- Booking Type Instant Booking
- duration 5 days
- tour type Private
- age requirement 3+ years old
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Maximum altitude 3210 meters
- Panoramic View from Poon Hill (3210 meters).
- Explore Gurung community and village in Ghandruk.
- Beautiful Dhaulagiri & Annapurna Range View.
The highlight is reaching Poonhill at 3,210 meters giving you a 360-degree panoramic view of the Annapurna mountain range, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and other majestic mountains. We will hike up poonhill early morning and see a fantastic sunrise over the Himalayan mountain range.
The itinerary travels many villages and settlements of different ethnic and cultural groups (primarily Gurung, Tamang, Chhetri and Tibetan), offering the possibility of authentic discovery of traditional Nepal. This short trek will therefore not only provide you with a great trekking trail, but also a lot of cultural inputs.
The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek can be done al year round, but in the thick of winter, it will be quite cold for the trail. The best seasons are March to May and October to November.
Should you have any doubt to your physical fitness, we recommend you to employ the services of 1 porter who can carry up to 30 kgs. We are looking forward to providing you with a fantastic trip in Nepal.
Day 1: Drive to Birethanti and then Trek to Ulleri (1,900m)
Day 2: Trek to Ghorepani (2,800m)
Day 3: Hike to Poon Hill (3,210m) & then Trek to Tadapani
Day 4: Trek to Ghandruk (2,000m) & village tour in the evening
Day 5: Trek to Birethanti and drive back to Pokhara
- All your standard meals during the trek.
- Best available lodge and guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
- Licensed and English speaking mountain guide during the trek.
- Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.( sharing basic for two people one porter 25 Kg Per porter).
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
- Annapurna conservation Park permits & TIMS Card.
- Down Jacket and sleeping bag by Outshine Adventure, if needed.
- All our government taxes.
- Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
How much money do I need to bring with me?
Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.
How much should my backpack weigh?
A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.
- Do I need a porter?
Do I require a porter for carrying water?
On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.
When should I arrive in Kathmandu before the tour?
We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the start day of the trek because the tour operators usually require one working day to arrange trekking permits. Arrive earlier if you want to explore Kathmandu on your own or acclimate to any time differences.