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Annapurna Poon Hill Panorama Trek

around mid hills and traditional village in the shade of Annapurna Himalaya

Trip Summary

Trip Mode
On Lodge / Tea House basis.
Trekking grade
Moderate with high uphill / downhill walks
Trekking duration
05 / 06 days (Pokhara to Pokhara).
Highest elevation
3,210 m at Poon Hill.
Total Trip
09 / 10 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu).
Seasons
All year round except June to August the wet months.

Trip Highlights

  • Daily mountains views on walks with dramatic change in landscapes,
  • Fantastic views covering 360° wide angle of snowcapped mountains,
  • A moderate country walks through cultural Gurung / Poon-Magar villages,
  • Into world largest enchanting rhododendron forests,
  • Amazing sceneries, on the old Nepal / Tibet Trans Himalayan caravan route.

Trip Overview

Annapurna, Ghorepani Poon Hill Panorama trek is a short circuit around the southern mid hills of massive Annapurna Himalaya ranges of mountains. Ghorepani Poon Hill Panorama trek is possible to make short and long trekking program Itinerary as customer’s demands. This circuit is designed for shorter holidays travelers. We recommend Ghorepani circuit trekking for 270-degree panoramic view of the mountain. That would be best for the ultimate adventure fun loving people.

An awesome short moderate country walks of less than week duration, suitable and ideal for all kinds of travelers. This treks also refers that a soft and beautiful middle hill adventure for short periods.  This trek is a wonderful opportunity to witness the beauty of the Annapurna region with a shorter trek.

This fascinating moderate treks leads with uphill and downhill walks through interesting traditional farm villages. It’s Gurung and Poon / Magar tribe of people renown as gallantry Gorkha soldiers serving in British / India army battalions for more than 200 years of history.

This fabulous journey starts and concludes at picturesque Pokhara. After a glorious time in the high scenic Annapurna, Ghorepani Poon Hill panorama trek with the stunning sunrise over the majestic Himalayan range of Mountains.


Ghorepani Poon Hill Panorama Trek Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Drive or fly to Pokhara 950m – 06 hrs journey distance 220 k.m.

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul 1,100m begin a trek to Tirkhedhunga 1,450m.

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani 2,874m – 05 hrs walk.

Day 05: Morning hike to Poon-Hill trek to Tadapani 2,721m – 05 hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk 1,750m – 04 hours.

Day 07: Trek to Pothana 1, 900 m – 05 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Kande and drive to Pokhara.

Day 09: Drive of fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 10: International departure homeward bound.


Useful information while Annapurna Panorama Trek

Trekking guide and Porter:

Our trekking will have long experience in trekking field. He speaks English and keeps knowledge about the mountain, mountain sickness, people, and culture. Generally, he will have a right to choose a guest house to stop overnight and right to take a necessary decision if the weather is not favorable if you are physically not in good condition or if there any potential danger of life or etc.

We will provide a porter (helper to carry the luggage) with warm clothing with warm clothing’s while going to the high mountain. We give priority to the local porter as much as possible.

Guest House in Mountain:

There are nice and tiny guest houses in the village on the way to trekking, also known as a tea house. We will accommodate to our trekkers in that guest houses. You will your own room (twin sharing) and a bathroom is outside. They are safe and people are friendly.

Meal in Mountain:

The general understanding in the mountain, you buy food from the same guest house where you say. We will buy a freshly cooked food from the local guest house. They will have a standard menu which is set by the Local Lodge Management Committee. You can choose your meal from the menu.

Medical facilities:

There are rare medical facilities in the mountain. We generally recommend bringing own medicine (a headache, stomach ache, painkiller, Diamox, bandage, iodine, cotton, gauze, hansaplast, common cold, diarrhea, ) to the normal situation.  If it is serious, you should go down or call an emergency evacuation.

Electricity:

There is not enough electricity in Nepal. You could expect power cut in some certain time of the day. While you are in the mountain, you will require electricity to charge your battery, mobile, camera or etc. generally they will ask you to pay extra money for charging.

Drinking water:

There is bottle water available along the normal trekking trail. Besides that, you can take your own water filter or can buy a medicine to purify the normal water. Further, you can buy boil water as well as in trekking.

Telephone and internet:

Some village has internet facilities. However, you can buy a local telephone SIM card which will help you to buy the internet and use with your smartphone set. You can use for calling to anyone if it requires at the same time.

Transportations:

There require or to use a local transport or you may want to use them as well as. The local people or local club will force to use their transport facilities. The price will be negotiable and a vehicle could be old and with very basic services.

Emergency evacuation:

You might have to be rescued due to some accident or serious ill. We can send rescue Helicopter service immediately to bring you back. The helicopter services are expensive in Nepal. We recommend you to buy insurance which covers search and rescue in need. After you rescued, we can help you for documentation to claim the payment.

 

 

Dates & Price

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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Cost Includes / Excludes

Cost Includes

  1. All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
  2. Accommodation in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel on bed / breakfast basis
  3. Accommodation in Pokhara at tourist standard hotels on bed / breakfast basis.
  4. An professional  English speaking government licensed guide
  5. Porters (every 2 clients : 1 porter)
  6. Food in Trekking (B-L-D)
  7. Accommodation in tea house/lodge
  8. ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area project) permit.
  9. TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems).
  10. Service of trekking  guides his equipment,  daily wages-medical insurance, meals and transportation allowance.
  11. Service of trekking  staff -porters their daily wages-medical insurance, meals and transportation allowance.
  12. Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
  13. Down jackets-sleeping bags and comprehensive medical kits.
  14. Transportation to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu with deluxe tourist bus before and after the trip and Pokhara - Nayapul -Pokhara by private car.
  15. Trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of international air tickets if needed.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature and meals in Kathmandu, gratitude (tips) hard / soft drinks throughout the trip.
  • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
  • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

Annapurna Poon Hill Panorama Trek Detail Itinerary

On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by View Nepal Treks staff with warm welcome and transfer to respective hotels with briefing regarding trekking, hotels, lodge on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.

