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Top 6 Itinerary for Poon Hill Trek can be customized from 2 days to 8 days. Poon Hill Trek passes the beautiful villages of Nayapul, Birethanti, Hile, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Banthati, Nangethati , Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Deurali, Banthanti, Tadapani , Ghandruk and Syauli Bazar. Poon Hill (3210m.) offers the best sunrise and western part highest Mount Dhaulagiri 8167 m, Dhaulagiri II, III, IV, V, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Barahi Shikhar, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu ranges. This article will help you to choose to make an itinerary of the Poon Hill Trek.

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Top 6 Itinerary for Poon Hill Trek in table

2 Days Poon Hill TrekKathmandu or Pokhara – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Ulleri – Pokhara or Kathmandu
3 Days Poon Hill TrekKathmandu or Pokhara – Syauli Bazar – Ghandruk – Tadapani – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Ulleri – Pokhara or Kathmandu.
4 Days Poon Hill TrekKathmandu or Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Ghandruk – Syauli Bazar – Pokhara or Kathmandu.
5 Days Poon Hill TrekKathmandu or Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Jhinu – Ghandruk – Pokhara or Kathmandu.
6 Days Poon Hill TrekKathmandu – Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Ghandruk – Syauli Bazar – Pokhara – Kathmandu.
8 Days Poon Hill TrekArrival in Kathmandu – Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Ghandruk – Syauli Bazar – Pokhara – Kathmandu – Departure
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2 Days Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

2 Days Poon Hill Trek or 1 night 2 days Poon Hill Trek is the shortest itinerary for Poon Hill Trek. This itinerary will be perfect if you have a very short time but want to see the sunrise and Himalayas from Poon Hill. You will drive 65 km or 3 hours from Pokhara to Ulleri 1960m, if you fly from Kathmandu, you will meet your guide at Pokhara airport and drive to Ulleri, and trek to Ghorepani. Next morning, you will climb to Poon Hill 3210m for the best sunrise and Himalayas view and trek down to Ulleri, drive back to Pokhara or fly to Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistance KMDistance hours
1.Kathmandu or Pokhara – Ulleri – Ghorepani2860m65 km drive, 8km walk3 hrs drive, 5-6 hrs walk
2.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Ulleri – Pokhara or Kathmandu830m11km walk, 65 km drive5-6 hrs walk, 3 hrs drive
1 night 2 days Poon Hill Trek

3 Days Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

3 Days Poon Hill Trek or 2 nights 3 days trek is another way to trek in Poon Hill Trek. In this option, you will drive from Pokhara to Syauli Bazar, if you want to start from Kathmandu, fly to Pokhara early in the morning, and drive to Syauli Bazar,  trek to Ghandruk, Tadapani, Ghorepani – Poon Hill  and trek down to Ulleri. From Ulleri, drive back to Pokhara or fly back to Kathmandu. This is still Poon Hill anti-clock loop trek.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistanceDistance hour
1.Kathmandu – Pokhara – Syauli Bazar – Ghandruk – Tadapani2630m50 km drive,8.8 km walk 2 hours drive,6 hours walk
2.Tadapani – Ghorepani2860m8.4 km5-6 hours walk
3.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Ulleri – Pokhara or Kathmandu830m11km walk, 65 km drive,5-6 hours walk, 3 hours drive
2 nights 3 days Poon Hill Trek

4 Days Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

Poon Hill Trek 4 days or Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a standard itinerary from Pokhara or Kathmandu. This 4 day 3 night Poon Hill Trek will start from your Hotel in Pokhara or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani or Ghandruk for last night and trek down to Syauli Bazar, drive back to Pokhara or fly back to Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistanceDistance
1.Kathmandu or Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri1960m42km drive, 11km walk1 and half hour drive, 5-6 hours walk
2.Ulleri – Ghorepani2860m11km walk5-6 hours walk
3.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Ghandruk1940m 18 km walk8-9 hours walk
4.Ghandruk – Syauli Bazar – Pokhara or Kathmandu830m5.5km walk,50km drive2 hours walk,2 hours drive
3 nights 4 days Poon Hill Trek

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5 Days Poon Hill Trek Itinerary

