Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Price:$550.00

10 Days 9 Night
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Ghorepani Ghandruk trekking is undoubtedly the most rewarding and demanding trekking in Annapurna region. This is short but the ideal destination for the trekkers. The trekkers can experience a great variety of tastes of trekking in a short period of time and this trek is suitable for every type of travellers. Short and easy but astoundingly popular among the trekkers of the world, this trekking is gaining popularity amidst domestic as well as international trekkers. Ghorepani- Poonhill trekking is the best choice of of the trekkers among other popular trekking trails in Annapurna region. This trek will offer a great opportunity to experience natural and cultural uniqueness of this region.

Pokhara is a popular tourist hub on the way to Ghorepani-Poonhill trek. It is pristine city with sere lakes like Phewa, Begnas and other tourist attractions like world Peace Stupa, Mahendra Cave, Mahendra Barahi Temple and many more. Poonhill is the best view point which offers majestic Mountain View along with mesmerizing sunset and sunrise view.

One of the major attractions of this trek is picturesque Ghandruk village on the way to Poonhill which is inhabited by Gurung people, one of the Mongolian ethnic groups of Nepal. You will entirely be pleased to experience their hospitality and culture. The typical traditional way of presenting themselves to the trekkers is worthwhile to be noted. In addition, a visit to Gurung Museum lets you acknowledge about their age-long civilization. The flowering rhododendron covering the entire hill specially, in spring, lures every hiker in this region. Ghorepani- Poohhill trek offers such an opportunity to the tourists to witness the awaking panoramic view of mountains Dhaulagiri and Annapurna peaks with the first fall of sun rays fabulous Machhapuchhre( Fish-tail).

This trek commences after a short scenic flight or 7-8 hours of drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu and ends in beautiful city Pokhara.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 6-7 Hours, Transfer to Hotel-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 03:Drive to Nayapul and trekking to Tikhedunga (1540m)-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 04:Tikhedunga trekking to Ghorepani (2775m)-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 05:Ghorepani to Poon hill and trek to Tadapani (2540m)-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 06:Tadapani trekking to Ghandruk (1940m)-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 07:Ghandruk trekking to Birethanti and drive back to Pokhara-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 08:Pokhara back to Kathmandu-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 09:Sightseeing in the world famous heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 10:Final Departure to your onward destination drop to the airport.


PRICE INCLUDES

  1. All airport/hotel transfers
  2. 3 night hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night in pokhara
  3. All accommodation and meals during the trek
  4. Domestic flights / Tourist Bus (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  5. An experienced English-speaking trek leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  6. All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  7. A comprehensive medical kit
  8. All government and local taxes

PRICE EXCLUDES

  1. Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  2. Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (Main city)
  3. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  4. Travel and rescue insurance
  5. All Personal expenses such as (phone calls, laundry, bar bills etc)
  6. Tips for guides and porters

Different travelers have different minds; it means different perspectives on travelling. Accordingly, considering such different preferences of travelling according to their budget and time frame, this trip program also can be customized. 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel

This the very first day that you step in Nepal for the trip. You will be received by our representative in the airport. Our representative will be at the arrival holding placard with your and our  company name (Magic Expedition. And then, you will be transferred to the hotel. It is around 30 mins drive from the airport to the hotel. There may some hassles like offering taxi or hotel or something like that. Do go with them. And sometimes, in international flight, your luggage may be missing. Be very careful. We hope it will not disturb your trip. After your arrival to the hotel, you will get refreshed and we will have a short orientation meeting regarding the trip. We will introduce guide or trip leader. For this, be with   4 pieces of recent pp sized photographs, copy of passport and copy of travel insurance-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 6-7 Hours, Transfer to Hotel

