Oct 28 - Oct 31, 2019  unconfirmed

This trip has been proposed but will not be confirmed with the guide until a payment has been made.

Poon Hill (4 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

Rating: | 5 reviews
Difficulty: moderate

Private trek | 1 interested and 0 confirmed trekkers

Poon Hill
$231 usd
For 1 person to join this trek
Guide & Permits Only

Price drops to $152 if 1 interested trekker joins this trek

Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$31.08 /day per person for guide
+ $30 per person for guide's insurance
+ $13 per person for vat tax
+ $48 per person for permits
+ $15 for private trek surcharge

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Included Services
  • Permits ACAP and TIMS Card
  • Guide Guide's wages, food, lodging, and insurance
  • VAT Tax 13% Nepal Government Tax
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
    + $2.21 per day per porter for vat tax (porter)

Guide
Phinjo
Languages
English, Hindi, Sherpa, and Nepali
Ratings
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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 October

October begins the most popular time to trek, with moderate temperatures, clear skies in the wake of the monsoon, and a low chance of rain and snow. In recent years, the monsoon rains have receded later with weather patterns typically stabilizing in mid-October.

At a glance
On average there are 4 days with precipitation in October. The highest point on the trek is Poon Hill at 3210 m. During October, expect high temperatures of around 16.1°C (61°F) and lows down to 2.1°C (36°F) at Poon Hill.

Poon Hill
(Elevation Profile)

Itinerary
(4 days / 3 nights )
created by Anastasia

Mon Oct 28 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 30.4°C (87°F) and lows of about 16.4°C (62°F) in October.

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 29.4°C (85°F) and lows of about 15.4°C (60°F) in October.

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 45 minutes from Naya Pul
Expect typical high termperatures of about 29.3°C (85°F) and lows of about 15.3°C (60°F) in October.

Tikhedunga (1525 m)

About 3 hours from Birethani (gentle climb)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 26.3°C (79°F) and lows of about 12.3°C (54°F) in October.

Tue Oct 29 (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 18.2°C (65°F) and lows of about 4.2°C (40°F) in October.

Ghorepani
Wed Oct 30 (day 3)

Poon Hill (3210 m)

About 1-1.5 hours up and a half hour down
Expect typical high termperatures of about 16.1°C (61°F) and lows of about 2.1°C (36°F) in October.

Poon Hill

Tadapani (2590 m)

About 3-4 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 19.9°C (68°F) and lows of about 5.9°C (43°F) in October.

Ghandruk (2000 m)

About 2-3 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 23.4°C (74°F) and lows of about 9.4°C (49°F) in October.

Ghandruk
Thu Oct 31 (day 4)

Syauli Bazaar (1170 m)

About 2 hours down from Ghandruk
Expect typical high termperatures of about 28.4°C (83°F) and lows of about 14.4°C (58°F) in October.

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 3 hours from Ghandruk (1 hour easy walk from Syauli Bazaar)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 29.3°C (85°F) and lows of about 15.3°C (60°F) in October.

Naya Pul (1000 m)

About 45 minutes from Birethanti
Expect typical high termperatures of about 29.4°C (85°F) and lows of about 15.4°C (60°F) in October.

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 30.4°C (87°F) and lows of about 16.4°C (62°F) in October.

Pokhara