Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek

Trip Overview

Looking for short and easy treks in Annapurna, go Poon Hill Trek.

Annapurna, the Goddess of Abundance lives unto her name in many ways. The area is blessed with fascinating & magnificent scenery, terraced hillsides, beautiful rhododendron forests, alpine lakes, glaciers & snow covered mountains, Spectacular views of the sacred peak of Fishtail & the awe-inspiring Annapurna, Dhaulagiri & Manaslu ranges can be beheld through this trail.

One can choose comfortable lodge based walks on the picturesque main trails, off the beaten path or more enjoyable treks to the high alpine areas in the heart of the mountains. The area is the best for introductory trekking. Good trails, easy walking, no altitude sickness, and nice local tea houses offer trekkers to explore the terraced hillsides, beautiful greenery land and silver mountains in its own precise style and comfort.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival Pick-up and transfer to the hotel

    On this arrival day, we await to welcome you on the Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and then transfer to your hotel. On this day we discuss about the itinerary and the trekking plan and introduce to the guide for the trek.

  • Day 2 Drive to Pokhara (1130 m), 8 hrs

    At 7:00 Am, we will leave the Kathmandu and for about eight hours of drive we will get to the Pokhara, a beautiful city. We stay at a hotel in Pokhara.

  • Day 3 Drive to Nayapul (1070 m) and trek to Ulheri (2020 m) 6 hrs

    On this very day, after having a breakfast, we will take a taxi to Nayapul, which is a trailhead for the trip. We walk through the gravel road for few hours that passes through a number of small villages. Birethanti, a check post, is on the way. Farmland, crops and village lifestyle and agricultural lifestyle can be observed while we walk. On the middle of the day, we reach to Tikhedhunga and after few minutes of continuous walk we get to Ullehri and we stay here overnight.

  • Day 4 Trek to Ghorepani (2860 m) 5 hrs

    The trial goes ahead gaining lots of elevation one step at a time. But as we get higher, the view gets better and better.We will be keyed up with the beautiful view of Annapurna mountain and other snow covered mountain. We walk through the rhododendron forest and can experience the freshness of the environment in every breathe you take. You will notice the that you have been to Ghorepani when you see the Ghorepani Entrance point. We stay overnight in Ghorepani, which is small and beautiful settlement.

  • Day 5 Hike to Poonhill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2710m) 6 hrs

    We wake up early today so that we can hike to Poonhill, a famous viewpoint, before the and see the first sun ray of the day kissing the beautiful Himalayas. The experience of viewpoint, is amazing. After sunrise view, you get back to Ghorepani, take your breakfast and continue the trek through rhododendron forest. The trial becomes gentle as it reaches to Banthanti. We can rest for few minutes before we ascend through the forests till we reach Tadapani, where we rest overnight.

  • Day 6 Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m) to Jhinu (1780 m) 5 hrs

    The trial from Tadapani makes a short, steep descent among rocks to a stream crossing, then leads out on a ridge towards Ghandruk. The village itself is very famous as it is the inhabitant of British Gorkha army. Ghandrk is also famous for its natural beauty and the view it offers from the settlement. Staying in the village is also an option for this trek. From Ghandruk, you just ascend to Jhinudanda, which is known for the natural hot spring it offers.

  • Day 7 Trek to Dhampus via Pothana (1950 m) 7 hrs

    After the breakfast, you slowly descend down through the villages and forests viewing the spectacular mountain views, valley and lakes until you reach Pothana, which is a peaceful village situated in the middle of the forest. Mountains like Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna III and Annapurna South can be viewed from Pothana. We continue the trek to Dhampus village which is recognized as one of the paradises of Nepal and rest overnight

  • Day 8 Trek to Phedi and drive to Pokhara (1130 m)

    On this last day of trekking, we take breakfast before we descend for about an hour to Phedi. From Phedi, we take a drive for about an hour that makes our presence in the Pokhara. Since there is time, we can explore the city or just take a rest on the hotel recalling all the experiences one had throughout the trek.

  • Day 9 Drive to Kathmandu (1400 m)

    Early in the morning we drive for the Kathmandu which is eight hours on average.

Service Details

Service Includes
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus/private vehicle
  • Drive to Nayapul and Phedi to Pokhara
  • Accommodation during the trek in tea houses
  • Annapurna Conservation permit
  • Trekker’s Information Management System(TIMS)
  • English speakingLicensed Nepali guide
  • Porters (if required)
Service Excludes
  • Personal expenses
  • Bar & Beverages
  • Gratuity to staff
  • Personal equipment
  • Meals in Pokhara
  • Insurance in case of emergency
Trip Rating

5/5 - Excellent

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Trip Price
USD 650 per person
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  • Max Altitute:

    3210m

  • Trip Duration:

    10 Days

  • Trip Region:

    Annapurna Region

  • Trip Start From:

    Kathmandu

  • Trip End In:

    Kathmandu

  • DailyWalking Hour:

    5 to 6 hours

  • Trip Route:

  • Trip Season:

    From September - November, March to May

  • Activity Level:

    Moderate Trek

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