Soft and easy trek in Nepal that treads beautiful trails of Annapurna Conservation Area Project, peeps into authentic Gurung culture and caters the panoramic views of Himalayas.
The most frequented trek in Annapurna Region, Poonhill Ghorepani Trek is also most popular short and easy trek in Nepal. Maximum of week long trek in Nepal, Poonhill Ghorepani Trek scales the maximum elevation of 3210m at Poonhill. Being the trekking trail in Nepal that entertains most trekkers in the recent days, the trails on Poonhill Ghorepani Trek is full of tea-houses, which cater basic accommodations and varieties of food cuisines.
The trek begins at Nayapool, which is a small roadside settlement achieved after an hour drive from Pokhara. Poonhill Ghorepani Trek winds through the sheer vertical uphill climb on the stony steps to Ulleri and traverses through the lush vegetation of Annapurna Conservation Area Park to Ghorepani. A predawn hike to Poonhill from Ghorepani rewards us with the most fascinating sunrise view in the region. The views of sunrise in the horizon with the widespread panorama of Himalayas including entire Annapurna Range, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Dhampus Peak among others are the most fascinating highlight of Poonhill Ghorepani Trek.
The trail down from Poonhill goes through the culturally authentic Gurung Villages like Dhampus, Landrug and Pothana. Poonhill Ghorepani trek with us also highlights the refreshing bath in the natural hot springs of Jhinudanda.
Poonhill – the not mistaken popular trekking in Annapurna region Nepal for the unforgettable Mt. Annapurna, Fishtail and Mt. Dhaulagiri view from 3210m. Drive from Pokhara you immerse yourself with the fascinating mountains and the Himalayas, hiking in the face of Mt. Fishtail, rice terrace landscape and rhododendrons forest, which display their blooms in spring. Passing the rustic Gurungs Magar and Pun villages of living culture and traditions you will feel another world like 18th century. The sunrise on the summit of Poon hill and breathtaking views of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri with Mt. Machhapuchhare, Annapurna South and Nilgiri with village Ghorepani will remain unforgettable.
Voted as the best short and easy treks in Annapurna Region, Ghorepani Poon Hill offers the beautiful mountain sunrise views over 8,000ers Himalayan peaks. Poon Hill trek is the best for all the time in a year but Autumn and Spring seasons will be more worth.
Arrival at international airport in Kathmandu, meet our representative, short drive to Hotel, refreshment time, if you arrive early day or morning our guide take you for short walk in the Kathmandu city where you can explore local markets, trading and day life of Nepali. Hotel on B/B plan.Day 2
Kathmandu City Sightseeing UNESCO tour, after breakfast our culture tour guide take you to show 3 different stories Stupa, Temple and Monastery. Syambhunath Buddhist and hindu Temple and Stupa, where you can have good view of 360 panoramic view of Kathmandu valley. The biggest Buddhist Stupa Boudhanath you can make a scared walk around stupa, it is called a little Tibet of Kathmandu. At the end Visit the famous Hindu temple Pashupatinath where you can view Dead ceremony of Hinduism along the river, practicing the worship of dead. Hotel B/B planDay 3
Drive to Pokhara by private transport or by tourist bus. That takes about 6 to 7 hours. Afternoon free time, around Pokhara Fewa Lake side exploration. Hotel B/B plan.Day 4
Drive to Nayapul trek to Tikhadhungha lodge. The day of Beginning. After car, easy walk along the modi river bank to Birethanti. check the permit and follow left side right bak of Bhurungdi river. Birethanti/Nayapul is hub of the whole Annapurna and Ghorepani area like market place. Walk along the river side and Gurung villages you will cross some beautiful water falls. Reach to Ramghai village we make lunch on local restaurant. Then continue climb up to Hile to Tikhe Dhunga village about 4 to 5 hours trek.Day 5
Trekking to Ghorepani via Ulleri village, After breakfast, we trek our hardest part step up to Ulleri village with in 1.3 hours then we reach about 2000m. Continue trek to Banthanti we make lunch. Then continue forest walk to Ghorepani 2800m within 6 to 7 hours including lunch. lodge.Day 6
Early morning climb pun hill 3210m for sunrise Himalaya view including Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri Mt. Manaslu range with rhododendron valley. Back to Hotel, trek to Tadapai along the ridge of den forest another 4 to 5 hours hike to Tadapani Lodge.Day 7
Trekking to Jhinu danda, this day we walk so much down hill along the kymrung village, Durbin danda and Chhomrong village, Only 1 hour we need to climb up today, you will cross many local Gurung villages and suspension bridge. Jhinu is small hill with only some guest house with paddy field, just 15 minute down walk to the Modi river for hot spring. A nature spring you can lay down with the view of green and river from Annapurna Base Camp. Enjoying Natural hot spring bath. Lodge.Day 8
Trekking to Dhampus Pothana via Landruk and Deurali Danda Tolkha. This day your walk is quite mixed trail with up and down trail, suspension bridge and along the villages. Landruk is one of famous Gurung village where you can see the Buddhist culture and great view of Ghandruk and modi river valley. Tolkha is a corner side village, after short uphill you will reach Deurali – small pass, from there you can see once again Mt. Dhaularigi 8167m. mountain, Annapurna south and other Annapuran ranges. Short walk down along the green hill ridge you will reach Pothana, offer a great view of Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu ranges with the paddy and farmer villages. After 30 minute walk down you will reach your final destination Dhampus village. It is a famous Gurung village to see the mountain sunrise view. stay on local Lodge.Day 9
After sunrise view and breakfast, a short hiking down to phedi takes abut 2 hours. The trek will end and drive to pokhara, Lunch and free exploration in pokhara. Hotel B/B plan.Day 10
Drive to Kathmandu leisure time in Kathmandu, Hotel B/B plan.Day 11
Free time drive to Airport for onward destination.
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