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Poon Hill Trek 3 days

Poon Hill Trek 3 days

Annapurna Region
Ghorepani Poon hill
Poon hill Trek 3 days
Ghorepani poon Hill trek

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Trip Facts

Duration : 3 Days Max-Altitude : 3192m 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
All price inclusive
$ 400 $ 240

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 3 days 

Poon Hill Trek 3 days is one of the excellent treks which provides a panoramic view of sunrise and sunset on the way to the Poon Hill. In addition, Many trekkers wish to visit Ghorepani-poon hill peak every morning for the beautiful Himalayas scenery because it covers the view of the entire Annapurna Himalayas Range. 

View From Poon Hill 3192 m Top

The view shows the Dhaulagiri Himal 8,167m. Tukuche Peak 6,920m, Mardi Himal, Manaslu Himal,  Annapurna I, II and III, Nilgiri, Khopra danda. Also, shows the Kali Gandaki Valley, Jomsom horizon, Gurung and Magar pretty villages as well as many colourful rhododendrons.

However, the top attraction of Poon hill is the beautiful landscape of the Himalayas of different sunrise and sunset viewing points. Especially, when the first rays of sun fall on the snow-capped Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and other massive peaks. The Annapurna mountain top colour will change into copper colour uniquely standing among the rest of the white coloured mountains.

In addition, Poon Hill trek covers a walkthrough sub-tropical green valleys, beautiful and large Rhododendron forests, wild vegetations, and see wild animals, as well as many species of birds and butterflies. In fact, the trekkers love to do Poon hill trek due to the amazing mountain views within a 2 night 3 days time frame from Pokhara to Poon hill and close to the Annapurna range.

Durations

In the beginning, the trek will start from Pokhara to Naya Pull by private car journey for an hour. Then, it will be followed by a short trek of about 3 hours to Tirkhedunga 1,520 m. The second day, you will trek to  Ghorepani 2874 m.  Thirdly, on the last day, you will reach Poon Hill. Lastly, returning back to Hille which is about 4 to 5 hours hike, and drive back to Pokhara to your hotel.

If you have only 3 days from Kathmandu

Additionally, Ghorepani Poonhill trek can start directly with a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara at 9 am. Then, our guide will wait for you at Pokhara airport then reach Nay pul and start the trek on the same day. Last but not least, the guide will drop you to Pokhara airport and fly back to Kathmandu. The additional cost will be only $121 extra per flight ticket.   

Our Guide and porter

We lead Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with the professional guide and porters, who are locally from Ghorepani Annapurna region, experienced and familiar with Annapurna Poon Hill area people, culture and history. Our guides have experience in leading the trek many times per season. Our staff are covered with full insurance and paid fairly. 

Ghorepani poon hill trek cost

Poon hill trek costs only $240 per person; the entire board package trip includes both ways land transport, i.e.,  Pokhara to Naya pull and Ghorepani-Nayapul to Pokhara by private car/jeep.

This package includes accommodation during trek, 3-time meals, tea/coffee, ACAP Permits, TIMS permits, transportation, and services charge as a tax, Vat. 

Itinerary

Day 01:

Drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hours driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meter. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.

Day 02:

Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meter. 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 Back to Hille and drive back to Pokhara

Poon Hill Trek 3 days highlights

  • View of Annapurna range, Himalayas from Poonhill 3210m top.
  • Three mountains are over eight thousand meters high; View of Dhaulagiri 8,167M, Manaslu 8,163m, and Annapurna-I 8,091m.
  • Beautiful villages along the trails to Ghorepani Poonhill; Birethanti, Hille, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri and Ghorepani Poonhill trek.
  • Charming Waterfall, river, Rice Terrace and rhododendron forest
  • Two night three days trek is easy and short from Pokhara to Ghorepani poon hill in Annapurna region.
  • Option to do the trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu, if you take both way flight from Pokhara.

Match your time frame and chose Poon hill trek 3 days / 4 days / or 5 days.

Options number I:

Ghorepani poon hill trek starts from your Pokhara hotel to Naya Pul by car and trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani and back to Pokhara. If you have only 3 days in total from Kathmandu, fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara early morning, and directly trek to Ullery, Ghorepani and trek back to Pokhara and fly back to Kathmandu at evening flight.

Option number II:

If you have 4 days for your poon hill trek, then travel from Pokhara hotel to Naya Pul by car.  Trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani and back to Pokhara by bus from the Ghandruk village. If you have more than 5 days, then trek will be flexible to visit some interesting places such as Jhinu for hot springs.


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0

101 Reviews

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Chao Min on April 10, 2019.

