Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks in Annapurna region of Nepal which is situated at the altitude of 3210 m. The trek is ideal for those who can afford a short time but aspire to embrace the natural beauty and the magnificent view of Himalayas of Annapurna region. The breath-taking mountain scenery of whole Annapurna range and the beautiful ethnic Gurung villages justify the popularity of Ghorepani Poon hill trekking and is the best seller among all our short trekking In Nepal. In 2019, CNN Travel has listed Ghandruk Village as one of the best picturesque places in Asia.
This trek will pass through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region, best blooming Rhododendron forests and also got the opportunity to feel the local culture and tradition of ethnic Gurung community. This trekking is best known for Photographer’s paradise and you can capture best snaps of Annapurna Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges.
The main attraction of this trek is to visit Poon Hill from where you can enjoy a spectacular sunrise over the whole Himalayan range. The panoramic views of including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others along the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge.In addition to that, Poon Hill Trekking will get you a chance to see beautiful Nepali villages, paddy fields, and wonderful culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like Gurungs, and Magars. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are two of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna Region.
YOUR INCLUDED MEAL GUIDE: B= BREAKFAST, L= LUNCH, D=DINNER
DAY 01-POKHARA - TIKHEDHUNGA (1577M): L/D
Your guide will pick you up from our office and an hour drive to Nayapul (50km) via public transport/ private cab. The starting point of the trek is from Birethati, beautiful riverside village beside the Modi River. About 3/4 hours hikes you will reach to Tirkhedhunga.
DAY 02-TIKHEDHUNGA - GHOREPANI (2855M): B/L/D
You will have morning breakfast and start your trek, which will pass through the middle of Magar village called Ulleri. From this point the trail climbs gently through green pastures and slopes fields also encountering with rhododendron and oak forests then you will reach Nangethanti. It’s time to have short rest/lunch and after 4 hours of hiking through the forest, you will reach Ghorepani.
DAY 03-GHOREPANI - POON HILL (3210M) - TADAPANI (2630M): B/L/D
Wake up early morning and after an hour hike to Poonhill (3210m) from where you can enjoy the panoramic mountain view & beautiful sunrise from the corner of the mountain. Then, after an hour trek down to Ghorepani start your 6 hrs trek to Tadapani. The trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali & Tadapani.
DAY 04-TADAPANI - GHANDRUK (1950M): B/L/D
Trek will start to Ghandruk village after the breakfast which is also a very beautiful Gurung village where you can feel the culture and lifestyles of local ethnic community. This place is also the local inhabitant of Royal Gurkhas Army from British Government. This place provides an excellent close -up views of Annapurna south, Machhapuchhre and Himchuli. There is an ACAP office that provides information about Annapurna conservation area project details and different trails information within in it.
DAY 05: GHANDRUK - POKHARA (910M): B/L
This is the last day of your trek. After the breakfast and hiking around 3 to 4 hrs, you will take the bus/cab back to the Pokhara.