Poon Hill Trek - (5 Days )

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Poonhill is one of the most famous tourist destination throughout Nepal. located at Myagdi district of western Nepal’s Popular trekking region Annapurna Conservation Area. At the altitude of 3210 m. It offers excellent sunrise view & magnificent views of Himalayan ranges such as Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Annapurna-I I (8,091m), Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Gangapurna, Mt. Nilgiri South, Tukuche and Hiuchuli. Along with dense Rhododendron during spring season (Feb-March). During the trekking, trekkers can enjoy from scenic riverbanks, picturesque forest valley, diverse flora and fauna, Hindu and Buddhist temples: to attract traditional village of ethnic communities of the Magar, Gurung. in Addition Tikhedhunga, Banthanti & Ghodepani are popular villages on the trail.

Outine Itinerary:

Day 01 Kathmandu to Pokhara by Bus
Day 02 Pokhara to Ghorepani
Day 03 Ghorepani to Tadapani.
Day 04 Nayapool to Pokhara.
Day 05 Pokhara to Kathmandu

Drive to Pokhara (200km), approxmaterly 7hr away by toursit bus. We will see good scenery of countryside while driving. We will arrive in the late afternoon at Pokhara around 2 pm. Pokhara is an enchanting Himalayan Valley of remarkable beauty. We can explore it's scenic land on bicycle/foot or you can go boating in Fewa Lake overlooking the region of Annapurna Himalayan ranges.

After breakfast in the morning we drive to Nayapul (48 km.) 1.5 hr by vehicle over via hilly ridges of Lumle/kande and walk about 20 minutes to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches Sudami. After lunch climb steadily up the side of the valley, reaching Hile at 1495m near by Tikhedhunga. From Tikhedhunga the trail crosses a stream (Bhurungdi Khola) on a suspension bridge to start the long steep climb to the large Magar village Ulleri at 2070m. Above the village where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There are magnificent rhododendron and oak forest. Lunch spot in Nangethanti. Thanti is a Nepali words meaning “rest house”. In the winter the trail can be covered with show. From Nangethanti about one hours walking to Ghorepani at 2848m. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass and camp there.

We will wake up early morning to hike up to the famed vantage point of Poon Hill excursion at 5 AM. You can hear the sounds of trekker preparing for the pre-dawn assault on Poon Hill. The journey climb to Poon Hill (3195 m) takes around 45minutes. As the sun rises, the views are literally breathtaking, a wide Himalayan panorama stretching from Dhaulagiri 8167m (the world's seventh highest peak) to Manaslu 8156m (the world's eighth highest peak) in the east, with the mighty Annapurna range in between them. Then we will return to our camp and time for breakfast. The first part is climbing along the ridges of the hills in pine and rhododendron forest to a top 3030 meters then descend to at a second pass also called Deurali. The steep descent becomes gentle way to reaches Banthanti where we will stop for Lunch. From Banthanti the trail follow the stream down to a bridge where the trails start climbing to Tadapani (2540 meters) that offers a brief view of the mountains. Tadapani means, “Far water”. The village water supply is a long distance; it takes porters more than an hour to fetch a load of water.

It takes about 6 hours. From Tadapani, the trails descend through the forests then terraced fields, to the Khummr Khola. The Ghandruk trail descends steeply from Tadapani, through the forest of different species of trees & rhododendrons. We will stop for lunch at Ghandruk. Ghandrung (1919 m) it is the most interesting tribal Gurung village in Nepal, which has provided Gorkha soldiers. It has excellent close -up views of Annapurna South, Machhapurchhe and Himachuli. There is an ACAP office that provides information about its activities. From Ghandruk the trails leads all the way down to Modi Khola then climb to Landruk also a Gurung villageat 1550 meters. From Landruk, it’s an easy walk on flat fiends, and descends to Tolka a small settlement at 1,710meters, with several lodges along the trails. Now the trail climbs through the forests and after crossing a stream on suspension bridge at 1690metres, the trail climbs Bheri Kharka. Again the trail climbs through forests to a clearing on the top of the hill at 2010 meters, where there are views of mountains can be se from Deurli and break for lunch. From Deurli, all the way is downhill to Dhampus at 1580 meters about two and half an hour via Pokhana. At Dhampus, you are rewards with great views of the mountains. From Dhampus, all the way steeply downhill through the village to Phedi at 1080 meters takes about 2 hours from we catch vehicles to drive to Pokhara.

From Pokhara the tourist bus leave early morning to Kathmandu. It takes same hours that take from Kathmandu to Pokhara.


What is Included?

    • Surface transportation by Tourist/Deluxe/Private Vehicle as per the itinerary
    • Accommodation on Double/Triple sharing basis and Meal Plan on AP basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
    • All necessary Travel Permit
    • Authorized Guide
    • Sightseeing Entrance Fees as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Medical Kits.

What is not Included?

    • Insurance
    • Personal Expenses such as Soft/Hard drinks
    • Photographic Charges
    • Extra Activities Charges and any additional cost due to natural calamities and political disturbance.

Poon Hill Trek Tour Notes

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Trip Facts

Price From

NPR 12500

(per person)

Trip Duration

5 Days

Tour Grade

easy

Group Size : 2
Max. Altitude : 3210m
Starting point : Kathmandu
Ending Point : Kathmandu
Meals : Meal Plan on AP basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Accomodation : Accommodation on Double/Triple sharing basis
Transportation : Surface transportation by Tourist/Deluxe/Private Vehicle as per the itinerary

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