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Plan a weekend with your family to the most one of the most popular treks in Nepal. The trek is all about being together with your family to enjoy the culture of Nepal and lush nature in the natural paradise of Nepal. Stick with us to know more about the beautiful and exciting Ghorepani-Poon-Hill trek.

 The Poon Hill trek in Nepal is one of the easiest treks in the Annapurna sanctuary, which explains its rising popularity. It’s the views of the Annapurna mountain range that will leave you breathless. It is an illustrious route of about 55km (34.10 miles) to walk for the inexperienced as well experienced hikers and those who just want to get an idea of hiking the region. The trek can be finished in 3 or 4 days. The route is filled with local villages, lush forests, constant waterfalls, sub-tropical valleys, and much more. There is no need to get worried about the stay and the food as there are many family restaurants and guesthouses on the way. The best time to go on the trek with your family is from October to November and from March to April when the passing of monsoon season brings the endless crystal clear sky. The trek is suitable for all ages; you only need a little stamina and courage to trek through the beautiful forests with enough time to relax and to spend some quality time with your family in each location.

Trekking in Nepal can be the most beautiful experience which you can capture in your mind and in the camera as well. The top of the Ghorepani-Poon-Hill is best known for the sunrise and sunset views. During your beautiful journey, you get to explore the real typical village life of the people of Nepal, get to know the beautiful native people and their cultures. Explore the actual history of Nepal in the medieval places and get engaged in the Buddhist and Hindu cultures at the temples and stupas in Nepal. The eye catchy manifested art, craftworks, and cultures will leave you amazed. Nothing could be more fascinating than the appealing beauty of the sunrise over the Himalayas namely – Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, etc from the Poon Hill.

Imagine your whole family together sitting on a hilltop on one clear morning, staring at the blue sky with the sun slowly rising above the snow-capped mountains and the birds chirping in the background to add some pleasant music to the environment would be a once in a lifetime experience. Being a popular Annapurna Circuit Trekking route with breathtaking mountain scenery, charming villages, and dense bush mossy forests, it is a perfect place to spend some memorable time with your family.

Poon Hill Trek Highlights

      Beautiful Rice terrace and constant waterfalls.

      View of Manaslu (8163m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091m) and many more Himalayan peaks.

      Short and undemanding trek in the Annapurna region.

      One of the great Ulleri Magar Village and Ghandruk Gurung Village.

      Best sunset, sunrise, from Poon-Hill (3210m).

      Your children will love the animals in Nepal.

      There are porters to carry small children and luggage. 

How to get to GhorePani-poon hill top

1.    Day 1. Pokhara to Nayapul (2-3 hours) and then from Nayapul to Ulleri (3-4 hours).

2.    Day 2. Ulleri to Ghorepani (2-3 hours)

3.    Day 3. Ghorepani-poon hill to ghorepani (1-2 hours) and the from Ghorepani to Ghandruk (5 hours)

4.    Day 4. Ghandruk to Pokhara (2-3 hours) 

About Food and Accommodation

There are many restaurants and tea houses on the way to poon hill. Most of the food is locally sourced, and mostly all the places offer the typical native trekking food. You can get both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian food. You can find the water refill station at a distance of every 1 hour. The accommodation is also quite good. There are various family restaurants on the way, which have a guest friendly environment. Lakeside is the main tourist area filled with guest houses, hotels, tea houses, restaurants, etc. Here you can find lodges of all prices from cheap to fancy, which may suit your needs.

Ghorepani-poon-hill trek will allow you to experience the places close to the city that has awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas and allow you to breathe in the fresh air while making some beautiful memories with your loved ones which you will cherish for life.

Insider Tip

Plan a weekend with your family to the most one of the most popular treks in Nepal. The trek is all about being together with your family to enjoy the culture of Nepal and lush nature in the natural paradise of Nepal. Stick with us to know more about the beautiful and exciting Ghorepani-Poon-Hill trek.

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