Trip Highlights
  • The snow clad mountains like Machhapuchhare, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna will be rewarding as you trek to the famous foothills of the Annapurna Mountains.
  • The ultimate itinerary and guide, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Rookies guide to the Poon Hill hiking.
  • Witness the spectacular Ghorepani Poon Hill sunrise

Gorepani, 2874 m Poon Hill, 3,210 m trekking is one of the Nepal’s most classic treks also known by the name of Ghorepani trek.In a small sum of time, you bypass throughout stunning local villages, rhododendron forest while being accompanied by the panoramic views of Nepal’s most famous peaks like Annapurna I 8,091m, Annapurna South 7,291m, Dhaulagiri 8,167m and Nilgiri2, 637m. The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek package brings a wonderful preliminary trek for those with nominal time in Nepal and for those eager to obtain a relatively easy experience of the Annapurna Mountain area. It is a well-liked trekking route map with the biggest attraction being the Poon Hill viewpoint. Even nevertheless,Ghorepani Poon Hill trek route is one of the trendiest routes. The trekking through striking Himalayan outlook and charming tiny villages demonstrate us the proper rural lifestyle at the subordinate elevations of the mountains in the marvelous Annapurnasanctuary.

“Soul enriching sunrise scenariosover the snowy rugged Annapurna Himalaya range experienced through the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking will leave you feeling revived and joyful”

Why is Ghorepani Poon Hill an ideal trekking destination for trekkers?

The 10 days Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is an ideal trek for those individuals who are short on time but want a profound excursion in the wilderness of the Himalayas. The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek begins from Nayapul after one hour drive from the beautiful lake city of Pokhara; the road passes through rhododendron forest and attractive customary Gurung villages at Ghandruk 2,012 m ; a magnificent opportunity to eyewitness the civilization and society of Nepalese Himalayan geography. All along the way, there are incredible views of snow-white peaks of the Annapurna Himalayan range which just esceeds the limite of glory from the Poon hill view point. The Annapurna Ghorepani Poonhill trekking is an overwhelming countryside of the Himalayan vistas with vantage spot that covers up all the well-known peaks in the region. The breezy hikes are immense option for those trekkers who desire to catch a quick look of Nepal’s hilly villages and its mystic culture. The Ghorepani Poonhill hikein the divinely beautiful Annapurna region is a tremendous short hike which can be completed in less than a week. Through the villages inhabited by the Magars and Gurung, you will get profound opportunities to enjoy and know their culture as you trek along with the splendid mountain scenery. Similarly, as you reach to the high parts of the trek, you will get an amazing glance of the mighty mountains on every nook and corner which will unlock a whole different journey which is brought to you with the help of Ghorepani Poon hill trek map. You can get the finest sight of the gracious sunrise over the gloriously dignified and beautiful mountain peaks from Poon hill. The trip will be more fun when the dense forest filled with the habitats of soaring birds and decorated with rhododendrons will give you an amazing view. You will also be enclosed by the snow capped summits as it starts to appear just like magic before our eyes.

Thus, the Ghorepani Poon hill hike will provide you an experience of a lifetime within a short time. You will be filled with immense joy and energy after accomplishing the trek and have content memories which you can be talking about for life long. So what are you waiting for? Explore the astounding journey to the best viewpoint in the Annapurna region and be filled with grace through the mesmerizing scenarios of glorious mountain peaks.

We as Nepal Nomad can definitely help you with tailor-made Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking itinerary and other related information. So why not contact us now?

Itinerary

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You are received at the entrance of airport by our very trustable team member which will then head you towards your accommodation in the safest manner. In the evening, we plan to process with the pre-trip meeting, so your presence is expected there. Similarly, a welcome dinner is served with genuine and great hospitality for your proper welcome in the country and the city.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

It’s a beautiful and perfect day for an amazing outing in the city guided by our experienced and professional tour guide who will help in making this experience even more pleasant. S/he will take you visiting some of the most gracious and historical sites in the city like Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath, Basantapur Durbar Square and some other places which have made into the World Heritage list. Later, you will be joining with us in a brief meeting for final preparations and discussions.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

As per your comfort, on day third, we can either drive or catch a flight. However, flight will be much faster giving us enough time for ourselves later. We stay in Pokhara at 884 meters of height for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 884m

