Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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Duration 9 Days
  • Holiday Type

    Family
  • Best Season

    Any
  • Max-Altitude

    3210m
  • Difficulty Level

    Easy
  • Group Size

    2-25 persons
  • Accomodation

    Tea houses

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking or Annapurna Panorama Trekking. Ghorepani Poon Hill is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture. However, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is obviously best known for the views from Poon Hill. Poon Hill which is popularly known as the Photographer’s Paradise, you can capture some of the best snaps of impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Machhapuchre, and Manaslu ranges among few others. The phenomenal sunrise from Poon Hill is just worth experiencing. A provocative glimpse of high mountains surrounding you can mesmerize anyone who’s the part of this awesome trek.

Ghorepani  Poon Hill Trekking will also let you witness terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields, and wonderful culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like Gurungs, and Magars. Ghorepani and Ghandruk village are two of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna Region. There’s a unique please of trekking in Annapurna foothills along with the charming settlements of ethnic communities of Nepal.

Trip Highlights

  • Panoramic view huge Himalayan range.
  • Get close to the local culture of Gurungs and Magars.
  • Mesmerizing sunrise and glimpse of high mountains from Poon Hill.
  • Visit a cultural museum of Gurung and Magar.
  • An easy and Short trek in Annapurna region.

Itineraries

You will be met by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel by our private tourist vehicle. Evening pre discuss about trip.


The trek starts from today. We shall move on to the scenic city of Pokhara, the City of Lakes. On the way we shall be driving along the curvy roads along the torrential Trishuli River.  We head northwest slowly, steadily, and as the Annapurna range of the Himalayas grows taller in the distance. Green and gray hills and intermittent glimpses of Himalayas in the backdrop of blue sky, rural lifestyle of the locals along the route, famous local delicacies on various stops en route, local markets alongside the tourists restaurants along the road, waterfalls and smaller streams are all part of the beautiful journey to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.


Our trek starts at Birethanti a large village with many shops and teahouses after an hour drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. We start walking from Birethanti and after ascending steeply for the first 3/4 hours and then ascend gently to reach at Ulleri, a large Magar village at an altitude of 2,070m. From here you can see HIunchuli 6441m. Overnight at guest house.


This path gives us breathtaking views of (Machhapuchhare) Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and the grand Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. The trail is quite easy and we pass forest and rhododendron trees on the way to Ghorepani. Overnight at guest house.


One of the most beautiful days in the entire trekking expedition is in store for the trekkers.  We start early to watch the breathtaking sunrise from the hilltop of Poonhill. This magical moment when the golden rays of Sun paints the giants of Mt Dhalagiri (8,167m), Annapurna massif (Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South), Mt Machhapuchhre or Fishtail Mountain (6,997m), Dhampus Peak (6,021m), Tukuche Peak (6,920m) and others is beyond description and worth the 45 minutes uphill climb to the top of the hill. Capturing the moment shall be a treat for the rest of the life. We then descend the hill and continue our trek for Tadapani after the lunch. On the further section of today’s trek we navigate through the colorful rhododendron forest, seen blooming like anything in the spring season. Along the ridge and through the pine and rhododendron forest we reach Deurali and further descend leads us to Tadapani.


Trek start to Ghandruk after the Breakfast. After 4hrs descent Trek to Big Gurung Village called Ghandruk. it is the most interesting tribal Gurung village in Nepal, which provides Gorkha soldiers. It has excellent close -up views of Annapurna South, Machhapurchhe and Himachuli.


Today, it is easy trek to descend from Ghandruk all the way to Kimchi and crossing Seulibazar via Birethanti and drive back to Pokhara.


Today we drive back to the Kathmandu valley after the completion of our wonderful trek and enjoy the evening farewell dinner with cultural dance.


You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure by our airport representative.


Trip Includes

  • Airport Hotel and Hotel airport transfor by private car/van
  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included.
  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Pokhara.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
  • Pokhara – Nayapul – Pokhara by private car / van / bus.
  • All your standard Meals during the trek.
  • Best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
  • Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.
  • The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staffs.
  • Annapurna conservation Park permits.
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Nepali welcome dinner in typical Restaurant

Trip Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner whilst in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks).
  • Personal Equipment.
  • Personal travel and medical insurance.
  • Any kind of personal expense.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
  • Tips for trekking staff, driver (Tipping is expected).

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