• Poon Hill Trek
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Duration:10 Days
  • Primary activity:
  • Group Size:2 People
  • Country:nepal
  • Arrival on:
  • Trip grade:
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch and Dinner
  • Accomodation:Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Trip Code:poonhill01
  • Max-Altitude:3210m
  • Transportation:Car, Tourist bus
  • Departure from:Kathmandu

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is popular as the most pictorial short trek in Nepal, which offers you dreamlike peak scenery that will leave you out of breath. You will view the magnificent sunrise vies and splendid panorama of the giant Himalayas like Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Nilgiri, Bahari shikhar, Dhaulagiri ranges, Annapurna I,II,III,IV, Mt.Manaslu ranges, Tukuche peak, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and several others mountains. All in all Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the best trekking alternatives in Annapurna Region that captures with its natural splendor including white Himalayas and watch the sunrise above the Annapurna mountain range and cultural glory of different inhabitants especially Gurung people.

Early in the morning, you will leave Kathmandu and drive to Pokhara which is 200km. On the way you will pass several small villages and towns. We will then drive to Nayapul from Kathmandu from where our trekking begins. On the way, we will pass local villages, lush hills, rivers and local people. After crossing the Tikhedunga River via the suspension bridge, the path begins to rise up steeply on a staircase. As we ascend the hill we will see Mt. Annapurna south (7219m) as well as Himchuli (6441m). One of the enjoyable parts of the trek is while trekking to Deurali as you walk through the forest the majority of the day. If you are trekking in spring season, you will get to notice a lot of rhododendron flowers. Then you will experience the most important day of the trek. We will start walking early in the morning to reach Poonhill (3210m) where you will allured by Himalayan ranges. After that we will return back to Ghorepani, and move down to Tadapani where too we can see snow topped mountains and green hills. Also, we will hike to Ghandruk Village passing through the Baisi Kharka. In Ghandruk village we will have our lunch and explore around this biggest settlement of Gurung people and see their way of life as well as culture. We can also visit Gurung Culture Museum.

Destination Unlimited Treks & Expeditions arranges Ghorepani Poon hill Trek which is short and one of the best trekking options in Annapurna region. The best season to go for Ghorepani Poon hill Trek is Spring (March to mid May) and Autumn (mid Sept to Dec).

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,300m)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (Around 7 hours drive)
Day 04: Nayapul to Birethati to Tikhedunga to Ulleri
Day 05: Banthati to Nangethantito to Ghorepani to Deurali
Day 06: Deurali to Poon hill to Banthanti to Tadapani
Day 07: Tadapani to Baisi Kharka to Ghandruk
Day 08: Ghandruk to Landruk to Tolka
Day 09: Tolka to Bhichok Deurali Pass to Dhampus to Pokhara
Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu : 6 hrs drive

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,300m)
You will arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. One of the representatives from Destination Unlimited Treks & Expeditions will welcome you and help you transfer to our hotel after completing formalities. At hotel, you will meet our guide. In the evening, you can enjoy Nepalese cuisine in one of the first- class traditional Nepalese restaurants in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the second day, after having your breakfast, you will depart for going around most historical and holy fascinations in Kathmandu. Most of the places you visit on this day are enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You will be visiting Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square which are speckled with several small and big temples carved with beautiful arts. Also, you will visit the holy Hindu temple Pashupati Nath, Swayambhunath known as ‘Monkey Temple’, and one of the large Stupas in the world-Boudhanath. Likewise, on this day you will also prepare for trekking and we will brief you about the trek. You can ask if you have any queries about the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (Around 6 hours drive)
Early in the morning, you will leave Kathmandu and drive to Pokhara which is 200km. On the way you will pass several small villages and towns. You will drive side by side with the Trisuli River and Marsyangdi River Also, you will enjoy different view of peaks like Ganesh Himal, Annapurna Himalayas and Mt. Manaslu. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 03: Nayapul to Birethati to Tikhedhunga to Ulleri
We will drive to Nayapul from Kathmandu from where our trekking begins. On the way, we will pass local villages, lush hills, rivers and local people. After crossing the Tikhedhunga River via the suspension bridge, the path begins to rise up steeply on a staircase. As we ascend the hill we will see Mt. Annapurna south (7219m) as well as Himchuli (6441m). From Tikhedhunga, we will trek to Ulleri. Overnight in Ulleri.

