Ghorepani Punhill Trek

destination Ghorepani Punhill
duration 10 Days
grade Moderate
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
max altitude 3210m
meal Available
accommodation Available
season Sep to Nov/Mar to May


Ghorepani Pun Hill Trek is the best option for beginners, short holiday-holder, and elderly people who wish to do less physical effort but still want to explore the breathtaking mountains scenery, tradition of the beautiful mountain people, and rich culture of Himalayan people. Ghorepani Pun Hill trek is a combination of typical Nepali culture, landscape, and mountain views with an easy approach. Pun Hill is the most vantage point of the Ghorepani trek located in the Annapurna region from where you will see the fascinating sunrise in the morning and stunning sunset in the evening. You will enjoy Ghorepani Pun Hill Trek with the spectacular Annapurna mountain scenery through charming villages inhabited by Magar and Gurung, thick rhododendron forests, full of birds in the jungle, and deep subtropical valleys. You can see the glorious views of Dhaulagiri (White Mountain), Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Annapurna IV, Fishtail, Tukuche, and so many other exhilarating views of snow-capped mountains. You will have the pleasure of visiting Ghorepani Pun Hill throughout the whole year except monsoon season.
The trek is very popular in the Himalayas in the Annapurna region which begins from Modi Khola after one hour’s drive from the beautiful city of the Lake, Pokhara. Then we ascend to villages and farm terraces entertaining the view of Fishtail (Machhapuchhare) mountain. Then we trek to Ghorepani to spend a night and go to Pun Hill to view sunrise the following morning and to have majestic views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna range, and Nilgiri at 270 degrees. We also can go to Pun Hill in the evening to see the sunset view, if the weather is clear. The rhododendron forests at Ghorepani which blossom every spring welcome the visitors and the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk on the lap of Annapurna Mountain is popular for traditional houses, rich Gurung culture, great countryside, heart-welcoming, and smiling people, and the perfect hospitalities attract to the visitors. The region has boats the best mountain lodge in Nepal. The trek can be customized as per your holiday. You can make the trip longer by continuing to Landruk, Deurali, Pothana, Australian Camp, and Dhampus after passing Ghandruk if you have a few more days. In summary, Ghorepani Trek gives you the value of your expenses. Welcome to Ghorepani Trek.

Trip Highlights

  • Historical, cultural city of the heritage places in Kathmandu valley
  • Easy to access - you have options of using flight or drive between Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Scenic drive from between Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Beautiful city - the city of the Lakes, Pokhara
  • Breathtaking and eye-catching mountain vistas
  • Rich culture and traditions of Gurung and Magar people
  • Ghorepani, Poon Hill and Ghandruk are the main attractions of the trek.
  • Beautiful landscapes and natural diversities in very short period
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project - ACAP
  • Flora and fauna


Day 1: Arrive to Kathmandu (1350m), transfer to Hotel

You will be greeted by a representative of “Rai Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd”; at Tribhuvan International Airport when you arrive in the country of breathtaking mountains and temple-filled metropolis. Our personnel will accompany you to your Hotel where you will overnight for 2 nights. In the evening, we will host a dinner program in a traditional Nepali restaurant as well as offer you a briefing on the trekking itinerary. Attending the welcome meeting is crucial because this is when we will be gathering information about your insurance and next of kin. Please notify the front desk of your hotel or travel agency if you anticipate being late.

Day 2: Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation day in Kathmandu

Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara (Drive) 830 meters (2723 feet) - 7 hours

Day 4: Drive to Nayapul and then Trek to Ulleri

Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2855m)

Day 6: Early excursion to Poon Hill and then trek to Tadapani (2590m)

Day 7: Trek to Ghandruk (1950m)

Day 8: Drive to Pokhara, transfer to Hotel

Day 9: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 10: Final departure for your home country

Inclusion / Exclusion


  • Airport transfers in Kathmandu on private vehicle
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu including all transportation and entry permit to enter to the Heritage sites
  • 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu at Standard Hotel in Bed & Breakfast Basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara at Standard Hotel on Bed and Breakfast Basis
  • All transportations as per the dossier on private vehicle
  • Trek on Full Board Basis (BLD - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Hot drink - tea/coffee) and accommodation in the Lodge during the trek.
  • 1 professional English speaking guide including all his meals, transportation and daily wages
  • 1 assistant guide between the team of 5 people including all his meals, transportation and daily wages
  • 1 porter between two people including all his meals, transportation and daily wages
  • Trekking permit, National Park & TIMS card fee
  • All insurance for trekking crew members
  • Medical kits including basic medicines for the trekking crew members
  • Duffel Bag if needed
  • Trekking Map
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu


  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee, which is USD50 for 30 days and USD30 for 15 days
  • Personal Insurance (Travel, Emergency Medical, Rescue)
  • Personal Trekking Gears, extra expenses Phone Calls, Water, Laundry, Bar Bills, Battery Recharge, Internet etc.
  • Main meals (lunch & dinner) in Kathmandu and in Pokhara
  • Tips for trekking staff and drivers. It is not mandatory but it is customary in Nepal.


All Inclusive Cost

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  • Hassle-Free Booking
  • Team of highly experienced Experts

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