Travelogue

Sunrise @ Poon Hill

Poon Hill Trek is the most popular Himalayan trail for tourists. The sunrise view is the epic of this route.

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The hill is relatively ‘short’ as compare to the average height of Himalayan mountains.

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What makes sunrise at Poon Hill memorable was the trekking journey to reach the hill top, and rewarded by the spectacular panorama view of 10 great Himalayan Mountains.

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Hundreds of visitors walk up to Poon Hill everyday during the peak season.

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We woke up 4am and started ascending by 5am.

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The egg yolk jumped over the Himalaya around 6:30am. The sun rays made the summits glow with golden reflections.

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It was chilling on the hill top due to wind chill. The ground was covered by frost.

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A cup of hot chocolate was heavenly sent on Poon Hill.

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I couldn’t have done it without the help of our superb team of guide and porters. Big thanks to the real heroes.

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By 7am, most visitors already descending back to the guest houses to enjoy their hot breakfast.

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Thank you Nepal. धन्यवाद.

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