Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Trek is a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek. The trip starts just north of the city of Pokhara and winds through the Poon Hill area and then passes the many cultural and beautiful landscape of mid hill region. Along the Ghorepani Trek you will be visiting of the best panoramic spot on planet “Poon Hill” from where you will get chance amazing views of whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs. Together Ghorepani Trek leads you to explore typical culture of Annapurna region and their local life style.

The entire trails of Ghorepani Trek also leads you to see many natural wild flowers especially rhododendrons which blooms in spring. Overall this trek makes you to experience many things about Nepal and the route is suitable for every level of hikers-family, retired groups and all non technical hiking groups which is one of the lower elevation treks that we offer rising to only 3200m Poon Hill atop.

Outline Itinerary:


Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel

Day 02 : Full day guided tour in Kathmandu valley

Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara & stay overnight

Day 04 : Drive to Nayapool & trek to Tikhedhunga (1577 )

Day 05 : Tirkhedunga to Ghorepani(2855 m)

Day 06 : Ghorepani to Tadapani (2680 m)

Day 07 : Tadapani to Ghandruk (1900 m)

Day 08 : Ghandruk to Nayapool and drive to Pokhara

Day 09 : Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 10 : Drive to airport for international departure

 

Trip Fact:


Booking Code: MN204

Duration: 10 days

Maximum Elevation: 3210 m

Difficulty: Easy-Medium

Trekking Type: Teahouse

Best Season: March – May

                     Sept-November

Trek Start From: Nayapool

Trek Finish at: Nayapool

Price : USD 600- USD 900

 

Route Map:











Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel:

Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel; here you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days.  We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details required for your trek permits, at this stage.


Day 02 : Full day guided tour in Kathmandu valley:

After breakfast, you will start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. In our sightseeing tour you go to Swayambhunath (Monkey Tembple), Pashupatinath , Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square.


Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara & stay overnight:

Drive or fly to Pokhara. Pokhara is situated on the side of Lake Fewa, it is a beautiful area with Fishtail mountain (Machhapuchhare) rising not far behind within the Annapurna range.  Only 200km from Kathmandu it can take 6 hours by bus and ½ hrs by plane.


Day 04 : Drive to Nayapool & trek to Tikhedhunga (1577 ):

Trek from Pokhara to Nayapul by car which takes one and half hours drive. Now you begin your trek from Nayapul (1050m.) to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.) via Birethanti (1065m.) which takes about four and half hours. After breakfast at hotel you could drive by car or van for one and half hours to Nayapul. Then you start your trekking. The first part of your trek is easy passing through numerous small villages and settlements. Afterwards you could ascend gently to the final destination of the day. The majority people here are Gurung and their religion is Buddhist. They are engaged in agricultural activities, tourism business and some in Gorkha and Indian regiments.


Day 05 : Tikhedunga to Ghorepani(2855 m):

Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m.) and it takes about six hours. To begin your trek, you could ascend steeply for the early 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, you could see good view of Machhapuchhre or Fish Tail (6997m.), Huinchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m.) South. Now your trail is quite easier passing through forest and descends gently up to the final camp. You could see some of the wild life such as monkey and various species of birds.


Day 06 : Ghorepani to Tadapani (2680 m):

Early wake up and walk up to Poon Hill for one hour to observe the. Sun-rise and a magnificent Mountain View and walk back to Ghorepani for breakfast and start trekking to Tadapani and o/n lodge.

 

Day 07 : Tadapani to Ghandruk (1900 m):

After enjoying spectacular views from Tadapani we trek passing through the deep mossy forest toward Ghandruk village. It is one of the most renowned settlements of Gurung tribe of Nepal and cultural inhabitant of the Annapurna trail.


Day 08 : Ghandruk to Nayapool and drive to Pokhara:

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul via Birethanti which takes about 5 hours. This day you trek descend through Kimshe to Shaulo Bazaar. From here your trail goes quite flat until you retrace back to Birethanti. You need to walk almost half an hour to get to Nayapul. Drive from Nayapul to Pokhara by taxi. Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

 
Day 09 : Drive/Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel:

After breakfast in the morning you say goodbye to Pokhara and head back to bustling Kathmandu by car or private bus (There is an option to fly). In the afternoon free day of your own. Overnight in Hotel.


Day 10 : Drive to airport for international departure:

Departure/ drive to airport (or you can stay as longer as your time permits).

  • Welcome in Airport by garland
  • Airport Pick up & Drop of Transportation by private vehicle
  • Two bed accommodation at Kathmandu & Pokhara in 2 to 5 star hotels with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide & Entrance fee
  • Kathamandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu transportation by tourist bus / private transportation or flight
  • Naya Pool - Pokhara local bus or private transportation
  • Accommodation in tea house during trek
  • Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking
  • 4 seasonal sleeping bag
  • Annapurna trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • ACAP & TIMS fee
  • All cost for a Magic Nepal staff (guide and one Porter while on trek)
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Magic Nepal staffs
  • First Aid Kit
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner
  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Airport Departure taxes/Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance
  • Soft/hard drinks
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
Special Instructions to our Clients : :

Before leaving your country, you are suggested to ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months. Please book your trip as early as possible; giving us enough preparation time for your trip means your trip will be managed well so that you will get full satisfaction from our services. Please make sure that you have got confirmation receipt from our company about your booking. If you need any special facilities that are not included in the listed itinerary, make sure that you have informed us about it at the time of booking. Should you want to book any programs that are not listed in this website as tailor made package, please let us know by email; we will design it as per your travel need.

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