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    • Duration2 days
    • AccommodationMountain lodge
    • Start | EndPokhara
    • ActivityTrekking
    • Max Altitude3210 meter
    • DifficultiesEasy
    • Best SeasonSep - Dec | Feb - May
    • Group Size1-20 pax
    • Meal1 B | 2 L | 1 D
    Introduction

    Beautiful Poon hill trek 2 days is short and easy trek from Pokhara to the famous viewpoint of Poonhill to experience views of Annapurna, Fishtail and Hiunchuli. Package costs USD 350/Pax  that includes all necessary services such as guide, porter, transportation, accommodation, food, permit and gears.

    Poon hill sort trek is shorter version of Poon hill trek 5 days 4 nights that we are offering. We have designed this trip carefully and keeping the interests of trekkers who want to complete Poon hill trek in least possible days.

    This is Poon hill trek by jeep, as you can take a jeep ride in normal stretches in place of walking. You will reach Ghorepani Poonhill just in time to watch golden sunset with a backdrop of majestic mountains. The trip allows you to be back in Pokhara in just two days. This itinerary is specially designed for those trekkers who have not much time but still want to see Poon hill.

    We are offering longer period Poon hill trek from Pokhara such as

    POON HILL TREK 2 DAYS ITINERARY

    There are two different routes for this trek. The most popular and common route starts from Nayapul and travels past beautiful villages of Ulleri-Ghorepani-Poon hill-Tadapani – Ghandruk before returning to Pokhara. The Anti-clockwise route starts from Nayapul to Ghandruk-Tadapani-Ghorepani-Poon hill -Ulleri and back to Pokhara. Please find the 3 days Poon hill trek itinerary below.

    • Day 1: Pokhara - Ghorepani.
    • Day 2: Ghorepnai - Poon hill - Ulleri - Pokhara

    POON HILL TREK 2 DAYS HIGHLIGHTS

    Poon hill Ghorepani is one of the most popular trekking trail in the world cost – offering a good mountain view, flora, fauna culture and lifestyle. Here are the some highlight of this trek. 

    • Trails passes through rhododendron forests and green terraced farms.
    • Climb the famous viewpoint called Poon Hill, at 3210 m altitude.
    • Expericing the diverse culture and lifestyle.
    • Suitable even for inexperienced and physically-disabled trekkers.
    • Suitable for trekkers with normal physical condition.

    POON HILL TREK 2 DAYS COST

    2 days Poon hill trek from Pokhara costs USD 275/person that includes all necessary services such as transportation, permit, necessary documentation, staff insurance, accommodation, food and taxes. There is no hidden or unseen cost. If you are travelling in a group of more than 2 person, please inform us to get lower package rates.

    What is included in the tour price ?

    • Documentation - No hidden charges All necessary paper works, government and local taxes & company service charges
    • Permit(Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permit & Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card)
    • All land transportation on a private vehicle as per the group size | Jeep(Day 1: Pokhara - Ulleri & Day 2 : Ulleri - Pokhara)
    • Accommodation during the trek (01 nights accommodation on clean mountain lodges on sharing basis )
    • Meal - Full board(Warm and fresh meal during the trek |1 Breakfast | 2 Lunch | 1 Dinner)
    • Trekking gears (Sleeping bag, duffel bag, trekking poles, water bottle & rain poncho)
    • 1 X English speaking Trekking guide(Experienced, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained)
    • Porters - Strong, experienced and honest 01 Porter for 2 trekkers/ maximum 16 kgs luggage per porter.
    • Arrangements for trekking staffs(All meals |3 times a day, salary, accommodation and insurance)

    WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

    • Personal nature expenses (All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, hot and cold drinks during rest, lunch and dinner, laundry)
    • Charging electronic devices (If electricity is provided by solar power, charging devices such as Mobile, tablet and laptop will be charged.)
    • Insurance(Your travel insurance)
    • Tipping / gratis for guides, porters and drivers(Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.)
    • Unexpected expenses (Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Eyes on Nepal such as natural calamities, mishaps or accident)

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Cancellation policy is only applicable to package tariffs. The cancellation charge will be against the total package cost after deducting non-refundable expenses such as permits, transportation costs, airfare expenses that have been paid as part of the trip.
    • If you cancel your trip 30 days prior to the program start date, 15% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charged.
    • Any cancelation made 15 days prior to the program start date, 30% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • If you cancel your trip 1 week prior to the program start date, 50% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • cancelation made less than one week prior to the program start date, it will be deemed as no show and hence no refund will be made.
    • You must notify us about cancellation through writing via email.

