Fitness Level : Gentle Max-Altitude : 0m / 0.00ft
Country : Nepal Group Size : 2-12 people
Trip Start : Kathmandu Trip Finish : Kathmandu
Meals : Breakfasts in Kathmandu and Pokhara, all meals during trek
Accommodation : Standard hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara, tea houses on trek

What's Included

  • Airport transfers to/from hotel
  • 2 nights twin share accommodation at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 1 night twin share accommodation at 3-star hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
  • 5 nights accommodation in standard, comfortable and clean tea houses on trek
  • All meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Fully, trained English speaking trekking leader
  • Assistant trek leaders (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) 
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • T Shirt, and trekking map which can be taken home
  • Domestic flight: Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist coach
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Trekking permits and fees
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Trip Highlights

  • Classic trek in the Annapurna region
  • Breathtaking sunrise view from Poon Hill
  • Stunning views of Mt. Fishtail and the Annapurna range
  • Experience the local and warm hospitality of the locals
  • Uncover culture and traditions of the Gurungs and Magars
  • Relax at the hot spring in Jhinu Danda

Trip Description

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek has gained so much popularity as a classic trek in the Annapurna region. Not only is this trek easy but worth doing it. You’d pass through picturesque landscape with stunning mountain views, pretty villages, forests of rhododendrons and oak enjoying the fresh mountain air.

The trekking itinerary of Ghorepani culminates at Poon Hill (3210 m), vantage point for one of Nepal’s best sunrise views.  Be up with the lark and you’d see how amazing the sunrise appears with breathtaking views of mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Huinchuli and Fishtail. It’s truly a moment to cherish as wonderful memory- get your cameras ready! Then trekking to Ghorepani you can meet the local Gurungs and Magars and interact with them learning so much about their traditions and culture. Nothing can be so interesting doing the Poon Hill and Ghorepani trek. It’s not so arduous but rather easy and pleasant absolutely fit as the perfect family trek in Nepal exploring the Annapurna region. One can surely sign up for trek to Poon Hill via Ghorepani and would not regret doing it. It has all the elements of a refreshing trek one would look for to rejuvenate oneself. Wind Horse Adventure is there to help you design the perfect Ghorepani and Poon Hill trek itinerary with an affordable cost.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Fly to Pokhara and trek to Ulleri
Day 03 : Ulleri to Ghorepani
Day 04 : Ghorepani to Tadapani, visit Poon Hill
Day 05 : Tadapani to Jhinu Danda
Day 06 : Jhinu Danda to Australian Camp
Day 07 : Trek to Phedi then drive to Pokhara
Day 08 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 09 : Final Departure

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1,300m/4,264ft
After landing in Kathmandu at the airport look out for your name held up on a placard at the arrival gates. Our cheerful representative from Wind Horse Adventures will then promptly escort you to the hotel.  We are sure that a brief walk around the city will surely amaze you, and observe how Kathmandu embraces you with contemporary living combined with a traditional touch. Later, in the afternoon there will be pre-trip discussion on the trek in our office where you can meet your group, trek leader and the other members. You'd be able to ask questions to your trek leader and the management and also prepare for the trek. Have a sound sleep and relax, the adventure begins tomorrow. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
Day 02 : Fly to Pokhara and trek to Ulleri

Altitude: 823m/2,700ft, 2050m/6725 ft| Flight 30 min| Trek 6 hrs
Fly above the clouds from Kathmandu to Pokhara, the City of Lakes. Look out for our cheerful representative at the airport. Take a breather! Soon you will be ushered off to a 55 kms adventure ride to Hile, a small hilly town. Prepare to hike up to Ulleri a literally vertical town perched atop a hillside at 2050 meters, where you can accommodate for the night. It is a good point to view “Annapurna South” and “Hinchuli” peaks. Enjoy the lush green natural vegetation there, sight for sore eyes. Overnight in Ulleri.

Accomodation: Kamala Guest House
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 03 : Ulleri to Ghorepani

Altitude: 2,750m/9,020 ft)| Trek 4 - 5 hrs
Indulge in a heavy breakfast, the trek ahead will surely burn off more calories than you can imagine. The trail to Ghorepani, takes you through lush green vegetated forests and as you enter the Rhododendron Forest of the Conservation Area, you will be delighted to see whole trees covered in big bright blossoms. The huge trees with their gnarled trunks are covered with bright green moss. With these in the foreground and the Himalayas in the background, you will exhaust you camera batteries in no time. Retire for the night in one of the many tea-houses there, it offers a personal experience. Overnight in Ghorepani.

