Ghorepani - Poonhill - Ghandruk Trek is one of the most favoured short yet exciting treks in the exquisite Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek is a slightly extended form of the ever-popular Ghorepani Poonhill Trek with trail to Ghandruk, the beautiful ethnic village of Gurung peoplebeing the addition. Well-renowned for its Himalayan views, beautiful floras and faunas and highly enriched culture and traditions, this Ghorepani Poonhill Ghandruk Trek is worth a go for those wishing to enjoy fascinating natural and cultural aspects of Nepal.
The trek begins from Nayapul and goes through the picturesque ethnic villages and blooming rhododendron forest. Along the way we tackle the challenge of climbing 3300 steps up to Ulleri which is quite demanding, but the beautiful sceneries all around makes up for it. As we trek through the densely forested path of Ghorepani, you can witness the charming red blanket of rhododendron flowers, many such beautiful vegeatation that garnish the trek throughout and a chance to encounter many rare floras and faunas in the Annapurna Conservation Area.
A short hike uphill from the beautiful village of Ghorepani takes you to Poon Hill, the best sunrise viewpoint of the trek impeccable for admiring the marvelous Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges in the sparkling sunlight during the dawn and the dusk. Widely known as thePhotographer's paradise, Poon Hill is a wonderful place to snap splendid photos of the ever sparkling snow-capped mountains and the stunning sunrise view. After spending some quality time in Poon Hill, we resume our trek through beautiful forest and streams to Ghandruk, the popular Gurung village.
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The highly enriched Ghandruk village gives you an insight into the culture, traditions and lifestyle of the local peoples. Old Gurung Museum over there also helps you know more about the historical and cultural aspect of this heavenly place. Marvel Adventure conducts Ghorepani - Poonhill - Ghandruk Trek with a professionally designed itinerary and all the neccessary arrangements. Join us and enjoy one of the most rewarding short treks in the foothill of Annapurna region.