• 4 Days Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
  • 4 Days Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
  • 4 Days Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

4 Days Ghorepani Poonhill Trek


Many tourists visit Ghorepani-Poon Hill every year, as it is one of the short and easier trekking options in Nepal. The Poon Hill view point offers a perfect 360-view point of the Annapurna and Manaslu range. If you ascend to Poon hill before sunrise, you can catch the serene moment when the sun rises over the Annapurna. A cup o’coffee or a tea atop Poon hill over a sight is worth every effort put to reach the top of Poon Hill


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Description


About this activity

Duration 4 days
Maximum altitude 2860 m
Pick up point Your hotel
Drop off point Your hotel
Accomodations Teahouses
Meals As described in the itinerary

 


Highlights

  • Magnicifient views of Annapurna mountain range
  • Opportunity to visit ancient villages and experience the local culture

 


Itinerary

 

Day 1   Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul & Trek to Ghorepani 

After breakfast, you will be picked from your hotel in Pokhara and driven in a private vehicle (approx 1 hr 30 mins) drive to Nayapul. The road passes the Tibetan camp then continues to Hyamja at 1070m. In the morning, there is often a good view up the valley to Machhapuchhare (weather permitting). The road emerges into the broad Yamdi Khola valley at Suikhet .The road snakes its way into the Modi Khola valley, reaching Nayapul. From Naya Pul your drive will continue for another 30 minutes to reachTirkhedunga.The trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tikedungha, then drops at and crosses the Bhurungdi Khola itself on a large bridge at 1410m. The trail climbs very steeply on a stone staircase ; there are no tourist hotels from the bridge to Ulleri , just few teahouses, as you climb , the tops of Annapurna South ( 7273 m) and Himchuli ( 6441 m ) begin to emerge from behind the hills, The climb continues steeply to the large Magar village of Ulleri at 2070 m. There are hotels in the centre of village, and others above the village where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. The fields soon give way to deep forests as the trail climbs to Banthanti, a settlement of hotels in a forest clearing at 2250 m. Beyond Banthanti, there are magnificent oak and rhododendron forests. The trail crosses two sparkling clear streams, a small ridge and another stream before making a short, final climb to Nangathanti, a hotel complex in a forest clearing at 2460 m. Ghorepani is about an hour past Nangathanti, at 2775m. It is worth staying at the pass to see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I, Tukuche , Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Tarke Khang ( formerly known as  Glacier Dome). 

Meals : Lunch & Dinner


 

Day 02    Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani 

An early morning excursion to Poon Hill, about an hour’s climb, provides an even better, unobstructed view of the high Himalaya. The trails a ridge hides the mountains as makes a steep, sometimes treacherous, descent on a narrow path alongside the stream, as the descent continues. The stream has some clear pools alongside the trail and finally becomes a series water-falls over a jumble of boulders. The steep descent becomes more gentle way to reaches Banthanti.. From Banthanti, the trail follow the stream down to a bridge where the trails start climbing, leaving the moist high mountain forests and entering a field of cane, making some ups and downs past to a vantage point "Tadapani (2540 meters) that offers a brief view of the mountains. Tadapani means "far water". The village water supply is a long distance; it takes porters more than half an hour to fetch a load of water. 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.


 

Day 03    Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk 

From Tadapani the trail descends through beautiful forests to Ghandruk, which is a stunning village of Gurung people, one of Nepal’s most famous ethnic groups, known for their distinctive dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is also home to many soldiers from the famous Gurkha regiments. From here we can have stunning views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Fishtail.Afternoon visit Gurung museums and hike around the old villages of Ghandruk.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


 

Day 04    Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (4 ½ hrs) and drive to Pokhara – Approx 1 hr 30 minutes drive. Walk till Kimche and drive all the way down hill through village and terraced fields to Syauli Bazaar. It takes approx: 1.5 hours. Countinue drive an hour and a half drive on to Pokhara, on the banks of Phewa Tal Lake. Nepal’s second largest town, Pokhara is more relaxed than Kathmandu and its beautiful lakeside setting, beneath the imposing shadow of the stunning Annapurna makes it the perfect ending for our trek, with only the foothills separating the town from the high mountain landscapes of the snow-capped Annapurna. 
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Includes

  • 3 night at local lodges at Ghorepani, Tadapani & Ghandruk on twin sharing basis
  • Transfer to Tirkhedunga
  • Pick up transfer from Kimche
  • Guide and porter charges
  • Insurance for trekking crew
  • Meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • TIMS & Annapurna conservation fee
  • All taxes

Excludes

  • Travel insurance and rescue charges
  • Mineral water and beverages, tips, telephone, batteries 
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses