Dhampus trekking (1750m) is situated to the north from Pokhara valley beside stunning views of golden rice terraces from farmer. Trekking to this village offers wonderful sights of mountain, nature landscape and internal silence. Numerous species of birds to the village of Dhampus populated welcoming by the Gurung committee. Tourists usually stay here as a halt point. This trekking route is best as leads in the Annapurna region. Dhampus hill is one of the best view point of Nepal places from where one can clutch the outstanding view of Pokhara and the landscape gets even better as the sun goes down.
The elevation does not reach over 2000 meter therefore it is not a strenuous trek. Weather along the trek is quite warm except in December and January. Here snow is not expected. The trail is very much used by local people and traders. Teashops dotted all along the trail make the walk interesting. The famous Machhapuchare peak (Matterhorn of Nepal) can always be seen from any point on this trek. Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions are always ready to manage your treks as per your interests and requirements.
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Today you go around Kathmandu valley and see Durbar Squares at Kathmandu, Patan. Visit to Bauddhanath will be unforgettable experience since it is one of the biggest stupas in Nepal. And, Swayambhunath located top on the mount in the city known as the Monkey Temple will also captivate you. Also, you will visit Pashupatinath, at the bank of Bagmati River which is one of the Hindus sacred places.
After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu and drive for 6-7 hours we travel to Pokhara by tourist bus, or car depending upon the number in your group. You will be walking through exciting panorama of river and landscape. Then, you will get into the hotel and you relax in the afternoon on your own. You can visit around lakeside region or you can go for boating at Fewa Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Meet your guide at the airport or hotel in Pokhara and then drive to Dhumpus Phedi; the drive is about 1 hour- about 40km north west of Pokhara city. You drive through a large Tibetan camp at Hyanjha where local handicraft can be purchased and weaving of Tibetan carpet can be observed. The next village before Phedi is Suikhet. Depending upon weather, physical and logistical condition Suikhet provides alternative route to Dhumpus. The road to Phedi in the Yamdi Khola (river) valley is quite good.From Phedi you start climbing up hill to Dhumpus (1770m). It takes about 2 hour easy walk up the stairs through the terraced rice field. It is a large Gurung village. There are several tea houses and lodge accommodations in this village.
From Phedi you start climbing up hill to Dhumpus (1770m). It takes about 2 hour easy walk up the stairs through the terraced rice field. It is a large Gurung village. overnight at Lodge.
From Dhumpus the trail climbs steadily and gradually to Pothana (1890m). The gradual uphill walk is about 2 hours. Lunch stop at at Pothana. Instead of taking the main trail to Ghandrung (1951m), one of the best-known villages in the foothill of Annapurna, situated above Modi Khola (river) you take the trail to Australian Camp (2232m); it is a well known name and has vantage point to see the Himalaya range all around. The trail from Pothana turns southwest to Khare (1524m) and Naundanda (1457m). In the beginning you make a gradual uphill ascend for about 45 minutes. After spending sometime at the vantagepoint you continue to descend the trail to Khara (1457m); it should take about one hour easy downhill walk. Overnight t Lodge.
On the last day depending upon your flight schedule to Pokhara either you walk to Sarankot or descend to Phedi to take bus to Pokhara. The walk on the Kaski ridge from Naundanda to Sarankot (1592m) is pleasant. The walk is on the level ridge with open space all the way. The views of Annapurna and Machapuchare can be seen all along. Though the gravel road runs parallel to the trail yet it is nice to walk along the ridge. The day hike from Naundanda to Sarankot can take about 4 hour, Sarankot is a popular viewpoint for tourist and local to see the surrounding view and the Himalaya. Depending upon your time from Sarankot you can descend to Phewa lake and take boat to Pokhara. Transfer to airport Fly to Kathmandu or Hotel in Pokhara.
Leaving behind the wonderful countryside morning, we travel for 6 -7 hours we return back to Kathmandu. We can either take a vehicle for a drive or fly back from the beautiful city Pokhara. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be shifted to the hotel. You can then relax for rest of the day and stay overnight at hotel.
- Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
- 3 night's hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
- 2 night’s hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
- Transportation to and from the starting and ending point.
- Accommodation: Full Board (breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
- Professional, licensed and English speaking mountain guide, and Assistant guide.
- Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS)
- National Park – Conservation. Area entry permits.
- Insurance, medication, and equipment for guide, Porter and staff.
- One porter carry for 2 guest's luggage, 20 kgs - 25kgs).
- AlpineTrav Treks sleeping bag,down jacket, Poles area trekking map.
- First aid medical kit.
- Coordination of Quick Rescue service (costs covered by your Insurance plan)
- Farewell dinner second last day of departure.
- Meals at Kathmandu - Pokhara.
- Your international airfare.
- Nepal visa
- Personal expenses.
- Internet, battery charging.
- Bar and beverage bills.
- Your Travel Insurance.
- Gratitude tips.
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