Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Price: $630

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek / Ghandruk trek is one of the most popular trek in Annapurna region especially for those who have about a week for holiday. This is one of the shortest treks for short holiday travelers. After two days of travel in this trek, you get to experience the mesmerizing high Himalayan panorama which includes Mt. Dhaulagiri 6th highest (8167m.) and Annapurna first, 8th highest (8091m.) on the planet including many snow capped white peaks. Poon hill is the best view point for sunrise / sunset too.

Day 1
Kathmandu to Pokhara: There are two options to reach Pokhara, either drive about 7 hours (200km.) by tourist coach or half an hour flight (flight cost extra). 3 stars category hotel will be provided.
Day 2
Pokhara to Tikhedhunga: (1577m) approx a hour and half drive by car to Birethanti and trek continues 5hrs /6Km to Tikhedhunga. Night stay at guest house.
Day 3
Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani: (2855m) trek about 6hrs /05Km. Enjoy waterfalls, flora-fauna many species of birds, animals, Rhododendron forest (Nepalese national flower) etc could be seen along the way. Night stay at the guest house.
Day 4
Ghorepani to Tadapani: (2657m) Early morning visit to Poon hill specifically for sunrise and stunning view of the Himalayas including 6th and 8th world highest mountain Dhaulagiri and Annapurna first. Back to lodge / breakfast and trek continue about 5 hrs / 9Km to Tadapani. Night stay at guest house.
Day 5
Tadapani to Ghandruk (1989m.): Trekking through the pleasant Rhododendron forest about 3 hours /4Km. Night stay at guest house.
Day 6
Ghandruk / Birethanti / Pokhara Trek about 5 hours /10.5 Km and drive about 1.5 hours by private car. Night stay in three stars categories hotel in Pokhara.
Day 7
Pokhara to Kathmandu: Either 7 hours drives by tourist coach or 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu. Flight cost is extra.
Starting Point Pokhara
Ending Point Pokhara
Longitude 83° 41′ – 83° 59′
Latitude 28° 14′ – 28° 37′
Altitude Range 820m – 3210 m
Difficulty Moderate
Trek Types Tea-house
Trekking Distance 34.5Km

Poon Hill trek will offer you a chance to learn about the culture of Gurung and Magar community. You will have a chance to observe their life style, culture and tradition. The Gurung’s and Magar’s are different ethnic groups of Nepal, and especially they live in western part of Nepal. This part of Nepal is known as a home of British Gurkha soldier too. Besides the rich cultural aspect of local people, you get to see beautiful flora-fauna, waterfalls, hot springs, many different species of birds, animals, bamboo and Rhododendron forest. The Rhododendron flower is the national flower of Nepal and its main blooming time between mid Feb. and mid May.

Pokhara is the gate way city to Ghorepani Poon Hill trek. The city itself is one of the beautiful and cleanest cities in Nepal. The close view of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna and Mardi Himalayan ranges could be seen from Pokhara. Fewa lakes, caves, Devi’s falls, Seti river gorge, temple, Monasteries and world peace Stupa are the main attractions for the tourists in Pokhara. The city is also popular for adventurous activities like Paragliding, Ultra flights, Bungy jump and Zip Flyer.

Trip cost for Ghorepani Poon Hill trek

Full board package: USD 730 each people
Standard package: USD 630 each people
Price based on two people, single supplement charge will be USD 55. Price also includes all necessary government taxes.

 

Click here to learn more about what’s included and excluded in the above mentioned price.