Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 9 Days

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the best trekking route for those trekkers who love to sight the best views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is also one of the renowned and relatively ideal trekking destinations in the Annapurna Conservation Area. This Poonhill trek is famous for its twist and turn but the easy walking trail through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. As most visited trekking route in Nepal,

Ghorepani trek is occupied by a large group of national or international tourists. The flow of these huge trekkers in this route is because of the best viewpoint of the Himalayas. As this Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking trail is suitable for any kind of ideal trekkers. This destination can be the best place if you are visiting with your friends and family. The highest altitude of this trek is 3210m above the sea level. This Ghorepani Poonhill trek is possible to trek in any time in the year. So, don’t worry you can visit any time in a year to do trekking in Nepal.  This trekking route is also famous for diverse flora and fauna.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a 9 days trip

Ghorepani poon Hill Trek is a 9 days trip to Nepal. Your trip starts when you arrive at Kathmandu airport and our representative will pick you up and transfer you to your respective Hotel. Next day we will drive/fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and evening you will be taken to the lakeside for a beautiful boat ride. This day is the starting point of trekking so we will drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and start our trek to Tikhedhunga. During your trek, you will walk through a river to reach a checkpoint and a steep hill leads you to reach a beautiful village Tikhedhunga.

This amazing Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking will offer you to explore the Gurung Museum, with unique pieces of culture and traditions. Further trekking through the beautiful dense forest will leads you to the village of Ghorepani where you can find Gurungs with the unique culture and best hospitality.

The delightful cultural heritage village of Gurung and Magar!

The main attraction of this trek is after you wake up next morning in Ghorepani and short trek to Poon Hill. Poon Hill gives you the spectacular panoramic views from Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukche peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Machhapuchhre (6997m) and the Lamjung Himal and Manaslu to the Far East. The early morning walk will be worth it after seeing the giant snowcapped mountains. Then the trail descends down to another Gurung village Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a large stunning village with excellent views of the Annapurna south peak. Where we will be staying that day. Next day we will walk down to the nearest road access to find our vehicle to reach Pokhara.

Next day our crew member will lead you to the capital and we will have a delicious Farewell dinner together. Your trip ends after we drop you to the airport for your respective flight to your home country.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu

Our representative will be there at the airport for picking you up and will transfer to your desired hotel with warm welcome. As you will have a long flight to Nepal we want you to rest today and promise to meet you next day.

Overnight in a Hotel

Day 2
Flight or Drive to Pokhara, take a 25 minutes flight or 6-7 hour drive

We have to major options to reach Pokahra either by flight or by road. So after having breakfast, we will drive to the Domestic Airport if you choose to go by flight. This will take you about 25 minutes flight to reach Pokhara. During your flight, you would get chance view majestic Himalayas which include Manaslu Peaks, Annapurnas, and Langtang Himalaya range and others. Alternatively, if you choose to go by road you will have the best view of village life of hilly region. You can get chance to see beautiful river, terrace field, villages and highway of Nepal. You will transfer to Hotel after arriving in Pokhara.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 3
Pokhara Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m): walking distance 3-4 hours, 540 meters ascent - 9.6 km

After having morning breakfast, your journey to Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking will start. After about 1 to 1 and half hour drive you will reach a place called Nayapul from where our trek begins. After all members of the trek are ready to go, we will start our first walk along with a river to reach place called Birethati(1000m). Here is a check point to enter Annapurna Conservation area, so after resting for a while we will climb steadily up the side of the valley to reach Hille (1510m) then the trail further will leads you to Tikhedunga.

Overnight in lodges/teahouses

Day 4
Tikhedunga trek to Ghorepani (2775m): walking distance 4-6 hours, 1360 meters ascent - 9.4 km

On the second day of the trek the walking might be quite harder because the trail drops and crosses the Bhurungdi Khola and ascends on a stone stair to reach Magar village, Ulleri(2080m). The walk might be harder because you have to pass 3300 steps to reach this village. From Ulleri the route gently climbs through cultivated fields, Rhododendron forest, and beautiful green forests to reach Nangathanti (2460m). It will take about hour to reach Ghorepani(2750m) from Nangathanti.

Overnight in Lodges/teahouses

Day 5
Ghorepani to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2540m): walking distance to Tadapani 5-6 hours, 550 meters descent 710 meters ascent - 11.7 km

This day is the most exciting and hard day during the trek. You have to wake up early-morning and short hike to hill station Poon Hill (3210m) too have a sunrise view. From here you would see the best views of from Dhaulagiri I (8167m) and Tukuche (6920m) to Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiuchhuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m). Gangapurna (7454m), Lamjung Himal (6986m) and the Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchhre 6997m). After sunrise and resting for a while we will descend down to the same lodge and have a breakfast and leads to Tadapani.

Overnight in Tadapani in Teahouses

Day 6
Tadapani Trek to Ghandhruk (1940m): walking distance 2-3 hours, 720 meters descent - 6.5 km

Today after breakfast our trail descends steeply through rhododendron forests to Baise Kharka. During your walk you might encounter with monkeys and varieties of birds. After 2 to 3 hours walk you will reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk is the second largest Gurung village in Nepal. Most of the Gurung families are in British army and other international so you can interact with locals. Enjoying the best mountain view of Annapurna South and Fishtail, you can spend more time here with locals.

Overnight in lodges/teahouses

Day 7
Ghandhruk Trek to Birethanti (1065m) and drive to Pokhara : walking distance 3-5 hours, 1000 meters ascent 10.5 km

Today is our last day of trekking so we will not miss the local experience of the villages. We will descend down to the village through terraced rice fields and subtropical forests. We will follow the beautiful Modi Khola to reach Birethanti. After reaching Birethanti the trail makes a descent walk alongside to the stream to reach Nayapul. When arriving Nayapul there will be our private vehicle which will take us to Pokhara city.

Overnighr in Hotel

Day 8
Pokhara to Kathmandu, Take a 25 minutes flight or 6/7 hour Drive.

As we told you earlier there are two options to get back to Kathmandu too. You can take a fight or take a drive to Kathmandu. In the evening we will offer you Nepali cultural dinner show.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 9
Final Departure

Our representative will help you to drop in Airport for you safe flight home. This is how your trip ends.

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Price From USD $ 699/person
699
Total $ 699 USD

Trip Facts

  • Private Vehicle & Tourist Bus
  • 1-12
  • 3210m
  • Moderate
  • Nepal
  • Hotel/Teahouse
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • $ 699
  • 9 Days