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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 6 Days

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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Key Information

TRIP DURATION

6 Days

DESTINATION

Nepal

TRIP DIFFICULTY

Easy

TREK STYLE

Trekking

ACCOMODATION

Hotel / Lodge

TRANSPOTATIONS

private car/van

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is one of the most sought short treks, not only in the western region but entire Nepal. The trek gives us the glimpse of the beautiful western Himalayas as we continue our journey alongside the beautiful rivers, through forests and the friendly villages. 

Peaks like Annapurna I, II, Dhaulagiri and Macchapuchhre will welcome you on this trip with all their majestic view. This 7-day trek is prepared to fully enjoy the beauty of nature. The sunrise from Poon Hill is worth the trip and the view of the majestic mountains makes it all meaningful. 

Through the Rhododendron forests and alpine meadows, we carry on our journey through the lushness of the trees, the cool breeze in the air and the ever-present serenity of nature. Roam around two of the greatest city in the county, Kathmandu, and Pokhara

Witness the exquisite nightlife and culturally molded cities as you enjoy good food and good company along with the beautiful nature. The trek is rated as easy and is viable for beginners. Even novice trekkers can fully enjoy the journey with the mild problem. But, the avid trekkers wouldn't be disappointed either with the beautiful nature to keep them company.

Trip Highlights

  • Go on board on a journey to one of the most sought places to watch the beautiful sunrise and the mountain ranges.
  • Meet the friendly villagers as you cross thick jungles, rhododendron forest and walk alongside the river streams within the shadow of great mountains like Annapurna Range, Macchapucchre (6,993m), and Dhaulagiri (8,172m), and many others.
  • Roam around Kathmandu and Pokhara and enjoy the sight of these two grand cities along with their nightlife
  • Maximum altitude is PoonHill (3,210m)

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Kathmandu - Pokhara
  • Day 02: Pokhara - Nayapul - Tikhedhungga (1,541m)
  • Day 03: Tikhedhungga - Ghorepani (2,860m)
  • Day 04: Ghorepani - Poonhill (3,210m) - Tadapani (2,630m)
  • Day 05: Tadapani - Ghandruk
  • Day 06: Ghandruk - Nayapul - Pokahra

Itinerary Expand All Close All

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
900

Our journey starts with the drive to Pokhara. We leave via a tourist bus and pass various small towns and villages along the way. The beautiful hills and rivers keep us company. A long ride and we reach Pokhara. Rest of the evening we have our days off and we can enjoy the beautiful Fewa Lake along with Pokhara style nightlife in a bar, with live music. Approximately 7 hours of drive. Breakfast included.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1541

Early morning breakfast and we leave for Nayapul via a taxi. Reaching Nayapul, our trek begins. We walk uphill along a gravel road. There's a clear river stream running nearby. We also pass few local villages like Sudami on the way, The Himalayas peaks at us from a distance and taking a few snaps we continue upwards. Eventually, we reach Tikhedhunnga and we stay at a guest house. Approximately 1 hour of drive. Approximately 3-4 hours of walk. BLD included.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2860

We enjoy our breakfast and ascent uphill. Climbing a long staircase we reach Ulleri(2,070m). Trekking through the Rhododendron forests and the river streams we climb further up. This is a rather challenging day of the trek as we have to ascend the steep path for hours. Crossing Nangethathi we carry on. Reaching Ghorepani and the view of the Himalayas is your rewards. The beautiful Annapurna range, Hiuchuli and Macchapuchhre is waiting for you. Approximately 6 hours of trek. BLD included.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2630

Waking up at around 4 am, we start our hike to Poonhill. Climb uphill and reach Poonhill before sunrise. The view of the sunrise slowly looming out of the mountain like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu (8,163m) is a work of the wonder and as the light reflects upon the mountain; you can stop but watch the moment and want to freeze it. The mountain range looks even more dazzling. Take some great pictures and we continue downhill to Ghorepani. We continue downhill to Tadapani. We cross through the beautiful Rhododendron forests and alongside the river to reach Tadapani. Approximately 7 hours of trek. BLD included.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2012

The trail goes downward through the forests and rocky paths and leads to Gurung village of Ghandruk. This village is famous for its views of the Himalayas and the interesting blend of culture and tourism. We then explore this beautiful village and stay at the hotel for the night. Approximately 5-6 hours of walk. BLD included.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
900

