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Postcard from Poonhill

320. Postcard from Poonhill
Photo By: Shutterbug
Posted Date: 9th January

Tourists from around the world enjoy taking snapshots at Poonhill. The year 2008 ended with whopping tourist arrival with a total of 8,13,561 tourists visited – an increase of 64.74 per cent – in comparison to 2007 when Nepal received 5,26,705 tourists.

Enticing view of sunrise from Poonhill is just like magic that your eye may not believe and tourist cherished such experience in lifetime. Poonhill is at 3210 meters and it commands spectacular views of, Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna (8,091m) Fishtail (6997m) Annapurna South, Himchuli and other famous mountain.

Took this picture during my Annapurna Circuit trek few months back.
(Tourists data source: Internet)

9 thoughts on “Postcard from Poonhill

  1. Mr. R.K Joshi‘s interest is already addressed.

    And fund received through sale of this picture ‘Postcard from Poonhill’ could be Prize for winner of any Photography Contest here in Everest Uncensored. I would like to suggest this idea to Admin of EU and to LIN Editor. I can come up with more specific idea and theme for EU Photography contest if people here are interested. Please share your views.

  2. Hello Photographer,
    I am Rajesh Kumar Joshi and I am from Tourism industry. I have a trekking office in Thamel and we are pioneered in Annapurna Trek in most. This is a beautiful photographs of Poonhill and I would like to buy this picture in higher resolution. It is a best picture to publish for our office promotional poster and brochure and inform trekkers about the quality service we sever in trekking business.

    Please respond me at rejeshjoshi(at) Thank you.

    R.K. Joshi

  3. Truely a POSTCARD from NEPAL. I believe we Nepali should take some time once a year and go visit place like Poonhill. Hats off to photographer for bringing beauty of Poonhill for many to share 😀

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