Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek / Ghandruk Village Trek

  • Trip Duration5 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy
  • Max. Altitude3210m
  • Cost Starting FromUS$ 650

Know Before Trip

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel

Max. Altitude: 3210m

Best Season: March to April and September to December

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  • Panoramic mountain view from Poon Hill
  • Sunrise view from Poon Hill
  • Explore Ghandruk Village
  • Pokhara Visit

Ghorepani - Poon Hill Trek via Ghandruk is a perfect trek for the people who prefer short yet enjoyable treks. This expedition offers a diversity of superb natural beauty from Ghorepani Poon Hill tower at 3210 meters. You will see the fabulous views of the ‘Fishtail’ Machhapuchhre (6993m), Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Annapurna South (7219m) and numerous other peaks.

The name Ghorepani in Nepali means horse-water as this place is a significant campsite for traders before it became a trekkers' stop. Ghorepani is an attractive place with small shops and stalls for selling local products and craft. To catch the wonderful magnificence of sunrise over the Himalayas, the trek makes an early morning climb along the steep trail to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3200m). Poon Hill (3210m/10529ft) is a great position from where you will enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the Mustang and Pokhara valley. You will also get the chance to view the more than twenty highest mountains including the close-up views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

Poon Hill is a hill station which is popular for viewing sunrise and sunset. The picture perfect scene of sun rays falling on the surface of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri cannot be described in words. This trek is also popular with the name 'Annapurna Sunrise Trek'. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek starts from the village with the river bank of the Modi River after short drive from Pokhara to Nayapul.

Annapurna Sunrise trek can be a good option to spend a good weekend, honeymoon or even a family trip to break yourself from hectic schedule of everyday life. Ghorepani Poon Hill is a short & soft adventure trekking suitable to those who have limited time but want to spent their holidays doing trekking with an adventure in Annapurna region.Those who have enough time for trek & want to have circular view of Annapurna Himalayas can go through Annapurna Circuit Trek-23 days, Annapurna Base Camp trek via Tilicho Lake would be a great option for those who want to walk on Annapurna trail by reaching the tranquil Tilicho Lake.Annapurna Base Camp is also a good & poupalr choice among trekkers.

 

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara-Nayapul / Trek to Ulleri (2070m)

Day 02: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020 ft)

Day 03: Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3210m) - Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft)

Day 04: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft)

Day 05: Ghandruk to Pokhara

Cost Include

  • One way flight ticket to Kathmandu-Pokhara
  • Bothway private transportation(Pkr-Nayapu-Pkr) 
  • Basic teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner, which you can choose from the menu) during the trek
  • Trekking permit (Annapurna Conservation Area Project entry permit) and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • A professional English-speaking and experienced trekking guide
  • All applicable taxes, service charges or fees
  • One cultural show and farewell dinner
  • Trip Completion Certificate
  • First Aid Kit.            

 

Cost Exclude

  • International Flights
  • Beverage (cold drinks, bottled mineral water, tea/coffee, etc.)
  • Personal nature expenses (extra meals, battery charging fees, photography charges, etc.)
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Costs raised by conditions that are not under our control such as landslides, weather conditions, political unrest, illness, etc.
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Detail Itinerary

Day 01Kathmandu to Pokhara-Nayapul / Trek to Ulleri (2070m)We will leave Kathmandu taking a morning flight of 8:50 am to Pokhara (25|30 mins. Flight), & then direct from the Pokhara airport we will take a drive to Nayapul (1 &1|2 hr drive).Our trek starts from here, having lunch at Biredhati trek to Ulleri starts. (4|5 hrs).Overnight stay at Ulleri (Purnima Lodge, with attach bathroom).

Day 02Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020 ft)From Ulleri our trek starts to Ghorepani (3-4 hrs), a beautiful village located at a ridge top.Overnight stay at Ghorepani (Moon Light Lodge)

Day 03Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3210m) - Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) The day starts with an excursion to Poon Hill, from where you can enjoy a panaromic view of Mt.Dhaulagiri, Mt.Manaslu & Annapurna, back to Ghorepani & trek to Tadapani (6|7 hrs) overnight stay at Tadapani ( Fishtail lodge)

Day 04Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft) We trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk, a traditional village inhabited mostly by Gurung peoples. (3|4 hrs trek) Overnight stay at Ghandruk (Monalisa lodge).

Day 05Ghandruk to Pokhara Early in the morning our trek starts to Nayapul (3|4 hrs.) & ends with a 1 hr drive to Pokhara. We will reach Pokhara nearly 2 pm onwards.

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