I have had an excellent time for the overall experience, from the time I contacted Nepal Wilderness Trekking, through the visit to their office, to the end of the trekking. Himal was very helpful in providing all the information needed…more.»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By RM Dubai on April 02, 2019.

We had a great experience on the Poon Hill trek. Our guide, Suk Bahadur Ghale, was fantastic, he really made the whole trip memorable and easy with his encouragement and experience. Poon Hill is an excellent introduction to Himalayan trekking more»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Paris on March 30, 2019.

We went for a 3 days 2 nights trekking at Poon Hill in early March and it was one of the most wonderful and magical moments. Our guide, Suk, and porter, Deepak, hired through Wilderness Trekking Pvt. Ltd. was amazing and very helpful with…more»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Minda M on Feb 09, 2019.

From the first contact to the last goodbye all went smoothly with the Nepal Wilderness Trekking. Himal was very prompt and detailed in his email replies and answers to our questions. Both in Kathmandu and during the trek we’ve got everything…more»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Ludmeijer on Jun 17, 2017.
I have been to Nepal many times, for me, it’s like a homecoming. The people are friendly always helpful and combined with the views of the mountains it’s a very relaxing adventure. I enjoy the trekking…more»
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Parulwin on Jun 18, 2017.
We had a lovely experience. Himal (owner) made really more than expected level of arrangement for us that too during the difficult post-earthquake recovery times as we visited in October 2015. Thank you…more»

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hours driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meter. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meter. 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 Back to Hille and drive back to Pokhara

Cost Included

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi and Hille to Pokhara by 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.
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way with a hot shower and clean toilet facilities.
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced first aid 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's: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.

Cost Excluded

  • Personal equipment
  • Hard and soft table drinks such as coke, Fanta, mineral water,
  • Private insurance which is covering Rescue operation charge
  • Tip for guide and porter.
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Reviews

From Indonesian
Excellent service Nepal Wilderness Trekking I know Himal from my friends’ recommendation. He's accommodating & professional and fast response. I & my friend, Hari met...
From Italy
Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking I am Matteo 74' from Italy. I spent more than two weeks in Nepal, doing trekking with Himal tourist agency (Nepal...

Trip Map

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 3 days 

Poon Hill Trek 3 days is one of the excellent treks which provides a panoramic view of sunrise and sunset on the way to the Poon Hill. In addition, Many trekkers wish to visit Ghorepani-poon hill peak every morning for the beautiful Himalayas scenery because it covers the view of the entire Annapurna Himalayas Range. 

View From Poon Hill 3192 m Top

The view shows the Dhaulagiri Himal 8,167m. Tukuche Peak 6,920m, Mardi Himal, Manaslu Himal,  Annapurna I, II and III, Nilgiri, Khopra danda. Also, shows the Kali Gandaki Valley, Jomsom horizon, Gurung and Magar pretty villages as well as many colourful rhododendrons.

However, the top attraction of Poon hill is the beautiful landscape of the Himalayas of different sunrise and sunset viewing points. Especially, when the first rays of sun fall on the snow-capped Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and other massive peaks. The Annapurna mountain top colour will change into copper colour uniquely standing among the rest of the white coloured mountains.

In addition, Poon Hill trek covers a walkthrough sub-tropical green valleys, beautiful and large Rhododendron forests, wild vegetations, and see wild animals, as well as many species of birds and butterflies. In fact, the trekkers love to do Poon hill trek due to the amazing mountain views within a 2 night 3 days time frame from Pokhara to Poon hill and close to the Annapurna range.

Durations

In the beginning, the trek will start from Pokhara to Naya Pull by private car journey for an hour. Then, it will be followed by a short trek of about 3 hours to Tirkhedunga 1,520 m. The second day, you will trek to  Ghorepani 2874 m.  Thirdly, on the last day, you will reach Poon Hill. Lastly, returning back to Hille which is about 4 to 5 hours hike, and drive back to Pokhara to your hotel.

If you have only 3 days from Kathmandu

Additionally, Ghorepani Poonhill trek can start directly with a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara at 9 am. Then, our guide will wait for you at Pokhara airport then reach Nay pul and start the trek on the same day. Last but not least, the guide will drop you to Pokhara airport and fly back to Kathmandu. The additional cost will be only $121 extra per flight ticket.   

Our Guide and porter

We lead Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with the professional guide and porters, who are locally from Ghorepani Annapurna region, experienced and familiar with Annapurna Poon Hill area people, culture and history. Our guides have experience in leading the trek many times per season. Our staff are covered with full insurance and paid fairly. 

Ghorepani poon hill trek cost

Poon hill trek costs only $240 per person; the entire board package trip includes both ways land transport, i.e.,  Pokhara to Naya pull and Ghorepani-Nayapul to Pokhara by private car/jeep.

