorepani the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti, then wind our way to Tadapani (2540m).

Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk
This is an easy day with short down hill. From Tadapani the trail descends steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach Ghandrunk. Ghandruk is a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal, has their own dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is one of the famous destinations of trekkers for its beautiful mountain views and easy reach from Pokhara or Kathmandu.

Day 07: Trek to Birethanti Naya Pul; then drive to Pokhara
From Ghandrung it's easy walking all down hill to Nayapul, and drive to Pokhara.

Day 08: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu or any other destination.

Cost Includes: 

  • Completely lodges trekking which includes Breakfast, Lunch, dinner and room during the whole trekking periods.
  • All entrance fees
  • All necessary transportations
  • Airport pick up/drops
  • First aid kits
  • All government taxes and official charges.
  • Accidental and medical Insurance of Nepalese staffs
  • Road transport/ one way flight as well.
  • Personal equipment such as sleeping bags/ jackets (if you do not have we can arrange within US $1.00/day for two items).

Cost Non-Include:

  • Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure.
  • Personal equipments and personal expenses.
  • Tips for staffs
  • In case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides etc the extra charge should be born by themselves.

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