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The Most Beautiful Mountain Ranges in the World.

Tour Facts

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: Poon hill Viewpoint (3210m)
  • Best Time: Autumn & Spring
  • Region: Annapurna Region
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Activity: Trekking
  • Group Size: 1 to 16

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Overview

One of the most well-known and convenient treks is the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek. Most visitors to Nepal choose this fast and pleasant trip to gain new experiences. The majority of visitors come because the journey offers spectacular mountain vistas. In addition at the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, visitors can learn about Gurung and Magar culture by immersing in their unique customs and way of life.

Visitors can see numerous notable Nepalese mountain views while on the trip, including Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Annapurna south (7119 m), fishtail (6993 m), Nilgiri south, Singa, Annapurna (8091 m), and many others. Walking along the trail from the first day of your adventure until you reach your destination makes you happier.

Your travel will be pleasurable thanks to the Rhododendron forest, the national flower of Nepal. The travel duration is amazing because of the variety of wildlife and rare plant species. In addition, tourists are forced to touch and drink water to relive their challenging journey by a natural waterfall and milky-looking river.

Travelers won’t find any transportation options once they arrive at Ulleri. To get from one place to another, they should utilize their feet. The journey will be challenging and encourage travelers to learn something new. You may experience foot pain and hunger while moving with your feet. Additionally, altitude sickness and issues can affect some visitors.

It’s a rare situation where you suffer from foot swelling. The Nepalese proverb reads, “There is a path where there is a strong will.” Similar to this, travelers with tremendous determination can achieve their aims.

After finally arriving at a vantage point on Poon Hill (3210m), tourists can explore the dawn and forget the discomfort they experienced while traveling. Instead, travelers will be delighted by the heavenly sunrise view over the Himalayas. 

Best time to go on The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) are the best times of year for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. This time of the year is bright and pleasant, with breathtaking scenery.

The benefits and drawbacks of trekking in Nepal in the spring are the same as any other springtime activity: lovely blooming flowers, good weather, and the possibility of an early-morning chill.

In Nepal, autumn is the ideal time for hiking and trekking. After the monsoon season has ended, you can almost always expect sunshine and clear sky all day, notwithstanding the possibility of a few chilly afternoons.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Highlights

  • Scenic drive along the winding roads to Pokhara.
  • Enthralling sunrise view over the Himalayas from Poon hill.
  • Astonishing views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Manaslu (8016m), Annapurna I (8091m), and other mountains
  • Come across several villages like Birethanti, Bajghera, Bhuka Deurali, Ulleri, Ghorepani, etc.
  • Explore natural waterfalls and stone-paved roads.
  • Discover the local traditions of Gurung and Magar society.
  • Easy and short trek in the Annapurna region.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be warmly greeted and picked up by our representative. They will drive you to your hotel in Kathmandu, where you can relax and rest after your journey.

Day 2Half-Day Tours and Pre-departure Meeting

After breakfast, you will embark on a half-day tour of Kathmandu, visiting some of its famous cultural and historical sites. In the afternoon, there will be a pre-departure meeting where you will receive important information about the trek and have the opportunity to ask any questions.

Day 3Kathmandu to Pokhara, Drive to Hile, and Trek to Ulleri (3 hours trek)

In the morning, you will take a short 20-minute flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. From Pokhara, you will take on a scenic 3-hour drive to Hile. Once there, you will begin your trek to Ulleri at an altitude of 1940m, which will take approximately 3 hours. Along the way, you will witness beautiful landscapes and charming villages.

Day 4Ulleri to Ghorepani Deurali (4-5 hours trek)

Today’s trek takes you from Ulleri to Ghorepani Deurali at an altitude of 2850m. The trail will lead you through lush forests, charming villages, and terraced fields. It is a moderate trek that will take approximately 4-5 hours. Upon reaching Ghorepani Deurali, you will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

Day 5Ghorepani Deurali to Poon Hill and Trek to Tadapani (7 hours trek including hiking)

Early in the morning, you will take on a hike to Poon Hill (3210m) to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. After capturing the mesmerizing views, you will return to Ghorepani Deurali for breakfast and then continue your trek to Tadapani at an altitude of 2610m. The trek will take approximately 7 hours, including hiking.