After breakfast, we trek down to Seulibazzar. Following the trail through the view of hills and mountains, we reach Birethati and finally Nayapul from where we started out trek. From here, we drive back to Pokhara and enjoy the rest of the evening in the beautiful city. Approximately 3-4 hours of walk. BLD included.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick up and drop by Private car.
  • Two Night 3 star hotel  in Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • Entry permits for Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • TIMS permits (Trekker’s Information Management System).
  • One Professional Trekking Guide, his all necessary insurance, meals and allowances.
  • 3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in Hotel/lodge along the trekking trail.
  • Tourist Bus Ticket from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu.
  • One map of Annapurna poon Hill Trekking.
  • Himalayan Partner Treks  Company T- Shirt.
  • Full day world Heritage site Tour with specialized  Tour guide.
  • All Tourist Tax.
  • Himalayan Partner Treks  duffel bag for your trekking stuffs.
  • One porter between two person.
  • Above 5 Pax One Assistant  Guide.
  • Farewell Dinner with Tour Operator.

What Is Excluded?

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fees.
  • Kathmandu Hotel (we can book or Recommended you ).
  • Extra Night hotel In Pokhara and Kathmandu and All Meals .
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost .
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, donation etc...
  • Tips for guides and porters.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Altitude Profile

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Additional Information

Introduction:

Nestled in the heart of the stunning Annapurna region, the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 6 Days offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and a taste of the Himalayan way of life. This short yet rewarding trek is a favorite among travelers seeking to capture mesmerizing sunrise views over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Timing your journey for this picturesque adventure is crucial to ensure the best possible experience. In this article, we delve into the ideal seasons for embarking on the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 6 Days with Himalayan Partner Treks and Expedition, inviting you to discover the enchantment of the Annapurna foothills.

The Best Moments: Spring and Autumn

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 6 Days encapsulates the essence of the Annapurna region in a short yet exhilarating journey. Two distinct seasons stand out as the perfect canvases for this memorable experience: spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November).

1. Spring (March to May): A Blossoming Paradise

Spring transforms the Annapurna foothills into a paradise of colors and fragrances. As winter's grasp recedes, the hillsides come alive with blooming rhododendrons, creating a breathtaking tapestry of reds, pinks, and whites. The clear skies and mild temperatures provide an ideal environment for trekkers, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the picturesque landscapes and cultural encounters along the trail. The sight of the snow-capped peaks glowing in the morning sun from Poon Hill is a vision you won't soon forget.

2. Autumn (September to November): Majestic Peaks and Golden Hues

Autumn is another magical season for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Following the monsoon rains, the skies clear up, unveiling the grandeur of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The crisp mountain air and comfortable temperatures create perfect trekking conditions. The charming villages that dot the trail are adorned with golden rice terraces, offering a unique glimpse into local life. As you ascend Poon Hill to witness the sunrise, the panorama of Himalayan giants against a canvas of blue skies is nothing short of spectacular.

3. Additional Considerations

While spring and autumn offer the most favorable conditions, it's important to exercise caution during the winter months (December to February) due to cold temperatures and potential snowfall. Similarly, the monsoon season (June to August) may bring heavy rainfall, making the trails slippery and less suitable for trekking.

Why Choose Himalayan Partner Treks and Expedition?

Selecting the right trekking partner is essential for a seamless and memorable Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek experience. Himalayan Partner Treks and Expedition is a reputable choice, known for its experienced guides, local knowledge, and dedication to safety. With well-crafted itineraries, quality accommodations, and personalized service, they ensure your trek is both rewarding and unforgettable.

Conclusion

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 6 Days with Himalayan Partner Treks and Expedition is an invitation to discover the natural and cultural wonders of the Annapurna region. By timing your journey during the captivating seasons of spring and autumn, you open yourself to a world of vibrant landscapes, warm hospitality, and breathtaking mountain views. Prepare to be captivated by the beauty of the Annapurna foothills, the warmth of the local communities, and the sense of accomplishment that accompanies every step of this remarkable journey. Embark on this unforgettable adventure and let the magic of Ghorepani Poon Hill etch its mark on your heart forever.

(Note: This article is a product of creative writing and does not contain direct information or endorsements from "Himalayan Partner Treks and Expedition.")

Client Reviews

Roger B

Mongolia

7th Aug, 2022

I had an amazing experience in the Poon Hill Trecking, my guide Shailesh make me feel like at home and take care about every single detail. Also the manager from Thamel Hostel help me with the preparataion of the trecking and with all the permits needed. I will recommended to everybody that want to enjoy the nature and the mountains of Nepal.


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