Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

This short trek advances you to one of the excellent views of the Annapurna mountain range. This classic trail encounters the gracious terraced landscapes as you follow the stone-laid stairs. The lush green of rhododendron forests becoming colorful to add charm and warmth to your soul can be perceived especially in the spring months. This trek is suitable for all kind of people with different age group. The person who loves the mountain scene will surely love trekking to this destination. There is no any supervision of the technical skill needed to trek this route. The climate is also very favorable here. The trek starts from the smooth highway driving from Pokhara for six hours. Enjoying with the tiny villages filled with green traced lands we can have panoramic views of Himalayas.


Through the traditional villages, the trail leads you uphill to the Ghorepani and then to the spiritual Poon hill (10,500ft) with the majestic scenery. This is a shortened trail of the Annapurna Panorama trek and for those who wish to get to the mountains and experience the unique mountain beauty and culture of Nepal in a very short period of time. The early morning view of snowcapped mountains just when the golden rays of the sun kiss the peaks is worth watching

Trip Highlights

  • Beautiful Sunrise and Himalayas View from Poonhill 3210m.
    One of the oldest and Historical Ghandruk Gurung village.
    Majestic view of Dhaulagiri (8167M,) and Annapurna south (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6997m) and other peaks.
    Get in Touch Culture and lifestyle of local people.
    Challenging and Short trek in Annapurna region.


Trip Facts

Location: Annapurna Region
Duration: 11 days
Grade: Short and Challenging
Start/end: Pokhara
Max. Altitude: 3210m.
Daily trekking hours: 5-6 hrs.
Accommodation: Teahouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner in the trekking
Transport: Car/Jeep/plane
Group size: 2 people
Best seasons: All Seasons of Nepal


Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m) Airport.

Day 2: Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (840m) by tourist bus or if required fly by plane.

Day 4: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul by transport and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1550m) takes 5 hours.

Day 5: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2860m) take 6 hours.

Day 6: Morning, Hike to Poonhill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2,650m) takes 6 hours.

Day 7: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m) takes 3 hours.

Day 8: Drive from Ghandruk to Pokhara by jeep.

Day 9: Full day sightseeing tour in Pokhara valley.

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu by bus or flight.

Day 11: Final departure.


Cost includes

  • Arrival and departure (Airport/Hotel) pickup and drop by private transport
  • Three nights’ hotel in Kathmandu and three night Pokhara including bed and breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara (Tour guide and transport)
  • Three times food a day during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • Permit and TIM’S card for the trekking.
  • All accommodations on the   tea houses during the trek.
  • An experience, helpful and friendly guide and necessary staff (1 porter for every 2 trekkers).
  • Trekking working staff Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and Insurance for the trek.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu by bus.
  • Pokhara to Nayapul by car and Ghandruk to Pokhara by Jeep
  • Nepal government taxes, VAT 13% and office service.


Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa at Tribhuvan International Airport - Kathmandu. You will require 2 passport size photos you pay the 30 USD Nepal tourist visa fee, for the 14 days valid.For further information please visit:
  • Compulsory Your Travel insurance.
  • Food (lunch and dinner) you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses and all the cold and hard drinks.
  • Tips for the guide and staffs.



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Nepal Government Nepal Tourism Board Trekking Agents' Association of Nepal Nepal Mountaineering Association KEEP

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