3 DAY POON HILL SHORT TREK

  • DURATION3 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELModerate
  • GROUP SIZE1-12
  • MAX ALTITUDE3210

Highlights

  • Trek through Rhododendron forest
  • Great Himalayan views
  • Great Sunrise view from Poon Hill

Trip Overview

3 Days Poon Hill Trek is a short trek itinerary in the Annapurna Region of Nepal. The Poon Hill Trek in 3 days is a little rush. However, it is doable, and the short trekking is becoming more popular these days because many people have limited time to experience the trek in Nepal, and the short three days Poon Hill Trek is the best suitable one.

The 3 Days Poon Hill Trek starts and ends in Pokhara and Pokhara is about 200KM west of Kathmandu and the most popular beautiful tourist city in Nepal. You drive to Nayapul, which takes about 2 hours from Pokhara, and start trekking to Poon Hill. You walk about 4 hours for the first day to Tikhedunga. Then, trekking to Ghorepani the next day, that takes about 7 hours.

You hike to Poon Hill the next day as Poon Hill is the final destination of the trek. You can view an excellent sunrise view over the Himalayas. The views of Annapurna South, Annapurna 1, Hiuchuli, Fishtail, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak, and Dhaulagiri is best from Poon Hill. You trek down to Ghorepani to have hot breakfast and trek down to Nayapul on the same trail that you trekked in the previous day, and finally, you drive back to Pokhara to conclude the Poon Hill trek.

The major highlights of 3 day Poon Hill Trek are Himalayan views from Poon Hill, trekking through Rhododendrons forest, the experience of culture, lifestyle, and tradition of local people of are they are Magars and Gurungs. The waterfalls, terraces, and landscapes are other highlights of Poon Hill Trek.

The 3 Days Poon Hill Trek is the shortest trek for the Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trail. However, we also have a 4-days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek that goes around the Tadapani and Ghandruk. Further, We also have 10 Days Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek that includes arrival and departure days to and from Nepal and a day tour in Kathmandu, and travel days between Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Itinerary

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You drive to Nayapul after having breakfast at your hotel in Pokhara. You then start trek to Nayapul, and today is the first day of the three day Poon Hill trek. The trekking takes about 4 hours from Nayapul to Tikhedunga. And, you also stop in some villages in between to have lunch.

  • Guest House
  • B, L
  • 1540
  • Tikhedunga

Today is the second day of your three days Poon Hill Trek, and the trek takes about 7 hours. This part of the trekking is the hardest part of the whole adventure. The first part for 2 hours is step uphills until Ulleri, the trek then goes gradually up to the Ghorepani. You also have to stop at Banthati or Nangethati to have lunch.

The trek goes through the waterfall, terraces, and forest. You can hear the sounds of chirping birds, and you can also see the monkeys on this part.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2860
  • Ghorepani

Today is the last day of this short 3-day Poon Hill Trek. You hike to Poon Hill early morning before sunrise as you are going to see the Sunrise view over the Himalayas. The hike to Poon Hill takes about one hour from Ghorepani.

Great views of the Himalayas from Poon Hill include Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna 1, Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Fishtail, and many others.

You hike down to Ghorepani and have breakfast. You pack up your stuff and start trek to Nayapul. The trekking today is long. However, the trail is mostly downhill and flat level. The trekking takes about 7 hours to reach Nayapul, and you also stop at Hile to have breakfast. There is a vehicle waiting for you to drive back to Pokhara.

  • B, L

What's Included

  • Private transfers from Pokhara to Nayapul and return
  • Two nights of guest house accommodation on trek
  • Annapurna conservation and TIMS permits
  • A guide
  • Meals (2 breakfast, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service, which will be paid by your Travel insurance company
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets if necessary

What's Excluded

  • Your expenses of drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge
  • Tips for the guide
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Check Available Dates

  • We have set a list of the dates for the 3 days Poon Hill Trek. Select one of the best dates for you and book the trek.
  • If the given date is not suitable for you, then contact us for your date as the 3 days Poon Hill Trek is available on any date of the year.
  • Private 3 day Poon Hill Trek is available on any date of the year.
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Start Date01 Jan, 2021End Date03 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date03 Jan, 2021End Date05 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date05 Jan, 2021End Date07 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date07 Jan, 2021End Date09 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date09 Jan, 2021End Date11 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date11 Jan, 2021End Date13 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date13 Jan, 2021End Date15 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date15 Jan, 2021End Date17 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date17 Jan, 2021End Date19 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date19 Jan, 2021End Date21 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date21 Jan, 2021End Date23 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date23 Jan, 2021End Date25 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date25 Jan, 2021End Date27 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date27 Jan, 2021End Date29 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200
Start Date29 Jan, 2021End Date31 Jan, 2021AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$200

Useful Information

Best Time for the 3 days Poon Hill Trek

The best time for the 3-day Poon Hill Trek is spring season (from March to May) and autumn (from September to mid-December). However, the trek is possible to do all around the year. The 3 Day Poon Hill Trek low-altitude trek in Nepal that goes only to 3210 meters above sea level so, it is doable in winter (December to February) and moon soon season (June to August).

How to Reach Pokhara to do 3 days Poon Hill Trek

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, and Tribhuvan International Airport is only the international airport in Nepal so, this airport is only the entry and exit point for the international airport when you travel to Nepal by air transport. Furthermore, if you travel to Nepal by Overland, then you can enter Nepal through the Nepal-Tibet border and Nepal-Tibet Border.

If you travel to Nepal through Nepal-India Border, then you can travel to Pokhara directly from the border and start the 3 Day Poon Hill Trek. If you travel Nepal through the Nepal-Tibet Border or airport, then you can either travel to Pokhara by domestic flight, or hire a private vehicle, or travel by tourist bus. So, let us know if you need to book a domestic flight to Kathmandu, arrange private transport, or book a tourist bus to travel to Pokhara.