Poon Hill Trek Cost

Trip Overview


Ghorepani Poon Hill is one of the most popular scenic trekking routes in Nepal. The hiking is just four days however in a short period, it grants magnificent views of the Himalayas. In short, Ghorepani Poon Hill by name of Poon Hill Trek. It is also called by Short Annapurna Trek and Annapurna Sunrise Trek too. This trek is especially popular among those people who do not have time for long days of trekking in Nepal but still want to view the beautiful Himalayan range.

The major destination of this trek is Poon Hill. It is at an elevation of 3,210 meters from the sea level. This hill is like a viewpoint of Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mount Annapurna South (7219m), Mount Annapurna I (8091m), Mount Tukuche (6920m), Mount Nilgiri (6940m), Mount Hiunchuli (6441m) and Mount Tarke Kang (7193m).

From Ghorepani, people hike to Poon Hill early in the morning to see beautiful Sunrise and the Himalayan scenery. A top of Himalayan views and beautiful Sunrise, this trek also offers you to see the distinctive flora and fauna of mountain area and to explore the simple and happy lifestyle of rural Nepalese people.

Pokhara, a beautiful town with lakes, is the gateway of Ghorepani Poonhill trek. Pokhara city is 200 km west of Kathmandu. From Pokhara, you will drive one and a half hours to Nayapul. You start trekking from Nayapul with walking along the bank of Modi Khola to reach Birethanti village. Then you climb steadily up the side to reach villages named by Tikhe Dhunga and Ulleri. These villages give different cultural experience to all. You will continue the ascent getting to Ghorepani through oak and rhododendrons forests. In the spring season, colorful rhododendrons bloom in that forest. In springtime whole hill actually turns into the gardens of beautiful flowers mostly in red color.

From Ghorepani, you will excursion to Poonhill early morning to enjoy the sunrise over the high Himalayas. Then you retrace down to Ghorepani. After breakfast, you continue trekking following the pine and rhododendron forest. Next, you pass a few other villages named Tadapani and Ghandruk.

Ghandruk is a nice-looking village inhabited by Gurung people.  This village also offers dazzling views of Mount Fish Tail, Mount Annapurna South, and Mount Himchuli. From Ghandruk, you take a short hike to catch jeep or bus to travel back to Pokhara.  From Pokhara, you drive back to Kathmandu.

Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

Day 01: On your Arrival time at Kathmandu International airport, you will be met our Tour officer and he will escort you to the hotel. O/n Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 200 km west of Kathmandu. Driving 7 hours. Evening stroll around Lake Street Market. O/n Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Naya Pul. Driving for 1:30 hours. Trekking from Nayapul to Ulleri (Altitude 1960m/6430ft). Walking 5 to 6 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.

Day 04: Trekking from Ulleri to Ghorepani (Alt. 2860m/9295ft). Walking 5 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.

Day 05: Early morning trekking from Ghorepani to Poon Hill. Then to Tadapani. (Alt. 2630m/8548ft). Walking 6 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.

Day 06: Trekking from Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft). Walking 4 hours. Drive to Pokhara. Driving: 3 hours. O/n Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 07: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural show. O/n Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 08: Departure from Kathmandu, Nepal. Our tour officer will drop you at the Kathmandu international airport and see you off. End of Service.

Poon Hill Trek Cost

Bronze Package Price: USD 415 Per Person

Platinum Package Price: USD 485 Per Person

Gold Package Price: USD 545 Per Person

Package Cost Includes:

  • Your arrival airport pickup & your departure airport drop by private car as per itinerary.
  • 2-night accommodation in Kathmandu at Tourist Type hotel with breakfast as per itinerary.
  • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara at Tourist Type hotel with breakfast as per itinerary.
  • During trekking 3-night accommodation in Mountain Lodge/ Tea House.
  • During trekking food on full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). (This service not in Bronze Package Price)
  • During trekking, one experienced friendly trekking Guide.
  • During trekking one strong porter. One porter carries luggage of two people in total weight limit of 25 kg. (This service not in Platinum and Bronze Package Price)
  • Expenses of food, accommodation, insurance, transport, and the wages of Guide.
  • Trekking Permit (TIMS Card) fee.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) Fee.
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and from Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus. (Flight is also available if you want flight, extra cost will be charged).
  • Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul by car.
  • Drive from Ghandruk (Kimche) to Pokhara by jeep.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Trip Achievement Certificate.
  • Trip Map for Group.
  • All government taxes, local tax, and tourist service charges.

Package Cost Excludes:

  • Airfare of your international flight.
  • Your travel insurance which includes evacuation.
  • Alcoholic beverages, hot and cold drinks, bottled water, dessert.
  • All kinds of personal expenses like phone calls, internet use, laundry, hot shower during trekking, excess baggage charge, etc.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • In case of emergency helicopter rescue/ evacuation & its cost.
  • Tips for Trekking Staff.
  • Any expenses arising due to unforeseen situations like personal sickness, natural calamities, political strikes, etc.

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