POON HILL TREK

Poon hill, Annapurna region trekking is one of the most popular and easy trekking destination of Nepal. For the trekkers and hikers who are looking for a short Himalaya trekking, Ghorepani, Poon hill trek is the perfect destination. This trekking route is especially for those who have limited time but wants to experience the maximum of nature and cultural hospitality. Poon hill trekking is also commonly known as Annapurna Sunrise trekking. It is one of the most popular and easy trekking routes of Nepal. Poon hill trek offers you a full range view of mesmerizing mountains of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri region. To name a few of the mountains peaks that can be seen from the height of Poon hill are Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Lamjung mountain, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu Himalayan ranges and other few. The people, nature, the food, the creeping birds, the sky scraping mountains, the hills covered with beautiful rhododendron flowers, with no doubt will immerse the travelers into nature.

The trekking starts from Pokhara. Pokhara is trekkers ‘paradise which lies on the western part of Nepal. From Pokhara, you need to get a ride early morning from bus to Nayapul, which is about an hour drive. If you do not have the idea about local transportation then you can ask your hotel to arrange a vehicle, which will take you to Nayapul. Your trekking starts from Nayapul after you reach Ghorepani, you need climb short steep 1 hour or so trek up the hill, and you will reach your beautiful destination, Poon hill. The view point is at the height of 3210m from sea level. You will be surrounded by ranges of the high Himalayas covered in snow which is bound to mesmerize any trekker.

Apart from the awesome view of the mountains one can also enjoy the view of small Gurung village, slopped hills filled with paddy, experience the lifestyle, culture, and food. Poon hill trek has so much to offer for the travelers that it makes it one of the must-visit destinations of Nepal.