Poon Hill Trek

POON HILL TREK

Poon Hill Trek

Poon Hill Trek with Mountain Tiger Nepal

The Poon Hill trek, recognized as one of the best treks in Nepal, reveals the true beauty of the Annapurna Region. With breathtaking scenic views of famous mountains, this short trek in Nepal offers a classical experience to witness the beauty of this region. Mountain Tiger Nepal arranges this experience in just 10 days or as per your custom demand. Given below are the facts of the trek that you should know before going there.

How will the Poon Hill trek start?

After one and a half-hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, passing through forests full of dense rhododendron and beautiful chirpings of birds, the Poon Hill Trek initially goes through the spectacular villages of Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk.

Who lives in the Poon Hill area?

Those delightful villages are inhabited by Gurungs and Magars who are known for hunting and honey gathering. Moving higher and higher, you will be more familiar with the horizon and will find awesome scenes of mountains and Mother Nature.

What after reaching at the top of Poon Hill?

After reaching at the top of Poonhill, which is 3210 m above the sea level, your eyes will be blessed with the best glance of the sunrise you probably didn’t see before. Forests full of rare birds and the national flower Rhododendron, and sighting of the famous Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna II, III, IV, Annapurna South, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, Nilgiri, Barasikhar, Tukuche peak, Hiuchuli, and the Manaslu mountain ranges can be seen from the top.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (25 to 30 mins)
  • Day 3: Drive from Pokhara to Naya Pul and trek towards Tikedhunga
  • Day 4: Trek from Tikedhunga to Ghorepani
  • Day 5: Short walk from Ghorepani to Poonhill and continue towards Tadapani
  • Day 6: Continue from Tadapani to Ghandrung
  • Day 7: Trek from Ghandrung to Landruk
  • Day 8: Landruk to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara
  • Day 9: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 10: Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

  • Our team welcomes you at Tribhuwan International Airport and transfers you to your hotel
  • A meet & greet with our trekking team and trek briefing
  • The rest of the day is at leisure and for any info about the area our team can inform you
  • Overnight at your hotel

  Day 02: Fly to Pokhara

  • Early morning breakfast, checkout and depart towards the domestic airport
  • Fly to Pokhara and meet your trekking team
  • Overnight at Pokhara

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul (1,070 m) and trek to Tikedhunga (1,480 m)

  • Early morning breakfast and drive towards Nayapul
  • Continue towards Modi Khola and follow along through Birethanti (1015 m)
  • Follow through Hille (1495 m) and reach Tikedhunga (1,480 m)
  • Dinner and overnight at TIkedhunga

Day 04: Tikedhunga to Ghorepani (2,860 m)

  • After breakfast continue towards Ulleri
  • Climb up the stone staircase
  • Continue towards Ghorepani
  • Dinner and overnight at Ghorepani

  Day 05: Ghorepani to Poonhill (3,210 m) and towards Tadapani

  • Early morning breakfast and depart towards Banthati
  • After lunch, head steep towards Tadapani (6 hours)
  • Dinner and overnight at Tadapani

Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandrung

  • Breakfast and move downwards in a south-easterly direction through thick forest
  • Arrive at Ghandrung
  • Lunchtime after arrival and the rest of the day is a leisure
  • Dinner and overnight at Ghandrung

Day 07: Trek from Ghandrung to Landruk

  • Early morning breakfast and move along the Modi Khola bank
  • After crossing the bridge, enter into beautify Landruk village
  • Enjoy the lunch at the Landruk village, just above Modi Khola
  • Overnight at Landruk

Day 08: Trek from Landruk to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara

  • Early morning breakfast and depart towards Pothana Deurali and further up towards beautiful Dhampus village
  • After exploring beautiful Dhampus village, continue towards Phedi
  • Vehicle pick up and drive back to Pokhara
  • Overnight at Pokhara

Day 09: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu

  • Early morning breakfast, hotel checkout and fly back towards Kathmandu
  • Rest of the day is to rest, shopping at yourself and explore around Thamel
  • Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 10: Final departure

  • Early morning breakfast and hotel checkout
  • Vehicle transfer from the hotel to the airport
  • Our staff bids you farewell and safe journey
  • Return back to your hometown taking with you the best memories of a lifetime

The Poon Hill Trek is the experience of a lifetime. Mountain Tiger Nepal highly suggests you go for this trip because it covers so much beauty of Nepal. Along with this trip, Annapurna Circuit Trek is also a highly recommended trip.

Annapurna Circuit trek

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Published by: ANANYA PAUDYAL