Poon Hill 04 nights / 05 days

Overview

Ghorepani Poon Hill is one of the favorite treks by the trekkers in Annapurna Region. The trek is easily accessible from Pokhara; after a 2 day hiking from Nayapul. The main highlight of the trek is a visit to Pun Hill; situated at 3210 meters above the sea level; from where you can enjoy a mesmerizing view of sunrise and spectacular mountain views such as Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Tukuche Peak, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre and many more.

Another highlight of the trek is a visit to Magar community village in Ulleri and Gurung community village in Ghandruk. After a visit to Pun Hill, you will trek to Tadapani, Ghandruk and adjourn your trek in Birethanti and Nayapul making a clockwise trek.

On day of your arrival your local tour operator will pick you up from Tribhuwan International airport and drop you to Kathmandu Suite Home; a centrally located hotel in Kathmandu and stay overnight comfortably at the hotel.Next day in the morning after breakfast, you will drive to the airport and take half an hour; but exciting flight to Pokhara; meet your guide and drive to Nayapul (45 minute drive) and start your multi-days hiking through the gorge of Modi river. Your accommodation and meals are provided at locally owned guesthouses. You will walk for 5-6 hours (10 to 14 k.m) every day. The hiking involves with moderate to strenuous walk. After spending 1 night in Pokhara at the end of the trek, you will take a return flight to Kathmandu.

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Itinerary

Kathmandu to Pokhara 

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara  by tourist bus. We will see good scenery of countryside while driving. We will arrive in the late afternoon at Pokhara around 2 pm. Pokhara is an enchanting Himalayan Valley of remarkable beauty. We can do boating in Phewa Lake overlooking the region of Annapurna Himalayan ranges.
Day: 1

Pokhara to Ghorepani

After breakfast  drive to Nayapul  via hilly ridges of Lumle/kande and walk about 20 minutes to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches Sudami. After lunch climb steadily up the side of the valley, reaching Hile at 1495m near by Tikhedhunga. From Tikhedhunga the trail crosses a stream (Bhurungdi Khola) on a suspension bridge to start the long steep climb to the large Magar village Ulleri at 2070m. Above the village where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There are magnificent rhododendron and oak forest. Lunch spot in Nangethanti. Thanti is a Nepali words meaning “rest house”. In the winter the trail can be covered with show. From Nangethanti about one hours walking to Ghorepani at 2848m. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass and camp there.

Day: 2
Ghorepani to Tadapani We will wake up early morning to hike up to the famed vantage point of Poon Hill excursion at 5 AM. You can hear the sounds of trekker preparing for the pre-dawn assault on Poon Hill. The journey climb to Poon Hill (3195 m) takes around 45minutes. As the sun rises, the views are literally breathtaking, a wide Himalayan panorama stretching from Dhaulagiri 8167m (the world's seventh highest peak) to Manaslu 8156m (the world's eighth highest peak) in the east, with the mighty Annapurna range in between them. Then we will return to our camp and time for breakfast. The first part is climbing along the ridges of the hills in pine and rhododendron forest to a top 3030 meters then descend to at a second pass also called Deurali. The steep descent becomes gentle way to reaches Banthanti where we will stop for Lunch. From Banthanti the trail follow the stream down to a bridge where the trails start climbing to Tadapani (2540 meters) that offers a brief view of the mountains. Tadapani means, “Far water”. The village water supply is a long distance; it takes porters more than an hour to fetch a load of water.
Day: 3
Tadapani to Pokhara  It takes about 6 hours. From Tadapani, the trails descend through the forests then terraced fields, to the Khummr Khola. The Ghandruk trail descends steeply from Tadapani, through the forest of different species of trees & rhododendrons. We will stop for lunch at Ghandruk. Ghandrung (1919 m) it is the most interesting tribal Gurung village in Nepal, which has provided Gorkha soldiers. It has excellent close -up views of Annapurna South, Machhapurchhe and Himachuli. There is an ACAP office that provides information about its activities. From Ghandruk the trails leads all the way down to Modi Khola then climb to Landruk also a Gurung villageat 1550 meters. From Landruk, it’s an easy walk on flat fiends, and descends to Tolka a small settlement at 1,710meters, with several lodges along the trails. Now the trail climbs through the forests and after crossing a stream on suspension bridge at 1690metres, the trail climbs Bheri Kharka. Again the trail climbs through forests to a clearing on the top of the hill at 2010 meters, where there are views of mountains can be se from Deurli and break for lunch. From Deurli, all the way is downhill to Dhampus at 1580 meters about two and half an hour via Pokhana. At Dhampus, you are rewards with great views of the mountains. From Dhampus, all the way steeply downhill through the village to Phedi at 1080 meters takes about 2 hours from we catch vehicles to drive to Pokhara.
Day: 4
Pokhara to Kathmandu After break fast drive back to Kathmandu with having beautiful memories.   
Day: 5

Highlights

  • Best Sunrise and Himalayas View , Poonhill.
  • 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 and beautiful villages Birethati ,Hile, Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani.
  • Waterfall, Rice Terrace.
  • Easy and Short trek in Annapurna region.

Cost Includes

 
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • All transportations

Cost Exclude

  • Extra restaurant bills
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance

Cost Calculation

Per Pax: Nrs 13000

Book Poon Hill 04 nights / 05 days


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