The Poon Hill trek offers an alternative for those looking for a short trek the Annapurna Range
Poon Hill Trek - Central Nepal
4 nights, 5 day trip
8 -13 November, 2020
Poon Hill is situated north of the lake city of Pokhara and just below the mighty Annapurna Range in central Nepal. From the
summit, at 3210m, over 60 peaks higher than 6000m can be seen including the three giants of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m) and Manaslu (8163m) – ranked 7th, 10th and 8th of the world’s highest peaks. The sacred mountain of Machhapuchhare (the fish tail, 6997m) is visible in front of the range.
Poon Hill Trek Gallery
The town of Pokhara is located adjacent to a lake is just a short 25 minute flight away from Kathmandu.
The trek starts at a low altitude of 1000m and the first two days of the trek involves a steady climb to 2850m
The longe cluster at Ghorepani 2850 from where the climb to the top of Poon Hill 3210m takes place
Dramatic view of Dhaulagiri from Poon Hill 3210m
The trek is circular and descends down to Dhampus which offers a road connection for a ride back to Pokhara