Annapurna Sunrise View Trek

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Annapurna Sunrise view trek is the best choice for travelers who prefer a comfortable trek, in the Annapurna foothills. During this trek, you can enjoy the grand sunrise view and stunning mountain ranges of Annapurna Himalayas including Fishtail, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri massif. We heartily welcome you to pack your bags and join our Annapurna sunrise view trek and hike up all the way up to Poonhill (3210m) to witness the magical sunrise.

Annapurna sunrise view vacation is not a hard trek and follows through ethnic villages and rhododendron forests. Since the Annapurna Sunrise view holidays is an attitude-free trek, it is highly recommended to kids from the age of 10 years old and even 80-year-old seniors. The Annapurna Sunrise view trek commences at the popular tourist hub and the serene lakeside city of Pokhara which showcase some of the best views of the Himalayas. After an hour of driving from Pokhara city through the bumpy and dusty roads, we start our trekking after we get to Dhampus village. The Annapurna sunrise view trek is filled with natural beauty. Hence, it is true that natural beauty rewards us in each and every footstep.

During the Annapurna sunrise view family trek, we get the chance to indulge and immerse ourselves in a variety of ethnic cultures, ancient traditions, religions and people with their daily lifestyles. The ultimate destination of the Annapurna Sunrise view trek is Poonhill where the sunrise and sunset view are marvelous. The main places that we trek through are Dhampus, Pothana, Ghandruk, Tadapani, and Ghorepani to Poonhill. During the Annapurna Sunrise view trek, you not only get the chance to witness the charming sunrise, but you also have an opportunity to enjoy the best views of a few of the highest mountains which are Fishtail (6997m), Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m) Gangapurna, Hiunchuli and Annapurna south. 


  • Enjoy family holidays, short hike, trekking with Kids,
  • Explore marvelous sunrise view from Poon Hill,
  • Experience ethnic culture and diverse landscapes

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu Airport (1,350m), TIA, Nepal

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, one of our guides will greet you and transfer you to the hotel. In the evening join the welcome dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant with a live culture show. We will introduce your guide and give you a short briefing about the trek. Overnight at the hotel.    

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BB
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1,350m

Morning breakfast at hotel, rest day, or a full day sightseeing around UNESCO Bhaktapur, Kathmandu where your guide will escort you on a tour of Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines is reflecting ancient local traditions. Overnight at the hotel.  

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BB
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1,350m

We take a scenic drive from Kathmandu through the countryside to Pokhara, this is about six hours journey. Or take a mountain flight via the northern Himalayas to Pokhara. In the Evening stroll around Lakeside and enjoy dinner at one of the best eating places. Overnight at the hotel.   

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BB
  • Place:Pokhara
  • Maximum Altitude:8,25m

After breakfast at the hotel, about 30 minutes drive to Phedi our trekking starting point. The trail is through a forested valley, in parts along a ridge. On the way, we can have majestic views of the mountains, and they continue to improve from this point. Overnight at guest house.   

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Dhampus
  • Maximum Altitude:1,750m

After breakfast, we start a relatively easy day’s walk, descending a stone staircase, then a climb through forests to a ridge. Pass streams, fields, and a village school and cross a suspension bridge. Finally, we reach the white-washed stoned buildings. Overnight at tea house.  

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Landruk
  • Maximum Altitude:1,620m

Arrive at A huge Gurung village Ghandruk at 1940m is the second largest Gurung village in this region and explore the maze-like streets of this thriving Gurung settlement, we can have a good view of Annapurna south and fishtail. Overnight at guest house.  

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Ghandruk
  • Maximum Altitude:2,000m

After breakfast, we continue trek to Tadapani through the dense forest, Tadapani which provides us a close-up sunset view. Overnight at guest house.  

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Tadapani
  • Maximum Altitude:2,660m

It will be about 5 to 6 hours walking passing through deep pine and rhododendron forest with some small waterfalls. We have the first glimpse of the Dhaulagiri massif before reaching Ghorepani. Overnight at guesthouse in Ghorepani.  

