Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs & Magars, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline.

One of the important highlight of this trip is to make a climb on Poon Hill. When sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, there gradually appear, just like magic that your eye could not believe.

Itinerary


  • Day 1: Arrival KATHMANDU (1,300m/4,265ft)

    Namaste and welcome to Nepal and the start of our adventure! We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting and transfer to your hotel. We’ll have a final briefing in the evening regarding our itinerary and overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2: Fly or Drive to POKHARA (884m/2900ft)

    Fly or Drive to Pokhara: After breakfast you have morning flight or Drive to Pokhara. Flight is only 30 minutes and by road is 200 km and it takes around 6-7 hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus or private van. If you have time during the late afternoon then why not go boating on the lake or paragliding from Sarangkot. Spend the rest of the evening relaxing in this beautiful mountain city and prepare for the trek the following day.

  • Day 3: Drive to NAYAPUL (1,070m/3,510ft); Trek to TIKHEDHUNGA (1,540m/5,053ft)

    We take a short drive to Nayapul in the morning and start the trek from Nayapul. After short preparation of the luggage for the porters and prepare yourself, the trail leads towards Birethanti along the river.

    From Nayapul our trail continues through local villages following the bank of Modi Khola then we climb steadily up to reach Tikhedhunga. Overnight at lodge.

  • Day 4: Trek to GHOREPANI (2,750m/9,023ft)

    Trek Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani that will take approximately 6-7 hours:

     Today, the trail ascends to many steps of Ulleri, which is a hill top village, and it follows up to Banthanti, our lunch break. After lunch, we will be walking through the mossy jungle to the final stop over Ghorepani.

  • Day 5: Trek to POON HILL (3,210m/10,532ft)

    Early morning trek to Poon Hill

    Early morning trek to Poon Hill, which is, know for the best sunrises in the world. We then trek to Tadapani that will take approximately 6 hours.“Poon Hill” from where you will get chance amazing views of whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs.

    Overnight stay at teahouse or lodge.

  • Day 6: Trek Tadapani (2,600m) to Ghandruk (1,940m)

    Trek Tadapani to Ghandruk

    Today’s hiking journey will be an easy walk following through the gentle descent of deep forests up to Ghandruk village. Ghandruk village inhabits of Gurung ethnical groups and the residents of the Gorkha soldier family.

  • Day 7: Trek Ghandruk (1,940m) to Nayapul (1,070m).

    Trek Ghandruk (1,940m) to Nayapul (1,070m).

    From Ghandruk, we trek to Nayapul. The trail is a gradual descent to the final town of Birethanti. You will pass many cultural settlements and their hill terraced traditional farmland. At the final stop, you will be picked by a private transport and driven back to Pokhara.

  • Day 8: Fly or Drive back to Kathmandu

    Fly or Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. If there is enough time then go for the exploration of local markets and shopping. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 9: Kathmandu: Departure Day

    We will drop you off to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure.

    Namaste & we hope see you again soon!

Cost, Includes and Excludes


Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel pick up and drop in private car/van
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • Accommodation in Lodge/Guest House during trek.
  • An experienced English speaking Trekking Guide and a Porter during trek.
  • Salary, food, insurance and lodging cost for guide and porter
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/Coffee during trek.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu flight ticket

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • International airfare and departure tax.
  • Bar bills, laundry and other expenses of personal nature.
  • Travel insurance during evacuation.
  • 1 Lunch in Kathmandu
  • Tips for local staffs, guides and porters.

Personal Information


Trip Information


USD $780 Per Person
  • Duration

    9 Days