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Ghorepani Poon Hill With Chitwan

4.6 (50)
Annapurna Region
21+ booked
12 days
Highest Elevation
6,476 m/ 21,247 ft
70 yrs

Tour Overview

The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek with Chitwan is a captivating journey that seamlessly combines the enchanting beauty of the Annapurna region with the rich biodiversity of Chitwan National Park, offering an array of experiences for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. The trek begins in Nayapul, taking trekkers through charming Gurung villages, terraced fields, and dense rhododendron forests. As hikers ascend to the famous viewpoint of Poon Hill, they are rewarded with breathtaking sunrise views over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.


The cultural aspect of the trek is equally enticing, as trekkers get to immerse themselves in the warm hospitality of the local Gurung and Magar communities. Traditional mountain villages such as Ghorepani provide a glimpse into the unique lifestyle and customs of the people living in this region. The trek also offers opportunities to savor local cuisine and experience the warmth of Nepalese hospitality in teahouses along the route.


Following the trek, the journey continues to the lush landscapes of Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Nepal's premier wildlife destinations. Chitwan is renowned for its diverse flora and fauna, including endangered species like the one-horned rhinoceros and Bengal tiger. Visitors can embark on exciting jungle safaris, canoe rides, and nature walks to witness the park's rich biodiversity. The juxtaposition of the serene mountains of the Annapurna region with the vibrant wildlife of Chitwan creates a unique and well-rounded adventure, offering a taste of both the Himalayan landscapes and the tropical lowlands of Nepal in a single, unforgettable journey.

Tour Highlights

  • Trek to Poon Hill for breathtaking sunrise vistas of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
  • Traverse lush forests, Gurung villages, and rhododendron-filled trails.
  • Immerse in local culture and hospitality amidst the Himalayan panoramas.
  • Explore Chitwan National Park on wildlife safaris, canoe along the Rapti River, and experience Tharu traditions.
  • Encounter diverse wildlife and visit the Elephant Breeding Center for a holistic adventure of nature, culture, and adventure in Nepal."



Day 1: Arrival At Kathmandu Airport And Transfer To Hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you'll be transferred to your hotel, likely situated in the bustling city center. It's a day to settle in, relax, and prepare for your upcoming adventure.

Day 2: Fly From Kathmandu To Pokhara

You'll catch a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Nepal's picturesque lake city. This flight offers stunning views of the Himalayas and Pokhara's serene landscapes. Once in Pokhara, you might explore the lakeside area or rest before the trek.

Day 3: Drive To Nayapul And Trek To Ulleri Village (1960m)

The day starts with a drive to Nayapul followed by a trek to Ulleri village, gradually ascending amidst beautiful scenery. Ulleri, a charming village, offers a glimpse into the local culture and lifestyle.

Day 4: Hiking Up To Ghorepani Through Rhododendron Forest (2860m)

You'll trek through enchanting Rhododendron forests to Ghorepani, a higher-altitude settlement. The trek might be moderately challenging but rewards with stunning natural vistas.

Day 5: Hike Up To Poonhill (3210m) And Trek To Tadapani

An early morning hike takes you to Poonhill for a breathtaking sunrise view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre. Afterward, trek to Tadapani through diverse landscapes.

Day 6: Trek From Tadapani To Ghundruk (1950m)

You'll trek to Ghundruk, enjoying the tranquil beauty and perhaps interacting with locals along the way. Ghundruk offers unique cultural insights into the Gurung community.

Day 7: Trek To Ghundruk To Syaulibazar And Drive To Pokhara

A shorter trek to Syaulibazar is followed by a drive back to Pokhara, offering more time to appreciate Pokhara's ambiance.

Day 8: Drive From Pokhara To Chitwan And Transfer To Chitwan

A scenic drive to Chitwan allows for a transition from mountainous terrain to the lush jungles. You'll transfer to Chitwan for a different experience amidst wildlife.

Day 9: Chitwan Jungle Safari Activities

Engage in jungle safari activities like wildlife spotting, jungle walks, canoeing, and perhaps a visit to a local Tharu village, experiencing Chitwan's rich biodiversity.

Day 10: Drive From Chitwan To Kathmandu And Transfer To Hotel

A return drive to Kathmandu brings you back to the city. It's a day to relax or explore more of Kathmandu's cultural sites.

Day 11: Leisure Day In Kathmandu

This day is at your leisure, providing an opportunity to explore Kathmandu further, shop for souvenirs, or simply relax before departure.

Day 12: Final Departure From Kathmandu

Your adventure in Nepal concludes with your departure from Kathmandu. It's a time to reflect on the memories created during your journey.


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