Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Price $699

USD 499

Trip Duration

7 Days

Trip Grade

Moderate

Highest Altitude

3,210 M

Accommodation

Tea house/Hotel/Lodge

Transportation

Private Vechicle and Tourist Bus

Group Size

Minimum 2 persons

Best Season

March-May, Sept-Nov

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Brief Insight

Mount Face Nepal leads you to the most beautiful area in and around North Mid-West Nepal known as Ghorepani Poon hill trekking.

This trek around the Annapurna area offers great views of Mt. Annapurna itself, Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Manaslu as well, where you will be fascinated with its rich culture, traditions, and custom of the mid-hill people, the Gurung and Pun tribes.

Poon Hill Trekking starts from one of the most happening and popular tourist spots in the whole Himalaya. Pokhara is located in the laps of Annapurna Himalaya with its pristine Lake Phewa.

The trek begins within the warm area and then entering the mid-hills, alpine country through the tranquil forest of rhododendron, oaks, trees and magnolia trees surrounded by high snow-capped mountains.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a 4-5 days hike in the Annapurna mountain range in Nepal. It takes a moderate level of fitness to complete the trek. Thus it is also a perfect destination for you to enjoy a fun and adventurous time along with your family members in the midst of the hills surrounded by mountains from all sides.

Note: Mardi Himal Trekking 10 Days special package by Mount Face Nepal is one of the top rated destination in Annapurna Region. Do check this out.

You get to witness panoramic views of the magnificent mountains in this trek. They are Annapurna-I 8,091 meters (worlds 10th highest), 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 meters and its massive mountain also World’s 8th Mt. Manaslu 8,163 meters. The other mountain ranges are Barah Shikar, Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Hiuchuli and majestic Machhapuchhre-The Fish Tail Peak.

Ghorepani Trekking offers travelers charming mountain views and galactic landscapes with traditional villages and enchanting forests and then completing this wonderful adventure in Pokhara boating in Lake Phewa and many other lakes and various scenic views.

Do check our other packages like Annapurna Trek, Annapurna Circuit And Thorang La Pass Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Nar Phu Valley Trek, Annapurna Panorama Trek, Dhaulagiri Base Camp Trek, and Mohare Danda Trek in Annapurna Region.

The vantage Poon Hill viewpoint offers you a surreal view of the landscape of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna peaks from[3190m] above Ghorepani. They are the most incredible mountain escapes on earth. The Hill point mesmerizes with a heavenly view of sunrise from between the mount massifs and golden coloration perspectives of Annapurna ranges.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek can be one of the adventurous treks you experience. It is a short duration trek but offers you a complete package of opportunities to explore the distinct tradition and heritages, excellent Nepalese lifestyle, views of Himalaya, rewarding nature.

Your stays in the mountain lodges referred to as the tea houses for our feedings and accommodation during our journey will add more feeling of being immersed in the local culture. You may feel startling natural grandeur, resulting in this journey to be a lifetime memory.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Activities:  This is your first day in Nepal. After your arrival at the Tribhuvan International airport, one of our agency’s representative will meet you at the airport.

Then a private vehicle will transfer you to your Hotel in Thamel. At the evening, you can take a tour to Thamel and the Local shops or explore about the history of Nepal. Dinner at your own expense and overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar category

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara 950 (30 min flight and 6 hrs drive)

Activities: We will have our early breakfast and leave for our journey to Pokhara via private vehicle. The vehicle will receive you at the Hotel. We will have lunch on our way. Enjoy the scenic view of hills and rivers throughout the drive.

After we reach our hotel in Pokhara, you will be transferred to your rooms. Freshen up and have dinner. Then prepare for your trekking that is starting from tomorrow. Overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Lake View Resort or similar categories

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul via Private Vehicle to Ulleri

Activities: Breakfast at the Hotel and then we’ll leave for Nayapul, from where our trekking will start, in a private vehicle. It is an easy trek with gentle and plains at the start.

After we reach Birethanti, the trial starts to get uphill. Lunch we will have on the way. You will see the swift-flowing Modi river, local shops and lodges, stone staircases and thick forests and hills on the way. After you reach Hiley, you will climb staircases straight up until you reach to Ulleri. Walking slowly in your normal pace is advice. We will walk through thick rhododendron forests. Overnight at Ulleri.

Accommodation: Basic tea House

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani 2874m – 05 hrs

Activities: You will be able to see a spectacular view of the hills and Mt.Machhapuchhre from outside your window early in the morning if the weather favors.

It feels refreshing to wake up at a hillside far away from the city’s dust and the crowd. Have your breakfast at the lodge and we’ll continue our trekking to Ghorepani. You will pass through Hiuchuli, Annapurna South and Fishtail mountains, forests, stone staircases, small waterfalls and bridges on the way.

You can also see khachar ( a hybrid animal of Horse and Donkey) on your way that people use to carry goods and other stuff from the city to upper villages. Make sure to carry a water bottle to keep yourself hydrated. Lunch will be taken on the way.

Once you reach Ghorepani, you can also roam around and take pictures with amazing view at the background. You can also take rest if you’ve become tired from the trekking.

Accommodation: Basic tea House

Day 05: Early morning hike to Poonhill and Trek back to Ulleri and Pokhara

Activities: Wake up early in the morning at about 4 a.m and set off for Poonhill, a viewpoint, to view the sunrise from between the Annapurna massif. The way follows stone staircases uphill. Walk-in your normal pace and carry a water bottle to hydrate yourself.

Take pictures and time-lapse videos to capture the spectacular sunrise once you reach the top. After watching the sunrise, we will return back to our lodge, have our breakfast and leave for Pokhara. It is a downhill hike up to Ulleri. We will have lunch on our way. From Ulleri, we will take a private vehicle to drive to Pokhara.

Explore the city, Phewa lake and city streets in the evening. You can also do some shopping for pure Pieces of Cashmere and Pashminas at very reasonable prices. Dinner and overnight stay at Pokhara.

Accommodation: Lake View Resort or similar categories

Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu via Tourist Bus

Activities: Early breakfast and then we’ll leave for Kathmandu. It is a 6-7 hours drive. The route back to Kathmandu is the same river trial. We will return to the same private vehicle.

After you reach Kathmandu, you can freshen up and we will welcome you with our traditional Nepali dinner. The dinner will be followed by a cultural performance. Last night at Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar categories

Day 07: Departure for your onward journey

What is included in Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

  • Pickup and drop at Airport
  • Hotel stay in Kathmandu (2 nights)
  • Hotel stay in Pokhara (2 nights)
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during trekking period as per Itinerary
  • Ground Transportation Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by Tourist Bus
  • Ground Transportation Pokhara-Thikhedhunga-Pokhara by Private Vehicle
  • Best available accommodations during the trek
  • A government license holder guide
  • Porter to carry your baggage (1 porter=2 hiker, Weight limitation more or less 20 kg)
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Fees wherever required
  • Trekking Permits needed for Restricted Area Trekking
  • All government taxes and service charges
  • Farewell dinner prior to departure

What is Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
  • International Airfare and Airport Departure Tax
  • Tips for trekking staffs
  • Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
  • Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipment, Gifts, and souvenirs
  • All items not listed in Cost included the section

Notes: Costs are prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking days get modified.

HERE ARE THE FEW EXTRA ACTIVITIES COST WHICH YOU MAY INTEREST DURING THIS TRIP:

  • Everest Flight (Himalayan Flight) USD 195 for foreign Passport Holders
  • Paragliding at Pokhara USD 95 per person ​
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by Flight 260 USD per person

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