Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
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Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a journey that passes through the unbeaten paths between the forest blossomed by Rhododendron flowers. The trek blesses you with the mesmerizing views of Sunrise and Sunsets at the destination. Locating in the Annapurna Region, you will see beautiful mountains after day two of your journey.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Ghorepani Poon Hill at 3200m in height, is also popularly known as a Photographer’s Paradise. This means, that every spot on the trek to Poon Hill is covered by the majestic panoramic views of the Annapurna Region, which will get a perfect snap. In addition to that, the trek to Poon Hill will also make you part of the beautiful Ghandruk Village settled by the people of Gurung Communities. In fact, the people are so much friendlier than, their hospitality will force you to visit their beautiful village again and again.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is a short trek and relatively easy trek compared to any other Himalaya treks. The trek is available for normally 9 days but can be adjusted according to your timing. If you are short on your time you can check for 7 days package or less.

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Trekkers enjoying photoshoot at Poon Hill View Point

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Highlights

  • Amazing views of Sunrise and Sunsets that are insanely famous.

  • The alluring journey backed up by the panorama view of the Annapurna Region

  • Witness the surreal beauty of Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail), Mt.Dhaulagiri (ranges) and Mt. Mardi Hima

  • Climb and walk down the ancient stone stairs in Ulleri Village.

  • The best thing abouttrekking in Nepal is the people you meet. They are always friendly and helpful by nature.

  • Learn and enjoy among the Gurungs of Ghandruk Village. They are very entertaining people. Also, know about their culture.

  • You can also find the waterfall speciality in the monsoon. Just take a chill in the thrilling cold shower after a long day trek.

  • You will be walking through a blossomed Rhododendron Forest, in the Magar Village.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Weather

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is favourable in every season. The weather in poon hill perfectly suits trekkers in every season. The mild temperature during the trek will neither make you feel like it’s burning nor freezes you to death. The perfect blend of temperature and altitude makes trekking relatively easier.

As we will be trekking in the low altitude region, the temperature won’t go too extreme. We will face a mild climate and a little bit of showers at random times. It’s likely, to make the sky clear and brighter.

During winter, the temperature is possibly likely to fall to Zero (0 degree ) in the winter. However,

Some good packing ideas regarding the clothes won’t make it difficult.

Additionally, the peak season people visit is from September to May. There are a lot of tourists during this period of time.

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek Difficulty

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek offers you spectacular views throughout your journey. In fact, the Poon hill trek is often considered moderate level trekking by most trekkers. However, the trek must not be overestimated as well. Here are some of the difficulties that people often feel when they trek to Poon Hill:

  • Walk up to 4 to 8 hrs: The difficult thing about most trekking is that you should walk a lot. Be prepared for walking up to 6 hours daily if possible 8 hours. Do some exercise that will prepare you for walking on the steep slopes prior to poon hill trekking.

  • Tea Shops: Generally, the tea shops are with the basic facilities when you reach higher altitudes. However, during the winter season, some owners return to lower altitudes closing tea shops. This makes trekking in the winter season a bit difficult in Poon Hill.

  • Traffic: It may sound terrible but, during peak season Poon Hill is crowded. During the beauty that Poon Hill beholds, it attracts outnumbered flow of tourists during the peak seasons. If you are a person who loves to be in a quiet place you can choose some other seasons as well. In this way, you can go deep into nature and admire its beauty.

  • Unpredictable Weather Condition: The weather in Poon Hill is not predictable. The weather keeps changing. Mainly, the rainfall and hurl of wind never come ringing the bell. So, get prepared for everything and anything in your trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill.

  • Altitude Related Sickness (AMS): Many hikers often neglect the possibility of getting Altitude Sickness. However, the trek to Ghorepani Poon Hill is at an elevation of 3,200 m which is enough for a person to get altitude-related sickness. So, we suggest that you give proper health care and take enough rest. If you suffer from one, take a rest until it recovers. The package will be there for acclimatization to get you adapted to the high altitude.

Last but not the least, the facilities of ATMs are not in the upper region of the trek. So, carry enough amount of cash from Pokhara.

Things Required for Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

  • A light pair or good quality boots.

  • Tshirts: Both long and short shirts depending on the time you wear it.

  • A lightweight sweater for the upper region of the trek.

  • Inner Wears

  • Raincoat, in case you have walk-in rain

  • A rainproof jacket

  • Sleeping bag

  • Couple of pairs of socks

These are the basic things that would help your journey to be more comfortable. Also, carrying some extra things like a camera, sunglasses ipads, or books will help you to keep the memorable moment for life.

In short, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is an easy and short trek that has fun in each step. Poon Hill is admired by a large number of people across the globe.

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Qs’)

How long is the Poon Hill Trek?

Ans: Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek normally takes about 5 days. The total distance to trek is 51km ( 32 miles). You will be walking for almost 5-6 hours every day.

Do you need a guide for Poon Hill Trek?

Ans: If you are familiar with the Nepali language, Poon Hill Trek must not be difficult for you without a guide. However, taking a guide is always better to the places that you have never seen before.

How many continuous steps are there in Poon Hill Trek?

Ans: Actually you have to walk straight upwards for so many hours and that cannot be classified in terms of stairs. Mainly, the popular stone stairs of Ulleri Village consist of 3500 steps.

What mountains can you see from Poon Hill?

Ans: Several snow-capped mountains and peaks of Gangapurna Mountain, Annapurna South Mountain, Annapurna I mountain, Dhaulagiri Mountain, and Hiunchuli Mountain which people can view from Poonhill are also the major attractions of the Poonhill trek.

Can you see Mount Everest from Poon Hill?

Ans: Unfortunately, you cannot see Mount Everest from Poon hill. But you can see other mountains like Annapurna South Mountain, Annapurna I mountain, Dhaulagiri Mountain, Hiunchuli Mountain, Machhapuchhre Mountain.

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