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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 8 Days

Ghorepani poon hill trek
US$ 688 All Inclusive Price.

Annapurna’s most popular short trek is Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. It is offers breathtaking mountain views, rich culture and wonderful sunrise display in over the Himalaya. Poon (Pun) Hill is a main attraction of this trek offer one of the best viewpoint probably in whole Annapurna trekking trails. Ghorepani Poon Hill is standing in heart of Annapurna region. Annapurna region is famous for trekking holidays. The main goal of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is to climb the Poon Hill at 3210 meters from where you can see the best sunrise and immense mountain views including Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Manaslu (8157m) and other numerous mountains that standing in Annapurna Himalayan range. The trek starts from Nayapul/Birethanti just about one hour from Pokhara city. The trek follows one of the well-trodden routes through lust forest and delightful Himalayan settlements of diverse ethnic groups. Due to the incredible altitudinal range, the trek offers the opportunity to marvel at picturesque hamlets; mountain village intricately terraced fields and forested ridges. Mainly Magar and Gurung people majority in this area.

Our below given trek is go in circle/circuit of Ghorepani and Ghandruk but if you are looking to make this trek short you need to go and back same route or another option come back Pokhara in one day from Ghandruk via Nayapul.

Our company published some fixed departure dates and trip price to collect the people for the group join trip. The trip price/cost is inclusive accommodation and meals/food in tea houses/lodges during the trekking. No matter! If you are looking a private trek (A trek with friends or family) which is departure any date that suitable to your holiday schedule. Our company is ready to arrange the trek as per client’s requirement.

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu drive tourist bus to Pokhara (850m)
Day 02: Pokhara drive to Nayapul then trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m)
Day 03: Tikhedhunga Trek to Ghorepani (2855m)
Day 04: Ghorepani Trek to Poon hill (3210m) to Tadapani (2610m)
Day 05: Tadapani Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m)
Day 06: Ghandruk Trek to Pothana (1900m)
Day 07: Pothana trek to Dhampus phedi and drive to Pokhara (850m)
Day 08: Pokhara drive tourist bus to Kathmandu (1350m)


Destination: Nepal
Trekking Region: Annapurna
Trek Start Point:  Nayapul
Trek End Point: Dhampus Phedi
Trekking Accommodation:  Teahouse (Lodges)
Trekking Grade: Easy-Medium
Best Season:  March - June / September-November
Max Elevation: 3210m
Duration: 8 Days

Day 01: Drive to Pokhara (850m)
Trekking staff will arrive at your hotel at 6:30 am to pick you up to tourist bus station for journey to Pokhara. Normally bus leave at 7:00 am from Kantipath and it takes about 7 hours from Kathmandu. Today, you can take a breakfast in your hotel that you order earlier night or request to manage packing breakfast that you eat in bus journey because on the way we are not stopping for breakfast as well not available good breakfast but we stop for a lunch so try to eat Nepalese food (Dal Bhat). Afternoon you arrive in Pokhara then check in your hotel and refresh and look around lakeside. Pokhara is a beautiful valley, with panoramic views of Annapurna, Machapuchare (shape of fish tail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east. The town of Pokhara is set on the banks of the Phewa Lake. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu providing the perfect starting point for our trek. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Pokhara drive to Nayapul then trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m)
This morning we will drive for about 45 Km. This drive offers you the best view of Annapurna Himalayan range with terraced landscapes and villages and then descending to the Nayapul. From there our trek begins in this warm sub tropical region. The walk follows the Modi River upstream to Birethanti & follows the east bank of Bhurungdi Khola with scenery of waterfalls, high green forest and follows the picturesque trails and finally reaches to Tikhedhunga. Lunch will be eaten en route. Walking distance is four hours and we will stay overnight at Tikhedhunga village where you can enjoy the cool splash of the cascading waterfalls. Overnight at teahouse

Day 03: Tikhedhunga Trek to Ghorepani (2855m)

After breakfast you will continue the trek. The path ascends steeply for couple of hours to Ulleri village with the scenery of terrace landscape and Annapurna Himalaya. From here the path is more gradual up hill on the winding trail through the cool shade of forest; the walk continues mostly uphill, in the midst of the giant rhododendron forest and you finally reach Ghorepani Deurali. Ghorepani is a busy spot on the ridge in the midst of the beautiful rhododendron forest, offering grand views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range to the north and west. Overnight at teahouse

Day 04: Ghorepani Trek to Poon hill (3210m) to Tadapani (2610m)

