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Poon Hill Trek – 11 days

General Overview

poon-hill-trekPoon Hill Trek is the most popular trekking route of Nepal. It is short treks of only six days of the walking tour but you can enjoy magnificent views of stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys. This treks mainly highlights Poonhill at the elevation of 3210 m from sea level. Also, all major peaks are visible including Mt. Dhaulagiri at far left and Annapurna I and it's ranging,  Manaslu and many more on the right.

The trek is easy, it has enough walking along streams and forests for those who are looking for a few days close to nature, yet it is not far away and involves no high climbing. You absolutely should not have any risk of altitude sickness during this trek.

The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is an immensely popular short trek to the Annapurna. We will start the trek from beautiful Modi Khola river, after an hour of drive from Pokhara. Crossing the suspension bridge over Modhi Khola river, we ascend through ethnic villages and farm terraces enjoying the views of Machhapuchare peeking between the hills.

On the second day, we will hike mostly through woods before we reach Ghorepani hill. Next morning we start our trek with an early climb of one hour nearby Poonhill for the spectacular view of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri and other famous mountains of the region.

Ghorepani stands over hillock densely forested covered with rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal. Every spring it has tremendous scenery of forests in bloom with the panorama of the high mountains on the skyline.
These three mountains (Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna I) are scaled more than 8000 m. As they are respectively seventh, eighth and ninth highest mountains in the world.

Moreover, tourist can also enjoy lush green Rhododendron and other forests. Also, people working at their farm, seeing different faces, some wild animal, birds highlight the main aspect of the trek.


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Day 01: Welcome, at Kathmandu airport and drive to Hotel, short briefing about the programs, and overnight at hotel B/B.

Day 02: Preparation for Trekking: After breakfast meet the tour guide. Visit some heritage sites in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel B/B.

Day 03: Fly or drive to Pokhara and overnight at hotel B/B.

Day 04: Pokhara – Hile drive – Ulleri 2017 m trek
This is the day with a scenic drive from Pokhara, it takes approximately two hours to reach Hile, and we will trek to Ulleri, a typical Magar village. It takes about 5 hours, and this is a kind of experimental trekking for the first part of the first day and the second part will be steep ascent. We will pass four different villages along the trails with field terraces, after reaching Ulleri we will check into the lodge. Overnight at the lodge with on board.

Day 05: Ulleri – Ghorepani 2855 m
Early morning we will have breakfast and continue our trek ascent to Banthanti which may take about 1 hour, from where we will see the mountains Hiunchuli and Annapurna south. Our trek continues through the forest until the stream and it goes uphill to Nangethanti. We will have a lunch break at Nangethanti.

After lunch, the trek goes easier ascent for more than two hours and we reach Ghorepani, from this point, we will enjoy all the major peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges. Just after reaching Ghorepani we will check in to the lodge. Overnight at the lodge on full board.

Day 06: Ghorepani - Poonhill (3210 m) - Tadapani (2660 m) it is approx 7-8 hrs of walking including sunrise trek to Poonhill PNHLL1
Day 07: Tadapani - Ghandruk (1910 m), it is approx 3 hrs of walking. Ghandruk is quite big and beautiful Gurung village. So, we want you                      to explore Ghandruk. You can visit Temple, Monastery, Gurung museum and many more things with your guide after the lunch.
Day 08: Ghandruk - Pothana ( 1890 m), it is approx 6 hours of walking
Day 09: Pothana - Phedi, it is approx 3:30 hrs of walking to Phedi and drive about an hour  to Pokhara.
Day 10: Drive or fly to Kathmandu overnight at Kathmandu on B/B
Day 11: Final departure to Kathmandu airport or further program according to flight schedule.

Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design tailor made travel plans based on your interest and timing.

"Nepal, the synonym of "Nature, Culture, and Adventure"
once is not enough"

Trips Facts

Country: Nepal
Activities: Tour and Trekking
Start/End: Kathmandu
Destination: Poonhill
Trip Price: US $ 685 per person
Single supplementary: US $ 20 per person per day
Duration: 11 Days
Max Elevation: 3210 m from sea level
Group Size: Minimum 2
Best Season: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December,
Trip grade: Easy
Walking hours: 5 - 6 hours per day (in average pace of walking)

"Nepal, the synonym of "Nature, Culture, and Adventure"
once is not enough"


The cost includes:

•  All arrival and departure transport
•  Kathmandu city tour on private car
•  3 night accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
• 2 night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
•  6 days complete package trekking with guide and porter
•  All land transport on buses(the flights are extra)

•  1 guide and porters (2:1 basis) insured, registered, experienced, salary food  and accommodation paid
•  Annapurna Conservation Area entry permit (ACAP)
•  Three meals a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
•  5 night accommodation at tea house on twin sharing basis
•  All land transportation on car

The price will not include:

•  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
•  Nature of personnel expenses
•  Nepal visa
•  Bar and beverage bills
•  Personnel clothing
•  Travel insurance and
•  Tips (tips are expected)

"Nepal, the synonym of "Nature, Culture, and Adventure"
once is not enough"

Departure Dates


Start Date End Date Booking Status Remarks
10 - Jan - 24 20 - Jan - 24 Available
24 - Jan - 24 03 - Feb - 24 Available
07 - Feb - 24 17 - Feb - 24 Available
21 - Feb - 24 03 - Mar - 24 Available
07 - Mar - 24 17 - Mar - 24 Available
14 - Mar - 24 24 - Mar - 24 Available
21 - Mar - 24 31 - Mar - 24 Available
28 - Mar - 24 07 - Apr - 24 Available
04 - Apr - 24 14 - Apr - 24 Available
11 - Apr - 24 21 - Apr - 24 Available
18 - Apr - 24 28 -Apr - 24 Available
25 - Apr - 24 05 - May - 24 Available
02 - May - 24 12 - May - 24 Available
09 - May - 24 19 - May - 24 Available
16 - May - 24 26 - May - 24 Available
23 - May - 24 02 - Jun - 24 Available


Note: If the above dates do not meet your needs, we can design tailor-made travel plans based on your interest and timing.

"Nepal, the synonym of "Nature, Culture, and Adventure"
once is not enough"


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US $ 685 per person
Above mention rate is per person and required minimum 2 person. Less then or more then 2 person rate will be different.