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Ghorepani Trekking is in Annapurna region which is north central part of Nepal. Ghorepani and Ghandruk are the two separate villages Development Committee. On the second day we arrive at Ghorepani (2750m), located in the heart of the region. Poon Hill at the height of 3210m has a great view point of the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri ranges, along with many more, such as the awe inspiring holy mountain of Machhapuchhre. Ghorepani is famous for rhododendron forest as well as the fantastic panoramic sunrise, sunset view from Pun Hill 3210 meter which is one hour climb from Ghorepani. Ghandruk is a popular tourist place for trek in Annapurna area of Nepal, with easy trails and various accommodation possibilities, Gurung culture, Monastery, best views of Annapurna Mountains including beautiful massif view of Machhapuchhare, call "Fishtail" from Ghandruk. There are more than 20 mountain peaks between 6000 and 8167 m situated in front of this hill. It is a relatively short and easy climb and it will give you an opportunity to view these spectacular mountains above 8000m, including Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Manaslu (8163m) and Annapurna (I) (8091 m).
The Ghorepani Poon hill trek is an immensely popular short trek to the Annapurnas. The trek starts from the beautiful Modi Khola river, after an hour of drive from Pokhara. There are others at less than 8000m including Annapurna South (7219 m), Machhapuchhre (fishtail) (6993 m), Gangapurna (7455m), Lamjung Himal (6830m), Barasikhar (6635m), Nilgiri (6670m), Tukuche Peak (7650m), Hiunchuli (6441 m) and many other peaks slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. Crossing the suspension bridge over Modhi Khola river, we ascend through ethnic villages and farm terraces enjoying the views of Machhapuchare peeking between the hills . Annapurna Ghorepani Trekking is short and sweet outstanding panoramic mountain view from Ghorepani Poon Hill 3210m, Rhododendron colorful trek in Nepal. On the second day we walk mostly through woods before we reach Ghorepani hill .Next morning we make an early climb of one hour to the nearby Poon hill for the spectacular view of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna , Nilgiri and other famous mountains of the region.
The trekking is a relatively easy trek which can be done all year round, although autumn and spring are considered the most impressive. Together Ghorepani Trek leads you to explore typical culture of Annapurna region and their local life style. Popularly known as Annapurna Sunrise Trekking, or Annapurna Panorama Trekking, is one of the most popular and relatively easy treks that meander through the beautiful ethnic villages of Annapurna Region. The important highlight of Ghorepani trekking is to climb up PoonHill (3200m) at early in the morning for the most spectacular mountain and sunrise views on the earth. The entire trails of Ghorepani Trek also leads you to see many natural wild flowers especially rhododendrons which blooms in spring. The whole of Ghorepani is densely forested with rhododendron, the national flower of Nepal. Every spring it is tremendous scenery to watch these forests in bloom with the panorama of the high mountains on the skyline.
Overall this trek makes you to experience many things about Nepal and the route is suitable for every level of hikers family, retired groups and all non technical hiking groups which is one of the lower elevation treks that we offer rising to only 3200m Poon Hill atop. Witness stunning scenic villages settled by Magar, Gurung ethnic locals, lush vegetation, rhododendron forests, mountain streams and the trip starts just north of the city of Pokhara and winds through the Poon Hill area and then passes the many cultural and beautiful landscape of mid hill region. When sun rises, it touches the snow capped summits of the Himalayan giants Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Annapurna (8091) along with a maze of other peaks. It appears gradually just like magic that your eye could not believe it. Invigorating through some rhododendron forests, Poon Hill Trekking in Nepal will let you feel the Himalayan Panorama while providing you the opportunities to get close to the local. Along the Ghorepani Trek you will be visiting of the best panoramic spot on planet “Poon Hill” from where you will get chance amazing views of whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs and heterogeneous landscapes deemed nature's true delicacies of the region.