Today your guide will wake you early in the morning for a 40 minute hike up to Poon hill with the help of flash-light or moon light offering morning glimpse of stars and walking through the Rhododendron forest. Poon hill is named after the hill tribe Pun, inhabitants of Ghorepani and the surrounding area. It is also an Advantage spot for the most panoramic scenery from the far western Himalaya of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna  including Mt. Machhapuchare (Fish Tail), Hiunchuli, Manaslu and Lamjung etc. Nearly 600 km range of mountains can be viewed from this great spot with the spectacular sunrise on the mid western Himalaya range. After a great time here return to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue trek to Tadapani, we make climb along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). After that we descend to the Banthanti, then turning off to Tadapani. This is a wonderful place with close views of the Annapurna sough and Fishtail Mountains, situated in the midst of the rain and alpine mixed forest. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 05: Tadapani Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m)
Today’s walk leads through the serene forest for an hour on the gradual path to Bhaisi Kharka. From this spot the trail descends with occasional views of the Mt.Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchre (Fishtail). The trial descends through forest, creeks and small streams and into the maze of trails until Ghandruk village. This is a semi-modern village. On reaching Ghandruk at lunch time you have enough time to explore the village and Gurung cultural museum afternoon and relax. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 06: Ghandruk Trek to Pothana (1900m)
We decent down to Modi Khola and start climb up to Landruk village (1545m) a pretty big village inhabited by mixed community of Gurung, Magar and Brahmin as well. Now the trail gently ascends to Tolka (1700m.) and then ascent and level path to Bherikharka. From here, the trail goes steeply up to Deorali (2100m.) with a view of different mountain peaks in panorama. Now the trail gradually descends to Pothana passing through different oak forests. Pothana is a small town resided by Gurung, an ethnic community of Nepal. From here too, you can enjoy the splendid views of various mountain peaks. Overnight at teahouse

Day 07: Pothana trek to Dhampus phedi then drive to Pokhara (850m)
Trek from Pothana to Dhampus Phedi and it takes approximately three hours and drive from Dhampus Phedi to Pokhara by private vehicle. The trail is gently descent up to Dhampus, a village mainly inhabited by Gurung. Now you trek through flat land for some distance and steeply descend to Dhampus Phedi. Now you take vehicle to drive from Dhampus Phedi to Pokhara it takes about 35 minutes driving distance. Overnight at hote

Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus

It takes about seven hours, while driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli,, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where the Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. En route, you could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to capital city. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes.

PRICE INCLUDES :-

  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus
  • Twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast (Tourist standard hotel)
  • Twin sharing trekking accommodation in normal Trekkers lodge / Teahouse
  • Pokhara to Nayapul transportation by Car/Van/bus depend on group size
  • Three time meals during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner a day)
  • Desert (Fresh fruit / Chocolate) after having diner as company provide
  • One Government license holder English speaking trekking guide for the team
  • One porter who will carry your luggage during the trekking ( Two person get one porter)
  • Annapurna Conservation area project entry fee
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff (Trekking guide and Porters)
  • Dhampus Phedi to Pokhara transportation by car/van/bus depend on group size
  • Nepal Government taxes and Office service charge

PRICE EXCLUDES :-

  • Accommodation and meals/food during the stay in Kathmandu
  • International or domestic air tickets and airport taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 25 (duration 15 days ) and US$ 40 (duration 30 days )
  • Personal trekking equipment s and Clothing
  • Wire Transfer charge or Credit card service charge as company rule
  • Alcoholic beverages, laundry, Telephone calls and all type of hot drinks in Trekking
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water etc
  • Personal nature expenses and Tipping (Tips)
  • High risk medical / travel insurance and First aid kit
  • Emergency rescue evacuation (if needed)
  • Any other things not mentioned

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NOTE:
Above trip price is Per Person in minimum group size two people and above but if you are solo traveler better to ask with us somebody booked yet or not for your desire date because if not booked yet, you need to pay some additional cost than above price to arrange your trip as a private incase we unable to collect the people to join with you. Above fixed departure dates are published to collect people for the group join trip. If departure dates are not appropriate for you or looking to make your own private trip? No worry, we will happily start the trip on your suitable dates as a private or group trip on request.

If above trip itinerary that doesn't suit to your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary or combines with any travel plans, then please let us know and we'll be happy to create a tailor made itinerary, designed and departure the trip any date that suitable to your holiday schedule especially for you. Please click here for tailor made trip form.

 


 

 

 

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