Best Places to see sunrise & sunset of the Himalayas in Nepal

Best Places to see sunrise & sunset of the Himalayas in Nepal

Best Place to see sunrise & sunset views of the Himalayas in Nepal

Early morning observing the sunrise & sunset view from the silvery gorgeous Himalayas. Enjoying the moment of sunrise view of the incredible Himalayas gives you the best moment of your life. Just imagine the stunning gorgeous celestial view of the Himalayas can easily divert your mind & heart towards it. As sunrise of the mountain view is the best amazing scene in the attractive points.  However, Nepal has many different places to see the best sunrise and sunset of the Himalayas and beautiful nature and amazing landscapes. The immerse of natural fresh cool moment & sunlight provides you a warm situation. Only in the photographic scene, we have view the gorgeous sunrise & sunset view. But it isn’t true that when you join a trip to Nepal then your photographic scene become comes to be true.

There were lots of hill stations& places from where we can receive a luxurious view like sunrise & beautiful Himalayas. Feeling comfort, just breathtaking allows you the fully splendid& panoramic view. Additionally, where the paradises’ amazing view can be an amazing moment for you. Experience of the Himalayas & sunrise view can be truly wonderful & fulfilling the adventurous activities. The cherish of the amuse hill stations of Nepal can give relax& comfort zone. Exciting experience & enthusiasm would provide you the magnificent sceneries. While, during the view of the Beautiful Himalayas, the “chirping” sound of the birds adds a more pleasant& glimpses moment.  There were many hill stations & places that give the best Himalyas& sunrise view. Some of them are listed below:

  • Nagarkot(2,195m)
  • Sarangkot(1,600m)
  • Poon Hill(3,200m)
  • Kala Patthar(5,643m)
  • Antu Danda(1,977m)
  • Gokyo Ri
  • Pikey Peak
  • Khopra hill trek
  • Mardi Himal
  • Kakani
  • Daman hill
  • Bandipur village
  • Kayanjin Ri
  • World Peace Pagoda
  • Chandragiri Hill

Nagarkot (2,195m)

Nagarkot is one of the wonderful hill stations in Nepal. Nagarkot lies in the Bhaktapur district of Nepal which is 32 km east from Kathmandu. Nagarkot is located at an altitude of 2,195m.  As being near to Kathmandu valley this hill stations pull attractions of many tourists. If you are planning to enjoy some refresh cool environment then Nagarkot can be your best destination.

Very gorgeous Himalayan range& stunning sunrise-sunset view can be observed from here. Likewise, about 8 Himalayan ranges can be viewed from Nagarkot hill station out of 13. Actually, you can enjoy the luxurious, fantastic environment there. From the top of Hill station Mt. Everest (8,848m) in the east& Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m) can be seen in the west. The first sun rays on the Himalayan range give the amazing silvery shining view. In the early morning, the magnificent view of Sunlight on the Mountains was the main attraction of these hill stations. To enjoy the greenery fresh environment many tourists came here to visit the Nagarkot Hill stations.

Sarangkot (1,600m)

Sarangkot is another beautiful hill station that lies in the Pokhara district of Nepal. It is situated at an altitude of 1,600m.  If you are thinking to make a trip for Pokhara then you shouldn’t miss a chance to visit Sarangkot.  This adorable beauty hill station offers you a superb view of sunrise& sunset. Along with its majestic views of the Himalayan range& mountain peaks can be seen when you visit Sarangkot.

The celestial views of green lush hills & panoramic environments are available here. Most of the tourists came here for enjoying the paragliding. From Pokhara, you can reach Sarangkot within about 2.5 hrs. Additionally from the top of the Sarangkot hill incredible & dashing view of sunrise& sunset can be seen. Moreover, the major attraction is the silvery shining of the sunlight in the mountains. We can enjoy the majestic view of Mt. Annapurna II (7,937m), MT. Machapuchhre (6,993m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167) can be seen.

So these dazzling hill stations offer the entire Pokhara valley as major attractions for tourists.

Kala Patthar (5,643m)

A trek to Kalapatthar is the best trip for everyone to view the peak of Mt. Everest (8,848m).  To reach Kalapatthar you must have to join the Everest Base camp trek. About the 12 days trip then you get a chance to view the peak of Mt. Everest.

So mainly tourists join the trek for Kalapatthar in the spring & autumn season. As the weather becomes clear & a suitable environment is present to join this trek. Likewise, this adorable beauty of Kalapatthar presents you with the superb view of various mountain peaks like Mt. Nuptse (7,816m), Mt. Changtse(7,543m), Mt. Lhotse(8,516m).

