Ghorepani poon Hill Trek

Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is also known as the small Annapurna Circuit trekking, Poon Hill is the main attraction point in this trek. Poon Hill trekking is one of the most accessible sunrise point in the Himalayas and 360 degree magnificent Mountain View. This Poon Hill trekking is also known as the name of Ghorepani trekking. This trekking trail is very popular short trekking and acquire not to dangers among trekkers visiting Nepal. The bravura mountain scenery and the beautiful ethnic villages and unique culture validate the popularity of Ghorepani trekking. The trekking commence from Pokhara city which is paradise of the nature lovers. In spring season the Ghorepani trekking trail ablaze with flowering rhododendrons- a paradise's of the botanical. After overnight in Ulleri village(2073m) the trail gradually ascent to the Ghorepani (2850m) through the thick forest and highland scrub and exotic plants and trees of rhododendron, magnolia ,myriad of orchids. The main attraction of Ghorepani trekking is Poon Hill, situated at an altitude of 3210m,one of the most spectacular mountain spots on earth from here you can enjoy fabulous sunrise over the Himalayas.From Poon hill can enjoy the splendid Himalayan views including the Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Machhapuchhre Himal 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna South 7219 m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Lamjung Himal 6988m. 

Trip Highlights

  • Six hours scenic drive to Pokhara
  • Walk around Phewa Lake
  • Amusing Sunrise view from Poon Hill (3210m)
  • Unbelievable view of Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna range
  • Walk through rhododendron forest
  • Beautiful terraces with rice field and farm house.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu International airport (1350m). Transfer to hotel. Orientation program. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m) by tourist bus. Six hrs. O/n at hotel in Pokhara.
  • Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1070m). Trek to Ulleri(2073m). Six hrs walk. O/ n at simple lodge.
  • Day 04: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2880m). Six hrs walk. O/ n at simple lodge. 
  • Day 05: Early Morning ascend to Poon Hill(3210m). Trek to Tadapani(2625m). Eight hrs walk. O/ n at simple lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Landrung (1565m). Six hrs walk. O/ n at simple lodge.
  • Day 07: Trek from Landrung to Dhampus (1650m). Six hrs walk. O/n at simple lodge.
  • Day 08: Trek from Dhampus to Phedi (1100m). Two and half hrs walks then Drive to Pokhara (850m). O/n at hotel in Pokhara.
  • Day 09: Free Day in Pokhara
  • Day 10: Pokhara To Kathmandu
  • Day 11: Kathmandu Free Day 
  • Day 12: International Departure
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 
After arrival in Kathmandu International airport, you will be welcomed by our team. Transfer to the hotel. Briefing about the trekking introduction with Guide and Dinner in the Typical Nepalese Restaurant. Overnight In Hotel

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara 
Have a breakfast at the hotel. Walk to Tourist bus station with your trekking guide. Bus departs for Pokhara at 7 o\'clock.. The bus stops half an hour nearby highway restaurants on the way for lunch. You will be reach in Pokhara around 2 o\'clock. Check in at Pokhara hotel. The rest of the day is free. O/n at hotel in Pokhara

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Trek to Ulleri 
After breakfast; take one hour drive to Nayapul. Reach Nayapul, you will start your trekking slowly. After 20-minutes walking along the Modi stream, will reach at Birethanti - a beautiful village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. Then follow the left route through the village. Continue heading to Ulleri following the bank of the Burungdi stream. You will climb slightly up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2073 meters), a large beautiful Magar village. O/ n at simple lodge 

Day 04: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani 
Today the trail leads to the Ghorepani, one of the popular destinations of Annapurna region located at an elevation of 2856 meters. You should gently ascend up to Banthanti (2250 meters) through Oak and rhododendron forest. Then continue trek towards Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460 meters). Today you will walk around five hours. O/ n at simple lodge 

Day 05: Morning hiking to Poonhill then trek to Tadapani 
Early in the morning climb up to Poon Hill (3210 meters) to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himalayan ranges as well as exciting sunrise view over the Himalayas. After experiencing the great views of Himalayan panorama from Poon Hill, you descend to Ghorepani. After breakfast, continue downward trek to Tadapani (2625meter). The trail goes a long the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest till the Tadapani. O/ n at simple lodge 

Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Landrung 
Today the trail descends south of Ghandruk village. At the bottom of Ghandruk you can see traditional grindstone in small stream. The trail forks end of village take left hand down trail with paved stone staircases. The trail steep descend to Modi Khola through the small settlement terrace field rice paddy.  Cross the suspension bridge over the Modi Khola which is flowing from Annapurna Base camp. After crossing the bridge the trail steep ascend with stone staircase. After half an hour hard walking reach to Landrung Village (1664m). Landrung is a big Gurung Village from here can see the view of Mt. Annapurna South and Mt. Himchuli. O/n at simple lodge 

Day 07: Trek from Landrung to Dhampus 
Wake up with sunrise in massive Annapurna south (7219m) and Himchili (6444m). Will pass the large settlement and terraced fields and typical thatch houses. You will cross the Tigu Khola on a suspension bridge below the Tolkha. The trail 15m steep ascends to Tolkha village. The trail gradually ups and to the Beri Kharka. From Beri Kharka 50m ascends to Deurali(2100m). If clear day you can see Pokhara valley from here. Have a lunch here. From here two hours panoramic views walking to the Dhampus (1830m). O/n at simple lodge 

Day 08: Trek from Dhampus to Phedi 
Morning splendid view of Ananpurna range and Mansalu himal with sunrise. An hour easy and scenic walking overlooking the Pokhara valley and Phewa Lake. From the top the trail steep descends stone staircase through the rhododendron and pine forest through the small settlement with terraces field of rice paddy. The trail steep descends bending trail through the tropical forest to Phedi (1180m). From Phedi drive half an hour to Pokhara. Check in hotel at the Pokhara. Have a rest at the hotel. O/n at hotel in Pokhara 

Day 09: Pokhara Free Day 

Day 10: Pokhara To Kathmandu

Day 11: Kathmandu Free Day

Day 12: International Departure
  • Welcome in Airport
  • Airport Pick up & Drop of Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin bed accommodation at Kathmandu in 4 star hotels with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide , One porter between Two clients &  Entrance fees
  • Kathamandu  To Pokhara / Pokhara To Kathmandu Local Transportation as per the Itinerary
  • Accommodation in tea house during trek
  • Trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • Annapurna Conservation Permit
  • TIMS card
  • Trekking staff ( First Aid Eco trained Government licensed holder English Speaking guide and Porters)
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of  trekking staffs
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • Government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner
  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch /Dinner in Kathmandu & all meal during the trekking
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client\'s insurance
  • Soft/hard drinks
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
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Trip Facts

Grade: Moderate
Trip Duration: 12 days
Max. Altitude 3200m
Season Auguest, September, October, November, December, J
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