Poonhill is the second most
famous view point in Nepal presiding only by Kalapatthar viewpoint. The hilltop is famous for the mesmerizing sunrise view from Poonhill over Annapurna Mountain that it offers. Several snow-clad mountains and peaks of Gangapurna Mountain, Annapurna South Mountain, Annapurna I mountain, Dhaulagiri Mountain, Hiunchuli Mountain which people can view from Poonhill are also the major attractions of Poonhill trek.
Since trekking in Poonhill continues through the off-the-beaten trail from Nayapul, views in Poonhill trekking also include bamboo and rhododendron forest and diverse species of floras and faunas that dwells in the thickets of Annapurna Sanctuary. Poonhill trekking route also is famous for bird watching. Several local and migratory birds like lophophorus and others gather in the dense woods. Besides, you will travel through culturally rich villages that allows you with the once in a lifetime opportunity to get familiar with the time forgotten cultures, traditions and ways of living.
Poonhill trek will provide you with an experience of natural sightseeing trekking and cultural trekking in a singlePoonhill trekking package that lasts for mere 5-6 days long.
Homestay facility is available in Ghandruk. Spring (March) is best season for Poonhill trek as you will pass through the colorful array of blooming rhododendrons and bamboos. TIMS card and Annapurna permit is required to enter Annapurna National Park.