The Ghorepani Poonhill trek is one of the best ways to explore the wonderful Annapurna region on a short trip. A noteworthy feature of this trek is the breathtaking view of the Himalayan sunrise from Ghorepani Poonhill tower.
Ghorepani-Poon Hill trek is one of the classical trekking trails in Annapurna region, and it's just about the best short trek in Nepal. A week's trek through the foothills of the Annapurna’s brings you breathtaking panoramic views of the Massif Himalayas, culminating in the show-stopping viewpoint from atop PoonHill. On the way, enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery, charming Gurung villages, cozy family-run tea house stays, and encounters with the warm, welcoming people. Do you know that the Gurungs are renowned for their strength and celebrated as one-time pillars of both the Indian and British armies? This trek is rated as easy to moderate, accommodating trekkers of various experience levels. It begins and ends in Pokhara, Nepal’s second-largest cities and one of the loveliest cities in Asia. You'll also get the chance to tour Kathmandu, the country’s historic and fascinating capital.
A mosaic of Nepalese beauty awaits you on this journey. Flowering rhododendron forests come alive with birdsong, and deep, subtropical valleys set with stone steps will make you feel like an old-fashioned adventure hero! This is all set with the beautiful Annapurna Mountains - including the famous Machapuchare, or Fish Tail - dominating the skyline. The climax of your trek, sunrise atop Poon Hill, will give you front-row access to one of the most phenomenal spectacles of natural theatre on Earth.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and Pre-trip meeting at Hotel.
Day 02: A full day recreational tour of Kathmandu- city of Temple, the capital valley.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara: 200 KM/6-7 hours
Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and Trek to Tikhedunga: 1 Hour drive/3-4 Hours Trek
Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani: 5-6 Hours trek
Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill (3210 meter/10530 ft) and trek to Tadapani (2675 meter/ 8775 ft): 5-6 hours trek
Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk: 3-4 Hours trek
Day 08: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul & Drive to Pokhara: 4-5 Hours Trek
Day 09: A full day Pokhara Sightseeing tour- city of lakes
Day 10: Drive or fly back from Pokhara to Kathmandu: 6-7 Hours drive/25 min flight
Day 11: Departure day: transfer to the international airport for your final departure!!