Trekking in Nepal
Tourism Licence No: 1948/072

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 11 Days

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Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Scenic Road Drive to and from Kathmandu
  • Typical Gurung Village along the Trekking Route
  • Impressive Sunrise and mountain views from Poon Hill
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the well-known trek route in Nepal for both teahouse and organized which offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek. Ghorepani poon hill is rich of hidden treasure of Nepalese culture and tradition. During Ghorepani poon hill trek the trail passes through world famous ‘the Gorkha warrior’ clan the Gurung and Magars charming village, dense rhododendron, oak forest full of different birds, green hills and patchwork valley, all set below the Annapurna conservation area with the attractive peak of fishtail. Ghorepani is north of Pokhara offers some of the most spectacular close up scenery of the highest and most lovely mountains in the world. Trek gives a stunning view to the trekkers. You will climb poon hill 3210m at dawn to enjoy one of the most wonderful mountain scopes on the Earth. When the sun touches the snow- capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna along with a maze of other peaks, slowly begin to appear, like magic, before your eyes.
Ghorepani poon hill trek is designed for those people who have not sufficient time in a trek but they are enthusiasm to take a short trek. This is a colorful trekking intended for all age groups. Besides this out of this world panorama of the Himalayan mountain range counting,  Mt.Dhaulagiri, Annapurna south, Annapurna II, Annapurna III and Tukuche.
Our 11 days Ghorepani poon hill trek is one of our special trek packages which helps you feel the warmth of beauty that can be witnessed from poon hill. 200 km west of Kathmandu is the unbelievably beautiful city of Pokhara, a six hours bus ride or 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. From Pokhara there is another one and half drive to Nayapul, it is the main gate way to the Ghorepani poon hill trek and from here our trek of the life time starts. Ghorepani poon hill trek goes from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani, poonhill then to Tadapani and Jhinu then back to Nayaphul, from here we drive back to Pokhara. This 11 days trip is designed for those travelers who have desire to walk in the beautiful countryside with beautiful mountains view. If you are to know more relating to the trekking, map trip and price then you can view our website for other information.

      Cost Included: 
  • Arrival and Departure all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport)
  • 3 starts Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, breakfast included. (03 nights)
  • 3 starts Hotel accommodation in Pokhara, breakfast included. (03nights) 
  • Guest house accommodation while trekking.
  • Government license holder experienced local English speaking guide.
  • Potter service.
  • Staffs cost including their salary, accommodation, insurance, domestic airfare & Food.
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu/ Pokhara  and  Trekking meals 3 times a day.
  • All applicable trekking and TIMS
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag & duffel bag. (To be return after trek finished)
  • Kathmandu –Pokhara – Kathmandu by luxury tourist bus.
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu/ Pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Local SIM card with local mobile number, If necessary. 
  • 1 Core Trek T. shirt.
  • Trip Certificate
  • Local and government taxes.
  • Medical Kid box (Carried by your team leader)
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport)
  • 3 starts Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, breakfast included. (03 nights)
  • 3 starts Hotel accommodation in Pokhara, breakfast included. (03nights) 
  • Guest house accommodation while trekking.
  • Government license holder experienced local English speaking guide.
  • Potter service. 
  • Staffs cost including their salary, accommodation, insurance, domestic airfare & Food.
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu/ Pokhara  and  Trekking meals 3 times a day.
  • All applicable trekking and TIMS
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag & duffel bag. (To be return after trek finished)
  • Kathmandu –Pokhara – Kathmandu by luxury tourist bus.
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu/ Pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Local SIM card with local mobile number, If necessary. 
  • 1 Core Trek T. shirt.
  • Trip Certificate
  • Local and government taxes.
  • Medical Kid box (Carried by your team leader)
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner.

DETAILS ITINERARY

Day 1

​Arrive at Tribhuvan international airport (1300m.)

