The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is popularly known as the Annapurna Panorama Trekking or the Annapurna Sunrise Trekking. It is a popular and one of the relatively easiest treks that is known to meander through the beautiful villages of the Annapurna Region.

The trek along the Poon Hill is an invigorating journey through the rhododendron forests that will bring you close to the Himalayan Panorama and one step closer to the Local Culture.

Tourist Attractions on the Way

However, the Poon Hill Trek is best known for the spectacular views that travellers get to experience from the Poon Hill, the names of which include – Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Annapurna South, Lamjung Himal, Dhaulagiri, Gangapurna and the Manasla range to name a few. Do not forget to catch the phenomenal glimpse of the sunrise from the Poon Hill. The journey along the Poon Hill trail promises to mesmerize you with glimpses of the warm villages, the terraced slopes, the beautiful paddy fields and the wonderful cultures and traditions of the people belonging to the Magar and the Gurung community.

The breathtaking mountain scenery and the beautiful ethnic villages justify why the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is so popular. The trek will consist of enough walking tracks alongside long streams that take you close to nature. It will not involve any high climbing and therefore is ideal for old people, children and those who suffer from health issues like Vertigo.

Ideal Seasons for Undertaking the Journey

Trekking along the Ghorepani Poon Hill trail is ideal for all season. However, you are recommended to avoid undertaking the journey during the Monsoon season.

The Journey to the Ghorepani Poon Hill

It is a very popular short trek that takes you to the Annapurna region. The journey will start from the Modi Khola River, which is a one hour drive from the Pokhara. You will have to cross a suspension bridge that runs over the Modi Khola River. This will land you straight into the ethnic villages and the farm terraces that occupy the region.

You will be able to enjoy wonderful glimpses of the Machhapuchare peeking from between the hills. Travellers will be continuing their journey amidst the woods before they reach the Ghorepani Hill. You can make an early climb to the nearby Poon Hill to enjoy a spectacular view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and other famous mountains that dominate the region.

Ghorepani is a densely forested hill full of rhododendrons. It is a national flower of Nepal. During the spring time, when the rhododendrons are in full bloom, the hill gives a spectacular vision against the blue skyline.

Travellers will need to descend from Ghorepani to the beautiful village of Gandruk, situated on the lap of the Annapurna range. The rich culture, traditional houses and the beautiful landscape combine to form a mesmerizing view of the area.

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is combined with a two-day elephant safari in the Tropical Chitwan National Forest. Visitors can get to see a number of wild birds and animals that include – deers, rhinos, crocodiles, leopards, peacocks and tiger.

Other activities of tourist attraction include – canoe rides in the Rapti River, bird watching safari tours and visits to the elephant breeding center.

Our representative will pick you up at Kathmandu International airport and transfer to Hotel.

You will do half day city tour and trekking preparation. We prepare your trekking permit and TIMS.

This day, you will drive to Pokhara by private vehicle and Tourist coach. Also another transportation option is by flight. It is depend on you.

After reach to Pokhara, you will be free for rest or walking around Lakeside. 

Your trek starts from Pokhara to Nayapul by Vehicle and then begins walking up to Tikhedhunga.

This takes 6/7 hours reach to Ghorepani. which is best and main trekking sport of the Annapurna region trekking.

You will wake up early in the morning and guide takes you to Poon Hill from where you will see sunrise with great Himalayan views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya. 

Then back to lodge and having breakfast slowly begins walking to Tadapani.

After breakfast, begins your trek to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is famous Gurung village of Nepal which has really unique culture of Gurung community and people lifestyle.

This is ending day of trekking. Trekking guide will lead you to Nayapul and drive from Nayapaul to Pokhara.

After breakfast, You will do halfday city tour and in the afternoon boating on Fewa Lake. About at 5 pm, you will take to Sarangkot hill station from where you will be able to see many Himalayan ranges and whole Pokhara city view.

This day you will drive to Kathmandu by Tourist Coach or private vehicle.

This is rest day or you can visit some important world heritage sites or shopping for friends, family etc.

This is our final departure day from us. We will see you off at hotel and our vehicle will drop off you at airport.

Bed and Breakfaste in Kathmand and Pokhara and also full meals with accommodation in trekking.

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