Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

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Beautiful scenery, rich in culture, and ultimate adventure: Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is undoubtedly the best short adventurous trek in Nepal. 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the easiest trek in the Annapurna Region, which is well suited for a short period of time. A beautiful place situated at an altitude of 3200m gives an amazing experience beneath the lap of the Himalayan range. An epic trek beyond the imagination provides an opportunity to explore the beauty of Nepal Mother Nature. If you have a limited time during your visit to Nepal and still want to see beautiful snow-capped mountains while experiencing the unique Nepalese culture, then Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the best option in Nepal.

A short adventurous trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill starts from the beautiful Pokhara valley. Basically, the trek starts from the beautiful village Nayapul, but at first, we have to reach the Pokhara valley in order to start the trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill. The trial began on the stone uphill road after crossing the Modi Khola, which is covered with the dense green forest and gives an actual trekking feeling in Nepal. The forest is filled with the lust rhododendron flower (National flower of Nepal), which is said to be the biggest rhododendron forest on trial. You also encounter the icy waterfall on the route where you can take a short rest to cool down your body. 

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek reflects the exciting glance of typical Nepali Gurung villages on the trail. You will also get a chance to experience the culture and lifestyle of Gurung and Magar communities, which could be your lifetime memory in Nepal. The Gurung people are well-known for Gorkha Soldiers, which servers the armies around the world. The people of these Gurung villages are kind-hearted, lovely, and always warmly welcome the visitors. Interacting with local people of Nepal during your trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill is a unique experience that you could never forget in your life.

As the trail moves forward, you may encounter the stunning and incomparable view of Annapurna range on Deurali, which is on the upper part of Ghorepani. Your journey to explore the beautiful mountains on the trek has just started, which already increases your excitement level. Most of the trekkers stay a night at Ghorepani, which is on the altitude of 2855m, then wake up early in the morning to continue the journey to Poonhill. The Poonhill offers the spectacular panoramic view of snow-capped mountain Annapurna south (7129m), Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), Nilgiri (6940m), Tukuche peak (6920m), and Lamjung Himal. Your journey to the Poonhill trek is the worth it journey of your entire life, which leaves the most amazing memory in Nepal. 

The sunrise in the morning over snow-capped mountains in Poonhill looks breathtaking that it’ takes a while to believe in your eyes. You will experience a quiet and peaceful atmosphere along with the tantalizing glimpse of high mountains in Poonhill. The place is also known as Photographic paradise, which is the hidden gem or destination for a photographer who loves to capture beautiful mountains of Nepal. Poonhill is one of the marvelous viewpoints in the Annapurna region, which only takes 3 to 4 days to complete. Trust me, your short trek to Poonhill will be the most memorable trek in Nepal, which leaves you speechless.  

Should I Bring Children on the Trek?

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is the safest trek in Nepal that anyone can perform the trek without any trouble so, if you are planning to bring your children on the treks, then it will be a good idea because your children can also experience the true beauty of Nepal. 

What Should I Bring During the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek?

Trekking means a long walk on the off-road while exploring the beautiful side scenery. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is the short trek in the Annapurna region, so bring only the light things with you on the trek. Packing unnecessary things on your backpack only makes the trek harder. 

So here are some of the lists which you should bring during your Ghorepani Poon Hill trek in Nepal.

  • Best quality hiking boots.
  • A pair of socks.
  • Warm jacket.
  • Comfortable t-shirts (two or three)
  • Warm inner trousers.
  • Long-sleeved shirt.
  • Sunscreen (if you can’t withstand on the sun)
  • Quick-drying towel.
  • Camera and charger with extra batteries.

Difficulty of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Nepal

The Ghorepani poon Hill trek is a moderate trek where you can enjoy the whole trek with a normal fitness level. It might be able to cause a little bit of a problem if you never go on a trek before. So if Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is your first trek in Nepal, then do some jogging and walk for a month to boost your stamina. 

Best Season to Perform the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

The weather of Ghorepani Poon Hill is pleasant throughout the year, which means you can enjoy the trek whenever you visit Nepal. However, the best season to do the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September, October, and November). The weather is cool and perfect during these two seasons, with the clear visibility of the Mountains.  

If you are planning to do the trek during summer, then it might cause a certain problem because summer attracts the rain, and the road becomes slippery along with leeches. The visibility of the mountains will be low due to fog. 

Day 01 – Drive to Nayapul 1 hrs by car. Birethanti checked post-Trek to ulleri  (1960m) – 5hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse

Day 02 – Trek to Ghorepani ( 2750m ) 5hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 03 – Poon Hill sunrise trek to Tadapani ( 2590m ) 6hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 04 – Trek to Ghandruk ( 1940m ) 3hrs. O/N at a Guesthouse.

Day 05 – Trek to Nayapul last destination of the travel to Pokhara by car 1hrs.

Include:

  • An experienced  insured and equipped English speaking Guide
  • 3 meals during trek
  • Teahouse accommodation on trek twin sharing basic
  • Insured and equipped porter as on IPPG rules
  • Tims permit
  • Annapurna Conservation Fee

Exclude:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for Guide and other trek staff
  • Lunch and dinner in the city
  • Additional costs due to illness, rescue, force majeure, changes of flight and itinerary
  • Personal drinks and Bar Bill

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