Annapurna Panorama via PoonHill
In the Annapurna Panorama Trek all along you will be walking beside the panorama of the Annapurna Himalaya range, hence the name. Also referred to as the Ghorepani Poon Hill trail, this trek is short, manageable and easily accessible from Pokhara. The trek showcases incredible views of the snow-capped Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna mountain ranges including many famed peaks which surpass eight thousand meters – Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m) and Manaslu (8157m). A particular high point of this trek while in Ghorepani is waking up early to watch the sunrise from Poon Hill (3200m), which is definitely a treasured experience.
The locals in the are proud of the dense rhododendron forest along the trek which they claim is the largest flower forest in Nepal. The people in this region belong to the Gurung and Magar ethnic backgrounds, who live in idyllic traditional communities and have a friendly reputation and long established custom of catering toward trekkers. The Annapurna panorama trek is a self-sufficient tea house trek where one can find basic facilities like a warm bed, a good meal and hot showers. If you plan to do this trek during the off-season, please check with a local tour operator if the lodges are open.
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TIMS Permit and ACAP Trekking Permit.
- Day 1 Flight Kathmandu -Pokhara
- Day 2 Drive to Birethanti thenTrek to Tikhedhunga (1520m) 5 hrs
- Day 3 Tikhedhunga – Ghorepani (2800m) 7 Hrs
- Day 4 Ghorepani (Visit Poonhill viewpoint 3200m for sunrise) - Tadapani (2650m) 6 hrs
- Day 5 Tadapani – Ghandruk (1940m) 4 hrs
- Day 6 Ghandruk – Pothana (1950m) 7 hrs
- Day 7 Pothana- Kande 3 hrs then Drive back to Pokhara 2 hrs.
Specialised Operators offering this itinerary
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