9 Days Budget PoonHill Trek Package, Itinerary, Price, Cost
9 Days Budget PoonHill Trek

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Transport: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner (BLD)
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
  • Group Size: 15
  • Max Elevation: 3180m

About 9 Days Budget PoonHill Trek

9 Days Budget PoonHill Trek is one of the best economical trekking packages in Nepal. Having the epitome of beauty in its landscapes, Annapurna Region definitely has everything to wow you with. PoonHill Budget Trek can be customizable with a little less budget ideal for every budget traveler from all around the world. Having the viewpoint located at 3200m named PoonHill, you get to check out the most magnificent sunrise you have ever seen. The incredible scenery of the mountain vistas such as Annapurna South, Everest, Machhapuchhre, and many more. The best cultural excursion of the Annapurna Region is none other than 9 days Poonhill Budget Trek.

The refreshing air striking you at the top will soothen you like never before. Trek through the lush rhododendron forests with the reliefing chirping of birds leads you to Ghandruk which is a Gurung village. You will get to interact with the local Gurung people of Ghandruk and be amazed with the hospitality of the locals. The 9 Days Budget PoonHill Trek Itinerary comprises of the trek from Tadapabi to Ghandruk including the bus drive from Nayapul to Pokhara.

The exciting walk with the natural interaction provides you an amazing chance to experience the Himalayan wilderness. Make every moment spent in the 9 Days Budget PoonHill Trek memorable. The specialty of the Budget PoonHill Trek is that you get to make the most out of the gorgeous Annapurna Region in a relatively limited budget with the awesome quality service.

Highlights of 9 Days Budget PoonHill Trek

  • Gorgeous Walk through the lush forests
  • Excellent time in Ghandruk Village
  • Amazing view of mountains like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and many more
  • Overnight at tea house lodge

Itinerary

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Pick up from airport, check in hotel, hang around in Kathmandu thamel at the main tourist place. Overnight at 3 star hotel (Thamel Eco Resort or Skyline Hotel)

  • 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Thamel, Kathmandu

We take early tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.). One can view green hills, beautiful valleys and some mountain views on the way. Pokhara is regarded as tourists’ paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples, etc. One can have pleasure to observe views of Phewa Taal (lake), Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Overnight at 3 star hotel (Hotel City INN or Hotel Third Pole)

  • 3 star Hotel
  • Breakfast

We start our trek from Nayapul (1050m.). We would drive up to Nayapul from Pokhara. From Nayapul, we would trek to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.) via Birethanti (1065m.) which takes about four and half hours. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  • Mountain Tea House Lodge

We trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m.). Today we could ascend down gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, one could see majestic view of Machhapuchhre (6997m.), Huinchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna South (7219m.). Overnight at Ghorepani at tea house lodge.

  • Mountain Tea House Lodge

Today we trek from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3180m.) and then to Tadapani (2675m.). We cover the distance within five and half hours of normal trek. Early morning, we start our trip to Punhill (3180m.) to 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.), Machhapuchhre (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and numerous other snowcapped mountain peaks. Having breakfast at Ghorepani, trek to Tadapani (2650 m.) through the deep forests of rhododendrons, bamboos and oaks. En route, one can observe waterfalls, rocks, wild animals, birds and green valleys. Overnight at Tadapani at tea house lodge.

  • Mountain Tea House Lodge

Trek from Tadapani (2675m.) to Ghandruk (1950m.). Comparatively, today is the easiest trek of all days. One has to trek through the forests of Rhododendron and oak One could hear soothing chirp of birds on the way. This trek is also offers best alternative for birds lovers. Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There is a handicraft centre and Gurung museum. From this village you could observe good views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna (7455m.), Annapurna III (7755m.) and Fishtail. Ghandruk village is listed in World Heritage Site. Overnight at Ghandruk. In the evening, typical Gurung Cultural program will be organized on demand. At tea house lodge.

  • Mountain Tea House Lodge

Trek from Ghandruk (1950m.) to Nayapul (1990m.). Now the rest of the trail descends gently down to Dhampus passing through Pothana village (1900m.). Then drive back to Pokhara from nayapul Overnight at 3 star hotel (Hotel City INN or Hotel Third Pole)

  • 3 star Hotel in Pokhara

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus. After a normal drive of seven hours, we reach Kathmandu. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, we head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where the Nepal's first Cable Car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. One can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Overnight at 3 star hotel (Thamel Eco Resort or Skyline Hotel)

  • 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Breakfast

After breakfast free time for last moment shopping or rest then drop you at the airport by private vehicle.

  • Breakfast

What's included

  • Airport picks up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Two night’s deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the trekking). 3 night standard accommodation at Pokhara.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
  • By car from Pokhara to trek starting point and trek ending point to Pokhara.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel
  • Insurance company.
  • Annapurna Conversation Area Project (ACAP) permits.
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Duffle bag if necessary.
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges

What's not included

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • Food (lunch and dinner) while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic Drinks.
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)

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