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Group Size

2-15

Trip Duration

9 days

Max. Altitude

3,210m

Trip Start

kathmandu

Trip End

kathmandu

Difficulty

Moderate

Ethnicity

Gurung, Tamang, Magar

Religion

Buddhism

Transportation

bus, private vehicle, and flight (optional)

Meals

undemand

accomodation

hotel/guest hous

Trip highlights

  •  Trek to Poon Hill to see the beautiful panorama of the Himalayas
  •   Discover the unique cultures of the ethnic community of Gurungs, Magars, and Tamangs
  •   Explore the historic city of Kathmandu.

The north of Nepal is full of great mountain ranges famous all over the world. TheEverest and Kanchenjunga in the eastern region stand proud in their glory as some of the highest mountains on Earth. On the other hand, the western mountain rangesare subtleand beautiful in their way.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is a relatively easy trek offering the same adventurous thrill you expect from trekking in any mountain region of Nepal. It is one of the best trekking routes of the Annapurna region.Witness the fantastic views of the western Himalayan ranges as you also experience the rich culture of the Gurung, Magar, and Tamang communities.

You arrive at the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, to begin your 9-day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. If you want, we can arrange a short sightseeing tour of the famous landmarks of the valley. Then, you will embark on a tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The 6-hour ride will be an exciting one as youtravel along the TrishuliRiver. 

From Pokhara, you will drive towards Nayapul, the starting point for the trek. From Nayapul, begin the trek as you head towards Tikhedhunga and then to Ghorepani. Along the way, you come across some beautiful traditional villages populated by the Gurungs, Magars, and Tamangs. Experience their lifestyle as you enjoy a pleasant stay at one of the family-run homestays. 

The magnificent view of the western Himalayan range from Poon Hill is just as better. The panoramic view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and Gangapurna from this popular viewpoint is breathtaking. This difficulty of this trek is moderate grade as the trail is difficult only in some points, which anyone can overcome. The best time to do this trek is spring (February-May) and autumn (September-December) seasons. 

At Himalayan Kingdom, you can customize your trip. With the best transportation and accommodation services to experienced guides and staff, we make sure that you enjoy your stay in Nepalto the fullest.

Itinerary

  • Day 01

    Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) Kathmandu

    You arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. One of our representatives will be present to welcome and accompany you to the hotel. Along the way, they’ll orient you about the trip. At the hotel, you will meet your trek guide, who will provide the details of the trek during dinner.
    Accommodation: hotel
    Meals: D
  • Day 02

    Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m) Duration: 6 hours' drive or 30 minutes flight is optional,

    After having an early breakfast, you drive towards Pokhara. The road goes along the Trishuli River, which offers some beautiful scenes of the hilly terrain. You stop by small towns like Malekhu and Mugling to have lunch and snacks. After the 6-hour ride, you reach Pokhara around late afternoon. After refreshing at the hotel, you head over to the famous Lakeside or visit the famous Phewa Lake for a boat trip.
    Accommodation: hotel
    Distance: 200km
    Meals: B
    Time: 6hrs
  • Day 03

    Pokhara to Tikhedhunga 1570m.

    From Pokhara, you drive towards Nayapul, the entry point for trekkers into the Annapurna region. From Nayapul, you trek along the banks of the Modi River, and you come across a few beautiful waterfalls. You then pass by many bamboo forests to reach Hile and later arrive at Tikhedhunga for the overnight stay.
    Accommodation: guest house
    Distance: 8km
    Meals: B
    Time: 1-hour drive and four walking
  • Day 04

    Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2860m)

    After an early breakfast, you continue the trekthrough the 3200 stone steps to Ulleri. Ulleri is a small Magar village where you can stop to observe the local people doing their daily chores. The trail continues through dense rhododendron forest, before reaching Nangethanti.Then, you arrive at Ghorepani for your overnight stay at a homestay.

    Accommodation: guest house
    Distance: 10km
    Descent: 5m
    Ascent: 6hr
    Meals: B
    Time: 6hrs
  • Day 05

    Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210m/10529ft) and onto Tadapani (2,610m/8560ft

    The slight uphill trail towards Poon Hill begins early in the morning. Start the trek to reach Poon Hill early to viewthe magnificent sunrise. Once you reach the viewpoint, you understand why the early walk was worth it. From Poon Hill, you get to see the breathtaking panoramic views of mountains like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Nilgiri, and Gangapurna. Then, you descend to Ghorepani for breakfast. Afterward, you head out to Tadapani through the dense rhododendron forest for your overnight stay.
    Accommodation: guest house
    Distance: 14km
    Meals: B
    Time: 7 hours walking
  • Day 06

    Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m)

    : Descend from Tadapani to Ghandruk is an easy trail from where you can see some beautiful views of the landscape. You reach Ghandruk,where the ever cheerful Gurung peoplewill welcome you. You have enough time to rest as well as explore the famous Gurung village.Participate in some of the activities of the locals and interact with them. You can try out their traditional dresses, take pictures, visit the Gurung Museum, and learn to make some of their traditional delicacies. 
    Accommodation: guest house
    Distance: 7km
    Meals: B
    Time: 3-hours walking
  • Day 07

    Ghandruk to Pokhara (910m).

    From Ghandruk, you hike back to Nayapul and thendrive to Pokhara. Check into your hotel to rest in the spa orenjoy a relaxing time in a nearby café. You can also head to visit some popular destinations around Pokhara like Peace Pagoda, Davis Fall, and Mahendra Cave. The view from the Peace pagoda is magnificent as you view the Pokhara city and the superb panoramic mountain ranges.If you still have some energy to spare, hire a cycle, scooter, or a taxi, and visit Pame to enjoy some local delicacies.
    Accommodation: hotel
    Distance: 10km
    Time: 4 hours walking and 2 hours' drive
  • Day 08

    Pokhara to Kathmandu (1317m)

    you drive back to Kathmandu via the Trishuli Highway.You also have the option to fly to Kathmandu. The scenic flight lasts 30-minutes. As per your preference, do let us your choice beforehand. Check into your hotel in Kathmandu, and if you wish, you can go for shopping. You’ll join the team for a farewell dinner and share your experience.

     

    Accommodation: hotel
    Meals: B,D
    Time: 6 hours' drive or 30 minutes flight is optional,
  • Day 09

    farewell

     Our staffwill make sure that you reach the airport just in time for your scheduled flight. Thank you for creating unforgettable memories with us. We hope you have a safe trip!
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