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Among the all trekking tours Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the famous and best trekking route in Nepal for both teahouse and Campaign. This trekking route is quite popular for short trek and offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the mind blowing beauty of the Annapurna region. With the great views of mountain scenery and the beautiful ethnic villages this trail will justify its popularity and explore the hidden treasure of Nepalese traditions, rituals and the life styles of local people.

 

Indeed, with no risk of altitude sickness this trekking could be done through the all season except in the monsoon. This easy has enough walking way along streams and rhododendron (national flower of Nepal) forest. The spectacular view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Himchuli, Fistal and other mountains of the Annapurna Region is the main attraction of the trek. For the accommodation and food we use the luxurious mountain lodges / tea houses during the entire trek.
This is an easy trek which takes you up to the highest altitude of 2775m at Ghorepani and 3210m at Poonhill. This trip can also be combined as an extension tour of Pokhara and Chitwan.

 

Trip Facts

  • Activity: Trekking
  • Duration: 08 Days
  • Grade: Normal
  • Highest Alt: 3210m
  • Trek Type: Hotel / Lodge
  • Best Season: Autumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May)
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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, after completion of our custom formalities (Visa, etc), Sherpa Khangri Outdoor representative will pick you up from airport and transfer to hotel. Depending on time if we have enough time we will hang around Thamel, buy some necessary gears and in the evening there will be short briefing about the trip and a welcome dinner.

After breakfast, we will be escorted to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for an early morning flight or will take a tourist vehicles (Van/Bus) to Pokhara, the beautiful lake city and catch great views of the Himalayas, a gateway destination from where our trek begins. On your own you can take a walk around Lakeside or you can do boating at Phewa lake. Overnight stay in Pokhara. - Included meals:  BLD

After having our breakfast in the morning we drive 1 hour 30 min to Naya Pul and the trek start from here. Eventually, from Nayapul we will walk on a nice dirt road alongside beautiful river stream for 30 minutes to Birethanti. Next, we trek to Thekhedhunga about 4 hours trek.

Included meals:  BLD

In this day after breakfast at the tea house we start the trek to Ghorepani. At the beginning of the trek it’s a steep ascend walk for about 1 and half hour and the it’s a totally upward walk on the stone paved steps for about 2 hours to the place named Ulleri. Probably this is the most difficult part of the journey. From Ulleri, we pass through villages and beautiful forest with the great views of the Mountains to Ghorepani.

Overnight in Ghorepani. - Included meals:BLD

Early in the morning we will hike to Poon Hill 3210 m for 1 hour and 45 minutes to enjoy the spectacular sunrise view and the 270 degree amazing views of 10 different mountains. Probably, Poon Hill is the second beautiful trekking point after Everest Base Camp trek.  After enjoying the wonderful scene, we will trek back to Ghorepani for the breakfast. Next we will move our steps to Tadapani followed by the lush green forest. In Tadapani we can enjoy the close up views of Himalayas.

Overnight stay in Tadapani. – Included BLD.

In this day from Tadapani we walk downhill to Gurung village of Ghandruk with the great view of Mt. Fishtail. On the way to Ghandruk we will enjoy green beautiful forest and if time permits, we also visit the Gurung museum. After having our lunch in Ghandruk trek starts again to Nayapul. Next, drive back to Pokhara and stay overnight in Pokhara. Included BLD

Earlier morning, we take a car/tourist bus or fly to Kathmandu in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will be escorted by the representative of Sherpa Khangri Outdoor to our hotel and we can enjoy our day in Kathmandu. In The evening to celebrate our successfull journey, we will have a farewell dinner with Traditional Nepali Cuisine. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals:BLD

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Sherpa Khangri outdoor representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. Included meals:B

  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • Trekking Permit
  • Trekking guide
  • Staff Insurance and Salary
  • Transportations from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trek
  • Porter services for trekking
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permit and others
  • Medical kit
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg) *only on flight
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Personal guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Internet Access during the trek.