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Poonhill Trek - 7 Nights/ 8 Days

Poonhill TrekPoon hill trekking is a short and very popular trekking in Annapurna region. Poonhil trekking is very popular due to poonhill itself at top of Gurung and Magar ethnic Village Ghorepani at 2800m. It takes approximately one and half hour to reach poonhill at 3200m for awesome picturesque sunrise of holy mountain fishtail, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Bharah Shikhara, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, puta- himculi and some others. Sunset views from Poonhill also fantastic.

Poon hill trek start from Pokhara (900m) and trail start from Naypul after one and half hour scenic drive Via Phedi, Naudanda, trail continue from Birethanti to Gandruk- a popular and best village of Gurung community (renowned for their strength and as pillars of both the Indian and British army’s) from where you can see spectacular views of Fishtail, Himchuli and Annapurna south. Poonhil trek locally know as Ghorepani trek follows trail from Ghandruk village to Tadapani and via forest of Baisikharka. Trail goes up and down hill from tadapani to Ghorepani via Bhanthanti to Deurali pass and reach at Ghorepani.

Poon hill trek is said to be short, easy and most famous trekking in Nepal in Annapurna region which meets main trail to Annapurna base camp and tatopani to Jomsom. In this trek, trail lead most of days uphill to downhill and so poonhil trek may not be easy for some trekkers and you have to prepare for at least 4- 6 hrs of walking every day. Poonhil trek can be categories in Easy to moderate trek even this is short trekking and crowded trekking in Annapurna region.

Poonhill Trek - Day to Day itinerary

Day 01.
KATHMANDU- Hotel
Our office Staff with Car & driver will welcome, greet you at International Airport on Arrival. After Visa formalities complete, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look after your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard and follow them. Meet our Staff and then Transfer to Hotel. Check in at Hotel, free welcome drinks tea/coffee or any cold drinks. Company Manager will meet you with your guide and will provide detailed Plans and Briefing about the trip. Balance trip Payment should clear if any etc. Free day for relax or explore around the city yourself.
Day 02.
KATHMANDU-POKHARA- GHANDRUK- Lodge (B/L/D)
Fly to Pokhara (25 min) and Drive about 1.30hours to Nayapul and about 5 hours trek to beautiful Village Ghandruk. This will be total approximately 6/7 hour day trip. The Mountain views from this village are really awesome. You also have time to visit Museum at Ghandruk.
Day 03.
GHANDRUK- TADAPANI- Lodge (B/L/D)
This is easy day trek to Tadapani about ¾ hours, you will reach this place by noon before Lunch, day will be free at Tadapani and so you may Hike to little bit into the forest. Since views of Annapurna south, Himchuli, Fishtail and Annapurna IV are very nice from Tatapani and we will recommend spending 1 night Tadapani.
Day 04.
TADAPANI- GHOREPANI- Lodge (B/L/D)
We start the day by descending to the Bhurungdi Khola River, followed by a steep rocky ascent to the village of Ban Thanti at 3180 meter. Afterwards we follow a stream, which offers good swimming opportunities in some of its pools. We descend through pine and rhododendron forests to the village of Ghorapani at 2750 meter and then we continue with a short walk to Deurali (meaning pass) at 2870 meter. From here we have a great panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche, Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m) (5 hrs).
Day 05.
GHOREPANI- POONHIL- ULLERI/THIKHEDUNGA- Lodge (B/L/D)
An early start and a 60-minute hike to Poon Hill (3195m) leads to a brilliant spectacle: an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. After spending about 40 minutes there, descend to Ghorepani for breakfast before the trek to Ulleri. You will trek all the way down through forests and villages. This could be easy walk for everyone. If you can walk more, you trek a head to THIKHEDUNGA too.
Day 06.
ULLERI/THIKHEDUNGA- POKHARA- Hotel (B/B)
Trail continues decent to Birethanti and Nayapul which is first trek starting point. Then we will drive to Pokhara. We will do half day (3 hrs) tour of popular Devi’s fall and Gupteshower Cave, Seti River George, Bhindyabasini Temple and 1 hour boating at Fewa lake to Visit Barahi temple. Evening free for dinner and walk around the Lake side area for shopping.
Day 07.
POKHARA-KATHMANDU- Hotel (B/B)
Fly to Kathmandu which take 25 min, on arrival Half day tour of World’s biggest and tallest Buddhist Stupa, Oldest Royal palace of Kathmandu durbar square, temple of Living Goddess- Kumari and visit to Swoyambunath Stupa located at Hill for view of Kathmandu city. Free in the evening for shopping and walk around the tourist hub Thamel.
Day 08.
DEPARTURE
Morning free for last Minute shopping or time as your own. Our driver and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.

