8 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a small circuit trail in the lower part of the Annapurna region. It is one of the classic trekking trails, north-west of the beautiful town of Pokhara. On the scintillating scenario of Kaski districts lies a culturally flourished community of Gurung, Ghale and Magar to the northern fringe of district. The trek gets started tracing the flat and stepped field, the greenery jungle of rhododendron, pines and oaks trees. While pacing further with the observation of natural affluence, you come to the courtyard and peripheral of typical and culturally well-rich villages. Situated in the proximity of Annapurna Himalayan Range, the trek to this chill and charming Ghorepani, measuring 2870 meter, offers you the experience of prevalent culture and tradition on the one hand. On the other hand, the close view of snow-capped mountains from this marvelous place can be enjoyed. The closeness and clarity of the view can be further magnified and materialized trailing further to poon Hill  trek which scales 3210 meters of elevation from the sea level.

ghorepani poon hill trekThe Ghorepani Poon hill trek is an immensely popular short trek to the Annapurnas. The  Ghorepani Poon hill trek starts from the beautiful Modi Khola river, after an hour of drive from Pokhara. Crossing the suspension bridge over Modhi Khola river, we ascend through ethnic villages and farm terraces enjoying the views of Machhapuchare peeking between the hills . On the second day we walk mostly through woods before we reach Ghorepani poon hill. Next morning we make an early climb of one hour to the nearby Poon hill  trek for the spectacular view of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna , Nilgiri and other famous mountains of the region.

The whole of Ghorepani is densely forested with rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal. Every spring it is tremendous scenery to watch these forests in bloom with the panorama of the high mountains on the skyline.

From the top Ghorepani poon Hill trek, you can enjoy the magnificent and incredible view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, II, III, and Machhapuchhre.

Best Seasons

The trek to this splendid poon Hill, the best would be from September to November and March to May. Despite the fact that rest of the years also can be visited, aforementioned seasons of autumn and spring are the friendly and perfect time for the trek. However, the trek can be trailed if you are friendly enough to the winter season. Indeed, winter season allows you to be in serene and quite away from the crowd and chaos scenario it may see in high seasons because of the large numbers of trekkers in this spectacular place.

Food and Accommodation

The trek to Ghorepani poon Hill will be one of the most amazing experiences not only it is beautiful place to visit but also you can taste the delectable dishes prepared by typical Nepali way. Moreover, the meals you would have would taste delicious by the rustic setting. Besides the Nepali food, you also can have of your choice like Indian, continental, Italian, Spanish, and Chinese etc.

The stay during our trek will be in lodge and small restaurants located on the way which would be an amazing experience of hospitality and mingling of the culture.

Trekking Guide and Porter

We have government license holder guide and very experienced and honest group of porter for your wonderful trek to Ghorepani. The guides speak fluent English and they will be always ready to provide you the best service and information during your trek. If you need guides who can speak other language such as French, Spanish etc., it can be arranged in advance request. The luggage and essentials will be secured by the humble people who would always take care your things as their own.

Day 01 of Poon Hill Trek

Drive to Pokhara, Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02 of Poon Hill Trek

Trek to Ulleri which is at the height of 2050 meters. The trek will be continued for 6 to 7 hours in a day.

Day 03 of Poon Hill Trek

The Trek to Ghorepani which lies at the altitude of 2874 meters.

Day 04 of Poon Hill Trek

Trek to poon Hill, the hill with the height of 3210 meters, which starts early in the morning to see the sunrise view and also the glittering snowy mountains to the north. Same day the trek trails to Tadapani which locates at the altitude of 2721meters height.

Day 05 of Poon Hill Trek

Trek to Ghandruk, the Gurung village, situated at the height of 1940 meter, is the second largest Gurung village of Nepal.

Day 06 of Poon Hill Trek

Ghandruk to Pokhara

Day 07 of Poon Hill Trek

Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Day 08 of Poon Hill Trek

Departure from Kathmandu to your home country

Things included in the package

  • We provide you the accommodation which will be shared by two people. However, you can book for the single room with extra charge.
  • We will also bear the cost of domestic flight that will be travelled for the trip.
  • The overland transport will be held on tourist coach as per the itinerary and size of the group.
  • The applicable fee for the Trekking, National Park and Conservation center will be covered.
  • Three meals in a day includes breakfast, lunch and dinner which will be provided.
  • We offer you a welcome group dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural show
  • The wages, meals, insurance and transport allowance of all trekking staff and porters will be arranged.
  • We also can arrange the planning for the place of interest in the city accompanied by the city guide.
  • We also have included the comprehensive medical kit and service of guide and porters.
  • We also help you to reconfirm your international flight.

Things Excluded in the package

  • pick-up/Drop from/to airport.
  • The visa fee you would have to pay for travel, medical insurance and airport tax.
  • The meals of your personal interest will not be offered in our expense.
  • We would also not provide the personal sleeping bags and bags.
  • The charge applied in case of emergency evacuation by any means of transport would not be included.
  • The charge for accommodation in Kathamndu in you early arrival before the trip will not be included and also the late departure. Moreover, the early departure from trek will also not included in our expense.
  • We also don’t include the cost of international flights.
  • The trip doesn’t offer the travel and rescue insurance.
  • We also don’t include the phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra poter etc.
  • We also don’t offer tips for guides and porters.

Trek start dates

1st Group: 1st of every Month

2nd Group: 15th of every month