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Nepal: Poon Hill Trek 5 days

Nepal

The Poon Hill trek 5 days is the small and fantastic part of Annapurna conservation trekking. Those who have a short period of and they want to spend time in a fantastic place the poon Hill trek five days will be the best option.

The trek is the combination of outstanding views of nature and the Himalayan range.

Trekking trail walks across so many more beautiful villages, fertile land, small and more significant streams, lush green forest, waterfall, so on. It reflects the remarkable natural beauty of the trek.

Poon hill trek five days starts from the beautiful valley Pokhara and drive to one hour and arrived at Nayapool. The trekking trail begins from the Modi Khola valley having the beauty of Fishtail Mountain and inter into the Ghorepani Poon hill depart from the Birethati village. Birethanti is the checkpoint of the poon hill trek and Annapurna base camp trek.

The first day of trek mainly flows the dirt road head until Hille. The trekking trail reflects the beauty of beautiful village life and love to enjoy the nature lover. The second day is the attraction of your trekking destination. Full of naturally decorated trekking trail passes through the dense rhododendron forest, flora, and fauna.

The Poon Hill trek 5 days explore the 360 panoramic views of the Himalayan range Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Barashikar, Nilgiri, Fishtail, and many more peaks.

The attraction of the trekking trail is Ghorepani and Ghandruk village. Here are Gurung and Magar people are lived. Ghorepani (2830m) is the Poon Mager people habitat. They have a unique culture and lifestyle. The Ghorepani and Ghandruk, from where you will enjoy the view of nature and astonishing view of Mountain View.

The poon hill trek 5 days, high season time crowed of traveler. You will not easily access accommodation and food. So you have to pre-booked the accommodation.

The breathtaking close Mountain View and ethnic village reflect the popularity of Poon hill trek. Every year comes to a lot of tourists along the trek because of the enthralling view of the mountain range diversity of the landscape.

Spring and autumn season is the best time to take part in this trek. The time is evident and stable weather. If you want a fantastic view of poon hill, you have to choose the best season of the year.

The poon hill trek another attraction is sunrise and sunset view of the Himalayan range. This trekking trail suitable for any age of group and beginner of the trekkers. This is the easiest and short trekking trail. Thus many people prefer to part of such a beautiful trekking trail.

Highlights of Poon Hill Trek 5 Days

  • The trek begins from the beautiful city Pokhara
  • The trekking trail goes through the typical Nepali village, paddy field, water stream, waterfall and beauty of nature
  • Very famous Poon Magar Ghorepani and Gurung village Ghandruk
  • You can explore the natural beauty and fantastic landscape.
  • Close view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri range, Nilgiri, Himchuli, fishtail, and many more peaks
  • The sunrise view from the Poon hill viewpoint.
  • Any time of year, you can part of this trek

The best season of the poon hill trek five days

The Poon Hill trek is beautiful and trekking more tranquil month on when there is no rain and snow. The best time to trek would be March-May and September –November. These months the weather is clear and stable climate. The morning time will be chilly, and days are the splendid view of nature and the Himalayan range.

In poon hill region trek, both seasons reflect the fantastic beauty of nature. In the Spring season, the trekking trail covers by the blooming trees rhododendron and wildflower. This is another attraction of the spring season.

Summer and winter season might be blocked the view of nature and Mountain. Summer season is the rainy time, and any time can be rain, and we could visualize the natural beauty blocked by the cloudy. Winter season may be the snowing in higher altitude, and we are unable; the view of nature comes across by the fog, and any time can change the climate. Thus we are unable to get a mesmerizing view of the Himalayan range.

However, all around the year can be a trek in Poon Hill. If you had to take part in the unique view of the different seasons, overlook in the mountain range. We will provide the best service and information for the choice of the best time to trek in Nepal.

