Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

12 Days

Trip Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a nature walking adventure on the trekking trails leading towards the Poon Hill and Ghorepani Hill stations of Annapurna region of western Nepal. The Annapurna region of Nepal is famous for its wonderful Himalayan views and outstanding nature landscapes accompanied by remote and untamed highland society and villages. Ghorepani is the village residing in the ancient salt trading route of western Nepal and Tibetan borders. The region is full of enchanting nature vegetation, lush mountains, and uplands at 2874metes above sea level. Poon Hill is the world famous Himalayan panorama viewpoint peak which is a short walk from Ghorepani giving the views of all together 25 himalayas summit of Annapurna Range and Dhaulagiri Range along with Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, Dhampus, Tukucha, Baraha Sikhar and others.

 

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is among the famous travelers destinations of the world for its one of a kind natural beauty and Himalayas. The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking schedule welcomes the travelers at the Kathmandu city of Nepal accompanied with some welcome events finally leading them to Pokhara City by air flight. The travelers can take rest at Pokhara city or do some sightseeing if they are energetic. The following day after pokhara stay the travelers reach the Nayapul of Pokhara where they start walking on trekking trails leading them uplands of Tikhedunga till they arrive at Ghorepani. The region of Ghorepani is full of lodges and catering places for comfortable boarding and feasting for travelers. The Poonhill viewpoint is a short walk from Ghorepani where travelers can rest on lodges to regain their energy to walk.  The Poonhill viewpoint can be visited twice for sunrise and sunset by the travelers during their stay at Ghorepani. In the end of the travel adventure the travelers can travel same course to nayapul or choose alternate route to nayapul for a change. The travelers then rejoin the Pokhara city and do some shopping along with sightseeing. Finally the travelers can take air flight to Kathmandu and enjoy the streets of the capital city.

Outline Itinerary

Short Trek In Annapurna
Day 01: Kathmandu arrival day transfer to your hotel and free day.
Day 02: Kathmandu half Day tours.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus 6 to 7 hrs.
Day 04: Pokhara to Nayapul drive an hour and walk to Tikhedunga(1540m) 3 to 4 hrs.
Day 05: Tikhedung To Ghorepani(2860m)6 to 7 hrs.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Tadapani(2630m) 4 to 5hrs. Early morning walk about 30 to 45minutes to Poonhill view point and back hotel breakfast. Continue trek .
Day 07: Tadapani To Ghandruk(1940m)3 to 4 hrs.
Day 08: Ghandruk to Birethanti Nayapul.4 to 5 hrs and drive to Pokhara 1 hrs.
Day 09: Pokhara Side trip or free day and great opportunity for Paragliding.
Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourst Bus 6 to 7 hrs.
Day 11: Kathmandu Free Day..
Day 12: Final Departure day

Cost Include

Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
# Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu/Pokhara including breakfast.
# Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle and Local Transport from Kathmandu to Pokhara-Kathmandu Tourist bus. Nayapul to Pokhara-Nayapul local transport.
# Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance,medicine.
# City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
# Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
# Annapurna conservation fees.
Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
# Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
# Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
# All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost not Include

# Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
# International Airfare/Airport tax.
# Foods during the trekking and in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner.
# Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
# Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
# Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
# Personal trekking gears
# Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
# Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

Equipment List

TREKKING SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT UP TO 5,500m.

1 pair strong mountain /hiking boots
1 Sleeping bag(comfortable to -10C)
1 Medium/Large rucksack/backpack
1 Down Jacket/all weather Anorak
1 Light water & windproof jacket
1 Pair waterproof gaiters/ overtrouser
1 or 2 1-litre water bottles.
1 Inner sleeping sheet.
1 Torch/Flashlight and spare bastteries.
2 Long sleeve cotton shirts
1 Medium sized towel
1 Washing kit:Inlude personal toiletries,Talcum power
Moleskin for blisters
Toilet paper
Bio degradable soap/shampoo
Any personal medication
1 Pair shorts.
1 Fleece/warm sweater
1 Pair sports shoes/sandals
2 Pair lightweight trousers
1 Sweatshirt/light sweater
2 T-shirts
1 Small day pack
2 Pairs light socks
3 Pairs heavy wool socks
1 cotton Headscarf/bandanna
1 Warm hat/Gloves(waterproof)
1Sunglasses and sunhat
1 Money belt
Underwear(including thermals)
3/4 Plastic bags for wrapping clothes
Water purification tablets/solution(Preferably Iodine)
Sun-block(30-50 SPF)

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  • Trip Duration

    12 Days
  • Trip Grading

    Moderate
  • Best Time

    spring
  • Group Size

    3+