Sarangkot Dhampus Trek
Sarangkot Dhampus Trek highlights
- Discover Annapurna Himalayas within 160 deg angle from all hill station
- Walk through cultivated fields, excellent views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail etc.
- Natural hot spring and nice waterfalls along the trek routes
- Famous hill station of Kaski district are Sarangkot, Australian camp and Dhampus
- Experience the Gurung and other ethnic groups and their local lives.
Sarangkot Dhampus Trek is an easy trekking trail located in Kaski district of Pokhara city. Sarangkot hill, Dhampus village and as well as Australian camp are recognized as a famous hill station offers brilliant view of Annapurna Himalayan ranges including three tallest mountains which are Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna first of Nepal. This trek is easy and can be done within 3 days . This trek is also called mini Annapurna panorama or Annapurna view trekking. It is a good option to extend your trips from Kathmandu and Pokhara Tours or Chitwan Jungle / wild life Safari. Even the trail is easy to follow and lasts only for few days and the trek will surely leave you with unforgettable moments in your lifetime. Trek to Australian camp will be more interesting in spring as the whole forest along the trail turns red, pink and white with rhododendron flowers. And of course this trek can be done in any time through out the year.
Sarangkot Dhampus Trek detail itinerary
Our trek to get three famous hill trekking is a classical trek with 3 days itinerary compared to most walks in this region. The particular route is designed for globe trotters who wish to hike in a more relaxed manner than take a look this itinerary. However for travelers who wish to do this route quickly but are walking with limited time wise than ask us for tailor made itinerary.Day 1 Arrived at Kathmandu valley
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
Early morning but after breakfast, Our professional guide come to pick you up to get Tourist Bus park, Kantipath. Bus leave from Kathmandu to Pokhara at about 6:45am. During the drive, you follow Prithvi Highway for roughly about 6 hours to get tourist paradise Pokhara city. During your journey, you can view the Manokamana cable car at Kurintar and rafting on Trishuli River, and some nice and beautiful villages. Pokhara is the second largest touristic town of Nepal offers and excellent view of Annapurna Himalayan ranges.
We begin our journey walking on the bank of Fewa lake side to get Khapaudi which is foot hill of Sarangkot tower. Sarangkot hill offers evening sun set view and evening lights, pristine Fewa lake and as well as sunrise over the Annapurna Hiamalayan ranges including mount Dhaulagiri and mount fish tail. I am sure that you enjoy with having breathtaking sunset view from the view point and then lower down to lodge where we stayed overnights.
Today very early in the morning, hike Hill top tower to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), < Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and Manaslu (8,163 m) other numerous snow capped mountains in the morning. Returning back to the hotel, we will take breakfast before continuing our journey to Naudanda. Naudanda known as nine hills which offers great views of Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake. We will lower down from Naudanda to Ghatte Khola and choose the escalating path to Australian camp passing over pretty little village of Gurung ethnics situated at the top of Dhampus hill.
After breakfast with great sunrise over mount annapurna and fist tail, we walk downhill to get Dhampus village. Mount fish tail is called Machhapuchhre in Nepali. We will explore Dhampus village and get to know their unique culture and ways of living. The trail descends through the forest to Dhampus Phedi from where our private vehicle is waiting us. And from here to Pokhara fewa lake side transfer by private taxi / car / van and it takes roughly about 1 hour. Get refreshed and relax.
Morning we’ll drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does sarangkot – Australian camp trek cost?
sarangkot – Australian camp trekking cost we offer you on USD 498.00 is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. Single supplement cost will be extra USD 90.00. In this price, we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation at our home stay located near by Thamel, Kathmandu and tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara Fewa lake side and of course the trip price will vary according to group size. Taking flights to and from Pokhara saves your time and riding bus reduces the trip expenses. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu round trip airfare, 3 star category hotel deluxe air conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and 2 star hotel standard accommodation in Pokhara (BB plan) with attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places, so let us know. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
- 2 nights twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu.
- 1 night Tourist standard accommodation in Pokhara within Bed with Breakfast Plan
- Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
- Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days.
- Tourist Bus transfer from Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu as a round trip.
- Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis.
- Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permits for Trekking tours
- Return transfer from Dhampus phedi to Fewa lake side by private vehicle.
- All land transportation as per written on above itinerary.
- Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs.
- Insurance of guide and porters.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
- A special gift from our company.
Cost Exclude :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize private Sarangkot Dhampus Trek including Australian camp trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Sept 10, 2018 – Sept 16, 2018
Sept 15, 2018 – Sept 21, 2018
Sept 20, 2018 – Sept 26, 2018
Sept 30, 2018 – Oct 05, 2018
Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 11, 2018
Oct 10, 2018 – Oct 16, 2018
Oct 15, 2018 – Oct 21, 2018
Oct 17, 2018 – Oct 23, 2018
Oct 20, 2018 – Oct 26, 2018
Oct 25, 2018 – Oct 31, 2018
Oct 30, 2018 – Nov 05, 2018
Nov 05, 2018 – Nov 11, 2018
Nov 10, 2018 – Nov 16, 2018
Nov 15, 2018 – Nov 21, 2018
Nov 20, 2018 – Nov 26, 2018
Nov 25, 2018 – Nov 31, 2018
Nov 30, 2018 – Dec 05, 2018
Dec 01, 2018 – Dec 06, 2018
Dec 05, 2018 – Dec 11, 2018
Dec 10, 2018 – Dec 16, 2018
Dec 20, 2018 – Dec 26, 2018
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited – Only few space available
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need experience to do Sarangkot – Australian camp and dhampus trek?
Answer: Actually for this kind of trekking is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a light weight day pack. For this trekking if you have about little experience would be better.Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Sarangkot – Australian camp and dhampus trekking?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with cozy bed with nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?
Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in annapurna trekking, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to next place where you are going.
Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take bucket shower.Question: How do I get drinking water on Sarangkot – Australian camp and dhampus short Trekking?
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in camp site/along the way.Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend to you bring extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.Is there any communication facilities on Sarangkot – Australian camp and dhampus short trekking?
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
No! So, for the trekking routes you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards works only in the bigger city areas.Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of mis understanding. We will of course make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of total price of the trip in order to conform your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porter carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guest (12.5 kg luggage of each guest) : 1 porter basis.Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.Question: Do I need walking polls ?
Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee and some drinks while you are on trek.
The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
“What makes this trip special ?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who knows the destination much better than others.
Trip Price : USD 498 Per Person
- Trip Duration: 6 Days
- Max Altitude: 2,100m/6,867 ft
- Trekking Hour: 5 Hrs
- Group-Size: 2-25 People
- Best Time: Oct -May
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transportation: Car/Plane/bus
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