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Trekking in Gorepani with Poon Hill Climb. Nepal

Trekking in Gorepani with Poon Hill Climb

Do you want to experience the Annapurna Range and its magnificent view? Get read...

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Article:
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Country:
Nepal
Tour type:
Hiking and trekking
Directions:
Annapurna Region
Complexity:
Easy
Number of participants:
From 2 persons
Maximum height:
3200 m
Season:
Spring, Autumn
Start of the program:
Kathmandu
Finish program:
Kathmandu
Duration:
8 days
Price:
580 USD
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Day 1

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu Nepal. Transfers, accommodation at the hotel

Day 2

Kathmandu to Pokhara, by Private Car (884m)

Day 3

Pokhara to Nayapul Drive & Trek to Ulleri (1500m, 6hrs walk)

Day 4

Ulleri to Ghorepani (2800m, 5 hrs walk)

Day 5

Ghorepani to Tadapani (2570m 5 hrs walk)

Day 6

Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m 4hrs walk)

Day 7

Ghandruk to Pokhara (5 hrs walk & 1:30 minute drive)

Day 8

Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight 25 minute. Accommodation at the hotel

Day 9

Departure to Home

Kathmandu – Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Tadapani – Ghandruk – Pokhara - Kathmandu  

The cost of a full package of services - from 580 $*

*COST INCLUDED (580$) Minimum 2 Pax

  • Arrival and Departure by private transport from Airport
  • 3* standard Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara  (Twin Share 4 Night)
  • Private Car drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (Before Trek)  & Fly to Kathmandu from Pokhara (After Trek)
  • English Speaking Government License holder Trekking Guide
  • Strong Porter who carries 25-30 kg Bag ( 2 person for 1 porter)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit, TIMS & All documents of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking
  • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipments, & Insurance of our Guide & Porter

COST NOT INCULDED

  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • International Flight Ticket
  • Travel & Rescue Insurance
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Food & Accommodation during Trekking period of  Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
  • Tips for Guide & Porter

Brief information on the area and route

Do you want to experience the Annapurna Range and its magnificent view? Get ready to have beautiful and relaxing adventure to Ghorepani/Poon Hill Trek.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is easy and short trekking route of Nepal. Trekkers will have panoramic view of Annapurna Himalayas with terraces farmland, beautiful Rhododendron and oak forests, hospitable Gurung people.

The trek is more beautiful during spring season where Rhododendron blooms. The stunning view of Annapurna Range with sunrise view of Poon hill is main highlights of the trek. This is one of the easy and best trekking routes of Nepal.

Poon Hill located at 3210m, a perfect place to see sunrise with view of rugged Annapurna. Close up to Annapurna Himalaya with breathtaking scenery of Dhaulagiri Range.

You need moderate level of fitness to finish this trekking route. So, it is comfortable trek with closeness to nature, serenity and beauty that makes your trek to Shangri-La. Most of the people who live in Phoon Hill are Magar People and Poon is their surname. So, this trekking trail is called Poon Hill. Even Gurung people also have equally live there in route.

How to start & End Ghorepani /PoonHill Trek

  • Poon Hill Trek is one of the easy treks of Nepal which begins after having 1:30 hours drive from Pokhara to Nayapul.
  • From Kathmandu one can go by Car/Tourist Bus/Plane to Pokhara; stay there and next morning drive to Nayapul with Trekking Guide & Porters.
  • Each Day walk 5-6 hrs during Poon Hill Trek

Trekking Permits of Poon Hill Trek

  • Need Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit; it cost 20$ per person.
  • Also Need TIMS; it cost 10$ per person.
  • One can buy ACAP Permit with TIMS Card in Nepal Tourism Board or related company through which you go to Poon Hill Trek.
  •  Your Permit is Checked-inn in Nayapul & Check out in Nayapul

Lodges and Foods in Ghorepani/Poon Hill Trek

During the period of Poon Hill, Trekkers sleep in normal Tea-houses.  Even one can attached Room having toilet and shower inside Room. Two Trekkers can share one room where available of two beds. Main season of Poon Hill trekking is March, April, May, Sep, Oct & Nov. One can choose food from Menu, but normally they have Nepali Food Called Dal Bhat, Vegetables, Noodles, potatoes, Local Gurung Bread, Pizza, Steak, Fry Rice, Toast, Omelete, boiled eggs, pasta, French fries and soup. There are even biscuits, chocolates and soft drinks.

Best time to go Ghorepani/Poon Hill Trek

Are you looking for the best time to go Poon Hill Trek?  Wherever you travel in the world, it is necessary to know the best time. The Best time to trek ABC is pre monsoon and post moon season. The most recommended season of Poon Hill Trek is in autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov,) and spring (March, April May). In Autumn Season, monsoon dies away, haze and rain still little bit potential. The views are magnificent, fabulous and cooling down. Weather is too fresh and clean. In spring season, Weather will be awesome having fantastic view of Himalayan peaks though sometimes may change the weather due to cloud but it is rare. The views of mountains are awesome. Blooming red and white Rhododendron is the main eye-catching part in spring season.

Detail Cost of Ghorepani/PoonHill Trek

  • ACAP Permit= 30$ Per Person
  • TIMS= 10$ Per Person
  • Guide Wages= 30$ Per Day ( Salary, Food, Accommodation, Insurance and Private equipments)
  • Porter Wages= 25$ Per Day ( Salary, Food, Accmmodation, Insurance and Priate equipments. Porter Carries maximun 25-30kg)
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara By Private Transport= 150$
  • Pokahra to Kathmandu Flight= 125$ Per Person
  • Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara Drive (By Private Transport)
  • Normal Tea House Room (Twin Share) = 10$ -15$
  • Food (Breakfast-Lunch-Diiner)= 25$-40$ Per Day/Per Person
  • Tea/Coffee= 1$-4$ Per Cup
  • Bottle of Water= 1$-3$
  • Beer= 4$-7$
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara 3* standard Per Twin Room= 60$
  • Arrival and Departure Cost= 30$ (By Car)

Necessary Equipments

Before you start Annapurna Circuit Trek, must prepare for your equipments to prevent cold and for safety. Your backpacks should ready in Kathmandu. Below listed equipments are recommended for Everest Base Camp Trek. This trek will not be very cold like Annapurna & Everest Base Camp Trek.

  • Hiking Boots and Socks
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Sun Glass
  • Hat
  • Warm Cap
  • Water bottle
  • Sleeping Bag -15 degree
  • Down Jacket
  • Gloves
  • Sun-cream
  • T-shitrs
  • Small Tow
  • Trousers
  • Trekking Sticks
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