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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The Annapurna Region in central Nepal is the most geographically and culturally diverse region for trekking. The area boasts of a variety of diverse cultures, tribes and castes as the Brahmins, Chettris, Newars, Gurungs, Magars, Manangis and the Tibetans. This area has sub-tropical lowlands, valleys, and forests of bamboo, oak and rhododendron, alpine meadows, windswept desert plateaus and the towering Annapurna Mountains. This area has the world’s deepest river gorge, Kali Gandaki, lying some 6900 metres/22,563 ft., below some of the world’s largest and most beautiful mountains as the Annapurna I (world’s 8th highest) & Fishtail (one of the most beautiful). 440 species of birds and animals like the marten, deer, langur and the elusive snow leopard live here.

The Poon Hill (3210M) is one of the best points for a camera to catch the Panoramic Himalaya; including Machhapuchhre,(Fish Tail)(6997M) Annapurna South (7219M), Dhaulagiri (8171M) 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : On your arrival
  • Day 2 : Drive to Pokhara or fly Option
  • Day 3 : Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri
  • Day 4 : Trek to Ghorepani
  • Day 5 : Poon Hill Visit and Trek to Tadapani
  • Day 6 : TADAPANI TREK TO GHANDRUK [1950M]
  • Day 7 : GHANDRUK TREK TO NAYAPUL AND DRIVE TO POKHARA
  • Day 8 : Drive or Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 9 : Departure to Your Home Country
  • Day 1 On your arrival

    On your arrival, you will be greeted by our representative of Friendship World Treks Team at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) but make sure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the hotel. We can either relax in the afternoon or hang around. You will have a dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant where we take pleasure in a Nepalese cultural program as well as food. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2 Drive to Pokhara or fly Option

    The drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara is 7 hours on a tourist bus. Trekking staff will arrive at your Hotel at 6:30AM in the morning to pick you up then the bus will leave around 7:00AM to Pokhara. If you want to fly to Pokhara instead of taking the long journey by bus, this is also possible. There are several flights to Pokhara from 9 am in the morning to 3 pm in the afternoon which offers a splendid view of the Himalayas in the north. Pokhara is a picturesque lake town nestled in the shadow of the Himalayan Peaks and is the suitable startup point for trekking. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 3 Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri

    The drive to Nayapul is around two hours. After this short drive, we pack up the bags for porters and start our trip. We walk through the lush, green Modi river valley, past waterfalls with plunge pools that invite you to swim. The ascend of the steep staircase to Magar village of Ulleri (2,070m) a tough one for the first day but you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the valley below and the peaks of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Overnight at Lodge.

  • Day 4 Trek to Ghorepani

    The trek today is a gentle climb through pasture and cultivated fields. After Banthati the trail then continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak and rhododendrons forest to Ghorepani (2,840m). Overnight at Lodge.

  • Day 5 Poon Hill Visit and Trek to Tadapani

    Today, very early in the morning, we start an hour hiking to Poon Hill at elevation of 3200 meters. Poon Hill is a famous view point and provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. After spending an hour at the view point we return to Ghorepani where we take a hot breakfast and then we trek to Tadapani (2,610m). The trail ascends up to Deurali pass and descends steeply through dense moss-covered forest rich with birdlife to Tadapani. Overnight at Lodge.

  • Day 6 TADAPANI TREK TO GHANDRUK [1950M]

    From Tadapani the trail descends through beautiful forests to Ghandruk, which is a stunning village of Gurung people, one of Nepal’s most famous ethnic groups, known for their distinctive dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is also home to many soldiers from the famous Gurkha regiments. From here we can have stunning views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Fishtail

  • Day 7 GHANDRUK TREK TO NAYAPUL AND DRIVE TO POKHARA

    We can enjoy a final down hill walk through forest and villages for about 5 hrs to Nayapul. From here we drive for about 1 hour back to Pokhara where our trek ends and we can enjoy a shower and relax on this stunning lakeside town enjoying the memories!

  • Day 8 Drive or Fly to Kathmandu

  • Day 9 Departure to Your Home Country

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