Itinerary of Poon Hill Trek 5 days

  • Day 01 Drive to Nayapool and trek to Ulleri
  • Day 02 Trek to Ghorepani via Banthati and Nagathati
  • Day 03 Early Morning Trek to Poon Hill and came back to Ghorepani and start
  • Trek to Tadapani
  • Day 04 Trek to Ghandruk
  • Day 05 Trek to Nayapool and drive back to Pokhara

 

Details itinerary

Day 01 Drive to Nayapool and trek to Ulleri

Accommodation: lodges (twin sharing room)

Activity: 1 and half hour drive, 4-5 hour walk

Meal: Lunch, Dinner

Altitude: 1960m/6430ft

You will pick up from the hotel after having breakfast. A private car will be driven to the Naayapool. Then we start our real journey to beautiful village Ulleri. The trek passed through the traditional villages having a nature view. Our pleasant walk leads the dirt road and the Small River. Last part of the trek, you had to walk more than 3000 thousand steps.

 

Day 02 Trek to Ghorepani via Banthati and Nagathati

Accommodation: lodges (twin sharing room)

Activity: 4-5 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Altitude: 2860m/9382ft

Wake up early in the morning, capture the sunrise view of Annapurna south. Then you have breakfast and heading towards the next destination Ghorepani.

Today, you were walking mainly on the gradual path of the trek. The trekking path is between the lush green rhododendron forests. You will enjoy the trip having pleasant sounds of birds and water streams. Finally, you will arrive after a fantastic walk into the beautiful town of Ghorepani.

Day 03 Early Morning Trek to Poon Hill (3210m) and came back to Ghorepani and start Trek to Tadapani

Accommodation: lodges (twin sharing room)

Activity: 4-5 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Altitude: 2630m/8630ft

Early in the morning, you have to wake up and 45 minutes walk to the viewpoint of the trek Poon Hill. This is the main attraction of this trekking trail. Here we visit the close and panoramic view many more mountain peaks. The sun rises view of the mountain range awesome decorated by nature. From the viewpoint, you will see the Annapurna south, Himchuli, Bharasikar, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri range, Fishtail, Manasalu, and many more peaks. Because of the clear and close view from Poon hill, the place is trendy in the world. So every year, many tourists visit Ghorepani Poon hill trek.

 

Day 04 Trek to Ghandruk

Accommodation: lodges (twin sharing room)

Activity: 4-5 hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Altitude: 1940m/6365ft

Today’s trek is a short and comfortable walk. You will walk through a green forest and backdrop of mountain range view. Along the trek, you will encounter of Himalayan monkey and verity of birds. Finally, we arrived at Ghandruk village. The

Ghandruk is a famous Gurung village. You can visit the Gurung museum and understand the traditional culture of the Gurung people. From here, you had an outstanding view of Annapurna South, Himchuli, and Fishtail.

 

Day 05 Trek to Nayapool and drive back to Pokhara

Accommodation: lodges (twin sharing room)

Activity: 5-6 hour walk and one and a half-hour walk

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Altitude: 1940m/6365ft

The last day of our mostly goes the descent hill. We walk through the stone staircase, the almighty village surrounding the terrace field until Syaulibazaar. You had an amazing experience along the trailing beauty of the nature and diversity of landscape reflect the uniqueness to the traveler. Then we are heading through the dirt road, the trail leading by the Modi Khola River, and we arrived at Nayapool. Then you will take a private car and back to the prominent place, Pokhara.

You had another option to come back to Pokhara. If you want, don’t walk furthermore from the Ghandruk village. You can catch a public bus or private vehicle. It will cost an additional cost on your trip.

 

Poon Hill Trek – Trip fact 

Duration: 5 days

Altitude: 3210m

Group size: any size

Grade: easy

 

Poon Hill trek five days FAQs

Is the poon hill trek difficult?

Poon Hill Trek is the easiest and short trekking trail. The trek can be part of any age of the group. You can spend your time how fast did you walk along the path. In the short duration of time, you had a fantastic view of the Himalayan range and verity of flora and fauna. Most of the part of the trek, you will walk through the gradual and few steps of ascent and descent hill. If you are feeling tired, you can take a rest along the trail; many more tea houses are built. They provided comfortable accommodation and healthy and organic meal service. Those who are physically and mentally ready persons can achieve the Poon hill trek goal.

