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Ghorepani poon hill trekking

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Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is five days, moderate lodge base trip located 246 kilometers northwest of Kathmandu. It is a short and incredible journey for nature lovers along the terraced fields, village, river valley, and rhododendron forest. The holiday begins from Nayapul (1070 m), which is 44 km northwest of Pokhara (827m) and ends to Phedi (1080 m) that is 16 km far to Pokhara. The hiking requires uphill and downhill trails with ACAP permit and TIMS card.

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Ghorepani poon hill trekking

  1. 1. Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking is five days, moderate lodge base trip located 246 kilometers northwest of Kathmandu. It is a short and incredible journey for nature lovers along the terraced fields, village, river valley, and rhododendron forest. The holiday begins from Nayapul (1070 m), which is 44 km northwest of Pokhara (827 m) and ends to Phedi (1080 m) that is 16 km far to Pokhara. The hiking requires uphill and downhill trails with ACAP permit and TIMS card. The man-made tower (3210 m) of Poon Hill is interesting for sunrise and sunset views over the highest mountain of the world, including Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167 m (7th), Mt. Manaslu 8163 m (8th) and Mt. Annapurna 8091 m (10th) with the deepest Kali Gandaki Valley (6997 m). Trekkers explore a rural lifestyle, cuisine, ethnic dress, ornaments, civilization, tradition, flora, fauna, and landscapes. Every morning 300 tourists visit in September, October, November, December, March, April, and May. Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking lies in Annapurna region with the management of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). Ghorepani is a village of Poon Magar, situated middle of the rhododendron forest, which lies 60km northwest of Pokhara and 17km northeast of Beni Bazaar. The village had a water station of pony and mule between Pokhara and Jomsom. The station-derived a village like Ghore (horse) and Pani (water). There is a Lower (2750 m) and Upper village (Deorali, 2815 m) with fifteen lodges include electricity. Hikers visit Poon Hill before dawn that is 45 minutes uphill. Local people sell hot and cold drinks with energy bars in the morning. Ghorepani to Pokhara can return in 3 days via Tadapani 2620 m (one camp), Ghandruk (1940 m), and Landruk (1565 m (two camps), Dhampus village (1650 m), and Phedi (1080 m) Gurung people live in this village. Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking offers splendid views of Gurja Himal (7193 m) Tukuche Peak (6829 m), Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri (7061 m), Baraha Shikhar (7647 m), Annapurna South (7219 m) and Fishtail (6993 m). Trekkers could do the Pokhara city tour, Trishuli rafting, and Chitwan wildlife safari. A tourist can make longer their hiking to Annapurna base camp, Jomsom, and Beni enjoying hot springs in Tatopani and Jhinu Danda. Rhododendron flower (16 species) blooms in spring (March-April) that changes the forest into a garden. Himalayan black bear, pheasant (6 species), monkey, and barking deer recorded there. Local festivals make the trip even more interesting along the route. Toren Lha (archery competition with singing, dancing) celebrates in Birethanti and Hille for a week in March. Tote Parba falls on the first Tuesday of Chaitra (March-April) and Shrawan (July-August). Jestha Poornima is celebrated in Ulleri village for 3 days in May. Kot Maula Puja falls in March during the Chaite Dashain and in October during the Dashain for nine days.

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