Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek - Spritual trekking in Annapurna

Duration
12 Days
Activities
  • Yoga
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Scenic Drive
Accommodation
  • 4-nights hotel
  • 7-Nights eco-lodge
Meals
  • Daily breakfast
  • 7 Lunch
  • 8 Dinner

Price

Reduced

$1210 USD

$990 USD

10% Discount for Group

Overview & Highlights

Ghoreapni Poon hill Yoga Trek Highlights


  • Daily Yoga in the mountain with Yoga Teacher
  • One of the most prominent short treks in Nepal
  • Provides you with the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and lots of other sky-touching ranges
  • The views and the serenity of nature (fields, mountains, and forests)
  • A 3381 stairway for the panoramic view of Dhaulagiri
  • The Magars and Gurung community’s rich culture and sound hospitality
  • The lush rhododendron forests in Ghorepani

Overview of Ghoreapni Poon hill Yoga Trek


Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek is among one of the most popular and comfortable trekking routes in Annapurna Region. It is popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking or Annapurna Panorama Trekking; where you can sight the majestic view of mountains from the altitude of 3,210 m. Poon Hill is blessed with an astounding view of Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III and IV, LamjungHimal, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna and Manaslu ranges and few other surrounding small peaks. It offers a lifetime opportunity for the visitors to click one of the most impressive snaps of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges making Poon Hill trekking a photographer’s paradise. Apart from mountain views, the awesome sunrise from Poon Hill is awesomely fantastic enough to make your trip worth it.

Poon Hill being the ultimate destination of our package, the journey to reach Poon Hill will grant you a fantastic opportunity to walk on the trail to witness terraced slopes, receive the hospitality of warm Gurung and Magar village and ethnic dwellers, wonderstruck Rhododendron lush forest thickly covered in moss. We step onto the land of Gurung village of Ghandruk where you will fall in love with their traditional local culture, their accent, costumes, and sweetly decorated homes. We will also visit Little Paradise teahouse located on a ridge between two mountains which act as a perfect ending to this picturesque trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal.

 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek Schedule

Morning:

  • Self-practice on the bed: 5-10 minutes (some easy stretches as taught by the yoga teacher)
  • Morning Meditation: with the Yoga teacher (may include sound meditation with the singing bowl)
  • Stretching & Loosening Exercises: Pre-Asana Practices (helps to release muscle pain and prevent muscle tension, prepares the joints for the trek ahead)
  • Yoga Session – Sun Salutation, Asanas, Pranayama, Short Relaxation
  • Healthy Breakfast: avoiding packaged foods and sodas and giving priority to organic foods.
  • During trek hours: stretching & breathing control as well as take breaks for healthy snacks.

 

Afternoon:

  • Healthy Lunch / Rest
  • Afternoon Trekking: some stretching and take a break for some healthy snacks.
  • We will sometime do an open nature relaxing meditation depending on the weather and trail condition during Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek. It could be on the bank of the river inside a safe turn of a dense forest.

Evening:

  • Complete Guided Relaxation to rejuvenate the body & mind (yoga Nidra)
  • Healthy Dinner
  • Discussion about the next day’s program
  • Optional – chanting/singing/ playing as part of Bhakti Yoga
  • Retire

 

Note:

We will be walking on different trails every day on Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek. The schedule, as mentioned earlier, will serve as a general guideline as we will possibly not be able to follow exact timetable due to several factors affecting our trek duration and facilities available. We will have to merge ourselves with the tranquil going atmosphere of our trails. Enjoy our flexible routine without destroying the mood.

Ghoreapni Poon hill Yoga Trek Itinerary

On this day you will arrive in Kathmandu where the representative of Peregrine Treks will appear to receive you at Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to your hotel. You can occupy your day time to either rest or walk along the streets of Thamel to buy the equipment necessary for your trip.

