Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip Introduction

Poonhill trek has been emerging as one of the destination places for both national and international tourists. Poonhill trek is also famous with the name of Annapurna Panorama Trekking and Annapurna Sunrise Trekking. Poonhill trek is relatively an easy trek but the views one gets on the way and from Poonhill itself is something that would leave anyone spell -bound.

 

One can get the splendid views of many mesmerizing snow-capped mountains which basically includes Mt. Gangapurna, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Hiunchuli etc. On the top of that, the view of sunrise and sunset that one can get is beyond explanations.

 

Besides the fascinating views of Himalayas, the way to Poonhill is no less exciting. On the way, one can get a very close touch with many aspects of Mother Nature including rhododendron and bamboo forests. Also, the trek is famous for watching the migratory birds like Lophophorus  (Danphe in a local language.

 

Hence, come for this wonderful Poonhill trek with Bomzan Nepal Treks and Expedition and make it memorable. The Poonhill trek would take only 5 to 6 days in which you will enjoy diverse varieties of floras and faunas along with many warm ethnic cultures and spring season especially the month of March is the best month for Poonhill trek.

 

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  • Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu!

    Upon your arrival our staff will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to Hotel.

  • Day 2: Explore Kathmandu

    On second day after having your breakfast our guide will brief you about the trek. You can visit around the world heritage sites ( Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath) but you have to pay entry fees on your own.

    Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara

    Duration: ~6hrs drive

    Accommodation Type: Hotel

     

    Your guide will pick you at your hotel at 6:30 AM and will take to tourist bus station. At around 7:15 AM tourist bus will depart to Pokhara. The route follows alongside of Trishuli river.  After reaching Pokhara you you will be transferred to hotel. Then you can take shower and can walk around the Fewa lake. You will boat in Fewa Lake where you can see Mount Machhapuchhre and the Annapurna Range reflected in the crystal clear water of Fewa lake.

  • Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (990m.) and hike to Tikhedhunga (1540m.)

    Duration: drive ~ 1 hr and trek ~ 4 hrs

    Accommodation Type: Lodge

    Altitude gain: 660 m

     

    After breakfast we will drive to Nayapul for 1 hour from Pokhara. We will start our trek after arrival at Nayapul. With a moderate ascent uphill by crossing the Modi Khola and walking along the bank of Bhrungdi River’s we will reach to Tikhedhunga.

  • Day 5: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2850 m)

    Duration: ~ 7 hrs

    Accommodation Type: Lodge

    Altitude gain: ~1200 m

     

    After breakfast we will start our trek to Ghorepani. This day we will cross few bridges, including those across the Tikhedhunga River and the Bhurungdi Khola. We will be climbing 3200 stairs.  We will arrive in the settlement of Ulleri after the ascent. After that, we will continue our ascent by walking alongside a river and through rhododendron trees. After arriving in Naya Thanti, we will continue our trek till Ghorepani which is the last destination for the day. The beautiful panaromic view of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m), and other peaks can be seen from Ghorepani

  • Day 6: Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani(2660 m) and Poon Hill (3210 m)

    Duration: ~7 hrs

    Accommodation Type: Lodge

    Altitude gain: 360 m

     

    On this day we will wake up early and will hike up to Poonhill to witness the amazing sunrise over the Himalaya. The view is breathtaking when the rays of sun kisses the Himlayas.  Annapurna (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m) and other peaks including Machhapuchhre (6997m), Gangapurna (7454m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), and others in the Annapurna range can be observed from the viewpoint. Then we will return to Ghorepani for breakfast and will continue our trek to Tadapani. The trail follows Rhododendron forest.

  • Day 7: Trek from Tadapani to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara

    The trail continues to descent gradually until you reach Syauli Bazar passing through breathtaking hillside scenery. At Nayapul, where your hike comes to a end, you will leave for Pokhara in a jeep. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you will be transferred to hotel. You can enjoy the afternoon and evening on your own. You can roam around Lakeside.

  • Day 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu

    You can return to Kathmandu via Tourist bus which takes around 7 hours or you can take a flight which takes 35 minutes.  After arriving Kathmandu you will be transferred to hotel. You can take a rest or visit around Thamel. In evening you will have farewell dinner with your guide.

  • Day 9: Depart Kathmandu

    Time to bid farewell to Nepal. According to your departure time our guide will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) three hours prior to your flight time for final departure.

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Included in the Cost

Transportation to trekking starting point and from ending point
Trekking Information Management System Fee (TIMS Fee)
National park Conservation Fee
Lodge trek with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and accommodation in tea house lodge.
Services of English speaking trekking guide and porter (one porter for two people and the maximum weight carry by one porter is total 25kg)
Accommodation, meals, insurance, equipment and allowance of guide and porter.
Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary.
All applicable government taxes and service charges.

Not Included in the Cost

Any accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
Any sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Any international and domestic airfare
Your personal travel insurance and medical.
Bottled drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter, and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc.
Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents, and other occurrence, beyond our control.
Nepal visa fee.
Any other optional services not mentioned above as included.

1  Reviews on Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek View All

2017-06-16 19:20:52

groues jean marc (from france) says:

nous avons fait un treck à ghorepani poon hill il y a 2 ans,un souvenir inoubliable nous parrainons ègalement la fondation bomzam pour les enfants orphelins,rejoignez nous dans cette belle experience....

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