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Annapurna Sunrise Trek

7 Days

Travel for the most popular sunrise and mountain views

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic flight to Pokhara then drive to Nayapul
  • Breathtaking view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Machhapuchhre
  • Stunning waterfalls and cultural diversity
  • Travel for the most popular sunrise and mountain views

Poon Hill Sunrise Trek is an easy moderate trek that takes you to the hill station of the Ghorepani Poon Hill, which offers an amazing sunrise and sunset view. This trek’s main highlight is reaching Poon Hill, which offers a spectacular view of the sunrise over the majestic peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. This breathtaking sight is a true testament to the sheer beauty and power of nature, and it is sure to be a moment you will never forget.

It is the short trek which provides the chance to experience the Himalayan culture, landscapes as well as the mountain panorama. in the snow clad mountains as well as the panorama of the Himalayas. In this trek you can observe the the Best view of Annapurna and other mountains like Annapurna (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), the virgin mountain- Machhapuchhre (fishtail), Annapurna II, III, IV, and Annapurna South, Tukuche peak, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, etc. you also enjoy the view of world deepest gorge between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri made by Kali Gandaki River, forest of Rhododendron and picturesque ethnic villages with their traditional houses, etc. In this trek, you visit the Ghandruk village, a typical Gurung traditional village where you interact with the Gurung people who are famous as the Gorkha soldier. You get insight into their lifestyle, culture, tradition, and religion.

Poon Hill Sunrise Trek begins after the short scenic drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Then you head to Ghorepani following the bank of the Modi River. You traverse through the dense subtropical forest, rhododendron forest and bamboo bushes, patchwork of valleys, enjoying the beatific high waterfalls and mountain views. In the forest, you see the various birds, playful Langur (black-faced monkeys) and enjoy the chirping sound of the birds. From the Poon hill, you observe the dazzling sunset and sunrise view in the mountains. You visit Gurung and Magar villages and enjoy their warm greetings and hospitality. Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is suited for those who have a short holiday and physically weak people and eager to experience the Himalayan nature and culture. The best season to go for the Ghorepani Poon Hill sunrise Trek is autumn and spring when the weather is clear and you can have a clear view of the mountains as well as the natural scenery.

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Trip Itinerary

Welcome to Kathmandu. Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to hotel.

We will take a morning flight to Pokhara and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Nepalese Himalayas. This flight is short and we will land in the wonderful city of Pokhara. Flights in Nepal are more likely to be delayed or canceled due to weather conditions. We will have options in such cases but you will have to bear the charges in such cases. After reaching Pokhara, we will drive on a scenic road trip to Nayapul and start our trek to Tikhedunga, the picturesque landscape with small cute wooden houses will add a wonderful charm to this trek. Overnight stay at Tikhedunga Lodge.

We will continue walking on steep terrain. We first cross Ulleri and head towards Banthati. We will pass through forested areas of rhododendron with small streams and waterfalls along the way. We reach the side of Ghorepani through the road of Burundi river. After reaching Ghorepani we can see small tea houses where we spend the night. Overnight stay at Ghorepani lodge.

Early in the morning, before sunrise, we head to Poon Hill for some spectacular views of the mountains. As the sun rises over the snow-capped mountains, we can see the color change almost as if the mountains are welcoming us into their humble homes. We will be able to see the beauty of Annapurna mountains including Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Nilgiri (7061 m), Gangapurna (7454 m), Machhapuchhre (6997 m). Then we will proceed towards Tadapani. Stay overnight at Tadapani lodge.

From Tadapani, a familiar landscape of greenery and nature's grace, we descend a forest path to reach Ghandruk (2000m), a village of the Gurung tribe. And there will be lunch break and descending the easy way down the stairs we will take the last part of our walk to Nayapul. After reaching there, we will ride to Pokhara. We go out tonight check out the restaurants at Lakeside. We can also enjoy the pubs and bars that add charm to the city.

We will arrive in Kathmandu today by a short flight. You can spend it as per your preference. You can visit the local markets and try some local cuisine and do some souvenir shopping. You can relax at your hotel as you will be tired from the journey. I spent the night in hotel in Kathmandu.

Our representative will drop you off at the airport for your scheduled flight at the end of your holiday in Nepal.


Cost Inclusion

  • All meals (B,L,D) include tea and coffee during the trek
  • Hot boiled water for drinking purposes
  • Comfortable teahouse/lodges during the trek
  • Annapurna + Conservation fee (TIMS) card
  • Experienced local trek guide
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu (Avalon house) It is conveniently located at Thamel, the main tourist hub of Kathmandu
  • Welcome and farewell dinner (all breakfasts in Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu flight ticket
  • 1 nights accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast (Hotel Green Tara) It is conveniently located at Lakeside.
  • All ground transportation as per in the itinerary
  • First aid kit with high-altitude medications
  • Guide equipment, insurance and allowances
  • Emergency Rescue Service

Cost Exclusion

  • Travel insurance. (recommended)
  • All kind of beverages
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Helicopter rescue costs
  • Staff tips


You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Annapurna Sunrise Trek

Trip Facts

  • Moderate
  • 3,210m/10,531.5 ft
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Teahouses/Lodge
  • 2 Max 16


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