Meals: Breakfast

Our guide will lead you towards Pokhara via an early morning tourist coach. During your journey, you can sight views of mighty Himalaya and green hills followed by dramatic river valleys on the foot of cliffs. After we reach Pokhara, we rest our backpacks to stay overnight. We will have plenty of time to do last-minute preparation for our yoga trek. We will meet for our welcome dinner at evening time where our professional trekking guide will brief details about this package.

Meals: Breakfast

After ninety minutes of a drive with a private vehicle from Pokhara, we will reach Nayapul from where we will start our first day of the trek. We pause after 15 minutes of the short hike along the bank of the Modi Khola at Birethanti for lunch. It is a large village with individual shops and teahouses. We continue to walk through the town following the north bank of Burungdi River. We then will climb steadily up the side of the valley to Hille and spend our night there. On this day, we will attain the height of 1,495 m after four hours of relatively straightforward trek to adapt us for trekking in Nepal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We resume our trek after fueling us to climb a steep route to Ulleri, a large Magar village at 2,070m. We will need to struggle by climbing steep stone stairs which could take a bit of time, but we will get through it. We then will follow the ascending trail gently through the lush forest of Rhododendron and oak towards Banthanti. We will rest our night at Banthanti, attaining the altitude of 2,250 m within four hours of trek.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the third day of our trek, we will walk through a dense forest of Rhododendron and oak to reach Nangethanti. Here we will take a lunch break and rest a while in a beautiful setting. We will walk for one more hour to reach Ghorepani.

Geographically, the Ghorepani village is divided into two parts named as Upper Ghorepani and lower Ghorepani. On this day we stay at upper Ghorepani which offers panoramic views of Annapurna South, Nilgiri, and its surrounding mountain peaks. The village also has few shops selling exciting local products and crafts. We will be resting at an altitude of 2,860m, which is quite higher than our previous stop; you will realize the change in temperature and feel cooler mainly in the evening and morning time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We start our day super early in the morning around 4 am to catch the view of sunrise at Poon Hill at an elevation of 3,210m. Poon Hill is a brilliant spot to view sunrise over the high Himalayas, including the Fishtail, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III and IV, Annapurna South Dhaulagiri, LamjungHimal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges and mountain ranges.

After spending magical few hours in Poon Hill, we will return to Ghorepani to have our breakfast and resume our walk to Tadapani or Chuile village. We will spend our night here relishing the views of Annapurnas, Fishtails and other surrounding mountains at an altitude of 2,600m.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We will gently trek for about three and half hour from Tadapani/ Chuile through beautiful green scenery Today’s destination is a teahouse in KotDanda which is also known as a Little Paradise, located on a ridge between two mountains at an altitude of 2,000m. A local family owned this property made for welcoming guest to their ambiance decorated by a large and beautiful open garden area with colorful flowers and trees. This place is secluded and peaceful. You can rest your tiredness enjoying in their organic farm and watching local chickens, dogs, rabbits, and cows moving around. The teahouse is charming, offering fantastic mountain views on one side and a stunning view over the valley on another side. The family welcomes their guest with great hospitality and simple facilities.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We will take an adventure of this beautiful place and perform our yoga day session.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We will continue our trek descending to Shyauli Bazaar through Gurung Village of Ghandruk. We will come down to the level of Modi River at Shyauli Bazaar at an altitude of 1,220 m, where we can still be able to view Fishtail Mountain.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On this day we will have an easy short walk of two hours back to Nayapul and catch our vehicle and drive back to Pokhara where we will spend our night enjoying the serene environment of Phewa Lake

Meals: Breakfast

Summing up our Nepal Yoga Trekking Package, we will return to Kathmandu via tourist coach. Our staffs and guide will meet you for your farewell dinner and providing a platform for experience and feedback sharing moment.

Meals: Breakfast

After confirming your flight departure time and your necessary documents, our staff will take you to Tribhuwan International Airport to see you off.

