Meals: Full Board Meal on Trekking, Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara
Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Guest House on Trek
Max. Altitude: 3210m/at Poon Hill
Best Month: Jan - May and Sept - Dec
Group Size: 01 minimum and 100 MaximumShow Less
The most picturesque short trek in Nepal, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is the best option for the all trekkers / travelers who are seeking short, sweet, safe and naturally the most beautifull trekking route in Annapurna region. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek proffers you the most exciting and amazing trek, spectacular and breathtaking mountain scenery, ancient ethnic villages that will make you to feel the real paradise. Regarded as quite an easy adventure, the trekking trail leads you through short yet best trekking destinations in the Annapurna range. Ghorepani Ghandruk Circuit trekking package for trekkers ranging from beginners to advanced. The journey is full of natural beauty along the way that ensures to keep your eye captivated.
Ghorepani Poonhill trek starts and ends in Pokhara, the blessed valley of Nepal along winding trails through patches of valleys, dense forests, mossy waterfalls and extreme scenery that will keep you mind in the serenity of Nature. You can see the panoramic view of Mount Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range from every corner of the trek revealing new horizons and picturesque scenes that keeps you captivated. A climb to the Poon Hill is an important highlight of the trip or fairly told, it is the star of the trip. The view from the high plains of PoonHill is magical as one can see the snow-capped giants of the Himalayas, the Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna, gleam on the light of the rising sun amongst the maze of other peaks.
Annapurna Panorama Treks also showcases the culture and tradition of the people of the village which is inhabited by Gurungs and Magars in majority. The dense rhododendron and Okas forest along the way promises to keep to awestruck for a moment and makes you wait a few minutes to catch some clicks of the bright flowers with the Mount Fishtail in the background. Poonhill is the Major destination on this trek, from where we can see close view of Mount Dhaulagiri Range(8200m), Mount Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2, Mount Fishtail ( Machhapurchhe), Annapurna South, Hiuchuli and many other tallest Himalaya In Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himal.
Day 01Arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.We will come to pick up you with your Name and our office board, then transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. 5-6 hours Overnight at Hotel.Today you will take Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. After Sightseeing Tour, Meeting and Preparation for Trekking.
Day 03Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m) by tourist bus. 6 hours. Overnight at Hotel.An early morning Our Guide come to pick you up and we walk from the hotel about 10 minutes to get bus station. Bus leave at 7 am to Pokhara. We drive to Pokhara by tourist buswith the Trishuli River view, enjoying an afternoon sightseeing on the lakeside and boating at Phewa Lake. From Kathmandu to Pokhara, it is 206km and it takes 6 hours. Overnight at hotel.BB
Day 04Drive to Nayapul (1070m) and trek to Tikhe dhunga (1495m). 5 hours. Overnight at Guest House.After an hour drive to Naya Pul we trek to Birethanti, where are check point for tourist, a large and prosperous town beside the Modi River. Head up the main trail to Sudami where we climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) before pushing on to Tirkhe Dhunga. From here the trail crosses a stream and then ascends a step stone staircase to the large Magar village at Ulleri (2070m). 3:30 hours
Day 05Trek to Ghorepani (2850m). 5:30 hours. Overnight at Guest House.Today our trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tikhe Dhunga. The trail ascends a steep stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps) to the large Magar village of Ulleri at 2080m. Above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There is a camp site for a rest and water stop one hour’s walk above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti where we stop for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali word meaning "rest house”. In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti we will climb to Ghorepani at 2850m, from here we can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m) Annapurna I (8091m) Hiunchuli (6441m) and more. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive full board meals.
Day 06Hike PoonHill in early morning for sunrise and Trek to Tatopani (1190m). 8 hours. Overnight at Guest House. Today we get up early and hike to Poon Hill, From where you will see a superb view of the sunrise and a panoramic view of the Himalaya, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and others. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani through the deep forest. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive full board meals
Day 07Trek to Ghandrung (1940m). 3 hours. Overnight at Guest House.The Ghandruk trail descends steeply through forests to the village of Ghandruk where we will arrive around noon. We will overnight here so have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office and museum. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive full board meals.
Day 08Trek to Nayapul (1070m) and Drive back to Pokhara (910m). 5 hours. Overnight at Hotel.Today we descend from Ghandruk seuli Bazar & meet a flat trail along the Modi Khola, eventually we will make a circuit when we got Birethanti then we will have lunch at Birethanti, the place is very famous for fresh fish, trek continue towards Nayapul & drive to Pokhara by Taxi/Van. Overnight at hotel, inclusive full board meals.
Day 09Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara by tourist bus. 6 hours. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10Transfer to International Airport for your onward destination
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Above itinerary can be Change along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. And if you would like to stay more days, you can do white water rafting, jungle safari or Everest mountain flight, we are happy to follow your suggestion accordingly.
Thanks a lot to Sujan and his company for organizing a wonderful trip to Ghorepani Poon Hill on October 2013. A special thank to Sujan, boss of Beside The Himalayan…
Lyn Murphy, Canada
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