Annapurna Poonhill Trek
Poon Hill is one of the most popular vantage points in the Annapurna region that offers panoramic views of the Annapurna Mountain massif. The Annapurna Poon Hill Trek offers excursions to the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara where you can enjoy views of tall mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,516m), Machhapuchhre (6,993m) and many others in a relatively close proximity. Famous as the adventure spot of the country, Pokhara offers activities like fishing, boating and swimming in the pristine lakes of the valley. Adorned with beautiful vegetations and verdant woodlands and forests, Pokhara is an absolutely ravishing destination that has the encompassment of the trekking trail going through it. While boating, you can also see the reflection of the Machhapuchhre Mountain, also called “the Fish-Tail” mountain on the shimmering surface of the Fewa Lake on a clear day. This short and compatible Annapurna Poon Hill Trek presents a neat package that has the incorporation of all of the best trekking trails that are ornamented with winsome views of the mountains and natural beauties like no other. Annapurna is one of the most beautiful trekking destinations in the country.
Trekking through dense forests of fir and maple trees, the trail continues to Ghorepani and Poon Hill. You will also come across settlements and villages along the way and can observe the traditions and cultures of the people residing there in adjacent to enjoying the natural beauty of your surroundings. Starting off the trek from Kathmandu, a short scenic flight to Pokhara presents gorgeous sights of the terrain below. From Pokhara, the trekking trail continues to the large and prosperous town of Birethanti. Passing pasture lands and meadows blooming with flowers and mountain goats grazing, the Annapurna Poon Hill Trek has trails trudging to Tikhe Dhunga.
Ghorepani is a conserved area holding the largest rhododendron woods within its acreage. Ghorepani presents spectacular vistas of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Nilgiri (6940m), Hiunchuli Himal (6441m) and more from its location. Hiking to Poon Hill presents highlights of 180° view of the Annapurna massif and its surrounding peaks from its vantage point. Sights of mountains like Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,040m), Annapurna South (7219m), Lamjung Himal (6,986m) and much more are majestic to look at. Moreover, when the rays of the sun hit the mountains and change their color from ivory to burning saffron, the whole sight is breathtaking.
- Day 01: Arrive At Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
- Day 02: Fly To Pokhara (910m/2985ft) 25-Min then trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/49035ft) Duration: 5 Hrs
- Day 03: Tikhedhunga To Ghorepani (2,850m/9,348ft) Duration: 7 Hrs
- Day 04: Hike Up To Poon Hill and Onto Tadapani (2,610m/8,560ft) Duration: 7 - 8 Hrs
- Day 05: Tadapani to Kathmandu
- Day 06: Farewell
- Trip Duration : 6 Days
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