Morning travel by tourist coach or in private vehicle depending upon the group size towards amazing Pokhara valley transfer to respective hotels close to beautiful Phewa Lake with afternoon free for short walks.
(For flying option a 30 minutes flight to Pokhara).

Morning 2 hours drive from Pokhara to start the trek from Nayapul following the old Nepal / Tibet Trans Himalayan Caravan passing farm villages Bhirtethati and Hille to reach at Tirkhedhunga for overnight stop in the comfort of nice local lodge after 3-4 hours of good walks.

Morning starts with a steep uphill climb to Ulleri village with grand views of Annapurna South and Mt. Machapuchare.

From Ulleri walk gets better passing Bhanthati, Nagethati small villages, into enchanting rhododendron forested area to reach at Ghorepani Deurali for overnight stop.

Early morning hour hike up to Poon-Hill at 3,210m high for awesome panorama views of mountains with striking sunrise over array of peaks, from here walk to Tadapani through beautiful rhododendron forest with constant views of the mountains.

This place in spring will be magic with wildflowers in the shade of high Annapurna Mountains.

With stunning sunrise view from Tadapani, morning walk descends into cool forested area leading Ghandruk village, a large Gurung village around Annapurna region. Afternoon explore the village and Gurung museum or just relax and enjoy the views of Annapurna South and Huinchuli with majestic Mt. Machapuchare “Fish Tail”.

Morning walk on downhill path to the bottom of the hills of Ghandruk and Landruk by the Modi River, on crossing a bridge with short climb reaching at Landruk village, from here walk leads on the winding trail through terraced farm fields and villages into cool forested area to reach at Pothana for last overnight in the high hills of Annapurna Himalaya.

Morning with super walk through Thulo Kharka also called Australian Camp a wonderful spot in the midst of the forest, with short break last hour walk an easy descend to Kande village on the Baglung-Pokhara highway for the an hour drive back to Pokhara after a wonderful time up in the high mountains.

Morning a scenic drive to Kathmandu, after a wonderful memorable trip in the mid hills of Annapurna area, then on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels with afternoon free at leisure.
(options of flight back to Kathmandu).

Last day in amazing Nepal with great experience and fond memories of Annapurna & Pun Hill Panorama trekking, with time for international flight, View Nepal Treks staff transfers you to airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

*NOTES

View Nepal Treks Pokhara extension program (adventure holidays) for interested people with time in Nepal.

Para-gliding, Zip Flyer, Ultra -Light flights or biking around Pokhara, short hike, rafting Trisuli / Kaligandaki / Seti Rivers, Kayaking or Jungle Safari in Chitwan.

Trip Reviews

  • Poon Hill Trek with View Nepal Team

    It was a great time and unique experience while we successfully complete 6 days Poon hill trek around Annapurna Himalaya and beautiful local peoples and villages. Our team was great and Our trek guides Mr. Hari probably one of the knowledgeable and skillful for the Nepal Trekking and Hiking activities.

    We will come to see Nepal over again with View Nepal Treks !! Thank you for a great management.

    -Anderson 

    Review submitted -January 10, 2017
  • Friendly cheerful guides and expert staff Poon-HIll

    Amazing times around Annapurna circuit in the comfort of nice lodges on route with warm friendly services of friendly cheerful guides and expert staff.

    Review submitted -June 17, 2016
  • Annapurna base camp and Pun Hill trek with unbelievable views of mountains. Suspension bridge on Annapurna Circuit - most popular tourists trek in Himalayan mountain massive in Nepal.

    Certainly enjoyed this fantastic trip with cultural tour around Kathmandu and relaxing at scenic Pokhara by the lake Phewa after Annapurna base camp and Pun Hill trek with unbelievable views of mountains.

    Review submitted -
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek (January)

    We had a wonderful time on the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and enjoyed the friendliness/helpfulness of our guide and porters. they were all very patient and kind when we wanted to spend tome time taking pictures. Highly recommend going through View Nepal Trek

    -Maria 

    Review submitted -January 29, 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

This is one of the moderate trekking with uphill and downhill walks with gradual winding path, as Nepal country of mountains and hills so expect few hours of climb and descend, trek at your own easy pace to enjoy the views and local environment.
Depending upon the season of trekking, autumn and winter months can get cold above 2,000 meters especially morning and night time but the day is pleasant with sunny days most of the season. Other season beside monsoon / wet months is pleasant with occasional thunder showers during late afternoon.
This is a moderate trekking chances of getting AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) is vague, highest overnight stop will be at Ghorepani 2,874 meters just for one night and then highest elevation at Poon Hill view point 3,210 meters high. On this trek getting AMS is slim and one will be heading downhill as well to lower altitude after being for few days at 2,500 m above.
At present since last few decades the standard of Tea-House and lodges on route have improved with clean rooms and dining halls with common and attached bathroom in some places. However the standards are basic and simple with clean and homely hospitality of the locals, facilities for charging your camera and cell / phone batteries with running hot / cold showers at extra cost. Meals with standard menu depending upon the time of the seasons especially vegetable items, however all meals are served hygienically with proper care. Food main items are Nepal set Dal / Bhat with vegetable or meats (buff / chicken) Noodles items (fried or boiled with soups) Potatoes (fried / boiled / curry) and etc some place with fresh bakeries cakes, pies and pastries available.

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