3 Days Poon Hill Trek

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3 Days Poon Hill Trek
At a Glance
  • Duration3 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 3200 M
  • Group Size Up to 10 Pax
  • Starts Pokhara Hotel
  • Ends Pokhara Hotel
Highlights
  • Reach the best vantage point of the Annapurna region, Poon Hill at 
  • Witness the majestic sight Annapurna mountain range. 
  • Relish the sunrise and sunset view over the mountains.
  • Explore the culture and traditions of the local communities along the route.
  • Traverse through lush green forests and rivers. 
  • Have a short yet naturally pleasing journey.

The 3 Days Poon Hill Trek is one of the best short trips one can embark on in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Taking you on a mesmerizing journey through the lush green forests and traditional settlements, the Poon Hill trek 3 days takes you closest to the Annapurna Himalayas in a very short time. 

Poon Hill is considered one of the best vantage points for witnessing the majestic sunrise and sunset views over the Annapurna mountain range. Situated at an altitude of 3210 m, the vantage points offer you a close-up sight of the mountains like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Hiunchuli, along with several other peaks. 

A perfect package for those with limited time on their hands, the 3 days Poon Hill Short trek begins with a short scenic drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. From Nayapul, your walk begins as you hit the trail heading to a Magar village known as Ulleri. The route then leads you to Ghorepani, which is a village located at the base of Poon Hill. On the third day of your trek, you will have an early morning hike to Poon Hill, which offers you the mesmerizing sight of sunrise views over the giant peaks. 

As the highest altitude of the trip is only 3210 m, it can be completed by all levels of trekkers from beginner to experienced. Especially, the trek to Poon Hill is an ideal tour package for beginner trekkers who wants to experience the mountains up close in a short period and without much physical strain. 

With our tailor-made Poon Hill trek itinerary 3 days, you are guaranteed to have a short yet rewarding journey and make a memory of a lifetime. So gear up and book the Poon Hill tour package with Himalayan Recreation in 2024,2025. 

What Can you Expect on the Poon Hill Trek 3 Days?

  • You can expect to have a short, easy yet rewarding trekking experience as you traverse through the lush green forests and traditional villages of the Annapurna region. 
  • As the route lies inside the Annapurna Conservation area, you can expect to witness a wide range of flora and fauna along the route while you trace your steps to the vantage point of Poon Hill. 
  • From the top of the viewpoint, you will be able to witness one of the best sunrise views over the Annapurna mountain range. 
  • Although short, the Poon Hill tour provides you with some of the best sights of the mountains, sunrise, sunset, and diverse landscapes of the Annapurna region.

Is Poon Hill Short Trekking an Ideal Journey For you?

  • If you are looking for a short trip in the Annapurna region that can be completed without much physical challenge then, the Short Poon Hill 3 day trek is an ideal choice for you.
  • The Poon Hill trek 3 days is also a perfect tour package for beginner trekkers looking to have a trekking experience in the Himalayas.
  • For anyone who is seeking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life with a quick walk in the Himalayas, this 3 day Poon hill trek is an ideal journey. 
  • For those who wish to get close to the Annapurna mountains in a short period and without a physically demanding journey, the Easy Poon Hill trek map is a great option.

3 days Poon Hill Trek Difficulty

The 3 days Poon Hill trek falls under an easy grade trek which can be completed by all levels of trekkers from beginners to experts. As the length of the trek is 3 days with its highest altitude being under 3500 m, the walk is not as straining as other trekking trails of the Annapurna region. 

However, keep in mind that the route map still involves certain parts with uphill, downhill, and rugged trail sections which might be hard for the first-time trekker. Thus, it is highly recommended that you go on a few day hikes before embarking on this journey to get used to walking on rugged trails. 

How Can you Prepare Yourself for Trek Poon Hill?

To get ready for the trek Poon Hill, first and foremost one should focus on their physical fitness. You can start by getting engaged in the daily workouts to increase your stamina and endurance level. Another thing to do is research the trail and weather conditions so that you can be prepared accordingly. 

To have an enjoyable 3 Day Easy trek to Poon Hill, you should make sure to pack the right essentials. Thus, another thing to do for preparing for the Poon Hill Short Trek Map from Pokhara is to pack the right essentials for the trip. 

While the trek itself is easy, the walk still includes some ascending parts on a rugged trail, so make sure to prepare yourself physically and mentally for that.

Lastly, prepare mentally for any changes that may occur along the route and just enjoy the trip fully taking in every moment amidst nature.

