Himalayan Sunrise Tour

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Style: Tour
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals: BLD (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Group Size: 1-20
  • Max Altitude: 2,195m/7,201ft

Highlights of Himalayan Sunrise Tour

  • Walking around UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in Kathmandu Valley
  • Everest Mountain Flights for aerial view of the Great Himalayas and human settlement areas of Khumbu region
  • Exploration of Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Sunrise view from Nagarkot
  • Strolling around Pokhara City
  • Sunrise view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu region from Sarangkot
  • Some adventurous sports like hot air ballooning, zip flying and paragliding from Sarangkot

Although a small Himalayan country of Asia, Nepal has the 8 out of 14 highest mountains on the planet. They are Mt Everest (8,848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Mt. Makalu (8,485m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163m), and Mt. Annapurna (8,091m). There are around 1,310 peaks above 6,000m including Mt. Fishtail (6,693m) as the highest virgin peak.

Imagine clicking photographs, at close quarters, the snow-capped Himalayan peaks of Nepal. If it sounds like you, our Himalayan Sunrise Tour is definitely the tour program for you. This is a great program to witness the best sunrise view in the world for your memorable Nepal visit. You can find numerous vantage points for gorgeous sunrise view of the snowcapped peaks and diverse terrains.

Himalayan Sunrise tour takes you to three separate places for the long-lasting sunrise and sunset views. The first one is a mountain flight, the second one is from Nagarkot and the third one is, you guessed it right, Sarangkot. The scenic mountain flight to Everest region is the best for having aerial view of the Great Himalayas. During this helicopter tour in Nepal, you have the majestic views of the snowy peaks between Manaslu and Kanchenjunga region.

Apart from the glittering mountains, you enjoy the in-flight view of the dense forests, lush valleys and amazing landscapes. Flight over Everest facilitates you with the best panoramic view of the Sherpa Capital, Namche Bazaar and other settlement areas. The dense oak, pine and rhododendron forests are equally rewarding in this trip. Everest Base Camp trek takes nearly 3 weeks by walking along the rugged trail. Everest mountain flight takes only an hour to have the close up view of the region.

Sarangkot is the number one viewpoint in Pokhara. Nagarkot sunrise view tour includes sightseeing of cultural and artistic heritage of Kathmandu Valley. This program is also for you if you want a short but mesmerizing trip in Nepal. Sarangkot is a famous tourist destination near the Lake City Pokhara. It is the launch site for adventurous sports like paragliding, hot air ballooning, zip flying, etc.

Nagarkot Sunrise view trek takes you to the closest touristic destination from the Kathmandu Valley. You can go there after visiting Bhaktapur Durbar Sqaure, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can visit many historical, cultural and religious sites located around the socio-cultural site. You also get to enjoy the mysterious culture of Kathmandu, and have close-up views of the greatest mountain range on Earth.

You will enjoy this trip as it is close to the city, yet it takes you to vantage points that are totally detached from the noise and crowd of the city – in a couple of pristine mornings. This Himalayan Sunrise Tour from Orbit Alpine Adventure is ideal for everyone, and especially recommended in winter.


1. What is Himalayan Sunrise Tour?

Himalayan Sunrise tour is one of the most popular Nepal tour packages that rewards you with the Everest mountain flight and best sunrise view tour in Nepal. This tour package designed by Orbit Alpine Adventure takes you to Nagarkot and Sarangkot for sunrise view. Nagarkot Sunrise view trek takes you to the Nagarkot Hill close to Kathmandu City. And Pokhara Sarangkot tour rewards you with the best sunrise view from a vantage point of 1,600m. Sarangkot has now been very popular for adventure sports activities like paragliding, hot air ballooning and zip flying in Pokhara. The culture and tradition of the sites are also the additional beauties of this tour package.

2. How long is Himalayan Sunrise Tour in Nepal?

Himalayan Sunrise tour can be done within 3 days to more than 9 days depending upon the destinations you want to go. If you land at the Kathmandu Airport in the morning, you can visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the very day as well. Next day, you can go for Everest mountain flight and Nagarkot for the sunset view of the snowcapped peaks around it. On the third day, you can fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara in about 30 minutes. Then, you can visit the popular destinations of the Lake City in that day and go to Sarangkot for the night stay. The following morning, you can have the best sunrise view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu region trekking.

