Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Annapurna Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu

  • Trip End

    Kathmandu

  • Group Size

    Min 1- Max 12

  • Transportation

    Land

  • Max Altitute

    3210m/10530ft

  • Accomadation

    3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with standard tea houses during the trek

  • Best Season

    February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November & December

  • DifficultyLevel2

    Trip Difficulty Level

    Moderate
Per Person $ 840 USDs

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is one of the most popular trekking and most accessible Sunrise view points in Himalayas. Ghorepani poonhill trekking trails leads you to the best himalayas location in the Annapurna Region. Being a Short but fascinating trek these acquires not to dangers among trekkers visiting Nepal. These trails offers Himalayas views of two Mountains above 8000m ( Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt Annapurna 8091m) with 16 snowy peak bravura mountain scenery, beautiful landscapes with Rhododendrons flowers, ethic village unique mixed cultural experience and Gurung community well  hospitality. These Annapurna Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is suitable for all age group and more appropriate for family, school, colleague groups and even for a Solo travelers.

Aspiration Adventure Nepal has designed 10-day Ghorepani-Ghandruk trekking which also covers the visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites Sightseeing in Kathamndu Valley and Pokhara. These trekking commence from Pokhara after 5-6 hours drive from kathmandu along with the fast flowing river and forest. After Breakfast at Pokhara, We finally drive to Naya Pul then trek along the Modi Khola to  beautiful village Birethanti via Tikhedunga Ulleri to Ghorepani. Early in the Morning, Aspiration Adventure professional guide will take  you to Poonhill for Himalayan views along with Sunrise. Probably poon hill (3210m) is the one of the best panoramic view point in Annapurna region. If you wish to shoot photos, we need to arrive at Poon Hill early in the morning to secure a good spot for your tripod. After Having View at Poonhill, we will hike down to Ghorepani take breakfast and our guide will take you take you to Tadapani Ghandrung village area, rich in culture and splendid forests. then trek to Naya pul and by drive to Pokhara back by private vehicle and return to Kathmandu.

Aspiration Adventure Nepal create different option Ghorepani poon hill trek which is available on fixed departure date group trek and Private departure. Look at out departure dates and choose any date that is suitable for you and do let us know if those dates are not suitable for you, we will arrange the Private Poonhill trip accordingly to you as per your need, taste and requirements. These easy Ghorepani treks are suitable for couples, families, group of friends, club members, students. We offer special discounts for those types of groups. If you want to trek differently, try Poon Hill trekking with Chitwan Jungle Safari or Visit Annapurna and Chitwan in Luxury.

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Detailed Itinenary

Day 01:

Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m). Transfer to Hotel.

Accommodation: Standard 3 star hotel

From the beginning of enquiry, you will have travel representive to talk thorugh email, phone call, social media or any desire medium who will give you an honest assessment of this trip and make sure to experienced difference. This personal service and warm welcome will also await at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu, Nepal where Aspiration Adventure English Speaking representive will be on hand all the time waiting with your name plate and transferred to hotel. There will be a pre-trip meeting, so make sure to ask all the questions. You can take this opportunity to hire or buy any trekking equipment at market or explore the tourist colorful market Thamel Bazaar down Town. Excellent books and coffee shops, extensive markets, novelty and handicraft shops variation with fantastic centres of cultural and spiritual significance. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02:

Full Day Sightseeing in the Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Standard 3 star hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast

