There are 2 important mountain range in Nepal. There are Himalayas Mountain Range and Annapurna Mountain Range. Both of its are famous with its trekking region. We will write about Ghorepani Poonhill trekking which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek. Enjoy trekking in the spectacular mountain scenery through charming village.
You will need to visit Pokhara – Lake Town for you to start your trekking Journey. The trekking started from Nayapul. The whole journey required 5 (difficult) – 7 (easy) days to complete.
Day 1 – Nayapul to Tikhe Dhunga(1495m/4905ft) (Phokara > Nayapul > Duerali > Tikhedhunga)
One hour drive to Nayapul by private Van, we then begin trek to Tikhedhunga. We begin our trek at Nayapul, driving to the road head. After 15 minutes short walk along the bank of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1065 m) a large village that has many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village. The trail follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. From there, the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1495 m and after the short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1525 m. This trek offers a short and relatively easy day, during journey and allows us to become used to the experience of trekking in Nepal. Overnight at Annapurna Guest House.
Day 2 – Ghorepani (2850m/9350ft) (Tikhedhunga > Landruk > New Bridge > Jihnu > Ghorepani)
Trek to Ghorepani. Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with steep climb to Ulleri. The trail ascends a steep stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps). Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070 m. Then the trail continues to ascend towards Banthanti at 2250 m. Then we make our trek towards Nangethanti (final climb) at 2460 m. From Nangethanti climb to Ghorepani at 2750m, from here we can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m). After an hour walk brings you to Ghorepani at 2775 m. Overnight at The Sunny Guest House.
Day 3 – Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2520m/8268ft)
An early start and an hour hiking to Poon Hill (3195m) leads us to a brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. After spending about 40 minutes on the hillside, we come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and start walking to Tadapani. From Ghorepani the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti, before winding our way to Tadapani (2540m). Overnight at View Top Lodge.
Day 4 – Tadapani to Ghandruk (1950m/6398ft)
Our descent brings us to the Ghandruk village of around noon. We will overnight here so have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office and museum. As well as take time to explore the village. Stay overnight at Annapurna Guest House
Day 5 – Ghaundrung to Pokhara via Pothana(1910m/6266ft) and Phedi (910m/2986ft)
Our last two days of trekking take us through the village of Pothana (2110m) before reaching Phedi (950m). On arrival in Phedi, mid morning, our bus meets us before driving to Pokhara where our trek ends.
Things that are SUPER important!
- Pray that you have a nice guide like ours Chudamani (http://www.greatadventuretreks.com)
- Always make sure the Guest Room you stay have Hot Water Shower
- Don’t worry about drinking water, there are plenty here
- Sleeping bag is essential, the mattress there always in cool and wet condition
- Due to high altitute and low temperature, bringing extra camera batteries is a must, some guest house even without power supply
- Bring extra money. Pay for the horse riding for porter to carry you for any emergency occur
Meal during Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
All Meals on full board basis will be provided during the spent on trek. Three meals(Nepali,Sherpa, Tibetan,Continental, Italian and Indian cusion) a day will be provided from the teahouse/lodge menus. Don’t expect much on the food, because the whole Annarpurna Circuit Restaurant using the same menu. Each day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same lodge you spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination. Imagine that you having your fried rice at the top of the mountain or valley.