4 DAY GHOREPANI POON HILL TREK

  • DURATION4 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELModerate
  • GROUP SIZE1-12
  • MAX ALTITUDE3210

Highlights

  • Enjoy beautiful Ghorpeani trail for 4 days
  • Trek through forests Rhododendron and pine
  • Pass through local villages
  • Magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas from Poon Hill
  • Get acquainted with the rich cultural traditions of the Gurung and Magar people

Trip Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek is one of the most popular and short trek in Annapurna region in Nepal and it is a 4 days trek that starts and ends in Pokhara. The sunrise view over the Himalayas from Poon Hill is one of the major attractions of this 4 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek.

4 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek is suitable for all aged people as old age people, students or even children can do this trek. We also have 10 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek that includes arrival and departure days to and from Nepal and a day tour in Kathmandu or We also have 3 Days Poon Hill Trek if you have shorter days. Further, we have 12 Days Best of Nepal Adventure that includes the Ghorepani Trek and Chitwan Jungle Safari.

Ghorepani Poon Hill 4 days trek starts in Pokhara. The actual trek starts after a short drive to Nayapul and the trek goes to Ulleri on first day. You will stop at Hile to Tikhedunga to have lunch and trek further Ulleri for overnight. You trek to Ghorepani on next day; the trek today takes about 5-6 hours. You will trek to Poon Hill to see the great Sunrise view over the Himalayas. You are able to view Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna south, Hiuchuli, fishtail and many more mountains. You return to Ghorepani to have breakfast and you further trek to Tadapani today.

You will trek all the way to Nayapul and take short drive to Pokhara to end the trek in Pokhara on your as this is the last day the 4 day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. You are able to see the wild monkeys and many types of birds during the trek. You also can experience the local culture of Magar and Gurung people on the trek they are local indigenous of the areas.

Itinerary

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You start your 4 days Ghorpeani Ghandruk Trek today by taking short drive from your hotel in Pokhara to Nayapul. The real trek starts from Nayapul and the trek goes to Tikhedunga today and the trek takes about 4 hours.

You trek via Birethati and few other villages to Tikhedunga and you also stop at one of the village to have lunch.

  • Lodge
  • L, D
  • 1540
  • Tikhedunga

The trek is little longer today and it is hardest day of your Ghorepani-Poon Hill Trek 4 days. You start the trek after breakfast at lodge and the first part of the trek is uphill till Ulleri that takes about hours.

You trek through few village of Ulleri, Banthathi and Nangethati today and stop at Nangethati to have lunch. The trek today mostly through forest of Rhododendron which is national flower of Nepal and the forest is very beautiful and colorful in its blooming season which is from Mid-march to start of May.

You can see the wild monkeys and many birds chirping in this forest while trekking.

  • Lodge
  • B, L, D
  • 2860
  • Ghorepani

Today, you trek to Poon Hill view point early in morning to view sunrise over the Himalayas. The hike to Poon Hill takes about 1 hour and you view the 360 degree view of Himalayas from Poon hill. You see Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna first, Annapurna South, Hiuchuli and Fishtail from Poon Hill.

You return to Ghorepani and have breakfast and start trek to Tadapani. The trek today takes about 5 hours and it is mostly through the forest of firm bamboo and Rhododendron. You can view the Himalayas from the trail.

  • Lodge
  • B, L, D
  • 2630
  • Tadapani

You have great view of Himalayas from Tadapani. The trail to Annapurna Base Camp separates from Tadapani and follow the trail to Chomrong.

However, you follow the trail to Ghandruk, you reach Ghandruk after about 3 hours of trek and stop here in Ghandruk to have lunch with magnificent view of Himalayas.

After lunch at Ghandruk, you trek about few hours to Kinche and drive to Pokhara and the 4 days Ghorepani trek end in Pokhara.

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What's Included

  • Private transfers from Pokhara to Nayapul and return.
  • 2 nights guest house accommodation on trek.
  • Annapurna conservation and TIMS permits.
  • A guide.
  • Meals (3 breakfast, 4 lunches and 3 dinners).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets if necessary.
  • All government taxes.

What's Excluded

  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Tips for the guide.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Check Available Dates

  • We have set list of the dates for the 4 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Select one of the best date for you and book the trek.
  • If the given date is not suitable for you then contact us for your own date as the 4day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is available on any date of the year.
  • Private 4 day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is available on any date of the year.
  • We have price list only up to 12 people so, if you are more than 12 people than contact us as we offer special price for bigger group.
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Start Date02 Mar, 2021End Date05 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date04 Mar, 2021End Date07 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date06 Mar, 2021End Date09 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date08 Mar, 2021End Date11 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date10 Mar, 2021End Date13 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date12 Mar, 2021End Date15 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date14 Mar, 2021End Date17 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date16 Mar, 2021End Date19 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date18 Mar, 2021End Date21 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date20 Mar, 2021End Date23 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date22 Mar, 2021End Date25 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date24 Mar, 2021End Date27 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date26 Mar, 2021End Date29 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date28 Mar, 2021End Date31 Mar, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date30 Mar, 2021End Date02 Apr, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250

Useful Information

Permits Requirement to do Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – 4 Days

Yes, you need to have 2 permit to do 4Day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and they are Annapurna conservation area entry (ACAP) and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permit.

