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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Package Duration: 10 days | Difficulty Grade: Easy

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Trip Overview of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the most exciting and breathtaking treks. The evergreen trekking course leads you to the wonderful historic ethnic villages and first-rate mountain scenario. Poon Hill, the smooth trekking fulfills your dream to see the glimpse of snow-capped mountain peaks and revel in the Himalayan subculture which provides the lifetime experience. So, it is a famous trek as it is the fast and smooth trek. The path passing alongside the Modi Khola from Kyumi and leads to Ghandruk, which is also connected from Nayapul. Ghandruk is a large stunning village with excellent views of the Annapurna south peak taking to Tadapani and then head west to Ghorepani. The trail maintains thru patchwork valleys, dense mossy past icy waterfalls. It additionally offers picturesque mountain villages, forests of brilliant rhododendrons, and an expansion of ethnic corporations and cultures. This complete excellent element makes it a remarkable advent to trekking in Nepal.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is timely suitable and you could enjoy this superb journey in Nepal Trekking Tour. Ghorepani trekking region has been a fascinating village, inhabited by the bravest and legendary moral institution of Nepal named Gurungs with the unique culture and sound hospitality. The landscape of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna peaks from the vantage Poon Hill viewpoint [3190m] above Ghorepani are the most incredible mountain escapes on earth. The Hill point mesmerizes with a heavenly view of sunrise and golden coloration perspectives of Annapurna ranges. Poon Hill easy trek is brief trekking trail giving an opportunity to view the terrific Mountains which are above 8000m including prominent Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri and a few other such as Nilgiri, Machhhapuchhure, Lamjung Himal, Himchuli. Also, you may be astounded by way of the inexperienced hills. From Ghorepani, the trail descends steeply to Nayapul.

The abrupt variant in altitude determined in the way of Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek makes it exciting. A Dense forest of rhododendron with hundred’s species of birds, plants, and faunas with deep sub-tropical valleys has made the Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking so special. Similarly, it gives several styles of colorful orchids which can be on show at the side of a clear view of the towering expanse of Mt Annapurna. Annapurna Ghorepani region trek can be one of the adventurous treks for those who wish to explore the distinct tradition and heritages, awesome Nepalese lifestyle, views of Himalaya, rewarding nature. On our complete trek, we use the mountain lodges referred to as the tea houses for our feedings and accommodation. You may feel so surprising natural splendor and this journey may be a lifetime memory.

 

Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Duration: 10 Days Arrival to Departure

Max. Altitude: Poon Hill (3210m)

Trek Grade: Easy with climbing stairs.

Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain.

Trip Snippets: 10 days, 5 night’s hotels, 4 nights Lodges, Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokahra, 3 meals a day ( breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek) are included

Departure Dates: We are able to offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November and December for a group of 1 to 15 people.

Equipment rental: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment.

Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Your baggage on the trek will be carried by our porters, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg including your sleeping bag and down jacket, Other items not required on trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Transportation: Tourist Bus, Private Car/Van, Plane.

Activity: City tour, Trekking

Detailed Itinerary of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

We will be present there at the airport for your convenience to greet you and to transfer to your desired hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after a long fight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have a meeting with your trekking guide and discuss the equipment needed for the trekking. We will also process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have the same discussion in the next day morning, after your breakfast.

The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit the center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and essentially enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites, also the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Visit Patan, the city of fine arts with Durbar Square full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments. On a journey back to the hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies, and lifestyle. After your dinner, you can perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous streets like Thamel and Durbarmarg.

After having your breakfast, we will drive you to the Domestic Airport to take a 25 minutes flight to Pokhara. During the short flight, you will have majestic views of glorious Manaslu Peaks, the snowcapped Annapurna, and Langtang Himalaya range. Alternatively, you can take a tourist bus to Pokhara (about 6-7 hours’ drive) via scenic Prithvi Highway, enjoying shortstops for lunch and breakfast and scenic beauty all the way around. Upon arrival at Pokhara, you will be transferred to the hotel, where you can enjoy your spare time at the lakeside. You can relax at the Phewa Lake, surrounded by the Annapurna Himalaya Range and visit Bindavasini Temple which is only accessible by boat.

