Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days

Trip CostUS$ 400 (Per Person)
  • Duration 5 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the spectacular short and charming trekking destinations of Annapurna region Nepal, offers a fascinating mountains view of wonderful Annapurna Himalaya, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchare, Himchuli and many other surrounding snowcapped ranges, it's also known as a Ghorepani Poon hill circuit trek.

The beautiful trek starts from naturally blessed city Pokhara, The journey leads us through the beautiful Gurung and Magar villages with along a wonderful mountain scenery and ancient traditions cultural variations of rural farms and lush forest of Rhododendron trees, Passing through the magnificent scenery with a rainforest and gorge between the massive green hill of Annapurna range, as we reach Poon Hill it’s one of the excellent views points to observe the whole Himalaya ranges of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchare and glorious sunrise view on the top of the Annapurna mountain.

Elevation and starting point of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek lies at 3210 meters high above the sea level. Its 4 days best short trekking route of Annapurna region which can be done throughout the year, generally, this trek is relatively best and easy hiking route than other treks in Nepal which provides a magnificent panoramic mountain views and respected hospitality as well as mountain lifestyle.

Alpine Ramble Trek has also trailed affordable alternatives trip packages in the same area, you may like this packages as well like Ghorepani Poon Hill trek for 8 Days, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, and Short Annapurna base camp trek. Please feel free to contact us to share your desire and planning. We will try our best to make your holiday’s one of the best holidays.

Trip Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days

  • Kathmandu and Pokhara valley sightseeing with guide.
  • Explore Typical Gurung and Magar villages with hospitality.
  • Excursion hike trip to Poon Hill
  • Magnificent sunrise view from Poon Hill (3210 M) to the Himalaya range.
  • Scenic drive through the hills
  • Short and sweet trek 
  • The Stunning Mountain Views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchare and Nilgiri

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival pick up from airport transfer to hotel
  • Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 03: Drive to Nayapul (1,050 m/3,445 ft), and trek to Tikhedunga(1,530 m/5,040 ft) 4/5 hrs walk
  • Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2,850 m/9,390 ft) 5/6 hrs walk
  • Day 05: 45 M. Early morning hike to Poon Hill viewpoint (3,210 m/ 10,525 ft) then trek to Ghandrung (1950m/6398ft).5/6 hrs walk
  • Day 06: Trek to Nayapul (1,050 m/3,445 ft) 5/6 hrs walk , and 1 hrs drive to Pokhara (820 m/ 2,690 ft)
  • Day 07: Drive/fly back Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01: Arrival pick up from airport transfer to hotelUpon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received by our official representative then transfer to hotel.Overnight at hotel.

    Service Included: Breakfast Lodge(B)
  • Day 02:Drive from Kathmandu to PokharaAfter having breakfast we take a tourist bus to Pokhara (6-7 hrs drive). We will be seeing picturesque see the picturesque Trishuli and Marsyangdi rivers on our way to Pokhara. As we reach Pokhara we could see is a beautiful panoramic view of Annapurna, Machapuchare in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west, Manasulu and Lamjung Himal in the east side of Pokhara valley.it's a beautiful lake city and well known as queen city of Nepal’s. Stay overnight at Hotel.

    Service Included: Breakfast Lodge(B)
  • Day 03:Drive to Nayapul (1,050 m/3,445 ft), and trek to Tikhedunga(1,530 m/5,040 ft) 4/5 hrs walkAfter an early breakfast, we go to Nayapul by the drive which is our starting and ending point of this trek, it takes 1-hour drive from Pokhara. Then start our Trek about 20 minutes to Birethati, a prosperous town beside the Modi River then we will be heading towards Hille, then trek to Tikhe Dunga. Our first-day trek would be 3-4 hours to our camp, Stay overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 04:Trek to Ghorepani (2,850 m/9,390 ft) 5/6 hrs walkToday our trek start after having our breakfast at Hotel, the trail will be crossing a stream (Burundi Khola) on a suspension bridge then Trek to a large Magar Village called Ulleri. Above the village where the trail climbs gently up through the pastures and cultivated fields, rhododendron and oak forests then reach to Nangethanti where we will take a lunch break. after lunch we continue our way toward Ghorepani which will take us to reach there about 2 hours. Overnight at lodge.
    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 05:45 M. Early morning hike to Poon Hill viewpoint (3,210 m/ 10,525 ft) then trek to Ghandrung (1950m/6398ft).5/6 hrs walkToday is an exciting and wonderful day of your trek. Early morning excursion to Poon Hill (3210m) about 40 minutes hike from your lodge. From Poon Hill, you will see the spectacular panorama stretches Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I the two major mountains above eight thousand meters high above sea level. From that point, we will see the awesome sunrise view over the Himalayan range: including western region highest mountain Dhaulagiri, Annapurna range, Nilgiri range, Machhapuchhare, and other peaks. After your breakfast, the trek takes you up the hill through dense forest Deurali and then descending to Tadapani.Overnight at guesthouse.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 06:Trek to Nayapul (1,050 m/3,445 ft) 5/6 hrs walk , and 1 hrs drive to Pokhara (820 m/ 2,690 ft)Today the trail descends crossing the suspension and short trek goes to along the Modi river From Kyumi the trail still ascends gradually through the passing villages after a short walk to Nayapul seems like your trekking done, then you will ride a car to get Pokhara. After finishing your remarkable trip in mountain now time for having some western food in Pokhara and have a good shower here.Overnight at guesthouse. As today is the last day of the trek there will be a farewell dinner with the trekking crew, Overnight at hotel.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Drive/fly back Pokhara to Kathmandu.A scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu will take 7hrs or in optional you will fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. At Kathmandu, you will have free time for shopping souvenirs for family and friends,
Overnight at hotel.


