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Poon Hill Trek 3 days

Poon Hill Trek 3 days

Annapurna Region
Paul wang and Riddhi Ghale
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Ghorepani Poon Hill
dhaulagiri Himal view from Ghorepani
Ghorepani poon Hill trek
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Trip Facts

Duration : 3 Days Max-Altitude : 3210M Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Jan, March to August Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Land Hold Your Guide : Suk Ghale, Riddhi Ghale, and Yakub Ghale
All price inclusive
$ 300 $ 240

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 3 days Itinerary

The Poon Hill trek is one of the most spectacular viewpoint treks in the Inner Annapurna region Nepal, Ghorepani trek Nepal offering magnificent views of the Annapurna range and spectacular sunrises and sunsets view within 3 days trek, Poon hill trek altitude is 3,200 m. This trek requires a moderate level of fitness. Altitude Mountain Sickness is not a concern as other high altitude treks.

The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is In particular of Nepal’s most popular eco-nature treks inside the Annapurna Conservation Area. There is a difference in latitude and longitude between Ghorepani and Ghandruk. In addition to the spectacular scenic beauty of Annapurna, Poon Hill Trek territory offers the chance to learn about and experience the culture, religion, linguistics, and traditions of Nepal’s minority ethnic groups.

View From Poon Hill 

The view from Poon hill’s top will see the Dhaulagiri Himal 8,167m. Tukuche Peak 6,920m, Mardi HimalManaslu Himal,  Annapurna I, II and III, Nilgiri, Khopra dandaAlso, shows the gorgeous Kali Gandaki Valley, Jomsom horizon, Gurung, and Magar mix cultures charming villages as well as many colorful rhododendrons jungle. That is the reason more trekkers want to do the Poon hill trek to experience and observe. 

The top attraction of the Poon hill trek is the breathtaking views of the Himalayas and sunrises. It is especially evident at sunrise when the first rays of the sun fall on the snow-capped peaks of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other massive peaks.

In addition, the Poon hill trek route hike through sub-tropical green valleys, large Rhododendron forests, wild vegetation, and saw wild animals, birds, and butterflies along the way. In fact, trekkers love to do the Poon hill trek because of the amazing mountain views within a 2 night/3 day time frame from Pokhara to Poon hill with close to the Annapurna range.

POON HILL TRIP DURATION

Poon Hill trek begins from Nayapul after a one-and-a-half-hour drive from Pokhara. The trail passes through the beautiful villages of Tirkhe Dhunda, Ulleri, and Ghorepani. Nayapul to Poon hill’s distance is 13.4 km. The trek takes you through picturesque mountain scenery and villages inhabited by Gurungs and Magars.

If you have only 3 days from Kathmandu

From Kathmandu to Poon hill trek, if you only have 3 days, you can fly directly to Pokhara at 9 am, your guide will pick you up at Pokhara airport, then drive to Naypul and start the trek the same day. The guide will also drop you off at Pokhara airport at the end of the trek and fly you back to Kathmandu. The additional cost will be only $100 per ticket.   

Guides and porters

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek package is led by professional guides and porters, who are locals from the Ghorepani-Annapurna region and experienced in the people, culture, and history of the Annapurna Poon Hill area. Guides from our team have led the poon hill trek 9/10 times per season. Our staff is fully covered by trekking insurance, equipment.

Poon hill trek three days cost

On a joint group basis, the Poon hill trek 3 days package costs only $240 per person. An entire board package trip includes both ways of transportation, three meals per day, accommodations, ACAP permits, TIMS permits, services charges, tax, and VAT are also included in the cost.

Poon Hill Trek 3 days Itinerary

Day 01:

Your guide and porter will pick you up at your Pokhara hotel at 8 AM and drive you to Nayapul (42 km, one hour by taxi) then you will trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meters, 3 12 hours walking) and stay overnight at the lodge

Day 02:

Hike into the rhododendron forest and ascent to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 6/7 hours walking) where you will stay overnight at the lodge.

