Poon Hill Trekking Tour - 8 Days

Trip Facts

  • Car-Tourist Bus
  • 1 to 8
  • 3210 meter/10529 feet
  • Hotel-Lodge
  • Easy
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • Trekking Tour
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • English/Chinese/Hindi
  • 4
  • 80
Poon Hill trekking is regarded as one of the best and classical trek offering the spectacular Himalayan panoramas in the short time. This package is suitable for your complete Nepal trip, includes Kathmandu city tour and 3 days trekking to Poon hill.

The trail winds through the beautiful dense rhododendron forest, Oak forest along with the verities of flora and fauna and diversity of animals. The Poon Hill trekking tour also offers you the tantalizing glimpse of Mt. Fishtail (6,993m,) Annapurna (8,091m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167) range passing through the eye catching green hills and patchwork valleys. Along the way, you can explore the pristine natural waterfalls, terraced mountainside farms, intimidating forests and the Himalayan panoramas. The trail provides you the opportunity to observe one of the most dramatic panorama of Poon Hill (3210m) from where you will able to see a spectacular sunrise view over the Himalayas.

Sunrise from Poon hill

Sunrise from the top of poon hill is unreal. This is a perfect hilltop of not just poon hill trekking but also of entire Annapurna region trek.

The entire view from poon hill is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Poon hill Trekking in Nepal during fall (September to November) gives stimulating scenery of varieties of colorful rhododendron flowers in the forest, we trek. This is why the forest in varieties of color, looks like a wildest garden you have seen.

How early do we start sunrise hike to Poon hill?

Your guide will brief you in the previous night about the preparation and belongings you need to carry. In the premature morning we will start our walk to Poon hill (3210m) for sunrise expedition. Grasping the sunrise from the hilltop of Poon hill is spectacular. Trek to Poon Hill in the dark of the dawn is for roughly 1.5 hours. Trail to Poon hill is all stone ladders through the rhododendron forest.

Poon hill top is going to be the maximum altitude you are climbing on ponhill trek. When 1st gleam of the sun hits the snow on top of foothills, golden hour kicks off & you are going to grasp two of the 8th thousanders;  mt Dhaulagiri (8163m) and Mt Annapurna I (8091m). Also you will witness the magnificence of Mt Fishtail (Macchapuchhre or Fishtail in English is a holy mountain of Annapurna region), mt Nilgiri, mt Gangapurna and many others stunning peaks.

Specialty of our poon hill trekking tour itinerary is that, we will take the road from pokhara to sarangkot to go to trek start point at Nayapul. Taking this route will witness the spectacular scene of Pokhara city, Phewa Lake on the side of the city and the paragliding above this array.

Poon hill trekking route used to be a trading route for the traders trading Himalayan salt from Tibet and local yak products and daily usable products from upper region of Nepal to the nearest cities.

Poon hill Trekking Tour – Culture & Society

Apart from the mountains and hills or the wilderness of forest; ponhill trekking offers village walk to charming people on the trail. Our guides are friendly, ask about their life and family; this might be interesting for you.

The villages along the Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking are inhabited with Gurung, Magar and Thakali where you can experience the typical culture and tradition with their warm hospitality.

If you are looking for any specific arrangement for your poon hill trekking tour in Nepal, feel free to write us. Our entire packages are customize-able upon request.

Overview

Poonhill is a famous hill station of Annapurna region trekking. Accessible from Ghorepani village, location of poon hill is in the right top to see both Annapurna as well as Dhaulagiri mountain range. Whereas, Ghprepani village is junction of many trekking routes of Annapurna region; such as, Annapurna base camp trek,Khopra trek, Mohare danda trek, Annapurna circuit trek, jomsom muktinath trek, upper Mustang trek, Ghandruk trek, Ghorepani Hot spring trek and few other.

Are you looking for a family trip? This trekking tour is 3 days trek and 3 days tour in a best combination to introduce you about Nepal.

Major Attraction of Poon Hill Trek

  • Classical trek
  • Panoramic view of Himalayan ranges from the top of Poonhill
  • Rich flora and fauna in jungle walk
  • Indulging the rich culture and tradition of Gurung, Magar and Thakali community
  • Sightseeing Pokhara City

Detailed Itinerary of Poonhill Trekking Tour

Day 1
Welcome on Arrival

After Arrival welcome at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel by our representative.

Day 2
Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for Ghorepani Poon hill trekking.

Guided tour will include major 4 UNESCO world heritage sites. You have your flexibility on questions and exploration as far and wide.

