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Ghorepani Poonhill Trek (11 days)

Trip Facts

  • Name: Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Grade: ModerateTrek
  • Starts in: Kathmandu
  • Ends in: Kathmandu
  • Activity: seeing and trekking
  • Accomodation: Hotel and Lodge
  • Transportation: Private car and flight
  • Maximum altitude: 2840m
  • Per day walking: 3 hours


Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is known also as the small Annapurna Circuit Trek which is situated in Myagdi district, western Nepal which is one the most popular destination for tourism. It is considered as easy and most liked trekking trail in Annapurna region. This is a great trail to see magnificent view of Mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Mt. Annapurna (I) (8091m), Machhapuchhapure (Mt.Fishtail), Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Barasikhar, Mt.Nilgiri South, Mt.Tukuche Peak, Mt.Dhampus Peak, Mt.Hiuchuli. Trekkers can enjoy from the scenic river banks, picturesque forest valley, temples of Hindu and Buddha with combination attractive traditional villages of ethnic communities of the Magar, Gurung, Ghale, and Thakali and their hospitality behavior, hot spring which is located on the bank of Kaligandaki River. This trail is also rich is flora and fauna and other natural resources.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1345m)
Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

Day 03: Kathmandu- Pokhara

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1010m) - Tikhedunga (1570m)

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2840m)

Day 06: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m)- Tadapani (2610m)

Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk (1940meters.)

Day 08: Trek to Nayapul (1010 meters) drive to Pokhara

Day 09: Pokhara City tour

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu (1345meters)

Day 11: Depart Kathmandu

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1345m)

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, we will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to your designed hotel. The representative will help you check into your hotel. At the hotel, you will be briefed about your daily activities.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley

Kathmandu is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The Kathmandu valley offers you a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence. In the morning after having breakfast, you will be guided to visit famous and biggest Hindus Pashupatinath temple, Buddha stupa, Swoyambhunath and in the afternoon having lunch you will visit Kathmandu durbar square and Patan durbar square.

Day 03: Kathmandu- Pokhara

This day, in the early morning after having breakfast, you will be driven to Pokhara, 200 km distance from Kathmandu and it takes 5-6 hours on tourist vehicle/ you have another option i.e. fly to Pokhara. On the way to your destination you will go through beautiful forests, rivers, hills, deep gorges and pass Nepali villages.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1010m) - Tikhedunga (1570m)

Today your trek will start after reaching Nayapul, around 1 hour driving by private vehicle from Pokhara. After around 20 minutes, a short walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, you reach Birethanti (1015meters) a big village that has many shops and teahouses. The trail follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola, valley of Hille and after passing that you will reach Tikhedhunga at 1570meters.

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2840m)

As you ascend along the path that leads the BhurungdiKhola, Ulleri village to reach the Ghorepani. The name Ghorepani in Nepali means "horse-water" owing to its role as an important campsite for traders before it became a trekker's stop. Ghorepani is an interesting place with small shops and stalls for selling local products and craft.

Day 06: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) - Tadapani (2610m)

Once you take an amazing view of the sunrise from an ideal point of Poon Hill, you will have breakfast then you descend to Tatopani through the rhododendron forest amidst the awe-inspiring view of Dhaulagiri range. This path then leads through terraced fields to Sikha, a Magar village, Kaligandaki.

Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m)

Leaving Tadapani, you trail along terraced fields beneath the splendid panorama of awe-inspiring glaciated Himalayan mountain ranges i.e. Annapurna south, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuhhare and Hiunchuli with warmth and sincere hospitality while catering to the requirements of all trekkers’ who hit the trail through this Ghandruk village

Day 08: Trek to Nayapul (1010m) drive to Pokhara

As you ascend by following the path to reach the Nayapul to catch the vehicle to go to Pokhara. While moving forward to Nayapul from Ghandruk village, you can see very beautiful forests, hills, Himalaya, rivers etc.

Day 09: Pokhara City tour

Pokhara is recognized as a naturally beauty city of Nepal. After having breakfast, you will be guided for half day city sightseeing. You will visit Fewa lake ( on the middle of the lake Barahi temple lies) where you can see the shadow of Mt. Machhapuchhre on the surface of the lake if the sky is clear. Next destinations are Devi’s water fall, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave, International mountain museum, Bindabasini temple. In the afternoon, you will fly/ drive back to Kathmandu depending on the request of the guest.

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu (1345meters)

After having breakfast you will drive to the airport and take a flight to Kathmandu or will be driven to Kathmandu via tourist vehicle. The entire day in the capital is free for enjoy some shopping, relaxation.

Day 11: Depart Kathmandu

After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take to the airport for your flight home.Or if you want to stay longer for short tours i.e. National parks, rafting, and mountain biking, hiking, etc. do not forget to inform us.

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