Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour - 8 Days

Chitwan Rhino

Trip Overview

Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour is an incredible combination of a short trek and jungle adventure. Witness an amazing Himalayan sunrise from the vantage point of Poon Hill. Walk past charming Gurung and Magar villages and experience their warm hospitality.

Poon Hill Trek is perfect as an introductory trek for beginners or as a family trek. A jungle safari in Chitwan National Park is one of the thrilling activities to do in Nepal.

Chitwan National Park, which is listed among the natural UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the first national park of Nepal. The national park is home to one-horned rhinoceros and Royal Bengal tiger. An evening with cultural Tharu songs and dances will enrich your trip.

Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour Route

Your trip starts and ends in Kathmandu. Take a picturesque drive on a meandering hilly highway to Pokhara. Drive to Hile the trailhead of your Poon Hill Trek. Ascending on long stairs to Ulleri will be a test of your fitness.

Walk to the picturesque village of Ghorepani overlooking the stunning Himalayas. Savor the astounding views of snowy mountains like Annapurna South and Nilgiri.

On the following day, you will be trekking to Poon Hill to catch an amazing Himalayan sunrise. Bask in the panoramic view of snowy mountains like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range and watch mountains shine like gold.

A ridgeline walk followed by a hike through the forest with rhododendron trees will take you to Tadapani. The village of Tadapani lies in the foothill of Fishtail Peak. Trek past traditional Gurung villages on your way to Kimche.

The following day, drive back to Pokhara and go for a jungle safari in Chitwan.

Chitwan National Park is home to animals like Royal Bengal Tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, and crocodiles. Visit elephant breeding center where you can see mother elephants with their calves. Observe wildlife closely with an elephant ride.

If you fancy, you can also participate in bathing an elephant. After jungle activities in Chitwan National Park, enjoy a Tharu cultural program.

A drive back to Kathmandu marks the end of your trip.

Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour Difficulty

Poon Hill Trek is an easy trek of Nepal and Chitwan wildlife safari requires least physical exertion. This trek and tour are suitable for all fitness levels.

It is also perfect as a family trek and tour. During the trek, you will be walking for a maximum of 6 hours and a minimum of 3 hours. On average you will be walking for 5 hours approx. in a day. You will attain a maximum height of 3,210 meters at Poon Hill.

Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

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

Day 2
Day 2

Drive from Pokhara to Hile (1,480m/4,855ft) and Trek to Ulleri (1,970m/6,463ft)
Duration: 2:30 hours (52 km) drive, 3-4 hours (4 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Ghorepani (2,874m/9,429ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (9 km) trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Tadapani (2,600m/8,530ft)
Visit Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (9.5 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Kimche (1,610m/5,281ft) and Drive to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 2:30 hours (55 km) drive, 4-5 hours (10 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

Drive from Pokhara to Chitwan National Park
Duration: 5-6 hours (147 km km) drive

Day 7
Day 7

Jungle activities in Chitwan National Park

Day 8
Day 8

Drive from Chitwan to Kathmandu

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Poon Hill Trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Safari
  • Easy
  • 3,210m/10,529ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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