Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, Luxury trip in 10 days, Nepal

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Join a certified mountain guide for this scenic, exciting and fun 10-day luxury Ghorepani Poonhill Trek. Watching the sunrise from the top of Poonhill serves as the climax of the trip. Either side of this incredible moment, enjoy stunning views of the diverse Himalayan landscapes and meet local people.

Himalaya

10 Days

Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Occasional

All Levels


Highlights

  • Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Nepal on the Ghorepani Poonhill trek.
  • Watch a sublime sunrise from the top of Poonhill.
  • Visit Ghandruk, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Description

For those with less than two weeks to spare who want an authentic Himalayan trekking experience, look no further than the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek!

Over the course of 10 days, we will head from the city of Pokhara deep into the Himalayan wilderness and up to the top of the iconic Poonhill for an unrivaled sunrise. Along the way, we'll enjoy some great views and really explore Nepal's diverse landscapes.

The adventure begins shortly after you arrive in Kathmandu. The following day we will transfer to Pokhara and have the chance to explore this enchanting lake-side city.

Then the real fun begins the next day, when we head out on the trek. Each day, we will hike through thick forests, over massive gorges and through verdant valleys, until we reach Ghorepani.

The climax of the trip comes the following day as we get a pre-dawn start and climb to the summit of Poonhill. from our lofty vantage point, we will have stunning views as the sunrises over some of the most iconic Himalayan peaks.

As the sun emerges from behind these massive, snow-covered peaks, we will get stunning views of Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Annapurna (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6993m) and Lamjung Himal (6931m).

Once we've had our fill of the view, we'll begin to wind our way back to Pokhara. En route, we will visit the World Heritage site of Ghandruk, where we will visit a Gurung cultural museum and attending a cultural event in the evening.

After arriving in Pokhara, the trip will come to a close as we drive back to Kathmandu and visit various other scenic vistas and monasteries en route to the capital.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this once-in-a-lifetime 10-day luxury Ghorepani Poonhill trek through the Nepalese Himalayas!

If you like the look of this trip then we think you may also enjoy our 14-day Annapurna base camp luxury trek!

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

After arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will meet one of our representatives and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara

We will take a morning flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and spend the rest of the day exploring the city.

Day 3: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1577m)

We will make a short drive to Nayapul and begin trekking to Tikhedhunga on a nice dirt road along a stream bed. As we go, we will enjoy plenty of great views of the Himalayas.

Day 4: Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2855m)

We will spend the day trekking onto Ghorepani, passing through the villages of Ulleri and Banthanti en route. On the way, we will get plenty of great views of some of the most iconic Himalayan peaks.

Day 5: Ghorepani to Poonhill (3180m) to Tadapani (2675m)

Getting a pre-dawn start, we will make the 1.5 hour ascent of Poonhill and watch the sunrise over the Himalayas. Afterward, we will descend back to Ghorepani and continue on through a rhododendron, bamboo and oak forest to Tadapani.

Day 6: Tadapani (2675m) to Ghandruk (1950m)

Today will be the easiest day of the trek as we continue to hike through more rhododendron and oak forests and on to Ghandruk. In this Gurung village, we will spend the afternoon meeting local people and learning about their culture.

Day 7: Ghandruk (1950m) to Pothana (1990m)

We will start the day by making a steep ascent up to Kimbu, before descending the famed stone staircase to Landruk and continuing on to Pothana. We’ll enjoy more great views as we go.

Day 8: Pothana to Dhampus Phedi (1113m) to Pokhara

On the last day of trekking, we will hike out to Dhampus Phedi, which will take about 4 hours, before transferring back to Pokhara.

Day 9: Pokhara to Kathmandu

We will spend the day driving to Kathmandu. On the way, we will do some sightseeing before arriving back in the capital.

Day 10: Departure

You will transfer to the airport and fly back home.

 

Details

Accommodation

Tea houses and hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara

More info

Please contact us for a complete equipment list.

Meeting point

Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA)

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Equipment you will need to bring

Backpack

Sunglasses

Watter bottle


About the guide

At Welcome Nepal Treks we offer the best guided programs to some of the most amazing locations in the Himalayas!
Nepal is a premier trekking destination, with some of the most amazing mountains in the world. However, mountaineering in the Himalayas requires adequate preparation, handling complex logistics, paperwork and more. In order to have the best possible trekking experience, it is paramount to go with a certified guide from a qualified agency that can both point you in the right direction and take care of your needs and queries. As one of the leading trekking companies in Nepal, we are approved by the Government of Nepal, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, and are an active member of TAAN (Trekking Agents Association of Nepal), NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association and NTB (Nepal Tourism Board).
Join us on one of our many trekking programs and we will make sure to point you to the best places in the region while making sure that you acclimatize properly and are safe, that all your logistics are taken care of, and that you have an overall unforgettable wonderful experience!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1645 Each

Group of 2

USD 1392 Each

Group of 3

USD 1392 Each

Group of 4

USD 1392 Each

Group of 5

USD 1392 Each

Group of 6

USD 1377 Each

Group of 7

USD 1377 Each

Group of 8

USD 1377 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Personal porters

- Mountain guide expenses

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

For groups of 10 or more the price is $1325/person. Please note that meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (with the exception of the farewell dinner) are not included.




 

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