Day 6Tadapani to Ghandruk (3 hours trek) and Gurung Museum Visit

Today’s trek is relatively short, taking around 3 hours to reach the village of Ghandruk. This picturesque Gurung village offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Upon arrival, and you will visit the Gurung Museum, where you can learn about the local culture and even try on traditional Gurung attire.

Day 7Ghandruk to Syaule Trek and Transfer to Pokhara (2.2 hours drive)

Leaving Ghandruk behind, you will trek to Syaule, enjoying the scenic beauty along the way. From Syaule, you will take a private car for a 2.2-hour drive to Pokhara. Once in Pokhara, you can relax and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of the city.

Day 8Pokhara to Kathmandu, Airport Transfer

In the morning, you will take a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you up from the domestic airport and drive you to your hotel. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure, exploring the city or relaxing.

Day 9Departure

On the final day of your trek, our representative will drive you to the international airport for your departure. You will bid farewell to Nepal, taking with you beautiful memories of the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek.

Inclusion

Price Includes

  • Airport transfers (arrival and departure).
  • Transportation during the trek (flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, car/jeep from Pokhara to Hile, private car from Syaule to Pokhara).
  • Internal flights (Kathmandu to Pokhara and vice versa).
  • Accommodation: 3 nights in Kathmandu and 2 nights in Pokhara (bed and breakfast).
  • Pre-departure meetings and half-day tours.
  • Trekking permits and entry fees.
  • Experienced trekking guide.
  • Trekking itinerary.
  • Meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
  • Drinking water.
  • Tea house accommodation.
  • Porter service.
  • Visit to Gurung Museum and Gurung traditional dress.

Exclusion

Price Excludes

  • International flights.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Nepal visa.
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (lunch and dinner).
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Additional activities.
  • Extra accommodation.
  • Expenses due to unforeseen circumstances.

Equipment List

  • 1 pair strong mountain /hiking boots
  • 1 Sleeping bag(comfortable to 10C)
  • 1 Medium/Large rucksack/backpack
  • 1 Down Jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 Light water & windproof jacket
  • 1 Pair waterproof gaiters/ overtrouser
  • 1 or 2 1-litre water bottles.
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 Torch/Flashlight and spare bastteries
  • 2 Long sleeve cotton shirts
  • 1 Medium sized towel
  • 1 Washing kit:Inlude personal toiletries,Talcum power
  • Moleskin for blisters
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 Pair sports shoes/sandals
  • 2 Pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 Sweatshirt/light sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 Small day pack
  • 2 Pairs light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 cotton Headscarf/bandanna
  • 1 Warm hat/Gloves(waterproof)
  • 1Sunglasses and sunhat
  • 1 Money belt
  • Underwear(including thermals)
  • 3/4 Plastic bags for wrapping clothes
  • Water purification tablets/solution(Preferably Iodine)
  • Sun-block(30-50 SPF)

FAQs

What kind of clothing should I wear?

You should bring long pants, a lightweight jacket, and proper shoes. In addition, we advise bringing a hiking boot for trekking. Bring a poncho or raincoat as well (just in case).

Do I need to bring any medications with me?

Make sure that your prescriptions are up-to-date, and bring any medications you may need in case they run out while you’re on your trip! Also, make sure your doctor has approved you for this trip before signing up. You’ll be responsible for all medical expenses incurred during your stay.

Who should take this trek?

This is a good trek for anyone who wants to enjoy nature at its best. It is also suitable for people who want to relax and chill out after their busy life schedule. The view from the top of the hill is breathtaking and will leave you speechless!

What kind of civilization do I observe on the journey to Poon Hill?

Every type of person will be present on the journey to Poon Hill. In addition to this, you usually encounter Magar and Gurung society. You also learn the Gurung and Magar people’s native traditions and culture.

How tough is the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?

The steep terrain and average amenities of the Ghorepani Poon Hill trip are what give it a moderate difficulty rating. However, this trek requires ordinary fitness and a strong enthusiasm for the highlands.

Are there any visa requirements for trekkers?

Visitors and trekkers to Nepal must apply for a visa at the Tribhuvan International Airport or the Nepali embassy in their nation of residence. Most visitors will pick up permission right away at the Kathmandu Airport. Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least six months after your arrival in Nepal, which starts the day you enter the nation. Additional passport-size pictures of you must be provided.

What are the essential trekking permits for this trek?

Both the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and the Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) are required. We manage your permits for trekking. Bring four passport-style photos at a minimum for your trekking permit!