Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip cost290 USD Book this Trip
Trip Duration 4 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Activity Trekking
Transportation Private Vehicle
Accomodation Lodge to lodge
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 3190m
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Poon Hill Trek is a short trek in easy access from Pokhara. The highest point of the trek, Poon Hill at 3,200 m, offers the best panoramic view of over a dozen Himalayan peaks including 3 of the top ten highest in the world. The trail climbs from the charming villages into the Rhododendron forest coming to the mountain pass settlement of Ghorepani. Sweeping view of Kaligandaki valley with world’s deepest gorge and walking in the world’s largest Rhododendron forest make the trek popular. Moreover, trekkers can get the deeper insight of Gurung and Magar ethnic people who are the most preferred ‘Gurkhas’ (Gurkha solders) recruits.

Trip Highlights

  • Short and most scenic trek in Nepal.
  • Easy access from nearest city Pokhara.
  • Cultural trek walking through the two ethnic territory of Gurungs and Magars.
  • Trek through the world's largest Rhododendron forest.
  • Follows the ethics of sustainable tourism by buying, staying and consuming local.
  • Best eco trek monitored by Annapurna conservation area project. 

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu, pick up and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 02:Half a day Kathmandu sightseeing and Fly to Pokhara.
  • Day 03:Drive to Nayapul and trek to Thikedunga. (1,600 m / 4 hrs)
  • Day 04:Climb 6 hrs to Ghorepani. (2,800 m / 6 hrs)
  • Day 05:Hike to Pun Hill in the morning and then trek to Tadapani (2,500 m / 5 hrs)
  • Day 06:Trek down to Ghandruk village and further to Syauli bazzar. Drive back to Pokhara
  • Day 07:Spend beautiful morning in Pokhara and then fly back to Kathmandu in the afternoon. Bhaktapur sightseeing and overnight in Kathmandu
  • Day 08:Drive to the airport for final departure.

Cost Includes

  • Necessary trekking permits.
  • Trekking with experienced and licensed guide and porters.
  • Private transportation to and back from the trekking trail head.
  • Teahouse accommodation with three meals a day included.

Cost Excludes

  • Any type of insurance. Rescue and medical will be done on your account.
  • Delay and cancellation because of natural phenomenon.
  • Bottled drinks and beverages.
  • Tea breaks, snacks and things of personal nature purchased by clients while in the trek. 
  • Tips for guide and porter.
  • We will be back !
    Kari Knight
    United States Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    We will be back !

    Rating:

    The tour, guides, and porters exceeded all of my expectations. They planned and adjusted our tour to our needs throughout the trek. They were experienced, positive, knowledgeable and so much fun. By the end of our trip, I felt like I was leaving part of my family behind. Thanks for an amazing trip. I hope to be back for another tour!

  • Namaste Rabi !
    Tali Benzvi
    Israel Published: Sunday, December 03, 2017

    Namaste Rabi !

    Rating:

    Thank you so much for an amazing adventure. You and your team made this an unforgettable experiences. I survived the Annapurna trek thanks to your support and patient. Can't wait for our next trip in Nepal or Tibet. Danyavad !

Usefull Info

Trekking Season : 

Ghorepani / Poon Hill trek could be done from September to mid June. The most popular time of the year for the trek is October, November and March, April. Since the trek route mostly navigate through the foothills of the Annapurna Himalayas, the trek could be done throughout winter. 

Customize Ghorepani Trek :
Ghorepani / Poon Hill could be customzied for as minimum as 2 days from Pokhara and back. The trek could be also extended with Khair Lake and Khopra ridge trekking. The newly opend community lodge based route from Mohare Danda route could be combined with Ghorepani - Poon Hill Trek. 

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