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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Package

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Package

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Kaski, Nepal

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Duration:
4 Days
Group size:
2
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Overview Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek:

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a short and popular trekking route in the Annapurna region, renowned for its stunning sunrise views from Poon Hill (3,210 meters) and the vibrant rhododendron forests along the trail. This trek offers a perfect introduction to trekking in the Himalayas, suitable for trekkers of all ages and fitness levels.

For the best weather on the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek trek in Nepal. Plan your trip between March to May or October to November. Expect clear skies, mild days, and chilly nights, with panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges of the Himalayas and vibrant rhododendron blooms in spring.

Highlights Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek:

  1. Poon Hill Sunrise: Witness breathtaking sunrise views over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges from the summit of Poon Hill, offering panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks bathed in golden hues.
  2. Rhododendron Forests: Trek through lush rhododendron forests in full bloom (spring season), adorned with vibrant colors of red, pink, and white, creating a picturesque setting along the trail.
  3. Gurung Villages: Explore traditional Gurung villages such as Ghorepani and Ghandruk, experiencing the warm hospitality, culture, and lifestyle of the local communities nestled in the Himalayan foothills.
  4. Panoramic Mountain Views: Enjoy stunning views of Annapurna South, Machapuchare (Fishtail), Dhaulagiri, and other Himalayan peaks throughout the trek, providing ample opportunities for photography and relaxation amidst nature’s beauty.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Package Cost

  • Budget package (group, basic accommodation, limited amenities): US$500 – US$700 per person
  • Standard package (group, mid-range accommodation, most meals, guide, porters): US$700 – US$900 per person
  • Luxury package (smaller group, superior accommodation, all meals, guide, porters): US$900 and above per person

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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Package Itinerary

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Day 1: Nayapul to Tikhedhunga

  • Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul by tourist bus and commence trekking to Tikhedhunga.
  • Trek through terraced farmland and villages, crossing the Bhurungdi Khola River.
  • Overnight stay in Tikhedhunga.
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Day 2: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

  • Ascend steep stone steps to Ulleri village, passing through rhododendron and oak forests.
  • Continue trekking to Ghorepani, a charming village perched on a ridge with panoramic mountain views.
  • Overnight stay in Ghorepani.
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Day 3: Ghorepani to Poon Hill, Trek to Tadapani

  • Early morning hike to Poon Hill to witness the sunrise over the Himalayas.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna Range and Dhaulagiri Ranges from the summit.
  • Descend back to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue trekking to Tadapani.
  • Trek through rhododendron forests and terraced hillsides, with occasional glimpses of mountain vistas.
  • Overnight stay in Tadapani.
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Day 4: Tadapani to Ghandruk, Drive to Pokhara

  • Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk, descending through forests and villages.
  • Explore the traditional Gurung village of Ghandruk, known for its rich culture and stunning mountain views.
  • Drive back to Pokhara from Ghandruk, concluding the trek.
  • End of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.

Note

Our standard itinerary may change due to unpredictable events like flight delays, weather issues, natural disasters, new government rules, political situations, or health problems. We will adapt the trek accordingly and appreciate your cooperation and flexibility.

From USD $500
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What is Included Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Package

Accommodation: Accommodation in tea houses or lodges during the trek as per the itinerary.
Meals: Daily meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner) as specified in the itinerary. Meals will be locally sourced and freshly prepared by the tea houses or lodges.
Transportation: Transportation from Pokhara to the trek starting point and back to Pokhara via private vehicle.
Professional Guide: An experienced and licensed trekking guide fluent in English (and other languages upon request) to accompany you throughout the trek.
Porter Services: Porter services to carry your main luggage during the trek, allowing you to trek with a lighter day pack.
Permits: TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) fees required for trekking in the Annapurna region.
Emergency Assistance: Basic first aid kit and emergency evacuation arrangements in case of unforeseen circumstances or altitude sickness.
Sightseeing: Guided sightseeing tour of Pokhara's cultural and natural attractions (if included in the package).

What is Exclude Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Package

International Flights: International airfare to and from Kathmandu/Pokhara is not included in the package.
Visa Fees: Nepalese visa fees for entry into Nepal.
Travel Insurance: Travel insurance covering medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and evacuation services is not included but highly recommended.
Personal Expenses: Expenses of a personal nature such as beverages, snacks, souvenirs, laundry, and additional meals not included in the itinerary.
Tipping: Tips for guides, porters, and trekking staff are not included but are customary in Nepal and greatly appreciated.
Additional Services: Optional activities, excursions, or extensions not specified in the itinerary are not included.
Medical Expenses: Costs associated with medical treatment, medications, and medical evacuation beyond basic first aid are not included.
Incidentals: Any additional expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, natural disasters, political unrest, or changes in government regulations.

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