Mesmerizing Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Trip Facts

  • Cost $ (USD):

    780

  • Duration:

    10 Days

  • Elevation:

    3,210m

  • Per Day Hiking:

    5-6 hours

  • Accomodation:

    Hotel & Guest house

  • Trip Grade:

    Easy

  • Group Size:

    2-15

Overview

Ghorepani Poonhill trek is a classic short trek from Pokhara that brings you into Gurung and Magar settlements and seeing the spectacular sunrise and sunset views from Poohill. Besides the travelers can relinquish on the sites of alpine lakes, forest terrains, fields and villages and snow capped Annapurna Himalayan range.

One can’t miss the beauty of charming Ulleri, Ghorepani and Ghandruk along the Ghorepani Poonhill trek route. It is best suited to nature lovers and family can also join this classic tea house trek in Nepal for a short period . You can see the waterfalls and cross the bridges at some places.

On the way to Ghorepani Poonhill trek Some sections are steep and rocky but the rewarding views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Tukuche, Mt. Hiunchuli spell binds after arriving at the most visited hill station of Poonhill. The rays of sun penetrating on the snow capped peaks cast a golden colour on the mountain peaks. It is an ethereal sight which can be enjoyed with breakfast from the lodge.

This short and easy Ghorepani Poonhill  trek in the Annapurna region can be taken from September to May. The trek is easy and doesn’t need previous trekking experience. It requires physical fitness for this doable trek in Nepal.

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Trip Highlight

  • Observe ethnic culture of Annapurna region,Thakali, Gurung , and Mager
  • Excellent sunrise view over the mountains from poonhill
  • Explore amazing beautiful Pokhara city
  • Outstanding view of many mountains and peeks including Annapurna sanctuary
  • Hike throughout the green rhododendron fores

Itinerary

  • Day: 01 arrive in ktm

    After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by guide or our office representative and transferred to the hotel. Then you will have brief orientation or presentation about your respective trek. After all you will go for a stroll down the street to get familiar with the neighborhood, have supper and go to bed. This is your first overnight in the valley of temples, varieties of ethics and their cultures, different test of delicious food and mystery of history ,within circle of green hill probably the most in the world. Overnight at Hotel.

    Accommodation: 3-star hotel
    Meals: No
    Duration: 1 day
    Distance: 1
    Overnight Altitude : 1,345m
  • Day: 02 Sightseeing around Kathmandu

    Kathmandu,Bhaktapur and lalitpur are historical and cultural heart of Nepal, encircle by name of kathmandu valley. which are popular destination for tourists, trekkers and other types of adventure seekers. The city is a marvelous amalgamation of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Western cultures and influences. These cities have a rich historical, cultural and religious legacy which is reflected in the many temples, monuments, and artifacts that they contain. We will provide you a half-day guided tour of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur cities. In Kathmandu, you will be visiting Pashupatinath, the most famous and revered Hindu shrine in the country; Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal, Soyambhunath, which contains both Buddhist and Hindu shrines and stands as testimony to the religious harmony that exists in the country; and the 15th-century 55-window palace in Bhaktapur. stay overnight at Hotel.

    Accommodation: 3-star hotel
    Meals: Lunch
    Duration: 1 day
    Overnight Altitude : 1,345m
  • Day: 03 Drive to Pokhara

    After breakfast, we leave our hotel early morning for a drive with scenic views of high hiils and mountains along the road to Pokhara via Prithivi national highway. The drive could take roughly 7-8 hrs to reach Pokhara. We also have the option for a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara for 35 minutes. We then do an overnight at our hotel by the lake in the beautiful ‘city of lakes’.

    Accommodation: hotel
    Meals: B/L/D
    Duration: 6-7 hours
    Overnight Altitude : 1,400m
  • Day: 04 Drive to Nayapul & trek to Tikhedhunga

    Today we drive for forty-five minutes to reach Nayapul. Then meet trekking staff and trek to Birethanti alongside Burgundy khola and arrive at a village in Tikhedhunga. Overnight in Tikhedhunga.

