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Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a complete package of fun-filled and easy trek bursting with some of the most beautiful sceneries seen nowhere else in the world. It is considered as one of the most popular treks in Nepal’s Himalayas

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    Trip Duration 08

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    Max, Altitude 3210

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    Type Trekking

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    Best Season Sept-June

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    Activity Trekking

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    Difficulty Easy


  • Explore Pokhara city before and after the trek
  • Amazing 360 Degree view from Poon Hill
  • Explore Local Magar and Gurung Culture
  • Walking through the dense forest


Are you seeking an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Nepal’s Himalayas? Look no further than the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, a mesmerizing journey that unveils the natural and cultural wonders of the Annapurna region.

At Himalayan Trekking, we invite you to join us on this captivating expedition, designed for trekkers of all ages, from children to the elderly.

With this 8-day trek, you will be immersed in the rich tapestry of Nepalese culture and pristine landscapes, culminating in a breathtaking sunrise at Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, an elevation of 3,210 meters.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek: Exploring the Beauty of Annapurna

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is more than just a walk in the woods. It is a complete package of fun-filled and easy trekking, offering some of the most picturesque sceneries that can only be found in Nepal’s Himalayas.

This trek stands as one of the most popular choices among adventurers and for good reason.

Trip Duration and Best Season for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek encompasses 8 days, offering a comprehensive experience of the region. The best time to embark on this adventure is from September to June, allowing you to witness the stunning beauty of the Annapurna range in all its glory.

Meals and Accommodation in Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Throughout the journey on the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, you will be treated to delicious meals that cater to your dietary preferences. Our carefully selected accommodation options ensure your comfort and provide a taste of local hospitality.

Why Poon Hill is Special

Lying in the Annapurna region, Poon Hill is a standout destination for trekkers. What sets it apart is the breathtaking sunrise it offers every day. Imagine a stunning display of warm oranges and soft pinks painting the majestic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges as the sun rises.

It is not just a view; it is a magical experience that leaves you falling in love with nature’s beauty. But Ghorepani Poonhill Trek has more to offer than just the sunrise.

It is also a place for cultural enthusiasts. Along the trek, you will encounter the welcoming hospitality of Nepalese villagers in charming villages. They share their traditions, giving you a rich cultural experience.

Poon Hill is not just a trek; it’s an opportunity to understand the heart of the Himalayas, making every step a unique and meaningful journey.

Captivating Cultural Encounters at Poon Hill Trek

Experience the rich culture of Nepal on your Poon Hill Trek, where every step brings you closer to the heart of the local communities. As you walk along the trail, you will be welcomed by smiling faces eager to share their traditions and stories.

These encounters go beyond the beautiful landscapes, offering a genuine connection to Nepalese life. Engage in conversations, savor local cuisine, and witness age-old customs, creating unforgettable cultural experiences.

The Poon Hill Trek is not just about reaching new heights; it is about connecting with the local people. Our carefully planned itinerary ensures that these cultural exchanges are seamlessly integrated into your adventure.

Whether you’re taking part in local festivities or sharing a meal with villagers, these encounters will leave a lasting impression. At Poon Hill, it’s not just the mountains that make the journey unforgettable; it’s the people and their stories that truly make it special.


When you join us for the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, get ready for an unforgettable journey. You will witness stunning landscapes and understand the rich culture of the region. From the colorful rhododendron forests to the heartwarming interactions with local communities, every part of the trek is meant to touch your soul.

Our focus on safety, modern comforts, and personalized experiences ensures that your adventure is tailor-made just for you. Whether you are seeking the thrill of sunrise views, genuine cultural connections, or a safe and enjoyable trek, we’ve got you covered. Choose Himalayan Trekking, the best trekking agency in Nepal for a trek where every step leads to a new and exciting experience.

Let the enchanting Ghorepani Poonhill Trek be your guide, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Your adventure is waiting for you!

Detailed Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! You will be picked up by our representative at the airport who will also drop you off at the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

With breakfast done, we prepare for an early morning flight or a drive to the beautiful city of Pokhara. Pokhara is a backpacker’s paradise. It’s a fantastic place to chill and relax.  If flying isn’t an option, you can easily get to Pokhara on a tourist bus. The journey is 6-7 hours long but pleasant with nice views of green hills and rivers flowing below.Overnight in Pokhara.

Note- If you take a plane instead of overland drive, the flight fare is extra.

