Ghorepani Poon Hill

Duration: 8 Days, Region: Dhaulagiri Region, Gandaki Region

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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

This is one of the most famous trekking areas in Nepal. To reach to Annapurna Region either you can fly or drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Pokhara is the gate way to Annapurna region. City of Pokhara offers many natural and attractive places to visit.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

This is one of the most famous trekking areas in Nepal. To reach to Annapurna Region either you can fly or drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Pokhara is the gate way to Annapurna region. City of Pokhara offers many natural and attractive places to visit. Fewlake with the shadow of Machhapuchre (Fishtail) mountain, Begnas tal (lake). Mahendra Cave, Sharangkot for sunrise and sunset view and others place are the attraction of Pokhara. There are rarely a few places in the world with such a splendid variety of natural beauty as that of Annapurna region. It is a rare combination of long arrays of snow capped mountains, crystal clear lakes, turbulent rivers with deep gorges, Buddhist monasteries, home of famous Gorkha soldiers and other friendly ethnic groups, as well as hot springs and beautiful villages.

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Day One

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus.

Day Two

Pokhara - Naya Pul (bus) - Tirkhedunga (trek). 4-hour trek to Tirkhedunga (1545 m). The trail winds its way through bamboo forests and passes by a spectacular waterfall.

Day Three

Tirkhedunga - Ghorepani (2775 m) in 5h. The Annapurna South (7273m) and the Hiunchuli gradually unfold on this pleasant walk uphill through fields and pastures and later through rhododendrons and oak woods. Ghorepani was originally a horse watering post, which has evolved into an important crossroads for tourists and the numerous mule caravans on the Jomoson-Pokhara trip.

Day Four

Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3193 m) - Tadapani (2540 m) in 6h. We leave early morning for Poon Hill, to catch the early morning sunlight on the panorama of peaks: Dhaulaghiri, Annapurnas, Machhapuchare… This is an option but really worth the while. We then retrace our steps to Ghorepani and continue towards Tadapani through rhododendron woods.

Day Five

Tadapani - Ghandrung (1940m) - Landrung (1645 m) in 6h. The trail gently descends through a subtropical forest highlighted by huge bamboo massifs and giant rhododendrons. Gandrung is the main village of the Gurung tribe,warriors known for their contribution to the famous Gurkha regiments. We continue our descent to the Modi Khola river then climb up to Landrung.

Day Six

Landrung - Dhampus (1750m) in 5h. Pleasant walk through terraced paddy fields. Superb vistas of Lamjung Himal and Manaslu.

Day Seven

Dhampus - Suikhet (2h trek) - Pokhara (bus) An afternoon of leisure to spend at the Pokhara lakeside. You can enjoy a swim, a boat ride, some shopping and the restaurant terraces on the shoreline

Day Eight

Pokhara - Katmandu by bus.

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