Meals: Breakfast

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Ghoreapni Poon hill Yoga Trek Accommodation

Accommodations

We will be accommodated with Samsara Resort or similar hotel in Kathmandu. For Pokhara, we will be provided Kuti resort and local tea houses during the trek. The accommodations are made on a twin sharing basis. Single supplements can be served upon request but will cost an extra of USD 250. However, the only room cannot be possible sometimes during higher elevations. In the trekking area, most of your accommodations contain attached bathrooms, while some of the teahouses may not have and you may have to share the washing and toilet facilities in that case.

Meals

During the trek, we have a variety of options in cuisines like Nepali, Chinese, Italian, Continental, Indian, etc. Breakfast will be served from the tea houses or the lodge’s menu, and we will have our lunches on the way to our destination. There will be welcome and farewell dinners with our trekkers.

Ghoreapni Poon hill Yoga Trek Route Map

Departure Dates


There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

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Difficulty & Pace

Usually, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is easy trekking in comparison with other trekking in the Annapurna Region. From Tikhedhunga to Ulleri (3381) steps and 3-4 hour uphill from Ulleri to Ghorepani, this might be the hardest to the traveler. Generally, you need to walk around 5-6 hours per day, but it highly depends on your physical fitness and how much time you spend to enjoy the view.

 

Getting there & away

You will drive to Nayapul or Hile from Pokhara and start to trek. Generally, all Annapurna Region’s trekking starting point is Pokhara. You will reach Pokhara by a 25-minute flight or 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu in the western part. Also, this trek’s ending point is Pokhara.

 

Request a Custom Itinerary

You can shorten this trek to 5 days from Kathmandu or extend to 10 days. You can reach this trek by adding Ghandruk Village, Dhampus, Jhinu Hot Spring, Sarangkot sunset and sunrise, Pokhara Valley sightseeing, Chitwan Jungle Safari, and Lumbini Tour. It highly depends on your interest and time frame. Please let us know if you want to customize this itinerary.

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Ghoreapni Poon hill Yoga Trek Highlights


  • Daily Yoga in the mountain with Yoga Teacher
  • One of the most prominent short treks in Nepal
  • Provides you with the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and lots of other sky-touching ranges
  • The views and the serenity of nature (fields, mountains, and forests)
  • A 3381 stairway for the panoramic view of Dhaulagiri
  • The Magars and Gurung community’s rich culture and sound hospitality
  • The lush rhododendron forests in Ghorepani

Overview of Ghoreapni Poon hill Yoga Trek


Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek is among one of the most popular and comfortable trekking routes in Annapurna Region. It is popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking or Annapurna Panorama Trekking; where you can sight the majestic view of mountains from the altitude of 3,210 m. Poon Hill is blessed with an astounding view of Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III and IV, LamjungHimal, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna and Manaslu ranges and few other surrounding small peaks. It offers a lifetime opportunity for the visitors to click one of the most impressive snaps of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges making Poon Hill trekking a photographer’s paradise. Apart from mountain views, the awesome sunrise from Poon Hill is awesomely fantastic enough to make your trip worth it.

Poon Hill being the ultimate destination of our package, the journey to reach Poon Hill will grant you a fantastic opportunity to walk on the trail to witness terraced slopes, receive the hospitality of warm Gurung and Magar village and ethnic dwellers, wonderstruck Rhododendron lush forest thickly covered in moss. We step onto the land of Gurung village of Ghandruk where you will fall in love with their traditional local culture, their accent, costumes, and sweetly decorated homes. We will also visit Little Paradise teahouse located on a ridge between two mountains which act as a perfect ending to this picturesque trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal.

 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek Schedule

Morning:

  • Self-practice on the bed: 5-10 minutes (some easy stretches as taught by the yoga teacher)
  • Morning Meditation: with the Yoga teacher (may include sound meditation with the singing bowl)
  • Stretching & Loosening Exercises: Pre-Asana Practices (helps to release muscle pain and prevent muscle tension, prepares the joints for the trek ahead)
  • Yoga Session – Sun Salutation, Asanas, Pranayama, Short Relaxation
  • Healthy Breakfast: avoiding packaged foods and sodas and giving priority to organic foods.
  • During trek hours: stretching & breathing control as well as take breaks for healthy snacks.

