Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 2 Days From Pokhara - 2 Days

  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 3,210m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • Fantastic short and easy trekking route in Annapurna region.
  • A scenic jeep or bus off-road drive from Pokhara to Ulleri.
  • Explore the unique culture of the Gurung and Magar community.
  • Visit the rare flora and fauna valley in lush forests.
  • Get the local warm hospitality and peaceful beauty natural.
  • Fantastic mountain views of Mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, and magnificent Machhapuchare ‘Fish-Tail’.
  • Amazing sunrise and sunset view over the massif mountains.
  • Reach the exciting viewpoint Poon Hill (3,210m).
  • The unique experience of Himalayan Nepal.

About Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 2 Days From Pokhara

Ghorepani poon hill trek is one of the most famous Himalayan ranges viewpoint trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal, its a short, sweet, and easy journey as this trek includes all of ages trekkers to get a unique experience of mountains. We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure created the shortest Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 2 Days From Pokhara, who want to see the thrilling panorama mountain and golden sunrise view over the massive Annapurna. Poon Hill (3,210m) is the best viewpoint of the Annapurna region which offers magnificent views of snow-covered mountains and exciting landscapes. Would you look for Poon Hill Trek in 2 days? this 2 Days poon hill trek from Pokhara is a great option for nature lovers to explore the fascinating route of Nepal. The highest point of this trek is situated at 3,210 meters altitude from sea level, which is also known as the easiest trekking in Annapurna Area.

This Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 2 day is a wonderful choice for limited holiday travelers to discover the beauty of nature and culture, as well as, the trail leads us to the spectacular countryside, picturesque traditional villages, lush rhododendron forests, Gurung and Magar ethnic community unique culture, amazing snow-capped mountain scenery, and wide range of flora and fauna valleys. In 2 days Poon hill trek with Himalayan Frozen Adventure, you will touch the beautiful sections of Himalayan Annapurna with enjoying the breathtaking sunrise view and get local people warm hospitality. This trek doesn't demand any experience of trekking and not concerned about high altitude sickness to reach Poon hill from Pokhara, but you will get a lot of experience on these 2 days trek. The trek offers awesome world three highest Mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, and magnificent Machhapuchare ‘Fish-Tail’ with many other mountains.

We start this Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 2 Days Itinerary From Pokhara and takes the early morning 3 to 4 hours jeep drive to Ulleri (1,960m), then trekking towards Ghorepani Village. During the trek, you walk through the beautiful villages of Magar and Gurung, where you explore the unique culture, real Nepalese lifestyle, and traditions. Likewise, the trek ascent to colorful forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia, Sandalwood, Juniper, and Pine trees with enjoying the rare flora and fauna. After passing the Banthanti you walk stone steep to the largest Gurung village Ghorepani, where you see magical mountains and peaceful green landscapes. On the second day of this trek early in the morning, you will climb to Poon Hill to enjoying the Panorama 360 degrees of Himalayan ranges and amazing sunrise views of the mountain. After spending your incredible moment at Poon Hill, the trail descends the same route to Ghorepani village and Ulleri. From Ulleri, you take a jeep drive back to Pokhara where our 2 days Poon hill trek packages will be complete.

Itinerary

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Early in the morning, your guide will come to pick up from Hotel and takes a jeep drive from Pokhara valley to Ulleri. The jeep drive crosses the scenic landscapes of the valley side, amazing waterfalls, and wide farmlands. Then drive goes along the banks of the Modi Khola to lush forests and crosses the beautiful villages of Sudan (1160m), Hille (1,495m), and Tikhedhunga (1570m). After having 3 hours of scenic drive you arrive at Ulleri, where you will see wonderful mountain views of Annapurna South and Mount Machhapuchare ‘Fish Tail’. From Ulleri, you start through the lovely Magar villages and dense forests of rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, and pines. Likewise, the trail provides the beauty of natural and rare flora and fauna, then you heading past Bhanthati village. After passing the colorful forests, you reach the beautiful Gurung village Ghorepani for an overnight stay.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,880m
  • Ghorepani

Today is your major destination day of this trekking. Wake up early morning and be ready to hike Poon Hill. After climbing 45 minutes from Ghorepani you reach Poon Hill, which is the magical viewpoint in the Annapurna region. From Poon Hill, you will see an amazing sunrise view over the huge Himalayan as well as mesmerize panoramic mountain views of Dhaulagiri, Mustang Himal, Nilgiri’s, Annapurna, Machhapuchare Himal the famous Fish-Tail peak with Lamjung and Manaslu range of peaks. Finally, after exploring the delightful Poon Hill, you descend to Ghorepani. After having breakfast at the Ghorepani lodge, the trail drops down to Ulleri and you will drive back to Pokhara. Later, in the evening, you will have a farewell dinner with the team members and end your journey in Nepal.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 850m
  • Pokhara

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup/Drop from Airport – Hotel - Airport a private vehicle.
  • Accommodation 1 night at Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Teahouse/Lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Tourist bus or domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu).
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trekking leader and assistant Guide.
  • Jeep drive from Pokhara to Ulleri.
  • leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Guide & Porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health conditions (funded by your Travel Insurance).
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Annapurna trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS).
  • First aid box.
  • Farewell Dinner.
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking equipment for this trek.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

FAQs

Is Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Difficulty?
This trek is easy than another trek, the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is Difficulty through the Poon Hill (3,210m). Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is classified as easy, any trekkers can do easily this trek. 


Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for this trek?
The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 


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.


 

Useful Information

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


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. 


Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


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 Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

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.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!