About Poon Hill Sunrise Trek

Poon Hill Sunrise Trek is an easy walk of takes you to the hill station of the Annapurna region, offers the amazing sunrise and sunset view from Poon Hills, in the snow clad mountains as well as the panorama of the Himalayas. It is the short trek which provides the chance to experience the Himalayan culture, landscapes as well as the mountain panorama. In this trek you can observe the panorama of the mountains like Annapurna (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), the virgin mountain- Machhapuchhare (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 monkey) 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 greeting 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.

Itinerary

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Day 01 : Fly from Kathamandu

Your arrival to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be meet by Beyond The Limits Trek Representative, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. B.
  • Meals
  • TIA
  • kathamandu
Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley (Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhu, and Kathmandu durbar square). Overnight at the hotel. (B.B.
  • Meals
  • Kathmandu Hotel
  • kathmandu
  • 4567

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist deluxe coach private van or by flight it depends on your interest if you like to go by bus 7 hours if you go by private jeep Scorpio then 5 hours if you like to fly 23 minutes. One the way there will be Breakfast & lunch. Pokhara is reached at around 2 pm. After check-in hotel and refreshment, we have time to walk around the Lakeside it is a very nice place and you can visit Davies falls and gupteswor cave. Overnight at the hotel. B.B.

  • Meals
  • Pokhara
  • Gupteshwor

Like the previous day, we will have our breakfast at 7:00 AM then begin our hiking with a steep climb to Ulleri for about 2 hrs. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070m. Then the trail continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak & rhododendron towards Banthanti at 2250m. Then we make our trek towards Nangethanti for 1 hour & 30 minutes ( 2460m.) After an hour & half walking, we reach Ghorepani at 2775m. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.

  • Meals
  • Guest House Bld
  • Magar Village
  • 2070m

We will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill before sunrise. From here you will see superb view of the sunrise, and the panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and so on. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast and continue trekking to Tadapani. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.

  • Meals
  • BLD
  • Tadapani
  • 2100m

The day starts with short downhill. Leaving Tadapani, we descend steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach Ghandrunk (2000m), which is the village of Gurung people. We have only 3 hrs hiking so we may visit local peoples home, Gurung Museum & watch the documentary prepared by ACAP. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.

  • Bld Guest House
  • Gurung Gau
  • 2000
Today we begin our journey, from Ghandruk offering easy walking all downhill to Nayapul for 5 hrs, we then drive to Pokhara for one hour & 20 minutes. Overnight at the hotel. B.L.D.
  • Meals
  • Pokhara
  • Nayapul

Fly to Kathmandu or Drive back to Kathmandu by car/van or tourist bus Overnight at hotel. B.B.

  • Meals
  • Kathmandu

Your arrival to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be meet by Beyond The Limits Trek Representative, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. B.B.

After taking breakfast we will provide you the guide who will take you to the famous cultural and historical site of Kathmandu. You can visit Boudhanath (Buddhist shrine), Pashupatinath (sacred Hindu temple), Swayambhunath (monkey temple), Durbar square; Hanuman Dhoka Durbar, etc. are the UNESCO enlisted world heritage site. After lunchtime, you should involve a pre-trip discussion with your guide and well prepared for trekking. The guide gives a brief about the upcoming trekking spot and route.

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist deluxe coach private van or by flight it depends on your interest if you like to go by bus 7 hours if you go by private jeep Scorpio then 5 hours if you like to fly 23 minutes. One the way there will be Breakfast & lunch. Pokhara is reached at around 2 pm. After check-in hotel and refreshment, we have time to walk around the Lakeside it is a very nice place and you can visit Davies falls and gupteswor cave. Overnight at the hotel. B.B.

We will have our breakfast at 7:00.A.Then drive One to Nayapul by private Car / Van, we then begin the trek to Tikhedhunga. After 15- minutes short walk along the bank of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1065m) a large village that has many shops & teahouses. From there, the trail continues passing through several small villages. The trail follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola.

From there, the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hile at 1495m & after the short climb of 25 minutes, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1525m.O/N Lodge

Like the previous day, we will have our breakfast at 7:00 AM then begin our hiking with a steep climb to Ulleri for about 2 hrs. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070m. Then the trail continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak & rhododendron towards Banthanti at 2250m. Then we make our trek towards Nangethanti for 1 hour & 30 minutes ( 2460m.) After an hour & half walking, we reach Ghorepani at 2775m. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.

We will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill before sunrise. From here you will see superb view of the sunrise, and the panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and so on. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast and continue trekking to Tadapani. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.

The day starts with short downhill. Leaving Tadapani, we descend steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach Ghandrunk (2000m), which is the village of Gurung people. We have only 3 hrs hiking so we may visit local peoples home, Gurung Museum & watch the documentary prepared by ACAP. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.

Today we begin our journey, from Ghandruk offering easy walking all downhill to Nayapul for 5 hrs, we then drive to Pokhara for one hour & 20 minutes. Overnight at the hotel. B.L.D.

Fly to Kathmandu or Drive back to Kathmandu by car/van or tourist bus Overnight at hotel. B.B.

What's included

Included

  • Pick up and drop from international airport
  • sightseeing in Kathmandu world heritage site.
  • hotel in Kathmandu Hotel Royal suite Kathmandu on B.B.
  • A trekking guide
  • A Trekking Porter between two Trekkers.
  • guest house accommodation during the trek
  • Daily three times meals(breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trek
  • ACAP permit
  • TIMS Trekking permit
  • Insurance & equipment to guide and porter
  • Round trip BUS tickets for you & guides
  • Transportation by car or Bus Trekking starting point
  • Pick up from kade the ending point of trekking
  • Hotel in Pokhara 2 night with Bed and breakfast.
  • Nepal visa fees
  • international airfare
  • If you like to fly from Kathmandu-Pokhara- Kathmandu (123usd one way )
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All drinks( Hot/cold/Bottled/mineral water Beer whiskey )
  • Hot shower
  • Emergency rescue cost in the case of emergency rescue
  • Bar bill
  • personal nature expenses
  • Meals in Pokhara
  • Tips for guide. And Porter

Note: Cost may vary depending on the number of the person in the group, accommodation type, and transportation type.