“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a short and easy tea house trekking in Annapurna region of western Nepal. Considered as one of the best short trek in Nepal, our trek initiates from Pokhara city and vividly offers magnificent sunrise views over the Himalayas from the tantalizing viewpoint of Poon hill along with an insight into the local Gurung culture & tradition. Furthermore, you can even encounter immense amount of wildlife and thriving ecosystem which simply can’t be found anywhere else.
Starting with a complimentary day tour around the UNESCO World Heritage Sites inside culturally affluent Kathmandu valley. We visit the sacred Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath, Buddhist stupas of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath. Furthermore, our tour will incorporate numerous pagoda style temples, museums and courtyards at Kathmandu Durbar Square. Next day after having our breakfast we are set to go on an 8-hour long drive towards the naturally blessed touristic paradise of Pokhara city which is also going to be the starting point of our short trek. The clean and green atmosphere of Pokhara valley surrounded by Annapurna Himalayan ranges, sunset view while boating on Phewa Lake and night life at Lakeside is bound to captivate you in the eccentric joy of trekking in Nepal. Here onward, our trekking activity begins as we take an hour-long drive to Nayapul (2,070m) and then follow a main street towards Tikhedhunga. From here, we ascend more than 3000 steps towards magnificent Ghorepani village. The spectacular panoramic sunrise views over the snowcapped mountains namely Annapurna Himalayan range, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Machapuchare, Mt. Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak, Lamjung Himal and other surrounding peaks from Poon hill awaits us as we hike towards top of the hill early in the morning after having our instant meal. In addition, you can even learn a great deal about the lifestyle, ancestry and history of local Gurung communities during this short trek.
This trip can be experienced any time of the year. However, it is recommended to embark mostly from the months of March to May when the rhododendron blossoms and makes your trip a bit more special. During this trek, there should be no risk of altitude sickness as we will be trekking at moderate altitudes with highest being the top of Poon hill. Join this trek with us and explore the phenomenal Annapurna region for an unforgettable trekking experience in Nepal.
- Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
- Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m)
- Day 03: Drive Naya Pul (New bridge), to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m)
- Day 04: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850m)
- Day 05: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3180m) & Trek to Tadapani (2520m) 6-7 hrs.
- Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m) 3-4 hrs.
- Day 07: Ghandruk to Pokhara (910m) 5 hrs.
- Day 08: Scenic drive to Kathmandu (1350m) 6 hrs.
- Day 09: Transfer to Airport for your onward Journey.”Farewell”