Poon Hill Trek

Perfect for first-timers to trekking.

Pokhara, Ghorepani, Poon Hill

10 days

£649 per person

Trip Info

Overview

The Poon Hill Trek is easy going, offering spectacular mountain scenery and charming villages in the Annapurna range of the Himalayas. Perfect for first-timers to trekking, accommodation is at comfortable family run lodges. Poon Hill is the highest point of this trek famous for beautiful sunrises.

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Day 1 - Lunch, Dinner

Kathmandu Airport | Kathmandu Hotel

Meet our representative waiting for you at the airport, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. In the evening enjoy a complimentary dinner, a chance to taste Nepalese cuisine, or taste one of a range of other dishes if you prefer.

Kathmandu Airport

Kathmandu Airport

Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch

Kathmandu | Pokhara

Morning: Early breakfast then short walk to the coach. Leave hotel at 6.30am for 7.00am to catch the coach to Pokhara, about a seven hour journey with lunch en route.

Afternoon: Arrive and check-in to your hotel 2-3pm. Rest of day is free.

Pokhara

Pokhara

Day 3 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pokhara | Ulleri

Morning & Afternoon: Drive to Nayapul, your starting point for the trek, about 1hr from your hotel. Ascend slowly through terraced fields and mountain villages to Ulleri (2073m).

Walking time: 3-4 hours

Nayapul

Nayapul

Day 4 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ulleri | Ghorepani

Morning & Afternoon:  Start with a steep ascent before a more gradual uphill walk taking you to Ghorepani (2775m) On a clear day there are stunning views from Ghorepani, making the climb well worth it.

Walking time: 5-6 hours

Ghorepani

Ghorepani

Day 5 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ghorepani | Poon Hill | Tadapani

Morning & Afternoon: Before dawn walk up to Poon Hill (3200m) to see the spectacular sunrise, about 45min. Return to your lodge for breakfast, then trek to Tadapani (2650m).

Walking time: 4-5 hours

Poon Hill

Poon Hill

Day 6 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tadapani | Ghandruk

Morning & Afternoon: From Tadapani your trail descends through beautiful forests to Ghandruk (1950m).

Walking time: 5-6 hours

Ghandruk

Ghandruk

Day 7 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ghandruk | Pokhara

Morning & Afternoon: Your trail descends to Sauli Bazaar followed by  easy walking back to Nayapul where your trek ends. Drive to your hotel in Pokhara.

Walking time: 4-5 hours

Nayapul

Nayapul

Day 8 - Breakfast

Pokhara

Morning: Visit Gupteshor Mahadev Caves, Devi’s Falls and the Mountain Museum with your city guide. The rest of the day is free.

Pokhara

Pokhara

Day 9 - Breakfast

Pokhara | Kathmandu

Morning: After breakfast transfer to Pokhara airport for your flight to Kathmandu, about 25mins. Transfer to your Kathmandu hotel.

Afternoon: Rest of the day is free.

Evening: Enjoy a complimentary farewell dinner.

Kathmandu

Kathmandu

Day 10 - Breakfast, Lunch

Kathmandu Hotel | Kathmandu Airport

Departure day: We provide a complimentary transfer to Kathmandu International Airport where our representative will help you and bid you farewell.

Kathmandu Airport

Kathmandu Airport

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Our Prices

Are based on two people travelling together and sharing a room. We offer reasonable quotes for single travellers and can save money for groups of two or more people, we want to tailor your holiday to suit your budget.

Included in your holiday

  • All accommodation
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Experienced local mountain guide and porter
  • Insurance for mountain guide and porter
  • All meals on trek
  • All activities as per the itinerary
  • All entrance fees
  • All transportation and Kathmandu to Pokhara return by tourist bus
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 support from our local representatives

Excluded from your holiday

  • International flights – read about our flight advice
  • Travel insurance – read more
  • Personal expenses e.g. gifts, alcohol
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas and Vaccinations
  • Tips – read more
  • Please allow £15 to £25 per day for lunches and dinners not included.
  • Soft drinks

Value for Money

We believe that value for money is important, we want you to travel with us again. When comparing prices, ensure you are comparing like for like as often there may be a cheaper option, but there may be hidden extras, fewer services or the quality may not be as good.

  • Day 1
    Kathmandu Airport | Kathmandu Hotel
  • Day 2
    Kathmandu | Pokhara
  • Day 3
    Pokhara | Ulleri
  • Day 4
    Ulleri | Ghorepani
  • Day 5
    Ghorepani | Poon Hill | Tadapani
  • Day 6
    Tadapani | Ghandruk
  • Day 7
    Ghandruk | Pokhara
  • Day 8
    Pokhara
  • Day 9
    Pokhara | Kathmandu
  • Day 10
    Kathmandu Hotel | Kathmandu Airport

It’s Good to Know

We have assembled a list of all the things about this itinerary that are good to know, those things that you could have gone on holiday, not knowing, but feel better that you did.

Time Zone: GMT +5hr 45min

Language: Nepali

Food Of Nepal

Nepalese Food Culture

Standards of Holiday Accommodation

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When to Go to Nepal

Our tailor made approach to your holiday offers you complete choice, for a rough guide of  the typical temperature and rainfall see Weather and Climate.

  • We can base your holiday to suit the dates you want to go.
  • We can offer some fixed date departures for customers wanting to join a group.
  • Some holidays must operate on certain dates if they contain time sensitive events like a course or a festival.
  • We can help solve the age-old problem of booking a holiday to get away from the crowds.

Poon Hill Trek

The best time of the year for this trip is February to May or September to November.

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