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Antu Danda (1,977m)

Antu Danda lies in the Illam district in eastern Nepal. Very gorgeous Antu Danda lies at an altitude of 1,977m. Crossing over the population we can see ethnicities like Brahmin, Chhetri, Rai, Limbu, Lepcha, and Magar. Mainly this hill station is popular for the tea garden. Not only that, but this place is also famous for ginger, cardamom & tea products. This very famous Antu Danda lies in the border of Darjeeling& south of the Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m).

This hill station offers a very gorgeous view of the Sunrise& Sunset view. Celestial tea gardens bounded with dense pine forests were the major attractions of this hill. The process of the tea plucking & socio-cultural beauty has flourished the name7 fame of the entire Illam district. Green wetland, grass jungle& Mai Pokhari have attracted the hundred of tourist. Splendid view of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m) can be the enjoy moment for every tourist.

Gokyo Ri

Gokyo Ri is the next highest point to see the sunrise from Gokyo valley located in the Khumbu region. Gokyo Ri (5357m) is on the way to Everest Gokyo Chola pass trekking.  You can also explore the Sagarmatha National park, Khumbu valley via Everest Gokyo trek. You can also see the massif 360-degree view of earth tallest Mt. Everest (8848 m) Lhotse (8516), Makalu (8485m) Cho Oyu (8201 m) Kalapathar, and many more.

Pikey Peak –

The Pikey peak trek is located in the Solukhumbu district. We can see the great view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Manaslu, Annapurna, Thamserku, and Gauri Shankar from the Pikey peak. Pikey’s peak name comes from the Sherpa language. Peaky peak trek is a short trek from Kathmandu where we can see the amazing mountain vistas along with the world’s highest peak mt. Everest.  Therefore Piely peak trek is quite a famous trek to see the amazing sunrise and sunset view of the great Himalayas range.

Khopra Hill –

Khorpa hill trek located in the Annapurna region. You can see the amazing sunrise view of the Annapurna massif. Not only this you can observe the fantastic landscape of the Annapurna region.  Annapurna ride is the short trekking route from Pokhara where you observe the splendid view of the Himalayas and Annapurna range.


Kakani is the next nearest viewpoint from Kathmandu to the sunrise and sunset of the Himalaya. Kakani is also possible for a day or multi-day hiking from Kathmandu. You can observe the amazing sunrise and sunset views of the Mt. Annapurna,  Manaslu, Lantang range, Ganesh Himal, and many more.

Kanjin Ri-

Kanjin Ri is also the best place to see the best sunrise view of the Himalayas. Kanjin Gompa trek is a famous trek in the Langtang region.  Langtang Gompa is the best place to see Langtang Lirung, Mt. Kimsung, Mt. Langshisha. Langtang valley is also popular for Langtang yak Cheese factory and Buddhist cultures.

Mardi Himal

Mardi Himal is also the short trek from Pokhara. Mardi Himal trek offers incredible views of the great Annapurna range. You can easily observe the nice cultures and nature during this Mardi Himal trail. Enjoy the great sunrise view of Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre.

Daman Hill-

Daman hill is also the nearest sunrise viewpoint from Kathmandu valley. Daman is located in the central part of Nepal in the Makanpur district.  Daman hill is located around 2400 m high above sea level. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Mt Dhaulagiri in the west and Mt. Everest in the eastern part. You can see the massive Himalayas range and we can play with the snow during the winter season here.


Bandipur is a naturally beautiful place. Bandipur is on the way from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Bandipur is a naturally and culturally richest place in Nepal.  Bandipur is also famous for Newari cultures. You can see the great sunrise view of Mt. Fishtail called Machhapuchhre,  Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang range from Bandipur.

World Peace Pagoda-

World Peace Pagoda is located on the hilltop of the Pokhara valley. World peace pagoda offers the giant sunrise view of Mt. Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli, and many more.  You can see the beautiful Pokhara valley and Fewa lake form  World Peace Pagoda.  Day hiking is the best option from Pokhara to the World Peace pagoda.

Chandragiri Hill-

Chandragiri hill is the best place to see the best sunrise view of the different mountain ranges. Chandragiri hill is a closet viewpoint near Kathmandu valley where you can the 360-degree view of Kathmandu valley.  Either riding in the cable car or day hiking is the best option for the Chandragiri tour.  Chandragiri Hill is located almost 2540 m height from sea level and 12 km drive from the centre Kathmandu to the Cable car station. You can see the incredible sunrise and sunset view of Mount Manasu, Ganesh Himal range, Langtang range.

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