Annapurna Ghorepani Poonhill trek is a colorful short foray into the Annapurna region. The trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek.
Poon Hill with spectacular vistas of Annapurna Sanctuary, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Hiunchuli, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I are its highlights during Nepal mountain climbing. Get pleasure from the stimulating bright mountain air while you are completely enchanted with the magnificent outlook of an enormous Annapurna ranges are also counted as the attractions of this trek. The happiness that comes along with the white snow covered mountains is beyond description. The short PoonHill trek will let you explore Gurung villages along with their distinctive cultures and tradition making you an integral part of it. The more you stroll into the lap of nature the more it will develop the relation of trek & mountains.
It starts at Pokhara. There are rarely a few places in the world with such a splendid variety of natural beauty as that of Annapurna region. Ghorepani Poonhill trek is the ideal trek for people who have limited time but do not want to compromise on experiencing the full beauty of the Himalayas. Trekking in Nepal usually takes more than a week on the most trail but this trek can be completed in 7 days. Ghorepani, a village in Myagdi district lies in a northern-central part of Nepal. The name Ghorepani was coined in the past when the place used to be a rest stop where ancient traders found water(pain in Nepali) for their horses(ghora in Nepali). Ghorepani Poonhill trek does not offer only panoramic mountain views but also offers a peek into authentic Gurung culture as well as a chance to experience the beauty of Rhododendron in full bloom.
Breathtaking sunrise views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs from Poonhill.
Visits traditional Gurung village of Ghandruk.
One of the shortest trek in the Annapurna region.
Best for amazing views with minimal risk of altitude problems.
Day 01: Arrive In KATHMANDU. 1390m
Day 02: KATHMANDU - POKHARA (6 hours by Bus/25 minute flight)
Day 03: Pokhara-Nayapul-Trek to Tikhedhunga (1491m) Ulleri (1980m).
Day 04: Ulleri (1980m) Trek to GHOREPANI (2850M)
Day 05: GHOREPANI- POONHILL(3210m) TADAPANI .( 6 hour) 2540m
Day 06: TADAPANI-GHANDRUK (3 hours) 1940m
Day 07: GHANDRUK- BIRETHANTI- POKHARA
Day 08: POKHARA-KATHMANDU
Day 09: DEPARTURE
- Accommodation in teahouse/lodge during the trek.
Meal on full board basis (breakfast, lunch, dinner with hot water, tea & coffee) during the trek.
Hotels in Kathmandu (3 star), Pokhara and Nagarkot (where applicable) with breakfast.
All local transportation by suitable vehicle (van, car), including airport transfer to/from Kathmandu & Pokhara airport.
Transport (by aircon van/bus/taxi) from Kathmandu to Pokhara, to Brethati, to/from Bakhtapur & Nagarkot (where applicable).
Air ticket (1 way) from Pokhara to Kathmandu (at end of trek).
International flight ticket re-confirmation.
Trek guide (English-speaking, first-aid & eco-trained), 1 porter per 3 pax and their wages, insurance, transport, etc.
All required trekking permits, park conservation & entrance fees, TIMS, including Chitwan park & safari.
All government and local taxes, and travel & rescue insurance.
Necessary equipment such as sleeping bag, down jacket, etc.
- Meals whilst in Kathmandu, Pokhara.
Entry fee while sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Your Travel insurance.
Nepal entry visa fee.
All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic).
Personal shopping and laundry etc.
Personal trekking Equipment.