Poon Hill Trek 4 days

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:4 Days
  • Trip Grade:Easy

Trip Highlights

  • Spectacular view of mountains like Annapurna I(8,091 m/26,545 ft), Fishtail (8,091m/26,545ft),Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,795ft) , Manaslu(8,163m(26,781ft) and many more
  • A glimpse of traditional Nepalese Lifestyle
  • Encounter the wide range of flora and fauna on the trail
  • Culturally enriched villages like Ghorepani, Ghandruk, etcetera
  • Short and easy itinerary in Annapurna region
  • Explore the Annapurna Conservation Area, the largest Protected Area in Nepal

Tour Overview

Diverting a little from Annapurna Base Camp Trek 4 days route, Poon Hill Trek is a small yet highly popular trek of Nepal. In this 4 Days Poon Hill Trek, expect to experience the green lush vegetation of Annapurna Conservation Area and scenic views of Annapurna range and other mountains with Nepal Hiking Adventure.

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek 4 days is around the year trek. You can do this trek in any season of the month. However, the late December and January accumulate a lot of snow on the trail and make the trek a bit difficult with the freezing cold climate.

The 4 Days Poon Hill Trek is perfect for anyone who has a time constraint but still wants to experience the trek in the beautiful Annapurna region of Nepal. The Himalayan vistas, specially Annapurna range, and Dhaulagiri warmly accompany you throughout the journey.

Stay in basic but well-maintained teahouses, talk with friendly locals, and taste Nepali foods. Pass through rice fields, walk through green lush rhododendron forests, and tackle a strenuous climb of 3300 steps to Ulleri in your trek to Poon Hill within 4 days. At the end of this trek, you will have lifelong memories and a beautiful story to share with the rest of the world.

Poon Hill Trek has several variations and can be completed in 3 Days, 5 Days, or even more.

Below is the breakdown of Poon Hill Trek 4 days itinerary. The trek starts from Nayapul – a small town one-hour drive away from Pokhara. And, you will spend rest of the days trekking through beautiful trail passing through waterfalls, rivers, and rhododendron forests.

After two days of a walk from Nayapul, you will reach the beautiful Ghorepani village. Early in the next morning, you will wake up and ascend to Poon Hill for the sunrise view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other snow-covered mountains. The view from Poon Hill is the main highlight of this trek.

Detail Itinerary

Trek Hours: 3 hours

Altitude:2,070m/6,791ft

We will begin our first day in Pokhara. Following breakfast in the morning, we will ride to Nayapul via local bus which takes around 1 hour to reach Nayapul, the starting point of our trek.

After reaching Nayapul we will hike up to Ulleri(2070m/ 6,791ft). It will take us around 3 hours to get to Ulleri. Roars of Modi, chirping of birds and beautiful rhododendron forest on the way will make our hike more interesting.

We will stay overnight at a lodge in Ulleri and start our trek early in the morning tomorrow.

Trek Hours: 2 hours

Altitude: 2,675m/ 8,776m

Early morning following a hasty breakfast we will begin our trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani which will take us around 2 hours. We will cross a famous village called Banthali, inhabited by Magar community that offers magnificent views of Annapurna South (7,219m/ 23,684ft), Himchuli(6,441 m/21,132ft) and many more.

After crossing several streams and trekking through beautiful rhododendron and oak forest we will reach Nangethanti. From Nangethanti it is just 1-hour walk to Ghorepani.

Ghorepani has a lot to offer to trekkers. Spectacular views of snow-capped mountains like Annapurna south, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, and the traditional Nepalese lifestyle are its main offerings. As we will have plenty of day remaining, we will stroll around the village and stay overnight in a beautiful tea house.

Trek Hours: 8 hours

Altitude: 3,180m/10,433ft 

We will start our trek before dawn and hike to Poon hill base so that we will not miss the beautiful sunrise. It will take us nearly 1 hour to reach to the top of Poon hill from its base.

Following our arrival at the top, we will wait for the sun to rise. We will enjoy the sunrise and enjoy the alluring sunkissed view of mountains like Annapurna I, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri which will last for around 40 minutes.

After that, we will head back to Ghorepani. After having our breakfast, we will be descending towards Ghandruk, a beautiful Gurung village in Kaski District which is known for its hospitality. The hike from Ghorepani to Ghandruk is of 6 hours. We will spend a night in a teahouse in Ghandruk.

Trek Hours: 5 hours

Altitude: 827m/2713ft 

From Ghandruk via a scenic route, we will hike downhills waving goodbye to alluring mountains like Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and Himchuli. After crossing beautiful rhododendron forest, streams and several suspension bridges we will reach Birethanti.

From Birethanti will hike down hills and follow Modi River to Nayapul. From Nayapul we will catch a local bus and will drive back to beautiful city Pokhara. We will stay in a hotel in lakeside and enjoy the musical night in Pokhara.

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