Dhampus, Australian camp and Sarangkot Trek is a fairly easy and short trek in the beautiful foothills of the Annapurna. The trip offers gorgeous views over the valleys and stunning views of the Annapurna Mountain range. This trip can be done all year round and is also very suitable for people without any hiking experience and people of all ages. The highest point is around 2000 meter.
It will give you a great impression of the Himalayas in all her magnificence. From sunrise to sunset the colors will keep on changing offering the most incredible views. You will hike through dense forests, along with the hillsides and through mountain villages where we will stop for drinks, lunch etc.
The advantage of this trek is that you have the majestic Himalaya’s nearly all around. A great experience!
Welcome to the beautiful country of Nepal, the Himalayas greet you! After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will welcome you and will take care of transferring you to your hotel.
Morning, drive to Pokhara. You will see the river view and Nepalese life along the way. We will stop for lunch on the way. Arrive Pokhara at 3 pm. Check in Hotel in Pokhara. You might be interested in visiting Barahi Temple with boating for an hour. We will stay in Hotel in Lake Side Area in Pokhara.
Morning wake up and have a breakfast. Then, we will take a van and drive to Phedi which takes about 45 minutes. We will start to steep climb up with stone staircases through the Rhododendron forest until reaching lower Dhampus which takes about 1 hour.
Then, we will gently climb up again passing the terraced fields and small houses. We again keep climbing up through the rhododendron forest until reaching on the ridge which takes about 1 hour. We can see very spectacular Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Then, we trek on the plain or road trail until reaching our Hotel which takes about 30 minutes. We will have a lunch with viewing mountains. After lunch, we will start gently climb up through the rhododendron and oak forests until reaching Pothana which takes about 1 and half hour. We make a short rest and keep climbing up with stone staircases until reaching Australian Camp which takes about 1 hour. We will enjoy with Sunset view over the Himalayas in the evening. We will stay overnight in Hotel
After breakfast, from Australian Camp we will hike through the forestry slightly descend trail Naudanda (Nine hill). Stop for Lunch and continue hike to Sarangkot. The trail following the bit easy path along hill ridge to the dense settlement with mixed ethnic groups. Sarangkot trek offer you spectacular mountain scenery (Mt. Dhaulagri, Annapurna , Machhapuchre, Nilgiri, Lamjung hima etc.) and enchanting view of Pokhara valley and Pokhara lake. Specially, in the night time you can see beautiful lighting Pokhara valley view.
It is a hiking through picturesque hill villages to the popular view point at Sarangkot .The terrace farms , the villages and above all the spectacular panoramic view from Sarangkot is simply unforgettable. We hike back to Pokhara the same day. You will have free time in the afternoon.
Morning, flight to Kathmandu and free day in Kathmandu for shopping and to make short tour around.
After having breakfast your program is all most over with Community Trek. And then we will drip you to airport with good bye and good luck!
ALL ITINERARIES CAN BE CUSTOMIZED AT YOUR REQUEST.
If you are really interest in White Water Rafting then on the way to Pokhara you can make that happned. See more on Tirsuli River Rating
1. All Airport Pick up and drop
2. 2 night standard hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night Pokhara hotel in twin sharing basis
3. All transport as mentioned in Itinerary
4. All foods and accommodation in trek
5. Porters and Guide salaries and their foods and transport
6. Kathmandu to Pokhara Bus
7. Pokhara to Kathmandu Flight
8. All necessary government permits
1. Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
2. Personal expenses
3. Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
4. Tip for diver, guide & porter (normally they expect)
1. Sleeping bag
3. Trekking shoe (durable, waterproof hiking boot)
4. Flip flops or light sandals
5. Trekking pants or synthetic pants
6. Synthetic t-shirt
7. Fleece jacket
8. Rain jacket
9. Rain pants
10. Trekking socks
12. Insulated jacket for cold weather
13. Sunhat/cap and wool cap
14. Lightly insulated gloves
15. Solar glasses
16. Personal hygiene kit
17. Personal medicine
18. Sun cream and lip protector
19. Personal kitchen kit (plate, spoon, fork, penknife)
20. Multifunctional tool (Swiss knife style)
21. Passport or personal identification card
22. Headlamp and extra battery
23. Water bottles (minimum 2 Liters total)
24. Steri-pen or water purification tablets
25. Camera (optional)
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