Nepal
Country
8 Days
Duration
Trekking
Activities
16 +
Age
Dec-Mar
Dates

Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is one of the famous trekking routes in Nepal for both teahouse and organized. The highest point of this trek is 3210 meters. Ghorepani trek offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek. This place is rich of veiled treasure of Nepalese traditions and custom. During trek the trail passes through world’s famous ‘The Gorkha Warrior’ tribe the Gurung and Magar’s charming villages, dense Rhododendron (National Flower of Nepal), Oak forest with varieties of birds, green hills and patchwork valleys. Just about every outlook is an enticing glimpse of Mt. Fishtail (6,993m.) Annapurna (8,091m.) and Dhaulagiri (8,167m.) range on the initial part of the tour is awesome. On an excursion to Poon Hill one can observe the entire mountain ranges; covering red and pink rays of the Sun in full bloom at the Sunset and Sunrise. Pleasing treks that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature in Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking. This trek is considered to be the best introduction to trekking with some spectacular views.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu
JOIN GROUP 1 before departure from Kathmandu.
SERVICE INCLUDES
Transportation to trekking starting point and from ending point
Trekking Information Management System Fee (TIMS Fee)
National park Conservation Fee
Lodge trek with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and accommodation in tea house lodge.
Services of English speaking trekking guide and porter (one porter for two people and the maximum weight carry by one porter is total 25kg)
Accommodation, meals, insurance, equipment and allowance of guide and porter.
Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary.
All applicable government taxes and service charges.
SERVICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Any accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
Any sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Any international and domestic airfare
Your personal travel insurance and medical.
Bottled drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter, and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc.
Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents, and other occurrence, beyond our control.
Nepal visa fee.
Any other optional services not mentioned above as included.

01Drive or fly Kathmandu / Pokhara (820m), drive (6 hours). Overnight stay at hotel.

02Drive to Nayapul and start trek to Ulleri (1960 m.) – 4 to 5 hrs walk.

03Trek Ulleri / Ghorepani (2750 m.) – 5 to 6 hrs walk.

04Morning, excursion to Poon hill (3193 m.) and trek to Tadapani (2590 m.) – 6 to 7 hrs walk.

05Tadapani / Ghandrung (1940 m.) – 3 hrs walk.

06Trek Ghandruk / Pothana (1900 m.) – 5 to 6 hrs walk

07Trek, Pothana / Phedi (approx. 2 hrs walk) and drive to Pokhara (approx. 30 min drive). Overnight stay at hotel.

08Drive or fly Pokhara / Kathmandu

1

Drive Kathmandu / Pokhara (820m), (6 hours drive). Overnight stay at hotel.

Early morning after breakfast board a bus and drive to Pokhara. It’s a drive of about six hours through lush green forest, meandering road through the hills and graciously flowing rivers. You will cross lively markets and clusters of villages on the road side. Lunch will be taken in one of the road side restaurants on the way to Pokhara. Upon reaching in Pokhara, you will be received and driven to the hotel. Check into the hotel in Pokhara.
2

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Trek to Ulleri (1960 m.) – 4 to 5 hrs walk.

After breakfast, take one hour drive to Nayapul. After reaching Nayapul you will start your trekking. After 30-minutes walking along the Modi stream, you will reach at Birethanti – a gorgeous village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. Then follow the left direction through the village. Your trek continues heading to Ulleri along the bank of the Burungdi stream. You will hike up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2073 meters), a large stunning Magar village. Ulleri is stopping point for today.
3

Trek Ulleri / Ghorepani (2750 m.) – 5 to 6 hrs walk.

We continue walking making sure that we’re always on the inside of the path, thereby permitting the donkeys to pass through. Occasional views of the peaks give way to a narrower valley. We then proceed through Rhododendron forest and eventually reach to Ghorepani. It is a beautiful place from where we can enjoy the most spectacular views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range.
4

Morning, excursion to Poon hill (3210 m.) and trek to Tadapani (2590 m.) – 6 to 7 hrs walk.

Early morning, we will climb for one hour to Poon hill. It is one of the most popular trekking area in Nepal. It is situated at an altitude of 3210 meters from where we can see the tremendous views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. After appreciative views and taking a good pause, we trek down to Ghorepani village and have breakfast and proceed to Tadapani.

From Ghorepani the trail climbs south following a path through dense forests. It finally emerges on a grassy knoll which offers perfect mountain views, including sight of Machhapuchre and a panorama all the way south to the plains of India. The area is quite alike to that of Poon Hill. Keep climbing along the ridge all the way through pine and rhododendron forests to a ridge at 3030 m, and then descent to two bars, a second pass also known as Deurail at 2960m. The trail then descends sharply to a stream before the hiking resume, going through a forest to Tadapani. Overnight stay at the lodge.

5

Tadapani / Ghandrung (1940 m.) – 3 hrs walk.

From Tadapani the trail descends through stunning forests to Ghandruk, which is a beautiful village of Gurung people, one of Nepal’s most popular ethnic groups, known for their distinctive language, culture, customs and life style. It is also home to many soldiers from the famous Gurkhali regiments. From here we can have stunning views of Annapurna South,Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna and Fishtail.
beautiful village of Gurung people
6

Trek Ghandruk / Pothana (1900 m.) – 5 to 6 hrs walk.

We descent down through stone steps of Ghandruk village and pass several tea houses on the way. After crossing the stream on a suspension bridge the trail drops in to the Modi Khola valley and reaches Landruk-Tolka and ascent around 2 hours to Pothana.
7

Trek, Pothana / Phedi (approx. 2 hrs walk) and drive to Pokhara.

This day after walking 2 hours we will reach to Phedi. On the way to Phedi from Pothana we will see parts of Mount Annapurna range and Gurung village. After one hour drive from Phedi we will reach to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
8

Drive Pokhara / Kathmandu

It takes about 4 – 5 hours to drive back to Kathmandu crossing over some mountain passes and rivers along the way. We enjoy a farewell dinner and reflect on a great adventure in Kathmandu in the evening organized by Nature Trail.

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