Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

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Annapurna Poon Hill Treks
Key Information
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Duration:11 Days
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Max. Altitude:3210m Poonhill
  • Starts/Ends:Kathmandu / Kathmandu
  • Trip Style:Private and Open Trip
  • Group Size:1 Pax 16
  • Best Time:Spring and Autumn

Trekking to Ghorepani Poon Hill is one of the breathtaking treks hosted in the Mount Annapurna range. As an evergreen trek to the Ghorepani Poon Hill region, the complete trail allows you to explore a few of the best scenes of mountain regions and historic yet ethnic villages. Moreover, the trail gives you a glimpse of the entire Himalayan subculture and at the same time, panoramic views of various snow-capped mountain peaks to gain a lifetime experience.

Particularly, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is perfect for all who want to experience an easy trek but simultaneously, want to grab the opportunity to get stunning views of High Mountain peaks of about 8,000meters or even high, such as Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna, and other surrounding mountains, like Mount Himchuli, Mount Lamjung Himal, Mount Machhhapuchhure and so on.

As a smooth and fast trek, the path of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek passes along Modi Khola and goes ahead to Ghandruk connected via Nayapul. Do not miss to enjoy excellent views of the famous Annapurna South followed by Tadapani and the western area of Ghorepani. An interesting fact about the trek is that its trail follows patchwork valleys, dense forests, icy waterfalls, and so on.

Make sure visit to picturesque mountain villages, enjoy the beauties of various rhododendron forests, and get highlights of ethnic culture during your journey. The reason for this is that complete trekking to Ghorepani Poon Hill region has become famous for its rhododendron dense forest i.e. home to more than hundreds of floras and faunas, along with birds species and various sub-tropical
valleys.

Itinerary

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You will be welcomed by our representative by Halesi Treks at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival, then transferred to the hotel then briefing about your trips. Overnight at hotel.

  • Max. Altitude: 1350m.
  • Accommodation: Hotel

After breakfast, we head for a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. We visit the famous UNESCO World Heritage sites including Swayambhunath also known as Monkey Temple, Bouddhanath, and Pashupatinath. On returning we prepare for our trip for the next day. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Accommodation: Hotel

After early morning breakfast, we drive to Pokhara valley through the foothills and along the banks of the popular Marshyndi and Trishuli rivers. Pokhara is famous for its beautiful lakes and all-encompassing view of Himalayan ranges. Spend rest of the day at leisure or wander around this city. overnight Hotel.

  • Max. Altitude: 850m
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Duration: 6/7hrs.

Today we drive towards Nayapul. On reaching there begins our real trekking adventure. First, we trek uphill passing the fertile fields of maize, rice, and millet. Then we trail through the Birethanti, cross the Modi Khola following a trail to reach Hile. overnight at the guesthouse.

  • Max. Altitude: 1500m
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Duration: 4hrs.

After breakfast,first, we cross a stream through a suspension bridge. Then the trail climbs a steep stone staircase up till the Magar village Ulleri at 1960m. Further, the trek gently ascends via meadows and cultivated farms. Then pass two bright rivers and make a final climb to Nangethanti. Here we have our lunch. Afterward, the trail climbs to reachGhorepani at 2860m. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Tukuche, and Hiunchuli (6441m) from Ghorepani. overnight at guesthouse. 

  • Max. Altitude: 2860m
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Duration: 5/6hrs.

Today the trek is notably hilly, with much up-and-down along the route. So, be prepared to feel the stretch.
First early morning, we trail towards the top of Poon Hill, located at the elevation of 3232m.On reaching Poon Hill appreciate an incredibly amazing scene of various Himalayan summits including Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III(7855m), Annapurna IV 7525m), Tukuche Peak(6920m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6993m), LamjungHimal(6931m) etc. Enjoy the beautiful sunrise reflecting across the mountain peaks. Also, enjoy the views of the 6,000m. deep Kali Gandaki ravine as well as the visible border of Tibet and Nepal as shared by the trans-Himalayan ranges. Later, retracing the same trail we return to Ghorepani then we trek towards Tadapani, located at the altitude of 2650m. overnight at the guesthouse.

  • Max. Altitude: 3193m.
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Duration: 5/6 hrs.

Today first, we follow a gentle downhill trail passing the thick forest to the reachGhanduk village, inhabited by the Gurung ethnical groups. Then we trek all the way down to reach the KimronKhola. Then we pass the peaceful rhododendron, oak, and bamboo forest. Trek then ascends to Chomrong village until reaching the small amicable Jhinudanda settlement. Here you can enjoy at the nearby hot springs. Dive into it to relax the tired muscles. Overnight at guesthouse.

  • Max. Altitude: 1610m
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Duration: 5 hrs.

Today our trail drops down to the Modi Khola riverbank then we cross the bridge. Further, we trek along the hill terraced farms. Lastly, ascend to reach Landruk village. overnight at guesthouse.

  • Max. Altitude: 1565m.
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Duration: 3 hrs.

After breakfast, we once again trek alongside the spectacular views of Annapurna Southen-route. Reach the Australian camp. Overnight at guesthouse.

  • Max. Altitude: 2200m
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Duration: 5 hrs.

 After breakfast, we trek towards Dhampus a beautiful typical Nepali village. The trail goes through the forest along with the beautiful views of Annapurna Himalayas in the background. On arriving at Dhampus we have our lunch. Afterward, the trail passes through the stone steps. Reach Phedi, from here we take a 30 min drive back to Pokhara. Relax the rest of the day. Overnight night at the hotel.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Duration: 3hrs 30min.

After breakfast, we take a flight to reach Kathmandu. Enjoy a scenic flight offering magnificent views of many Himalayan ranges. Reach Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. overnight at Hotel

  • Accommodation: Hotel

Today our tour representative will transfer you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight back home.

    Trip Cost Details

    What's Included
    • Airport picks and drops by private vehicle
    • 2-night hotel in Kathmandu 2 night in Pokhara with breakfast
    • Accommodation in tea house runs by local people during the trek
    • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during trekking.
    • Experienced trek guide and porter to carry your luggage
    • Accommodation, food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of trek guide, porter
    • All necessary paper works and Annapurna entry permits
    • TIMS Card (Trekker's Information Management System card)
    • All additional government tax
    • Kathmandu / Pokhara transport by Tourist Bus Pokhara to Kathmandu Flight ticket 
    What's not Included
    • Nepal entry visa
    • International air fare
    • Travelers insurance
    • Lunch and dinner Kathmandu/ Pokhara.
    • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
    • 06Tips to guide and porter. All kind of drinks
    • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike etc.
    • Sightseeing in UNESCO's World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
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