Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek

  • Trip Duration10 Days
  • Starting Price (P/P)Contact Us
  • Group SizeMinimum 2 Pax
  • Trip GradeModerate

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Accommodation: Lodge to lodge

Trek Style: 1

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Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek Highlights

Why should you go on a Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek?

  • The beautiful Mauntain views including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Fishtail which are more 8000 m high. and lots of others peaks.
  • The varieties of Colorful Rhododendrons.
  • We can visit the cultural musium.
  • We can observe tradition lifestyle and villages.
  • Wild animals.

Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek details

What are interesting facts about Ghorepani-Poon Hill ?

Trip duration : 10 days

Max Altitude : 3210m (Poon Hill)

Start / Finish:Kathmandu / Kathmandu

Difficulty: Moderate

Trek style: Hotel, Lodge (Teahouse)

Acclimatization: 2 days before EBC

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane

Trek Luggage:  Carried by local porter

Meal: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Best Season/ Month: Feb-May/Sep-Dec

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Group Size: Min. 2 Pax

Activities:

Wi-Fi: Every day

Per day walk: 4-7 Hours

Trip Route:

Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a well admired short and easy trek highly suitable for the families. The trail lies in the Lower Annapurna region, surrounded by the lush rhododendron forest of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP).

This trek is far more distinguished in terms of Himalayan sceneries, diverse surroundings and magnetizing culture of the ethnic communities.

The excellent lower hill excursion of Ghorepani Poon Hill commences from Nayapul, which is the gateway of most of the treks in Annapurna. Walking through the village that bears the cultural cluster of ethnic Magar and Gurung communities, you reach to Ghorepani that lies in the forest, just beneath the Poon Hill.

About an hour Poon Hill hike offers the elevated massifs like  

  • Annapurna  I 8091m,

  • Dhaulagiri I 8167m,

  • Machhapuchhre 6997m,

  • Annapurna South 7219m,

  • Nilgiri 6820m and

  • Tukuche Top 6920m and countless others.

The sunrise over the white peaks is just breathtaking. The ups and down trail to Tadapani via Deurali and a continual descend leads you to Ghandruk, which is the real representative of the folk culture and promote typical Gurung culture. Alpine Excursion Treks and Expedition is a team of trekking enthusiasts and leads your trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill excellently.

Please, contact us for the detailed information about the trekking.

Outline Itinerary

What is Short Itinerary for Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trekking?

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02 Sightseeing in world heritage sites

Day 03 Drive/Fly to Pokhara (820 meters)

Day 04 About 1 hrs drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540 meters).

Day 05 Trek to Ghorepani (2860 meters). 5-6 hrs.

Day 06 Ghorepani to Tadapani via Poon Hill (3210 meters).

Day 07 Trek to Ghandruk (1940 meters).

Day 08 Trek to Kimchee about an hour and drive to Pokhara by local bus/jeep/private car.

Day 09 Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 10 Final departure.

Visa Requirements and Permit:

What are the visa requirements to visit Nepal? Do we need any special permit to visit Everest 3 pass trek?

Immigration of Nepal offers visa on arrival to most of the foreign nationals except few countries. The fees structure are available based on the number of stay.

  • Visa Fee Structure for on arrival Visa:

           15 Days – 25 USD

           30 Days – 40 USD

           90 Days – 100 USD

Detailed information on Visa Information for Nepal is available in official Website. 

You can apply for visa online via official website of Department of Immigration.

Book your trip to Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek

How to book Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking in Nepal?

Alpine Excursion Treks and Expeditions leads Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek with a complete arrangement of professional guides and porters along with other required services. All you need is Pack your bags and all your requirements for the best trekking experience in Nepal are arranged by our professional team

