About Trip

Ghorepani-Poon Hill trek is a short and exciting trek in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project. The trail is soft and as it is a lower altitude trekking, it is suitable for the family trek. The breathtaking Himalayas of Annapurna region can be explored during the trek. Poon Hill is the best view point of this trek that lies above Ghorepani.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill trail is dotted by the lush rhododendron forests. The beginning section is open area, a gradual terraced hillside. Once you climb up to Ulleri, walking though the forest begins. It goes on continuing till you reach to Ghandruk. Ghorepani is a Magar village and a wonderful place to stay, surrounded by the rhododendron forest. About 45 minutes hiking leads you to Poon Hill, which offers the incredible views of Mt. Annapurna, Fishtail, Himchuli, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and others. Mostly the trail is soft and stone steps dotted. Ghandruk is another awesome Gurung village with a remarkable folk culture. This is also known as the village of Gurkhas. The trek ends at Nayapul, from where it begun and drive to Pokhara. Index Adventure organizes Ghorepani-Poon Hill trek with suitable itinerary. Please, contact us for more details. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu,1350m.
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara.
  • Day 03: Drive to Nayapul, trek to Tikhedunga (1570 m).
  • Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2840m).
  • Day 05: Hike up to Poon Hill sunrise (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610 m).
  • Day 06: Trek to Ghandurk (1940m) & kimche and drive to pokhara by jeep
  • Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 08: Departure to International Airport.

Cost Includes:

  • All Airport, Bus Park and Hotel transfers with tourist vehicles.
  • Both way (Round trip) by tourists Bus KTM-Pokhara-KTM
  • (But it can be customized according to your requirement about Flight).
  • Round Trip pokhara –Nayapul –pokhara private Vehicles.
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara Hotel including breakfast.
  •  Licensed holder Trekking Guide and Sherpa potter in mountains.
  •  While in trekking Accommodation and 3 meals day (Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast).
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS card and local & Government tax.
  •  Farewell Dinner with Index T-shirt.

Cost Excludes:

  • International airfare.
  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs).
  •  Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara city.
  • If needed Sleeping Bag Rental per day $1 and down Jacket $1
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, bottle or boiled water & Hot Drinks Tea and Coffee, Hot Shower, Batteries charge, Heater during the Trek and Sweet things like desert).
  •  Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from mountain.
  • Tips for the guide, porter. (Tipping is voluntary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.

Trip Map

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu,1350m.Welcome to Kathmandu. Our airport representative greets you at the international airport on your arrival. After you will be transferred at the hotel then check-in at the hotel, refresh and rest yourself. Your Trekking Guide will briefly explain your trip program in the evening. O/N at Hotel. (A)
  • Day 02Drive to Pokhara.After breakfast, we drive to Pokhara via Mugling. We follow the main road of Kathmandu Pokhara highway. It is pretty long but fantastic drive. Travelers can view several scenes, hill landscape and terraced firm lands. Following the ridge of Trishuli, Marshyangdi and Seti River, we arrive at Pokhara. O/N at Hotel. (A, B)
  • Day 03Drive to Nayapul, trek to Tikhedunga (1570 m).Today, we drive to Nayapul after breakfast for 1.5 hours. Getting off from the private vehicle, we start our trekking alongside of Modi Khola. We check- in at the TIMS and ACAP counter. Then we walk on the rugged landscape all the way to Tikhedhunga for 3 hours. O/N at Lodge. (B, L, D, A)
  • Day 04Trek to Ghorepani (2840m).Today, we have almost 5-hours trek alongside Ulleri, a large Magar village crossing lush forests of oak and rhododendrons, via Nangethanti we finally reach at Ghorepani. O/N at Lodge. (B, L, D, A)
  • Day 05Hike up to Poon Hill sunrise (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610 m).We get up early in the morning today. Then we hike up to the Poon Hill. It is the best view point of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range, including sunrise views with the backdrop of white-snow capped mountain and then retrace down to Ghorepani. After having breakfast at the hotel, we climb up through the pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m), and reach at Tadapani in 5-6 hours walk. O/N at Lodge. (B, L, D, A)
  • Day 06Trek to Ghandurk (1940m) & kimche and drive to pokhara by jeep After breakfast, we’ll descend to the big Gurung village of Ghandruk. Almost the entire trail today is covered by dense forest enriched with wild flora and fauna. You’ll still get wonderful views of the mountains including Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna South and Himalchuli. Ghandruk is a cultural village with a preserved and traditional lifestyle. Upon arrival, you’ll get the chance to explore the village and converse with the locals.after we lunch and 30 mints walk down to the kimche and drive back to pokhara by jeep. O/N at Hotel. (B, L, A) *If the road construction connecting kimche to NayaPul is complete, driving from Kimche to Pokhara could be another option. Pay on yourself and staff transportation
  • Day 07Drive to Kathmandu After breakfast, we drive by tourist bus to Kathmandu via Mugling. We follow the main road of Kathmandu Pokhara highway. It is pretty long but fantastic drive. Travelers can view several scenes, hill landscape and terraced firm lands. Following the ridge of Trishuli, Marshyangdi and Seti River, we arrive at Pokhara. O/N at Hotel. (A, B)
  • Day 08Departure to International Airport.Today, it’s your final day of the trip in Nepal. On your airport time, our company representative bid farewell and wish for safe journey. (B)

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