Annapurna Panorama Trek
The Annapurna Panorama Trek, also known as Poon Hill Trek or Annapurna Sunrise Trek, is a relatively easy walk meandering through villages and rhododendron forests that bloom with red flowers during the springtime. This energizing trek showcases some of the best views of Annapurna and neighboring Himalayas makes the Poon Hill a photographer's paradise.
Mt. Annapurna, being a mif in the Himalayas is one of the tenth highest peaks (8091 m) in the world. Annapurna trek can stretch to full three weeks circuit trek, heavenly mustang region trek to short 3 days trek. Therefore, having a suitable trek for anyone and everyone and making this trekking site most diverse and popular.
The trek starts from bustling city through subtropical forests, paddy fields to the world’s deepest river gorge to ice flows and reaching to high mountain pes and arid cliffs.
The 9-day Trek itinerary is designed for trekkers who want a less demanding but short and beautiful trek, especially with their family and kids in the rural mountainside with up-close Himalayan views. The trek is a colourful short foray into the Annapurna region. The trail winds through patchwork valleys, dense mossy forests and past icy waterfalls where you can stop to cool your face. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek.
At the climax of this trek we will climb Poon Hill at dawn to enjoy one of the most spectacular mountain scapes on Earth. As the sun touches the snow-capped summits the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) along with a maze of other peaks, slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes. The best part of the trek is constant views of snow capped mountains with panoramic views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Manaslu (8157m) and other numerous mountains along the world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki.
As you hike through the villages, you will get an exposure to the lifestyle and culture of communities living in those areas. The welcome greet from people on the way will make you feel welcomed and homely. The lush environment along your descend down to Ghandruk village with the warm treatment of Gurung people is a garnish to the natural beauty that one can endeavour in Annapurna Panorama Trek.
Autumn (mid Sept to mid Dec) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons for the Annapurna Region Trek. The weather is sunny and warm, with outstanding views but the nights are cold and can fall to freezing. Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb) is also good for Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, only colder (obviously). The trekking routes are crowded during spring and autumn but during winter the routes are not packed and you could enjoy rather best of nature. However, please note, there may be snowfall / avalanches during the winter.
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