• Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip Overview

Trip facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Activities: Trekking
  •    Group size: Min 1-10 Min
  •    Best Season: Feb- May-Sep-Dec

Warm Greetings and Namaste to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Accent Himalaya welcomes you all to this easiest trekking in Nepal, the most comfortable trek, the safest trekking as well as the cheapest trekking in Nepal - Ghorepani Poon Hill. If you want to go on a trek in Nepal or if you want to accompany your children or even parents, then you are on the right path.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking leads you to the elevation of 3210 m offering you the mesmerizing landscapes of the rhododendron forest, green hills, lovely villages, Nepalese typical culture and above all, the close sight of pristine, snow-capped and splendid mountain peaks with fresh mountain air.

The hotels during this trek are well facilitated and the trails are comparatively easier. Even novice trekkers and non-risk-takers can make this trekking. The innocent and warm hospitality with a wide smile lights up our heart and makes you feel elated. Within a short time-frame, you can have the different flavor from scenic and picturesque mountains to Nepalese indigenous ethnic culture including floral and faunal variations within the same trekking.

Highlights

The main highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking are principally the awe-striking and panoramic view of mountains. When you are on the Poon Hill in the early morning at sunrise, the golden beams of the sun falling on the white snow lets you gaze the mystic and heavenly beauty of Nepalese mountains especially Mount Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Mount Annapurna (8091 m), Mount Fishtail (6993 m), Mount Nilgiri (7061 m), Mount Hiunchuli (6441 m) and many more.

Moreover, the simplicity in the lifestyles of mountainous people ( Gurung people are the main inhabitants of this region), their culture and tradition, their hospitality and the catchy landscapes of green hills and deep and dense woods are the other reasons which appeals the tourists most to go for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking in the Annapurna Region. The altitude of the trek and facilities available in the region are also other pros to convince you to choose this Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking. This is comparatively shorter and one of the cheapest trekking in Nepal. This trekking can be made in any season as per your vacation schedule. Multiple merits in a single trekking are the most pleasing aspect of this trekking.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is one of the most popular trekking in the Annapurna region. It is also the safest and the easiest trek in Nepal. If you love trekking and want to have fun with children and other family members enjoying the mystic mountainous beauty and hilly lifestyle, we urge you to go for this Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking. Feel the life and explore the miracle with Accent Himalaya.

Summary

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking commences with a spectacular (approx six hours) drive from Kathmandu to the beautiful city, Pokhara. The next day, you will be driven to Nayapul which is the main entrance for most of the trekking in Annapurna region. Once you reach Nayapul, the real trek kicks off. Now, you will push yourself uphill to Tikedhunga crossing a number of suspension bridges over Modi Khola with the glances, glimpses, and gazes of lovely woods and beautiful hills. The beautiful journey goes further uphill to Nanga Thanti through the mesmerizing and colorful rhododendron forest and the steady and gradual walk will lead you to Ghorepani village from where you can enjoy the heart touching views of snowcapped and peaceful mountains.

Early morning of the next day will eventually take you to the uppermost and final destination of the trekking; Poon Hill, situated at an altitude of 3210 m. This is a heavenly place from where you can have the enthralling and enchanting views of major mountains of Nepal including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Himchuli, Machhapuchchhre and much more. After that, you will walk down to Ghorepani to observe Gurung Museum and Gurung Cultural dances before you descend back through the same route to Ghandruk, Nayapul, Pokhara and finally back to Kathmandu.

The best trekking seasons in Nepal are undoubtedly spring and autumn. However, this trekking can be made in any seasons. If you want to avoid the masses or if you love isolation, you can go on Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking any time with the help of a guide and Accent Himalaya makes the best provision for that.

