The immensely popular short hike of the Annapurna Region
Annapurna hiking have you ever had fantasies of gazing at the sun-kissed early morning mountains with sun rising above the sky-high snowy mountains right from your windows? This hike to Ghorepani poonhill is probably the only trip that turns your fantasy into a reality! Termed as ‘Naturalist’s paradise’, it is the most amazing evergreen route towards its destination from Nayapul, your entrance to Annapurna region that lets you glimpse into the Annapurna ranges, picturesque villages and a very unique local inhabitants. The trip requires you to hike upwards from starting 1300m altitude to our destination Poonhill at 3210m. Poonhill bestows you with the view of mesmerizing sunrise above the Annapurna peaks- as the sun rises above the Annapurna vistas; it changes its color to shiny golden like its blushing at a touch of rays of sun. Poonhill itself is one of the most interesting features of this trip!
During an appropriate season, the complete forests become a pattern of white and red blossoms of rhododendron flowers. You not only get a chance to view it’s outer phenomenon, but you also get an amazing opportunity to stare at the sky-high peaks over 8000m including Mt. Annapurna (8093m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m) as well as other snowy peaks of Machhapuchre, Himchuli, Tukuche Peak, Lamjung Himal, Nilgiri and plenty of other green hills that adds a beauty and adventure to the whole hiking trip.
Day 01: Meet at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Free day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley such as Boudha Nath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square (B)
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara 7 hrs by bus or 30 min by flight (B)
Day 04: 1½ hrs drive to Nayapull and commence trek to Tikhedhunga (1575m) 5 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2853m) 6 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 06: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2652m) 5 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 07: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1952m) 4 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 08: Ghandruk to Pokhara (950m) via Nayapull 5 hrs (B.L)
Day 09: Pokhara to Kathmandu 7 hrs by bus or 30 min flight. And rest of the time for shopping (B)
Day 10: Final departs to your own country. (B)