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lOCATION Annapurna Region
Duration 15 Days
TRIP TYPE treking
TRANSPORTATION Flight and Drive
Difficulty Level Easy Challenging,
ARRIVAL ON kathmandu
DEPARTURE FROM Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude: 4130 m
GROUP SIZE +1 pax
MEAL Full board service
ACCOMMODATION Tea house | Lodge
TRIP CODE 2024y

 

when is the best season for The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

 

The best seasons for both the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and the Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Nepal are generally during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) periods. These seasons offer the most favorable weather conditions for trekking and provide stunning views of the Himalayas. Here’s a breakdown of the best seasons for each trek:

 

Springย  | March to May:

This is considered the best time to go trekking in the Annapurna region. The weather is generally stable, with mild temperatures and clear skies. The trail is adorned with colorful rhododendron flowers in full bloom, making it a scenic experience. However, it can get crowded during this season, especially in April when many trekkers visit.

Autumn | September to November:

Another excellent time for these treks, which offers clear weather, stable temperatures, and incredible mountain views. The skies are generally clear, and the landscapes are lush after the monsoon rains. It is the most popular trekking season in Nepal, so you can expect more trekkers on the trail.

Both seasons have their advantages, and the choice ultimately depends on your personal preferences. Spring offers beautiful flora and pleasant temperatures, while autumn provides clearer views and stable weather. It’s important to note that these seasons can still have unpredictable weather conditions, so it’s advisable to check the weather forecast and be prepared for changes in the mountainous terrain.

 

 

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Adventure 14 Summit Company does organize the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This trek is a popular choice for those who want to experience the best of the Annapurna region in Nepal. The trek combines the stunning scenery of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with the challenge of reaching Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).

We at Adventure 14 Summit Company are dedicated to providing exceptional service and creating an unforgettable Himalayan adventure. Our commitment to safety, logistical expertise, and in-depth knowledge of the region ensures a truly enriching experience. From pre-departure briefings to ensuring top-notch accommodation and support throughout the trek, we take care of every detail so you can focus on creating lasting memories in the heart of the Himalayas. Contact us today to embark on this captivating odyssey through the Annapurna region, a journey that will leave you breathless and forever transformed.

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Itinerary

  • Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), a company representative will greet you and transfer you to your pre-booked hotel in the captivating city of Kathmandu.
  • The remainder of the day is yours to explore the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu, indulge in souvenir shopping at local markets, or unwind at your hotel.

ACCOMODATION 3 Star Hotel
MAX ALTITUDE 1,350 m/4429 ft
MEALS B/B

  • The morning unfolds with a scenic flight or overland journey to Pokhara (PKH), a mesmerizing lakeside town nestled amidst majestic mountains.
  • In Pokhara, you can embark on a tranquil boat ride on Phewa Tal lake, explore the vibrant bazaars, or savor the delectable local cuisine.

ACCOMODATION 3 Star hotel
MAX ALTITUDE 800m
MEALS B/B

  • Day 3 commences with a private vehicle transfer from Pokhara to Nayapul, the designated trailhead for the trek.
  • The trek commences from Nayapul, leading to Tikhedhunga, a charming village boasting captivating vistas of the Annapurna massif.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 1540 m/5053 ft
MEALS BLD

  • The trail from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani features a gradual ascent through verdant rhododendron forests and cascading rice terraces.
  • Ghorepani is a popular stopover renowned for its awe-inspiring mountain vistas, especially of Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 2810 m/9219 ft
MEALS BLD

  • An early morning pre-breakfast hike takes you to the summit of Poon Hill, renowned for its captivating sunrises that unveil the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges in all their glory.
  • Following a hearty breakfast, embark on an uphill trek through the jungle to Durali, concluding with a gentle descent to Tadhapani for your overnight stay.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 2700 m/8858 ft
MEALS BLD

  • The trail from Tadapani to Chomrong traverses well-maintained paths, weaving through traditional villages and cascading through terraced fields.
  • Chomrong, a sizeable Gurung village, offers a plethora of lodges and teahouses catering to trekkers.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 2170 m/7119 ft.
MEALS BLD

  • There are many ups and downs on this day. You will descend for an hour to the Chomrong Khola River and cross its waters on a suspension bridge.
  • You will continue ascending for the next 1.30 hours to Sinuwa. There are many beautiful rhododendrons and walnut trees along the trail.
  • After lunch, you will pass through an area named after all the bamboo before reaching Dovan.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 2580 m/864 ft
MEALS BLD

  • A gradual ascent following the banks of the Modi Khola brings you through a sacred valley. No meat or fish is allowed in this area to comply with Buddhist and Hindu beliefs.
  • You will continue to pass bamboo trees, and if you are lucky, you may see Lophorous birds, the national bird of Nepal.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 3230 m/10597 ft
MEALS BLD

