Tourism License No. 1791

Popular, Short and Easy Trek in Nepal: Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

Posted On : September 14, 2016

 

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If you question any random guy with Nepal hiking experience or any search engine that which is the short and easy trek in Nepal? You will get Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek as an answer from almost everyone. Along with short and easy trek, it is also the most popular trek in Nepal famous for its spectacular sunrise, sunset views from Poon Hill viewpoint 3120m above sea level.

Its popular hiking site among the locals and foreigners as it takes you away from your normal daily routine, pauses your busy schedule, and lets you freely immerse in the beauty of nature, view excellent landscape views, Annapurna Himalayan views along with chance to explore Gurung villages too. A perfect short hiking trip in Nepal which is otherwise also commonly called Annapurna Panorama or simply Poon Hill trek.

This amazing hike is situated at Annapurna region of Nepal that starts from beautiful lake city of Pokhara. Even though this trip is marked as easy, you need to climb couple of hours on stone staircases at the point called Ulleri. And upon arrival at Ghorepani, next day, very early morning walk before sunrise takes you to Poon Hill. Then the best time of this trek arrives, as the sun slowly rises above the glorious Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges.

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Due to short and easy in nature, this trek can be joined during anytime of the year. However, the best seasons are during the months of autumn and spring; especially during spring when the rhododendron forests is in full bloom.

Plenty of excursions, side trekking to off the trail villages makes this trek even more diverse. It is not necessarily important to return via same route, you can take the small circuit trek via Dhampus, Tolka and get a ride back to Pokhara. It gives you more to explore in less days without any repetition.

In this way, without any AMS issues, you can join this short and easy trek in Nepal with your loved ones during any time of the year. Highly recommended trip for all!