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Ghorepani-Poonhill Trekking 4 Days

Price Start
USD 400  Per Person
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Activity Level

Trekking ?

Group Size
1-10
Trip Code:
NLT-GTT-4
Accommodation:
Tea house/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3210m
Season:
February-May/September-December
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner And Accommodation.
Destination:
Nepal/Annapurna Region
Duration:
4 days
Grade:
Easy
Transportation:
Tourist Bus
Trip Attraction:

Suitable for families with young children Fantastic views of mountain ranges from the top of the hill Don’t forget to wake up early for the Poon Hill sunrise. I won’t forget it. Expectacular and refreshing landscapes, you might want to build a home here.

No of People Price
1-2 400 USD
3-4 370 USD
5-10 350 USD

Trip Highlights

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, otherwise called Annapurna Poonhill Trek is one of the finest short teahouse treks in the Annapurna area.

–  Suitable for families with young children

–  Fantastic views of a mountain range from the top of the hill

–  Don’t forget to wake up early for the Poon Hill sunrise. I won’t forget it.

–  With spectacular and refreshing landscapes, you might want to build a home here.

Poonhill Trek Itinerary & cost, or Annapurna Poonhill Trek, is one of the finest short teahouse treks in the Annapurna area. We take one of the well-trodden courses through the woodland and delightful Himalayan settlements of Ghandruk and Ghorepani. We trek further, enjoying the different ethnic cultures that inhabit the area. Because of the unbelievable altitudinal reach and the wonderful views of the Himalayas, Annapurna Poon Hill climbing is a naturalist’s heaven.

The surrounding views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Manaslu (8157m), and other mountains will stun you with their majestic presence.

As the sun touches the snow-topped summits of the Himalayan goliaths Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m), the mountains gradually start to show up right before our eyes. A spectacular tour that can delight everyone, this short and introductory trek is also suitable for families with youngsters.

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Stunningly beautiful, rich in culture, and time-friendly: the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is undoubtedly one of the best things to do in Nepal.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking specialties: –

  • Suitable for families with young children
  • Fantastic views of a mountain range from the top of the hill
  • Don’t forget to wake up early for the Poon Hill sunrise. I won’t forget it.
  • With spectacular and refreshing landscapes, you might want to build a home here.

Itinerary

On the first day of the trek, we will cover a 42km distance from Prithvi Chowk and cross beautiful Lumle village to Nayapul (1050m). Poonhill sunrise trek starts from Nayapul.
Following Madi River, we will walk past forests of blooming rhododendron and cross a small stream. We will cross Birethanti after about half an hour of the trek and arrive at Tikhedhunga.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,480m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

A steep trek for about 2 hours will take us to Ulleri (2070m). We will cross the Magar village of Banthanti from where we can get spectacular views of Machhapuchhre Mountain (6997m), Hiunchuli Mountain (6441m), and Annapurna South Mountain (7219m).
We will cross a small river and climb to Nangethanti. We will arrive at Ghorepani from where we can get soaring views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, and other mountains.

Accommodation:
Teahouse/ Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,874m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Poonhill is popular for the best sunrise view near Pokhara. We will rise very early and reach the base of Poonhill. About an hour of the climb will take us to Poonhill viewpoint. We can view the sunrise over Dhaulagiri Mountain (8167m), Annapurna I Mountain (8091m), Annapurna II Mountain (7937m), Annapurna III Mountain (7855m), Annapurna IV Mountain (7525m), Annapurna South Mountain (729m), Nilgiri Mountain (6940m), Tukuche Mountain (6920m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and other mountains.

In a nutshell, we will get to see a panoramic sunrise. We will return to our lodge in Ghorepani for breakfast and then take the descending trail to Tadapani village from where we can get views of Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Fishtail, and other mountains.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,630m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

An easy walk through a forest of oak, rhododendron, and other alpine flowers will take us to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a large Gurung village where we can get striking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, and other Mountains.

