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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

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Package name Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking
Duration 9
Max. elevation 3210 m
Level EASY
Transportation <p>All ground transportation as per itinerary.</p>
Accomodation 2Nights hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara/4Nights teahouse and Lodge in the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking . 
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Pokhara-Tikhedhunga- Ghorepani-Poon Hill-Tadapani-Ghandrung
Cost USD 700 per person

Highlights

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is the shortest and easiest route to Poon hill which lies at the elevation of 3210m at the foot hills of the Annapurna massif in the Annapurna region. Poon hill lies just 400m above the Ghorepani and is perfect view point of the Annapurna region. This trekking is considered the best trip to view the magnificent views of the mountains of the Annapurna region. It offers the brilliant views of the giant peaks such as Annapurna, the holy mountain Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal etc. From Poon Hill you can view sun set and sun rise over the Himalayan range. The gorgeous landscapes, green vegetation, the rhododendron forest, different flora and fauna of the region provide you the lifetime memory. Along with the natural scenery, trekkers can also get opportunity to explore the lifestyle and culture of the different ethnic people like Gurung, Magar, Thakali. This trekking trip is best suited for those who have limited holiday time in Nepal but want to experience nature culture and a bit adventure all in combo style.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek begins with the scenic drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. From Nayapul you follow the river bank of Modi Khola. During the trek you pass through the rhododendron and bamboo forest, terraced green hills, river valleys and visit villages of different ethnic people like Gurungs, Thakalis and Magars. En route you can enjoy the view of the river gorges, high water falls, panoramic views, natural beauty, warm greetings and hospitality of the ethnic inhabitants etc which will be an unforgettable memory in your life. Poon Hill Trek is a good opportunity for every lover of nature and to enjoy Himalayan experience without ascending high altitude. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek can be organized throughout the year.

On the way back you visit another beautiful village called Ghandruk. Here, you will experience Gurung ethnic culture, ethnic food and the lifestyle of the people. From this village you can have a glimpse of Annapurna South, Machhapurchhe and Himachuli mountains. At Annapurna Conservation Area office you will get information about the project's different activities. The trekking journey starts at Nayapul just north of Pokhara and ends at Nayapul.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival and transfer to Hotel

Arrival in Kathmandu TIA ( Tribhuvan International Airport) One of our Airport Representative  to Pick you up and transfer to the Hotel. Brief to you for the trip and rest and explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu and surrounding.

Day 2 : Drive to Pokhara (200 Km, 6 hours) Stay at Pokhara Hotel

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist bus (approximately 6-8 hours by bus, if you would like to go Pokhara by flight would be extra cost. Arrive Pokhara and check in to your hotel. Rest or explore beautiful lakeside city a gateway to the Annapurna region trek, and prepare for the trek.

Day 3 : Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (approximately 1.5 hours).

After your drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, your trek begin to Tikhedhunga. Trek to Tikhedhunga, passing through picturesque villages and lush forests, and terrace farming land. Overnight stay in Tikhedhunga.

Day 4 : Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. Ascend through rhododendron forests and stone stair (Steps). Reach Ghorepani, a charming village with stunning mountain views. Overnight stay at Ghorepani.

Day 5 : Ghorepani to Poon Hill, Trek to Tadapani

Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3,210m) to witness sunrise over the Himalayas. Enjoy panoramic views of mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and deep valley view, Return to Ghorepani for breakfast  and trek to Tadapani through rhododendron forests and small settlements like deurali and banthanti. Overnight stay in Tadapani Fishtail Lodge.

Day 6 : Tadapani to Ghandruk

Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk. Descend through forests and terraced fields. Ghandruk is a traditional Gurung village with stunning mountain vistas. Explore the village and interact with locals. Overnight stay in Ghandruk.

Day 7 : Ghandruk to Nayapul, Drive to Pokhara

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul. Descend through forests and villages to Nayapul along with Modi River bank and drive back to Pokhara. Relax and celebrate the completion of the trek in  Pokhara. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

Day 8 : Pokhara to Kathmandu

Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara by tourist bus, spend the day exploring Kathmandu or do some last-minute shopping. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 9 : Departure

Transfer to the airport for your onward journey or extend your stay in Nepal.


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