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Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill – 12 Days Unparalleled Hike Into The Annapurna Sanctuary

(29 Reviews)
  • 12 Days
  • Max People : 16
  • Wifi Available
  • 365 Days
  • Age : Just a Number
  • Pickup: Airpot

Annapurna Base Camp Via Poon Hill Trek Details

Annapurna Base Camp Trek via Poon Hill is a picturesque journey that combines the enchanting beauty of the Poon Hill viewpoint with the awe-inspiring grandeur of the Annapurna Base Camp. Located in the Annapurna region of Nepal at an elevation of 4130m, the Annapurna base camp trek via Poon Hill is renowned for its stunning panoramic views, diverse landscapes, and rich cultural experiences.

Annapurna base camp via poonhill trek typically begins from the vibrant lakeside city of Pokhara, where trekkers take a scenic drive to Nayapul, the starting point of the trek. From Nayapul, the trail winds through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and lush rhododendron forests, offering glimpses of traditional Nepali life and culture. Along the way, trekkers are treated to breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks, including the majestic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

One of the highlights of the Annapurna base camp via poon hill trek is the sunrise view from Poon Hill, a popular vantage point renowned for its panoramic views of the Himalayas. Watching the sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges is a mesmerizing experience that leaves a lasting impression on trekkers. After enjoying the sunrise, the journey continues towards the Annapurna Base Camp, passing through charming villages like Tadapani, Chhomrong, Bamboo, and MBC.

As trekkers ascend higher into the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary, the landscape transforms into rugged alpine terrain, with towering peaks looming overhead. Finally, the trek concludes at the Annapurna Base Camp, a natural museum surrounded by towering peaks, including Annapurna I (8,091 meters). The sense of achievement upon reaching the base camp is unparalleled, as trekkers are rewarded with close-up views of the world’s 10th highest mountain Annapurna 1st. After enjoying the breathtaking scenery and capturing unforgettable memories, trekkers retrace their steps back to Pokhara, concluding an unforgettable Annapurna base camp via poon hill trek adventure in the heart of the Himalayas.

Departure & Return Location

Kathmandu

Price Includes

  • Airport Pick up and drop off
  • Twin sharing accommodation in the city
  • Group sharing accommodation in the mountains
  • An English-speaking guide and porters
  • All Ground Transportation by tourist Bus or Private Car/Van
  • Trekking Permits, sleeping Bag, duffle bag
  • 1 main course meals 3 times a day while on trekking and climbing with a cup of tea or coffee

Price Excludes

  • Flights To/From Nepal, Tourist Visa, and Travel insurance
  • Meals in the Cities
  • Personal expenses: Boiled and bottled water, hot shower, battery charging, Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks etc.
  • Any extra costs due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Tips for your trekking staffs

Complementaries

  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Company T-Shirt
  • Certificate of Achievement and Medal
What to Expect

Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill stands as a favored and remarkably scenic trekking route in Annapurna region of Nepal. This journey promises an unforgettable adventure, breathtaking landscapes and enriching cultural experiences. Here’s what you can expect en route of Poon Hill Annapurna base camp trek:

