7 Days Poon Hill short trekking in Nepal

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Trip Details
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Destination: Nepal

7 Days Poon Hill short trekking in Nepal

7 Days Poon Hill Short Trek is the most popular trekking route of Annapurna region. The trail encompasses famous Magar and Gurung Villages as well as the route passes through green lush forests and many water resources. The panoramic view of mountains and the cool breeze of mountain air would undoubtedly hypnotize any trekkers. It is the serenity and tranquility in its zenith. Therefore, Welcome Nepal Treks knitted the itinerary for a week’s trekking in Nepal. It would be your most cherished walking holiday of your life.

7 Days Poon Hill Short Trek starts as similar to the Annapurna Base Camp Trek and the tour’s major embarking place is Lake City Pokhara. Trekkers will take the bus or private vehicle to Nayapool and walk up to Tikhedhunga. The uphill walking all the way to Ghorepani will definitely test your physical endurance and perseverance. However, the scenery of mountains, rivers and forests would help you forget all such pain. Moreover, the villages like Ulleri, Banthanti and Nangethanti will provide the needed rest.

Early in the morning the hiking of about 1 hour will take you to the famous Poon Hill (3210 m). The sun rising through the casement of mountains seems dazzling. The White Mountains turn reddish golden and the atmosphere becomes so romantic. Get the view of mountains like Machhapuchhre, Neelgiri, Himchuli, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu etc. from the top of Poon Hill. Trekkers then head to Tadapani which is also very serene place situated in the middle of green lush forests on the hill top. The final destination of trekking is the model village of Gurung community the Ghandruk. Relish the moment by participating in some cultural programs as well as the local delicacies.

Book the 7 Days Poon Hill Short Trek with us and explore the most popular short trekking route of Annapurna region.

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (B):
  • Day 02: Drive from Pokhara - Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga (B, L, D):
  • Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (B, L, D):
  • Day 04: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (B, L, D):
  • Day 05: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (B, L, D):
  • Day 06: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul & Drive to Pokhara (B, L):
  • Day 07: Breakfast, and trek to Nayapul for 5/6 hours and drive back to Kathmandu or stay extra night Pokhara.

What’s Included

  • Airport picks up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Ground transportation by Tourist bus from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu and by car from Pokhara to trek starting point and trek ending point to Pokhara.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel
  • Insurance company.
  • All government taxes.

What’s not Included

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara 
  • International airfare.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks. ( Its bottle drinks)
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.
  • Day 01Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (B):We take early tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.). One can view green hills, beautiful valleys and some mountain views on the way. Pokhara is regarded as tourists’ paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples, etc. One can have pleasure to observe views of Phewa Taal (lake), Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. overnight at Pokhara Hotel.
  • Day 02Drive from Pokhara - Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga (B, L, D):We start our trek from Nayapul (1050m.). We would drive up to Nayapul from Pokhara. From Nayapul, we would trek to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.) via Birethanti (1065m.) which takes about four and half hours. Overnight at tea house lodge.
  • Day 03Trek to Ghorepani (B, L, D):We trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m.). Today we could ascend down gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, one could see majestic view of Machhapuchhre (6997m.), Huinchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna South (7219m.). Overnight at Ghorepani at tea house lodge.
  • Day 04Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (B, L, D):Today we trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3180m.) and then to Tadapani (2675m.). We cover the distance within five and half hours of normal trek. Early morning, we start our trip to Punhill (3180m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and numerous other snowcapped mountain peaks. Having breakfast at Ghorepani, trek to Tadapani (2650 m.) through the deep forests of rhododendrons, bamboos and oaks. En route, one can observe waterfalls, rocks, wild animals, birds and green valleys. Overnight at Tadapani at tea house lodge.
  • Day 05Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk (B, L, D):Trek from Tadapani (2675m.) to Ghandruk (1950m.). Comparatively, today is the easiest trek of all days. One has to trek through the forests of Rhododendron and oak One could hear soothing chirp of birds on the way. This trek is also offers best alternative for birds lovers. Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There is a handicraft centre and Gurung museum. From this village you could observe good views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna (7455m.), Annapurna III (7755m.) and Fishtail. Ghandruk village is listed in World Heritage Site. Overnight at Ghandruk. In the evening, typical Gurung Cultural program will be organized on demand. At tea house lodge.
  • Day 06Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul & Drive to Pokhara (B, L):Trek from Ghandruk (1950m.) to Nayapul (1990m.). Now the rest of the trail descends gently down to Dhampus passing through Pothana village (1900m.). Then drive back to Pokhara from nayapul Overnight at pokhara hotel.
  • Day 07Breakfast, and trek to Nayapul for 5/6 hours and drive back to Kathmandu or stay extra night Pokhara. Kathmandu Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by private car /flight. After a normal drive of 5-6 hours, we reach Kathmandu. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, we head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where the Nepal's first Cable Car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. One can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu.