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Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

7 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Experience the different culture
  • Panorama View of Himalaya with Explore Dhampus View
  • Excellent views of Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri and Fishtail
  • Sightseeing around Pokhara with Sunrise view from Sarangkot

Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is a short and easy hiking trip around the magnificent valley of Pokhara. Sarangkot is a hub of adventurous activities like Paragliding, Zip Flyer, and even Water touch Bungee Jumping. Dhampus Sarangkot Trek, since it lies in the Annapurna Region, abounds in a panorama of mountains. We will pass through serene Gurung villages. The Gurungs are known for their bravery as the Gurkha soldiers and their exotic culture. And this trek also an alternative trek of Annapurna View Trek too.

Our trek starts from Phedi, where a riverside station reached after a 45 minute drive from Pokhara. This trek’s primary highlights are the exploration of villages with exotic cultures, panoramic scenes of the elevated Himalayan peaks such as Lamjung Himalayan range, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, and so on. The exhilarating view of golden sunrise or sunset from both Dhampus and Sarangkot is a sublime experience. This trek is a kind of hiking that provides many trekkers with relaxation.

Sarangkot and Dhampus, mentioned in the title of this trek, have their unique features. Sarangkot is a rare viewpoint of both Fewa Lake and mountains, whereas Dhampus is a tapestry of Gurung and other cultures. Therefore; AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions offers Sarangkot Dhampus Trek for those trekkers who are passionate about inhaling the mountains’ beauty, curious to explore the Gurung culture in their short stay in Nepal. This trek is season-friendly; that is, we can trek throughout the year.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport (1350m) and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (827m) from Kathmandu and explore.
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi (950m) and trek from Phedi to Dhampus (1650m)
Day 04: Trek from Dhampus to Sarangkot (1600m) 5 hrs.
Day 05: Early in the morning short hike up to sunrise view point.
Day 06: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus 6-7 hrs.
Day 07: Drop to airport for final departure.

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Trekking Seasons in Nepal!

There are 4 distinct seasons in Nepal and trekking in each season has its own advantages and disadvantages. So check our page for trekking seasons. And please contact us for the month, date and duration to match your trip.

Trip Info

We would like to provide some information that will help you with each of your considerations. Please read below for the more information.

  • The cost of the trip always depends on the size of the group and the client's desire (budget)
  • The itinerary included above is a guideline that AlpineTrav Treks provides you with advice and suggestions.
  • Additional activities could be either added or reduced as per client's request before the confirmation of the trip.
  • The price shall be adjusted in our mutual understanding; if the client intends to add some services, we shall charge for those additional services, if intends to lessen some services, we shall wave the charges accordingly.
  • The itinerary is published in full board operation services for a clear understanding of the client. But, required for Trekking cost depends on porter request or exclusion too.
  • The above offer price is full board standard format of itineraries which are all inclusive. But, the cost depends also on request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara.
  • Please feel free to contact with us for any information about your selected package.

Detail Itinerary

Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal. Upon completing the visa formalities and collecting your luggages in the airport, kindly proceed to the exit of the arrival hall. Please look out for a placard of your name at the exit of arrival hall. Your trip leader will await you just outside the arrival hall and will escort you to your hotel in Kathmandu. Welcome drinks will be served and after you’ve refreshed, your trek leader will brief you about your trip.

After breakfast, we hop a twenty-minute flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu airport. During the flight, the views from your window seat give you mesmerizing views of glorious Manaslu and the snow-capped Annapurna mountain range. We reach our hotel, refresh & get familiar with our surroundings. We can go for a stroll down the fewa lake & also do some boating. We could also visit Davis fall and visit the peace stupa. The city of lakes – Pokhara is a wonderful city to explore around.

You leave Pokhara and take an hour drive to Phedi. Climb the stone staircase through the rhododendron forest and make your way into the picturesque Dhampus village. From Dhampus, you get the views of the peaks of Annapurna range from the southern side along with other snowcapped mountains like Machhapuchhre (6993m) and Lamjung Himal (6883m). You can interact with the local Gurung people, especially the children, and allow yourself to be awed by their simplicity and innocence. Overnight at lodge in Dhampus.

In order to see one of the greatest Himalayan sunrises over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range, you will embark on a little trek in the morning. When you have had enough time on the lookout, head back to your hotel for breakfast. You will start your travel to Pokhara city after breakfast. It takes two to three hours to return on foot, going downhill, to Pokhara.