  • Scenic Views: Poon Hill is renowned for its panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges, including the majestic peaks of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). The sunrise view from Poon Hill is particularly famous.
  • Varied Terrain: The Annapurna Base Camp via poon hill trek encompasses a variety of terrain, including lush forests, charming villages, terraced farmland, and high-altitude alpine landscapes. You'll pass through rhododendron forests (blooming in spring), traditional Gurung and Magar villages, and cross suspension bridges over rushing rivers.
  • Altitude Gain: While Poon Hill itself is not very high (3,210 meters or 10,531 feet), the trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 meters or 13,549 feet) involves significant altitude gain. Proper acclimatization is essential to prevent altitude sickness.
  • Food and Accommodation: On the way to Annapurna bae camp via Poon Hill, there are tea houses and lodges along the route, providing basic but comfortable accommodation and meals. It's advisable to book accommodation in advance during peak trekking seasons (spring and autumn) and we do book the accommodation in advance for you.
  • Weather: Weather conditions can vary widely depending on the season. Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best times for trekking, offering clear skies and moderate temperatures. During winter (December to February), it can be cold and snowy at higher elevations, while summer (June to August) brings monsoon rains and the possibility of landslides.
  • Physical Challenge: The Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill trek is considered moderate in terms of difficulty, but it still requires a good level of fitness, especially due to the steep ascents and descents. Proper preparation and training beforehand can enhance your trekking experience.
  • Cultural Experience: You will have the opportunity to interact with local communities, experiencing their unique culture, traditions, and hospitality. Many trekkers find this aspect of the journey as rewarding as the natural beauty. And this makes more interesting the Annapurna base camp via poon hill tre.k.
  • Permits: You will need to obtain necessary permits for trekking in the Annapurna Conservation Area, including the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card and the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP). These permits are usually arranged by us for you and you do not have to be worried about it.
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Itinerary
This itinerary for Annapurna base camp via Poon Hill provides a comprehensive overview of the trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill, including key highlights and overnight stops. However, it is essential to be flexible and prepared for changes due to weather conditions, trail conditions, or personal preferences. If you would like to customize the plan let us know.

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrive in Kathmandu, Pick up from airport and Transfer to your hotel.
  • If time permits, explore the bustling streets of Kathmandu,
  • Trip briefing and get ready for big adventure.

Day 2Drive or Fly to Pokhara

  • Take 8-10 hours’ drive to Pokhara or 25 min short flight
  • Pokhara is a picturesque city nestled beside Phewa Lake and surrounded by the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountains.
  • You have chance for last min shopping and  final preparations for the trek.

Day 3Drive to Ulleri, a village with stone steps, and trek to Ghorepani.

  • Scenic drive from Pokhara to Ulleri Village via Nayapool and Thikhedgunga
  • Start trek through rhododendron forests and charming villages.
  • Arrive at Ghorepani (2,874 meters or 9,429 feet), a beautiful village with stunning mountain views after 4 hours of hike.
  • Distance: Approximately 8 kilometers (4.97 miles) and Duration: 4 hours

Day 4Poon Hill Sunrise, Trek to Tadapani

  • Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3,210 meters or 10,531 feet) for sunrise views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges.
  • Return to Ghorepani for breakfast.
  • Trek to Tadapani (2,630 meters or 8,626 feet) through rhododendron forests and open grasslands
  • Distance: Approximately 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) and Duration: 5-7 hours

Day 5Trek to Chhomrong

  • Descend through forests to a suspension bridge over the Kimrong Khola.
  • Ascend to Chhomrong (2,170 meters or 7,119 feet), a Gurung village with stunning views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre.
  • Distance: Approximately 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) Duration: 5-6 hours

Day 6Trek to Bamboo

  • Descend steeply to the Chhomrong Khola.
  • Cross a bridge and ascend to Sinuwa village and trek through bamboo forests.
  • Reach Bamboo (2,310 meters or 7,579 feet) and spend the night at tea house
  • Distance: Approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) Duration: 4-6 hours

Day 7Trek to Deurali

  • Trek through bamboo and rhododendron forests.
  • Pass through Dovan and Himalaya villages.
  • Trek following singing river and enjoying capturing the waterfalls in your camera
  • Arrive at Deurali (3,230 meters or 10,597 feet), a small settlement waiting serve the trekkers.
  • Distance: Approximately 8 kilometers (5 miles) Duration: 5-6 hours

Day 8Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)

  • Ascend gradually through a rocky trail.
  • Trek following the river with gradual climb to MBC
  • Pass through Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) and continue to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 meters or 13,549 feet).
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail and other peaks.
  • Distance: Approximately 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) Duration: 5-6 hours

Day 9Trek back to Bamboo

  • Descend from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo.
  • Retrace your steps through the scenic landscapes, that you already trekked on, on the way up.
  • Distance: Approximately 16 kilometers (10 miles) Duration: 5-7 hours

Day 10Trek to Jhinu Danda and Drive to Pokhara

  • Descend to Chomrong Khola via Sinuwa and ascend to Chhomrong
  • Enjoy your last mountain meal in Chomrong before trek down to Jhinudada where your treks ends.
  • Get in the transport which will take you to Pokhara, where you can enjoy good food, drinks, shower and comfy bed.
  • Distance: Approximately 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) Duration: 5-6 hours hike and 3 hours drive

Day 11Return to Kathmandu or extend your stay in Pokhara

  • Drive 8 to 10 hours or 25min fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.
  • Explore Kathmandu, free and easy time.

