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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trip Name: 
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
Duration: 
13 Days
Transportation: 
By Bus
Start Point: 
Nayapul
End Point: 
Phedi

Ghorepani Poonhill trek is a colourful short foray into the Annapurna region. The trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek.

This trek in the Annapurna foothills to the view point on Poon Hill offers all the best of trekking in Nepal. Enjoy trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by the Gurungs, Magars dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail Peak) dominating the skyline. At the climax of this trek you will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain scapes on Earth. As the sun touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. A rewarding trek that can be enjoyed by every lover of nature and beautiful landscape

Detail Itinerary,

Day 1: Kathmandu (1310m/4298ft)
Our airport representative will be received you at the airport and transfer to Hotel. It is 7km and takes about 10 minutes. Overnight at hotel, B.B plan

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sight Seeing & Permit making process
After breakfast beautiful "Kathmandu Valley" sight seeing. This day we visit Shwoyambhunath Stupa, Baudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel, B.B plan

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m).
Our Trekking guide will come at the Hotel an early morning at 6:30 am to pick you up and we walk from hotel about 10 minutes to get bus station.Our bus leave at 7 am to Pokhara.We drive to Pokhara by tourist bus, enjoying an afternoon sightseeing on the lakeside and boating at Phewa lake. From Kathmandu to Pokhara, it is about 206km and it takes 7 hours. O/N at Hotel

Day 4: Drive to Nayapul (1050m) and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m)
Breakfast.then drive by car from Pokhara to Nayapul. Drive one and half hours. Then trek starts from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga via Birethanti (1065m.) which takes about 4 hours. O/N at hotel.

Day 5: Trek from Tikhedhunga To Ghorepani (2850m)
This is a pleasant walking day today. We trek through rhododendron and oak forests and across streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti we head up to Ghorepani. 5:30 hours. O/N at hotel.

Day 6: Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2520m/8268ft).
An early start and an hour hiking to Poon Hill (3195m) leads us to a brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. After spending about 40 minutes on the hillside, we come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and start walking to Tadapani. From Ghorepani the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti before winding our way to Tadapani. Walking 6 hours. O/N at Hotel

Day 7: Trek from Tadapani to Ghaundrung (1950m/6398ft).
Our descent brings us to the village of Ghaundrung around noon. We will overnight here so have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office and museum. As well as take time to explore the village. 2:30 hours

Day 8: Ghaundrung to Pokhara via Pothana(1910m/6266ft) and Phedi (910m/2986ft)
Our last two days of trekking take us through the village of Pothana before reaching Phedi. On arrival in Phedi, mid morning, our bus meets us before driving to Pokhara where our trek ends. 5:30 hours

Day 9: Rest day at Pokhara.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 10 Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
Seven hours driving. O/N at Hotel.

Day 11: Kathmandu
Rest day at Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. B.B Plan.

Day 12: Kathmandu
Rest day at Kathmandu. Surprise dinner party. Overnight at hotel. B.B Plan.

Day 13: Departure to Airport
Departure to airport for the onward destination.

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