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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani Pun Hill Trekking Is one of the best short colorful trek that gives a achievement of beauty of the nature mixed with the route which bends to its every shape possible to take you through the best point of views to the high mountain. The forest of rhoden dorn sings with many birds to greet you a welcome to a wilderness of beauty and peace of nature. you can fell a plain a uphill downhill flat and every structure of nature nature to cheer you up with the availabilities with nature and the local culture. 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is a short trek that is mixed with the Around Annapurna Trek but is still the best of Trekking in Nepal Which allows you the views of aannapurna range, Dhaulagiri range and lamjung range as it surrounded in its 360 degree shape. our trek takes us deep into the living of the gurungs with rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peaks of Machhapuchhare ( Fish Tail Peak ) dominating the skyline. At the climax of this trek you will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountains on Earth. As the sun touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri Trek(8,167m.) and Annapurna Trek (8,091m.) along with a maze of other peaks, slowly begin to appear like magic before your eyes. This is a rewarding trek that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape.

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Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) which takes about six hours. 
You depart for six hours drive to Pokhara (915m,), 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you climb out of the Kathmandu valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marshyangdi River You follow the Marshyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty. You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 25 minutes. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 02 : Drive from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1050m.) by car which takes one and a half hour's drive. 
Now, you begin your trek from Nayapul (1050m.) to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.) via Birethanti (1065m.) which takes about four and half hours. After breakfast at hotel you could drive by car or van for one and half hours to Nayapul. Then, you start your trekking. The first part of your trek is easy passing through numerous small villages and settlements. Afterwards you could ascend gently to the final destination of the day. The majority of people here are Gurung and their religion is Buddhist. They are engaged in agricultural activities, tourism business and some in Gorkha and Indian regiments. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 03 : Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m.) it takes about six hours. 
To begin your trek, you could ascend steeply for the early 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, you could see good view of Machhapuchhre or Fish Tail (6997m.), Huinchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m.) south. Now, your trail is quite easier passing through forest and descends gently up to the final camp. You could see some of the wildlife such as monkeys and various species of birds. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04 : Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3180m.) to Tadapani (2675m.) which takes about five and half hours.
Early morning trip to Poon Hill (3232m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous Snowcapped mountain peaks. After breakfast trek Ghorepani to Tadapani (2650 m.) through the deep forests of rhododendrons, bamboos and oaks. En- route, you frequently see waterfalls, rocks, wild animals, local birds and green scenarios. Tadapani is a small village surrounded by beautiful forests which grants you a magnificent view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and Annapurna II and so on. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05 : Trek from Tadapani (2675m.) to Ghandruk (1950m.) it takes about three hours. 
It is very easy trek by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests. You could hear different kinds of birds chirping on the way. This is one of the popular destinations for the birds' lovers. Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There is a handicraft centre and Gurung museum. From this village you could see good views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna (7455m.), Annapurna III (7755m.) and Fishtail. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06 : Trek from Ghandruk (1950m.) to Pothana (1990m.) which takes about six hours.
First part of your trek is steeply down following stone staircase to Kimbu (Bee hive). Kimbu or Bee hive is located at the elevation of 1200 meters on the bank of Modi Khola. Now, your trail steeply ascends following the stone staircase up to Landruk. The trail ascends gently for early two hours and again ascends steeply for an hour to Deurali (2150m.) passing through Tolkha village (1850m.). From this point you can see panoramic view of Dhaulagiri I (8167m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), Fishtail (6997m.), Annapurna III (7755m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.) and Lamjung Himal (6930m.). Now, the rest of the trail descends gently down to Dhampus passing through Pothana village (1900m.). Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07 : Trek from Pothana to Dhampus Phedi (1113m.) which takes about four hours. 
Your trail descends gradually for at least an hour and follows gravel road for two hours and then steeply descends to Phedi passing through Dhampus village, paddy fields and forest protected by local community. Upon your arrival at Dhampus Phedi, you could take a vehicle to reach Pokhara. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours. 
While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli,, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. En- route, you could enjoy the mountain views, green Sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to capital city. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes.

Cost Details

Total cost above the trip is US$ 820 per person based on 2 Pax with full board basis.

Cost Includes

  • English speaking Trekking guide
  • 2 Porter/s (1 porter carries the luggage up to 25 Kg of 2 participants)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation in Tea house (lodges) during the trek
  • Entry Permit for Annapurna conservation Area
  • Trekkers' Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • 1 night Pokhara hotel.
  • All land Transportation
  • Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staff
  • One night hotel Accommodation in Pokhara.
  • Muktinath to Tatopani by sharing basis jeep.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket.
  • Personal equipments.
  • Drinks, beverages, etc.
  • Tip
  • Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
  • Hotel accommodation and meals in Kathmandu

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