B/B = Bed & Breakfast, B = Breakfast, B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Poonhill Trek Special price includes following services:

  • Kathmandu International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private Comfortable Car/van/ Hiace
  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in Kathmandu at 3 star or 5 Star hotel
  • 1 Nights Hotel Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in Pokhara at 3 star or 5 Star hotel
  • 3 Nights full board comfortable Lodge accommodation Trek with all meals basis...
  • Round Trip(Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu) by flight with Airport taxes
  • All domestic Airport transfers in Kathmandu & pokhara by Private CAR/ HIACE
  • Tea/ Coffee- 3 times a day, full board services( 3 meals a day)
  • Before and after trek Transport by Private CAR/VAN/ HIACE as per group size in Pokhara
  • Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu normal bus transports for Guide, cook, porters and all staffs
  • 1 English Speaking experienced Sherpa Govt.Trained/Licensed Holder Guide for whole Trek
  • Porter (1 porter Between 2 Person basis, Max 30 KGS per Porter) for Whole Trek
  • Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu city with Guide, all entrance fees, private CAR/HIACE
  • Half day sightseeing in Pokhara city with Guide, all entrance fees, Private CAR/ HIACE
  • Trek Permit, TIMS card & Any required permits or Official Documentation
  • Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in Whole Trek
  • First Aid Kid Box( for Normal Treatment only)
  • Emergency helicopter rescue Evacuation Coordination Service (This is only in case of Emergency condition of guests, however all guests are responsible to pay helicopter Evacuation Charge- US$ 2000 per/Hour if necessary. So all our Valued guests are kindly advised to make sure that they have necessary travel Insurance which should cover heli Evacuation expenses in case needed)
  • Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees

Complementary from Company (to our Valued Guests)

  • Trip Certificate( for memory of Nepal trip)
  • Porter Carrying kid Bag- Trekking bag for Porter

Poonhill Trek Special price excludes following services:

  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa fee: Nepal entry visa (US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for 15 days. you will also require 2 passport size photos.)
  • Travel, medical and Helicopter Evacuation Insurance(must necessary)- We can assist to make your insurance from Kathmandu too, please contact us for cost
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara - keep $ 5 to 15 for per meal in Tourist Restaurant
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts after meals Etc in Trek
  • Tips for Guide & Porter( highly expected)
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges( Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges/ hotels)
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control
  • Any Other Cost, which is not mentioned in Cost Includes Items as Above

Hotels in Kathmandu ( The best Selected One, Centrally Located & at Quiet environment)

  • 3 Star Hotel: Hotel Nirvana Garden, International Guest house or Similar(Deluxe Room)
  • 5 Star Hotel: Hotel Yak & Yeti, Hotel Del' Annapurna, Hotel Shangri-La or Similar(Deluxe Room)

Note: (about special Price, services and single supplementary)

  • We organize above trekking for single person (solo trek) also, if you are single; please contact us for special price by e-mail with all your details requirements.
  • We have special price from 7 persons and above numbers, please contact us for special price by e-mail.
  • If you are Indian Nationals, You must show Indian passport and Indian Voting Id Card and request us for INR price
  • We will customize Trekking package as per your interest, requirements, timeframe and your own choice of hotel( please specify Hotel Name in the city) if necessary
  • Please contact us for special trek package of Children, students, big tour group and Tour leader separately.
  • single room Supplementary charge is applicable if Guest does not have partner to share room together or in the case if no one want to Share room together or He/she prefer to have single room.

DESIGN- PLAN YOUR OWN TRIP

Services- you can arrange yourself (which we can remove from our set itinerary package)

When you travel with Mountain Sherpa Trekking & Expeditions, We never force you to follow our fixed/set package. Please kindly advice us- what you would like to include and Exclude in our Package.

In Kathmandu City, if you would like to make your own city sightseeing or your own hotel reservation, we are happy to take out those services from our Set package and we will provide you only Trekking package to and from Kathmandu.However, we highly recommend to follow our set Package for your hassle free memorable travel experience.

As a travel professional, we also understand important of time and money if above set Package offer is not suitable to you due to out of timeframe or out of Budget or any other reason, please kindly advice us with your details interests, requirements and Expectations. We are more than happy to re-design the Itinerary and ready to provide Best Package which will meet your requirements and interests.

We wish you a very wonderful and once in al lifetime trekking experience with us.

Mountain Sherpa is the best travel company i’ve travelled with...

“Hello Pasang,I just wanted to send you a short note thanking you and Tandi(I hope I spelled it correctly)for all your help and hospitality, while Lacon and I were in Nepal. Your experience and helpfulness made this a very special trip that will never be forgotten. Ringee and Puree (I hope i spelled it correctly) were as good as gold, and helped make our trek a very special experience. It was not just that you guided us along, but you were all very friendly and genuine, and your friendships will not be forgotten.
I hope I make it back to Nepal one day, and if I do I won’t hesitate to look you up. Thanks again, and Happy New Year!
I will send you a couple of photos when I get them done.”

said Richard Canada

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