Poon Hill Family Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1,350meters):

Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley:

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m.), 6 hours.

Day 04: 2 hours drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri (2,00m) 4 hours.

Day 05: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,650 m.) which takes about six hours.

Day 06: Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,250m.) then to Tadapani (2,650m.) 6 hours.

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani (2,650m.) to Ghandruk (1,950m.) 4 hours.

Day 08: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (Pokhara), 5 hours.

Day 09: Fly or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a tourist coach.

Day 10: Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.

  • Day 01 Arrive at Kathmandu Airport (1,350meters):

    Our friendly and knowledgeable guide will be standing at in front of arrival terminal with your name card, welcome and transfer to hotel and a short brief about the trekking after refreshment. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,350meters
  • Day 02 Sightseeing:

    Rest day or do some sightseeing to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,350meters
  • Day 03 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m.), 6 hours:

    The coach leaves early in the morning to Pokhara, this is 200 km drive. As we climb out of the Kathmandu valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, we follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. We follow the Marsyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes us directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. We can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty. We can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 30 minutes. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Kathmandu to Pokhara
    • Altitude: 900m
  • Day 04 2 hours drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri (2,100m) 4 hours:

    Here, we begin our trek to Ulleri via Birethanti and Tiehkedunga which takes about four to five hours. The first part of our trek is easy passing through numerous small villages and settlements. Afterwards we ascend gently to the final destination of the day. The majority of people here are Gurung and their religion is Buddhism. They are engaged in agricultural activities, tourism business and some in Gorkha and Indian regiments. Overnight at a lodge.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Place: Pokhara to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri
    • Altitude: 2,100m
  • Day 05 Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,650 m.) which takes about six hours:

    The trail ascends gently passing through Ulleri village and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, we can enjoy good view of Machhapuchhre or Fish Tail (6997m.), Huinchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna south (7219m.). Now, our trail is quite easier passing through forest and descends gently up to the final camp. We could see some of the wild life such as monkey and various species of birds. Overnight at a lodge. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Place: Ulleri to Ghorepani
    • Altitude: 2,650 m
  • Day 06 Trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,250m.) then to Tadapani (2,650m.) 6 hours:

    Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3,250m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m.), Tukuche Peak (6,920m.), Nilgiri (6,940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7,847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m.), Annapurna South (7,219m.), Annapurna III (7,855m.), Machhapuchhre (6,993m.), Annapurna IV (7,525m.), Annapurna II (7,937m.), Lamjung Himal (6,931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. After breakfast trek to Tadapani (2,650 m.) through the deep forests of rhododendrons, bamboos and oaks. En route, we frequently see waterfalls, rocks, wild animals, local birds and green scenery. Tadapani is a small village surrounded by the beautiful forests which grants us a magnificent view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and Annapurna II and so on. Overnight at a lodge. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Place: Ghorepani to Poon Hil then to Tadapani
    • Altitude: 3,250m.,2,650m
  • Day 07 Trek from Tadapani (2,650m.) to Ghandruk (1,950m.) 4 hours:

    It is very easy trek by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests. We can hear different kinds of birds chirping on the way. This is one of the popular destinations for the birds' lovers. Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There is a handicraft centre and Gurung museum. From this village we can see the views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna (7455m.), Annapurna III (7755m.) and Fishtail. Overnight at a lodge. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Place: Tadapani to Ghandruk
    • Altitude: 2,650m.,1,950m
  • Day 08 Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (Pokhara), 5 hours:

    It is very easy trek by descending gently half of the way through the rice field and local villages. From Ghandruk to until syaulibazar we normally descending then we walk flat part until Nayapul then we drive from Nayapul to Pokhara. It takes about two hours to reach Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.  

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Ghandruk to Nayapul (Pokhara)
  • Day 09 Fly or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a tourist coach:

    While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where the Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. En route, we could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe we climb up to Thankot, the gateway to capital city. We can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 30 minutes. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: hotel
    • Place: Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 10 Transfer to International Airport for your final flight departure: