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Annapurna Poon Hill Trek - 10 Days

Annapurna Poon Hill Trek is one of the most popular and easiest treks in Annapurna region. It is situated at an altitude of 3210m, and just beneath the greatest Himalayan Range. It is well suited for the short period of time and it is easier trekking holiday than trekking the Annapurna region, trek.
Panoramic Views of the mountains from Poon hill can enjoy the splendid Himalayan views including the Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Machhapuchhre Himal 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna South 7219m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m Annapurna IV 7525m and Lamjung Himal 6988m. The area is famous for fascinating traditional villages, ethnic communities, rhododendron forests and magnificent 360-degree views of more than ten snow-capped mountains. It is the easiest and shortest trek that doesn’t require any experience in trekking. During the season, the route can be congested but it is possible to lower Annapurna trek throughout the year.


Outline Itinerary (Annapurna Poon Hill Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 : From Kathmandu to Pokhara. Duration: 6-7 hrs. Drive
Day 03 : Drive to Nayapool and start trek to Ulleri, (1920m) walk – Duration: 5-6 hrs.
Day 04 : Trek to Ghorepani, (2880m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs.
Day 05 : Trek to Tadapani via Poon Hill (3210m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs.
Day 06 : Trek to Ghandruk. Walk – Duration: 4-5 hrs.
Day 07 : Trek to Pothana. Walk – Duration: 6 hrs.
Day 08 : Trek to Phedi 3.5 hrs, and drive back to Pokhara
Day 09 : Drive back to Kathmandu. Duration: 6-7 hrs.
Day 10 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.


Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Annapurna Poon Hill Trek if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 950

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

After arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be welcomed by the representative of AlpineTrav Treks and Expeditions and you will be shifted to your hotel.

Day 3
Day 02 : From Kathmandu to Pokhara. Duration: 6-7 hrs. Drive

Breakfast at the hotel and head to Pokhara by flight or by vehicle. After reaching you will taken to hotel and have a leisure afternoon. You can visit around the lakeside or go for boating at Fewa Lake.

Day 4
Day 03 : Drive to Nayapool and start trek to Ulleri, (1920m) walk - Duration: 5-6 hrs.

Today, a 42 km drive for nearly 1.5 hours will take you to a place called Nayapool by car. Then, the trek begins by ascending through the beautiful rice, millet and maze farms of local people. Walking all along the major trail of Birethanti allows us to pass through beautiful petite waterfalls. The path takes us to Sudami and then we gradually walk by the side of valley and reach at Hile. Eventually, after half an hour walk we will reach at Tikhedhunga for overnight stay or we can further climb 3500 stone steps to reach Ulleri from Tikhedhunga.

Day 5
Day 04 : Trek to Ghorepani, (2880m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs.

Today, we will walk from Ulleri to reach Ghorepani, one of the renowned spot of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meters. Our hike simply moves up to Banthanti (which is 2250 m above the sea level) going across oak and rhododendron forest. We keep on trekking until we reach to our ultimate destination Ghorepani through Nangethanti (2460m). Later we will be staying overnight in a hotel after trekking for almost 5 hours.

Day 6
Day 05 : Trek to Tadapani via Poon Hill (3210m) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs.

Early in the morning to see The Himalayan and sunrise views and to Tadapani, overnight at Lodge.

Early morning we march to Poonhill (3195m) where nature allows us to view the striking mountains and beautiful sunrise. After an hour, we descend from Poonhill and continuously walk to Tadapani taking around 6 hours. Tadapani exactly refers to ‘Far water’ which means water is provided in this village from far away. The track rise all along ridges and through rhododendron, pine woods to Deurali. We descend arrive at Banthanti, walk further on the twisting way to Tadapani and stay overnight.

Day 7
Day 06 : Trek to Ghandruk. Walk - Duration: 4-5 hrs.

On this day, our journey takes us Ghandruk which takes almost 4 hours. It is considered as one of the most inspiring village, the home of Gurung people. The track primarily passes through forest. And we stay overnight at Ghandruk. The program will manage by Alpinetrav Treks.

Day 8
Day 07 : Trek to Pothana. Walk - Duration: 6 hrs.

Today we pass through the village of Landrung and reach several viewpoints like Tolka, Deurali and ultimately to Pothana where the view of Himalaya ranges can be mesmerizing. The hotels and lodges in Pothana are found in the thick forest and the overnight stay can be much more exciting and new experience.

Day 9
Day 08 : Trek to Phedi 3.5 hrs, and drive back to Pokhara

Early in the morning, we will start our trek and walk through various other viewpoints and reach to Dhampus. We are allowed to see some more beautiful sceneries and villages and eventually arrive at Phedi and drive back to Pokhara.

Day 11
Day 09 : Drive back to Kathmandu. Duration: 6-7 hrs.

Leaving behind the magnificent countryside early in the morning and travelling for 6 hours we return back to Kathmandu. We can either take a vehicle for a drive or fly back from the beautiful city Pokhara. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be shifted to the hotel. You can then relax for rest of the day and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 12
Day 10 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

This is your last day, our airport representative of Alpinetrav Treks will drop you to the airport and you will depart from Nepal.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • 2Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation by private AC vehicles
  • 2Night's accommodation at Hotel Mount View with breakfast in Pokhara
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Porters for carrying luggage, 20 Kgs – 25Kgs (1 porter 2 guest’s)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • Standard & comfortable Guesthouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Trekking permit and Annapurna Conservation fee
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, wifi, boiled water and shower etc.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for guide, porters

Annapurna Gandruk Trek – 10 Days : (Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 950
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 900 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 850 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 800 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Annapurna Poon Hill Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 10 Days
  • Easy
  • 3210 meter
  • August - December & January – June
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private AC Vehicle
  • Guesthouse/Lodge

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