Annapurna Ghorepani Poon Hill is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Annapurna region. It offers superb Himalayan views and Poon Hill (3210m) is perhaps the best viewpoint in the whole Annapurna region.
Ghorepani Poon Hill is also one of the easier trekking trails in the Annapurna region which can be completed in one week – allowing you time for other explorations of Nepal.
Day 01 : Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Trek from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga.
Early in the morning drive from Pokhara to Nayaul. Following the trail from Nayapul, gradually climb uphill walking along a gravel road through cultivated fields. Continuing, you’ll pass through a scenic area of blooming rhododendron blossoms and old oak forests taking you to the tea house where you’ll stay the night in the village of Tikhedhunga.
Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani.
Today start out crossing a suspension bridge then beginning the ascent towards Ghorepani.
As you ascend, you’ll catch glimpses of the white snow-capped Annapurna peaks.
The trail passes through several beautiful villages including Ulleri and Bhanthatihi. You’ll mostly climb stone stairways through rhododendron forests full of exotic birds with great scenery. Upon arrival, you will be truly amazed by the breathtaking views of the magnificent mountains that surround you at Ghorepani where you stay overnight.
Hike Climb Poon Hill, Trek to Tadapani.
Early morning excursion to Poon Hill. It takes about 40 minutes to hike from your tea house to where you will have fantastic panoramic mountain views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchare, Nilgiri, and many other, mountain ranges. The sunrise is breathtaking. you
Return to Ghorepani for a hearty breakfast before setting out on a full days’ trek to the small village of Tadapani.
Trek from Tadapani to Landruk.
Start your day following the trail from Tadapani down through dense forest to Ghandruk village. Then descend steeply via terraced fields toward Modi khola and climb again to Landruk. Again a day of amazing views; terraced fields, farm land and high mountains.
Trek to Kande via Australian Camp. Drive to Pokhara.
Begin today’s trek from the village of Landruk by descending towards Kande via Australian Camp. The trail leads through the small village settlements with superb views of Annapurna South. Hiking along the forest the trail will take you to Pothana and eventually to Australian Camp. From there gradually descend through a landscape of terraced fields and forests to where yor driver and vehicle will be waiting to take you back to Pokhara.
Everything was well organized from planning to the implementation of our trek