Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

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5.0 Based on 9 Reviews
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 5 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 3+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 3210 meters
  • Starts Pokhara, Nepal
  • Ends Pokhara, Nepal
  • +6
  • Panoramic View from Poon Hill (3210 meters).
  • Explore Gurung community and village in Ghandruk.
  • Beautiful Dhaulagiri & Annapurna Range View.
The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is a 4 – 5 days hike in the Annapurna mountain range in Nepal. It takes a moderate level of fitness to complete, and the max elevation is 3,210 meters (so there’s no real risk of altitude sickness).

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.
5 - Excellent
Based on 9 reviews
Great first step into the Anapurna region
5 - Excellent
  • Boris Bachmann
  • From Germany
  • On Mar 19 2020
“Although we had to shorten the trek due to Corona, it was a great first step into this fascinating landscape, and we experienced true friendship to our excellent guides Shantosh and Dipak. We will be back for more!”
Perfect trek, perfect guides and very professional
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Germany
  • On Feb 18 2020
“Very nice trek with very a very nice and funny guide and porter! We really enjoyed it and definitely would recommend the trek trip to others!”
5 - Excellent
  • Itzhak Sorani
  • From Israel
  • On Oct 19 2019
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Outshine Adventures
5 - Excellent
  • Taru Lindell
  • From Finland
  • On May 30 2017
“Excellent experience! Very good for the first trek in the Himalayas, I would definitely recommend. Amazing views, local life, lots of stairs... ;) But you don't need to be super fit to do this trek. Everything worked like a charm on behalf of the tour company. Really nice and welcoming staff, both in the office and the guide and porters on the trek. Thank you all!!”
  • 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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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • 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?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

  • 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.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.

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