Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Duration: 13 days
Best Seasons: March, April, May, June, September, October,
Max altitude : 4,310m
Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the easier as well as most sought-after trekking trails in Annapurna sanctuary. Ghorepani Poon Hill offers the beguiling Himalayan views which includes two peaks above 8000m ( Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt Annapurna 8091m) with more than 15 snow- capped mountains, rustic yet beautiful landscape with Rhododendrons forests & mixed cultures. Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is suitable for those nature lovers and adventure seeks of all age categories within less then two weeks of time. Trekking in Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill region is a wonderful lifetime experience with scenic Himalayan scenery, mixed cultural diversity, Gurung settlements & warm hospitality. It is recommended for those who are planning to explore Nepal
with families, colleagues, groups or work mates.
This trek gets commenced from Nayapul, 1 hour 30 minutes ride from Pokhara. Professional experts/guide will lead you through beautiful villages of Birethanti, Hile, Tikhedhunga Ulleri, Banthati, Ghorepani & one of the best viewpoint on Earth Poon Hill 3210m. Also, trekkers get chance to visit
Jhinu, natural hot spring. One can take a hot dip there in Jhinu and then drive back to Pokhara. Basically, Autumn & Spring season is the best time to trek in Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. However, Alliance Adventure is here to serve you all around the year as per trekkers’ choices and preferences with customized trekking and tour service.
a. Annapurna Base Camp.
b. Annapurna Apple Pie.
c. Jhinu Hot Springs.
d. Poon hill’s sunrise view
e. Ghorepani, the settlement at the base of Poon Hill
You will meet Alliance Adventure representatives at the arrival gate of Tribuwan International
Airport in Kathmandu who will take you to the hotel. That day visitors will meet up with their trekking guide(s) and be insightful about their daily activities. At evening one can enjoy a stroll around the Kathmandu and its alleys and overnight stay at the hotel at night.
On this day we will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu via Mugling at around 6:45 am in the early morning. En route, our trip will pass by a lot of terraced field and farms, authentic highway aside villages and settlements and cities with stunning views of snow-capped peaks. Pokhara indeed is the most beautiful city of entire Nepal is also a valley in the southern Himalayas resides at the base of beautiful Himalayan ranges with three eye-catching lakes in its region- Phewa, Rupa, and Begnas. At Pokhara, one can go for a plethora of adventurous as well as joyous deeds like sightseeing, boating, cycling, hot air ballooning, live music, swimming, paragliding etc. We will spend overnight at a hotel.
On the third day, our team will drive to Hile from Pokhara and hike all along the trails towards a large Magar Village named Ulleri. To be straight forward, we will be walking for 5-6 hours on the 3rd day. Overnight will be at a tea house in Ulleri.
On the 4th day, we will leave from Ulleri to Ghorepani as our destination for that day. After 5 to 6 hours of the hike, we will reach to Ghorepani which lies at an elevation of 2860m. Our team will encompass TirkheDhunga, and traverse a river via Rhododendron forest and a wobbly suspension bridge of Bhurungdi River. Our expedition will continue to pass through grazing as well as surreal landscape and cultivated areas via oak and rhododendron and deep woods. After reaching Nangethanti we will further walk for Ghorepani to spend overnight at a local tea house.
Early in the morning, we will hike to Poonhill (3195m). Atop of the Poon Hill, we can relish upon the majestic sunrise views over stunning peaks like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri. After having fun, get captured we will descend down back to the hotel and hike up to Chuile which will takes us 6 hours. As regular overnight will be at a local tea house en route.
We will start our 6th day from Chuile in the early morning and trek for around 5 hours to reach to Sinuwa at an altitude of 2360m. On the way, we will have rendezvous Chomrong, the large Gurung settlement as well as the gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary. We will descend down to cross the bridge and ascend to Sinawua Danda that honors us with the astonishing view of the nearby landscapes and snow-capped peaks such as the Mt. Annapurna South and (Machhapuchhre). Then we will leave for Bamboo, a small area with around five to six lodges in the heart of a forested region filled with rhododendron and bamboo trees beside the Modi River, from there to terminate the 6th day.
On this day, we will leave this beautiful Bamboo and will get to Dovan passing through the cooler shades of the forest. During this day one can experience pleasant ascend for some hours in order to get to Hinko cave. Departure from the deeply wooded area and walking down to get to a small bridge so that, our group will have a little way up to Deurali, where we will stay at that night.
This is the most important day of the entire trek. On this day, we will hike for four to five hours to Annapurna Base Camp, our destination lying at an elevation of 4120m from the sea level. We can get awe-inspiring views featuring the south face of Annapurna which mounts atop of the sanctuary. Approaching close to the base camp(ABC), visitors are rewarded with bedecked prayer flag and the pure mountain vibes. Also one can get to observe few of the most mesmerizing as well as towering white peaks like Singu Chuli (6501m), Tharpu Chuli (5663m) and Hiunchuli (6441m). Overnight at the tea house in ABC.