After Breakfast at Hotel, we set out for a sighsteeing of Kathmandu Valley as per our itinerary includes the tour of Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Instead of Kathmandu Durbar Sqaure you will have option to visit Patan Durbar Square. All these sites are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Pashupatinath Temple is considered one of the holiest place for the Hindus built in pagoda style and site is a collection of temples, ashrams, images, inscriptions and the cremation ceremony of the Hindus can be seen along the Bagmati’s river bank. Swayambhunath Stupa is located at top of hill which is believed to be around 2500 years old. The four sides structure represents the four elements of earth, fire, wind and water. There are 365 steps passing through which you will reach the holy site or there is option of driving. Bouddhanath Stupa is one of the oldest and biggest monument built in the Himalayan nation. Explore around the inspiring white dome reverberate with energy; observe and send a prayer where you wish. on each side are a pair of the all-seeing-eyes of the Buddha symbolizing awareness, look around for souvenirs. Kathmandu Durbar Square is also known as Hanuman Dhoka Palace. Many temples which are dedicated to different Hindu deities. Most of the buildings here were constructed from the 15th – 18th century. The palace is named after the Hindu god Hanuman, who is regarded as the protector of the entire palace. The Durbar Square of Kathmandu holds many old palaces, buildings, temples and statues from medieval times. Unique Nepali architecture, amazing wood-crafting, stone and metal works, rare carvings done on their doors and windows. After the tour, you will return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 03:

Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (900 m).

Distance: 5-6 Hours Driving

Accommodation: Standard 3 star hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast

Wake up early in the morning, Take your Breakfast. Our trekking guide will pick you from hotel at 06:30 am and escort to tourist Bus station. Now, It's time to Kick off our trekking journey with 6 to 7 hours bus ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Normally, Bus leaves at 07:00am. You will travel along beautiful green hills and rivers. Late Afternoon, you will arrive in Pokhara then check in your hotel. Rest of the day is free on your own. Stroll around the Lakeside restaurants, coffee shop, pubs, and bars. We also have the option for a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara for 35 minutes and if we reach early by road option of Boating in Phewa Lake. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 04:

Drive to Nayapul (1,010 m) and Start Trek to Tikhedunga (1,570 m)

Distance: 1 Hours Drive; 4 Hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Next Morning, After breakast we take short drive to Nayapul, from where the trek begins! we will drive for about 45 Km. Drive offers best view of Annapurna Himalayan range with terraced landscapes. After short walk along the banks of Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1065m) and follows the east bank of Bhurungdi Khola. In Birethanti, our trekking guide will quickly complete the necessary check in formalities at the office of ACAP. The trail climb steadily along the side of the valley until you reach Tikhedhunga (1570m) via Hille (1495m). Lunch will be eaten en route. Today’s walk is relatively short and easy with walking distance of 4 hours. Overnight at lodge in Tikhedunga. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 05:

Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2,840 m)

Distance: 4-5 Hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakast at lodge, We start our walk to Ghorepani through rhododendron and oak forest, suspension bridge and many beautiful waterfalls. We walk through a high suspension bridge and hour of trek from the bridge take us to beautiful village Ulleri (2,080 m/6,824 ft). We can find several lodges in this village. Bridge to Ulleri provides a stunning view of Annapurna South, Hiuchuli and Machhapuchhre mountains range. It is based on your pace of walking, may take 1.5-2 hrs to reach the Ulleri top. Banthanti (2,300m) and Nangethanti (2,450m) are other beautiful villages that lie on our trail. Until getting at Banthanti track ascends slightly as you walk on oak and rhododendron forest. The trail is peaceful and wonderful. After an hour of walk from Nangethanti, we reach to Ghorepani (2750m). During winter months, the trail can be covered with snow. Check-In at Lodge then, admire the amazing mountains views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range to the north and west with cup of coffee/tea. Overnight at the guesthouse in Ghorepani. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 06:

Early morning Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210 m) and Aterward, Trek to Tadapani (2,610 m)

Distance: 6-7 Hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today, We wake up early in the morning before the sunrise. You will be wake up by guide to take you to the marvelous viewpoint of the trip. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the view point of the Poon Hill from Ghorepani. Hike to Poonhill gives us breathtaking views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna including Mt. Machhapuchare, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, Lamjung and many more. Grab a cup of tea/coffee and enjoy the awe-inspiring views. After, spending wonderful time we return back to Ghorepani, take a hot breakfast and continue trek to Tadapani. Today trek is long but the path is wonderful along the view of Mountains and village settlement. We descend to the Banthanti, then turn off to Tadapani. Overnight at guesthosue in Tadapani. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 07:

Trek to Ghandruk Village (1,940 m)

