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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

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Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is also known asAnnapurna Sunrise Trekis also known asGhorepani Poon Hill Trek, which is the most popular short trekking in the lower Annapurna region. It is a trek highly suitable to explore the enticing countryside with Himalayan views in a short time. For the family trips who seek an easy trek, Poon Hill Trek (3210 meters) is an exclusive package that they can make their trekking in Nepal a lifetime experience.

 

Trek to Poon Hill begins from Nayapul and leads you through the enticing terraced fields following the stream. Passing through some of the ethnic communities, it takes a steep climb and the route goes through the rhododendron forest. The shadow trail continues to Ghorepani, which is located at the foot of Poon Hill, populated by the ethnic Magar communities. It's about 40 minutes steep climb through the stone staircase and the dramatic Himalayan views welcome you. After the sunrays kiss the summits of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan peaks, the scenery turns out to be extremely outstanding. From Ghorepani, the trail is frequent up and down and goes along the stream and forest. Ghandruk via Tadapani is also the same, through the forest. Ghandruk is a culturally impressive destination, populated by the Gurung communities. You can explore the folk culture and traditions along with the museum on the village. The Himalayan views and the terraced hillside is magnificent to spend a remarkable day around here. 

 

All the seasons, except monsoon are the best trekking seasons for the Annapurna Sunrise trekking in Nepal. Reliance Trekking arranges this trek with an experienced guide on the local culture and lifestyle. Please, feel free to contact us for the detailed information about the trekking.

Itinerary

Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).

Representative of Reliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and transfer to  hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel.(Breakfast  included)

Day 02- Pre-trip Meeting and Kathmandu city sightseeing Tour.

In the morning, we set up a pre-trip meeting with an introduction of the trekking guide. Managing the document to prepare the paperwork for the trekking, then we visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley, including Boudhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, the Pashupatinath temple that is situated beside the Bagmati River. Driving back to the hotel, you prepare the trek with packing your belongings. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast included)

 

Day 03: Departure from Kathmandu to Pokhara By Tourist bus

In the morning, drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu through the winding road. The Prithvi highway goes along the Trishuli River side. Exploring the side valleys and terraced hillside, you reach to Pokhara and transfer to the hotel. O/N at Hotel. (Breakfast included)

 

Day 04: Drive  from Pokhara to Nayapul and  Trek to Ulleri (1960 m.)

Good morning Pokhara. After the breakfast, drive to Nayapul, which is about an hour and begin the trek. After the check in to the ACAP counter, take a walk through the terraced hill and pass Hile, Tikhedhunga that leads you to Ulleri, after 1.5 hour steep climb through the stone staircase and rest. 7 hours. O/N at Hotel.(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)

 

Day 05: Trek from  Ulleri to Ghorepani (2775 m.)

After the breakfast, we begin to walk through the isolated trail that is dotted by the rhododendron forest. We gradually walk steep up to ascend Ghorepani. We continue the trek to Phalate and Chitre. The views of Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri 1,Tukuche peak, Himchuli on the way to Ghorepani entice us. 4 hours. O/N at lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch dinner Included)

 

Day 06: Trek from Ghorepani to Ghandruk (1940m) via Poon hill (3210m).

Early in the morning, we take about one hour straight uphill hike to Poon Hill to enjoy the exclusive sunrise view over the snow peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri summits. After a wonderful session, climb down to Ghorepani and have a breakfast. Then, take a walk through up and down trail via Deurali and walking along the stream. Passing Tadapani, we trek down through the steep route to Ghandruk through the rhododendron forest. Take a rest on reaching Ghandruk and explore the Gurung culture and traditions. 7 hours, O/N Lodge. (Breakfast Lunch dinner Included)

 

Day 07: Trek  from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m) Drive to Pokhara.

It's a steep downhill trek from the Ghandruk village. From Khimche, you have a driving option to Pokhara. Or continue the trek to Nayapul and drive to Nayapul after checking out from the ACAP counter. Then transfer to the hotel. O/N Hotel Pokhara. (Breakfast Included)

 

Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus

It is all the way about 7 hours beautiful road drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu through the Prithvi highway and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel. Breakfast Included)

 

Day 09: Departure day your Destination.

On this day, our representative drops you at the airport for the final departure. Thank you very much for trekking with us. See you again.

Includes / Excludes

  Cost Included

 

*Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle . 

*Accommodation in 2 star category Hotel in Kathmandu 3 Nights on BB basis as per the    itinerary.

*City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private Vehicle.

*Necessary permits for trek & climbing.

*Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu

*Accommodation in guest houses during the trek.

*(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) per day during the trek Drinks- (3 cups of Tea & Coffiee per day during the trek).

*Fresh fruits after dinner.

*Qualified and experienced guide and porter services.(We will provide 1 porter for 2  trekkers and the maximum weight carried by porter is below 25 Kg in total).

*Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs.

*All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes.

 

Cost does not include

 

* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

* Drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).

* Your travel insurance.

* Your equipment for trekking and climbing

* Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc. 

*International airfare and departure airport tax 

* Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents and other occurrence beyond our control

*Monuments fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu & other places.

*Any other cost not mention above in cost includes.

* Sleeping bag and down jacket,medicine if necessary. 

* Your Nepal Visa Fee

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Duration 9 Days

Grade Easy

Max-Altitude 3210

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Country Nepal

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Lekhnath Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 977 01 4427245

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