Poon Hill Trek 5 days is another way to Poon Hill Trek. If you choose this itinerary, you will start from Kathmandu or Pokhara. If you start from Kathmandu, fly to Pokhara, drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani – Jhinu Natural Hot spring. Trek continues to Ghandruk and drives back to Pokhara or fly back to Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistance kmDistance hours
1.Kathmandu or Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri1960m42km drive, 11km walk1 and half hour drive, 5-6 hours walk,
2.Ulleri – Ghorepani2860m8 km walk5-6 hours walk
3.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani2630m11.2 km walk6-7 hours walk
4.Tadapani – Jhinu1780m8.8km walk5-6 hours walk
5.Jhinu – Ghandruk – Pokhara or Kathmandu1940m,830m5.8km walk,65km drive3-4 hours walk, 2 and half hour drive,
Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara

Poon Hill Trek Itinerary from Kathmandu

If you want to experience Kathmandu – Pokhara drive by tourist bus or private car or fly to Pokhara , see a little bit of Pokhara and stay a night in Pokhara, you may choose Poon Hill Trek from Kathmadu. From Pokhara, drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Tadapani or Ghandruk, Syauli Bazar, drive back to Pokhara and drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistanceDistance
1.Kathmandu – Pokhara830m200 km 7-8 hour drive or 25 minutes fly
2.Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri1960m42 km drive, 11km walk1 and half hour drive, 5-6 hours walk
3.Ulleri – Ghorepani2860m8 km walk5-6 hours walk
4.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani2630m11.2 km walk6-7 hours walk
5.Tadapani – Ghandruk – Pokhara1960m,830m8.8 km walk,2 hours drive5 hour walk, 2 hours drive
6.Pokhara – Kathmandu1350m200 km 7-8 hours drive, 25 minute flight
Poon Hill Trek from Kathmandu

Poon Hill Trek all-inclusive Itinerary

If you are looking for an all inclusive Poon Hill Trek, you may choose this itinerary. This itinerary includes Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu, drive or fly to Pokahra, stay two nights (one night before the trek and one night after the trek) in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani or Ghandruk – Syauli Bazar, drive back to Pokhara and drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

DayDestinationAltitudeDistanceDistance
1.Arrival in Kathmandu1350m
2.Kathmandu – Pokhara830m200 km drive or fly25 minutes flight or 7-8 hours drive
3.Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri1960m42 km drive, 11km walk1 and half hour drive, 5-6 hours walk
4.Ulleri – Ghorepani2860m8 km walk5-6 hours walk
5.Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tadapani2630m18 km walk8-9 hours walk
6.Tadapani – Ghandruk  – Pokhara830m5.5 km walk, 50 km drive2 hours walk, 2 hours drive
7.Pokhara – Kathmandu1350m200 km drive or fly7-8 hours drive or 25 minutes fly
8Departure1350m
Poon Hill Trek all-inclusive

Conclusion

I hope, above information helps you to choose the best Poon Hill Trek itinerary which is suitable for you.

  • If you have very limited time, just want to see the sunrise and himalayas view from Poon Hill and back to Pokhara or Kathmandu, you may choose 2 days of Poon Hill Trek.
  • If you have limited time, still want to do Poon Hill Trek in a loop, you may choose a 3 Days Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara or Kathmandu.
  • If you are looking at just Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara or Kathmandu, you may choose the 4 Days Poon Hill Trek option.
  • If you are looking at Poon Hill Trek including Jhinu Natural Hot spring, you may choose a 5 day Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara or Kathmandu.
  • If you want to go to Poon Hill Trek from Kathmandu, you may choose 6 days of Poon Hill Trek.
  • If your choice is all inclusive Poon Hill Trek, you may choose 8 days Poon Hill Trek.

Himalaya Trip organize 4 Days Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara or Kathmandu and all above itinerary. If you any query about this trek, kindly visit Poon Hill Trek details and contact us.

Number of PaxPrice per personRemarks
1USD 299Transportation will be public bus
2-4USD 299Private transportation
5-9USD 275Private transportation and 2-3 porters
More than 10USD 250Private Transportation and 4 -6 porters
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