Gorepani Poon Hill Trek – 5 nights/6 days

Poon Hill Trek is one of the most popular short duration circuit hiking in the Annapurna region.

Poon Hill Trek – The Journey

Poon Hill (Annapurna view point)

The journey begins from Kathmandu to Pokhara travels by Tourist bus for 6hrs on Prithivi Highway or half an hour flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Mountains Annapurna and Fishtail can see from Pokhara that is the beautiful city of Nepal. Pokhara to Nayapool by bus/car/van for 45km/1hrs and trekking to Gorepani by foot. You can see the beautiful Mt. Fishtrail (6993m), Annapurna south (7219m) and Hiuchil (6444m) when you walk up hill to Uleri, Banthati and Gorepani. On this trek, the highest point is Poon Hill (3210m) high where you can see panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges; Including Mt. South Annapurna (7219m), Hiuchuli (6444m), Fishtrail (6993m), Annapurna I (8091m), II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Gurja Himal, Dhaulagiri I (8167m), II, III, IV, South Nilgiri and Dhamodar Himal range etc.

Poon Hill is one of the best Himalayan viewpoints in the Annapurna region. These treks always color forest because to the Rhododendron blooming in spring season (April/May). This trek also offers you see not only large villages of Gurung and Poon Magars communities but also many kinds of birds and white monkeys (Langurs) etc. Back via different route to Chhumrung village to Jinu (hotspring) to Landurng to Dhampus villages (Gurung community who is famous for Gorkha Solders). You will pass several villages and will see local life and panoramic views of Annapurna when you return to Pokhara.

  • Trekking Facts
  • Itinerary
  • Cost
  • Enquiry
  • Trekking Gears
  • Trek Departure

Highlight of Gorepani Poon Hill Trek:
Duration : 7 nights/8 days (2 days by bus and 6 days walk).
Trek start/end: at Nayapool and Dhampus phedi.
Grade : Easy.
Trek style : Teahouse/Lodge Trek.
Trek season : September to June.
Highest elevation : Poon Hill 3210m.
Ethnic group : Majority of Gurung and Poon Magar communities.
Culture : Hindu and Buddhist.
Himalayan Scenery : Mt. Shouth Annapurna 7219m, Hiuchuli 6444m, Fishtrail 6993m, Annapurna I (8091m), II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Dhaulagiri I (8167m), II, III, IV, Tukche peak, Gurja Himal, South Nilgiri and Dhamodar Himal ranges etc.
Note:- Please inquiry for Poon Hill Trekking map.

Itinerary of Gorepani - Poon Hill Trek:
Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 2 : Trek briefing, preparation and visit Sawayambunath (Monkey temple) in the afternoon.
Day 3 : Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist bus 6hrs.
Day 4 : To Nayapool by Taxi 45km/1hrs and trek to Uleri 1960m/5hrs (Up hill/step walk).
Day 5 : To Gorepani 2874m/5hrs (Views of Mt. Dhaulagiri I (8167m, Tukche peak, South Nilgiri, Annapurna I (8091m), South Annapurna and Hiuchuli etc).
Day 6 : To Poon Hill early in the morning to see Sunrise and views of Mt. Fishtrail 6993m, Mt. South Annapurna 7219m, Hiuchuli 6444m and Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m) and then walk to Tadapani 2640m/6hrs (Best view of the Mt. Fishtrail).
Day 7 : To Chhumrung 2175m/6hrs (down hill walk) and to Pokhara by Taxi 1hrs.
Day 8 : To Jinu 1575m/1hrs (down hill walk) in the morning and go to natural hotspring in the afternoon.
Day 9 : To Pothana 1960m/6hrs (panoramic views of Annapurnas with sunrise and set etc).
Day 10 : To Dhampus phedi/3hrs (down hill walk) and to Pokhara by Taxi half an hour.
Day 11 : To Kathmandu by tourist bus.
Note :- Itinerary can be changed for interested side trip. Please inquiry for trek itinerary based on your holidays length.

We offer Teahouse package organize trek for private group or group joining basis. Please inquiry for Gorepani Poon Hill Trek cost.
Cost includes :
1) Airport pick up and departure.
2) Two nights accommodation (Standard double or twin bed room with breakfast) at 2* Hotel at Thamel (Tourist center)/Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
3) Annapurna Conservation Trekking entry permits.
4) Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card.
5) Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist bus tickets.
6) Two nights accommodation in Lakeside/Pokhara
7) Pokhara to Nayapool by taxi.
8) Teahouse meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trekking days. Meals can be selected from Menu and will have enough while on trekking.
9) Accommodation during the trekking days.
10) Dhampus phedi to Pokhara by taxi.
11) Nepali Staffs: An experience guide and necessary porter.
12) Three times meals and daily salary for guide and porter.
13) Insurance of guide and porter.
Cost does not include :
1) Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
2) Personal trekking equipment of clients.
3) Snack, Juice, Coca, Fanta, Sprite, Beer, Whisky, Boil and Mineral water during the trekking days.
4) Personal Insurance of clients such as medical, emergency evacuation (helicopter rescue USD5000-6000), flight and trek cancellation etc.
5) Expenses for personal nature: cold and hot showers, laundry, donations, museum entry fee, movie/film watching, postage, telephone calls and email/Internet etc.
6) Attach bath room during the trekking days. If the clients want attach bathroom where is possible, there have to pay differences between common and attach bathroom.
7) Tips for staffs.
8) Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. (City tour guide and transportation can arrange on request of clients).

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Trekking gears for Poon Hill Trek:
Fleece or down jacket,trekking shoes and some other trekking stuffs require for Poon Hill Trek. We will be sent a detailed equipment list upon booking trip.
Note: We have sleeping bag and down jacket renting facilities without fixed deposit for our clients.

Upcoming Trip Departure for Poon Hill Trek:
Trip Departure Date: Poon Hill Trek is possible from middle of September to middle of June. Trek departure on client's requested date.
Trip Booking Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available.