Our company representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport. A short drive through the bustling roads takes you to the hotel. A brief stroll around the nearby markets is also viable if you are up for it. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Poonhill Ghandruk Trek
Day 1 Day 01 – Arrive Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 2 Day 02 - Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m) and Transfer to Hille via Nayapul, after lunch start trek to Ulleri (1960m)
In the morning, you fly to the beautiful city of Pokhara. After the flight over the magnificent geographical beauties, you drive to Nayapul and then head towards Hille. After having lunch, you ascend to Tikhedhunga and cross two suspension bridges to reach Ulleri. From Ulleri, you can enjoy the views of Annapurna South (7,219 m). Overnight stay at Ulleri.
Day 3 Day 03 – Trek to Ghorepani (2880m)
Today’s walk is very pleasant and takes you mostly through the jungle within the Annapurna Conservation Area. From Banthanti, you make your way to Nangethanti and walk through the beautiful rhododendron and oak forests. Soon you arrive at the Gurung village of Ghorepani from where you can enjoy the views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains. Overnight stay at Ghorepani.
Day 4 Day 04 – Trek to Tadapani (2630m) via Poonhill (3210m)
You wake up early in the morning and hike to the Poonhill vantage point to enjoy the magnificent sunrise view. Along with the sunrise, you can also see the panoramic views of Annapurna I (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), Gangapurna (7,454m), Lamjung Himal (6,983m), Nilgiri (6,940 m), and several other peaks. After spending some time here, you head back to Ghorepani for breakfast and then descend through the dense forest to Tadapani. Overnight stay at Tadapani.
Day 5 Day 05 – Trek to Ghandruk (1940m)
Today, you head towards the beautiful village of Ghandruk. The trail descends steeply through the rhododendron forests and crosses a stream before leading out a ridge towards Ghandruk. The village of Ghandruk is the second largest Gurung village in Nepal and offers stunning views of Machhapuchhre (6,997 m) and Annapurna South (7,219m). The village is also known for its glorious home-stay practice and brilliant exhibition of Gurung culture. Overnight stay at Ghandruk.
Day 6 Day 06 – Trek to Nayapul then transfer to Pokhara (820m)
This is the final day of your trekking adventure. Leaving Ghandruk behind, you decline down and pass through the terraced rice fields and subtropical forests. You follow Modi Khola and walk on the gentle route to Birethanti. From Nayapul, a private vehicle will pick you up and take you to Pokhara. Upon arrival, you can explore the lakeside area, hike to World Peace Pagoda, or visit other tourist attractions there. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
Day 7 Day 07 – Fly or drive to Kathmandu (1300m)
You can either fly or drive to Kathmandu. If you want a more scenic and detailed view of the countryside, we recommend you to take the tourist bus. Else you can just fly to Kathmandu and save time for sightseeing. You can also take your time to sightsee around the world heritage sites in the valley and shop for souvenirs along the way. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 8 Day 08 – Transfer to airport and fly back to home country.
The 8-day trip comes to an end today. As the enthralling journey in the heart of the Annapurna Himalayas comes to an end, we wish you a safe journey and hope to accompany you in your next visit to Nepal.