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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek (8 days)

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POONHIL TREKS WITH MSTE

  The vantage point of Poon Hill offers spectacular panoramic views of the Annapurna mountain range. The views are glorious, the route is enchanting – all of which you will cherish from memories of Nepal.

Considered an easy trek in the Annapurna region, it is the most relevant trekking program from Mountain Scenery Treks for those who wish to see the grandeur of the majestic Annapurna Massif and beyond. Some prominent mountains visible from Poon Hill are Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Ironically enough, it is a reality that one can only witness nature’s exotic beauty in truly remote places!. Lamjung apart from green hills and valleys below. The almost surreal views in the morning will make you think and wonder about the beauty of Nature at this far-flung location on the planet. This is probably the best viewpoint of sunrise in the entire range.

A trek to Poon Hill starts with a short hiking trail from Nayapul near Pokhara, taking you to the village of Ghorepani and back. Annapurna (8,093 m), Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. You will hike up to Poon Hill before the break of dawn to watch the sun come up from behind the mountains, offering colorful views of sunrise and charismatic shades of golden color scattered over the Annapurna range. This trek provides you an opportunity to capture exceptional views of mountain that are over 8,000 meters in height. Annapurna Sunrise Trek is an ever popular trekking program in Nepal. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) and other peaks such as Mt. Poon Hill at 3,200 meters is a famous place for one of the best sunrise views in Nepal.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

You will arrive in Kathmandu today. Our representatives will pick you up from the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. You can explore the historic city of Kathmandu in the evening. We will welcome you with traditional Nepali dinner. The diner will be followed by cultural dance. We will brief you about the upcoming tour.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara

We will drive to Pokhara after an early breakfast. The journey takes 6-7 hours on a tourist bus. You will travel along beautiful green hills and rivers. Pokhara is a famous lake city. Phewa lake is the largest lake in Pokhara. We will be staying at the Phewa lakeside. 

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga

Our trek starts today. We will first drive to Nayapul - the place where our trek begins. It is a one and half hours of drive to Nayapul from Pokhara. The trek is gentle and flat for the first part. Once we reach a place called Birenthanti (1,080 m/3,543 ft), the trail starts to get uphill. We meet typical Nepali villages on our way like - Matathanti, Ramgai, Sudame and Hile. We follow the Modi river which gets more turbulent as we move uphill. We reach Tikhedhunga for evening stay. It is a wonderful place to spend your evening, being far away from the noise and pollution of urban settlements. 

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani

We will have an early breakfast and head for the village of Ghorepani. We will follow the Modi river for a while and then cross it through a high suspension bridge. An hour of trek from the bridge takes us to the beautiful Ulleri village (2,080 m/6,824 ft). The path from the bridge to Ulleri provides a wonderful view of Hiuchuli, Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountains. Ulleri is a thickly populated village. The villagers provide accommodation for trekkers. We will not stay in Ulleri and continue our trek further. Banthanti (2,300 m/7,545 ft) and Nangethanti (2,450 m/8,038 ft) are other beautiful villages that lie on our road. We will walk through deep rhododendron forest in the last part of the day and reach Ghorepani. 

Day 05: Poon Hill hike and trek to Ghandruk

We will wake up much early today because we need to reach the top of Poon Hill before breakfast. Poon Hill is the main highlight of our trek. The sight of the Sun rising over the mountains is brilliant. You will meet many trekkers at Poon Hill. Poon Hill offers wonderful view of the Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V, Dhampus Peak, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Barah Sikhar, Mt. Fishtail, Nilgiri South and Tukuche peaks. We will return back to our homestay after a wonderful morning experience in Poon Hill. We will then begin our trek to Ghandruk after breakfast. We will walk through rhododendron forest after leaving Ghorepani and reach a place called Bhaisi Kharka. Bhaisi Kharka means buffalo grazing pasture in Nepali. Today's trek is long and tiresome but the path is wonderful and provides impeccable view of the mountains. We will reach Ghandruk in the evening. You can explore the local Gurung museum and enjoy the wonderful view of sunset.

Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani

Poon Hill is a mountain watchers paradise. We should begin our climb at a very first hour of the morning so that we can make it to the top of Poon Hill before the sun rises over the Himalayas. We will get a panoramic view of mountains like Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V, Dhampus Peak, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Barah Sikhar, Mt. Fishtail, Nilgiri South and Tukuche from Poon Hill.We come back to our Hotel after spending a wonderful morning in Poon Hill. After having our breakfast, we will begin our trek to Tadapani. The trail is uphill up to Deurali (2,990 m/9,809 ft) and then goes down to Banthanti (2,520 m/8,267 ft). The trail to Tadapani is a lovely up and down stroll inside the green forests of rhododendron, oak and bamboo. We will see beautiful waterfalls, valleys, birds and wild animals on our way.

Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu

We will bid farewell to our guides and potters and head back to Kathmandu today. You can follow the same river trail you took on your way to Pokhara or you also have the option to travel by air. The second option comes at extra cost. 

Day 08: Departure

We will organize a small traditional ceremony to mark your departure. We will bid you farewell and drop you at the airport from where you will return back to your destination. You also have the option to extend your trip. 

PRICES INCLUDES

1. ARRIVALS AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL BY THE TOURIST BUS OR PRIVATE VEHICALS.

2. TWO NIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN 3 STAR CATORIZED HOTEL IN KATHMANDU.

3. TRIP BRIEFING AND EQUIPMENT CHECK.

4. MOUNTAIN SCENERY TREKS AND EXPEDITION /DUFFLE BAG,TSHIRT AND TREKKING MAP.

5. WELCOME DINNER WITH NEPAL CULTURAL SHOW.

6. ONE DAY KATHMANDU CITY SIGHT SCENE.

 7. TRANSPORT TO DOMESTIC AIRPORT TO (POKHARA AIRFARE KTM/POKHARA/KTM.AND POKHARA/NAYAPUL/POKHARA BY JEEP

8. GOVERNMENT LICENCE HOLDER TREKKING GUIDE

9. ALL MEAL BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER, AND TEA, COFFEE , FREE MENU BY MOUNTAIN SCENERY TREKS AND EXPEDITION /DESERT AFTER DINNER/HOTWATER.

10. STAFF EXPENSES

  • ALL STAFFS MEDICAL AND EMERGENCY RESQUE INSURANCES DURING THE TRIP.
  • ALL STAFF FOODS.
  • POTTER WAGES.
  • GUIDE WAGES.
  • POTTER EQUIPMENT.
  • KITCHEN UTENSILS.
  • NECESSERY HIGH ALTITUDE FOOD , MOUNTAIN FOOD,DRY FOOD.

11. PAPER WORK

  • NATIONAL PARK ENTRY FEE.
  • MUNICIPALITY CHARGE.
  • TIMS CARD FEE.
  • ALL GOVERNMENT TAXES.

12. SATELLITE PHONE   , INCASE OUT THE COVERGE OF NETWORK.

13. LAST DAY DINNER IN LUKLA WITH ALL INVOLVED STAFFS.

14. WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION DURING THE CLIMBING PERIOD.

15:ONE NIGHT ACCOMODATION IN POKHARA WITH BREKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER

16: FLY BACK TO KTM/FAREWELL DINNER AT THE SAME DAY.

17. DEPARTURE TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO HOME.

COST EXCLUDES

1. LUNCH AND DINNER IN KATHMANDU EXCEPT WELCOME AND FAREWELL DINNER.

2. BOTH WAY INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT AIR-FARE.

3. PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE AND EMERGENCY RESQUE INSURANCE.

4. NEPAL ENTRY VISA FREE.

5. ALCHOLIC BEVERAGES.

6. FILMING PERMIT OF DRONE AND CAMERA DURING CLIMBING.

7. EXTRA NIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU IF LATE DEPARTURE.

8. PERSONAL EXPENSES, LAUDRY, WIFI CHARGE…..

9. STAFF TIPS.

Fitness Level 
Group Size 2 to 18 people
Max Altitude 3210M
Duration 8 Days
Walking Days 6 Days
Activity Trekking/Hiking
Best Period MAR | APR | MAY | SEP | OCT | NOV
Price $$$$
Country                                                           Nepal