Our trek initiates with drive of 45 minutes in the morning to Nayapul from Pokhara. We will then be heading down to Birethanti crossing the beautiful Bhurungdi Khola bank in order to connect with Tirkhedhunga where we will drop our bags and have a peaceful sleep for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tirkhedhunga
  • Altitude: 1491m

On day five we will leave Tikhrdhunga in order to stretch all the way to Ghorepani at 2,848 meters which will take us crossing some suspension bridges over Bhurungdi Khola, exploration of Magar village Ulleri followed by a movement through pasture fields and then the densely beautiful forest. As we reach Nangethanti, just an hour of walk remains to be undertaken to reach our perfect overnight destination.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghorepani
  • Altitude: 2848m

This is the day we had been waiting for the last five days. From Ghorepani, we will hike all the way up to Poon hill at 3,210 meters of height relishing some incredibly beautiful scenarios of Himalayas on a clear weather day. We wake up very early and with a walk for about an hour or more, we reach to the hilltop and enjoy the sunrise. Then we head back down to pack our bags and move for Tadapani at 2600 meters where we will stay for the end of the sixth day.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Poon Hill
  • Altitude: 2600m
Today the designation is at Ghandruk from Tadapani where we go downhill to the forests of distinct rhododendron and the trees. At Ghandruk we will have our lunch which has given many Gorkha soldiers for the battle fronts and is one of the fascinating tribal Gurung villages on Nepal. The place is enclosed with the majestic mountains like Machhapuchhare, Annapurna South and the Himachuli. Activities information is provided at the ACAP office.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghandruk
  • Altitude: 1920m

From Ghandruk the trail leads all the way down to the Modi Khola and then climbs to Landruk, another Gurung village at 1550m. From Landruk, it’s an easy walk on flat fields, and descends to Tolka a small settlement at 1710m, with several lodges along the trails. The trail now climbs through the forests and after crossing a stream on a suspension bridge at 1690m, the trail climbs to Bheri Kharka. We break for lunch at the top of hill at 2010m after climbing the trail through forest. From Deurali it is downhill all the way to Dhampus at 1580m, about two and a half hours via Pothana. At Dhampus, you will be rewarded with great mountain views. From Dhampus, we continue steeply downhill through the village until we reach Phedi at 1080m. From here we’ll drive back to Pokhara.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pokhara

On day 9, in order to be prepared and get ready on time for the flight, we wake up early. Even if we are taking a bus, we will still have to wake up very early to manage time for breakfast and the scheduled departure time. So today, we finally get back to the enchanting city of Kathmandu.

  • Meals: 1 Breakfast and 1 Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1360m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

The only requirement which you will need to get fulfilled is your physical fitness and medical conditions. Otherwise, even a beginner can undertake this beautiful Ghorepani Poonhill trek.

Pre-Trip Meeting:

No one can miss out this meeting which keeps us together and prepared before heading for the amazing Ghorepani poonhil trek. We properly need to know each other and our doubts along with queries and clarify it. So for that purpose, this briefing is held in the initial phase of our itinerary.

Equipment Check List:

Do not forget to keep the weight of you equipment as a whole below the level of 20 kg and then, prepare considering the equipment mentioned below on the list:

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

You wake up and enjoy your breakfast as per your demand and taste. Then you get ready and all packed up for the day’s beautiful journey. You rest at times during the trek with ultimate rest at the lunch spot. After lunch, we again resume walking and then finally get to our day’s targeted place where we will stay for dinner and sleep.

Accommodation:

Limited number of hotels and lodges, so keep your expectations as low as possible regarding all kind of facilities including shower. Be adjustable with bathroom resource as it is required to be shared. A fireplace in the dining area will keep you warm.

Insurance:

According toNepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions:

  1. It is a must to be medically insured
  2. It is a must to have emergency rescue evacuation insurance
  3. It is a must to have trip cancellation insurance

Altitude Sickness:

There will be acclimatization processes and resting moments to adjust with climate. However, in Ghorepani Poonhill trek, the risk is low as the altitude doesn’t rise further than 3,210 meters. However, in case of emergency, the patient is taken down and taken care of. If the condition is weak, evacuation is made.

Meals: 

The following meals will be hospitably served and provided on full board basis:

  • Breakfast in the morning
  • Lunch in the daytime
  • Dinner in the evening

Along with tea/coffee.

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