Moderate trekking involves 5 – 6 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 4000 meters for around 10 days trekking trip.
Nestled on the high range, with bewitching snowy peaks Ghorepani Poonhill is an amazing compilation of patchwork valleys, lush rhododendron forests draped with blooming flowers which is also perfect sanctuary for diverse bird species and the eye-catching icy waterfalls makes the region as slice of heaven.
Embark on the steep ascent of the Ghorepani Poohill trek for majestic sights of the gigantic Himalayan peaks like Annapurna, Fishtail. Pass through quaint pastoral hilly villages embellished with culture and religion. Witness the festivals of the ethnic Gurungs and Magars communities blending with local people popular for hospitable and humble behavior furnished through their coordination, friendliness, smiley faces.
During spring season is perfect season as the trail is carpeted by the rhododendron flowers, but in winter, the whole area sparkles with the sunlight snow.
After the arrival at airport our representative who will be present at the airport showing the placard of your name will pick up at airport. And drive you to the hotel. On arrival check in- at the hotel where you will be accommodated during your Kathmandu stay. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
After breakfast, a full-day sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath Temple; heritage site dedicated to Lord Shiva and popular for traditional cremation on the bank of Bagmati River, Boudhanath Stupa; biggest stupa of Nepal which is also a hub for meditation and also pilgrimage sites for Buddhist and other visitors also. Kathmandu Durbar Square; a historical site that embraces palaces and courtyards of old Malla and Shah Kings dates back from 14 to 15 centuries onwards. And also visit Kumari Ghar; a house of the living goddess Kumari & Swoyambhunath Stupa; stupa style on the top of the hill offering the breathtaking vision of the complete Kathmandu valley then descend from temple stepping on 365 stone steps. Overnight at Kathmandu.
After breakfast, we start our journey setting out for Pokhara; natural paradise blessed with nature’s treasure and gateway for famous trekking destinations and lies 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. We drive for six hours’ to reach Pokhara and during the journey enjoy the breathtaking vision of the terraced rice field, an amazing landscape, and serene Trisuli and Marsyandi River.
After breakfast, drive to Ulleri from Pokhara on the narrow winding one-way road which is the best option to escape steep uphill stony steps to reach Ullleri. During 2.5 hours journey, we cover 52 kilometers distance. Then from Ulleri, we trek to Banthanti for the overnight. Overnight at the Banthanti.
After breakfast, trek to Ghorepani. At first, we take the ascending trail to arrive at our lunch spot at Deurali (3180 m), which is the highest point of the trek. After lunch, continue trek along the trail running through the rhododendrons forest for roughly about 1 1/2 hours to reach at Ghorepani for the overnight. Overnight at the Ghorepani.
Early in the morning with an hour hike on the ascending trail to Poonhill located at the elevation of 3210 meters, we will enjoy the dazzling sunrise view above the snow-clad peaks. After enjoying the sensational sunrise glimpses we will down trek for 1 hour to reach Ghorepani. Then we have breakfast at Ghorepani and walk on a descending trail and cross Ghar Khola Bridge and pass through Deurali to enjoy the peaceful environment of beautiful country village Banthanti. We trek uphill from Bantanti to reach Tadapani. During 5-6 hours trek, we descend 200 meters than Ghorepani.
After breakfast, we will reach Ghandruk from Tadapani trekking on the downhill trail that crosses rhododendron, oak dense forests on 6-7 hours trek. After arriving at Ghandruk we will explore the handicraft center and Gurung museum and also enjoy the awesome vision of Himalayan peaks, from Ghandruk. Then drive to Pokhara from Ghandruk on the vehicle.
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu. Enjoy a full day at leisure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
We will drive you to the airport for the departure according to your scheduled flight.
Recommended equipment list: Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. Some items of equipment are available for hire from us such as a Down Jacket
Footwear : Well broken-in walking shoes - these must be suitable for snow, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
Clothing : Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trekking trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.
Other equipment: Sleeping bag (5 seasons), door lock, day pack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare batteries, charger, lip salve, gaiters.
Other items: Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, memory cards, chargers and personal medical kit.
We went to Poonhill in Winter 2018-2019 which provides much nicer views of the Annapurnas but also less people on the treks!! Poonhill is a leisurely short multi-day trek and is one the main route to ...View More
Just completed a wonderful Poon Hill trek in end of March18 organized by Langtang Ri.
Our guide Subash & porter Mansoon made it one of the most memorable week .
They took great care of us .
Amazing trek with an amazing guide pratap and team. Definately would do it again.
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