Day 12Departure, Transfer to the airport for your onward journey or departure from Nepal or extend your stay in Nepal.

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FAQ

How difficult is the Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill  trek?

 The Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill trek is considered moderately challenging. It involves walking for several hours each day over varied terrain and at high altitude. While no technical climbing is required, trekkers should be prepared for steep ascents, rocky trails, and changes in weather conditions.

What is the best time of year to trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill?

The best time to trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season from March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) season from September to December. These periods offer stable weather, clear skies, and favorable trekking conditions.

Do I need to be physically fit to trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill  trek?

While a good level of fitness is recommended, trekkers of varying fitness levels can undertake the Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill  trek. Regular cardio exercise and hiking preparation are advisable to ensure physical fitness for the demands of the trek.

How do I prepare for altitude sickness during the Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill  trek?

Sufficient acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. Trekkers should ascend gradually, stay hydrated, and recognize the symptoms of altitude sickness. It’s recommended to include rest days in the itinerary for acclimatization and to descend if symptoms become severe.

What kind of food and accommodation is available during the Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill trek?

Accommodation along the trek route ranges from basic tea houses to more comfortable lodges with amenities such as hot showers and WiFi, especially in the lower elevations, but higher up, accommodation is more basic. Most of the trekkers find delicious food along the trail, with different meal options.  As the Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill  trek is more commercial now food and accommodation facilities are getting better day by day to serve their guest in the mountains.

Can I trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Poon hill without a guide or porter?

While it’s possible to trek independently, many trekkers opt to hire a guide or porter for added support, safety, and convenience. Guides can provide valuable insights and assistance, while porters can help carry trekking gear and luggage, reducing physical strain.

What should I pack for the Annapurna Base Camp via Poonhill trek?

Essential items to pack include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a good-quality sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a first aid kit. It’s important to pack light but ensure you have all the necessary gear for the trek.

How much does the Annapurna Base Camp via Poonhill  trek cost?

The cost of the Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill trek can vary depending on factors such as the duration of the trek, accommodation preferences, and whether you choose to hire guides or porters. On average, trekkers can expect to budget between $1,000 to $2,000 for the entire trek, including permits, accommodation, meals, and incidental expenses

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Carrie

Group Traveller

ABC TREK VIA POONHILL

My first trekking in Nepal is an exciting experience. The sunrise from the mountain peak was truly gorgeous. Our guide, Mr Sali & his team are very professional and helpful. Highly recommended Sali Trekking to those who wish to explore Nepal more.

September 12, 2024

Lily T

Solo Traveller

ABC cum Poon Hill Trekking

Excellent service by Sali and team. Flexible in arrangement and provide honest advice throughout the
entire trip. Everything was well organised and timely. Will highly recommend to friends. Thank you.

September 29, 2023

C C

Group Traveller

My first trekking in Nepal is an exciting experience. The sunrise from the mountain peak was truly gorgeous. Our guide, Mr Sali & his team are very professional and helpful. Highly recommended Sali Trekking to those who wish to explore Nepal more.

September 27, 2023

A Rahaman

Group Traveller

Poon hill ABC TREK

This is my 2nd trip in neal with Sali and his team and this is best trip i had. Well organised trek, best
guide and porters and we all 6 in grouo well taken care. Highly recomendes sali trekking and his team.
Next EBC.

March 24, 2023

Asha A

Group Traveller

Poon hill ABC trek with sali

This is my first trek in Nepal with group of my friends from Malaysia . And trip was organiser by sali and
his team. Airport pick to drop all went well. Well organized, well taken care and trek it self was amazing.
Thanks and team sali for this trip. You guys were awesome. See you next year EBC. HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED.

March 24, 2023
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