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Poon Hill Trekking Route

The Ghorepani Poonhill trek is a delightful trekking adventure to a beautiful place called Annapurna region which is one of the closest place to Himalayas. The Ghorepani Poonhill region lies inside the Annapurna Conservation Area and is a protected region from urban pollution. The Ghorepani is a big village residing at the elevation of 2874meters with highlighted feature of having many lodges to get rest and meals for the travelers on the way. The Ghorepani village is the transit to Poonhill viewpoint, Ghandruk village, Annapurna Base Camp for travelers to get rest and meal.The Poonhill viewpoint is a 45minutes walk from Ghorepani village which lies at the elevation of 3210meters. The Ghorepani Poonhill region is a beautiful place with green nature, beautiful landscape, friendly locales and traditional villages, fascinating surrounding of green mountains along with white Himalayas of Annapurna, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri and other Himalayas. The Ghorepani Poonhill trek is a short trekking destination from Pokhara city that is closest to Himalayas and tourists can witness the white Himalayas from their focal eye sight. The Ghorepani is a beautiful green village which can reached in 10 hours straight forward walking by experienced trekkers from the village of Birenthati. The general trekker takes slow pace by starting trekking from Nayapul then taking rest at Birenthati. Then they start trekking towards Ghorepani where they can take rest on the way if they like as the trekking trail is full of hotel and lodges for easy going trekking experience. The travelers finally reach Ghorepani after crossing several traditional mountain villages that comes in the way. The travelers get boarded at Ghorepani from where they walk for 45 minutes to reach Poonhill viewpoint for Himalaya’s panorama view. –

 

Trek Grading

Moderate

Trek Duration

11 Days

6

Maximum Elevation

2,850m/9,350ft

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345m)
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara(910m) 5/6 hrs
Day 04: Drive to Birethanti 1 hrs, and trek to Ulleri(2073 m) 4 hrs
Day 05: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2850m) 5 hrs
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2520m).5 hrs
Day 07: Tadapani to Ghaundruk (1950m) 4 hrs
Day 08: Ghaundruk to Jhinu Danda(1760m) 4 hrs
Day 09: Jhinu Danda to Pokhara via Birethanti 4 hrs
Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu.(by private vehicle) 4/5 hrs
Day 11: Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345m)
There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Your sightseeing will be visited places according to your interest ready all permit and transport booking
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara(910m) 5/6 hrs
Driving Early in the morning, Your Trekking guide will come at the Hotel Nepalya or similar to pick you up and you walk from hotel few minutes to get Tourist bus station (Kantipath).You will drive through scenic foothills, passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli River.you will have nice view of Annapurna, terraces and green hills with many Nepali town.While you reach to Pokhara at noon.you can have sightseeing on the lakeside and boating at Phewa lake. From Kathmandu to Pokhara is about 206km.You will have your Breakfast and Lunch on the way.If you want,We can provide private vehicle as well.Itis much more conformable for your driving. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Birethanti 1 hrs, and trek to Ulleri(2073 m) 4 hrs
After your breakfast. After an hour drive to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town beside the Modi River.you head up the main trail to Ramgai and Sudame where you climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) before pushing on to Tikhe Dhunga(1575m), from here the trail crosses a stream (Bhrungdi Khola) and then ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village at Ulleri.Overnight at Lodge.
Day 05: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2850m) 5 hrs
This is a pleasant walking day today.you trek through rhododendron (Nepali National Flower) and oak forests and across streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethant, From Nangethanti you head up to Ghorepani.This day, you will see some birds and some mamals too.Overnight at Lodge.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2520m).5 hrs
An early start and 45 minutes hiking to Poon Hill (3210m) leads you to a brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas.from here you can not only see the sunrise but also the panoramic views of Himalayas including Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7040m), Annapurna south (7219 m),Annapurna II (7937 m), Annapurna III (7555 m), Annapurna IV (7525 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m), fishtail or Machhapuchhare (6998m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), Tukuche peak (6920 m), Dhampus peak (6012m) among others. One can also see various kinds of butterflies and enjoy with the blend of culture and traditions of various ethnic groups such as Bramin ,Chhetri, Magar, and Gurung and making the trips to the areas, your trekking starts and ends in Pokhara.After spending about 40 minutes on the hillside,you come back down hotel to have a hot and fresh breakfast, and start walking to Tadapani. From Ghorepani the trail climbs along ridges and through pine,Oak,Juniper and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960 m).You descend to reach next Banthanti, before winding your way to Tadapani(2540m).Overnight at Lodge.
Day 07: Tadapani to Ghaundruk (1950m) 4 hrs
During this day, you will trek through the forests with mountain view.Your descent brings you to the village of Ghandruk village around noon so you can visit Gurung village, Gurung museum. As well as take time to explore the village.Overnight at Lodge.
Day 08: Ghaundruk to Jhinu Danda(1760m) 4 hrs
During this day, you will walk through Gurung Village with terraces, green hills with mountain views.When you will cross the Kimrong Khola, you will see another Gurung Village (Chhomrong).You will see their rich culture, Gurung people with their Tipical Gurung dress.They are honesty and innocent smile face.They have their own monologue too.The way to Annapurna Base Camp can go throung Chhomrong but you will clim down to Jhinu Danda where is natural hot spring.You can enjoy with hot spring.Overnight at Lodge.
Day 09: Jhinu Danda to Pokhara via Birethanti 4 hrs
And an hour driving Breakfast then start walking at the bank of Modi Khola with green scenery.Your walking will be easy today.Your Lunch place will be Syauli Bazar then walk to Birethanti.There is your private vehicle to drive an hour to Pokhara.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu.(by private vehicle) 4/5 hrs
After your breakfast, you will drive to Kathmandu by Vehicle. Overnight at Hotel
Day 11: Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
Our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.