Sunrise @ Poon Hill

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

Sunrise at Poon Hill (3)

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

Sunrise at Poon Hill (5)

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.

Sunrise at Poon Hill (7)

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Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking (Day 2: Thousands of steps to Ghorepani)

Many people would not comprehend why trekkers like to spend money to suffer? One of the challenging section of the ‘easiest trek in Nepal’ – Poon Hill trek, is to get from Ulleri to Ghorenpani.

Ghorepani Trail (1)

The ice-cream like Himalayan mountain was right outside our guest house windows at Ghorepani. It said it all for the reason why ‘stupid’ trekkers spent money and wasted their leaves to trek on the Himalaya foothills or summits.

To me, the journey itself was the main reward.

Ghorepani Trail (14)

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Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking (Day 1: Nayapul to Tikhedhungga)

After a good night rest in Pokhara, we took 1.5 hours bus ride to begin our 4.5 days trekking from Nayapul.

Nayapul 1070m

Pokhara situated in the low altitude valley, merely ~900m. Trekking from Nayapul started from ~1070m, and we will be overnight at Laxmi hotel (guest house) at Tikhedhungga ~1520m.

Ghorepani Trek (8)

The ‘gentle’ walked started around noon time across the low land terrains.

Ghorepani Trek (1)

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