Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 7 Days

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is more than just a trekking experience. It is all about realizing the absolute beauty of Nepal, exploring the culture of Nepal and trekking in the lap of nature. This trek is consequently considered by many seasoned trekkers to be a classic trek hence with good reason because it’s just about the best short trek in Nepal.

Poon Hill is a small village located in Myagdi district of Nepal likewise lying in the lower part of Annapurna Region. This trek almost lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area.

Poon Hill Trek Route

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek route starts from Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, we drive to Pokhara on bus. It takes about 6-7 hrs to reach Pokhara on bus from Kathmandu. On the same day, we will stay in Pokhara and make short sightseeing. On next day, we go to Nayapul from our hotel on vehicle which takes about half an hour. We begin our trek from Nayapul to Ulleri. On the way, you will be enchanted with beautiful mountain views. From Ulleri, we trek to Ghorepani (which takes about 5-6 hrs). On the way, we can see mountains. If you are lucky, you will get chance to see wild animals also. We will stay in Ghorepani on same day. On Ghorepani you can explore the Gurung Culture and People’s lifestyle. Early in the morning, we climb up to Poon Hill to see sunrise which takes about 45 minutes. Then, we come back to Ghorepani and move to Tadapani to Jhinu Danda to enjoy natural hot spring. Finally ,we will come back to Kathmandu on the same route. Foods and Accommodation are arranged on time during your trek.

Best season and time for Trek

Oftentimes, you find your self above the clouds looking up at the snow-capped peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. For many, this becomes a moment of self-realization that we are so small in the scheme of things. The best time of the year for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek are March – April and October. However, you can trek to Poon-Hill in any time of the year.

Since this region is considered to the land of great Gurkha soldiers Gurung and Magar and certainly they are the native people of this area. You can get chance to explore Gurung Community traditions and cultures.

At the end of day 5, you will stay at Ghorepani and rise early the next morning to walk up to Poon Hill in time to see the sunrise. Probably, It will become a lifelong memory that you will treasure for life from this voyage.

Weather at Poon Hill

The weather of Poon-Hill changes time to time. So, it is upto you to choose best time for trekking. Do few research about weather before making a trek, we will also provide you weather updates whether it is best time to go or not.
GHANDRUK ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Weather

Total Poon Hill Trek Cost Idea

The cost of Poon Hill Trek various from Travel Agency you choose. Moreover, the cost depends upon the mode of transportation, itinerary, services you choose and the group size for this trek. Ammonite Adventure provides best Poon Hill Trekking experience at just $450-$550. This cost includes accommodation, foods, entry fees and permits (you need to have Annapurna Conservation Area Permits and TIMS trekker’s permit), transportation, guides and porters. Your safety and the safety of the support team, the safety of everyone on the trek is our highest concern and like all strenuous treks, this hike is treated as an expedition. 

Day 1
Kathmandu to Pokhara (By flight or Bus)

Day 2
Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhungga

Day 3
Tikhedhungga – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Ghorepani

Day 4
Early trek to Poon Hill for Sunrise, Back to Ghorepani and Trek to Tadapani

Day 5
Tadapani – Ghandruk

Day 6
Ghandruk – Nayapul – Drive to Pokhara

Day 7
Bus to Kathmandu

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

Poon Hill Trekking Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

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Price From USD 750 USD $ 550/person
550
Total $ 550 USD

Trip Facts

  • Bus / Flight
  • Easy
  • 3210 m
  • 5 - 9 days
  • 1-12 People
  • September, October, April, May

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