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Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek in Nepal

Trip code
Package name Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek in Nepal
Duration 09
Max. elevation m
Level EASY
Transportation <ul><li> Pick up Drop from the international airport to the hotel.</li><li>Drive to Pokhara and end Kathmandu by tourist bus both way.</li><li>Drive to Nayapool and end&nbsp; Pokhara by private vehicle.</li></ul><p></p>
Accomodation
  • 2-night  hotel in Kathmandu B/B plan.
  • 2- Night Hotel in Pokhara B/B Plan.
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu, pokhara, nayapoul, tikhadungha, Ghorepani poon hill, tadapani, Ghandruk, nayapoul, pokhara to kathmandu.
Cost USD 0 per person

Highlights

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek has everything trekking in the hills of Nepal. The panoramic views of majestic Himalayas, some adventure rich villages with unique lifestyle and remains of ancient history civilization all form a part of this trek. In addition to that, the explorers need a couple of weeks for this trek which adds further attraction to this package. A long and steep section on a stone of the trek. From the dense and colorful rhododendron forests to the pleasant landscapes, from traditional villages to the modern settlements and from the panoramic view of the Himalayas to the relaxing yoga, meditation and yogic breathing each day in the trail.

Starting from the city of Kathmandu, Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek provides trekkers with the opportunity to know better the hills of Nepal, the locals dwelling there and marvel at the beautiful and diverse natural surroundings. With the benefit of yoga and meditation each day, trekkers start the first section of their actual physical trek in the region. From the settlement of Birethati at the confluence of Modi and Burundi Rivers, Through the dense rhododendron and moss covered forest to Pine and bamboo forest, trekkers through the villages of Ulleri along the steep and long stone steps and move further across some suspension bridges, ups and downs of the trail and panoramic views of lofty peaks including Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu Peak, Ganesh Himal Peak, Fishtail Mountain as well as several unique settlements before reaching Ghorepani.

 Further ahead of this ancient trade stoppage of Ghorepani, the trail advances to Tadapani after a short trek to the Poon Hill for breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas. Through the famous Gurung settlement of Ghandruk, some summer settlements, terraced hills, and quaint scenery, we shall trek back to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu concluding the short yet enriching treks in the Annapurna region. Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek also includes some community involvement activities in the semi-modern town of Ghandruk in Kathmandu.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Yoga Trek is an easy to moderate trekking experience in the Annapurna region.  Which is designed for explorers who have limited time and yet aspires to observe and experience the real face of beautiful Nepal. The seasons of 12 months. This trek can provide you with some very memorable experiences if you join the professional team of Nepal Trekking Planner. We offer our best to satisfy your need for adventure, Thank you.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4430ft)

After your arrival in the international airport in Kathmandu you shall be greeted by the hotel of your choice by our office representative. After you get some refreshment and rest in the hotel we shall have meeting in the afternoon. A session of yoga, yogic breathing and mediation that is sure to make you fill great, refreshed and prepared for this trekking experience in the Annapurna region. You shall end the day with a welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Kathmandu-Pokhara (820m/2690ft) about 7 hrs drive

Today, after an early morning session of the yoga and meditation, your guide will come to pick you up and transfer to the tourist bus station for your day drive to lakeside city of Pokhara through the scenic countryside. Travelling on the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway, we drive past the scenic landscape, waterfalls and river, rural settlements and twisting road overlooked by the majestic Himalayas far away before reaching the beautiful and diverse city of Pokhara. On your arrival in Pokhara bus station, you up and transfer to the hotel. After refreshment in the hotel your guide will take you to the walking tour around the marvelous Phewa Lake. The surrounding area of Lakeside blends in the influence of modern lifestyle with the preservation of local culture and heritages. After exploring the beautiful city of Pokhara you shall stay overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.

Day 3 : from Pokhara to Nayapul by jeep – then trek to Tikhedhunga (1570m/5150ft)

Early in the morning we shall have the first session of yoga and meditation for today in this yoga trekking and get started for the day. The trekking in this beautiful and diverse region starts today after we drive to the starting point of Nayapul from Pokhara on a drive of about 2 hours with your guide and porters on the well road of approximately 45 km. En route you will pass through some village with great scenery form Naudanda, Kanre, and Lumle before reaching the small settlement of Nayapul. After you arrive at Nayapul the adventure begins from the warm sub-tropical region with Tikhedhunga as the destination for today. We start our walk from Nayapul by following the Modi River upstream to Birethanti, a village situated at the confluence of Modi River and Bhurungdi River. Further on the trail we  follow the eastern bank of Bhurungdi Khola and reach to the settlement of Tikhedhunga after a trek of couple of hours with scenery of waterfall, high green forest. Intermittently, we shall also trek on the trail marked by stone staircase, the landscape with moss covered trees and forest adorned with colorful rhododendron. Lunch will be served somewhere on the way at the tea houses before we reach to Tikhedhunga. The first yoga, meditation and yogic breathing session in the trekking region is today in Tikhedhunga. Stay overnight at the tea houses.