    Service Included: Breakfast Lodge(B).

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop-off and all transportation by tourist bus & private vehicle in the city.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek in Himalaya.
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide and 1porter for 2 trekkers to help the backpack.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for the porter and guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Managment System) 
  • Accommodation 2-night standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Tea house lodge during the trek
  • Arranged an emergency helicopter services (paid by your travel insurance)
  • Trekking equipment such as Sleeping bag, down jacket etc.. on return basic
  • Exclusives First aids box.
  • All Government and local taxes.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 people in a group.
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
  • Farewell Dinner at typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu.   

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Departure Details

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
27 May, 2018 31 May, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
01 June, 2018 05 June, 2018 US $400
07 June, 2018 11 June, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
19 June, 2018 23 June, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
21 June, 2018 25 June, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
04 July, 2018 08 July, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
11 July, 2018 15 July, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
17 July, 2018 21 July, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
26 July, 2018 30 July, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
01 August, 2018 05 August, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
09 August, 2018 13 August, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
22 August, 2018 26 August, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
29 August, 2018 02 September, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
02 September, 2018 06 September, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
06 September, 2018 10 September, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
12 September, 2018 16 September, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
18 September, 2018 22 September, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
25 September, 2018 29 September, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
29 September, 2018 03 October, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
01 October, 2018 05 October, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
05 October, 2018 09 October, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
10 October, 2018 14 October, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
11 October, 2018 15 October, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
17 October, 2018 21 October, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
19 October, 2018 23 October, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
26 October, 2018 30 October, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
31 October, 2018 04 November, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
01 November, 2018 05 November, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed
29 November, 2018 03 December, 2018 US $400 Guaranteed

Clients Reviews

  • Katharina Sartisson
    Katharina Sartisson
    Canada Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

    Best Nepal experience

    Rating:

    Our trip to Nepal was perfect from the beginning to end! Dil planed everything so well! He has so many contacts to people and many locations to recommend! He was such a helpful tour guide! Also a huge thank you to our trekking guide Dilman and ayush! We had so…Continue

  • Philip
    Philip
    Denmark Published: Monday, October 16, 2017

    A wonderful Trek with Dil

    Rating:

    I have trekked with Dil as guide in Nepal. The first in 2014 was the Annapurna region. It was obvious early that he was an experienced leader, well informed and explaining the trek clearly. He was both caring and considerate. The day I was too crook to walk, he quickly arranged…Continue

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    Pradeep D'souza
    United Arab Emirates Published: Sunday, January 15, 2017

    Adventure Of A Life Time

    Rating:

    For a while i have been planning my third visit to Nepal and was looking forward to doing the ABC trek, That's when i had come across a friend of mine who had recommended me to Alpine Ramble. Upon contacting Dil, CEO & founder of Alpine Ramble he was very…Continue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all the Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness will be cover in the insurance package. Alpine Ramble strongly recommends you to buy an insurance package through a reliable insurance company in your city or country.

Health and Fitness requirement

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is short and easy trekking destination for every trekker who loves to enjoy and explore the beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to fit yourself. We mainly concern your physical fitness to complete the journey.  The everyday trek prefers 4/5 hours in daylight. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepared by physically and mentality to be succeeding the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to steps with your wealth health. Our first priority is safety for your entire trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek which could be greatly helped you, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in best hotel basically on 3 stars, in twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking  is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing two persons sometime  if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, Every trekking routes have fixed menu and hotel system by local management community at in area

Passport and Visa

Every client must have a veiled passport from return date with at 6-month prior validity in Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu.

Meals and Drinking Water

In popular trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu have the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals you can see on the Menu, you could pick up any kinds of the meal as you like to eat from the Menu. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates; a variety of pieces of bread, variety of drinks, and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy there. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify by yourself this will be cheaper and controlled by plastic pollution as well.

Trekking Equipment

What you should carry before your departure on your trip.
a. Daypack up to 40 liters, Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag
b. Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp or torchlight
c. Ear-muffs, Sun Lotions /Sun cream.
d. 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
e. 2Cotton t-shirts, 1Synthetic t-shirt. 
f. 2Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days. 
g. Zipper provides addition venting options which are good for changing temperatures. 
h. 1Soft shell jacket water & wind resist. 
i. 1Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring. 
g. Inner cloths as you need

Lower Body-Legs. 
a. 1Pair nylon hiking short paints, 1Pair cotton paints.
b. 1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.

Feet 
a. 2Pair of loner socks, synthetic, 1Pairs woolen socks wearing on the evening and 1Pair light sports shoe.
b. Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea. 
c. Diamox for altitude sickness. The guide will help you to take it.
d. 1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, Anti-infection ointments, etc. First Aid Kits. 
e. Alpine Ramble will provide you more medical for the trip.

Environment:

The Ghorepani Poon Hill treks embrace the entire Annapurna region. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. This area provides you blooming spectacular view the trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields. And reaching the upper valley seeing wild animals and excellent Mountain View,

Best Season

Best season is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best time for this trip. The weather will be sunny and warm with outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble will provide you standard level hotel with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choice. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels.

Trip Start Dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble pvt.ldt would like to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please contact us for your customized departure date. For more detail please email us info@alpineramble.com / alpineramble@gmail.com

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following below. 
a. please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
b. please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
c. please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
d. please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.