Poon Hill Trek is also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, Ghorepani Poon Hill Ghandruk Trekking, Annapurna Foothill Trekking , Annapurna Panorama Trekking, is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Gurung and Poon Magar Peoples in Annapurna foothills Region. Invigorating through some rhododendron forests, Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture. However, Poon Hill Trek is obviously best known for the views from Poon Hill. Popularly known as the Photographer's Paradise, you can capture some of the best snaps of the impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, Annapurna IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others. The phenomenal sunrise from Poon Hill is just unmissable . A provocative glimpse of high mountains surrounding you can mesmerize anyone who's the part of this awesome trek.
In addition to that, Poon Hill Trekking will also let you witness terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields, and wonderful culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like Gurungs, and puns. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are two of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna Region. There's a unique pleasure of trekking in Annapurna foothills along with the charming settlements of ethnic communities of Nepal.
Accommodation:- Hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara / Mountain Lodge During Trek
Trek Grade:- Easy ( No need special fitness)
Best time to visit:- Mid August to early January Mid February to mid July
Local People/Culture: Gurung/ Poon Magar
Elevation up to:- 3210m/Poonhill
Trip start:-Kathmandu ( Tribhuvan international Airport) - Poonhill Trekking start at Ulleri village
Trip end:- Kathmandu ( Tribhuvan international Airport) - Poonhill Trekking end at Ghandruk village
Group size:-Min 2 pax/Max 20 pax ( single person also acceptable for Poonhill Trekking Nepal)
Big group & Studenst group for Poonhill Trek also acceptable in best and discounted Trip cost.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive/Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 6/7 hours
Day 03: Drive to Ulleri village and Trek to Banthanti Village 3 hour drive and 1 hrs. walk
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani walking 4 hrs.
Day 05: Hike Poon hill (3210mt), and trek to Tadapani walking 6/7 hrs.
Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk Village walking 4 hours and drive to Pokhara 3 hours driving
Day 07 :Drive /fly back to Kathmandu
Day 08: Departure (Option: Kathmandu Tour before go to airport)
(Note: you are able to customize the Poonhill -Ghorepani- Ghandruk Trek in your own Idea)
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
On the first day of the itinerary, you will be received at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu by our representatives and then be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu. You will have a welcome dinner at the traditional Nepalese restaurant and see a Nepalese cultural program.
Day 02: Trip briefing class and Trek preparing day
This day you will be briefed about the trip itinerary at the hotel. After you have option for sightseeing around Kathmandu which is the city of temples and the world heritage sites.
Day 03: Drive/Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 6/7 hours
On the 3rd day, you will drive to Pokhara (around 200km) by means of Prithivi Highway. The bus will leave at 7 AM in the dawn. It will take about 6 hours of drive in the midst of striking scenery all along the way. You can also take a 30 min flight to Pokhara . In the remaining time you can explore the Pokhara city and Lakeside.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Urleri village
After breakfast in the morning on the third day, you will then be driven to Naya Pul (42km) via car/taxi. An hour of walk from Naya Pul will take you to Birethanti, a small and vibrant town nearby Pokhara. Trekking formally starts from here as you will walk for a four hours along the beautiful trail with bamboo forests and water springs on the way to tikhedunga . after that ascend around 1000 meters as the trail normally grows rising. You will come across a lot of small rivulets and river springs. In the middle, you will arrive at a traditional Magar village of Ulleri, which is situated at around 2080 meter for overnight
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani walking 5 hrs
Three hours of a hike from Ulleri grabs you to Nangethanti though , where you will take your lunch. Again walking further hours of a trek from Nangethanti, you will reach to Ghorepani, where you will stay. From Ghorepani, you can outlook incredible views of Dhaulagiri I, Tukuche, and an extra adjoining Himalayas. You can still enjoy the sunrise view from Ghorepani. Overnight stay at a guest house.
Day 06: Hike Poon hill (3210mt), and trek to Tadapani walking 6/7 hrs.
You will wake up early in the morning to start the next trip which provides the best clear views and sun rising over the Himalayas. You can enjoy lots of White Mountains from Poon Hill. After sun rising, you will return to get away and here you will take your day meal. Ghorepani means “horse water” and is certainly a welcome water to stop for the groups of equine, high heel mules and equine that carries abundance between Pokhara and Jomsom. From Ghorepani, the up wards lead us to Durali for another breathtaking views of Annapurna Himalayas Rang & our journey start to get down to down. After crossing a small river again, we will climb another 30 minutes where beautiful Tadapani village will welcome us. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 07: Tadapani to Ghandruk Village walking 4 hours
short Hiking to Ghandruk Takes 4 hours from Tadapani, the trail abruptly today passing through the forests where you can find monkeys and different birds. Ghandruk is the second largest Gurung village in Nepal where you can explore the maze-like streets of this thriving Gurung settlement. In addition, you can have a good view of the mountains like Annapurna South and Fishtail. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 08: Back to Pokhara
On the 8th day you will trek to Pokhara from Ghandruk after taking breakfast. On the way, you come across Seuli Bazzar and the Modi River. At Birethanti, you will have your lunch in a small vibrant town nearby Pokhara. Birethanti is quite popular for fish delicacy. The trek then continues towards Nayapul before being driven back to Pokhara. Overnight stay at a hotel
Day 09 :Back to Kathmandu
On the 9th day you will drive/fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.you will have farewell dinner with nepelese family of you can join in others tour from Pokhara
Day 10: Departure
you will return to your own hometown from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu from the hotel.
• All transportation.
• Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
• There Meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with cup of tea during the trek.
• Tea house accommodation during the trek.
• Gov. Licensed experienced helpful and friendly guide and porters.
• Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
• First aid medical kit (with the guide).
• Permits and TIMS fee for.
• Welcome and Farewell dinner.
• Government taxes & office service charge.
• International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
• Nepal entry visa.
• Lunch and evening meals in cities, except the trek
• Travel and rescue insurance.
• Personal expenses
the Equipments for Ghorepani Poonhill Ghandruk Trekking Nepal
•Footwear: - Hiking boots ,Hiking shoes ,Sandals ,Woolen socks, Light socks.
•Outwear: - Warm jacket.
•Clothing: - Hats , Gloves , Hiking pants, ,Long underwear tops, Underwear, Tee and Tank , Long underwear bottoms.
•Gears:-Day backpack, Duffle bag XL, Small lock, Sack /Plastic bags, Trekking Poles, Sleeping bags, Trekking Towels.
•Accessories:-Cameras, batteries &memory card, Sunglasses, Head lamp, Binoculars, Tablet computer.
•Personal & Medicals:- Water bottle/Water purification tablets, Pain reliever ,Sun block and lip balm, Personal first aid kit, Band-Aids, Baby wipes, Hand wipes, Snacks and goodies, Plastic zip lock bags.
|Duration: 8 Days|
|Average price: US$ 500 only *per person|