  • Enjoy a scenic ascent towards ABC, with the trail easing after Deurali. Unlike the steeper sections encountered earlier, this portion of the trek allows you to relish the surrounding beauty.
  • Upon reaching the base camp, be captivated by the awe-inspiring panorama of the Annapurna Himalayas. Towering peaks like Annapurna I, Machapuchare (Fishtail), and Hiunchuli dominate the skyline, creating a scene of unparalleled grandeur.
  • Experience the unique beauty of the high-altitude environment, surrounded by pristine glaciers and snow-capped peaks. Immerse yourself in the serenity of the Himalayas and soak in the atmosphere of this remarkable destination.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 4110 m/13484 ft
MEALS BLD

  • Commence the day with an early start to witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the Annapurna Sanctuary. As the first rays of light touch the mountain peaks, watch the world come alive in a dazzling display of color.
  • Follow the Modi Khola River on a scenic descent towards Bamboo Village. The trail winds through diverse landscapes, offering a glimpse into the changing vegetation as you descend in altitude. Observe the transition from the stark beauty of the high mountains to the lush greenery of the lower valleys.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 2340 m/7677 ft
MEALS BLD

  • The day begins with an ascent to Sinewa, a small village nestled amidst terraced fields. Take in the panoramic views before tackling the climb.
  • After reaching Sinewa, descend to the Chomrong Khola River, a vital source of water for the villages in the region. Cross the river using a traditional suspension bridge, a common sight on the Annapurna Base Camp trek.
  • Enjoy a well-deserved rest stop at Chomrong, a popular hub for trekkers in the region. Explore the village’s unique culture and interact with the friendly locals.
  • (Optional) Unwind and rejuvenate in the natural hot springs of Jhinu Danda. These open-air pools provide a welcome respite after a day of trekking, allowing you to soothe your muscles and relax in the natural setting.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE (1780 m/5839 ft)
MEALS BLD

  • The trail on day 13 leads to New Bridge, a suspension bridge offering captivating views as you cross over the raging Modi Khola River below.
  • Traverse through charming villages and terraced farmlands on your way to Landruk. This section provides a window into the rural life of the region, where locals cultivate crops and raise livestock amidst breathtaking scenery.
  • Landruk boasts stunning vistas of Huinchuli and Annapurna South peaks. Take a moment to appreciate the panoramic view before continuing your trek.

ACCOMODATION Lodge
MAX ALTITUDE 1940 m/6364 ft
MEALS BLD

  • Embark on a pleasant hike with panoramic views as you reach Deurali Edge. This relatively easy section allows you to catch your breath and marvel at the surrounding landscape.
  • Descend through a captivating tapestry of villages, forests, and terraced fields on your way to Dhampus Phedi. The trail winds through diverse ecosystems, showcasing the rich biodiversity of the region.
  • Take a local bus to Pokhara, a vibrant lakeside city nestled amidst the mountains. Pokhara offers a plethora of restaurants, cafes, and shops, allowing you to unwind after your trek and explore the city at your own pace.

ACCOMODATION 3 Star hotel
MAX ALTITUDE 1,050 m
MEALS BLD

  • Catch an early morning flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Relax and enjoy the aerial views of the Himalayas as you bid farewell to the mountains.
  • Upon arrival in Kathmandu, enjoy some rest and relaxation at your hotel. Take time to reflect on your incredible adventure and relive the memories of your trek.
  • Explore the vibrant city at your leisure or indulge in souvenir shopping with the assistance of your guide. Kathmandu is a bustling metropolis with a rich history and culture, offering something for everyone.

ACCOMODATION 3 Star hotel
MAX ALTITUDE (1350 m/4429 ft):
MEALS B/B

Generally, you need 3 hours before your flight time to get to the Kathmandu airport in Nepal. So you transfer to the Kathmandu airport for your flight to your destination.

Cost Include

  • Hotel in Kathmandu: 2 nights 3/4-star hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast
  • Dinner in Kathmandu: One Welcome Dinner in a tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Officeโ€™s Staff.
  • conservation Entrance fee: Annapurna conservation area entry fee, and TIMS card.
  • TIMS card: Trekkers' Information Management System.
  • Accommodation: accommodation (twin sharing basis) during the trek.
  • Meal in Trek: 3 meals a day (BLD; including tea and coffee) Fresh vegetable Clean, nutritious, and fresh.
  • Transportation service: All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles in Kathmandu.
  • Domestic Flight and All land transportation as per itinerary.
  • High altitude guide: highly experienced High Altitude guide and porters.
  • porters: A typical porter can safely carry 15-20 kilograms (33-44 pounds). This includes your backpack and any duffel bag you might be using.
  • First AID: First aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of your climbing and health safety.
  • Staff insurance: guide, and porter Medical insurance, helicopter evacuation insurance, and treatment insurance.
  • Emergency oxygen: Emergency oxygen, mask, and regulator are provided to guests and expedition staff requirements.
  • Weather forecast: Weather forecast report as necessary and Continuous monitoring and update for during the entire trek.
  • Communication: Satellite phones, walkie-talkies (radio set) with the expedition team leader, and your Climbing Sherpa guide. Satellite phones are available for members at the cost of US$ 3 per minute call.
  • Allowances and Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
  • Adventure fourteen summit T-shirt, cap, water bottle and Duffle Bag for Trekking.

