Ghorepani Poonhill Trek - 8 Days

Kathmandu, Nepal
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What To Expect

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek is the most famous route in the southern foothills of the Annapurna massif. From the rustic Gurung villages to stunning landscapes, this trek offers everything you can ask for. Moreover, overnight stops at homestays will provide you with an exciting insight into the local Gurung culture. All in all, the easy trail, grand natural beauty, and ethnicity.

At the same time preparation day, we explore Kathmandu which is one of the historical cities in Nepal and home to many of the cultural UNESCO heritage sites. Kathmandu day tour takes a day to complete and offers the Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

The trek is 10 days long and starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The trek heads north as you trek past Ulleri to reach Ghorepani village. From Poonhill, you get to see the sunrise over the mountains in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. Machhapuchhre (6997 m), Mardi Himal (5553 m), and Lamjung Himal (7454 m).

What to remember

Important info

Equipment List for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek:

Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is easy to trek even though we need the types of equipment for this trek and we hope, this information will be helpful to you so success your trip.

Luggage/Duffle bag:

You will require a duffel bag or a backpack for trekking (45- 55 L) max and all our trekking stuff are kept in this duffle bag and this will be carried by our porters. However, Himalayan Adventure also provides the duffle back if needed.

A day backpack:

You will need a day backpack and you will be carrying it every day by yourself and we recommend you it has to be at least 25L and you can carry important documents like Passport, credit card along with a need to carry a water bottle, snacks bar and clothing layers (hat, gloves, fleece, sunblock, poles, etc…).

Trekking/Hiking boots:

It is very important to have good trekking boots and it should be waterproof (in case of snow, or rain) Make sure it should be fit on your feet and comfortable during walking. Also, recommend you bring the Crompton during the winter season in Nepal.

Sport sandals:

You need to have a pair of sports shoes or sandals to use while you are in camp or tea houses after the trek.


Better to have trekking boots so sneakers are not suitable for this trek so you can leave your sneakers in Kathmandu hotel until you get back.

Sleeping Bag:

You need to have a lightweight sleeping bag that works for the minus 10 degrees for the summer season but during the winter we recommend minus 15 degrees for the Everest short trek. Himalayan Adventure can provide it if you need one but has to be returned after the trek.

Fleece jacket:

You need to have good quality fleece jacket at least 1 synthetic jacket or pullovers are a great alternative to fleece because they are lighter and more compressible and gives you enough warmth during the trekking.

Down jacket:

Down jacket is compulsory and recommends you to bring the warm enough so can keep you warm during the trek.


You need to have at least 2 pairs of thick socks during the spring & autumn but winter and monsoon need at list 3 pairs of socks for the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek.

Lightweight/ warm insulated pants:

You need to have at least 2 pairs of lightweight trekking pants like Lightweight Pants/ Nylon hiking shorts, Water/windproof trousers, and Casual pants so we can use it as the weather.

Short-sleeved shirts:

You need to have 2 ice-breaker merino wool to keep you warm from the cold or synthetic shirts and if you are not allergic to wool products, merino wool is the ideal for Ghorepani Poonhill Trek.

Long-sleeved shirts:

You need to have at least two shirts.


You need to have a few pairs of underwear and this can be as much as you need as there are no washing facilities during the trek so, we highly recommend you to have enough pair of underwear.

Waterproof jacket:

You need at least one waterproof jacket for the rain/snow and wind and waterproof pants may be on option.

Head and face gear:

Sun Hat or cap during the day time, Woolen Hat for morning & Evening and Polarized sunglasses are compulsory.

Hand gear:

You need warm gloves.

Traveling supplies:

Adapter Plug for Charging the Camera and Mobile, Camera belt, Passport belt ( nice to have), Swiss army knife (option), Flashlight, Headlamp, Water bottle, Extra camera battery, Hand sanitizer, Alarm clock, Hiking poles (optional ) and Binoculars (optional).


Razor, razor blades, shaving cream, aftershave toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, sunscreen, toilet paper, small towel, and period pads (for women).


First Aid Medical Kit box (can be purchased in Thamel Kathmandu), Altitude Medicines (Diamox), Tylenol, aspirin, ibuprofen, Anti-diarrheic, Powerful antibiotics, and Nasal Spray or Drops.

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

  • Not stroller accessible

  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

  • Not suitable for pets

  • No public transportation nearby

  • Infants must not sit on laps

  • Infant seats unavailable

  • Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time

  • We do pick up from Kathmandu Airport.

  • Passport required

What's included
* Food and drinks * Pick up from Airport and Transfer to the hotel by private Vehicle. * Two Night 3\* hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast * Two Night 3\* hotel in Pokhara with breakfast. * An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porter (1 porter for 2 clients) * National park permit, Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit. * All necessary paper works. * Duffle Bag (return after trek) * Company T shirts. * All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks. * Travel and rescue arrangements. * Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) * Last Night farewell dinner at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural performance.
What's not included
* Nepal Visa fee you may obtain easily in Kathmandu airport. * International airfare to and from Kathmandu. * Travel and rescue insurance. * Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
Himalayan Adventure Treks & Tours
Meeting Point

Kathmandu, 44600, Central Development Region, Kathmandu