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POON HILL TREK 5 DAYS

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    • Duration5 days
    • AccommodationMountain lodge
    • Start | EndPokhara
    • ActivityTrekking
    • Max Altitude3210 meter
    • DifficultiesModerate
    • Best SeasonSep - Dec | Feb - May
    • Group Size1-20 pax
    • Meal4 B | 5 L | 4 D
    Introduction

    Poon hill trek  is perhaps the most popular short treks from Pokhara with its goal of reaching Poon Hill at an altitude of 3210m to witness spectacular Himalayan peaks. Trip costs USD 400 per person including accommodating, transportation, guide, porter, permit and trekking gears etc.

    Trek starts from Pokhara, the gateway to all treks to the famed Annapurna region. This short trek from Pokhara passes through beautiful villages of Ghorepani, Tadapani and Ghandruk culminating in the hike to Poon Hill. Poon Hill is perhaps the best viewpoint in Annapurna region to watch a whole panorama of Dhaulagiri range, Dhampus peak, Tukuche peak, Gurja Himal, Nilgiri range, Barah Sikhar, Annpurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I and II, Gandharba Chuli, Fishtail, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu.

    Trek is suitable for trekkers of all ages from kids to elderly and is best approached during Spring (Mar-May) and Autumn (Sep-Nov) when flowers blooms and visibility is clear with blue skies and crisp mountain peaks.

    You have option to shorten the trek as per available time. 

    POON HILL TREK 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 5 days Poon hill itinerary below.

    • Day 1: Pokhara to Ulleri (2020m)
    • Day 2: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2750m)
    • Day 3: Ghorepani to Tadapani(2630m)
    • Day 4: Tadapani to Ghandruk (2120m)
    • Day 5: Ghandruk - Pokhara(800m)

    POON HILL TREK HIGHLIGHTS

    Scenic trek to Poon hill offers good mountain view, flora, fauna, culture and lifestyle. It is the most popular family trekking destination in Nepal offering sustainable tourist in conservation area.

    • Trails passes through rhododendron forests and green terraced farms.
    • Experience diverse culture and lifestyles of ethnic groups of Nepal.
    • Climb the famous viewpoint called Poon Hill, at 3210 m altitude.
    • Witness spectacular panorama of Himalayan
    • Suitable even for inexperienced and physically-disabled trekkers

    POON HILL TREK COST

    Trekking package includes all required services, such as ground transportation, permit, accommodation, food, guide and porter, all documentation, staff insurance etc. There is simply no hidden cost. The cost per person decreases with the increase in group sizes.

    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 (car, jeep, van or a bus)(Day 1: Pokhara - Nayapul & Day 5 Nayapul to Pokhara)
    • Accommodation during the trek (4 nights accommodation on clean mountain lodges on sharing basis )
    • Meal - Full boardWarm and fresh meal during the trek(4 Breakfast | 5 Lunch | 4 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.
    • 1X Assistant Guide (Service of assistant guide for groups of 8 trekkers and above.)
    • Arrangements for trekking staffsAll 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 PHOTOS

    POON HILL TREK MAP

    This trek can be done by two separate routes: Clockwise and Anti- clockwise. Both routes start and ends at Nayapul. Kindly find clockwise itinerary below.