Cost Exclude

  • international airfare: International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu)
  • Visa fee: A Nepalese visa costs $ 50 for 30 days and $ 125 for 90 days.
  • Meal in Kathmandu: Lunch and dinner will not be provided during your stay in Kathmandu (or if you return from your trek earlier than planned).
  • Extra accommodation in Kathmandu: Extra-night accommodations in Kathmandu In the event of an early arrival or late departure, or an earlier return from trekking (for whatever reason),
  • Insurance: Travel and high-altitude insurance, accident, Helicopter medical & emergency evacuation. *Mandatory
  • Rescue evacuation: If necessary, medical insurance and emergency rescue and evacuation costs will be incurred.
  • Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gear, and Equipment
  • Personal Expenses Telephone, Internet, battery recharge, shower, laundry, and any alcoholic beverages (beer, coke, mineral water.
  • During the trek: Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
  • Generator: Generator for backup lighting power and charge electronic tools and charge the battery.
  • Solar panels: Solar systems for lights alternative for lighting, battery, and mobile charging at the lodge
  • Tips: Calculate some tips for guides, porters & base camp staff.
  • FILMING: Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee
  • Any other services or activities that are not mentioned in the itinerary. Any other item not listed in the โ€œCost Includesโ€ Section.

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FREQUINTLY ASKED QUESTION...

Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon my arrival?

Yes, our airport representative will be there to receive you at the airport. Office staff will be showing the adventure 14 summit signboard. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

What essential documents do I need to bring with me?

Please bring a copy of your travel insurance, a copy of your passport, and three photos (passport size) with you for your trip to Nepal. You would need photos for permits

Can I obtain a visa for Nepal upon arrival at the airport?

Yes, you can easily obtain a visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

What is the Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

The Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a popular trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It combines two famous destinations: Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp. The trek offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, diverse landscapes, and cultural immersion in local villages.

How long does the Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek take?

The duration of the trek can vary depending on your pace and itinerary. On average, it takes about 10-14 days to complete the trek. This includes acclimatization days and time for exploration at Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp.

What is the best time to do the Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

The best time to undertake this trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer stable weather, clear skies, and moderate temperatures, making the trekking conditions more favorable.

Is prior trekking experience required for this trek?

Prior trekking experience is not mandatory for the Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek. However, it is advisable to have a reasonable level of fitness and be prepared for long walks and steep ascents and descents. Regular exercise and stamina-building activities before the trek will be helpful.

What is the level of difficulty for this trek?

The Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek is considered a moderate trek. The trails are well-established, and there are teahouse accommodations along the route. However, there are some steep uphill and downhill sections, which require a moderate level of fitness and endurance.

What permits are required for this trek?

To undertake the Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you will need two permits. The first is the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP), which allows entry into the Annapurna Conservation Area. The second is the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card, which provides information and tracks trekkers in the region. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

What are the accommodation options during the trek?

The trekking route offers teahouse accommodations, which are basic but comfortable lodges run by local families. These teahouses provide rooms with beds, blankets, and common dining areas where you can enjoy meals. The availability of amenities may vary along the route, with more facilities in popular locations like Ghorepani and Annapurna Base Camp.

What are the major highlights of the trek?

ajor highlights of the Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek include: 1. Panoramic sunrise view from Poon Hill, offering breathtaking vistas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. 2. Cultural immersion in traditional Gurung and Magar villages, experiencing their unique customs, traditions, and hospitality. 3. Walking through dense rhododendron forests, with vibrant blooms during the spring season. 4. Reaching the Annapurna Base Camp, surrounded by towering peaks, including Annapurna I (8,091 meters). 5. Soaking in natural hot springs at Jhinu Danda, providing relaxation and rejuvenation after the trek.

Is it possible to do this trek independently or do I need a guide?

It is possible to do the Ghorepani Poon Hill with Annapurna Base Camp Trek independently. The trail is well-marked and frequently used, and teahouses are available for accommodation and meals. However, hiring a local guide or porter is recommended for better navigation, cultural insights, and assistance with logistics. A guide can also enhance your safety during the trek.

What happens if I get sick or injured while doing trek?

We take every effort to ensure our trekkers' safety and well-being, but be confident that professional guides are experienced and knowledgeable in handling emergency situations. If required, your guide will use your travel insurance documents to request a rescue chopper and fly you to Kathmandu for medical treatment.

What happens if I have symptoms of altitude sickness on the trek?

Minor altitude sickness symptoms, such as a headache, are quite common, and you can continue walking. However, if you have any new symptoms, it is critical that you do not continue your climb to a higher elevation. We may usually plan for you to walk down to a lower elevation and wait a few days for the symptoms to improve before continuing on to the next level.

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