Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration9 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Max. Altitude 3,210m
  • Trip Type Trekking
  • Accommodation Tea House / Camping
  • Transport Bus, Car, Land cruiser or Aero plane
Highlights
  • Perfect for all want to enjoy the most within only limited days in Nepal
  • Dawn views of various mountains named Annapurna South, Machhapuchhare and Dhaulagiri Mountains from Poon Hill are prime highlights of the trek.
  • Opportunity to enjoy various breath-taking sceneries of a few highest mountain peaks of the Himalayan region.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Fixed Departure for 2024/2025

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking involves a colorful and a short foray trekking in the Annapurna mountain region. Here, the trail winds via patchwork valleys, past icy waterfalls and dense mossy forests, where you mat stop for cool down. Across almost every corner, you will get a tantalizing glimpse of various high mountain regions, horizons of which will become visible as you move ahead to various high points of the trek.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is in the foothills of Annapurna region to give the best possible trekking experience in Nepal. In fact, you will be able to enjoy your trek in spectacular mountain sceneries through many charming villages inhabited with Magars, Gurungs, various dense rhododendron forests full of beautiful birds and deep valleys of the sub-tropical areas. In addition, you will get a picturesque view of the Mount Machhapuchhare i.e. Fish Tail Peak.

During the end of this trek, you will get the opportunity to climb the Poon Hill and get spectacular views of various mountain scapes of the earth. As the rays of the sun touches the mentioned snow-capped mountain peaks/summits of the giant Himalayan Mountains, you will get the views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and other mountain peaks. Therefore, by starying from terraced rice fields above the Pokhara region, we will be able to follow our walk on good mountain trails via picturesque Gurung villages and worldwide biggest rhododendron forests.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in autumn season (Sept – Nov)

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek during the autumn season promises an enchanting journey through the heart of the Annapurna region in Nepal. As the monsoon ends, the landscape transforms into a vibrant tapestry of lush greenery, with clear skies overhead offering unobstructed views of the towering peaks. The trail weaves through charming villages, terraced fields, and dense rhododendron forests burning with blossoms, creating a picturesque setting that complements the moderate trekking conditions. The weather is mild and stable, providing optimal conditions for trekking enthusiasts to navigate the undulating terrain. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek not only offers a feast for the eyes but also allows trekkers to immerse themselves in the rich cultural tapestry of the region, as they interact with the hospitable locals in the traditional mountain villages along the way.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in winter season (Dec- Feb)

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek during the winter season offers a unique and tranquil experience in the snow-covered landscapes of the Annapurna region in Nepal. While the temperatures drop, and the trails may be dusted with snow, the crisp mountain air and clear, blue skies create a serene atmosphere. The snow-capped peaks and landscapes add a magical touch to the journey, transforming the region into a winter wonderland. The trek takes on a different character as trekkers navigate through snowy paths, passing through quaint villages adorned with icicles and traditional mountain houses. Despite the colder weather, the trek remains accessible for those prepared for chilly conditions. The trek to Poon Hill becomes an even more rewarding attempt, as the sunrise paints the snowy peaks in hues of pink and gold, casting a breathtaking spectacle against the cold backdrop. The winter trek offers a quieter and more thoughtful experience, allowing trekkers to enjoy the beauty of the Himalayas in a peaceful and reflective setting.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in spring season (March- May)

Trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill during the spring season is a captivating journey through the glorious beauty of the Annapurna region in Nepal. As winter gives way to spring, the landscape undergoes a remarkable transformation, bursting into life with a mixture of blooming rhododendrons, orchids, and other wildflowers. The trail becomes a vibrant tapestry of colors with terraced fields in full bloom and lush greenery stretching as far as the eye can see. The moderate temperatures and clear skies create ideal trekking conditions, making it a popular time for trekkers to explore the region. The pleasant weather with blossoming flora and the overall sense of regeneration make the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in spring a truly renewing and soul-stirring adventure leaving trekkers with lasting memories of the natural splendor and cultural richness of the Annapurna region.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in monsoon season (Jun - Aug)

