Himalayas Sunrise Trek - 9 Days

Fishtail view from Poon Hill

Poon Hill Himalaya Sunrise Trek is a natural wonder trek that concludes with beautiful Himalaya range, culturally rich villages that are set against the backdrop of majestic mountains, unforgettable sunrise view over Annapurna Mountain offering a great panoramic view of Himalayas. When you reach top of the Poon Hill (3,180m), you will be enjoying stunning view of most famous mountains of Nepal like; Dhaulagiri standing at altitude of 8,167m, Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna II (7,855m), Annapurna IV (7,525m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Nilgiri Central (6,940m), Tukuche Peak (6,920m), Varaha Sikhar known as also Fang (7,647m), Lamjung Himal (6,931m), and many more. The Poon Hill Sunrise Trek is also known as one of the easy and low-altitude trek of Nepal which eliminates chances of altitude sickness. During the trek, the temperature is moderate and follows the easier route which offers an experience of Himalayan trekking at the low altitude of 3,180m.

Day 1
ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

Welcome to Kathmandu, the only international airport of Himalaya’s getaway which lies at an altitude of 1,338m. Meet and greet by our team at the airport and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Check-in and rest for while then dinner at hotel and overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Bed and Dinner

Day 2
KATHMANDU – NAYAPUL – TIKHEDHUNGA (1,577M) | 4HRS

Today, we will have an early breakfast at 6 am. Then check-out from hotel and drive to Pokhara. We will follow Prithvi Highway for 5 hours to reach Pokhara. Throughout the journey, you will be exploring cable car at Kurintar which goes to one of the famous temple Manakamana, Trishuli River famous for easy or family rafting. Then following Marsyangdi River through terraced fields, we will meet Seti River and the journey continues to Pokhara. The Pokhara is the second-largest city of Nepal which is also a base for trekkers undertaking the Annapurna Circuit through the ACAP region of the Annapurna ranges in the Himalayas. After crossing beautiful “Lumle Village” we will stop at Nayapul which stands at an altitude of 1,050m.

Nayapul, our trek starting point from 1,050m and concludes at Poon Hill at an altitude of 3,180m. We will prepare our trek gears and follow the Modi River. We will walk through the forest of blooming Rhododendrons, cross small rivers and bypassing Birethanti we will arrive at Tikhedhunga approximately in half an hour. Remaining evening, for relaxation in local guesthouse in Tikhedhunga.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3
TIKHEDHUNGA – GHOREPANI (2,675M) | 6HRS

Enjoy the light breakfast at your guest house. Then, we will start our trek towards Ulleri which stands at an altitude of 2,070m. From Tikhedhunga we will have about two hours steep trek to Ulleri bypassing the Magag village which lies in Banthanti. While we reach the viewpoint of Magar village, we will have the most specular view of; Machhpuchre Peak (Fishtail 6,997m), Hiunchuli Peak (6,441m), and Annapurna South which stands at 7,219m. After enjoying the awesome scenery of beautiful mountains, keeping on crossing small rivers we will climb the Nangethanti. Finally crossing the Nangethanti, we will reach Ghorepani where we will enjoy another soaring view of the Dhaulagiri peak (8,167m), Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I and many more.

We will prepare our station at Ghorepani and overnight in a lodge or guesthouse.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4
GHOREPANI – POON HILL -3210M – TADAPANI -2675M – 6HRS

Today, we will manage our trekking endpoint by reaching the most famous spot for a sunrise view of Pokhara “Poon Hill” which stands at an altitude of 3,210m. We will get up very early and climb for an hour to reach Poon Hill viewpoint. After reaching the spot, we will enjoy the most beautiful panoramic Himalayan range those are lined up one after another; Dhaulagiri – 8,167m, Annapurna I – 8,091m, Annapurna II – 7,937m, Annapurna III -7,855m, Annapurna IV -7,525m, Annapurna South – 7,219, Nilgiri -6,940m, Tukuche -6,920m, Varaha Shikhar -7,847m, Lamjung Himal -6,931m and you will see many other smaller mountains. After taking beautiful photos for the memory, we will return back to the guesthouse and enjoy our breakfast.

