Feb 23 - Feb 26, 2018 | Change

Poon Hill trek (4 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

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Highlights: Poon Hill and Ghandruk

Difficulty: moderate
Starting at $191 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$30.08 /day per person for guide
+ $30 per person for guide's insurance
+ $40 per person for permits

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

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Included Permits
  • ACAP
  • TIMS Card
Porters (optional $20 per day)
+ Porter Insurance $30 per trip

Porters available upon request. You can request a porter at anytime while booking or after booking your trek up to 2 days prior to the trek's departure. Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb) at a rate of $20 per day + $30 per porter per trip for insurance.

Guides do not carry any client's belongings if you want help carrying your personal belongings your must hire a porter or share one with someone else in your group.

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.

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.

Fri Feb 23 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Public bus from Pokhara to Naya Pul (Not Included)

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

Naya Pul (1000 m)

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 45 minutes from Naya Pul

Tikhedunga (1525 m)

About 3 hours from Birethani (gentle climb)

Sat Feb 24 (day 2)

Ghorepani (2874 m)

About 5-6 hours (trail climbs steeply with lots of steps through terraced hillsides and forests)

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.

Sun Feb 25 (day 3)

Poon Hill (3210 m)

About 1-1.5 hours up and a half hour down

Tadapani (2590 m)

About 3-4 hours from Ghorepani

Ghandruk (2000 m)

About 2-3 hours from Ghorepani

Mon Feb 26 (day 4)

Syauli Bazaar (1170 m)

About 2 hours down from Ghandruk

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 3 hours from Ghandruk (1 hour easy walk from Syauli Bazaar)

Naya Pul (1000 m)

About 45 minutes from Birethanti

Public bus from Naya Pul to Pokhara (Not Included)

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

Pokhara (827 m)

you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created

by Kriszela David (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).