Poon Hill Trek 3 days

poon hill trek 3 days
Overview

Poon hill trek 3 days is the most demanding annapurna trek in Nepal. The Poon hill trek is a famous hill station best to see a sunrise over the Annapurna range.

Poonhill is locating just above Ghorepani village at an altitude of 3,220 meters above the sea. We can walk through the forest of blooming colorful rhododendrons, bamboos and takes us through the villages of Gurung and Magar ethnics.

Mount Annapurna 1st, is the eighth tallest mountains on earth is one of the most magnificent peaks in the world that is possible to see from Poon Hill station. Poonhill is an outstanding hill station to explore the majestic Annapurna mountain range within 180 deg angle.

A poon hill trek from Pokhara is also possible within 4 days. Poon hill trek cost depends upon the month and season and also depends upon the group size you are coming with. Scenic Poon hill trek difficulty is an easy – soft adventure but considers there are hundreds of stone steps to reach Ulleri village.

Besides that, Poon hill trek 3 days is also very popular but possibly without a long driving from Kathmandu. Ghorepani trek is equally popular as a poon hill trek. Thus, read our website about the Poon hill trek map, price and the tailormade itinerary to makes your journey unforgettable.

According to gokyo treks Nepal trekking agency, poon hill weather is not stable even in the busy months. The whole village including poon hill station covers with thick fog. But the weather is always clear with blue sky if you are traveling either in the Spring seasons (March -April, and May) or in the Autumn season (October – November, and December). You can also visit the Ghorepani village and poon hill station in any months throughout the year.

The poon hill trek 3 days is very tough, 4 days is okay and it is possible and recommend for young and especially for student travelers who want to reach higher within a low span of time. Read our blog, make your trip plan, and check the trek packing list to reach Ghorepani and Tadapani.

Our walking journey Ghorepani poon hill trek distance is roughly about 51 kilometers. Sunrise poon hill trek has a lot of opportunities to explore the Himalayan natural herbal plants, mystical landscapes, and amazing Gurung – Magars culture and lifestyles. Kathmandu to poon hill trek is our most selling packages for our Nepal lovers.

Trek to poon hill will be more interesting in spring as the whole forest along the trail turns red, pink, and white with rhododendron flowers. This route is called also an express poon hill trekking tour. The Poon hill trekking (4/5 days) is possible to make it happen at any time throughout the year.

Itinerary

Poon hill trek 3 days / poon hill trek 4 days itinerary detail.

Our hike to poon hill is easy. So everyone says poon hill is the easiest trek route in Nepal. The poon hill trek itinerary is a particular trek route is designing for students and young travelers who wish to hike in Poon hill quickly within a limited time then take a reference to this itinerary.

Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu valley and transfer to hotel.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan. Our representative will brief you about poon hill trekking tour programs.

Day 2Express drive to Nayapool (8 hours). And trek to Birethanti (30 minutes).

An express drive from Kathmandu to Nayapool with comfortable local Micro Bus. We begin our thrilling Annapurna trek to Birethanti after reaching a new bridge. The trek route winds through the lush green forest & finally culminates at Birethanti spending some hours overland drive. Birethanti has well-stocked shops, hotels, cafes, a police check post, a bakery, and a bank, a nice little village town to have fun.

Day 3 Ghorepani trek (2,875m/9,430 feet), 7 Hours

We conducts our journey to Tikhedhunga Via Birethanti (1065m.), it is easy trek passing through several small villages and settlements. After Tikhedunga, we ascend steeply for the first 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2,070m.) and Banthanti. During the journey, you will see a virtuous view of Machhapuchhare known as mount Fish Tail (6,997m.), mount Hiunchuli (6,441m.), and as well as Annapurna (7,219m) south. Now, our trail is quite easier passing through Rhododendron and shadowy trees and ascends gently up to the final camp at upper Ghorepani village.

Day 4Poon hill trek (3,220m.) for sunrise. Further to Ghandruk village trek (1,940m/6,363 feet),8 hrs

Today very early in the morning, we hike to poon hill station, locating at an altitude in 3,220 meters above sea. From poon hill, you can enjoy seeing the best sunrise view over Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167m.), Tukuche Peak (6,920m.), Nilgiri (6,940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7,847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m.), Annapurna South (7,219m.), Annapurna III (7,855m.), Machhapuchhare (6,993m.), Mount Annapurna IV (7,525m.), Annapurna II (7,937m.), Lamjung Himal (6,931m.) and other numerous snow-capped mountains. Descend downhill to reach Ghorepani for breakfast.

We began our hike to Ghandruk village passing Deurali and Tadapani ridge, a gateway to explore Annapurna base camp trek. During the journey, we trek through the dense Rhododendron forest with beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom.

