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The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek 8 nights 9 days is a beautiful outdoor trek that bring you on a natural journey in Nepal. Visiting some of the popular highlights in the Annapurna region the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is perfect for those whole love the outdoors, beautiful natural views, cultural villages and the occasional upwards hike. The beauty of Poon Hill is the amazing sunset and sunrise view over the Annapurna Range, the scenic landscape is truly godly so make sure to bring your cameras for everlasting memories. The trek itself starts officially from Nayapul village located about 45 minutes from Pokhara Lakeside City and will take 5 days until reaching back to Pokhara.
On the way to Poon Hill we pass by small and cultural villages, forests, rivers and big settlements such as Ghorepani and Ulleri. The way up to Poon Hill is full fauna and flora, small temples and Mani walls. Every step you take during the Ghorepani / Poon Hill trek brings you closer to the Himalayas and it feels as if your one with the natural surroundings. Starting from Kathmandu we take an AC tourist bus driving to Pokhara. This lakeside city is one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal, locked between Fewa Lake, Mt Machhapuchhre or Fishtail Mountain and the Annapurna Range. After a brief stay in this beautiful city we head out by private transport to Nayapul from where we will start the trek. The trail brings us across amazing nature trails, and the famous stone stairs that lead to Ulleri. The next day we head to Ghorepani the trail is mostly upwards filled with lush forests and vegetation, if we arrive in time we can head further towards Poon Hill and see one of the world’s most spectacular sunsets. Truly watching the warm sun slowly disappear behind the mighty Annapurna range is guaranteed to give u a lifelong memory of Nepal and the Himalayas. The next day we can witness the same but now we head up in the early morning for a magical sunrise. Having possibly walked this part the day before, the scenery is quite different. It will take about 45 minutes to reach Poon Hill and the trail is absolutely pleasant to walk on. After reaching Poon Hill we can enjoy a cup of tea and take those memorable pictures. As the sun rises from behind the Annapurna Range we can witness its warm glow fills the entire area with light and life. It is really beautiful to behold how in a few short seconds an entire valley can change. After this amazing moment we head back down to Ghorepani for our breakfast and prepare for our 2 days journey back to Pokhara.

Details Itineray

Day 1, Kathmandu Arrival
After arriving at Tribhuvan Airport in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will be waiting to pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time you might want to take a walk around inside the center of Kathmandu, namely Thamel. Also called backpackers paradise Thamel is filled with small and big souvenir shops, boutiques and charming restaurants.  Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
Day 2, Kathmandu to Pokhara by AC tourist bus
Next day, early in the morning, after having breakfast, we head to Pokhara by AC tourist bus. A scenic 6 hours’ drive takes you to the naturally beautiful city Pokhara. After a short rest, you can relax and explore the city.  In the evening, you can enjoy and witness spectacular views of the sunset on the Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre also known as the Fishtail Mountain, Dhaulagiri, and the countryside. Apart from this, you can also enjoy boating on Fewa Lake. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 3, Pokhara drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri
The next morning, after an early breakfast, we drive towards Nayapul village the starting point of our trek. It will take about 45 minutes by private car to reach Nayapul and the Mt Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) will always look down on us. After you reach in Nayapul, then we can officially begin our trek towards Ulleri. Heading through beautiful scenic surroundings, forest trails and ascending stone steps that lead us next to Mani walls and vegetation. Around 4 hours trek lets you witness the small Gurung settlements and beautiful forests of rhododendrons and finally, we reach in Ulleri village where we stay for the night.
Day 4, Ulleri trek to Ghorepani (if time sunset view from Poon Hill)
Today, after an early breakfast, we will depart from Ulleri and head towards Ghorepani which is situated at an altitude of the 2874m. It’s around 6 hours of gentle hiking until we reach Ghorepani. On the way we can visit the beautiful village Banthanti with wonderful views of the great Himalayas such as; Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Hiunchuli, Annapurna South and other high altitude mountain peaks. On the way to Ghorepani, the trail is filled with fauna and flora, scenic rhododendron and shadow forests and listen to the different bird songs. If we have time then you can enjoy impressive sunset from Poon Hill. You will stay overnight at Ghorepani.
Day 5, Sunrise view from Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani
Today, before early breakfast, we will head towards the top of Poon Hill which is situated at the altitude of 3232m. Poon Hill is very famous for its impressive sunrise and stunning mountain views such as; Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak(6920m), Mt. Annapurna (8091m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III(7855m), Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal(6931m) and so on. After the impressive sunrise and mountain views in Poon Hill and we will return back to Ghorepani and heads towards Tadapani which is situated at the altitude of 2650m. It takes around 5 hours to reach Tadapani and we will stay overnight at Tadapani.     
Day 6, Tadapani trek to Ghandruk
Next morning, after having breakfast, we will make an easy trek towards Ghandruk through beautiful dense rhododendron, oak and Sal forests along the side of the Kimrung Khola where different species of birds are richly habited.  Continuing we will be ascending steeply towards Ghandruk village where will stay for the night.
Day 7, Ghandruk trek to New Bridge and drive to Pokhara
Today, we will end our adventurous trek. After early breakfast, we will have a gentle trek towards New Bridge from where we will drive back to Pokhara. As we depart from New Bridge we can think back of our beautiful trek with the precious memories of our Poon Hill trek and its amazing scenery. After reaching back to the Lakeside city of Pokhara in the evening, you can once more explore the lakeside restaurant and souvenir shops. Stay overnight at Pokhara.
Day 8, Pokhara to Kathmandu by AC tourist bus
Early in the morning, after breakfast, we will have a scenic drive back towards Kathmandu by AC tourist bus. We get beautiful views of different mountains, and cultural villages with beautiful surrounding scenes on the way. We stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Cost Included

  • 2 nights’ accommodation 3*** in Kathmandu (B&B)
  • 2 nights’ accommodation 3*** in Pokhara (B&B)
  • 2 way AC tourist bus ticket Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Airport Transfers
  • Trekking guide during the trek
  • Porter for bag carrying during the trek
  • All permits and TIMS
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek
  • Transport by private car (Pokhara to Nayapul and New Bridge to Pokhara)

Cost Excluded

  • Kathmandu and Pokhara  Lunch and dinner
  • City tours (can be arranged at additional cost)
  • Any type of personal expenses and any type of drinks
  • Medical insurance
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Trip Facts

Duration: 9 Days
Level: 3
Trip Departure: 2-14
Trip Code : P-8

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