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8 Night / 9 Day Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking

 Nepal Travel advice

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Dec and January 

Ghorepani poon hill Treks is one of the most famous trekking areas in Himalayas of Nepal. Pokhara is the gateway to the Ghorepani Poonhill trekking area in Annapurna region and this 8 night / 9 day trek is an experience that will not be soon forgotten!

About Winter Trekking in Nepal Prefer
Comparing October – November and mid winter temperatures

5 days Poon hill trekking Itinerary

Day 01 Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345m).
Day 02: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara(800m).
Day 03: An hour drives to Birethanti(1025m) and trek to Ulleri(2070m)
Day 04: Trek to Ghorapani(2860m).
Day 05: Poon Hill(3210m) hiking in the morning, and trek to Tadapani(2630m)
Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk(1940m), village tour in the evening
Day 07: Trek to Birethanti(1025m), and drive to Pokhara
Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu and overnight at hotel
Day 09: Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

I suggestion equipment for winter treks:

Sleeping bag – 4 seasons.
Down jacket – with high rating.
Trekking boots – standard type, not special for the winter.
Fleece jacket
Thermal headcover and gloves – such as “Thinsulate” type.
Sun hat – very important – the sun is very strong high up in the winter.
Goretex jacket (I no longer carry Goretex trousers).
2 pairs of trekking trousers.
4 trekking tops.
2 pairs of trekking socks.
1 pair of normal socks.
2 pairs trekking underwear.
Several handkerchiefs.
2 trekking poles – really important for the long descents.
Camera, passport, wallet, passes, TIMS card, flight tickets, insurance documents.
Spare batteries for my camera.
Water bottle.
2 (general) books.
1 map.
Compass, whistle.
Antibiotics for stomach (ciprofloxacin and tinidazole) and any general problems (amoxicillian).
Anti-septic cream.
Lip salve.
Sun cream.
Water purifying tablets.
Trekking towel.
Washing kit – soap, toothpaste, razors, tooth brush, sponge, face flannel.
Washing powder – small packet.
Toilet paper.
Small address or note book.
Trekking head torch – always vital.
Pen.
Special sunglasses (due to the altitude and snow).
Contact lenses.
Ordinary glasses.