Annapurna Sunrise and Everest View Trek, lets you trek in two popular trekking regions (Annapurna and Everest Region) of Nepal in a single trip.
Witness a mesmerizing sunrise over the Himalayas from the vantage point of Poon Hill. Walk past charming Gurung and Magar villages and experience their unique culture and tradition. Further, visit the Everest View Hotel situated at a height of 3,880 meters.
Marvel at the panoramic views of the Himalayas including Everest, the highest mountain on Earth and neighboring mountains. Get an insight into Sherpa culture and tradition which shares similarities with Tibetan Buddhism.
Annapurna Sunrise and Everest View Trek Route
The combined trek in Everest and Annapurna starts and ends in Kathmandu. Enjoy a scenic drive to Pokhara, the city of Lakes.
Begin your trek from Hile and climb up a series of stairs on your way to the Gurung village of Ulleri. Walk on the trail filled with rhododendron trees to Ghorepani. Marvel at the gorgeous views of Fishtail Peak and Annapurna South on your way.
Wake up early to catch an incredible sunrise over the Himalayas from Poon Hill. Enjoy the 360-degree views of mountains including Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, and Fishtail Peak.
After watching a beautiful sunrise, continue your trek to Tadapani. Hike past the traditional Gurung village of Ghandruk. If you wish to get an insight into Gurung culture then visit the old museum.
Take a scenic walk to Kimche followed by a drive back to Pokhara. Further, you will be driving to Kathmandu and gearing up for Everest View Trek. Take a picturesque flight to Lukla, the gateway to Everest, and start trekking to Phakding.
Take a wonderful walk through the pine forest and walking alongside the Dudh Koshi River to the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. You will be spending a day in the Sherpa town. Further, hike to Everest View Hotel which offers panoramic views of Everest and neighboring mountains.
Retract your steps back to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
Annapurna Sunrise and Everest View Trek Difficulty
Annapurna Sunrise and Everest View Trek is one of the easy to moderate treks in Nepal.
You will attain a maximum altitude of 3,880 meters at the Everest View Hotel. While trekking you will be walking for a maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 3 hours. Your average walking hours will be roughly 5 hours per day.
This trek is suitable for novice trekkers and for families.
Annapurna Sunrise and Everest View Trek Itinerary
Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 6-7 hours (200 km) Drive
Drive from Pokhara to Hile (1,480m/4,855ft) and Trek to Ulleri (1,970m/6,463ft)
Duration: 2:30 hours (52 km) drive, 3-4 hours (4 km) trek
Trek to Ghorepani (2,874m/9,429ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (9 km) trek
Trek to Tadapani (2,600m/8,530ft)
Visit Poon Hill (3,210m/10529ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (9.5 km) trek
Trek to Kimche (1,610m/5,281ft) and Drive to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 2:30 hours (55 km) drive, 4-5 hours (10 km) trek
Drive from Pokhara (800m/2,625ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 6-7 hours (200 km) Drive
Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft)
Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek
Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (10.5 km) trek
At Namche Bazaar explore day – visit Everest view hotel
Trek to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (18.5 km) trek
Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight