Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking is a popular trekking route among Nepalese and foreigners too. It is a short and easy adventure around Annapurna region where any individual can have once in a lifetime memories. Stunning Sunrise view , the panorama of Himalayas, natural and cultural importance of place makes this trek extra beautiful. Poonhill view point offers rich view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli, Machhapuchre and other Himalaya peaks. Gurungs and Magars are local inhabitants of Ghorepani and this place also offers cultural insight of these communities.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking begins from magnificient view of Pokhara. Ghorepani Poonhill or Ghandruk Trekking usually starts from Nayapul and crosses the Modi Khola following a trek to Hile, leasing you to Tikhedhunga which means Sharp Stones in Nepali. The trail gradually leads you through crimson Rhododendron forest as we advance forward to Nanga Thaanti, meaning naked patch because of its open field. You can relax your eyes through spectacular views of mighty Mountains when you reach to the top of the Ghorepani Village.
The Trip Continues
Next day in the morning, the day kicks off with the hike to Poonhill and after an hour one can reach to a place from where one can have closer view of the Annapurna Range and snowed Mountains. One shouldn’t miss Gurung Museum on the top. . It serves right to say that every next house there is a museum, with unique pieces of culture. Similarly, we slowly descend from Ghandruk for a couple of hours and finally we ascend towards Nayapul and get back to Pokhara on a four-wheeler. Spring Season between March to April and autumn between Septembers to December is best time to go for this trek.
Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking can be joined by any enthusiast looking for trekking in Nepal regardless their age and fitness level. It is also the prime choice for first time trekkers. Join this trek with Duke Nepal Adventure for best of trekking memories with your friends and family.
Nepal is famous as mountainous country throughout the globe. Tourist coming from across the world is easily lured by the immense beauty of almighty mountains. These snow-capped mountains gives the feeling of heaven on earth. Poonhill is one of the best and short trekking routes of Nepal. One can experience Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range from Poonhill. Poonhill is easy trek that makes it more accessible from Pokhara. Poonhill not only offers the magnificent view of snow-capped mountains but it also takes you to the journey of Gurung culture of Nepal.
Beautiful ladies wearing traditional Gurung hdress and ornaments is one of the thing in Poonhill that gives a short glimpse of Nepalese diversified culture. Poonhill is also famous for early morning sunrise. White Snow- capped mountains turning golden is one of the breathtaking view for both domestic & non-domestic travelers. Poonhill is more about natural attractions than that of man-made attractions. Still local houses, Gurung dance, ritual can be equally attractive.
Ghandruk Poonhill is one of the easy and short trek that Nepal has been offering. One can reach Poonhill via Ulleri or can reach Poonhill via Ghandruk. Ghandruk is comparatively easier route to Poonhill. The trip starts from Birethanti which is 2 hours drive from Pokhara. After reaching Birethanti one can reach Ulleri by short hiking of 3 hours. One next day one can reach Ghorepani from Ulleri with continous walk of 7-8 hours. Poonhill can be easily reached within 2 days from Pokhara. After reaching Ghorpeani one can trek to Ghandruk and can trek to Birethanti from Ghandruk. After reaching Birethanti, one can board the vehicle to Pokhara. The Poonhill is more accessible and easy route of trekking. One can also use Ghandruk route to reach Poonhiil. Helicopter service is also available if require by the guests.
Ghandruk, Ulleri & Poonhill offers tourist standard hotel to the customers. Cozy beds, tasty foods and world class service comes together in Ghandruk & Poonhill. Poonhill not only offers our authentic cuisine i.e, Dal, Bhat & Tarkari but also offers popular international fast foods such as Pizza, Burger & Sandwiches with the availability of professional chefs. $5-$10 per day can be enough for one day accommodation in Poonhill & Ghandruk. Nepali cuisine Dal, Bhat & Tarkari is readily available everywhere. Client also can have the taste of Gurung food in Ghandruk.
Poonhill offers Horse-riding for both adventure seekers and nature lovers. Similarly one can experience serene sunrise from Poonhill each morning with short hiking of 2 hours from Ghandruk. The overall trekking experience can be amazing experience and activities. Similarly, Poonhill & Ghandruk also offers Gurung village walk which helps to be familiar with Gurung culture of Nepal.
Duke Nepal Adventure has been organizing Poonhill Package in economic & comfortable way.