Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking
Trip FactsTrip Code: YK-3120
Duration: 6 Days
Max. Altitude: 3180 m
Mode of Travel: Teahouse
Start Trip: Kathmandu
End Trip: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: Easy
Total Cost: $515
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is also known as the mini Annapurna Circuit trekking, which is one of the popular treks in the Annapurna region. One passes through villages with different cultures while succumbing to the scenic beauty of the mountains. The trek starts at Nayapul Pokhara from where it continues through Dhampus Phedi. The ending place of the trek is also Nayapul Pokhara; however, some end it at Beni Bazaar as well.
With spectacular scenery and the unique culture of the native Gurung and Magar people, Rhododendron forests and tropical valleys, this trip has a lot to offer. The glistening peak of Macchhapucchhare also offers a sight to behold.A major adventure involved in this trip is climbing the Poon Hill. The snow capped peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna along with other smaller peaks just emanate as you climb up the Poon Hill, looking ever so stunning.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking - Itinerary
Day-1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, yuuki Trek’s representative will receive you at the airport with your name card escorting up to the Hotel. Rest of the day, Welcome drink with short briefing about trip and relax.
Day-2:-Drive to Pokhara (865meters) (6 to 7 hour)
Yuuki’s Trekking staff will come to your Hotel.
Early drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (1070m) by bus/car. On the way to Pokhara, one can enjoy the local fish in Malekhu along with beautiful scenery of villages, mountains, green forest and Trisuli River. Pokhara is regarded as travel destination of Nepal with full of natural beauty. One can enjoy the spectacular view of Phewa Taal (lake), David’s falls, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges etc in Pokhara.
Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 3: Drive to Nayapul (1070m) by car/bus & hike to Hille (1480m)(3 to 4hours)
Early next morning, our private car will take us to Nayapul for about 1 hour driving from Pokhara. Hiking to Hille(1480m) begins from Nayapul alongside modi khola river through small villages Birethanti and Sudame. The trekking continues with the uphill way to Hille exploring the natural beauty of Annapurna region.
Overnight stay at guesthouse in Hille with breakfast and dinner included.
Day-4: Trek to Ghorepani (2876m) via Ulleri(6 to 7 hours)
After having breakfast, Hiking continues towards Ghorepani through uphill way with stone steps (about 3300 steps)) until we reach Ulleri. Ulleri is a magar village with hotels and lodges at 2070m. Hiking through dense forest of rhododendron, oak trees uphill from Ulleri leads you to the village of Ghorepani. In Ghorepani, one can experience the majestic views, chipping birds, rhododendron forest, beautiful Gurung villages, and many more.
Overnight stay at guesthouse in Ghorepani with breakfast and dinner included.
Day 5: Ghorepani Poonhill to Tadapani (2630m)(6 to 7 hours)
Early morning 4 ‘o’ clock, About 1 hour of Hiking from Ghorepani to Poonhill(3210m).
Breathtaking view of sun rise along with view of Dhaulagiri Manaslu and Annapurna can be seen from Poonhill. After sunrise view, half an hour walking downhill takes us back to Ghorepani. After breakfast, trek to starts to Hille with the downhill way through the rhododendron forest until Ulleri and then further descending with stone steps on the way to Hille
Overnight stay at guesthouse in Hille.
Day-6: Trek to Nayapul(3 to 4 hour) & drive to Pokhara(about 1 hour)
We reach Nayapul after hiking river through small villages Birethanti and Sudame and then alongside modi khola to reach Nayapul. Upon the arrival in Nayapul, we will take a local bus back to Pokhara.
Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Day 8: Back to Kathmandu (8 to 7 hours)
Early morning, transfer to Pokhara tourist bus station and drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Upon the arrival on Kathmandu, yuuki’s representatives will transfer you to the hotel.
Day 9: Final departure from Kathmandu (1345m)
yuuki’s representatives will transfer to international airport for your final departure.
- An experienced licensed holder guide and required porters
- Full Board Plan (breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation, tea or coffee 3 times a day) during trek,
- 1 night hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu (Non-star Hotel)
- 1 night hotel in Pokhara on BB plan (Non-star)
- Village sightseeing
- Mountain sightseeing
- Accommodation in Mountain (Lodge, Guest House, Hotel)
- Transportation by tourist bus (Trekking time), Local transportation (Taxi)
- Join Nepali Cultural Program
- Food, drinks, salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, accommodation, and local tax for guide and porters,
- Annapurna conservation area permits
- TIMS Card (Tourists information management system card)
- Medical kit box
- Trekking Equipments (Trekking stick, Down jacket)
- All government tax, VAT
- Airport picks up and drops with an escort.
- Farewell dinner
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
- Your travel insurance,
- International flight and departure tax,
- Any expense of personal nature,
- Nepal entry visa fee,
- Any kinds of Bar bills,
- Hot Shower, Battery charge in mountain
- All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks (e.g. Mineral water, Coke, Fanta)
- Rescue operation.
- Flight tickets
- Rescue service