Ghorepani Poon Hill Hot Spring Trek - 8 Days

Ghorepani –  Poon Hill – Hot Spring Treks is comparatively an easy walk that begins Nayapool which about one hour drive from Pokhara. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek of 8 days is very famous trekking route for mountain holidays and cultural experience. This trekking package is complete trek from arrival to return of Nepal. Poon Hill trekking starts after the one hour drive from Pokhara. It passes through the famous trekking villages of Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Tadapani, Hot Spring (Tatopani) and Birethati.

Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Hot Spring Trek

  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus or private car or flight
  • Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (trek starting point by car)
  • Trek through villages and farming lands
  • Stunning views of Mountains
  • Sunrise view from Poon Hill
  • Swimming in hot spring

Ghorepani Poon Hill Hot Spring Treks is comparatively an easy walk that begins Naya pool which about one hour drive from Pokhara is the third largest city in Nepal and it is the starting point for most of the treks in the Annapurna area

Maximum height we reach in this trek is 3210m. Ghorepani Poon hill hot spring trek route begins at Naya pool which about one hour drive from Pokhara.

During this trekking trail you will pass through beautiful Gurung village’s outstanding landscape and variety of flora and fauna. You will overview the grand south Annapurna (3210) from Ulleri village. Passing through Ghorepani village you bump into beautiful orchids, massive Himalayan bamboo, and dense Rhododendron forest.

On the other hand well designed rice field over the entire slope gives you a breathtaking experience.  A downhill walk to Jhinudanda through Tadapani Ghandruk will ultimately lead you to the natural hot water spring. Ghoepani Poon Hill trek with hot spring  concludes and gives you the time for Kathmandu Valley Culture and paradise city Pokhara and joyful Annapurna Himalayan Region of Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

DayProgramElevation
1Arrival in Kathmandu1440m
2Kathmandu to Pokhara1495m
3Pokhara to Tikhedhunga1577m
4Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani2870m
5Ghorepani/ Poon hill to Tatopani1190m
6Tatopani to Pokhara1495m
7Pokhara to Kathmandu1440m
8Farewell

Day 1
Arrival to TIA airport. Pick up from there then check in to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.

When you arrive in Kathmandu airport, our agency representative will be waiting for you in the airport holding our company and your name play card. From airport our agency representative will escort you to the hotel. After you check in to the hotel, you will rest and fed your flight sickness till next day.

Day 2
Kathmandu (1360m) Tour

Population: counted nationwide in AD. 2011, Kathmandu had households: 434344 & population: 1744240. Today tour will be in BodhnathStupa, Pashupatinath, syombhunath, with Kathmandu durbar square. In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour Guide then Prepare for trekking.

Day 3
By tourist bus to Pokhara. (850m)

After the well rest moment at hotel of Kathmandu head towards pokhara which takes 6 to 7 hr of drive. Pokhara is located in a lovely valley at the foot of the Machapuchare. From pokhara you will get see spectacular views of the machapuchare and other highest mountain from all parts of the town. This city is quite different then Kathmandu as it has plenty of scenic attractions and is close to the mountains. This beautiful city provide the most intresting activities before heading to trekking like ,short walks around lake side or bicycle rides around city, you can swim or canoe on Lake Phewa or just watch the last rays of the sun stream across the dip in the mountains that hold the lake. Along the lakeside road there is a continuous stretch of small hotels, restaurants and shops; it’s an area which still has a bit of the old hippy scene felt about it.

Day 4
Pokhara to Tikhedhunga(1577m)

We begin our trek at Nayapul after an hour’s drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. After a short 15-minute walk along the banks of the ModiKhola, we reach Birethanti (1,015 m), a large village with many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the BhurungdiKhola. our route leads to farm areas and villages, waterfalls then reaching at Tirkehdhunga for overnight stop in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge after a good day walks of few hours. Here we going to have the night stay at the local tea house.

