Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the best and short trekking in Nepal. Poon Hill trekking is also famous as Annapurna Skyline Trekking which offers stunning sunrise views with magnificent views of mighty snowcapped mountains including Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, and Hiunchuli at Poon Hill. As the Poon Hill Trekking trail goes through dense rhododendron forest, the trek becomes more spectacular and picturesque if it spring (March-April) when it blooms.

Annapurna Poon Hill Trek also offers to explore the local culture and living style of peoples of Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking route. Poon Hill Trekking starts from beautiful Pokhara city. Depending on your interest Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking itinerary can be made as Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days or 4 Days Poon Hill Trekking from Pokhara. Best time for Poon Hill trekking is Spring (March-April) and Autumn (September-November).

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel: Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport- a Asia Exploration Treks representative will be there for your warm welcome. And help you to transfer to your hotel. In free time you can take rest or can walk around Thamel. O/N.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing: A full day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley is focused to introduce some of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Sites including, Soyambhunath-“The Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and ancient Kathmandu Durbar Square.  Evening will be for trek briefing. O/N.

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara (820m.): Travel to Pokhara overland following Trishuli River bank (6 hours) or take 30 minutes spectacular flight to get Pokhara. In Pokhara you can enjoy walking around to explore wonderful city with lakes. O/N.

Day 4: Trek to Ulleri(1,960m.): Take 1.5 hours drive to reach Nayapul. Start walking from Nayapul. A ascend trail with gentle walk passing several villages we trek to Ulleri for overnight. Ulleri is beautiful Magar village. O/N.

Day 5: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani(2,860m. 6/7 hours trek): Probably the hard day of the trekking. From Ulleri the trail goes up to Ghorepani through dense rhododendron forest passing several villages. Walking on the stone paved steps is something adventurous. Ghorepani offers the magnificent views of the snowcapped mountains. O/N.

Day 6: Visit Poon Hill (3210m. /1 hour and Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m. 6/7 hours trek): Before sunrise hike up to Poon Hill. Poon Hill offers the stunning sunrise view at might Himalayas. One can get 360 view of 12 different mountains from Poon Hill. Then get back to hotel have breakfast and start trekking to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is an ethnic Gurung village. O/N.

Day 7: Ghandruk (4 hours trek) to Pokhara(820m.): Descent trail from Ghandruk takes to Nayapul where our private awaits. From Nayapul drive back to Pokhara. In Pokhara, explore the beautiful. O/N

Day 8: Drive to Kathmandu (1,334m.): Travel back to Kathmandu overland to see the green hills and small villages on the way or take 30 minutes spectacular flight back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu do some last minute shopping and in evening join a farewell dinner with Asia Exploration Treks  Team. O/N.

Day 9: Fly back home:  Asia Exploration Treks representative will help you to transfer to airport for catching the returning flight. Hope to see you again in Nepal. Namaste!!

 

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  • Trip Duration : 12 days
  • Trip Grade : Pleasure
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