A short and essay trek in Annapurna region and the hike up to Poon Hill popularly known as Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek offers dissimilar vistas of Himalayas crosses passing rice fields and terraces. The trek it self presents Manaslu, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri views along the route with blooming rhododendron flowers.
The exciting Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek of Nepal crosses via more diverse range of the weather, plants and mix cultures than any place in the entire Himalayan world, from the lush verdant green vegetation of rain and moderate forests to the terraced rice field and to the alpine area making the trip to Poon Hill sun rise view point more enticing with an prologue to Nepal’s cultural and usual beauty. The trip begins from Pokhara – a beautiful city of Nepal. The Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking mainly fits for short time visitors to Nepal. The trek unites stunning Himalayan vistas and cultural miscellaneous of rural villages. Poon Hill is popular as view tower place. Trek goes on towards the dense jungle of rhododendron and magnolia crossing via rain forests and gorge between the massive green Hills once at the top of Poon Hill near Ghorepani where you will be in the middle of showground of snow peaks Annapurna (8,091m).
Upon arrival you will be welcomed by our staff at Kathmandu airport and you will be transferred to Hotel where you meet the person you are emailing with for trip briefing. You will get entire information of your trip.
Today after breakfast you will explore the main attractions of kathmandu with private transport and expert tour. the places to visit will be Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey temple, Bouddha Nath Stupa and pashupati nath temple.
After early breakfasts at hotel, someone will pick up you for Pokhara transfer by tourist bus. Normally the bus journey is for 7 hours with two short stops. Along the way you will enjoy with views of local villages and green Hills and the road mostly fallows along the Trishuli River. Upon arrival at Pokhara bus station you will be transferred to Hotel.
Half an hour drive takes us to Nayapul where the walking starts from. The views of Fishtail and Annapurna’s are visible on the drive too. Following the Modi River and passing seeral villages like Birethanti, ramghai, Sudame etc the village Tikhedhunga arrives. On route- enjoy the field terraces, green valleys and locals welcome you everywhere.
After breakfasts at Hotel, the trek continues steep climb with stone steps up to Ulleri. The massive view of Annapurna south can be seen before Ulleri. The trek goes on to forests of Rhododendron crossing small streams and arrives in Nangethanti village for Lunch break. After lunch again the trip enter the forests and goes up to Ghorepani Village for overnight stay.
Today you got to start very early morning as you targeting to view from Poon Hill with sunrise. An early climb to Poon Hill will be around one and half hour. The Poon Hill offers magnificence of vistas of Annapurna’s, Fishtail and Dhaulagiri range. Back to Hotel for breakfasts and trek climbs up to Gurung Hill and goes down to Modi river through forests. At the endyou got to steep climb before you arrive Tadapani.
An easy day of the trip may start late as well but arriving early and explore the beauties of Ghandruk is worth full. The trek mostly goes normal down via forests where you may encounter the monkeys. Do not walk alone along the trail. After arriving at Ghandruk you may visit the Gurung museum and explore the clean and beautiful settlements.
As you start from village the easy trail via farm lands arrives at newly build road and keep following along the Modi River you arrive Nayapul to catch the car drive to Pokhara. After arrive you may take walk around city and Phewa lake.
After breakfasts- Drive to Kathmandu, Normally Bus leaves at 7:00am from Pokhara and arrive Kathmandu at 2:00pm. You enjoy the beautiful villages on the river bank as you mostly fallows along the river.
The trip comes at the end today. If you prefer to extend your trip let us know otherwise we will transfer you to Kathmandu airport. Normally 3 hours before your flight you are required to check in.