    Accommodation: Lodge
    Meals: B/L/D
    Duration: 4-5 hours
    Overnight Altitude : 1,540m
  • Day: 05 Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

    Today we continue our trek by crossing suspension bridge and passing by waterfalls and walking steeply upward to Ulleri village. It is inhabited by Magars and then you go down to Banthanti and then Nagethanti and climb up to Ghorepani. After a few minutes we reach Upper Ghorepani. Overnight in Ghorepani.

    Accommodation: Lodge
    Meals: B/L/D
    Duration: 5-6
    Overnight Altitude : 2,870m
  • Day: 06 Hike to Poonhill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani

    Today we hike to Poon Hill at a hillside and from the top get jaw dropping views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and other peaks of Himalayan region. Then returning back from the amazing sight we head up to climb ridges and up to pine and rhododendron forest and come down to Deurali and pass by Banthanti and cross a bridge to arrive Tadapani. Overnight in Tadapani.

    Accommodation: Lodge
    Meals: B/L/D
    Duration: 5-6 hours
    Overnight Altitude : 2,590m
  • Day: 07 Tadapani to Ghandruk

    Walking the terraced rice fields with backdrops of mountain peaks you come through flat lands and forest trail to bridge over Khumnu khola and arrive Ghandruk. It provides views of Annapurna South, Annapurna 3, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli. Overnight in Ghandruk.

    Accommodation: Lodge
    Meals: B/L/D
    Duration: 4-5 hours
    Overnight Altitude : 1,565m
  • Day: 08 Ghandruk to Pokhara

    After a while desend through we reach Kimchi,then we leads towards Birethanti,from where we will take a bus drive back to Pokhara. ovrnight in Pokhara.

    Accommodation: Hotel
    Meals: B/L
    Duration: 4-5 hours
    Overnight Altitude : 1,400m
  • Day: 09 Pokhara to Kathmandu

    In the way to drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, we head up to Damauli, Dumre, Mugling and Kurintar where Nepal’s first Cable car is operated to reach Manakamana Temple, in this temple most of Nepalese come to have their wishes granted before leaving home or getting married. From Naubise we climb up to Thankot, the gateway to Kathmandu and finally reach our hotel & a lovely soft warm bed.

    Accommodation: 3-star hotel
    Meals: L/D
    Duration: 7-8 hours
    Overnight Altitude : 1,345m
  • Day: 10 Departure day

    After breakfast and our last day in Kathmandu, our vehicle and escorts will be on standby to drop you to the international airport three hours before our scheduled flight back home. We pray for your Safe journey and will reflect on the wonderful times we spent together. We hope to see you again someday. Namaste!

What are included?

  • All ground transportation
  • All accommodations during the trek at hotels, lodges including breakfast.
  • All meals (B/L/D) during the trek
  • Government license holder  guides
  • Langtang entry permits fees, trekking permits
  • Souvenir of the trek
  • Guides and porters expenses including meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation
  • Porters service
  • Snack and seasonal fruits
  • Farewell dinner
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Government taxes , VAT, service charges

What are Not included?

  • International airfares
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • All accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
  • All personal expenses like shopping, snacks, hot shower, hot and cold drinks, alcohol, telephone call, batteries
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Additional cost , delays out of Management control
  • All costs and expenses which are not in the “COST INCLUDES” section.

Trip Review

Fabulous trip with A-One Himalaya Traveler: Persian_Programmer || Country: Canada

“The trek experience with A-One Himalayas was amazing! Dhan Raj made everything possible within short days of booking including a good briefing answering all the relevant questions!
The guide Kedar and Porter Rajesh were very helpful and knowledgeable about the mountains, granting me the best experience possible for the Ghorepani Poonhill trek . I definitely recommend booking via this company