Annapurna Poonhill Trek is an adventure through diverse picturesque scenery, from paddy terraces to the high alpine terrain, with constant views of the world's highest mountain range including Annapurna, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri. We hike through the serene verdant forest of rhododendrons, charming villages full of life and the ancient Trans-Himalayan Trade route".This truly inspiring adventure passes through a more diverse range of climate, vegetation and cultures than any place in the entire Himalayan world, from the lush verdant green vegetation of rain and temperate forests to the terraced rice fields and to the alpine zone, making this trip more tantalizing with an introduction to Nepal's cultural and natural beauty.
Annapurna Poonhill Trekking, also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, or Annapurna Panorama Trekking is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. Invigorating through some rhododendron forests, Poonhill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture. However, Poon Hill Trek is best known for the views from Poonhill. Being popularly known as the Photographer's Paradise, you can capture some of the best snaps of impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Poonhill offers you the striking panorama of the huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2, Annapurna 3, Annapurna 4 and, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others. The phenomenal sunrise from Poon Hill is just conspicuous. A provocative glimpse of high mountains surrounding you can mesmerize anyone who's the part of this awesome trek.
The experiences on this route will provide you with happy memories and stories to tell for years to come, a truly unforgettable trek into the heart of the Annapurnas.
|Trip Duration:||8 Days|
|Best Season:||September - May|
|Per Day Hiking:||5-8 Hours|
|Accomodation:||Hotel, Lodge (Tea House)|
|Group Size:||Min.1 to Max 15Pax|
|Transportation:||By tourist Vehicles (bus, Car, Van)|
1. Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
2. Accommodation as required by you or as specified in the appropriate itinerary
3. Guided tour by private car/van/ bus
4. Your entire standard Meals during the tour if appropriate (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners).
5. Local licensed Language speaking Guide
6. All our government taxes
7. Official expense
1. Certain lunches and dinners as explained in the tour itinerary
2. Your travel insurance (compulsory)
3. International airfare and airport departure tax
4. Appropriate visa fees
5. Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks, laundry
6. Tips for staff and driver (Tipping is expected)
7. Certain sightseeing/monument entrance fees
8. Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
9. Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu.
10. Laundry, telephone calls, Bar Bills ( Mineral Water, cold drinks, whiskey, beer, etc),
11. Emergency evacuation if required, donation, tips, and all personal nature expenses.
Group Size and Guide Ratio
We take a maximum of 16 clients on the trip. There will be an English speaking leader or guide and a team of Sherpas to cater to the group's needs.
Our Trekking Day
We will be walking for 4 to 7 hours every day, depending on trails and altitude with some rest and acclimatization periods. The daily routine begins at around 6 a.m. with tea and washing water brought to your tent and rooms. Please get packed promptly so that the Sherpas can start taking down the tents (For camping trek) and packing up your baggage, while you are having breakfast. Take your day pack with you for breakfast. The morning walk will be about 3 hours and there is no need to hurry. The lunch stop lasts about 1 to 2 hours and is a good time to do your laundry, write your diary, etc. Then we walk for another 2 to 3 hours to our evening stop. Tea and biscuits await you and a few hours later dinner and evening reading, cards, drinking, etc.
Autumn (Sept to Dec) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for the Annapurna Poon hill trek. The weather is sunny, with outstanding views but the nights are a little cold. Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb) is also good for Annapurna Poonhill Trek although it will be a little less colder than Autumn and Spring.
We always recommend that you don't allow your baggage to exceed 15 kilograms that should include your clothing & personal equipment. This is not only cumbersome for you but is also added weight for the porter or even the plane that carries your load. This is the maximum weight permitted for human carriers & even the machine that carries you & your load. 15 kg is considered to be the safe load for porters carrying your baggage across tough terrain to dizzy heights. In avoidable circumstances, TNT will not be responsible for any extra charges made for excess baggage & the risks involved. Travel light is what the wise trekker would do to enjoy a lovely hike in Nepals sublime mountains…it simply makes you feel better
You are advised to consider the following types of equipment as essentials while packing for the trekking.
- Hiking boots
- Warm Socks
- Trekking trousers and pants
- Under Garments
- Hiking shorts
- Sun hat or scarf
- Warm hat
- Thermal gloves
- Water bottles
- Extra clothes to wear in Kathmandu, when you come back from Trek
Kindly note cancellation policy as follows:
· Any guaranteed reservations with cancellation notice of less than 72 hours’ notice will be subject to a one-night charge. (Hotel booking & Trekking)
· Advance payment should be required for trekking to manage the necessary arrangements.