3 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

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  • 3 Days
Price per personUS$155
We Offer Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 235
2 - 2 US$ 229
3 - 5 US$ 215
6 - 10 US$ 199
11 - 30 US$ 155
30 January, 2022Or Check Availability
$235 x 1 guests:
$235

Total
$235
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  • Trip Duration3 Days
  • Difficulty LevelVery Easy
  • Best SeasonMarch/ Apr/May/Jun/Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec
  • Max Altitude3210 m

Overview

 

3 DAYS GHOREPANI POON HILL TREK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy the sunrise view from Poon hill 3210 m
  • A Magical 360-degree panorama view of the mountains such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhare, & many more peaks.
  • Hiking through the typical villages of Gurung, Magar, and Thakali people
  • Explore the unique culture and lifestyle of the mountain people along with a wide range of flora and vegetations
  • Explore the beautiful City city of Pokhara and its ancient temples and monasteries.

 

 

The 3 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a perfect way to explore the beauty of nature and diverse people and culture in the Annapurna region, a 3 days Poon Hil Trek is a comparatively easy and comfortable hike that can be done by any average fitness person.

Poon Hill Trek is Nepal's shortest classic trek that takes you to the most fascinating places of the region including the numerous Gurung and Magar ethnic villages where you will be able to explore the vibrant culture and lifestyle of the local villages during the trek.

The 3 Days Poon Hill Trek is designed to combine the perfect match of cultural and natural beauty as it takes you from the low- farmlands to high altitude mountains of Poon Hill (3210m), the short trek to Poon hill for 3 days can participate any age groups starting from 5 years young to 80 years old.

3 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a short magical trek that offers a majestic snowy mountain view of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Himchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), and many peaks.

On this trek, you will have an exciting walk through the terrace field, lush forests of Jupiter, pines, oaks, and typical local villages of Gurung, Thakali, and Mager people with their unique traditions.

Trek to Poon Hill Trek is an amazing trekking experience that is suitable for anyone with a normal level of physical fitness and you do not require any previous trekking experience to do this trek.

 

STARTING AND ENDING POINT

The 3 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek begins from Tikhedhunga after a scenic drive either from Kathmandu or Pokhara.

The Tikhedhunga is a starting and also ending point of this trek. From here, we start trekking with mesmerizing views of the mountains crossing the streams and waterfalls coming from the glaciers and snowfields high above.

Further, the trail will take you through the stunning settlements of Birethanti, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Poon Hill. From Poon hill, we retrace back to Tikhedhunga by walking from the other side of the valley. Therefore, this trek is called the mini Annapurna circuit trek.

 

POON HILL (3210 METERS)

Ponn hill is the name of a small hill that is located at an altitude of 3210 meters from sea level and it's only 270 km away from the capital city of Kathmandu, it's well known as one of the best viewpoints to see the Annapurna Massif range and Dhaulagiri mountain range.

You will be rewarded by fantastic panoramic views of the Annapurna Annapurna I (8,091 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Annapurna south (7219 m), Machhapuchhare (6,993 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Nilgiri Himal (7,061 m), Hiunchuli (6,441 m ) and many others.

These beautiful peaks are perfectly visible from here and Sunrise from Poon hill is extraordinary. The sunrise from Poon Hill is very mesmerizing and another highlight of this trek.

 

POON HILL TREK STARTS FROM KTM OR PKR?

Our 3 Days Poon hill guided trek starts from both places of Kathmandu and Pokhara, see the options of this program matters,

Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara (Option I): If you are already in Pokhara and looking or this trek with us then you'll be met us a day before the trip gets started and the next day morning you'll be picked by our local guide/Sherpa from your hotel and start a journey with a short drive to our starting point of the trek (Nayapul).

From here, we start our trekking towards Tikhedung and the second day to Ghorepani!

Poon Hill Trek from Kathmandu (Option II): If you are looking for a 3 Days Poon Hill trek option from Kathmandu then you will be met by us either at your hotel/ or our office for the pre-tour orientations before the tour get started and the next day morning, you will be traveling to Pokhara by flight from Kathmandu.

Upon your arrival in Pokhara, you will be greeted by our guides and transferred together to Nayapul by private vehicle then trek to Nayapul then trek gets started from here to Tikhedung today and tomorrow to Ghorepani.

However, if you have a spree day (more than 3 days time in Nepal) then you can travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus (the free bus ticket will be provided) and start the trek from the next day as per our scheduled trekking day by day program that way you do not need to pay any extra for your flight to Pokhara( the listed trip cost is excluded for your internal flight to and from Pokhara)

The meeting with your guide: For clients from Pokhara- you need to notify us of your place/ hotel for pre-meeting or tour orientation at least a day before the trip gets started. During the pre-meeting, you may have some questions to ask, so you can ask any questions face to face regarding the trekking tour matter.