Day 03:

Visit Poon hill in the morning (45 minutes to get to the top of the hill for the best sunrise view and mountains view, back to the lodge in Ghorepani for breakfast, then trekking back to Nayapul for about 5-6 hours of hiking before returning to Pokhara

Highlights of the 3 days Poon Hill Trek

  • View of the Annapurna range, the Himalayas from Poon hill, 3210 meters high.
  • There are three mountains over eight thousand meters high, Dhaulagiri, 8,167m, Manaslu, 8,163m, and Annapurna-I, 8,091m.
  • Beautiful villages along the way to Ghorepani Poonhill; Birethanti, Hille, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri.
  • A picturesque waterfall, river, rice terrace, and rhododendron forest
  • You can easily trek in the Annapurna region’s Ghorepani Poon Hill for two nights and three days from Pokhara
  • There is the option of both ways flying to Pokhara from Kathmandu and back to Kathmandu.

Depending on your schedule, choose a Poon hill trek of 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days.

Options number I:

Itinerary for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 3 days starts from Pokhara hotel to Nayapul by car, followed by a walk to Poon Hill, and back to Pokhara.

Option number II:

You may need to add one more day to your itinerary if you are new to hiking on the mountain. The Ghandruk Village Loop can also be accessed via the Poon Hill Trek, then you can drive to Pokhara from Nayapul.

The option II, itinerary began with a trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani, and a bus ride back to Pokhara from the Ghandruk village or Syauli bazaar. You can visit some interesting places such as Jhinu for hot springs if you have more than 4 days. The cost of an additional day is $60 per person.

Poon Hill Trek distance

  • Pokhara to Nayapul distance 45 km. 1-hour drive
  • Nayapul to poon hill distance 13.5 km. 2 days hike

Drinking water for your Annapurna Poon hill trek

Be sure to bring or purchase Piyush, which purifies water naturally. 3 drops (0.2 ML) will be enough per liter, so you’ll need to drink at least 3 letters per day on the poon hill trek. For drinking water purification, this method is commonly used in rural areas. Piyush was prepared for disinfecting drinking water so that it could be consumed by trekkers.


Before hiking three days Poon Hill treks Nepal, Read this Blog by Nepal travellers Mark and Mim for more information about the Poon Hill trek in Ghorepani.



Gear for trekking

Poon Hill is a short and easy trek in the Annapurna Region. It is not necessary to have any special gear. The following items are recommended: Hiking shoes, Wear socks, trousers, a warm jacket, T-shirt (or two), long-sleeved shirt, sunscreen (SPF 20+) pack. Bring a torch (flashlight), camera, memory card, and charger (surplus batteries)

In the winter months (December – February), spikes or crampons will be essential if you are doing this trek. If you are doing this trek in summer (June – August), you should bring a rain poncho or rain jacket.

Visa for Nepal

At Kathmandu International Airport, you will receive an on-arrival visa. Department of Immigration Nepal can accept this form if you complete it and bring it with you. You will be able to avoid the long queue much faster.

Tourist visas with multiple entries for 15 days cost the US $ 30 or equivalent foreign currency.

Tourist visa with multiple entries for 30 days for US $50 or equivalent foreign currency.

Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 100 days costs US $ 125 or equivalent foreign currency.

Tourists with a passport from South Asia are not subject to the provisions of 1(a) and 1(b)

Visas are not required for 30 days in nations that belong to the Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Nepal does not require a visa for Indian nationals.

What is the best way to get to Pokhara from Kathmandu?

There are 3 options to get to Pokhara. From Kathmandu to Pokhara, tourist buses depart every morning at 7:00 am from Sorkhutte. It takes about 7 hours. Pokhara’s Tourist Bus departs at 7:30 am. A standard tourist bus costs US$8 per person and a Deluxe tourist bus costs US$25 per person.

You can take a private car/jeep/van depending on the size of your group. Car US$100/ Jeep US$150/ Van US$200: You can be more flexible if you hire a private vehicle.

There are frequent flights between Kathmandu and Pokhara. Getting there may require you to take a flight. You can get there in 25 minutes from Kathmandu. This is a more convenient way to get to Pokhara. One-way tickets cost US$100 per person.

 What is the best time and temperature to do this trek? 

Depending on when you book this trek, the temperature will vary. We organize this trek every day throughout the year. This trek is best done during the spring (March-May) and autumn (September – November). Rhododendrons are in bloom from February to April. The best time to walk on snow at this trek is in the Winter (December – February).

