Ghorepani Trek

Ghorepani Trek

11 Days Annapurna Region Moderate Trekking

Ghorepani Trek
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Trip Facts

  • Activities

    Trekking

  • Trip Grade

    Moderate

  • Starting Price

    €650/Person

  • Accommodation

    Tea house/Lodge

  • Max. Altitude

    3210meters

  • Best Season

    Sep-Dec, Mars-May

  • Active Hours

    5/6 Hours

  • Group Size

    04-20

Highlights & Attractions

  • Panoramic views of mountains from Poon Hill (3210m) View Tower
  • Short trek suitable for all age groups
  • Easy trek without fear of altitude sickness or acute mountain sickness
  • It offers a close-up view of the Annapurna mountain range, Dhaulagiri range and the sunrise and sunset views are fantastic.
  • The trail provides breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchre, and Hiunchuli.
  • Pretty villages and farmland at Ghandrung
  • A real taste of Nepali foods in rural life
  • Pokhara - the tourist capital of Nepal and Phewa lake side
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Trip Itinerary

Departure from the different cities

Arrival at Kathmandu airport (usually in the afternoon) already marks our entry into another world... Customs formalities, baggage collection and welcome by our local French-speaking guide. Crossing the city to the hotel already offers a first discovery of the bustling and colorful capital of Nepal. Buses, trucks, bicycles and sacred cows crisscross in a friendly chaos... Depending on the arrival time, visit the surrounding area or simply settle in and rest at the hotel before your dinner at the hotel. In case of early arrival in Kathmandu, lunch will be included in the program. Free time Accommodation: In Hotel

We take private bus to go to the second Nepalese city, located on the banks of Lake Phewa. The second famous touristique city. From where we can see the Machhapuchhare (6997m), Annapurna III (7555m) and Annapurna IV (7525m) are reflected at Phewa lake. We take direct bus up to Birethanti where we pass our night. The first day of the trek with discovering lots of things on the way. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Accommodation: in lodge Regular Bus, between 7h to 8h

The first day of walk. We Start the trek along the Bhurung Khola. We pass by Hele and Tikedhunga where we can see lots of cultivation of rice. After passing through such few villages we arrive at Ulleri (1960m) where we spend the night. Nice village on the top from where we can see the views that we passed. The village with some lodges and local houses. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Walking time: 4h30 to 5h Accommodation : in lodge Height difference:+1100m/-150m

t's very beautiful day to walk with long and steep climb by stone stairs through the some villages and forest of rhododendron (the national flower of Nepal). We cross lots of tourists on the way as it's very famous and easy trekking route. We can do lots of trek aroud Gorepani (2860m) where we pass our night. In spring, the rhododendrons (sometimes 15m high) are in flower. Around Gorepani there are some famous newly opened route. Gorepani is like a small villages with lodges only. They shettled one village for toursit as there is Poon Hill (3200m), from where we can see sunrise early in the morning. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Walking time: 4h to 4h30 Accommodation : in lodge Height difference:+1050m/-120m

The specail day of this trek. The first summit of more than 3000m height. We climb at early in the morning to Poon Hill (3210m) which is know as view tower point. We appreciate the panorama on a clear day from the summit: Dhaulagiri (8167m) and it's range, The entire range of Annapurnas, one of the most beautiful mountain Machhapuchre. Return back to Ghorepani to have breakfast, then walk through the rhododendron forest to Tadapani (2630m) which is souranded by forest. Nice view point of Annapurna south(7219m) and Hiunchuli (6,441 m). Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Walking time: 6h Accommodation : in lodge Height difference:+860m/-1045m

Today, the last day of the hike. We descends towards one big and famous Gurung ethic village of Nepal. It's easy walk during which you cross oak and rhododendron forests to Ghandruk. This Gurung village is very pleasant, beautiful and we can observe magnificent views of the mountains and the panorama extends as far as Annapurna III (7555m). The party time with the staffs of the trek. There are museum to visit. We can see lots of people. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Walking time: 3h30 Accommodation: in lodge Height difference: +50m/-690 m

After breakfast, we descends around 15 minutes of walk and we take our vehicle for Pokhara, the country's second city, located on the banks of Lake Phewa and at the foot of the Annapurna massif. Breakfast, lunch included. Around 4/5 hours of vehicle. Accommodation: In Hotel

We take a flight to Kathmandu. Better to take before 9 am. We can arrive early and visit Kathmandu city. Free time Breakfast included. Accommodation: In hotel

Flight back to the destination. Breakfast included.

Arrival at the destination End of the trip.

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Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in the mountains (dinner, breakfast and lunch)
  • 2 nights city accommodation (Kathmandu) with breakfast.
  • All transportation, including airport pickup and drop-off. Kathamandu-Birethanti, Ghandruk-Pokhara and flight from Pokhara - Kathmandu.
  • Trekking permit in the national park and TIMS Card
  • French-speaking guide, assistants guides (1 assis. for 4 guests), Porters (1 porter for 2 customers)
  • First aid medical kit (Your guide will carry the medical kit but we also advise you to bring it for your own use)
  • All government and local taxes
  • Nepali staff's insurance
  • Welcome dinner & Farewell dinner

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa at immigration at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) (approximately 50 USD) per person per month (For this trek 15 days of visa is enough)
  • Location of trekking equipment such as sleeping bags, down jackets, trekking poles, etc.
  • Shower, Wi-Fi, cell phone pill charging and device
  • Unexpected costs due to health, flight cancellation, weather conditions, etc.
  • All kinds of drinks and snacks.
  • Tips for the guide and porter after the trek.
  • Tips for the guide and porter after the trek.
  • insurance
  • International flight

What is the difficulty level of Ghorepani Poon Hill trek?

moderate difficulty Trek Duration: The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is typically completed in about 4-5 days. This duration can vary depending on your pace and the side trips you choose to take. Trek Difficulty: The trek is considered to be of moderate difficulty, making it suitable for beginners with a reasonable level of fitness.

What is Poon Hill famous for?

Poon Hill: One of Nepal's Most Famous View Points | kimkim Poon Hill is among Nepal's most popular view points. Most trekkers hike to Poon Hill from the village of Ghorepani in the early morning to see sunrise. The views on Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are spectacular and well worth the hour-long early morning climb along stone stairs through rhododendron forest.

Why is it called Poon Hill?

Poonhill is named after Tek Bahadur Poon who discovered this beautiful hill station. The starting point of Ghorepani-Poonhill trek is Nayapul. Ghorepani-Poonhill trek is suitable for trekkers of any age group. Beautiful panoramic view of world's 8th highest peak Mt.

How many km is Poon Hill Trek?

Poon Hill Trekking Distance: Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking ... 54 KM Total Poon Hill Ghorepani Trekking Distance is 54 KM, the trek starts From Birethanti that follows Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poon Hill , Tadapani and Ghandruk then ends at Bireth

What can you see from Poon Hill?

From Poon Hill, you can see a brilliant panorama of mountain ranges, Dhaulagiri I (8,167m), Tukuche (6,920m), Nilgiri (6,940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8,091 m), Hiunchuli (6,441 m) and much more. After enjoying the views, you will return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast.

Do you need a trekking permit for Poon Hill?

Like other treks in the Annapurna Sanctuary, Poon Hill Trek also requires two different permits — TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System) and the ACAP permit (Annapurna Conservation Area Project).

What is the history of Ghorepani?

The history of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Nepal is deeply rooted in the region's tradition of trade and migration. Before becoming a popular trekking destination, this trail served as an ancient trade route connecting the lowlands of Nepal with Tibet.