Poonhill Trek Nepal is easy and first time hikers best choice trekking destination of Nepal which is more popularly familiar as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, Ghorepani Poon Hill Ghandruk Trekking, Annapurna Foothill Trekking, Annapurna Panorama Trekking, is one of the most well liked and proportionately easy treks that meander through the magnificent traditional villages of Gurung and Poon Magar peoples in Annapurna foothills Region near Pokhara city. Refreshing through some rhododendron wide open space, Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan scenery while providing you the leisure to get close to the local style of living and practice. However, Poon Hill Trek is definitely best known for the views from Poon Hill, Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani and Ghandruk. Usually known as the Photographer's wonderland, you can capture some of the best snaps of the extraordinary Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Poon Hill bid you the outstanding vista of huge Himalayas inclusive of Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, Annapurna IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu scope with few others. The marvelous sunrise from Poon Hill is just unmissable. An exciting sight of high mountains circumambient you can mesmerize anyone who's an element of this spectacular trip.
In addition, Poon Hill Trek will also let you observe terraced steepness, warm villages, beautiful paddy land, and incredible culture and lifestyle of native communities like Gurungs, and pun Magars. Ghandruk is the biggest Gurung settlement in the Annapurna territory. There's a rare thrill of trekking in Annapurna foothills along with the attractive settlements of ethnic people of Nepal.
Accommodation for Poonhill Trek Nepal
Hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara / Lodge in Trek
Poonhill Trek Category (grade)
Easy ( best for everybody)
Best time to do Poonhill Trek
Mid Aug to early January & Mid Feb to early July
Local community on ponhill trekking trail
Gurung/ Poon Magar
Maximum ascent ( Poonhill hight)
Poronaramic view point Poonhill 3210 m above sea level
Trip beginning and ending
TIA (Kathmandu airport)
Trek starting and ending of Poonhill Trek
Poonhill Trek start from Ulleri and end at Ghandruk
Group size for the Annapurna/ Poonhill Trek
Minimum 1 & maximum 100 Trekkers
Big group & Students group for Poonhill Trek also acceptable in best and discounted Trip cost.
Poonhill Trek Itinerary
Day 01: landing at Kathmandu airport (TIA).
Day 02: Moving to Pokhara.
Day 03: Drive to Ulleri village and hike to Banthanti Village.
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani.
Day 05: Hike Poon hill (3210mt) & trek to Tadapani
Day 06: Trek down to Ghandruk Village & drive back to Pokhara.
Day 07: Moving back to Kathmandu.
Day 08: Departure.
(Note: You are able to customize the Poonhill - Ghorepani- Ghandruk Trek in your own schedule, albe to complate it in minimum 5 to maximum 10 days)
Details Itinerary for Ghorepani Poon hill Ghandruk Trekking 8 Days
Day 01: Advent in Kathmandu
On the first day of your visit, you will be received at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu by our representatives and then be shifted to the hotel. You will have a handshake dinner at a Nepalese restaurant with a classic Nepali cuisine and folk artistic dance show.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 6/7 hours
You will drive to Pokhara (around 200km) by means of the Prithvi Highway. The bus will leave at 7 AM in the morning. It will take about 6 hours to drive in the midst of surprising scenery all along the way. You can also take a 30 min flight or Private Car to Pokhara. In the remaining time you can have a look at Pokhara city and Fewa Lakeside.
Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 03: Drive to Ulleri village and trek to Banthanti
After morning meal, you will then be driven to Ulleri village by Jeep which takes approx. 3 hours. Trek to Bantanti village and explore your day with locals and nature.
Overnight stay at a guest house.
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani walking 4 hrs.
after morning meal starts to walk through the jungle. You will reach Nangethanti in 2.5 hours, should have a cup of tea there and walk 1.5 hours from Nangethanti there to Ghorepani, where you will stay. From Ghorepani, you can enjoy incredible views of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Annapurna and an extra adjoining Himalayas. You can still enjoy the sunset view from Ghorepani.
Overnight stay at a guest house.
Day 05: Hike Poon hill (3210mt), and trek to Tadapani walking 6/7 hrs.
You will wake up a bit earlier in the morning to start to reach your dream destination which presents the best clear views and sun rising over the Himalayas. You can enjoy lots of snowcapped peaks from Poon Hill. After the sun rises, you will return back to Ghorepani, where you will take your Morning meal. Ghorepani means “horse water” and is certainly a welcome water to stop for the groups of equines, high heel mules and equine that carry abundance between Ulleri and sikha. From Ghorepani, the up wards lead us to Durali for another breathtaking view of Annapurna Himalayas Rang & your trek starts to get down to down. After crossing a small river again, we will climb another 30 minutes where the beautiful Tadapani village will welcome you.
Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk Village and back to Pokhara walking 4 hours walk and 7 hours’ drive.
After the morning meal, Hiking to Ghandruk Takes 4 hours from Tadapani, the trail abruptly today passing through the forests where you can find monkeys and different birds. Ghandruk is the second largest Gurung village in Nepal where you can explore the maze-like streets of this thriving Gurung settlement. In addition, you can have a good view of the mountains like Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre. you will have a lunch in Ghandruk and take a jeep to Pokhara in the afternoon
Overnight stay at a hotel
Day 07: Back to Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. by tourist bus which leaves Pokhara at 7:30 am. you will still have the option to back Kathmandu by domestic flight or private car. in the evening you will have Namaste dinner
Day 08: Departure
we will drop you at TIA airport for departure. Please share your experiences of Poonhill Trek with your family and friends.
Let's Trek to Poonhill with Deepak Aryal who has already been to Poonhill more than 200 times.
• All transportation.
• Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
• There Meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with cup of tea during the trek.
• Tea house accommodation during the trek.
• Gov. Licensed experienced helpful and friendly guide and porters.
• Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
• First aid medical kit (with the guide).
• Permits and TIMS fee for.
• Welcome and Farewell dinner.
• Government taxes & office service charge.
• International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
• Nepal entry visa.
• Lunch and evening meals in cities, except the trek
• Travel and rescue insurance.
• Personal expenses
the Equipments for Ghorepani Poonhill Ghandruk Trekking Nepal
•Footwear: - Hiking boots ,Hiking shoes ,Sandals ,Woolen socks, Light socks.
•Outwear: - Warm jacket.
•Clothing: - Hats , Gloves , Hiking pants, ,Long underwear tops, Underwear, Tee and Tank , Long underwear bottoms.
•Gears:-Day backpack, Duffle bag XL, Small lock, Sack /Plastic bags, Trekking Poles, Sleeping bags, Trekking Towels.
•Accessories:-Cameras, batteries &memory card, Sunglasses, Head lamp, Binoculars, Tablet computer.
•Personal & Medicals:- Water bottle/Water purification tablets, Pain reliever ,Sun block and lip balm, Personal first aid kit, Band-Aids, Baby wipes, Hand wipes, Snacks and goodies, Plastic zip lock bags.
|Duration: 8 Days|
|Average price: US$ 300 only *per person|