Poonhill Trek

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Trip Overview

This area, north of Pokhara, called "Ghorepani" offers some of the most dramatic close-up views of the highest and most beautiful mountains in the world. The abrupt variation in altitude found here is astonishing. The trek passes through rhododendron and mixed forest alive with ferns and birds, through spectacular villages of the Gurkha soldiers with their spectacular Himalayan back drops leads to Ghorapani 2834 m. The following morning visits Poon Hill at 3210 m . a vantage point to view the Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and the Annapurna massif. The trek makes a small circuit and visits Tadapani (2450 m), Ghandruk and finally ends in Pokhara.

Things To Do


  • Day 01
    Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters)

    You will be met by our airport representative and escorted to your hotel, refresh yourself & your evening is free. Your first overnight at your hotel in the valley of the gods…Kathmandu and overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. ( A)

  • Day 02
    Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley

    Kathmandu is the cultural heart of Nepal and has been a famous destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its borders to visitors. The city displays an interesting combination of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence in the Valley.

    After having Breakfast we take you for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley including

    • Kathmandu Durbar SquareKathmadu Durbar Square

    • Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)Swayambhunth Stupa 
    • Pashupatinath Temple Pashupatinath Temple

    • Boudhanath Stupa. Boudhanath Stupa

    Overnight at Hotel. ( A, B)

  • Day 03
    Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 Kilo meter west of Kathmandu)- 6 Hours

    We drive along the scenic Trisuli and Marsyangdi River to reach Pokhara, it’s a pretty good drive as we go by the beautiful river which is also good for rafting; we view Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu peak as well during the Driving.

    Pokhara ValleyPokhara is a tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, & temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with her lovely mountains; after 6 hours of driving; we will arrive in Pokhara, the city of lakes…Welcome to this beautiful town of serene lakes that gives so much meaning to your holidays. Overnight at Hotel. ( A, B)

  • Day 04
    Drive from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1050m.) and Trek to Tikhedunga (1577m)- 4 Hours

    After having breakfast at the hotel, we start our driving to Nayapul which takes approximately one and half hours. We then start the first part of our hiking out to Tikhedunga (1577M) Via Birethanti (1065m.) this is a pretty easy flat out hike as we pass through several small lively villages and settlements. After some time, we will ascend gently to the final destination of the day. Overnight at Guesthouse. ( A, B, L, D)

  • Day 05
    Trek to Ghorepani ( 2675m)- 6 Hours


    Today we ascend steeply for the first 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti. This path gives us breathtaking views of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and the grand Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. Our trail now gets quite easy going as we pass through rhododendron and shadowy forests amidst the cackling of birds which gives us good feelings till we ascend gently up to the final camp. Overnight at Guesthouse. ( A, B, L, D)

  • Day 06
    Hike to Poon Hill (3180m.) and trek to Tadapani (2675m.)- 6 hours

    Today we hike to Poon Hill (3232m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountains in the morning then Hike down to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast at Lodge and trek to Tadapani (2650 m.). Most part of the trail we trek through rhododendron forest, the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom. Overnight at Guesthouse. ( A, B, L, D) Note: the trekking route to Jomsom muktinath trek is separated from here (Ghorepani).

  • Day 07
    Trek from Tadapani (2675m.) to Ghandruk (1950m.)- 3 Hours

    Ghandruk village

    Today, it is easy trekking by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests. We will hear different kinds of birds chirping on the way. This is one of the popular destinations for the birds' lovers. Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There is a handicraft center and Gurung museum. From this village we will see the views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna (7455m.), Annapurna III (7755m.) and Fishtail. Overnight at Guesthouse. ( A, B, L, D) Note: The trekking route to Annapurna Base Camp and Annapurna Sanctuary Trek separate form here ( Tadapani), trekkers Interested and having enough time are welcome to join..

  • Day 08
    Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (Pokhara) & Drive to Pokhara- 5 Hours

    Today is our last day trekking of our trekking and it is very easy trek by descending gently half of the way through the rice field and local villages to Syauli bazaar and walks flat part until Nayapul then drive from Nayapul to Pokhara. It takes around one and hour to drive and Overnight at Hotel. ( A, B, L, D)

  • Day 09
    Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu ( 6 Hours)

    We have our tourist bus at 7 AM after b/fast to drive to Kathmandu and the driving will be a fantastic experience as we drive past many satellite towns on the way and we are able to see rural settlements, gushing rivers, terraces and green rural landscapes; after 6 hours driving we will arrive Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.( A, B) Note- you have options of taking 30 minute flights to Kathmandu instead of drive- Please contact us for the booking flight: Note- if you are interested to Visit Chitwan National park- you can drive to Chitwan directly- please contact us for the Booking for Chitwan tour: Note: If you are interested in other activities in Nepal such as a Chitwan Jungle Safari, Seti River Rafting, a Lumbini visit, Paragliding, a thrilling Everest Mountain Flight and an Ultra light Flight, then you can start now…we are on vacation & this only happens once probably in a lifetime…enjoy it today because tomorrow never comes. The mountains of Nepal always beckon.

  • Day 10
    Transfer to the international airport for your final departure.

    You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your loving home. 

Fixed Departure

Departures Dates for 2017 Departure Dates for 2018 Departure Dates for 2019


08 Jan 2018
15 Jan 2018
23 Jan 2018
38 Jan  2018
05 Jan 2019
12 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
31 Jan  2019








03 March 2018
07 March 2018
16 March 2018
27 March 2018


02 March 2019
09 March 2019
18 March 2019
29 March 2019



01 April 2018
07 April 2018
17 April 2018
27 April 2018
31 April 2018



01 April 2019
07 April 2019
17 April 2019
27 April 2019
31 April 2019



03 May 2018
13 May 2018
15 May 2018
27 May 2018


02 May 2019
11 May 2019
18 May 2019
29 May 2019



02 June 2018
11 June 2018
18 June 2018
29 June 2018


02 June 2019
11 June 2019
18 June 2019
29 June 2019

02 July 2018
10 July 2018
22 July 2018
30 July 2018
05 July 2019
13 July 2019
20 July 2019
31 July 2019
06 August 2017
15 August 2017
30 August 2017
08 August 2018
14 August 2018
30 August 2018
06 August 2019
15 August 2019
30 August 2019


02 September 2017
17 September 2017
28 September 2017


02 September 2018
17 September 2018
28 September 2018


02 September 2019
17 September 2019
28 September 2019


01 Oct 2017
07 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017


01 Oct 2018
07 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
27 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018


01 Oct 2019
07 Oct 2019
17 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019

02 Nov 2017
11 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
29 Nov 2017

02 Nov 2018
11 Nov 2018
18 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018

02 Nov 2019
11 Nov 2019
18 Nov 2019
29 Nov 2019

December< br /> 03 Dec 2017
12 Dec 2017
23 Dec 2017
30 Dec 2017


03 Dec 2018
12 Dec 2018
23 Dec 2018
30 Dec 2018


03 Dec 2019
12 Dec 2019
23 Dec 2019
30 Dec 2019

*The itinerary may be flexible during the treks depending upon your requirements and fitness.

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