Ghorepani, Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani, Poon Hill Trekking

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, or Annapurna Panorama Trekking, is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. Crossing through some rhododendron forests, Poon Hill Trek of Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture.

However, Poon Hill Trek is obviously best known for the views from Poon Hill. Being popularly known as the Photographer's Paradise, you can capture some of the best snaps of impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others.

In addition to that, Poon Hill Trekking will also let you witness terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields, and wonderful culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like Gurung, and Magar. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are two of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna Region. There's a unique pleasure of trekking in Annapurna foothills along with the charming settlements of ethnic communities of Nepal.

Trip Facts:
Group size- Maximum 2 people
Destination: Nepal
Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu and Tea houses during the trek.
Transportation: Pickup and drop by private vehicle
Trek starting point: Pokhara
Trek ending point: Pokhara
Maximum Altitude: 3210m
Fitness level: Easy
Best Seasons: Spring (February/May) and autumn (September to November).
Duration:  days

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport Welcome by Allied Adventure member then transfer to Hotel by private vehicle overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (894m) and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul by and trek to Tikhedunga (1570m).

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2855m).

Day 05: Early morning Hike to Poon hill (3210m) and get a great chance to see Mountains like Annapurna, Himchuli, Machhapuchhere (Fishtail), Mt. Dhaulagiri and Dolpo Himalayan Range and many others. Then trek to Tadapani (2680m).

Day06: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m)

Day 07: Trek to Nayapul (1070) and drive back to Pokhara

Day 08: Fly or drive back to Kathmandu and farewell dinner with typical Nepali cuisine.

Day 09: Departure to your onward destination.

Cost Included:


#Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
#3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
#Teahouse accommodation during the trek.
#All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
#All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
#An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek #leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
#Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
#Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
#Duffel bag, Allied Adventure t-shirt and trekking map.
#All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
#Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
#All government and local taxes. 

Trip Cost Excludes:
# International Airfare.
# Your travel insurance of any kind
# Nepal entry Visa fee (US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 25 for 15 days you should get visa open your arrival)
# Drinks, Dessert, Juice, Mineral Water, Heater charge, Hot Shower during the Trekking and main meals in cities.
# Tips for Guide, Porter and driver.

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