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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

7 Days

Geographically, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is in Nepal-based on Southern Asia very closer to Pokhara city. The altitude of Ghorepani is 2860 m from the sea level. This is a perfect place where many trekkers come to see the mind-blowing Sunrise from the top of Poon Hill. Consequently, you will be more than happier.

Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • The Shortest Trek Route Ever
  • Low Budget Trekking
  • Reflation of Gurung Culture and Museum
  • Wonderful views of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail)
  • Trees of Rhododendrons and Oaks.
  • Service of Dhal Bhat and Tarkarli (Typical Nepali Food)
  • Suspension bridges and many perennial rivers.
  • View of charming sunlight 
  • 3280 Old stone steps
  • Traditional Villages 

The summary of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trek to Poon Hill begins from Tikhedhungga 1540m or either from Nayapul, this place has the most beautiful Magar Village and you could easily see the Annapurna Ranges view. In addition, you will come across enchanting waterfalls and rhododendron flower even rivers another botanical tress. These scenes make hiking very exciting.

Surprisingly, you can get the privilege of viewing the Mt. Manansala range and Dhaulagiri just from the Poon Hill. Ghorepani is the settlement of Gurung village. This community is famous for its function of couture and food.

The word Gore which means white and Pani means the water. Also, you will see animals like mules, horses even ponies on the way. There are good guesthouses even homestays. You can visit Gurung Museum and it displays the lifestyles of Gurung people.

You will enjoy the most typical Thali Set in different places which offers you enough energy for going up. you would have to climb up in 3280 stone steps in Ulleri, on the other hand, you may feel very classic and adventurous. You can interactive with Magar people, they even have a very distinguished culture.

Finally, your amazing trekking ends in Nayapul then you will come to near Pokhara city by vehicle. For the systematic trekking, please visit our Annapurna Mountain Treks itinerary of Ghorepani Poon Hill trek. We even have the same packages as Mardi Himal trek and Muldai View Point trek and for the difficult trek routes or long routes: Annapurna Circuit Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

Very welcome and hope to see you sooner.

Permission Requirement for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

You have to go through two permits while hiking for Ghorepani Trekking.

Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ACAP) Policy Claims.
The ACAP nearly charges nearly 30 USD including VAT. When it comes to SAARC nationalities 5 USD for the entrance. If you wish you can do in Kathmandu either in Pokhara for Poon Hill trek permission.

Trekkers Information Management (TIMS)
Very essential for international trekkers. TIMS maintains a record of each trekker by the registration. It helps to find out missing trekkers. So; the charge is 30 USD.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Weather

Ghorepani Gallery Image 1

Wonderful village with friendless of people make the best trekking. The climatic condition of weather is very  charming and wonderful. Trek to this region is very   short which lies in the Annapurna region. 

It is in  the low elevation  so the temperature becomes very normal.  While in the summer  temperature  does not move to the higher  or in the extreme. The temperature occurs to   22-26 degrees in the daytime. But  it might go down to 0 degrees   in the winter.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Spring 

This season is the most relevant for hiking to the Poon Hill, and this time begins from March, April up-to May. It remains in the low in this region so your trekking  will be very amazing and best. Whereas in the month of May it would go up to the 25 degrees and decrease in the month of March in Poon Hill.

Temperature in Spring

PlaceElevationAvg. TempMin TempMax Temp
Pokhara1400 m/4593 ft22.1°C12.8°C29.7°C
Ulleri1960 m/6430 ft15.7°C7.4°C24.6°C
Ghandruk1931 m/6361 ft14.2°C6.7°C24.1°C
Ghorepani2874 m/9429 ft10.1°C1.5°C19.6°C

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Summer

The weather remains warm and moderate. The rain fall  begins June, July even in the August. There would be a dramatic rainfall in the month of July. Once you have good gear and a guide, your trek will not be trouble.

