Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip CostUS$ 500 (Per Person)
  • Duration 8 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01- 15People In Group
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“Ghorepani Poon Hill trek offers the best panoramic mountain view of Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri range, And also for a fabulous sunrise over the beautiful Himalayas".

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in Annapurna region. This trek is short and sweet for trekkers who have a short time for trekking in the Himalayas. This trek offers the great panoramic views of Himalayas such as Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Machhapuchchhre 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna south 7219m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Lamjung Himal 6988m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Tukuche peak 6920m etc. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is very famous for the beautiful villages of ethnic cultural of Gurung and Magar groups. This trek starts from Nayapul the trails gradually ascents from Nayapul to Tikhedunga as we following Modi River than we cross a suspension bridge to get Tikhedunga Guest house. From here we will be continued our journey towards Ghorepani village and we stay overnight there. this village is one of the busiest Tibetan trade centers where we can see a lot Tibetan materials to buy. As we hike up, the paths there are breathtaking views of snowy peaks of the Annapurna regions and the varied views of the sacred mount Fishtail, which added rewarded to this venture. every early in the morning and evening trekkers observe to see the sunrise view from Poon hill while hiking about 40 minutes from Ghorepani. This spot is absolutely amazing and one of the best viewpoint to see the sunrise and catch a stunning panoramic mountain view from here. This is the best time to catch the glimpses of your imaginations of Himalayas.

The trek both starting and ending point of Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is Nayapul. The pleasures and kindly behavior of people will obviously impress us so much. Local culture and tradition of Gurung and Magar community people are very interesting to explore. Most of our walk goes on the beautiful forest of rhododendron (national flower of Nepal) and terrace farming land. Like this, we complete our short round trek. This trek could be unforgettable and best trip destination.

Ghorepani poon hill trek can be done throughout the year. This is an easy trek and this trek will surely make you good introduce to be best for upcoming challenging adventure in future. Everything and step are taken according to your desire. The moments in the Himalayas with our team will become an unforgettable memory in your lifetime. The life-changing journey!

Trip Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • Historical UNESCO World Heritage valley sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Visit queen city Pokhara
  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Trekking through rhododendron and dense forest.
  • Spectacular panoramic mountain view from Poon Hill
  • Ethnic Gurung Villages of Ghandruk.
  • Outstanding Mountain views of Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu 1350m/4428ft.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu – Pokhara 850m/2788ft- 7hrs drive.

  • Day 03: Pokhara – Tikhedunga 1510m/3810ft- 4hrs Trek.
  • Day 04: Tikhedunga – Gorepani 2750m/9348ft- 5/6hrs Trek.
  • Day 05: Gorepani – Tadapani 2610m/8560ft- 4/5hrs Trek.
  • Day 06: Tadapani – ghandruk-nayapul 4hrs Trek and 1.30hrs drive to pokhara.
  • Day 07: Pokhara – Kathmandu 7hrs by drive or 30minute flight.
  • Day 08: Kathamandu valley Sightseeing.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu 1350m/4428ft.On arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received by our official representative then transfer to hotel.Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02:Kathmandu – Pokhara 850m/2788ft- 7hrs drive.
The first day of your trek will be an easy and short beginning walk from Nayapul. The trail goes along the Burungdi River with the beautiful scenic view, passing paddy fields and villages of Birethanti and Ramgai, arriving at Tikhedunga. You have some rest at your lodge and in afternoon you might walk around to explore the village. Overnight at lodge

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 03:Pokhara – Tikhedunga 1510m/3810ft- 4hrs Trek.The first day of your trek will be an easy and short beginning walk from Nayapul. The trail goes along the Burungdi River with the beautiful scenic view, passing paddy fields and villages of Birethanti and Ramgai, arriving at Tikhedunga. You have some rest at your lodge and in afternoon you might walk around to explore the village. Overnight at lodge

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 04:Tikhedunga – Gorepani 2750m/9348ft- 5/6hrs Trek.Today the trail crosses the Tikhedunga Khola ( river) on a suspension bridge than the trail climbs steeply on a stone staircase that is said to have more than 1000 steps. As you trek along you pass typical villages, wide landscape, ascending to Ulleri. From Ulleri the trail takers you walk through the lush green forest where you may see some wild animals and colorful birds before you reach Ghorepani. Reaching the Ghorepani you will see the beautiful Himalayan range and green valley around.Overnight at lodge

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 05:Gorepani – Tadapani 2610m/8560ft- 4/5hrs Trek. Today 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, you 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:Tadapani – ghandruk-nayapul 4hrs Trek and 1.30hrs drive to pokhara.today is as you reach Ghandruk after the short and wonderful walk from Trapani you will see a Gurung traditional museum at Ghandruk, Ghandruk is one of the best destination for domestic or international tourists so many travelers visit here to see the ethnic culture and traditional. The place still provides you beautiful landscape and awesome mountains view with Annapurna south, Nilgiri, Machhapuchre, and Annapurna II, the journey continues to descend to Nayapul gradually downhills and flat on sometimes. As you reach Nayapul the private vehicle will be waiting for you to drop you at the hotel.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Pokhara – Kathmandu 7hrs by drive or 30minute flight.A scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu will take between 7/8hrs or in optional you will fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. At Kathmandu, you will have free time for shopping souvenirs for family and friends.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 08:Kathamandu valley Sightseeing.Today is a day or explore the Heritage and Cultural site of Kathmandu valley. Our guide will take you around the Kathmandu valley.Overnight at hotel.

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop-off and all transportation by tourist bus & private vehicle in the city.
  •  Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide. 
  • 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

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Clients Reviews

  • Rose Doung
    Rose Doung
    France Published: Sunday, December 3, 2017

    Short and sweet Annapurna trek

    Rating:

    I highly recommend Dil ( Who was our guide) for his kindness, patience and knowledge. We had a great time during our trip and enjoyed his company as we as the great scenery of Nepal. Namaste to Alpine    Rose France rmduong@gmail.comContinue

  • Michael Hasen
    Michael Hasen
    Denmark Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Annapurna trek in the Himalayas

    Rating:

    Our guide Dil was fantastic and anticipated our every need, we did Annapurna trek in the Himalayas in November 2010.we wouldn’t have been able to do it without the expertise of our guide, and we did a 10 days trek with him. I can say that our guide was a great…Continue

  • Christine Bierbaum
    Christine Bierbaum
    Germany Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    Fantastic Trip

    Rating:

    I did a trip with my family under Dils guidance 3 years ago. He is a super professional guide and yet super friendly, warm and open person with whom we laughed a lot and had the time of our lifes hiking the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. The Trek took us…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.