Do you want to see the popular features of Nepal and add wildlife to your journey? If so, then you should definitely check out our Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan journey. It lets you explore the exotic protected areas with the authentic cultures of the country. You can also walk in the foothill of the Himalayas on this journey.
The trip features the best part of Nepal. It is a perfect mixture of culture, nature, and wilderness. Hence, we invite you to set out on this beautiful adventure. Aren’t you excited to have the best holiday ever?
To know more about this trip, continue reading.
Highlights of the Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan
- Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites on a sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu Valley.
- Start the journey with a scenic drive to Chitwan. You’ll get to see the countryside and wide green paddy fields.
- Explore the Chitwan National Park and try out different adventurous activities.
- Unwind and explore the streets of Pokhara.
- Go boating in the infamous Phewa Tal (lake). You can even try kayaking on the lake.
- Hike through the dense forest of oak and rhododendron forest and breath in the fresh forest air.
- Enjoy glimpses of the glorious mountains from Ghorepani.
- Interact with the locals and hear the stories about their ways of life.
- Hike up to Poon Hill and catch a beautiful sunrise at dawn, along with the panoramic views of the majestic mountains.
- Stop by the old museum in Gurung village, Ghandruk, and witness their ancient household artifacts.
Embarking on a Poon Hill trek with Chitwan is undoubtedly an exciting journey. But what are the routes you’ll take during this journey? Let’s cover that in this section.
As you land at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you’ll be welcomed by one of our staff. He’ll then take you to the hotel in Kathmandu. A short meeting to brief the entire trip will be held at the hotel. After that, you can have the rest of the evening to yourself.
Before the journey, a sightseeing tour in Kathmandu city is organized in which you’ll visit the UNESCO world heritage sites and witness the history. The journey starts with a scenic drive to Chitwan. After exploring the Chitwan National Park, you’ll then drive to Pokhara. From Pokhara, you’ll drive to Nayaphul and commence your trek. The next stop is Tikhedhunga. After staying here for a night, you’ll walk toward Ghorepani.
Now, you’ll hike up to Poon Hill at dawn and take in the mesmerizing panoramic views of the glorious mountains. After Poon Hill, you’ll now descend to Tadapani via Ghandruk. You’ll drive back to Pokhara and bring your trek to a close. Lastly, the flight back to Kathmandu marks the end of your trip.
When is recommended?
The Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan is certainly a trip that will make you experience the best aspect of the country. And deciding when to embark is a crucial step in planning this trip. Moreover, we understand that choosing dates can be intimidating. Hence, we are here to help you out. Let's see the perfect time for this trip.
Like most treks, the most suitable time for the Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan is between March-May (spring) and September-November (autumn). The weather is clear, with mild temperatures during these months. The spring season presents you with the full bloom of the rhododendron flowers. And the fall season offers you to hike in cool breezy air under the warm autumn sun.
Nevertheless, the trek is accessible throughout the entire year. Each season will give you a different and unique experience.
Is This Trek Right for Me?
Although intriguing and exciting, how will you know if the trip is perfect for you? Continue reading to find out.
The first thing you must consider while choosing a holiday is the kind of experience you want: wildlife, exploring history, or the Himalayas. The Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan combines these three experiences in one package. The trip offers a sightseeing tour, exploring the National Park, and hiking in the Himalayas.
Second, comes determining the number of days for the holiday. This one is an 11-Day journey. However, if you want to customize it and add or minus days in your itinerary, we can arrange it for you.
Now, it's time to check out the difficulty level of the journey. The Poon Hill trek is graded as an easy to moderate trek. The trek can be completed by anyone with a reasonable fitness level. You can opt for this trek even if you are a beginner with no trekking experience.
Do you want more treks to explore before deciding on the right one? Well, we are here with some alternative adventures for you.
The Short Annapurna Trek is a short trek in the Annapurna region. The trek will give you a taste of the region’s beauty. You can opt for this trek if you have limited time.
The next one is the Nepal Adventure Tour. The 12-Day journey offers you to experience wildlife, adventure activities, hikes, and sightseeing tours. You can look into this trek if you want to add more thrill to your journey.