Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is Nepal’s most celebrated trekking trail. Ghorepani Nepal is a place to stop for a night during the Poonhill trekking. Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking Cost can be minimized by some easy tips.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is the renowned short trek of Nepal which is perfect for trekkers of all age groups. It’s near to Pokhara, the trail is easy and the accommodation is dexterously available. Thousands of national and international tourists make their journey to Ponhill and Ghandruk each year. Here is the detailed report for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Cost.
The cost depends on the Mode of Transportation, Permits, Accommodation, Duration, Meals, Guide and porter, and Other costs.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking for Transportation:
Transportation cost is all about how comfortable you want to be during the trek. Before starting your actual trek, you need to drive to Pokhara and then to Nayapul. There are various modes of transportation as local buses, tourist buses, flights, jeeps you can choose.
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I cannot say if it’s comfortable, but public transportation is affordable and adventurous- a unique experience in itself. The cost of Public transportation is:
Kathmandu-Pokhara: USD 5- 6)
Pokhara- Nayapul: USD 1.5-2
The better option for you is a tourist bus whose rate is listed below:
Kathmandu to Pokhara: $8- $15
Pokhara-Nayapul: $4 to $5
You can also take a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. A one-way flight ticket cost $120 per person.
Also, you can travel by jeep a or car which cost USD 40-60 from Kathmandu to Pokhara and USD 20 from Pokhara to Nayapul.
Ghorepani Poonhill Permit Cost:
For your Ghorepani-Poonhill trek, you need to have two types of trekking permits. Trekkers Information Management System which costs Nrs. 2000 per person. Further, you need a Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit which costs $28 per person.
Note: Children below the age of 10 is not liable to purchase ACAP.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek Accommodation Cost:
The accommodation cost during Ghorepani-Poonhill trek is minimum. Further, there are many tea houses which offer two beds in one room. The accommodation cost during the trails is around $3-$5.
The cost of accommodation is higher in Pokhara, which can range from US $10-$250 per night.
Food and Drinks costs:
You can get many choices for food and drinks during Ghorepani-Poonhill trek. Most of them have continental choices in meals.
The cost of the food during the trek is around $2-$5. The usual Dal-Bhat-Tarkari combo cost around $5.
For the drinks, you will get bottled water, local tea, green tea, soft drinks, coffee and also the hard drinks. It is important to remain hydrated.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trek Itinerary costs
The more number of days you spend during your trek, the higher will be overall cost. Learn about the Itinerary here.
Guide and Porter costs:
If it’s your first time for the trek in this trail, it is wise to hire a guide or a porter. A guide informs you about a trail, local flora, fauna, landmarks, and also about the local culture. Further, S\he can arrange your accommodation. A porter lightens your load leaving you free to explore the trails.
The standard rate for hiring a professional Nepali guide is $25-$30 per day and that for a porter is $15-$20 per day.
You can hire a porter-guide, who will do both of the jobs. They cost you around $30-$35 per day.
Other Miscellaneous costs
You should get travel insurance in your home country which covers travels to foreign countries, rescue services, and emergency evacuation.
Although Ghorepani Poonhill trek is an easy trek, the high can cause you sickness and you might also face some accidents. So, having travel insurance is a safety precaution.
Tipping is expected in all areas of tourism and hospitality. If you are happy with the services of your porter and guide and also waiter and the cook, you can show your appreciation.
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