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Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking (9 Days)

Start from   $ 550 USD

Trip Destination:Nepal

Total Duration:09 Days


Max. Altitude:3200M Poohnill

Primary Activities:Trekking and Hiking

Group Size:2-12 Person

Meals:All meals -Trekking, Breakfast Kathmandu

Transportation:Tourist Bus, Private Vehicle

About Trip

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is one of the most beautiful trekking trails in Annapurna region. It is good choice primarily for having incredible scenes of the mountains from Poon Hill,a view point located at 3,200 m. Similarly for exploring natural wonders, incredible rocky and sloppy hills, the flora and fauna, endangered animals and birds in the Annapurna region. Ghorepani Poonhill trekking is also known as to be the low altitude trekking but you will have superb scenes and sceneries of the majestic mountains located in Annapurna range. This trekking is categorized as easy trekking route yet with beautiful and very close looks of mountain from Poonhill.

Ghorepani poonhill trekking starts and ends at Nayapul making a loop at Birethanti. The Ghorepani Poonhill trekking follows the itinerary of Nayapul-Ulleri-Ghorepani Poonhill- Tadapani- Ghandruk and Nayapul Pokhara. It is short trekking so it is very good choice for everybody who wants to take a easy and lower altitude walking. As the highest altitude for this trek is 3,200 m –Poonhill, there is less likely of having altitude sickness. So Ghorepani- Poonhill trekking is an ideal choice for family trekking with kids. The trekking with kids to Ghorepani Poonhill requires designing special itinerary and it is good to spare 6/7 days trekking to let the children enjoy the walk and enjoy the natural beauties. The trail up to Ghorepani and Poonhill is mostly uphill. The uphill of Ulleri is the hardest which lasts for approximately an hour and half. And the Poonhill from Ghorepani as well uphill for approximately an hour ascending and everybody starts at early dawn for first sunrise on Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, Mt. Annapurna I, 8091m, Fishtail 6,097 m, Annapurna south 7,219 m, Hiuchuli, and mt. Nilgiri. After poonhill the trail passes with some minor uphills and mostly downhill to its end at Nayapul.

Ghorepani Poonhill trek is possible to do as a tea house trekking which is possible with fewer arrangements. The local tea houses offer rooms with attached bathroom and in some overnights there may not be attached bathrooms in that case you have to use share bath rooms and toilets. The rooms are tidy partitioned with ply mostly. The teahouse provides running hot water heated with solar power so you can take a shower almost every day. For communication there is internet facility is available in Ghorepani and in Ghandruk during the trek in spite of mobile phone all along the trail.Nature Adventure Trekking and Expedition Nepal offers verities of packages to suit our clients choice to Ghorepani poonhill trekking.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Airport Transfer to Hotel

Day 02:Drive to Pokhara (780m.) 6 hrs drive. Hotel

Day 03:Drive to Nayapul 1 hrs.Trek begins stay in Ulleri (1960m.) 6 hrs.Lodge Accommodation

Day 04:Ulleri to Ghorepani (2750m.) 6 hrs.Lodge

Day 05:Climb Poonhill (3,210m.) 1hr sunrise and trek to Tadapani (2590m.) 5 hrs.Lodge

Day 06:Tadapani to Ghandrunk (1940m.) 4 hrs.Lodge

Day 07:Trek to Nayapul 2.5 hrs and 1 hrs drive back to Pokhara. Hotel

Day 08:Pokhara to Katmandu 6 hrs Drive (Evening farewell dinner in Nepali cultural Restaurant).Hotel

Day 09:Trip ends. Final departure transfer to airport

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up drop by private /car/van/bus
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • All trekking permit fees and government taxes
  • 3 meals -breakfast, Lunch, dinner with tea /coffee during the trek
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Trekking guide 
  • Porter (1 porter between two person basis) Max.25 kg. 
  • Bus fare Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu ( Tourist Coach)
  • Duffle Bag (on request)
  • All ground transportation

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara (10-15$ per Meal)
  • Personal expenses
  • All bar menus,soft drink and mineral water
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International air fare
  • Tipping to guide, porter, driver

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival at Airport Transfer to HotelUpon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport you will be greeted by a representative of Nature Adventure treks. After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Nature Adventure Trekking display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to Hotel. Later in the evening we will organize a Welcome Dinner at an excellent traditional Nepalese Restaurant where you will enjoy the Nepalese meal.
Included Meals: Dinner