Day 4 : Tikhedhunga-Ulleri-Ghorepani (2780m/9121ft) 6-7 hrs walks

With the village of Ghorepani, the traditional stoppage of traders and their horses, as the destination for today we shall start our trek for today after the breakfast in the hotel of your overnight stay and another session of yoga, yogic breathing and meditation. The trek shall begin with the steep trek through the stone paved staircase before we reach after trekking for couple of hours with several breaks in between to catch our breath. the wonderful view of the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre and Hiuchuli Mountain besides the beautiful greenery and lush hills and valleys. The trail ahead of Ulleri is gradual that moves ahead in winding fashion through the cool shade of pine and rhododendron forest that has some ups and downs in store for the trekkers. After passing through the other villages of Banthati and Nangethati we shall reach the Ghorepani village inhabited in majority by the Magar community. This village provides excellent view of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and other sibling peaks besides the well preserved Magar culture. The final session of our refreshing yoga and meditation session shall make the evening detoxicated after a long trek. Overnight Stay at Tea house in Ghorepani.

session shall make the evening detoxicated after a long trek. Overnight Stay at Tea house in Ghorepani.

Day 5 : Trek to Ghorepani-Tadapani (2660m/8727ft) 4-5 hrs walks

Trekkers today shall leave the beautiful Ghorepani before the day breaks and after our regular yoga session, armed with their backpacks on their back and lights on their hands along with excitement in their mind for witnessing one of the most memorable sunrises of this entire trek. After a uphill trek of around 45 minutes to reach the Poonhill, trekkers witness this remarkable natural phenomena. Named after the ethnic group Poon, the residenst of Ghorepani and surrounding area, Poohill provides the tantalizing view of sunrise over the stunning mountains from west Dhaulagiri, Annapurna ranges and an unique mountain Mt. Fishtail following the tantalizing view of Manaslu to Ganesh Himal to the east ranges of mountains. After enjoying at this spot that provides the view of wide range of high mountains we return to Ghorepani for the breakfast. The trek after breakfast continues through the forest covered with pine, bamboo and rhododendron trees, short ups and downs and the lush vegetation with occasional view of the mountains before reaching the settlement of Tadapani. Lunch will serve on the way at the teahouses. We end our day with the another session of yoga, meditation and yogic breathing. Stay overnight at the tea houses.

Day 6 : Tadapani – Ghandruk (1990m/6529ft) 3-4 hrs

We trek with the Gurung village of Ghandruk as the destination. The regular session of yoga, meditation and yogic breathing starts our day while the trek starts from the settlement of Tadapani, we trek for around an hour in a gradual path before reaching the Bhasi Kharka, a summer settlement for the animal herders and locals. From this point we have a descent to the Ghandruk village with the occasional view of the Mount Annapurna ranges and unique Fishtail Mountain and passing through the forest creeks, smaller streams wherein the white-faced monkeys are seen swinging from one tree to the next. Ghandruk also referred to as the ‘Switzerland of Nepal’ by some adventurers, is a semi-modern town and the gateway to the Annapurna Sanctuary. One of the biggest towns of this trek, Ghandruk is famous for being a living museum of Gurung culture and tradition, small market and uniquely arranged houses, panoramic views of the Himalayas and the stairs that weave through the village like a game of Chutes and ladders connecting the house and market. On reaching Ghandruk at lunchtime and as well for the night stop with enough time to explore the village and Gurung culture. We complete the day with another session of yoga and meditation. Overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 7 : Ghandruk – Nayapul walk then drive to Pokhara (820m/2690ft)

The trek in the Annapurna region is finally coming to an end as we descend to the city of Pokhara after having a great time in Ghandruk in the previous couple of days. On a path paved with stone, we trek down to the starting as well as the ending point of the trek i.e. Nayapool. In a trek of around 5 hours to Nayapool, we pass through several smaller settlements, view of the Himalayas and terraced fields; interact with the locals who are with their horses and mules loaded with goods besides the lovely scenery of waterfalls and rivers, resting places under big trees and many other attractions during the trek. After experiencing all these attractions en route, we finish our trek in Nayapool (or New-Bridge) and go for a drive to Pokhara on a private vehicle only to reach the Lake City after couple of hours. We shall have a session of yoga and meditation in the morning as well as in the evening in this day. Stay overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.

Day 8 : Drive to Kathmandu about (1350m/4430ft) 7 hrs drive

Well, after wonderful time in the Nepal Himalaya and short rest in Pokhara, today you have day drive through scenic countryside to Kathmandu in the route that never fails to attract the attention of the travelers. After breakfast and a quick session of yoga and meditation, you will be picked up from hotel and transfer to the bus station according to given time. Once you arrive in Kathmandu bus station you will be receive from our office representative and take you to the hotel. After engaging ourselves in some activities during the day, the evening shall have another session of yoga, meditation and yogic meditation. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Note: You can fly to Kathmandu which takes 35min.

new skills and some words of rich Nepalese language we shall return to the hotel of our stay. The evening session of yoga and meditation shall continue today as well. Overnight  stay at hotel.

Day 9 : Last Final Day Departure back to home.

The trek officially comes to an end. Today after breakfast we transfer you to the international airport in Kathmandu for your next destination, at least three hours prior to the flight schedule. The last session of yoga, yogic breathing and meditation shall be there in the morning before you leave for your respective destinations. We hope that the diversity of culture and tradition, natural beauty and wildlife, flora, fauna and architectural heritages has created a special place in your memory strong enough to come for another adventure or exploration in this enchanting nation, Nepal.

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