Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • 3210mAltitude
  • Jan-DecSeason
  • EasyGrade

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek visits the thriving Gurung settlement of Ghandruk, where many ex-Gurkha soldiers run cozy lodges. It winds through the magical rhododendron forest that inspired the setting for the Hobbit trilogy. At Ghorepani, the ridgeline trail meets a major trade route, plied by donkey trains carrying loads north toward Tibet. An early morning climb up to Poon Hill (3,200m/ 10,500ft) rewards you with panoramic views of the Annapurnas, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Peak), and Dhaulagiri. During spring, rhododendron trees are ablaze with red, pink and ivory blossoms.

  • 01 DAY

    Welcome to Kathmandu

    Arrive in Kathmandu airport; you will be met by the staff from our agency then transfer to Hotel.

  • 02 DAY

    Kathmandu Sightseeing

    The following morning you will be taken on a half day sightseeing tour of the many temples and interesting Surrounding sights of Kathmandu.

  • 03 DAY

    Kathmandu - Pokhara

    Transferred by tourist bus for about 6 -hour to Pokhara, a beautiful town set on the banks of the Phewa Lake. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy either doing last minute shopping for the trek or packing your kitty bag for the following day’s departure.

  • 04 DAY

    Pokhara - Birethanti – Ulleri 2070m

    Drive an hour to Birethanti and stat trekking through the lush, green Modi river valley, past waterfalls with plunge pools. After crossing the bridge ascend steep staircase to Magar village of Ulleri where you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.

  • 05 DAY

    Ulleri - Ghorepani

    A gentle climb through pasture and cultivated fields. As the trail climbs higher, you walk up beside the cascading river through refreshingly cool oak and rhododendron forest to Ghorepani (2840m.)

  • 06 DAY

    Ghorepani – Tadapani 2540m.

    Early-morning climb to the Poonhill and enjoy sunrise over the peaks and magnificent mountain panoramic view. A short ascend to Deurali pass and further Tadapani through dense moss-covered forest rich with bird

  • 07 DAY

    Tadapani - Ghandrung 1940 6hrs trek.

    Trail descends steeply through dense damp forest, where you may see monkeys, and continues down over a series of rock-cut steps that follow a leaping stream. Arrive in Ghandrung and explore the maze-like streets of this thriving Gurung settlement.

  • 08 DAY

    Ghandrung – Pokhara

    An easy short walk desend steeply to Sauli, and drive to Pokhara.

  • 09 DAY

    Pokhara – Kathmandu 6hrs drive

    Early morning stqrt driving to kathmandu through beautiful country side scenery. Arrive in kathmnandu and transfer to hotel.

  • 10 DAY

    Kathmandu

    Rest day at leisure or final souvenir shopping. Join the farewell dinner in the evening most probably with cultural program. Evening Join the farewell dinner with live Nepali cultural program hosted by the company.

  • 11 DAY

    Departure

    If you have time and are interested for other adventure like white water rating, wild life safari or any other activities can extend your holiday or transfer to airport and fly back to sweet home.

Equipment

Check-list of personal equipment:

– Good standard trekking boots
– Camping shoes/thongs
– Socks-polypropylene
– Down Jacket
– Fleece
– T-shirts
– Trekking trousers
– Shorts (both casual and for treks)
– Swim wear
– Sun Hat
– Woollen Hat
– Nylon Windbreaker
– Gloves
– Gaters
– Strong Rucksack
– Sleeping Bag
– Water Bottle
– Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
– Toiletries/soap
– Toilet paper
– Sun block
– Travel Towel
– Wet-wipes
– Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
– Sunglasses
– Binoculars
– Camera & lenses
– Memory cards
– GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
– Altimeter
– Compass
– Book/music player/pack of cards
– Padlock
– A plastic bag for waste
– Energy/snack bars

The following equipment are needed during the Climbing period: –

(Warm Down Jackets, Sleeping Bags, Warm Trousers, Koflach Shoes, Trekking Shoes and Sandals, Perfectly fitting Crampons, Gaiters, Ice Axe, Jumar, Ice Screw, Rock, Picton, Snow Bar, 2 locking Carabiners, Gloves, Sun Glasses, Head Light, Helmet, Rope, Stove, Harness, Figure -8, Gore – Tex Jackets)

Includes

1. Arrival and Departure
2. 4 Night Hotel in kathmandu with Breakfast
3. 2 Night Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
4. Annapurna Conservation permit and TIMS card
5. Meal During your trekking Period(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea or Coffee)
6. Experience Ennglish licence holder guide and porter.maximum 22 kg
7. Staff insurance and Equpiment
8. Transportation by land or flight
9. arrangement rescue
11. Our office service Charge
10. farewell dinner

Excludes

1. International Flight Ticket
2. Nepal Visa fee
3. personal Insurance & Equipment
4. Meal in Kathmandu & Pokahara
5. staff Tips
5. personal expenses

Travel Insurance: –
Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.

Newly Open Trekking Area
  1. Mustang Teri La Pass Trek

    31 days Days / Grade: Hard
  2. Panchase Trek

    8 days Days / Grade: Easy
  3. Panch Pokhari Trek

    17 days Days / Grade: Medium
  4. Tsum Valley / Manaslu Trek

    23 Days / Grade: Medium
  5. Machhapuchhre Model Trek

    14 Days / Grade: Medium
  6. Nar – Phu Valley Trek

    24 Days / Grade: Hard

Fixed Departures