This package includes accommodation during trek, 3-time meals, tea/coffee, ACAP Permits, TIMS permits, transportation, and services charge as a tax, Vat. 

Itinerary

Day 01:

Drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hours driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meter. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.

Day 02:

Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meter. 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 Back to Hille and drive back to Pokhara

Poon Hill Trek 3 days highlights

  • View of Annapurna range, Himalayas from Poonhill 3210m top.
  • Three mountains are over eight thousand meters high; View of Dhaulagiri 8,167M, Manaslu 8,163m, and Annapurna-I 8,091m.
  • Beautiful villages along the trails to Ghorepani Poonhill; Birethanti, Hille, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri and Ghorepani Poonhill trek.
  • Charming Waterfall, river, Rice Terrace and rhododendron forest
  • Two night three days trek is easy and short from Pokhara to Ghorepani poon hill in Annapurna region.
  • Option to do the trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu, if you take both way flight from Pokhara.

Match your time frame and chose Poon hill trek 3 days / 4 days / or 5 days.

Options number I:

Ghorepani poon hill trek starts from your Pokhara hotel to Naya Pul by car and trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani and back to Pokhara. If you have only 3 days in total from Kathmandu, fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara early morning, and directly trek to Ullery, Ghorepani and trek back to Pokhara and fly back to Kathmandu at evening flight.

Option number II:

If you have 4 days for your poon hill trek, then travel from Pokhara hotel to Naya Pul by car.  Trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani and back to Pokhara by bus from the Ghandruk village. If you have more than 5 days, then trek will be flexible to visit some interesting places such as Jhinu for hot springs.


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0

101 Reviews

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Chao Min on April 10, 2019.

I have had an excellent time for the overall experience, from the time I contacted Nepal Wilderness Trekking, through the visit to their office, to the end of the trekking. Himal was very helpful in providing all the information needed…more.»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By RM Dubai on April 02, 2019.

We had a great experience on the Poon Hill trek. Our guide, Suk Bahadur Ghale, was fantastic, he really made the whole trip memorable and easy with his encouragement and experience. Poon Hill is an excellent introduction to Himalayan trekking more»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Paris on March 30, 2019.

We went for a 3 days 2 nights trekking at Poon Hill in early March and it was one of the most wonderful and magical moments. Our guide, Suk, and porter, Deepak, hired through Wilderness Trekking Pvt. Ltd. was amazing and very helpful with…more»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Minda M on Feb 09, 2019.

From the first contact to the last goodbye all went smoothly with the Nepal Wilderness Trekking. Himal was very prompt and detailed in his email replies and answers to our questions. Both in Kathmandu and during the trek we’ve got everything…more»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Ludmeijer on Jun 17, 2017.
I have been to Nepal many times, for me, it’s like a homecoming. The people are friendly always helpful and combined with the views of the mountains it’s a very relaxing adventure. I enjoy the trekking…more»
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 By Parulwin on Jun 18, 2017.
We had a lovely experience. Himal (owner) made really more than expected level of arrangement for us that too during the difficult post-earthquake recovery times as we visited in October 2015. Thank you…more»
  • Day 01: Drive to Nayapul (42 km.1 hours driving by taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1520 meter. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at lodge.
  • Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meter. 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 Back to Hille and drive back to Pokhara

Cost Included

  • Pokhara to Naya pul by taxi and Hille to Pokhara by 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.
  • Clean and excellent Lodge accommodation on the way with a hot shower and clean toilet facilities.
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced first aid 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's: food, lodge, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.

Cost Excluded

  • Personal equipment
  • Hard and soft table drinks such as coke, Fanta, mineral water,
  • Private insurance which is covering Rescue operation charge
  • Tip for guide and porter.

Trip Map

Frequently Asked Questions

Poon hill trek is easy short trek. Only 3210 m altitudes which everyone would be able to do.
Everyday 5 to 6 hours walk and 12-15 km, the hike starts at 7:30 AM after breakfast, and arrive to the next place at 3:00 PM
The Accommodation for Ghorepani Poon hill Trek is tea house, nice and clean comfortable twin sharing beds and single bed with attach bathroom.
Sure, if you have more days then can add 2 to 3 extra days, which covers Tadapani and Ghandruk circuit, the extra cost will be $60 per extra days.
Our guide is well trained about the altitude sickness and if there is an emergency, then our guide will call the insurance office and us for rescue. (if the insurance cover the evacuations)
Pre-monsoon (from February to May) and Post-monsoon (from late September to December)

Altitude Chart

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