Poon Hill trek & Ghorepani trek

Trip Code: Poon Hill & Ghorepani trek / The best trekking near pokhara
Trip Route: Kathmandu , Pokhara, Ghorepani, Poon Hill , Annapurna Range
Max Altitude: 3,210 meters at Poon Hill.
Trip Duration: 6 day trekking on city 6 days
Trip Grade: 1
Lodging: On Tea-House / Lodge basis
Meals: Full board on trek, breakfast in City
Transportation: Private vehicle / flight
Communication: Available
Group Size: Any
Best Season: February-June and September-january
Per Day Walk: 4-7 Hours

Trip Highlights

  • Trekking with diverse picturesque scenery.
  • The sub-tropic of paddy terraces to high alpine terrain.
  • Day to day scenery and views of the world's highest mountain range.
  • Mt. Dhaulagiri Annapurna & Manaslu world’s highest peaks.
  • Pristine forest of rhododendrons, in the land of Gurkhas & traditional villages.
  • On the old Trans-Himalaya Trade Route.
  • Sun rise view from Poon Hill.

    Sun rise view from Poon Hill.

  • Annapurna South from Poon Hill

    Annapurna South from Poon Hill

  • Annapurna South from Poon Hill

    Annapurna South from Poon Hill

  • Poon Hill

    Poon Hill

Join our 12 days Ghorepani Poonhill Trek in the high mid hill areas across Himalayan range also called Annapurna Panorama Trek and Annapurna view Trek, which gives you the amazing view of highest 8000 meters mountain range, from Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu, also including 6000 meters snowcapped peaks. This trekking destination comes under the most popular destination around the world and best holiday package in Nepal. It is usually short trekking in Nepal but you can also expand the duration as per your demand. Once you are at the top of Ghorepani, Poon Hill it starts to welcome you with amazing scenery surrounded by beautiful landscapes and high Himalayan Mountains. It is well known place for the sunrise trekking and sunset hike and the breathtaking view is so mesmerizing. It is the best trek near the Pokhara. On this Trek we also get chance to see other major peaks includes, Annapurna South (23,693 ft/7,219m), Nilgiri (23166 ft/7,061m), Annapurna-Dhaulagiri massif mountain range and towards east Mt. Manaslu. 

Nepal Dream Path Treks and Expedition return journey, descends through the lush terraced Modi Khola and some stone step to the landruk after here the trail goes by traces then forest with steeply climb trail and rhododendron forest then will reach to Deurali. Deurali is a great view point; from here we can see closest view of spectacular mountains as well as pokhara valley view and this is best trek near pokhara .   

 
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Day 01: On Arrival at Kathmandu transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Day in Kathmandu with sightseeing tour.
Day 03: Drive or Fly to Pokhara [860m] [200km 5-6 hrs drive] or [25 minute flight].
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga [1,500m] [1.5 hrs drive and 4 hrs walk].
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani [2,874m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill [3,210m] back to Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani [2,721m] [4-5 hours walk].
Day 07: Trek to Landruk [1,430m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 08: Trek to Australian Camp/Thulo Kharka [2,050m] via Pothana [ 5 hrs walk].
Day 09: Trek to Kande & drive to Pokhara. [1 hr walk & 1 hr drive].
Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 11: In Kathmandu at leisure. (guided tour on request)
Day 12: Transfer to Airport for the international departure.

Note: 
On short trips we have extension programs that you can join and book with us for 1-2 days rafting in Seti or Trisuli River and 2-3 days Jungle Safari at Chitwan or Bardiya National Parks, in Pokhara Para gliding, Ultra light flights, Bungy / Swing and Cannoning near the Nepal-Tibet border after Kathmandu.

 POON HILL AND GHOREPANI TREK MAP

Service includes

  • All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.
  • Standard Accommodation in the cities and tea houses in the trek.
  • Full day guided tour of Kathmandu including private vehicle, Entry permits, and well experienced city guide. 
  • All meals includes during trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/Coffee).
  • Guide, porters and other support staff as per your requirement and out agreed price.
  • ACAP fees.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
  • Necessary equipments during the trek.
  • All taxes and fees required for the program.

Service does not include

  • Meals in the cities.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water etc).
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking gears not mentioned in the contract.
  • Tips for staffs.

A Detailed Itinerary for Poonhill and Ghorepani Trek designed by Nepal Dream Path Treks and Expedition Team: The trek is also popular as a poonhill panorama trek. 

Day 01: On Arrival at Kathmandu transfer to Hotel.
Nepal Dream Path Treks guide will meet you on arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to respective Hotels, then Nepal Dream Path Treks guide will brief about all necessaries required while doing Poonhill and Ghorepani Trek in Nepal with us including accommodations, service includes/excludes and Trekking, do's and don'ts related information.

Accommodation: Hotel/Resort [as per your requirement and agreed price]
Meals: BB Plan [Generally we offer Bed and Breakfast plan in cities] 

Day 02: A day in Kathmandu with sightseeing tour.
On the first day or night in Kathmandu, you will be well informed regarding the time for your sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest.

Click here for detail information about where to visit in Kathmandu Valley?? 

