Poon Hill is the second-best view point in Nepal and Ghorepani Panorama Trekking is the perfect hiking destination for the soft hikers. Starting and ending in Pokhara, this trekking best fits for those who wish to see close views of snowcapped mountains in lower elevation and want to experience trekking in Nepal. Inclusion of the hot spring makes the Poon Hill trek standout, as the trekkers can refresh their tried lungs in natural hot spring ponds.
Trekking through the dense rhododendron, passing several waterfalls, wonderful villages witnessing the wonderful views of the snowcapped mountains and the awe-inspiring sunrise views make this trekking, a complete Nepal trekking.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel. (1334m.)
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, one of our representative will greets you, then you will be transfer to the hotel. Take a good rest in hotel and get refreshed from the jetlag. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and preparation day.(1334m.)
Go for a guided day to explore some of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites in Kathmandu. Soyambhunath-The Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath- Lord Shiva’s temple and widely known as the crematorium next the Bouddhanath Stupa and finally visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the ancient palace place and the home for KUMARI before returning to the hotel. Evening you will be having a delicious dinner at authentic Nepali restaurant.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara and transfer to the hotel.(820m.) 6-7 hours drive
Take a scenic drive to Pokhara. Upon arrival in Pokhara you will be transfer to the hotel. On the free time you can explore around the Phewa lake yourself.
Day 4: Drive to Nayapul(1.5 hours drive) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m.)3-4 hours trek
After breakfast, take a short drive to Nayapul, from there start your trekking towards Tikhedhunga. The trail this day is mostly easy uphill through small villages and several waterfalls. Overnight at Tikhedhunga.
Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2860m.)6-7 hours trek
The longest trekking day of the trip, this day you will trekking uphill for six-seven hours through the dense rhododendron forest to Ghorepani. Ghorepani welcomes you with stunning views of snowcapped mountains. Enjoy your hot drinks with astonishing views of giant mountains from the teahouse.
Day 6: Visit Poon Hill(3210m.) and trek to Chuile(1800m.) 4-5 hours trek
Wake early morning and start your hiking towards Poon Hill, get there before sunrise and catch the magical views of mountains in the dawn. Then trek back to Ghorepani for breakfast. Then after trek to Chuile for the overnight.
Day 7: Trek to Hotspring.(1565m.)4-5 hours trek
Grab your breakfast and starts your trekking to Jhinudanda, the natural hot spring place. Once you are there, take a dip into the hot ponds and refreshed your tired lungs. Enjoy your day at Jhinu Danda.
Day 8: Trek to Tolkha (1700m.)4-5 hours trek
A soft trekking day. Start late and trek slowly to Tolkha. This day you will accompany by the mix views of mountains and the landscapes.
Day 9: Trek to Australian Camp.(1890m.)4-5 hours trek
After breakfast, start your trekking towards Australian Camp. This day you will be rewarded with the good mountains views as well the stunning landscapes with easy hiking experience.
Day 10: Trek to Sarangkot(1592m.)3-4 hours trek
A short trek from Australian Camp and you will be in Sarangkot. Sarangkot is one of best place for sunrise and sunset views. Catch the sunset view in the mountains this evening.
Day 11: Trek back to Pokhara.(820m.)2 hours trek
Wake early morning to collect the wonderful sunrise views. Then trek back to Pokhara. In Pokhara you can go for Pokhara sightseeing when you can boat on Phewa Lake, visit the Tal Barahi Temple, Devi’s Falls, Gupteshwor Cave and the Tibetan Camp. Enjoy your day in Pokhara.
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu.(1334m.)
Take an early morning bus back to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu you will be transfer to the hotel. Then go for the last minutes shopping around Kathmandu Valley.
Day 13: Fly back to home.
You will be transfer to the Kathmandu International Airport to fly your next destination.