Poonhill Trekking Tour Overview
Poon Hill trekking is regarded as one of the best and classical trek offering the spectacular Himalayan panoramas in the short time.
The trail winds through the beautiful dense rhododendron forest, Oak forest along with the verities of flora and fauna and diversity of animals. The Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking also offers you the tantalizing glimpse of Mt. Fishtail (6,993m,) Annapurna (8,091m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167) range passing through the eye catching green hills and patchwork valleys. Along the way, you can explore the pristine natural waterfalls, terraced mountainside farms, intimidating forests and the Himalayan panoramas. The trail provides you the opportunity to observe one of the most dramatic panorama of Poon Hill (3210m) from where you will able to see a spectacular sunrise view over the Himalayas.
Sunrise from Poonhill
Sunrise from the top of poon hill is unreal. This is a perfect hilltop of not just poon hill trekking but also of entire Annapurna region trek.
The entire view from poonhill is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Poon hill Trekking in Nepal during fall (September to November) gives stimulating scenery of varieties of colorful rhododendron flowers in the forest, we trek. This is why the forest in varieties of color, looks like a wildest garden you have seen.
How do we start early sunrise hike?
Your guide will brief you in the previous night about the preparation and belongings you need to carry. In the premature morning we will start our walk to Poonhill (3210m) for sunrise expedition. Grasping the sunrise from the hilltop of Poon hill is spectacular. Trek to Poon Hill in the dark of the dawn is for roughly 1.5 hours. Trail to Poonhill is all stone ladders through the rhododendron forest.
Poonhill top is going to be the maximum altitude you are climbing on ponhill trek. When 1st gleam of the sun hits the snow on top of foothills, golden hour kicks off & you are going to grasp two of the 8th thousanders; mt Dhaulagiri (8163m) and Mt Annapurna I (8091m). Also you will witness the magnificence of Mt Fishtail (Macchapuchhre or Fishtail in English is a holy mountain of Annapurna region), mt Nilgiri, mt Gangapurna and many others stunning peaks.
Specialty of our poonhill trek itinerary is that we will take the road from pokhara to sarangkot to go to trek start point at Nayapul. Taking this route will witness the spectacular scene of Pokhara city, Phewa Lake on the side of the city and the paragliding above this array.
Poon hill trekking route used to be a trading route for the traders trading Himalayan salt from Tibet and local yak products and daily usable products from upper region of Nepal to the nearest cities.
Poonhill Trekking Tour - Culture & Society
Apart from the mountains and hills or the wilderness of forest; ponhill trekking offers village walk to charming people on the trail. Our guides are friendly, ask about their life and family; this might be interesting for you.
The villages along the Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking are inhabited with Gurung, Magar and Thakali where you can experience the typical culture and tradition with their warm hospitality.
If you are looking for any specific arrangement for your poonhill trekking in Nepal, feel free to write us. Our entire packages are customize-able upon request.