Day 5
Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani(2870m)

After early morning breakfast, your trekking journey on foot starts. You will pass by a small village named Tikhedhunga (1,577 m). After that , We move on towards the steep climb to Ulleri, a large Magar village at an altitude of 2,070 m. The trail ascends more gently from this point, through fine forests of oak and rhododendrons, towards Banthanti at 2,250 m. Then we trek towards Nangethanti at 2,460 m. After an hour walk we arrive at Ghorepani (2,840 m). Ghorepani is inhabited by Magars. They have a unique culture, tradition, and lifestyle. Even at this altitude, you will find the place super clean. The trekking trail up to Ghorepani is a laborious one. It is also full of natural sceneries like the green lush forest of beautiful oak and rhododendron forests. Here we going to have the night stay at the local tea house.

Day 6
Ghorepani/ Poon hill to Tatopani(1190m)

Today, very early in the morning, we start an hour hike to Poon Hill at an elevation of 3,210 m, a brilliant mountain range spectacle; this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of the sunrise over the high Himalayas, panoramic view of Snow Mountain, best valley view. We return to Ghorepani for breakfast before continuing, climbing steadily through rhododendron forest.We then continue to Tadapani, trekking through open grassland and deep forests. On the way there are excellent views of Annapurna South and the Manaslu range. Then we make a climb along ridges, and through pine and rhododendron forests, towards Deurali (2,960 m) ,follow the river as it leaps and jumps down waterfalls, and continue down for several hour we then arrive in Tadapani where we stay in a teahouse with stunning views of Annapurna South, Machapuchare and down the valley to the horizon.

Day 7
Tatopani to Pokhara

Today’s trek begins early. we will begin with an ascend to Poon Hill-he ultimate point of the trek. we will feel blessed with an opportunity to see the spectacular sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs. And the view of the surrounding farm terraces adds in to the beauty of the scenery.The sun-rise view from Poon hill is quite alluring. With the stunning beauty of the Himalayas in mind, we head back to Ghorepani for breakfast. now the trail decently down through forests to Ghandruk. Here are Gurung people which are the ethnic groups of Nepal. From Ghandruk village easy walking all downhill to Nayapul then we take a short drive to Pokhara by private car.

Day 8
Return back to Kathmandu by tourist bus.

After the night stay we will head to Kathmandu on bus journey. Which will take 5 to 6 hours of drive.

Day 9
Farewell

The journey comes to an end today! A representative from Nepal Trekking in Himalayas will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight.

Cost Include

  • Airport Pick and Drop via Private Transport
  • One night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with twin sharing basic.
  • Two night stay at the hotel in Pokhara including breakfast with twin sharing basic.
  • All government taxes and Annapurna conservation entry fees.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara via Tourist Bus
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu via Tourist Bus
  • Transport Pokhara to Tikhedhung
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System).
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • 06 days porter wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipment
  • 06 days guide wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipment
  • Rescue arrangement in emergency situation & worst weather condition
  • 04 nights Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
  • Necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).
  • Trekking Ending Point to Pokhara
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag/duffle bag (we provide these if necessary).
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • Our service charge and government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • All meals in Kathmandu/Pokhara city and on trek.
  • Extra nights hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara city
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies, such as ground transportation & Heli recue/medical/hospitalization. Medical etc).
  • Your International flight ticket airfare
  • Energetic chocolate/energy drinks/alcohol/mineral water/cigarettes/packing food snacks etc
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses, such as Launtry/WIFI on trek/phone call/hot shower/batteries charge
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Nepal entry visa fees which can get up on your arrival in Kathmandu airport
  • Services not mentioned herein

Cost include

  • All government taxes, TIMS and Annapurna conservation area entry fees.
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Tourist Bus Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu,
  • Pokhara to Nayapul by car, Tatopani to Pokhara by local bus,

Cost Excludes

  • All accommodation, foods and Tips for guide/porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Personal expenses, any other unforeseen expenses and trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Map
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Map
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Altitude Map
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Altitude Map

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