Poonhill Trek Route Map

The route map of the Poon Hill trek itinerary 3 days pass through the villages like Ulleri, and Ghorepani until you make it to the viewpoint of Poonhill. On the way, the route map takes you through a forested trail and also through several other traditional settlements that give you an insight into the culture and lifestyle of the local communities. 

Poon Hill Altitude

The highest altitude you will reach during the Poon Hill trek 3 day is the Poon Hill viewpoint itself which is situated at an altitude of 3210 m above sea level. Although the altitude itself is not so high and it does not impose the risks of altitude sickness, however, keep in mind that the trail can still be hard to traverse as there are lots of uphill walks throughout the route. 

Poon Hill Trek Itinerary 3 Days From Pokhara

Our Poon Hill trek itinerary 3 day is designed to cater to the needs of all trekkers making sure that every trekkers have the best time while trekking with us. The itinerary goes from Pokhara to Ulleri to Ghorepani Poon Hill and back to Pokhara in 3 day. 

Keeping in mind that every trekker has their own way of traveling, we also offer customized services where you get to extend the trip by adding any more destinations you wish in the given itinerary. You can customize the itinerary, route, and any other elements of the package according to your timeframe and preferences for personalized services. 

Itinerary

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  • Max Altitude:2050m
  • Time:5-6 Hour
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge
  • Meals:Lunch and Dinner

This is the very first day of your trek and it begins with a short drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Nayapul is the starting point of the trek from where you will begin the walk. You hit the trail as you pass through lush green forests and traditional villages along the route. You can witness an occasional glimpse of the mountains as you trace your steps to Ulleri. 

Ulleri is a traditional Magar village where you can witness and experience the culture, traditions, and lifestyle of the local communities. After a walk of around 5 to 6 hours, you will reach Ulleri and spend the night there. Overnight stay in Ulleri. 

  • Max Altitude:2860m
  • Time:5-6 Hour
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today, you will head to Ghorepani from Ulleri. Ghorepani is a village situated right beneath Poon Hill. As you begin the walk, you will have an uphill walk and then head to the forests where you will get to witness the diverse range of flora and faunas. After walking for a few hours on the forested trail, you will reach traditional settlements and then continue the uphill walk on stairs. Continuing the walk, you will arrive in Ghorepani village after a few more hours of walk. Overnight stay in Ghorepani village. 

  • Max Altitude:820m
  • Time:4-5 hour
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

It is a big day for you today as you will be hiking to the Poonhill vantage point from Ghorepani. The walk begins early in the morning so that you would not miss the majestic sight of the sunrise. The trail is mostly uphill stairs from the Ghorepani up to the Poon Hill vantage point. After a few hours of walking, you will reach Poonhill where you get to see the first ray of sun hitting the snow-peaked mountains.

Cost Details

Cost Includes
  • All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport transfers
  • 3 standard meals a day during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek.
  • Himalayan Recreation’s experienced, government licensed, English speaking trekking guide during the trip.
  • Porter services during a trek (1 porter = 2 trekkers).
  • All costs of staff which includes food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment’s and medicines.
  • Duffel bag use while trekking, Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Required Annapurna National Park Permit fee and TIMS Fee
  • First aid medicine kit
  • Farewell dinner with cultural show in a fine restaurant on second last day.
  • Government taxes & office service charge
Cost Excludes
  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the above itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks and any other beverages.
  • Personal trekking equipment or expenses
  • Tips for trekking guides, porters and drivers (tipping is expected)
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the 'Price Includes' section.

Dates & Prices

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Starts:Saturday Apr 27, 2024
Ends:Monday Apr 29, 2024
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Ends:Tuesday Apr 30, 2024
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Know Before You Go

Free Airport Pick-up And drop Service in Pokhara

We also offer you free airport pick-up and drop facilities during the 3 Day Poon Hill Short trekking for your arrival and departure time if you require. 

Luggage and storage facility during the Poon Hill 3 Day Trek

If you have any extra luggage that you cannot take while trekking then, we also offer you free luggage and storage facility. You can store your extra baggage at our office in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Also, if you are hiring a porter for your trek, then keep in mind that a single porter can carry 25 kg of weight which is to be shared by two trekkers.

Best time for 3 Days of Hiking to Poon Hill from Pokhara

The 3 Days of Hiking to Poon Hill can be completed throughout the year with proper preparation. However, the best time of the year for the Poonhill Hike is during Spring and Autumn. During these times, the weather is usually clear and mild making it perfect for the trek. The view of the mountains is also at its best during this time of the year. 

Especially, in spring you can walk on a trail decorated with rhododendron forests along with several other colorful wildflowers. Whereas, in autumn the views of the mountains are at their best with clear blue sky and moderate temperature. 

