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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 10 Days

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Location: Annapurna Region

Price: US $820 P/P

10 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size

1+

Trip Grade

Easy

Accommodation

Tea house/ Hotel/ lodge

Max Altitude

3193 m

Meals

all kinds of western food and local food.

Transportation

Flight/bus/Car.

Trip Highlights

  • Awesome villages as well as local peoples.
  • Ghorepani village and Ghandruk cultural village.
  • View from Poon Hill tower including Annapurna as well as Dhaulagiri ranges.
  • View of Fishtail as well as Nilgiri.
  • Rhododendrons forests and animals such as a monkey.

Ghorepani Poon hill trek starts from the verdant of green incredible cultural diversity. It also starts with inspiring, wonderful adventure passes through forests. It passes from the gorge between the massive green hills. Poon hill panoramic trek introduce Nepal’s culture as well as natural beauty which makes it more exciting. This trek trails take you to the dense forests of Rhododendrons and Mongolia passing through the rain. It is awe hill vegetation of rain and temperature forests. This is to the Terraced rice fields and to the alpine zone. We can see the tiny thatched-roofed village that set among the terraced fields on these trails. The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery. It also offers charming villages of Gurung as well as Magar peoples.

This area has a deep sub-tropical valley. It is full of birds as well as dense forests of Rhododendrons. Poon hill trek difficulty depends on Poon hill trek weather. With proper Poon hill trek packing list, this is an easy trek for all including Nepali and Indian.

Mountains on Ghorepani Poon Hill Nepal

We can see Annapurna’s Himalayan range as well as Dhaulagiri. Both Himalaya ranges dominate the skyline. The highlight of the Ghorepani Poon hill trek is to climb the Poon hill (3210 m). We can see the giant Dhaulagiri I as well as it's family. Nilgiri, Fishtail and Annapurna’s Himalayas ranges are shining during the sunrise. These mountains make this trek the best seller in the Annapurna area. We have other trekking in Annapurna regions which are also taken as the best ones. Annapurna base camp trek, as well as Annapurna circuit trek, is a famous trek in this area. Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a pilgrimage trek. Many people from India come here as pilgrimage. Panchase trek, as well as Mardi Himal trek, are small treks in Annapurna. Annapurna was also famous for climbing. Tent peak is one of the best climbing as well as the Pisang peak.

Magic Himalayan treks are offering this short poon hill trek. This panoramic view for all beginners. We would like to request people to visit Nepal. You can find out about magic Himalaya are the best options as your tour operator.

Trip Cost by Group Size

The trekking cost actually depends on the level of hotel you prefer to say in Kathmandu as well as Pokhara. There is also a different level of services so it all depends on it. The cost for the Ghorepani Poon hill Trek is Very Reasonable with Magic Himalaya Treks. Contact us for the best cost on Email: Nkbaniya@gmail.com

Phone : +977-9849334818

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Fly to Pokhara and trek to Tikhadhunga.

Day 4: Trek to Ghorepani.

Day 5: Trek to Tadapani.

Day 6: Trek to Jhinu Danda hot spring.

Day 7: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.

Day 8: Sightseen tour in Pokhara.

Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu.

Day 10: Final departure.

Itinerary

01

Today our staff will pick you from Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel in Thamel. After you check-in and fresh he/she will take you to the magic Himalaya treks office in Thamel near the hotel where you will discuss your trip and clear all the payments. We will have dinner together in the evening.

02

Today you will have your breakfast in the hotel where you will meet your sightseeing guide with drivers and start sightseeing programs in 4 to 5 places around Kathmandu. In the evening we will check your stuff and guide you for trek preparation.

03

Today your trek guide will pick you from the hotel and take you to Kathmandu airport and fly to Pokhara city. After landed you will meet your porters and driver that take you to Nayapul where you will begin your trek. After reaching Birathanti you will have your lunch and start your journey towards Tikhadhunga. We will stay Overnight in Tikhadhunga.

04

Today is the hardest day of the trek which begins with climbing the stairs for around two hours to reach Ulleri. After that, we will walk through villages and forests. We will have a view of some mountains and hills. After walking for seven-hour you will reach Ghorepani a beautiful village with many mountains view. We will stay overnight in the lodge.

05

Today is one of the most important days of Ghorepani Poon hill trek. Today early in the morning after a cup of tea we will hike to pooh hill visitor’s tower to see the sunrise and Mountain View. Along with sunrise, we will be able to see mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna fishtail and many more. After taking some pix we will trek down hand take breakfast and start walking towards Tadapani. We will be there in 6 hours passing Gurung hill equally important like Poon hill. We will stay overnight in the lodge.

06

Today is one of the enjoyable days of trek not of walking but from the hot springs after you reach Jhinudanda. After reaching Jhinudanda we will go down to the bank of the river where there is a natural hot water pool that will relax your body and mind. We will stay overnight in lodge.

07

Today is the last day of the hike. We will trek for 6 hours to reach Nayapul where our driver will pick you and transfer to the hotel in Pokhara city. In the evening walk around the lake and stay in the hotel.