    LEAVE FOOTPRINTS ONLY

    "Leave nothing but foot prints, take nothing but photos & memories"
    • We suggest to stay in locally-owned lodges or tea houses
    • Waste management (We request to bring back all the waste materials you have carried on your way)
    • Kindly respect local culture and dress code.

    POON HILL TREK 2 DAYS PHOTOS

    POON HILL TREK 2 DAYS MAP

    There are several routes to make this poon hill 3 days 2 nights trek. Please find the most scenic route map below.

    POON HILL TREK 2 DAYS Itinerary in detail

    Poon hill trek is also known as the Annapurna Sunrise Trek and being popular destination among the traveler. Here is the day to day itinerary for Poon hill trek 2 days by jeep

    Day 1Pokhara to Ghorepani

    Pick up from your hotel at 8am and drive to Ulleri(2022m via Nayapul, Birethanti, Hile and Tirkhedhunga. Going directly to Ulleri means you escape the laborious climb of 3421 stone steps from Tikhedhung to Ulleri. After reaching Ulleri, we start gentle uphill trek to Ghorepani Deaurali going through rhododendron and pine forest. Lunch will be  offered in Nangethanti.

    After lunch, we start uphill trek to Ghorepani (2750m) for about 3 and half hours. On reaching your hotel at Ghorepani, you will have warm cup of tea.

    Note: If you still have energy and if the weather is good, we will continue trek for one and half hour to Poonhill hill (3200m) to watch panoramic mountain views of Dhaulagiri range, Dhampus peak, Tukuche peak, Gurja Himal, Nilgiri range, Barah Sikhar, Annpurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I and II, Gandharva chuli

     
    Duration

    8 hrs.

     
    Altitude

    2,750M

     
    Meals

    L | D

     
    Accommodation

    Tourist Hotel

    Day 2Ghorepnai to Tadapani

    Early morning trek to Poonhill (3200m) for sunrise and mountain views. The climb takes one and a half hour of uphill challenging hike. Enjoy the amazing view of sunrise and mountains and surrounding landscape, giving you a feel of heaven.

    Trek back to Ghorepani and have warm breakfast. After breakfast, start trek to Ulleri for a journey of about two and half hrs via Nangethanti and Banthanti. This is the same route we used yesterday covered with pine and rhododendron trees.

    Upon arrival in Ulleri, lunch will be ready. After lunch we drive back to Pokhara by pre-arranged jeep for about 3 hrs.

     
    Duration

    7 hrs

     
    Altitude

    822M

     
    Meals

    B | L | D

     
    Accommodation

    N/A

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    POON HILL TREK Packing List

    This checklist helps you decide what to pack for your trip. Smart packing makes travel fun.

    Packing list Summer season

    During summer, the temperature in the day is about 20 degree Celsius and 5 degree Celsius in the morning/evening however it is a bit chilly early morning. Sometimes due to unexpected weather, the temperature drops to 0 degree Celsius. While trekking you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • Shorts
    • T-shirts (Quick dry)
    • Multi-uses neck warmer
    • Sweat/cotton pants
    • Thermal wear
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Fleece Jacket
    • Down jacket (0 DC)
    • Socks
    • Gloves
    • Poncho
    • Towel
    • Head light
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Books (during road journey)
    • Waterproof jacket (wind stopper)
    • International travel plug (to charge your gadgets)
    • Waterproof Trekking boots

    Packing list winter season

    During winter, the temperature in the day is about 15 degree Celsius and 0 degree Celsius in the morning/evening however it is a bit chilly early morning. Sometimes due to unexpected weather, the temperature drops to -5 degree Celsius. While trekking you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • T-shirt (quick dry)
    • Multi-uses Neck warmer
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Full sleeve shirt
    • Sweat/cotton pants
    • Thermal wear
    • Down jacket (-10 DC)
    • Socks
    • Waterproof Gloves
    • Poncho
    • Towel
    • bed liner
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Head light
    • Crampon
    • Reading book
    • Waterproof jacket (wind stopper)
    • Waterproof Trekking boots
    • International travel plug (to charge your gadgets)

    EYES ON NEPAL PROVIDES

    Eyes on Nepal provides some essentials and common gears that can be use again and wont charge for it.
    • Sleeping bag
    • Water bottle
    • Trekking poles
    • Duffel bags
    • Rain Poncho
    • First aid
    • Down Jacket(Not suggest due to hygiene & size)

    POON HILL TREK GUIDE

    Poon hill trek is one of the best selling Nepal trek package. We always suggest our guest to know some must know things about this trip. Here are some important information about this trip.

