Hiker Himalaya Treks & Expedition

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Destination Nepal Activity Trekking in Nepal
Duration 10 days Group Size 2
Max Altitude (in meteres) 3,210 Difficulty Easy
Accommodation
  • Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • teahouse lodge during the trek.
Meals

3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).

The Ghorepani Pooh hill trek is one of the most famous trekking trails in the Annapurna Region due to its ease of access and mesmerizing views. The path is home to the community of Gurungs and Chhetris. Throughout the lush flora and fauna of the Annapurna Region, you will be welcomed to their way of life, traditions and culture which you might otherwise never find anywhere. Ghorepani Pooh Hill Trek also is known as Annapurna Panorama Trek is home to the fascinating close-up views of the Annapurna Massif, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Macchapuchrey and even Mt. Nilgiri. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is mostly for the nature lovers and those wishing to explore the unique cultures of the Gurung community. 
The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek begins from Nayapul. The path then leads to Ghorepani through a beautiful green forest of pine and rhododendron. After which the route takes to Tadapani and Poon Hill with mesmerizing views of the mountains and the clouds. Eventually, the trail goes downhill to Tadapani, Ghandruk and the back to the city of Pokhara. 
The main highlights of the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek are flora and fauna found in the Annapurna Region, the unique lifestyle of the Gurung and Chhetri communities and the panoramic views of Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and MT. Machapuchrey. 

Outline Itinerary: 

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu 
Day02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley:
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara, 7/8 hours.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (990m.) then hike to Tikhedhunga (1540m.), 3/4 hours walk
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m.), 3/4 hours walk
Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill and Tadapani (2660m.), 3/4 hours walk
Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940meter)
Day 08: Trek from Ghandruk to Pokhara
Day 09: Fly/ Drive From Pokhara – Kathmandu 
Day10: International departure.

 

Trip note
every departure day we have a pre-trip meeting.
corrections this itinerary depend on your spending time( long or short)

Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Nepal through the Tribhuvan International Airport, our staff will welcome you and transfer you to your respective hotels. After having lunch and relaxing at your hotel, the guide will brief you about the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and will also suggest you on the checklist for your backpack. 

Day 2
Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley:

This day has been set aside for sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. You can take suggestions from your guide on the places to visit. You can visit the UNESCO world heritage sites like Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan Courtyards or you can even visit the Narayanhiti Museum which was once the Palace of the Ex-King of Nepal. If you are spiritual, then you can catch a glimpse of Pashupatinath Temple can even visit the Swayambhunath Temple and Boudhanath Temple. There are numerous cultural heritage sites around the Kathmandu valley that you can visit on this day. Stay overnight at Hotel. 

Day 3
Drive to Pokhara, 7/8 hours.

Early in the morning, you will take the tourist bus and head towards the naturally beautiful city of Pokhara which is a 7-8 hours drive. The bus ride is very memorable since the natural beauty of the green hills and the mountains at a distance will be imprinted in your mind. You will pass Muglin, Gorkha and then reach Prithvi Narayan Chowk, until finally reaching your respective hotel. You will stay close to Fewa Lake for a beautiful view. 

Day 4
Drive to Nayapul (990m.) then hike to Tikhedhunga (1540m.), 3/4 hours walk

On this day, after having breakfast, you will be driven to Nayapul which is the entrance to most o the treks in the Annapurna Region and also to the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. On this day, you will trek towards Tikhedhunga. Along the way, you will pass Birethani and walk alongside Modi Khola. Throughout the path, you will be amazed by flora and fauna found in the region with pine forests and rhododendron growing above. Also, you will see the beautiful waterfalls along the way. You can intermingle with the Chhetri community residing in the region. Upon reaching Tikhedhunga stay overnight at lodge. 

Day 5
Trek to Ghorepani (2850m.), 3/4 hours walk

On this day, you will be heading from Tikhedhunga towards Ghorepani which is a short hike. You will climb uphill along long stone paved steps which might be challenging. However, after every climb, you will see a new view and will also get close up views of Macchapuchre and Annapurna. As you head upwards, the weather will start getting colder. 

