Poonhill trek is a short and relatively easy trek into the Annapurna region. This trek is suitable for those who do not have much time to spend with a burning desire to observe the beauty of snow-capped mountains. Nepal View Trekking Pvt.Ltd, organize this trek in 5 days from Kathmandu or Pokhara.
Poonhill trek starts from Nayapul after one and half hour drive from Pokhara. This trek passes beautiful villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk. You will enjoy the trek in the spectacular mountain scenery through delightful villages inhabited by Gurungs and Magars. Around every corner is an exciting glance of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be open to you as you reach the high points of your trek. The viewpoint on Poonhill (3210m.) offers the best view of mountains and sunrise. Dense rhododendron forests full of birds and imaging valleys make your trip more enjoyable. Mt. Dhaulagiri ranges, Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna south, Annapurna II, III, IV, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Barasikhar, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak, Hiunchuli, and Manaslu ranges will view from this trek. As the sun touches the snow-capped summits, the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. Anyone who loves nature and beautiful landscape will never forget this astounding experience. The trek can be lengthened and shortened according to the time you have.
Poon Hill Trek Highlights:
Best Sunrise and Himalayas View, Poonhill 3210m
One of the Biggest Ghandruk Gurung village and Ulleri Magar Village
View of Dhaulagiri (8167M,) Manaslu (8163m,) and Annapurna I (8091m) and others Himalayas.
Small villages Birethati, Hile, Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani
Waterfall, Rice Terrace
Easy and Short trek in Annapurna region
The Himalayas have always been the focus of outstanding achievements in the world of mountain…
The Annapurna Circuit is a trek within the Annapurna mountain range of central Nepal.The total…
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is that trip that offers trekkers to be perfect ecosystem that…
Nepal is a very small country in South Aisa, yet has diverse geographic locations. From…
Everest trek is one of the most appreciated and adventurous trek in Nepal, as you…
Langtang valley trekking take around 8 hours drive from Kathmandu. The starting point of trekking is…
To trek in Upper Mustang is a rare privilege. Here you will experience the…
Makalu Base Camp Trek is one of the toughest and most thrilling treks Nepal has…
Limi is a remote Trans-Himalayan Valley in north-west Nepal bordering Tibet. It consists of three…
Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek is one of the most famous treks in Nepal. Every year thousands of…
Trek Starting Point: Kathmandu or Pokhara
If you start Poonhill trek from Pokhara, you will drive from your Hotel in Pokhara to Nayapul and start the trek.
If you start Poonhill trek from Kathmandu, you will take an early (first) flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and drive to Nayapul then start the trek in the same day.
Duration of Trek: 3 Days or 4 Days or 5 days
If you desire to do this trek in 3 days trek in Poonhill, your trek start from Kimche via Nayapul, trek to Tadapani, Ghorepani, Poonhill and then same way back to Hile. From Hile, drive to back to Pokhara.
Poonhill trek in 4 days, you start trek from Nayapul, trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poonhill and then another route to Nayapul via Tadapani and Ghandruk village.
Poonhill trek in 5 days, you start trek from Nayapul, trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poonhill, Tadapani, Jhinu Natural Hot Spring and back to Pokhara.
Day 01: Kathmandu or Pokhara – Nayapul- Ulleri (1960m, 6-7 hours), overnight at Lodge.
Day 02: Ulleri-Ghorepani (2874m, 5-6 hours), overnight at Lodge
Day 03: Ghorepani-Poonhill-Tadapani-Ghandruk (1939m, 7-8 hours), overnight at Lodge.
Day 04: Ghandruk-Kimche-Nayapul-Pokhara or Kathmandu (4-5 hours), overnight at your Hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.
What is Included?
What is Excluded?
This is the short and easy trek in Annapurna Region. You do not need any special gears.
We recommend you, Hiking shoes, Trousers, Socks, warm jacket, T-shirts (two or three) and long-sleeved shirt, Sunscreen (SPF 20+), Backpack around 25 liters, Torch (flashlight), Camera, memory card and battery charger( spare batteries), Toilet Paper, Quick- drying towel.
US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days.
US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days.
US $ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.
Regardless of the provision stated in 1(a) and 1(b), tourists with a passport from South Asian
Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations aren’t required to pay visa fee for 30 days. However, Indian nationals do not require visa to enter into Nepal.
How Do We Get Pokhara From Kathmandu ? There are 3 options to get Pokhara.
Tourist Bus leave every day from Kathmandu to Pokhara by 7:00 am in the morning from Kantipath. It takes around 7 hours. The Tourist Bus leaves at 7:30 am from Pokhara. It cost US$8 per person.
Private Car US$100/ Jeep US$150/ Van US$195: You can take private Car/ Jeep / Van depending on your group size. If you hire private vehicle, it will be more flexible.
There are many flights to Pokhara from Kathmandu every day. You may choose to take a flight to get there. It takes 25 minutes from Kathmandu. It is the more convenient way to get to Pokhara. It cost US$121 per person one way.
Q 1:What kind of accommodation do we expect?
We provide one twin bed private common room for 2 people. You have to share Toilet and Bathroom.
Q 2:Is internet or WIFI available on this trek ?
Yeah, Internet or WIFI is available on this trek. But you have to pay to use WIFI .
Q 3:How hard is this trek?
The highest point of this trek is Poonhill (3210m). We give this trek grade 2. Grade 1 is easiest and grade 5 is hardest trek.
Q 4:Is electricity available ?
Electricity is available in all the places. You can charge your Camera and Mobile Phone.
Q 5:How do we Respect the local culture?
Ask permission to photograph people.
Do not remove or purchase antiques, it is illegal.
Avoid wearing revealing clothes and avoid outward displays of physical affection.
Hot Shower is available on the trek. You can have Hot Shower everyday.
Q 7: Bank or ATM or Money Exchange
There is no any Bank or ATM or money exchange during this trek. You have to take extra Nepali rupees from Kathmandu.
Q 8:Buy a Nepali Sim Card ?
You can buy Nepal NCELL or NTC Sim Card on the arrival of Airport. You can use it all the way.
Q 9: Single Trekker
We also organize single traveler for this trek. But you have to pay single supplement cos