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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Description


Ghorepani poon hill trekking is one of the popular trekking in the Annapurna region. Ghorepani poon hill trekking offers excellent Himalayan views including the Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167m), (Annapurna I 8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Himchuli( 6,441m) Fishtail / Machhapuchhare (6,993m), Nilgiri (7,041m) and other famous mountains in this area can be seen from poon hill.  Poon hill (3,210m) is one of the best viewpoints in Annapurna trekking.
Ghorepani poon hill trekking passes through rhododendron forest through spectacular villages Uleri with their spectacular Himalayan backdrops leads to Ghorepani (2,860 m). The following morning visit Poon hill at (3,210 m) then you will see the big mountain is the Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) and the Annapurna massif. Ghorepani poon hill trekking makes a small circuit and visits Tadapani (2,630 m), Ghandruk Gurung village which is the famous village in the Annapurna area. Finally, our trekking will end at Nayapul- Pokhara than drive by tourist bus back to Kathmandu.

Overview

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the easiest and the most rewarding treks of Nepal. Poonhill offers the most stunning sunrise in all of Himalayas and is very easy to get to.

On the top of Poonhill, you will also be greeted with breathtaking views of the mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and other smaller ranges. The park itself is filled with unique flora and fauna and is full of people from all over the world. Poonhill is the perfect destination to chill and enjoy your Holidays near the mountains.

The journey is quite outstanding too, starting on vehicle from Pokhara to Nayapul and then the walking begins. It goes through one of the most beautiful places in Nepal, like Ghandruk, Tadapani, and many more.

Poonhill trek is famous among both foreigners and local tourists in Nepal and the route is full of people from different countries, cultures, and ethnicities walking along and enjoying. You will also be able to see the authentic Himalayan lifestyle along the way with the mountains that define life.

Some other mountains that you can see from Ghorepani are :

  • Annapurna South (7219 m)
  • Machhapuchhre (fishtail) (6993 m)
  • Gangapurna (7455m)
  • Lamjung Himal (6830m)
  • Barasikhar (6635m)
  • Nilgiri (6670m)
  • Tukuche Peak (7650m)
  • Hiunchuli (6441 m)

Facts About Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

  • One of the easiest trekking routes in Nepal
  • The highest altitude is 3210m
  • The lowest point in the trek is 125m.

Where Is Ghorepani Poonhill?

Ghorepani Poonhill lies in the Ghorepani village of Myagdi district. The location coordinates for Ghorepani Poonhill is 28.4008° N, 83.7000° E.

How Long Does The Trip Last For?

Poonhill trek is a short adventure and only lasts for about 7-10 days.

How Difficult Is Ghorepani Poonhill Trek?

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is an easy trek and doesn’t require you to be as fit as a horse.  If you are moderately fit, you can take this trek. The only difficulty you might have is climbing the 3500 steps (sounds like much but you won’t even believe after climbing that).

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking Route

The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek Route is as follows :

Kathmandu – Pokhara – Tikhedhunga – Ghorepani – Tadapani – Ghandruk – Pokhara – Kathmandu

Frequently Asked Questions About Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Can One Trek To Ghorepani Poonhill Base Camp Independently Or Without A Guide / Support?

Yes, you can trek to Ghorepani Poonhill Base Camp independently or without a guide or support. The route is simple enough. But a guide can definitely add value to your trip. He can open doors for you (like literally). A good guide can give you insight into the lifestyle of people who have been living there for some time.

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Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival
  • Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 03: Pokhara to Naya Pul
  • Day 04: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani
  • Day 05: Hiking to Poonhill (3,210m)
  • Day 06:  Tadapanit Ghandruk
  • Day 07:Ghandruk to Naya Pul
  • Day 08: Pothana to Phedi
  • Day 09:Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 10: Departure

What's Included ?

  • Airport Pick up and drop off service by Private car/van
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast at deluxe hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Three times food in a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • Kathmandu City Tours as per the above program, includes all entry fees, tour guides, car/van.
  • Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trekking.
  • One well experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter between 2 people), their food, accommodation, salary, and insurance.
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).
  • Surface Transfer to the destination from Kathmandu.
  • Bus ticket listed in trip Schedule.
  • Annapurna conservation permit.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara
  • Tourist service charge, Vat.
  • Office Service charge.

What is not included ?

  • Meals whilst in Kathmandu
  • Nepal Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)
  • You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipment including sleeping bags.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverage, donation, etc
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival

From Taoyuan international airport (Taiwan) to Hong Kong international airport transfer to Kathmandu. The same day your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport(TIA)and you will be meet our airport representative then transfer to hotel. We will discuss the trekking plan and last minute arrangements. Overnight hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Fly or Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m) Fly to pokhara 25 minutes by flight and 8 hours by Bus, overnight at in Pokhara.

Day 03: Pokhara to Naya Pul

Drive to Naya Pul (1070m) for an hour and trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1,480m). Walking 5 hours,overnight at Lodge.

Day 04: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani

Trek from Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2,860m). Walking7 hours, overnight at Lodge.

Day 05: Hiking to Poonhill (3,210m)

Hiking to Poonhill (3,210m)- Back to Ghorepani, and Trek to Tadapani.(2,630m) Walking 6 hours,overnight at Lodge. This morning, we will get up early and hike to Poon Hill. From here you will see fantastic view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri(8167m), Annapurna South,(7219m) Fishtail(6993m) and others.

Day 06:  Tadapanit Ghandruk

Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940m). Walking 3 hours, overnight at Lodge.

Day 07:Ghandruk to Naya Pul

Trek from Ghandruk to Pothana(1890m) Walking 6 hours, overnight at Lodge.

Day 08: Pothana to Phedi

Trek from Pothana to Phedi (1130m) Walking 4 hours, From Phedi 30 minutes drive to Pokhara.(910m) Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 09:Pokhara to Kathmandu

Fly or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1337m) Fly to Kathmandu 25 minutes by flight and 7 hours by bus, overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Departure

Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.

We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.

Start Date Availability Trip Cost Booking
2019-12-10 Guaranteed USD 750 Book Now

USD 750

per person (All inclusive price)
best price guaranteed
Activities Trekking, Climbing and Sight Seeing
Destination Nepal
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 3,210 meters (there's no real risk of altitude sickness)
Transport Flight/Private vehicle or tourist bus
Group Size 2+
Best Season Sep,Oct,Nov,Dec,Mar,April,May
Trip Start Kathmandu
Trip End Kathmandu