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Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek

Annapurna Region
Poon Hill Trek
Poon Hill Trek

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Trip Facts

Duration : 6 Days Max-Altitude : 3210m Program Type :Tea House Best Season : 12 Months Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 2:

These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.

Mode of Travel : Flight/Land
All price inclusive USD 530

Overview

Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek is 3210-meter Altitude, Poon Hill Trek is marvellous Magnetic sunrise view point trekking of Annapurna region known by short Annapurna Panorama Ghorepani trek, even you did Annapurna circuit or Annapurna Base camp without Poon Hill Trek, Then people don’t think you did completely Annapurna Region Trek. Poon Hill trek is Magnetic power trekking destinations for all trekkers who love nature, Mountains, real Nepali lifestyle and interact closely with local peoples learn more Nepal.

The peoples from Ghorepani, they all are Poon Magars from Shikha, Ghara and Chitre just doing tea house, lodge, poon hill trek start from Nayapul Birethanti and first night will be in Tirkhe Dhunga and second day Ghorepani and next morning to visit Poon Hill, early morning 4 am start climbing from Ghorepani with head flashlight from your tea house, you will join the masses for the trip up to Poon Hill.

How many Peaks View from Poon Hill Trek?

One hour thirty minutes climbing to Poon Hill sunrise view point, 32 white Himalayas peaks see closely and get golden chance to observe magnifications Himalayas view of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna 1 Himchuli, Machhapuchhare ( Fishtails) Gangapurna, Sigachuli, Gandarbachuli, Lamjung Himal, Mardi Himal and Manaslu Himal, three mountains are more than eight thousand meters high, these are Dhaulagiri, Annapurna one and Manaslu Himal, from the top of the PoonHill, slowly when sun rising in the morning then sun reflect different colors of the mountain every minute. Make sure you bring a warm cloth with you and digital camera to take the panoramic Himalayas view pictures, also if you have binocular that will be fantastic to see the Himalayas closely.

How Crowded this Trek and which month is best?

Poon Hill Trek will be really crowded and full of people at trekking season time March- April, May and Sep, Oct November because of short trekking destinations of Nepal. please keep some small money with you when you visit Poon Hill. There is a coffee shop, locals from Ghorepani early morning climbing and make hot coffee, Hot chocolate for the Trekkers.

How difficult Poon Hill Trek?

Poon Hill Trekking is graded moderate, short trek but not easy Trek, (Notice difficulty) because of its steep climbing up 1276 meters in a day from Tirkhe Dhunga to Ghorepani directly high elevation, this trail demands moderately fit person having great Highlander passion. but no risk of Altitude sickness our suggesting it should not gain more than 500m per day if you planning Highlander or longer Treks as Annapurna circuit, or Annapurna Base Camp.

What about Altitude sickness for Poon Hill Trek?

Poon Hill Trek lies at altitude 3210 meters only, there is no risk of Altitude Sickness. The highest elevation difference that you will face is while walking from Tirkhe Dhunga to Ghorepani. It is because, at Tirkhe Dhunga, you will be at a height of 1577 meters height which means you will overcome nearly 1200 meters on this day. For those who are wondering about the Acute Mountain Sickness and who are thinking about the trekking advice which says you can only make 500m of the climb on a day, work only for those who Scheme mountain that more than 5000m altitude. There is absolutely no Altitude Mountain Sickness risk in Poon Hill. An altitude up to 3500m is considered safe for a normal person

How Weather is will be in Poon Hill Trek? 

Poon Hill Trek weather is pretty good with clear blue sky at peak season time, September to November. and March to April are best seasons for Poon Hill Trek, rest of month is the changeable weather because of much nearer to Pokhara which is famously called as Cherapunji of Nepal as it receives maximum rainfall in entire Nepal,

Equipment for Poon Hill Trek

The equipment requires for Poon Hill Trek,  a pair best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, Loose, casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers, Waterproof trousers. For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired/ buy in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles. Warm Gloves.

How much for this trek?

The Cost of Poon Hill trek is a depending on your spending days, there are 3 days, 4 days 6 day and 8 days itinerary are listed in our site so, every page have cost detail and service details with full board package Trip,

permits require

Annapurna Conservations Area Project (ACAP) permits and Trekking information management system (TIMS) Permits required for the Poon Hill Trekking which is including in our package trip.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive international airport in Kathmandu; transport to selected hotel at Thamel, The hotel is centrally located in the Thamel area of Kathmandu which is renowned for its many restaurants, shops, bars, and nightclubs etc which cater for the tourists
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara 200kilometer, 6 hours drive by luxury tourist bus. along the way to Pokhara scenery of countryside nice view. around 2:00 PM will be in Pokhara. Pokhara is an enchanting Annapurna Himalayan Valley and beauty. while exploring its scenic land on bicycle/on foot or on your own like boating in Phewa Lake overlooking the region of Annapurna Himalayan ranges. In the evening prepare for the trek
  • Day 03: early morning drive to Nayapul by car or Van depend on group size (1 hours to Naya pull ) Jeep to Hille 1 hours, have breakfast there and trek to Ghorepani (6/7 hours, 2853 meter) along the way you able to see many Gurung and Magar villages, it is very nice itself and beautiful village view and mountain views, lunch will be in banthanti middle of the rhododendron jungle and continue to Ghorepani, after dinner do entertainment with your guide and porters playing the card, stay Overnight at lodge
  • Day 04: Early morning 4 AM visit to Poon Hill (3210 meters. 45 minutes to get at the top for the sunrise Magnetic and marvelous Himalayas view) 32 Himalayas peaks magnification view, today will fulfill your dream and achieve your goal, watching all white Himalayan peaks, your guide will teach you all Himalaya Peak name and heights, back to the same hotel after poon Hill have breakfast and trek to Ghandruk village (6/7 hours 1935 meter) at evening visit Gurung museum with your guide and Maj gau village tour, stay overnight at lodge
  • Day 05: Trek back to Nayapul (4 hours walking) and then drive back to Pokhara by Car or van depend on group size (1-hour driving) and fly back to Kathmandu at evening time 4 Pm, over night at Kathmandu Hotel moon light
  • Day 06: Departure to international airport to fly your suit home country. we will provide you transport to international Tribhuvan airports

Cost Included

  • Airport/ Hotel/ Airport pick up/ drop by private car- Van- bus depends on group size
  • 2 nights peace and clean Hotel in Kathmandu Deluxe 2 pax sharing room in BB basis A/C, televisions, hot shower
  • Kathmandu / Pokhara / by tourist bus and Pokhara-Kathmandu by flight
  • 1 Nights hotel in Pokhara clean room with hot shower
  •  Pokhara/ Naya pool- Hille and Nayapul / Pokhara by private car/ van /jeep
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner chose by Menu) with tea/coffee three times a day in a cup
  • Dessert after dinner- fresh fruits, banana, Apple, and can fruits sometimes
  • Clean and nice Lodge accommodation on the way with hot shower and clean toilet facilities
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced first aid trained guide which is familiar of this area and required porters. 1 porter for every 2 pax
  • ACAP Annapurna conservations area project Permits and TIMS Trekking Information management, system card
  • Guides/Porter's: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc

Cost Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu, Hard and soft table drinks such as, Coke, Fanta, mineral water, Personal insurance which is covering Rescue operation charge.
  • Tips for guide and porter.

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