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Ghorepani poon hill Trek

Ghorepani poon hill Trek

Annapurna Region
Dhaulagiri himal
Ghorepani trek
sunruse view from Poon Hill
Ghorepani trek 4 days

Trip Facts

Duration : 4 Days Max-Altitude : 3210 Program Type : tea house Best Season : April- May, Sep-Oct-Nov Per Day Walking : 5/6 h Trek Grade : Grade 2:

These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.

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No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax $360
2 Paxes $330
2-4 Paxes $300
4-6 Paxes $280
6-10 Paxes $270
10-15 Paxes $260
15+Paxes $260

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Overview

Ghorepani Ghandruk poon hill Trek 4 days

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a captivating 4-day round-trip journey that takes you through the charming villages of Ghandruk in northern-central Nepal’s Dhaulagiri Zone. Part of the Myagdi and Kaski Districts, this trek offers access to Nepal’s classic Annapurna vistas without going too high in altitude, making it an ideal choice for families and first-time visitors eager to experience the magnificent Himalayan views.

Captivating Panoramic Views:

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek offers stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna Massif, the majestic fishtail mountains, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Dhaulagiri Massif, Tukuche peaks, and other ranges of the Annapurna Himalayas. As you hike through the trails, you’ll be treated to the mesmerizing sight of 33 different kinds of rhododendrons in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), especially during the spring season.

Charming Villages and Local Experiences:

As you trek through lush rhododendron forests, expansive paddy fields, and scenic terrace slopes, you’ll get to experience the warm hospitality of local Gurung and Magar villages. Ghorepani village, located at an elevation of 2874 meters, has cozy lodges operated by local families. These lodges provide more than just a place to stay – they offer a chance to immerse yourself in the distinctive culture and lifestyle of the region.

Ghorepani’s appeal lies not only in its altitude but also in the friendly atmosphere created by the locals who call these hills home. The welcoming lodges become windows into the daily life of the community. Engage in conversations with locals, enjoy traditional meals, and observe the cultural practices that distinguish each Gurung and Magar village.

Ghorepani isn’t just a stop on your trek; it’s a cultural hub, providing an opportunity to connect with the unique way of life in the Himalayas. Amidst the towering peaks and rolling landscapes, you’ll form a genuine connection with the traditions and customs that have defined these mountain communities for generations. The lodges, run by friendly families, offer not just a place to rest but a real glimpse into the heart and soul of this captivating region.

Poon Hill Sunrise:

A standout moment of the trek is the sunrise experience at Poon Hill. As you ascend to an altitude of 3210 meters, trekkers are treated to a mesmerizing view of the Annapurna Mountain range bathed in golden sunlight. The panoramic vista unfolds to reveal Annapurna South, Annapurna I, II, III, and IV, along with Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhare, and Manaslu. The breathtaking scene, painted in hues of gold and pink, creates an unforgettable spectacle and stands as one of the trek’s most captivating highlights.

Easy Trekking Trails and Short Duration:

The Ghorepani poon hill Trek offers well-marked and relatively easy trekking trails, making it suitable for trekkers of various fitness levels. With a duration of 4 days, it’s an excellent option for those seeking a shorter Himalayan adventure without compromising on the breathtaking scenery.

Best Time for Ghorepani Ghandruk Loop Trek:

The optimal time to embark on the Ghorepani Ghandruk Loop Trek is during either the spring season (April to June) or autumn (September to November). Each season offers distinct advantages, providing trekkers with unique experiences amid the stunning landscapes of the Annapurna region.

Spring Season (April to June): During spring, the Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek becomes a visual spectacle as rhododendrons burst into bloom, carpeting the hillsides in a riot of vibrant colors. The lush, green landscape comes alive, offering a picturesque backdrop to your trek. The moderate temperatures during this period make it an ideal time for trekking, providing comfortable conditions for both day and night.

Autumn Season (September to November): Autumn is another excellent time to undertake the trek, characterized by clear skies, crisp air, and pleasant weather. The post-monsoon period ensures that the trails are relatively dry, facilitating a smoother trekking experience. The unobstructed views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, as well as the surrounding landscapes, make autumn a photographer’s delight. The moderate temperatures and stable weather conditions create an inviting atmosphere for trekkers, allowing for a comfortable and enjoyable journey.

Both spring and autumn provide the opportunity to witness the unique charm of the Ghorepani Ghandruk region. Trekkers can choose the season that aligns with their preferences, whether it be the vibrant colors of spring or the clear, crisp days of autumn. Regardless of the season chosen, the trek promises a memorable adventure filled with panoramic views, cultural encounters, and the warm hospitality of the local communities.

