This trip generally involves an average of 4 – 5 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 7 days walk below 3500 meters.
Ghorepani Poonhill trek takes to the top of the Poonhill nestled at the altitude of 3210 meters and that amazes with the stunning views of the stunning peaks Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Lamjung on the line. Early morning, a 1-hour ascending hike to Poonhill from Ghorepani grants moments to relish on the dazzling vision of the sunrise above towering snow-clad peaks.
Ghorepani Poonhill trek is perfect for novice trekkers as well as trekkers with the passion to experience and thrill on the rapturous beauty of the sparkling snow-covered peaks playing hide and seek with golden sun rays but due to time limitation cannot engage on the long and scenic trek to the Himalayan region. Apart from the breathtaking vision of the snowy peaks, trek stuns with seducing natural wonders en route comprising shimmering streams, dense oak, and rhododendron forest, patchwork valleys along with cultural glories of the classic Nepalese villages including Ghandruk; a small village inhabited by ethnic Gurung community popular for the rich culture and friendly hospitality.
Though Ghorepani Poonhill is a tea house trek, our camping trek is threaded through the trail that captures the wilderness of the region along with the safety of the guests.
After the arrival at the airport, our representative who will be present at the airport showing the placard of your name will pick up at the 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, we start our journey setting out for Pokhara; a 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 the 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.
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