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Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

US$ 590 per person Group Discount

No of people Price P.P
3-5 Pax US $530
6-9 Pax US $480
10+ US $450
  1. 09 Days
  2. Easy
  3. Min : 01 Pax


Trekking Region:Annapurana

Activity:Trekking and Cultural excursion

Starts in:Kathmandu

Ends in:Kathmandu or Pokhara

Trek type: (Tea House / Lodge)

Accommodation:Hotel, lodge (tea house)

Transportation:Tourist bus & private car

Maximum elevation:3200 meters

Average Walk:4 – 6 Hours

Maximum:18 Pax

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Located in the Annapurna region, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is highly rewarding that includes the Annapurna Himalayan panoramas, rhododendron forest and offer the ethnic hospitality.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is a lower altitude trekking in the Annapura region of Nepal with a short itinerary. The timely limited trekkers can enjoy this trek with the incredible Himalayan attraction, ethnic cultural prosperity and the enchanting rhododendron forest along the Poon hill trail. The gratifying viewpoint Poon Hill (3210m) that marks the destination of the trek, is renowned for the excellent sceneries on the surroundings.

The trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill begins from Nayapul, which is a gateway of the Annapurna treks. The beginning trail is soft that passes some of the Gurung villages. With the steep ascend of Ulleri, the rhododendron dominated trail begins. The waterfalls, peaceful trail and a beautiful countryside persuade you to explore the sceneries. Poon Hill offers the miraculous sights of Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), II, III, IV, Dhaulagiri (8167m), Fishtail, Nilgiri, Himchuli and the surrounding peaks and the golden sunrise over these peaks. For this, the trip is also trendy as the Annapurna Sunrise Trek. The Ghorepani village, located just down on the Poon Hill, is a Magar community located between the rhododendron forest. The ethnic Gurung village of Ghanruk is a cultural village that wonderfully preserves the traditional pattern of cultural lifestyles. The 5 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking concludes in Nayapul with the exploration of the exquisiteness of the Annapurna conservation area.

With the arrangement of ACAP permit, TIMS, professional guide and supporting team, Adventure Bound organizes Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. It is also suitable for the family trips, who prefer to trek in the lower altitude and explore the Himalayan sceneries.

Trip Highlight

  • Short and easy trek in Annapurna
  • Terraced hillside route
  • Excellent viewpoint- Poon Hill (3210m)
  • Rhododendron forest and cascading waterfalls
  • Ethnic Magar and Gurung villages

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel.

Day 02 :Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (6 hours).

Day 03 :Drive to Nayapul and then trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m).

Day 04 :Trek to Ghorepani (2750m).

Day 05 :Day 05: Climb to Poon Hill (3200m) and trek to Tadapani.

Day 06 :Trek to Ghandruk (1940m).

Day 07 :Trek to Birethanti (1025m) and then drive back to Pokhara.

Day 08 :Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 09 :Final Departure.

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Cost Include

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van
  • 2 nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 2- 3star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • 2 nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 2- 3star category hotel in Pokhara
  • Tourist bus transportations from Kathmandu – Pokhara and Pokhara – Kathmandu
  • Private transportation from Pokhara – trek starting point and trek ending point – Pokhara
  • 3 Meals a day Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during the trek
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • Gov. Licensed experienced helpful and friendly guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff.
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag (if needed)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
  • First aid medical kit
  • Annapurna Conservation Park Permits fee.
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System
  • Farewell dinner
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Exclude

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily 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 foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos and the cash for visa)
  • Extra night accommodation and food in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of  late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel.Welcome to Nepal. You will be greeted by the representative of Adventure Bound Nepal and transferred to the hotel. In the evening, we give you a short briefing about the trip overview. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 :Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (6 hours). From Kathmandu, we drive to Pokhara in the morning. Through the Prithvi Highway, the drive offers the sceneries near by the Trishuli and Marshyangdi River valley, green hillside and the terraced hillside. Then, transfer to the hotel. It is a city of Lakes and a wonderful place to see around. Overnight at Pokhara hotel.

Day 03 :Drive to Nayapul and then trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m).After the breakfast at the hotel, we drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, which takes about an hour. We begin to walk and after about 40 min. We reach to the check post and officially enter into the Annapurna Conservation Area project. We have an easy day to walk through the wide trail. The waterfalls at Bhurungdi Khola are amazing. Passing Hile, we steadily walk to Tikhedhunga. Overnight at lodge.

Day 04 :Trek to Ghorepani (2750m).The second day of the trek, we begin to walk from Tikhedhunga, passing some lodges. Crossing the suspension bridge, we climb through the stone paved steps, that are nose touching. The Ulleri village we reach after one and half hour and walk continually, we pass Banthanti. Then the isolated part begins through the rhododendron forest. Passing Nange Thanti, we reach to Ghorepani, a beautiful Magar village. Overnight at lodge.

Day 05 :Day 05: Climb to Poon Hill (3200m) and trek to Tadapani.Early in the morning, we climb up to the Poon Hill, which is about 45 minutes of steep climb up. The stunning Himalayan views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091m), Fishtail, Himchuli and the peaks nearby can be explored that changes into the golden color with the sunrise over those peaks. This is a precious moment to take photographs. Then we trek down to Ghorepani, have a breakfast and trek all the way to Tadapani through up and down trail via Deurali and Banthanti. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06 :Trek to Ghandruk (1940m). After the breakfast at Tadapani, we begin to trek down through the rhododendron forest. First the trail is easy with flat landscape. After about half an hour, we begin to descend through the stone paved staircase. We reach to Bhaisikharka, a tiny community with some lodges. Walking further, we gradually reach to the Ghandruk village, which is a historic ethnic village with Gurung civilizations, preserving folk culture. We can visit the Gurung museum in the afternoon. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07 :Trek to Birethanti (1025m) and then drive back to Pokhara.From Ghandruk, we commence through the steep stone staircase. We pass Khimche, Syaulibazaar and walk steadily through the flat trail. We can see farmers working in their fields. Reaching Birethanti, we check out from ACAP counter and drive further 1 hour to Pokhara and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 08 :Drive back to Kathmandu.From Pokhara, we drive back to Kathmandu, enjoying the Riverbank sceneries. If you have one more day, Pokhara sightseeing is a recommended thing to do along with the boating in Phewa Lake. Then, transfer to the hotel and take a rest. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09 :Final Departure.According to the time of your flight, our airport representative drops you to the International Airport for your final departure. Thank you for joining us for your trekking in Nepal. See you again.

Map of Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek Trip Map

Trip note

These itineraries are prearranged by their popularity with our previous guests but can easily be customized to accommodate your own schedule and desire.

We can organize combination packages to explore various regions and attractions throughout the country if you have an interest to explore Nepal further. Popular destinations and activities include: the infamous Chitwan National Park jungle safaris, guided tours through the medieval kingdoms of ancient Nepal , Lumbini (the birthplace of Lord Buddha), mountain flights, world class white water rafting and much more. Let us know what you want and we will make it happen for you.

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