Ghorepani Poon Hill Family Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking,  also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, or Annapurna Panorama Trekking is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. Invigorating through some rhododendron forests, Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture. However, Poon Hill Trek is obviously best known for the views from Poon Hill.

Ghorepani lies on a major trail linking several other villages as well as the Annapurna Base Camp. From the South-East direction, it can normally be reached by foot from about 10 hours depending on the trekker. However, many trekkers prefer to overnight at one of the lower villages on their way to Ghorepani. Ghorepani, covering the distance over two days owing to the steepness of the trail, the increase in altitude and the beauty of the natural surroundings. This trail includes the villages of Shikha, Dana, and Chitre. The best thing of Ghorepani poon hill trek is sunset, sunrise and beautiful natural sceneries.

The divine beauty of the sunrise over the Himalayas namely Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Gangapurna, etc from Poon Hill, nothing could have been more tantalizing. Imagine your whole family together in one clear quiet morning, staring at the sky with the golden sun just above the snow-clad Himalayas! The bird's chirp will add some pleasant music to the moment. A moment to be captured in camera as well as in each other’s mind!

So, if you are thinking of a family vacation, join  Wongchhu Peak Promotion  Team for Ghorepani Poon Hill Family Trek. A family vacation is a matter of great joy to be in the hands of those who care!

We promise you will not regret visiting this place

After morning breakfast Wongchhu Peak Promotion will introduce you with your tour guide and he will pick you from the respective hotel for an interesting tour of Swayambhunath Stupa located on a hilltop, with fabulous views of Kathmandu city, green hills that surround the valley and of high snow-capped mountains.
Swayambhunath one of the oldest historical sites listed in the world heritage of more than 2,5000 years old Buddhist religious complex with huge dome shape stupa with four mystical eyes of Buddha overlooking four directions North, South, East, and West. After an impressive tour visiting the monastery and small chapels, this place surrounded by green forest with many monkeys around and this place is also known as “Monkey Temple”.

Next nice tour leads towards east of Kathmandu city at Pashupatinath Temple area, tourist or non Hindu are not allowed inside the main temple, however one can overlook the temple from the bank of Bagmati river the holy and famous Shiva temple with golden pagoda tier roofs and four silver doors surrounded with lovely forest with many monkeys around. This place is flooded in the mid-February on Shiva Ratri (birth anniversary of Lord Shiva). Nearby on the opposite bank of the river funeral and cremation takes places for all Hindu religion.

Then after drive towards northeast reaching at Bouddhanath Stupa also called as “Little Tibet” due to strong Tibetan influence in culture, traditions and Buddhist religion, Bouddhanath a huge dome with tow tier where one can walk up near the top with nice views of surrounding Bouddhanath area with shop, stores, restaurants, and monasteries.
After a fascinating and lovely historical and cultural tour return back to respective hotels. Then take rest for a while and in the evening you will meet with your trekking guide and a representative from Wongchhu Peak Promotion (WPP) office for short briefing before your trip because you should know all the essential factors and places before going to the trek.


Your journey will start from the Kathmandu Valley. When you arrive at the Kathmandu Airport, our representative Wongchhu Peak Promotion (WPP) will welcome you and he/she will drop you at the hotel so that you can relax and take rest in the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.


Today, we drive to Pokhara in luxurious tourist bus eye sightseeing through the attractive scene of Nepalese countryside like Muglin, Gorkha- Manakamana, Pokhara-Prithvi Narayan Chowk, bus station, lakeside of Pokhara. These countrysides offer the various vegetations, green forest, rivers, narrow, congested, roundabout roads, and very beautiful green hills. After reaching Pokhara (840m.) the representative of Destination Himalaya trek relocates you to the hotel.


In the clear morning attractive snow-white mountain allure you. With the various heart-stealing views of snowy walls and mountain, your trek leads to the Nayapul. Around two hours drive, you reach in Nayapul, Lake City of Pokhara. With the glance of Birethanti, we start to walk through the bank of Modi Khola/River. Indeed, pine forest, rhododendron, rural community belongs to ethnics groups with the beautiful sight of lowland rice fields. We stay overnight at Tikhedhunga.


Today also we start our trek after breakfast. Our long uphill from the Tikhe Dhunga will be started and continued until arrived at Ulleri village. The long stone steps trail offers you a range of exiting landscape and Himalayan vista. This ascending is a little bit difficult. This day we pass through the rhododendron forest, beautiful villages exploring various types of flora and fauna. You also enjoy the majestic views of the mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and many more.


In the morning, we go up to Poon Hill to see the view of the sunrise in the snow clad mountains over The Himalaya. Besides, the glimpse of the Himalaya range of Dolpo, Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri come in front of your eyes. After some time we return back to the Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani, which lies 300 meters down from Ghorepani. In the process of descending down to Tadapani, we pass through the dense forest where we encounter monkeys, birds, and other wild animals.


Today, we descend steeply through forests and reach Ghandruk village at noon. We have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office and museum. We spend the night at Ghandruk.


Today we walk down from Ghandruk village and meet a flat trail along the Modi Khola. Eventually, we make a circuit when we reach Birethanti. We continue walking towards Nayapul. We then drive to Pokhara. Overnight stay at Pokhara.


Scenic drive/Fly back to Kathmandu by private vehicle or domestic airlines.  In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.


Finally, it’s SEE OFF TIME. You will be picked from Hotel by representatives of Wongchhu Peak Promotion staff and dropped at Tribhuvan International Airport.

The cost includes the following services

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • 4 nights Kathmandu in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide, Transportations, and entrance fees
  • Kathmandu- Pokhara-Kathmandu airplane flight and departure taxes OR Tourist Bus for both way
  • Food and Accommodation during trekking (full board service – breakfast, lunch, and dinner + hot water)
  • An experienced English speaking trekking guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging
  • All necessary paper works (National Park Fee )
  • TIMS (card)
  • Wongchhu Peak Promotion Trekking duffel bag and trekking/ climbing map
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Insurance for Nepali Staff
  • Special Welcome and Farewell Dinner
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • If required to change from airplane to helicopter to/from Pokhara due to weather issues, the additional cost of the helicopter will be shared amongst clients.
  • Personal trekking and climbing gear
  • Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast and farewell dinner)
  • Alcohol and Beverages during the trek and climbing season
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, shower, etc.)
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation & any medical costs.






Waterproof Hiking shoes

1 pair



Changing shoes / sandal

1 pair




3 pairs



Warm trousers

2 piece



Warm pants

2 pairs



T – shirts

5 piece



Long underwear

1 pair




1 piece



Warm fleece Jacket

1 piece



Baseball hat

1 piece



Warm hat

1 piece



Waterproof pant and jacket

1 pair



Good gloves for trek and climb

2 pair



Sleeping bag

1 piece



Personal back pack

1 piece



Duffel bag

1 Piece

Provided by WPP


Sun glass

1 piece



Sun block cream

1 piece



Head lamp / torch




Water  bottle -1 liter bottle

2 piece



Trekking poles

1 pair



Tooth brush and tooth paste




Extra  batteries for head lamp/ torch and camera




Extra film rolls/ memory cards (if digital camera )




Battery charger ( if digital camera)





1 piece



Lip guard




Personal first aid kits




Rain coat



All the equipment can be purchased and some of the equipment can be rented in Nepal at reasonable price.


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Trip-Code: WPP-001-GPT
Destination: Nepal
Region: Annapurna Region
Altitude: 3850 M
Season: Spring / Autum
Difficulty: Medium
Accommodation: Tea House
Duration: 11 Days

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