If you wish to embark on this journey in the monsoon or winter season then, you need to have proper preparation as the monsoon season brings heavy rainfall that can cause trail blockage and also landslides in some places. In winter, the temperature can go very low with harsh cold and heavy snowfall. 

Accommodation Options During the Poon Hill 3 Day Trekking

For the accommodation during the Poon Hill 3 day trek, you will have a wide range of options from teahouses that provides basic facilities and services to lodges that offers luxury facilities. The level of accommodation you get also depends on the cost you are willing to spend. 

Usually, the lodges and teahouses along the trail offer you services like beds, blankets with shared bathrooms, and a communal dining area. Some lodges also have rooms with attached bathrooms and other advanced facilities. As it is a short trek at a comparatively lower altitude, the accommodation facilities are also better compared to other trekking trails in the region. 

Food and drinking water facilities during the 3 Days Poon Hill Trekking

You will be provided with three meals a day during the 3 day Poon Hill trek. The teahouses along the route offer a variety of dishes ranging from local Nepali dishes to international cuisines. For lunch and dinner, you can have Dal Bhat which includes rice, and lentil soup with some side vegetable dishes. You can also enjoy dishes such as pizza, pasta, sandwich, and several other international dishes. 

For breakfast, you can have the normal breakfast set of bread with tea, coffee, or traditional bread with vegetable curry, butter, jam, or honey. If you want, you can carry some personal snacks to keep yourself fueled along the route.

Permits required for the Poonhill tour from Pokhara

You need to have two permits to complete the 3 day Poonhill tour which is explained below;

  • TIMS card (Trekkers Information Management System): It costs USD 18 per person for International trekkers whereas for trekkers from SARRC nations, it costs 2.
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation area permit): For international trekkers, it costs USD 27 whereas for SAARC nations, it costs USD 9 per person. 

3 Days Poon Hill Trek Cost Idea

The cost of the Poon Hill trek 3 days package can vary depending on several factors such as; the number of trekkers, route, itinerary, and the services included in the package. The cost usually ranges from USD 300 to USD 500 depending on the mentioned factors. 

The cost includes all the accommodation, three-time meals, guide, porter, permits expenses for the trek. The cost of the trek also depends on the type of trip you choose which can be either a group trip, private or solo trip. 

If you choose a group trip, the cost can be comparatively lower as you will be sharing the services with other trekkers in the group and we also offer discounts based on the number of trekkers in the group. If you opt for private or solo trips then the cost can be comparatively higher based on the services included. 

Travel tips and info for the Poonhill Trek 3 day itinerary

  • Make sure to be prepared physically by getting engaged in some physical exercise and workouts before the trek to increase your fitness level. 
  • Research well about the trail and weather conditions and prepare accordingly for the journey. 
  • Make sure to pack all the essentials required for the trek. 
  • Carry enough cash for the entire trail as there are no ATMs available along the route. 
  • Walk at your own pace and stay hydrated throughout the route.
  • Carry a water purification tablet or a filter water bottle to have safe drinking water along the route.
  • Listen to the instructions of your guide and inform them as soon as there is any kind of inconvenience.
  • Respect the local communities and the environment by conversing politely with the locals and following the leave no trace principle all along the route.

Booking 3 days Poonhill trekking package with Himalayan Recreation

Booking 3 days Poonhill trekking package with Himalayan Recreation offers you an all-inclusive hassle-free trekking experience in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Our staffs are online 24/7 to assist you and help you through the booking process from the beginning till the end.  

Ensuring that you will not have any trouble throughout the booking process, we offer several payment platforms from inter-banking to online platforms. If you want to know more about our booking process and services, you can check our website. 

Last-minute booking with Himalayan Recreation

It is always recommended to book the trek in the mountains in advance for a hassle-free and easy trip. However, if you are unable to do so because of any circumstances, Himalayan Recreation is here to provide you with the best trek with last-minute notice. 

However, keep in mind that you have to make the full payment before the trip for a last-minute booking. 

Sustainable travel to Poon Hill with Himalayan Recreation

We, at Himalayan Recreation, keep sustainable travel as our top priority while trekking in the mountain region. We make sure to follow the responsible travel practice with the "leave no trace behind" principle. 

Some of the ways through which you can contribute to sustainable travel are by making sure you do not leave any traces in the environment you travel and also interacting with the local communities while contributing to their economic development. By choosing to Hike Poon Hill 3 day with Himalayan Recreation, you will be taking part in the initiative of responsible travel to Poon Hill. 

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