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    30 Days – 50 USD
    90 Days – 125 USD
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    Accommodation on Poon hill trek

    Ghorepani Poonhill trek is a popular and prominent trekking trail in Nepal. Here you will find plenty of well-equipped tea houses (lodges) along all points of the trek. Trekkers will have a variety of accommodation to choose for their comfortable stay. Rooms with private bathroom are easily available in most of places.

    Food on Poon hill trek route

    Today, a range of food is available for trekkers on this trek. Nepali rice and lentils, soups, Momos, fried rice, dishes, noodles, Tsampa, spaghetti, spring rolls are available during the trek. The prices for the same item of food increases with increasing altitude.

    Those trekking in Annapurna region are recommended to choose locally-produced organic vegetables and cereals over meat items owing to the high cost of the latter in transporting and preserving in high-altitude region.

    Drinking water during Poon hill trekking

    Bottled water and Jars are highly used by trekkers on Annapurna region trek. They can be easily purchase from local stores along the trekking trail.

    Boiled Water on the other hand are the safest- they are offered by lodges upon request and is often charged a certain price.

    The third option is to use local water collected from local streams/rivers for drinking. This can be made drinkable by adding water purification tablets or chlorine dioxide before drinking. But due to its strong smell, trekkers often avoid drinking this type of water which can result in dehydration. So we highly recommend to use boiling water at all times.

    Best season for Poon hill trek

    This trek can be done in all seasons. Still, October/November and February /April are considered the best season for this trek.

    Poon hill trek in January

    Trek to Poonhill in January is a tough journey for some trekkers due to cold weather. Nevertheless, trekkers who enjoy snow and walking on icy trail (from Banthanti to Tadapani) may take full enjoyment.

    rainfall monthly poon hill

    Poon hill trek in December

    December is of the coldest months in Nepal. Trekker to Poon Hill may encounter snowfall and possibly have to walk on icy trail.

    Temperature of Poon hill

    Poon Hill is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Poon hill is an all-season destination. Even during winter season, Poon Hill looks majestic with snowfall and in Summer expect some rainfall.

    Poon hill temperature

     

    Poon hill trek duration

    One of the most popular treks in the Annapurna region is Poonhill trek. It can be completed within 3, 4 or 5 days depending upon trekkers’ time and interest. You can shorten and extend the trek days. 4 days 3 nights  trek itinerary is the most commonly preferred by trekkers.

    Poon hill trek route

    There are two different routes you can do this Poonhill trek in. They can be categorized under Clockwise and Anti-clockwise heading.

    CLOCKWISE ROUTE

    The Clockwise trekking route begins from Nayapul heading towards Ulleri and Poonhill

    5 DAYS POON HILL SUNRISE TREK ITINERARY

    • 6 hrs. | Day 1 | Pokhara to Ulleri
    • 4 hrs. | Day 2 | Ulleri to Ghorepani
    • 8 hrs. | Day 3 | Ghorepani-Poon hill – Ghorepani – Tadapani
    • 3 hrs. | Day 4 | Tadapani- Ghandruk
    • 5 hrs. | Day 5 | Ghandruk – Pokhara

    4 DAYS POON HILL SUNRISE TREK ITINERARY

    • 6 hrs. | Day 1 | Pokhara to Ulleri
    • 4 hrs. | Day 2 | Ulleri to Ghorepani
    • 8 hrs. | Day 3 | Ghorepani-Poon hill – Ghorepani – Tadapani
    • 7 hrs. | Day 4 | Tadapani- Pokhara

    3 DAYS SHORT TREK TO POON HILL ITINERARY

    • Day 1: Pokhara to Ghorepani
    • Day 2: Ghorepani-Poon hill – Ghorepani – Tadapani
    • Day 3: Tadapani- Pokhara

    ANTI-CLOCKWISE ROUTE

    4 DAYS POON HILL GHOREPANI TREK ITINERARY

    • Day 1: Pokhara – Tadapani
    • Day 2: Tadapani – Ghorepani
    • Day 3: Ghorepani-Poon hill – Ghorepani – Ulleri
    • Day 4: Ulleri- Pokhara

    3 DAYS POONHILL GHOREPANI TREK ITINERARY

    • 8 hrs. | Day 1 | Pokhara to Tadapni
    • 6 hrs. | Day 2 | Tadapani – Ghorepani
    • 7 hrs. | Day 3 | Ghorepani – Poon hill – Ghorepani – Ulleri- Pokhara

    Poon hill trek from Pokhara

    Pokhara is the gateway point for trekking in the Annapurna region. Most trekking routes in Annapurna region connects with Pokhara. The entry point for Poon hill trek from Pokhara is Nayapul, which is about one hour driving distance from Pokhara. After completing the trek, trekkers can easily get transportation service back to Pokhara.

