Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking, also popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, or Annapurna Panorama Trekking, is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. Invigorating through some rhododendron forests, Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local Culture. However, Poon Hill Trek is obviously best known for the views 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. Poon Hill offers you the striking panorama of 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. A provocative glimpse of high mountains surrounding you can mesmerize anyone who’s the part of this awesome trek.
In addition to that, Poon Hill Trekking will also let you witness terraced slopes, warm villages, beautiful paddy fields, and wonderful culture and lifestyle of ethnic people like Gurungs, and Magars. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are two of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna Region. There’s a unique please of trekking in Annapurna foothillsalong with the charming settlements of ethnic communities of Nepal.
The high point of the trek entails crossing of the 5414m high Throng Pass, from the arid valley of the upper Manang, home of Tibeto- Buddhists, down to the Hindu pilgrimage site of Muktinath, and the Kali Gandaki valley, the world’s deepest river gorge, before heading down to Pokhara. Besides the mountain views, we encounter on this trek a variety of mountain communities of the Gurung, Manangi and Thakali people.
Day 01: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport
Day 02: A full day recreational tour of Kathmandu (The Capital City)
Day 03: Flight or Drive to Pokhara, take a 25 minutes flight or 6-7 hour drive
Day 04: Pokhara Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m): walking distance 3-4 hours.
Day 05: Tikhedunga trek to Ghorepani (2775m): walking distance 4-6 hours.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2540m): walking distance to Tadapani 5-6 hours.
Day 07: Tadapani Trek to Ghandhruk (1940m): walking distance 2-3 hours.
Day 08: Ghandhruk Trek to Birethanti (1065m) and drive to Pokhara: walking distance 3-5 hours.
Day 09: Pokhara to Kathmandu, Take a 25 minutes flight or 6/7 hour Drive.
Day 10: Final Departure