Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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Duration

6 Days

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

5-10 people people

Languages

English

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a popular and relatively short trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Spanning over a few days, this trek offers stunning views, cultural experiences, and a glimpse into the majestic Himalayas.

The trek begins from Nayapul and takes you through charming villages, terraced fields, and lush rhododendron forests. The highlight of the trek is reaching Poon Hill, a vantage point renowned for its breathtaking sunrise view over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. The panoramic vista of snow-capped peaks and golden sun rays painting the mountains is a sight to behold.

Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara - Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus or flight.

Day 2: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1,540m/5,052ft) - Drive to Nayapul and start trekking to Tikhedhunga (approximately 4-5 hours).

Day 3: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,860m/9,383ft) - Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (approximately 6-7 hours).

Day 4: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,210m/10,531ft) to Tadapani (2,630m/8,628ft) - Early morning hike to Poon Hill for sunrise views, then trek to Tadapani (approximately 6-7 hours). Day 5: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,364ft) - Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (approximately 3-4 hours).

Day 6: Ghandruk to Nayapul (1,070m/3,510ft) and back to Pokhara - Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara (approximately 4-5 hours).

  • Trekking permits and necessary permit fees (Annapurna Conservation Area entry fee and TIMS card).
  • Accommodation during the trek (teahouse lodges along the trail).
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Internal transportation.
  • English-speaking trekking guide and necessary support staff.
  • Porter service (usually one porter for two trekkers) to carry your main luggage.
  • Airport transfers in Kathmandu.
  • Basic first aid kit.

6 Days

English

Activity's Location

What is the highest altitude reached during the trek?
The highest altitude reached during the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is approximately 3,210 meters (10,531 feet) at Poon Hill. This vantage point offers stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.
Is previous trekking experience required for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?
No, previous trekking experience is not necessary for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. It is a moderate trek suitable for beginners and individuals with a reasonable level of fitness. However, regular exercise and some hiking practice before the trek are recommended.
What is the best time to undertake the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?
The best time to do the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer stable weather, clear skies, and favorable trekking conditions with moderate temperatures. The views of the mountains and rhododendron forests are particularly stunning during the spring season.

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