Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

  • Duration 10 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trek Style Trekking and Tour
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Transportation Coaches / Car / Flight
  • Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
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Price USD 695 (Coaches / Car) | USD 935 (Private Car)

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Annapurna region is known to be one of the favorite destinations of Nepal for various reasons the wide diversity of the landscape and the rich cultures with panoramic views of the Himalayas has its own mystical and unique feature. This short trek to Ghorepani is a 10 days trek that gives you the best views of the sunrise from Poonhill at Ghorepani to the lows of the peaceful Pokhara city. Mt. Machhapuchhre also known as Mt. Fishtail(6993 m.) which is considered to be a holy mountain will be throughout the route to give you the best of the photographic shots in the morning as well as in the evening when the rays of setting the sun hits the majestic mountain alongside other mountains such as Annapurna range. Surrounded by Himalayan ranges that include Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre this region also is famous for the Kali Gandi River which is known to be the worlds deepest gorge and is famous for rafting.
About 2/3rd of the tourist in Nepal put their first choice of Annapurna region which is easily accessible. With ample lodges along the route and the panorama of hills, the trek here will offer the good view in comfort.
The Annapurna Conservation Area Project is run in this region which was established in the 1986 and the project covers the whole Annapurna range with more than 7600 km area. Along with your trip, you will find a large number of people living in the protected areas. This short trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is also another famous trekking trail that takes you to the middle hills of Nepal with the backdrop of the Annapurna Range. Particularly famous for the Sunrise from Poon hill with the views of Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri throughout this trek will give let you encounter the natures best. Best for all level of trekkers, the maximum elevation is 2837m at Ghorepani.
The Ghorepani hike provides a variety of flora and fauna. The Rhododendron trees along the trails, the forest of tropical to pine trees make this trekking region a unique experience. Home of wildlife such as snow leopards, Himalayan thar, blue sheep and the variety of birds add up to the natural beauty of this region. Rugged Trails Nepal will assist you to this place where the friendly and welcoming people of this area will only make this experience to this region one that will make your return back with their unique sense of tradition and culture. To make your journey simple and cheaper, there are fixed departure dates available for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking.

 If you want to start short Ghorepani trekking from Pokhara then visit our best Selling trips in Pokhara tour packages link. Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking can be done within 3-4 days from Pokhara.

Trip Highlights

  • World Heritage Sites visit in Kathmandu.
  • Temples, Monasteries, Spiritual journey.
  • Beautiful Pokhara Valley, Lakes.
  • Amazing world's highest mountain peaks.
  • Panoramic mountain view from Poon Hill Ghorepani.
  • Landscapes, cultures, lifestyle, food and more.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day01 Arrive in Kathmandu.
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day02 Sightseeing around Kathmandu.
    • Walking Hour 3
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude 1350 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day03 Kathmandu to Pokhara.
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude 800 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day04 Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga.
    • Walking Hour 3-4
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1577 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day05 Tikhedhunga Trek to Ghorepani.
    • Walking Hour 5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2840 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day06 Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani.
    • Walking Hour 5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3210 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day07 Tadapani Trek to Ghandruk.
    • Walking Hour 4
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1940 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day08 Ghandruk - Nayapul - Pokhara.
    • Walking Hour 4-5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch
    • Altitude 1010 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day09 Pokhara drive to Kathmandu.
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Breakfast Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day10 Final Departure.
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude N/A
    • Accommodation N/A
  • Day01 Arrive in Kathmandu.

    Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Rugged Trails Nepal who will take to your hotel. Welcome drinks upon arrival at the hotel, free time until 6 pm. Evening welcome dinner in a traditional Nepali Restaurant with authentic Nepali cuisine and cultural program.Overnight in Kathmandu Hotel.
    If you arrive late night then your dinner will be on next day.

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day02 Sightseeing around Kathmandu.

    After breakfast proceeds our short guided sightseeing tour at the Swayambhunath Temple. After Swayambhunath temple, we will visit another UNESCO World Heritage sites Patan Durbar Square, and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which is also one of the largest stupas in the world.
    After sightseeing drives back to hotel and briefing of our rest of trip plan. At the same time if you have to buy any trekking gears or things for the rest of the days Guide will help take you to the trekking equipment store in Thamel.

    • Walking Hour 3
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude 1350 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day03 Kathmandu to Pokhara.

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude 800 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day04 Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga.

    • Walking Hour 3-4
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1577 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day05 Tikhedhunga Trek to Ghorepani.

    • Walking Hour 5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2840 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day06 Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani.

    • Walking Hour 5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3210 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day07 Tadapani Trek to Ghandruk.

    • Walking Hour 4
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1940 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day08 Ghandruk - Nayapul - Pokhara.

    • Walking Hour 4-5
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch
    • Altitude 1010 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day09 Pokhara drive to Kathmandu.

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Breakfast Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day10 Final Departure.

    Transferred to the international airport on your flight schedule and if some have extra days in Nepal they can continue with other activities. If any help is needed for further plans feel free to contact rugged trails Nepal team.

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude N/A
    • Accommodation N/A

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) in Trekking
  • Domestic Airfare as per itinerary (depends on price quotes)
  • Accommodation during the trek (local lodge).
  • The government registered English speaking trekking guide and porter.
  • Annapurna Conservation park fees / TIMS Card.
  • Guided Tour in the city with the Expert tour guide.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in city
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs.
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek
  • First Aid Kit
  • Duffel bag, and Ghorepani Trekking Map for Each Member
  • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal visa fees.
  • Lunch & dinner in Cities Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Extra baggage charges
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Table drinks, snacks while walking
  • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Service other than mentioned above
  • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc...
  • International airfare and airport taxes.
  • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water.
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Entrance fees during the sightseeing in the city.
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    Helen
    United Kingdom Published: Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Absolutely loved our experience in Nepal

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    Absolutely loved our experience in Nepal. We booked an excellent 5 days trek in the Annapurna Region (Ghorepani - PoonHill) with Rugged Trails Nepal and loved every minute of it. The trip was meticulously organized by the company, with outstanding hospitality throughout our stay. Book now, you won't be…

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    Leslye
    United Kingdom Published: Saturday, May 20, 2017

    “Rugged Trails Nepal made Leslye Bucket List number one dream come true!”

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    Whilst looking online to research our trekking holiday in Nepal, I had the great good fortune to happen upon the Rugged Trails Nepal website. I was looking at the various treks that were available on the site when a little pop up chat box appeared on my screen and Nirajan (team leader…

Trip Note

  • Price quotes depend on Transportation such like By flight, By Tourist Coaches or by Private.
  • Ghorepani poon hill trek can be done all around the year.
  • This trip can be customized, let us know.
  • If you are in a group then email us, best price guaranteed.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara or Pokhara - Kathmandu flight is just 25 minutes if you want to skip the road it's possible, connect us.