The Poon Hill trek is suitable for families, groups and solo trekkers. This is a beautiful and moderate route which takes you into the foothills of the Annapurna range. The Ghorepani - Poon Hill trek is possibly the most popular short trek in Nepal. Beautiful and breathtaking Himalayan scenery and culture are a must see for every Nepal trekker. The sunrise from the top of Poon Hill attracts thousands of trekkers every year.
Style of Trek TEA HOUSE
Accommodation HOTEL & GUEST HOUSE
Transportation CAR, JEEP (or flight)
Maximum Altitude 3,210 M
Trek duration: 7 days KTM-KTM
Group departures leaving every Wednesday throughout the year from KTM. (we specifically recommend March and April for beautiful flowers) From $700 pp (food in Kathmandu and Pokhara not included) - includes 2 night 4* stay in Pokhara, price can be cheaper if cheaper accommodation is wanted in Pokhara.
If you would like to enquire or book this trek please use our booking form and quote the trek name.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m) You will be met on arrival by our English speaking guide and taken to your hotel. We can either brief you about the upcoming trip on arrival at the hotel or later in the evening.
Day 2: Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour. We can arrange any day excursion in and around Kathmandu. Historical and cultural tours can be arranged with our local guides.
Day 3: Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m) 5 hrs.
Day 4: Drive to Nayapul (40min), Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m) 4hrs.
Day 5: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2860m) 5 hrs.
Day 6: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) (1.5 hr), then continue to Tadapani (2630m) 5 hrs. Early start to get to Poon Hill for the sunrise and see the wonderful panorama of three Himalayan peaks (Dhaulagiri I, Annapurna I, and Manalsu). Trekking back down the jumbled stone steps to Tadapani.
Day 7: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m) 4 hrs.
Day 8: Trek to Nayapul 3 hrs, Drive to Pokhara (900m) 40 min.
Day 9: Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu 5 hrs.
Day 10: Fly home. We will take you to the airport and ensure that you leave Nepal safely, with the experience of a life time safe in your heart.
or...Experience a Nuwakot village stay. Tented accommodation, campfire cooking, experience village life under Himalaya skies. Perfect way to chill out after physical and mental challenge of trekking. 3 days $210
If time allows village stays and extra tours can be incorporated at the end of each trip. Please see our Homestay page if you are interested.
For a detailed route map please see link.