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  • Suitable for families with young children
  • Fantastic views of mountain ranges from the top of the hill
  • Don't forget to wake up early for the Poon Hill sunrise. I won't forget it.
  • Expectacular and refreshing landscapes, you might want to build a home here
Poonhill Tea House Trek otherwise called Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the finest short teahouse-treks in the Annapurna area.

We take one of the well-trodden courses through woodland and delightful Himalayan settlements of Ghandruk and Ghorepani. We trek further enjoying different ethnic cultures that inhabit the area. Because of the unbelievable altitudinal reach and the wonderful views of the Himalayas, Annapurna Poon Hill climbing is a naturalist's heaven.

The surrounding views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Manaslu (8157m) and other mountains will stun you with their majestic presence.

As the sun touches the snow-topped summits of the Himalayan goliaths Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m), the mountains gradually start to show up right before our eyes. A spectacular tour that can delight everyone, this short and introductory trek is suitable for a family with youngsters as well.

Please see the itinerary section for day-by-day activities.
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4.8 - Excellent Based on 11 reviews
This is such a great experience !!
Lok Man Lai From Hong Kong At
5 - Excellent
“This is my first time to be Nepal, I totally love here!! The 7 days poon hill treck is a great experience for me to feel the nature and understand the life of nepal people who are living in the mountain village!! And it’s totally worth it to see a sunrise from poon Hill , besides, my tour guide Prakash is a really nice guy and organised everything of the whole trip, thank you so much for making such a amazing journey !! Nepal I’ll be back someday !!!”
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Emma Terrell From USA At
4 - Very Good
“Very Good”
Wonderful experience!
Adika And Wafiy From Brunei At
5 - Excellent
“It's our first time experience trekking in Nepal and it was an amazing experience as we see different people from many countries and experience the Nepalis hospitality at its best. We can honestly say that Prakash, our guide, did not disappoint and always very kind and helpful. Overall, we recommend people to join this trek.”
Beautiful trek with very friendly guide
Anonymous From Australia At
4 - Very Good
“Great trek and experience for my wife and I. The guide (Vinod) was very friendly and patience with us as we trekked slowly over the 6 days. For the budget the accommodation wasn't flash but acceptable. You should note that mineral water, hot showers and wifi are usually extra on top of the package (we found out afterwards). Also, it was quite a busy time for the company so some details went missing in communication between the manager back at the office and the guide. For example, we had a porter included but we had to remind the guide that it was included multiple times before he realised. Also, they provided a nice certificate at the end to celebrate our achievement but then mistakenly put the wrong altitude reached (i.e. Poon Hill was about 3200 metres and then put 4100 metres). A little more attention to detail would have been nice but overall a great experience.”
6 hours 2 Star Hotel
After having our morning breakfast, we take a drive to Pokhara which takes around seven hours. You can also take a morning flight to Pokhara as well, which takes just around 30 minutes. Check-in to the guesthouse in Pokhara, have dinner and stay overnight Pokhara.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6 hours Guest house
Fly to Pokhara and hop on a minibus to drive to Birenthanti. From there, start your trek to Tikhedhunga. The route will follow a small stream and take you through lush forests.On the first day of the treck, second day of our trip, we will cover 42km distance from Prithvi Chowk and cross beautiful Lumle village to Nayapul (1050m). Poonhill sunrise trek starts from Nayapul.

Following Madi River, we will walk past forests of blooming rhododendron and cross a small stream. We will cross Birethanti after about half an hour of trek and arrive at Tirkhedhunga.
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  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5 hours Guest house
Steep trek for about 2 hours will take us to Ulleri (2070m). We will cross the Magar village of Banthanti from where we can get spectacular views of Machhapuchhre Mountain (6997m), Hiunchuli Mountain (6441m) and Annapurna South Mountain (7219m).

We will cross a small river and climb to Nangethanti. We will arrive at Ghorepani from where we can get soaring views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I and other mountains.

Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner And Accommodation.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5 hours Guest house
Poonhill is popular for best sunrise view near Pokhara. We will rise very early and reach the base of Poonhill. About an hour of climb will take us to Poonhill viewpoint.

We can view the sunrise over Dhaulagiri Mountain (8167m), Annapurna I Mountain (8091m), Annapurna II Mountain (7937m), Annapurna III Mountain (7855m), Annapurna IV Mountain (7525m), Annapurna South Mountain (729m), Nilgiri Mountain (6940m), Tukuche Mountain (6920m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and other mountains. In a nuTrek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (1010m), then drive to Pokhara tshell we will get to see a panoramic sunrise.

We will return to our lodge in Ghorepani for breakfast and then take the descending trail to Tadapani village from where we can get views of Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Fishtail and other mountains.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6 hours Guest house
An easy walk through a forest of oak, rhododendron and other alpine flowers will take us to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a large Gurung village where we can get striking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and other Mountains.

Homestay in Ghandruk is a pleasant experience. We will be welcomed by the locals with Khada and traditional dance will be performed in the evening in your honor.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5 hours 2 Star Hotel
As today is going to be the final day for trekking, we slowly follow our trail back to Nayapul from Ghandruk. Once we reach at Nayapul, we can take a short drive back to Pokhara. Check-in to the hotel and stay overnight.

From Ghandruk, we will lower down through the scenic route with views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail and Gangapurna Mountains. We will cross the forest of blooming rhododendron and reach Birethanti from where we will take the downhill walk and follow Madi Khola till we reach Nayapul from Pokhara.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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We drive back to Kathmandu again. And once you are back to Kathmandu, you can take you remaining time for last-minute shopping or utilize the time exploring around the city. Join the Farewell dinner with the team in the evening.
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
what’s included
  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara in tourist bus both way (optional flight with extra costs)
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in Lodge with family environment
  • Licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide and/or Porter during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide)
  • All the required permits and paperworks
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant(complimentary)
  • A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region
Optional Addons (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
what's excluded
  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicoptor
  • Tips for guides and porters
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 7 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 13 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language Chinese, english, hindi & south korean
Maximum altitude 3210 meters
Trek difficulty Easy
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Kathmandu, Nepal
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Essential Equipment for Trekking. 1.Day sack. (25 to 30 liters) 2.2 water bottle. 3. Fleece/sweater 4. sun bloc.sun-cream And Lip balm preferably 5. Comfortable hiking boots with spare shoe laces. 6. Waterproof jacket/long length fleece or wool vests. 7. Waterproof trousers And warm hiking trousers. 8. Lightweight shoes for to wear in lodges. 9. Light-weight fleece or wool vests. 10. Long or short-sleeved shirt; often more comfortable to wear than a fleece vest or T-shirt. Warm hiking trousers. 11. Underwear. 12. warm hat and wide rimmed sun block Hat/Dark sunglasss 13. Ear plugs. (Walls in lodges are very thin) 14.water purification kit/ small hand towel 15.Toilet paper 16. A couple of pairs of gloves and good quality walking socks. 17. Rucksack liner or thick bin bag
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