08

Today our sightseeing guide with the driver takes you to some of the famous and nice sightseeing places in Pokhara. We will also stay overnight and Pokhara today.

09

Today we will either drive or fly to Kathmandu where you can buy some presents for your family and friends. We will have a farewell dinner together in Thamel.

10

Today our representatives with the driver will pick you from the hotel and transfer to Kathmandu airport. On the way back home you will be thinking about your trip to Ghorepani with magic Himalaya treks and dream to come again to Nepal for a beautiful trek.


What's included?

  • Annapurna conservation permits.
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Map.
  • Full board plan ( breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Hotel on bb plan during Kathmandu stay and Pokhara stays.
  • experience licensed holders guide and required porters (1 porter for two trekkers and 1 assistant guide for more than six trekkers.)
  • International and domestic pick up and drop.
  • Medical kit box and required medicine for the trek.
  • Trekking equipment like a down jacket, Duffel bag will be provided.
  • Tims card for trekking.
  • All the necessary transport for sightseeing.
  • Food, drinks, salary, equipment, insurance, transportation, accommodation and local tax for guides and porters.
  • All government tax and vat
  • Welcome and farewell dinner with us.
  • Certificated of successful trekking from the company will provide.
  • one way flight tickets for guide and clients and one-way bus tickets.

What's not included?

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and pokhara.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • International flights and departure tax.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Any kinds of bar bills
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Rescue operation
  • Tips for guide and porters.

Departure dates

Start Dates are your arrival date in Nepal and End Dates are the returning date from Nepal.

Start Date End Date Price Availability Booking
820/PP 10 PAX

Private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with us via bellow contact us form.

Essential Information

Important Villages in Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

  • Here are some of the Important village of Ghorepani poon hill trek: This villages and town make this trek among one of the best 20 treks in Nepal.
  • Nayapul: It is the beginning point for the Poon hill trek. It is on an elevation of 1076 meters above sea level.
  • Birethanti: After Vehicle drops you in Nayapul you will walk around 30 minutes to reach the small town called Birethanti. It is on an elevation of 1025 meters above sea level. We will see the Annapurna conservation area as well as the TIMS checkpoint in these villages. We will take a left side trail to go to this Ghorepani Trek.
  • Ghorepani Village: It is the biggest villages on this trek with mountain view. It is on an elevation of 2880 meters above sea level. These villages have a wonderful view.
  • Poon Hill tower: Poon hill tower is the visitor's point for sunrise and mountain view. It is on an elevation of 3210 meters above sea level.
  • Jhinu Danda: It is the place where we will have a Natural Hot Springs Pool. We will visit there to have baths.

Foods and Accommodation’s in Ghorepani Trek Area

There are only a few guest houses in this area with decent services and facilities. Most of the guest houses, hotels and tea houses in this area are basic. The comfort level is basic in terms of modern services. The Bathrooms are common and may be outside the house. Some hotels have bathroom attached at least with the same building you staying. Most of the dining room is also separate from the building you stay in. The hotel may charge you cost for electronic charges and hot shower. The hot water for drinks also takes charge.

The cost of the room for single to double is charged between 500 Nepalese rupees to 1000 Nepalese rupees which are around the US $5 to the US $10. Hotels and restaurants here mostly served vegetarian meals. Meat is available only on most popular town like Ghorepani and Ghandruk. Dal Bhat is the common as well as a popular dish in all the hotels in restaurants in Nepal including this Poon hill trek. Dal Bhat is the steam rice with lentil soup, vegetables curry and pickle. The menu is pretty much the same in every restaurant offering the Dalbhat, Spaghetti, Noodles, Bread, Fried Rice, Porridge, Muesli, omelet, etc.

The Prices of the food is higher than the mountain than in the city. The food cost in Ghorepani Poon hill treks starts from 300 Nepali rupees to 1100 Nepalese rupees. The foods are expensive because everything’s in mountains need to carry by transportation or mule. In some of the parts, even people need to carry. Some trekkers carry muesli bars and chocolates or peanuts for eating on trek while resting. While some people make trail mix and carry too.


Guide and porters for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is an easy trek in comparison to any other trek in Nepal. This is also listed on maggic Himalaya top 10 Best treks in Nepal. It’s debatable whether to take a guide and porter for Ghorepani poon hill trek. Some people trek individuals to save money. Trekking without a guide might require a lot of asking which directions to go to which villages which are very confusing. Taking a guide will be very beneficial it will be enjoyable to learn more about a place and local culture from a local guide. You also don’t have to check the map every time where to go instead of that you can taking concentrations of taking pictures, video or seeing nature.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Guide will cost the US $25 per day. It is the same or less for porters. The porters are the helper for carrying luggage during the trek. He will carry from 15 to 20 kg.


TIMS card and permit for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking in Annapurna

The travelers to Nepal coming for trekking in Nepal need to have permits and TIMS if they go for trekking in the Annapurna region, Everest region and other parts too. Those people doing the Ghorepani trek also need to acquire Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS) card. The TIMS card is mandatory to ensure safety as well as security of trekkers in general trekking regions and Areas. Permits fees, a copy of passport as well as two passport size pictures are required for getting TIMS card.

