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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.

Season

Round the Year

Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome at Kathmandu airport and drive to Hotel, short briefing about the programs and overnight at hotel on B/B
Day 02: Preparation for Trekking, after breakfast meet the tour guide and visit some heritage sites in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel on B/B
Day 03: Drive or fly to Pokhara, overnight at hotel on B/B
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1010 m)  and begin your trek. Nayapul - Tikhedhunga (1570 m) it is approx 4 hrs of walking.
Day 05: Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani (2874 m), it is  approx 6 hrs of walking.
Day 06: Ghorepani - Poonhill (3210 m) - Tadapani (2660 m) it is approx 7-8 hrs of waliking including sunrise trek to Poonhill
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 musiam 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.
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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: February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December,
Trip grade: Easy
Walking hours: 5 - 6 hours per day (in average pace of walking)

Services

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)
Trekking:

•  1 guide and porters (2:1 basis) insured, registered, experienced, salary food  and accommodation paid
•  Annapurna Conservation Area entry permit (ACAP)
•  TIMS
•  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)

Departure Dates

 

Start Date End Date Booking Status Remarks
12 - Aug - 19 22 - Aug - 19 Available
17 - Aug - 19 27 - Aug - 19 Available
20 - Aug - 19 30 - Aug - 19 Available
24 - Aug - 19 03 - Sep - 19 Available
27 - Aug - 19 06 - Sep  - 19 Available
31 - Aug - 19 10 - Sep - 19 Available +4 to go
03 - Sep - 19 13 - Sep - 19 Available +7 to go
07 - Sep - 19 17 - Sep - 19 Available +5 to go
10 - Sep - 19 20 - Sep - 19 Available +2 to go
14 - Sep - 19 24 - Sep - 19 Available Booked
17 - Sep - 19 27 - Sep - 19 Available +7 to go
21 - Sep - 19 01 - Oct - 19 Available +5 to go
24 - Sep - 19 04 - Oct - 19 Available +4 to go
28 - Sep - 19 08 - Oct - 19 Available +3 to go
01 - Oct - 19 11 - Oct - 19 Available +6 to go
03 - Oct - 19 13 - Oct - 19 Available +8 to go

 

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

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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.