The Annapurna region of Nepal, a couple of hundred
kilometres northwest of Kathmandu, is reknowned for its blend of
undisturbed nature, spectacular mountain views, and embracing culture.
The Annapurna Circuit is typically rated as one of the "top 20"
trekking experiences worldwide...Now that is an understatement! See the
This is a solid option for a short trek
into the foothills to the north of Pokhara which includes scenic
mountains and a fine slice of traditional village culture. The
itinerary suits those who want to see and feel the area in a short time
Poon hill (3210 m) is an excellent
viewpoint for a panoramic view of Annapurna Himalayan range. The top of
hill can be reached easily from the settlement of Ghorepani. Ghandruk
is a large traditional Gurung village.
Part or or all of this text stems from the original article at: http://www.himalayanhumanity.com/ghorepani_poonhill.php
July 17, 2006 new by trek_nepal (4 points)