Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek (11Day)

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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, or Annapurna Panorama Trekking, is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. Invigorating through some rhododendron forests, Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture. However, Poon Hill Trek is obviously best known for the views from Poon Hill. Being popularly known as the Photographer's Paradise, you can capture some of the best snaps of impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others. The phenomenal sunrise from Poon Hill is just unmissable. A provocative glimpse of high mountains surrounding you can mesmerize anyone who's the part of this awesome trek.
In addition to that, Poon Hill Trekking will also let you witness terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields, and wonderful culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like Gurungs, and Magars. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are two of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna Region. There's a unique please of trekking in Annapurna foothills along with the charming settlements of ethnic communities of Nepal.

We cordially welcome you all for a wonderful Poon Hill Trekking in Annapurna Region.

  • Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival and Check-in to Hotel

    As you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will be there at the airport to welcome you to Nepal, pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. You can visit our office and discuss about your trip with us. Stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

    Take this whole day for sightseeing the major attractions in Kathmandu Valley with our expert tour guides. Kathmandu is often known as the City of Temples. So, you can find some of the best examples of cultural heritages that have also been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Sites. Explore Pashupatinath Temple premises, Boudhanath Stupa and Monastery, The Monkey Temple (Swayambhunath), Patan Durbar Square, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Stay overnight at a hotel.

  • Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara – 7 Hours

    After having our morning breakfast, we take a drive to Pokhara which takes around seven hours. You can also take a morning flight to Pokhara as well, which takes just around 30 minutes. Check-in to the guesthouse in Pokhara, have dinner and stay overnight.

  • Day 4: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, then trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m) – 4 Hours

    In the morning, we take a short drive (about an hour) to Nayapul, which is going to be the starting point of this trek. From Nayapul, we walk along the Modi Khola and follow the way through Birethanti (1015m), and Hille (1495m) to eventually reach Tikhedhunga (1577m). We stay overnight at a local guesthouse.

  • Day 5: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2840m) – 5 Hours

    Today, we move on from Tikhedhunga towards the steep climb to Ulleri (2070). You can intersperse into the large Magar settlements at Ulleri. From Ulleri, we ascend more gently through the fine forests of rhododendrons and oaks. After walking for a couple of hours from Banthanti, we eventually reach at Ghorepani where we stay overnight at a guesthouse.

  • Day 6: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610m) – 5 Hours

    We have to wake up early in the morning today as we've to hike up to Poon Hill, probably the best viewpoint in the Annapurna Region. Here at Poon Hill, we catch the panorama of the beautiful peaks including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Often been touted as the Photographer's Paradise, don't miss out to take some of the best snaps of this entire trip from Poon Hill during sunrise. That being said, sunset views from this hill top are equally rewarding the phenomenal. Spend few to at Poon Hill and then return back to Ghorepani. After having breakfast at Ghorepani, we again continue out walk towards Tadapani. Ascending towards Deurali, and descending again, we eventually reach at Tadapani, where we stay overnight at a local guesthouse.

  • Day 7: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m) – 5 Hours

    From Tadapani, we descend through the forests while following the trail to Ghandruk—aka the biggest Gurung Settlement in the country. Take your time to explore the typical culture and lifestyle of ethnic Gurung people and interact with local people. Ghandruk also offers some of the magnificent views of mountains. Stay overnight at a local guesthouse.

  • Day 8: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1010m), then drive to Pokhara – 5 Hours

    As today is going to be the final day for trekking, we slowly follow our trail back to Nayapul from Ghandruk. Once we reach at Nayapul, we can take a short drive back to Pokhara. Check-in to the hotel and stay overnight.

  • Day 9: Full day Pokhara Sightseeing Tour

    It's worth spending one more day at Pokhara, one of the most popular touristic destinations of Nepal. We spend the entire day exploring the major attractions of the city. Early in the morning, drive up to Sarangkot to catch the beautiful sunrise views. After spending little time at Sarangkot, return back to Pokhara and visit Bindhawasini Temple, Bat Cave, Mahendra Cave, Davis' Falls. And have fantastic time boating at Phewa Lake as well. If time allows, you can go for shopping in Pokhara. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

  • Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara

    We drive back to Kathmandu again. And once you are back to Kathmandu, you can take you remaining time for last-minute shopping or utilize the time exploring around the city. Join the Farewell dinner with the team in the evening and stay overnight at a guesthouse.

  • Day 11: Final Departure

    Your last day in Kathmandu! You can either continue your new trip to some other destination or just take the returning flight back to your home town. We will accompany you to the airport.

Cost Includes:
  • Airport Pick Up and Drop
  • Tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) while on trek
  • Accommodation at guesthouses/ lodges on the trek
  • 1highly experienced and friendly Guide, Porters, their food, accommodation. Remuneration, equipments, insurance)
  • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara on tourist bus
  • Annapurna Conservation Permit and TIMS permit
  • Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara, inclusive of breakfast
  • Government tax and office service charge
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket (if required)
  • Walking poles (if required)
  • Duffle Bag (if required)

Cost Excludes:
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara other than breakfast
  • Travel Insurance
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Nepal Tourist Visa Fee US$25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entry for 15days, US$40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entry for 30days. Visa can be issued upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport- Kathmand
  • Items of personal nature
  • Alcoholic beverages, hot water, hot shower charges on trek, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet
  • Tips for guide, porters and driver (not compulsory)

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