Ghorepani poon hill trek is certainly the amazing and amusing trekking trail who seek for the shorter route but with the same intensity and the adventurous feeling as the longer version of the trekking trail. This trail is one of the most picturesque and enthralling trail in the world.
The experienced trekkers in this trail agree that it is one of the most enthralling route which will leave you breathless with the beautiful and magical views of the mountain peaks. Enjoying in the energizing fresh air of the mountains will absolutely leave you breathless as it offers the serene and beautiful view of the gigantic and majestic Annapurna 1, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna south and hiunchuli. The trail leads through the various bamboo and Rhododendron forests. The breathtaking view of the sunrise from Poon Hill certainly justifies the importance of this trail. The trail starts from the beautiful city of Pokhara, which is the main gateway to this trek. The actual trek starts from Nayapul, which is 1 hour and 20 inutes away drive from Pokhara. The rugged trails is passed during the trail along with the scenery of the beautiful mountain streams and green hills. the trail leads from Nayapul to tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. Poon Hill then to Tadaoani and Ghandruk or Jhinu then back to Nayapul to Pokhara.
Upon your arrival here in Kathmandu, we will escort you from Tribhuwan International Airport to a hotel, where you will spend the rest of your day. There, we will do some social networking and get to know each other. In the dinner time, you will meet our guide for the trekking; there you can ask him various questions about trekking too.
After having breakfast, we will take you to some of the famous heritage sights in Kathmandu valley. We will take you to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Lalitpur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambhu and many more. These sites are all listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites. While you are doing all these, you will also be preparing for the trekking that starts from tomorrow.
Today, we leave early for Pokhara. The Bus drive from Kathmandu to Pokahara is of about 6 hours. The bus drive offers us a chance to go through the scenic beauty of Nepalese hills. Meanwhile, we are also getting familiar with the surrounding of Nepal. Pokhara is a majestic city, filled with natural beauty all around. It is also known as “the city of the seven lakes”. The views of the mountains as seen from the Pokahara are just magical and splendid. In the evening, we will have plenty of time to do shopping and explore around.
Today we will reach to Nayapul after we drive from Pokhara. The driving will take place for nearly 1 hour. The drive will be very much scenic and anyone is going to enjoy the drive. After we reach Nayapul, we will have to trek for through forests to reach the destination for the day.i.e.Tikhedhunga. The trekking will be for nearly 3,4 hours. Once we reach the destination, we will be able to interact with locals and then we will spend the rest of the night.
Today our trek starts as we move gradually after breakfast. We will come across Bhurungdi Khola which we will cross on a suspension bridge. After that we will trek up to Ulleri, where we wil rest for some time and interact among the villagers to know more about the Magar community. After going past rhododendron and oak forest, we will reach Nangethali, and trek forward to reach Ghorepani via the forest. Overnight stay in Ghorepani.
We will have an early morning hike and then trek to the Poonhill as it gives us a mind-blowing and peaceful view of the sunrise. As the sun’s first rays hit the snow capped peaks of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), the sight is something that everyone must behold upon. Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) accompany the tallest mountain of the region and together they give a very beautiful scene. Now, we hike downwards to Ghorepani, and then trek to reach Tadapan. The route goes through a colorful forest so, the trekking is very much interesting.
Today, we will trek to Ghandrukby descending gradually and gently. Ghandruk is an old Gurung village and it generally shows us the typical Gurung culture of the Gurungs. Many of the people are Gurkha soldiers too. This place is very much popular among the trekkers who visit Pokhara because it gives a very beautiful mountain view too. We will stay overnight in a hotel. After we reach the village, we will have a short village tour too.
Today, we are going to to go through the stone stairs for nearly 2 hours and on the way we might see some people going away with their cattle. After that we will be able to reach Pojahara within 4 hours which also includes a 1 houyr drive. On the way, we will come across a river and at a point, there is a very beautiful point where you can rest for sometime and enjoy the scenery. Overnight stay in Pokahara.
Today, we have breakfast early in the morning and after that we will drive for nearly 6 hours to reach Kathmandu. However, the drive is very much scenic and anyone is supposed to enjoy this trip. But if you are trying to get to Kathmandu in short time, you might want to take the Pokhara to Kathmandu flight which is only about 25 minutes. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
Today, we leave from Kathmandu to our home countries. Our representative from the company will take you to the Tribhuwan International Airport from where you will leave for your home country. If you ever wish to visit Nepal again in the future, we are always there to help you.