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Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 10 Days

Trip Highlights:-

  • Easy and the most popular short trek in Annapurna region of Nepal.
  • Sunrise and Himalayan panorama view from Poonhill.
  • Enjoy with local Religion and Culture.
  • Ghandruk village and the stunning views of Annapurna and Machapuchre.
  • Relief from tiredness in natural hot spring.

Trip Introduction-

Ghorepani poon hill trek takes you to one of the most popular and  world-famous Annapurna Region. This trek can be perfect for the ones who are seeking for an option to trek a beautiful location in Nepal under one week and a taste of trekking in Nepal Himalaya.

The trek offers to observe typical Gurung culture as we will cross few Gurung villages on the trail and beautiful rhododendron forests, lush forests, fertile fields and up-close views of some of the highest peaks.

Outline Itinerary:-

  • Day 01:     Landed at Kathmandu, Meet Pariwar Holiday Representative, & meet guide, transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 02:     Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley and trek preparation.
  • Day 03:     Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 Km) (827m/2,700ft): 6-7 hours
  • Day 04:     Drive from Pokhara - Nayapul and trek to Ulleri (1577m):4-5 hours
  • Day 05:    Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2850m):5-6 hours
  • Day 06:    Morning Poon Hill / trek from Ghorepani (2850m) to Tadapani (2600m):4-6 hours
  • Day 07:    Trek from Tadapani (2600m) to Ghandruk (1960m):4-5 hours
  • Day 08:    Trek from Ghandruk (1960 m) to Nayapul / Drive back to Pokhara
  • Day 09:    Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu : 6 -7 hours
  • Day 10:    International airport drop, final departure.

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Day 1
Day 01: Landed at Kathmandu, Meet Pariwar Holiday Representative, & meet guide, transfer to Hotel.

After arrival at Kathmandu International airport,make visa,clear all your Bags and luggage’s and you meet Pariwar Holidays airport Representative who will assist you to transfer your hotel.Our representative will help you to check into your designated hotel, then you will be briefed about your daily program. This is your first overnight in the Kathmandu valley.

Day 2
Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley and trek preparation.

After having breakfast at hotel, we will take your sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley a city of history and full of culture for tourist. The city presents an interesting holy mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and western influence of mix Culture. There will be a day guided tour to the famous and biggest Hindu Temple of Pashupatinath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square, all of them are UNESCO World Heritage sites, return to hotel and you will have some time to buy trekking gear if you need and overnight at your hotel.

Day 3
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 Km) (827m/2,700ft): 6-7 hours

In the morning time we catch Bus from Kathmandu Tourist Bus park and drive along the Trisuli and Marsyangdi River to reach Pokhara. Pokhara is a tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, & temples of Buddhist and Hindus.

Day 4
Day 04: Drive from Pokhara - Nayapul and trek to Ulleri (1577m):4-5 hours

After Breakfast at your Hotel in Pokhara, take a private car to Nayapul. It is about 1:30 hours drive to get there. We start our trekking from Nayapul. During the hike, we pass many local villages, teahouses, gentle green rolling hills, rivers and local people. After crossing the Tikhedunga Khola on the suspension bridge, the trail begins to climb up quite steeply on a stone staircase that is more than 3200 steps. After climbing the hill we can see Mt. Annapurna south (7219m.) and Hiunchuli (6441m.). Nayapul to Ulleri (1960m, 4-5 hours walking)and then overnight at Lodge.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2850m):5-6 hours

It is a very pleasant part of the trek. We walk in the jungle most of the day. If you come in the spring you will see a lot of Rhododendron flowers. You have the chance to see many wild birds and animals. You can see a great view of many snow-capped mountains. Ulleri to Ghorepani(2874m, 5hour walking) and then overnight at Lodge.

Day 6
Day 06: Morning Poon Hill / trek from Ghorepani (2850m) to Tadapani (2600m):4-6 hours

We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up Poonhill(3210m.). It is not necessary to take much with us as we return later to collect our Bages and stuff. It is about one hour walking to get to Poonhill (3210m). You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of the Himalayas range. After this, we come back to Ghorepani for breakfast. After breakfast we start our trek to Deurali for one and half hours up and gentle trek from the ridge. After Deurali another one and half-hour gentle downhill to Banthanti. After lunch one and half hours very nice gentle up and down to Tadapani Village (2660m.).

Day 7
Day 07: Trek from Tadapani (2600m) to Ghandruk (1960m):4-5 hours

Trek start after breakfast from Tadapani to Bhise-Kharka for 45min gentle walk in the forest then another 2-3 hrs gentle down and flat for Ghandruk (1952m.) .This day you will have your lunch at Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung village from where you will get the Mountain view of ; Annapurna South-7219m., Himchhuli-6441m., Fishtail-6997m., Mardi himal etc. After lunch you will go for village tour in Ghandruk especially old town of Ghandruk and Ghandruk Gurung Museum for 1-2 hrs then back to hotel for rest.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek from Ghandruk (1960 m) to Nayapul / Drive back to Pokhara

After breakfast from Ghandruk we start our last day of trek, two and half hours for Sauli-Bazar down and flat walk and from Saulibazar another one and half hours easy and flat walk following the Modi Khola. After lunch trek 25 min for Nayapool and drive back to Pokhara.

Day 9
Day 09: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6 -7 hours

We take tourist bus from pokhara at 7am for Kathmandu with lot of memory of the Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.

Day 10
Day 10: International airport drop, final departure.

You will be transferred to the Kathmandu international airport for your final departure to your loving home with excellent memory and overwhelming adventure of a lifetime on Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • All airport/hotel transfers.
  • Kathmandu city tour by private car and driver with an experience tour guide.
  • 03 night’s basic hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • All nights in standard guest house/lodges in mountain.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • All land transport by local and tourist bus included bus station drop and pick up.
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide including his salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • Private porter (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging.
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS ).
  • All government tax and service charge.

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case you return early from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary).
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, tea/coffee, snacks and all kinds of hard and soft drinks).
  • Tips for guides and porters.
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How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a Grade B or a Moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek ?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 2,750m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Ghorepani is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

What about Sleeping Beds?

Yes. You get Good Sleeping Arangment in most places. Most of places in trek are Tea Houses So don not make high expect-ion.

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Price From USD 820 USD $ 700/person
700
Total $ 700 USD

Trip Facts

  • 1-12 people.
  • 2,750m From Sea Level.
  • Nepal.
  • Moderate.
  • Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
  • Hotel accomodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek.

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