Poon hill family trek is very short but very beautiful trekking trail in Annapurna Trek Region. The short and easy trek gives you an unforgettable lifetime experience of trekking in Nepal Himalaya. Poon hill Family trekking suits any types of family. You can do this trek with your family member in Spring and Autumn season. The rest of the time is also ok for the trek but there is no 100% chance of seeing the mountain perfectly. The stunning views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range, unique Gurung culture and tradition are the major attraction of the trek to Poon Hill.

Your family Poon Hill trekking starts from Nayapul, Nayapul is 1.30 minutes driving from the touristic city of Pokhara. This wonderful hike passes several typical and beautiful villages of kaski such as Ulleri, Ghorepani, and Ghandruk. The excellent trek goes through the thick alpine forest of banthanti, tadapani as well as deurali also. You can get the 360 degree mountain views of Mt. Dhaulagiri ranges (I, II, III and IV) and Gurja peak in Dhualgiri side, while Mt. Annapurna I 8091 Meter, Annapurna south 7,219 Meter, Annapurna II 7940 Meter, Barasikhar, Nilgiri 7,600 Meter, Hiunchuli 6400 Meter Annapurna side. The mesmerizing views of Himalayas can be seen from the most highlighted and highest point of the trek poon hill 3210 Meter.

The Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek will take you through green hills and high terrains. Trekkers can have an unreal experience of the blooming rhododendrons and magnolia if you are there on spring season. If you go there on the autumn season then you can see the forest of rhododendrons, pine, oak, birch and juniper trees and many other plants of the forest that you will feel that you are in nature heaven.

Nepal trek hub Poon hill family trek is one of the best holidays for the family who want to spend their vacation in Nepal mountain. This is a comfortable hike into Annapurna region to see the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range mountain closely as well chance to see the unique local Gurung culture of the trekking trail. Poon hill family trek last from 4 – 8 days depending on a route you choose to do. We are here to assist your family holidays excellent in the Himalayas and make a lifetime memory. Our helpful and friendly guide and porters will always there on your needs to make you happy as much as they can.

Poon hill family trek difficulty

Poon hill family trek difficulty is easy trek. The trek is surely very easy in Annapurna Region. Known as the short and best trek trail in Annapurna does not need require any technical climbing. The trek does not go on such a high elevation, the maximum elevation that the trekkers gain on this trek is just 3210 Meter, 10,530 Ft on the top of the Poon Hill. Poon Hill is a morning hiking viewpoint from Ghorepani.
Any age group people can do this trek from child to old. You can do this trek with your child as well. If the child or adult is able to walk 4-5 hours per day then easily they can do this trek.

Poon hill trek with kids

Most of the travellers are wondering whether they could do Poon hill trek with kids? Yes, they can. This is the easiest trek of Nepal and very facilitated in terms accommodations as well as transportation. If you wish to do the trek with kids then you have to tell us that you are coming with kids, and also should tell the age and walking abilities of kids.
If you tell this then, would be easy for us to arrange the baby/ kids carrier if it seems necessary. you can enjoy your holiday in Nepal by doing poon hill family trek with the kid. You can experience a holiday with kids in Nepal with us.

Poon hill family trek highlights

here are some Poon hill family trek highlights, Which you can see while doing poon hill trek.
  • amazing landscape while driving from Kathmandu to Pokhara or from the flight. you can see the view of the countryside while travelling to Pokhara.
  • Peaceful environment of Pokhara and the fantastic view of Phewa Lake, you can actually boat here to see the Himalayas more clearly
  • fantastic and scenic drive to Naya Pul, you can see the magnificent view of Mt. Mardi Himal, Mt Fishtail, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Lamjung Himal and many other peaks from Naudanda
  • Small settlement of local people, Where you can see local people culture and traditions. this village is Nayapul, Hile, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Banthanti, Ghorepani, Tadapani and ghandruk village.
  • Walking through the green lush, forest with the peaceful environment
  • Perfect and close view of Dhaulagri 8167 Meter, Dhaulagiri II, Dhaulagiri III, Dhulagiri IV, Gurja Peak, Annapurna 8091 Meter, Annapurna south 7219 Meter, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak, Dhampus peak, Hinchuli as well as holy fishtail peak.
  • The diversified landscape of the area and local cheese of Deurali.

