To enjoy in the beauty of nature for the trekkers, Ghandruk and Ghorepani Poonhill is the best destination. By walking into the dense green forest with viewing the skyline Mountains makes feeling like going into the heaven. For the close up view of the Himalayas, Ghorepani Poonhill is the best spot. Standing on the surrounding of green forest, Poonhill is very popular for tourist around the world. The trek is popular for the casual trekkers those who have only the limited time to spare. In the season, around 500 tourist per day reach out early in the morning in Ghorepani Poonhill to view the sunrise.
The place is full of natural beauty, hotels are waiting to welcome there guest. From Pokhara through Nayapul, Landruk, and Ghandruk we can reach to the Ghorepani Poonhill view tower. Anywhere from these places we can see the panoramic mountains views. For both fooding and lodging, here are good facilities. In this trekking route, not only we can enjoy the beautiful mountains views but, also can collect idea of Gurung and Magar culture. This is five to six days trek.
From the Ghorepani Poonhill (3210m Height), at the time of clear weather Mt.Annapurnas, Mt.Dhaulagiri, Mt.Bara peak, Mt.Nilgiri and more than ten mountains viewing fully attractive. The very close up view of Mountain is South Annapurna. In addition, Hiunchuli and Fishtail also can be seen very awesome. The highest mountains are Annapurna south (7219m), Annapurna I (8091m), Fishtail (6997m). Another, Southern part of the Dhaulagiri (8197m) the 7th highest peak in the world can be seen very clearly and more impressive too.
Other Attractions During Ghorepani Poonhill Trek
Inside this trekking route before reaching Ghorepani Poonhill another village is called Ghandruk which is populated by Gurung people. Here is Gurung museum too. In this area there is local micro hydro power generator, where is no problem of acute power energy. Those who visited in this place, the group of mother greet very well which is unforgettable in their life. Here hotels are supervising by the community so, the rate of the menus are almost like same. Moreover, the Ghandruk is new oriented village and going to flourishing for internal and external tourist. So, the people shows their cultural performance in the village especially targeting to tourists. In this area route, in spring season (March to May) everywhere on the way we can see blooms of rhododendrons flower and forest. When seeing the full of red color flowers on the dense forest, everybody feels full of happiness. Likewise, on the trail we can see Nepali typical houses. In some of the place, houses are running homestay facilities as well.
How to Reach Ghorepani Poonhill?
Starting from Kathmandu, either by private vehicle or by local bus or by plane, can be reach to the Pokhara. From Pokhara driving one and half hours to Dhampus in four wheel drive. Otherwise, if you want then can go through by local bus up to the Phedi.
Dhampus has good facility of fooding and lodging. This is the starting point of the trek to Ghandruk, Ghorepani Poonhill trip. Another, from Dhampus in one day we can reach to Landruk. Here, we can overnight stay for one day. Next day, from Landruk by walking four hours we can reach to Ghandruk. Here, to understand about Gurung people’s museum, cultural dance program like wise to enjoy, have to stay one night. After that, next day early in the morning heading towards Tadapani, from where we can enjoy the excellent close up view of Fishtail, Annapurna Mountains etc. Here is also the good facilities of fooding and lodging. Again, next day moving towards Ghorepani. After arriving at Ghorepani, early morning have to excursion hike to view point. To see the eye catching view of Himalayas, to view the sunrise, early morning around 5am many tourist already reached to Ghorepani Poonhill. At the time of sunrise, mountains sparkle like gold.