Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

8 Days

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the perfect trekking trip for those who wish to explore the Himalayas and are looking for something less challenging. Additionally, the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is one of the shorter and easier treks in the Himalayas. It is one of the most popular trekking trails in the region. Those with enough time can continue their journey to Annapurna Base Camp.

The trek starts and ends in Pokhara, providing a colorful introduction to the Annapurna region. Trekking to the viewpoint at Poon Hill offers unobstructed mountain views. This trek is perfect for witnessing the true beauty of the majestic mountains. The trek consists of numerous uphill and downhill trails through rivers, valleys, and forests, offering a refreshing break amidst nature. The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is an easy trek through charming villages and dense rhododendron forests teeming with birds and deep sub-tropical valleys. The beautiful valleys are all nestled below the Annapurnas with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare.

For undertaking the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, the spring and autumn seasons are perfect. During these seasons, the weather is favorable for exploring the majestic mountains. Accommodation is typically at local tea houses and hotels, providing healthy and hygienic meals. Pre-trekking experience is not required. Our professional trekking guides make your journey meaningful.


Day 1:
Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel
Day 2:
Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 3:
Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1,570m)
Day 4:
Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,850m)
Day 5:
Hike to Poon Hill (3,210m) for Sunrise, then Trek to Tadapani (2,630m)
Day 6:
Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940m)
Day 7:
Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1,070m) and Drive back to Pokhara (820m)
Day 8:
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 9:


Cost Include for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

  • Ground Transportation: All necessary ground transportation as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu Hotel: Three nights Kathmandu hotel accommodation with B&B mode
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing: A day sightseeing at Kathmandu, visit some of the popular UNESCO World heritage sites
  • Welcome dinner: Welcome dinner with the presence of trekking staffs and admin team
  • Permit: Necessary trekking permit including national park, TIMS card and local permits
  • Guide: A professional and experienced trekking guide, fluent in English and first aid trained too.
  • Trekking mode services: Accommodation in local tea house and lodge, three course of meals in each day with hot water, tea and coffee as needed
  • Trekking map: A trekking map
  • Medical kit: A group medical kit box

Cost Exclude

  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Meals, during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • Bottled water and cold drinks
  • Internet card (wifi)
  • Laundry services
  • Extra services that not mentioned in the above included list

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek FAQs

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What is the best time to trek to Poon Hill?

The best times to trek to Poon Hill are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These periods offer clear skies, stable weather, and vibrant natural scenery.

How difficult is the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek?

The trek is considered moderate and is suitable for trekkers of all levels, including beginners. The trails are well-marked, and daily walking hours range from 4 to 6 hours, with some steep ascents and descents.

What kind of accommodation can I expect?

Accommodation along the trek is in teahouses, which offer basic but comfortable lodging with shared facilities. Rooms are typically twin-share with simple bedding.

Ghorepani Poonhill in Google Map