Dhampus/Australian Camp Tour (For Domestic Tourist)
Duration: 4 Nights 5 Days
Price: Rs 9,555 per person
Dhampus, Australian Camp and sarangkot trek is easy 3 night 4 days short trek near pokhara valley. This trek starts from Phedi drive one hour from Pokhara. From Phedi climb up 2 hour to Dhampus village. The village of Dhampus on the Annapurna trail is blessed with grand views of the Annapurna range. Dhampus is beautiful village a number of slate roofed house. paved country yard Buddhist monastery. The trek remain ideal for those wishing to experience Nepal mountain scenery and ethnic culture within a short time.
After Dhampus village 1 hour to Australian Camp. The camp is center of Dhampus Jungle. There are few comfortable lodges. From Australian Camp provide great Jungle scenery and similar views as Poonhill like Annapurna South, Fishtial, Mt Dhaulagiri,Tukuche peak,Dhampus Peak,Nilgiri and Himchuli.
From Australian Camp we will hike to Naudanda ( Nine hill) stop for Lunch and continue hike to Sarangkot. 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
Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara by Bus
Day 02: Pokhara to trek Australian Camp.
Day 03: Trek to Sarangkot from Australian Camp.
Day 04: Sarangkot to Pokhara.
Day 05:Pokhara to Kathmandu by Bus
Day 1: Take a ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820m (6 hours) and transfer to Hotel.
By Tourist Bus 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.
Day 2: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi and trek to Dhampus Village (1650m/3hours) to Australian Camp 2165m (3 hours)
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
Day 3: Australia Base Camp to Sarangkot (5 Hours)
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
Day 4: Sarangkot to Pokhara (4 hours)
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.
Day 5: Take a ride from Pokhara to Kathmandu (6 hours)
Cost include on:
• 2 Night hotel in Pokhra including breakfast
• Kathmandu /Pokhara/Kathmandu by tourist Bus.
• 3 times meal during the hiking. (2 breakfast,3 Lunch and 2 dinners.
• 2-night lodge accommodation in trekking.
• 1 Hiking Guide
• Necessary Trekking permit and necessary paper.
Cost does not include on:
• all food in Pokhara
• personal expenses, phone call, laundry service etc.
• all bar bill coke, beer, water etc.
• Tips for guide, porter and driver.