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Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek is one of the best trekking trail in Nepal in Annapurna Himalayan Region. Poon Hill Trekking is also as mini Annapurna Trek or Short trek in Annapurna Region. Poon Hill is located just 400m. above Ghorepani and offer a brilliant 360 degree view of the Himalayan massifs including Dhulagiri range and Annapurna range. The most incredible things is, from this hill you are able to see more than 30 different white mountain peaks, including two eight thousand mountain (Dhaulagiri; 8163m. Annapurna I; 8091m.). On clear days, even the Pokhara valley can be seen. Short, easily accessible and a fairly accessible and a fairly easy trek, the Ghorepani trail is a perfect starter for someone who isn't sure of his walking capabilities, or only has a few days available and wishes to discover a lot.

Himalayan Glory Travels is a best agent to operate trekking in this Annapurna Himalayan region area specially Poon Hill Trekking. We use to operate more than 80 treks in a year in this area.

Main attraction of Poon Hill Trek ( Annapurna Himalayan Region)

Mid -hill cultural area, Gurung, Magar, Brahmin, and Ksetri are the inhabitants mainly, one of the best views from Poon Hill, off the beaten path, with unforgettable short journey, a great photographic site showing whole Annapurna, Dhaulagiri ranges. Protect conserved wilderness.

Accessibility

Fly or drive to Pokhara, by land 7 hr. drive and by air 30 minute, morning transfer to trailhead and starts trek, after the trek again drive back to pokhara from take out point.

The Route

Max. Altitude 3200m. Poon Hill/ teahouse lodges 2700 m., 5-6 hr. average walks per day, easy trail, and temperate climate jungle walk.

Facility

Teahouse lodges managed by ACAP and well trained local villagers. Best cultural teahouse accommodation, safe drinking water facility.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Meet Angel Trek's staff at the airport and drive or fly to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara Hotel.

Day 02: Pokhara to Phedi (drive) Phedi to Pothana (1660m).

Day 03: Pothana to Landrung (1646m.)

Day 04: Landrung to Chumrung (2079m.)

Day 05: Chumrung to Tadapani (2400m.)

Day 06: Tadapani to Ghorepani (2855m.)

Day 07: Ghorepani to Tirkhedhunga (1570m.) via Poon hill climb (3200m.)

Day 08: Tirkhedhunga to Birethanti (1160m.) Birethanti to Pokhara (drive)/ Overnight in Pokhara Hotel.

Day 09: Drive/fly back to Kathmandu or visit Chitwan National Park or Make River rafting trip in Trisuli river/Kaligandaki river or have a rest day in Pokhara.

Poon Hill short trek Outline:

Day 01: Arrive in kathandu airport, meet Angel Tour's staff at the airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: At 7.00 AM drive to Pokhara. Hotel check in and prepare for Poon Hill Trekking.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara and further to New Bridge and tre to Birethati.

Day 04: Birethati to Thiki Dhunga - Ureli 6 hrs

Day 05: Next day ureli to ghorepani and ovenight in ghorepani.

Day 06: Early morning climb to Poon Hill ( 1 - 1and half hour) for sun rise and Himalayan View and return Poo Hill - Ghorepani (Breakfast) - Ureli - Thikithunga ( Lunch) and to New bridge and drive to Pokhara.

Day 07: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu and to Your country or do Kathmandu city tours, visit Nagarkot, Chitwan etc.

Alternative Trekking Route:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathamndu and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Early morning fly to Pokhara and drive to trailhead Nayapul (1070m) trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m) (Approx. 4 hr). Overnight at teahouse Lodge

Day 03: Tikhedhunga (1540m) trek to Ghorepani (2800m) (approx. 4 to 5 hr) overnight at teahouse Lodge

Day 04: Early morning Poon Hill tour for one of the best views of Mt: Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and including Virgin peak Mt: Fish tail. After breakfast start trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (approx. 4 hr) overnight at teahouse Lodge.

Day 05: Tadapani (2600m) trek to Ghandruk (1970m) (approx. 4 hr.) incredible jungle.

Day 06: Ghandrk trek to Deurali (2100m) (Approx. 4 hr.). Overnight at teahouse Lodge.

Day 07: Deurali trek to Dhampus (1650m) approx. 3 to 4 hr. and overnight at teahouse lodge.

Day 08: Dhampus trek back to Phedi & 30 minute drive to Pokhara and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09: After breakfast fly or drive to Kathamndu.

Day 10: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Day 11: International departure.

Note: The above Itinerary can be customized according to your requirement, for the details you can ask our tour expert.

We organize both Individual and Group Treks. But if any one individuals or small group wants to join with other group then please see our Fixed Date Departure and do inquiry with us. But some time due to excessive number of people in fix date departure we may not join you too.

Trip Includes

  • Airport picks up & drops.
  • Hotels at Kathmandu as per itinerary.
  • All meals & accommodation during the trekking period.
  • All Entrance fee and Trekking permit(TIMS).
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax.
  • Highly experienced guide and staffs.
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and insurance.
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangements.
  • Welcome & farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

Trip Excludes

  • Visa Fees
  • International air fare
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills or extra porters)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Tips for guides and porters (for staff)

Trip Fact
  • Trip Duration : 09 Days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
  • Group Size : 2 (Min.) - 15+
  • Transportaion : Bus/Jeep/Car/Flight (Scheduled)
  • Accommodation : Hotel, Mountain Guest House
  • Season : Feb-May, Sep-Nov
  • Stats From : Kathmandu
  • Ends In : Kathmandu