Likewise, if you are in Kathmandu and interested to be part of this 3 days Poon Hill trek then the pre-meeting with your guides\staffs will be in Kathmandu! (Your hotel/ our office)

Note:- We have a free airport transfer offer for all of our valuable clients on arrival and departure days, please kindly send us your flight details through email for the pickup and drop-off schedules and information.

If you have a holiday for more than a week then you may opt for our Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 8 Days, Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 12 Days, Short Annapurna base camp trek, orLangtang Valley Trekand Everest Base Camp trek to enjoy the more spectacular scenery of the Himalayas. For more information please feel free to write us an email/ WhatsApp: +977 9851175531 ( Dil ).

 

BENEFITS 

  • Free Airport transportation on arrival and departure days 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, Down jacket, and walking poles (rental is included if needed)
  • Duffle bag for the helpers 
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map or browser and printed ART's hiking T-shirt
  • An Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse at a high altitude to find out the accurate health condition while you are trekking in the mountain.

 

 

Itinerary

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After breakfast, we kick the day off with a short drive to Nayapul by taxi/jeep/ bus, where we'll take the first steps of our trek! from Nayapul we will be following the faithful path which takes us the beautiful Gurung and Magar villages of Hille, Tikhedunga, and Ulleri. after checking our TIMS card and trekking permit at Birethati ( The entry point of Annapurna conservations areas) this is the very first part of our trek. today's short hike is pleasantly surprising walking through the north bank of the Bhurungdi River to Tikhedunga, From Tikhedunga, we will start climbing for about 45 minutes to get our camp Ulleri, in the evening enjoy the view with the good meals.

Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D).

  • Trekking
  • 5 hrs approx
  • Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • 2400 M

We are on the set to move towards Ghorepani after breakfast, the pleasant walk of ascending is logically scenic and offers great views of the Machhapuchare and Annapurna south at the same time you will be seeing the gorgeous flowers of rhododendron in flowering season through the lush forest of Magnolia and rhododendron, after a few hours of ascending we will reach Bhanthati where we will be taking a short break for the lunch then the final push to Ghorepani for another 2 hours.

Overnight we will be accommodated at the best possible trekking lodge/ hotel with standards meals including breakfast, lunch, and Dinner ( B+L+D).

  • Trekking lodge
  • 5 hrs approx
  • Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • 3120 m ( Poon hill)

This day is one of the most exciting days of our whole trip. we kick off early morning with an excursion short hike to Poon Hill, Poon Hill is located at an elevation of 3210 meters above sea level, offers indescribably wonderful panoramic mountain views of Dhaulagiri I, Annapurna I, and Manalsu illuminated by the glowing rays of sunrise. In our short time at Poon Hill, we will greatly be appreciated by this rewarding view of the mighty mountains with a glorious sunrise than we take a step back to Ghorepani, Ulleri, and Hille, From Hille, we will be retracing to Pokhara by Jeep/taxi or bus.

Thank you so much for choosing us for your holiday trip to Nepal, we will do our best to take care of you and ensure an enjoyable and remarkable trip of a lifetime. Wishing you all the best and keep your adventure spirit alive!

  • 6 hrs approx
  • Breakfast + Lunch
  • 850 m

Trip inclusion

  • Free Airport transfer to and from Hotel by private vehicles 
  • Meals on a full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, the main course) during the trek.
  • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for the guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket, etc. on return basic
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • Assistant guide group size of more than 8 pax or above 
  • A private transfer from Pokhara to Nayapul and back to Pokhara 
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional performances (Optional)
  • Souvenir: Trekking route map, browser, and printed ART company T-shirt
  • Compressive first aid box.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes, vat, and official Expenses
  • 10% OF ALL PROCEEDS GOES TO SUPPORT OUR SOCIAL IMPACTS INITIATIVE

 

 

  • Nepal entry visa fees (you can easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule (Foods and accommodations before or after the trek) 
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic such as Fanta, Coca-cola, sprite, water, beer, etc.
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
  • Domestic flight to and from Pokhara ($244 for the round trip)
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, laundry, telephone, WIFI, hot shower, etc at tea houses on a trek.
  • Travel insurance has to cover emergency rescue evacuation from the high-altitude 
  • Personal trekking equipment for this trek 
  • Gratitudes to guide and staffs (Recommended) 
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Include section of this trek.

