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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

Detail Itinerary


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu |1300m

One of our representatives will warmly receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport, and escort you to your hotel. After checking-in, you’ll meet your trek guide and discuss the trip. Afterward, you can go out to shop for essential trek gear, equipment, or accessories. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu..

Accomodation: Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing:

On this day, you explore the UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites around Kathmandu, namely: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kathmandu is a melting pot of various religions, cultures, and beliefs; hence, you can find numerous monuments belonging to various cultures here. These heritages of religious and cultural significance represent the true spirit of the valley. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Accomodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara |820m

After breakfast at the hotel, you’ll embark on a road journey west of Kathmandu to Pokhara City. Pokhara is a touristic city which lies 141km west of Kathmandu. You’ll drive through Prithvi Highway along the massive Trishuli River, lush forested hills, and colorful towns en route. The scenic ride will offer an experience of riding through the serpentine roads of Nepal. Upon your arrival at Pokhara, you’ll be welcomed with the magnificent views of Machhapuchhre (6997m) and Annapurna I (8091m). Overnight stay at Pokhara.

Accomodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul|2 Hrs and trek to Ulleri |1960m| 4-5 Hrs

A  1.5hr drive northwest of Pokhara through Baglung Highway facilitates quick access to Nayapul. Nayapul serves as the gateway to the Annapurna Conservation Area along with being the start point of the trek. After a brief rest, you begin the trekking. The continuous uphill hike takes you through Birethanti, Lamdawali, Sudame, and Hile villages en route. After lunch at Hile, you’ll continue the trek and head towards Ulleri..

Accomodation: Tea house/Lodge

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 05: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani |2880m| 4-5 Hrs

You’ll begin the trek by taking on the stone steps heading out of the Ulleri village. It can prove to be a difficult affair for most trekkers, however, with enough rests in-between you can easily complete the hike. The neatly-adjusted stone steps lead directly to the village of Ghorepani which offers a magnificent panorama of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Annapurna massif. You’ll cross Banthanti and Nangethanti villages en route. Overnight stay at Ghorepan.

Accomodation: Tea house/Lodge

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill for sunrise |3193m| 1 Hr. and trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani |2630m| 5-6 Hrs
An easy, short hike from Ghorepani will take you to Poon Hill. Poon Hill is a hilltop located 1hr from Ghorepani. You’ll wake up early and hike up to the local watchtower at Poon Hill to enjoy the beautiful sunrise along with the majestic panorama of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Himalchuli, and Dhaulagiri peaks. After a brief stop at Poon Hill, you’ll hike down to Ghorepani for the breakfast and head towards Tadapani village through the lush Rhododendron forests. Overnight stay at Tadapani Leaving Tengboche, the trail descends to Debuche village. Trail from there goes through beautiful rhododendron forest. Cross Imja Khola and walk towards Pangboche along a myriad of monasteries along the way. Pangboche also offers a great view of Ama Dablam (6856m). Walking along a scenic trail, you will arrive at the traditional Sherpa village of
Dingboche. Overnight in Dingboche.

Accomodation: Tea house/Lodge

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk |1960m| 5-6 Hrs

You’ll leave Tadapani and continue up the trail following the rhododendron forest towards Ghandruk. The trail lies inside Annapurna Conservation Area (ACAP) so, you can witness the rich vegetation of the area. Ghandruk lies to the southeast of Tadapani. You’ll make a brief stop at Bhaisi Kharka for lunch and then continue trekking towards Ghandruk. Overnight stay at Ghandruk.

Accomodation: Tea house/Lodge

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 08: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara |820m| 2 Hrs

Ghandruk serves as the headquarters of Annapurna Conservation Area. The area is known for preserving the ethnic culture, tradition, and lifestyle of indigenous Gurung tribe. You can choose to visit the local Gurung museum and hike to the nearby temple before heading down to Nayapul. A short downhill hike through the stone steps will take you down to Nayapul from where you can catch the commute back to Pokhara. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.

Accomodation:Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 09: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu and Farewell Dinner

You’ll bid farewell to Pokhara city and make your way back to Kathmandu. The majestic view of Machhapuchhre (6997m) and Annapurna I (8091m) will be clearly visible while you depart. The long drive will take you through the lush forested hills, gorges, and towns along the Trishuli River. Once at Kathmandu, you will check in at the hotel. Our representative will come to pick you up in the evening for the farewell dinner in one of the finest diners in Kathmandu. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu

Accomodation: Hotel

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu
You’ll leave for the airport. Our representative will drive you back to the airport approximately 2hr early so to avoid any delays from traffic congestion.