Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek - 8 Days

Poon Hill Village

Trip Overview

On this Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek you will get to relax in two natural hot springs of the Annapurna region of Nepal.

Moreover, bask in the grandeur of the Himalayas including Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri from Poon Hill. Also, catch a stunning sunrise over the Himalayas from the viewpoint of Poon Hill.

The trek is referred to as Tatopani Hot Spring Trek since Tatopani translates as hot water in the Nepalese language. Taking a dip in the natural Annapurna Hot Springs is a popular activity to indulge during a trek. The healing properties of dissolved minerals of hot spring are known to relieve body aches and tame skin problems. Experience warm local hospitality and get an insight into the village lifestyle in rural Nepal.

Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek Route

Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek starts and finishes in Kathmandu. Your journey starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The following day, take a short drive to Kande, the trailhead of your hot spring trek, followed by a short hike.

On day 3 of your trek, relax at a natural hot spring in Jhinu Danda which is believed to soothe your body pain and aches. En-route, you will be passing through beautiful Magar villages of Tadapani and Ghorepani. Get up early and trek to Poon Hill with a 360-degree view to catch a mesmerizing sunrise. The vantage point of Poon Hill offers astounding views of mountains including Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, and Hiunchuli. Moreover, rejuvenate yourself by taking a dip in a natural hot spring of Tatopani.

Your trek to Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek ends with a drive back to Pokhara from Tatopani. Pokhara is a famous place to unwind after trekking. The next day, take a drive to Kathmandu.

Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek Difficulty

8 days Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek is an easy trek in the foothills of Annapurna. You will attain a maximum altitude of 3,210 meters at Poon Hill and a minimum altitude of 1,190 meters at Tatopani.

The maximum walking duration is 7 hours and the minimum walking duration is 4 hours. On average you will be walking for around 6 hours.

Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek is suitable for novice trekkers and also recommended as a family trek.

Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,593ft) to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive

Day 2
Day 2

Drive from Pokhara to Kande (1,706m/5,596ft) and Trek to Tolka (1,7800m/5,839ft)
Duration: 1 hour drive, 4-5 hours trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek from Tolka to Jhinudanda (1,700m/5,576ft), enjoy on hot spring
Walking distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek from Jhinudanda to Tadapani (2,600m/8,528ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek from Tadapani to Ghorepani (2,874m/9,429ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours trek

Day 6
Day 6

Morning visit Poon Hill then Trek from Ghorepani to Tatopani (1,190m/3,904ft), hot spring
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 7
Day 7

Drive from Tatopani to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 4-5 hours (98 km) Drive

Day 8
Day 8

Drive from Pokhara (800m/2,625ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive

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Poon Hill Tatopani Hot Spring Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Easy
  • 2,874m/9,429ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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