Feb 18 - Feb 21, 2020  confirmed

Poon Hill (4 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

Rating: | 6 reviews
Difficulty: moderate

Private trek | 2 confirmed trekkers

Poon Hill
$126 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
+ $4.33 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
Mingma Nuru
Languages
English, Japanese, Sherpa, Nepali, Hindi, little Tibetan, little German.
Ratings
great

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Currently 2 Trekkers
2 confirmed trekkers
confirmed

tris (united kingdom)

With 1 guest: Erica (united kingdom)

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 February

February has a slightly higher chance of precipitation than January and a slight increase in the chance of clouds, but in general it is typically a very dry month. While there is little rain, skies in the hills and valleys further from the high mountains can be hazy from dust and pollution.

At a glance
On average there are 3 days with precipitation in February. The highest point on the trek is Poon Hill at 3210 m. During February, expect high temperatures of around 10.1°C (50°F) and lows down to -6.9°C (20°F) at Poon Hill.

Poon Hill
(Elevation Profile)

Itinerary
(4 days / 3 nights )
created by tris (united kingdom)

Tue Feb 18 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 24.4°C (76°F) and lows of about 7.4°C (45°F) in February.

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 23.4°C (74°F) and lows of about 6.4°C (44°F) in February.

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 45 minutes from Naya Pul
Expect typical high termperatures of about 23.3°C (74°F) and lows of about 6.3°C (43°F) in February.

Tikhedunga (1525 m)

About 3 hours from Birethani (gentle climb)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.3°C (69°F) and lows of about 3.3°C (38°F) in February.

Wed Feb 19 (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 12.2°C (54°F) and lows of about -4.8°C (23°F) in February.

Ghorepani
Thu Feb 20 (day 3)

Poon Hill (3210 m)

About 1-1.5 hours up and a half hour down
Expect typical high termperatures of about 10.1°C (50°F) and lows of about -6.9°C (20°F) in February.

Poon Hill

Tadapani (2590 m)

About 3-4 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 13.9°C (57°F) and lows of about -3.1°C (26°F) in February.

Ghandruk (2000 m)

About 2-3 hours from Ghorepani
Expect typical high termperatures of about 17.4°C (63°F) and lows of about 0.4°C (33°F) in February.

Ghandruk
Fri Feb 21 (day 4)

Syauli Bazaar (1170 m)

About 2 hours down from Ghandruk
Expect typical high termperatures of about 22.4°C (72°F) and lows of about 5.4°C (42°F) in February.

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 3 hours from Ghandruk (1 hour easy walk from Syauli Bazaar)
Expect typical high termperatures of about 23.3°C (74°F) and lows of about 6.3°C (43°F) in February.

Naya Pul (1000 m)

About 45 minutes from Birethanti
Expect typical high termperatures of about 23.4°C (74°F) and lows of about 6.4°C (44°F) in February.

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 24.4°C (76°F) and lows of about 7.4°C (45°F) in February.

Pokhara