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Annapurna Sunrise Trekking

Start from US$ 884 708 Group Discount

No. of people Price Per Person
0 - 1 1078 US$
2 - 4 708 US$
5 - 8 737 US$
9 - 12 587 US$
13 + 545 US$
  • 12 Days
  • Easy
  • 2 - 4 People

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus

Accommodation: Teahouse+Hotel

Max. Altitude: 3,120m

Activities: Trekking, Cultural Tour

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Annapurna Sunrise trekking is an easy walk through the countryside with rhododendron forests and cultural villages. This is a colorful short trip in Annapurna region with amazing scenery of mountains. Poon Hill (3210m) is highest elevation of entire trip, where you have magnificent panoramic view during sun rise and rise.

The Annapurna Sunrise trek reveals some of the best views and is considered by many as the best viewpoint in the entire Annapurna Area. Most of the trip you have spectacular mountain scenery, crossing through charming villages inhabited by the Magar and Gurung communities. The people of here are very friendly with a lot of humor sense and great hospitality for the guest. So, you can fell like in your home with family, after these people behavior, even you are long range of your country. For the most part, the trail goes through incredible dense forests of rhododendron and deep subtropical valleys with sound of birds and some time can see dear and monkey. If you visit during spring, the jungle looks colorful by rhododendron and magnolia blooming. The trail looks red carpet paved while dropping the flower on, you may fell someone is welcoming for some supreme person. You can’t imagine the magnificence of the sunrise splendid from Poon Hill that you will witness from here, which illuminates the peaks of the entire range, leaving you enthralled. The additional presence of rice terraces completes the picture making it a photographer's paradise.  At the climax sun touches the snow-capped summits of the Himalayan giants, Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Machhapuchhre and network of other peaks appear like magic.

Annapurna Sunrise trek start from Nayapul or Phedi, after a short drive from Pokhara. Then goes through the Thihkedhunga, Ulleri, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Ghandruk and back to Pokhara make short loop of Annapurna. We at “Nepal Mother House Treks” offer Annapurna sunrise trek itinerary in shorter and longer versions as per our client’s desires and holiday schedules. We run this trip year round employing only experienced guide. However, the best time is the beginning of September to mid-November and March to mid-May.

Trip Highlights

  • Comparatively easy walk through villages and rhododendron forests beneath the majestic Himalaya.
  • Highest point of trek Poon Hill (3,210m) offers the best Mountain View.  
  • Breathtaking mountain range including Machapuchare, Lamjung Himal, and Annapurna.
  • Combination of the mountain scenery and cultural.
  • One of the best sunrise and sun set view from Poon Hill with mountain panoramic view.
  • Drive beautiful city Pokhara to Nayapul and end at Nayapul then drive back to Pokhara.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu.

Day 02:Trekking preparation and permit paper work day.

Day 03:Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m) – 6 to 7 hours by tourist bus

Day 04:Drive to Nayapul (1010m) – 1: 45 hours and trek to Tikhedunga (1570meters) - 3 hours

Day 05:Trek Thikdhunga to Ghorepani (2840m) – 5 to 6 hours

Day 06:Hike up Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) - 45 minutes to Tadapani (2520m) – 4 to 5 hours

Day 07:Trek Tadapani to Jhinu Danda (hot spring) (1780m) - 5 to 6 hours

Day 08:Trek Jhinu Danda to Tolka (1790m) - 4 to 5 hours

Day 09:Trek Tolka to Dhampus (1580m) - 3 to 4 hours

Day 10:Trek Dhampus to Phedi (1080m) -1: 45 hours, Drive to Pokhara - 40 minutes

Day 11:Drive back to Kathmandu early in the morning by Tourist Bus - 6 to 7 hours

Day 12:Your own destination.

