Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

Trip Facts

  • Duration 9 Days
  • Trip Difficulty moderate
  • Max. Altitude 2,885 m
  • Start and End Kathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Best Time Spring and Autumn
  • Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Tea House during the trek

Ghorepani and Poon Hill Trek with Peaceful Nepal takes you to most fascinating and magnificent location to high green hills, covered in beautiful dense rhododendron forest.

Ghorepani and Poon Hill Trek linked together as it is located within close to each places, where Ghorepani a village perched on ridge top and a small pass on route Old Trans Himalaya Salt Trade Route Trail.

 

Ghorepani situated beneath scenic hill top Poon Hill a famous views point for stunning sunrise over panorama of high Himalayan peaks, a grand panoramic high hill top where views covers more than 360 degree wide angle.

From Poon Hill, besides sunrise views where one can catch three world highest 8,000 meters mountain range with Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu with towering Machhapuchare Himal the famous Fish Tail peak.

The area around Ghorepani and Poon Hill also known as world largest natural rhododendron garden which you can witness during spring times from March to May months.

Our short and scenic adventure begins from lovely city Pokhara located on beautiful verdant valley surrounded by green hills and high snow-capped range of Annapurna Himalaya that reflects on its calm Phewa and Begnas Lakes.

From Pokhara short drive to reach on the foot hills to start our walks heading ups towards nice lovely villages in the backdrop of high Annapurna Mountain range and enter into dense woods lined with rhododendron and pines trees.

As climb continues to reach Ghorepani village located in the midst of rhododendron forest where you can find comfort in nice cosy lodge with rooms facing excellent views of Dhaulagiri Himalaya.

Next early morning short climb takes you on top Poon Hill our final major highlight and destinations enjoy glorious sunrise over chain of snow-capped mountain range.

After a great picturesque and scenic moments return walk takes you to high hills within nice green forested area and the downhill to reach at large Ghandruk village, populated with Gurung people the main tribe of Annapurna region.

Enjoy last day at Ghandruk with time to explore scenic and cultural village enriched with age-old heritage and interesting farm life and then back at beautiful Pokhara to conclude our marvelous experience on Ghorepani and Poon Hill Trek.

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