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek during the monsoon season presents a unique set of challenges and rewards in the lush and rain soaked landscapes of the Annapurna region in Nepal. While the trails may be wet and leeches more active, the monsoon brings a verdant vibrancy to the surroundings. The terraced fields come alive with thriving crops, and the hills are adorned with a blanket of greenery. Despite the weather uncertainties, the monsoon season has its own charm. The misty landscapes and the rhythmic sound of raindrops on the leaves create a tranquil ambiance. The trails are less crowded, providing a more intimate experience with nature. The local flora is at its most vibrant, with wildflowers in full bloom and waterfalls cascading down the hillsides.

Important Notes during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
  • Beverages, snacks, charging electronic devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
  • It is preferable to pack your bag lightly because porters will only carry your 15-20kg luggage.
  • You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
  • Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a moderate trek which requires a certain level of physical fitness so, it is recommended to prepare with cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking.
  • You should carry enough cash in Nepalese rupees as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.
  • We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.
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Itinerary
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Heartily welcome to country of Himalaya. One of Welcome Nepal Treks team member will pick you at the Tribhuvan Intl. Airport with the garland and assists you to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After checking at the hotel and refreshment, you will be welcomed at our office. Brief discussion about trekking, introduction with the guide & porter and payment for the trip. Overnight at Hotel.

    Today early morning drive to Pokhara by Tourist bus . The bus goes through beautiful countryside and stop twice on the way for the breakfast and lunch.After arriving in Pokhara, you can freely explore the Lakeside area and it`s surrounding. Overnight at Hotel.

      Today wake up around 7 o`clock and have breakfast at the hotel. Then star our trip with an hour drive to Nayapul. Nayapul is the starting point of our trek.Walking along Modi river, we soon reach Birethanti and then head up the main trail to Tikhedhunga. On the way, we cross beautiful villages, Sudame, Ramghai, Hile and then Tikhedhunga for the overnight at tea house lodge.

        Today is one of the tough day of our trip. After breakfast we start our trek with steeply ascends to the Ulleri all the way through stone steps. On the way, Annapurna South(7,219m), Hiunchuli(6,441m). Beautiful villages with the amazing landscape and the mountain view are the attraction today. It is a pleasant walking through rhododendron and oak forests. We take our lunch at Banthanti where Mt. Fishtail(6,993m) can be seen and then continue our trek. After walking long up hill, finally we arrive in Ghorepani for the overnight tea house lodge.

          Today is a special day of our trip. Early morning hike to Poonhill for about an hour. Poonhill is the place which offer wide range of Himalayan Panorama of Manaslu, Annapurna & Dhaulagiri. The sunrise over Himalaya is really great. After having great time Poonhill, return to Ghorepani for breakfast and then continue our trek to Tadapani for overnight at tea house lodge.

            Today we have short trekking to Ghardruk. It is easy and pleasant walking through forested path, almost all the way down. 3 hours walk with occasional view of Annapurna bring us in Ghandruk for for the lunch. Ghandruk is one of biggest & modern Gurung village offer great view of Annapurna south, Hiunchuli & Fishtail. Overnight at tea house lodge.

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

                After Breakfast drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist bus. After arriving in Kathmandu, guide will transfer to Hotel. Until evening, you can relax and explore the Thamel. Overnight at Hotel.

                  You will be transferred to the international Airport for your final departure

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                    Cost Details
                    Cost Includes
                    • Airports pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
                    • 3 star accommodation in Kathmandu with free breakfast - Thamel Eco Resort or The Address Kathmandu Hotel or similar  (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
                    • Hotel in pokhara with free breakfast at Hotel third Pole or Pokhara eco resort or similar
                    • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
                    • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
                    • Ground transportation by private car or flight from Kathmandu – Pokhara  and pohara to Kathmandu  then from Pokhara to trek starting pont and trek ending point to Pokhara by private taxi.
                    • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
                    • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
                    • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
                    • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
                    • Two nights standard accommodation in Pokhara ( First night of the trekking and last night of the trekking).
                    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
                    • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
                    • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
                    • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
                    Cost Excludes
                    • Major meals in Cities (Kathmandu and Pokhara)
                    • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, tea / coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge laundry charge etc.
                    • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
                    • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
                    • Cost raised by flight cancelation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control
                    Departure Dates