Here we list you our detailed itinerary for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in the Annapurna Region:

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 01 : Arrival Day - Kathmandu - 1300 m

Day 2: Day 02 : Kathmandu - Drive to Pokhara 900 m

Day 3: Day 03 : Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga

Day 4: Day 04 : Trek to Ghorepani

Day 5: Day 05 : Ghorepani - Hike to Poon Hill 3210 m and trek - Tadapani 2700 m

Day 6: Day 06 : Trek from Tadapani - Ghandruk

Day 7: Day 7: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul & Drive to Pokhara

Day 8: Day 09: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 9: Day 08 : Departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival Day - Kathmandu - 1300 m

You will be welcomed and received by a representative of Accent Himalaya upon your arrival at TI Airport, Kathmandu. Then you will be transferred to the hotel. In the evening, you will be invited to welcome dinner hosted by Accent Himalaya where you will be served a typical Nepali cuisine.

Accommodation: A 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu
Meal: Welcome Dinner

Day 02 : Kathmandu - Drive to Pokhara 900 m

Early in the morning of the second day, after having breakfast, you will drive to Pokhara where you will meet your crew for the trek. After that, your trek journey starts and continues along the lovely trails via rivers, streams and small villages. On the way, you will see many amazing mountain peaks. You will stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Note: The transport is an option with Flight to Pokhara with extra charges.

Accommodation: A 3 Star Hotel in Pokhara
Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 03 : Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga

Next, we head to Nayapul from Pokhara on a private car after having our breakfast. Nayapul which means the new bridge is the starting point of our trek. Our trek will lead us to some villages of Nayapul, Birethanti, then finally to Tikhedhunga. We stay overnight in a teahouse.

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 04 : Trek to Ghorepani

This day is comparatively daring as you need to push yourself at the higher elevation through steep trails uphill through the jungle and passing some village gently like Ulleri (2070 m) and Banthanti. But your efforts will be paid off after you reach Ghorepani since you can store the splendid views of mountain ranges from there. We can spot Annapurna Soth, Fishtail, and Huinchuli on our way to Ghorepani.

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05 : Ghorepani - Hike to Poon Hill 3210 m and trek - Tadapani 2700 m

Early in the morning prior to your breakfast, you will hike up to poon hill to see the Spectacular sunrise and views of different snowcapped golden peaks (more than 10 mountains). Then you will trek back to Ghorepani to have breakfast and continue the trek towards Tadapani which is a very good place for close up views of the Himalayas along with a pleasant walk through the lush green forest.

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06 : Trek from Tadapani - Ghandruk

On the 6th day of your trek, you will trek back to Ghandruk village walking through the beautiful trails passing beautiful hamlets on the way. After you reach Ghandruk, you will have lunch there which is also an ethnic hub of Gurung people. Overnight in a teahouse in Ghandruk.

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul & Drive to Pokhara

We descend gently down the way through the rice fields and local villages to Syauli bazaar and trek until we reach Nayapul and finally drive to Pokhara and stay overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.

Accommodation: A 3 Star Hotel in Pokhara
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 09: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

On this penultimate day, after having breakfast in the beautiful city, you will be driven back to Kathmandu which takes around 6 hours or takes a short flight of 25 minutes (your choice for flight needs to be paid additionally). After you arrive in Kathmandu, you can do some shopping or buy souvenirs for which the guide can help you. In the evening, you will be taken for farewell dinner and cultural show where you can enjoy a variety of Nepalese dishes and cultural performances.

Accommodation: A 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu
Meal: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 08 : Departure

If you wish you wrap up your Nepal visit, one of our representatives will drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport and see you off. Or, if you want to explore more or extend your visit, we will always be there with you to guide for the next step.

Meal: Breakfast

Cost Details

What is included?

Airport pick up and drop- off by private transport
Two nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
Two nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
Surface transfer to and from Pokhara on tourist bus
Surface transfer to and from Nayapul by private transport
Accent Himalaya Sleeping bag & Down Jacket and Duffle bags (if required)
Accent HimalayaT – shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
First aid medical kit
Annapurna conservation permit fee
TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
Government taxes & office service charge

What is not included?

Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
Travel insurance
International airfare
Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
All kind of cold drinks e.g. water, coke, fanta, juice etc.
Personal trekking equipments
Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)

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FROM US

$650

$750

9 days

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