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Known as one of the best panoramic view spots in Nepal, Poon Hill is every nature photographer’s dream destination. To head to this amazing place the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is required. A short trek through the Annapurna region will bring you up to Ghorepani village just 45 minutes below Poon Hill. Amazing mountain views, jungle trails, and traditional villages await you on this Sunrise Trek in Nepal!

 

Many trekkers and nature lovers participate in the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking. Here they witness an epic sunrise or even sunset views across the Annapurna Himalayas and the Dhaulagiri ranges. No wonder Poon Hill is also known as Photographers paradise! The memories we capture with our cameras during the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is nothing compared to what we experience in terms of beauty, tradition, and nature. Encountering traditional villages such as Ghandruk and Ghorepani shows us how the Nepalese mountain people thrive and survive in rough conditions compared to ours. Traversing Jungle trails up and down through beautiful forests filled with special flowers and unseen wildlife and crossing wild streams and green valley’s makes this trek even more special. Young and old, groups or solo the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is designed so that everybody can enjoy this heaven on earth!

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking route

This amazing journey to Poon Hill starts at the magical lakeside city of Pokhara. Surrounded by The Annapurna Himalayas, Mighty Mt. Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail) and the serene Lake of Phewa aka Fewa Tall. It gets only better and better! We drive along the Modi Khola (River) for about an hour towards our first trekking point Suikhet Phedi. From here we start the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking officially and head towards Dhampus, a village built upon the path to the Annapurna Himalayas. After Dhampus we head through lush jungle trails filled with streams, fauna, and flora all the way up to Ghorepani. Exactly translated Horse Water this mountain village got its name due to the access of water for horse travelers.

The following morning we wake up early in the morning for a 45 minutes hike up to Poon Hill. Seeing the sunrise over the famous Annapurna Mountains is absolutely breathtaking. The Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli and many others await the first rays of morning sun. The difference between night and day becomes clear with a warm glow of life. Our Peregrine Treks & Expedition staff will be there to capture those moments for you while you relax and enjoy this natural miracle.

If witnessing natural beauty is not enough on the way back to Pokhara we stop at Ghandruk village. It is the largest Gurung village in the area. It is a place where every culture fanatic can enjoy the lifestyle, tradition, handicrafts and even the Gurung Museum. This amazing Sunrise trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal also known as the Poon Hill Trek. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a journey that every nature and culture lover should participate in. Enjoy the beauty of Nepal and discover yourself on an amazing journey in the Annapurna mountains.


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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Itinerary & Other Details

Day 01

Arrival in Tribhuban International Airport Kathmandu

As you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport you’ll be heartily welcomed by our representatives. If you have come for the first time in our company or have booked your trip over the internet; you will be confused to find us so we will be waiting for you at the airport holding Peregrine Treks hoarding board in front of the arrival gate.

You will be escorted to Thamel about 30 minutes after driving and will check into the hotel. Your trip briefing guide introduction will be discussed sometime in the evening. A welcome dinner will be in the Nepali typical restaurant with the cultural show; hosted by Peregrine Treks.

Day 02

Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight and trek to Tikhedhunga

After breakfast flight/drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara(820m) which gives you the experience to explore the mesmeric views of towering snowy peaks, green hills, running rivers, numbers of valleys and small settlements. You’ll be escorted to Nayapul (1070m) following the cultivated rice paddy fields, small Nepalese settlements, rivers and the lush green hills around. The walk starts from Nayapul exploring the greenery, culturally rich and diverse valley, terraced green harvest lands along the way. After about 4hrs trek we reach to Tikhedhunga (1577m) the final destination for the day. Spend the night at the comfortable guest house.

Day 03

Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani 6-7 hrs trek

After mouth-watering breakfast at the Guesthouse (known as tea house), we will start the trek through the trails that go up the hills observing the lush greenery, blooming Rhododendrons, and cultural village. The first part of the trail is the climb of 3200 of the stone staircase after which we will gently climb upward to reach for lunch in Banthanti). We will continue our gentle walk through the rhododendron forests to reach Ghorepani where you will be rewarded with the picturesque close up the view of the Annapurna south (7219m), Dhaulagiri (8172m) and their neighbouring mountains. Spend your night at the lodge.

Day 04

Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210 m.) to Ghorepani to Tandapani

Early in the morning at 4:30 we will hike to Poon Hill, the highlights of the trip, enjoy panoramic sunrise views of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna l, ll, lll, lV, south, Machhapuchhare and more than 10 mountains.

Enjoy the stunning views for once in your life and then trek down to lodge for breakfast. It is pleasant walking through the rhododendron forests about 2 hours to Deurali (2900m) then descend an hour for lunch to Banthanti. After our lunch, we will descend for another hour and cross the stream and then ascend 45 minutes to arrive at Tandapani for another close-up view of the mountain.

Day 05

Tandapani to Ghandruk

Tandapani to Ghandruk is the best trekking junction of the Annapurna Region. The travelling around the ethnic Gurung Village nestled in the lap of a hill overlooking the prolific Mountains is an amazing feeling. The cultural shows and Gurung Museums in the ethnic tribal village would be amazing.

Day 06

Ghandruk to Nayapul to Pokhara

It is enjoyable descends to amazing village Ghandruk for two and half hours. Make some exploration to the Gurung museum and continue to descend to Saulibajar for lunch. Then trek to Nayapul via Birethati through the ACAP office. From here, the bus driver will you take you to Pokhara where you can enjoy your dinner.

Day 07

Sight seeing in Pokhara and flight back to Kathmandu

After your breakfast, we will drive to Kathmandu 6-7 hours on the tourist bus or you have also another option of 25 minutes fly on your extra cost. Today is the last day of your trip so you won’t meet your crew again so they would expect some tips from you today.

Day 08

Kathmandu valley sightseeing

Tour leaders of Peregrine Treks will take you around the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE sites of Kathmandu viz. Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. The Company will give you farewell dinner with the cultural show in typical Nepali Restaurant.

Day 09

Departure to your country

Today is the time to say bye-bye. Three hours early we will drive to the airport for your departure towards your destination. If you have time you can buy the gift for your families and friends. Have a safe flight and make next trip plan with Peregrine Treks.

OR

You can extend your trip by spending a couple of days and make a trip plan to go to Chitwan National park for elephant riding and Jungle safari or go directly from Pokhara. Involve in activities such as River rafting in Trishuli River and Mountain flight to Everest at extra cost.

OR

You can go to another advance tour to Bhutan, India, and Tibet

Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Accommodation in tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Room in best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)during trekking
  • All ground transportation in local vehicle as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara Flight ticket
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistance guide for more than 5 trekkers
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Trekking crew member salary, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • All necessary Permit and TIMS
  • First Aid MedKitl kit or necessary normal medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during trek and farewell dinner in typical Nepalese cuisine restaurant
  • All applicable government and local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee and international flight fare
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of an early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, early return from the mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance for trekkers only
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, pot of tea etc.) during trekking
  • Kathmandu Pokhara sightseeing
  • Kathmandu Pokhara food
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
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Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal
Duration:9 Days
Group Size:2-30
Arrival on:Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Departure:Kathmandu
Max Altitude:3210 m.
Difficulty:Easy
Accomodation:3 star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Meals:Three times meals during trekking and overnight at lodge