Poon Hill Jeep Ride

It is good news to the trekkers who choose Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek that they can escape the most difficult portion of Poon Hill Trek, steep Uphill of Ulleri by jeep ride. In fact, Ulleri uphill is, sometimes, challenging to the beginners. But, it doesn’t mean that it is really technical.

This Poonhill Jeep ride is the perfect choice of escaping the steep Ulleri uphill which has more than 3 thousand stone steps.

While backtracking, we can again enjoy the jeep ride from Ghandruk to Pokhara or to Nayapool only.

The concept of decentralization and federal states has resulted in several remarkable developments in rural parts of Nepal including the construction of the motorable road. The road from Nayapool to Ulleri has been improved to suit for jeep ride either directly from Pokhara or from Nayapool.

Now, Poonhill Jeep ride up to Ulleri has become one of the most popular ways of experiencing Poonhill and spectacular sunrise and mountain panorama. The mesmerizing mountain panorama from Poonhill is Annapurna massif, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Dhaulagiri.

How much is for Poonhill Jeep Ride up to Ulleri?

Poonhill Jeep ride from Pokhara to Ulleri costs USD 80 and from Nayapool to Ulleri jeep ride costs USD 40. One jeep can be shared by 8 people and the cost also is divisible.

This cost is only for the jeep and the driver. We don't have AC, food and any kind of drinks at this cost.

How and where can we get a jeep for Poonhill up to Ulleri?

It is really hard to book or get the Poonhill jeep on our own. For this, we need to ask a local travel or trekking company to book it for you. There are several local travel agencies in Kathmandu or Pokhara. Simply, you can ask the travel or trekking agency through which you booked your Poonhill Trekking.

The distance from Pokhara to Hile/ Ulleri is 52 km. 2.30 hrs drive from Pokhara to Hile or Ulleri. If we choose to hire a jeep from Nayapool to Hile or Ulleri, the distance is one 10 km and it takes 1.30 hrs for getting Ulleri.

If you choose Poonhill Jeep ride up to Ulleri from Pokhara or Nayapool, we can save a full day which can be used in other purposes in other places like in Pokhara nd Kathmandu.

And, another significant thing is that we can again escape long and boring walk from Ghandruk to Nayapool by Jeep ride from Ghandruk to Pokhara via Nayapool. Or optionally, we can choose jeep drive from Ghandruk to Nayapool too.

Now the Short Poonhill Trek Itinerary can be like this:

Day: 01 Jeep Drive from Pokhara to Ulleri via Nayapool 3-4 hrs. Drive

 Day 02: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani: 5-6 Hours trek

Day 03 Hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Tadapani (2675 meter): 5- hours trek

Day 04: Trek from Tadapani to Ghandruk: 3-4 Hours trek

Day 05: Jeep Drive from Ghandruk to Pokhara via Nayapool 3 Hours drive

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