After breakfast, we will prepare our gears and descend the trail to Tadhapani village. Still, we will keep on enjoying the beautiful mountain range of Fishtail peak, Annapurna South, and Annapurna II. After then we will make our station to overnight at Tadhapani.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5
TADAPANI – GHANDRUK -1,950M | 3HRS

After having light breakfast, we will continue to descend our trek to Ghandruk, a most well known as Gurung village where we all will experience the Gurung tradition and homestay. On the way, we will have an easy walk through the forest Oak, Rhododendron, and many more alpine flowers and reach Ghandruk. From Ghandruk we will have striking beautiful views of Himalaya like Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Fishtail, Annapurna III, and Hiunchuli. At the evening we will enjoy a warm welcome by Khada and experience the local culture dance at Gurung village. Overnight in Dhandruk.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6
GHANDRUK – POTHANA – 1990M | 6HRS

Enjoy your breakfast with a beautiful mountain range. After then prepare your gears and descend the trek towards Pothana. After having 6 hours descending trek crossing stone steps we will reach the “Kimbu” which is a beehive that exists at the edge of Modi River which lies at an altitude of 2000m. We will climb through the stone steps and reach Landruk. After then, the trail escalates uphill to the Deurai which stands at an altitude of 2,150m. We will keep on walking through the village “Tolkha” 1,850m where we still can enjoy the awesome view of Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, and Lamjung. From Deurali we will continue to Pothana and overnight.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7
DHAMPUS PHEDI – 1,113M - POKHARA | 4HRS

Have your breakfast then we will descend our trail continue to Dhampus which will take us about 4 hours on the way. After having an hour of walk through the forest we will continue our walk over the gravel road. Bypassing the Dhampus village, we will arrive at Dhamus hill which is known as Dhampus Phedi in Nepali. We did it, our team shall be waiting to receive us at Dhamus Phedi. We will ride the Jeep and drive to Pokhara city.

Check-in at the hotel, take shower and rest the remaining day. In the evening you will have dinner and overnight in Pokhara.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8
POKHARA – KATHMANDU | BY ROAD 5HRS

Morning have your breakfast in Pokhara. Check-out from the hotel and drive back to Kathmandu. At Kurintar, you will enjoy the lunch at the river bank and we will continue to drive to Kathmandu.

After reaching Kathmandu, check-in at the hotel and relax. In the evening you will have a wonderful relaxing welfare dinner at our Italian restaurant where you will enjoy the house wine and Italian dishes. Enjoy the European standard atmosphere and delicious meals then evening back to hotel and overnight.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9
TRANSFER TO AIRPORT

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Then, according to your flight time, our team will drive you to the airport and fly back to the home country.

Accommodation: Breakfast

Inclusions

  • 5 Nights 6 Days fully guided trek by experienced Trekking guide inclusive Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Lodge/ Guest house accommodation.
  • Support Crew during your journey for your luggage and equipment.
  • 1 Night Hotel accommodation inclusive Dinner in Kathmandu for the arrival day.
  • 1 Night Hotel Accommodation inclusive breakfast in Pokhara plus Dinner.
  • 1 Night Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive breakfast.
  • 1 Welfare dinner at Italian Restaurant served Italian dish and Italian House Wine.
  • Transfer from Kathmandu – Nayapl – Pokhara – Kathmandu
  • Transfer from Tribhuwan International Airport to Hotel in Kathmandu and return to the airport.

Exclusions

  • Personal health insurance & Travel insurance.
  • Visa Fees for Nepal if required.
  • International Round Trip Air TKT from your origin to Kathmandu & Return.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment and rescue operation in case of an emergency.
  • Personal Expenses such as Liquor, Laundry, Late checkout and phone calls.
  • Any meals except than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/ cancellation/ hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities.

Trip Weather Forecast

Pokhara12°CPartly Cloudy
SUNRISE06:36
SUNSET18:06 +0545
Feels like: 12°CWind: 4km/h ENEHumidity: 86%Pressure: 1018.5mbarUV index: 0
Hourly Forecast21:00 H12°C22:00 H12°C23:00 H12°C0:00 H11°C
Daily Forecast
Wedmin 9°C
Thu19/11°C
Fri21/11°C
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Himalayas Sunrise Trek
Price From USD $ 200 / person
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Total $ 200 USD

Trip Facts

  • 9 Days
  • Private and Group Tour
  • 3,210m
  • Moderate
  • 10+
  • Hotel and Trekking Lodge
  • Full Board
  • 2 - 12 Persons
  • Live Guide and Helper Team
  • Kathmandu Airport

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