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8-Day Annapurna Poon Hill Trekking

By Himalaya Journey

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You want a short, easy and popular trekking route. Hike up Poon Hill for stunning views of the Himalayan mountain ranges and trek through the Ghandrung village.


8 days 7 nights
Group trip (10 travellers per group)
The Annapurna Poon Hill trek is one of the shortest, easiest and most popular trek in Nepal, making it suitable for novices. This shorter trek offers stunning views of the many snow-capped mountains too. While you will not trek to the Annapurna Base Camp, there are many different hike routes where you will be able to admire the beautiful Himalayan views! You can hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) for a superb Himalayan scenery such as the Dhaulagiri (8167m), and more than 10 other peaks. You will also trek to Ghandrung village, and on your final day, you will have the opportunity to sightsee in Kathmandu with a guide, who will provide you with information on the historical monuments.
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What's included

From US$ 600 NPR68,756.97 per person
  • Pokhara to Nayapul overland transportation by private vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • One experienced English speaking government license holder trekking guide
  • One trekking porter/sherpa who will carry your bag during the trek (2 participants to 1 porter who will carry maximum 25-30 kg as per rule and regulation of Nepal Workers Union).
  • Trekkers information management system permit (TIMS)
  • Annapurna Conservation area project fee
  • Nayapul to Pokhara pick up by private vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Pokhara Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Full day Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing tour as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing with private vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Trekking guide, daily allowances, meals, accommodations and salary
  • All program as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tourist service charge, Vat.
  • Overland Transportation
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. (Trekking guide, Driver and porters)
  • Guide and porter salary, daily allowance, meal and accommodation
  • Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop-off
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu & Pokhara stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Personal equipment
  • High-risk medical insurance
  • Meals and accommodation during the trekking tour
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Telephone calls
  • Nepal Visa fee & Kathmandu valley sightseeing entrance fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tips
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The timing is flexible.
The timing is flexible.
Kathmandu Airport


Trips available daily
Mar 25
Mar 26
Mar 27
Mar 28
Mar 29
Mar 30
Bookings should be made at least 30 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Pokhara - Tikhedunga
Pokhara - Tikhedunga

You will trek approximately 3 hours to Tikhedhunga

  • Breakfast
  • Pick-up by private vehicle from accommodation in Pokhara
  • Drive to Nayapul (867m) for 1.5 hours
  • Trek to Tikhedunga (1577m) for approximately 3 hours
Day 2: Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani
Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani

You will trek approximately 6 hours to Ghorepani

  • Breakfast
  • Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani (2855m) for approximately 6 hours
Day 3: Ghorepani - Tadapani
Ghorepani - Tadapani

You will trek approximately 6 hours to Tadapani

  • Breakfast in Ghorepani
  • Trek to Poon Hill (3210m) for superb Himalayan scenery including the Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (7041m), Fishtail/Machhapuchhare (6998m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) , Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), Tukuche Peak (6920m) and more!
  • Trek to Tadapani (2045m).
Day 4: Tadapani - Ghandruk Village
Tadapani - Ghandruk Village

You will trek approximately 4-5 hours to Ghandruk Village

  • Breakfast
  • Trek to Ghandruk village (1945m) for approximately 4-5 hours
Day 5: Ghandrung Village - Pokhara
Ghandrung Village - Pokhara

You will trek approximately 3 hours to Nayapul, where the trekking adventure finishes

  • Trek from Ghandrung Village to Nayapul (900m) for approximately 3 hours
  • Pick-up by private vehicle
  • Drive back to Pokhara (915m) will take approximately 1.5 hours
  • Stay overnight at the hotel
Day 6: Pokhara - Kathmandu
Pokhara - Kathmandu

Scenic drive from Pokhara back to Kathmandu

  • Breakfast
  • Pick-up by tourist bus
  • Drive back to Kathmandu will take approximately 5-6 hours
  • Transfer to hotel and stay overnight at Kathmandu
Day 7: Kathmandu

Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

  • Breakfast
  • Visit historical monuments around Kathmandu valley
  • Walk through Kathmandu Durbar square where you will visit the different Hindus Temple
  • Visit the Monkey Temple (Swayambhunath), the Buddhist stupa, from where you will see the entire Kathmandu Valley including the Himalayan views
  • Head to the Patan Dubare square, the temple city of Nepal, where you will visit the many temples such as Mahabudhha and Golden temple.
  • Evening farewell dinner in a Nepalese Restaurant.
  • Stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 8: Kathmandu - Kathmandu International Airport
Kathmandu - Kathmandu International Airport

Explore Kathmandu yourself before departing for the next destination.

  • Breakfast
  • Enjoy a relaxing or shopping day in Kathmandu
  • Pick-up at the hotel
  • Drop-off at Kathmandu International Airport or other destinations.

Meet your guide

Himalaya Journey

They have been operating for nearly 16 years, and throughout the years, they have been engaging in sustainable business practices and treat all their guides super well. They have not received any complaints because they do all they can for their customers. Their guides are all local experts and will provide the highest level of knowledge and information to create an unforgettable experience for the participants.
15 years experience
Fluent English

Himalaya Journey Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Himalaya Journey pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
A warm hat, sunhat, scarf and gloves
Antiseptic, roll cotton bandage, elastic bandage, pads, paper stitches, scissors, sewing needle, rolls of tape, normal drug, paracetamol, antibiotics, thermometer, tweezers
Backpack, backpack cover, duffle bag (for the porter)
First Aid Kits:
Long-sleeved shirt/collar, T-shirt, shorts and trousers
Miscellaneous Items:
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Sun cream and lip balm, cigarette lighter, pocket knife, polarising sunglasses, earplugs, stuff sacks, locks for bags
Toiletries, quick-drying camp towel, laundry soap, toilet papers
Trekking boot and spare laces, running shoes, sandals
Underwear, thermal underwear, wool blend socks, liner socks
Water bottle, maps and guidebook, compass, torch, spare batteries and bulbs, trekking poles
Water purification tablets, sewing/repair kit box
Waterproof jacket, poncho, fleece jacket, down jacket
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

Participants should be in good physical condition and decently fit.

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