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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip code
Package name Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Duration 6
Max. elevation 3210.00 m
Level EASY
Transportation Private vehicles and domestic flight (KTM-PKR-KTM)
Accomodation 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge/Guest House during the trekking
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu-Pokhara-Nayapul-Tirkhedhunga-Ghorepani-Poon Hill-Ghandruk village-Pokhara-Kathmandu
Cost USD 599 per person

Highlights

Overview


"shortest walks to scenic Poon Hill in the shade of massive Annapurna Himalaya"


Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek popular known as Poon Hill Annapurna Panorama trekking leads you to scenic country walks which is an ideal and perfect trek for interested travelers to Nepal, having short time but with great interest to be close within high Himalayan peaks.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, one of the shortest and the best that any Himalayan destination can offer, a great opportunity for trekkers and beginners, where walk takes you to most fascinating high places of Annapurna mid hills offering spectacular views of high snow capped peaks.

Besides mountain and scenic landscapes views where you will have time to explore local hill villages and witness the culture and age-old custom of Annapurna region natives living in harmony and close to nature with simple farm life.

Poon Hill Annapurna Panorama trekking starts with short scenic flight to land at Pokhara a beautiful and renowned touristic of Nepal and within all Himalaya blessed with natural beauty of high mountain range and serene lakes.

From Pokhara adventure begins heading towards the foot hill of Annapurna Himalaya, where climb leads you from low warm farm areas to reach cool alpine hills covered within dense lovely forest of rhododendron-magnolia and pine trees.

In spring during the months of March to May will be an enjoyable and most spectacular time around high green hills when wild flowers are in full bloom making the hills alive with flower in season.

Walk leads lead through many farm villages of great interest and slowly climb takes you to nice village at Ghorepani located at the base of Poon Hill within rhododendron forest surrounding.

Early morning hike takes you to the main highlight at Poon Hill and the highest spot of the adventure at above 3,210 m high offers fantastic sunrise views over panorama of mountain range that includes from Dhaulagiri, Annapurna to Manaslu with majestic Machhapuchare Himal the famous ‘Fish-Tail’ peak.

Enjoying time of your life facing glorious views then head back to Pokhara taking an alternative route through nice and large village of Ghandruk one of the most important and major village around Annapurna of Gurung hill tribe.

From Ghandruk heading towards road-head where short drive takes you to Pokhara airport for swift panoramic flight back to Kathmandu after a great short adventure and wonderful experience on Ghorepani Poon Hill short trek.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel, (1350m/4430ft)/Group meeting

On reaching Kathmandu at Nepal’s International airport received by Trekking Planner guide and staff for short transfer into the heart Kathmandu city at Thamel, located within most interesting area of the city within easy reach to all your needs, where most of good standard hotels situated within Thamel area. 

After checking into your hotel with time for refreshing break then join at the hotel lobby for briefing regarding the treks to Poon Hill around Annapurna Himalaya region.

Included accommodation on BB in Kathmandu (Hotel moonlight/Kathmandu Guest House/Apsara Boutique hotel)and standard meals (welcome Dinner)

Day 2 : Fly to Pokhara 860 m and drive to Nayapul 1,010 m trek to Tirkhedhunga 1,577 m -06 hrs with 30 mins flight, 2 hr drive and 4 hrs walks

To make the program short and to cover the treks within 3-4 days, where scenic flight takes you to land at beautiful city in Pokhara, a magnificent country surrounded by green hills and valley with Annapurna Himalaya towards north that reflects on its calm Phewa and Begnas Lakes.

On reaching at Pokhara airport after 30 minutes of scenic flight with panorama of high snow capped mountains, where exciting drive takes you further west to start the walk.

On reaching at Nayapul a small town and beyond following Modi River towards lovely village of Bhirethati, from here onwards walk starts with slow uphill climb of few hours, heading past farm villages and terraced fields to reach at Tirkhedhunga for overnight stop with time to enjoy views of beautiful waterfalls at Tirkhedhunga.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 3 : Trek to Ghorepani 2,840 m - 05 hrs.

Morning begins heading for a big climb on nice stone steps to reach Ulleri a large and typical mountain farm village, where villagers are mostly Gurung and Magar tribes, where you can catch views of Machhapuchare Himal with Annapurna South and Huin-Chuli peaks.

From the top of Ulleri village walk leads on gradual and winding path with slow ups to reach Ghorepani, walk takes you around lovely cool forest of rhododendron and pine trees.

After pleasant walk within nice woodland then reaching Ghorepani facing grand views of Dhaulagiri range with Annapurna peaks, Ghorepani with cool temperatures located within forest of rhododendron and magnolia trees, at Ghorepani in the comfort of nice lodge facing views of mountains.

Ghorepani village inhabited by Poon Magar an ethnic hill tribe of Western Nepal famous as Gorkha in UK-India army as gallant soldiers.

This village with many good lodges offers marvelous views of Dhaulagiri-Tukuche-Nilgiri’s and Annapurna Himalayan mountains. 

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 4 : Hike to Poon Hill 3,210 m trek to Ghandruk village 1,940 m - 07 hrs.

Early morning start an hour hike up to the top at Poon Hill located above 3,210 m the highest point of the adventure, where one catch breathtaking views of sunrise over wide range of mountains that includes Dhaulagiri-Tukuche-Nilgiri’s-Annapurna Fang (Vara Shikar) with whole of Annapurna range includes majestic Machhapuchare Himal 'Fish Tail' the one and only unclimbed a virgin peaks of Himalaya.

Panorama of mountain includes views of Mt. Manaslu with Lamjung extends to Ganesh Himal towards far east horizon, after an exciting and scenic moment then head back to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue walk uphill through nice forest covered within rhododendron trees includes fantastic views of mountains.

Finally walk leads to descend and then up at Tadapani situated in the midst of forest offers great views of Annapurna Himalaya.

After a pleasant short stop walk on pleasant trail into cool woodland with downhill to reach at large Gurung village of Ghandruk for overnight stop.

Ghandruk one of the major and large village of Annapurna region inhabited by Gurung people the hill tribe of Annapurna Himalaya, like Poon Magar Gurung are also famous as Gorkha soldiers in foreign land of UK and India.

Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

Day 5 : Trek to road head and drive to Pokhara with afternoon flight back to Kathmandu.

From Ghandruk short and last walk of the adventure where morning leads to downhill into farm village of Kimche, the ending our treks for few hour drive to reach back at Pokhara airport.

Taking the late afternoon flight from Pokhara to reach on time at Kathmandu where short scenic flight offers fabulous mountain views all the way till it lands at Kathmandu airport, and then transfer back to your respective hotels after a most magnificent time and adventure on Poon Hill and Annapurna Panorama Trekking.

Included accommodation on BB in Kathmandu (Hotel moonlight/Kathmandu Guest House/Apsara Boutique hotel) and standard meals (Breakfast and Lunch) Tea/Coffee

Day 6 : Final Departure

Today after breakfast we transfer you to the international airport in Kathmandu for your next destination.

Included standard meals (Breakfast ) and Tea/Coffee

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