3. Why should I do Himalayan Sunrise tour?

There are a few reasons for you to do Himalayan Sunrise tour. I|t is very appropriate if you have very limited time in Nepal. Within the short time, you can have an aerial view of the Everest region and experience sunrise view from Nagarkot and Sarangkot. Everest mountain flight is the best lifelong experience of the world as you can relish the Great Himalayas in short time. Nagarkot is quite close to the Kathmandu Valley where you can reach in about an hour. On the way, you can visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal. Sarangkot serves you as the best sunrise view and lets you try some adventurous sports as well. You can try hot air ballooning, zip flying and paragliding in Pokhara from Sarangkot. Culture and tradition of Nagarkot and Sarangkot are plus features of this Nepal tour package.

Day to Day Itinerary

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You will be greeted at the Airport and will go to your hotel. You can freshen up and have some sightseeing. In the evening the team leader explains about the program itinerary.

  • Meals: Wellcome Dinner
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,350m/4,429ft

Before dawn, you will go on a scenic mountain flight that offers amazing views of mountain range from the comfort of your airplane seat. This one-hour activity will let you see nearly the entire mountain range of Nepal in the north. Later after breakfast, we will go for full day sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley. You will be accompanied by our professional tour guide. The sightseeing includes visiting Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar square. After exploring these sites, we will drive to Nagarkot, a hill-station out of Kathmandu popular for sunrise and sunset views. You can watch a mesmerizing sunset if you choose or hold the excitement (for sunrise view) until the next morning. Check-in to the hotel and have dinner before going early to bed.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Three Star hotel
  • Place: Nagarkot
  • Altitude: 2,195m/7,201ft

Before dawn, you will wake up and reach the tower in Nagarkot to have a magnificent sunrise. On a very clear day, you will see a great panorama that you will remember for a long time. After breakfast, we start driving to Pokhara. Driving today is adventurous and pleasant as it snakes down the hills and through terraced paddies. Drive today provides plenty of opportunity to view cultivated terraced fields, rivers, streams, green valleys, rocky gorges, farmlands and typical rural life of Nepal. With lunch on the way, you will relax by the lake in Pokhara. Stay overnight in a hotel in Lakeside.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 950m/3,117m

Wake up early and before dawn, we reach Sarangkot, the number one viewpoint in Pokhara to enjoy the views of Himalayan sunrise. Sarangkot is renowned for its panoramic Himalayan views. You can have an astounding vistas of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu as well as down on the city of Pokhara and Phewa lake. Later, we return to Pokhara, have breakfast and spend the day sightseeing, relaxing, and visiting many places of beautiful Pokhara. Take a boat ride, visit the Peace Pagoda to enjoy excellent mountain views, explore Davi’s Fall, Mahendra Cave, or just relax in Lakeside with a drink.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 1,600m/5,249ft

After breakfast, you drive to Kathmandu along Trishuli river via turns and bends of the Prithivi Highway. It takes about 6 hours to arrive Kathmandu from Pokhara along the banks of the Marsyangdi River and the Trishuli River. As an option, you can take a 30-minute flight to Kathmandu and spend the rest of the day in Kathmandu shopping or sightseeing.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,350m/4,429ft

This is the last day of Himalayan Sunrise Tour 6 days’ itinerary. So, a few hours before flight time, we will take you to the Airport for your flight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast

Cost Details

  • International airport transfers as per the itinerary.
  • 2 nights 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • 2 nights 3-star hotel accommodation in Pokhara on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • 1 night 3 star hotel accommodation in Nagarkot on twin sharing basis on BB plan
  • Kathmandu, Pokhara, Nagarkot Sightseeing by professional english speaking tour guide.
  • Kathmandu – Nagarkot- Pokhara - Kathmandu ground transportation by private a/c vehicle.
  • Mineral water and hot tea, coffe during travelling with car
  • All the world heritage sight ticket
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the tour guide and driver.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • International air fare to/ from Nepal.
  • Entry Visa fees - at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu - Nagarkot and Pokhara.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, etc.
  • Beverages, alcoholic drinks, boiled water during the tour.
  • All food and beverages other than on the itinerary.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early returning to home (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal gear and expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude provided to staff.

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