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Duration: 5 Days

Poon Hill Hiking

This trek known also as the small Annapurna Circuit is a very popular hiking route in Nepal. The highest point of this hike (3200 meters / 10,499 ft.) and for many the highlight is an early morning view from the top of Poon Hill for a spectacular views of the sunrise over the mountain ranges. The mountains stretch as far as the eye can see North towards Tibet West towards the Dhaulagiri mountain and East with superb views of the Annapurna mountain. This is fairly an easy trek if you have a reasonable degree of fitness. This trek is considered to be the best introduction to trekking with some spectacular views.

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Trek Facts

Starting from :                              Kathmandu
Ending at:                                        Pokhara
Grade :                                                Easy
Highest access of the trek : 3200m or 10,500ft (Poon hill)
Himalayan sights :                    Various mountains including Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Annapurna, Manaslu, Nilgiri.

 

SUMMARY OF THE 5 DAY TREK

Day 01: Pokhara-drive to Hile via Nayapul. It takes one hour to reach Nayapul another hour by 4-wheel jeeps to Hile. Overnight in lodge.

Day 02: Hile trek to Ghorepani (7 hours) and overnight in lodge.

Day 03: Ghorepani early morning hike to Poon hill (View point) (1 hour). Afternoon trek down to Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani (6 hours) and overnight in lodge.

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Day 04: Tadapani trek to Ghandruk (4 hours) and overnight in teahouse

Day 05: Ghandruk to Pokhara (2 hours).
End of the trek

 

Note: This trek can be operated in either lodges and under a tent/canvas on request. It can also be customized to include activities such as white water rafting & paragliding before or after the trek. For cost and queries contact us.