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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek - 5 Days

The trek to Ghorepani – Poon Hill (Pun Hill), located in Annapurna region, is called one of the best short treks in Nepal.

The trek offers the spectacular mountain scenery along with charming villages inhabited particularly by the Gurungs&Magars, dense rhododendron forests full of birds and deep sub-tropical valleys, all set below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) dominating the skyline.

One of the important highlight of this trip is to make a climb on Poon Hill, possibly the most spectacular mountain scapes on Earth. When sun rises, it touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks.

Day 1
From Pokhara

One hour drive to Nayapul by Taxi, we then begin trek to Hile.

We begin our trek at Nayapul, driving to the road head. After 15- minutes short walk along the bank of the ModiKhola, we reach Birethanti (1065m) a large village that has many shops & teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village. The trail follows the north bank of the BhurungdiKhola.the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hile at 1495m. Overnight at a Guest House

Day 2
From Hike to Ghorepani

Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with steep climb to Ulleri. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070m. Then the trail continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak & rhododendron towards Banthanti at 2250m. Then we make our trek towards Nangethanti at 2460m. After an hour walk brings you to Ghorepani at 2775m.Overnight at Guest House.

Day 3
Hiking to Poonhill - back to Ghorepani, and trek to Tadapani.

This morning, we will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill, hight is 3210 m. From here you will see superb view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and so on. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani.Overnight at Guest House.

Day 4
Tadapani to Ghandruk

The day starts with short downhill. Leaving Tadapani, we descend steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach Ghandrunk (2000m), which is the village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal, have their own dialect, typical culture, costume, and life style. This village is possibly the popular tourist destination that offers the beautiful mountain views and having easy connection with Pokhara or Kathmandu. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 5
Ghandruk to - Nayapul - Pokhara.

Today we begin our journey, from Ghandruk offering easy walking all downhill to Nayapul, we then drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.

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