Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Trip Facts
  • Duration7 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Max Altitude 3,210m/ 10,503ft
  • Accommodation 3-star Hotel, Lodge
  • Meals B, L & D
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking
  • Best Season Mar-May, Sep-Nov


  • Witness breathtaking sunrise/sunset views of the Himalayan chain from Poon Hill biew point (3,210m). 
  • Marvel at the best panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapucchre, Hiunchuli, Nilgiri, and Mardi. 
  • Feel the thrill of ascending and descending the iconic stone stairs of Ulleri village. 
  • Immerse yourself in the lush green forests and encounter Gurung settlements along the way.
  • Unique cultural experience in traditional villages like Ghandruk.
  • Lush green forests with diverse flora and fauna.
  • Easy and accessible trek suitable for all age groups and fitness levels.
  • Explore Pokhara city before and after the trek.

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, perhaps the ultimate short trek in the Himalayas! Suitable for people of all ages, particularly for families with children, this trek can be 4 or 5 days long and still gets into the heart of the Annapurna. Poon Hill (3,210m) is the ultimate viewing point for the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche, Varaha Shikhar, and Lamjung Himal.

Hiking up to Poon Hill to watch the sunrise over these stunning snow-covered mountains is an experience that will stay with you forever.

This trek also includes hiking through colorful villages and rhododendron forests, with the backdrop of the Annapurna always present.

Even for experienced trekkers, this is a great introduction to the Himalayas, especially if time is short. Accommodation along this established route is very comfortable, and the menus are sure to satisfy. And, of course, the mountains never disappoint, offering fully photogenic beauty at every turn. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the majesty of the Himalayas on the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek!


Trip Starts

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  • Airport pick-up by Agency representative and Transfer to Hotel
  • Welcome dinner at a fine restaurant 
  • Evening stroll around Thamel, the tourist hub of Kathmandu 
  • Overnight at Kathmandu 
  • Accommodation: 3-star Hotel
  • Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft
  • Meals: Dinner

  • Trekking begins 
  • Overnight at Ulleri
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Time: 30 mins flight, 1-2 hrs trek
  • Altitude: 1,960m/6,430ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Time: 5-6 hrs
  • Altitude: 2,860m/9,383ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Time: 6-7 hrs
  • Altitude: 2,630m/8,628ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Time: 4-5 hrs
  • Altitude: 1,940m/6,364ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Accommodation: 3-star Hotel
  • Time: 4-5 hrs
  • Altitude: 822m/2,696ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Morning flight to Kathmandu 
  • Visit Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple 
  • Airport drop-off by Agency representative 
  • Accommodation: 3-star Hotel
  • Time: 2-3 hrs
  • Altitude: 1,400m/4,593ft
  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Cost Includes
  • Airport Pick-up & Drop-off in a private vehicle 
  • 3-star Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara with breakfast
  • Welcome dinner at a finer restaurant
  • Annapurna Permit (ACAP)
  • Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) card 
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu round-trip flight
  • Experienced and Government-licensed guide
  • Porters (2 trekkers = 1 porter)
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek (with Twin-sharing/ Double basis)
  • Standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek
  • Salary, transportation, accommodation, meals, and insurance of all the Nepali staff
  • Farewell dinner at a fine restaurant
Cost Excludes
  • International flight fare
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Alchoholic beverages & bottled mineral water 
  • Personal expenses during trekking: snacks, Wi-Fi, boiled water etc. 
  • Travel insurance of the trekkers
  • Emergency helicopter evacuation 
  • Tips for guide and porters 
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