Ghorepani (Poon Hill) – Ghandruk Trek

9 Days
Ghorepani-Ghandruk, Nepal
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Package Description

Ghorepani Trek is a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek. The trip starts just north of the city of Pokhara and winds through the Poon Hill area and then passes the many cultural and beautiful landscape of mid hill region. Along the Ghorepani Trek you will be visiting of the best panoramic spot on planet “Poon Hill” from where you will get chance amazing views of whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs. Together Ghorepani Trek leads you to explore typical culture of Annapurna region and their local life style. The entire trails of Ghorepani Trek also leads you to see many natural wild flowers especially rhododendrons which blooms in spring. Overall this trek makes you to experience many things about Nepal and the route is suitable for every level of hikers-family, retired groups and all non technical hiking groups which is one of the lower elevation treks that we offer rising to only 3200m Poon Hill atop.

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Ghandruk which lies in Kaski District with maximum altitude of 2,000 m. It is short and easy trip to refresh your soul in a peaceful environment of mountainary view. The best season to go on trek for Ghandhruk is September to May when we can enjoy the beautiful mountains view of Annapurna and Machapuchare. Because it is a short trip, it is mostly suitable for those who don’t have much time but love to do trek with the Himalayas experience. In this modern age, you can grab a great opportunity to explore the Nepalese traditional houses with stone roofs and local village museum. Our trekking for Ghandruk will starts from Naya pull after driving from Pokhara- Naya pull. During this trek you walk through the valleys of ethic villages, forest of rhododendron and orchid bushes etc with the view of the mountains.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing and explore in Kathmandu valley and brief description of the trip. O/n at Hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara. Sightseeing at Pokhara and over night at hotel.
Day 04: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1,577m). Two-hour drive to Nayapul (1070m) and start trekking following Bhurungi Khola and reach Tikhedhunga/ lodge.
Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,855m). Ascend to Ulleri Village through a pleasant Rhododendron forest and arrive at the top of Ghorepani pass and o/n lodge.
Day 06:  Early wake up and walk up to Poon Hill for one hour to observe the. Sun-rise and a magnificent Mountain View and walk back to Ghorepani for breakfast and start trekking to Tadapani and o/n lodge.
Day 07: Tadapani(2,680m) to Ghandruk (1900m). Enjoy culture dance and over night at lodge.
Day 08: Ghandruk (1900m) to Nayapul, after breakfast today you will hike pleasant descent about 3-4 hours to end the trek and after lunch drive back to Pokhara. O/N Hotel. Farewell dinner programme.
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu and proceed for final departure.
  • Pick up from airport on your arrival and drop to airport in departure by private car/ bus
  • Hotel room management
  • Accommodation in hotel/lodge as per contract
  • Management of meals according to contract (Breakfast, Lunches, and Dinners)
  • Experienced and license holder local guide
  • Cost of local staff, porters
  • Accommodation, food, insurance, salary, and equipped staff throughout your trekking
  • Government charges on the behalf of office site
  • Lunch and dinner in Pokhara and Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurance
  • Bus tickets or domestic tickets  on your trip
  • Visa fees
  • Laundry, cold and hot drinks, and soft drinks
  • Other sightseeing and mountain entrances fees not included in cost include section
  • Tips for guides/porters/other persons
  • Personal expenses

Itinerary can be customised as per your request.

Umesh Ghimire