Winter (December – February): Minimum temperature will be around -5 Celsius and the maximum temperature will be around 15 Celsius. the weather will be a little bit chilly during this time, but it will still be a good time to go trekking. On this trek, it is the right time to walk in the snow.

In spring (March-May): Minimum temperatures will be around +5 Celsius and maximum temperatures will be around 30 Celsius. Clear skies and good temperatures make this the best time to do this trek. This is the best time of year to see the Rhododendrons.

The maximum temperature will be 30 Celsius and the minimum temperature will be +5 Celsius during the summer (June – August). During this season of rain, we continue to organize this trek. A rain poncho or rain jacket is recommended.

Autumn (September – November): Minimum temperature will be around 0 degrees Celsius and the maximum will be 25 degrees Celsius. Another great time to do this trek is now. After the rainy season, we will have a fresh and beautiful climate.

What type of meal?

Lodges have menus; you can choose what you want. The food is hygienic. However, it is not like city foods.

– Breakfast: Simple breakfast (as many eggs or items as there are potatoes, toast, Gurung or Tibetan bread, pancakes, muesli, oatmeal, etc.

Lunch: Nepali Thali (Rice, lentil soup, potato curry, green vegetables, papadam, tomato sauce, chicken curry optional), Macaroni, pasta, potato items, Mo.Mo or dumpling, pizza, fried rice, fried noodles, french fries, etc.

We serve Nepali Thali as dinner (Rice, Lentil Soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetables, Papadam, Hot Salted Pickle, Chicken Curry optional), Macaroni, Spaghetti, Potato items, Momos, and Pizza as a meal.

Detail Itinerary

Options A:

  • Day 01: Your guide will pick you up in your hotel in Pokhara at 8 Am and drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hour driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meters. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 03: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (45 minutes to get to the top for the best sunrise view and Annapurna mountains Views, trek Back to Nayapul 4/5 hours and drive back to Pokhara

COST INCLUDED

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi /van and Nayapul to Pokhara by taxi or van
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced first aid the trained guide which is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porter: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.

COST EXCLUDED

  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter

Our most competitive cost of the trip is U$D240 per person


Options B:

DETAIL ITINERARY

  • Day 01:  your guide will pick you up at 8 am in your hotel and drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hour driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meters. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 03: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (45 minutes to get at the top for the best sunrise view and Annapurna mountains views, back to hotel and trek to Tadapani 2100m 5/6 hours hike, overnight at tea house.
  • Day 04: Trek to Syauli bazaar 4 hours and drive back to Pokhara by taxi.

COST INCLUDED

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi and Syalubazaar to Pokhara by Taxi
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English-speaking, government registered, experienced first aid trained guide who is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porters: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.

COST EXCLUDED

  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter

Our most competitive cost of the trip is U$D300 per person


OPTIONS C:

DETAIL ITINERARY

  • Day 01:  your guide and porter will pick you up at 8 am in your hotel and drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hour driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meter. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 03: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (45 minutes to get at the top for the best sunrise view and mountains, trek to Tadapani 2100m 5/6 hours hike, overnight at tea house.
  • Day 04: Trek to Jhinu danda hot spring 6 hours hike overnight at Jhinu.
  • Day 05: Trek back to Naya pul 4/5 hours and drive back to Pokhara.

COST INCLUDED

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi and Naya Pul to Pokhara by Taxi
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English-speaking, government registered, experienced first aid trained guide who is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porter, food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.

COST EXCLUDED

  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter

Our most competitive cost of the trip is U$D360 per person

Cost Included

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi and Syalubazaar to Pokhara by Taxi
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English-speaking, government-registered, experienced first aid trained guide who is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porters: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus 25 degrees
  • Prices will be 10% discountable if there are more than 5 travellers with the contact person
  • A complimentary trek for the leader if there are 10+1 participants with the contact person
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu and in Pokhara before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.
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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 3 days Itinerary

The Poon Hill trek is one of the most spectacular viewpoint treks in the Inner Annapurna region Nepal, Ghorepani trek Nepal offering magnificent views of the Annapurna range and spectacular sunrises and sunsets view within 3 days trek, Poon hill trek altitude is 3,200 m. This trek requires a moderate level of fitness. Altitude Mountain Sickness is not a concern as other high altitude treks.

