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Poon hill trek 4 or 5 days

poon hill short trek 4 days
Overview

Poon hill short trek 4 or 5 days is located at an altitude 3210 m, a famous place to see sunrise over the Annapurna range. We can walk through the forest of blooming colorful rhododendrons, bamboos and takes us through villages of Gurung and Magar ethnics. Mt. Annapurna 1st, 8th tallest mountains on earth is one of the most magnificent peaks in the world can be seen from Poon hill. Poonhill is outstanding hill station to explore the Annapurna Himalayan range within 180 deg angle. 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 poonhill express trekking tour. Poon hill trekking can be done in any time through out the year.

Itinerary

Poon hill short trek 4 days or 5 days detail itinerary

Our trek to Poon hill is a typical 4 or 5 days trek itinerary compared to most walks in this Annapurna region. The particular route is designed for globe trotters who wish to hike in Poon hill quickly and are walking within limited time than take a reference this itinerary.

Day 1 Arrived at Kathmandu valley

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.

Day 2 Drive to Nayapool (8 hours). And trek to Birethanti (30 minute).

Drive to Nayapool by express comfortable Bus. As we arrive in Nayapool Bazzar, we < begin our thrilling Annapurna trek to Birethanti. The route winds through lush green forest & finally culminates at Birethanti after walking for one hour. In Birethanti, there are well-stocked shops, hotels, cafes, a police check post, a bakery and a bank, a nice little village town to have fun. This is our first over night on the mountains.

Day 3 Trek to Ghorepani village (2675m)- 6 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 (2070m.) and Banthanti. During the journey, you will see good view of Machhapuchhare known as mount Fish Tail (6997m.), mount Hiunchuli (6441m.) and as well as Annapurna (7219m) south. Now, our trail is quite easier passing through Rhododendron and shadowy trees and ascends gently up to the final camp at Ghorepani village. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 4Hike to Poon Hill (3180m.), Trek to Ghandruk (1940m) via Tadapani ridge, 8 hours

Today very early in the morning, we hike together to Poon Hill (3232m.) to get an enjoy of sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snow capped mountains in the morning then Hike down to Ghorepani. After breakfast we trek to Ghandruk village passing Tadapani ridge which is a gateway to explore abc trek. During the journey, we trek through Rhododendron forest, the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom. Overnight at Guesthouse.

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

From Ghandruk, we walk downhill trough the scenic route with views of 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 or Taxi to get Fewa lake side in 1 hour 30 minutes.

Day 6Fly out to Kathmandu city. Final departure

At morning, we fly out to Kathmandu through the scenic countryside and mountains which takes about 25 minutes only. On arrival at Kathmandu, you will have sightseeing on Pashupatinath Mandir and Boudha nath stupa (extra cost) than drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.

Cost

How much does Poon hill 4 or 5 days trek cost?

Poon hill short but special trekking cost we offer you as above itinerary on USD 450.00 is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. Single supplement cost will be extra USD 125.00. In this price, we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation at our home stay located near by Thamel, Kathmandu and tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara Fewa lake side and of course the trip price will vary according to group size. Taking flights to and from Pokhara saves your time and riding bus reduces 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, so let us know. 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.

Cost Include:

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
  • 2 nights twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • 1 night Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara within Bed with Breakfast Plan
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
  • Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days.
  • Tourist Bus transfer from Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu as a round trip.
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permits for Trekking tours
  • Pokhara Fewa lake side – Nayapool & Return to Fewa lake side transfer by private vehicle.
  • 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.
  • A special gift from our company.

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 trekking.
  • 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 4 or 5 or 6 days short trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.

Trip Date

Availability

Price

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Jan 05, 2018 – Jan 10, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Jan 10, 2018 – Jan 15, 2018

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USD 450

Jan 15, 2018 – Jan 20, 2018

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USD 450

Jan 25, 2018 – Jan 30, 2018

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USD 450

Feb 10, 2018 – Feb 15, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Feb 20, 2018 – Feb 25, 2018

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USD 450

Mar 05, 2018 – March 10, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Mar 10, 2018 – March 15, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Mar 25, 2018 – March 30, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

April 05, 2018 – April 10, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

April 15, 2018 – April 20, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

April 20, 2018 – April 25, 2018

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USD 450

April 25, 2018 – April 30, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

April 30, 2018 – May 04, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

May 05, 2018 – May 10, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

May 10, 2018 – May 15, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

May 25, 2018 – May 30, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Jun 05, 2018 – Jun 10, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Sept 10, 2018 – Sept 15, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Sept 15, 2018 – Sept 20, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Sept 20, 2018 – Sept 25, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Sept 30, 2018 – Oct 05, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 10, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Oct 10, 2018 – Oct 15, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Oct 15, 2018 – Oct 20, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Oct 17, 2018 – Oct 22, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Oct 20, 2018 – Oct 25, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Oct 25, 2018 – Oct 30, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Oct 30, 2018 – Nov 05, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Nov 05, 2018 – Nov 10, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Nov 10, 2018 – Nov 15, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Nov 15, 2018 – Nov 20, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Nov 20, 2018 – Nov 25, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Nov 25, 2018 – Nov 30, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Nov 30, 2018 – Dec 04, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Dec 01, 2018 – Dec 05, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Dec 05, 2018 – Dec 10, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Dec 10, 2018 – Dec 15, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Dec 20, 2018 – Dec 25, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Dec 25, 2018 – Dec 30, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Dec 30, 2018 – Jan 05, 2018

guaranteed

USD 450

Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.

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

Limited – Only few space available

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

Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.


Question: Do I need experience to do poon hill short trek?

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

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on poon hill trekking?

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with cozy bed with nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to 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 in this trek?

Answer: All the guest houses along in annapurna trekking, 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 (variety depends on the season)
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 next place where you are going.

Question: What opportunities will I have for shower along poon hill express trekking?

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

Question: How do I get drinking water on poon hill short Trekking?

Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotel and shops where 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 you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in camp site/along the way.

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 to you bring extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.

Question: Is there any communication facilities on poon hill trekking express ?

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 short trekking?

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

Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of mis understanding. We will of course make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of total price of the trip in order to conform your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on poon hill short express trekking?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porter carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guest (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 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 ?

Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.

Question: Is poon hill and ghorepani trek same ? What about poonhill express trekking

Answer: Yes ! Of course. Ghorepani trekking is also recognized as a poon hill trekking so do not confuse.

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.

Note:

The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.

“What makes this trip 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 the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who knows the destination much better than others.

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Trip Price : USD 450 Per Person

    1. Trip Duration: 6 Days
    2. Trip Grading: Easy Grading
    3. Max Altitude: 3210m / 10,497 ft
    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. Transportation: Car/Plane/bus

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