3210 m Poon hill
Flight/ drive to Kathmandu-Pokhara - Kathmandu.
Oct - Dec & Feb - Apr.
Ghorepani PoonHill Trek with Ghandruk, sometimes also known as Annapurna View Point Trek is amidst the Annapurna mountain ranges of central Nepal. The Annapurna ranges are the most majestic and mesmerizing mountain ranges, whereas Mount Annapurna is the 10th highest at an altitude of 8,091 meters. The beautiful eye-catching mountain scenery from Poon Hill is totally out of this world and is a trekker’s paradise.
Moreover, Nepal is famed for the largest altitude variations in the world as it changes from a mere 60 meters above sea level to a whopping 8,848 meters above sea level. Another thing worth mentioning is that there is a huge variation in the climatic conditions too ranging from arctic cold to tropical hot.
Highlights of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Ghandruk
- Opportunity to explore the diverse vegetation, culture, and lifestyle.
- Mouthwatering sunrise view from Poon Hill.
- One of the inspiring trekking destinations in the Annapurna region.
- Walkthrough Gurung and Magar community alongside Rhododendron forest, deep sub-tropical valleys.
- Offers Best View Point
- Stunning view of two of the highest mountains in the world, Mt. Annapurna (8091 m) and Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m).
The Annapurna View Point Trek is often referred to as the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek or the Sunrise Trek. It is so-called because you have to walk for nearly 45 minutes, early in the morning, from the Ghorepani to get the best view of the sun rising over the Annapurna Range. This Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is a short one but considered as one of the lofty Mountain Viewpoint in the world and one of the most amazing ones in the Himalayan Region. Furthermore, this trek is the best for a beginner to get a grip on the scene.
This trek gives you an opportunity to explore the various kinds of vegetation of the area and also get a glimpse of the local culture and the lifestyle of the people. You trek through tiny mountain villages like Ghorepani, Ulleri, and Ghandruk which seem to have come right out of the picture postcards. Apart from this you also get to see two of the world’s highest mountain peaks, Mt. Annapurna (8,091m) and Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m).
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly/Drive to Pokhara (830m) (30 Min Flight & 6/7 Hrs private Drive)
Day 04: Trek to Tikhedhunga/Ulleri (1950m) 4/5 Hrs Walk
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2875m) 6/7 Hrs Walk
Day 06: Trek to Poon Hill (3210m) - Tadapani (2630m) 7 Hrs Walk Including Morning
Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk (1950m) 3 Hrs Walk
Day 08: Ghandruk to Pokhara
Day 09: Fly/Drive to Kathmandu
Day 10: Depart Kathmandu to reach another destination or fly back home with memories of the trek