Are you looking for short trek in Nepal ? If yes then Ghorepani Poon Hill is the best option for you. A photographer view point Poon hill offers some of the best views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains.
A hill station with a view of a lustrous Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri range. This trek route is considered as one of the easy route in Annapurna region and is best for unexperienced hikers. The place consist lots of guest houses as well as shops where all the daily essential are found. One mustn’t worry about getting lost as the trails are well marked. The type of food available in this trek are usually Nepali and Western.
If you hiked up during spring season especially in the time of April you could see the rhododendrons in full bloom. The best time to trek the Ghorepani as you could overview the rhododendron forest. The comfortable hike with pleasing and lovely weather.
The peak trekking season for Poon Hill is during between September – November and then March – May. The winter conditions are bit icy as the temperature is below 15 degree Celsius. If you can walk in snow then the view on winters are to look after as well
The Gurung culture at Ghandruk is something that is not to be missed on checking out on a visit. Usually home stay are available in this area and the musical evening takes place in a Rodhi Ghar special home dedicated for this purpose where the locals known as Gurungsenis dance wearing traditional costumes and jewelry. Guest sits on a courtyard, warms up by fire, warm tea and Narepa (traditional liquor made of millet) and enjoy the music and fight with cold weather.
The place is blessed both naturally and culturally. the perfect blend of mountain and culture is something that makes Poon hill trek beautiful and enjoyable. It is one of the best place that one can reach within short period of time as well.