Day 5Trek to Nayapool. Drive to Pokhara, 6 hours

From Ghandruk, we walk downhill through the scenic route with views of mount Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and Gangapurna Mountains. We will cross the forest of blooming rhododendron and reach Birethanti from where we will take the downhill walk and follow Modi Khola till we reach Nayapul from where we take a private car-taxi to get Fewa lakeside.

Reaching Pokhara city, go to visit Phewa lake locating Pokhara lakeside. Use a boat to visit the Tal Barahi temple. As there are hundreds of hotels near Phewa lakes sadly we are not staying there. Check out the bucket list of Pokhara tour watching pokhara nepal pictures via our blog. Finally, we take a night tourist bus to return to Kathmandu city. Rest and shopping or drop you at the airport or bus station for your further plan.

Cost

How much does poon hill trek 3 days Tour cost?

5 days poonhill hiking is available now on USD 425 per person is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. But of course, the trip price will vary according to the group size you are coming with. Taking flights to and from Pokhara saves your time but riding the bus to reduce the trip expenses.

For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu round trip airfare, 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN), and 2-star hotel standard accommodation in Pokhara (BB plan) with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.

poon hill trek cost include:

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
  • 1 nights in twin sharing in Tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trek.
  • Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days.
  • Micro Bus transfer from Kathmandu – Nayapool & night Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara – Kathmandu.
  • Fully escorted trek with English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permits for Trekking tours
  • Nayapool to Phewa lake side transfer by private vehicle either taxi or car.
  • All land transportation as per written on above itinerary.
  • Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs.
  • Insurance of guide and porters.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.

poon hill trek cost exclude :

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Domestic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara – Kathmandu is not included in the given plan.
  • Tourist guide / guided trip to Pashupatinath Mandir and Boudhnath stupa for half day tour and entrance fees
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trek.
  • Guest’s Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above
Group join

We can organize private poon hill trek 3 days Tour starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

Trip Date

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Price

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Feb 20, 2021 – Feb. 24, 2021

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USD 550

March 10, 2021 – March 14, 2021

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USD 550

March 20, 2021 – March 24, 2021

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USD 550

April 05, 2021 – April 09, 2021

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USD 550

April 10, 2021 – April 14, 2021

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USD 550

April 25, 2021 – April 29, 2021

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USD 550

May 05, 2021 – May 09, 2021

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USD 550

Sept 10, 2021 – Sept. 14, 2021

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USD 550

Sept 20, 2021 – Sept. 24, 2021

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USD 550

Oct. 05, 2021 – Oct. 09, 2021

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USD 550

Oct. 25, 2021 – Oct. 29, 2021

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USD 550

Nov. 10, 2021 – Nov. 14, 2021

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USD 550

Nov. 20, 2021 – Nov. 24, 2021

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USD 550

Nov. 30, 2021 – Dec. 04, 2021

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USD 550

Dec. 10, 2021 – Dec. 14, 2021

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USD 550

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Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled

Limited – Only few space available

FAQ

Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure. Provide us your flight details, we come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.


Question: Do I need the experience to do a short Poon hill trek 5 days?

Answer: It is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For this trekking, if you have about a little experience would be better.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on the poon hill trek 3 days?

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and also on trek routes. The rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice bed and blankets. However we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect on 4 days Poon hill trek?

Answer: Annapurna guest houses, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables.

The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along express poon hill trek 3 days?

Answer: You will have a hot shower all the places within free of cost.

Question: How do I get drinking water on express Poon hill Trek 4 – 5 days?

Answer: You can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide boil water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available at the campsite.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.

Question: Is there any communication facilities on poon hill trek 3 days ?

Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.

Question: Can I use credit cards in poon hill trek 3 days?

Answer: Not yet ! So, for the outdoor route, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.

And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on the poon hill trek 3 days?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking polls for the Poon hill hike?

Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.

Question: Is it possible to rent a guide? how to hire a local trek guide for poon hill hiking?

Answer: Yes of course. If you are not happy to go with the full board package trip, still you can hire our expert guide. However, visit a guide and porter hire or email us for your detail travel inquiry.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.

Poon hill trek 3 days note:

The 3 days poon hill trekking itinerary is subject to change due to a condition out of our control. This is a Guideline showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.

“What makes poon hill trek 3 days special?”

Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination better.

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Trip Price : USD 425 Per Person

    1. Duration of Trek: 5 Days
    2. Trek Grading: Easy Grading
    3. Altitude: 3210m / 10,497 feet
    4. Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
    5. Group-Size: 2-25 People
    6. Best Time: Oct -May
    7. Trip Mode: Guest House
    8. Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    9. Transport: Car/Plane/bus

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