After your breakfast, the leader or the guide will come to receive to the hotel where you stay and take you to the bus station. This drive takes you Pokhara from Kathmandu. The bust station is around 15 mins. Walk or you may get taxi too, from Thamel, or from the hotel. The tourist bus leaves at 7 for Pokhara every morning. It takes around 7-8 hours to get Pokhara form Kathmandu. On the way, you will see winding country road, river, woods and local people and their life style.  However, we must say, the condition of the road is not good. Sometimes, bumpy and dusty…. To escape it, you, optionally, can go with flight. It is a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara which is optional and have pay extra-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 03:Drive to Nayapul and trekking to Tikhedunga (1540m)
Morning accompanied with the breakfast and takes a drive for about 1 and half hour through large village Lumle to Nayapul. The trekking journey starts from here. The trail leads up passing through the beautiful rice, maze and millet farms. We will pass small beautiful waterfalls following main trail of Birethanti. Past waterfalls with plunge pools that invite you to swim. Then we reach Sudami village where we can have lunch. After lunch climb gradually side of valley to Hille and after half an hour working from Hille, you will reach at Tikhedhunga. Enjoy the local people, culture and greenery. Spend the overnight in guest house-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 04:Tikhedunga trekking to Ghorepani (2775m)
After the breakfast, trek to Ghorepani (2880m) for approx. 7 hr. Today the trail crosses Tikhedunga River on suspension bridge, then drops and crosses the Bhurungdi khola. Climbing steeply on a stone staircase, continue to the large Magar village Ulleri (2080m). We will have a little view of mountain. We will pass through pastures and cultivated fields. We will encounter cool oak and Rhododendron forest through the journey. We have a little rest with lunch at Nangathanti. From here working for about one hour we will reach Ghorepani village. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass to set your camp-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 05:Ghorepani to Poon hill and trek to Tadapani (3210m).
Following day make the early-morning departure to the Poon Hill (3210m) which is one of the best Himalaya view point in Nepal. You will be amazed to have the spectacular panoramic views of Himalayas of the region. It provides best majestic scenery and sunrise over the high mountains. Have the breathtaking views of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchhare, 6997m), Lamjung Himal (6986m) and many more.
Now return to the camp at Ghorepani and have your breakfast. Trek to Tadapani starts for rest of the day for 6 hours. You will have amazing views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna on the way. Descend steeply through dense moss-covered forest rich with bird life. Stay overnight at Tadapani-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 06:Tadapani trekking to Ghandruk (1940m)
After breakfast your journey leads to Ghandruk which takes about 4 hours. Trail descends steeply through rhododendron forests where you also encounter monkeys and wide varieties of birds. Take a downhill path continuing to Ghandruk, the largest Gurung village. Make a visit to Gurung ethnic museum to explore their culture and ancient tradition. Enjoy good Mountain View of Annapurna South and Fishtail-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 07:Ghandruk trekking to Birethanti and drive back to Pokhara
Today pass through small hamlets, terraced rice fields and subtropical forests. We will have an ease and pleasant walk along the Modi Khola to Birethanti. We continue our walk to Nayapul and catch a private vehicle for one and half hour to Pokhara. Spend a beautiful night in Pokhara city having some leisurely walk along the streets-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 08:Pokhara back to Kathmandu
As for your wish you can take a fight or take a drive to Kathmandu. Have some rest in hotel in Kathmandu. At evening you can take a short walk around visiting the places and exploring the local lifestyle of the people-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 09:Sightseeing in the world famous heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley
After your breakfast in hotel, you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient pilgrimage enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. Also visit the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath. Kathmandu Durbar Square visit reflects you the fine arts and historical architecture of Nepalese culture. On return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area and take a leisurely stroll through the popular streets. At evening you will be pleased to watch cultural program accompanied with local typical dinner-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 10:Final Departure to your onward destination
Transfer you to International aiport for final departure to your destination.

PRICE INCLUDES

  1. All airport/hotel transfers
  2. 3 night hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night in pokhara
  3. All accommodation and meals during the trek
  4. Domestic flights / Tourist Bus (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  5. An experienced English-speaking trek leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  6. All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  7. A comprehensive medical kit
  8. All government and local taxes

PRICE EXCLUDES

  1. Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  2. Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (Main city)
  3. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  4. Travel and rescue insurance
  5. All Personal expenses such as (phone calls, laundry, bar bills etc)
  6. Tips for guides and porters

Different travelers have different minds; it means different perspectives on travelling. Accordingly, considering such different preferences of travelling according to their budget and time frame, this trip program also can be customized. 

1 review for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Elena M

    Poon Hill Trekking and other services
    Magic Expedition Trekking and Tours, really were our traveling companions give a start. Durga, the woman wearing the Ong for volunteering we did took us a local small that in Kathmandu and there began the adventure. I was traveling with a friend and really experience was very good, helped us whenever we need anything, transportation, food, drink, advice, really always estubieron there and somehow we always went to the local, it was like being at home. A part of the trip, hired a trek to Poon Hill through Pokhara. We had our unexpected and they always helped us in the best way and accompanied us with smiles and good company, I think I never had such good guides !! They helped what is not written and more than we could thank them. Thanks for everything, and obviously totally recommend it to anyone who is interested in entering an adventure in Nepal
    source:-Tripadvisor

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Destination : Annapurna Region
Duration : 12 Days
Max Elevation : 3210m
Grade / Difficulty : Medium
Start : Kathmandu.
Finish :Kathmandu
Highlight : Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchhare, 6997m), Lamjung Himal (6986m)
Best Season : Sep to Nov, March to April.
Accomodation Type : Tea House

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