Getting up early in the morning to see the jaw-dropping sunrise views over the Annapurna I Machhapuchhre, and Annapurna South on the 9th day and we will leave the Base Camp. Descending around 5 hours we will reach Dovan (2600m) where we will spend that night at a tea house.
- Tea House
On this day, we will depart from Bamboo and hike to Jhinu Danda which lies at an elevation of 1780m from the sea level. Our team will keep climbing and then traversing over the stream. After hiking a short frame of the climb we will reach to Jhinu Danda after approximately 5 to 6 hours where visitors can relish upon hot spring with a hot dip in the natural hot pools, get pleasured with the warmth. It is the most rewarding opportunity for trekkers making it to ABC so that they can get rid of the hectic schedule of the trek. Overnight at a local tea house.
We will trek for around 1.5 hours on this day to reach Motkyu from Jhinu Village. We will have a pleasant hike and one can enjoy the views along the trekking trail. Finally, with 2.5 to 3 hours of the drive will take us to Pokhara. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
- Breakfast Lunch
After having our breakfast in the morning, on this second last day of our trip, we will roll from Pokhara towards Kathmandu on a tourist bus. And in Kathmandu, members will return back to the hotel to relax and rest. Overnight will be at that hotel in Kathmandu.
- Breakfast, Dinner
Day 13 will be your last day with Alliance Adventure team and probably in Nepal. You will get depart from Nepal with a pocketful of memories and remarkable time spent in the Annapurna Sanctuary. Our staff will help you transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure towards homebound.
- Arrival Pick-Up and Departure transportation.
- 2Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
- 2Nights Hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast.
- All comfortable Lodges, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, tea, coffee along the trekking.
- Warm down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, and walking pole after trek return to Company.
- Trekking Duffel bag waterproof and Company T-shirt.
- Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus.
- Drive from Pokhara to Hile and Motkyu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by private transportation.
- Friendly Speaking English Guide and strong helpful potters lodging and fooding, during the trek.
- Trekking Permit and TIMS Cards.
- Insurances for Guide and Potter during the trek.
- All government and local taxes if necessary.
- Medical Kit Bag during the trek.
Cold drinks Coke, Fanta, sprite, mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, beer and bar bills on the trek.
Tips for guide and potters.
Mountain High Altitude Sickness.
Kathmandu and Pokhara Lunch and Dinner.
International flight ticket and entry Nepal visa fee.
If would like to flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu Domestic flight cost, contact to office.
Optional trips and sightseeing if extend.
Poon Hill Winter Trek 4D/3NGT Cham, Kualampur, Malaysia At 2019-02-24 23:22:00
Trekking during winter time can be challenging but has it's pluses. Less crowded & unique scenery like iced waterfalls. We had a great time with excellent organisation, flexibility and hospitality by Urja of Alliance. This trek is good for beginners.
Memorable Poon Hill Trekking with 1st class services-Date of experience: December 2018KH Khoo At 2019-02-24 23:23:00
Joined my friend and family on this Poon Hill trekking, handled by Alliance Adventure. From the boss, Mr Urja to the trekking guides and porters, we find everybody were so friendly and eager to assist us on anything while on the trek and in the city (Pokhara & Kathmandu). Trekking guides and porters are so experience that we felt so much at ease and safe and the whole trekking experience is awesome. And now, I am working with Mr Urja on our next adventure in Nepal, EBC expedition!!! I will recommend Alliance Adventure to anyone who is looking for a reliable and experience trekking guides.
Trusty Trekking CompanionLeesc1388 At 2019-02-24 23:24:00
Thanks to Urja and his team, my family and friends had great time during our hike to ABC and recent trip to Poon Hill. Urja ensure the trip are well plan & we are taken care by certified trekking guide, this bring us great trekking experience. I’m highly recommend Alliance Adventure as trusty trekking guide.
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Things to bring:
- Windbreaker, Hand gloves, Beanie, Winter jacket of your own
- Thermal undergarments this is for the night which might be a bit cold
- Quick dry, comfortable trekking pants and shirts.
- Lightweight trekking shoes, warm woolen/ thermal socks. (if one is afraid of cold).
- Hat or cap, sunglasses, sun block, lip balm, etc. To avoid sun burn
- Flashlight and spare batteries, power-bank .
- Dehydration salt
- Slipper or Sport shoe for walk around lodge
After confirm the Trip:
- You most star your own training when you free time. Training means you much run in the morning or evening atlases 1, 2 hrs up and down OR when you free Day hike your country Mountain.
- Nepal visa fee for 15 Days $25 and 30 Days $40 can apply on arrival.
- Buy your flight ticket and Mountain High Altitude sickness insuarnce from your country.
- We have to needed your documents of Passport copy and Passport size photo.
- Detail of flight date and time, airline name.
- Deposit into the company account 50% for your trip. As soon as we received your deposit will forward you Deposit Slip.
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