 

Afternoon:

  • Healthy Lunch / Rest
  • Afternoon Trekking: some stretching and take a break for some healthy snacks.
  • We will sometime do an open nature relaxing meditation depending on the weather and trail condition during Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek. It could be on the bank of the river inside a safe turn of a dense forest.

Evening:

  • Complete Guided Relaxation to rejuvenate the body & mind (yoga Nidra)
  • Healthy Dinner
  • Discussion about the next day’s program
  • Optional – chanting/singing/ playing as part of Bhakti Yoga
  • Retire

 

Note:

We will be walking on different trails every day on Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek. The schedule, as mentioned earlier, will serve as a general guideline as we will possibly not be able to follow exact timetable due to several factors affecting our trek duration and facilities available. We will have to merge ourselves with the tranquil going atmosphere of our trails. Enjoy our flexible routine without destroying the mood.

On this day you will arrive in Kathmandu where the representative of Peregrine Treks will appear to receive you at Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to your hotel. You can occupy your day time to either rest or walk along the streets of Thamel to buy the equipment necessary for your trip.

Meals: Breakfast

Our guide will lead you towards Pokhara via an early morning tourist coach. During your journey, you can sight views of mighty Himalaya and green hills followed by dramatic river valleys on the foot of cliffs. After we reach Pokhara, we rest our backpacks to stay overnight. We will have plenty of time to do last-minute preparation for our yoga trek. We will meet for our welcome dinner at evening time where our professional trekking guide will brief details about this package.

Meals: Breakfast

After ninety minutes of a drive with a private vehicle from Pokhara, we will reach Nayapul from where we will start our first day of the trek. We pause after 15 minutes of the short hike along the bank of the Modi Khola at Birethanti for lunch. It is a large village with individual shops and teahouses. We continue to walk through the town following the north bank of Burungdi River. We then will climb steadily up the side of the valley to Hille and spend our night there. On this day, we will attain the height of 1,495 m after four hours of relatively straightforward trek to adapt us for trekking in Nepal

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We resume our trek after fueling us to climb a steep route to Ulleri, a large Magar village at 2,070m. We will need to struggle by climbing steep stone stairs which could take a bit of time, but we will get through it. We then will follow the ascending trail gently through the lush forest of Rhododendron and oak towards Banthanti. We will rest our night at Banthanti, attaining the altitude of 2,250 m within four hours of trek.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the third day of our trek, we will walk through a dense forest of Rhododendron and oak to reach Nangethanti. Here we will take a lunch break and rest a while in a beautiful setting. We will walk for one more hour to reach Ghorepani.

Geographically, the Ghorepani village is divided into two parts named as Upper Ghorepani and lower Ghorepani. On this day we stay at upper Ghorepani which offers panoramic views of Annapurna South, Nilgiri, and its surrounding mountain peaks. The village also has few shops selling exciting local products and crafts. We will be resting at an altitude of 2,860m, which is quite higher than our previous stop; you will realize the change in temperature and feel cooler mainly in the evening and morning time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We start our day super early in the morning around 4 am to catch the view of sunrise at Poon Hill at an elevation of 3,210m. Poon Hill is a brilliant spot to view sunrise over the high Himalayas, including the Fishtail, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III and IV, Annapurna South Dhaulagiri, LamjungHimal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges and mountain ranges.

