Poon Hill Trek is the most popular trekking route of Nepal. It is short treks of only six days of the walking tour but you can enjoy magnificent views of stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys. This treks mainly highlights Poonhill at the elevation of 3210 m from sea level. Also, all major peaks are visible including Mt. Dhaulagiri at far left and Annapurna I and it's ranging, Manaslu and many more on the right.
The trek is easy, it has enough walking along streams and forests for those who are looking for a few days close to nature, yet it is not far away and involves no high climbing. You absolutely should not have any risk of altitude sickness during this trek.
The Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is an immensely popular short trek to the Annapurna. We will start the trek from beautiful Modi Khola river, after an hour of drive from Pokhara. Crossing the suspension bridge over Modhi Khola river, we ascend through ethnic villages and farm terraces enjoying the views of Machhapuchare peeking between the hills.
On the second day, we will hike mostly through woods before we reach Ghorepani hill. Next morning we start our trek with an early climb of one hour nearby Poonhill for the spectacular view of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri and other famous mountains of the region.
Ghorepani stands over hillock densely forested covered with rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal. Every spring it has tremendous scenery of forests in bloom with the panorama of the high mountains on the skyline.
These three mountains (Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna I) are scaled more than 8000 m. As they are respectively seventh, eighth and ninth highest mountains in the world.
Moreover, tourist can also enjoy lush green Rhododendron and other forests. Also, people working at their farm, seeing different faces, some wild animal, birds highlight the main aspect of the trek.
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