Alternative Itinerary

Cost Include

  • Free Airport picks up and drops all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport).
  • Star level 3+2 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara twin bed sharing basic.
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project), TIMS (Trekkers Information System) Cards.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara & Pokhara to Kathmandu by comfort Tourist Bus.
  • Pokhara to trekking starting point (Nayapul) & trekking ending point to (Phedi) Pokhara by private/Public Bus/Taxi/car/van/Bus.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by comfort tourist bus.
  • Trekking equipments (worm down jackets, sleeping bag & Duffle Bag) during the trekking if you needed.
  • Nepal Mother House T-shirt /Cap and Appreciation Card of Trip (after trip end).
  • Three times meals (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), tea coffee in a cup each meal during trek.
  • Soft & comfort private accommodation entire Mountain twin bed sharing with share toilet.
  • Government license holder English Speaking experienced Local Guide with their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments.
  • A porter (between every 2 person basic) carries max.20-25 kg. Plus their food, accommodation, wage, insurance, all transportation.
  • One Sherpa (assistance guide) if group size more than 10 people. Plus their food, accommodation, salary, insurance and equipments.
  • Guide & porters insurance for their happy journey.
  • A Trekking Map of Annapurna for Group.
  • Supplementary snacks (cookies, fresh fruits) on the Trek.
  • First Aid medical kit during the trip, including Oximeter to measure Oxyzen and pulse in high altitude.
  • Welcome and farewell program.
  • Tourist service charge, vat, Governments Tax and official expanse if necessary.

Cost Exclude

  • All kind of beverage including mineral water, Chocolate, Cookies, desert, Phone calls, laundry, hot shower during Trek.
  • Clients travel Insurance and evacuation (compulsory).
  • If incase, flight cancel and charter helicopter or plane.
  • Tipping for Guide & porter, yours meals at Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses like Shopping, souvenirs or gift, personal mountaineering gears.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend.
  • International airfare, airport departure tax and Visa fee.
  • Things which don’t mention above, in our services (Trip Cost Includes).
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.

Trip Note

If you do not need porter for the trip, the trekking cost will be reducing from the original price. Nepal Mother House gives you some clue to make less cost for the Solo traveler also. Please contact us in our email for more details with your requirements. 

If you wish to stay longer, we can offer plenty of suggestions: Bungee Jumping, mountain biking in the Kathmandu valley, white water Rafting, Jeep Flyer, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Jungle Safari tour, Skydiving, Mt. Everest view flight, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square, the Kathmandu valley's other historic cities Sightseeing, or a night at the Fort Hotel in Nagarkot for a bit of luxury and some worth able sunset and sunrise mountain panoramas. We help to arrange any of these excursions for you. Namaste and see you during your next trip to the Nepal Himalayas!

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu.Upon arrival at international airport, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport assist and transfer to the Hotel.

Day 02 : Trekking preparation and permit paper work day. Trekking preparation and permit organize day. Please, check your insurance details and have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you.

Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m) – 6 to 7 hours by tourist bus Our trekking guide will come to the hotel in the morning at six o’clock to pick you with private transport. We’ll drive to Pokhara (200 km) which will take us about 6 to 7 hours on a very scenic route. Along the journey you will witness some stunning scenery of snow capped mountains, green hills, rivers in rafting, and villages. Pokhara is a beautiful valley with panoramic views of Annapurna, Machapuchare (shape of fish tail), Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu. The town of Pokhara is set on the banks of the Phewa Lake. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu providing the perfect starting point for our trek. Stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 04 : Drive to Nayapul (1010m) – 1: 45 hours and trek to Tikhedunga (1570meters) - 3 hours The first day trek starts at Nayapul after 1 and half hours driving by private vehicle from Pokhara. After 20 minutes we begin with a short walk along the banks of the Modi Khola. Then we reach Birethanti (1,015m) a large village that has many shops and teahouses. The main inhabitants of this village are Gurung, Magar and Thakali. Then, the trail continues following the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola through villages and climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille (1,495m). After the short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga (1570m). Today’s walk offers a short and comparatively easy day, during the journey allowing us to get the full experience of trekking in Nepal. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 05 : Trek Thikdhunga to Ghorepani (2840m) – 5 to 6 hours After breakfast, we begin our journey with a steep climb to large Magar village at Ulleri (2,070m). Then the trail continues to ascend more gently, through dense forests of oak and rhododendrons towards Banthanti (2250m). Occasionally, we can see Lonmgur (long tail black mouth Monkey) jumping in the trees. Then we trek towards Nangethanti (2,460m), after an hour walk we arrive at Ghorepani (2840m). Stay overnight at a lodge.