The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is In particular of Nepal’s most popular eco-nature treks inside the Annapurna Conservation Area. There is a difference in latitude and longitude between Ghorepani and Ghandruk. In addition to the spectacular scenic beauty of Annapurna, Poon Hill Trek territory offers the chance to learn about and experience the culture, religion, linguistics, and traditions of Nepal’s minority ethnic groups.

View From Poon Hill 

The view from Poon hill’s top will see the Dhaulagiri Himal 8,167m. Tukuche Peak 6,920m, Mardi HimalManaslu Himal,  Annapurna I, II and III, Nilgiri, Khopra dandaAlso, shows the gorgeous Kali Gandaki Valley, Jomsom horizon, Gurung, and Magar mix cultures charming villages as well as many colorful rhododendrons jungle. That is the reason more trekkers want to do the Poon hill trek to experience and observe. 

The top attraction of the Poon hill trek is the breathtaking views of the Himalayas and sunrises. It is especially evident at sunrise when the first rays of the sun fall on the snow-capped peaks of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other massive peaks.

In addition, the Poon hill trek route hike through sub-tropical green valleys, large Rhododendron forests, wild vegetation, and saw wild animals, birds, and butterflies along the way. In fact, trekkers love to do the Poon hill trek because of the amazing mountain views within a 2 night/3 day time frame from Pokhara to Poon hill with close to the Annapurna range.

POON HILL TRIP DURATION

Poon Hill trek begins from Nayapul after a one-and-a-half-hour drive from Pokhara. The trail passes through the beautiful villages of Tirkhe Dhunda, Ulleri, and Ghorepani. Nayapul to Poon hill’s distance is 13.4 km. The trek takes you through picturesque mountain scenery and villages inhabited by Gurungs and Magars.

If you have only 3 days from Kathmandu

From Kathmandu to Poon hill trek, if you only have 3 days, you can fly directly to Pokhara at 9 am, your guide will pick you up at Pokhara airport, then drive to Naypul and start the trek the same day. The guide will also drop you off at Pokhara airport at the end of the trek and fly you back to Kathmandu. The additional cost will be only $100 per ticket.   

Guides and porters

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek package is led by professional guides and porters, who are locals from the Ghorepani-Annapurna region and experienced in the people, culture, and history of the Annapurna Poon Hill area. Guides from our team have led the poon hill trek 9/10 times per season. Our staff is fully covered by trekking insurance, equipment.

Poon hill trek three days cost

On a joint group basis, the Poon hill trek 3 days package costs only $240 per person. An entire board package trip includes both ways of transportation, three meals per day, accommodations, ACAP permits, TIMS permits, services charges, tax, and VAT are also included in the cost.

Poon Hill Trek 3 days Itinerary

Day 01:

Your guide and porter will pick you up at your Pokhara hotel at 8 AM and drive you to Nayapul (42 km, one hour by taxi) then you will trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meters, 3 12 hours walking) and stay overnight at the lodge

Day 02:

Hike into the rhododendron forest and ascent to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 6/7 hours walking) where you will stay overnight at the lodge.

Day 03:

Visit Poon hill in the morning (45 minutes to get to the top of the hill for the best sunrise view and mountains view, back to the lodge in Ghorepani for breakfast, then trekking back to Nayapul for about 5-6 hours of hiking before returning to Pokhara

Highlights of the 3 days Poon Hill Trek

  • View of the Annapurna range, the Himalayas from Poon hill, 3210 meters high.
  • There are three mountains over eight thousand meters high, Dhaulagiri, 8,167m, Manaslu, 8,163m, and Annapurna-I, 8,091m.
  • Beautiful villages along the way to Ghorepani Poonhill; Birethanti, Hille, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri.
  • A picturesque waterfall, river, rice terrace, and rhododendron forest
  • You can easily trek in the Annapurna region’s Ghorepani Poon Hill for two nights and three days from Pokhara
  • There is the option of both ways flying to Pokhara from Kathmandu and back to Kathmandu.

Depending on your schedule, choose a Poon hill trek of 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days.

