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Ghorepani Poonhill Trek    

10 Days   USD $895    Kathmandu    Kathmandu  
Duration : 10  Days
Grading : Easy
Max Altitude : 3,210 meters
Activity : City tour, Hiking & Trekking
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu
Trip Route : Kathmandu-Pokhara-Poonhill- Ghandruk-Pokhara-Kathmandu
Best Season : All year around

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, the best and easiest trek in Annapurna Region, is one of the most stunning treks to view sunrise and mountain panorama in the world. On this trek to the foothills of the Annapurna Region, trekkers get amazing trekking experiences in a short time. We at Sabbatical Explore Nepal have one of the best itineraries to visit the Ghorepani. Let’s know what happens on the journey.

Poon Hill Trekking or Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a ten-day plan to unravel the Annapurna Region and Poonhill. Certainly, Annapurna Region is the ultimate place for trekking in Nepal. The region has limitless vegetation, exemplary landscapes, iconic mountains, and other natural beauty. Plus, the rural yet traditional people of the area make the region even more special.

Likewise, Poonhill(3,210m) is the best vantage point to view the Annapurna Region’s iconic massifs. One from this Poonhill can glance at peaks like Dhaulagiri I, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, and more. Similarly, the early sunrise view of the viewpoint is unequalled. It takes the breaths of viewers away to the mountains.

Therefore, you on this Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek will visit the Annapurna Region’s Poon Hill. Not only that but also traditional villages, peaceful forested trails, stunning terrains of the region. And this trek is no hard game. By the way, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is doable by all sorts of trekkers who can walk for 4 to 5 hours daily. The quick but beautiful Poon Hill Trekking’s maximum altitude is merely 3,210m. So this trek is made for all, including you. 

The major highlights and a detailed itinerary of the trek will follow this Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek’s overview. If you have any questions about the tour, contact us here. 

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Do one of the shortest but beautiful treks in Nepal.
  • Explore Kathmandu and Pokhara before the trek.
  • Trek through the Annapurna Region’s heavenly terrain.
  • Come across several traditional hamlets and interact with the lovely people.
  • Reach Poonhill to watch the awe-inspiring mountain and sunrise view.
  • See what the peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri look like from the best place.
  • Gain experience of trekking in the Annapurna Region.
  • Enjoy the trek that is for all age groups.
  • Don’t think of a bit of mountain sickness.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu


Welcome to the piece of heaven on the planet, Nepal. We’ll be there at the airport for your arrival. After receiving you at the airport, we’ll drive you to the hotel in Kathmandu for a rest. Later, we’ll meet again for a welcome dinner hosted by Sabbatical Explore Nepal. We’ll discuss ourselves and about the trek through the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing


We at Sabbatical Explore run Kathmandu Sightseeing for our clients before the start of the trek. It is essential to acclimatise with the culture and society of the nation before moving to the rural place. So our Kathmandu Sightseeing will commence from Swayambhunath(Monkey Temple) Stupa. Then we’ll visit Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Bouddhanath Stupa. With this, we’ll end back in the hotel for the night.

Day 3: Fly or Drive to Pokhara(820m) | 30mins or 5-6hrs


We’ll either drive or take a flight to Pokhara. The flight is 30 minutes long, and the drive is 5-6hrs long.  As per your wish, we’ll travel to Pokhara, the city of lakes. Upon reaching Pokhara, we’ll head straight to our hotel for some rest. Afterward, we’ll come out to explore the city’s main sites. Phewa Lake, World Peace Stupa, David’s Fall, and Mahendra Cave are the possible destinations. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 4: Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Tikhedhunga(1,545m)| 3-4hrs


After breakfast in Pokhara, we’ll leave the city for Nayapul via a short drive. Then we’ll start the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek from Nayapul. We’ll walk through terraced fields and sounding Bhurung Khola. In a while, we’ll climb up to Hile, from where we’ll reach Tikhedhunga. Overnight in Tikhedhunga.

Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani(2,855m) | 6hrs


From Tikhedhunga, we’ll move in the pursuit of Ghorepani. As we walk during the day, through Ulleri, we’ll come across ice-loaded mountains like Hiunchuli, Annapurna, Fishtail, and more. Moving further gently, we’ll trek through a forest full of rhododendrons to reach Nanghethani(2,460m). Ghorepani is only one hour away from Nanghethani. So we will walk comfortably to get to Ghorepani, one of the iconic villages in Nepal. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Day 6: Morning Hike to Poonhill(3,210m) and Trek to Tadapani(2,610m)


We’ll wake up early in the morning to perform a hike to Poonhill. The Poonhill is only 1 hour away from Ghorepani, so we’ll reach the place before sunrise. And slowly, the sun will rise over the majestic peaks of the region to take our breaths away. Indeed, It will be one of the best sights to watch and capture. We’ll make sure we enjoy the view thoroughly.

Then, we’ll return to Ghorepani for breakfast. Then we’ll leave the place through a dense forest to arrive in Tadapani. Along the way, we’ll cross Deurali Pass(3,160m). Overnight in Tadapani. 

Day 7: Tadapani trek to Ghandruk (1940m)


No Rush! Relax and feel the beauty of Nature in Tadapani. Take leisure time for breakfast. After breakfast, The trek will then lead you through blossoming rhododendron jungles as you pass through the Deurali pass at 3160m, you reach the Ghandruk village of Gurungs, the legendary or Gorkhas, you will be visiting their cultural museum and their warm hospitality. Overnight at a guest house in Ghandruk.

Day 8: Trek to Phedi and Drive to Pokhara(800m)| 5hrs


In the morning, we’ll leave Phedi to reach Phedi, the last trekking point of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek itinerary. The trek will continue through villages, terraced fields, and lush forests. Firstly, we’ll descend to Dhampus and have lunch there. After that, we’ll trek straight to Phedi to finish the trekking part. En route to Phedi, we’ll glance at peaks like Lamjung Himal, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Fishtail, etc. And in Phedi, we’ll join a ride to Pokhara. We’ll have free time in Pokhara for some hangout and walk. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 9: Drive or Fly to Kathmandu


You will either take a 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu or a 5-6 hours long bus drive. We’ll enjoy picturesque views of Nepal’s landscapes and terrains in both ways. Upon reaching Kathmandu, we’ll take a rest at the hotel. Later, we might go out shopping and walk around the city. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Departure


The day to depart from Nepal is here if you don’t wish to do any other adventure with us for now. We will drop you at the airport for your farewell. Safe flight back home! 

What's included

  • Airport Pickup and transfer to the Hotel
  • Double Room accommodation with Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • English Speaking Tour Guide in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees to all Cultural Heritage sites and Temples
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Private vehicle for ground transportation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara domestic flight or Tourist bus ticket
  • TIMS and Annapurna trekking permit
  • Trekking Guide
  • Guide salary remunerations and insurance
  • Three meals a day during trek (choice of one portion from the menu)
  • Pokhara – Kathmandu by flight or Tourist Bus
  • Airport transfer upon completion of the program
  • Government tax & VAT

What's not included

  • International flight
  • Nepal Visa fees
  • Travel/ Medical Insurance
  • Any bar bills
  • Client’s personal insurance and any kind of unforeseen expenses
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Extra meals during trek, other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Natural Calamities beyond our control and expenses incurred during rescue services

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