Temperature in Summer

PlaceElevationAvg TempMin TempMax Temp
Pokhara1400 m/4593 ft25.3°C20.7°C29.1°C
Ulleri1960 m/6430 ft19.3°C14°C24.6°C
Ghandruk1931 m/6361 ft18.7°C13.6°C24.1°C
Ghorepani2874 m/9429 ft14.1°C9.6°C20°C

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Autumn

This is the best of time trekking in this reason, and trek route usually becomes very full just because of  good time weather.  The numbers of trekker go down in the month of  winter. This season falls in between September, October  even November . The level of rail occurs in 6mm 

Temperature in Autumn

PlaceElevationAvg TempMin TempMax Temp
Pokhara1400 m/4593 ft21.6°C11.6°C28°C
Ulleri1960 m/6430 ft16.3°C6.3°C22.7°C
Ghandruk1931 m/6361 ft14.8°C5.4°C22.1°C
Ghorepani2874 m/9429 ft9.6°C0°C17.4°C

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Winter

The temperature becomes cold during these months December, January even February.The rail fall does not rain a lot, but there would be more chances of unclear views.

Temperature in Winter

PlaceElevationAvg TempMin TempMax Temp
Pokhara1400 m/4593 ft13.2°C7.3°C21.2°C
Ulleri1960 m/6430 ft8.3°C2.2°C14.8°C
Ghandruk1931 m/6361 ft8.7°C1.6°C14.2°C
Ghorepani2874 m/9429 ft2.7°C3.4°C8.1°C

Relevant Tips for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • Nepali Thali set is a must essential since you need more energy and you can get free over 3 times once you pay for only for Nepali Thali Set.
  • You have to carry enough cash since there are ATMs on this trail.
  • Keep $150 for transportation and fees for monasteries and museums.
  • Come with advanced days of planning, sometimes you may need extra days to acclimatize or to explore more.
  • Never trust in the Locals because bad people can be anywhere since not all Nepalese are honest and supportive.
  • If you wish to save you money, then you could rent expensive trekking gear and equipment.
  • Do not take pictures of people without permission.
  • It could take a long time to prepare food so order early.
  • Get proper ideas about Acute Mountain Sickness or Altitude sickness.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara (Drive)

Pokhara – 830 m / 2723 ft – 7 hrs

Day 2: Pokhara to Naya Pool (Drive) to Tikhe Dhunga

Tikhe Dhunga – 1570 m / 5150 ft – 6 hrs

Day 3: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani

Ghorepani – 2850 m / 9350 ft – 6 hrs

Day 4: Ghorepani to Tadapani (Morning hike to Poon Hill)

Tadapani – 2700 m / 8858 ft – 7 hrs

Day 5: Tadapani to Ghandruk

Ghandruk – 1940 m / 6364 ft – 3 hrs

Day 6: Ghandruk to Naya Pool to Pokhara (Drive)

Pokhara – 830 m / 2723 ft – 7 hrs

Day 7: Pokhara to Kathmandu (Drive)

Kathmandu – 1300 m / 4265 ft – 8 hrs

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop from the international and domestic airports by private vehicle.
  • Three stars hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with Breakfast (Options)
  • Three times meals during the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Private a/c transportation for sightseeing activities with a tour guide
  • Necessary trekking permits (TIMS card and ACAP entry permits)
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara by plane.
  • From Pokhara to Kathmandu by car (or flight ticket in extra coverage)
  • From Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara by private vehicle
  • From Nayapool to Pokhara by car (at the end of the trip)
  • A professional trekking guide with required porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Salary for the guide and porters, their insurance, food, accommodation, and transportation
  • Trekking map, duffel bag for trekking.
  • If require Sleeping Bag (Refundable)
  • Government tax

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Heritage sightseeing entrance fee.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Bar bills and hard drinks
  • Soft drinks.
  • Tips for guide and porters (expected)

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Trip Facts

  • Annapurna Region, Nepal
  • Pokhara
  • 7 Days

  • 3210 Meters

  • Easy
  • By Bus
  • Septemrber to November and March to May