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Ghorepani
  • Maximum Altitude:2,800m

Early morning about a 1-hour hike up to Poon hill, this is the best spot to see the splendid view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri as well as Sunrise. A big crowd of tourists will be there in the morning time. After spending a wonderful time in Poon Hill then trek down to Ghorepani after breakfast trek down to Tikhe Dhunga. Overnight at guest house.   

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:BLD
  • Place:Tikhedhunga
  • Maximum Altitude:3,210m - 1,800m

From Tikhedhunga, the trail goes all the way down to Birethanti then drive to Pokhara. Overnight in a hotel. 

  • Accommodation:guest house
  • Meals:Lunch, Bed and Breakfast
  • Place:Pokhara
  • Maximum Altitude:825m

Breakfast at hotel, we take a tourist bus ride to Kathmandu of a 25 minute mountain flight via northern Himalayan side to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation:hotel
  • Meals:BB
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1,350m

After breakfast, we will transfer you to the international airport for your flight back home. We wish you have a safe and sound flight back home. Hope to see you again in the future.  


    • The entire airport picks up and drops.
    • Standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.
    • Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara return trip or one way.
    • Annapurna Conservation fee with trekking permit.
    • Tims card (trekking information management system card).
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking period.
    • Accommodation (guest house) during the trekking period.
    • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
    • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
    • All necessary grounded transportation.
    • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
    • Welcome and fare well dinner in Kathmandu serve by Ram Kumar.
    •  Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes.
    • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program.
    • Personal nature expenses.
    • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
    • Rescue & Evacuation.
    • Gratitude (tip) for staff.


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    Useful Information

    If the group size is above 4 people we offer a special price on the Annapurna Sunrise view Trek cost, and for online booking, we have easy, fast, cheap and secure online payment platforms.

    If the above Annapurna Sunrise view Trek itinerary could not meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting, a Jungle safari in Nepal, and a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley.


    How can I book the Annapurna Sunrise View Trek?

    Once you have confirmed the trip, we require a photocopy of your passport and a deposit of 20% of the total price for flight ticket booking, hotel booking, and permit process.

    Can I do the Annapurna Sunrise View Trek?

    This trek is suitable for any trekker looking for a little adventure and mountain trek with breathtaking views of the Annapurna Himalayas. No previous trekking or mountaineering experience is required. However, daily jogging or running exercise will be helpful for this trek and you must be in good physical condition and be able to walk 5-6 hours daily.  

    When should I come to do the Annapurna Sunrise View Trek?

    This trek is suitable for all seasons, so any month from January to December is a good time to do this trek. Although February, March, April, May and September, October, November and also December are the best months for hiking in this area.

    What equipment do I need to bring for this Trek?

    Annapurna Sunrise View Trek is an exciting and easy journey. We walk up to 3210m through villages, rivers, and green hills, so you need to have the right equipment with you. Please find a packing list below: 

    01) A fleece jacket
    02) A pair of comfortable trekking shoes, sandals and socks
    03) Down jacket
    04) A pair of easy drying trousers
    05) A pair of waterproof trousers
    06) Lightweight and fast-drying two T-shirts (synthetic fabrics – not cotton)
    07) Lightly broken-in trekking boots
    08) A lightweight, fast-drying pullover or fleece
    09) 2 sets of underwear
    10) Raincoat
    11) A hat and a set of Glove
    12) A scarf or balaclava
    13) A lightweight waterproof jacket
    14) An insulating jacket or vest

    What kind of meals can I have during the Trek?

    All meals on a full board basis will be provided during the trek. Freshly prepared food is served at all times (Western, Continental and Nepali dishes are widely available). Three meals a day are provided.

    Do I have a pre-departure Meeting?

    Yes, first of all, our staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel and our guide will brief you about the trip. The briefing will cover the itinerary and introduce your trekking leader.

    Will someone pick me up at the airport? Are transfers included?

    In any case, our airport representative will come to the airport to pick you up. We will put up a company sign with your name on it. Airport transfer is included. 

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