Annapurna Sunrise Trek

The Annapurna Sunrise Trek, also known as Poon Hill Trek, is a relatively easy walk meandering through villages and rhododendron forests. This invigorating trek showcases some of the best views of Annapurna and neighboring Himalayas especially from the Poon Hill. The added presence of rice terraces completes the picture making Poon Hill a photographer's paradise. After which we take a flight to Pokhara, the real walking begins from Nayapul. we then trek to the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk and enjoy the ethnic hospitality along with the cultural magnificence of Gurung Museum. Trekking through the rhododendron forests that bloom with red flowers during the springtime, descending down to Birethanti, and passing by waterfalls and a few small villages and settlements will be a thrilling experience. We walk further to Naya Pul and then drive to Pokhara which marks the end of this marvelous trek.

per adult from

$828

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 4x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Kathmandu to Pokhara transfer in tourist bus
    • TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
    • Pokhara to Nayapul (trek starts here) and Nayapul (trek ends here) drive (one hour each way) in private vehicle
    • One licensed professional, knowledgeable and friendly English speaking trekking guide including his salary, food, equipment, insurance, transportation, etc
    • Porter Porter (1 porter for two trekkers) including his salary, food, equipment, insurance, transportation, etc
    • Duffle bag, sleeping bag, and down jacket for use during the trek
    • T – shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
    • First aid medical kit
    • All government taxes & agency service charge
    • Airport pick up drop upon arrival and departure and bus station transfers (if needed, complimentary service)
    What's excluded :
    • Nepalese visa fee
    • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
    • Excess baggage charges
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.
    • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek

  • Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (KTM) Kathmandu

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    You arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu at any time will be welcomed by Accessible Adventure s airport representative. S/he will transfer you to the hotel. Our representative will also explain the program in detail. You can relax at the hotel since we do not have any plans for this day. Overnight stay at the hotel.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Kathmandu suite home hotel

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

    Stop At: Pokhara, Pokhara, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    We will depart from Kathmandu enjoying a scenic drive to Pokhara which takes approximately 6 hours. On the way, we will get to see cultivated terraced fields, rocky gorges, rivers, green valleys and typical rustic life of Nepal. Pokhara also popular as a natural paradise will present an astonishing views of the Himalayas including Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, as well as the five mountains of Annapurna. In Pokhara, we will stay at the hotel in the beautiful lake city to let you enjoy the experience of boating in stunning Phewa Lake accompanied by the vast panorama of Himalaya range, lush hills and more
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: hotel mount view

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

    Stop At: Tikhedhunga, Tikhedhunga, Seti Zone, Far-Western Region
    Taking approximately four hours we will trek to Tikhedhunga after driving to Nayapul (42 km) via a private vehicle today. This is the first day of our trek and we will have short and easy walk. We will pass through the well-off village named Lumle. We will also reach to a prosperous town- Birethanti set on the union point of the Burundi and Modi River. Here, we will notice a number of tea houses and shops. Walking all the way through bamboo woods, we will also walk passing a large cascade. Furthermore, we will climb gradually up beside the valley to reach Hille lying at the height of 1,495 m. With a short ascend from Hille, we will reach Tikhedhunga.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at guesthouse

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

    Stop At: Ghorepani, Ghorepani, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    We will leave Tikhedhunga and walk passing the steep climb in order to reach Ulleri on this day. Ulleri is a big Magar village set at the height of 2,070m. After an hour walk from Ulleri, we will arrive at the resting point.
    The track ascends slightly from this point and we will be passing by oak and rhododendron forests until we get to Banthanti lying at 2,250m. From this point, we will walk to reach Nangethanti situated at 2,460m. With an hour walk from Nangethanti, we will reach Ghorepani (2,840m). Ghorepani is the conserved area holding the largest rhododendron woods. If you are trekking on the best season of the year, you will notice the area enclosed with snow. Ghorepani will actually reward you with the spectacular vista of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Nilgiri (6940m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and more
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Guesthouse

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

    Stop At: Tadapani, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
    This is the most important day of the Annapurna Panorama Trek. We will begin walking early in the morning to reach Poon Hill and witness the dreamlike moment. The magnificent experience of watching first ray of sun over the Himalayan giants like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,040m), Annapurna south (7219m), Himchuli (6441m), Lamjung Himal (6,986m), fishtail or Machhapuchhre (6,997m), and more will be memorable forever. We will spend time at the hill taking pictures and return to Ghorepani. From here, we will trek to Tadapani passing through rhododendron woods. If you are trekking in spring, you will notice 15 different species of rhododendron budding colorfully before reaching Tadapani. Tadapani also flaunts the stunning views of Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6993m) and Himchuli
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Guesthouse

    Day 6: Tadapani to Pokhara (910m) Duration: 4 hours walking and 2 hours drive

    Stop At: Pokhara, Pokhara, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    From Tadapani the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk, a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal. From Ghandruk village easy walking all downhill to Kimche, we then drive to Pokhara
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel

    Day 7: Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Stop At: Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    We will today drive to Kathmandu. On the way, from the left side of the vehicle, we will get to see enjoyable sight of the river gorges, mountains, rustic settlements and terraces. Then you, will be transferred to the hotel where you can just relax
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel,

    Day 8: Farewell

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Experiencing awesome time and collecting wonderful memories after finishing your Annapurna Panorama Trek, you will return back from Nepal. Our airport representative will transfer you to the airport and then you will depart from Nepal.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Experiencing awesome time and collecting wonderful memories after finishing your Annapurna Panorama Trek, you will return back from Nepal. Our airport representative will transfer you to the airport and then you will depart from Nepal.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Accessible Adventure Pvt. Ltd

Activity ID: V-65641P10

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