After breakfast, your journey to Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill trek begins. A car drive for about 1 and half hour through large village Lumle brings you to Nayapul. The trek starts from here, dropping at first on a staircase and then traversing high above the river on a wide, stone-paved trail to a large and prosperous town Birethanti (1000m). The trekking trail today follows winding bamboo forests and waterfalls with plunge pools inviting you for a refreshing swim. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches a small village Sudami, where you can have your lunch. After lunch climb steadily up the side of the valley to reach Hille (1510m) and after a short walking, you will arrive at Tikhedunga, where you will spend the overnight at guest house.

The trail crosses the Tikhedunga River on a suspension bridge, then drops and crosses the Bhurungdi Khola on a large bridge at 1520m. The trail ascends on a stone staircase that is said to have more than 3300 steps. The unrelenting staircase continues to the large Magar village of Ulleri (2080m). From Ulleri the trail gently climbs through pastures and cultivated fields. You walk up beside the cascading river through refreshingly cool oak and Rhododendron forest. The trail crosses two sparkling clear streams, a small ridge, and another stream before making a short climb to Nangathanti (2460m). We have a little rest with lunch here at Nangathanti. In winter the trail can be covered with snow. The day destination Ghorepani (2750m) is reached after about an hour past Nangathanti.

Most people rise before dawn the following day to make the early-morning excursion to Poon Hill (3210m), one of the best Himalaya viewpoints in Nepal, provides an unobstructed view of the sunrise over the high Himalayas. The spectacular panorama stretches from Dhaulagiri I (8167m) and Tukuche (6920m) to Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiuchhuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m). Gangapurna (7454m), Lamjung Himal (6986m) and the Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchhre 6997m) make your breath and eyes caught. Watching the beautiful sunrise is a defining moment with lots of pleasure and tranquility.

After breakfast, our trek to Tadapani starts. A short early morning climb to the Deurali pass for a spectacular panorama over Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. The trail descends steeply through the dense moss-covered forest with rich bird life to Tadapani which also provides a close-up sunset view.

Today the trekking trail descends steeply through rhododendron forests to Baise Kharka. You can encounter monkeys and wide varieties of birds. The right-hand trail makes a short, steep descent among rocks to a stream crossing then leads out a ridge towards Ghandruk. Ghandruk is the second largest Gurung village in Nepal. You can explore the maze-like streets of this thriving Gurung settlement. Enjoying a good mountain view of Annapurna South and Fishtail, you can spend an overnight here in the guest house.

Today the gradually decline down to the village. The trail passes through small hamlets, terraced rice fields and subtropical forests giving a very beautiful glimpse. We will mostly follow the ever-flowing Modi Khola with an easy and pleasant walk to Birethanti. The trail makes a flat- steep descent alongside to the stream. The descent becomes more gentle as the route reaches Banthanthi. We continue our walk to Nayapul and catch a private vehicle to get to Pokhara you will be transferred to your hotel and you will say goodbye to your guide and porter.

You can take a fight or take a drive to Kathmandu. In the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show, taking some beautiful snaps and making up your mind about the returning journey. You can have greetings exchanging among friends and with all Nepalese people.

With lots of gratitude to you, we will proudly drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home. Your Safe journey with beautiful and adventurous days in Nepal is always our slogan.

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Cost Includes & Excludes

Above the Himalaya Trekking have made every effort to keep our price as competitive as possible, by still providing an excelling service to our customer. We pay our porters and guide the legal wages agreed with the porters union, our trekking staffs are some of the best paid in Nepal which allow us to attract only the best guides and porters and we have the same amount of Insurance for guide and porter which is more than Government fixed amount. All our price are net and there is no hidden cost everything is clear on cost includes and excludes this is the main reason all our customer are happy with our service. For up to date cost for the trip please contact us.

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
  • Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with an expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • Twin sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
  • Daily Meals are chosen from the Menu   (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking Permit.
  • TIMS Trekking Permit (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Annapurna Trek
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre-meeting at our office)
  • Pokhara to treks start point Nayapul and trek finish point Phedi to Pokhara transport by Private vehicle
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu transport by tourist bus. (if you want to take a  flight or want to travel by private vehicle is available, by adding extra cost)
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T-shirt for Gents &  Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner  in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot shower
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Includes section.
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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    10 days

  • Tri Destination

    Destination
    Nepal

  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    1-15

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Accomodation
    Hotel in City, lodge in Trek.

  • Altitude Icon

    Maximum Altitude
    Poon Hill (3210m)

  • Trip Difficulty

    Trip Difficulty
    Easy

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