Day 06 : Hike up Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) - 45 minutes to Tadapani (2520m) – 4 to 5 hours We will hike about 45 minutes up to Poon Hill (3210m) early in the morning. This viewpoint provides an unobstructed and beautiful view of the sunrise over the high Himalayas with panoramic view giants Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna (8,091m), Machhapuchere, Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, South Annapurna etc. Additionally we can see a network of other peaks, slowly beginning to appear like magic before our eyes. We come back to Ghorepani for a hot breakfast and start walking to Tadapani. Here the trail climbs alongside ridges with pine and rhododendron forests to the Deurali and then descends through beautiful waterfalls, streams, and dense forest to Banthati. The streams have some clear pools alongside the trail which finally climbs up to the final destination Tadapani meaning ‘hot water.’ This is the water supply for a village far away.

Day 07 : Trek Tadapani to Jhinu Danda (hot spring) (1780m) - 5 to 6 hours After breakfast the trail starts with a steep downhill through rhododendron forests and terrace field to Kimrong Khola, offering good views of the upper Modi valley. Then, after crossing a suspension bridge, we ascend to a Gurung village. You can donate some money for the school kids and the school’s welfare. From here the trail gradually ascends through the forest with an easy walk to the nearby village of Chommrong (2140 m). Here we have view of the mighty peak of Annapurna south, Hiuchuli, Gangapurna, and Fishtail, all of which soar upward. After a steep ascent we arrive in Jhinu Danda where we’ll stay overnight at a lodge.

Day 08 : Trek Jhinu Danda to Tolka (1790m) - 4 to 5 hoursThe trail for today first descends to the Komrong Khola and crosses a new bridge through the forest nearby the riverside. Here we see many trekkers, who are going to finest trekking trails in the world. Afterwards we cross the new suspension bridge nearby Himalpani with a beautiful waterfall. Then the trail leads us gently up to the Gurung village Landruk. We will stay in Tolka for lunch after an hour of easy walking. We explore around the Magar village Tolka for the rest of the day.

Day 09 : Trek Tolka to Dhampus (1580m) - 3 to 4 hours The trails climb through forests alive with birds, ferns, and orchids in to a dense forest. After crossing a stream on a suspension bridge the trails climb to the Bheri Kharka, often hearing the sound of sheep. Then the trail climbs through forests to a clearing on the top of the hill at Deurali (2010m) where there are great views of mountains one can see the Pokhara valley. After breakfast we go downhill to Dhampus (1,580m) through the Pothana village where we’ll have to pass a tourist check post. You are rewarded with great views of the mountains, local people, and culture.

Day 10 : Trek Dhampus to Phedi (1080m) -1: 45 hours, Drive to Pokhara - 40 minutes Today is the last day trekking. The trail goes downhill through a village to Phedi. The forest that is so overgrazed that is look like a manicured municipal park! The trail winds down steeply to the ridge at Phedi at (1,080m). Then we pick up our vehicles and drive to Pokhara for lunch. After Lunch you are free to wander on your own in Pokhara.

Day 11 : Drive back to Kathmandu early in the morning by Tourist Bus - 6 to 7 hours We should be ready by 6:00 in morning in hotel lobby in order to have breakfast or seek advice from your trekking guide. We will drive back to Kathmandu through on the main road passing terraces, streams, rivers, local settlements, and high hills. It takes about 7 hours (conditional) to reach your hotel in Kathmandu. If you are interested to fly from Pokhara to Katmandu (bear in mind the extra cost of the plane tickets) please request Nepal Mother House Trekking to book your flight ticket in advance. It takes about 30 minutes flying time with spectacular views of the Himalayas, high hills, terraces, local settlements, and forests. This can indeed make it worth flying.

Day 12 : Your own destination. In this pleasant day you may have full day at leisure either relax at hotel or explore the around Thamel. Today is day of ending your journey, so we would like offer you farewell dinner in Nepali typical Restaurant and hand over you Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for memory of Nepal trip. Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination, taking with you the memory of a life time.


Except fixed departure date, we have every day departure according to your requirements.

