Poon Hill is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the massif of Annapurnas. This easy but mostly up and down route follows the main trail to Annapurna Sanctuary and traverses through scenic rice fields, lush forest of rhododendron and beautiful villages mostly inhabited by Gurungs and Magars. Himalayan Peaks of Annapurna such as Annapurna South (7,219m), Annapurna II (7,937m), Annapurna III (7,555m), Annapurna IV (7,525m) and Fishtail (Machhapuchhare) (6,997m) becomes visible from the very first day of the Ghorepani - Poon Hill Trek.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (explore surrounding areas).
Day 02: Kathmandu (explore Pashupatinath, World Heritage Sites and the surrounding areas)
Day 03: Kathmandu - drive to Pokhara (6hours drive) (Can plan an extra day for rafting in Trishuli)
Day 04: Pokhara - drive to Phedi (30 minutes) - trek to Potana via Dhampus.
Day 05: Dhampus - trek to Landruk.
Day 06: Landruk - trek to Ghandruk.
Day 07: Ghandruk - trek to Tadapani.Day 8: Tadapani - trek to Ghorepani (2860 mts)
Day 08: Tadapani - trek to Ghorepani (2860 mts)
Day 09: Ghorepani - early morning hike to Poon Hill (3,290 mts) for sunrise view over Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. After breakfast, trek to Tikhedunga.
Day 10: Tikhedunga - trek to Nayapool - drive to Pokhara.
Day 11: Pokhara - fly to Kathmandu (free day, explore Kathmandu)
Day 12: Departure.
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your requirement, you can customize as per your interest, please contact us.
Trek Duration: 12 Days
Maximum Altitude: 3210m
Best Seasons: March-May, September-November
Trip Grade: Moderate
Trip Start/End: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12 Pax
Walking Hour: 5-6 Hours each day