Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days With Jhinu Danda
At a Glance
  • Duration5 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Maximum Altitude3210
  • ActivityTrekking and hiking in Annapurna Region
  • Group Size1-20
  • StartsPokhara
  • EndsPokhara
  • Best SeasonAll around the Year
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days Highlights
  • Witnessing the most breathtaking Himalayan sunrise view from the peak of Poonhill (3210 m)
  • Experiencing and exploring the culture, traditions, and lifestyles of the Gurung and Magar communities in the prominent Ghandruk and Ulleri villages.
  • Travel over paddy fields, rhododendron forests, rare wildlife, and birds and inspect the diverse flora and fauna.
  • Easy and short hiking trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal.
  • Spectacular and breathtaking views of the giant mountains like Dhaulagiri (8167 M), Manaslu (8165 M), Annapurna I (8091 M), Macchhapuchre (6993 M), Nilgiri and many more.
  • Immersing in Nepali rural hospitality and observing their lifestyle.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, a 5-day journey in Nepal's Annapurna Region, offers an affordable adventure with rich cultural experiences. Referred to as the Poon Hill Trek, it highlights the charm of local villages, diverse traditions, and the splendor of Rhododendron flowers in full bloom. Reaching a maximum elevation of 3210m, the trek presents a stunning sunrise view of prominent mountain peaks. Managed by Mount Glory Treks, it accommodates all age groups, minimizes altitude sickness risk, and serves as the starting point for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Conveniently accessible through an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, it's an excellent choice for novice hikers and those on a budget.


GHOREPANI POON HILL TREK- THE INTRODUCTION

The Poon Hill Trek, a 5-day journey in the Annapurna Region, is a top pick for adventure enthusiasts seeking a brief and economical hiking experience. Also identified as the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek or Ghorepani Jhinu Danda Sunrise Trek, it unfolds in the Myagdi District of Northern Central Nepal.

During this short getaway, travelers can immerse themselves in the allure of local villages, encountering distinctive cultures, traditions, and daily lifestyles that diverge from Western and European norms. The trek meanders through charming paddy fields, forests, and habitats of rare animals and birds. The highlight is the abundance of Rhododendron flowers, with over 30 species adorning the Poonhill route and its surroundings, creating a captivating spectacle during the floral season from March to May.

The predominant ethnic groups in the region are Gurung and Magar (Poon Magar), with their revered temples and monasteries lining the Poonhill Trek. Reaching a maximum elevation of 3210m, the trek offers a breathtaking sunrise view over majestic Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, and Annapurna South, leaving an enduring impression of snow-capped mountain panoramas.

Along the way, travelers will encounter the picturesque Gurung settlement of Ghandruk Village celebrated for its traditional and cultural site museum and Natural Hot Spring Place "Jhinu Danda".Mount Glory Treks organizes this 5-day trek from Pokhara to Pokhara, accessible also through a flight from Kathmandu. With a suggested daily walking duration of 4 to 5 hours, the trek ensures a high level of service with proficient guides, porters, and vehicles. Although trekking is feasible throughout the year, the optimal months are March, April, May, September, October, and November. The itinerary accommodates private trips and fixed group departure dates, tailored to traveler preferences.

Suitable for all age groups, the 5 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek entails minimal risk of high altitude sickness. Serving as the starting point for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, it caters to beginners and budget-conscious travelers, offering a commodious option from Kathmandu with an early morning flight to Pokhara.
 

Itinerary

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            B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner 

            What's Included
            • All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
            • Standard Guest House accommodation while trekking time on a twin-sharing basis.
            • Well-English speaking Government License Holder  Experienced Trek leader/Guide.
            • Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to Pokhara by Private Vehicle.
            • Food, Accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment are for all staff.
            • Annapurna Conservation Area Permits and TIMS  for trekking.
            • All government, hotel, and other applicable taxes.
            • Trip Completion Certificate.
            • Official expenses.
            What's not Included
            • International Airfare and taxes.
            • Travel insurance covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
            • Porter Service.
            • Nepal entry visa(visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival.USD 25 per visa for 15 days, USD 40 per visa for 30 days, and USD 100 per visa for 90 days. All the visas are multiple entry *visas. please carry 02 passport-sized photographs for the visa.
            • All items of personal expenses.
            • Tipping for guides, porters, and drivers( Tipping is expected).
            • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the 'Price Include' section.

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