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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 10 Days

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is a short trek in Annapurna Region.  That attracts substantial number of trekkers each year. It is one of the easiest in terms of duration as well as the difficulty of the trek.  Exploring the Annapurna Conservation Area.  The trails on the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek are also filled with rich Gurung heritage and traditional lifestyle.  The best part of the trek is the spectacular view from the viewpoint in Poonhill.  The snow-covered mountains in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges surround the place in all directions leaving everyone stunned.  Trekking in Nepal,Amazing Mountain View.

Our 10-day Ghorepani Poonhill Trek starts as you arrive in Kathmandu.  Starting off by ticking off some world heritage sites in Kathmandu. We start our journey with a drive/flight to Pokhara. On reaching Pokhara. You can explore some popular places around like Phewa Lake, Bindyabasini Temple, and Tal Barahi temple.  We begin our trek the next day starting off at Nayapul which is a 1:30 hours’ drive from Pokhara. As  We continue our walk through dense forests of rhododendron, streams, and waterfalls on the trail.  We reach Ghorepani and follow with an early morning hike to Poonhill on the next day. Poonhill is a famous vantage point popular for its sunrise view and the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Besides those, there are many other mountains including Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m), Lamjung Himal (6983m), and a few others in the Nilgiri ranges.

We trek to Tadapani where we stay for the night. Passing through dense forests, We reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a beautiful  village, which offers a surreal take into the culture, traditions, and lifestyle of the Gurung people. From here, we trek back down to Nayapul and to Pokhara. We explore the beautiful city of Pokhara. For those willing to take part in this trek or any other treks, then choose us at Ace Vision Nepal. We have seasoned staffs and personnel who will ensure that you have a safe and memorable journey. We also have a number of other trip packages across Nepal which is available at reasonable rates. Remember us for your outdoor activities in Nepal,we are customize your Trip in Nepal.

 

  • Marvelous views of mountains like Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna I (8091m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m) from Poonhill
  • Explore Gurung heritage and experience their hospitality
  • Wild rhododendron forests with many varieties of flora along the trekking trail
  • Trek through the Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Small villages Birethati, Hile, Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani,Ghandruk
  • Waterfalls, Rice Terrace
  • Short  but Excellent Panoramic view
  • Famous trekking trial

 

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu | Welcome Dinner |

You will enter Nepal along with the views of the Himalayas. You will land at the Tribhuwan International Airport where our representative will welcome you. Exiting the airport, you will drive all the way to your hotel. You can head out to explore the attractions in the valley or choose to rest. In the evening, you will participate in a welcome dinner hosted by the Ace Vision Treks & Tours (P) LTD. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Kathmandu Sightseeing

We start our day with an early morning tour to Swayambhunath. The Buddhist heritage sits in the northwestern corner of the valley and offers a brilliant depiction of Buddhist influence in Kathmandu. Next, we head to the Kathmandu Durbar Square and observe the majesty of Nepali art and architecture. The tour then heads to Pashupatinath and concludes with a tour to Boudanath. All of these destinations are UNESCO world heritage sites and capture the heart and soul of the valley.

Day 3
Drive/Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara | 820m |

Today, we drive early morning from Kathmandu to Pokhara along the Mugling- Narayanghat Highway. We can watch the beautiful paddy fields and Trishuli River as we pass through Mugling and follow the road to Pokhara via Dumre. We stop for tea and lunch breaks on the way. After reaching Pokhara, we take a short walk around Phewa Lake and enjoy boating till evening.

Day 4
Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul | 2hrs | Trek to Ulleri | 2210m | 4-5 hrs |

The next day, we drive to Nayapul which is the starting point of many treks in the Annapurna region. The drive is comfortable and passes a number of settlements on the way. The trek starts from an uphill climb gradually moving upwards. We pass many suspension bridges, waterfalls, forests, and villages before reaching Ulleri. Overnight in Ulleri.

Day 5
Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani | 2920m | 4-5 Hrs

On this day, we start our walk early after breakfast. We walk mostly through rhododendron forest with many different varieties of rhododendrons. The sound of the stream flowing by the side of the trail with trees more than a hundred years old, add great values to the forest. Ghorepani is Gurung village with many guest-houses and lies just below the Poon hill. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Day 6
Hike to Poon Hill | 3210m | for sunrise |1 Hr.| and trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani | 2630m | 5-6 Hrs |

An early morning hike to the hilltop of Poonhill will take us to the view tower at the top. At the altitude of 3210 m, Poonhill offers spectacular mountain views. From Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges along with Machhapuchhre (6997m), Lamjung Himal (6983m), Gangapurna (7454m), Himchuli (6441m) and many more. When the sun hits the first beam of light on top of the mountains, the sight is pure bliss. From Poonhill, we trek back down, have our breakfast, and continue our trek to Tadapani. Passing through lusty forests and constantly walking up and down we reach Tadapani. Overnight in Tadapani.

Day 7
Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk 3-4 Hr

The trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk is an easy one. Covering the distance of 6.5kms, this part of the trail is common in many other treks around Annapurna. We descend through dense forests but the view is uninterrupted. Gurung villages on the front and roaring Himalayas on the back make a great picture. After passing Bhaisi Kharka we reach to the point called Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a popular picturesque and pristine village in the lap of Himalayas. Overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 8
Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara |820m | 2 Hrs

The walk today from Ghandruk to Birethanti is about 5 hrs. Descending all the way through villages like Kimche and Syaule Bazaar. We walk over flatlands mostly from here and continue south towards Nayapul. From Nayapul, we drive to Pokhara. Enjoy the nightlife of Pokhara at the bars, pubs, and restaurants of all kinds.

Day 9
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

We wave our goodbyes to the beautiful city of Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu early in the morning. Enjoying the views of forests, villages, hills, and rivers we head back through the Mugling- Naubise road to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, we can enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city.

Day 10
Departure from Kathmandu

As your exciting trip in Nepal comes to end, you can feel free to shop for gifts and souvenirs. According to your departure flight, you can also explore the city. Later, Ace vision Nepal representative will take you back to the airport for your scheduled flight to the next destination.

THE PRICE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation : Basic tea house accommodation during the trek.Deluxe accommodation for 2 nights in Kathmandu,and 2 nights in Pokhara in Tourist Hotels on twin/king basis with breakfast included.
  • Food : Three meals a day(Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner) During trek,&Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Transportation : Kathmandu-Pokhara-kathmandu by tourist bus,Private vehicle from pokhara to Nayapul to Pokhara(during return).Airport transfer by private vehicle.
  • Documents : Trekking permit of Annapurna Conservation Area Project(ACAP) and Trekkers’ Information Management System(TIMS) card
  • Human Resourse : A professional & experience English Speaking Guide & one porter(20/22kg) per two trekkers.All expenses(wages,accommodation,meals,transportation,insurance) of the Guide & Porters are covered.
  • tax/Service Charge : we assure you of no hidden charges later in the day.fees,service charges,& taxes are fixed.

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Beverages or foodbought at will.
  • Personal expenses(battery-charging fees,Hot
  • shower,Photography,Wifi,Laundry,Phone calls etc).
  • Tips to Guides and porters.
  • Travel insurance and Nepal visa fee.
  • All expenses not mentioned in inclusions.

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Price From USD 690 USD $ 590/person
590
Total $ 590 USD

Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • Min 2
  • 3210m.
  • 10 Days
  • Moderate
  • 24*8
  • Three meals a day(Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner) During trek, & Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Basic tea house accommodation during the trek. Deluxe accommodation for 3 nights in Kathmandu, and 3 nights in Pokhara in Tourist Hotels on twin/king basis

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