Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the best Himalayan mountain viewpoints of Nepal. It’s popular to see sunrise and sunset at the mountain from Poon Hill. This trek goes through beautiful villages Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani, and Ghandruk. Trekkers can enjoy the trek in the astonishing Himalayan scenery through the delightful spot. Almost every trekking spot you will have the great view of the high mountains, that makes you as you reach the high points of the trek.

Poon Hill

The viewpoint Poon Hill (3210m.) offers the best view of mountains and sunrise. Dense Rhododendron forests where a lot of birds and imaging valleys make your trek more joy. Mount Dhaulagiri ranges, Annapurna 1, Annapurna south, Annapurna 2, Annapurna 3, IV, Gangapurna Himal, Lamjung Himal, Barasikhar, Nilgiri Peak, Tukuche Peak, Hiunchuli, and Manaslu ranges can view from the Poonhill. When sunshine touches the snowy mountains, Dhaulagiri range and Annapurna range along with a maze of other peaks, slowly begin to appear like magic. People who enjoy nature and beautiful landscape will never forget this outstanding experience. This trek can be lengthened and shortened according to the time that you have.

Ghorepani

Ghorepani village is the unique settlement of Gurungs ethnic group which is rich in culture and hospitality. There is two section of Ghorepani, Which are Lower Ghorepani and Upper Ghorepani. From Lower Ghorepani, we can see to mountain view but from the Upper Ghorepani, we can see mountain view at the close. At the evening time, temperature goes down and in afternoon clouds cover Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. Sunrise and Sunset from Poonhill is main focus attraction of this trek.

Poon Hill Trek is an ideal trekking for a short trek to the lower altitude of the Annapurna region. This trek leads you to beautiful landscape valleys, marvelous waterfalls, dense forest and nice villages. For the short span of time bounded traveler, this Trek is wise choice to explore the nature and culture of the local people Annapurna region. With the elevation of 3210 meters, Poon Hill offers the superb views of the Annapurna range. Poon Hill is the key highlight of this trek.

Getting there and away

Kathmandu is the starting point and Pokhara is the ending point of Poon Hill Trek. If you want to fly Kathmandu to Pokhara, it takes 25 minutes. We can go directly Kathmandu to trekking starting point Nayapul using Bus or Microbus. Kathmandu to Nayapaul takes about 10 hours by driving.

People and Culture

Mostly there are Gurung and Magar people in the Ghorepani trekking area. There are also Brahmans and Chhetris other groups of people in this area.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek itinerary will be 4 to 7 days according to your choice from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. But if you want to do this trek in 3 days, you need strong physical fitness. You can also extend days using another trekking route 2 days more using Landruk, Tolka, Deurali, Pothana, and Dhampus. But in 4 days we will go directly Poonhill and return back the same route until trekking finished point. You can do this like this option mention

When to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?

Every season, we can do this trek. But September to mid-December and February to April is the best time for this trek.

How much Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek does it cost?

Price for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek Negotiable. Please do not hesitate to inquire to me know about this trip price at the following link.

what we need to pack

The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is categorized as ‘easy’ trek but get ready for roughly walking up to 7 hours a day. No need complicated trekking gears as well as a dozen of clothes for this trek. Some of the important things you must carry the sleeping bag, sunglasses, light snacks, towel, 2 pair pants, 3-4 socks, waterproof jacket, hiking shoes, water bottle, toilet paper and basic first aid kit.

Can I hire a guide for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?

Sure, you can hire a guide for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek Trek Guide Hire in Nepal

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek itinerary

Days Itinerary Altitude Hour
1st Day Arrival day at Kathmandu city 4265ft Your own time
2nd Day kathmandu to Birethanti 1100m 10 hr
3rd Day Birethanti to Banthanti 2000m 6 hr
4th Day Ulleri to Ghorepani 2850m 3 hr
5th Day Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani 2670m 5 hr
6th Day Tadapani to Ghandruk 1950m 6 hr
7th Day Ghandruk to Pokhara 800m 7 – 8 hr
8th Day Pokhara to Kathmandu 800m 6-7 hr
Poon hill trek 3 days

Ghorepani Poon hill trek 3 days

Poon Hill trek 3 days is very short trek in Nepal.Ghorepani Poon hill trek 3 days itinerary will be tight plan.First day drive to Nayapul via Pokhara fligt and trek to Ulleri.2nd day trek to Ghorepani.3rd day hike to Poon hill and back to Pokhara via Nayapul.

poon hill trek from pokhara

If you have limited time span,then you can fly to Pokhara which takes just about 25 minutes.Either you can stay Pokhara at that day or you can start your trek day after tomorrow.

poon hill trek difficulty

Its moderate grade of the trek. Normal fitness is required for this trek. We will have enough acclimatization before ABC.This plan is considered the acclimatization for Altitude Sickness

Whats Included

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 days Cost Include:

  • Airport transposition by private vehicles.
  • Two nights twin sharing on tourist standard Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • One night Tourist standard Hotel in the Pokhara with Bed with Breakfast.
  • Meals on Trekking: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara airfare with airport departure tax.
  • Teahouse basis trekking accommodation on trekking duration.
  • Tourist bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
  • Communicative English speaking license holder guide.
  • One porter for two guests who carry maximum twenty kilograms.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permits.
  • Pokhara hotel to Phedi and Lumre to Pokhara hotel by Private vehicle.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, and allowances of Nepali trekking staffs.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
  • One map of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek .
  • One Nepali simcard(Ncell) for local communication.
  • A special gift from our company.
  • Farewell dinner before you leaves from Nepal.

Poon Hill Trek 5 days Cost Exclude :

  • International Airfare & Airport taxes.
  • Visa fee for Nepal.
  • Lunch and Dinner during staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Any kinds of charges like battery charges, laundry, phone calls, any drinks .
  • Hot shower during trekking
  • Trekking Equipment and clothing.
  • Travel insurance which is incased of emergency (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Donation and temple entrance fees.
  • Tips for the trekking staffs which is not compulsory but highly expected.
  • Any other things which are not specified above.
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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Highlights

  • World heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley
  • Amazing Pokhara Valley
  • Marvelous Annapurna Himalayas Range
  • Landscapes,waterfall and Forests
  • Sunrise and Sunset viewpoints, diversity
  • Local Cultures,Nepali food and lifestyle
Route Map Poon Hill trek route map