Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek leads to short circuit walk around southern ridges and rolling green hills of massive Annapurna Himalaya range of mountains. An amazing country walks full of fascination where you will be bewildered by a dramatic change of temperatures and landscapes, walking from low semi-tropical full of paddy farmlands and terraces towards cool alpine areas in the shade of tall and beautiful Rhododendron-pines-magnolia-oaks and fir tree lines.
One of a fascinating walk following old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade caravan route of Nepal and Tibet leads through our destination at Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and beyond towards Mustang areas connecting the border of Tibet frontier. Starting this wonderful journey from picturesque Pokhara, a famous and popular tourist spot located on the laps of towering Annapurna Himalaya with serene lakes of Phewa and Begnas, truly a scenic valley blessed by the natural beautiful scenery.
The walk leads towards high hills through a number of interesting farm villages of Gurung people, and then into the cool shade of alpine forest reaching our destination at Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with fabulous views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalaya. Our wonderful journey leads to famous viewpoints on top Poon Hill for a fantastic panorama of mountains with stunning sunrise views our highest spot of the trek at 3,210 m high.
After Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek walk leads around a deep forest and into Ghandruk and Landruk villages and ending this marvelous short adventure with a drive back to scenic Pokhara, after a glorious time in the high and scenic Ghorepani Poon Hill trek.
This Ghorepani Poon Hill Panorama Trek suitable for all kinds of travelers including family-school / college groups and corporate people, as this trip leads to moderate and gradual walks with ups and downhill, without a problem of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) where you can enjoy tremendous views in the comfort of nice cozy lodges around high hills of Annapurna with warm and friendly hospitality of the natives of Annapurna Himalaya.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 02: Drive or fly to Pokhara 950m (30 mins flight and 6 hrs drive)
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul 1,100m and trek to Tirkhedhunga 1,450m.
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani 2,874m - 05 hrs.
Day 05: Morning hike to Poon-Hill and trek to Tadapani 2,721m - 05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk 1,750m - 04 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Potana 1,900 m - 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Kande 1,460m and drive to Pokhara.
Day 09: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
Day 10: International departure homeward bound.
On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by View Nepal Treks staff with warm welcome and transfer to respective hotels with briefing regarding trekking, hotels, lodge on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner. Accommodation
Morning travel by tourist coach or in private vehicle depending upon the group size towards amazing Pokhara valley transfer to respective hotels close to beautiful Phewa Lake with afternoon free for short walks. (For flying option a 30 minutes flight to Pokhara). Accommodation
Morning 2 hours drive from Pokhara to start the trek from Nayapul following the old Nepal / Tibet Trans Himalayan Caravan passing farm villages Bhirtethati and Hille to reach at Tirkhedhunga for overnight stop in the comfort of nice local lodge after 3-4 hours of good walks. Accommodation
Morning starts with a steep uphill climb to Ulleri village with grand views of Annapurna South and Mt. Machapuchare. From Ulleri walk gets better passing Bhanthati, Nagethati small villages, into enchanting rhododendron forested area to reach at Ghorepani Deurali for overnight stop. Accommodation
Early morning hour hike up to Poon-Hill at 3,210m high for awesome panorama views of mountains with striking sunrise over array of peaks, from here walk to Tadapani through beautiful rhododendron forest with constant views of the mountains. This place in spring will be magic with wildflowers in the shade of high Annapurna Mountains. Accommodation
With stunning sunrise view from Tadapani, morning walk descends into cool forested area leading Ghandruk village, a large Gurung village around Annapurna region. Afternoon explore the village and Gurung museum or just relax and enjoy the views of Annapurna South and Huinchuli with majestic Mt. Machapuchare “Fish Tail”. Accommodation
Morning walk on downhill path to the bottom of the hills of Ghandruk and Landruk by the Modi River, on crossing a bridge with short climb reaching at Landruk village, from here walk leads on the winding trail through terraced farm fields and villages into cool forested area to reach at Pothana for last overnight in the high hills of Annapurna Himalaya. Accommodation
Morning with super walk through Thulo Kharka also called Australian Camp a wonderful spot in the midst of the forest, with short break last hour walk an easy descend to Kande village on the Baglung-Pokhara highway for the an hour drive back to Pokhara after a wonderful time up in the high mountains. Accommodation
Morning a scenic drive to Kathmandu, after a wonderful memorable trip in the mid hills of Annapurna area, then on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels with afternoon free at leisure. (Options of flight back to Kathmandu). Accommodation
Last day in amazing Nepal with great experience and fond memories of Annapurna & Pun Hill Panorama trekking, with time for international flight, View Nepal Treks staff transfers you to airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations. Accommodation