Warm Greetings from the Himalayan country Nepal with unique cultural history all around the world. Welcome to the Himalayan country Nepal. Your hospitality Travel partner offers many trekking areas in Nepal. Among them, the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is a short and sweet hike in Nepal. The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is the best, short, and relatively easy trek Nepal has to offer. If you are looking for a quick getaway by going on a trek on the Himalayas, but are not sure if you are fit enough to go trekking, or you are looking short on time for a long trek. The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is the most suitable and enjoyable experience for you. The chances of altitude sickness are very low for this trekking, as the maximum elevation of this trek is only 3210 meters and there is plenty of room for dealing with acclimatization.
The Ghorepani Poonhill trek starts from Nayapul On the trek, you will pass through beautiful villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk inhabited by the hospitable people of Gurung and Magar communities of Nepal. Ghorepani Poonhill trek offers an up-close experience with the Himalayas of the Annapurna Himalayan region. The mountain ranges that you can see on this trek route are Mt. Dhaulagiri ranges, Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Barasikhar, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak, Hiunchuli, and Manaslu. The main attraction of this route is the highest point you will travel in this trek, Poon Hill (3210 m).
After a short hike early in the morning, you will reach Poon Hill from where you will have a majestic view of the sunrise along with breathtaking views of the mountain ranges from where the rays of the early morning seem to leak out from. Trekking is very famous among budget travelers and backpackers as it is one of the least expensive, however, the experience one can accumulate over the trek are simply above the par. ACAP permit and TIMS card are required while trekking on this route.
We highly recommend you get a guide and porter even though a lot of hikers think they don’t need one. A guide can give you further information on the mountain range with History, you are traveling alongside and also more information as a whole. The guide is known as key of your Travel. so are you looking for more information Contact us for more details.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m)
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, an Ace vision representative will receive you and take you to the hotel in Kathmandu. For the rest of the day. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820 m) by tourist bus or Opt. (Flight 30min) or Private Vehicle
On the second day, you will be driving towards Pokhara by tourist bus. Starting your drive from Kathmandu, you will continue your journey via Prithvi Highway. The drive will take you through the green hills of western Nepal. Crossing suspension bridge at Muglin, you will reach Dumre where you will stop for a lunch. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will get a distant glimpse of Annapurna ranges and Machhapuchhre (6997 m). Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Day 3: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri (1960 m)
From Pokhara, you will take a short ride to Nayapul via Lumle. Along the drive, you will notice the gradual increase in the natural vegetation of this region. Once at Nayapul, our real trekking begins. Alongside the bank of Bhurungdi Khola, you will ascend towards the settlement of Hile via Birethanti. After a quick lunch at Hile, you will continue your trek crossing few suspension bridges and waterfalls. Enjoying a close-up view of Annapurna South (7219m), you will finally reach Ulleri via Tikhedhunga. Overnight stay in Ulleri.
Day 4: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2880 m)
Leaving behind the village of Ulleri, you will start your trek towards Ghorepani. The trail takes you through a green forest of rhododendron and oak. You will also walk past stone-paved paths and lush landscapes. A steep climb to the top of the ridge takes you to Nangethanti. From here, you will reach your destination along with the sublime views of the Himalayas. Ghorepani is a beautiful settlement, which is a gateway to the most important point of the trek – Poon Hill. Overnight stay in Ghorepani.
Day 5: Hike to Poon Hill (3193 m) and trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2630 m)
Early in the morning, you will start your hike towards Poon Hill. Ascending through stairs ways and stony paths, you will reach Poon Hill. Here, you can get glorious views of Nilgiri (7061 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), and many other snow-capped peaks. Later, you will return to Ghorepani and start your trek toward Tadapani. The trail passes through Deurali and proceeds towards Banthanti. Along the way, you will cross-forested area of rhododendron and bamboo. Overnight in Tadapani.
Day 6: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk
Along with an enchanting view of Annapurna South (7219 m) and Machhapuchhre (6997m), you will descend through the forest of rhododendron crossing small rivers. Moving forward, you will walk past Bhaise Kharka following the sloppy trails. Finally, you will reach your destination. Once at Ghandruk, you can visit the local museum, a monastery, and nearby temples. Ghandruk is also the second biggest Gurung Village and sports glorious views of the Himalayas to the north. Overnight stay at the guesthouse in Ghandruk.
Day 7: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul |Drive to Pokhara 820 m
After breakfast, you will start your trek towards Nayapul. Alongside the bank of Modi Khola, the trail passes through Syauli Bazaar and proceeds towards Birethanti. From Birethanti, you will reach Nayapul. From here, you will take a short drive to the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, you can spend the evening roaming around Phewa Lake. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Day 8: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
Bidding farewell to the Himalayas, you will take a long drive back to the capital. Crossing the settlement of Dumre and Muglin, you will drive along with Trishuli River. On the way, you will also get an opportunity to observe the settlements of Brahmin and Chhetri communities. After a quick lunch at Muglin, you will head towards Thankot to reach Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
Day 9: Departure from Kathmandu
Today is your last day in Nepal. We will drop you off two hours prior to your scheduled flight. You can also share your experience with us on the way to the airport. Goodbye and have a safe journey.
Max Elevation: 3210 m
Days: 4 to 5 days
Average Walk: 4 to 6 hours per day
Trekking Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Best Season: September to May
Accommodation Type: Hotel, Lodge, Teahouse
Required Permits: ACAP permit and TIMS card