Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek

Duration: 10 Days   |   Based on 6 Reviews
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel And Guest House
  • Group Size: 1-10
  • Max Elevation: 3155m

Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek is one of the best things to do in Nepal. Located in the western part of Nepal in Annapurna massive, Poon Hill trekking is known as Annapurna Balcony Trekking/Annapurna view trekking and Ghorepani poon hill trek is an easy and short trek suitable for those who have a short vacation to experience the mountain life. Poon Hill trek is also perfect for first-time trekkers who want to experience the pleasure of walking in the mountain trails and enjoy the beautiful views of Himalayan peaks.

Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek begins from and ends in Pokhara, a beautiful lake city renowned for its natural beauty. The central attraction of this trek is a Sunrise view from Poon Hill (3200m), one of the most popular viewpoints after (Kalapathar in Everest Region Trekking) for viewing Annapurna I (8091m), Fishtail, Mardi Himal, Himal Chuli, Gangapurna, and Dhaulagiri I (8156m) Himalayan ranges.

Poon Hill trekking route is much nice and passes through the local village, Rhododendron forest, snow feed rivers, waterfall. While in this trek you will pass several small tea houses, magnificent mountain views from Ulleri-Ghorepani-Tadapani and Ghandruk. Ghorepani is inhabitant by Magar tribes and Tadapani and Ghandruk are well settled by Gurung tribes.

The fact of Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is flora and fauna, local culture, the sunrise viewpoint Poonhill and Gurung museum at Ghandruk nice and popular for natural beauty and amazing landscapes. Along the trek, you can have different variety of food from Veg. to Non-vegetable food.

Your 5-days guided trek to Annapurna poon hill will be the world memorable one! Global Adventure will guarantee your happiness! Your leader/guide is certified and knowledgeable about the trekking area, safety. You do not need to be the extremely good walker for this trek but as long as you physically fit, this trek can be done without any problems. Ghorepani poon hill trek is a relatively easy trek in Annapurna region. If you would like to extend your trek to Annapurna Base Camp please visit Annapurna Base Camp trekking package.

Highlights

  • Impressive sunrise views from Poon Hill
  • Views of the world’s highest mountains: Dhaulagiri I (7th) and Annapurna I (10th)
  • Visiting World Heritage site (UNESCO)
  • Spectacular mountain and glacier views from Poon hill and Ghandruk

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, Global Adventure Trekking staff will meet you and coordinates transfer to Hotel.
  • Hotel

Pashupatinath Temple: Nepal's most sacred Hindu shrine and considered one of the greatest Shiva sites, is located on the banks of the Bagmati River five km north-east of Kathmandu Valley.

Boudha Nath Stupa: The largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the centre of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism.

Monkey Temple: Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in the northwest parts of the temple.

Kathmandu Durbar Square: Also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. The Durbar Square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries.

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After having early breakfast, we start our journey by tourist bus to Pokhara with beautiful views of green hills and villages. Along the way the bus stops for Lunch and rest time and continue drive to Pokhara. Pokhara has many beautiful lakes, of which Phewa Lake is the most visited. Explore Pokhara city and Overnight in hotel Pokhara. B/B plan

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  • Hotel

After having the breakfast at the Hotel, the trek begins after the short drive to Nayapul. Trail goes through the deciduous forest and over look waterfalls, mountain and rice field. Overnight at guest house. 

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  • 1520m

You are going all the way up hill to Ghorepani but apart from the first part till to Ulleri then gradually up through the rhododendron and pine forest. Orchid flowers and moss are making the forest more colorful. Over night at Guest house.

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  • Guest House
  • 2780m

Early morning your professional guide takes you to Poon hill 3155m. for Sun Rise, Mountains views and back to lodge and trek begins through the rhododendron forest to Tadapani. The great views of Dhauligiri range,Annapurna range and Lamjung Himal range will be in-front of you

After returning back from poon hill we trek to Tadapani via another village of Banthanti, where we take lunch and Short walk to Tadapani. Overnight at Guest house. 

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  • Guest House
  • 2600m

As we are above the 2600m the vegetation, flora and fauna waterfalls, and wide range of landscape can be seen. This day is short day to walk so will have village sightseeing in the Ghandruk. Overnight at Guest house. 

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  • Guest House
  • 2100m

 After your breakfast at lodge, trekking will start at about 8 am. First part of the trek is downhill but not steep one. Amazing landscape and mountain views will keep your eyes busy. We will have a lunch at Syaulibazar and mostly flat to Nayapul for another 2hrs. From Nayapul transport to pokhara. Over night at Guest house.

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arrival and transfer to Hotel, evening farewell dinner at Nepalese typical Restaurant.

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  • Hotel
  • Breakfast

What's included

  • Airport pickup and drop off by private coach
  • Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu, including 3 nights lodging with breakfast
  • Two-night twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara, including breakfast
  • Kathmandu guided sightseeing tour by private vehicle
  • TIMS-card (Trekker Information Management System)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area entry fees
  • All ground transportation by comfortable tourist vehicle
  • 6-night accommodation at the various available tea-houses or lodges during the trek (twin sharing)
  • Experienced English speaking trekking guide with government license
  • Company guarantee for Government Rescue Services
  • Insurance for Nepalese Staff.
  • All government taxes and VAT
  • Complementary duffel or sleeping bag (refundable after the trek)
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant
  • All meals while in the trek (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • Nature of personal expenses
  • All kind of Drinks (alcoholic non and alcoholic)
  • International flight to and from.
  • Clients Travel insurance and evacuation cost if needed.
  • Tips to Guide and supported crews.
  • Flight to Pokhara and back if taken. (company arrange flight for an additional cost)
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Useful Info

  • The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek can be combined with Royal Chitwan National Park for your leisure holiday.
  • Ghandruk Gurung village and its Museum and stunning views of Annapurna and Machhepuchre
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is the most trekked trekking route with 360 degree panorama

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