                    Fixed Departure Dates for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 2024/2025

                    Looking for Fixed departure dates for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek ? Welcome Nepal Treks offers fixed departure dates for Trekking to Poon hill

                    Welcome Nepal Treks offer you the fixed departure dates to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek for 2024/2025. Booking the Poon hill Trek on fixed departure dates is beneficial to the trekkers as it guarantees your departure date and eliminate any concerns about cancellation of the trip. The fixed departure for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking package provides suitable dates for the exploration of the trekking region. This guided Poon hill trek offers breathtaking sunrise and sunset vistas, explore charming villages, and observe local culture. It is important to book your trip before it’s too late. So, travelers are warmly invited to choose any fixed departure date at their specific timeframe.

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                    Date PriceStatus 
                    Start DateSundayMay 19, 2024End DateMondayMay 27, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateTuesdayMay 21, 2024End DateWednesdayMay 29, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateThursdayMay 23, 2024End DateFridayMay 31, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateSaturdayMay 25, 2024End DateSundayJun 02, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateMondayMay 27, 2024End DateTuesdayJun 04, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateWednesdayMay 29, 2024End DateThursdayJun 06, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateFridayMay 31, 2024End DateSaturdayJun 08, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Essential Information

                    Risks during 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    Trekking in the 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek presents certain risks and challenges that trekkers should be aware of and prepared for. Here are some of the potential risks associated with the Annapurna Siklish trek:

                    • Altitude sickness
                    • Unpredictable weather
                    • Landslides and avalanches
                    • Challenging river crossings
                    • Treacherous trail conditions
                    • Health issues
                    • Limited communication

                    Preventing Altitude Sickness (AMS) during 12 days Annapurna Siklish Trekking

                    Preventing altitude sickness during the 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some to reduce the risk of altitude sickness:

                    • Acclimatize properly
                    • Stay hydrated
                    • Trek at a moderate pace
                    • Consider altitude medication
                    • Monitor symptoms
                    • Descend if necessary
                    • Follow local guidance
                    • Have emergency evacuation insurance

                    Training for 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    Preparing for the 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek requires a focused and balanced training regimen. Emphasize cardiovascular exercises such as hiking, running, or cycling to build endurance. As the trek involves daily ascents and descents. Strengthen leg muscles through squats and lunges to cope with varied terrains. Include core workouts for stability during uneven paths. Also, mental preparation is vital, so practice mindfulness and relaxation techniques.

                    ATM and money exchange facilities during 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    ATM and money exchange facilities during the 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is limited. While some major towns like Nayapul may have ATMs, remote villages along the trail usually lack such services. It is advisable to carry sufficient Nepalese currency in cash from Pokhara or Nayapul before starting the trek. Teahouses in certain villages may accept cash payments, but electronic transactions are uncommon. Ensure you have enough cash for the entire trek, keeping in mind the remote and rugged nature of the trail.

                    Laundry during 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    Laundry facilities are limited during the 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Teahouses along the route may offer basic laundry services, but the availability is sporadic and the options are often handwashing. It's advisable to pack quick-drying and moisture-wicking clothing that can be easily rinsed and dried in the mountain air. Overall, trekkers should be prepared for minimal laundry options and plan their clothing accordingly.

                    Can I join the Group on 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?

                    Welcome Nepal Treks offer group tour packages 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek that allow solo travelers or small groups to join a pre-organized tour with other like-minded travelers. Group tours are a popular option for those who want to explore the destinations with a group of people, share experiences, and enjoy the company of fellow travelers. When booking a group tour, you can choose from various itineraries and departure dates offered by us. The group size can vary, so you can inquire about the maximum number of participants in each group to ensure you are comfortable with the group dynamics.

