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    Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

    5.00/5 from 11 reviews

    At a Glance

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Duration
      10 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Moderate
    • Activities
      Tour and Trek
    • Accommodation
      3 star standard hotel in Cities, Guest house during trekking and tent during climbing
    • Meals
      Bed and Breakfast Plan (BB Plan)
    • Vehicle
      Private and AC Tourist bus Transportation
    • Max. People
      20
    Ghorepani Poon Hill TrekMap
    • StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    • EndsKathmandu, Nepal

    About - Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

    The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek in Annapurna Sanctuary is perhaps one of the nicest, easiest, and shortest trekking destinations in the Himalayas. It's a fantastic trail for inexperienced and beginner trekkers who wish to discover and explore the Annapurna Region's magnificence and beauty. This location is appropriate for individuals of all ages, particularly those traveling with family and children, and may be completed in 4 to 5 days in the foothills of the magnificent Annapurna Range. The track is well-marked, and there are many hotels and food options, as well as convenient access to road transit, making this one of the most classical and popular trekking destinations for adventure lovers.
    All trekkers on this excursion will be treated to a mosaic of Nepalese beauty. Birdsong fills the floral forest, and deep sub-tropical valleys with stone steps will make you feel like a true adventurer. Pokhara is another fantastic place to visit for your vacation needs, with a bustling foodie street, lakes, breathtaking mountain views from your balcony, and kind hospitality.

    Major Highlights of Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

    Kathmandu, a city of Temples

    You will begin Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with Kathmandu full-day sightseeing of UNESCO World Heritage Sites which include Swyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Patan Durbar Square. You will have an astounding insight into Nepali culture, religion, history, and civilization during this day. You will be taken to the Nepali authentic kitchen to taste Nepali cuisine before starting this amazing trek.

    Pokhara, a city of lakes:

    Pokhara is the most popular and famous destination for trekkers in Nepal. The beautiful city offers stunning views of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna Massif, and numerous other mountains. This city is also called the city of lakes, which includes, Phewa lake, Begnas lake, Rupa lake, and many other small and bigger ones inside Pokhara city. The city has fancy and luxury resorts, hotels, and restaurants which reflect international services in hospitality. The cozy street at the lakeside, foody street, lights, and hundreds of shops, trekking and hiking item shops are the major attractions of Pokhara. Sarangkot viewpoint, World Peace Stupa, and Dhampus village add more attractions to your Pokhara stay.

    Poon Hill Viewpoint

    Poonhill viewpoint is the most romantic place to cherish the beauty of sunset and sunrise over the majestic snow-capped mountains, which will give you front-row access to one of the most phenomenal spectacles of natural theatre on earth. A vantage point to explore the divine landscapes, mountain views, magical terrain, and astonishing natural beauties.

    Ethnic Group, Culture, and Tradition

    You will be trekking through the small and beautiful village settlements of ethnic people like Gunung and Magar. You can experience the local culture, tradition, people, and customs. The warm hospitality from local people, their unique taste in food, and festivals are a lifetime experience for any traveler. Normally, Ghandruk and Ghorepani villages are rich in culture and unique traditions on the Poonhill trek.

    In short, Ghorepani Poonhill Trek offers a stunning mountain view, magical landscapes, rich culture, and one of the most famous viewpoints of Nepal- Poon Hill Viewpoint. Trekking through the ethnic villages, the lush green forest which is filled with rhododendron flowers and mind-blowing natural beauties and astonishing views of giant snow-capped mountains is the source of happiness and joy for each trekker who wants to explore the authenticity of the Annapurna region. In fact, Annapurna Region is one of the most 
    Beautiful trekking region in Nepal. The blue sky with white mountains and green landscape at its base is magical and nothing can beat this view.

    More Highlights of Poonhill Ghorepani Trek

    • Short and best trekking trail in the foothills of the majestic Annapurna Range for inexperienced and beginner trekkers.
    • The opportunity to explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites excursion while in Kathmandu.
    • Breathtaking views of Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and many more mountains.
    • Mesmerizing sunset and sunrise from the Poon Hill vantage point.
    • Trekking through the typical villages of Gurung, Magar, and ethnic groups and can explore their culture and tradition.
    • Get a chance to experience the diverse flora and fauna, as this trail is part of Nepal’s largest conservation area.

    Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking also can be upgraded to luxury trekking since luxury trekking has become the buzzword among trekkers recently. For this, we offer you luxury accommodation and transportation to guarantee that your Ghorepani Poonhill trekking is going to be a luxury trek in Nepal. The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek package is crafted by Trekking specialists, professional guides, and many service providers. The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek detailed itinerary is posted below, read completely to know about the accommodations and other services and facilities.

    If you are looking for other popular trekking in the Annapurna Region, we also offer Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 10 DaysAnnapurna in Luxury – 11 DaysMardi Himal Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, and many more.

    For the complete guide for the Ghorepani poon hill trek, please click here.

