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Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Trip Code: AGP

10 Days

View from Ghorepani

Ghorepani Poon-Hill trek is an easy holiday hike in the Annapurna region. This trek is very popular among the travelers especially for the first-time trekkers who are looking for a few days to be close with nature and want to experience local culture  in Nepal without involving in serious ascents. There is no risk at all of high altitude sickness on this trek.  Taking the steady pace through the beautiful Modi river valley, you gently climb up to Poon-hill, which lies at the foot of the Annapurna massif.

While trekking, you will enjoy  each and every moment sighting at  splendid  Himalayan  Mountain views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South(7219m), Machhapuchhre( Fish Tail) (6997m), Manaslu and other snow- clad mountains and experience  culturally rich multi- ethnic villages along the route,
From Kathmandu we drive to Pokhara following the Prithvi Highway and next morning we further drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, trek starting point. Leaving Nayapul  you will walk along Modi River passing through forest of rhododendron and reach  Tirkhedhunga village . Next day you climb for 2hrs uphill through Ulleri and Banthanti villages and reach  the top of Nangethanti Hill. Then, you will descend  from Nangethati to Ghorepani and stay overnight at teahouse. Wake up  at the break of dawn and hike  to Poon hill for  sunrise view over the Himalayan Mountains. . From Poon hill, you walk down to teahouse and have breakfast. Then, walk down to Ghandruk village . This is a very  popular traditional village of Gurung  ethnic groups of people  where you  can experience their age- old traditions  and culture and interact with the local people . After spending one night at Ghandruk village  you will  retrace the route to Nayapul and catch the land transport. You will meet many  fellow trekkers all along the way during the trek.

The best time to do Ghorepani Poon-Hill trek is  Spring ( March- May ) and Autumn ( Oct.-Nov.). The blooming of Rhododendron starts in March. The trails can get slippery in monsoon or when the snow melts during early spring.

Note

Note: Trekking trail to Ghorepani Poon-Hill was not affected by 25 April, 2015 massive earthquake. The number of International tourists along the route has been increasing significantly after the disaster.

Trip Highlights

Short and easy trek for the best panoramic sunrise view from Poonhill, Experience Gurung culture, Visit typical Magar and Gurung villages at Ulleri and Ghandruk and interact with the local people, enjoy walking through rhododendron and alpine trees, relax in Pokhara

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AGP734 Mon ,Aug 21, 2017 Wed ,Aug 30, 2017 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP737 Mon ,Sep 11, 2017 Wed ,Sep 20, 2017 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP738 Mon ,Sep 18, 2017 Wed ,Sep 27, 2017 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP741 Mon ,Oct 09, 2017 Wed ,Oct 18, 2017 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP742 Mon ,Oct 16, 2017 Wed ,Oct 25, 2017 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP743 Mon ,Oct 23, 2017 Wed ,Nov 01, 2017 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP745 Mon ,Nov 06, 2017 Wed ,Nov 15, 2017 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP746 Mon ,Nov 13, 2017 Wed ,Nov 22, 2017 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP811 Mon ,Mar 12, 2018 Wed ,Mar 21, 2018 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP812 Mon ,Mar 19, 2018 Wed ,Mar 28, 2018 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Wed ,Apr 18, 2018 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Wed ,Apr 25, 2018 USD 976 Available Book Now
AGP817 Mon ,Apr 23, 2018 Wed ,May 02, 2018 USD 976 Available Book Now
  • Day01:  Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel 
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu & trek preparation 
  • Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 04: Drive from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1050m) & trek to Tikhedhunga (1495m)
  • Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2675 m.) 
  • Day 06: Trek to Poon Hill (3180m.) to Tadapani (2675m.) 
  • Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk (1950m.) 
  • Day 08: Trek to Nayapul & then drive to Pokhara (915m)
  • Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 10: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination.
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by City Guide ( any foreign language accordingly )
  • 3 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara
  • Land transportation Kathmandu –Pohara – Naya- pul
  • Pick up from Naya- pul and drive to Pokhara and Kathmandu
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fee
  • TIMS card fee
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Clients are allowed to carry only 15 kg. personal luggage  on trek
  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Single supplement during entire trip
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single supplement
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) on tea house (lodge) trek.
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Hot shower or bucket of hot water
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 15 kg
  • Donation & tips etc.
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’
  • Trekking Region: Annapurna, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 10 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 05 Days
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 03 Nights
  • Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara:02 Night
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – May  & Mid Sept - Dec
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara, Lodges (teahouses) on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private & Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No .of Pax : From 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Maximum elevation: 3180 m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 1:10 pax & 2:11 pax, above, Porter 1: 2 pax (15 kg each) (Each porter carries only 30 kg) as per IPPG guideline

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