ANnapurna Base CAMP TREK
In Annapurna region the Ghorepani Poon Hill is one of the best trek.
It is short, moderate and easily accessible. There are lots of nice lodges
for overnight stay and eat. Except the months of June to September little
bit less people otherwise this trail is always remains busy.
If you have a short period of time for trek in Nepal , we recommend you to
make a small circuit trek programs by including the best view point Poon
Hill (3200m)and beautiful Gurung (Gurkha people) settlement Ghandrung
in your itinerary.
Highlights of the trip
Total duration of trip: 10 days
Type of route:- Moderate
Duration of trek:- 5 days
Type of arrangement:- Tea-house trek
Maximum elevation of the route :- 3200m.
Brief Itinerary of the Annapurna Poon Hill trek
Day 01:Arrival Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Katmandu airport, meet, assist and transfer to Hotel. Short briefing about the whole trip. Overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast in your hotel, sightseeing tours of Pashupatinath (Lord Shiva’s huge temple) and the Aryaghat (the Hindus cremation ghat); Boudhanath Stupa (the largest Buddhist stupa in the world; Shoyambhunath Stupa (Old stupa in the world). Overnight in the hotel.
Kathmandu to Pokhara: Morning drive by tourist bus to Pokhara(about 6 hours).Check-in hotel in Pokhara.
Free time for explore the Lake Phewa and its surrounding tourist hub. Overnight in the hotel.
Pokhara to Tirkhedhunga. After one hour drive by private vehicle to trek starting point (Naya pool). Trek to Birethanti and then to Tikhedhunga (1750m).About 5 hours trek through forest and Magar villages. Overnight in a lodge.
Day 05:Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani
After breakfast at the lodge we climb the Ulleri Hill which very stiff in this trail. After 4 hours walk through Rhododendron forest & small villages we reach to Ghorepani(2830m) village. Overnight in a lodge.
Visit Poon Hill and trek to TadapaniWake-up early morning and stiff walk of 400 meters to the view point Poon Hill to catch the Sunrise views over high Himalaya peaks. From this point we can see more than 20 snow capped mountains like Dhaulagiri (8163m), Annapurna I (8091m).Back to lodge in Ghorepani, breakfast and then trek to Tadapani (2400m).Overnight in a lodge.
Day 07:Tadapani to Ghandrung
This day the trial fairly descend and after a short trek( 3-4 hours) ends at Ghandrung (1970m) village. It is one of the largest Gurung settlement in Nepal. Check-in a lodge , lunch and rest of the day explore the beautiful village. AnnapurnaSouth and Machhapuchare are very excellent view from Ghandrung.
Day 08:Ghandrung to Pokhara
After breakfast at the lodge trek down to Birethati, lunch and then drive from Nayapool to Pokhara hotel. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 09:Pokhara to Kathmandu
Drive by tourist bus to Kathmandu. Check-in hotel in Kathmandu. Free in Thamel.
Day 10: Departure
Departure to International airport.