Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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Trip Informations

Trip Name:
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Trip Grade:
Easy
Trip Duration:
5 days
Accommodation:
3-star hotel in Kathmandu,3-star hotel in Pokhara,Tea houses during trekking
Transportation:
Private Vehicle, Tourist Bus to and from Pokhara
Altitude:
3,210m.
Meals:
Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara, All meals during trekking
Group Size:
Maximum 16 people

Trip Introduction

Annapurna Poon Hill Trek is a short trek in Annapurna. This classic trek in Nepal is best short treks in Nepal which are relatively easy treks in Nepal and best Annapurna hiking from Pokhara. As Annapurna region denotes most popular trekking destination in Nepal. Poon Hill trek is the best hiking in Annapurna. Ghorepani trekking is one of the most visited Nepal trekking routes. As Annapurna Ghorepani Trekking is easy treks in Nepal, Poon Hill Trek is not difficult trekking.  This short Annapurna trek not only offers to view the magnificent snow-capped mountains of Annapurna region, it also offers to explore the culture and living style of people in Ghorepani trekking route.

Annapurna Poon Hill Trek is also famous as Annapurna Panorama trek. In fact, Nepal Poon hill trek is the best short and easy Annapurna Skyline trekking which offers the stunning sunrise views from Poon Hill. As Poon Hill trek is short treks in Nepal, Poon hill trek itinerary can be made as two different trekking packages. One is Pokhara Poon Hill trek which is 4 days long and another way to trek Poon Hill is with 5 Days Poon Hill trekking program. There are another popular trekking in Annapurna and Poon hill trekking is the short and easy trek in Annapurna. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is also the gateway for trekking Annapurna Sanctuary which is popular as Annapurna Base camp trekking. 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Season 

Trekking in Nepal is seasonal adventure tour and trek activities- best Nepal trekking season for doing Poon hill Ghorepani trek are spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). The stunning views of mighty snow-capped mountains, the hospitality of local people, culture and living style of Ghandruk village will justify why Ghorepani trekking is the best, easy and the amazing trekking in Annapurna. 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Map

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Map

There are many Nepal trekking agencies offering trekking holiday and Visit Heaven Treks is one of the best and reliable trekking company in Nepal offering best trekking in the Himalayas. Our carefully designed Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek itinerary, experienced and professional Nepal trek guides will make your Pokhara to Poon Hill Trek absolutely fantastic best trekking trips in Nepal and once at a lifetime.  

Day to Day Itinerary

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel: Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport- a Visit Heaven Trek representative will be there for your warm welcome to the Himalayan Kingdom. And will help you to transfer to your hotel. The evening will be for a welcome dinner with Visit Heaven Trek team. O/N.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing: Today, is a day for  guided full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. The sightseeing program is focused on introducing some highlights of UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu such as Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath ,also known as “Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath –temple of Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath; a Buddhist place. After sightseeing evening will be for trek briefing and preparation of things per need.

Day 3:Drive to Pokhara(820m.): Early morning we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara following Trishuli River (200 Km.) which takes 6 hours approx. Pokhara  is the starting and ending point of our trekking where we can find many shops, pubs, bars, and  restaurant nearby the famous lakes. We will stay overnight in Pokhara.(O/N).

Day 4: Trek to Ulleri(1,960m.): The first day of our trekking, after breakfast a short introduction program with crew will hold, after then we drive to Nayapul (1,070m.). It takes 1 ½ hours to reach Nayapul from where we begin our walking. As we have set Ulleri the destination today we take gentle walk passing through several  villages to Ulleri. After 6 hours approx. walk we will reach to a beautiful Gurung village-Ulleri. O/N.

Day 5: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani(2,860m.):Today, after breakfast we start our  trek ascending through dense rhododendron forest to the wonderful village  of hill- Ghorepani.  It takes 3.5 hours approx. to reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani means a traditional stopping place for horses, mules and ponies which carries the loads from and to Pokhara and Jomsom. It is a popular destination among tourists because of viewpoint Poon Hill (3,210m. (O/N).

Day 6: Ghorepani-Poon Hill- Ghandruk(1,940m.) Before breakfast, head towards  to Poon Hill- the sunrise viewpoint which offers a panoramic view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Bahara Sikhar, Annapurna South and entire Annapurna Range. After then we take breakfast we will begin our walk to Ghandruk. 7 ½ hours approx. the trek will take us to a beautiful ethnic Gurung village Ghandruk with passing through the jungle.(O/N).

Day 7: Ghandruk to Pokhara(820m.): Final day of our trekking. After breakfast, we start our walk to Nayapul through Modi Khola valley. 4 hours walk will take us to Nayapul; from there we take our bus and will drive to Pokhara.  O/N. 

Day 8: Drive to Kathmandu (1,334m.):  Day to say goodbye Pokhara. We take our bus and drive back to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, your guide will help you to get to your hotel. The evening will for a farewell dinner with Visit Heaven Team. O/N.

Day 9: Fly back home: Collecting all wonderful memories in Nepal, today is the day to fly back home. A Visit Heaven Trek representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport. See you soon in Nepal. NAMASTE.  

Include

  • Airport pick up and drop
  • 3 Nights Kathmandu Accommodation in BB Basis at 3 star category hotel 
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing by car/van/ microbus
  • Experienced English speaking guide for sightseeing and trekking 
  • Permit Cards
  • TIMS Card 
  • Transport to Kathmandu-Pokhara and Pokhara-Kathmandu tourist bus. 
  • 2 Nights Pokhara Accommodation in BB Basis 
  • Private transport to and from Nayapul
  • Porter (1 porter for 2 persons)
  • Bed and Breakfast during trek 
  • Trekking gears- Walking poll, sleeping bag, down jacket 
  • Trekking route map 
  • Nepali SIM card 
  • First Aid Kid 

Exclude

  • Nepal Visa 
  • Travel insurance 
  • Lunch and Dinner 
  • Personal beverages and laundries 
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter
  • Anything not mention above.

Equipment

TREKKING SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT (UP TO 5,550m./18000 ft.)
*1 pair strong hiking boots
*1 pair sports shoes 
*1 medium rucksack/backpack
*1 small day pack
*1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
*1 inner sleeping sheet
*1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
*1 fleece/warm sweater
*1 water and windproof jacket
*2 pair lightweight trousers 
*1 pair shorts
*2 long sleeves cotton or polypro 
*2 T-shirts
*1 medium sized towel 
*1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
*1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries 
*1 Swiss type knife
*2 pairs light socks 
*3 pairs heavy wool socks 
*Underwear (including thermals)
*Cotton headscarf/bandana 
*Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
*Sunglasses and Sunhat 
*Money Belt
*Water purification tablets/solution
*Sun block Cream(30-50) 
*Swimming costumes/bathing suit 
*Washing kit: include
*Personal toiletries 
*Talcum powder
*Moleskin for blister
*Toilet paper
*Bio degradable soap/shampoo
*Any personal medication
*3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)
 
Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, clients are requested to inquire before preparing equipments.