Poon Hill family trek Preparation

It is very difficult for hikers how to prepare for Poon Hill family trek Preparation, while you work in your country and don’t have time to manage the things, Here is the things which might reduce your your worries about Poon Hill trek

Know some more about trekking

It is very important to take the Information before you start, here is some information which might be very important for you.

  • If you are going to trek then you must calculate yourself weather you will be able to do such a big hike or not, you need to know about the trek grade, distance, how much walk should you walk in a day, how much up and down. This is Moderate grade trek. Know about the grade of trek
  • Get Some Information About altitude mountain sickness, It is very good idea to collect more information about altitude mountain sickness before you go. In mountain there is no internet, so get some information of
  • If you are wondering to get the visa of Nepal, then you can either get in your country or even in Nepal Airport. Here is information about
  • For Trek you need to bring the enough gear, Without Proper gear you can not do the trek comfortably, or the equipment you bring are unnecessary, then it is only carrying things to you so get the proper equipment from here.
  • To trek in Nepal specially in Annapurna region and this trek you can do trek any time of the year but Spring and Autumn season are the best time to trek in Nepal. Please read

Poon Hill Family trek map

There are many types of maps available in market of Poon Hill Trek. These maps publish by different publisher. The map is also differs as per publisher. If you buy the map in Kathmandu there are mostly Nepal Map, Himalayan Map which are two very popular map in Nepal. If you want to get the big scale map which cost is more than normal. you need to choose as per your wish but make sure that proper information in the map, Such as distance in KM, Time in Hours. We advice you to take the float-able map which can go anywhere in the bag or even in pocket. You can get Poon Hill trek map free from us after you book the trip with us. We provide you when you arrive here in Nepal on your trip preparation day.

For this trek, you don’t need to get the map specially if you go with us. The trails, distance, height will be given to you by your guide and this is short trip with family so you don’t need a map however for a look you can see here



Poon Hill Family Trek Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu

    We welcome you to in Kathmandu international airport. Me or staff from Nepal Trek Hub welcome you in Airport, then together you go to hotel. We will give you a briefing about the trek, then support you to hire a equipment on shop in Kathmandu if it is necessary.
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus or fly

    Our guide, will pick up you from your hotel then bring you in tourist bus park. From here you would drive to pokhara which takes you 7-8 hours. you can see the best view of country side. If you take the flight then you go to airport together then fly to Pokhara. Stay overnight at Hotel
  • Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul to then trek to Ulleri

    Pokhara Elevation: 800 MeterUlleri Elevation: 1960 Meter
    Elevation Gain: 1160 meters ApproxDistance Travel: 45 KM Drive, 17KM-18KM
    Trail Accent/decent: AccentTime:1-2 Hours drive, 6-7 Hours trek
    As we start our trek, We drive to Nayapool 45 KM from pokhara and takes about 1.30 hours to 2 Hours, depnding on a road situations. Then we start our trek from Nayapool to Ulleri which is easy hike but you need to walk through a hot and humid trail. It is very greenery area but very easy hike. You will do lunch in Sudame. From Tikhedhunga you climb 1.30 hours to ulleri and stay overnight here.
  • Day 04: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani

    Ulleri Elevation: 1975 MeterGhorepani Elevation:2875 Meter
    Elevation Gain: 900 meters ApproxDistance Travel:15 KM-18 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accentTime 6-7 Hours
    Our trekking trails begins with stairs along the ulleri village. The trails gently climb until banthanti. From Banthanti the rhododendron forest starts, there is also bamboo bushes, this is quite relaxing walk through forest. You will do lunch in Nangethati which is 1 hour before from Ghorepani. The trail climbs very gently to Ghorepani.
  • Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill 3210 Meter early in the morning, then trek to Tadapani

    Poon Hill Elevation:3210 MeterTadapani Elevation: 2675 Meter
    Elevation loss: 535 Meters ApproxDistance Travel:18 KM -21 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Accent/decent bothTime 6-7 Hours
    Early in the morning around 4.45 am, you and your guide trek together to Poon Hill (3210m.). You can enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7995m and many other numerous peak the morning then trek down to Ghorepani. We Now take the breakfast then start to climb deurali, you see the same view from here as like Poon Hill. The trail decent down valley then climb to Tadapani finally.
  • Day 06: Trek to Ghandruk then drive to pokhara

