Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

  • Trekking

  • 8 Days

  • Easy

  • 3,210 m

  • KTM & PKR - 4*hotel Trek period: Teahouse

  • Autumn (Sept to Nov) and spring (March to May)

  • USD 750 [2pax+]

Ghorepani Poonhill trek is one of the easiest, short and sweet trekking route of Nepal. It is famous for natural beauty and cultural importance. The trek gives good view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Huinchuli, Mt. Fishtail and other mountains of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. The trail goes through dense forest of rhododendron, terraced farmland and small villages and settlement. The main residents of this region are Gurung and Magar who have distinct culture and customs. They are famous as Gurkha soldiers. This trip provides good view of mountains in relative easy altitude of 3210 meter.

Highlights of the trip

  • Close view of mountains of Annapurna range,  Annapurna South, Fishtail, Annapurna I, Hinchuli. etc
  • Beautiful nature surroundings with wide variety of flora and fauna .
  • Cultural aspect of local people Gurung and Magar community caste .
  • Local Gurung old museum, taste local food, local dress, culture can be observed.
  • Relatively easy trip to have your great experience of adventure in Nepal

Among the all trekking and tours, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the famous for its short and sweet nature. Both lodge trek and camping trek is available in the route. It offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region. With the great views of mountains, lush green forest, terraced farmland and the beautiful ethnic villages alongside the trail justifies its popularity. It helps to explore the hidden treasure of Nepalese traditions, rituals and life styles of local people. The main residents of this region are tribal communities of Gurung and Magar. They are famous for their bravery as Gurkha soldiers.

Relatively with no risk of altitude sickness, this trekking could be done in the all seasons, except in the monsoon. This easy trek trail passes alongside with streams and rhododendron (national flower of Nepal) forest. The spectacular view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Mt.Nilgiri, Mt.Huinchuli, Mt.Fishtail and other mountains of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain rangeis the key attraction of the trek. 

This is an easy trek that reaches to the altitude of 2775m at Ghorepani and 3210m at Poonhill. This trip can be customized and add up with other places like Annapurna Base Camp, Tours to Pokhara, Chitwan can also be combined according to the client desire and viability of time. This trek is often a part of Annapurna Base Camp trek. Tours like Chitwan National Park tours, Kathmandu Tours are also added for those clients who wants easy activities.

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Itinerary are in standard format. It is highly customizable with the need of clients. Please fell free to contact us for the customization.

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport and Transfer to Hotel (1400m).


Arrival in Kathmandu and pick up and transfer to hotel by office representative. Hang around Thamel on availability of time. Acquire and prepare necessary gear for the trip. Short briefing in evening with welcome dinner.

Meals: Welcome Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 02

Fly / Drive to Pokhara (30 minutes / 5 -6 hours).


After breakfast we drive to Kathmandu domestic airport to board on scenic flight to Pokhara. Its 25 mins flight . Or drive Pokhara via tourist bus or private vehicle . Its 6-7 hours drive along the highway. Welcome Pokhara a beautiful tourist valley . Check-in hotel. Rest day free on own . Hang around lakeside and activities. Overnight

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 03

Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540 m) 4 hours.


After breakfast our journey begins with 1.30 mins drive to Nayapul. Then start our trekking passing Birethati via Modi khola river. We crossing terrace farmland and small passing route of forest to reach Tikhedhunga about 4-5 hours . Rest and overnight 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 04

Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2874 m) 6-7 hours.


Today after breakfast the  trail runs  uphill climb. The trail is mostly paved stones steps. It goes through dense forest, terraced farmland  and  small villages of settlements. We then reach Ulleri where we need to cross and trail ahead climbing about 3200 paved stones uphill. Probably this is a bit  difficult part of the journey. The mountains begins to appear slowly on the trail of Ulleri. Finally , we will reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani is small village predominantly settled by indigenous people from Magar community. There are number of lodges and tea house separation as Lower and Upper Ghorepani. Rest and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 05

Ghorepani - Poon Hill 3210 m - Tadapani (2700 m) 5 – 6 hours.


Today we start early morning of 5 am to reach Poonhill. An early sunrise view and beautiful panoramic mountain view gives a blissful and great memory . We pass through small steps uphill climb paved stones stairs and forest path about 45 mins to reach Poonhill viewpoint. Beautiful sunrise behind the panoramic range of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Hinchuli, Annapurna range , Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri range. After some hour spent with blissful moment and picture we descend back to Tadapani via Ghorepani. We pass through Deurali Danda a gentle climb through lush green forest. We then cross Ban-thanti village and Liui kharka. Then the trail is relatively easy with few ups and downhill on reaching Tadapani about 5-6 hours.  Rest and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 06

Tadapani to Nayapul . Drive back to Pokhara


Today our trail is a bit long walk. So we start early morning after quick breakfast. The trail descend to Ghandruk a local community of Gurung caste. Its typical to observe their life style and stoned paved roof houses of settlements. With time constant we visit Old Gurung Museum and cultural dress too . With picture shot we descend to Syauli bazzar then to Nayapul. We then drive back to Pokhara hotel. Completely rest and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 07

Fly / Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. 30 minutes / 6-7 hours.


Early morning, we fly back to Kathmandu or can drive along the highway via Private vehicle or tourist bus taking of 7-8 hours . Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer you to hotel and we can enjoy the day in Kathmandu. In the evening to celebrate our successful journey, we will have a farewell dinner . Overnight.

Meals: Breakfast Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 08

Transfer to International Airport for final departure.


Journey with us end here. Office representative will take you to International airport for final departure as per schedule requirement. 

Meals: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel

Sherpa Khangri Outdoor takes care of members from the moment they come to Kathmandu. If extra services and  amenities required, please lets us know about it. 

Cost Includes
  • Pickups& Drop according to itinerary.
  • All necessary paper work including trekking permit and others.
  • Welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on sharing in BB plan.
  • All 3 meals during trek.
  • Domestic flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Trekking guide.
  • Porter services for trekking.
  • Staff Insurance and Salary.
  • Medical kit.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
Cost Exculdes
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara..
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, WiFi-internet access etc.).
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Personal guide if requested.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
  • Tips for guides and porters.
  • Internet Access during the trek.

Kindly let us know your dates. We will arrange as per your need.




    8 Days




    3,210 m


    KTM & PKR - 4*hotel Trek period: Teahouse


    Autumn (Sept to Nov) and spring (March to May)


    USD 750 [2pax+]