4 DAY GHOREPANI POON HILL TREK

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

Highlights

  • Enjoy the beautiful Ghorepani 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 treks in the 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 have a 10-days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek that includes arrival and departure days to and from Nepal and a day tour in Kathmandu. We also have 3 Days Poon Hill Trek if you have limited days. Further, we have 12 Days Best of Nepal Adventure that includes the Ghorepani Trek and Chitwan Jungle Safari.

Ghorepani Poon Hill 4-day trekking starts in Pokhara. The actual trek begins after a short drive to Nayapul, and the trekking goes to Ulleri on the first day. You stop at Hile to Tikhedunga to have lunch and trek further Ulleri for overnight. You hike to Ghorepani on the next day, and the trek today takes about 5-6 hours. You hike up to Poon Hill to see the great Sunrise view over the Himalayas. You can 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 to Nayapul and take a short drive to Pokhara to end the trek in Pokhara on your as this is the last day of the 4-day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. You can 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 trekking, and they are local indigenous of the areas.

Itinerary

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

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

  • Lodge
  • L, D
  • 1540
  • Tikhedunga

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

You trek through the villages of Ulleri, Banthathi, and Nangethati today and stop at Nangethati to have lunch. The trek today is through the forest of Rhododendron, which is the national flower of Nepa, and the forest is beautiful and colorful in its blooming season, which is from Mid-march to the 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 viewpoint early in the morning to view sunrise over the Himalayas. The hike to Poon Hill takes about 1 hour, and you view the 360-degree view of the 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 trekking today takes about 5 hours, and it is mostly through the forest of bamboo and Rhododendron. You can view the Himalayas from the trail.

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

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

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

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

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What's Included

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

What's Excluded

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

Check Available Dates

  • We have set a list of the dates for the 4 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Select one of the best dates for you and book the trek.
  • If the given date is not suitable for you, then contact us for your 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 a price list for only up to 12 people so, if you are more than 12 people, then contact us as we offer a special price for a bigger group.
Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityPrice 
Start Date22 Apr, 2021End Date25 Apr, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date24 Apr, 2021End Date27 Apr, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date26 Apr, 2021End Date29 Apr, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date28 Apr, 2021End Date01 May, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250
Start Date30 Apr, 2021End Date03 May, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$250

Useful Information

Permits Requirement to do Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – 4 Days

Yes, you need to have two permits 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 trekking from us.

Best time to do 4 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The 4-Day Ghorepani Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek is available and doable 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 required for 4 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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

Accommodation on 4 Day Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

We provide simple lodge/teahouse accommodation for rest three nights on 4 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, and the rooms are just a bed with a pillow and blankets on the lodges, and some of them are very basic, and a sense of adventure is necessary, and most of the rooms are on twin share.

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FAQs

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

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

We suggest you 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 the option to buy bottled or boiled/safe water to drink.

No, We provide porters to carry your main luggage on Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek – 4 days. You simply carry a day pack with a water bottle, camera, sun-screen, spare jacket, etc...

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 Trek. The Ghorepani Poon hill Trek is child friendly and one of the best treks in Nepal for children and students.

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

Yes, you need to have some extra money for your expenses when you go on 4 days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, and the personal Expenses depend Largely on your habit. Most of the meals in the trekking are included in the cost, and you need some money for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks, souvenirs, Tips, a hot shower, Etc...

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

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

Trekking equipment plays a vital role in the trek's success. So, you need to pack your gear carefully by carrying only the necessary things and not packing anything that you do not use. To help you to pack your gear, we have given some list that you should not miss while packing for the 4 Days Ghorepani Poon hill Trek in Nepal.

General

  • Four seasons sleeping bag (we provide you one if required, and it is returnable after the trek)
  • Duffel/Rucksack bag to keep all your gear, and this will be carried by the porter.
  • Daypack for yourself to keep your things such as camera, water, things that you need for the day, and this is carried by you.
  • A small lockable bag to keep the extra stuff that you do not use on the trek, and this is kept in Pokhara and get a return after you returning from the trekking.
  • A down Jacket (we provide you one if you do not have, and it is returnable 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
  • Lightweight thermal tops
  • A fleece jacket
  • Raincoat (if you are traveling in monsoon time)
  • A pair of trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts.
  • Some pairs of warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots
  • A Pair of 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 consulting 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
  • 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.