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Nepal Poon Hill Trek-5 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Nepal

5 days Poon Hill Trek is an easy, and most beautiful treks of Nepal. Likewise, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is for beginners. If you want to enjoy natural and cultural beauty of Ghorepani and Poon Hill area, this is the best short trek for you. The trek actually begins from Nayapul after a short drive from Pokhara and hike north towards Ghorepani and Poon Hill. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek offers fascinating mountain vistas of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhare and Manaslu. The incredible sunrise view over the Himalayas from Poon Hill is wonderful. We walk through beautiful villages of Birethanti, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani and Ghandruk. This short Poon Hill trek  Nepal is perfect for family with children, adults, seniors, solo and small group trekkers. We are a reliable and professional trek company for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Our itinerary  is flexible and fully customize. For booking, please email us at missionecotreknepal@gmail.com, call or message on whatsapp at +977 9851023742.

Trek Details

Trek Name:  Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Trek Duration: 5 Days

Trek Difficulty: Easy/Medium

Trek Seasons: Aug to Dec, Jan to Jun

Trek Altitude: 3200m

Trek Cost: USD 390- USD 610

Group Size: 01 - 12 people

Trek Package: Private/Group Trek

Mode of Transfer: Bus /Car /  Flight

Start/End of Trip: Kathmandu /Pokhara

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 5 days is Nepal's best trek around Annapurna foothills including Ghorepani and Ghandruk village.

  • Nepal Poon Hill Trek
  • 5 Days Itinerary
  • Cost Details
  • Trekking Equipment
  • FAQs

Poon Hill Trek Nepal is a 5 day trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill Annapurna famous for sunrise and fascinating mountain vistas. This is a good option if you are looking for relatively a short and an easy trek in the Himalayas. The trek follows a deep gorge with a beautiful river before ascending up through lush forest and then up to Poon Hill itself. 

No technical skill, and previous trekking experience is required for Poon Hill trek. The once in a lifetime journey to Ghorepani Poon Trek gives you an experience what is trekking in Nepal. Ghorepani and Poon Hill is the best travel destinations in the world.

You will walk around 40km in distance in 5 day Poon Hill trek Nepal. This is a teahouse trek in Annapurna as the route is well marked. You will get great accommodation and foods during the trek. You can trek in Ghorepani Poon Hill all year round. Autumn, Spring and Winter are the best time trekking to Ghorepani Poon Hill. The weather is nice and warm with blue sky and crystal clear mountain views. Trekking in summer to Ghorepani Poon Hill may disturb by rain, and also not a clear visibility of the mountains. 

This is a family friendly, moderate grade trek in the foothills of Annapurna without risk of mountain sickness. In 5 days, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking package, all necessary trekking permits, guide, transportation, basic teahouse accommodation, three meals-breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. The hotel in Pokhara and Kathmandu, expenses of personal nature like hot shower, Wi-Fi and telephone, porter to carry your rucksack/luggage and any kind of drinks like coke, Fanta, beer, bottle of mineral water, tea and coffee are excluded in the package.

Day 1:  Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1525m) 
Fly to Pokhara, drive to Nayapul (35km) takes 2 hours and moderate trek to Tikhedhunga of 5.8 miles/9.5km) distance can walk in 4/5 hours. Stay night at guest house.  Ulleri is an alternative stop, but beware that it is a very steep climb up a stone staircase from Tikhedhunga in just 2km up to (1960m).
Day 2:  Trek to Ghorepani (2880m)
Difficult trek to Ghorepani covers 6.5 miles/10.5km takes 5/6 hours. The tough day trek, you have to climb from 1550m to 2880m over 1400m. Most climbing is happens at the start on steep stairs.  After Ulleri the terrain evens out a bit while you are still slowly climbing. Towards Ghorepani you will find yourselves entering the Rhododendron forests.
Day 3: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2500m)
Moderate trek covers nearly 11km takes 6/7 hours. The destination of today is first to Poon Hill, early morning Sunrise and the Himalayan Panorama and after breakfast, trek to Tadapani.  The climb to Poonhill is a few hundred meters up in the dark at 5-5:30am) so bring a flashlight or head lamp. Then you arrive in time to see the sunrise light up the main Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. That is if you are lucky to have a clear day. Tadapani is also the best view point; you can get very close view of Mt Annapurna and Mt Fishtail.
Day 4:  Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m)
Enjoy the view and breakfast, and then downhill trek of 8km takes 6/7 hours through the forest trail to Ghandruk, a village of Gurung famous for British Gurkhas developed on the side of a hill.  Lunch and explore the nice village of Ghandruk in the afternoon.  Ghandruk also offer a great view of Annapurna South, Mt Fishtail and Hiunchuli.
Day 5: Ghandruk to Pokhara (1880m)
Breakfast, and continue downhill trek of 14km to Nayapul on steep narrow trails through rice paddies field and a hotter climate for 5/6 hours and drive back to Pokhara from there.

Cost Included:

  • Twin sharing tea house accommodation during 5 days Nepal Poon hill trek.
  • Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara by taxi/jeep/bus transfer
  • Trekking permit-ACAP and TIMS cards
  • English Speaking guide and all his expenses like salary, meals, accommodation and transfer
  • 3 times meals- breakfast, lunch and dinner(the main course) during trekking
  • Twin sharing hotel accommodation with breakfast in Pokhara before and after the trek.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in case of emergency(paid by your Travel Insurance)
  • All the government taxes and company service charge.

Cost Not Includes:

  • Airport pick up and departure transfer.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu but we can book on your request.
  • Private car transfer or flight cost between Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel Insurance in case of emergency for Heli rescue and other medication
  • Porter to carry luggage - but we arrange on your request 1 porter between 2 clients. 
  • Any kind of drinks and desert like beer, water, tea/coffee, hot water, chocolate/rice pudding, pie and pancake.
  • Expenses of personal nature like telephone, internet, wifi, hot shower, battery charging
  • Additional cost that beyond our control due to the landslides, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition.
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes.

Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for trekking in Nepal. The following trekking equipment and gears are recommended before trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.

Head:
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:
Under Garments
Hiking shorts
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet:
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp

Upper Body:
T-shirts
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket

Hands:
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC 
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag 
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Trekking Poles
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)

Toiletries:
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Deodorants
Nail clippers
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash

Extras/Luxuries:
Binoculars
Novels
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
iPod
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)

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