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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 8 Days

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
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Trip Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek:

  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • Explore the most famous tourist city of Nepal-Pokhara, the lake city.
  • Hike throughout the beautiful Rhododendrons forest.
  • Adventurous stay at tea house, relatively easy and risk free trek which is popular among the beginners.
  • Trek to Poon Hill (3,200 meters), a vantage point for Sunset and Sunrise views
  • Learn about the lifestyle, culture and tradition of the native people.
  • Typical Gurung Village along the Trekking Route
  • Panoramic view of glorious Himalayas.
  • Visit the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu city
The sun is the same and it always rises from east. Wherever you are this is the universal truth of the nature. Have you witnessed the sun rising from the casement of the Himalayas? Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek offers the alluring moment of the sunrise kissing the snow capped mountains and the surrounding landscape. The experienced and responsible trekking crew members of the Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks,would provide the fabled memories of the Annapurna region. Apart from the lofty peaks like Mt. Annapurna (10th tallest mountain of world), Dhaulagiri (7th tallest mountain of world), Himchuli, Neelgiri, Machhapuchhre (fishtail) and other Himalayas the unique culture of the Gurung and Magar community of people at model villages like Ghandruk, Jhinu, Ghorepani and Tadapani during this trek.

This is the best short trekking in Nepal route. If you are seeking for the Himalayan adventure amalgamated with the cultural brilliance holiday in Nepal with your friends and family then Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is highly recommended. The trip is within the Annapurna Base Camp Trek route and starts similar to this trekking journey. Bus drive to Nayapool and from this place the journey begins for the tramping or trekking. The green lush forests and the colorful forests of rhododendron would make an entire trip the mystical nature’s walk. Listening to the chirping sound of the birds and swishing of the river walking uphill to downhill savoring the best views of Himalayas worth every penny spent for the trip. Once you are on the top of the Poon Hill viewing the sun rising slowly covering the snow capped mountains, forests and hilly terrain would be stupendous act. It reminds of the fairyland adventure you dreamt during the diaper days.

Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks’ team of the travel planner always prepare the trip itinerary keeping the best interests of the host culture, traditions and preservation of the natural resources. Therefore, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek journey with us will be fun filled, responsible and sumptuous holiday adventure in Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:

Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu:

Day 03: Heading to Pokhara and visit Pokhara:

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1575m):

Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga (1575m) to Ghorepani (2657m):

Day 06: Visit Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2675m) – 6 hours

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani (2675m) to  Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara  – 6 hours

Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu:or Fly

Day 09: Farewell friend:

Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements

9 days of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.

Additional Information

You can surf through our website for the more information regarding services, altitudes, terrain difficulty and requirements. If you want to know more about Nepalese culture, traditions and other FAQs answers then please feel free to inquire further. Call us any time at: 00977 – 9851267334

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu:

Up on arrival at Kathmandu we will welcome you and arrange to transfer to hotel by a private vehicle with driver. It's takes about 20 minutes. We offer you welcome drink and brief your trip at the hotel then after check in hotel. After refreshment you may walk around the street.Evening welcome dinner with Nepali cultural dance show. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu:

After breakfast and our guide take you for the heritage and culture sightseeing in Kathmandu. Morning you will visit Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. Afternoon after lunch you will visit Shoyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. After sightseeing drive back to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Heading to Pokhara and visit Pokhara:

Get up early in the morning and have breakfast. Drive to the Pokhara.You may use flight also. Evening arrive in Pokhara and check in hotel. Once when u been there you may do 1 hr boating at fewa lake. You may explore around the street on foot. Return back to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Day 4
Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1575m):

We head to Nayapul by a private vehicle with driver (1.30 hrs).The trek starts from Nayapool to Trikhedhunga (1575m) crossing the village of Birethanti and following the bank of Bhurungdi Khola. We rest overnight at Tikhedhunga.

Day 5
Trek from Tikhedhunga (1575m) to Ghorepani (2657m):

Morning have a breakfast and start to trek. Our trail is ascent gradually and gets more altitudes places. Our trail goes through the village of Ulleri (2070m) and we will enable to see the close up view of Fishtail, Hinchuli and Annapurna South. Our trail will be more colorful while our trail passes from Rhododedron and shadowy trees. Finally we will get Ghorepani (2675m). Overnight at lodge.

Day 6
Visit Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2675m) – 6 hours

Get up early in the morning and you will hike to Poon Hill. You will enjoy the beautiful sunrise view over the mountain and superb Mountain View of Mt. Dhulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Varaha Shikar (7847m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna I (7937m), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and other various mountain. We will return back to Ghorepani and have a breakfast. After our breakfast our trail continuous goes crossing rhododendron forest and we will get Tadapani. Overnight at logde.

Day 7
Trek from Tadapani (2675m) to Ghandruk (1950m) and Nayapul – 6 hours

Heading to Tadapani. Now our trail slowly descends to The Ghandruk village watching Annapurna Mountains and crossing the rhododendron and oak forest. We get Ghadruk Village of Gurung. After launch we are heading to Pokhara.Overnight at Pokhara Hotel.

Day 8
Drive to Kathmandu:

Wake up early morning then back to Kathmandu. You will drive to Kathmandu, its take 7 hours. Arrive in Kathmandu by evening and check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9
Farewell friend:

We will drop you at the airport as per your flight time. Farewell friend.

Trip Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop by a private vehicle
  • All The Transports During the Trip
  • Twin sharing deluxe accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Welcome dinner or farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
  • All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, TIMS )
  • Accommodations on a trek (Lodge/ Tea house)
  • All breakfast and 1 special dinners in Kathmamndu
  • Three meals (Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast) a day during the trek
  • Purified drinking water (Medicated proof & safe)
  • Fesh fruits after every dinner (During the trek)
  • Licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (Rental basis)
  • Officlai Trekking T- Shirt, Official duffel bag &Trekking Route Map (As a souvenir)
  • Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage certificate (after completion the trek)
  • First Aid Service (Basic)

Excludes

  • International Airfare Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Excess baggage charge(s)Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Entrance fee in Kathmandu& Pokhara Boating in fewa lake
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.Personal
  • gears & clothing (available on hire)Tips, any expenses of personal nature, clients insurance
  • Soft hard drinks Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, st International
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
Price From USD$690 USD$600/person
600
Total $ 600 USD

Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • 2-10
  • 3210Meters
  • We will be staying at 3 ***in Kathmandu, Hotel Mount View in Pokhara and Normal Hotel during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis
  • Breakfast In Kathmandu and all meal during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Kathmandu
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).