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Trip Details

Ghodepani Poon hill Trek is shorter, easier and beautiful. We can see Annapurna I (8,091 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) at 6,790 m and more peaks across the horizon.

This Ghodepani Poon Hill trek starts and ends in the scenic valley at Pokhara city. It leads through many traditional Gurung and Magar villages. Gurungs and Magars have a glorious identity as the source of the Gurkha military recruited under the British. They have their own distinct language, culture and tradition.

Annapurna I (8,091 m / 26,545 ft), Annapurna South (7,219 m / 23,693 ft), Gangapurna (7,455 m / 24,457 ft), Annapurna III (7,555 m / 24,787 ft), Mt Machhapuchhre or Fishtail (6,999 m), Mt Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) and many peaks can be observed with the sunrise view from Poon Hill.

Trekking in the Annapurna will not only open your eyes to scenes of great beauty, but enables you to build relationship with different community and culture.

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • 2/3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee)
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in twin share
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu, and Pokhara to Nayapul to Pokhara
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide
  • Porter service (one porter for every two guests)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for Ace Hiking staff
  • Sleeping bag, Down Jacket and hiking pole by Ace Hiking (which need to return after the trek)
  • All Trekking Permits
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All government and local tax

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Bottled drinks, Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Additional food and drinks on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Private transportation except what is mentioned in the Include section
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara than the scheduled itinerary
  • Any others expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Includes section
  • Tips and gratitude for guide and trekking staff
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m / 4,593 ft above sea level), transfer to hotel

Welcome to Nepal Himalaya, we meet in Kathmandu airport and will be transferred to your hotel. Ace Hiking offers welcome dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurant. Overnight at hotel, dinner included.

Day 2Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour will start after breakfast. We will visit four UNESCO world heritage sites. Heritage site tour includes the Pashupatinath temple, Boudha Stupa, Swoyambhu stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You will get opportunity to obsearve historical, religious and cultural aspect of Nepal. You will also see Nepalese architecture containing palaces, buildings, temples, Stupas, carving, mason and metal work. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 3Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820 m / 2690ft) 6-7 hours

Pokhara is a beautiful touristic city with Mountain View. We will take tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara for 7 hours. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 4Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1060 m / 2690ft) 6-7 hours

After a wonderful stay in the world’s popular tourist spot in Pokhara, than two hours drive leads Nayapul. Our trek starts with a gradual walk through the nice village of Bhirethati. We have to cross Modi River and follow to Bhurungdi River. Walking through farm lands and villages, waterfalls then reaching at Tikhedhuga village. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 5Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,860m / 9,383 ft) 6-7 hours

Morning walk from Tikhedhuga leads to a steep up for about two hours on the paved stone steps all the way to the top of Ulleri village overlooking grand views of Mt. Annapurna South and Mt. Machhapuchhre. We hike into serene green forest of oaks-pines and rhododendron and reach at Ghorepani- Deurali village. Ghorepani is famous and popular for hiking to Poon Hill, a view point offering super views of world’s high mountains with striking sunrise and sunset. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 6Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,210 m / 10,300 ft) to Tadapani (2,630m / 8,630ft) (7-8 hours)

We will reach Poonhill before sun rising. Poon hill is popular visitor’s park for Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya range. We can observe the deepest George between too high mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. We can see many mountains, valleys, ridges and forest from Poonhill. After enjoying there, we return back to Ghorepani. After breakfast in Ghorepani, we trek to Tadapani. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 7Tadapani to Ghandruk (2,170m / 7,120ft) and Landruk (1,565m /5,135 ft) 6-7 hours)

Today we hike to popular village Ghandruk through the forest of rhododendron, oaks and pines trees. We will visit old village and museum in Ghandruk. After a nice time at Ghandruk village, we walk downhill for an hour to Modi River, then after crossing the bridge a steep climb up reaches to Landruk village. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 8Landruk to Kande (1,770 m / 5,681 ft) / 8,530 ft) and drive to Pokhara (820 m / 2690ft) 5-6 hours

We walk through terraced farm fields and villages then uphill to Deurali ridge at 2,150 m. After Deurali another pleasant walk leads to Pothana village and Australian Camp. After Australian camp the trail descends to Kande. From Kande we will take private vehicle to get Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel, breakfast and lunch included.

Day 9Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,400 m / 4,593 ft) 6-7 hours

Today in the morning we get tourist bus for Kathmandu. Ace Hiking offers farewell dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurant. Overnight at hotel, breakfast and dinner included.

Day 10Departure to international airport

Today you grab last minute shopping or other activities. We will drop you at the Kathmandu international airport 3 hours before your schedule flight. We will say goodbye with happy memories and hoping to see you again. Breakfast included.

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