Poonhill Ghandruk Trek
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek of Nepal is one of the most popular and easiest treks in Annapurna region. Situated at an altitude of 3200m and just beneath the greatest Himalayan Range, the area is famous for fascinating traditional villages, ethnic communities, rhododendron forests and magnificent 360-degree views of more than 10 snowcapped mountains.
Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu International Airport
  • Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara - Nayapul to Ulleri trek
  • Day 03: Ulleri to Ghorepani
  • Day 04: Ghorepani to Poonhill to Tadapani to Ghandruk
  • Day 05: Ghandruk to Kimche to Nayapul to Pokhara
  • Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu and Departure to Airport (According to flight schedule)
The Overview
Your Trekking Details
Day 1 Arrival Kathmandu (1320m)
You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel and a short brief about the trekking after refreshment. Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu Welcome by Welcome Nepal Treks and Transfer to the hotel & briefing about program Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 Kathmandu to Pokhara - Nayapul to Ulleri trek
After Breakfast at your Hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara, take a private car to Nayapul. If you start trek from Kathmandu, you will take an early flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara then drive to Nayapul. It is about 1:30 hours to get there. We start our trekking from Nayapul. During the hike, we pass many local villages, teahouses, gentle green rolling hills, rivers and local people. After crossing the Tikhedunga Khola on the suspension bridge, the trail begins to climb up quite steeply on a stone staircase that is more than 3200 steps. After climbing the hill we can see Mt. Annapurna south (7219m.) and Hiunchuli (6441m.). Nayapul to Ulleri (1960m, 4-5 hours walking)and then overnight at Lodge
Day 3 Ulleri to Nangethanti to Ghorepani
It is a very pleasant part of the trek. We walk in the jungle most of the day. If you come in the spring you will see a lot of Rhododendron flowers. You have the chance to see many wild birds and animals. You can see a great view of many snow-capped mountains. Ulleri to Ghorepani(2874m, 5hour walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
Day 4 Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani tp Ghandruk
We get up early in the morning with warm clothes and climb up Poonhill(3210m.). it is not necessary to take much with us as we return later to collect our main rucksacks. It is about one hour walking to get to Poonhill (3210m). You will see the best sunrise and magnificent view of the Himalayas like Annapurna South, Bahari Shikhar, Hiuchuli, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri ranges, Tukuche peak, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Mt.Manaslu ranges, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and others mountains. After this unforgettable view, we come back to Ghorepani for breakfast. Trek to Ghandruk. The hike starts with quite a steep uphill section to Deurali pass. It is a similar elevation to Poonhill. We will see all the mountains from here as well. After that, we hike down to Tadapani. We continue to hike to Ghandruk through the Baisi Kharka (Buffalo pasture). Ghandruk is one of the biggest villages of Gurung people. There is the Gurung Culture Museum. We can go and see the way of life of the Gurung people. From this village, we can still see views of snow peaks. Ghorepani to Ghandruk (1939m, 6-7 hours walking) and then overnight at Lodge.
Day 5 Ghandruk to Kimche to Nayapul to Pokhara
If it is a clear morning we may see Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre (fishtail) and Annapurna III very close. We have our breakfast with views. This day, we walk to Kimche from Ghandruk. It takes slowly 1 hours trek. From Kimche, we 3 hours drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at your Hotel in Pokhara.
Day 6 Pokhara to Kathmandu and Departure to Airport
Drive to Kathmandu and free time until departure
Transfer to the international airport for final departure
  • All airport/hotel transfers ·
  • 3 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu ·
  • Welcome and farewell dinners ·
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek ·
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees ·
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), and assistant trek leader
  • All necessary paper work and permits ·
  • A comprehensive medical kit
What's Included
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Hot shower during the trekking.
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
What's Not Included
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