Poon Hill Trek

Mountain panorama from Poon Hill Mountain panorama from Poon Hill (photo credit)

A short and immensely popular trek that takes you to the famous viewpoint of Poon Hill with wonderful views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Fishtail.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
 
Day 2 Bus to Pokhara along the Prithvi Highway.
 
Day 3 Bus to Naya Pul and walk to Tikhedhunga (1540m, 3-4 hrs).
 
Day 4 Today's hike is a steep climb on a stone staircase (3300 steps!) and we reach Upper Ghorepani (2750m) in around 5-6 hours.
 
Day 5 Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m, 1 hr) early in the morning for a spectacular sunrise over the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountains. After breakfast we walk to Tadapani (2710m, 5-6 hrs).
 
Day 6 Descend to Ghandruk (1990m) in 2-3 hours. Ghandruk is the second largest Gurung settlement in Nepal.
 
Day 7 Walk to Kimche and bus to Pokhara.
 
Day 8 Bus to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
 
Day 9 Transfer to the international airport.
 
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