Embark on a 7-day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, a magical journey that takes you through the heart of Nepal's majestic Himalayan landscapes. This popular trek is more than just a hike - it's a cultural immersion and a feast for the senses. From the lush rhododendron forests to charming traditional villages, every step unfolds a new experience. The crowning moment is the sunrise at Poon Hill, where breathtaking panoramas of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges await. With warm local hospitality, delightful Nepali cuisine, and cozy tea house stays, this relatively easy trek is perfect for nature lovers and those seeking a taste of Nepal's mountain culture.
Experience sunrise at Poon Hill
Enjoy warm hospitality from local communities
Trek through lush rhododendron forests
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital city, you will be warmly welcomed by the representatives of Bold Himalaya. They'll transfer you into your hotel to unwind and recuperate from your journey. After settling in, you can venture out to discover the lively and bustling streets of Thamel during the evening. Your first night will be spent in Kathmandu, providing you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in the city's vibrant atmosphere before commencing your trek.
Following breakfast, embark on a picturesque 6-8 hour journey, either by road or a short domestic flight, to reach Pokhara, the enchanting gateway to the Annapurna region. Upon arrival, settle into your chosen accommodation and unwind beside the serene Phewa Lake, its tranquil waters reflecting the stunning Annapurna and Machapuchare mountain ranges. Here, you can bask in the tranquil atmosphere, take leisurely strolls along the lakeside promenade, and immerse yourself in Pokhara's captivating ambiance as you prepare for the adventures that lie ahead. Your overnight stay in Pokhara promises a rejuvenating start to your Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.
Following an early morning breakfast, embark on a scenic 1.5 to 2-hour drive to Nayapul. From there, commence your trek towards Tikhedhunga, a charming village nestled amidst the Himalayan landscapes. The journey unfolds over 4 to 5 hours, granting you awe-inspiring vistas of the surrounding terrain, including lush forests and quaint settlements. After an enriching day of trekking, settle in for an overnight stay in the serene village of Tikhedhunga.
Embark on your trek with the early morning sun, ascending a challenging stone staircase. As you persist, you'll find yourself immersed in the enchanting beauty of rhododendron forests and charming villages that paint a picturesque landscape along your path. After a rewarding day of hiking, you'll finally arrive at Ghorepani, a renowned and well-frequented stopover for trekkers. This leg of the journey typically spans approximately 6-7 hours, and you'll conclude the day by settling in for an overnight stay in Ghorepani, ready to continue your adventure in the heart of the Himalayas.
Begin your day with an exhilarating early morning hike, lasting approximately 45 minutes, up to Poon Hill, where you'll be treated to a mesmerizing sunrise over the magnificent Himalayan peaks. After taking in this awe-inspiring vista, descend to Ghorepani for a hearty breakfast, reenergizing for the day ahead. Your journey continues through lush, dense forests on a 5-6 hour trek to Tadapani, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Annapurna region. As you navigate the enchanting forest trails, you'll eventually arrive in Tadapani, where you'll spend the night, immersing yourself in the serene atmosphere of this picturesque location.
Embark on a picturesque trek from Tadapani to the enchanting Gurung village of Ghandruk, where breathtaking mountain vistas accompany you throughout the journey. As you traverse the scenic trail, immerse yourself in the rich local culture and take the opportunity to explore the Gurung Museum, a window into the traditions and heritage of this charming community. The trek spans approximately 4-5 hours, culminating in a rewarding overnight stay in the heart of Ghandruk, surrounded by the beauty and warmth of this Himalayan village.
After enjoying a hearty breakfast, embark on a leisurely downhill trek that will take you approximately 3-4 hours to reach Nayapul. From Nayapul, you'll commence a scenic drive back to Pokhara. In Pokhara, take the opportunity to explore the charming city, unwind by the serene Phewa Lake, or partake in optional activities. As the day draws to a close, you have the option to either catch an evening flight back to Kathmandu or continue your stay in Pokhara if you wish to extend your adventure. This marks the conclusion of your memorable Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, with your departure either from Kathmandu or the picturesque lakeside city of Pokhara, depending on your travel plans.