Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek


Trip Facts

Duration: 11 Days

Grade: Easy

Max-Altitude: 3,210m

Accommodation:

Country: Nepal

Trip Price
USD 903
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Overview

The Ghorepani trek is the most spectacular mountains of the Annapurnas. One of the highlights of the trip is the hike up to Poon Hill (3,210m), which offers the best views over the mountains in the whole Annapurna region. The spectacular panoramic views of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Fishtail (6,997m), Annapurna (8,091m), Annapurna II, South II, Nilgiri, Tukuche, Dhampus peak, Butterfly mountain, Hiuchuli and many others are seen prominently on a clear day.

The other highlight of the trek is to Dhampus village, an authentic place located in the Annapurna region with pristine traditions and culture. You will descend following on a narrow trail through rhododendron forests to that offers frequent views of Mt. Fishtail. Ghandruk, Homelands of British Gurkha Army.

The Ghorepani trek is a short and easy trek that takes you through spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep subtropical valleys.

 

 

 

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Preparation for the trek

Day 03: Morning flight to Pokhara (910m)

Day 04: Pokhara to Tirkhe Dhunga (1577m)

Day 05: Tirkhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2855m) 

Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) and to Tadapani (2630m) 

Day 07: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m) 

Day 08:  Ghandruk to Pokhara 

Day 09: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 10: Kathmandu – free time

Day 11: International departure 

Includes

(min 2 people sharing)
 

The trip cost includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Flight to Pokhara
  • English-speaking government license-holder trekking guide 
  • Porter
  • Trekking guide’s and porter’s insurance during the trip
  • TIMS trekking permit
  • National park fee 
  • Hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Accommodation during the trek

 

The trip cost excludes:

  • Meals & drinks during the trek and in Kathmandu (unless stated otherwise under ‘The trip cost includes’)
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Travel/medical insurance
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Phone calls
  • Internet
  • International air ticket
  • Tips for your trekking guide & porters at the end of the trek
  • If you’re forced to extend your trek due to bad weather or natural disaster circumstances, we are not liable to pay any compensation or otherwise be responsible for any expenses you may incur
  • Anything not mentioned in the ‘includes section’

Equipment List

  • Rucksack (40-55 litres) & small rucksack if the big one is going to be carried by a porter
  • Rucksacks rain cover
  • Sleeping bag – 20 above  (3/4 season)
  • Sleeping bag liner if you hire a sleeping bag
  • Down Jacket
  • Water/wind proof jacket
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Light-weight fleece (1-2)
  • Trekking trousers (1-2)
  • Nylon wind trousers
  • Trekking water-proof boots
  • Pair of trainers or comfortable footwear (to rest your feet after the trekking)
  • Flip-flops
  • Trekking T-shirts (2-4)
  • Long-sleeve T-shirts (2-3)
  • Trekking socks (2-4 pairs)
  • Thermal T-shirt and pants
  • Woollen or warm socks (to keep your feet warm after the trekking)
  • Gloves
  • Woollen hat
  • Neck gaiter
  • Sun cap
  • UV-protected sunglasses
  • Poles
  • Personal towel (medium-size quick-drying towel)
  • Water bottle
  • Flash light
  • Carabiner clip
  • Batteries (if needed)
  • Adaptor
  • Medical & First-aid kit
  • Sun cream
  • Lip balm
  • Your toiletries (shampoo or multi-purpose soap, toothbrush/paste, deodorant, comb, nail clippers, feminine sanitary towels, etc)

Departure Dates

Trip Date Trip Cost Availability Book
Dec 17, 2017 - Dec 27, 2017 USD 903 Available Book Now
Dec 08, 2017 - Dec 18, 2017 USD 903 Available Book Now
Dec 02, 2017 - Dec 12, 2017 USD 903 Available Book Now
Nov 25, 2017 - Dec 05, 2017 USD 903 Available Book Now
Nov 19, 2017 - Dec 29, 2017 USD 903 Available Book Now
Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017 USD 903 Available Book Now

Trip Extensions

Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath

1-day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath and Bouddha

2-day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath and Kapan monastery

3-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan

4-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan, Nagarkot and Patan

1-day trip to Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
Visit Bakhtapur’s Durbar Square and enjoy the spectacular view over the Himalayas at Nagarkot

4-day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley and 3-day Chitwan National Park
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, Swayambunath, Naranthan, Bouddha, Pashupatinath, Kapan monastery, Bakhtapur and Changu Narayan, Nagarkot and Patan and three days in Chitwan National park (it includes a safari)

3-day Chitwan national park
three days in Chitwan National park (it includes a safari) 

Half day in Sarangkot (from Pokhara)

Done the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and want an extension to the Annapurna Sanctuary trek (from Pokhara)?

 

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