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Ghorepani Phoonhill Trek 7 Days

Ghorepani Poonhill trek is the most popular trek in the Annapurna Region. This short trek is easy yet provides excellent views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. With the Gurung Villages in between the path this trial equally helps to know their unique culture and traditions.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (820 m)
Day 3: Drive to Nayapul (1070 m) & trek to Tikhedhunga (1540 m)
Day 4: Trek to Ghorepani (2860 m)
Day 5: Early morning at 5 AM trek to Poonhill (3210 m) for sunrise view & back to Hotel. After breakfast trek to Tadapani (2630 m)
Day 6: Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m)
Day 7: Trek to Nayapul (1070 m) and drive back to Pokhara
Day 8: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 9: Final Departure

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival, you will be received by a representative from Mountain Leaders at the Tribhuwan International Airport and transferred to your Hotel. If you rarrival schedule allows, you will have free time to walk around Thamel.

Day 2: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (820 m)
We will be heading to Pokhara by drive which will take around 5-6 hours (200km). We will be following the Prithivi highway along side of the Trisuli River. One can observe scenic views during the drive including the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Lunch spot will be on the way to Pokhara.
Pokhara is one of the most beautiful cities of the whole nation. In the lap of Annapurna Himalayas and the iconic Machapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail), that reflects upon the water of the infamous Phewa Lake, this city truly exists to provide an awesome and lifetime experience.
Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 3: Drive to Nayapul (1070 m) & trek to Tikhedhunga (1540 m)
We will have an early morning drive to Nayapul from where our trekking starts, it will take around 1-1.5 hours to get there (42km). The trek from here to Tikhedhunga takes about 4-5 hours. Along the trial we will pass villages like Birethanti and Hile. You can observe the natural beauties along with very authentic cultural lifestyle of the people in that place. The trail is shared by the pony caravans which are the primary way of transporting goods and material to the higher places.
Overnight at Tikhedhunga at Teahouse Lodge.

Day 4: Trek to Ghorepani (2860 m)
After breakfast we will start our trek towards Ghorepani.We will pass through numerous suspension bridges and small villages along the way. After crossing the bridges the trial gets little bit steep till large magar village called Ulleri (2070m). During this climb Magnificent Annapurna South (7219m) and Mt. Fishtail (6997m) can be seen. This trial is filled with snow in winter season which add up more scenic views. It will take around 5-6 hours walk to reach Ghorepani form Tikhedhunga.
Overnight at Ghorepani at teahouse Lodge.

Day 5: Early morning at 5 AM trek to Poonhill (3210 m) for sunrise view & back to Hotel. After breakfast trek to Tadapani (2630 m)
The sunrise seen from Poonhill is breathtaking so we hike up to the top (3210m) around 1.5 hours early in the morning to observe the sunrise. On a clear day one can observe mountains like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The sunrise is very spectacular and mesmerizing. The Mount Fishtail along with other mountains shines and sparkles as the sunlight rays hits it. After viewing the sunrise we hike back to Ghorepani for breakfast and get ready for our next destination Tadapani.
Tadapani (2630m) is the main stopping point for trekkers between Ghorepani and Chhomrong. The trek starts with a short climb till Deurali. The trial passes through pine forest with occasional view of Annapurna South. The trial will then lower down till we reach Banthati and then to Ghorepani.
This takes around 5 hours to reach Tadapani. Overnight at a teahouse lodge in Tadapani.

Day 6: Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m)
Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung village located in the Annapurna region. From here you can see Annapurna south, Himchuli and Machapuchhre. This place is very rich in Gurung culture and tradition. It only takes 3 hours to get here from Tadapani.
Overnight at a lodge\hotel in Ghandruk.

Day 7: Trek to Nayapul (1070 m) and drive back to Pokhara
We will be returning to Nayapul (about 3 -4 hours walk) where our vehicles will be waiting for us. Then we drive to Pokhara and will be staying at Pokhara that night.

Day 8: Drive back to Kathmandu
We can either drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 9: Departure
As per your flight schedule, a representative from Mountain leaders Will drop you at the Tribhuwan International Airport from where you will travel to your further destination.

The trip includes:

  • Airport pick up & drop by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast included.
  • Accommodation hotel in Pokhara with breakfast including.
  • Kathmandu City Tours by professional tour guide and private vehicle.
  • Trekking starting point and ending point provided by private vehicle.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea Houses/Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
  • A local government license holder Trekking Guide during the trek.
  • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staff.
  • Annapurna conversation area permits.
  • TIMS Card.
  • Government Tax.
  • Farewell Dinner.
  • The trip does not include

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare.
  • Domestic air tickets and tax.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver.
  • Emergency Rescue Charge.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.