Options number I:

Itinerary for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 3 days starts from Pokhara hotel to Nayapul by car, followed by a walk to Poon Hill, and back to Pokhara.

Option number II:

You may need to add one more day to your itinerary if you are new to hiking on the mountain. The Ghandruk Village Loop can also be accessed via the Poon Hill Trek, then you can drive to Pokhara from Nayapul.

The option II, itinerary began with a trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani, and a bus ride back to Pokhara from the Ghandruk village or Syauli bazaar. You can visit some interesting places such as Jhinu for hot springs if you have more than 4 days. The cost of an additional day is $60 per person.

Poon Hill Trek distance

  • Pokhara to Nayapul distance 45 km. 1-hour drive
  • Nayapul to poon hill distance 13.5 km. 2 days hike

Drinking water for your Annapurna Poon hill trek

Be sure to bring or purchase Piyush, which purifies water naturally. 3 drops (0.2 ML) will be enough per liter, so you’ll need to drink at least 3 letters per day on the poon hill trek. For drinking water purification, this method is commonly used in rural areas. Piyush was prepared for disinfecting drinking water so that it could be consumed by trekkers.


Before hiking three days Poon Hill treks Nepal, Read this Blog by Nepal travellers Mark and Mim for more information about the Poon Hill trek in Ghorepani.



Gear for trekking

Poon Hill is a short and easy trek in the Annapurna Region. It is not necessary to have any special gear. The following items are recommended: Hiking shoes, Wear socks, trousers, a warm jacket, T-shirt (or two), long-sleeved shirt, sunscreen (SPF 20+) pack. Bring a torch (flashlight), camera, memory card, and charger (surplus batteries)

In the winter months (December – February), spikes or crampons will be essential if you are doing this trek. If you are doing this trek in summer (June – August), you should bring a rain poncho or rain jacket.

Visa for Nepal

At Kathmandu International Airport, you will receive an on-arrival visa. Department of Immigration Nepal can accept this form if you complete it and bring it with you. You will be able to avoid the long queue much faster.

Tourist visas with multiple entries for 15 days cost the US $ 30 or equivalent foreign currency.

Tourist visa with multiple entries for 30 days for US $50 or equivalent foreign currency.

Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 100 days costs US $ 125 or equivalent foreign currency.

Tourists with a passport from South Asia are not subject to the provisions of 1(a) and 1(b)

Visas are not required for 30 days in nations that belong to the Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Nepal does not require a visa for Indian nationals.

What is the best way to get to Pokhara from Kathmandu?

There are 3 options to get to Pokhara. From Kathmandu to Pokhara, tourist buses depart every morning at 7:00 am from Sorkhutte. It takes about 7 hours. Pokhara’s Tourist Bus departs at 7:30 am. A standard tourist bus costs US$8 per person and a Deluxe tourist bus costs US$25 per person.

You can take a private car/jeep/van depending on the size of your group. Car US$100/ Jeep US$150/ Van US$200: You can be more flexible if you hire a private vehicle.

There are frequent flights between Kathmandu and Pokhara. Getting there may require you to take a flight. You can get there in 25 minutes from Kathmandu. This is a more convenient way to get to Pokhara. One-way tickets cost US$100 per person.

 What is the best time and temperature to do this trek? 

Depending on when you book this trek, the temperature will vary. We organize this trek every day throughout the year. This trek is best done during the spring (March-May) and autumn (September – November). Rhododendrons are in bloom from February to April. The best time to walk on snow at this trek is in the Winter (December – February).

Winter (December – February): Minimum temperature will be around -5 Celsius and the maximum temperature will be around 15 Celsius. the weather will be a little bit chilly during this time, but it will still be a good time to go trekking. On this trek, it is the right time to walk in the snow.

In spring (March-May): Minimum temperatures will be around +5 Celsius and maximum temperatures will be around 30 Celsius. Clear skies and good temperatures make this the best time to do this trek. This is the best time of year to see the Rhododendrons.

The maximum temperature will be 30 Celsius and the minimum temperature will be +5 Celsius during the summer (June – August). During this season of rain, we continue to organize this trek. A rain poncho or rain jacket is recommended.