Day 6
Hike to Poon Hill and Tadapani (2660m.), 3/4 hours walk

After having breakfast, the trek will then continue towards Poonhill from hereon. Although it is a short hike, the topography is challenging because of the uphill haul. This is the highlight of the entire trek. After reaching Poon  Hill, you will be welcomed with the close-up views of Annapurna Massif, Macchapuchrey, Dhaulagiri and Mount Nilgiri which is fascinating. You can also rent the Gurung dress and wear it for clicking pictures. The thatched roofs of the mud-clad houses and the rhododendron along the way will keep you mesmerized throughout the trek. After enjoying the view and getting so close to the clouds, you will head towards Tadapani for the overnight stay. 

Day 7
Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940meter)

You will take a hike from Tadapani to Ghandruk. The path is relatively more accessible. Along the way, you will meet many locals from the Gurung and Chhetri community. You can also get to know their cultures and traditions as you head towards Ghandruk. You will be staying at lodges or homestays which will further enhance your experience of the unique cultures of the people staying there. Enjoy some local meal and drinks. In the evening you can also visit the Annapurna Conservation office and museum. 

Day 8
Trek from Ghandruk to Pokhara

You will be tracing your steps back as you head from Ghandruk to Pokhara on this day. You take the downhill path which is relatively easier and quicker than the initial climb. After reaching Nayapul, your tourist bus will take you to Pokhara. After getting fresh, you can head out to the local pubs and clubs near the lakeside at Pokhara. Spend the lovely night at Pokhara with your family and friends near Fewa Lake. 

Day 9
Fly/ Drive From Pokhara – Kathmandu

On this day, you will be leaving the wonderful city of Pokhara and heading towards Kathmandu. You can take a tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu which will take around 5-6 hours, or you can opt for a flight which will take approximately 15 minutes. Upon reaching your hotel, you can choose to take rest, or you can shop souvenirs to take back home from Thamel. 

Day 10
International departure:

The wonderful tour to Nepal ends on this day as you will be transferred to the Tribhuvan International Airport for homeward bound. After the Ghorepani Poonhill Family Trek, you can plan for yet another adventure in the Annapurna region of Nepal as you head home.

 

The Trip Cost Includes

  • 1-Airport pick up drop 
  • service
  • 2- Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with a city tour guide
  • 3-3nights accommodation in Kathmandu & 2nights accommodation in Pokhara on 2* 3* star hotel with breakfast (twin sharing base)
  • 4-welcome dinner in a famous Nepali restaurant with Nepali culture dance program
  • 5-entry permits for Annapurna conversation area
  • 6-Tims permits (trekking information management system)
  • 7-teahouse accommodation during the treks( Twin sharing Base)
  • 8-3 times meals a day such as breakfast, lunch, dinner and  (3 times cup of tea) during the trekking 
  • 9-stuffs insurance,well paid salary,equipment,food &hotel etc...
  • 10-trekking map ( 3 people one)if needed
  • 11-adventure certificate of achievement
  • 12-English speaking and government-licensed holder  guide with first aid kit
  • 13-1Porters between 2 people (who will help to carry your backpack)
  • 14-sleeping bag during the treks, if needed (to be returned after the trip completion)
  • 15-private transport to Pokhara treks start point & treks endpoint to Pokhara
  • 15-tourist bus comfortable  transport Kathmandu to Pokhara & Pokhara to Kathmandu

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • 1-International airfare &nepali visa free
  • 2-lunch and dinner in Kathmandu&Pokhara 
  • 3-personal insurance & personal expenses(phone calls,internet,laundry,bar bills,battery recharge,extra porters,bottle or boiled water,hot shower,treks equipment, etc..)
  • 4-if you needed private transportation,   car, vehicle, jeep, tourists bus by groups size,fly tickets extras paid.
  • 5-tips for staffs( it is expected)

Available Dates

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14 Nov, 2019 21 Nov, 2019 $680 $650 USD Guaranteed Book Now

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