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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is one of the exemplary trekking destinations in Annapurna region of Nepal that contributes the best perceptions of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. It is also known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking. The spectacular mountains, beautiful ethnic villages and many other factors explains the popularity of Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking. Low but favorable elevation of Poon Hill from where you will observe the awesome sunrise and sunsets over the Himalayas in 3000m is the most significant of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking.

Ghorepani Poon hill trekking is one of the most attractive short and easy trekking in Nepal which will take you through the beautiful ethnic village of Annapurna region. This trekking route is considered as simple trekking route because we don’t have to go through hardships that generally trekkers come across during the high altitude trekking. This place is rich of hidden treasure of Nepalese culture and tradition. The trekking route starts form Pokhara, an extremely beautiful city on the west of Kathmandu. During the trek the track passes through Gurung and Magar’s charming village where you can explore dense rhododendron, Oak forest full of birds, deep terrain valleys and green hills, beautiful mountain river stream, musk deer and highland butterflies. The glimpse of Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail and Dhaulagiri is breathtaking. It adds beauty to the nature. During the trekking you will mesmerizes by the warm hospitality of local people.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking will let you feel the Himalayan view and also provide you the opportunities to get close to the local culture. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is famous as “Photographer’s Paradise”, so you can capture the best snaps of impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges here. Rewarding treks that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature in Ghorepani poon hill trekking.

Trekking Itinerary :

Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu airport

Day 02 – Full day sightseen in Kathmandu at world heritage site

Day 03 – Kathmandu to Pokhara by Regular Tourist Bus

Day 04 – Pokhara to Tikhedhunga via Nayapul

Day 05 – Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

Day 06 – Ghorepani to Ghandruk via Poonhill view point

Day 07 – Ghandruk to Pokhara via Nayapul

Day 08 – Pokhara to Kathmandu by Regular Tourist Bus

Day 09 – Final departure from Kathmandu

Itinerary Detail

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport transfer to hotel
On the very first day you will arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu where you will be received by the representative staffs from The Nepal Trekking Company. Then, you will be transferred into the hotel in private vehicles. Taking some rest you will get to know the detail itineraries. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and application for permits
On the following day we will wake up early as we have to set out for sightseeing and together with sightseeing we have to take trekking permits and carry out trek preparation as we are heading towards restricted areas. As a part of sightseeing we will cover Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple and other places seeing the time. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara
On the following day you will set out from Kathmandu to Pokhara  driving for 6/7 hours, seeing your convenience. Arriving in Pokhara you will check into hotel and then after freshen up you can set out in the evening to explore Pokhara, the city of Lakes. Stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Tikhedhunga
On the following day you will wake up and set out to drive Nayapul within an hour. Within 20 minutes you will again begin the trek to Birethati. Birethati is known as an affluent town at the side of Modi Khola. For another time moving into Hille the trek to Tikhedhunga is accomplish after taking 3 to 4 hours of walk. Stay overnight to Tikhedhunga. Stay overnight to Tikhedhunga.

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani
Spending a night in Tikhedhunga today you will move to trek Ghorepani (2,780m), taking 5 hours. Ghorepani is an amazing destination from where you can have pleasant view of Annapurna range along with remarkable sceneries. Many visitors along with trekkers cannot stop themselves without praising Ghorepani. Stay overnight in Ghorepani.

Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk
On the following day you will go for the trek to Ghandruk after having breakfast. Taking the downward movement for 4 hours will take you to Gurung village which is huge and is the most amazing settlement of Gurung. From Ghandruk you will get to perceive exceptional outlook of Fishtail, Annapurna South and Himachuli. Stay overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 07: Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara
On the next morning you will head to Nayapul after you depart from Ghandruk.you will inward to Pokhara, taking a taxi another two hours. Being in Pokhara means you have lots of places to cover including religious temple, mysterious cave like Mahendra cave, Davis fall. Apart from that you can too go for boating, cycling and visiting local shops. How could you miss the Thakali khana when you are in Pokhara. Stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu
On the following day you will wake up early  taking breakfast then you will drive to Tourist Bus station and  will drive  to Kathmandu. Then, you will be transferred into the hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 09: Departure!!!!
On the last day of departure you will have breakfast and then check out from the hotel. Our representative staff will transfer you to the airport. From TIA, Kathmandu you will return your home town or towards next destination.

Include / Exclude

 

Services Include:

  • International airport pick up and drop service by car/hiace/bus.
  • 3 Nights Tourist Standards hotel in Kathmandu with daily Breakfast.
  • Kathmandu city sightseen with tour guide and car. Monkey temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and patan Durbar Square.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu by regular tourist bus.
  • 2 Nights Tourist Standards hotel in Pokhara with daily breakfast.
  • Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to Pokhara by car.
  • Local transport as per itinerary.
  • Annapurna Conversation Area Permit (ACAPS) trekking permits.
  • Trekkers Informations Management System (TIMS) cards.
  • Mountain twin share accomodiations.
  • Your standards meals during a trek, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with cups of Tea/coffee.
  • 1 Government licence holder, experienced, English speaking and very friendly trekking guide, payed his salary, meals and accomodiations.
  • 1 Porter to carry your backpack, payed his salary, meals and accomodiations.(note : 2 guests get 1 porter, single trekkers can not get a porter).
  • Government taxes.
  • Company service charge.
  • Company t-shirt.
  • Trekking map.
  • Nepali sim cards, if needed.
  • Farewell dinner at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural show.
  • Frist aid kits.

 

Service Excludes:

  • Nepal Vissa fees, which you can issue after your arrival in Kathmandu airport.
  • Entrance fees at Unesco World Heritage site, it cost about $25 USd per person.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Meals in the city, Kathmandu, pokhara and highway.
  • Tips for guide and porters. It is expected.

 

Equipment List

 

Trekking boot

Thick socks (4 pairs)
Light socks (3 pairs)
Camp shoes
Sleeping bag
Down jacket
Daypack /Backpack
Water bottle
Sun cream and moisturizer
Flashlight/Torch light with spare bulbs, batteries, lip salve, gaiters.
Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers (1)
Fleece jacket or pullover (1)
Warm cotton trousers (2 pairs)
Shirts and T-shirts (4 pieces)
Lightweight cotton long pants (3 pairs)
Thermal set (1 Pair)
Shorts (2 pieces)
Sun hat, woolen scarf (1)
Woolen hat (1)
Sunglasses (1)
Lightweight gloves (1)
Rain coat (1) – in rainy seasons
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof (1)
Toiletries

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Trip Facts

  • ActivityTrekking
  • Trip Cost$700 USD p/p
  • Trip Length09 Days
  • Difficultyeasy
  • Trip Grade
  • Start - EndKathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Highest Altitude3210 m
  • Seasonjanuary to december

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