This trek is located on north side of Pokhara. It is accessible in one day, with a four to five hour walk after a short ride from the city. Dhampus is the beautiful village on the much used trail to the Annapurna Sanctuary. This trekking offer panoramic Himalayan views including Dhaulagiri 8167m,Nilgiri 7041m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6998m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m , Annapurna III7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m, and more. We can see different type of Animals, birds, relaxing with mixed culture such as Bramin, Chhetri, Gurung, magars, Thakalies

The trail goes gradually up to Dhampus through the Green forest with the beautiful views of Annapurna Himalaya ranges and typical Nepali villages. Eventually, reach Dhampus, the large settlements with the great views. A trail goes southeast from Dhampus to reach Sarangkot (Popular viewpoint for Sunrise). From Sarangkot, you can watch one of the best spectacular panoramic views of Annapurna range and pokhara city with Phewa Lake.

Fitness Level : Easy Max-Altitude : 1900m.
Duration : 8 Group Size :1-20
Best Season : Nepal for all Season (Any Time)

 Itinerary Outline

Day 1 :Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

Day 2 :Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (UNESCO Heritage Sites)

Day 3 :Fly/Drive to Pokhara (Flight 40 minute, Drive 7hrs.)

Day 4 : Drive to Ghattekhola 45 minute/Trek to Dhampus (Pothana) 1900m./4hrs.

Day 5 :Trek to Kande- Local drive to Naudanda 15minute-Trek to Sarangkot 1600m/5hrs.

Day 6 :Trek to Lakeside/2 hrs.-Overnigth at Pokhara

Day 7 :Fly/Drive to Kathmandu (Flight 40 minute/Drive 7hrs.)

Day 8 :Departure


Himalaya Family provide the accommodations during the trek are on twin sharing basis with inclusive cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene food and suitable location. Most of the Lodges has clean rooms and separate Bathrooms. We will use small lodge during the trek and 2/3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We also provide 3/4/5 star hotel on your request.


We will provide the Food on full board basis will be served during the trek in the mountains. Three meals in a day (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner) will be served from  the lodge. The dinner and breakfast will be served in the same lodge we spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination at a tea houses. Breakfasts will be served in Kathmandu/Pokhara as well. Most of the lodges has the food menu, Our Guide will suggest you the organic and hygienic local meal.

Day 1 : Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), our company representative will welcome you and drive towards the designated hotel. After a rest for a while, we will give a short briefing about our program and you will be provided with a Typical Nepali welcome Dinner in the evening.

Day 2 : Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (UNESCO Heritage Sites)
Next day, we provide sightseeing guided by an expert to visit many beautiful places listed in the UNESCO heritage sites such as the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Durbar Square and many more.

Day 3 : Fly/Drive to Pokhara (Flight 40 minute, Drive 7hrs.)
Either take a flight OR Drive by tourist coach from Kathmandu to Pokhara by scenic Prihivi high way which will take you about 6 hour drive including a time for lunch on the way. The Bus will drop you to the hotel. Welcome drinks will be served in hotel than short time for refreshment. In the evening you can go for boating trip on Phewa Lake will follow where you can enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Himalayan Range reflected in all it's glory in the calm green waters of the lake and visit the Barahi temple which is only accessible by boat. f you take a flight, it takes only 45 minute. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 4 : Drive to Ghattekhola 45 minute/Trek to Dhampus (Pothana) 1900m./4hrs.
Today we drive to Ghattekhola (Phedi) by public transport and start climb up to Dhampus Hill through the Pokhara side local village, ittakes around 2 hrs to reach the top and stop for lunch at Dhampus. After lunch we will continue trek gradually up to Australian camp. It takes about 2 hrs. This trekking camp is small village with few hotels located in very quiet and peaceful place. we will see fascinating views of Annapurna ranges from here as well as clear sunrise view. Overnight at Guest House

Day 5 : Trek to Kande- Local drive to Naudanda 15minute-Trek to Sarangkot 1600m/5hrs.
After Breakfast Today we start our trek to Sarangkot.. It takes 1:30 hrs. to Kande through green trees, cool views of Himalaya. After Kande we will take Local transport to Nagdanda than start walk to Sarangkot throught local village. In this village, there are local people from different casts but they have homely environment and help each other. You can see organic farms/fileds, domestic animals, schools, temples, local vegetasble/fruits. After 3 hrs. walk from Nagdanda, you will reach popular viewpoint of Annapurna Panorama, which is known as Sarangkot. Overnight at Guest House

Day 6 : Trek to Lakeside/2 hrs.-Overnigth at Pokhara
After Breakfast we start our trek down to Pokhara (Lake Side) it is steeply downstairs till Pame. It takes 2 hours to reach Lake side through village and jungle. Overnight at hotel

Day 7 : Fly/Drive to Kathmandu (Flight 40 minute/Drive 7hrs.)
Today you will take either flight Or drive back to Kathmandu. If you take a flight, it takes only 40 minute to Kathmandu and if you take land transport, it takes 6/7 hours to Kathmandu through the Prithvi Highway. Overnight at Hotel. BL.

Day 8 : Departure
So, Today is the last day in Nepal for this tour, Our representative will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport by tourist vehicle. Wishing you safe journey back to onward destination and waiting for your next visit. Bye Bye.. Naturally Nepal, Once is not enough. Come as a tourist, stay as a Family and go as a Friend.

Cost Include

Airport picks up and drops by tourist car

Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle

3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast

One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

Trekking Permit and TIMS permit

Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks

First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters

Tea House accommodation during the trek

All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles

Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipments.

Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be return after trek)

Government Taxes and paper works.

Cost Exclude

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee

Food in Kathmandu and pokhara accept Breakfast

Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)

Temple/Monastery entrance fees

Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek

Travel Insurance and rescue  flights

Late arrival and late departure extra night

Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on...)

Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Above itinerary can be customized as per our guest specific requirements and can make shorter or longer. We are very flexible to update.