One of the most sought tourist destinations for the trekkers and nature lovers alike, Poonhill is a must visit to view the beautiful sunrise in the backdrop of the beautiful mountains. The panoramic view of Mt.Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Macchapuchhre (6,993m) as well as the Annapurna ranges.
We trek per day between 4 to 8 hours it’s depending on the walk, we can always tailor the date to you and your needs. While trekking with Happyland Treks we recommends you to drink 3 to 5 liters water per day. Water is known to help when combating mountain altitude sickness.
When trekking you will go through terrain that can be flat, downhill uphill and at points with lots of stairs.
We are always there to help and support you and your journey. Learning about local culture and their people. Visiting Gurung museum, Cultural Gurung dress up. Reaching to poonHill max altitude 3210m. During the trip we will sleep at a maximum altitude of 2874m. Ghorepani.
Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel and over night in Kathmandu preparation for trekking.
Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus and over night in Pokhara (820m).
Pokhara to Nayapul by private transport 1:30.hrs and trek to Ulleri (2010m)
Trek Ulleri to Ghorepani (2874m)
Trek Ghorepani to Poon-Hill (3210m) to Tadapani (2630m) Early in the morning hike uphill to the Poon hill to see the sunrise view and Annapurna Himalayan range include the world’s 7th height mountain Dhaulagiri (8167.m) after enjoying the view downhill to the Ghorepani and breakfast after breakfast trek to Tadapani.
Trek Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m)
Trek Ghandruk to Nayapul (1070m) from Nayapul by private transport to Pokhara (820m)
Pokhara to Kathmandu (1336m) by tourist bus.
Departure to international airport or if you have few days extra in Kathmandu you can relax, do shopping, sightseeing, etc.
We stay at the Tea house. Tea house trek basically means small hotel with cozy room established along the trekking route that provide room and food. Most of this established family owned and home cooked meals are serve as well as different type of food European and western food it’s bit of different but it’s good.
For all Trekking and Hiking trips we recommend you to be prepared and have the items from this list.
Sun hat / warm fleece hat / Sunglasses / Head torch / headband
Few pair of T-shirt / Cotton t-shirt / Light thermal / leggings
Fleece jacket / down jacket
Light weight walking pant / Hiking Shorts / Under garments
Inner Socks / Thick warm wool hiking socks / Comfortable Hiking boots / Sandals
Fleece Gloves / waterproof wind fleece gloves
Sleeping bag liner / Pancho rain cover / Trekking poles / Headlamps and spare batteries / camera batteries with chargers / watch with light alarm / Water bottle or Camel bag / money belt / Dry Packs
Toiletries and Personal Hygiene:
Shampoo / conditioner
Tooth brush and paste / Face and body moisturizer
Nail clippers file / Clothes washing shop
Toilet paper you can by more on a trek / hand sanitizer / Sunscreen / body high UV Protection.
See yours doctor for complete travel medical include High altitude medicine Diamox.
Mountain Altitude Sickness can affect anyone above 3000 meters. Altitude Sickness affects people regardless of sex, age and fitness. If you are showing signs of mountain altitude sickness your safety is our first priority and we will facilitate you getting down as fast as possible.
Hace – High Altitude Cerebral Edema (swelling of the brain)
Hape – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (fluids in the lungs)
Persistent severe headache, difficulty breathing, confused thinking, loss of appetite, rapid breathing or breathlessness at rest, vomiting,coughing up pink, brown or white sputum, sound of liquid in the lungs, blueness of face and lips, severe lethargy (not wanting to do anything), persistent bubbling cough, or persistent increased heart rate (110 per minute)
Prevention:- Drink plenty of water (not alcoholic beverage) and eat fruit – especially when crossing high pass.
Accommodation in Kathmandu is not included in this package and you will have to arrange accommodation for staying in Kathmandu yourself. Accommodation costs varies depending on the tourist season as well as the areas where you choose to stay. Our team members will be more than happy to help you and provide with assistance and guidance for booking accommodation or any other travel information related to your stay in Nepal.
Yay! Everything was so good! Happy Bimal was fantastic – sooo great! What awesome service and a great trek!
Thank you so much for wonderful experience at Poonhill Trek. It was an amazing!!! Very nice view and lots of mountain and sunrise. We really like also the Ghandruk museum and gurung dress up.