Where is Poon Hill situated?
Ghorepani and Poonhill are located in the North Central Nepal in Annapurna Trekking region. It lies in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project.
What are the documents needed for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?
You need to have a passport with validity for up to 6 months and you need to receive Nepal Visa which can either be obtained through Embassy or you can also get visa upon arrival. You also need to carry hard cash or Travelers Cheque and you need to have emergency contact numbers.
What type of accommodation do I get in Ghorepani-Poon Hill trek?
Teahouse trekking is possible for Ghorepani and Poon Hill. Most of these teahouses and lodges have a shared toilet. You might need to pay extra charge for hot water shower.
Can I charge my phone during trek?
Yes, you can easily recharge the batteries of your Electronic Items on the Tea houses in which you stay. Try to keep your electronic items warm as cold temperature makes the battery drain soon.
What is the fitness level for Poon Hill Trekking?
This is one of the easy trekking in Annapurna region. Trekking hour is usually 4-5hrs in one day. Anyone with normal fitness level can join this trek. In fact, it is one of the best family trekking package.
How many guides and porters will be there in a group?
You will be led by the group leader. 1 porter will be provided to carry baggage of 2 trekkers. Supporting staffs will vary according to the group size.
Do you provide trekking equipment for this trek?
No, we do not provide these equipment. But, we can show the places from where you can buy or hire your personal trekking equipment.
How will the meals be provided during this trekking?
Breakfast and dinner will be provided in the lodge while lunch will be provided in restaurant. Dal Bhat which is the typical Nepali Meal is the most common food. Noodles, soup and momo are other readily available food. You can also expect Soft drinks and beer in Tea Houses.
Is there any chance of High Altitude Sickness?
Poon Hill trekking is the low altitude trekking. The maximum height that you will climb is 2855m. So, there is no chance of high altitude sickness.
What if I get ill during trekking?
We advise you to quickly inform to your tour leader. Depending upon the seriousness, he will either provide you with emergency medical treatment or contact us for rescue.
What is the weather in Poon Hill?
Poon hill remains quite windy. Remember to bring warm cloths.
There are four types of climates. Autumn is from mid-September to end-November which is peak season for trekking.
Winter is from end-November to March.
Spring is from mid-March to May.
Monsoon is from June to mid-September.
What is the trekking cost for Poon Hill?
The cost is usually around USD 850.
What is the trekking itinerary?
The trekking itinerary for Ghorepani Poon hill is prepared as a 5-days package