Cost for Ghorepani Poon hill trekking TIMS

The fees for the TIMS card are the US $10 for group trekkers which are 1000 Nepalese rupees. The cost for the Individual trekkers (FIT) is the US $20. It is Available In TIMS counter in Kathmandu as well as Pokhara.

Cost for Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking Permits

In addition to the TIMS card, you also need permits to do Ghorepani poon hill trek. The costs the US $20 per person. It is possible to get in Kathmandu as well as Pokhara. There are also 50 rupees charge to visit Ghorepani Poon hill tower which is the US $ 0.50.


Best Time for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Nepal

There Trek is Possible to do all the year but it will be easier and safe to do when there neither is nor rain and nor snow falling. So, the best time to do Ghorepani Poon hill trek is from March to May as well as September to November. This month the trek is so enjoyable because the sky is clear and the temperature is moderate. It is a bit chilly in the morning and evening. The Day at this time is so perfect for the best mountain views. If you do trekking on the rainy season you will have a chance to get leeches on the forests so need to prepare for that. Taking some salt with you will be a smart idea.


Drinking Water in Ghorepani Area

Water is the most important thing that we need while doing Ghorepani Poon hill trek. There are different options of drinking water in Ghorepani Poon hill trek which is mentioned below:

  1. It is possible to buy a Mineral water bottle in each and every tea house and shop on the trail. It will cost around the US $1 for a bottle of water. You need to spend around the US $4 to the US $6 per day for drinking water.
  2. Many lodges sell safe drinking water which costs 60 Nepalese rupees for 1 liter. You need to have your water bottle to refill water.
  3. Water purification tablets and drops are available all over Nepal. If you are on a trek with magic Himalaya treks then the guide will provide water drops and help you to get water from the kitchen which is drinkable after tablets or drops.

FAQ

Answer: We need to make TIMS Card and Annapurna conversations area permits. We need a valid passport with a Nepal visa on it. We also need two passport size photos and the travel insurance paper to store in the office and help you in an emergency if needed. Some contact from your parents or relatives will be wonderful to have and can help you if needed. Ghorepani poon hill trek is low elevation treks so there is very little chance of getting High Altitude Sickness.

Answer: The accommodations in Ghorepani Poon hill trek is not best like we have in Kathmandu and Pokhara. The accommodation in treks is normal with the toilet outside of the room. The rooms are with two beds and a table. There will be space to keep your luggage’s too. The accommodations in Ghorepani village is with Attached bathroom with shower and Mountain View from the room.

Answer: The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is the easy and best trek in Annapurna. Yes, you can bring your Son and daughter. We can have extra porter to carry your son if needed. I am sure your 10 years daughter will able to do and have a good time. The old people also can do this trek with proper arrangements and plans.

Answer: There are no such kinds of facilities during the trek. The ATMs and banks are only able to find in Kathmandu and Pokhara. If you need it you can use this before and after the trek. It is recommended to carry Nepali currency from the city before you go. US dollars and cards are accepted in some of the tea houses and lodges in Ghorepani Poon hill trek.

Answer: If you get sick during the trek then the guide will communicate with the company and decide what to do and how to do. If your conditions are normal and able to continue with medicine we will consult with you and other team members. If you can go further we can turn back and try to reach the city by taking a jeep or other transportation. In Case the conditions is too bad, we first consult with the doctors and ask travel insurance to send rescue helicopters to evacuate.

Answer: The Poon hill trek mostly remains windy so don’t forget to bring warm clothes and wind proofs. It is worth to have rain cover and jackets. The Poon hill treks best travelling time is March, April, May, August, September, October, November, and December. This trek is also possible to trek in other months. It is available all year.

Answer: Yes Most of the Tea houses and lodges have WiFi facilities during the trek. It’s also worth to have a 3G package on the Nepali sim card which will work most of the parts during the trek. This is probably the cheapest way. The WiFi will cost you if you like to use them while doing trekking in Poon hill.

Answer: Magic Himalaya Treks guide is the professional team of highly-rated guides who are well trained with Licensed from Nepal Government. Porters we have many from Dhading and Gorkha who did many treks with us and give their best in both tea house and camping trek. You might have heard the bravery of Nepali soldiers and Gurkha’s. We always have a team of professional people for Ghorepani trekking or any other tour in Nepal.

Answer: Mostly we will provide the Company Duffel Bag for people to store luggage during the trek. This will be carry by the porters. We also provide down jackets and sleeping bags for the trek to use. If you want you can ask the Magic Himalaya Treks t-shirts too. We have a store in Thamel where we will help you to get other equipment on rent or buy before Poon hill trek start.

To know more about the trek packing list, you can visit our blogs.

Answer: The tea house has the best cooks for both local as well as international dishes in Ghorepani Trekking. You can see the menu card and select the items. You can ask the guide for the fresh items and safe food. The local Dal Bhat is fresh and provides energy. The specialist of Dal Bhat is that It is Possible to Refill again and again.

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