This trek is designed for all the adventure lovers who do not have enough time to spend in Nepal.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is one of the easiest trekking trails in Annapurna region. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek offers to view the mountains stretch as far as the eye can see North towards Tibet West towards the Dhaulagiri Himal and East with superb views of the Himalayas like Annapurna South, Bahari Shikhar, Hiuchuli, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Mt.Manaslu ranges, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and other mountains.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek starts from Nayapul after one and half hour drive from Pokhara. In this trek you will pass through beautiful villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk. You will enjoy the trek in the spectacular mountain scenery through delightful villages inhabited by Gurungs and Magars.

7 DAYS

  • Destinantion

    Nepal

  • Region

    Annapurna

  • Max Altitude

    3210 m

  • Activity

    Trekking

  • Accomodation

    Lodge

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu/Pokhara

  • Trip End

    Pokhara/Kathmandu

Trekking's Info

Height: 3210 m

Location: Pokhara, Nepal

  1. Day 1 ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

    On your arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, the representative of Adventure Extreme will welcome you & drive you to the respective Hotel . It’s a free day/evening. You can walk around Thamel for shopping.

    • local_dining FoodsBREAKFAST
    • terrain Altitude1340 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  2. Day 2 DRIVE FROM KATHMANDU TO POKHARA

    After Breakfast at your Hotel, we will drive Pokhara. Pokhara is a city on Phewa Lake, in central Nepal. It’s known as a gateway to the Annapurna Trekking area.

    • access_timeWalking Hour3-4 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBREAKFAST
    • terrain Altitude830 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  3. Day 3 DRIVE TO NAYAPUL AND TREK TO ULLERI

    The trek starts from Nayapul. During the trek, we pass through local villages, tea houses, gentle green rolling hills, rivers and meet local people of that place. We will cross Tirkhedunga Khola by the suspension bridge and the trail begins by climbing up quite steeply on a stone staircase which has more than 3200 steps. After climbing the hill, we can see Mt. Annapurna south (7219m.) and Hiunchuli (6441m.).

    • access_timeWalking Hour5-6 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude1000 M/2000 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  4. Day 4 TREK TO GHOREPANI

    It is a very pleasant part of the trek. Most of the days we walk through the jungle and if you come in spring season, you will see lots of Rhododendrons which is our national flower. You’ll also have the chance to see many wild animals and birds and the great view of many snow-capped mountains can be seen.

    • access_timeWalking Hour4-5 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude2630M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  5. Day 5 VISIT POON HILL AND TREK TO GHANDRUK

    We will get up early in the morning and climb up to Poon Hill(3210m.). It takes about an hour to get to Poon Hill. You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of the Himalayas like Annapurna South, Bahari Shikhar, Hiuchuli, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri ranges, Tukuche peak, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Mt.Manaslu ranges, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and others mountains. After this unforgettable view, we will come back to Ghorepani for breakfast. Then we will trek to Ghandruk.

    • access_timeWalking Hour5-6 HOURS
    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude2012 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationLODGE
  6. Day 6 TREK TO NAYAPOOL AND DRIVE TO POKHARA

    We will trek down to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara. If the day is clear, we may see Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre (fishtail) and Annapurna III close to our eyes during the walk. In Pokhara, we will walk around the city and Lake Side.

    • local_dining FoodsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • terrain Altitude1340 M
    • local_hotel AccomodationHOTEL
  7. Day 7 DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU

    We will drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara, check into your respective Hotel and later in the evening go for dinner.

    • local_dining FoodsBREAKFAST
  8. Day 8 DEPARTURE

    Depending on your flight time we will drop you at Tribhuwan International airport for your final departure to your destination.

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What's Included?

  1. Pick up from Kathmandu International airport and drop at hotel by private vehicle
  2. Accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast basis
  3. Accommodation in Lodges during the trekking on Full Board Basis (B/L/D)
  4. Private transportation to trekking starting point and back
  5. Trekking Permit
  6. National Park and conservation fee
  7. TIMS card fee
  8. Lodge accommodation during the trek
  9. Breakfast, Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Biscuits, fresh fruits and dinner
  10. Service of English speaking trekking guide    
  11. Service of porters to carry trekking equipments( 1 Porter for 2 Trekking members)   
  12. Daily wages of guide and porters    
  13. Medical and accident insurances for all involved staff during the trekking and climbing period.
  14. Comprehensives medical KIT

Note:

B & B in what’s included section means Bed and Breakfast. B/L/D means breakfast, Lunch and dinner.  Tea, Biscuits and fresh fruits are provided every day during trekking.

What's not included?