                    Can I book Private 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?

                    Yes, you can book a private 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks. We can customize the trek itinerary based on your preferences, fitness level, and time constraints. We also offer greater flexibility in terms of starting dates, pace, and the ability to adjust the itinerary as needed during the trek. With a private trek, you can receive more personalized attention and support from the trekking crew and guides. Welcome Nepal Treks provide a more comfortable and intimate experience, as you won't be trekking with a large group of strangers.

                    What is the Cost of the 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?

                    The cost of 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek can vary based on several factors, including the type of trek (private or group), the level of services and accommodation, and the season of trekking you choose. According to the service, accommodation provided by us (Welcome Nepal Treks), we offer the 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek at a very reasonable price. We offer this 9 days adventurous and splendid 9 days Ghorepani Poon hill trekking package starts from $700 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation fees, guides, and everything mentioned in the package with all meals during your trek.

                    Booking and Payment Policies of 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    If you want to book the 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks then, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance. You can pay us through different medium like cash, bank transfer, or online. We accept booking deposits through Credit Cards (Master Card or Visa and many more). You can also pay us direct cash. We also accept your last minute booking but the booking should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date. If you have any question regarding the trek, then feel free to contact us.

                    Trip extension after 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    After completing 9 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, you have several options for extending your trip and exploring more of Nepal or neighboring regions. Here are some popular trip extensions you can consider:

                    • Everest Base Camp Trek
                    • Annapurna Base Camp Trek
                    • Tibet and Bhutan Tour
                    • Langtang Valley Trek
                    • Upper Mustang Trek
                    • Chitwan National Park Safari
                    • Bardia National Park Safari
                    • Rara Lake Trek
                    • Manaslu Circuit Trek
                    • Tansen and Palpa
                    • Lumbini and Buddhist Circuit
                    • Pokhara Adventure Activities
                    • Kalinchowk Temple Trek
                    • Gosainkunda Trek
                    • River Rafting
                    • Mountain Flight

                    Packing Lists for Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    Here are the lists of some of the most necessary trekking equipment for Ghorepani Poon hill trek:

                    • Down jackets, rain coat, wind proof jacket, quick dry t-shirt
                    • Long sleeve shirt, trekking trousers, trekking boots, warm socks
                    • Hat, scarf, gloves, sunglasses, under wears
                    • Cell phone, cameras, torch light, power banks, water bottles
                    • Face wipes, quick dry towel, sanitizer, toiletries
                    • Sunscreen cream, moisturizer, lip balm, hair brush, etc.
                    • Medical kits, water purification tablets
                    • Extra money and many other necessary personal equipment and valuable
                    • accessories.

                    Accommodations during Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    You will have a lot of teahouses along the Ghorepani Poon hill trekking trail with all the basic requirements you need. The rooms are small, cozy and provide comfortable beds with soft pillows and warm blankets. In most of the teahouses you will have to share bathrooms and toilets. The bathrooms and toilets will be neat and clean. Overall, the facilities are good and the warm services provided by the locals are great.

                    Foods during Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    You will have your breakfast, lunch and dinner in the teahouses you stayed. You will find varieties of food items in the menu. Dal Bhat achaar is the most preferable food. You can have foods like: noodles, soup, momos, pizzas, eggs, pasta and drinks like: ginger tea, milk tea, black tea, etc. You can choose and eat whatever you want according to your taste and preferences.

                    Drinking Water while doing Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    The safe drinking water is available in the teahouses and hotels during the Ghorepani Poon hill trek. You can buy the bottled water, filter water or hot water. You should carry the water purification tablets while trekking. You should drink the water from the tap only after the purification.

                    WIFI, electricity and hot showers facilities on Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    The WIFI, electricity and hot showers are available on the teahouses of Ghorepani Poon hill trek. For the usage of the WIFI, electricity and hot shower services almost all the teahouses take extra charge.