Arriving at Tribhuuvan airport the capital of Nepal.(Kathmandu)  you will be received up and bring to the hotel by our office (Core Trek) representative. After talking short rest in the hotel .You will be picked by our tourist guide for short sightseeing tour to kathmandu Durbar square (Basantapur). Back to the hotel after refreshment in the hotel, at night you will be served welcome dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant. Overnight at Hotel. (Included: Dinner)

Day 2

​City tour and trek preparation day (1300m)

Kathmandu is multi culture city. Here different types of ethnic groups are living here. So you can see different types of cultures, norms and values. In the purpose of these our guide will take you to show different culture heritages. Swayambhunath- The Buddhist temple of swayambhu  situated on the top of the hill,west of Kathmandu.This temple is known as the monkey temple because the large number of monkeys are there who guard the temple.
Pashupatinath- Pashupatinath is about 5cm north-east of Kathmandu situated on the bank of Bagmati river. Pashupatinath is also known as the important place of pilgrimages for the followers of Hinduism.
Boudhanath stupa - Our step forwards to Boudhanath stupa. Boudhanath stupa is the largest n oldest stupa in Nepal .Boudhanath stupa is 7km east of Kathmandu.It is rich in Buddhist symbolism.
Kathmandu Durbar square-Kathmandu Durbar square is one of the important historic place. The main attraction of Durbar square are-Hanuman Dhoka place, Museum, kumari house,Kasthmandap and Kala Bhairav. Kathmandu Durbar has been declared a UNESCO world heritage site, back to the hotel.
In the afternoon meet up with the trek groups to discuss on the trek.  Overnight at Hotel. (Included: Breakfast)

Day 3

​Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m) 7/8 hours by luxury tourist Bus.

We lead towards to Pokhara through a tourist bus at 7 am from Kantipath. It takes 6 to 7 hours to reach in Pokhara. On the way you can see scenery of rivers and hills. On the way the bus will stop 20mins for breakfast. After three hours again bus will stop 30mins for lunch .Around 3pm we reach to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel. (Included: Breakfast)

Day 4

​Pokhara- Nayapul (1070m)-Tikhedhunga (1540m) 6/7 hours trek.

Today, we move to Tikhedhunga from pokhara. First we have to reach Nayapul through private vehicle within one and half hour we will arrive to Nayapul and trekking start from there. It is the most arduous day of the trek because we need to walk continues steep upward walking for 2 to 3 hours then a gradual upward walk. Again we have to walk up stair with paved stone .You can take stick if you are needed. Walking through the forest, crossing the steam and seeing the view of mountains and after pleasant walking around 5 hours we reached to Tikhedhunga. Overnight at Guesthouse. (Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 5

​Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2860m) 6/7 hours trek.

In the pleasant moning after talking breakfast at the countryside tea house we will start our adventurous trek for the day. It is the journey where our trail ascends to higher altitude. After walking for two and half hours of steep walking and the gradual upstairs walk we will reach to Ulleri village, a village of Magar community. From this point we will enjoy the journey within the spectacular sceneries of forests of oaks and rhododendrons. After walking for about 4 hours we will arrive at Ghorepani. Overnight at Guesthouse. (Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 6

​Ghorepani – Poonhill (3200m)– Tadapani (2630m) 7/8 hours trek.

Ghorepani is the main point to go to Poonhill. Wake up early in the morning at 3:30 am to 4am. We will move to Poonhill to see sunrise. We need stick and torch light or flash light. Reaching at Poonhill you will feel wonderful seeing mountain views and attractive sursine scenery.After seeing sunrise, have a breakfast then start 5 to 6 hours trek to Tadapani. On the way of Tadapani you can see rhododendron forests, pine trees. You can take in close up views of the Himalayan. Overnight at Guesthouse. (Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 7

​Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m ) 3/ 4 hours trek.

Today, we move to Ghandruk from Tadapani. After having breakfast, we are ready to move Ghanduk. On the way we have to pass through beautiful forests. After walking 4 to 5 hours, we reached to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is the village of Gurung community. You can see their life style, culture,custome of Gurung caste. From Ghandruk, you can see pleasant views of Annapurna, fishtail and Gangapurna. Overnight at Guesthouse. (Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 8

​Ghandruk – Nayapul- Pokhara. 5/6 hours trek.

Today, we will move downhill walk through forest and stone paved steps about 5 hours to Nayapul. From here we drive to Pokhara,it takes one and half hour to arrive in Pokhara.After energizing , walk around the lakeside. Overnight at Guesthouse. (Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 9