We at Escape Nepal apply and get these permits once you book the Trek from us.

Best time to do 4 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The 4-Day Ghorepani Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek is available and doable all throughout the year, however the autumn (from mid-September till mid-December) and spring (from the beginning of March until May end) are the best time.

Fitness level is required for 4 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Moderate level of fitness is compulsory with daily walking/trekking between 3 hours to 8 hours for short 4 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. You will reach an altitude of 3210m above sea level on this trek. You do not really need to have previous trekking experience however, you need to be healthy and strong desire and stamina to complete the trek with positive thoughts.

Accommodation on 4 Day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

We provide simple lodge/teahouse accommodation for rest 3 nights on 4 Days Ghorpeani Poon Hill Trek and the rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets on available lodges and of them are very basic and a sense of adventure is necessary and the mostly the room are on twin share.

FAQs

We provide total of 10 meals (3 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners) on this 4 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek package and these meals are provided in lodges, the breakfasts and dinners are at the lodge where stay overnights and lunch at the lodge available along the trail, our guide will stop and provide lunch at lunch time.

You can find a wide variety of Nepali and Western meals on this trail and Nepali set meal (Dal Bhat is available everywhere). The drinks like coffee, tea, milk, soft drinks, and beer etc...also available in all places and note that these drinks are not included our price.

We suggest you to bring water purification pills/medicine while coming for the short 4 days Ghorepani Poon hill Trek as you can have normal water for free so, you use the medicine and drink or you have option to buy bottled or boiled/safe water to drink.

No, your main luggage on Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – 4 days will be carried by porter. You will simply carry a day pack with water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc. as small load allows you full enjoyment of the trek.

Yes, Children are allowed to go on 4 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Nepal however they should be healthy and fit enough to do the trek. The Ghorepani Poon hill Trek is child friendly and one of the best trek in Nepal for the children and students.

However, We at Escape Nepal allowed only 10 or above aged children to join our group trek of 4 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Thus, when you plan the trek with children under 10 years then, we suggest you to do the private trek without other strangers as different people may have different trekking pace so, when you do the private trek then the children get extra care and can trek on their pace.

Yes, you need to have some extra money for your personal expenses when you go on 4 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and the personal expenses depend largely on your habit.

Since Most of the meals are provided and included in the cost, you need some money for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks, souvenirs, Tips, hot shower etc...

If you do not drink alcohol and sopping then US $12-15 per day per person should be enough these extra expenses.

Yes, we strongly recommend you to buy travel insurance that covers rescue In case of any serious sickness or injury while on Ghorepani Ghandruk 4 Days Trek. We do everything to make the successful trek however there is always some risk on mountain trek and the evacuation by helicopter in Nepal is very expensive so, it is always better to be safe and covered these by the insurance policy.

Trekking equipment plays vital role to make the trek successful. So, you need to pack your gear carefully by carrying only necessary things and not packing anything that you do not need on trek.

To help you to pack your gear, we have given some list that you should not miss while you packing for the 4 Days Ghorepani Poon hill Trek in Nepal.

General

  • Four seasons sleeping bag (we provide you one if required and it to be returned after the trek).
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep all your gear and this will be carried by the porter.
  • Daypack for yourself to keep your personal things such as camera, water, things that you need for the day and this is carried by you.
  • A small lockable bag to keep your extra stuff that you do not use on trek and this can be kept at the in Pokhara and get return after you return from the trek.
  • A down Jacket (we provide you one if you do not have and it is returned at the end of the trek).
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of light-weight warm gloves
  • T-shirts 2 pieces
  • Light weight thermal tops
  • A fleece jacket
  • Raincoat (if you are traveling in monsoon time)
  • A pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts.
  • Some pairs of liner warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight water proof hiking/trekking boots
  • A pair light trekking shoes or sandals for camp/lodges
  • A water bottle
  • Head/torch Light
  • A medium size towel
  • Walking poles (optional)

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  • We recommend to consult with your doctor for medication suggestions to take for these regions.

Miscellaneous but Important

  • Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies) - these extra passport photos are necessary to obtain the trekking permits.
  • Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  • Lip balm at least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  • Sun cream with SPF 40 is recommended
  • Pocket knife
  • Water purification Iodine tablets (optional)
  • Toiletry kit and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.