                    Difficulty level of Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    The difficulty level of Ghorepani Poon hill Trek is graded as easy to moderate level. It can be completed by anyone with proper physical and mental fitness. This trek is also completely suitable for beginners. You need to be able to walk for 5-6 hours of trek each day. The chance of getting altitude sickness is also very low.

                    How safe is Ghorepani Poon hill trek

                    The 9 days Ghorepani Poon hill trek is quite easy and the trekking trails are very safe. There is also a very low chance of getting altitude sickness. The trek is safe and we also provide professional guide for the trek who will make sure that the trekkers are safe and in case of emergency we also have medical kits and emergency rescues. You don’t need to worry about safety while trekking with Welcome Nepal Treks.

                    Guides and Porters for Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    The guides and porters are very helpful and useful for the Ghorepani Poon hill trek. Welcome Nepal treks provide the best and professional trekking guides and porters for 9 days Ghorepani Poon hill trek. Travelling with the guide will be fun and easier to communicate with the locals. The guides know the best routes, locals and their cultures which will be a great advantage in the trek. Likewise, the porters will carry your heavy bags and keep them safe throughout the trek. You might face some injuries or difficulties during the trek, at that time the guides will look after you and help you. Having a guide and porter for the Ghorepani Poon hill trek is great as you will be enjoying the trek with proper safety and security.

                    Permits required for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    You need two trekking permits for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. One is Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) card.

                    Travel Insurance for Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    It is highly recommended for trekkers to have good travel insurance. The trek is easy but also sometimes unexpected incident might happen during the trek. The travel insurance should cover medical services and emergency rescues during the trek. This will make you feel safe and comfortable during your Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.

                    Tipping on Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    The tips are the reward in form of money or gifts to the services provider for their great work and services. In this Ghorepani Poon hill trek, you will receive great help and outstanding services from the guides and porters. The tipping is not compulsory for the trek but is expected by the guides and porters after providing you the best services throughout the trek. If you liked their services then you can reward them with small number of tips. The tips will make them happy and encourage them to work even better. Overall, the tipping during Ghorepani Poon hill trek completely depends on your choice and wish.

                    Why to do Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is 9 days adventurous and spectacular trekking journey. In this trek, you can enjoy the mind-blowing views of Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and many other mountains. Hiking up to Poon Hill to watch the sunrise over the stunning snow-covered mountains is something that you will never forget for the lifetime. This trek provides you a chance to immerse yourself in nature and explore, adventure, unique lifestyles and fascinating culture in this scenic region. While trekking you will get a chance to explore local villages and interact with the people to get an insight into their life and culture. Delightful villages and dense rhododendron forests full of birds make your trip more enjoyable. Overall, everything about the trek is unforgettable. You must do this Ghorepani Poon hill trek for the peaceful and adventurous trekking experience in Nepal.

                    Why Welcome Nepal Treks for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

                    Welcome Nepal Treks offers a wonderful Ghorepani Poon hill trek package to the customers at a very reasonable price. We advise you to do the trek with us as we are well experienced trekking agency. We are the wonderful team of professionals with experience of more than 10 years in the field of tourism industry. We provide high-quality services to our customers. We can also customize your itinerary of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek as per your requirements. We highly care for the safety of our customers and make them satisfied with our services. Join us, create beautiful memories and have a lifetime experience of the beautiful trekking adventure in Nepal.

                    What Our Clients Says
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                      IsbilahItaly,September 12, 2019
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                      Wonderful Poon hill trek

                      I love my trip to Nepal. The kathmandu city hotel owner was great and friendly. Mr Hari, the owner organize us an excelent service from Katmandu to Pokarra to Poon Hill back to Kathmandu with his awesome crew like the our guide B.D.

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                      ReinaAustralia,March 19, 2019
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                      Wonderful poonhill trek

                      This is my first trek in nepal with welcome nepal treks.It was an exciting poonhill trek organized by Welcome nepal treks where my guide hari was very helpful and supportive.They organized every things delightfully like hotel they provided was very nice and clean and good transport. I would like to recommend this company to my friend!

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