5 Days Poon Hill Trek

Duration: 5 Days   |  

5 days Poon hill trek is a short and comfortable, family-friendly trek with no issues of high altitude sickness. 5 days Poon hill trek gives you a chance to move one step closer to nature. As we noted earlier, the short Poon hill trek is suitable for anyone and a perfect trekking holiday trip for those looking to enjoy their holidays in the mountainous area with their family including kids and elderly people. During this short and quick Poon hill trek, you will be staying at cozy and comfortable guest houses. The round Poon hill trek commences from the jolly city of Pokhara with a one-hour scenic drive to Nayapul from where the trek officially begins. Walking through pleasant trails, viewing the picturesque terrace farming villages and lush rhododendron forests, Poon hill trek is definitely a unique lifetime experience and it is truly one of the best treks in the Annapurna. The highlight of the 5 days Poon hill trek is definitely the stunning vistas of wonderful peaks and the grand sunrise from Poon Hill.

Being called as one of the most serene and scenic treks with one of the best viewpoints, 5 days Poon hill trek definitely has a lot of expectations to be fulfilled. It does live up to its name by offering magnificent views of the Annapurna range including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Nilgiri and other numerous beautiful peaks from Poon Hill. You can contact us anytime of the year for Poon hill trek as it is an all-round year trek. However, the best time is from March to May and September to December. During the months of March and April, the national flower of Nepal, Rhododendron blooms in all of its glory. So if you would also like to view the flora and fauna, March-April is the best time.

Highlights

  • Walk through the pleasant trails enjoying the charming villages, lush rhododendron forests, beautiful waterfalls crossing several bamboo bridges
  • Enjoy the grand sunrise and stunning vistas of breathtaking mountains from Poon Hill 
  • Explore the unique cultures, tradition and lifestyles of Gurung and Pun people.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri (2100m), flight 25min, drive 2hrs, trek 5hrs:
  • Day 02Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2800m), walking 5 hours:
  • Day 03Hike Poonhill, trek Ghorepani to Ghandruk (2,200m), walking 7 hours:
  • Day 04Trek from Ghandruk (2200m) to Pothana (2200m), walking 6 hours:
  • Day 05Trek from Pothana to Dhampus (1900m), walking 5 hours:
Detail Itinerary

Inclusion

  • All the Transfer for trekking starting/ending point.
  • All necessary trekking permits and Tims cards.
  • An English speaking guide with necessary helpers (porters) to carry your big bag pack.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with tea coffees during trekking.
  • Best available guest house with attached bathrooms during trekking.

 

  • Any extra activities including hotel, Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Bottle drinks like beer, coca cola, funta, whiskey, hot chocolate.
  • Tips for guide and porters.
  • Your insurance.

 

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Useful Information

Accommodation


5 days Poon Hill trek starts and ends in pokhara. The accommodation in Pokhara can easily be booked directly from the internet. Despite the fact that, this package does not include accommodation in Pokhara but it will be our pleasure to arrange as per your budget and requirement.    
During the 5 days Poon Hill trek, we will provide you the neat and clean tea houses/ guesthouses on full board basis (breakfast, lunch, dinner and 3 cups of tea/ coffee a day as per your choice and comfort). Throughout the trek, guesthouses are comfortable as well as facilated with attached bathrooms, shower facility, neat and clean bed sheets, pillow cover and well managed bed with warm blankets and internet WIFI connections facilities.    

Food during the trip:


Meals on 5 days Poon Hill trek will be provided on full board basis. Three meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and 3 cups of tea/ coffee) a day will be served from the guesthouse/lodge menus. Every day breakfast and dinner are used to take in the same guesthouse/lodge where we will be spending the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination.

Guides and Porters: 


5 days Poon Hill trek will be led by our friendly, honest, knowledgeable and experienced trek leaders. The trekking leaders/guides for 5 days Poon Hill trek are carefully selected on the basis of their experience, knowledge about the region and leadership skills. Our trekking guides and crew have taken the following trainings: 

  • First Aid Training 
  • Trekking Guide Training 
  • English Language 
  • Climbing  and Mountaineering 
  • Conservation and Biodiversity
Ram Kumar Adhikari
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Mr. Ram Kumar Adhikari

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