Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • Nepal
  • 10 Day(s)

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a short and the most popular low altitude trek, popular for awesome mountain vistas, amazing sunrise and sunset views in the backdrop of Himalayas, also equally famous for exploring the diverse ethnic groups and so forth.

Ghorepani Poon hill trek is the most famous trekking trips located in the Annapurna region in the western Nepal. It is one of the short trek but awesome as it offers you splendid Himalayan views including that of Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m) , Mt. Annapurna III (7,555 m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Mt. Annapurna south (7,219 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m),Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,041 m), Mt. Fishtail also called Machhapuchhare (6,998 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Lamjung Himal (6,986 m) and so forth. The main attraction of the Ghorepani trek is the Poon Hills, situated at 3,100 m, which is the best viewpoints in the western Nepal, from where you will have non-stop sceneries of majestic Himalayas, including marvelous sunrise and sunset views in the backdrop of the majestic mountains. Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is one another most loved trekking packages among the clients of Footprint Adventure.

Ghorepani is not popular merely for sneaking the mountain vistas but also for exploring the distinct culture, rituals, and lifestyles of various ethnic groups namely Gurung, Magar, Thakali, and others who reside alongside the trail and in Ghorepani village. Besides exploring the distinct cultural and religious aspect, you will equally be able to participate in the traditional dances and enjoy the local dishes and delicacies. In addition, you will also pass through the terraced farm field, rocky hills, the dense forest full of diverse flora and fauna. You will visit the Ghorepani and Ghandrung villages where there are huge settlement of Gurung ethnic groups, which is live museum for exploring the distinct diversity of them and equally to explore the fascinating biodiversity and scenic grandeur of the areas, all these make Ghorepani poon hill trekking is a paradise, all these features make Ghorepani poon hill trekking is worth visiting.

 

Trip Highlighht

    • Amazing  Sunrise and Panoramic views from Poon Hill
    • Scenic Mountain views along the trail
    • Typical Magar settlement in Ulleri
    • Typical Gurung settlement at Ghandruk Village
    • The green bamboo and rhododendron forest

Trip Facts

Duration: 10 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Best season: March -May,Sep -Nov

Max. Altitude: 3200 m. ( Poon Hill )

Trekking Starts From: Kathmandu

Trekking Ends: Kathmandu

Activities: Trekking and Sightseeing

Transportation: Flight and Private Veicle

Accomodation: Hotel/Lodge in kathmandu and Pokhara. Tea houses/ camping during the trek

Per day walking: 5-6hrs

Group Size: 1-12 people

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Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu (1300 m./4264 ft.).

Day 02: Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trek preparation .

Day 03: Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara(820 m./2690 ft.).

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1-1.5 hrs) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1577 m./5173 ft.), 3-4 hrs.

Day 05: Trek Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani(2800 m./9184 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 06: Hike Ghorepani to Poonhill(3210 m./10529 ft.) and trek to Tadapani(2630 m./8626 ft.), 4-5 hrs.

Day 07: Trek Tadapani to Syaulibazar via Ghandruk(1940 m./6363 ft.), 3-4 hrs.

Day 08: Trek Ghandruk to Nayapul(1010 m./3313 ft.), 2-3 hrs and Drive to Pokhara.

Day 09: Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Day 10: Final departure to airport.

Cost Include(s)

    •     Airport Pick up and drop by necessary transport
    •     Kathmandu sightseeing with tour guide and private transport
    •     Standard hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara
    •     Full board meals ( breakfast, Lunch, dinner ) in trekking
    •     Three cups of tea or coffee per day in trekking
    •     During the trekking region Lodge or Guest House accommodation
    •     Government Licence holder experience English speaking guide.
    •     Honest, Kind, helpful with strong porter
    •     Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipment, Medicines and insurance for trekking staff
    •     Annapurna Conservation Permit and TIMS
    •     Surface ground transfer on necessary place
    •     All government taxes
    •     Footprint adventure's T-Shirt and trekking map
    •     Airport departure tax
    •     Sleeping bag and Dawn jacket etc.
    •     Farewell dinner with culture show program in typical restaurant

Cost Exclude(s)

    •  Personal trekking equipment
    • Your travel and rescue insurance
    • Entrance fees in sightseeing sports
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara
    • Tips for guide, porter, and driver
    • Mineral water, soft drink and hard drinks
    • Donation for local people, hospital, school (not compulsory)
    • Internet, telephone, wifi, medicines, shower, electricity charge fee
    • Rest of expenses which are not mentioned on Price includes.

High Altitude Sickness-
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is not much height. Poon hill height is 3200m so there is not the problem for high altitude sickness.

Trekking Grade -
Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is very adventure easy and short trek feet for every age people.

Weather-
The best seasons for Ghorepani Poon Hill trek start from mid-September until November end and from the beginning of March until the end of May. The morning time usually clear, with clouds building up during the afternoon, & disappearing at night. Trekking during the monsoon and winter is also possible.

Food-
We will provide freshly cooked food from the local guest house or restaurant. You will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch available along the trail. You can find a  variety of Nepali and Western food as well as drinks.

Transportation-
Ghorepani Poon hill trek start transport from Airport Pick up to the hotel, Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Nayapul according to the necessary transport by bus, car, flight, Jeep etc.

Telephone and Internet-
There a few places available for Telephone and the Internet. You can get internet password from the hotel counter for telephone and internet cost would be extra.

Drinking Water-
The bottles water is available along the trail until the last village. You can take buy boil water from the lodge or restaurant or you can use Iodine or water purifying medicines.

Luggage -
In Kathmandu, you will get 4 to 3-star standard Hotel or resort accommodation. During the trekking part,  rooms will be basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets. You will have a private room but the bathroom will be outside. There are some guest houses with attach bathroom as well as but they will cost extra.

Group Leader and Crew-
We promise we will provide Trained Experienced with honest with local Trekking Guide and Sherpa staff when there are 8 or more members in the Group and porters to carry your luggage and there will be 1 porter for 2 members.

Trekking Equipment-
It's not necessary to spend a lot of money for extra equipment and clothing before your trip. The majority of these gears can be bought at reasonable rates in Kathmandu.

Trekking Days-
The time schedule is very important for enjoy the trip with among the Guide porters and trekkers Each morning after packing our bags and hot breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk. After walking for 3-4 hours we stop for lunch at around midday. The afternoon’s walk.  The remainder of the afternoon can be spent exploring the village, doing a bit of washing or simply relaxing with a good book. On some days we will arrive at our destination by lunchtime and the entire afternoon will be free.

Customize Itinerary-
As per your time schedule if there is not the suitable date for trekking departure from Kathmandu so place to mention your suitable time and date then we will organize your great trip to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.

Trip Extensions-
In addition to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, we can organize  trip to Langtang, Everest, Manaslu, Mustang  trekking, Mountain Flight , the water rafting,  jungle safari, City tour (Kathmandu, Pokhara  or Lumbini ) ,home stay Tour, Nepal Cultural Tour, Tibet tour ,Bhutan tour  or India tour  extension as per your time limit.


 

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