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Poon Hill trek (4 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

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Highlights: Poon Hill and Ghandruk

Difficulty: moderate
Poon Hill
Starting at $203 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees
$31.08 /day per person for guide
+ $30 per person for guide's insurance
+ $48 per person for permits

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Sherpana prices are based on group size. We refund you the difference if more people join your trek.
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Included Services
  • Permits ACAP and TIMS Card
  • Guide Guide's wages, food, lodging, and insurance
Optional Services (Porter)
  • Porter Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb). One porter is usually enough for 2 people's gear. Government required insurance covers the porter in case of an accident while on the trip.
    $20 per day per porter

    + $30 per porter for porter's insurance

This trip has optional side trips. Would you like to see the options?

A moderate hike in the Annapurna region for those who want a taste of trekking without the high altitude. While relatively easy by Nepal standards, this trek still packs a punch, with some steep climbs and awesome views, including the famed Himalayan panorama from atop Poon Hill.

Weather Conditions in November

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Early November, along with late October, are the most popular times to trek in Nepal. Temperatures get cooler in November, but the skies get clearer and the chance of rain or snow interrupting your trek gets lower.

At a glance
On average there are 1 day with precipitation in November. The highest point on the trek is Poon Hill at 3210 m. During November, expect high temperatures of around 13.1°C (56°F) and lows down to -2.9°C (27°F) at Poon Hill.

Poon Hill Trek
(Elevation Profile)

Available Side Trips

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Extra rest days and overnights can be added once the itinerary is created. However any side trips must be added in this step before the itinerary is created.

Wed Nov 21 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 27.4°C (81°F) and lows of about 11.4°C (53°F) in November.

Pokhara
Public bus from Pokhara to Naya Pul (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $2.00
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Naya Pul (1000 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 26.4°C (80°F) and lows of about 10.4°C (51°F) in November.

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 45 minutes from Naya Pul
Expect typical high termperatures of about 26.3°C (79°F) and lows of about 10.3°C (51°F) in November.

Tikhedunga (1525 m)

About 3 hours from Birethani (gentle climb)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 23.3°C (74°F) and lows of about 7.3°C (45°F) in November.

Thu Nov 22 (day 2)

Ghorepani (2874 m)

About 5-6 hours (trail climbs steeply with lots of steps through terraced hillsides and forests)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 15.2°C (59°F) and lows of about -0.8°C (31°F) in November.

Ghorepani

Highlights: Khopra Danda and Poon Hill
Difficulty: moderate
This route climbs up the Khopra Ridge for magnificent panoramas of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, and other Himalayan peaks. An overnight at Khopra Danda (3640 m, 11,942 ft) lets you wake to this spectacular view just outside your room, at what must be one of the best lodge locations in the region.

Fri Nov 23 (day 3)

Poon Hill (3210 m)

About 1-1.5 hours up and a half hour down
Expect typical high termperatures of about 13.1°C (56°F) and lows of about -2.9°C (27°F) in November.

Poon Hill

Tadapani (2590 m)

About 3-4 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 16.9°C (62°F) and lows of about 0.9°C (34°F) in November.

Ghandruk (2000 m)

About 2-3 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.4°C (69°F) and lows of about 4.4°C (40°F) in November.

Ghandruk
Sat Nov 24 (day 4)

Syauli Bazaar (1170 m)

About 2 hours down from Ghandruk
Expect typical high termperatures of about 25.4°C (78°F) and lows of about 9.4°C (49°F) in November.

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 3 hours from Ghandruk (1 hour easy walk from Syauli Bazaar)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 26.3°C (79°F) and lows of about 10.3°C (51°F) in November.

Naya Pul (1000 m)

About 45 minutes from Birethanti
Expect typical high termperatures of about 26.4°C (80°F) and lows of about 10.4°C (51°F) in November.

Public bus from Naya Pul to Pokhara (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $2.00
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 27.4°C (81°F) and lows of about 11.4°C (53°F) in November.

Pokhara
you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created

Dec 10 - Dec 13, 2018  confirmed

Poon Hill (4 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

Public trek
2 confirmed trekkers

$106 usd
For 1 person to join this trek
Guide & Permits Only
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$11.94 /day per person for guide
+ $10 per person for guide's insurance
+ $48 per person for permits

by Jack (United States) on Oct 5, 2018

Poon Hill via Khopra Ridge (Danda) led by Sanam Sherpa

by Kriszela (Australia) on Nov 26, 2017

Poon Hill led by Nirmala Subedi

Poon Hill is a great short trek (6 days) with stunning views and moderate difficulty. It is very touristy though with some villages completely booked up with accomodation (in November).