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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 8 Days

Trip Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • Explore the most famous tourist city of Nepal-Pokhara, the lake city.
  • Hike throughout the beautiful Rhododendrons forest.
  • Adventurous stay at tea house, relatively easy and risk-free trek which is popular among the beginners.
  • Trek to Poon Hill (3,210 meters), a vantage point for Sunset and Sunrise views
  • Learn about the lifestyle, culture, and traditions of the native people.
  • Typical Gurung village along the Trekking Route
  • Panoramic view of glorious Himalayas.
  • Visit the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu city

Overview of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the same and it always rises from east. Wherever you are this is the universal truth of nature. Have you witnessed the sun rising from the casement of the Himalayas? Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek offers the alluring moment of the sunrise kissing the snow-capped mountains and the surrounding landscape. The experienced and responsible trekking crew members of the Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks,would provide the fabled memories of the Annapurna region. Apart from the lofty peaks like Mt. Annapurna I (10th tallest mountain of the world), Dhaulagiri (7th tallest mountain of the world), Himchuli, Neelgiri, Machhapuchhre (fishtail) and the other Himalayas the unique culture of the Gurung and Magar community of people at model villages like Ghandruk, Jhinu, Ghorepani and Tadapani during this trek.

This is the best short trekking in the Nepal route. If you are seeking for the Himalayan adventure amalgamated with the cultural brilliance holiday in Nepal with your friends and family then Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is highly recommended. The trip is within the Annapurna Base Camp Trek route and starts similar to this trekking journey. Bus drive to Nayapull and from this place the journey begins for the tramping or trekking. The green lush forests and the colorful forests of rhododendron would make an entire trip the mystical nature’s walk. Listening to the chirping sound of the birds and swishing of the river walking uphill to downhill savoring the best views of the Himalayas worth every penny spent for the trip. Once you are on the top of the Poon Hill viewing the sun rising slowly covering the snow-capped mountains, forests and hilly terrain would be a stupendous act. It reminds of the fairyland adventure you dreamt during the diaper days.

Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks’ team of the travel planner always prepares the trip itinerary keeping the best interests of the host culture, traditions, and preservation of the natural resources. Therefore, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek’s journey with us will be a fun-filled, responsible, and sumptuous holiday adventure in Nepal.

The weather condition in the Annapurna region

Annapurna region is the right place to trek all over the year. The people can trek in all seasons in the Annapurna region.The March to May and October to November are the most popular trekking months in Nepal. The Himalayan peak is the coldest region so you should avoid the monsoon and winter season to trek in the high altitude. During the winter days, the temperature will be below minus. On the monsoon season, the trekking routes are damaged by the rain. But You can able to trek in the Annapurna region on rainy days

Additional Information

You can surf through our website for more information regarding services, altitudes, terrain difficulty, and requirements. If you want to know more about Nepalese culture, traditions, and other FAQs answers then please feel free to inquire further. Call us any time at 00977 – 9851267334

Overview

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:

Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu:

Day 03: Heading to Pokhara and visit Pokhara:

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1575m):

Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga (1575m) to Ghorepani (2657m):

Day 06: Visit Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2675m) – 6 hours

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani (2675m) to  Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara  – 6 hours

Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu:or Fly

Day 09: Farewell friend:

 

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu:

Up on arrival at Kathmandu we will welcome you and arrange to transfer to hotel by a private vehicle with driver. It’s takes about 20 minutes. We offer you welcome drink and brief your trip at the hotel then after check in hotel. After refreshment you may walk around the street.Evening welcome dinner with Nepali cultural dance show. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu:

After breakfast and our guide take you for the heritage and culture sightseeing in Kathmandu. Morning you will visit Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. Afternoon after lunch you will visit Shoyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. After sightseeing drive back to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Heading to Pokhara and visit Pokhara:

Get up early in the morning and have breakfast. Drive to the Pokhara.You may use flight also. Evening arrive in Pokhara and check in hotel. Once when u been there you may do 1 hr boating at fewa lake. You may explore around the street on foot. Return back to hotel and overnight at hotel.

Day 4
Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1575m):

We head to Nayapul by a private vehicle with driver (1.30 hrs).The trek starts from Nayapool to Trikhedhunga (1575m) crossing the village of Birethanti and following the bank of Bhurungdi Khola. We rest overnight at Tikhedhunga.

Day 5
Trek from Tikhedhunga (1575m) to Ghorepani (2657m):

Morning have a breakfast and start to trek. Our trail is ascent gradually and gets more altitudes places. Our trail goes through the village of Ulleri (2070m) and we will enable to see the close up view of Fishtail, Hinchuli and Annapurna South. Our trail will be more colorful while our trail passes from Rhododedron and shadowy trees. Finally we will get Ghorepani (2675m). Overnight at lodge.

Day 6
Visit Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2675m) – 6 hours

Get up early in the morning and you will hike to Poon Hill. You will enjoy the beautiful sunrise view over the mountain and superb Mountain View of Mt. Dhulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Varaha Shikar (7847m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna I (7937m), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and other various mountain. We will return back to Ghorepani and have a breakfast. After our breakfast our trail continuous goes crossing rhododendron forest and we will get Tadapani. Overnight at logde.

Day 7
Trek from Tadapani (2675m) to Ghandruk (1950m) and Nayapul – 6 hours

Heading to Tadapani. Now our trail slowly descends to The Ghandruk village watching Annapurna Mountains and crossing the rhododendron and oak forest. We get Ghadruk Village of Gurung. After launch we are heading to Pokhara.Overnight at Pokhara Hotel.

Day 8
Drive to Kathmandu:

Wake up early morning then back to Kathmandu. You will drive to Kathmandu, its take 7 hours. Arrive in Kathmandu by evening and check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 9
Farewell friend:

We will drop you at the airport as per your flight time. Farewell friend.

Trip Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop by a private vehicle
  • All The Transports During the Trip
  • Twin sharing deluxe accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Welcome dinner or farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance
  • All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, TIMS )
  • Accommodations on a trek (Lodge/ Tea house)
  • All breakfast and 1 special dinners in Kathmamndu
  • Three meals (Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast) a day during the trek
  • Purified drinking water (Medicated proof & safe)
  • Fresh fruits after every dinner (During the trek)
  • Licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (Rental basis)
  • Officlai Trekking T- Shirt, Official duffel bag &Trekking Route Map (As a souvenir)
  • Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage certificate (after completion the trek)
  • First Aid Service (Basic)

Excludes

  • International Airfare Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Excess baggage charge(s)Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Entrance fee in Kathmandu& Pokhara Boating in fewa lake
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.Personal
  • gears & clothing (available on hire)Tips, any expenses of personal nature, clients insurance
  • Soft hard drinks Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, st International
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.

Nepal Trekking FAQ’s

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How can I get a visa for Nepal?

You can easily get your visa at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. You need to have a passport size photo along with the original passport.

Is it safe in Nepal?

Yes, it is safe in Nepal. Over the past 10 years, Nepal has become the top traveling destinations in the world.

What is the best season in Nepal?

Spring and autumn are the best seasons to visit Nepal. According to data, Lots of travelers want to visit Nepal in September, October, March, and April.

What Kind of accommodation do I get during my trek?

It depends upon the routes that you are traveling. Teahouse has commonly used accommodation during the tre

How often will I get a shower during the trek?

You can get the shower services but you have to pay. So, it’s up to your choice how many times you want

What type of food do I get during the trek?

Dal and Bhat is a commonly used food that Nepalese used. Besides that, you can find basic restaurant items like Momo, Chowmin, Noodle, and fried rice

Can I get a guide and porter for my trek?

Yes, you can hire a guide and porter for your trek. An experienced guide can charge a high amount of cost for their servic

Are there communication facilities during the trek?

You can get communication facilities in lots of places during the trek. You can get wifi services for enjoyment

What is the language that a guide can speak?

Our guide can speak English, Chinese, Spanish, Hindi, and many more.

Do you arrange a private trip?

Yes, we serve both private and join the trip for Nepal.

Do I need to bring my sleeping bag?

Yes, you must carry your sleeping bag. You can buy or hire a sleeping bag in Kathmandu as well.

Do I need to have insurance ?

You must have insurance. if you get sick, accidents, loss of your bags or luggage even missing flights it will help to recover.

How can I book my trip?

You can book your trip by consulting one of our tour operators through email. S/He will help you for further process.

What language do they speak in Nepal?

The mother language of Nepal is Nepali. However, they can speak English and Hindi.

  • Reading/writing material
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage  Trek in Kathmandu
  • Light weight Towel
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight – headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle – Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves – wool or fleeced and gore tex
  • Scarf
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by Nepal adventure Pilgrimage  in Kathmandu)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination – ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • T Shirts 2 or 3
  • Shirt – Long Sleeved
  • Pants – lightweight long trousers (jeans are unsuitable)
  • Thermals upper and lower
  • Extra warm clothing during winter (December to March) layered clothing – thermals.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Route Map

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Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • 2-10
  • 3210Meters
  • We will be staying at 3 ***in Kathmandu, Hotel Mount View in Pokhara and Normal Hotel during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis
  • Breakfast In Kathmandu and all meal during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Kathmandu
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).
  • Every Hotel During The Trek