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8 Night / 9 Day Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking – Dec , January & Short rek to Annapurna Nepal

 

Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking Dec and January

Ghorepani poon hill Treks is one of the most famous trekking areas in Himalayas of Nepal. Pokhara is the gateway to the Ghorepani Poonhill trekking area in Annapurna region and this 8 night / 9 day trek is an experience that will not be soon forgotten!

About Winter Trekking in Nepal Prefer
Comparing October – November and mid winter temperatures

I suggestion equipment for winter treks:

Sleeping bag – 4 seasons.
Down jacket – with high rating.
Trekking boots – standard type, not special for the winter.
Fleece jacket
Thermal headcover and gloves – such as “Thinsulate” type.
Sun hat – very important – the sun is very strong high up in the winter.
Goretex jacket (I no longer carry Goretex trousers).
2 pairs of trekking trousers.
4 trekking tops.
2 pairs of trekking socks.
1 pair of normal socks.
2 pairs trekking underwear.
Several handkerchiefs.
2 trekking poles – really important for the long descents.
Camera, passport, wallet, passes, TIMS card, flight tickets, insurance documents.
Spare batteries for my camera.
Water bottle.
2 (general) books.
1 map.
Compass, whistle.
Antibiotics for stomach (ciprofloxacin and tinidazole) and any general problems (amoxicillian).
Anti-septic cream.
Lip salve.
Sun cream.
Water purifying tablets.
Trekking towel.
Washing kit – soap, toothpaste, razors, tooth brush, sponge, face flannel.
Washing powder – small packet.
Toilet paper.
Small address or note book.
Trekking head torch – always vital.
Pen.
Special sunglasses (due to the altitude and snow).
Contact lenses.
Ordinary glasses.