Poon Hill Trek - 5 Days

One of the oldest treks in Nepal, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a great short trek for those who want to experience trekking in Nepal. Besides experiencing trekking, you will be able to get a great view of the sunrise and sunset on this trek. It’s an incredible experience as you see the sunrise/sunset over the snow-capped mountain.

Poon Hill trek is a short trek which is also suitable for a family trip. You will be able to see the stunning views of the famous mountain like Gangapurna, Annapurna I and Fishtail. Besides that, you will get to walk through the rhododendron forests and green forests accompanied by magnificent waterfalls.

We will be starting the trek from Nayapul. We will be passing through some villages. One of the most popular communities is Ghorepani. This village is one of the leading attractions as you can get to see panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges.

As arriving at Poon Hill, you will able to see the magical sunset and sunrise view over the Himalayan peaks. We will be visiting Ghandruk, which is the most significant Gurung village in the region. It is also known as the stone carved village.

If you like to explore traditional and culturally significant items, you may want to visit the Ghandruk Cultural Museum. Before heading back, we will be passing the Syauli Bazaar. Let’s start planning your family trip with us. It will be a fantastic trip for your whole family.

Day 1
Day 01: Drive to Pokhara(900m) – 7 hours, in a Tourist Bus.

Today we will take a drive to Pokhara early in the morning via Prithivi national highway. The bus to Pokhara leaves at around 7 am. The journey could take roughly 8 hours to reach Pokhara. We also have the option to choose a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara(35 minutes). We will stay overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 2
Day 02: Drive to Kyumi and trek to Tadapani – 6 hours.

Today we will drive to Kyumi from Pokhara on a Public Bus. It takes two hours to get to Kyumi and start the trek to Tadapani. It will take three hours to reach Tadapani through Ghandruk village. We walk through the bank of Burundi Khola. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 3
Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani(2,840m) – 6 hours.

We move on towards the steep climb through beautiful forests of oak and rhododendrons. After five hours of walk, we will reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani is one of the biggest villages in the Annapurna mountains of Nepal situated at an approximate altitude of 2760 meters above sea level. This village provides excellent views of the Himalayan panorama of Nepal. Overnight at hotel in Ghorepani.

Day 4
Day 04: Early morning hike up to Poon Hill(3,210m) and trek to Hile and drive back to Pokhara – 7 hours.

Today is the longest trail day of our trek. Today we will take an early morning trip to Poon Hill to enjoy the sunrise view. We can see Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar, Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre Annapurna IV, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks from the poon hill viewpoint.

And then again we will return to Ghorepani for breakfast and begin your trek to Hile through the forests of rhododendrons, bamboos, and oaks. End your day with a return transfer by car, jeep or taxi to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 5
Day 05: Drive back to Kathmandu.

We will be driven back to Kathmandu in the morning. We will reach Kathmandu after seven hours of drive. Overnight at a Hotel.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Two night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast (mainly in twin sharing).
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available guest houses accommodation during the trek (mainly in twin sharing).
  • A local government licensed English speaking trekking guide during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all our staff.
  • All necessary trekking permits, ACAP and TIMS permit, and fees.
  • All necessary land transport as per the itinerary.
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag and a duffel bag(to be returned after your trek complete).
  • Poon Hill Trek Route map.
  • First aid medical kid.
  • Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate.
  • All the Official expenses and government taxes.

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch, and dinner while in Pokhara.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staffs(necessary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the Price includes section.
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Price From USD 750 USD $ 399/person
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Total $ 399 USD

Trip Facts

  • Poon Hill, Annapurna Region, Nepal
  • Minimum 1, Maximum no limit
  • 3,210 m, Poon Hill
  • Anywhere from Nepal
  • Tourist Bus to & from Pokhara, Private vehicle transport from and to Nayapul
  • Best available Guesthouse during trekking, 3 star hotel in Pokhara
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during trekking, Breakfast in Pokhara