After spending magical few hours in Poon Hill, we will return to Ghorepani to have our breakfast and resume our walk to Tadapani or Chuile village. We will spend our night here relishing the views of Annapurnas, Fishtails and other surrounding mountains at an altitude of 2,600m.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We will gently trek for about three and half hour from Tadapani/ Chuile through beautiful green scenery Today’s destination is a teahouse in KotDanda which is also known as a Little Paradise, located on a ridge between two mountains at an altitude of 2,000m. A local family owned this property made for welcoming guest to their ambiance decorated by a large and beautiful open garden area with colorful flowers and trees. This place is secluded and peaceful. You can rest your tiredness enjoying in their organic farm and watching local chickens, dogs, rabbits, and cows moving around. The teahouse is charming, offering fantastic mountain views on one side and a stunning view over the valley on another side. The family welcomes their guest with great hospitality and simple facilities.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We will take an adventure of this beautiful place and perform our yoga day session.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We will continue our trek descending to Shyauli Bazaar through Gurung Village of Ghandruk. We will come down to the level of Modi River at Shyauli Bazaar at an altitude of 1,220 m, where we can still be able to view Fishtail Mountain.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On this day we will have an easy short walk of two hours back to Nayapul and catch our vehicle and drive back to Pokhara where we will spend our night enjoying the serene environment of Phewa Lake

Meals: Breakfast

Summing up our Nepal Yoga Trekking Package, we will return to Kathmandu via tourist coach. Our staffs and guide will meet you for your farewell dinner and providing a platform for experience and feedback sharing moment.

Meals: Breakfast

After confirming your flight departure time and your necessary documents, our staff will take you to Tribhuwan International Airport to see you off.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Accommodation in tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Room in the best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)during trekking
  • All ground transportation in the local vehicle as per itinerary
  • An experienced English or other Language speaking Yoga cum Trekking guide
  • Special Yoga Teacher for more than five trekkers
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Trekking crew member salary, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
  • All necessary Permit and TIMS
  • First Aid MedKitl kit or essential medicine
  • Seasonal fruits during trek and farewell dinner in typical Nepalese cuisine restaurant
  • All applicable government and local taxes

  • Nepalese visa fee and international flight fare
  • Hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of an early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, prior return from the mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance for trekkers only
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, a pot of tea, etc.) during trekking
  • Kathmandu Pokhara sightseeing
  • Kathmandu Pokhara food
  • Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Accommodations

We will be accommodated with Samsara Resort or similar hotel in Kathmandu. For Pokhara, we will be provided Kuti resort and local tea houses during the trek. The accommodations are made on a twin sharing basis. Single supplements can be served upon request but will cost an extra of USD 250. However, the only room cannot be possible sometimes during higher elevations. In the trekking area, most of your accommodations contain attached bathrooms, while some of the teahouses may not have and you may have to share the washing and toilet facilities in that case.

Meals

During the trek, we have a variety of options in cuisines like Nepali, Chinese, Italian, Continental, Indian, etc. Breakfast will be served from the tea houses or the lodge’s menu, and we will have our lunches on the way to our destination. There will be welcome and farewell dinners with our trekkers.


There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

Difficulty & Pace

Usually, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is easy trekking in comparison with other trekking in the Annapurna Region. From Tikhedhunga to Ulleri (3381) steps and 3-4 hour uphill from Ulleri to Ghorepani, this might be the hardest to the traveler. Generally, you need to walk around 5-6 hours per day, but it highly depends on your physical fitness and how much time you spend to enjoy the view.

 

Getting there & away

You will drive to Nayapul or Hile from Pokhara and start to trek. Generally, all Annapurna Region’s trekking starting point is Pokhara. You will reach Pokhara by a 25-minute flight or 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu in the western part. Also, this trek’s ending point is Pokhara.

 

Request a Custom Itinerary

You can shorten this trek to 5 days from Kathmandu or extend to 10 days. You can reach this trek by adding Ghandruk Village, Dhampus, Jhinu Hot Spring, Sarangkot sunset and sunrise, Pokhara Valley sightseeing, Chitwan Jungle Safari, and Lumbini Tour. It highly depends on your interest and time frame. Please let us know if you want to customize this itinerary.

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