Dhampus, Kathmandu, Pokhara

Dhampus Trek

Dhampus Trek through sparse villages, farm terraces and forests we reach to the Dhampus hill after few hours of walk from Pokhara. A close face to face view of a long range of Annapurna and other mountains greets us on reaching Dhampus. We enjoy the amazing sunsets on the Himalayas in the evening and sunrise next morning, a scenery that you will treasure for long.

Dhampus trek is also blessed with the astounding view of massive Annapurna Himalaya ranges. This hiking is ideal for those willing to experience the mountaineering adventure and ethnic tribe at a glance. Explore the culture and lifestyle to its fullest by walking around.  Diversity in culture, tradition and living is well exposed in villages. Enjoy the cultural hospitality, traditional accommodation, local cuisine, farming method and more during this tour in this village.Besides the breathtaking mountain views, This village will also offer you an opportunity to experience the peace and beauty of Nepalese countryside , watch the daily lives of the villagers , see them work on the farms and interact with local people .

Trek to this village from Pokhara is one of the shortest treks around Pokhara Valley that takes you through 3 different popular viewpoints; Dhampus, Naudanda and Sarangkot. Dhampus is not only the best view point but is also a small village of ethnic Gurung community, which gives you an opportunity to witness their daily life style.

Tour Highlight
  • Explore the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Discover the naturally gifted region around Pokhara.
  • Experience spirituality through Humanity.
  • View of beautiful sunset and sunrise on the Himalayas, countryside experience.
Dhampus Trek
Dhampus Trek

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Katmandu

You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by our representatives and be transferred to your hotel.

A brief orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.


Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:
  • Boudhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath: The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Swayambhunath: Sitting atop a hill, it is the most prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal and is one of many sites of Nepal included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.


Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

200 km west of Kathmandu is a big natural Beauty City, Pokhara (900m). You will drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Pokhara is a city of natural wonders, the serenity of Lakes and the magnificence of mountains like Machhapuchhre makes it a very special place worth spending few days here.

Overnight stay at Pokhara.


Sightseeing around Pokhara

The city offers quite a range of activities for all. You can go around to see the Phewa Lake, Barahi Temple, Devi’s Fall, Mahendra Cave, Seti Gandaki Gorge, Sarangkot, Peace Stupa, Tibetan Village among several other attractions. Pokhara is also popular for its night life, hence you can end your day with your kind of live music.

Overnight stay at Pokhara.


Pokhara to Dhampus

You will take a short drive to Phedi, a suburb of Pokhara, after having your breakfast. You will begin your walk from here. You will go through a short steep climb, and pass through farm terraces and villages. The trail ascends to a forested path paved with stones and before you reach Dhampus you will pass through few tea houses, and immensely pleasurable sights all around the way. Dhampus is a beautiful Gurung Village with terraced scenery, It is a traditional Gurung villages that offers grand panorama of all the majestic mountains of the region : Annapurna and Manaslu range, Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt.Machhapuchre.

Overnight stay at Dhampus.


Dhampus to Sarankot

You will wake up early in the morning to view a splendid sunrise over the Annapurna range. After a breakfast, you will trek your way to Naudanda, another village that offers for best view of the Annapurna range.  Lunch at Naudanda, and for another two hours you will continue your trek to Sarangkot for another two hours, here you will see on your way several farm villages. Once you are at Sharangkot you will be able to see the majestic view of a snow capped mountain range, whole of Pokhara Valley and the Phewa Lake down below, laying calm and poised. This place located at the highest point in Pokhara Valley is also famous for watching Sun rise, which you will experience next.

Overnight lodge at Sharangkot.

You will have to rise early in the morning in order to not miss the fabulous sun rise view from Sharangkot. It looks majestic than any other sunrise because it can be seen over a massive Himalayan scenery. Annapurna and Machhapuchre ranges can also be seen best from this part. After enjoying the moment, you will head back to the Lodge to have your breakfast and then two hours trekking downhill From Sarankot towards Phewa Lake and then to the Hotel.

Overnight stay at Lake Side Hotel.


Pokhara to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we leave Pokhara to head towards Kathmandu which is 6-7 hours drive. Transfer to Hotel. Farewelll dinner in the evening.

Overnight stay at Hotel.


Final Departure

Enjoy the sumptuous breakfast at Hotel. We will meet you at your hotel and take you to the airport for onward destination with sweet memories of Nepal. We will drop you to Kathmandu Airport, 3 hours before your flight time.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu & Pokhara in 2 -3 start hotel with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide , Entrance fee & Private transportation
  • Kathmandu / Pokhara / Chitwan / Kathmandu by Tourist Bus
  • Accommodation in Normal tea house during trek
  • Meals (Breakfast with 2 cup of tea & coffee, lunch, dinner) in trekking
  • Annapurna trekking map
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide and 1 Porter between each two people while on trek
  • Trekking staff
  • First Aid Kit
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement
  • Voluntary work
  • All government taxes

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$40 per person for 30 days)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Tea coffee in lunch & dinner time during trek
  • Drinking water Hot Shower & electricty bills etc
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client’s insurance
  • Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Anything not specified in cost include section