Reasons to hike Annapurna Poon Hill

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Posted on: 11 March 2018 by Balaram

Peradventure, Poon Hill is the best vantage point of Nepal, so what are you looking? Lets start your journey now.

The Annapurna Poon Hill Trek is a short trek in the most cherished trek region i.e. Annapurna region of the country. The Trekking in Nepal has been considered as the best option for trekker with scarce time. This trek can be experienced from 6 to 9 days depending upon the itinerary planned and the route selected. This trek provides the trekkers an up-close and panoramic view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range from the vintage point of Poon Hill. The grandiose beauty of the Himalayas’ with their admirable ice caps justifies all the trouble and difficulties encountered.  Situated in the central region of Nepal, this region is naturally blessed by the Mother Nature. Widely known as photographer’s paradise Poon Hill also provides seamless spot in order to click incredible and exciting pictures of the several ranges visible. Basically starting from the beautiful city of Pokhara which is famous for its pleasing rivers and adventurous activities, this trek provides you with enthralling experiences that is bound to be cherished by you forever. As it is said “Heaven is a myth, Nepal is real.” You can actually experience a little piece of this heaven with the flexible and friendly Poon hill Trek. Poon Hill Trek is not only time convenient but it is free of age-boundary too. People of numerous range of age have been successful in the completion of this trek with minimum perils. In addition to the scenic, view of the majestic mountains the Poon Hill Trek also includes a brief visit of the capital city of the country i.e. Kathmandu where 7 among the 10 enlisted UNESCO heritage sites are located. Similarly, along with the panoramic view of the various mountain ranges like Manaslu, Ganesh Himal along the way to the beautiful lake city “Pokhara” you get to see amazing flora and fauna diversity. Rhododendron which is also named as the national flower of Nepal is found in abundance in this region of Nepal. On the way to Poon Hill, you get to visit a Gurung habitat which clearly depicts and exposures you to the beautiful and unique ethic culture of the Gurung people. Similarly, you also get to visit Ghorepani that has a Magar habitat and is enriched by the norms and traditions of this ethnic group.  These are the largest settlements of Gurung and Magar ethnic group in the Annapurna region.

Laterally, with the ethnic view you get to experience the natural beauty of Nepal along a path covered with various oak woods, rhododendron which emits a tranquil aura that aids to in-built a peaceful environment. In amidst of the hustle and bustle of the chaotic life of a person, the short trek of the Poon Hill serves as an tremendous stress reliever and an awe-strucking  break. This enables a person to travel in the lap of this beautiful country experiencing the splendid and astounding view of the incredible Himalayas in addition to amid mind-blowing sunrise. The most enigmatic and phenomenal sunrise from Poon Hill lets you experience an enchanting sight of the Himalayas. The gradually rising sun seems to emanate a glorifying shine upon the snowcapped mountains enhancing the glistening and glorious glow of the Himalayas. As a result, a mild crimson reflection can be seen on the snow covered mountains which can only be described as magic. Likewise, you also get to see various mountain range like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Himchuli, Niligiri, Gangapurna and many more.  Along with these exciting views of the Himalayan range you can also witness view of outstanding terraced slopes, warm villages, and paddy fields.

We provide you with three kinds of Poon Hill Trek which includes Annapurna Panorama Trek, Annapurna Poon Hill Trek, and Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking. These three sorts of trek are provided to you so that you can plan your trip according to your convenience concerning time and budget. The Annapurna Panorama Trek’s (10 days) major attraction is the Poon Hill Trek beside the magnificent view of seven various Himalayan range and an outstanding ethnic village settlements. Likely, Annapurna Poon Hill Trek is a 6 days trek where alongside with the splendid view of the mountain ranges from Poon Hill you get to visit the naturally rich share of the region. On the other hand, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking is an 8 days trek which provides a good alternative for the long trekking journeys along with various superb landmarks. A detailed itinerary for the aforementioned various treks can been seen by visiting the link above or visiting our official website.

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