Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek is recognized as the short trekking route in the Annapurna trekking route. The trek follows the trail which starts ascending in the northern hills of of Pokhara valley. Poon hill trek is the low altitude trekking trail to the maximum height of 3210m which offers the stunning view of the early sunrise. Along with that one can mesmerize the trekking with the spectacular views of Mt. Annapurna (8091m) Mt. Dhaulagiri (8172m), Annapurna South, Machhapuchre, Hiunchuli, Nilgiri, Dhampus peak, Tukuche, Gurja peak, Dhaulagiri II, III, IV, V and Gangapurna etc. The trek to Poon hill is an experience of the short journey with the warm hospitality and culture of the rich Gurung and ethnic communities. Homestay at Ghandruk can provide the extra taste for your trekking. The trail starting  from the Nayaapul follows the route to Ghorepani , Poonhill, Ghandruk and finally back to Pokhara.

Bhandari Tours and Travels arranges the various trekking packages  including Poon hill trek. Join us for a memorable travel experience.

 

Main attraction:
Mid-hill cultural area inhabited by Gurung, Magar, Brahmin, and Kshetri castes, view of the early sunrise, great photographic site showing whole Annapurna, Dhaulagiri ranges protected wilderness.

Accessibility:
Fly or drive to Pokhara, by land 7 hours, by air 30 minutes. Morning transfer to trailhead and start trek.
The Route:
Max. altitude 3200m. Poon Hill teahouse lodges 2700m. 5-6 hours walking per day temperate climate jungle easy trail.

Best season:

August thru May. Rhododendron blooms in the spring.

Facility:
Teahouse lodges managed by ACAP and well trained local villagers best cultural teahouse accommodation safe drinking water projects.

Itineraries:

 

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.


Day 02:
 Sightseeing around Kathmandu and basic preparation for upcoming trek.


Day 03:
  Drive to trailhead Nayapul (1070m) - Tikhedhunga (1540m)

Day 04: Tikhedhunga (1540m) - Ghorepani (2800m)

Day 05:  Ghorepani (2800m) - Tadapani (2600m)

Day 06: Tadapani (2600m) - Ghandruk (1970m)

Day 07:
 Ghandruk (1970m) - Landruk (1620m)/Tolka (1810m)

Day 08: Landruk (1620m)/Tolka (1810m) - Dhampus (1650m)

Day 09: Dhampus (1650m) &ndash Phedi, drive to Pokhara


Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu or head towards other destinations.


 

 Notes:

 

* The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame.

* Cost will be recalculated if the itinerary is changed or modified.

* Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost.

* The cost may also be affected due to the requirement of number of guides and porters.

* 15 % commission will be provided to Tamarind Group of Companies on the total cost.

* For any kind of change please contact us by mail or call.

 

Cost Include

 

 

* Pick up and drop from Kathmandu airport.

* 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek.

* Full board Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek.

* Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee).

* TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) Permit.

* Necessary staff during the trekking period with experience guide and porter..

* Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available).

* Our service charge and govt taxes.

* Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before departure.

 

 

Cost Exclude:

 

* Hotel lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

* Emergency rescue evacuation if required.

* Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.

* Airfare international flights.

* Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival.

* Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water.

* Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets.

* All kind of Personal Expenses.

* Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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