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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

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$560.00 / Per person

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Highlight of the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking

  • Great sunrise view of the massif Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, wonderful landscape.
  • The great mixture of different floras and faunas of Annapurna region provides you the most beautiful moments exploring the Himalayas.
  • Stunning mountains of this region like Manaslu (8163m/26781ft), Annapurna (8000m/26246ft), Dhaulagiri (8167m/26545ft), and Macchapuchrey (6947m/22793ft).
  • Enjoy Gurung culture and their museum. Colorful villages, cascading waterfalls, lush valleys, and rhododendron forest.
  • Massif sunrise view of the Himalayas from Ghorepani and Poon Hill. Experience the different cultures of Gurung and Magar people.

Trip Summary

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is one of the short and easy popular trekking options in the Annapurna region, located in the western part of Nepal. This trek passes through regions inhabited by diverse ethnic groups including Gurung, Magar, and Thakali. It is suitable for children and older individuals who are interested in an easy trek. Enjoy spectacular mountain scenery and sunrise views of the 8000-meter Himalayas. The trek offers a great mixture of culture, flora, fauna, and landscapes, from subtropical lowlands to the alpine zone. View greenery from paddy fields to rhododendron forests. The beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk offers insights into their culture, tradition, and hospitality, with the Gurung museum in Ghandruk being a key highlight of the trek.

Panoramic Views

Enjoy panoramic sunrise views of the Annapurna Himalayan range from Poon Hill at an elevation of 3210m (10531ft). View three of the highest mountain ranges: Dhaulagiri (8167m/26794ft), Annapurna (8091m/26545ft). For a longer trek in this region, consider the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Other Mountain Views

From this trek, you can also view Mt. Manaslu (8163m/26781ft), the eighth highest mountain in the world, located in the Gorkha district. Other notable mountains include Gangapurna (7455m/24459ft), Lamjung Himal (6983m/22910ft), Barasikhar (6635m/21768ft), and Nilgiri (7061m/23166ft). Tukuche Peak (6920m/22680ft) and Hiunchuli (6441m/21131ft) are also visible.

Trail Features

All the trekking trails pass through rain and alpine forest zones and traditional villages.

Additional Highlights

With the constant view of high snow-capped peaks, including the majestic Mt. Fishtail (6993m/22942ft), this trek is ideal for anyone who loves the Himalayas. You can also sightsee in Kathmandu, including some monasteries, ancient temples, and the beautiful art and architecture of the medieval period.

Enjoy the marvelous aerial view of Annapurna I (8091m) and Dhaulagiri (8167m) along with other high Himalayas. You can also observe amazing wildlife, including endangered species like musk deer, leopard, spotted deer, and pikas.

The trek offers a massif sunrise view of the Himalayas from Ghorepani and Poon Hill. It provides a great chance to explore Mongolian cultures like Tamang and Gurung, lush valleys, cascading waterfalls, dense forests, and colorful villages. With an elevation of 3,210 meters, Poon Hill offers beautiful and scenic views of the Annapurna range. The sunrise from Poon Hill is one of the most amazing experiences of the Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking.

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