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Trip Duration

4 Days

Trip Grade


Highest Altitude

Poonhill Viewpoint (3,210 m)


Teahouses / Homestay


plane, bus/jeep

Group Size


Best Season

Spring and Autumn

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek Brief Insight

Nepal’s most approachable, peaceful, and satisfying trekking trail is the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Trekking up Poon Hill offers you to see snow-covered peaks and expansive landscapes in a small period of time. Furthermore, this trek is an adventurous trek that lets you explore all of Annapurna’s major sites. Trekking in Poonhill is perfect for travelers bound by time.

The trek to Ghorepani Poonhill presents some of the most outstanding up-close panoramas of the ‘s tallest and most captivating mountains. During the trek, Dhaulagiri [8167m], Annapurna South [7119m], Fishtail [6993m], Nilgiri south, Singa chuli, Annapurna I [8091m], and many other mountains become visible.

To get the most out of the trek to Ghorepani and Poonhill, travel during the peak seasons of March-Mid June for spring and October-Mid December for autumn. Since the trail’s highest point is just 3,210 meters above sea level, it can easily be traversed in the winter. Some people prefer to walk this trail during the monsoon, but be aware of leeches along the way.

The Ghorepani Poonhill trek is one of Nepal’s best-known short treks. The trek requires four to five days to finish. The Poon Hill trek is a great way to acclimate before conquering some of the most difficult treks like the Annapurna Circuit or the Annapurna Base Camp trek. This trek is ideal for trekkers and adventure enthusiasts of all ages.

Highlights of Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

  • Uncover the most approachable, and enjoyable trekking routes in Nepal.
  • An exciting trail through enchanting rhododendron, oak, and fir forests.
  • From Poonhill, a truly stunning sunrise view of sparkling mountain ranges.
  • Explore the trails surrounded by lovely hills that are equally breathtaking to look at.
  • Discover the amazing beauty of the Annapurna region’s mountain ranges.
  • Within the Annapurna Conservation Area, be graced by nature’s beauty.
  • Encounter the lifestyles of various ethnic groups.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive from Pokhara to Ulleri then trek to Ghorepani

Highest Altitude :

2,874 m

Trek Duration :

5-6 hrs

Begin your adventure to Ghorepani Poonhill trek. Today you will be brought to Ulleri by vehicle and then trek to Ghorepani, your final destination for the day.

The route leads you to Ulleri through Nayapul. After traversing Nayapul, the road ahead becomes offroad. Ulleri is the Magar community’s most populous village. From the place, you can see Mt. Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre in all their beauty.

From here on out, the trekking journey begins. The trail beyond is quite steep. The woodland gets thicker as you move higher. You pass through the lush forests of rhododendron and oak trees In the surroundings, rhododendron and oak forests. Nangethanti is the next destination on the route. In Nepali, the word ‘Thanti’ refers to a rest house. Then after, you must trek upward to reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a lovely settlement that exhibits an incredible panoramic vista and serves as a rest stop for travelers.
Overnight in a lodge at Ghorepani.

Day 2: Early morning hike to Poon Hill viewpoint then trek to Tadapani

Highest Altitude :

Poonhill (3,210 m) and Tadapani (2,610 m)

Trek Duration :

7-8 hrs

Today’s trail is going to be incredible. The sunrise panorama over the high mountains is today’s main attraction.

You depart Ghorepani and climb to Poonhill for almost an hour after getting up before dawn. The lovely view of golden mountain ranges is breathtaking as the sun rays reflect on the surface of the mountain ranges. The moment is worth rembering for lifetime. Some of the great mountains visible from the Poonhill include Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, and Singa Chuli.

You descend to Ghorepani and resume the trek to Tadapani after having an amazing day. In Tadapani, there is a small village. The walk comprises both uphill and downhill sections. Along the route, you can soak in the scenery of lush vegetation.
Overnight in a teahouse at Tadapani.

Day 03: Trek from Tadapani to Jhinu Danda

Highest Altitude :

Tadapani (2,630 m)

Trek Duration :

6-7 hrs

In the early morning, you will depart Tadapani and hike to the Jhinu Danda. The Jhinu Danda also provides stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You will have some time upon arriving at the Jhinu Danda before trekking down to the Modi River’s natural hot spring. So, take a hot bath and massage your tired muscles in the hot spring.
Overnight in a teahouse at Jhinu Danda

Day 04: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Siwa/Ghandruk Phedi and drive to Pokhara

Highest Altitude :

Siwa/Ghandruk Phedi (1,150m)

Trek Duration :

6-7 hrs

Start your day off right with a hearty breakfast. The trip comes to an end on this day. You’ll travel to Pokhara by retracing the same route.