Homestay in Ghandruk is a pleasant experience. We will be welcomed by the locals with Khada and traditional dance will be performed in the evening in your honor.
From Ghandruk, we will lower down through the scenic route with views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and Gangapurna Mountains, by bus.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
823m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Price & Dates

Join one of the most awaited trips with a fixed departure and time. Seats are available for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking. Book Now Early booking 2023 and 2024. Also, see how many clients have already booked the trip.

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January 1, 2023
$ 400   $ 360 / Per Person
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February 1, 2023
$ 400   $ 360 / Per Person
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March 1, 2023
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What's Included

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Back to Kathmandu(In a tourist bus, flight is provided as an add-on service)
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • One licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide but you are also advised to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperworks

What's Not Included

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter

Did You Know?

~ Poonhill is famous for its view of sunrise over the Annapurna range.

~ Ghorepani-Poonhill can experience snowfall during December.

~ Ghorepani is located within the Annapurna Conservation Area.

Permits for Poon Hill trek.

Every foreign trekker, who wants to trek through this great trail of Poon Hill requires two types of permits. Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit and TIMS(Trekker’s Information Management System) Card. These two permits are essential if you want to trek in Nepal.

Moreover, these permits are easily accessible through Nepal Tourism Board. Or if you are trekking with an agency like Nepal Lion, we got you covered in the Permit part too.

How long is Poon Hill Trek?

Poon Hill trek is a comparatively short trek that is what most trekkers are used to. With just a circuit of about 45 kilometers. This trek takes you to the maximum elevation of about 3250m at Poon Hill. Throughout the trek, you get a spectacular view of deep valleys and tall mountains. For a beginner to feel what trekking in Nepal is really like. Hands down this may be the best trek ever.

How do I get to Ghorepani?

Not being accessible by vehicle, has helped the locals of Ghorepani preserve their culture and sites. Thus, this also comes with a slight advantage. The only way to reach Ghorepani is on foot. You take the trailhead at Nayapul on foot. Moreover, there are many routes one can take to reach Ghorepani. But ultimately in a time span of two days, you can get from Pokhara to Ghorepani.

How many steps is Poon Hill?

3000 stairs

The most challenging part of this trek got to be the stairs. A whopping amount of about 3000 stairs is no small feat. The trail is steep uphill for the most part of the day. This is the part where many lose their focus and give up. The best option we can give you is to start early in the morning to have a head start. If not taken a early step, the darkness might get you. And you wouldn’t want to get stranded in the middle of nowhere.

How to go to Poon Hill from Pokhara?

The start of the Poon Hill trek is known to be the Nayapul. You can reach there by catching a bus, r hiring a private jeep. Enjoying the scenic drive you get to Nayapul without any problem. You will be passing Tikhedhunga and continuing your trekking journey. Moreover, in Ghorepani, you get to experience a small beautiful settlement of the Gurung community. It is the last step before you reach Poon Hill.

Is Poon Hill Trek easy?

Many people judge the trek by the time it takes to complete the trek. Certainly, it really plays a great role. But isn’t just time. Looking at the Poon Hill trek, it just seems like another piece of cake. But this trek of Gorepani Poon Hill is graded as a moderate trek. The high steep terrains, high elevation, and lack of basic facilities make it more challenging than you expect. This trek demands at least average fitness with great dedication, as mental strength is equally essential.

 

Is Poon Hill worth it?

For those, who just got into trekking and want something to warm up with. Trek to Ghroepani Poon Hill is the best place. Moreover, this trek is one of the classic and popular destinations that Nepal has to offer. The beautiful trail and the panoramic view of the great Himalayan range will surely drive you crazy. Moreover, it is also a trail to Annapurna Base Camp.

The best bang for the buck, as this trek relatively comes in cheap. You can experience almost everything you get in those base camp Treks. Thus, must try a trek in Nepal.

What is Poon Hill famous for?

Poon Hill trek is famous for offering epic Himalayan views. The panoramic shot from Poon Hill(3210m) is what makes all of those hard work pay off. It is something totally different that how they define you. Once a wise man said “Experience and knowledge are two different things” and trekking this region you will know why. Moreover, Poon Hill is also a famous spot for magnificent sunrise views.

In addition, the Gurung communities you get to experience, the friendly locals, and the lush forest are what add up to make your trip more wholesome.

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