Dates & Price

Check our available trip departure dates and costs for 3 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. However, the set start dates listed are particularly quoted for the group joining opportunity if the listed are not suitable for you and want to customize this trip, please feel free to contact us for your customized departure date. Meanwhile, The Private trips are available on any date of your selection that suits you at any time of the year at your convenience. Get in touch for your private trip and date as per your preferences, we are happy and ready to help you anytime! 

Start DateEnd DateStatusPrice 
31 Jan, 202202 Feb, 2022AvailableUS$155

Trip Info

 

Foods on Poon Hill Trek

Common Breakfast options - Tibetan Breads (a fried bread in oil, it’s also named by Gurung bread in Annapurna area), Chapati with Cheese (dry bread- a local wheat bread), Oatmeal, French toast with jam, honey and peanut butter, Corn Flakes, Hashed brown, fried, Scrambles and boiled eggs, pancakes, porridge with milk, Muesli, Vegetable items and any kind of hot drinks are available except espresso, Americano

Common Lunch options – different variety of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Momos ( dumplings), Tibetan / chapati bread, Macaroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a variety of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, burgers and Pizza, yak steak and desserts items.

Common Dinner options- Momos (dumplings) different variety of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Tibetan / chapati bread, Macaroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a variety of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, Raman soups, burgers and Pizza, yak steak, desserts items, hot and cold drinks are available on the menus on tea house, the menu’s selected meals are fresh and healthy with hygienic specialists by the mountain for the mountain trekkers.

Desert and Snack options- Rice Pudding, Apple pie, fruits snicker/ mars bar, popcorns, cake, and pastries, etc.

Hot Drink options – Varieties of hot drinks like black/milk coffees, black/mint/ginger/Green/ lemon honey teas, hot chocolates, hot mango juice, hot oranges juice, hot pineapple juice, etc.)

 

Accommodation on Poon Hill Trek

Accommodations on this trek are very convenient. The rooms come usually in double occupancy with a wooden bed, blankets, mattresses, pillows, attached bathrooms, and the view is spectacular from the rooms of the mountain tea house.

Likewise, single rooms are available and they will be provided for a solo female traveler.

We will ensure and accommodate you to the best available tea houses with great views of the mountain and sceneries during the trek

NOTE: Kathmandu has a large range of luxury star-hotel offers to select for your stay. However, we will also be pleased to be part of this help to make the reservations for the 4 50 5 stars hotel booking as well on request.

 

Best Time to do Poon Hill Trek

The 3 Days Poon Hil Trek can be done any time of the year around but Nepal has some of the best months especially fr trekking on any side of Nepal. they are given below,

Spring (Pre-monsoon) – Spring includes Feb, March, April, and May, the weather in this month is largely stable and dry with a moderate climate. This time of the year is fairly perfect for trekking in the Everest region offers a crystal clear view of the mountains and sceneries every day, the Temperature is comfortable not very hot, and not very cold.

Autumn (Post monsoon)- Autumn is another great season for trekking on Poon Hill, Autumn includes the months of September, October, November, and December.

During the autumn, the temperatures this time of the year are perfectly fine and the weather is usually clear and offers spectacular views of the scenarios from any corner of the mountains. This time for trekking is suitable in Nepal and it can be made any trip without any hassle and hesitations

FAQs

Yes, a visa is required to enter Nepal except for SAARC and Chinese nationals. One can get a visa at the Royal Nepalese Embassy or consulate or at the airport upon arrival. Two copies of passport-sized photographs are required to get a visa.

Yes, you could choose to own your departure date according to your time and schedule If the published Group Departure dates are not suitable for your travel plan, we will help you to customize the trip Itinerary. 

The Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is one of the closest and easy treks from Pokhara which can be done any time of the year. However, trekking in Autumn  (September, October & November) & Spring (March, April & May) are the best months to trek with a clear sky and offers a stunning mountains views and its landscape. 

The Answer is absolutely safe even for the solo female traveler, who loves to explore Nepal through the reliable team with us, our Alpine Ramble team have been leading many successfully solo female trip in Nepal Himalayas. 

Yes, upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received and welcomed by our official representative then transfer to the hotel at Thamel, which is the most interesting tourist hub with many facilities in Nepal. Overnight at the hotel.

Yes, we highly recommend that you to buy travel insurance before you travel to Nepal, it’s easy and better to purchase the travel insurance in your own country.

Yes, The trekkers should have to have registered trekking permits of the Annapurna conservation area, and TIMS (Trekker's Management Systems), they are all helped and provided by Alpine Ramble Trekks- it's all are included on our package program.

