Ghorepani Poonhill short trek  |  3 Days

Ghorepani Poonhill short trek

It is one of the shortest trekking routes of Nepal. It is a famous trekking route of Nepal from where the trekkers can explore the Himalayan panoramas, green hill, waterfalls, terraced rice field and the incredible hospitality of the local people. During this trek, trekkers will get opportunities to interact with the culture of the Gurung and Magars community.

Poonhill is located at 3210m above sea level. From this route, you can enjoy the impressive view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Himchuli. Mainly, Poonhill is famous for the viewpoint of sunrise. This trip is done along the Ghandruk village. The local taste food items with local traditions will add new taste experience in travelers’ lives. Likely, fire camping during the night with barbeque will add some fresh moment during their tiresome journey (on request). The ethnic groups of this area have a distinct language, customs, rituals, and lifestyle. Ghorepani Poon hill trekking begins with Nayapul, heading by the Bhurungdi Khola. The panoramic journey through the rhododendron forest will help the travelers to add the liveliness over their journey.

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Ghorepani Poonhill short trek

Trip Highlights of Ghorepani Poonhill short trek

-Explore with Himalayan panoramas, green hill, waterfalls, terraced rice field.

-interact with the culture of the Gurung and Magars community.

-impressive view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Himchuli

- the viewpoint of sunrise.

 

 

 

Outline Itinerary:

  • 1Day 1: Drive to Ulleri trek to Ghorepani ( 2840m)Today, we drive to Ulleri after breakfast for 3-4 hours. Getting off from the private vehicle, we start our trekking from Ulleri. We check-in at the TIMS and ACAP counter. Then we walk on the rhododendron Forest and landscape all the way to Ghorepani for 3 hours. O/N at Lodge. (B, L, D, A)
  • 2Day 2: Gorepani -Poon Hill sunrise (3210m) - Trek to Ghandruk (1940m).We get up early in the morning today. Then we hike up to Poon Hill. It is the best viewpoint of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range, including sunrise views with the backdrop of white-snow, capped mountain and then retrace down to Ghorepani. After having breakfast at the hotel, we climb up through the pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m) and reach at Ghandruk in 7-8 hours walk. O/N at Lodge. (B, L, D, A)
  • 3Day 3: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara. In the morning, we can view the panorama of Mt. Fishtail and Annapurna south. After having breakfast, we descend to the Nayapul via Syauli Bazaar for 3-4 hours. Then we drive to Pokhara in the private vehicle. O/N at Hotel. (B, L, A)

Cost Includes

1. Transport

-Round Trip Pokhara –Ulleri and Nayapull - Pokhara private Vehicles.
2. Accommodations:

- Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking (2Ns): Best Available Lodge Accommodation during treks on twin sharing basis room.
3. Meals:

There are multiple selections in meals item in Everest region trekking. But, it can be basic and may not have choices in the menu some of the rest places.

- Breakfast: includes a full trip.
- Lunch: During the trekking (3 Lunches)
- Dinner: During the trekking (2 Dinners)
4. Guide and Potter

 - Trekking Guide leader in mountains.

-1 Sherpa potter for 2 trekkers in the mountain.

5. Trekking Package:
- Best Lodge Accommodations Mountain, all meals during trekking, all necessary staff with the experienced leader (guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging.

6. Taxes and Entrance Fees:

- All the applicable services charges, government taxes, all necessary paperwork and permits (Annapurna Conservation area permit, TIMS Card).

 7. Others

- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.

- Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.

Cost Excludes

-International airfare.

-Accommodation Kathmandu and Pokhara 

-Transportation 

-Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs).

- Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).

-Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara city.

- Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, bottle or boiled water & Hot Drinks Tea and Coffee, Hot Shower, Batteries charge, Heater during the Trek and Sweet things like desert).

- Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from the mountain.

-Tips for the guide, porter. 

-Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.

 

Trip Note

The given itineraries are temporary. We are ready to operate according to your interested itineraries also. Please, let us know about your desired route plan too.

Arrival in Nepal

After your arrival itinerary in Nepal, Good Vibe Adventure welcomes you at the entry point or at the airport and takes you to the hotel. We also explain to you in short about the programs.

Transportation

Private Tourist vehicle to airport drops and pick up/ round flight trip KTM - Pokhara - KTM.

Food/ Water and Accommodation on Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

We provide Standard breakfast in Kathmandu. During the trekking, we provide breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch on the trekking trail. We recommend you to bring water purification pills, but you have options of buying bottled water or boiled water as well.

We offer 2-3 star Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu but it can be customized according to your request. And best available lodge in the trekking. Lodges with basic facilities are available in Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

Luggage on Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

During the trekking, your bag pack will be carried by the porter and you can use your belongings at your desired time. You can just carry a day pack with a water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. Except for the necessary things, you can deposit your belongings to the hotels' locker.

Communication, Electricity and Battery Charge on Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

Despite some areas, there is network coverage of mobile phones in almost the places. The landline phones are also available for communication. Electricity or solar powers are available for the mobile charge. It is better to have a spare battery.

Health Issues

It is better to consult with your doctor before going to the Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)/ High Altitude Sickness can occur during the trekking so proper acclimatization is needed. Please, take your required medicine with you.

Insurance/Rescue

Insurance helps you to get a quick rescue and medical expenses. It is an expensive operation from the higher altitude in the helicopter. It cuts your economic burden if some accidents happen. Insurance should be done by you.

Best Trekking season for the Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

 

Autumn and spring are the best seasons for Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking. Days are warm and nights are chilling. Mornings are usually clear and fine weather. It can be cloudy around the afternoon and evening.

Booking and Payment procedure

20% payment should be paid in advance while you book the trip. It should include Passport copy and flight detail. The rest of the 80% payment is payable at your arrival in Nepal. You can pay by your credit card and deposit into the bank account of Good Vibe Adventure from your country and can pay cash after your arrival.

Trip Extension

In addition to Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, we can also extend the trip to jungle safari, Lumbini Tour, Nepal Tour, Rafting along with tour activities in Tibet and Bhutan. Please, let us know earlier if you want to extend your trip either inside Nepal or outside of it according to your time management.

 

  • Trip Duration 3 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Accomodation Lodge Trek
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