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Ghorepani Poonhill Trek


Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the short and relatively easy treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Trip Facts:

 

Destination: Nepal

Max. Altitude: 3200 m

Group Size: Minimum 2 people

Trek starts: Pokhara

Trek ends: Pokhara

Difficulties: Easy

Meals: All meal during the trek

Accommodations: Hotels and Tea house during the trek

 

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the short and relatively easy treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal. People who want to have a glimpse of Himalayan region of Nepal in short period of time then, this trek is ideal option for them. This trek presents the fabulous mountain sceneries with amiable villages occupied by Gurung and Magars people, their pragmatic lifestyle, greenery plantation, Rhododendron forests, howling sound of birds, subtropical valleys near Annapurna with the picturesque outlook of Holy Mountain called Machhapuchhare (6993m). This trek is fantastic way to start the trekking experience for any people. From solo, couple to family, this trek is suitable for any sorts of people. This trek is best short treks of Nepal popular among the Nepalese as well as foreign people.

 

Ghorepani Poonhill trek begins with exciting 6 hour drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. But there is alternative way to reach Pokhara via flight as well. You can reach in about 30 minutes from Kathmandu to Pokhara via plane. Then after reaching Pokhara you will trek to Gurung villages Ulleri, Banthati, Ghorepani to Poonhill then descend to Tadapani and Ghandruk. The core destination of this trip is to ascend Poon Hill early morning along with magnificent view of sunrise which compose High Mountains to golden images, such as Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna 1st (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Nilgiri (7062m), Tukuche Peak(6830m), and Machhapuchhare(6993m).Similarly, trekkers can experience the cultural lifestyle of the local people living in Annapurna region. Likewise beautiful rhododendron forests on the way will give you different pleasure while trekking. So, not to miss this best short treks of Nepal during the visit to Nepal. And fro best trekking and travelling paclages please not to foregt to visit our trekking agency Adventure Leaders Nepal .

 

Trip Highlights:

 

  • Eye catching views of panoramic peaks like Annapurna, Macchapuchre and many more.
  • Mind blowing views of sunrise and sunset from Poonhill.
  • Explore beautiful Gurung and Magar villages.
  • Beautiful rhododendron forests.

 

Short Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Trek preparation.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu/flight (6hrs drive, 30 minutes flight)

Day 03: Trek to Ulleri

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani

Day 05: Trek to Ghandruk via Poonhill

Day 06: Return back to Pokhara or Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Trek preparation.

After your arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be pick up by one of the staff from Adventure Leaders Nepal and drop you to the hotel. Then in the evening time you will have to visit our office for the preparation of the trek. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.

                                                

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu/flight (6hrs drive, 30 minutes flight)

After having breakfast in morning you will head towards Pokhara via private Jeep or Local bus. But if you want to go via plane then there is domestic airline service to Pokhara. If you go by plane you will get chance to explore beautiful city of Pokhara. But if you want to drive through beautiful highway enjoying the hillside views and rivers then you may choose private jeep of local bus. Overnight stay at Pokhara.

 

Day 03: Trek to Ulleri (1960 m, 7hrs walk)

From Pokhara today you will, head towards Ulleri village. But first you have to ride about one and half hours to reach Nayapul. From Nayapul trek starts and continues through different beautiful villages, green hills, rivers and beautiful natural sceneries. Trail leads you through the suspension bridge of Tikhedhunga Khola, then after ascend up on a stone staircase. During the climb you can enjoy the views of Mt. Annapurna south and Hiunchuli. Overnight stay at Ulleri in Lodge.

 

 

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m, 7hrs walk)

This part of trek is very pleasant and exciting one. Trail will go almost all the day via beautiful forests. During the time of spring season this forests with rhododendron makes trekking more pleasing. Similarly, you may see wild animal and birds during the trek. On the other hand great views of mountain ranges will be with you to give you company. Overnight stay at Ghorepani in Lodge.

 

Day 05: Trek to Ghandruk via Poonhill (3200m), (1950m, 6hrs walk)

Today is the most exciting day of trek. Early in the morning you will trek up to the Poonhill at 3200m to witness the amazing views of sunrise. You will see the best views of Sunrise striking at the face of mountain ranges like Annapurna south and Dhaulagiri. Similarly, other mountain ranges like Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu ranges etc. can be seen. After exploring the views you will return back to Ghorepani and then hike towards Ghandruk village. Ghandruk is beautiful Gurung village. You have to pass through Tadapani to reach this village. You can experience the living style of Gurung people in Ghandruk village. Overnight stay at Poonhill.

 

Day 06: Return back to Pokhara or Kathmandu

From Ghandruk you will return back to Kathmandu or Pokhara. Today we will trek up to Kimche from Ghadruk then after drive from Kimche to Pokhara. If you want to stay at Pokhara then you can add one more day at itinerary. But if you want to return back then you will drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

 

Cost Includes:

  • Arrival and Hotel transfer
  • Over night hotel in Kathmandu
  • Meals during the trek
  • Accommodations during the trek
  • Guides for 5 days
  • Transportation cost during the trek.
  • Government tax and service charges.
  • Final Departure.

Cost Excludes:

  • Tips for guides and porters.
  • Drinks and Beverage.
  • Personal expenses like hot shower, battery charges, Wifi during the trek.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.

Review & Ratings

ashok khanal

2019-11-26 13:38:53

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the short and relatively easy treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal. i highly recommend to every one to do this trek and this company adventures leader nepal shankar for made my nepal trips very wonderful

shankar khanal

2019-11-26 13:39:57

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the short and relatively easy treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal. i highly recommend to every one to do this trek and this company adventures leader nepal shankar for made my nepal trips very wonderful.

harry pokhel

2019-11-26 13:41:31

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the short and relatively easy treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal. i highly recommend to every one to do this trek and this company adventures leader nepal shankar for made my nepal trips very wonderful.

sujan

2019-11-26 13:42:49

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the short and relatively easy treks in the Annapurna region of Nepal. i highly recommend to every one to do this trek and this company adventures leader Nepal for made my Nepal trips very wonderful.

SAMUEA SEGATD MURIEL VOLPI

2019-11-27 04:04:29

This is my first time in Nepal and meet shankar from Adventures leader nepal the owner very frendly help us to book poonhill trek.me and my friend is very happy with this company thank Highly recommendation to everyone

DAMID BANET FIEIXDS

2019-11-27 04:16:38

me and my friend is very happy with this company booked the poon hill trek. Highly recommendation to everyone


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