Departure Date and Price

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21 July, 2020 01 August, 2020 Guaranteed USD 708
30 July, 2020 10 August, 2020 Available USD 708
06 August, 2020 17 August, 2020 Available USD 708
10 August, 2020 21 August, 2020 Limited USD 708
21 August, 2020 01 September, 2020 Available USD 708
27 August, 2020 07 September, 2020 Available USD 708
01 September, 2020 12 September, 2020 Available USD 708
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06 September, 2020 17 September, 2020 Available USD 708
11 September, 2020 22 September, 2020 Available USD 708
14 September, 2020 25 September, 2020 Available USD 708
17 September, 2020 28 September, 2020 Available USD 708
20 September, 2020 01 October, 2020 Available USD 708
25 September, 2020 06 October, 2020 Available USD 708
28 September, 2020 09 October, 2020 Guaranteed USD 708
01 October, 2020 12 October, 2020 Available USD 708
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12 October, 2020 23 October, 2020 Limited USD 708
15 October, 2020 26 October, 2020 Available USD 708
18 October, 2020 29 October, 2020 Available USD 708
23 October, 2020 03 November, 2020 Guaranteed USD 708
26 October, 2020 06 November, 2020 Available USD 708
29 October, 2020 09 November, 2020 Available USD 708
31 October, 2020 11 November, 2020 Available USD 708
02 November, 2020 13 November, 2020 Guaranteed USD 708
05 November, 2020 16 November, 2020 Available USD 708
08 November, 2020 19 November, 2020 Limited USD 708
13 November, 2020 24 November, 2020 Available USD 708
16 November, 2020 27 November, 2020 Available USD 708
19 November, 2020 30 November, 2020 Available USD 708
22 November, 2020 03 December, 2020 Available USD 708
27 November, 2020 08 December, 2020 Available USD 708
30 November, 2020 11 December, 2020 Guaranteed USD 708
17 December, 2020 28 December, 2020 Available USD 708
25 December, 2020 05 January, 2021 Available USD 708
27 December, 2020 07 January, 2021 Available USD 708
02 January, 2021 13 January, 2021 Available USD 708

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Useful Info

Few things are worth arranging while you are at home. Please note down these list details before your departure, this tips will help to make your trip enjoyable:

  • Read travel advice, inform yourself before travelling and get advice locally when you arrive.
  • Make sure your passport valid date during your travel and consult about visa processing.
  • Estimate your budget and fixed holiday period then chose suitable destination.
  • Note down travel check list before leave home and preparer accordingly.
  • Inform your friend and family about your trip and itinerary details.
  • Make copies of your important documents as a backup in case you lose the originals.
  • Buy Guide book and study about Nepal’s general information (culture, custom, political, people, geography, weather, festival, religion, rule and regulation).
  • Buy insurance which will cover all overseas medical, emergency evacuation costs.
  • Batter to know at list few Nepali words while traveling in Nepal.
  • Make reservations with advance payment, especially during peak season, for trip, accommodations and local guides.
  • Call your bank for debit- and credit-card to let them know about fees and your travel destination. Get your bank’s emergency phone number if you have a problem.
  • Visit the doctor for your health report and take medicine and vaccine accordingly.
  • Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
  • Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behavior may be seen as improper, hostile or even illegal.
  • Never step over anyone feet/legs, and pull in your own legs when somebody wants to pass.
  • Never touch anybody with your feet, also never point in a direction using your feet. The feet are considered the most impure parts of the body.
  • When entering a house, somebody's kitchen, temple or monastery take off your shoes.
  • As a woman you should always be dressed avoiding provocation, so keep shoulders and legs covered.
  • It is very polite to give and accept with your right hand, and even more so when you use your left hand for supporting the elbow of your right hand.
  • When in doubt how to behave in certain situations; keep a low profile, do not shout and keep your dignity.
  • It is better not to touch offerings or persons when they are on way to shrines.
  • Beef is prohibited among both the Hindus and Buddhists. No female animal is killed for food.
  • You may not be allowed entry to the inner sanctuaries of temples and Stupas.
  • You may be interested to take snaps of temples, Stupas and monuments. Generally temples, Stupas and monuments are permitted to be photographed, but it is better to have permission before using your cameras.  

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