Short Poon Hill Trek in Monsoon

Nepal High Trek
3 min readJun 9, 2023

The Short Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is one of the most blissful and astonishing trips in Nepal. It’s always favorable and greenery for everyone. Besides these things, the poon hill treks are the best one that leads to exploring massive activities within a short duration. This track can be amended to your holiday length and desire. furthermore, the poon hill sunrise trek can be completed within 3 to 5 days from Pokhara. If you have ample time you can towards the Annapurna base camp, Mardi Himal, or Jomsom Muktinath too. If you are willing to see the marvelous scenarios of the Annapurna Himalayas with other Himalayas July is also a good time to do treks in Nepal.

A spectacular sunrise view from Poon Hill

Throughout the trek you can see some 8 thousand mountains like Dhaulagiri (8167m), Manaslu (8163m) Annapurna I (8091m) with other popular peaks like Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, Tukuche peak, Dhampus peak, Gangapurna, and Annapurna ranges too. Along the trek, you can observe the many hidden things such as multi-local culture and natural beauties too.

Here are some key points to keep in mind for a Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in July:

  1. Weather: July is part of the monsoon season in Nepal, which means you can expect rain showers and cloudy skies. The weather can be unpredictable, with rain occurring mainly in the afternoons and evenings. However, mornings are generally clearer, providing better visibility for mountain views.
  2. Trek Difficulty: The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek is considered a moderate trek suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. The trail involves most of the uphill and downhill sections, stone steps, and forested paths. The rainy weather in July may make the trail slippery and muddy, so trekking poles and proper footwear with good grip are recommended.
  3. Trail Conditions: During the monsoon season, the trail can be wet and muddy, especially in lower altitudes. It’s essential to have proper rain gear, including a waterproof jacket, pants, and a cover for your backpack. Additionally, leeches can be present in the forested sections, so wearing leech socks or applying insect repellent can help.
  4. Accommodation: The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking route has several teahouses and lodges that provide medium accommodation and meals. You can get an attached bathroom in the whole trek. July is considered a less busy month for trekking in the region, so finding a place to stay should not be a problem. However, it’s always a good idea to make advance reservations, especially if you have specific preferences.
  5. Mountain Views: Despite the potential for cloudy weather, you can still have moments of clear skies and breathtaking mountain views during the early mornings. Poon Hill, the highest point of the trek (3,210 meters/10,532 feet), offers panoramic vistas of the Annapurna, Manaslu ranges and Dhaulagiri ranges. It’s best to start early to catch the sunrise and maximize your chances of clear views. Don’t miss visiting the wonderful poon hill vantage point.
  6. Pack Accordingly: Besides rain gear and suitable trekking attire, pack essential items such as a good pair of trekking boots, warm clothing (as temperatures can drop at higher altitudes), a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, a water bottle, and a first aid kit. It’s also wise to carry some cash, as there might not be ATMs along the trekking route.

Remember to consult with a local trekking agency or guide for the most up-to-date information about weather conditions, trail updates, and necessary permits. They can provide valuable insights and ensure a safe and enjoyable trekking experience in July.

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