Annapurna Short Trekking goes through the rural villages and rhododendron forests beneath the majestic Himalayan scenery. The Short Annapurna Trek is colorful short venture hike around the Annapurna Himalaya range with exciting mountain view, when you reach the highest points of your trek at Ghorepani (2,880m) and Poon Hill an elevation of 3,210 meters offers the one of the best mountain panorama. Short Annapurna Trek is an ample destination for those trekkers who have very short time but still would like to see the amazing view of snow capped mountain from closest distance. This is one of the shortest trekking trails of the Annapurna Region among the several trekking routes.
Normally, Ghorepani Poon Hill classical Trek is known as short and easy Annapurna trek access of least amount of time, which is beginning from Nayapul after a short scenic drive from beautiful city Pokhara. Now a day there is further road access after Nayapul also, so you do not need to follow the trekking trail along the bank of Burundi Khola. After Tikhedhunga, while climbing countless steps up to the Ulleri village, even you won’t be feeling that much more difficult with the amazing rice field landscape and glimpse of Mt. Annapurna South. Now a days, you can drive till Banthanti about 3 to 4 hours drive from Pokhara. Then the trail of Pun Hill Trek goes through rhododendron forest, sometime you will encounter Himalayan Goat, Dear and Monkey. During the spring forest can be seen full of rhododendron, magnolia and colorful orchids blooming. Ghorepani and surrounding villages are inhabitance of the Pun ethnic group (Sub-Cast Name of Magar’s Ethnic) with their unique culture and tradition. The Poon Hill Tower established on 21st-Feburary 2001 by Major Tek Bahadur Pun, so this tower called memorial view Tower also by the name of the founder. While visiting Pun Hill in the morning for the sunrise view; you will enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain scenery on Earth. Panoramic view Dhaulagiri (8,167m) from west to the east Lamjung Himal and Manaslu are amazing. And Mount Nilgiri, Annapurna range including Annapurna (8,091m) along with a network of other peaks makes your journey worth able. After rewarding view from Ghorepani and Poon Hill you will visit traditional Gurung Village “Ghandruk” through the Tadapani and Bhaisikharka then your Annapurna Short Trek will finish at Nayapul or keep on continue for two days more walk to the Dhampus Phedi.
But for the Poon Hill Trek 3 Days, we suggest to start from Tikhedhunga or Ulleri, after two and a half to three hours drive from touristic city Pokhara, so it is called as 3 Days Trek from Pokhara as well. And walk through the cultural Magar and Gurung ethnic villages; Banthanti, Nangethanti, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Deurali, Tadapani, Bhaisekharka and Ghandruk village via Tadapani and end trip at Kimche. Annapurna short Trek is considered to be best introduce some spectacular views and cultural show in the Annapurna, can do even in Summer, Monsson, and Winter session. For Short Annapurna Trek you require to physically fit and mentally well prepare for a quite long walk on every day. Nepal Mother House Treks offer you Short Annapurna Trek shorter or longer as your desire and holiday schedule in the year around by local Guide and Porters. Why not you join with our 2 Nights 3 Day Nepal Trek! In your lifetime experience in the Himalaya during Nepal visit.