Day 04: Banthati to Nangethantito to Ghorepani to Deurali
This is one of the enjoyable parts of the trek. We will walk through the forest the majority of the day. If you are trekking in spring season, you will get to notice a lot of rhododendron flowers. You have the opportunity to observe a lot of wild lives on the way. And you will be captured by the stunning views of numerous snow topped mountains. We will walk for around 5 hours on this day and reach Deurali. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 05: Deurali to Poon hill to Banthanti to Tadapani
This is the most important day of the trek. We will start walking early in the morning to reach Poonhill (3210m) taking about one hour. You will observe the magnificent sunrise vies and splendid panorama of the giant Himalayas like Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Nilgiri, Bahari shikhar, Dhaulagiri ranges, Annapurna I,II,III,IV, Mt.Manaslu ranges, Tukuche peak, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and several others mountains. After that we will return back to Ghorepani, have our breakfast and move down to Tadapani where too we can see snow capped mountains and green hills. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Day 06: Tadapani to Baisi Kharka to Ghandruk
While leaving Tadapani Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (fishtail), Hiunchuli, and Annapurna III may very close to us. Then we will hike to Ghandruk Village passing through the Baisi Kharka. In Ghandruk village we will have our lunch and explore around this biggest settlement of Gurung people and see their way of life as well as culture. We can also visit Gurung Culture Museum. Overnight at Ghandruk after around 3 hours walk.

Day 07: Ghandruk to Landruk to Tolka
We will leave Ghandruk and take up a stone staircase that rises and falls before reaching Tolka. During this walk we will also pass several small villages and get to know their lifestyle. Besides, you will also notice rice and millet teraces. We also go by Landruk village before reaching Tolka. Pvernight at Tolka after around 5 hours walk.

Day 08: Tolka to Bhichok Deurali Pass to Dhampus to Pokhara
We will depart from Tolka and this is the last day of our trekking. We walk all the way through a lot of wooded area. We also can perceive vistas of the sublime Annapurna Himalayas. Plus, we will also pass by many local villages. It takes approximately 5 hours walk to get to Phedi from Tolka passing Bhichowk Deurali Pass. From here we will drive to Pokhara. If you like, you can go around seeing stunning Phewa Lake in the evening or just relax. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 09: Pokhara to Kathmandu, 6 hrs drive
We fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara seeing the similar exquisiteness of huge peaks. In Kathmandu, you can just relax after the long trek or walk around and do some shopping. In the evening, we will get to enjoy farewell dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Departure
On this day, our representative will drive you to the airport. Hope to see you again.

Note: We can always customize this itinerary and can plan as per your holiday time.

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Price
1 Mar, 2017 10 Mar, 2017 US$ 440 Book Now
4 Mar, 2017 13 Mar, 2017 US$ 450 Book Now
10 Mar, 2017 19 Mar, 2017 US$ 455 Book Now
20 Mar, 2017 29 Mar, 2017 US$ 460 Book Now
25 Mar, 2017 3 Apr, 2017 US$ 440 Book Now
18 Apr, 2017 28 Apr, 2017 US$ 430 Book Now
26 Apr, 2017 5 May, 2017 US$ 422 Book Now
2 May, 2017 11 May, 2017 US$ 425 Book Now

Cost include:

1. Airport pick-up and drop-off
2. Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
3 Hotel with breakfast in Pokhara
4.Farewell Dinner.
5. Transportation from start to End
6.Accommodation during the trek- Tea House
7.Experience, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
8.Porters for carrying all goods and supplies. 2 clients 1 porter in Group
9.Meals(Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner)during the trek( not Include for AGP Trek)
10.Trekker’s information management system(TIMS) card fee.
11.Annapurna Conservation Area Projects Permit( Acap)
12.Entrance & monument fees at during sightseeing places.
13.Trekking equipment including sleeping bags
14.Staff insurance, medication and equipment, First Aid Kit
15.Rescue arrangements
16.All Govt. and Local Taxes
17.Trekking Certificate from Destination Unlimited

Cost not include:

1. Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
2. International airfares
3. Travel/trekking insurance
4. Nepal entry visa fees
5. Mountain rescue charges or insurance
6. Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks
7. Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
8. Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
9. Special region permit and liaison officer fees (where applicable)
10.Tips

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