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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek (10 days)

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Introduction:

This Ghorepani Poon Hill is one of the easy trails to trek on.  Trekking in this region is effortless and one can finish this trek in almost 7 days.  Ghorepani village is located within the Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA).

There are number of guest houses to serve tourists.  These guest houses will provide you with lodging and fooding for the tourists who comes there.

 

Trek Summary:


Activities: Trekking, Sightseeings
Difficulty: Moderate
Max Elevation: 4130 M
Trek/Tour Style: Teahouse trekking

Meal: Full board on trek
Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge
Transportation: Flight
Best Month: Mar-May, Sep-Dec

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

View from Poonhill.

 

Ghorepani Poon Hill  trek offers you a beautiful view of sunrise from Poon Hill.


annapurna-trekkingFrom there, we can also get a good view of Jomsom, Annapurna, and Annapurna Sanctuary.  This trek also offers you to be close with the people of the local community.  There are mostly Gurung people living in this area.

October to May is considered as the best season to trek in this area as the weather in these month is perfect for trek.

 

 

Day via day Itinerary:

Day 01:
Arrival day in Kathmandu

Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be hearty welcomed by our staffs.  After completion of airport duties (visas, documents, etc.), you will proceed towards the arrival gate and look for our representatives.  After that, you will be escorted to Shankar Hotel.

After checking in, you can take rest for few hours and go out for sightseeing with our guide or representatives.  We will organize a typical Nepali welcome dinner at the evening along with Nepali traditional dance and music.

Day 02:
Kathmandu – Trek preparation.  

After finishing breakfast, we start our day with sightseeing some local historical and cultural attractions near Kathmandu including durbar square and temples like Pashupatinath, Baudha, and Swyambhu (monkey temple).  At afternoon, we will meet our tour guide, team leader, and other members of our trip and discuss about the trek where you can ask any questions regarding this trek.

Day 03:
Kathmandu to Pokhara:

Early morning we will drive to Pokhara.  During 6 hours of drive, we will see green hills, mountains in the distance and rivers.  After six hours, we will reach Pokhara.  Pokhara Valley offers beautiful view of mountains and lakes.  We can enjoy our leisure time roaming around the valley.  Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 04:
Pokhara to Nayapul then trek to Ulleri (2050 m):

From Pokhara, we will drive up to Nayapul.  From Nayapul, we will start our trek to reach Ulleri.  It will take about 6 hours to reach Ulleri.  Trail passes through forests and some trails are quite steep in some places.  This trail pass through Modi Khola and Tikhedhunga to reach up to Ulleri.  Overnight stay at a lodge.

Day 05:
Ulleri to Ghorepani (3194 m):

It will take about 5 hours today to reach Ghorepani from Ulleri.  Trail pass through forest and green fields.  We can enjoy the beautiful view of the nature while trekking.  After 5 hours of walking, we now reach Ghorepani, a small village with different shops selling local products and handicrafts.  The high part of this village offers a great view of the surrounding.  Overnight stay at a lodge.

Day 06:
Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2590 m):

Our trek will start early in the morning to reach Poon Hill.  We will get up there to get good view of sunrise.  It is a good viewpoint also to see the whole Annapurna region and view of Nilgiri, Macchapuchre, and Dhaulagiri.  After spending few times enjoying the view, we return back to Ghorepani.

We will eat our breakfast there and we continue our trek further to reach Tadapani.  Trail follows through rhododendron forest, huge waterfalls, and green lands.  After few hours of walk, we reach Tadapani.  Overnight stay at lodge.

Day 07:
Tadapani to to Ghandruk (1940 m):

Trail goes through the dense rhododendron forest.  Trail is steep descend, so we must be careful while walking to avoid any injuries.  We can enjoy the view while trekking down.  After few hours of walk, we now reach Ghandruk, a small Gurung village.  Interacting with people will give you a chance to know now more about their culture and lifestyle.  To know more about their culture, there is a Gurung museum in the village where you can get more information.  Overnight stay at a lodge.

Day 08:
Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara (820 m):

From Ghandruk, we will descend down through stone steps passing through many villages and green lands.  Trail will take you up to the Modi Khola.  Again continuing to follow the trail, you will reach Birethati and from Birethati, you will reach to Nayapul.  From there, we will catch a vehicle to reach to Pokhara.  Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 09:
Pokhara to Kathmandu:

After finishing breakfast, we catch a bus to reach Kathmandu which is about 200 km drive.  We can enjoy beautiful scenery on the way back.  It will take about 4 to 5 hours to reach Kathmandu.  Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel and rest.  After rest and lunch you can enjoy your free time shopping handicrafts and other local products for your friends and relatives back to your home.  Or you can even do some sightseeing in your leisure time.  In the evening, we will have dinner together and share our experience about the trekking.

Day 09:
Final Date:

Final departure:  Today will be your last day here in Nepal.  You can still do some last moment shopping or local sightseeing if there is any leisure time left.  And approximately 3 hours before scheduled flight, our representative will escort you to the airport.


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