After a delicious breakfat, we drive to Nayapul which is just more than hour from Pokhara. From there we begin our trek towards Ulleri. The trek is moderate and varied. We will pass through villages, tea-houses, rivers and so on. The trail descends as we make our way across the theTikhedungaKholavia a suspension bridge. We then cross another bridge and the trail turns steep. We begin climbing up a stone staircase of more than 3200 steps to reach Ulleri at 2080m. At the top we are welcomed by beautiful views of Annapurna south (7219m) and Hiunchuli (6441m). Overnight at Ulleri.

Today’s task –A few hours of moderate trek through rhododendron forests, streams and a small ridge. Note, spring is the best time to see the stunning Rhododendron flowers in bloom. There’s a great many chance to spot some amazing birds and animals today along with the almighty snow-capped giants.
We make a stop for lunch at Nangathanti at 2460 m. The trail here is covered with snow in winter. From here, we trek further for an hour to reach Ghorepani at 2750m. Overnight at Ghorepani.

This day, we start early to witness one of the most satisfying and breathtaking scene one can dream of- the sun rising in the Himalayas. For this, we start early on a steep trail towards the viewpoint at Poonhill(3,210m/10,529ft), which is of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal and the Annapruna region. From Poonhill, we also get mesmerizing views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, Mustang, Pokhara and more than 20 of the highest mountains in the world. After feeding ourselves with awesome views, we then return to Gorepani to feed ourselves actual food. After breakfast, we make our way towards Tadapani. We first ascend and then descend through rhododendron forests, we thenpass by some beautiful waterfalls to finally make ittoTadapani. Overnight in Tadapani.

It’s going to be a beautiful journey today. On our very first part of the trail, we find ourselves climbing down through a dense and dark forest of old rhododendron trees.As we continue our journey,and if it is the right time of the year, we will get to see cherry blossoms in bloom on the slopes on the other side of the gully. Soon, we shall reach Ghandruk, a beautiful Gurung village with intimate views of Annapurna South, the Fishtail mountain, and Hiunchuli mountains.

From here, we trek further towards Nayapul. We stop walking from here and start riding. This signifies the end of our trekking journey in the Annapurna region. We drive to Pokhara and stay overnight.
Alternatively, You can take a jeep from Ghandruk to Pokhara directly.

After a night of celebration, we prepare to leave for Kathmandu for some packing and more celebrations. We say goodbye to Pokhara and get on a 6-7 hours’ drive to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu you will have some spare time to do some last-minute souvenir shopping and resting. A dinner party is arranged to celebrate your successful journey. Overnight in Kathmandu.

This is it, you’re last day in Nepal. It’s time to say goodbye, but we hope we’ll meet again! Our representative will escort you to the airport three hours before the scheduled flight.

This is it, you’re last day in Nepal. It’s time to say goodbye, but we hope we’ll meet again! Our representative will escort you to the airport three hours before the scheduled flight.

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Trip Essential Information

  • A valid passport (6 months) is required to enter Nepal. You can easily obtain your visa at the airport in Kathmandu or you can apply the visa online


  • Nepal Money called Rupees in short Rs. start from 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 and you can exchange money here in Kathmandu specially in Thamel. Also you can exchange at the airport but exchange rate is lower.


  • We give you a free duffel bag and Sleeping bags for the trekking. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.


  • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs, will be carried by the porter throughout the walk.


  • For your daily expenses for cold drinks, drinking water, shopping, battery charging, alcoholic drinks, You should carry $150 to 200 extra cash with you.


  • You can store your luggage (non- trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu or at our office. We will keep it safely. Please kindly informed to our team for valuable items.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The highest point on the trek is Poon Hill, standing at an elevation of 3,210 meters.

Poon Hill offers a spectacular sunrise view, painting warm oranges and soft pinks over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. It also provides a cultural experience with encounters with Nepalese villagers.

Absolutely yes. The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is designed for trekkers of all ages, ensuring a memorable adventure for children to the elderly.

Yes, the trek includes cultural encounters with Nepalese villagers, allowing trekkers to engage in conversations, savor local cuisine, and witness age-old customs.

Yes, the trek is considered easy, making it suitable for individuals with varying levels of trekking experience.

Our focus on safety, comfort, and personalized experiences ensures a tailor-made adventure with the best trekking agency in Nepal.

You can easily book the trek by contacting us:

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The currency is Rupees (Rs.), available in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, and 1000. Money exchange services are available in Kathmandu, especially in Thamel.

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