Poon hill 5 days trek

Poon hill 5 days trek to accomplish this 5 days easy poon hill trek most people rise before dawn the following day, to make the early morning excursion to Poon hill (3210m) about an hours climb from the pass. The real charm of this  5 day Poon hill  trek lies at the interior of Poon hill. Which is fraught with the timeless scenery of snow-capped Mountains.

The  spectacular panorama from the top that stretches from Dhaulagiri I and Tukuche to Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna I.  Machhapuchre, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Hiunchuli and Tarke kang (formally known as glacier dome 7193m watching the sunrise over the passable Himalaya is a defining moment for this is popular Ghorepani poon hill trekking trip. the early morning sky above Ghorepani (2853m) buzzes with planes on their way to Jomsom.

 The sylvan surroundings of the tranquil valley are mesmerizing, with a wide array of Rhododendron and cone-bearing pine forests. This is praised by the beautiful oak, juniper and beech forests at Ghorepani and Ghandruk Village. On the other hand, The sundry batches of Gurung,Thakali and Manangba are the most major ethnic groups in  Annapurna region of Ghorepani and Ghandruk village. Despite, Thakali and Manangba most of the villages are occupied by Gurung’s and are running hotel and lodge business.

Especially for the trekkers . They serve trekkers with all their hearts and the food they offer as three time meals is incredibly palatable. In addition, the cultural dance they perform for the trekkers is top prize for the trekkers. The trek becomes more interesting with overnight camping inside a forested ridge at Ghorepani. As you exit the valley and finalized your trek, you may struck by realization that is satisfying and worthwhile weekend trek. You will learn that 5 days Poon Hill trek in Nepal is a wonderfully satisfying weekend trek in Nepal Himalayas.     


Outline Itinerary

Day 1 Pokhara drive an hour to Nayapul and commence trek to Tikhedhunga.
Day 2 Trek to Ghorepani (2853m).
Day 3 In the early morning ascent to Poonhill (3210m)
Day 4 Tadapani - Ghandruk (1963m) - 2½ hours and visit ACAP Head quarter, Gurung Culture museum. (B, L, D)
Day 5 Trek to Nayapul 5 hrs and then 1 hr drive back to Pokhara (B, L)
Day 1 From Pokhara drive an hour to Nayapul and commence trek to Tikhedhunga. It will take some 4/5 hrs to reach Tikhedhunga 1577m.The trail slightly ascends this day following the river most of the time. Overnight stay in Lodge (Tea house) (L, D)
Day 2 Trek to Ghorepani (2853m). This is little longer day and need to walk up for the first couple of hours steep. Banthanti is the place for the Lunch and then gradually up in the forest of the Rhododendron. Overnight stay in Lodge (Tea house) (B, L, D)
Day 3 In the early morning ascent to Poonhill (3210m) - 45 minutes for the beautiful sun rise and majestic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. After breakfast proceed to Tadapani (2652m) - 6 hours. Overnight stay in Lodge (Tea house) (B, L, D)
Day 4 Tadapani - Ghandruk (1963m) - 2½ hours and visit ACAP Head quarter, Gurung Culture museum. Overnight stay in Lodge (Tea house) (B, L, D)
Day 5 Trek to Nayapul 5 hrs and and then 1 hr drive back to Pokhara and check in hotel. (B, L)
Abbrebiations: B, L, D means : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Price Includes

Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) fees
Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permit fees
All accommodation and 3 meals a day during the trek
English speaking license holder trekking Guide and each 2 persons 1 Porter
All ground transportation by our private vehicle

Price Excludes

Nepal entry visa fee
Kathmandu/Pokhara Hotel room and all accommodation such as Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (B, L, D)
Kathmandu-Pokhara or Pokhara-Kathmandu Domestic Airfare per person US$ 109 only (If you required)
Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency
Personal Spending money and all kind of drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks) bar bill, Int'l Telephone bill, laundry etc. Tips for guide, porter and driver. (Tipping is expected).

Quick Facts

  • Best Season: March to June and September to December
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Trekking Days: 5 days
  • Grade: Easy
  • Rating: Easy
  • Maximum Altitude: (3210m)
  • Commences At: Nayapul
  • Ends At: Nayapul
  • Code: P5TREK

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