Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

Trip Fact

  1. Duration9 Days
  2. GradeEASY
  3. Starts fromUSD 655
No of people Price P.P
10+ Pax US$ 615
6-9 Pax US$ 625
2-5 Pax US$ 655
1-1 Pax US$ 755

Destination:Nepal

Seasons:Feb - May, Sep - Dec

Altitude:3,210m

Accommodation:Tea House / Camping

Transport:Bus, Car, Land cruiser or Aero plane

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking Highlights

 

  • Perfect for all want to enjoy the most within only limited days in Nepal
  • Dawn views of various mountains named Annapurna South, Machhapuchhare and Dhaulagiri Mountains from Poon Hill are prime highlights of the trek.
  • Opportunity to enjoy various breath-taking sceneries of a few highest mountain peaks of the Himalayan region.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking Overview

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking involves a colorful and a short foray trekking in the Annapurna mountain region. Here, the trail winds via patchwork valleys, past icy waterfalls and dense mossy forests, where you mat stop for cool down. Across almost every corner, you will get a tantalizing glimpse of various high mountain regions, horizons of which will become visible as you move ahead to various high points of the trek.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is in the foothills of Annapurna region to give the best possible trekking experience in Nepal. In fact, you will be able to enjoy your trek in spectacular mountain sceneries through many charming villages inhabited with Magars, Gurungs, various dense rhododendron forests full of beautiful birds and deep valleys of the sub-tropical areas. In addition, you will get a picturesque view of the Mount Machhapuchhare i.e. Fish Tail Peak.

During the end of this trek, you will get the opportunity to climb the Poon Hill and get spectacular views of various mountain scapes of the earth. As the rays of the sun touches the mentioned snow-capped mountain peaks/summits of the giant Himalayan Mountains, you will get the views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and other mountain peaks. Therefore, by starying from terraced rice fields above the Pokhara region, we will be able to follow our walk on good mountain trails via picturesque Gurung villages and worldwide biggest rhododendron forests.

 

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters).

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (823m), 6 hours drive.

Day 03:Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m), 1 hour drive and 4 hours walk

Day 04:Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,850m). 6~7 hours walk

Day 05:Hike to Poonhill and trek to Tadapani (2540m), 6-7 hours walk

Day 06:Trek to Ghandruk(1940m), village tour in the evening

Day 07:Trek to Birethanti(1025m), and drive to Pokhara

Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 09:Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Heartily welcome to country of Himalaya. One of Welcome Nepal Treks team member will pick you at the Tribhuvan intl. airport with the garland and assists you to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After checking at the hotel and refreshment, you will be welcomed at our office. Brief discussion about trekking, introduction with the guide & porter and payment for the trip. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (823m), 6 hours drive.Today early morning drive to Pokhara by Tourist bus . The bus goes through beautiful countryside and stop twice on the way for the breakfast and lunch.After arriving in Pokhara, you can freely explore the Lakeside area and it`s surrounding. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m), 1 hour drive and 4 hours walkToday wake up around 7 o`clock and have breakfast at the hotel. Then star our trip with an hour drive to Nayapul. Nayapul is the starting point of our trek.Walking along Modi river, we soon reach Birethanti and then head up the main trail to Tikhedhunga. On the way, we cross beautiful villages, Sudame, Ramghai, Hile and then Tikhedhunga for the overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 04Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,850m). 6~7 hours walkToday is one of the tough day of our trip. After breakfast we start our trek with steeply ascends to the Ulleri all the way through stone steps. On the way, Annapurna South(7219m), Hiunchuli(6441m). Beautiful villages with the amazing landscape and the mountain view are the attraction today. It is a pleasant walking through rhododendron and oak forests. We take our lunch at Banthanti where Mt. Fishtail(6993m) can be seen and then continue our trek. After walking long up hill, finally we arrive in Ghorepani for the overnight tea house lodge.

Day 05Hike to Poonhill and trek to Tadapani (2540m), 6-7 hours walkToday is a special day of our trip. Early morning hike to Poonhill for about an hour. Poonhill is the place which offer wide range of Himalayan Panorama of Manaslu, Annapurna & Dhaulagiri. The sunrise over Himalaya is really great. After having great time Poonhill, return to Ghorepani for breakfast and then continue our trek to Tadapani for overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 06Trek to Ghandruk(1940m), village tour in the eveningToday we have short trekking to Ghardruk. It is easy and pleasant walking through forested path, almost all the way down. 3 hours walk with occasional view of Annapurna bring us in Ghandruk for for the lunch. Ghandruk is one of biggest & modern Gurung village offer great view of Annapurna south, Hiunchuli & Fishtail. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 07Trek to Birethanti(1025m), and drive to PokharaToday, it is easy trek to descend from Ghandruk all the way to Kimchi and crossing Seulibazzar via Birethanti and drive back to Pokhara.

Day 08 Drive back to Kathmandu.After Breakfast drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist bus. After arriving in Kathmandu, guide will transfer to Hotel. Until evening, you can relax and explore the Thamel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 09Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure. You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure

Cost Include

  • Airports pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • 3 star accommodation in Kathmandu with free breakfast - Thamel Eco Resort or The Address Kathmandu Hotel or similar  (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
  • Hotel in pokhara with free breakfast at Hotel third Pole or Pokhara eco resort or similar
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Ground transportation by private car or flight from Kathmandu – Pokhara  and pohara to Kathmandu  then from Pokhara to trek starting pont and trek ending point to Pokhara by private taxi.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in Pokhara ( First night of the trekking and last night of the trekking).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges

 

Cost Exclude

 
  • Major meals in Cities (Kathmandu and Pokhara)
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, tea / coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge laundry charge etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
  • Cost raised by flight cancelation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control

 

Trip Note

Min. 2 person in the Group USD 600 per person
Single Supplement Fee USD 150
(If you book the trip early and in a group you will get special discount)

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