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    Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

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    Inclusions

    What's Included

    • ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE:
      All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport and hotel transfers
    • HOTEL ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU & POKHARA:
      3-star accommodation in Kathmandu (Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar category) and Pokhara (Hotel Lakestar or similar category) on twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
    • PERMITS:
      All necessary papers works, Conservation entry permits, and TIMS.
    • INSURANCE:
      Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek.
    • TREKKING EQUIPMENT:
      Luxury Holidays Nepal’s duffel, sleeping bag, T-shirt and trekking map - if necessary
    • TRANSPORTATION:
      Tourist bus transportation from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu and by private vehicle Pokhara to the trek starting point and ending point to Pokhara.
    • LUGGAGE:
      Up to 15 Kg per member as personal baggage during the trek to be carried by porters.
    • FOOD & LODGING:
      Best available twin-sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek with breakfast
    • GUIDE:
      Government-licensed Guide (English speaking) during the trek and sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
    • PORTER:
      Porters as required (2 Trekkers: 1 Porter) to and from Basecamp.
    • STAFF SALARY AND ALLOWANCE:
      All Nepalese staff & porter’s daily wages, salary, equipment, food & clothing.
    • VALLEY SIGHTSEEING:
      Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley with private vehicles
    • MEDICAL KIT:
      Comprehensive medical kit.
    • FAREWELL DINNER:
      Farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural dance performance in the evening.
    • GOVERNMENT TAXES:
      All government taxes and official expenses.

    What's Excluded

    • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE:
      International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
    • NEPAL ENTRY VISA FEE:
      Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (See the Visa & Entry Procedure of Nepal page)
    • LUNCH & DINNER:
      Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu, Pokhara and in trekking days
    • HOTEL UPGRADE AND ADD-ON:
      Optional Add-on for Meals, Hotel upgrades in cities and domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara and Return)
    • EXTRA NIGHT IN KATHMANDU:
      Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking, domestic flight cancellation (due to any other reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
    • INSURANCE POLICY:
      Insurance covering both medical and high-altitude evacuation costs (for the trip cancellation, interruption, medical treatment, repatriation, etc.)
    • PERSONAL EXPENSES:
      Telephone Calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers, and any Alcoholic beverages.
    • PERSONAL EQUIPMENT:
      Clothing, Packing Items, Bags, Personal Medical Kit, and all kinds of Personal Trekking Gear.
    • TOILETRIES:
      Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
    • FILMING:
      Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.
    • SIGHTSEEING FEES IN KATHMANDU:
      City sightseeing and entrance fees(NPR 2600 ∼ US $ 22 per person )
    • INTERNET SERVICE:
      Not included during the trek.
    • FOR PRIVATE AND CUSTOMIZE TRIP
      Please contact us
    • Group and Family Discounts
      Please contact us or send us an email at [email protected]
    • TIPS:
      Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).
    • EXTRA:
      Any other services, activities or personal expenses, which are not mentioned in the itinerary and other items not listed in the “Cost Includes” section.

    For the complete Nepal Travel Guide, please click here.

    Dates & Availability

    • A
      - Excellent
      Ms. Angel
      Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

      Loved the Nature

      We recently did the Ghorepani Poon hill trek with Luxury holiday Nepal Pvt. ltd and were 100% satisfied with the level of care and support they provided. our guide Ram was very experienced and felt safe and well looked after. Trip to Ghorepani track was linking several villages as well as Annapurna Base Camp. In that place the lodges, meals, and dinner were so tasty with good smell, I loved it! we observed a giant hill and mountain with a snow-capped, colorful village and Rhododendron forest which can't be explained. we take a photograph of natural beauty and it is my hobby too.

      We highly recommend them and will certainly be using them in the future.

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      - Excellent
      Mr. Daniel
      Germany, Munich

      How Giant Mountain Annapurna is really!

      What an amazing trip! I absolutely loved this trek that I felt safe, well cared for and well organized by the Luxury Holidays Nepal. They were at every step with easy communication and information. Guide and porter also made us free, and comfortable at all times. They were incredible in their knowledge of the mountain, the trails, and the culture and could answer all the quarries. The trek was stunning scenery and an amazing sense of achievement. It was an unforgettable trip in my entire life.

      I highly recommended Luxury holiday Nepal and join this company for further holidays.

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    • C
      - Excellent
      Mr. Carlos Dino
      Portugal, Lisbon

      Stun by the Mountain Glory

      We are happy with our Annapurna Trek through LHNl. What an amazing trip. This trek was awesome! The LHN team was so helpful from start to finish! it was honestly one of the most amazing experiences we have ever had. The guide explaining things about the local life and villages on the way made it even better. The food was good and we slept in nice tents. I appreciate the work of Luxury Holidays Nepal who managed the whole trip very well. Would love to do more treks with them in the future!

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    Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek FAQs

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    Essential Information

    Accommodation during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    Luxury Holidays Nepal provides accommodation in the 3-Star category hotels in Kathmandu (Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar), Pokhara (Hotel Lake Star or similar) and standard Lodges throughout the journey. Teahouse and lodge have rooms with just the basics, normally with a bed, blanket, and pillows. If you want luxury accommodation of 4/5 stars in Kathmandu and in Pokhara, please contact us for cost detail.

