Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

9 days

Trip Details

This Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is most popular and comparatively easy trek amongst the trekker.  Located in the Annapurna region, this trek is also known as Annapurna sunrise trek.  This trek will take you to the beautiful Gurung and Magar ethnic village, passing through dense rhododendron forest.  It is a short trek, from where you will get a close view of the mountain vistas like Annapurna I, II, II, and IV, Gangapurna, Manaslu ranges, Dhaulagiri, and surrounding peaks, culture and lifestyle of the local people, and different rare flora and fauna.  This trek is popular for the sunrise view from Poon Hill.  This is a best place for the photographers to take good picture of the sunrise and surrounding mountains.  Beautiful terraced fields, culture, villages, and surrounding hills and mountains are the major attraction of this trekking.


  • Arrival

    Upon arrival, out team member will meet and greet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and upon completion of airport formalities, our representative will escort you to the hotel. Check in at the hotel and in the free time, you will be briefed well by our guide about the trekking. Free time in the afternoon, preparing for the trek. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Drive to Pokhara. Afternoon; boating at Phewa Lake & Visit Davis fall

    After breakfast, we will prepare to drive Pokhara. We will drive along the Prithivi Highway. It is about 200 km and will take about 7 hours to reach. We will pass through different towns and markets on the way. Different rivers, villages, hills, mountains, and waterfalls can be seen during this drive. We will have our breakfast in the local hotel. After about 7 hours, we will reach Pokhara and we will check in at our hotel. Resting for a while, we will go around for boating on Phewa Lake for about an hour or so. After that, we will visit Davis fall which is towards the south of the city. After exploring the fall, we will return back to lakeside in the evening and spend some time walking around the lake. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Drive to Nayapul. Trek to Ulleri

    After breakfast, we will drive to Nayapul which is about an hour drive. Upon reaching, we will prepare to trek to reach Ulleri. We will trek along the Modi Khola river bank and the dense rhododendron forest. Trail passes through villages like Birethati and Tirkhedhunga. We will even cross a stream over a suspension bridge and walk uphill to reach Ulleri – a small but beautiful village. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Ulleri to Ghorepani

    After breakfast, we will prepare to trek. After few hours of walk, we will cross Banthant – a small Magar village from where we will get a beautiful view of mountains like Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Hiuchuli, and surrounding villages and hills. We will cross a small river over the wooden bridge and climb steep up to reach Ghorepani. Trail passes through different villages as well as forest full of different species of plants and animals. In about 5 hours, we will reach Ghorepani from where we will get a soaring view of different mountains and valleys. Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Ghorepani to Poon Hill for Sunrise; back to Ghorepani; trek to Tadapani

    Today, we will wake up early to reach Poon Hill for the spectacular view of sunrise. It is about an hour of uphill walk to reach Poon Hill. This a vantage point for the trekkers to get a view of sunrise. You will see many tourists enjoying the view and taking the pictures for the memories. Annapurna, Nilgiri, Lamjung, Dhaulagiri, and many other mountains can be seen from the top. We will spend few times here, and then return back to Ghorepani for breakfast. After that, we will prepare to ascend to reach Tadapani. It is an easy descend through forest and villages. In about 5 hours, we will reach Tadapani.. Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Tadapani to Ghandruk

    It is relatively an easy walk today. We will walk for about 4 hours to reach beautiful Gurung village, Ghandruk. Trail passes through forest of oak, rhododendron, and other species of flora. Beautiful views of the mountains are always there to accompany our trek. After about 3 hours of walk, we will reach Ghandruk where local people will welcome their guests with a garland and a traditional dance. We will either stay in the home stay or in the hotel.

  • Ghandruk to Australian Camp / Kande. Drive back to Pokhara

    After breakfast, we will prepare to trek to Australian Camp, which is about 3 hours of uphill as well as downhill hike through different forests filled with rhododendron and oaks. We will cross different villages and rivers to reach Australian Camp where we will wait for our transportation which will take us to Pokhara. It is about an hour drive to reach Pokhara. Free time in Pokhara; exploring the local places. Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Drive back to Kathmandu. Free time

    After breakfast, we will catch a bus to get back to Kathmandu. It is about 7 hours of drive through Prithvi Highway. If you don’t want to drive back, there is another option of flying to reach Kathmandu. It will be a free time after reaching Kathmandu. You can do some shopping for your friends and families in the free time and also roam around the busy streets of Thamel and local markets nearby. Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Departure

    Today is the last day here in Nepal. With lots of good memories and experiences to share with your friends and families, our representative will escort you to the airport to connect to your flight.


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  • 9 Days
  • 3200 m/10,498ft. meters
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