Annapurna Poon Hill Trek (3210m.)

Trip Level
Moderate
Destination
Nepal
Max Altitude
2,850m
Trip Duration
11 Days

Overview

Want to experience the magnificent Himalaya mountains in Nepal but are too short on time to do a two-week trek? Then you will want to do the  short trek in Nepal.

Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking, also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, or Annapurna Panorama Trekking, is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. Invigorating through some rhododendron forests, Poonhill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get to the local Culture.

Being popularly known as the Photographer's Paradise, you can capture some of the best snaps of impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Poonhill offers you the striking panorama of huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others. The phenomenal sunrise from Poon Hill is just unmissable. A provocative glimpse of high mountains surrounding you can mesmerize anyone who's the part of this awesome trek.

This is one of the most popular short trek of Annapurna region. Diverse culture, hospitality of local community, flora and fauna and amazing views of Annapurna South (7219M.), Annapurna I and Annapurna II, Machhapuchare ( Fish-tail mountain), Himchuli, Ganga Punra, Dhaulagri mountain, Tukuche Peak, Nilgri Himal, all these are main attraction of this journey.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Prior to landing in Tribhuvan Int'l airport (Kathmandu Airport), you could have some excellent views of snow-capped mountains after custom clearance, meet with our tour coordinator and transfe to hotel.

Day 02: (Cultural tour )Explore to ancient and historical cities including Kathmandu-Durbar-square with its stone paved lanes colour-full market, virgin Goddess, Temples of different kind of architecture. Pasupatinath, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath stupa .Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 03: After breakfast Drive to Phedi by bus through a unique rice terrace field along the edge of Seti River. Commence trek to Potana 1990 meter (04-05 hours walking) through a wonderful rhododendron forest terrains  and  experienced with exotic views of valley, 45 minutes trail steeply ascends to Mina Lodge, then gradual climbs to Dhampus, Stunning views of snow-capped mountains from the top of the Dhampus  and continue climbs  to Potana. Overnight at Pothana. 

Day 04: After breakfast trek to Landruk.Overnight at Landruk. 

Day 05: After breakfast commence trek through  unique rhododendron forest with observe views of Himalaya and valley. Overnight at Ghandurk. 1950  meter. It provides real life styles of Gurung communites, slate roofed houses, Manginficent views of Annaurna South, Himculi, Fishtail mountain, Ganga Purna Himal.

Day 06: After breakfast commence trek to Tadhapani, through a unique terrace  terrain, the trail stream , lunch on the way of  hilly terrain,  cross the river  and climb to Tadhapani 2721 meter which is situated in the middle of the Rhododendron, Oaks, Magnolia, Orchid forests. It presents amazing views of Annapurna South, Himchulli, and Machhapuchare Mountains.

Day 07: Trek to Ghorepani 2850 meter (06-07 hours walking), through a wonderful Rhododendron, oaks, magnolia and orchid forest, trail descends about 30 minutes and ascends steeply about an hour, then  climb to Deurali, on this spot, you will have lunch with breathtaking views of snowy mountains. On the way of Ghrepani an excellent chance to explore flora and fauna including snowy peaks. From Deurali pass, trail descends to Ghorepani.

Day 08: Early morning  about 45 minutes hike to Poon Hill 3210 meter for excellent views of Annapurna massif including Dhaulagri 8167 meter, Mt Lamjung , Tukuche Peak, Nilgri Himal,  Thapa Peak, Tent Peak and beautiful sun-rise views. Trek descends to Ghorepani. After breakfast through rhododendron forest commence trek to Hile, quant village which is situated at 1495 meter, trail stream descends to Banthati, you will have lunch at Uleri. After lunch, trek descends steeply to Trikhedunga.Overnight at Trikhedhunga.  

Day 09: After breakfast trek to Nayapool.Drive to pokhara. Overnight in pokhara.

Day 10: After breakfast drive by bus to Kathmandu.Overnihgt at kathmandu.

Day 11: Departure to Airport.

 

Cost Details

  • Twin-sharing accommodation on B/B basis  at Kathmandu and Pokhara as per itinerary on B/B basis. During the trek, all meals,  accommodation at the finest lodges, well trained and experienced trekking guide and porter.Transportation by tourist coach.
  • All kind of personal nature expenses such as liquor, tips, emergency expenses,  Travel insurance / Expenses of private nature such as Laundry, Telephone calls, Beverages, Tips, etc. / Any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as ROAD BLOCKAGE due to landslides or snowfalls, ACCIDENTS, etc.

Departure Dates

No fixed departures.