Experience the panoramic mountain views of Annapurna Conservation Area on a week long trek to Ghorepani Poonhill 3194m.
Ghorepani Poonhill trek offers the best views of mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre. This trekking trail once used by horse caravans traveling between Pokhara and Mustang passes through beautiful Rhododendron forests and Gurung settlements. As you trek along Tadapani and Ghandruk while enjoying stunning mountains and landscape your guide will brief you with interesting details about the region. Throughout the trek you will stay in a Tea house offering warm Nepalese hospitality.
Enjoy a complimentary airport pickup and transfer to our hotel near Thamel. In the evening take a meandering walk around the heritage sites of Kathmandu and join a welcome dinner with trek briefing. Next day you will join a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. Visit the symbolic heritage sites of Kathmandu and observe people and life in action.On the third day you will take a drive to Nayapul via Pokhara and start the trek alongside the Modi river. You will trek through beautiful Gurung villages of Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani and Ghandruk. During the trek you can experience breathtaking views of mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu and other numerous ice capped peaks. Annapurna conservation area is home to the Snow leopard, Musk deer, pheasants, and records the presence of 97 mammal species, 476 birds, 56 herpeto and two fish species. Fifty-five species of endemic flowering plants and 456 vascular plants have been recorded in the area.
After discovering the beautiful Annapurna conservation area, you will take a drive back to Kathmandu from Nayapul and do amazing activities until your departure.
Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 3 Kathmandu to Ulleri (2,050m/6,725ft) : 6-7 hours
Day 4 Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020ft) : 4-5 hours
Day 5 Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) : 6-7 hours
Day 6 Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,362ft) : 3-4 hours
Day 7 Ghandruk to Pokhara : 4 hours trek
Day 8 Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 9 Departure