Poon Hill TrekPoon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek-4 Days

  • DestinationNepal
  • Duration4 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude3210 meters
  • Starts/EndsNayapul/Ghandruk
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • Group SizeMin 1 Pax.
  • Best SeasonSpring and Autumn
Highlights
  • Short and Easy trek to the lower part of the Annapurna Region. 
  • Explore and witness magical views of mountains like Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Macchapuchre, Hiunchuli, and many more in a short time. 
  • Dense rhododendron forest, waterfalls, rivers, and stunning landscapes. 

Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek is an ideal short and beautiful journey to the Annapurna Region of Nepal. Perhaps, it is one of the finest trekking destinations in Nepal. Be prepared to embark on the beautiful trek that offers panoramic views of mountains. Moreover, it is relatively easy so that every age people can complete this trek without any difficulties.

Are you looking for a less difficult trekking trail in the Himalayas? Classic Trek Nepal brings a short Poon Hill Trek itinerary that is best for those people who are looking for easy treks in Nepal. It is a wonderful opportunity to relish the spectacular sunrise view from the top of Poon Hill (3210m). Mountains peaks such as Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Macchapuchre, Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Dhampus Peak, Lamjung Himal, etc. await you.

The classic trek route starts from Birethanti and leads you to Ulleri climbing around 3300 staircases. However, trekkers with sort of time prefer to drive to Tikhedhunga and start to walk to Ulleri. Then, from Ulleri, trekkers walk up to Ghorepani and Hike to Poon Hill the next morning for a sunrise view. After enjoying the sunrise view, the trail moves to Tadhapani, a fascinating spot to witness Annapurna South and Macchpuchre. Next descending to the popular Ghandruk Village, you will drive back to Pokhara.

What to expect during the Poon Hill Trek?

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a week-long trek if you have enough time. The trek allows you to enjoy the amazing mountain views, Tranquil Gurung villages, dense forests, valleys, rivers, and waterfalls. Similarly, it gives you a chance to enjoy yourself in nature and culture. Likewise, the hospitality of the local people is heartwarming with delicious meals and drinks.

Best Trekking in Nepal with Less Difficulty

Annapurna Circuit Trek or ABC Trek is quite challenging than Poon Hill Trek. Both treks take you to more than 4000 meters in height. However, Poon Hill Trek takes you to the height a height of 3210 meters. It is an easy trek with less risk of altitude sickness. The trail is easy with a gradual uphill climb for only 2 days. Trekkers can do this trek without any trekking experience. However, the trek offers magnificent views of mountains even from the lower region of Annapurna.

Sunrise view from Poon Hill

Early morning from Ghorepani, you will hike to Poon Hill for an hour to see the sunrise view. Sun rising above the top of hills and mountains amazes you. In addition, the golden rays of the sun striking the face of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Macchapuchre, etc. is eye-catching.

Alternative Treks for Poon Hill Trek

If you have enough time to extend the holiday in Nepal, you can do other possible side treks after Poon Hill Trek. ABC Trek, Khopra Danda Trek, Mohare Danda Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, etc. are another alternative treks from Poon Hill Trek.

Book this famous Poon Hill Trek with Classic Trek Nepal for your amazing experience in Nepal. We as a team plan your travel and guide you to your destination safely. Moreover, we make sure our deals are reasonable with outstanding hospitality. Therefore, contact us for the best trekking package and book your trip.

Poon Hill Trek costs 2023/2024

Poon Hill Trek costs start from USD 300 to USD 600 per person depending on the service you desire to have. Likewise, Classic Trek Nepal offers Poon Hill Trek costs based on the timing of your booking, your group size, your itinerary, and the services you prefer.

Itinerary

The trek starts with a drive to Nayapul for 1 hour and 30 minutes from Pokhara. Then from Nayapul, you will start to walk to Ulleri. The trail goes through the road for the first hour up to Hile, then you will begin to climb to Ulleri through the staircases. Overnight stay at Ulleri. 

  • Max Altitude:2100 meters
  • Accommodation:Tea house
  • Time:5-6 Hours
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy breakfast with the views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli in Ulleri. The day begins with a gradual uphill climb through the forests and passes through a few teahouses along the way. Likewise, you will get to see the small rivers and waterfalls during the walk. Overnight stay at Ghorepani. 

  • Max Altitude:2860 meters
  • Accommodation:Tea hosue
  • Time:4-5 Hours
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You will wake up around 4 am and get ready to hike to Poon Hill for the sunrise view. It takes around an hour to reach Poon Hill. Admire the magical views of mountains from the top of Poon Hill with some sips of tea or coffee. After that, you will hike down Ghorepani for breakfast and begin the journey to Tadhapani. The journey to Tadhapani goes through the forest and small rivers. Overnight stay at Tadhapani. 

  • Max Altitude:2600 meters
  • Accommodation:Tea House
  • Time:4-5 Hours
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Another beautiful day of trekking as you can see Annapurna South and Mt. Fishtail throughout the trek to Ghandruk. The trek goes all the way down to the popular Gurung Village of Ghandruk. Reaching Ghandruk village you can have lunch and drive back to Pokhara. 

    What's Included
    • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu Transportation by tourist bus.
    • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with Breakfast.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit Card
    • Trekkers Information Management System Card.
    • Accommodation during the trek.
    • Pokhara-Nayapul in a private vehicle cost.
    • Ghandruk-Pokhara in a Private Vehicle Cost.
    • Government-licensed and qualified trekking guide for 4 Days.
    • Guide costs including salary, meals, accommodation, transportation, and insurance.
    • Government and local taxes.
    What's not Excluded
    • Accommodation and Meals in Kathmandu.
    • Meals in Pokhara (Lunch and Dinner)
    • Meals during the trek
    • Personal expenses during the trip such as wifi costs, hot shower costs, etc.
    • Travel insurance, and personal gear.
    • Tips for guide.
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    Start DateStarts: TuesdayMar 05, 2024End DateEnds: FridayMar 08, 2024PricePriceUS$399StatusStatusAvailable
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