Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

It is one of the easier trekking routes in the Annapurna region. The trail takes you through beautiful Modi khola valley up to Poon-hill, at the foothill of the Annapurna massif.  Poon Hill is a viewpoint to see the Annapurna peaks including Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail), Mt. Dhaulagiri
  • Trip Code: EHCS-28147
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Start Point : Kathmandu
  • End Point : Kathmandu
  • Trip Grade : Easy
  • Group Size : All Size

It is one of the easier trekking routes in the Annapurna region. The trail takes you through beautiful Modi khola valley up to Poon-hill, at the foothill of the Annapurna massif.  Poon Hill is a viewpoint to see the Annapurna peaks including Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail), Mt. Dhaulagiri to the north and the transcendental valley to the south. The region is dominated by the Gurungs and Magars, both are ethnic groups of Nepal. While descending on the way back to Pokhara, we pass through the paved courtyards of Ghandruk village, another popular traditional village of Gurungs and there we can experience their age old tradition and culture and interact with the local people.

Day 1st  :- Arrival in Kathmandu:

Today you will arrive in Kathmandu international airport. One of our representatives will pick you up from airport and transfer to hotel. Generally there will not be any tour activities today unless requested. Depending on your arrival time in Kathmandu, you may explore “Thamel”. You may have dinner in Thamel choosing one restaurant or go back to your hotel for dinner.

Day 2nd :- Sightseeing in Kathmandu: 

Today our sightseeing will start around 9 or 930 am after your breakfast. One of our representatives will introduce the tour guide. Our professional tour guide will take you on the tour and he will look after everything for that day. Today we will visit most important places in Kathmandu like Bhaudhanath (The little Tibet), Pashupatinath (The great Hindu Temple of World), Syambunath (The monkey Temple) and Old royal palace (Kathmandu Darvar Squire). These are all world heritage sights

Day 03: Kathmandu - Pokhara (910m), Approx. 6 hours drive or 30 minutes flight

After breakfast, scenic drive or fly to Pokhara. Afternoon, walk around Lake city. Early evening, Trek briefing and final preparation.

Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul (New bridge), and trek to Ulleri.

Half an hour drive to Naya Pul and start commence trek to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town beside the Modi River. We cross the main trail to Sudami where we climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) before pushing on to Tirkhe Dhunga. From here the trail crosses a stream and then ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village at Ulleri (2070m).

Day 05: Ulleri - Ghorepani 

This is a pleasant walking day. We trek through rhododendron and oak forests and across streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti we go up to Ghorepani (2850m).

 Day 06: Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani 
Early morning hiking to Poon Hill to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himalayan ranges as well as sunrise over the tolerable Himalayas. Having its great views of Himalayan panorama from Poon Hill, descends to Ghorepani and continuous trek to Tadapani (2625meter) after having breakfast. We will trek towards to Tadapani along the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest.

 Day 07: Tadapani – Ghandruk

This trail follows descends down to Ghandrung through the forest of rhododendron. We then walk towards Ghandruk. Explore around ghandruk village.

 Day 08: Ghandruk – Birethanti – Pokahra

The trails enters the narrow wooded valley of the Modi Khola and take you to through the village to Birethanti and continue walk to Nayapool. Drive to Pokhara.

 Day 09: Pokhara-Kathmandu (6 hrs), 220km

After breakfast, scenic drive back or fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 10: Final Departure
Transfer to international airport and fly to onward destination.

 

  • What Is Included In The Cost

  • Arrival & Departure transport. 
  • 5 Night Hotel with BB in Kathmandu & Pokhara 
  • 4 Night Lodge, 4 days trek with full board
  • Kit bag for trekking/Tour, All air & land transportations, permits and fees
  • Drinking water on the trek
  • Guide & Porter
  • Guide & porter’s insurance

What Is Excluded In The Cost

  • All alcohol or any bottle drinks
  • All Personal expenses 
  • Personal  gears
  • Personal travel & emergency                                  
  • Evacuation insurance 
  • Tip for guides, porters & driver (optional)
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