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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - Pun Hill Trekking

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking in AnnapurnaGhorepani Poon Hill Trek is an easy, short trek that starts from the beautiful Modi Khola and offers great panoramic view of gigantic Himalayas. we ascend through terrace farmed places, mid hills, streams, densely forested areas, enjoying the views of Machhapuchare (6992m) Annapurna south (7219m) and Himnchuli (6500m).

The Ghorepani - Poon Hill Trekking offers close panoramic view of seven and eight thousand meter peaks, rich wildlife, unique bio-diversity, natural landscapes, culture and traditions of Gurungs, Magar, Brahmins etc. Poon hill located at the altitude of 3210m, is popular for spectacular sunrise and sunset view of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Barashikher, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu and other famous mountains of the region.

Ghorepani Poon hill Trekking is accessible anytime in year except monsoon, but the best time is when snow melts after winter and the month of spring brings tremendous scenery, the forest turns colourful with the blossom of Rhododendron flowers. The forests are mostly of giant Rhododendron trees. You get a chance to witness hospitality, culture and tradition of mainly Gurungs and Magars.

Fact File

Name of the Trail: Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Best Season: September to December & March to May

Trekking Type: Lodge Trek [ Tea House]

Grade: Easy - Moderate

Duration: 12 Days

Maximum elevation:3210 Meters

Accommodation: Simple lodge to 5 star accommodation in cities (your choice) but in trekking only simple lodge available

Transport: Bus

Route Map

Annapurna Region Trek

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, pick up and transfer to Hotel of your choice. After completing some official formalities you get free time to rest or explore local market around Thamel.

Day 02: Whole day guided sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. Places include Pashuaptinath Temple, Kathmandu durbar square, Swayambhu stupa, Patan durbar square, etc. Pashupatinath Temple area, Bhaktapur durbar square is listed as World heritage sites.

Day 03: Six hour drive from Kathmandu to the lakes city of Pokhara. Transfer to Hotel of your choice. Pokhara is popular for its Natural Beauty. It offers close view of mountains including Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchure(Fish tail mountain) etc.

Day 04: Morning drive to Nayapul (1 hr drive from Pokhara)after having breakfast. Trek from Nayapul (Birethati) to Tikhedhunga(1577m), it takes around 5-6 hour. Trail passes through Villages, rivers, streams, forest and paddy fields.

Day 05 : six hour trek to Ghorepati situated ataltitude of 2874m. We can see beautiful view of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna south (7219m) on our way to Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a inhabited mostly by Gurungs people.

Day 06 : Early morning hike to Poon Hill(3240m) for the breathtaking sunrise over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) Etc. After descending Ghorepani we will have breakfast and continue trek to Tadapani(2675m) for 5 hours.

Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m), Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung village with Nepali style houses. From Ghandruk Fishtail (two) peak of Macchapuchure can be seen at almost eye on level accompanied with other peaks of Annapurna region. It takes about four hour. Trails are laid on Rhododendron, Bamboo, and oak forests.

Day 08 : Trek from Ghandruk to Birepathi(1065m) which takes 4 - 5 hours and then one hour drive to City of Pokhara where you can rest and enjoy the evening or shop.

Day 09: 160 km drive to Sauraha, Chitwan National park which takes 4 - 5 hours. Guided tour around Sauraha and evening free for personal activities. Sauraha is a popular tourist hub, entrance to National park which offers breathtaking view of sunset in terai region over Rapti River.

Day 10 : Full day activities on National park this includes Elephant jungle ride, traditional boat ride in Rapti river where you can see Crocodiles, Gharials , water snakes and different species of birds, Tharu cultural program. You may see one horned rhino, deers, Bengal tiger, and wild boar wandering inside the deep jungles of Chitwan National Park.

Day 11: About six hour tourist bus drive towards Kathmandu. Fair view of beautiful big river Narayani and trisuli along road side. Evening free for personal activities like shopping,rest or exploring around Thamel.

Day 12: Drive to International Airport for departure or extend your stay in Nepal.

Please Note:

If the above schedule does not meet your need and interest, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

Trip is possbile to conduct in any time if the group size has two or more pax.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up / drop & transfer by private car / van/ Haice. (Depend on group size).
  • Three night's accomodation in Kathmandu twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide and private car / van
  • Two night's accomodation in Pokhara twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Meals breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea & coffee during the trek (You may choose in Menu)
  • 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 insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation bus/ car/van for Trek. (We could provide you private vehicle and domestic flight Kathandu/ Pokhra round trip on your require)
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Annapuran conservation permits.
  • TIMS card Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System
  • Government taxes & office service charge.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board.
  • Rescue service arrangement in emergency case, only if your condition requires the rescue (but clients need to pay from their rescue covered Travel insurance)

Trip Cost Excluedes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you can obtain a visa easily up on your arrival in Nepal's airport Kathmandu)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • International Airfare and Airport Taxs.
  • All sightseeing entry fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks (cold drinks coke/ fanta/ can juice and mineral water) (Hot drinks boiled drinking water and Hot shower)
  • Dessert chocolates personal shopping, laundry, phone call internet camera battery charging.
  • Personal trekking equipment Travel /Medical insurance and helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude (The Tipping is appreciated, but not mandatory)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on price including section.