Day 02Drive to Pokhara (780m.) 6 hrs drive. Hotel Tranfer to Pokhara by tourist bus and check in hotel. In the afternoon you can troll around the beautiful city Lakeside or boating on the Fewa Lake. Dine in the evening at fine restaurant near by the Fewa lake.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 03Drive to Nayapul 1 hrs.Trek begins stay in Ulleri (1960m.) 6 hrs.Lodge AccommodationToday, after early break fast, we take a jeep or car for Nayapul which is an hour drive from Pokhara. Nayapul is the entry and exit point for Ghorepani Poonhill trekking route. From Nayapul we start walking, first two hrs we walk along the road up to Hile village. Off and on we encounter local jeep yet, the trail is not that dusty. The walk up to Tikhedunga is gently flat with some minor uphills. After Tikhedhunga the trail heads steep up for an hour with many steps up to Ulleri village. The beautiful mountain to the north is seen from the uphill is Annapurna south 7,219m. We stop at Ulleri.
Included Meals: B L D

Day 04Ulleri to Ghorepani (2750m.) 6 hrs.LodgeAfter breakfast the trekking continues gently uphill to Banthati village. And from upper Banthanti the trail takes it easy walk along the woods of rhododendron. The walking at the mid day along the forest is cool. There are some lodges and tea house at every interval of an hour and so. The walk for the day is very ideal with less uphill and downhill.5- 6 hrs walk from Ulleri brings you at the altitude of 2,750 m at Ghorepani. Within so short time of trekking you arrive to so close to the magnificient mountains at Ghorepani, offers great views of Mt.Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Mt fishtail, Annpurna south, Himchuli and mt Nilgiri. Warm open dining with a fire place offers excellent panoramic stunning mountain views. Enjoy the warm stay at Ghorepani wishing for good weather for Poonhill.
Included Meals: B L D

Day 05Climb Poonhill (3,210m.) 1hr sunrise and trek to Tadapani (2590m.) 5 hrs.LodgeIdeally before daylight we have to reach to Poonhill for sunrise which is 45 minutes ascending from Ghorepani. So today we use our flash lights to climb Poonhill.We get ready to grab an opportunity to first sunlight on Annapurna range and on Mt Dhaulagiri which is 8000 m above mountain. Enjoying the sunrise and close look of mountain just in front of you we walk down to Ghorepani. Pack your duffle bag, enjoy breakfast and we continue for Tadapani. The whole day we walk along the woods. The trail today is some uphill mostly gently flat and downhill. When you arrive to Tadapani you will have great view of Annapurna south and Fishtail.
Included Meals: B L D

Day 06Tadapani to Ghandrunk (1940m.) 4 hrs.LodgeAs usual after breakfast in the morning your journey to Ghandruk starts.Today's trail is all the way downhill along woods. The first 45 minutes up to Bhaisikharka is gently flat, there are some lodges. From Bhaisikharka the trail is all the way down with some semi flat trail up to upper Ghandruk village. Ghandruk village is well known inhabitants of Gurung people who are known as warrior. They are so rich in culture and they have preserved their culture and customs. After lunch at Ghandruk village you walk around the village visit mini Gurung museum. Still you have great view of mt. Fishtail, Annapurna south, you can see the valley of Annapurna Base Camp.
Included Meals: B L D

Day 07Trek to Nayapul 2.5 hrs and 1 hrs drive back to Pokhara. HotelToday you trek for 45 minutes downhill to Kimche than along besides of Modi river 1.5 hrs easy walk gradually to Nayapul for lunch stop then around 1 hr drive to Pokhara. Along the drive you will enjoy the rice fields, beautiful landscape and greenery. Check in hotel in Pokhara. After lunch you can do shopping or relaxing day...
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 08Pokhara to Katmandu 6 hrs Drive (Evening farewell dinner in Nepali cultural Restaurant).HotelTody early morning you are transferred to tourist bus terminal. Your reporting time to tourist bus terminal is 7 am in the morning but you are briefed by your guide regarding the time. Take a nice journey for Kathmandu. Arrive Kathmandu, check in Hotel. In the evening we invite you dinner at Traditional Nepalese restaurant with the cultural program. Enjoy Nepalese meal.. get back to hotel.. If you think you need 1 extra day for shopping or exploring the historical places around Kathmandu city you may inform us.
Included meals: B and D

Day 09Trip ends. Final departure transfer to airportYour Ghorepani Poonhill trekking ends.. Transfer to Airport.. Hope to see you in next trip in Nepal..
Included Meals: B

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Trip Note

Above itinerary can be customized as per your requirement.