Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek


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You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.

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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek begins from beautiful Pokhara a city renowned for spectacular close views of Annapurna Mountains and Machhapuchare Himal that reflects on its serene Lakes of Phewa and Begnas.On leaving Pokhara valley heading into high green hills past farm terraced and cascading waterfalls to reach at high Poon Hill for stunning sunrise views over a massive range of mountains.

After a magnificent time with grand views, then back to Pokhara taking an alternative scenic route to Pokhara after completing our superb and fabulous adventure Poon Hill and Annapurna Panorama Trekking.

The Major Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek:

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek certainly amaze you with unbelievable close views of snowcapped peaks of Annapurna-Dhaulagiri and Manaslu with magnificent Machhapuchare Himal ‘Fish Tail’. Where in this world one can get close to mountain views in short duration of time of less than a week duration, certainly a great scenic country walks that leads you into enchanting woodland filled with rhododendron and magnolia trees. In spring the whole areas will be a paradise when wildflowers are in full bloom with riots of colors that covers scenic green hills.

This wonderful trek will be a great retreat away from hustle and bustle city and modern life where you will be in a complete tranquil environment with fresh, clean mountain air to revive you with enjoyable and delightful time on this magnificent short adventure Poon Hill and Annapurna Panorama Trekking. Apart from daily scenic mountain views on walks exploring around rural farm villages of Gurung and Poon Magar people equally interesting to witness its age-old traditional custom and culture as it was past many centuries.

A journey that enlightens you with glorious mountain views catching the stunning sunrise from scenic Poon Hill at 3,210 m the highest spot of this wonderful short adventure on high hills of Annapurna Himalaya. A great marvelous walk of ups and downhill following old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade and Caravan Route of Nepal and Tibet which leads beyond our destination at Ghorepani towards Kali-Gandaki unto Mustang areas where Tibet border located.

On arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, received by View Nepal Treks staff and guide and then transfer to your hotels. After checking into rooms and getting refreshed joining at meeting place for Poon Hill and Annapurna Panorama treks briefing with hotels, lodge on the route with do's and don’ts includes welcome dinner.

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Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

Today in Kathmandu preparation for the great trek, with last day to buy and hire gears required for the treks, for interested people can join in our half day tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest within world heritage sites. Afternoon free for Poon Hill and Annapurna Panorama trekking preparation where next morning exciting drive takes you to Nepal Mid-West Himalaya area.

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Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

Morning starts with drive on tourist coach or smaller vehicle as group size for overland journey that takes you away from Kathmandu valley, heading into low warmer areas with views of snowcapped mountains. As drive continues on busy main highway past farm villages and town then heading Nepal Mid-West to reach at scenic Pokhara city. At Pokhara transfer to nice hotels by the serene lake Phewa with views of Annapurna and Manaslu mountain range with towering peaks of Machhapuchare ‘Fish Tail’. (Options by air 30 minutes of scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara)

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Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

Starting with few hour drive from scenic Pokhara with marvelous views of Annapurna Himal and Machhapuchare peaks 'Fish Tail', as journey leads beyond Pokhara valley to start our first day walk. Drive continues with super views of Annapurna and through farm villages and towns, then reaching at Nayapul and Bhirethati a charming village located by the Modi River, where walk begins heading with slow climb past farm villages and overlooking cascading waterfalls. As trek continues on slow winding trail with uphill to reach at Tirkhedhunga with beautiful waterfalls after a short rest. Our route leads to a climb on nice paved stone steps to reach a \ high lovely Ulleri, a large typical hill village, inhabited mostly by Gurung and Magar tribes houses built with thatched and slated roofs offering views of Machhapuchare Himal with Annapurna South and Huinchuli peaks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,680 m

Our second-day walk takes you to our main highlight of the trek, a shorter walks today on a gradual up and winding trail to reach Ghorepani, where trek takes you into enchanting alpine woodland lined with rhododendron and pine trees. In springtime, the hills and valley around this scenic region will be alive and beautiful when rhododendron and other wild-flowers are in full bloom. After a nice pleasant walk reaching at Ghorepani, where next early morning hike takes you at Poon Hill. Ghorepani village populated by Poon-Magar people the tribe of Nepal Mid and Far West Himalaya, an ethnic hill tribe of Nepal famous as Gorkha soldiers in UK-India and other foreign countries. This popular village with many good lodges in the shade of marvelous views of Dhaulagiri-Tukuche-Nilgiri’s and Annapurna Himalaya peaks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,854 m

Early morning before breakfast, hike for an hour on top scenic Poon Hill situated at 3,210 m the highest point of the trek. From Poon Hill catch striking sunrise views of panorama of mountains which includes Dhaulagiri-Tukuche-Nilgiri’s-Annapurna Fang (Vara Shikar) Annapurna range of peaks with majestic Machhapuchare Himal 'Fish Tail' the unclimbed and virgin peaks of Himalaya. View includes Mt. Manaslu with Lamjung extending towards Ganesh Himal duespringtime east horizon, after a marvelous photo session head back to Ghorepani for breakfast and carry on trekking uphill into beautiful woods of rhododendron trees with views of mountains. Finally walk descends to reach a gorge at another Bhanthati with lodges and then up at Tadapani in the middle of a coolsecond-day lovely forest facing grand views of Annapurna Himalaya.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,210 m

Another nice and scenic morning with views of Annapurna Himalayan peaks from Tadapani, from here walk leads to a long descend to Ghandruk village, with the possible lunch stop in this large and beautiful Gurung village afternoon time to explore and visit its small native museum. From Ghandruk downhill on stone steps to Modi River gorge, and then climb for another hour all the way to Landruk village facing grand views of Annapurna South and Huinchuli. At Landruk for last overnight stop in the hills of Annapurna Himalaya.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,930 m

From Landruk village morning walk on the gradual trail with few short ups and down, past Tolka and Bheda Kharka farm villages, with an hour climb into a cool forest to reach the high spot at Deurali offers grand views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Huinchuli, and Mt. Machhapuchare. From Deurali downhill through the forested area to reach at Potana village, and from here our last day walk of this short adventure takes you downhill to a scenic ridge at Dhampus village overlooking panorama of Annapurna-Manaslu-Lamjung with Machhapuchare Himal. On reaching at Dhampus with fantastic views, and then a short drive takes you back at Pokhara after a great and wonderful time up in high mountains.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,540 m

A free leisure day in Kathmandu for you to enjoy extra individual own activities and shopping souvenirs, where one can join in another exciting sightseeing around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur all places listed in world heritage sites of great religious and historical importance.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1400 m

Today, last day in amazing Nepal with great experience and fond memories of excellent short adventure on Poon Hill and Annapurna Panorama trekking, as per your time for international flight, View Nepal staff transfer you to the airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1400 m

What is Included ?

    • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
    • Three Star (Tourist Standard) hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
    • A guide who can speak English and government licensed.
    • Porter (2 clients: 1 porter).
    • Food in Trekking (B-L-D).
    • Lodge accommodation during trekking.
    • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card.
    • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) permit.
    • Transportation to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu with deluxe tourist bus before and after the trip and Pokhara - Nayapul -Pokhara by private car.
    • Transportation to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu with deluxe tourist bus before and after the trip and Pokhara - Nayapul -Pokhara by private car.
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
    • Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

What is Excluded?

    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
    • Tips for guide and porter.
    • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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