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9-day Poon Hill sunrise trek from Pokhara, Nepal

Join one of our certified mountain guides to see an amazing sunrise from Poon Hill in Nepal. Witness jaw-dropping views of the towering Annapurna peaks and experience the local Nepali culture on this 9-day trek.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration9 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate and Group

Highlights

  • Witness a captivating sunrise from the top of Poon Hill.

  • See stunning views of many high peaks of Annapurna including Machhapuchhre.

  • Observe the traditions and culture of Gurung and Magar people.

Description

An ideal adventure in the Annapurna region of Nepal, the Poon Hill sunrise trek is unmissable. Join us on this perfect 9-day getaway to relax and rejuvenate in the gorgeous landscape of the Himalayas.

The trek will take you through many picturesque villages, alpine forests and trails laden with rhododendron flowers. Also, you’ll witness clear, unobstructed vistas of many high peaks like Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal and many other peaks of the Annapurna range.

We’ll begin and end our journey in the capital city of Kathmandu. From there, we’ll head towards the beautiful city of Pokhara to start our adventure. In Pokhara, you’ll spend your time enjoying the calming sight of the Phewa Lake and the surrounding mountains. You can either choose to boat or simply take a walk beside the lake to absorb the positive energy.

The trail further leads through the charming villages of Tikhe Dhunga and Ghorepani, offering beautiful sights all along.

You’ll get to Poon Hill by the fifth day. Starting early, passing through an alpine forest, you will finally make your way to the top to see a spectacular sunrise. The yellow-orange rays of the morning sun spreading gradually among the soaring peaks will be a spectacle you’ll remember for life! The top also offers jaw-dropping views of many high peaks like Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I and  Nilgiri Annapurna.

Before ending the trip, you’ll trek Tadapani and Ghandruk to see the lifestyle of Gurung and Magar people closely and experience some more Nepali culture and finally return to Kathmandu, taking back with you unforgettable memories.

Doesn’t this sound like the perfect trip? So, send a message now to book your seat on this wonderful adventure. You’ll not regret it! Also, check out this easy Poon Hill Trek if looking for more adventures in Nepal.

 

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Accommodation

Hotel and Guest House

More info

The trip runs every third day starting from 23-Sep-2019 until 29-Dec-2021.


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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m/2,984ft), Duration: 6 hours

Day 3: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1,570m/5,150ft), Duration: 4 hours

Day 4: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,348ft), Duration: 7 hours

Day 5: Hike up to Poon Hill and onto Tadapani (2,610m/8,560ft), Duration: 7-8 hours

Day 6: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1,950m/6,396ft), Duration: 3 hours

Day 7: Ghandruk to Pokhara (910m/2,984ft), Duration: 5 hours

Day 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 9: Farewell


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 680 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

Price Per Person. Includes: Taxes and First-aid kit. Not Included: Travel Insurance, Personal Trekking Equipment and Tips.


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