Annapurna Short Trekking goes through the rural villages and rhododendron forests beneath the majestic Himalayan scenery. The Short Annapurna Trek is a colorful short venture hike around the Annapurna Himalaya range with an 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 one of the best mountain panoramas. Short Annapurna Trek is an ample destination for those trekkers who have a very short time but still would like to see the amazing view of the snow-capped mountains from the closest distance. This is one of the shortest trekking trails in the Annapurna Region among the several trekking routes. As this is the most popular trekking trail in Annapurna hundred of trekkers can be visited on this route, if you are looking for amazing scenery and to escape the crowded trekkers then, the 5 Day Mohare Danda Community Base Trek can be the best option.
Normally, Ghorepani Poon Hill classical Trek is known as a short and easy Annapurna trek access in the least amount of time, which is beginning from Nayapul after a short scenic drive from the beautiful city of 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 a glimpse of Mt. Annapurna South. Nowadays, you can drive to Banthanti about a 2 to 3 hours drive from Pokhara. Then the trail of Pun Hill Trek goes through a rhododendron forest, sometimes you will encounter Himalayan Goats, Dear, and Monkeys. 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 was established on 21st-February 2001 by Major Tek Bahadur Pun, so this tower is 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 views of Dhaulagiri (8,167m) from west to east of 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 a rewarding view from Ghorepani and Poon Hill you will visit the 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 starting from Ulleri, after two and a half to three hours drive from the tourist 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 the trip at Kimche. Annapurna short Trek is considered to be the best to introduce some spectacular views and cultural shows in the Annapurna can do even in Summer, Monsson, and Winter sessions. For the Short Annapurna Trek, you require to be physically fit and mentally well prepared for a quite long walk every day. Nepal Mother House Treks offer you a Poon Hill Ghandruk Trek shorter or longer as your desire and a holiday schedule in the year around by local Guide and Porters. Why not join our 2 Nights 3 Day Nepal Trek?
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Can I Extend the 3 Days Annapurna Short Trek?
Annapurna short Trek can be extended two / three more days to the Hot Spring at Jhinu Danda and drive back to Pokhara via Dhampus. Likewise, the trip can combine with the recently developed community base teahouse trek at Khopra Danda Trek. Or your trip can be extended to the most popular Annapurna Base Camp Trek an elevation of 4,130 meters and the Mardi Himal Trek. Similarly, Annapurna's short trek can extend to the Pokhara sightseeing and some fun and adventure activities like; the Annapurna Cable car ride for amazing sunset and sunrise views from Sarangkot. Sarangkot is iconic for adventure activities; Paragliding, zip flyer, Bungee Jump, etc. If you are looking for a Jungle safari tour, then if you add 2 nights 3 days then the Chitwan Jungle safari is the best to do for your lifetime experience.