Accommodation: Hotel/Resort [as per your requirement and agreed price]
Meals: BB Plan [Generally we offer Bed and Breakfast plan in cities] 

Day 03: Drive or Fly to Pokhara [860m] [200k.m - 5-6 hrs drive] or [25 minute flight]
Morning travel by bus or a car to Pokhara on the scenic highway, an interesting drive on the foothills of the Himalaya, on reaching at Pokhara transfer to respective Hotels near by the Lake Phewa for the overnight stay. We can also use flight option to reach there from Kathmandu. 

Accommodation: Hotel/Resort [as per your requirement and agreed price]
Meals: BB Plan [Generally we offer Bed and Breakfast plan in cities] 

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga [1,500m] [1.5 hrs drive and 4 hrs walk]
A one and half hours morning drive on the highway to Nayapul (new bridge) where Nepal Dream path Treks adventure begins with about 3-4 hours trekking, the trail passes the busy areas encountering people of all walks of life merchants, traders, local, trekkers and mule and donkey trains, then reaching at Bhirethati village from here our path diverts following the main trail on the old Trans-Himalayan trade route.

From here trek follows through many farm villages and waterfalls till Tirkhedhuga is reached for the overnight stop. 

Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani [2,874m] [5-6 hrs walk]
Morning walk winds up on a steep climb for near 2 hrs on the stone steps to Ulleri village, from Ulleri trail winds up gradually through cool rain forest for few hours with few ups and downs, the walk leads nearer to Ghorepani, feeling the altitude and change of vegetation, trekking in the midst of rhododendron woods till Ghorepani village is reached for the overnight stop, offering grand views of Dhaulagiri range of mountains towards west and Annapurna South in the north.

Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill [3,210m] back to Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani [2,721m] [4-5 hours walk]
Morning 1 hr hike to Pun-Hill 3,210 m for fantastic sunrise over the Himalayan chain of mountains from Dhaulagiri-Annapurna to Mt.Manaslu ranges, After the panoramic views return back to Ghorepani for breakfast, continue trek to the upper ridge of Deurali almost the height as Pun-Hill with awesome scenery of the snow capped mountains, hills and valleys, walking in the rhododendron and pine forests, the path narrows downhill through temperate rain forest, stepper path in some places as you come to  Ban thati with lodges in the middle of forest, trek continues down to a small stream in the middle of forest, an hour uphill climb reaches to Tadapani, located in the forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia and Oaks. From this place a grand view of Annapurna South and Machhapuchare (fishtail) can be seen at a close distance. Tadapani with 8-10 lodges a place made by the local Gurung people to serve and cater the needs of trekker's.

Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 07: Trek to Landruk [1,430m] [5-6 hrs walk]
After a wonderful time at Tadapani with super views of the Annapurna and beyond, walk leads through the enchanting forest with occasional views of the Annapurna mountain range, the walk leads downhill passing through few small villages till Ghandruk is reached for lunch.

Ghandruk a major large village of this area and the walk from here is all downhill to the bridge at Phedi for an hour, after crossing the bridge over raging Modi River, a slow walk uphill for an hour to Landruk for the overnight stop.

Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 08: Trek to Australian Camp/Thulo Kharka [2,050m] via Pothana [5 hrs walk] 
After Landruk, morning walk is pleasant most of the way on the winding path overlooking beautiful landscape scenery and of Annapurna south, the trek leads to a last uphill for an hour at Deural the highest spot of this trip at near 2,210 meters, with panoramic views of the surrounding area, from here walk leads downhill through forest at a small village Pothana, after this lovely village with views walk leads to a small climb in the forest and then to open area at Thulo Kharka also known as Australian Camp ( in the early 70’s Australian Expeditions on route Annapurna Base Camp camped on this wonderful spot). This small settlement is located in the midst of the cool alpine forest overlooking grand view of the Annapurna range including the majestic Mt.Machhapuchare (Fish Tail) and of the Pokhara Valley.

Accommodation: Tea House
Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee]

Day 09: Trek to Kande & drive to Pokhara. [1 hr walk & 1 hr drive]
After a good time here with the great views, the last day walk descends on the gentle winding trail to the road head at Kande here board on the Bus for an hour drive to Pokhara, on reaching at Pokhara within the Phewa Lake side area, check into the Hotel with time for afternoon stroll.

Accommodation: Hotel/Resort [as per your requirement and agreed price]
Meals: BB Plan [Generally we offer Bed and Breakfast plan in cities] 

Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
As per the flight time schedule this scenic flight reaches you back to Kathmandu on arrival at Kathmandu domestic airport, our staff will meet and transfer you back to the Hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel/Resort [as per your requirement and agreed price]
Meals: BB Plan [Generally we offer Bed and Breakfast plan in cities] 

Day 11: In Kathmandu at leisure guided tour on request.
A free day in Kathmandu, inform Nepal Dream Path Treks staff if you would like to book for a short tour in and around Kathmandu Valley. At evening join with Nepali cultural dinner program [Farewell Dinner] with Nepal Dream Path Treks team. 

Day 12: Transfer to Airport for the international departure.
Today as per your international flight time, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from this wonderful high Himalayan country, Nepal with the wonderful memory of Poonhill panorama and Ghorepani trek with us. 

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