You descend into the valley that follows the course alongside the Modi River shortly after leaving Jhinu Danda. The trail descends via terraced fields to Siwal/Ghandruk Phedi. Following that, a one-hour off-road trip will take you to Nayapul, where you can take the paved path to Pokhara. You eventually return to Pokhara by road, traveling through stunning scenery.

What's Included

• Simple tea houses in trekking on twin sharing basis with 3 times of meal.
• A professional trekking guide & necessary number of porters (2:1) with their salary, meal, accommodation, transportation & insurance.
• Necessary permits & TIMS card, Annapurna Conservation area permit & local Municipality fees.
• Both way Bus transportation in Nepal
• proper hotel in kathamandu and pokhara.
• All grounded transportation like pickups & drops
•A group medical kit

What is Excluded

• All Kinds of beverage.
International/domestic flights.
• Early arrival / late departure.
• Travel insurance (you must purchase one before starting the trek)
• Rescue evacuation if needed (it can be helped arranging)
• Tips for driver, guides & porters.
• If a plan is changed by any other problem such as, landslide, political disturbance, changing plan, cancellation of flight. Or the things not mentioned above nd of beverage.
• All extra expenses such as shopping trekking gears.

Best Time

The trek to Ghorepani Poonhill can be done at any time of year. During various seasons, there are benefits and drawbacks. Climate and weather are important factors to consider when traveling. Autumn and spring are the greatest seasons for traveling.

During autumn, the weather is much more likely to be pleasant, and the skies are fair. As a consequence, a detailed overview of distant mountain ranges can be seen. The amazing view of varied terrain, forests, streams, and other scenic beauty becomes more visible and stunning.

Spring is a time of rebirth. The flowering of rhododendron in the highlands makes the scenery more appealing and marvelous throughout this season. During the day, the weather is kind of warm. Springtime travel is revitalizing and delightful.

The winter can be extremely cold while traveling. In most occasions, only a limited number of travelers visit the place. If you do not really mind being cold, the trek can be pleasant.

Mostly during monsoon season, the trek can be troublesome. The pathways are muddy and sloppy since it is rainy season. Proceeding trekking can be hard, and you might miss out on the magnificence of the trek’s panoramic picturesque.

As a whole, autumn is the ideal time to go trekking. A big number of trekkers appreciate the pleasures and excitement throughout this season.

Accommodation and Meals

Like most Nepalese treks, the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is a teahouse trek. A single room with twin beds is typical at tea houses. In the regular room, you can power your smartphones. A hot shower charges around a dollar throughout most teahouses.

In addition, Nepal trekking trails present travelers with an incredible adventure while tasting traditional Nepalese cuisines. Teahouse meals are modest, with most serving the Nepalese “Dal Bhat” meal. Breakfast and dinner meals, on the other hand, provide a wide selection of choices. You have the option of enjoying Nepalese or international cuisines such as Indian, Japanese, and many others.

Packing list for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Clothing can differ from warmer to lighter wear based on the season. Trekking can be considerably more comfortable if you prepare for it in a systematic manner. So, here are the essential clothing and accessories lists for the trek:


  • Jackets (Windproof or Down)
  • Waterproof outerwear
  • Thermal wears
  • Woolen hat or cap
  • Pair of gloves
  • Shoes
  • Tracksuits and trouser
  • Trekking boot


  • Bags
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera, binocular and mobile phones
  • Headlamp and torch
  • Trekking Sticks
  • Lighters
  • Whistle
  • Toilet papers and tissue papers

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take from Ghorepani to Poonhill?
Hiking from Ghorepani to Poonhill takes around an hour. People usually travel to Poonhill early in the morning to observe the mesmerizing sunrise view. The sun's beams shining off the mountain ranges are spellbinding.
Is it possible for you to drive to Poonhill?
The road that directly corresponds to the Poonhill path was recently built. In two hours, the drive will take you to your destination. You may relax and enjoy the beauty of nature from the lookout without being tired.
How can I get to Ghorepani?
To travel to Ghorepani, catch a bus from Pokhara to Ulleri, traveling through Nayapul. Following that, it's an uphill climb to Ghorepani, moving through verdant rhododendron and oak forests.
Is it necessary to obtain a trekking permit for the Ghorepani Poonhill trek?
Definitely, for the Ghorepani Poonhill walk, a trekking permit is required. The trek follows the trails of the Annapurna region of Nepal. Without permits, there really is no way to get in. It is

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