Trek to Poonhill 3193m

Posted Mar 31st, 2013 under Trekking & Hiking, Trip Report,


Poonhill trek is one of the shortest yet most promising treks in the Annapurna region. Traversing up and down through the pleasant woodlands of magnolia, firs and rhododendron, arriving frequently at the majestic waterfalls cascading from the elevated cliffs, exploring the cultural affluence of Gurungs ethnics in the villages along the course and feasting the eyes with gradually improving views of glorious Himalayan ranges of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and unique Fishtail are the prominent highlights of Poonhill Trek.

Ms. Linnet Bente Brix and Mr. Christensen Poul from Denmark through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel arrived to Nepal on March 19, 2013 with an aim of seven days trek to Poonhill. Poonhill trek starts at Pokhara and our visitors started their Poonhill trek on 21 March 2013. The trials on the foothills of grandiose Annapurna region where the blossoming colorful flowers in the tropical woods, hospitable cultures in the villages like Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani and the most delightful Ghandruk, showering beauties in the nature and most importantly the regal panorama of the Himalayas from different positions brought them to Poonhill. Poonhill is an exotic location at 3193m from where the most elegant views of the wide range of Himalayas including Annapurna, Tukuche, Fishtail and Dhaulagiri dominating the skyline is seeable.

Six days of trekking journey to Poonhill mesmerized our visitors and they were back to Kathmandu on March 27, 2013. They celebrated a free day at Kathmandu on 28th before departing back home on 29 March 2013.

Poonhill trek 2

Posted Feb 28th, 2013 under Testimonial,


Ms. Fruensgaard Igne and Mr. Hansen Jesper from Denmark preferred a short and fairly challenging trek in the Annapurna region. The visitors from our sole country partner Kipling Travel had the outstanding short trek to Poonhill which covers the glorified natural beauties and the unique cultural values of the region. Their Nepal trip began on 5th February and ended on 15th February, 2013.

Ms. Igne expressed her pleasures during the trek with some beautiful lines.

At the airport we were very timely met by Sardin. He made us feel very special with the very warm welcome professional attitude and informative guidance. At every step the services of the supporting staffs were outstanding. We were very much assured that we were very well taken care of.

Our trek guide Lambabu Sherpa served us with very warming hospitality. He was professional and had good knowledge about the area. He was quite humorous at some times and made us laugh.

The meals and the hotels in the cities as well as during the trek were pretty good. The transportation and the itinerary were perfect.

Overall, it has been a fantastic experience for us to visit Nepal. Everything went very smoothly. We have been traveling individually but with all that support and comforts that characterizes a group tour, we are fully satisfied with everything.

One of the best tours to explore real Nepal.

Posted Feb 4th, 2013 under Trekking & Hiking, Trip Report,


Mr. Alban and Ms. Iben through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel arrived to Nepal on January 7, 2012. The Danish visitors during their visit to Nepal experienced the Home-stays at Nuwakot and Samari, camped a night at Sele, trekked to Ghorepani and Poonhill at Annapurna region. Their visit also encountered with the Gurung culture at Ghandruk Village.

Prior to their tour beyond the valley, they had the brief sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley on the 8th. The cultural city with numerous ancient shrines, palaces and monuments reflects the Nepalese cultural and religious history. After, the couple of days stay at a exotic Hotel Summit in the valley, they began their exploration beyond the valley.

Their trek in the mid-hills of Nuwakot, Samari and Sele ended at Dhading. Right away, the another trek began to the most popular Annapurna region. This trek is a hilarious trek with the magnificent Himalayan views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri ranges including the one and only Fishtail from the hilltop likes Ghorepani and Poonhill. The Poonhill trek also covered the ethnically cultural village of Gurung inhabitants; Ghandruk.

The glorious trek to the Annapurna region ended at its origin point, Pokhara on January 18. The Danish hearts were full with joys and amusements after witnessing the amazing landscapes settling in the high mountainous regions of Nepal. They felt spellbind at several occasions with the distinct natural and cultural wealth they encountered at the Nepalese mid-hills.

After, visiting several panoramic sites in the rural Nepal, they spent a free day at busy Kathmandu, before their departure. They wondered,around the streets of Thamel and Asan. With the memories of one of their best vacations celebrated in the mid-hills of Nepal, they departed Nepal on January 19, 2012.


Trekking journey to Poonhill.

Posted Jan 13th, 2013 under Testimonial,


Ms. Mira Fromberg and Mr. Stefan Hartmann from Denmark were on the foothills of Annapurna at Poonhill on May 26, 2012. They were here to enjoy their short vacation  through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel. After their memorable trek in the mesmerizing places around the great Annapurna region, they were back at Explore Himalaya with their feedbacks.

“Our meeting and handling was very good, efficient and always on time. The trekking guide and the supporting staffs were very friendly, funny and supportive”.

“Our meals in the hotels during the trek was excellent and delicious with varieties of options. The accommodation services at the hotels in the cities and rural Nepal were perfect. The transportation was good and always on time”.

“Our itinerary was perfect. However, the last night at Biretathi ought to be skipped as it was only two hours trek. Instead go directly to Pokhara”.

“Our tour was exceptionally wonderful for an overall evaluation”.


Poonhill Trek.

Posted Jan 8th, 2013 under Testimonial,


Ms. Laursen Louise and Mr. Nissen Michael headed to  Nepal through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel. Explore Himalaya  guided these two Danish visitors during their trekking exploration to Poonhill in the great Annapurna region. The trekking Poonhill offers lots of hilarious walk through the dense rhododendron forest, the encounter with the Gurung culture at Ghandruk and obviously the mesmerizing views of the majestic Himalayas in the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri regions including the unique Mount Fishtail. Ms. Laursen and Mr. Nissen came back to the office of Explore Himalaya with  feedback regarding their entire stay in Nepal once their trek was over.

Michael and Louise

“Our tour operator Savin was very good and professional. We felt very well to have his wonderful caring. Phurpa, our tour guide was very good, thorough and polite throughout our trek”.

“Meals were very good throughout the entire trek. Services in the lodges during our entire trek were exceptionally outstanding. All the staffs of the hotels we stayed in  Nepal were very polite and helpful. They provided us with spotless services. The transportation was good”.

“We would like to recommend few things. The last two days of the trek would be rather more convenient if we can put those two days together”.

“Our entire tour was a great journey and we are very much satisfied with the service level provided by Explore Himalaya”.






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