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

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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 DateSundayDec 10, 2023End DateMondayDec 18, 2023PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateFridayDec 15, 2023End DateSaturdayDec 23, 2023PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateWednesdayDec 20, 2023End DateThursdayDec 28, 2023PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateMondayDec 25, 2023End DateTuesdayJan 02, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateSaturdayDec 30, 2023End DateSundayJan 07, 2024PricePriceUS$800StatusStatusAvailable
                    Essential Information

                    Best Seasons/ Time for Ghorepani Poon hill Trek

                    The best season for the Ghorepani Poon hill trek is during spring (March-May) and autumn (Sept-Nov) season. The spring is one of the best seasons with the perfect weather, moderate temperature and incredible views. The season welcomes new flowers and greenery. The trails offer beautiful scenery of rhododendron flowers, snowcapped mountains and green forests. The autumn (Sept-Nov) is the best season for Ghorepani Poon hill trek. This season offers the perfect weather and beautiful scenery. The days are sunny and pleasant and the nights are chilly. It will be great to trek in autumn with the clear blue skies and mesmerizing scenery and moderate temperature. The monsoon (June-Aug) is the least preferable season. During this season the temperature is hot and there will be heavy rainfall. There are high chances of natural calamities in monsoon season. The winter season (Dec-Feb) is also not much preferred for the trekking. You might face heavy snowfall and the path might get blocked. It is really cold in this season and the temperature drops to minus. However, if the cold doesn’t bother you then you can do the Makalu trek in winter also. The trails are less crowded and the mountains views are the best in this season.

                    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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