Exploration in Pokhara

Pokhara is the metropolitan municipality and the second largest city of Nepal. In Pokhara there are lots of interesting places to observe. Today, we will proceed for sightseeing of Gupteshowar cave, Devis fall, Bharahi Temple, Mountain Museum .
Short description of Gupteshowar cave- The Ghupteshowar cave is situated approximate 2km away from the Pokhara airport. The main attraction of this cave is a symbolic shivalinga is preserved in this cave.
Devis fall- Devis fall is situated about 2 km from south- west of Pokhara valley. Locally Devis fall is known as ‘Patale chhange’. This is the well known waterfall of Pokhara. Water coming from Phewa Lake and disappear at the Devis fall.
Bharahi Temple- The holy Bharahi temple is situated on the island of the Phewa Lake. To reach this temple you need to take boat. Bharahi is the shakti of Baraha, the boar incarnation of God Vishnu.
Mountain Museum- Mountain Museum is located in Gharipatan,Pokhara. This museum is devoted to the mountains of Nepal, the mountaineers who climbed them and the people who call them home.After sightseeing of these interesting places. Back to hotel take rest. Overnight at Hotel. (Included: Breakfast) 

Day 10

​Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus. 7/ 8 hours drive.

From Pokhara after a pleasurable and refreshing tour back to Kathmandu by tourist bus or you have option to fly Kathmandu (25mins). And today, you have evening farewell Nepali dinner. Overnight at Hotel. (Included: Breakfast & Dinner) 

Day 11

​Final Departure

Today is your last day in Nepal. And we hope to see you again for next trek. Our staff will take you to the airport before 3 hours of your departure flight time. Thank you so much for coming to Nepal and choose our core trek for your adventurous trek. (Included: Breakfast) 
Have a nice and safe flight see you again.
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Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport)
  • 3 starts Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, breakfast included. (03 nights)
  • 3 starts Hotel accommodation in Pokhara, breakfast included. (03nights) 
  • Guest house accommodation while trekking.
  • Government license holder experienced local English speaking guide.
  • Potter service. 
  • Staffs cost including their salary, accommodation, insurance, domestic airfare & Food.
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu/ Pokhara  and  Trekking meals 3 times a day.
  • All applicable trekking and TIMS
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag & duffel bag. (To be return after trek finished)
  • Kathmandu –Pokhara – Kathmandu by luxury tourist bus.
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu/ Pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Local SIM card with local mobile number, If necessary. 
  • 1 Core Trek T. shirt.
  • Trip Certificate
  • Local and government taxes.
  • Medical Kid box (Carried by your team leader)
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner.

Cost Excludes

  • All kind of beverage including mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, hot shower during Trek
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tipping to crew 
  • Lunch & Dinner in kathmandu/ Pokhara
  • Personal mountaineering gears
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended 
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
  • Do not mention the services apart from the services mentioned in "Cost Included services"
Important documents and items
  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.
Head
  • Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Prescription sunglasses (if required)
 
Upper Body
  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket *
Hands
  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)
 
 Lower Body
  • Non-cotton underwear briefs
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric
Feet
  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
  • 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • Cotton socks (optional)
  • Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version
Sleeping
  • 1 sleeping bag (good to -10 degrees C or 14 degrees F)*
  • Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)
Rucksack and Travel Bags
  • 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
  • 1 large duffel bag *
  • A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding
  • Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags
  • 2 large waterproof rucksack covers (optional)
Medical
  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs
  • Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies
Practical Items
  • 1 small roll of repair tape, 1 sewing-repair kit
  • 1 cigarette lighter, 1 small box of matches
  • 1 compass or GPS(optional)
  • 1 alarm clock/watch
  • 1 digital camera with extra cards and batteries
  • large Ziplocs
  • 2 water bottles (1 liter each)
  • 1 small folding knife
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • 4 large, waterproof, disposable rubbish sacks
Toiletries
  • 1 medium-sized quick drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multi-purpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Female hygiene products
  • Small mirror
Personal Hygiene
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial hand wash
Extras/Luxuries
  • Reading book
  • Trail map/guide book
  • Journal and pen
  • iPod
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
  • 1 modest swim suit
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
  • Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow
Note 
  1. The above itinerary can be customized according to your preferences. If you want to make any changes please write here.
  2. The above trekking can also be done in camping. If you are interested in camping trek, for the pricewrite here.
  3. The above price is standard rate, If you want deluxe rate please Contact Us

Trip Extension 
• Home stay in Nepal
• Volutourism in Nepal
• Rafting in Nepal
• Mountain flight in Nepal.
• Bhutan paro tour 
• Cycling tour

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Trip Facts

Duration: 11 Days
Accomodation: Hotel / Guest House
Seasons : March , April , May , Aug, Sep, Oct & Nov.
Type: Moderate
Activities : Trekking / Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 1-12 pax.
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

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