Comfortable Teahouse Accommodations:

During the Ghorepani poon hill Trek, you’ll find comfortable teahouses run by local families that offer basic yet cozy accommodations. These lodges have communal areas with stoves to keep you warm, while the bedrooms are generally unheated. Be sure to bring a sleeping bag and four-season clothing to ensure a comfortable stay.

The Ghorepani Ghandruk Loop Trek promises an enchanting adventure with its stunning mountain vistas, cultural experiences, and warm hospitality of the locals. Whether you’re a seasoned trekker or a first-timer, this trek is sure to leave you with cherished memories of the majestic Himalayas and the beautiful villages of Nepal.

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek Packing list 

The Ghorepani poon hill Trek requires trekking clothes and warm layers, a three-season sleeping bag, and lightweight trekking boots with sufficient ankle support. Slippery surfaces will be prevented by this. Heavier boots will be hot and cumbersome. It is essential to avoid stepping over your ankles while wearing cross-trainers. Walking poles and comfortable socks for the descents, as well as hats and gloves. Rainy weather calls for a waterproof jacket and umbrella.   

See our Nepal Wilderness Trekking Equipment List Guide for more information about what to bring on a trek to Nepal Ghorepani.

Trip highlights

Ghorepani Poon Hill: The trek to Poon Hill offers a stunning view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges during sunrise.

Traditional Villages: The trek passes through several traditional villages, offering a glimpse into the local culture and way of life.

Diverse Landscapes: From lush forests to rhododendron forests and open grasslands, the trek provides a unique experience.

Wildlife: The region is known for diverse wildlife, offering opportunities to spot langur monkeys, deer, and various bird species.

Local Cuisine: Experience traditional Nepalese cuisine, including dal Bhat, momos, and chow mein.

Ghorepani to Ghandruk distance

The distance between Ghorepani and Ghandruk in the Annapurna region of Nepal is approximately 19 kilometers (11.8 miles) when trekking. The trekking trail takes you through diverse landscapes, charming villages, and lush forests, offering stunning views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. The duration to cover this distance depends on the trekker’s pace and can typically take around 6 to 8 hours, depending on the specific route taken and the stops made along the way. It’s essential to consider the varying terrain and elevation changes during the trek.


Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Your guide will pick you up at your hotel at 8 a.m. Drive to Nayapul (42 km, approximately 1 hour drive by Taxi, van Begin trek to Ulleri (1820 meters, 4 to 5 hours of walking). Stay overnight at a lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters, 6 to 7 hours of walking). Stay overnight at a lodge.
  • Day 03: Early morning visit to Poon Hill for the best sunrise view and Annapurna mountain vistas (45 minutes to reach the top). Return to the hotel for breakfast. Trek to Tadapani (2100 meters, 5 to 6 hours of hiking). Stay overnight at a tea house.
  • Day 04: Trek to Syauli Bazaar (approximately 5 hours). Drive back to Pokhara by taxi.

Cost Included

  • Pokhara to Naya Pul by taxi and Syalubazaar to Pokhara by Taxi
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and many other European Delicious Meals three times a day(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chosen by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English-speaking, government-registered, experienced first aid-trained guide who is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porters: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus-25 degrees
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation are covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.
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Reviews

From America
The Poon Hill trek is an amazing four-day adventure My wife and I participated in the poon hill trek for four days with Vishal as...
From British
4-Day Poon Hill Circuit Our guide and porter (Yakub and Manjung) guided us on a beautiful four-day trek from Nayapul to Ghandruk via Poon Hill....
From Mexico
Amazing experience It was one of the most memorable experiences of my life. On top of the mountains, this trek passes through many small towns....
From Germany
Thank you, Namaste :) It was a great experience to go on the 4-day poon hill trek! It was a pleasant experience. We were very...
From Australian
I had a few days available following a work trip, and Himal suggested that we trek Poon Hill for three nights and four days. It...
From Italiana
Through a super helpful blog written by a hiking couple, I came across Nepal Wilderness Trekking online. I was looking for a company run by...
From venezola
The three weeks before the hike, I had a back injury and was apprehensive about my fitness level (not good) and safety (as always on...
From India
It was great trekking in the Nepal Wilderness! Himal is a really friendly and accommodating guy. Super smooth experience right from the pick up at...
- Joe
From America
What a wonderful experience! My guide made the trek so simple for me, all I had to do was show up and annoy the trekkers....
We found our guide and porter to be extremely helpful and accommodating. Because our mother is 61, we took two extra days to complete the...
From America
Poon Hill trek + Ghandruk village took us 4 days, and those were the most memorable days of our lives. Riddhi, our guide, made us...

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