Ghorepani trek with Ghandruk village is one of the most popular trekking in Annapurna region of Nepal. It is also known as Poon Hill trek. From Ghorepani it takes about 40 minutes walking time to reach at Poon Hill (3210 meters) to see the panorama views with prime sunrise. Poon Hill offers one of best Sunrise views in whole Annapurna region. It is short and easy trek to see the wonderful view of above 8000 Meters mountains including Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna (I) as well as other less than 8000 meters higher mountains including Annapurna south, Machhapuchhre (fishtail), Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Barasikhar, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak, Hiunchuli and with a maze of other peaks slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes.
The trek starts from Nayapul, just about one hour drive from tourist hub Pokhara. The trek via Ulleri village is more common but also possible to trek via Ghandruk village. The trek offers spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep subtropical valleys. The itinerary is possible to create short and long as per client’s wish but our below given itinerary is more common for the Ghorepani Ghandruk circuit/circle trek.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Patan
Day 03: Drive or fly to pokhara
Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul then trek to Ulleri (1960m)
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2855m)
Day 06: Visit to Poon Hill then trek to Tadapani (2610m)
Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m)
Day 08: Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara (850m)
Day 09: Drive tourist bus to Kathmandu
Day 10: Depart Kathmandu
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