A short, exciting and lower altitude trek in the Annapurna Region – Ghorepani Poonhill trek is a great trip. The trek is suitable for all types of trekkers, from avid adventure lovers to the family trekkers. Ghorepani Poonhill trek combines pristine natural scenery of the rhododendron forest and incredible Himalayan views on the backdrop.
The trek begins from Nayapul and goes through the terraced landscape and tiny settlements. Local lodges offer basic accommodation and delicious foods. After climbing up to Ulleri through the steep stone staircase, the mountains can be seen and the trek becomes smoother through the rhododendron forest. Ghorepani lies in the hilly juncture below Poonhill. Poonhill offers breathtaking sunrise view over the mighty peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range of the Himalaya. One route leads you to the Ghandruk village and another leads you to Jhinu, where you can enjoy the natural hot spring. Then the trek descends to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.