  1. Meals in Kathmandu
  2. Transfer in/out hotel
  3. Travel insurance, personal medical expenses and rescue evacuation
  4. Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, or any other food consumed beyond the prescribed breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  5. Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles phones and internet.
  6. Personal trekking gear.
  7. Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations, etc.
  8. Transportation services includes only what is listed on the itinerary. Any extra distance travelled will be appropriately charged.
  9. Any additional staff other than specified.
  10. Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.
  11. Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips.
  12. Airfare of international flights.
  13. Nepal entry visa fee (Visa's easy to acquire upon arrival).
  14. Any extra services, products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  15. Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section

This trek is designed for all the adventure lovers who do not have enough time to spend in Nepal.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is one of the easiest trekking trails in Annapurna region. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek offers to view the mountains stretch as far as the eye can see North towards Tibet West towards the Dhaulagiri Himal and East with superb views of the Himalayas like Annapurna South, Bahari Shikhar, Hiuchuli, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Mt.Manaslu ranges, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and other mountains.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek starts from Nayapul after one and half hour drive from Pokhara. In this trek you will pass through beautiful villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk. You will enjoy the trek in the spectacular mountain scenery through delightful villages inhabited by Gurungs and Magars.

GOOD TO KNOW:

HOW TO SAY HELLO AND THANK YOU IN NEPALI

Many Nepalese know Hello and Thank you, but hearing you speak in their language is still a sweet sound of respect. When saying Hello in Nepal, you say “Namaste” and fold your hands into a prayer.  Thank you is “Danyavad”.

HOW TO GET A NEPAL VISA UPON ARRIVAL

Once you arrive at the airport, please follow these simple procedures for Tourist Visa on Arrival.

1st Step. Fill in ' Arrival Card ' ...

2nd Step. Make payment at the bank according to your visa requirement ( 15/30/90 Days) ...

3rd Step. Proceed to the Immigration Desk with your online form, payment receipts and your passport.

THE SPOKEN LANGUAGE IN NEPAL IS NEPALI AND THE SECOND LANGUAGE IS ENGLISH

Nepali is an Indo-Aryan language similar to Hindi,  is written in Devanagari script and is the first language of Nepal. Indian travelers should understand enough to get around. English is a secondary language spoken mostly in large cities like Kathmandu. Outside Kathmandu, English is spoken a little less, but getting around is still manageable. Simply smile with a Namaste and the Nepalese will help you in any way they can.

AVOID DRINKING TAP WATER

Tap water is not filtered or purified in Nepal. Thus, tap water is often boiled before consumption. It’s best to buy bottled water. It is relatively inexpensive. Avoid any fruits and veggies foods washed in tap water.

ROADS AND DUST

Roads in Nepal can occasionally be in disrepair, due in part to the earthquake. The government is said to be working on improving them. Still, you’ll find large potholes and a lot of dust, especially in the more urban areas of Kathmandu. You’ll see Nepalese wearing face masks when driving on the road. Women cover their faces with saris or scarves.

SQAT TOILETS ARE COMMON IN NEPAL

While westernized hotels and restaurants and tourist attractions have western toilets, you’ll find more local joints and public restrooms bearing squat toilets. 

AVOID STREET FOOD

Nepalese street food has been known to cause many bold adventurers a case of traveler’s stomach issues. Refrigeration is poor in Nepal so street food isn’t always refrigerated and food can be reused after a day of being out.  Stick to well-maintained and busy restaurants.

BLACK OUT IN NEPAL

In the past, Nepal had regular blackout periods, which meant most of the city would go dark and don lanterns or power generators to keep business flowing. Today, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has turned on the lights, making blackouts a thing of the past. But the newfound electricity has made Nepalese people suspect that the NEA purposely left them in the dark all these years, as a ploy to force them to invest in power generators. 

Kathmandu is fairly lit and most westernized hotels and restaurants have backup power generators for traveller’s convenience. In more remote areas and trekking trips, take a flashlight or head lamp

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The Pillars of Adventure Extreme

Jiten Shrestha

FOUNDER/DIRECTOR

Founder/Director, Mr. Jiten Shrestha was born in a village called Salleri(2413 m) of Solukhumbu District of Nepal. Solukhumbu is famous in the world for mountain tourism. The main attraction of Solukhumbu is Mt. Everest (8848 m). Jiten Shrestha spent his childhood and studied his lower secondary level in Salleri village. Later Jiten Shrestha was selected by the Government of Nepal to study in Kathmandu at Budhanilkantha School. The school was one of the best and was running by the British Government. He compled his higher secondary school from Budhanikantha School and joined Trichandra College in Kathmandu for further education.

Mr. Durga Shrestha (Kaji)

CO- FOUNDER/ADVISER

Durga Shrestha (Kaji) was born in East of Nepal, Bamti Bhandar, Bamti Bhandar is the trail to Everest region. Durga Shrestha spent his childhood in the village studying and helping his parent to run a  Lodge which was called Buddha Lodge. While running the lodge, he met and interacted with a lot of tourists from all over the world and later moved to Kathmandu to start his trekking career.


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