When is the best time to trek in Poon hill?

The spring and autumn season will be the best time to trek in Poon hill. It will depend upon the trekker’s choice and time management. If you are wandering trek in the summer and winter season, you can travel the beginning of these seasons. That time also favors the weather condition.

The higher altitude trek should be part of spring (March-May) and autumn (September- November) season, but the lower part of the trek can be done all round of the year. The Poon hill trekking is a lower altitude and short trekking destination; you can join any time a year.

How is the accommodation in Poon hill trek?

You will get comfortable and twin sharing accommodation available along the trek. Most of the tea houses provide standard service. Few numbers of guest houses have a certain amount of attached bathroom services. In best season trek crowed of a traveler along the trail, you may not get such a facility room. So you have to pre-book accommodation.

During the trek, they will provide Nepali traditional food and a verity of international cuisine.

Do I need a permit for Poon Hill trek?

Yes, you need a permit to enter into the Poon hill Annapurna conservation. Two types of permits you need, otherwise check could not permit entry into the preservation. You have to bring a conservation entry permit and TIM’s card. Your travel company will help to organize such documents.

How long does it take to the poon hill trek?

Duration and distance will depend upon the trekking trail; how long does it take. The poon hill trek is the short duration and distance trek. If you don’t have time to trek for a long time, it will be the best option. The trek can be done on 3/4/5 days. The poon hill is the best viewpoint, where you can get a breathtaking view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Bharasikahar, Fishtail, and many more peaks.

Nowadays, you can use a vehicle and drive from Pokhara to Ulleri and trek to 4/5 hours walk to Ghorepani. So it makes you easier to finish the trek as soon as possible.

Do I need a trekking guide?

While trekking in the Himalayan region guide is mandatory to the trekkers in Nepal, the guide will provide the information and knowledge about the Nepal’s and Nepali culture and lifestyle. The trekking will be more informative and memorable. In the trekking guide plays a vital role in higher altitude trekking. They provide information about trekking destination and the beauty of the surrounding Himalayan ranges. During the trek, you may face the problem he/ she will solve quickly than the trekkers themselves. Thus guide will be part of your adventurous and enjoyable journey in Nepal.

Do I need travel insurance for trekking?

You must have travel insurance while starting trekking in Nepal. We suggest bringing travel insurance from the homeland. It should cover the medical, evacuation as well as cancellation flight ticket. We may not know the problem of the trekking trail. Any time can happen in a bad situation. So you must check the travel insurance, it covers the mountain rescue or not.

How was the condition of solo women trekkers in Nepal?

Nepal is the guest respect country, where guest worship as a guest. The poon hill trek is women and solo trekker’s friendly trail. Where we respect all guests and provide a service, there are a lot of tea houses, and solo can get accommodation service quickly.

Our company assures that we will ultimately provide solo and women safe service. We also offer a friendly guide to porter service. They will give private rooms at the tea house. So you need to worry about the individual service, we will provide you.

What currency should I bring Nepal?

You can bring USD, British pound s/Euros to pay for your visa, trip cost, and other expenses. We usually accept USD; It will be easily changeable. You can also draw from the ATM; the services are available in city areas, Nepal. While starting a journey, you can draw from your account.

Do I need to bring first aid?

Yes, you have to bring a first aid kit bag. While you are in trekking in rocky and off beaten trail, you may face some sort of injury in your body. First aid will pay a significant role. Our guide and trekking group also have, but if you bring with yourself, it will more fruitful.

The common problem it helps to care for the first aid. It is the prevention is better than care.

How much should we tip to the trekking staff?

Tipping is not mandatory. But they were expected from you some tip. This is the better way to thanksgiving your trekking crew. You will understand their compulsion and difficulty during trekking. You can use analysis, and you can give some amount to them. It was the system of the travel and tourism field in Nepal. If you are more satisfied with their work and happily provide them with a tip.


How to book:

https://adventurealpinetreks.com/poon-hill-trek-5-days.html

 

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