Trip Name:  

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Grade:

 Easy

Duration: 

5 Days

Altitude: 

3210

Activities: 

Trekking and Hiking

Accommodation: 

Hotel/Local Lodges

Transport: 

Private Vehicle/Tourist Buses

Best Season:

Autumn and Spring

Fascinating Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a best fit for the beginners in the trekking.Get the best sunrise view at Annapurna range. Explore the local villages of Annapurna and experience the best local foods of the local villages of Nepal .

The shortest yet one of the greatest trekking routes in Annapurna. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is five days trekking from Pokhara valley. Suitable for all kinds of travelers, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek offers to explore the cultural and natural wonders of Annapurna.

Poon Hill, probably the best sunrise view point of Annapurna, Ghandruk the wonderful village in the lap of Himalayas are the major attractions of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport- a Visit Heaven Trek representative will be there for your warm welcome to the Himalayan Kingdom. And will help you to transfer to your hotel. The evening will be for a welcome dinner with Visit Heaven Trek team. O/N.

Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing

Today, is a day for guided full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. The sightseeing program is focused on introducing some highlights of UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu such as Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath ,also known as “Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath –temple of Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath; a Buddhist place. After sightseeing evening will be for trek briefing and preparation of things per need.

Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara(820m.)

Early morning we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara following Trishuli River (200 Km.) which takes 6 hours approx. Pokhara is the starting and ending point of our trekking where we can find many shops, pubs, bars, and restaurant nearby the famous lakes. We will stay overnight in Pokhara.(O/N).

Day 4 : Trek to Ulleri(1,960m.)

The first day of our trekking, after breakfast a short introduction program with crew will hold, after then we drive to Nayapul (1,070m.). It takes 1 ½ hours to reach Nayapul from where we begin our walking. As we have set Ulleri the destination today we take gentle walk passing through several villages to Ulleri. After 6 hours approx. walk we will reach to a beautiful Gurung village-Ulleri. O/N

Day 5 : Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani(2,860m.)

Today, after breakfast we start our trek ascending through dense rhododendron forest to the wonderful village of hill- Ghorepani. It takes 3.5 hours approx. to reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani means a traditional stopping place for horses, mules and ponies which carries the loads from and to Pokhara and Jomsom. It is a popular destination among tourists because of viewpoint Poon Hill (3,210m. (O/N).

Day 6 : Ghorepani-Poon Hill- Ghandruk(1,940m.)

Before breakfast, head towards to Poon Hill- the sunrise viewpoint which offers a panoramic view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Bahara Sikhar, Annapurna South and entire Annapurna Range. After then we take breakfast we will begin our walk to Ghandruk. 7 ½ hours approx. the trek will take us to a beautiful ethnic Gurung village Ghandruk with passing through the jungle.(O/N).

Day 7 : Ghandruk to Pokhara(820m.)

Final day of our trekking. After breakfast, we start our walk to Nayapul through Modi Khola valley. 4 hours walk will take us to Nayapul; from there we take our bus and will drive to Pokhara. O/N.

Day 8 : Drive to Kathmandu (1,334m.)

Day to say goodbye Pokhara. We take our bus and drive back to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, your guide will help you to get to your hotel. The evening will for a farewell dinner with Visit Heaven Team. O/N.

 

Day 9 : Fly back home

Collecting all wonderful memories in Nepal, today is the day to fly back home. A Visit Heaven Trek representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport. See you soon in Nepal. NAMASTE.

Cost Includes

Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle
3 Nights hotel in Kathmandu at 3-star category hotel with breakfast in twin sharing basis
Kathmandu valley sightseeing (Private vehicle and tour guide)
Transportation (Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu) by tourist bus
2 Nights hotel in Pokhara at 3-star category hotel with breakfast in twin sharing basis
Transportation (Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to Pokhara) by a private vehicle
ACAP (Annapurna Conversation Area Permit) and TIMS Cards
An experience English speaking guide and his all expenses including insurance
Porter (1 porter for 2 category and carries 15kgs to 20kgs) and their all expenses including insurance
8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners (Full board basis during the trekking).
Trekking route map
Complimentary sleeping bags and down jackets
First aid kit
All the government taxes and service charges

Cost Excludes

International airfare
Travel insurance
Nepal visa fees
Lunch and dinner in Pokhara and Kathmandu
Extra nights hotel in Pokhara and Kathmandu in case of early arrival due to any unforeseen circumstances
Entrance fees during Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
Personal expenses (WIFI, Hot water, hot shower, bar bills etc)
Tipping for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
Anything does not mention in the inclusion list

Equipment

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots/ sports shoes
    1 medium rucksack/backpack
    1 small day pack
    1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
    1 inner sleeping sheet
    1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
    1 fleece/warm sweater
    1 water and windproof jacket
    2 pair lightweight trousers
    1 pair shorts
    2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
    2 T-shirts /1 medium sized towel
    1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
    1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
    2 pairs light socks
    3 pairs heavy wool socks
    Underwear (including thermals)
    Cotton headscarf/bandana
    Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
    Sunglasses and Sunhat
    Money Belt
    Water purification tablets/solution
    Sun block Cream(30-50)
    Personal toiletries
    Moleskin for blister
    Toilet paper
    Bio degradable soap/shampoo
    Any personal medication
    3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)

Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, trekkers are requested to inquire before preparing equipment.

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