Poonhill trekking is one of the most beautiful and easiest trekking destination lies in the lap of Annapurna, Nepal. This trek enables you to enjoy the breath-taking scenery of some of the highest Himalayan peaks including Mt. Fishtail (6,993m,), Annapurna (8,091m), Dhaulagiri (8,167)..etc. It is one of the famous view point trekking route of Annapurna and can be done as a lodge style. Poon Hill trek offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna, rich in hidden treasure of Nepalese culture and tradition. During the trek the trail passes through Gurung and Magar’s charming village, dense rhododendron (Nepalese national flower), Oak forest full of birds, green hills and green valleys. On an excursion to Pun Hill, one can observe the entire mountain ranges; covering red and pink rays of the Sun in full bloom at the sunset and sunrise. This trek can be enjoyed by every lover of nature.
Receive you in Kathmandu international airport. Then transfer to hotel by private car. If you have time, just couple of hrs time sightseeing around downtown Thamel.Day 2 Fly to Pokhara. Drive to Nayapul then trek to Hile (1,490m/4,872ft.), 4 hrs
Meeting at your hotel around 7 AM morning, drive to airport to fly to Pokhara, takes about 25 minute flight journey. We take a private transfer to drive about eighty five minutes to reach Nayapool. After Nayapool, we cross suspension bridge than we follow modi river bank to reach Birethanti. From there mountain trail leads through bamboo forest and passes a large waterfall-summing hole. The trail stays on the north bank of Bhurundi Khola, beyond a pasture used by Pony caravans, the trail reaches Sudame then climbs steadily up through the valley reaching Hile (1490m) village. Stay overnight at guest House.Day 3 Trek from Hile to Ghorepani (2,860m/9,352ft.), 6 hrs
After a short walk the trail crosses a steam on suspension bridge and leads the climb very steeply on a stone staircase. It leads continuously steep to the large village of Ulleri at 2,070m. From there one can see first eye catching mountain views of Annapurna south (7,219m), Himchuli (6,440m) and Fishtail (6,996m). After that, the trail leads through deep magnificent oak and Rhododendron forest up to upper Ghorepani village (2860m). Stay overnight at guest House.Day 4 Poonhill sunrise! Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,590m /8,469ft.), 6 hrs
Very early in the morning, walk about ninety minutes to get Poon hill (3210m) top, trail leads very steeply on a stone staircase. From Poon hill, you can see the best Sunrise view over the mt.Dhaulagiri, mt.Nilgiri, mt.Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna III, Fishtail, and Annapurna IV ..etc. Than ascends to deurali hill station and walking many times ups and down, passing some tiny villages through oak and Rhododendron forest, we reach at Tadapani (2670m) hill station. Stay overnight at guest House.Day 5 Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,940m /6,344ft.), 3 hrs
Today is easiest day hiking comparing others. The trail leads all the way of descends and flat through the oak and Rhododendron Forest. Ghandruk Gurung village is famous for Gurung Culture and their handicraft. You might seen the close view of Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, Annapurna 3rd and as well as Fishtail. During the afternoon, you might visit the Gurung Museum. Stay overnight at guest House.Day 6 Trek from Ghandrung to Nayapul (1070m.). Then drive to Pokhara
At the place of Ghandruk trail leads to Nayapul, the route almost descending and flat through the bank of Modi River and passes several but beautiful villages (Kimle, Shyauli Bazzar and Birethani) to reach Nayapul where our private transfer is waiting to return Fewa lake side of Pokhara city. Stay overnight at Hotel.Day 7 Drive back to Kathmandu or extend your trip on request.
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu city or request us to extend your holiday. If you do not have enough time, you might also take a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu paying an extra charge of airfare. Transfer to hotel for stay overnight.
The following listed equipment is suggested and essential for Tea house trekking and camping trekking in the Nepal Himalaya. Make sure that below list as a guideline proposal. Some of the Trekking equipment can be hired or bought in the many adventure shops in Kathmandu. The following basic equipment check lists should help you with your packing. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should weigh not more than 33 pounds or 15 kg.
The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
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