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • AlpineTrav Treks provides pick-up and drop services from international and domestic airports on your arrivals and departures.
  • Representative of AlpineTrav Treks will be waiting for you on arrived at international and domestic airports with a your name's placard so that you can easily find our person. And you will be transferred to the hotel.
  • According to the above trekking package schedule, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will arrange two nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and two nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara.
  • AlpineTrav Treks will provide Experienced and government authorized (licensed holder) high altitude trekking guide during the trekking period.
  • AlpineTrav Treks also provides an assistant guide on a group basis to assist members in trekking. (necessary)
  • According to the trip program, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions arranged flight tickets from Kathmandu to Pokhara for trekking members.
  • Transportation will be included during the trekking and major city for members as per the itinerary above.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will provide you with a clean and cozy teahouse/lodge to stay in and eat during the trekking.
  • Most of the trekking trail, lunch is done on the way between the starting and ending the day of hiking while dinner and breakfast at the teahouse/lodge where you have overnight stay. AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provides a fresh breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee at the tea house's menu throughout the trekking. (clean, Nutritious, and fresh food)
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions allow up to 15kg of personal trekking equipment per person during the trekking period carried by porters or mules.
  • As Dhampus Sarangkot is at the Annapurna region territory, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provide you a permit for Annapurna conservation.
  • The Trekkers' Information Management Systems permit issued by the trekking agency association of Nepal is necessary to enter the area of Annapurna Conservation, so AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provide you a TIMS permit too.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provides all wages, equipment, and insurance for elaborate trekking staff.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provide first aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of your trekking and health safety.
  • AlpineTrav Treks for members convenience always provide maps of related trekking.
  • The above offer price includes our service charges, government charges, and all taxes and vat. Except for the above amount, there are not any hidden costs charged by us.
  • We want to offer you to have dinner with us before you departed from Kathmandu. It will be an opportunity for you to see and learn about Nepali culture and tradition.
  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions offer you farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and Pokhara is also the second city of Nepal. Since this city's offers high quality and delicious food from different countries and groups, we were hoping you could taste the meals you like. For that reason, during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will have to arrange lunch and dinner (except the farewell dinner).
  • Suppose you want to take any packed food, snacks, drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, and carbonated soft drinks, any types of alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars during the trek. In that case, you have to buy it yourself.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of Items of personal trekking equipment, laundry expenses, tips, Landlines, mobiles, satellite phones, and the internet service exclude in the package.
  • Trekking is an adventurous activity that always takes place in remote areas. So, safety is the primary factor for us. Therefore, you have to have your travel insurance covering the cost of emergency rescue, medical treatment, medical tests, and hospitalization before you arrive for the trip to Nepal.
  • The package cost offered above does not include your international flight ticket and Nepal's tourist visa, so that you have to pay for your international flight ticket and tourist visa yourself.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural disasters, landslides, political disturbances, changes in government regulations exclude.
  • The short sentence, "The services we provide in the above package cost inclusive," will cost extra if you want more than additional services you have to pay extra.
  • Those Employees who are involved in your trekking are hoping for tips, gifts, or something at the end of the trip, which is an opportunity to say how happy you are with our staff and what kind of service you have rendered.
  • Your guide and porters will expect the tips according to the international system in the trekking package for your information.

Equipment List

— SPF T-Shirts x3
— Hiking Pants X 2
— Underwear X 3
— Comfortable trekking shoes
— Sandals to wear at night
— Socks x 3
— Packable Down jacket
— Sweater
— Hat/Scarf/Gloves for night
— Toiletries
— Sunscreen/Sun hat/Sunglasses
— Refillable Water bottle
— Packable Towel
— Sleeping bag – the teahouses provide blankets but they are lightweight and it can be chilly at night
— Trekking poles – not essential but can be helpful going downhill
— Headlamp
— Camera – for pictures

Trip Map

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Dhampus Sarangkot Trek
From $650.00
/ Per person

Trip Facts

  • 6 nights, 7 days
  • Easy
  • 1600m/5248ft.
  • (Autumn)September to December and (Spring)March to May
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Flight/Private car/ Tourist bus
  • Teahouse/Lodges
  • Min 1 - Max 12

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