Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

Trip Highlights

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:10 Days
  • Trip Grade:Moderate

Trip Highlights

  • One of the best hill trekking for nature lovers
  • Walk through terraced fields, rhododendron forests and waterfalls
  • Enjoy a tantalizing glimpse of the Annapurna mountain range
  • Poon hill,a view point, to see the spectacular mountain scenery
  • At dawn enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain scape from Poonhill
  • Walk through indegenous villages inhabited by the Gurung & Magar communities

Tour Overview

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is popular for being short and easy treks in the Annapurna foothills. Trekking to Ghorepani Poonhill offers the breathtaking mountain scenery and visit the beautiful ethnic villages dominated by Gurung communities along the way. Nepal Trekking Association grade this trek as easy ones. Although, you have to walk and climb uphill through the rhododendron and bamboo forests until you reach Ghorepani at 2860 m.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is suitable for those who are looking for a few days to spend holidays being close to nature, without involving in serious ascents. There is no risk of altitude sickness during the trekking. You walk mostly through the woods before you reach Ghorepani. After reaching Ghorepani, you will check-in lodge and stay overnight. Hiking early in the dawn to Poonhill to view the spectacular sight of sunrise over Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massif.

Every spring you find the forests in full bloom with rhododendrons at the backdrop of panoramic high mountains all around. You will return to Phedi via Ghandruk and catch transport to Pokhara. This trekking is possible throughout the year except for the monsoon season (July to August). The best season for Ghorepani Poonhill trek is March to May and Sept to Dec. The trekking trails are full of teahouse (lodge) accommodation and food facilities. Thus, we recommend this trek to those who are looking for a short and easy trek. For every lover of nature, Ghorepani Poonhill trek would be a lifetime experience.

You can also have Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Mardi Himal Trek and Poonhill trek for more adventure.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing & trek preparation day

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara & transfer to hotel

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1050m) & trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m)

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2675 m, 6hrs).

Day 06: Excursion Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m.) for sunrise view & Tadapani (2675m, 6hrs)

Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk (1950m, 6hrs).

Day 08: Trek to Nayapul & drive to Pokhara

Day 09: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

Day 10: Transfer to airport for final departure

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