Annapurna base camp to Poonhill trekking
Annapurna base camp trek to Poonhill trekking is most preferred trek trail in Nepal. This trek is called Annapurna sanctuary trek, too. Having mind-blowing scenes of high Himalayas chains- wonderful and incredible natural landscapes- varied floras faunas and two major high Himalayas chaines- Massif Annapurna and Dhaulagiri himal range, are the most beautiful and attractive point of the destination. During the trek, we can enjoy at visiting the most charming Gurung settlement- Ghandruk village, Landruk village and other ethnic group’s residing in the area including their own ethnic customs, cultures, traditions, and their unique lifestyles as well. Beside of it, there are the most panoramic views- views from Poonhill (3210m) which is the best view point in the Annapurna region, are splendid, from where we can see a dozen of mountain’s view like Mt. Annapurna-I(8091m), Mt. Annapurna-II (7937m), Mt. Annapurna-III (7555m), Mt. Annapurna-IV (7525m), Mt. Annapurna South(7229m), Mt. Hiuchuli (6441m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986), Mt. Machhapuchre (6998m) which is called HOLY MOUNTAIN, Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Manaslu (8163m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m) and more. This trail takes you on really well-paved and developed trekking route that’s-why, it’s called IDEAL TREKKING DESTINATION. Annapurna Sanctuary or Annapurna Base camp to Ghorepani Poonhill trek starts by taking a short flight Kathmandu to Pokhara or drive to Pokhara. Then, continues terraced walk-hills to Damphus or begins from Nayapool which route takes you to Landruk one of settlement of Gurung people, Chhumrong-Annapurna BC (4130m) via Machhapuchre Base camp (3700m). For heading to Ghorepani-Poonhill, descent to Chhumrong again then, climb up to Tadapani, Banthanti to Ghorepani, the blue-roofed house, through the big forest of rhododendron and bamboo.
Day02: Preparation day/Sightseeing day in Kathmandu (1350m), O/N in hotel
Day 03: Fly/Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m), 25 minutes/6 hrs, O/N in hotel
Day04: Drive to Nayapool and commence trek to Thikhedhung/Ulleri (1960m), 6 hrs
Day05: Trek to Ghorepani (2780m), 5.5 hrs
Day06: Early in the morning, excursion to Poonhill (3210m),1.5 hrs, for Sunrise, descent to lodge and heading to Tadapani (2590m), 5hrs, after having breakfast.
Day07: Descent to Chhumrong (2170m), 5 hrs
Day08: Trek to Dovan (2505m), 6 hrs
Day09: Trek to Machhapuchre Base camp (3700m), 6 hrs
Day10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m), 3 hrs
Day11: Descent to Bamboo (2335m), 6 hrs
Day12: Back trek to Jhinu Danda (1780m) (Hot Spring) via Chhumrong (2170m)
Day13: Trek to Landruk (2100m), 3 hrs
Day14: Trek to Damphus (m), 4 hrs
Day15: Trek to Phedi and drive to hotel at Pokhara
Day16: Fly/drive back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day17: Final departure from Nepal for you further destination
- Airport pick up and drive according to itinerary and plan
- Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- One day sightseeing in Kathmandu
- Cultural guide for sightseeing with private vehicle
- Monument entrance fee for the visit as per program
- Trekking permits according to itinerary: TIMS cards and ACAP
- Trekking accommodation
- Three meals during the day: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
- Porters and well-experienced guide with their wages and food
- Insurance for local staffs
- High altitude chamber as per requirement
- Domestic Airfare, local airport tax and land transportation according to program
- Applicable Nepal government tax
- Nepal entry visa
- International flights and airport tax
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses/Bar bills
- Laundry service
- Alcoholic drinks with mineral water
- Rescue in emergency
Best seasons are- Early autumn to late spring are the best time to do Annapurna Basecamp- Poonhill, Ghorepani trekking. Easy trekking trail which is not so for way from Pokhara city, accessible for all aged-group people.
Trek starts at 1000m to highest altitude is 4130 m at ABC.
Great mountain view from Ghorepani Poonhill 3210m.