Poon Hill Sunrise Trek !

Trip Highlights
  • Explore the streets of Kathmandu
  • Enjoy the breathtaking Sunrise & Himalayan vista at Poon Hill (3210m.)
  • Stroll around lovely Gurung village at Ghandruk
  • Passing colorful rhododendron forest on the way
  • Experience rural life, hilly landscape, mother nature
Overview

Poon Hill Sunrise Trek is probably the most trodden trekking trial in Nepal. Describing this trek in a word is not an easy task. Lies on the foot hill of massive Annapurna range; it offers some of the best Himalayan views, beautiful landscape, blooming Rhododendron forest, lovely ethnic village, natural springs, nice terraced farmland, fascinating water falls, several streams & friendly ethnic people. Relatively easy, short & fitting to all age of people, even having no previous experience about trekking, can also enjoy this trek without much difficulty. Due to it’s position facing the whole range of Annapurna range without much altitude; people loves to take this a try when they thinking to do trekking in Nepal.

Following the classic trail passing through several mountain village & lush forest you will reach one of the best Himalayan viewpoint of Annapurna range. There are number of stops along the Poon Hill Sunrise Trek, ready to serve with healthy food and accommodate a good night sleep. Feel the energizing chill mountain air while you are totally engross with the breathtaking view of the soaring Himalayas. Hiking in the serene mountains is truly a blessing and it is made even better with the presence of the Annapurna Himalayan range. Once you are at Poon hill the sense of joy that comes to you while you see the snow capped mountains is beyond the imagination.

Itinerary
Expand All

Arrival in Kathmandu at anytime according to your flight schedule. Upon arrival, you will be greeted & welcome by our representative at arrival exit gate & transfer to Hotel, a briefing will be given on following day program. We do not have any specific activities planned for today. Later check in, refresh & enjoy looking around nearby area on own, O/N hotel in Kathmandu

In the morning our guide will meet you at hotel & deliver the trip briefing, check your trekking gears, necessary stuffs & help to arrange if anything missing. You can interact & ask any information if you have. He will be happy to share his knowledge. LaterĀ  proceed for guided cultural tour around the historical UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Area-the former Royal palace complex that holds several Temples, MonumentsĀ  & old Palace with full of traditional arts & cultural marks.Ā Kumari TempleĀ (The living Goddess residence) is major highlight of this area. Next we visitĀ Bouddhanath Stupaā€“Ā probably the biggest Stupa of its kind in the world. We can find large Tibetan population around the stupa as people consider this as Tibetan Stupa. More than 50 Tibetan Monasteries lies nearby this Stupa & offers wonderful atmosphere around the area.Ā  Later we visitĀ Swyambhunath Stupaā€“ is another highly respected Buddhist site in Kathmandu. Located over a ridge in the north- west corner of city, Swayambhunath (Self- existed) Stupa offers breathtaking views of Kathmandu Valley, green hills & mountains in the distance. Widely popular as Monkey Temple among foreigner, a large number of Monkey make their home around the Stupa & surrounding Jungle; O/N hotel in Kathmandu

Breakfast at hotel, then drive approx 6 hours to Pokhara by SIC Coach- A popular town in the lap of Mountain & Lakes. On the way enjoy beautiful landscape, scattered village, Local market place & revarine valley. Arrival, Check in, Leisure & stroll around the market place or Lake, O/N at hotel in Pokhara

After an hour drive, we arrive at Nayapul- the popular trail head for Poon Hill Sunrise trek and other routes on Annapurna region. We commence the trek along the Modi Khola towards Tikhedhunga. The trail is mostly ascending as will cross, Birethanti, Hille and other small village, rhododendron forest on the way. Approximately 4 to 5 hours of walking on the well marked trail will reach Tikhedhunga. Rest of the day enjoy looking the beautiful scenery or leisure, O/N at local lodge

After breakfast, we proceed towards Ghorepani. First couple of hour is really steep climb until we reach Ulleri- a nice ethnic village on the way. From here onward the trail is more gentle but offer the same great experience along the way. As we arrive at Ghorepani, we are already at conservation area and some of world best mountains like: Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli are on the sight, O/N at local lodge

Today is the most important day on Poon Hill Sunrise Trek. Wake up early in the morning & hike up to the Poon Hill for first sight of best Sunrise over the Mountain. The spectacular views of Himalaya is simply out of description on words. The cascading hills & mountains makes the moment like a dream on the heaven. We’ll spend an hour enjoying with the scenery, taking pictures & get back to Ghorepani for breakfast. Later, head out to Tadapani through the dense rhododendron forest for overnight at local lodge

After leaving Tadapani, the trail descends towards Ghandruk along the dense forest. Ghandruk village is famous with it’s own character as this marks the home of many Gurkha solders who fought for British on world wars with great bravery. This densely populated typical village still preserve it historical value with costume, culture, ritual & traditional way of living. Rounding the village & meeting the residence is so nice to know them more closer, O/N at local lodge

Today is the final day of this wonderful trek. After having breakfast, we descends to Nayapul following the Modi Khola for couple of hours. Upon arriving at Nayapul, we catch a Cab & drive back to Pokhara. After reaching Pokahra, you can stroll around or enjoy the evening with staffs, O/N at hotel in Pokhara

Breakfast at hotel & drive back to Kathmandu with same awesome experience along the way, you will have some spare time to spend for shopping or personal activities in Kathmandu, O/N Hotel in Kathmandu

Breakfast at hotel, enjoy till airport time & transfer to Airport on time for your final departure. Your wonderful Nepal holiday has come to the pleasant end, fly home with great memories to cherish through the lifetimeā€¦

WHATā€™S INCLUDED
  • All land transportation by car/ jeep/ van/ bus as per itinerary
  • 3 night standard accommodation in Kathmandu on double sharing basis
  • Guided Cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu per itinerary
  • 2 night standard accommodation in Pokhara on double sharing basis
  • TIMS, National Park entry fee & necessary documentations
  • All food (3 meals a day from Day 04 to 08) during trekking in the Mountain
  • Simple accommodation on twin/ triple or whatever available in the Mountains
  • Warm Sleeping Bag each participants as supplement during the trekking (to be return)
  • An experience, licensed, English speaking trekking guide & 1 Porter for each two participants
  • All expenses of Guide & porter, including their Salary, food, accommodation, trekking gear & insurance
  • First aid Medical supplies
  • All tax, toll & necessary ground feeā€¦
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International/ domestic airfares
  • Nepal entry Visa fee & personal insurance (must)
  • Single supplement charges if required
  • Entrance/ monuments fees in Kathmandu
  • Any Hot/ cold drinks, Laundries, Telephone etc.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Any extra expenses incurred due to unforeseen causes, such as emergency helicopter evacuation, landslide, flight cancellation, illness, weather hazards etc...
  • Gratitude or tip to the staffs
  • Any other expenses or activities not mentioned above as included in price.

Price Start From US $ 1 Per Person

Excellent 5.0

Poon Hill Sunrise Trek !
$1,000.00 In stock
Based on 13 Reviews from Trip Advisor
Duration 10 Day(s)
Start From Kathmandu
End to Kathmandu
Best Season Sep to Dec | Mar- May
Group Size 02 to 12
Altitude 3210 m.
Trip Level Medium
Accommodation Hotel/ Lodge/ Guest House
Transportation Private Vehicle (Sedan/ Van/ Bus)
Culture NepalI/ Gurung/ Magar
Attraction Culture, Landscape, Remote Village, Hills, Lakes & Mountains
Review's

#Himalaya Trekking Company