Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek ( 8Day )

8 Day 7 Night

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: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m) 5hrs

    Wake up call will be made at 6am. After hurried breakfast, we will reach Tourist Buspark, Kantipath. Bus leave from Kathmandu to Pokhara at about 7am. We will follow Prithvi Highway for 5hrs to reach Pokhara. Journey continues with views of cablecar at Kurintar and Trishuli River. Following Marsyangdi River through terraced fields, we will reach Seti River and continue our journey to Pokhara. Pokhara is the second largest city of Nepal. Pokhara offers great views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Peaks.

  • Day 2: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m) 50min Trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m) 4hrs

    We will cover 42km distance from Prithvi Chowk and cross beautiful Lumle village to Nayapul (1050m). Poonhill sunrise trek starts from Nayapul. Following Modi River, we will walk past forest of blooming rhododendron and cross small stream. We will cross Birethanti after about half an hour of trek and arrive at Tirkhedhunga.

  • Day 3: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675m) 6hrs

    Steep trek for about 2hrs will take us to Ulleri (2070m). We will cross the Magar village of Banthanti from where we can get spectacular views of Machhapuchhre Mountain (6997m), Hiunchuli Mountain (6441m) and Annapurna South Mountain (7219m). We will cross the small river and climb to Nangethanti. We will arrive at Ghorepani from where we can get soaring views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I and other mountains.

  • Day 4: Ghorepani to Poonhill (3180m) and to Tadapani (2675m) 6hrs

    oonhill is popular for best sunrise view in Pokhara. We will rise very early and reach the base of Poonhill. About an hour of climb will take us to Poonhill viewpoint. We can get sunrise view over Dhaulagiri Mountain (8167m), Annapurna I Mountain (8091m), Annapurna II Mountain (7937m), Annapurna III Mountain (7855m), Annapurna IV Mountain (7525m), Annapurna South Mountain (729m), Nilgiri Mountain (6940m), Tukuche Mountain (6920m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and other mountains. We will return to hotel in Ghorepani for breakfast and then take descending trail to Tadapani village from where we can get views of Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Fishtail and other mountains.

  • Day 5: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m) 3hrs

    3hrs of easy walk through forest of oak, rhododendron and other alpine flowers will take us to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is the large Gurung village. We can get striking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and other Mountains from viewpoint in Ghandruk. Homestay in Ghandruk is a pleasant experience. We will be welcomed by the locals with Khada and traditional dance will be performed in evening in our honor.

  • Day 6: Ghandruk to Pothana (1990m) 6hrs

    6hrs of trek will be enough to take us to Pothana. We will take the descending trail and cross the stone steps to reach Kimbu (Bee Hive) that exists on the edge of Modi Khola at 1200m altitude. We will climb through the stone steps to Landruk. The trail escalates uphill to Deurali (2150m). We will walk through the village of Tolkha (1850m) from where we can view Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Lamjung Mountain and other mountains. From Deurali, we will lower down to Pothana where we will stay overnight.

  • Day 7: Trek from Pothana to Dhampus Phedi (1113m) 4hrs, Drive to Pokhara

    It takes about 4hrs of trek to reach Dhampus Phedi (1113m). We need to walk through forest for about an hour before following the gravel road. Crossing the scenic Dhampus village, we will reach the base of Dhampus hill which is known as Dhampus Fedi. We will catch the vehicle from Dhampus Phedi to Pokhara and return to hotel in Pokhara where we will stay overnight

  • Day 8: Drive to Kathmandu

    It takes 5hours to reach Kathmandu from Pokhara.

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- Kathmandu
  • 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) Book Now Inquiry Tell A Friend Go to Home

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