    Poon hill trek from Ghandruk

    Ghandruk is known for its snow-capped peaks and ethnic culture. You can do Poon Hill trek from Ghandruk which is in Anti-clockwise direction. Trekkers with good physical fitness can reach Ghorepani on the same day. If you are not in hurry, then you can rest a night in Deurali before getting back to Pokhara.

    Pokhara to Poon Hill by car (Jeep)

    You can visit Poon Hill comfortably in a car or jeep. The journey involves a full day drive from Pokhara to Ghorepani followed by a one and a half hours’ hike from Ghorepani to Poon hill. After enjoying the scenic views from Poon Hill, you can get down to Ghorepani and then drive back to Pokhara on next day. The other option is to trek down from Poon Hill to Ulleri and then drive to Pokhara.

    Ghorepani Poonhill trek itinerary

    Poon Hill is one of most well-known trekking destinations in Nepal. Due to increasing road network in Annapurna region, Poon Hill trek can complete in short duration. The discovery of newer tourism destinations around Poon hill area also mean that tourists can extend their programs. Here are some possible itineraries for trek to Poon hill from Pokhara.

    Poon Hill trek itinerary 3 days

    The Poon hill sunrise trek itinerary 3 days begins with a short drive to Ulleri from Pokhara followed by a hike to Ghorepani. On Day 2, you will climb atop Poon Hill to watch sunrise view and Himalayan panorama. ater you will trek down to Tadapani. The next day, trek to Ghandruk and from there drive back to Pokhara. This short itinerary is best for those trekkers who don’t have enough time for a longer trek.

    Poon hill trek itinerary 4 days

    The 4 days Poon Hill Ghorepani trek itinerary follows the traditional trekking route. It starts off at Nayapul climbing 3300 stone stairs to Ulleri. Next day you will hike to Ghorepni via Banthanti and Nange Thanti.  On Day 3 you will finally reach Poon Hill to enjoy sunrise view and Himalayan peaks before hiking to Tadapani. The last day of the trek you will head to Ghandruk and drive to Pokhara.

    Poon hill trek or Annapurna base camp trek?

    Both are famous trekking routes in Annapurna conservation area. The starting and ending point for both treks is Nayapul. Poon hill trekking takes you to the top of Poon hill at the height of 3300m and Annapurna Base Camp trek leads you to the Annapurna base camp at the height of 4130m. Ghorepani Poon hill trek can complete in 3 to 5 days, likewise Annapurna Base camp trek may take 5 to 7 days.

    Mardi himal trek or Poon hill Trek?

    The goal of Poon Hill trek is to climb atop Poon Hill at the altitude of 3300m whereas that of Mardi Himal trek is to reach Mardi Himal Himal Base Camp at the height of 4500m. Both are short Himalayan trek, famous for scenic Himalayan views and rich biodiversity. Mardi Himal trek is a bit challenging than Poon hill trek. So, trekkers of all age groups can easily do Poon hill trek. For Mardi Himal trek, trekkers must be physically and mentally fit.

    Poon hill trek vs. Annapurna Base camp trekk?

    Both treks are equally popular treks in Annapurna region. Poon hill trekking is famous for sunrise/sunset and Himalayan views whereas Annapurna Base Camp trek offers the impressive 360 degree views of the Himalayan peaks. ABC trek lasts about 7 days, but Poonhill can complete in 2 to 5 days. The maximum elevation reached during Poon Hill hike is 3300m and that of ABC trek is 4130m

    Poon hill trek package cost for Nepali

    Both locals and tourists have to pay similar cost to do trek to Poon Hill. However, unlike tourists, Nepalese do not require to get conservation area permit and TIMS card.

    Poon hill trek extension

    you can easily extend or shorten Poon hill trek based on your time frame and interest. Here are some package to extend or shorten the trek.

    FAQS

    Is it must to hire porter for Poonhill trek?

    Yes, it is a must to hire porter for Poon hill trek. By helping you carrying part of your baggage, porters allow you to trek freely and also offer you more time and comfort to get full enjoyment of trekking. You can spend time observing and experience mountains, local culture and biodiversity as well as interacting with locals.  Porter can also act as a guide and a companion if you need assistance. By taking porters, trekkers will be directly contributing towards generating employment and income generation for Nepali people.

    How difficult is short poon hill trek?  

    Poon hill hike is considered basic or entry level of trek. People with normal physical fitness can easily complete this trip. Because of its easiness, it is also called family-friendly trek.

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