Weather in Ghorepani Poonhill Trek

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Poon Hill, a vantage point situated above 3200m above the sea level. It is a magnificent point having incredible scenes of the Himalayas. Meeting friendly people on the trial, exploring the wonderful villages and enjoying the pleasant climatic condition are the core attractions of this trek.

The trekkers who want to do short trek with astonishing views of the snow-clad peaks is suitable for them.  Remaining at the western side of Nepal, this trek begins at Nayapul-short drive from Pokhara. This trek is considered as a short trek because it finishes within 4-5 days only.

There can be some threat of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) in the treks. However, in this trail, you need not be worried as it is remaining in the lower altitude.

Concerning the weather in Poonhill trek, this article will help further.

Weather in Autumn (September, October & November)

One of the most popular seasons for trekking is Autumn beside Spring in Nepal. The trekking routes and teahouses are full with excursionists in this season. As the rainfall decreases gradually in this season, the skies become crystal clear and the views of the Himalayas is magnificent.

The average temperature at season remains 10-24 however, in Poonhill the temperature drops to freezing point.

Weather in Winter (December, January, February)

As it is a cold season, the temperature gets below freezing in the mornings and evenings sometimes. As high-altitude treks are closed, still this trek is opened during winter as well.

In the winter season the average temperature of the trial is 4-15 however, the days can be hotter and the nights can be more colder getting negative temperature.

There less chance of raining in this season but can be snowfall sometimes.

As the skies are clear, the views of the mountains are scenic and not extreme cold as Annapurna and Everest region, the excursionists can vividly enjoy this trek.

Weather in Spring (March, April & May)

Another most popular season for trek in Nepal is Spring one. This season offers the astonishing views of the mountain peaks, lavish hills and rhododendron forest.

Mild temperatures, low sleet, clear skies are some attractions of this season. The temperature may get up to 25 throughout the journey. But the mornings and evenings are relatively colder.

Throughout the journey, you can see the hills covered with rhododendron and other forests. This is scenic.

Weather in Summer (June, July & August)

The days are warmer in these days and you need not to wear thick clothes as you can walk with t-shirts and shorts.

But you need to carry water proof gears as there is high possibility of raining.

In the summer, we have monsoon season as well. In this season there is heavy rainfall in some areas and there can be landslides on the way. So, you need to be a bit careful.  

To sum up

Trekking in Poonhill is possible throughout the year. Each season have their own importance and special ones. 

This trek is popular for the excursionists of both national as well as international level.  It is better to trek with the guides for many purposes such as safety accommodation and food concerned problems.

It is advisable to check the weather forecast before the trek as the weather is unpredictable in the Himalayas. 

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