Distance: 4-5 Hours Walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After Breakfast, Begin our trek to Ghandruk, cultural exploration in this village. From Tadapani the trail descends through the forest of Ghandruk(1940m). Today Hike, is a relatively easy downhill and melodious sound of the birds energizes you. It is famous destination where all the Gurung community residing here and home to many Gorkha soldiers. You will be reaching at Ghandruk on Lunch time. Take rest and explore the village, museum and Gurung Culture. Get the views of mountains Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Fishtail. Overnight at lodge in Ghandruk. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner Included)

Day 08:

Trek to Nayapul (1,010 m) and Drive to Pokhara.

Distance: 1 Hours Drive; 4-5 hours walking

Accommodation: Standard 3 Star Hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy the trek, You have done it. Today we are going our trek at Pokhara via Birethanti and Nayapul. Birethanti is a beautiful riverside village where many trekkers starting and finishing their treks. After short rest, trek to Nayapul then get back to Pokhara by Private Vehicle. Upon arrival in Pokhara, Check in Hotel and enjoy completation of trek in relaxed lakeside town. You can find plenty of cafés, restaurants, Pubs with live music and yoga studios. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 09:

Drive Back back to Kathmandu (1,400 m) Free time on your own. Evening Farewell Dinner

Distance: 5-6 hours Drive | 30 Minutes flight (*optional)

Accommodation: Standard 3 Star Hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast

After Breakfast at Hotel, We take tourist bus from Pokhara. Ride will be fantastic as we will be taking Luxurious Tourist bus. After reach in Kathmandu, Guide will take you to hotel at Kathmandu. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes. Enjoy view of green sceneries, terrace fields, Trsihuli River and vegetable fields. Take Rest Or get yourself a good massage! In the evening, there will be a Farewell Dinner hosted by Aspiration Adventure to celebrate the successful completion of Annapurna Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking.

Day 10:

Departure day, Transfer to the international airport for your final departure.

Include Meals: Breakfast

It's your last day in Nepal! Grab hygenic breakfast, then take last-minute shopping and explore around the market or relax at hotel. You will be advised and assisted with your onward travel arrangements to make sure that you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport with plenty time before your flight back home. We will exchange our good-byes and now you will be leaving Nepal, armed with all the good memories and unforgettable Experience. We know and hope that you will always remember this trip and after return home tell stories of your amazing experiences in Nepal. Our airport representative will drop you to the airport as per your flight schedule.

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What’s Included

Price Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off by a private vehicle.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a 3 star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Standard Guesthouse (Teahouse) accommodation during the trek
  • Local Aspiration Adventure Experienced, English-speaking and government-license trekking guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, equipment and medicine for all field staff
  • Domestic flights Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu *(if needed)
  • Luxurious Tourist Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Luxurious Tourist Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Private Vehicle Service  Pokhara – Nayapul.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS)
  • Farewell dinners at finest cultural restaurant with cultural show
  • All government and local taxes
  • Official expenses

What's Not Included

  • Nepal Visa fee. You can easily obtain a visa 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 in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photo.
  • International flights airfares.
  • Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the above itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Extra night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu than the schedule itinerary
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, alcoholic, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (tipping is expected)

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Accomodation

We will accommodate you in the deluxe 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu and standard, clean and comfortable teahouses during the trek. All the Accommodations are on twin sharing basis. However, Single Supplement can be provided upon request at additional cost. Please be informed that Single Supplement are easily available in Kathmandu but during trekking especially in higher altitude may not be feasible to get a single room. The rooms in Kathmandu are fitted with air conditioners and have en-suite bathrooms with 24-hour hot water. Other amenities include wi-fi, restaurant, coffee shop, and bar. At higher elevations, there are only a few teahouses with basic facilities. Please be Noted that, Upon the extra Cost you can upgrade to luxurious five-star hotel, features well-appointed suites rooms, spa, casino, fitness center, swimming pool, restaurants, bar, café etc. If you would prefer to stay in Luxury Hotel/resort in Kathmandu just let us know.