Poonhill trek - 12 Days

Poonhill trek

One of most popular trekking among tourists as it is an easy trek and we can see massive mountain ranges of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. One of the Highlights of this trip is to climb the Poon Hill (3210 m), from where a spectacular view of the Himalaya can be observed. In this trek we also enjoy a very beautiful view of the sunrise or sunset. Apart from that the diversity of flora and fauna together with the warm-hearted local people and memorable typical life style of Gurung and Magar people make this trekking route, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal.

Day 1
Arrive at Kathmandu / Meet & Greet

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport. Our Staff member meets you and transfers you to the hotel.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2
Kathmandu Sightseeing and preparation for trekking

Morning wake-up and breakfast in hotel.

Full day sight-seeing in Kathmandu valley to the famous world heritage sites like Pasupatinath temple, Baudhanath and Swayambhunath.

In the evening, free time for leisure and preparation for the trekking.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3
Kathmandu to Pokhara

To start our trekking, we wake up early in the morning, take our breakfast in hotel and drive to Pokhara in a tourist couch. We take our lunch for the day on the way at Palpa Resort. Upon arrival at Pokhara transfer to the hoel. In the evening, we do some leisure activities around Phewa Lake and do final preparation for the trekking.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4
Pokhara to Nayapul (1577 m)

After breakfast we take a 1.5 hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, from where our trek begins by ascending through beautiful rice, millet and maze fields. Following Madi River, we walk past forests of blooming rhododendron and cross a small stream. We then cross a small village Birethanti after about half an hour of the trek and arrive Tikhedhunga (1577 m

Day 5
Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2100 m)

From Tikhedhunga a steep walk for about 2 hours will take us to Ulleri (2070 m). On the way, we cross the Magar village of Banthanti from where we get to see the stunning view of Machhapuchhre (6997 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m) and Annapurna South (7219 m). We then cross a small river and climb to Nangethani. Upon arrival at Ghorepani, we get soaring views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I and other mountains.

Overnight at Teahouse.

Day 6
Ghorepani to Tadapani (3210 m)

Poonhill is famous for its best sunrise view. That’s why, we wake up very early and trek to the base of Poonhill. After about an hour of climb, we then reach Poonhill viewpoint. From there we can view the beautiful sunrise over Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna II (7937 m), Annapurna III (7855 m), Annapurna IV (7525 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Nilgiri Mountain (6940 m), Tukuche Mountain (6920 m), Varaha Shikhar (7847 m), Lamjung Himal (6931 m) and other mountains. We then return to our lodge in Ghorepani for breakfast and take the descending trail to Tadapani village.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7
Tadapani to Ghandruk

After breakfast, we start our trek to Ghandruk, a beautiful Gurung village.

After arrival in Ghandruk, we do our lunch and do the sightseeing of Ghandruk village and old Musuem in local cultural outfit. In the evening, we will be entertained with traditional cultural program and live music and campfire.

Overnight at Hotel or Homestay.

Day 8
Gandruk to Pokhara

After Breakfast, we start our journey from Ghandruk to Nayapul. We take our lunch on the way to Nayapul. We then head towards Pokhara in a private vehicle. In the evening we visit lake side area and do some leisure activities or shopping.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9
Full-day Sightseeing in Pokhara

After breakfast in hotel, we explore some famous tourist areas in Pokhara like Peace Stupa, Gupteshwor Mahadev, Talbarahi, Davis Fall and mountain Museum. In the evening, free time for leisure and shopping in Pokhara.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10
Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we take a domestic flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, leisure and shopping time in the evening.

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11
Farewell and Final departure

After breakfast a staff member will pick you up from the hotel and transfers you to the airport for the final departure. We wish you a pleasant and safe flight back home and hope to see you soon again.

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Price From EUR750 EUR550/person
Total 550 EUR

Trip Facts

  • private transportation
  • 2 or more
  • 3210m
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Poonhill – Ghandruk
  • naya pool
  • naya pool
  • Moderate
  • Hiking & trekking, cultural tour, sightseeing
  • March, April, May, October, September and November