Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is a short and wonderful trekking destination in the Annapurna region of Nepal, located in the Western part of the country. There are several trekking itineraries in the popular Annapurna region of Nepal and Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the popular amongst them, making it an important component of Trekking in Nepal. Annapurna region remains crowded for almost whole round the year as many trekkers and adventure seekers come here and visit for Nepal trek while also enjoying the natural sightseeing in the popular Annapurna region. Annapurna Ghorepani Trekking with the ‘Nepal Glacier Treks’ is a 12-day trekking itinerary during the course of which the foreigners and the visiting tourists enjoy the beauty of Annapurna and also experience the adventures of Trekking in Nepal. Annapurna region is popular even outside the country and is a must-visit place in the world trekking area. Visit our Review page to read what our clients say about us and honest feedback. We offer this trekking reasonable cost with the best accommodation for all visitors.
The magnificent view of the snow-capped mountains and the Himalayas including the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Hiuchuli, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Langtang, among others, are the major highlights of the trekking as much as the opportunity to see and explore the settlement and the local villages of the region. Moreover, the trekkers will also have the chance to inquire about the way of life of the people living in the region. The trail of Ghorepani Poonhill also passes through thinly inhabited villages of Gurung and Magar community, providing more chances of looking at their indigenous culture and tradition. It is believed that the word Annapurna originated from the Sanskrit word meaning ‘goddess of the harvests’. Annapurna Ghorepani is a moderate trekking and the best season for the trekking is from September to December and also from March to May. However, the trekking can be performed all round the year in Ghorepani.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking begins with a scenic drive or flies from the Capital city of Kathmandu to the beautiful lake city of Pokhara. The maximum height the trekkers come across during the course of the trekking is around 3210 meters which are the height of the Poonhill- a popular view spot. Overall, the trekkers will have a wonderful time during Ghorepani Poonhill trekking as they will get close to nature and appreciate the beauty of nature in its most pure form. The warm behavior of the people living in the region is yet another highlight of the trekking.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to hotel
Day 02:Drive to Pokhara (820m) 6 hours
Day 03:Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m) 6 hours
Day 04:Trek to Ghorepani (2874m) 6- 7 hours
Day 05:Hike to Poonhill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2630m) 6 hours
Day 06:Trek to Ghandruk(1940m) 3 hours
Day 07:Trek to Pothana (1890m)
Day 08:Trek to Phedi (1140m) and drive to Pokhara 4 hours
Day 09:Drive back to Kathmandu 6 hours
Day 10:Final Departure
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to hotelYou will be welcomed by our representatives there at the Airport upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You will then be transferred to the Hotel where you will be briefed about the travel itinerary. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 02Drive to Pokhara (820m) 6 hoursOn the third day, you will drive to Pokhara (around 200km) via Prithvi Highway from Kathmandu and land at the Pokhara Airport. If you drive to Pokhara, you will have the chance to witness the natural beauty of the river and also the hills on the way. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m) 6 hoursAfter breakfast in the morning on the third day, you will take a drive to Naya Pul (42km) via car/taxi. Naya Pul is the starting point of the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. Thirty minutes of walk from Naya Pul will take Birethanti which is a small and vibrant town nearby Pokhara. Your walking then continues from Birethanti and passes along the villages and the forests before finally arriving at another village of Tikedhunga. It will take around five hours for you to reach Tikedhunga. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 04Trek to Ghorepani (2874m) 6- 7 hours The next day, you will be heading towards the beautiful village and destination of Ghorepani. An hour’s walk from Ulleri will take you to Nangethanti, the destination for lunch on day four. Few more hours of a trek from Nangethanti will take you finally to Ghorepani. Ghorepani is known for spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, and the other Himalayas of the region. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 05Hike to Poonhill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2630m) 6 hours On this day, you will hike from Ghorepani to Poonhill in the morning. Poonhill is quite popular for the panoramic view of the mountains including Annapurna and others, also for the Sunrise and Sunset views. Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Machhapuchhre are also visible from Poonhill. After visiting Poon Hill and spending some time there, the trekkers will return to Ghorepani for a quick breakfast and continue the trek to Tadapani. Tadapani is the destination for the day five and overnight at guesthouse.
Day 06Trek to Ghandruk(1940m) 3 hoursFrom the Tadapani, you will be trekking down to the Gurung village of Ghandruk which is a popular place in the Annapurna trekking itinerary. Ghandruk is an old Gurung village is quite known for its old culture and tradition. It is more popular for the views of Mount Annapurna, Hiuchuli, Gangapurn and Mount Machhapuchhre. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 07Trek to Pothana (1890m)On this day, you will ascend for a short while making your way towards the village of Pothana which is the last village before you head back to Pokhara. The village of Pothana is wonderful and also a beautiful village where the trekkers can enjoy the natural beauty of the region. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 08Trek to Phedi (1140m) and drive to Pokhara 4 hoursOn the eighth day of the itinerary, you will walk until Phedi from the village of Pothana which should take a couple of hours. From Phedi, you will drive to Pokhara in a vehicle. After reaching Pokhara, you will be transferred to the Hotel where you will spend the rest of the night.
Day 09Drive back to Kathmandu 6 hoursOn this day, you will have breakfast in the morning at the Hotel and then drive back to Kathmandu along the Prithvi Highway from Pokhara to the Capital city of Kathmandu. It will take around six hours to reach Kathmandu city. After reaching the Capital, you will be transferred to the Hotel.
Day 10Final DepartureOn the final day of the itinerary, you will be transferred to the International Airport in Kathmandu from where you will catch a flight back to your home country. Have a nice journey
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NOTE: During the trip, weather, transport, local politics situation, strikes and numerous of other issues that are outside our control could result in change of itinerary. It is, but, very unlikely that the itinerary would be significantly different; if different itinerary are necessary the trek/ tour leader will resolve what is the best others. We discuss and observing the best interest of whole group. We can do everything to minimize its results, but we could not be responsible for the effects of delay and changes.
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