Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

ghorepani poonhill trek

Ghorepani Poonhill trekking is already one of the most admired trekking trails among the Nepalese probably due to its closest proximity with the beautiful lake city ‘Pokhara’. Ghorepani poonhill trek offers  right set of the circumstances to experience the intact beauty of Annapurna region within only a few days.

The trekking in Ghorepani Poonhill ideally suits people with short time in Nepal, but don’t want to miss out witnessing a chance to see the Himalayan peaks. Away from each other the natural beauty, Ghorepani is equally enriched with Nepalese ritual culture and tradition. As we walk along Ghorepani poon Hill trek trail in the course the trek we pass through world renowned Gurkha soldiers’ clan the Gurungs and Magars village and dense rhododendron forest.

The highlight of Ghorepani trek is a 40 minutes hike to Poonhill, which offers possibly the most spectacular views of pendant mountain peaks on earth. The sunrise views from Poon hill of Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) by the side of other apex seems like miracle to eyes.

Trekking to Ghorepani poonHill trekking, As you walk to the other side of the trail you get to witness the pretty villages of Gurungs and Magars, dense rhododendron forests, deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurna with the quaint peak of Machhapuchhare  (Fishtail Peak) influencing  the Skyline Treks.


Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
Day 02 7 hrs drive or 30 minutes flight to Pokhara (850m) and check in Hotel (B)
Day 03 Pokhara to Nayapul 46 KM drive and commence trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m) 4/5 hrs (B,L,D)
Day 04 Trek to Ghorepani (2853m) 5 hrs (B,L,D)
Day 05 Early in the morning 40 minutes hike to Poon Hill (3210m) for the best panoramic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range and back to hotel have breakfast and then continue trek to Tadapani (2652m) 5 hrs (B,L,D)
Day 06 Trek to Ghandruk (1963m) 5/6 hrs (B, L, D)
Day 07 Trek to Nayapul (1170m) 5 ½ hrs and 1 hour drive back to Pokhara. And check in Hotel (B,L)
Day 08 7 hrs drive or 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu and check in Hotel and rest of the time for shopping. Join us for the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant in the evening at 07:00 PM with culture program. (B, D)
Day 09 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle. 3 hrs before you have to be airport (B)
Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Welcome with bunch of flower assistance at the Airport and meet with our staff (One of our company staff will be waiting you at the Airport with display your name ".................." which is print on our company white board and pick up by our private car and than 20 minutes drive to the Hotel. After few minutes rest in hotel, Visit in our office and have hot/cold drinks (Tea/Coffee) waiting to serve and have join together, One of our staff will brief you regarding the trip and introduction with your trekking guide. O/N at hotel.
Day 02 7 hrs drive or 30 minutes flight to Pokhara (850m) and check in Hotel (B)
Day 03 Pokhara to Nayapul 46 KM drive and commence trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m) 4/5 hrs (B,L,D)
Day 04 Trek to Ghorepani (2853m) 5 hrs (B,L,D)
Day 05 Early in the morning 40 minutes hike to Poon Hill (3210m) for the best panoramic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range and back to hotel have breakfast and then continue trek to Tadapani (2652m) 5 hrs (B,L,D)
Day 06 Trek to Ghandruk (1963m) 5/6 hrs (B, L, D)
Day 07 Trek to Nayapul (1170m) 5 ½ hrs and 1 hour drive back to Pokhara. And check in Hotel (B,L)
Day 08 7 hrs drive or 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu and check in Hotel and rest of the time for shopping. Join us for the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant in the evening at 07:00 PM with culture program. (B, D)
Day 09 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle. 3 hrs before you have to be airport (B)
Abbrebiations: B, L, D means : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Price Includes

- Airport Pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
- Kathmandu/Pokhara hotel room on bed and Breakfast (B) basis
- Fluent English speaking license holder sightseeing tour guide
- Sightseeing tour guide fee
- Sightseeing entrance fee
- Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits fees
- Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permits fees.
- Accommodation and 3 meals a day such as Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (B, L, D) while on the trek in Lodges (Tea house)
- Fully escorted trek with an English speaking license holder local sherpa trekking guide and a porter for each 2 persons.
- All program according to itinerary on full board.
- All land transfer as per above itinerary
- Skyline Company T-shirt
- Farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant with culture program
- Wage, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staff.

Price Excludes

- Nepal tourist visa fee US$ 30, with multiple entries for 15 days, you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu. (it will be ready within few minutes) You will require each 2 passport size photos.
- Domestic airfare from Kathmandu to Pokhara or Pokhara to Kathmandu (One way) per person US$ 118 only (if you required)
- Kathmandu/Pokhara hotel Lunch and Dinner (L, D)
- Personal Spending money and all kind of drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks) bar bill, Int'l Telephone bill, hot shower, batteries charge, laundry etc. Tips for guide, porter and driver. (Tipping is expected).
- Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency

Quick Facts

  • Best Season: March to May and September to December
  • Duration: 09 Days
  • Trekking Days: 05 Days
  • Grade: Easy
  • Rating: Easy to Moderate
  • Maximum Altitude: 3210m
  • Commences At: Pokhara
  • Ends At: Pokhara
  • Code: 003

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