Ghorepani Poonhill Trek From Kathmandu | Best Short Trek In Nepal

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Departure Time :
    9:15 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
  • Return Details :
    • Drop-off at your hotel in Kathmandu after the drive from Pokhara. • Departure transfer to the Kathmandu International Airport after the trip.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


A short trek into the Anapurnas and towards the beautiful Ghorepani and the Himalayan vantage-point Poon Hill. The trekking trail is filled up with spectacular mountain views of the entire Annapurna range and passes thru beautiful ethnic Gurung villages. This is a few days of adventure with relatively easy hiking and witnessing the local culture and tradition. Observe the panoramic view from Poon hill from mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Fishtail and other peaks of the western region.


Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Family friendly

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Perfect for all ages and skill level

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu/meet & transfer to hotel
Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, you shall be met then transferred to your hotel. O/N Hotel.

Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu
After breakfast is sightseeing around the Kathmandu city visiting various religious and historical sites like Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath – Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath & Boudhanath; all UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Later on return back to hotel. O/N Hotel.

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara (827m)
Drive to Pokhara after breakfast via a scenic route passing along village, small towns, rivers etc. O/N Hotel.

Day 4: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Tikhedunga (1540m) 4-5 hrs 
Early in the morning, drive to Nayapul which takes about 1 hour drive to begin the trek alongside the river Modi Khola. En-route, you will pass along a large and prosperous town of Birethanti before reaching Tikedhunga. O/N Lodge.

Day 5: Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2870m) 5-6 hrs
After breakfast, begins the trek where the trail first crosses Tikhedhunga and continue on to the large Magar village of Ulleri (2080m). Then you continue to Banthali (2250m), before passing through the magnificent oak and rhododendron forests en-route to Nangathanti (2460m). After an hour walk uphill Ghorapani is reached. O/N Lodge.

Day 6: Visit Poon Hill (3210m) – Ghorepani to Tadapani (2710m) 6-7 hrs
Early in the morning, you will hike for an hour to Poon Hill (3210m). Arriving at sunrise, the vantage-point of Poon Hill offers magnificent views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli and Machhapuchchhre mountains. Then return back to the hotel; breakfast and start the trek to Gurung Hill. The trail crosses pine and rhododendron forests on the way down to Deorali (3090m) and Banthati (2650m). Passing Banthati you will then head down to a small river and climb up the trail heading to Tadapani. O/N Lodge.

Day 7: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m) 4 hrs
The trail descends steeply through the forest to Baisi Kharka, where you will cross a stream and proceed towards the beautiful village of Ghandruk. Here you will be treated to stunning views of Annapurna South and the Annapurna Conservation Area Project before spending the night at Ghandruk. O/N Lodge.

Day 8: Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m) & drive to Pokhara 3-4 hrs
From Ghandruk the trail descends to Chane (1690m) and to Kimchi (1640m). The trek then follows the ridge downhill to Kehone Danda and Kliu (1390m), before making a suspension bridge crossing over the Sadhu Khola River. Finally you will arrive alongside the Modi Khola, where you will reach Shauli Bazaar (1140m). Passing through the lovely birch forest you will then visit Lamakhet and Birethanti (1000m). Walking about 30 minutes the trek reaches Nayapul and from there it is a one hour drive to Pokhara. O/N Hotel.

Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu
Today drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara which is 6 hours approx. O/N Hotel.

Day 10: Trip concludes 
You shall be transferred to the Airport for your onward destination.


Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle as per the itinerary.

Accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 star hotel including breakfast for twin share.

Kathmandu city tours inclusive of vehicle transfer & professional English speaking tour guide.

Surface transportation to and from trekking start and end point by tourist bus (Upgrade to flights/private car available on extra cost)

Accommodation during the trek at guest houses/lodges on twin sharing, Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea and coffee during the trek.

Highly experienced government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek and their transportation, food, accommodation, salary, equipment and insurance.

Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS)

First aid medical kit.

Duffle bag.

Government taxes.

Service charge.

Fuel surcharge

Landing and facility fees





Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

International airfares.

Rescue and travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

Items of a personal nature.

Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, and internet.

Tips and gratuities (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Children must be accompanied by an adult

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate