Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek is one of the most famous and classic Trekking in Nepal. Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek offers one of the best views of Annapurna and Dhaulagri Mountain range. The highest point of Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is Poon Hill (3210m) from where you will able to see a spectacular sunrise view over the Himalayas. Annapurna Sunrise View Trekking begins through a unique Rhododendron terrain and typical valley and it ends at NayaPul. En-route there is a great chance to see wildlife and scenery such as white capped river chat, brown dipper, white-breasted kingfisher, butterflies, Musk Deer, orchids, and rhododendron and Magnolia forests. Poon Hill offers one of the best panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain Range.

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For Hiking in Annapurna, we should have to be good preparing by physical and suggested equipment. On Ghorepani Trek package includes meals, accommodation and safe drinking water. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking can do any time of the year and we also organize during all season. But March to May and September to December is the main trekking season.

 

Total duration: 10 Days

Trekking Duration: 5 Days

Activity: Trekking and Cultural excursion

Starts: From Kathmandu

Ends: At Kathmandu

Trek type: Tea House / Lodge

per day walking: About 05 hrs

Trip grade: Easy to moderate

Maximum altitude: 3210m

Trek/tour style: Hotel/Lodge

Meals: Breakfast basis in city and full board during the trek

Accommodation: Double/Twin shearing in hotel/lodge

Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight

Best month to Travel: March to May and Sept to Dec

Group Size: 01-15 pax

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
On arrival in the international airport in Kathmandu you will be picked up and transfer to the hotel by our office representative. After refreshment in the hotel you will be picked by tours guide for your half day guided sightseeing tours to Kathmandu Durbar Square (place of living goddess of Nepal). Back to hotel, after short rest in the hotel you will ready for cultural dinner. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu with city tours
Today you have full day guided sightseeing tours to the Buddhist and Hindu sights in Kathmandu, probably to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath; combination Hinduism and Buddhism known as monkey temple as there are many holy monkey living in the north-west part of the temple. Pashupatinath a sacred Hindu temple situated on the bank of the Bagmati River. Then drive to Buddhanath stupa one of the biggest and oldest stupa in the world. Later in the afternoon there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide in hotel. Our office representative will brief you regarding our trek as well as provides you opportunity to ask any question of upcoming trip with guide. And sty over night in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Kathmandu-Pokhara (820m) about 7 hrs drive
Today an early morning your guide will come to pick you up and transfer to the tourist bus station for your day drive to lakeside city of Pikhara through the scenic countryside. On arrival in Pokhara bus station our hotel representative of Pokhara will pick you up and transfer to the hotel. After refreshment in the hotel your guide will take you to the walking tours around the lake. Stay over night at the hotel in Pokhara.
Note:  You can fly to Pokhara which takes 35min

Day 04: Pokhara – Nayapul – Tirkhedhunga (1570m) about 2 hrs drives and 3-4 hrs walks

Trekking start day, in the morning after breakfast you will go on drive with your guide and porters on the well road of approximately 45 km. While driving you will pass some village with great scenery form Naudanda, Kanre, and Lumle all the way to Nayapul. On arrived at Nayapul, where our adventure begins from the warm sub tropical region, walk follows the Modi River upstream to Birethanti & follows the east bank of Bhurungdi Khola with scenery of waterfall, high green forest. Lunch will be served some where on the way at the teahouses and finally reaches to Tikhedhunga. Stay over night at the teahouses.

Day 05: Tikhedhunga-Ulleri-Ghorepani (2780m) 5-6 hrs walks
After your first mountain wonderful breakfast in the same teahouse you stay, the route go steeply up with stones peeped step to reach Ulleri. From Ulleri you can have a view of Annapurna Himal and beautiful greenery terraces. After few hours of long hard climb with several breaks in between reaching at Ulleri village, from here the path is gradual on the winding trail through the cool shade of pine and rhododendron forest, the walk continues with few short ups and downs to the Ghorepani, from where you will be able to see good view of Annapurna Mountain range. Overnight Stay at Tea houses.

Day 06: Trek to Ghorepani-Tadapani (2660m) 4-5 hrs walks

Today at early morning before the sunrise you will be wake up by your guide to take you to the marvelous viewpoint of the trip i.e. Poon hill. It will take about 45 minute ascend walk to reach Poon hill to have a beautiful views of mountain with sunrise. Poon hill is derived as a hill from the ethnical group called as Poon, residents of Ghorepani and around area. Poon Hill is a great place to see the tantalizing view of stunning mountains from west Dhaulagiri, Annapurna ranges and an unique mountain Mt. Fishtail following the tantalizing view of  Manaslu to Ganesh Himal to the east ranges of mountains. Poon hill is such a spot which shows the wide range of high mountains from west to east about 650 km spreaded with the morning cool sunrise. As you have a great time here return to Ghorepani for breakfast. After breakfast you will continues trek to Tadapani, The walk pass through the rhododendron, Pine and bamboo frost with short up and down. Lunch will serve on the way at the teahouses. Stay overnight at the teahouses.

Day 07: Tadapani – Ghandruk (1990m) 3-4 hrs walk
Today’s walk leads through deep forest an hours on the gradual path to Bhasi Kharka, from this spot the trail descends with occasional view of the Mt.Annapurna ranges & Machhapuchre (Fishtail), through the forest, creeks and small streams to the Ghandruk village. This is a semi-modern village and gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary. On reaching Ghandruk at lunch time and as well for the night stop with enough time to explore the village and Gurung culture. This is one of the biggest towns of this trek.

Day 08: Ghandruck – Pokhara
After great time in the Ghandruck Village today you descending Pokhara via Birethanti one can see mules loaded with goods en-route. Walking distance is 05 hrs to Nayapool (New-bridge) from where you are going to finish you trek and drive back to Pokhara. Stay over night at the hotel.

Day 09: Flight from Pokhara-Kathmandu
Well, after wonderful time in the Nepal Himalaya and short rest in Pokhara, today you have short and secnic flight back to Kathmandu. After breakfast according to flight time we will take you from hotel to Pokhara airport. On arrival in Kathmandu Airport you will meet our office representative with your name card and transfer to the hotel, rest and relax afternoon. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Fly back to home/ Next destination BB

Today after breakfast we transfer you to the international airport in Kathmandu for your next destination.

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