Ghorepani/ Poon Hill

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    Location

    Longitude: 83°06’08 ’’- 83°52’27’’ Latitude: 28°17’52’’- 28°47’37’’

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    Temperature

    Maximum: 35.4°c Minimum: 4°c

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    Rainfall

    1509.1 mm

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    Weather

    Sub-tropical, Temperate, Sub-Alpine & Alpine

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    Accommodation

    Hotel, Lodge, Resort and Community Home Stay

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    Culture

    Lakhe, Maruni, Ghatu, Salejo, Kheli, Thado Bhaka

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    Access

    Pokhara to Beni- 80 km by Bus

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    Health Service

    Hospital, Health Post, Clinic, Ayurvedic Centers

Ghorepani is a beautiful small settlement within the Annapurna circuit trekking route. Located 2,800 m above sea level, Ghorepani is predominantly a Magar settlement which has an abundance of accommodation and facilities for tourists. There is a walking trail from Kaski Nayapul through Birethanti, Ghandruk to Ghorepani.

Similarly, there is also a day long walking trail to Ghorepani from Beni bazar. Another key site is Poon Hill in Sheekha rural municipality which is a three hour walk from Ghorepani. It is situated 3,200m above sea level. One gets an alluring view of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna from the view tower in Poon Hill.

Poon Hill provides a 360 degree landscape view of Myagdi, Parbat, Kaski and Baglung districts. Also the scenic view of the Phewa lake can be seen.