Accomodation: Sony Hotel & Lodge
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 04 : Ghorepani to Tadapani, visit Poon Hill

Altitude: 2,700m/8,860ft|Trek: 6 - 7 hrs
You are in Ghorepani and don’t forget to be up with the lark to trek to Poon Hill (3,210 m/10,529ft).  From this view point the sunrise over the Himalayas is just too breathtaking and certainly worth the early morning rise. Hence, the Poon Hill trek has gained so much of popularity in the Annapurna region. So, one cannot afford to miss the stunning views of the snow-capped peaks of those majestic mountains that‘s worth capturing in your cameras.  After spending the early hours in Poon Hill it’s time warm up your bodies drinking some coffee, tea or hot chocolate before going back to Ghorepani. Here you’ll have your breakfast waiting; finish your morning meal there is a ridge you’d have to climb trekking in the eastern direction. It’s time to trek downhill through rhododendron forests and en route you can get see some spectacular waterfalls before you reach Tadapani,, where you’d be halting for the night.

Accomodation: Hotel Grand View
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 05 : Tadapani to Jhinu Danda

Altitude: 1760m/5770 ft| Trek 5 - 6 hrs
Following breakfast, it’s time to walk downhill on trail that is narrow traversing through rain forest and then ascending through forests of rhododendron and oaks followed by descending passing terraced fields towards Jhinu Danda. Enjoy the superb view of the Annapurna region as you trek downhill till you reach Jhinu, the final destination of the day. Once you reach here you can relax your sore legs in the natural hot spring- it works! Overnight in Jhinu Danda.

Accommodation: Hot Spring Cottage
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 06 : Jhinu Danda to Australian Camp

Altitude: 2000m/6403ft|Trek 5-6 hrs  
Today you’d be walking on a trail that takes your through rhododendron forests, passing terraced fields and most of it would be climbing till you reach Australian Camp. Of course there is the adventure of crossing suspension bridges and walking past waterfalls. There is beautiful mountain vista of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range that you cannot miss as you walk up and down. You’d also pass villages like Dhampus and Tolka to reach the Australian camp where you’d be spending the night. Overnight at the Australian Camp.

Accommodation: Gurans Lodge & Restaurant
Included meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Day 07 : Trek to Phedi then drive to Pokhara

Trek 2-3 hrs| Drive 30 mins
After breakfast, you’d be walking downhill trekking through rhododendron forests and passing terraced farms, and village like Pothana. Once you reach Phedi, your vehicle would be waiting to take you back to Pokhara. Once you are in Pokhara you can unwind and relax by the lakeside or pamper yourself in one of the spas. Overnight in Pokhara.

Included meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel Crystal Palace
Day 08 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Drive: 5-6 hours
Following an early breakfast, get ready to drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus.  Enjoy the drive which is indeed fantastic passing by beautiful Nepalese countryside of little towns, river and villages. Once you reach Kathmandu, check in at your hotel. Free to explore on your own, indulge in some last minute shopping or visit some UNESCO Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley.  It’s time to get triumphant of your journey, so a farewell dinner in the evening will be arranged for you. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
Day 09 : Final Departure

Our cheerful representative will drop you off to the airport three hours prior to the flight departure. The mystic land of the Himalayas holds many more secrets to be told. Come back again for another adventure visiting our spectacular mountains.

Included meals: Breakfast

Want to customise this trip? You can contact us

What's Included

  • Airport transfers to/from hotel
  • 2 nights twin share accommodation at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 1 night twin share accommodation at 3-star hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
  • 5 nights accommodation in standard, comfortable and clean tea houses on trek
  • All meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Fully, trained English speaking trekking leader
  • Assistant trek leaders (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) 
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • T Shirt, and trekking map which can be taken home
  • Domestic flight: Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist coach
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Trekking permits and fees
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

What's not Included

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photograph)
  • Extra night accommodation if required
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Any optional activities other than above included ones during free time
  • International flights
  • Domestic flights to/from Pokhara
  • Insurance for rescue and travel
  • Personal trekking equipments, down jacket and sleeping bag (can be either bought or rented in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses (battery recharge, laundry, beverages, telephone calls,  if extra porters needed, shower, bottled and boiled water etc)
  • Gratuities for porters and guides
  • Services not mentioned in the ‘Trip Cost Included’ section

Accommodation

You will be staying 2 nights at Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel in Kathmandu, 1 night at Hotel Crystal Palace in Pokhara, 5 nights at standard, comfortable and clean tea houses on trek. Accommodation will be based on twin share accommodation basis. Single supplement will be provided on request which will be additional USD 110.

Meals

Breakfast will be served in Kathmandu and Pokhara. All meals will be served whilst the trek. There will also be a Farewell Dinner hosted by Wind Horse Adventures. The meal can be selected from a well crafted multi cuisine menu.

The given prices are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

Wind Horse Adventures also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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Nepal
A skilled trek leader with ample number of treks under his belt rendering customer service and is sincere towards his work.
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Suresh PandeyTrekking Leader
Nepal
A well, trained guide with the experience to make trekkers have the best time during the trek making it memorable for them.
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Dol Prasad AmgaiTrekking Leader
Nepal
He is a trekking leader who believes in hard work and delivering his best to guests and making their trip an enjoyable one.
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Nepal
He is a trained trek leader who has received good reviews from our guests praising him for his helpfulness and attentiveness.
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Pradeep KhadkaTrekking Leader
Nepal
An enthusiastic, trek leader and has handled several trips for us. He is a friendly, helpful and fun person to trek with.
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