Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek from Kathmandu or Pokhara

  • Last Updated on Oct 7, 2022

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara or Kathmandu is exciting trekking that will let you explore the major attractions of Annapurna region and also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking or Annapurna Panorama Trekking. Ghorepani Poonhill Shortest (Short) Trek can be made in a minimum 3 days from Pokhara and 4 days from Kathmandu. Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the best ways to experience the Annapurna Region in a short period of time. It is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that passes through the beautiful ethnic or historic villages of Annapurna Region through some rhododendron forests along rare flora and fauna of this region. Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama and beautiful sight while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture, tradition, and lifestyles.

However, Poon Hill Trek is obviously best known for the panoramic views of Himalayan ranges from Poon Hill. Being popularly known as the Photographer's Paradise, you can capture some of the best snaps of impressive Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges perfectly. Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of beautiful huge Himalayas including Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, III, and IV, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, Gangapurna, and Manaslu ranges among few others. The phenomenal sunrise from Poon Hill is just unmissable in your lifetime. An exciting glimpse of high mountains surrounding you can mesmerize anyone who's the part of this awesome trek.

In additional, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking will also let you witness unbeatable landscapes, terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields and wonderful cultures, traditions and lifestyles of ethnic people like Gurungs and Magars. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are two of the largest Gurung communities or settlements in the Annapurna Region.

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Poon Hill Location

Ghorepani is a village which lies in Myagdi District in the Dhaulagiri Zone of northern-central Nepal. It lies 17 km from the district capital of Beni at an elevation of 2874m (9429 ft). The world-famous Poon Hill lies in the Ghara VDC of Myagdi district at an elevation of (3210m/10531ft).

Poon Hill Trek Route

Ghorepani Poonhill trekking begins from Nayapul. Everyone can gain access to Nayapul after taking one hour of the ride from Pokhara. Pokhara can be reached either through 25minutes of flight from the domestic airport in Kathmandu or following Prithvi Highway via vehicles for 5 hours. Leaving Nayapul, our journey follows the dirt trail through Birethati to Tikhedhunga settlement and You will cross Ghorepani and reach Poonhill. Poonhill offers panoramic views of several snow-capped mountains and peaks.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Difficulties and Challenge

The Annapurna Poon Hill trekking difficulty is graded as the moderate trail because of its steep terrain, unbeatable landscapes, high elevation, and basic facilities. This trail demands a moderately fit person having great highland passion. Moreover, trekkers must be fairly active, follow the healthy lifestyle and train regularly at least 3 months prior to the trail to build up stamina and endurance capacity for your successful expedition.

Gears Need for Poon Hill Trek

The Ghorepani Poon hill trekking is not many days trekking as it is known as short trek but most of the time autumn & winter always cooling weather so need to prepare warm up your body enough jacket, fleece, few pair of t-short, couple of trekking pants, warm enough gloves, hiking shoes and socks, headlight, sun cream, sunglasses, sun hat, sleeping bag, water bottle and comfort backpack in well manner for your successful trip over there.

Poon Hill Trek Duration

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is very flexible Trek which can be done in 3 days, 4 days, 5days and more as per your demand and flexibility. If you have less time and you have wished to trek in Annapurna Region or to explore the Annapurna Region then Poon Hill trek is the best way to explore this region within 3 days.

Weather in Poon Hill

Poon Hill weather is usually unpredictable as it will be pretty cloudy in the spring season and the temperature ranges from 20 ˚C to 30˚C. Temperature lies in between 20˚C to 35˚C in the summer season.  There are Four seasons prevails in Poon hill. Here, Winter season lasts from December to February, Spring season exists from March to May, June to August is time for summer season while autumn season continues from September to November. October to November and March to April are the best seasons to explore Poon hill as the weather remains pretty good in these months and you can enjoy every part of poon hill closely.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Itineraries

Itinerary of Poon Hill trek is very flexible so that we can design the itinerary as our flexibility and wish. We can start this trek from two locations one from Kathmandu and another from Pokhara. If you are in Pokhara you can start your Trek from there, Nepal Trek Adventures offers all Annapurna Region from both Kathmandu and Pokhara

Ghorepani poon hill trek from Pokhara

If you start Ghorepani Poon hill trek from Pokhara, you will drive from your Hotel or accommodation in Pokhara to Nayapul and start the trek to Hile and to poon hill. The shortest package is of 3 days which cannot be reduced more than that but if you want to extend we are flexible as per your comfort. For this Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara, we have different packages such as:

Ghorepani poon hill trek from Kathmandu

If you start poon hill trek from Kathmandu, you will take an early (first) flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara of 25 minimum time in flight or drive to Pokhara via car for 5 hours and drive to Nayapul then start the trek in the same day. This trek can be done in 4 minimum days. We are flexible to minimize or maximize the itinerary according to your comfort. The package from Kathmandu are:

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