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu Namaste and welcome to Nepal. Alpine Excursion Treks and expedition's representative welcome you warmly at the Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer to the hotel. You take rest and enjoy your meal in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02Sightseeing in world heritage sites. After the breakfast, you set out for the sightseeing trip in the Kathmandu valley. Our expert tour guide shows you the UNESCO world heritage sites, which include Pashupatinath (the Hindu temple), Boudhanath (Buddhist stupa), Swayambhunath (Buddhist stupa and temple), Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Then, return back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03Drive/Fly to Pokhara (820 meters).Today, we drive or fly to Pokhara, the city of Lakes. Driving through the highway takes about 6 hours and flight is just about half an hour. The views that can be explored during the driving are breathtaking. The winding road along the bank of the River is wonderful. Once you reach Pokhara, you will be transferred to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04About 1 hrs drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540 meters). 3-4 hrs After breakfast, we take a drive to Nayapul from Pokhara for about an hour. Walking about 45 minutes, we reach to the checkpoint of Annapurna Conservation Area project (ACAP). Then we take a walk through the terraced hillside. The stream and chirping sound of birds make the walking enchanting. The trail is gentle and we reach to the destination after 3-4 hrs walk. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 05Trek to Ghorepani (2860 meters). 5-6 hrs We begin to climb after the breakfast at Tikhedhunga. Crossing the steel bridge, we ascend the steep up trail through the steps. It is based on your pace of walking, may take 1.5-2 hrs to reach the Ulleri top. From Banthanti, we walk all the way through the rhododendron forest. The trail is peaceful and wonderful. You play hide and seek with the sun and clouds. Ghorepani is also surrounded by the rhododendron forest, which is a tiny Magar ethnic community.

Day 06Ghorepani to Tadapani via Poon Hill (3210 meters). 7 hours Early in the morning, we hike to Poon Hill for about 45 minutes. From Poon Hill, we can explore the Annapurna Himalayan panoramas, Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Manaslu and other several mountains. Then we descend to Ghorepani and have breakfast. Then we ascend through the forest to Deurali. The rock walls that appear while walking are amazing. We take a pretty much long walk along the stream. With up and down the trail, we reach to Tadapani. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 07Trek to Ghandruk (1940 meters). 4 hrs The way we deal today is almost the downhill. After breakfast at Tadapani, we begin to walk down. The melodious sound of the birds energizes you further. The trail is covered by the rhododendron and oak forest. Ghandruk, which is a large Gurung village, is our destination today. You can enjoy the Gurung cultural exploration in this village. Overnight at lodge.

Day 08Trek to Kimchee about an hour and drive to Pokhara by local bus/jeep/private car. From Ghandruk, we walk down for an hour to Kimchee and catch a local bus/car/jeep. Then we take about 2.5 hrs drive to Pokhara, checking out from the ACAP check post. Then transfer to the hotel in Pokhara. You can stroll around the Lake side in the evening. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09Drive back to Kathmandu. After breakfast in the morning, we drive to the tourist bus park and drive further to Kathmandu. It is again about 6 hours drive on the highway. You reach to Kathmandu and transferred to hotel. Enjoy the evening with your group and take a rest. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10Final departure. The last day of the trip, the representative of the Alpine Excursion Treks and Expedition drops you to the airport. Thank you for joining us for your memorable trip. See you again.

Cost Include

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van at hotel
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at standard hotel in Kathmandu
  • 2 night hotel in Pokhara.
  • Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu as per above itinerary.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu by private vehicles.
  •  Transport from Kimche to pokhara and pokhara to Nayapul by private vehicles.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
  • Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
  •  Necessary experienced helpful and friendly guide, porters and their food & accommodation.
  •  Wages, equipment’s & insurance fee for all staffs.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit.
  •  TIMS( Trekking Information Management System ) fee
  • All necessary permits.
  • First Aid Medical Kit box for staffs.
  • Tourist service charge.
  • Office Service charge
  • All Government Tax.
  • Two Dinner in Kathmandu
  • One dinner in Pokhara and  lunch on the day ( when we drive to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu )

Cost Exclude

  • Any meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara excepted  above mentioned programs
  •  Client's personal Travel insurance fee.
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
  • Items and expenses of personal nature.
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment’s.
  • Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight  Delayed
  • Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
  • Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver 

Please Contact us for trip cost and more details. 

In case of bad weather stock in Lukla, there will be big problem on catching your international flight! So before making your proper package program (Holidays) We would like to suggest you to have minimun one days extra reserv day.

Trip Note

  • All Given Prices for the trek and tours are for minimum 2 pax (person), If the number of Pax increase then the price for trip is decrease as per the Pax size. 
  • In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Alpine Excursion Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

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