    Foods during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek: 
    Travelers take their breakfast and dinner at the tea house where they stay and lunch is taken during the trailing in the local lodge. Lunch and Dinner are not included during the trip and breakfast is included throughout the trip.

    Drinking Water during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    The water quality in Nepal isn’t the greatest so it is better to use a water filtration or purification tablet. You can also drink boiled water if you like. Make sure to drink a lot of water during the trekking as your body requires more at a higher altitude. (Click here for more information)

    Transportation during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    Luxury Holidays Nepal will offer you private luxury vehicles for airport transferal, sightseeing and Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara and Tourist bus for Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu.

    Luggage during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    Throughout the trip of Mountain Trekking, your luggage is carried and moved by the porters. You should carry a water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc. Your main luggage will be your trekking bag and you can carry a small lockable bag that will provide safety. You are provided with a free locker room in the hotel of Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 20kg and for more weight, you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.

    Group Leader during the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    Luxury Holidays Nepal will facilitate you with the trained traveling guide in your group. There will be a single porter for a couple of people. (Click here to see the Guide Profiles

    Vouchers:
    If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to the availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).

    Visa for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    You can get a visa at Kathmandu airport upon arrival. Please bring 2 photos for the visa. Expect to have some waiting time in the queue for obtaining your visa. You can also get your visa prior to coming on the tour by contacting your closest Nepali embassy.

    On-Arrival Visa Fee at Entry Points
    15 Days – 30 USD
    30 Days – 50 USD
    90 Days – 125 USD

    For more details please click here.

    Booking your international flight for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    If you don't have a regular travel agent then you can check for international flight options at one of these sites.
    makemytrip.com, www.kayak.com, www.vayama.com
    They usually have good offers.

    When and where should you arrive for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends after the scheduled trip after breakfast.

    You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Luxury Holidays Nepal" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel. 
    If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting [email protected]
    After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.

    Currencies accepted during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    There is good access to ATMs anywhere in most city areas, however, you will find it hard in rural areas. Different banks have their maximum withdrawal amount limit. Most hotels, restaurants, airlines, and travel agents accept cards as well. It is more important to have enough cash as there will be very limited or no ATM access in trekking areas and also some reserve cash for emergencies. USD is selectively acceptable in Nepal but still, you need to make sure you have Nepalese currency on hand during the trekking. (Click here for more information)

    Safety
    Nepal is a heaven for adventures and is comparatively a safe destination for those adventures. There is a low rate of serious crime however you should still take sensible safety measures. Keep an eye on pick-pocketers and snatchers in buses and tourist areas. You can avoid walking with a large amount of cash on your own. Always let your guide know if you’re going out during the trip. (Click here for more information)

    Internet and SIM Card for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    Most cities have extensive access to the internet, also hotels, restaurants, and cafes that offer free WIFI. But outside the cities, in the remote trekking areas, it’s fair to non-existent. You can easily purchase a SIM card at an affordable cost. You can use the data package using the SIM card as well. (Click here for more information)

    Vaccinations & Immunization for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    Before traveling to Nepal, please consult your travel clinic for updated information on vaccinations and immunizations. The commonly recommended vaccinations are Chickenpox, Diphtheria-Tetanus, Polio, Shingles, Covid-19, Hepatitis A & B, Encephalitis, Malaria, Measles, Rabies, Typhoid, and Yellow Fever. (Click here for more information)

    Health Issues for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    We advise you to visit your doctor at least 60 days earlier before beginning your journey to Annapurna Base Camp. Altitude sickness (AMS) is the main health issue. You may feel mild altitude sicknesses like nausea, lethargy, and headache but they will get less in a couple of days. To be protected from (AMS) you can take Diamox pills or you can consult the doctor and use medicine as referred and purchase them from Kathmandu. For your information, your traveling guide will also have pills for (AMS) and other basic medicine, but we suggest you carry your own medicine. We recommend you take pills for diarrhea, cold, fever, and nausea.

    See Mount Everest
    If you want to see a close view of Mt. Everest and the Himalayan peaks, we can arrange mountain flights. You can contact [email protected] to book.

    To know more about Mount Everest Scenic Flight by plane, please click here and Everest Scenic Flight by Helicopter click here.

    Insurance/Evacuation for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    We do not hope that there may arise any serious problems for you in your journey, but if you get caught by a serious illness, then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. But you will be responsible for all the expenses that take place during the evacuation process. So, it is good for you to have insurance that will cover your cost. Be Insured. (See the travel insurance page)

    Trip Extensions:
    If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to India, Bhutan, and Tibet. And other trekking and activities in Nepal like the Everest trek, Langtang Trek, Manaslu Trek, Peak Climbing, Tours, etc.

    Tipping for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
    There is no significant rule about tipping your guide or porter but it has been more common in Nepal. It is on you to decide whether to thank the guide and porter with tips or not. But in most cases, guides and porters expect tips from you though they don’t ask for tips verbally.

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