Yes, Almost every teahouse has Wifi  services on a little charge 

Apparently, the hiking would be at least 4-6  hours per day

The Highest Point of our trek is 3210 meters (Poon Hill)  above the sea level 

Of course, yes, you can!  Poon Hill trek is ranked as one of the easiest treks that one can be done by anyone from 8 years young to 75 years old with a reasonably fit by physical and mental. However, this trekking tour will be guided by a highly experienced and knowledgeable guide who helps you to accomplish the trek with great help and support thoroughly.

Yes, We have a safe and sound place to store where you can be easily stored your luggage at our hotel or office. 

Eventually, almost Every trekking region has tea House facilities in Nepal; during the treks in Mountain, we provide standard breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided. Your guide/ porter will help you with the menu selection and ensure that you get the best value meals possible. Although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, you should be aware that the menu is not normally extensive. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. There will also be plenty of snacks available such as biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fresh fruit in season. You can buy packaged water (bottled mineral water) from local lodge and shop en route or you can also ask your guide to fill your water bottle with boiled water and treat with water purification pills

Typically, yes. Visitors can easily get - On Arrival Visa in Kathmandu, Nepal on arrival day. In the current situation of Covid, some certain rules for arriving visas are changed. The travelers need to get a visa approval letter from the representative tour company to get the arrival visa on arrival at the airport or It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in their own country before travel.

Reviews

  • Kalaivanan S - August 13, 2019

    “It was my first time in Nepal for trekking, found Alpine Ramble Treks online. The reviews was pretty good and I decided to go for it. They have picked up to and from the airport to hotel and the starting town Pokhara. I’m generally happy with the arrangement thanks to Dil. I have to give the full mark for that! the guide is friendly, helpful, caring and knowledgeable thanks to Nauser. I don’t have to worry about anything, he took care of the guest houses, the meals, and the route. I did my trek in early October. I was very lucky to have a clear sky in most of the day including the day I went to Poon Hill for sunrise. The trip definitely an experience I’ll never forget in my whole life

  • Markush - January 20, 2018

    The trip to Ghorepani and Poonhill was fantastic. Dill, the owner of Alpine Ramble, personalised my trip as I also wanted to see Ghandrouk and Chomrok, which was amazing. I really had a lifetime experience. The sunrise was breathtaking. The key to this experience were my two guides, Saugat and Addit, who both made this trip unforgettable. Both of them worked really hard. Thank you again, I highly recommend them to anyone. They are funny, energetic and extremely professional. Ask for Saugat and Addit when you book your trip.

  • Katharina Sartisson - February 12, 2017

    Our trip to Nepal was perfect from the beginning to end! Dil planed everything so well! He has so many contacts to people and many locations to recommend! He was such a helpful tour guide! Also a huge thank you to our trekking guide Dilman and ayush! We had so much fun with them on our trek and it’s just so comfortable to do this experience with a company like alpine ramble! We would always book it through dil again and really recommend it to everyone! It’s such a special and enjoyable time! Thank you guys!!!

     

  • Philip - November 25, 2016

    I have trekked with Dil as guide in Nepal. The first in 2014 was the Annapurna region. It was obvious early that he was an experienced leader, well informed and explaining the trek clearly. He was both caring and considerate. The day I was too crook to walk, he quickly arranged transport with a local jeep. When private space was needed, he provided it. I had no concern about my first ascent above 5000 m with his good advice.
    Dil is well informed about Nepal. He is from a mountain village and loves showing others the majesty of the Himalaya. He communicates well, is friendly and fun. At the start of both walks, he said that we will walk as a family. We did, but quickly became good friends.
    Next time in Nepal, I will walk with Dil and his team.

     

  • Pradeep D'souza - January 12, 2016

    For a while i have been planning my third visit to Nepal and was looking forward to doing the ABC trek, That's when i had come across a friend of mine who had recommended me to Alpine Ramble. Upon contacting Dil, CEO & founder of Alpine Ramble he was very quick with his replies and always at our service. He created a itinerary for us which fits perfectly to our schedule. Upon arrival in Kathmandu we was greeted by dil, along with Lakshman. Over the next few days we had started the trek and was led by the men of the mountains the very experienced, qualified and well trained boys, Ceo/guide - Dil along with Porter/Guide - Lakshman. These boys knew exactly everything about the mountains. They where very informative, motivative, patience and always extremely supportive during the entire course. Over all it was wonderful experience and i would highly recommend Alpine Ramble. Quick Reply, Good Communication, Highly Supporting & Encouraging. A+++++ Looking forward to are next adventure. Thanks & Best Wishes Pradeep D'souza