Day 3
Drive from Kathmandu to pokhara

Drive duration is of 8 hours by tourist bus. You will leave Kathmandu at 7am in the morning and the 8 hours bus journey will pass by greenery, mountain scenery and villages on the route.
Bus will stop 2 times on the way for breakfast & lunch. By 3PM, you will reach to Pokhara, Lake City in Nepal.

Day 4
Drive to Nayapul; Trek to Hile(1440m); 4 hours approx., Poon Hill Trekking Begins here.

We leave for Nayapul passing Sarangkot; Sarangkot is this place from where the paraglide take off flight. Poon hill trekking begins, and also you will get amazing views of Mt Annapurna South, Mt Hiunchuli, Mt Fishtail and also the Phewa Lake and the Pokhara city.
Nayapul is our starting point. Trekking by lush green river side along Burungdi River for 4 hrs we will get to Hile at 1440m.

Day 5
Trek from Hile to Ghorepani village (2880m); 7 hours trekking approx.

Poonhill trekking trail initially descends down to the river & cross a suspension bridge. Then the trail ascends for 550m. It is all uphill steps, which is famous as 4500 big steps up to Ulleri village. This village is the biggest Magar settlement around Annapurna base camp region. View of Mt Annapurna south and Mt Hiuchuli towards north from Banthanti is beautiful in contrast with green hills. After 2 hrs trek to the North we will get to Nangethanti which in Nepali language means “naked rest place". This place is like a jungle paradise.
We will trek through oak and rhododendron woodland. After lunch at middle of jungle its 2 hours easy climb to get to Ghorepani village. The walk is through rhododendron forest.
Once you get to upper Ghorepani village you will get the amazing view of the valley with White Mountains. Believe it or not everyone gets shocked with the beauty of this landscape and the wider range of the mountains.

Day 6
Trek to Poonhill (3210m) for sunrise view & trek down to Ulleri & drive to Pokhara; 5 hours approx.. Today the Poon hill trek ends.

As briefed by your guide in the previous evening get ready early in the stated time. Get ready with head lamp, warm clothes, at least 1 liter of water, little bit of snacks and sunglasses. If you are trekking to poonhill in December thick gloves and dawn jacket are mandatory. Poonhill gets windy sometimes.
After you head towards the top of the hill go slow, keep a good pace, do not rush; keep in mind that 1 meter high is dangerous for altitude. Trekking from 2880m Ghorepani to 3210 Poonhill is steep uphill so take it easy for 1.5 hours to get to the top.
After sunrise we will trek back to tea house for breakfast. Then take the same trail down to Ulleri village. From Ulleri we will hire a jeep to get us to the hotel at Pokhara, lakeside. Overnight at LakeSide Pokhara, a famous city in Nepal

Day 7
Take bus from pokhara to Kathmandu

We will be taking the same route in similar kind of bus as of day 01. You will reach Kathmandu at 3PM.

Day 8
Transfer to international airport for final Departure

After beautiful tour & trekking to Poon Hill now is the time for farewell. With all the wonderful memories we farewell you and hope to see you soon again in your next trip to Nepal. We are happy to be a part of your Nepal travel. We will drop you off at the airport and wish you safe travels.

Cost of Poon hill Trekking Tour - General Inclusions

  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara(according to the itinerary), B/B (bed and breakfast), Standard hotel
  • All your meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Bus for Kathmandu to Pokhara both way and car from Pokhara to Nayapul
  • Airport pickup and drop by private car or micro bus (depending on group Size).
  • All necessary paper works (ACAP) entry permit& Trekker`s information management system (Tims).
  • Fluent English speaking and trained, Government license holder guide including all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance during the trekking.
  • A helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people), if u need.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit).
  • Guided city tour of Kathmandu; includes 4 destination and transportation
  • Card processing fee for online payable amount
  • Added Value - (1) Dawn sleeping bag, Dawn Jacket to be returned after the trek (2) Waterproof duffel Bag, Walking Poles, quick dry T-shirt, Cap - to take away (3) Oxymeter to check your oxygen saturation and Heart beat with medical kit box carried by Guide (4) Satellite Phone for extremely remote destination
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Sightseeing entrance fee.

Cost of Poon hill Trekking Tour - General Exclusions

  • Food while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport - Kathmandu). You need 2 passport size photos and $50 dollar.
  • Your Travel and medical insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected).

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Poon Hill Trekking Tour
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Trip Facts

  • Car-Tourist Bus
  • 1 to 8
  • 3210 meter/10529 feet
  • Hotel-Lodge
  • Easy
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • Trekking Tour
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • English/Chinese/Hindi
  • 4
  • 80

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