Ghorepani-Poonhill Trekking-5 days
5 days Ghorepani Poonhill is to let the trekkers taste real flavor of Ghorepani-Poonhill Trekking within 5 days which is perfect time frame. 5 days Ghorepani – Poonhill Trekking is a customized trekking trip to Ghorepani and Poonhill offering your one of the most mesmerizing mountain panorama in Annapurna region. Actually, Poonhill is a hill station popular for incredible mountain peaks and stunning sunrise in Annapurna Region. The mountain views include Annapurna-I, Annapurna-IV, Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Himchuli and many other alluring peaks are breathtaking to witness from Poonhill. Ghorepani also offers us very similar views of mountain panorama.
5 days Ghorepani-Poonhill Trekking also offers us magnificent insights of lush rhododendron, picturesque country settlements, friendly ethnic people, cascading water falls, rhythmic creeks, terraced fields, winding rivers, thrilling suspension bridge, prayer flags and many more astonishing attractions.
- Alluring and serene Pokhara Valley and its natural blessings: lakes, caves and fall
- Poonhill, one of the most popular viewpoints in Annapurna Region trekking in Nepal
- Breathtaking Mountain peaks and stunning sunrise from Poonhill include Annapurna Massif and beautiful Machhapuchhre
- Traditional lifestyle and friendly people
- Annapurna Conservation Area, the biggest conservation area in the world and its flora and fauna
- Natural water falls, creeks, flowering rhododendron, winding rivers, picturesque settlements
We will offer three star accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara. If you want to upgrade the accommodation, you have to pay some extra. Mountain accommodation during the trekking days will be very ordinary and basic. All accommodation will be on twin sharing basis. Single supplementary has to pay extra. We spend the night at lodges and guesthouses. We occasionally get attached bathrooms. eNepaltour Pvt. Ltd. tries its best to book the A grade accommodation in the mountain prior to the trekking unlike other populated regions.
We provide only breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara and during the trekking days. In the trekking days, you pick up the item mentioned in the menu at the lodge or guesthouse and you will enjoy it. Sometimes, in a big group, you may have buffet service too. This takes place especially in peak season (Sept-Nov). Breakfast will be provided at the guesthouse where we spent the night, lunch somewhere in the middle of the next destination and dinner at the guesthouse where we stay tonight. We offer you typical organic Nepali cushion which are really amazing. One item of meal costs between3-9 USD in this trekking route.
Best Time to Travel
Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and spring (March to May) are the best time for Trekking. The weather is delightful and pleasant during autumn. The mountain views are astonishing.
The hills are wrapped with beautiful flowering rhododendron during spring. Mjaority of the trekkers find spring best time to trek to Ghorepani-Poonhill since they love to see flowering rhododendron.
Winter( Dec-Feb) will be very harsh due to cold and cloudy weather which hide the mountain peaks.
Summer will be too hot for some trekkers. Heavy rainfall occurs and disturbs the transportation and even walk in the mountain.
Physical Condition and Experience
Those who can walk 4-5 hours in the mountain can do this trek. Ghorepani-Poonhill Trekking is a moderate trek in Annapurna Region Trekking in Nepal . Regular exercise, jogging and short hiking enhance your stamina and confidence. No prior trekking experience and technical skills are required for Ghorepani-Poonhill Trekking. These prior skills will be an asset for it.
Getting to the trailhead and Away
We drive of fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It is short 25 minutes flight. But if you choose to drive, it takes 8-9 hours. Again from Pokhrara, we drive 1.30 hrs to Nayapool. Nayapool is the bginning point of Ghorepani-Poonhill Trekking. We again end our Ghorepani-Poonhill trekking at Nayapool and drive back to Pokhara. We either choose to fly or drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.
Threats and Safety
We do not really face such terrible threats during this trekking. There is no any slippery trail. We do not face any glaciers and avalanches in Ghorepani-Poonhill Trekking. But climbing steep uphill of Ulleri might be challenging sometimes for the beginners. But it is only for 2-3 hours hiking. Otherwise, we will clebrate beautiful and pleasant trek in the lap of mountains. The Ghorepani-Poonhill elevation ranges from 1300 – 3200m.
There are very rare cases the trekkers suffered from altitude sickness or some dizziness. This is not actually altitude sickness. We do not really get altitude problem below 4000 m. It may be because dehydration and lack of stamina. Report it to you trekking leader or guide if you have any health inconveniences. You will immediately be rescued. Drink plenty of hot drinks and do not smoke in the higher elevation. Have balanced diet and have sound sleep.
Note: If you have serious health problem, please consult doctor or inform us before departure to the trailhead.
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Day 1: Day 01 - Pokhara to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft) Duration: 5 Hours
Day 2: Day 02 - Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850m/9348ft) Duration: 7 Hours
Day 3: Day 03 - Hike to Poon Hill for sunrise then trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 6-7 Hours
Day 4: Day 04 - Tadapani to Ghandruk (910m) Duration: 2 hours walking
Day 5: Day 05 - Ghandruk to Pokhara via Nayapool ( 2 hours walking and one hour drive)
Day 01 - Pokhara to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft) Duration: 5 Hours
First we drive to Nayapool. It is 1 and half hour driving along the country road. This drive is very pleasant. Then, we begin walking from Nayapool via country settlements and landscapes. Until we arrive at Tikhedhunga, this walk is very exciting. Overnight at Teahouse at Tokhedhunga
Day 02 - Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850m/9348ft) Duration: 7 Hours
Today, we have relatively tougher work going all the way up until we arrive at Ghorepani. However, the deep rhododendron woods make our trip really spectacular. The steep stones steps of Ulleri is a challenge for us. But when we get, Ghorepani, we are very happy to see breathtaking mountains. Overnight at Teahouse at Ghorepani
Day 03 - Hike to Poon Hill for sunrise then trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft) Duration: 6-7 Hours
We get up early in the morning and we climb PoonHill and observe sunrise and spectacular mpuntain views including Annapurna- I, Annapurna-IV, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Ganesh Himal, Manasalu and many more. Then, we head to Tadapani via Ghorepani. The trail to Tadapani is still beautiful passing through dense rhododendron. Overnight at Teahouse at Tadapani.
Day 04 - Tadapani to Ghandruk (910m) Duration: 2 hours walking
We trek all the way down to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a beautiful traditional village inhabited by Gurung People. Here, we can visit, Gurung Traditional Museum and Annapurna Conservation Area Project office and have plenty of insights about it. Trekkers love to have German bakery in Ghandruk.
Day 05 - Ghandruk to Pokhara via Nayapool ( 2 hours walking and one hour drive)
We walk all the way down to the river. Still, we have magnificent experience hiking via terraced field. Now the trail follows along the rive till we get Nayapool. We get a drive from Nayapool to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.
US $ 555* All Inclusive Price
Duration: 4 Nights / 5Days
Trip Grade: Easy
Destination: Nepal, Asia
Group Size: 1- 14 pax
Arrival On: Pokhara
Departure From: Pokhara
Best Season: March-April/ Sept-Nov
Elevation: 1400-3200 m
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