    Tadapani Elevation: 2675 MeterPokhara Elevation:800 Meter
    Elevation loss: 1875 meters ApproxDistance Travel:15 KM – 16 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent DecentTime 6-7 Hours
    Today we trek down to ghandruk which takes 3-4 hours to trek. Then we do lunch here in Ghandruk. Ghandruk is also good place to see the mountain view, Gurung culture and Gurung Museum also. Then we take the jeep to go Pokhara. The jeep takes 3 Hours to reach in pokhara. Check in hotel and stay overnight here.
  • Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu

    We take the tourist bus to Kathmandu which takes about 6-7 Hours.
  • Day 08: Departure

    We will drop you to the airport.


Poon Hill trek cost includes

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu
  • 2 Night Hotel in Pokhara
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
  • Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
  • Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis
  • Annapurna conservation Area Project Permits
  • Seasonal Fruits if possible
  • First Aid Box
  • TIMS Permit
  • All land transportation as per written on above itinerary
  • Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs

Cost excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Frequently asked question Regarding Poon Hill family trek

Below here we have given some frequently asked question regarding Poon Hill family Trek, Which might address your question of Poon Hill trek. if not you can ask us


Which is the Poon Hill family trek best time?

Firstly, October to November is first best season to trek here, then March – April is second best time to trek to Poon Hill. Actually, you can do trek whole year here. In the month June-August it is rainy season so you will have a less chance to see the view. Winter season is very cold, there will be very less chance of the best view.



How long walk per day and how difficult is walk on Poon Hill family trek

This is the easiest trek of Nepal. you need to to walk 6-7 Hours per day but there are stairs to go Poon Hill. there are a lot of stairs during the trek you need to climb to go Poon Hill



What kind of accommodation is available Poon Hill Trek

There are facilitated tea houses / lodges as compare with other tea house of another trekking route. They are basic accommodation, in some hotel you will find attached bathroom, but most of the rooms they don’t have a attach bathroom.



Is there WIFI on Poon Hill Trek

Now most of the Tea houses in Poon Hill Trek they have a WIFI, The wifi works not that fast but you can text with your friend and family



Can i get hot shower on Poon Hill Trek?

Yes, Definitely hot shower is available everywhere but you need to pay a certain charge, for per shower per person. They provide hot shower using a Gas.



Is there enough hotels on Poon Hill trek?

Yes, There are more hotels everywhere on trekking trail, You would not have any problem regarding accommodation while you trek here.



Is there Mineral water I can buy on Poon Hill Trekking?

Yes, obviously there is mineral water you can purchase down village like ramghai, sudame after that you can buy a safe drinking water which you need to refill. We also request you to use the your own water purification system, It helps to reduce the number of plastic bottle in environment. Our small effort can be a very little contribution to environment



How many miles is the Poon Hill Trek?

According to various source the total distance of the poon hill trek is 32 miles (51 km) approx. To trek here it takes 4-5 Days and the maximum elevation is 3210 meter in Poon Hill. This is a easy trek so all people can do it. This is also best for a family holiday on mountain. It does not require pre-exercise



How many steps to go Poon Hill?

It is true that there are so many steps to climb. The steps begins from Hile to Tikhedhunga. There are very normal steps but after Tikhedhunga to Ulleri is 500 Meter climb and has steps around 3500. Until Banthanti there is steps



How do you get to Poon Hill?

You need to take taxi or local bus to Nayapool which is 45 KM from Pokhara. Which takes about 1.30 Hours then you need to trek 2 Days to reach Poon Hill via Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Banthanti, Nangethanti



How high is Poon Hill Nepal?

Poon Hill is situated at the Elevation on 3210 Meter from sea level in the Border of Kaski and Myagdi District.



What permit need for Poon Hill Trek?

Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit (ACCAP) and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) are required to go Poon Hill Trek and you get it through the registered trekking agencies.



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Poon Hill Trek Facts
  • Difficulty:Strenuous
  • Duration:8 Days
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • RegionAnnapurna
  • MealsFull Board on trek
  • altitude3210 M ie 10530ft
  • Group-Size1-18 Person
  • Transport:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Local Bus
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