Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is a trek in every traveler’s bucket list . This circuit takes you around the Annapurna region with spectacular views of Annapurna range, Hiunchuli (6441m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m). Expect to be mesmerized by the ethnic villages of Ghandruk and Ghorepani, as you take on this breathtaking trek through the valleys, crossing passes and spending nights at remote settings. This trek will be a journey into the heart of Himalayan culture as you enjoy the warm hospitality of indigenous communities and gather a worthwhile experience. Welcome to the real heaven on Earth.
While treks in the Himalayan region can be challenging, this 10-day trek is suitable for all age groups as long as you can take on steep terrains and frosty conditions. Arriving in Kathmandu, you begin with a tour of the valley and neighboring town of Lalitpur. A day in the valley does not suffice for its many attractions, however, we make do as we visit some of the UNESCO listed World Heritage sites. The following day we leave for Pokhara, a legendary tourist town southwest of Kathmandu, before starting our trek at Nayapul. The next 6 days ensues an enthralling journey into the hills, lush green and laden with wild flora and fauna, as we take on strenuous climb along rocky trails and challenge ourselves to resist the scintillating beauty unraveling in front of our eyes. Ghorepani Poonhill, a stop in your itinerary, will be the ultimate viewpoint with the views of Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m) along with 360° views of surrounding valleys. During the course of this trek, you’ll pass through Ghorepani, Tadapani, Ulleri, and Ghandruk village. Ghandruk is a predominantly Gurung settlement and has a picturesque setting that is mostly depicted in promotional movies and pictures. Be prepared to alter your perspective of remote life as you take on this beautiful trek. This trek can be undertaken any time of the year barring the monsoon (June to August) for the trails can turn dangerous.
With a history of providing finest services to our customers, Corporate Adventure Treks is proud to introduce this trek and offer their services to prospective customers from Nepal and abroad. Provide us the opportunity to guide you through one of the best trekking trails on Earth with our experienced staffs who ensure safety and a worthwhile experience.
Once you arrive in Kathmandu, meet our travel representative at the airport. Transfer to the hotel is followed by a briefing on the trek. Dinner in the evening is organized by Corporate Adventure Treks. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
A choice of either a free day or a sightseeing tour, you need to book the sightseeing tour as you arrive. Sightseeing involves a tour around the Historical Kathmandu Durbar square including other UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu and Lalitpur including Patan Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Today, you head on a road trip to the tourist town of Pokhara. On the road for 8 hours, start your journey as you exit Kathmandu along the Prithvi Highway. With the roads refurbished expect a smooth ride on a tourist coach as you take the trip of a lifetime along the serene valleys with Trishuli and Marsyangdi River cutting through the hills. As you arrive in Pokhara, you’ll be received at the bus station and transferred to the hotel by the lakeside. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara
Duration: 3-4 hours
The trek starts after we drive to Nayapul. Starting our trek, we cross the Modi Bridge and take a trail down a flight of stone stairs. Walking along lush green scenery, you cross a river on suspension bridge as you reach Ram temple. Further, crossing several crop fields along the way you arrive in Tikhedhunga. Overnight stay at Tikhedhunga.
Duration: 5-6 hours
After a short descent, while exiting Tikhedhunga, you’ll cross a suspension bridge and then tread these stairs as you climb up the beautiful valley. Passing by picturesque settlements of the Himalayan region with terraced fields, you enter a forest full of rhododendron trees before arriving in Ulleri. Enjoy the views of Annapurna range while you hike to Ghorepani. The Gurung village boasts magnificent Gurung culture and traditions. Overnight stay at Ghorepani.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Gear up for a majestic morning with the views of Annapurna range as you start the day early and hike up to Poon Hill. It is famous for views of the sunrise over the Himalayas. Shortly you descend back to Ghorepani and after a quick stop for breakfast, you set off for Tadapani. First up, we hike up to Deurali Pass, along with the ridgeline of a hill and descend to Banthanti. Finally, we ascend onto Tadapani. Overnight stay at Tadapani.
Duration: 3 hours
Heading to our final destination, Ghandruk, we take a relatively easy hike on the trail near Lalikharka, southeast of Tadapani. First up, we descend to Bhaise Kharka. We proceed downhill along a flight of stone stairs with rhododendron trees on either side as you pass by deep gorges. Arriving at this beautiful Gurung village, we get an unobstructed view of the Annapurna range including Hiunchuli (6441m), Gangapurna (7454m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m). the village is also famous as a village with great home-stay practice and reception of tourists. Overnight stay at Ghandruk.
Duration: 3 hours trek 1 hour drive
Wrapping up our trek we head back to Pokhara via Nayapul. First up, we hike downhill along a 13km long along Modi River. Crossing from pine forests onto terraced rice and corn fields we arrive at Birethanti. Then we head onto our starting point of the trek as we cross the Modi Bridge. From Nayapul, we catch a ride back to Pokhara. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Catching a private vehicle early in the morning, we make our journey back to Kathmandu. Driving along the ridges and valleys in the company of Marsyangdi and Trishuli rivers, you cross the settlements of Muglin and Malekhu. As you begin the climb from Naubise, along with the serpentine roads, observe the vast landscape as it disappears when you enter Kathmandu Valley. Checking back into your hotel, take the evening to stroll around the tourist market of Thamel and enjoy the farewell dinner as you spend the night in Kathmandu.
The final day of your trip, make sure you’ve gathered your belongings as you are seen off at the airport to catch your flight. Boarding your flight makes plans for your next trip.