Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Difficulty

  • Updated on Apr 20, 2021
  • Govinda Gurung
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Some of the family groups and trekkers wanna short and easy treks to see the snow-capped mountains and pristine scenery of the wide Himalayan, therefore we design most of the comfortable route at Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. The Poon Hill (3,210m) is one of the major attraction viewpoints in Nepal which offers an amazing sunrise view and mesmerizing mountain panoramic views of the Dhaulagiri range, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Manaslu, and many other peaks.

This Poon Hill Trek difficulty is graded as moderate easy than Manaslu, Everest, and Annapurna Treks, but before doing this trip you have to be a healthy lifestyle, physical training, fairly active, and endurance capacity. Basically, the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek goes through the easy route of beautiful villages, lush rhododendron forests, waterfalls, awe-inspiring mountain terrain, rivers, and rice fields. Poon hill trek is perfect for females, solo, individuals, and families without any risk.

Ghorepani poon hill trek is a unique experience of the Himalayas as well as explore the country’s religions, languages, small towns, traditional culture, and peaks valleys. We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure recommend for those trekkers who have limited time in Nepal to want to get an experience of the Himalayan region and Nepalese culture, this Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the best options for you. 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Difficulty is called easy route and low altitude trek, the Poon Hill Trek is an easy trekking trail compared which is not challenges path like other famous treks, but the trail is not easy everywhere, you have to walk an uphill path and stone steps. The difficulty level of the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek also depends on the lifestyle and the fitness level of the trekkers. For more information about Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Difficulty, Cost, Local Guide, Solo Travel, or any other then feel free to contact us.

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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Highlights

  • One of the most famous viewpoint treks in Annapurna region Nepal.
  • Most comfortable, short, easy, and cheap trek.
  • Rich culture route and delightful local lifestyle.
  • Walk along with the colorful forests, waterfalls, and traditional villages.
  • Mesmerizing mountain panoramic views of the Dhaulagiri range, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Manaslu, and many other peaks.
  • Explore the wonderful place Poon Hill (3,210). 

10 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

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Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02:Sightseeing and trek preparation

Day 03:Kathmandu to drive Pokhara [823m, 8 hrs]

Day 04:Pokhara to drive Nayapul & trek to Ulleri [2050m,6 hours trek]

Day 05:Ulleri to Ghorepani [2750m, 4-5 hours]

Day 06:Ghorepani to Tadapani with a visit to Poon Hill [2700m, 6-7 hours]

Day 07:Tadapani to Ghandruk [1940m, 3-4 hours]

Day 08:Ghandruk to Pokhara [830m 4 hours trek] & [1-hour drive]

Day 09:Drive to Kathmandu [1300m, 8 hrs]

Day 10:Final departure

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 7 Days Itinerary

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Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m and transferred to the Hotel

Day 02:Kathmandu to drive Pokhara 850m - 7 hrs

Day 03:Pokhara to drive Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga 1510m - 5/6 hrs

Day 04:Tikhedunga to trek Ghorepani 2750m - 5/6 hrs

Day 05:Ghorepani to trek Tadapani 2610m - 4/5 hrs

Day 06:Tadapani to trek Ghandruk-nayapul and drive back to Pokhara 850m - 6 hrs

Day 07:Pokhara to drive Kathmandu by tourist bus 1350m - 7 hrs

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 Days Itinerary

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Day 01:Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga 1530m - 5 hrs

Day 02:Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani 2850m - 5/6 hrs

Day 03:Hike to Poon Hill and trek from Ghorepani to Ghandruk 2010m - 6/7 hrs

Day 04:Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara 850m - 5/6 hrs

Day 05:Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus 1300m - 7 hrs

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Accommodation

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu and Pokhara, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Meals

At the Kathmandu and Pokhara have included only breakfast. During the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Annapurna region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 

Safe to Travel Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Make you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility

During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Best Season

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek FAQS

Electricity does available on Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?
Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of the Annapurna region, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc.

Is possible to take my children to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?
Of course, all of the ages can do this Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.

Is possible to get a hot shower the trekking?
Yes, the hot shower is possible to get many lodges and teahouse but above the 4,000m is not available and not good for your health.

Can I found Wi-Fi through the trek?
Of course, Wi-Fi is available many lodges and teahouse, but you have to pay extra.

Is it safe for a solo female traveler?
Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is responsible teams, who leading many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and made successfully.

How can I respect the culture?
During the trekking, we can get Different kinds of culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.

Is possible to get ATM through trek?
No, is not possible to get ATM and bank through the trek, so you have to takes Nepali money from Kathmandu.

Do I have to take sleeping bags on the trek?
Yes, is necessary to take sleeping bags on the trek because the lodges don't have enough blanket.

How high the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?
Ghorepani Poon Hill trek high elevation is (3,210m) above the sea level. 

Is Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek permit necessary?
Yes, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek TIMS and Permit are necessary.

How many hours I have to walk each day?
For this Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek per day maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 5 hours, you have to walk.

Is possible to make an extra day on the trek?
Yes, if you have time then the trekking is always flexible, you can easily add.

Without any trek can I do it? 
Yap, many trekkers succeed without any trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of easy adventure in Himalayan Nepal

Booking trip can I do cancel?
Yes, you have the option to cancel this trip but there are some certain conditions:

  • If you cancel your trip before 60 days the full amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel your trip before 30 days the 30% amount will be refunded.
  • If you cancel your trip before 1 week the 5% amount will be refunded.

How to manage drink water through trekking?
The Langtang region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. Bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters water for your health.

Is possible to pick up me from the airport?
Yes, when you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.

Can I exchange my money in Nepal?
Of course, You can exchangers your money at the Airport, ATM, and money exchange by a better rate. And you can get enough Nepalese cash for your trek.

What do I have to carry on the trekking?
You have to carry the perfect size trekking bag where you can put your personal belongings item, snacks, sunscreen, water, camera,  gloves, hat, and jacket. Our porter will carry your 20 kg bigger packs.

Is possible to store my extra things in Kathmandu Hotel?
Yes, it's possible to store your extra things in Kathmandu Hotel, We have a safe place to store your luggage.

Can I get an experienced guide?
Of course, we'll provide an experienced guide, who has the deepest information about Himalayan Nepal, and government license holder English speaking guide. Our guide and porter are fully helpful and friendly and make your trip fantastic.

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