Poon Hill Sunrise

Poon Hill SunriseAt 3210m (10,500ft), Poon Hill lies in the foothills of the Annapurnas in the Himalayas. Whilst it is below the snowline in Nepal year-round. Located to the south-west of the Annapurna massif and across a large river valley, it commands spectacular views of all four Annapurna, Machapuchre, Nilgiri South and Daulagiri.

Annapurna, Nepali Annapurna Himal,  massif of the Himalayas in north-central Nepal. Annapurna I is the world’s 10th highest peak. It forms a ridge some 30 miles (48 km) long between the gorges of the Kali (Kali Gandak; west) and Marsyandi (east) rivers north of the town of Pokhara. The massif contains four main summits, two of which – Annapurna I (26,545 feet [8,091 metres]) and Annapurna II (26,040 feet [7,937 metres])—stand at the western and eastern ends of the range, respectively; Annapurna III (24,786 feet [7,555 metres]) and Annapurna IV (24,688 feet [7,525 metres]) lie between them.

(source: Annapurna)

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