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Nepal
Poon Hill Trek

Overview

From long arduous walking detour to short splendid trekking trails are features of Nepal Trekking. In alluring Annapurna region trekkers can take part in the most famous short trekking route of Ghorepani Poon Hill Sunrise Trek. It is at the crossroad of Annapurna Base Camp Trek and allows trekkers to gather stunning mountain vista of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Neelgiri, Dhaulagiri and others. Journey is also classed as Annapurna Sunrise Trek or Annapurna View Trek. It is an ideal option for a family trek and recommended for beginners and even kids of the age group of six and above.

Quick Facts

Best Time : March to May (Pre-monsoon season); September to November (Post-monsoon season)

Duration : 07 Days (04 days of trekking)

Max. Altitude : 3210 m

Commences At : Pokhara

Ends At : Pokhara

  • Arrival In Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay in Hotel.
  • Fly to Pokhara, drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri, 1.30 hour drive and 5 hours trek. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Trek to Ghorepani, 4.30 hours walk. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Poon Hill sunrise view and trek to Ghandruk, 08 hours walk. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Trek to Kimche and drive back to Pokhara, 03 hours walk and 02 hours drive. Overnight at Hotel Green Tara or Pokhara Eco Resort or similar.
  • Drive back to Kathmandu, 07 hours drive.
  • Fly out from Kathmandu. Trip ends.

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Scenic flight to Pokhara with the view of beautiful middle hills of the countryside and panoramic Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. After reaching Pokhara, a 42 km drive for nearly 1.5 hours will take you to a place called Nayapul. Then, the trek begins by ascending through the beautiful rice, millet and maze farms. Walking all along the major trail of Birethanti allows us to pass through beautiful petite waterfalls. The path takes us to Sudami and then we gradually walk by the side of valley and reach at Hile (1495 meter). Eventually, after half an hour walk we will reach at Tikhedhunga (1525 meter) for overnight stay or we can further climb 3500 stone steps to reach Ulleri (2073 meter) from Tikhedhunga.
Today, we will walk from Ulleri to reach Ghorepani, one of the renowned spot of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meter. Our hike simply moves up to Banthanti (which is 2250 meter above the sea level) going across oak and rhododendron forest. We keep on trekking until we reach to our ultimate destination Ghorepani through Nangethanti (2460 meter). Later we will be staying overnight in a hotel after trekking for almost 05 hours.
Early morning we march to Poonhill (3210 meter) where nature allows us to view the striking mountains and beautiful sunrise. After an hour, we descend from Poonhill and continuously walk to Tadapani taking around 5 hours. Tadapani exactly refers to 'Far water' which means water is provided in this village from far away. The track rise all along ridges and through rhododendron, pine woods to Deurali. We descend arrive at Banthanti, walk further on the twisting way to Tadapani. Our journey continues to Ghandruk which takes almost 2.5 hours. It is considered as one of the most inspiring village, the home of Gurung people. The track primarily passes through forest. And we stay overnight at Ghandruk.
We move ahead from Ghandruk. Then the trail continues descends until Kimche where jeep/buses are available. You can yet able to see breathtaking Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre during the walk. We then return driving back to Pokhara.

Package Details

TRIP COST INCLUDES

  • Airports pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu (International and domestic both).
  • 01 night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • 02 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 03 night guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
  • Professional, licensed and English speaking mountain guide.
  • Porters to carry luggage.
  • Food during the trek (full board with breakfast, lunch and dinner and with tea/coffee 03 times a day)
  • Assistance with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • All necessary trekking permits: Annapurna Conservation Area and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fee.
  • All transportation: Pokhara – Kathmandu by private car, Pokhara - Nayapul and Siwai – Pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Flight Kathmandu – Pokhara.
  • Basic First Aid and medical kit.
  • All organisational requirements.

TRIP COST EXCLUDES

  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed while trekking).
  • Any additional expenses occurred due to bad weather
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/wifi etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills. Tea/Coffee offered more than 03 times a day will be charged extra on actuals.
  • Tips for guide, porter, driver.

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