Autumn (September – November): Minimum temperature will be around 0 degrees Celsius and the maximum will be 25 degrees Celsius. Another great time to do this trek is now. After the rainy season, we will have a fresh and beautiful climate.

What type of meal?

Lodges have menus; you can choose what you want. The food is hygienic. However, it is not like city foods.

– Breakfast: Simple breakfast (as many eggs or items as there are potatoes, toast, Gurung or Tibetan bread, pancakes, muesli, oatmeal, etc.

Lunch: Nepali Thali (Rice, lentil soup, potato curry, green vegetables, papadam, tomato sauce, chicken curry optional), Macaroni, pasta, potato items, Mo.Mo or dumpling, pizza, fried rice, fried noodles, french fries, etc.

We serve Nepali Thali as dinner (Rice, Lentil Soup, Potato Curry, Green Vegetables, Papadam, Hot Salted Pickle, Chicken Curry optional), Macaroni, Spaghetti, Potato items, Momos, and Pizza as a meal.

Options A:

  • Day 01: Your guide will pick you up in your hotel in Pokhara at 8 Am and drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hour driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meters. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 03: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (45 minutes to get to the top for the best sunrise view and Annapurna mountains Views, trek Back to Nayapul 4/5 hours and drive back to Pokhara

COST INCLUDED

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi /van and Nayapul to Pokhara by taxi or van
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced first aid the trained guide which is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porter: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.

COST EXCLUDED

  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter

Our most competitive cost of the trip is U$D240 per person


Options B:

DETAIL ITINERARY

  • Day 01:  your guide will pick you up at 8 am in your hotel and drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hour driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meters. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at the lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 03: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (45 minutes to get at the top for the best sunrise view and Annapurna mountains views, back to hotel and trek to Tadapani 2100m 5/6 hours hike, overnight at tea house.
  • Day 04: Trek to Syauli bazaar 4 hours and drive back to Pokhara by taxi.

COST INCLUDED

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi and Syalubazaar to Pokhara by Taxi
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English-speaking, government registered, experienced first aid trained guide who is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porters: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.

COST EXCLUDED

  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter

Our most competitive cost of the trip is U$D300 per person


OPTIONS C:

DETAIL ITINERARY

  • Day 01:  your guide and porter will pick you up at 8 am in your hotel and drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hour driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meter. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 6/7 hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 03: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (45 minutes to get at the top for the best sunrise view and mountains, trek to Tadapani 2100m 5/6 hours hike, overnight at tea house.
  • Day 04: Trek to Jhinu danda hot spring 6 hours hike overnight at Jhinu.
  • Day 05: Trek back to Naya pul 4/5 hours and drive back to Pokhara.

COST INCLUDED

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi and Naya Pul to Pokhara by Taxi
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English-speaking, government registered, experienced first aid trained guide who is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porter, food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.

COST EXCLUDED

  • Personal equipment
  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip for guide and porter

Our most competitive cost of the trip is U$D360 per person

Cost Included

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi and Syalubazaar to Pokhara by Taxi
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day(Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way
  • Microspikes for Dec to Feb
  • One fluent English-speaking, government-registered, experienced first aid trained guide who is familiar with this area and required porters. One porter for every two pax.
  • (ACAP) Annapurna conservations area project Permits and (TIMS) Trekking Information, management, system card.
  • Guides/Porters: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus 25 degrees
  • Prices will be 10% discountable if there are more than 5 travellers with the contact person
  • A complimentary trek for the leader if there are 10+1 participants with the contact person
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu and in Pokhara before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Poon Hill trek is a moderately short trek. With an altitude of 3210m, anyone can do this, but if you have one or two extra days, it is easier to do the Ghandruk circuit via Poon Hill.
Each day, you will walk 5 to 6 hours and hike 12-15 kilometers.
The Poon Hill trek offers better accommodations than other treks.
Definitely possible, If you have 1/2 extra days then you can do the Ghandruk circuit and Jhinu Hot springs.
Our guide is well trained about the altitude sickness, and if become any emergency, then our guide will call the insurance office and rescue immediately. (if the insurance cover the evacuations)
Pre-monsoon (from February to May) and Post-monsoon (from late September to December)
No, Poon hill is normal trekking of Annapurna region.

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