Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking
Trekking in Ghorepani Poonhill
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is one of the most famous trekking areas in Nepal. To reach to Annapurna Region either you can fly or drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Pokhara is the gate way to Annapurna region. City of Pokhara offers many natural and attractive places to visit. Fewlake with the shadow of Machhapuchre (Fishtail) mountain, Begnas tal (lake). Mahendra Cave, Sharangkot for sunrise and sunset view and others place are the attraction of Pokhara.
There are rarely a few places in the world with such a splendid variety of natural beauty as that of Annapurna region. It is a rare combination of long arrays of snow capped mountains, crystal clear lakes, turbulent rivers with deep gorges, Buddhist monasteries, home of famous Gorkha soldiers and other friendly ethnic groups, as well as hot springs and beautiful villages.
The Ghorepani trek (also known as “Ghorepani / Poon Hill” trek) is one of Nepal’s most classic short treks. Within a short amount of time, you pass through beautiful local villages, rhododendron forests, and, of course, get to see Nepal’s most famous peaks from Poon Hill: Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, and Annapurna South.
A short trek to Annapurna’s classic viewpoint allows you to see one of Nepal’s best views. Pass through blooming rhododendron forests and rice paddies, and see snow-covered mountains as you follow ancient trails connecting local communities. Stay in small villages along the way where you can find comfortable teahouses for the night.
In general, this trek requires five days (2 days for the trek to Ghorepani. And three days for the trek back to Nayapul). It is important to keep in mind, however, that much depends on how fast you move and how much you enjoy your trek. Either direction of this trek can be completed, and both ways are equally rewarding. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you will be taken to Nayapul, where your trek will begin officially.
Name: Ghorepani PoonHIll
Trek Start: Nayapul
Trek End: Pokhara
Actual Day Of treks: 6 Day
Scheduled duration: 8 Day
Best Seasons: Sept-Dec, Feb-June
Type: Tea House (camping on request)
Walking hour: 4-5 hours a day