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POONHILL TREK

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  • Multi-Day Trip
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POONHILL TREK
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POONHILL TREK
From US$550.00
Overview
The Ghorepani Poonhill trek sets you in one of the most awe-inspiring panoramas in the Himalayas. Walking through impressive forested areas, you reach a maximum altitude of 3210 m. Anyone of reasonable physical fitness should be able to comfortably complete this trek.
The Ghorepani Poonhill trek begins in the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara, from where you take a short car ride to Nayapul (1100 m) village.
What to Expect
The Ghorepani Poonhill trek sets you in one of the most awe-inspiring panoramas in the Himalayas. Walking through impressive forested areas, you reach a maximum altitude of 3210 m. Anyone of reasonable physical fitness should be able to comfortably complete this trek.
The Ghorepani Poonhill trek begins in the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara, from where you take a short car ride to Nayapul (1100 m) village. Climbing along the trail through a number of beautiful villages and forest areas you follow the river bank to Tirkhadunga (1557 m) where you will spend the first night. Next day, further ascending along the trail to Ghorepani-2850 m (all the way up the hill, crossing 3000 steps), you will be left in sheer awe at the clear views of the towering expanse of Mt. Dhaulagiri I (8167 m) and Annapurna I (8091 m). The highlight of the Ghorepani trek is a visit to Poonhill (3210 m) early next day, from where we will be able to see a spectacular sunrise over the whole Himalayan range and surrounding rice terraces (a photographer’s paradise!).
After breakfast, you trek east to Tadapani (2590 m), crossing some of the most spectacular rhododendron forests. This is where you’ll be left open-mouthed at the breathtaking views of the fishtail-shaped Mt. Macchapucchre (6900 m), Annapurna south (7219 m) and Gangapurna (7454 m). Our trek continues to Chomrong (2050 m), and after a short hike you descend to some nice hot springs. Having explored the area a bit more, you will fly to Pokhara from Nayapul the next day.
Day to Day Program
Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist Bus, O/N Hotel -B.B.
Day 02: Trek Pokhara to Tirkhadunga (1,577 m.), O/N Hotel -B.L.D.
Day 03: Trek Tirkhadunga to Ghorepani (2,810 m.), O/N Hotel -B.L.D.
Day 04: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani, O/N Hotel -B.L.D.
Day 05: Tadapani to Hot Spring, O/N Hotel -B.L.D.
Day 06: Hot Spring to Birethanti and by Car to Pokhara, O/N Hotel -B.B.
Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist Bus.
Reviews (13)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Poonhill Trek!

I had a really great time doing the Poonhill Trek with Bhairas (our guide) and Santosh (our porter). I couldn't have asked for a better team in leading us through the 5 days of trekking! I'm not in the "best shape", but Bhairas and Santosh...More

Thank katrina904
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Good times!!!

Just got done doing this trek with a friend and it was an amazing experience overall. I can’t speak highly enough of the staff. From the start of booking to the farewell dinner they were awesome. Raj was more than happy to tweak the tour...More

Thank DH-in-nepal
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile
Short trek at Annapurna circuit

The trek was fabulous! It had some challenging parts but I managed to pull through. The view is just stunning and the facilities are much better than most other trekking areas, with proper place to sleep and some even hot showers. Rooms usually have no...More

Thank Mibz117
Reviewed 5 May 2018
Good trek in general

Booked a solo trip to PoonHill with Anjan as my tour guide. Raj and Anjan and other tour guides seems cheerful and responsible.Overall, a very good experience but there is room for development. The negative side is (i) the tour guide is not always clear...More

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GreenValleyTreks, Owner at Green Valley Nepal Treks & Research Hub - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Dear Hien L, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and recommendation to other travelers. We are happy to know about your satisfaction with our service and our staffs. It was our pleasure to provide you private tours and travel related services. We will...More

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile
Great experience

Great experience, Green Valley took care of everything so we didn't have to worry about anything. Our guide Sushanta was also really helpful and accomodating, and assistant guide Taranath too. Poon Hill is a good short trek to do too. Arjun in the office is...More

Thank Global758611
GreenValleyTreks, Owner at Green Valley Nepal Treks & Research Hub - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the wonderful review and recommendation to other travelers. We are happy to know about your satisfaction with our service and our staffs. It was our pleasure to provide you private tours and travel related services. We will do...More

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