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Hiker Himalaya Treks & Expedition

Dhampus Sarangkot Hiking

Trip code DSH-21
Package name Dhampus Sarangkot Hiking
Duration 3 Days
Max. elevation 1592 Meter
Transportation private Vehicle as per itinerary
Accomodation Standard guesthouse during the hiking
Starts at Pokhara
Ends at Pokhara
Trip route Dhampus-Phedi-Australian camp-Sarangkot
Cost USD 180 per person



Dhampus Sarangkot hiking takes you to interesting  Himalayas viewpoints in Dhampus, Sarangkot, and Naudanda as you know Mt. Fishtail (6993 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091 m), Mt. Lamjung Himal, Mt. Manaslu (8163 m) with Pokhara valley. Sarangkot translates old fort as being a prominent viewpoint for sunrise, close-up views of these snow-clad peaks, Pokhara valley, and green hills. Dhampus is not only a Mountain Viewpoint but also a small, ethnic Gurung village.

A hike to Dhampus will give an opportunity to watch the daily lives of these villagers from mulching the buffaloes to their daily work on the farms. The journey to Dhampus village, one of the delights in Nepal, begins from Phedi village, a nearly 30-minute drive from the attractive lakeside of Pokhara valley.

When we come out of the jungle to reach Dhampus, we will be able to wonder at the outstanding view of the enormous Mt. Machhapuchhre. Commonly known as Fishtail Mountain (6991m) its peak resemble the figure of a fish’s trail.

Dhampus Sarangkot hiking known as Sarangkot Hiking, is a rather short course than others, offering an opportunity to observe the fascinating culture and customs of Nepal’s western mid-hill communities. Inhabitance by the friendly Gurung and Magar community, Dhampus is a beautiful village with some slate-roofed houses, a paved courtyard, Buddhist monastery.

The trip will remain ideal for those wishing to experience Nepal’s mountain scenery and ethnic culture within a short time. Enchanting views of Pokhara Valley and the Phewa Lake can see from the Sarangkot viewpoint.

Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking could be done either by Pokhara to Sarangkot or by Dhampus village to Sarangkot. Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is a highly recommended short trek that can be arranged for whole years.

It would be our great pleasure to make your holidays more relaxable and comfortable as you wish through our life-experienced staff. We "hiker Himalaya treks'' arrange Sarangkot Sunrise Hike according to your holiday phase and interest. We are hearing from your heartily welcome to join us.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Pokhara to Phedi drive by car and walk to Dhampus 1600m (2 and a half hrs):

Dhampus is situated in the west north of Pokhara. We will go by private van from the hotel to Phedi and we will walk to Dhampus. Dhampus showcases the Himalayas range accompanied by the local culture, Gurung community, and tradition. The trail is decorated with rhododendron flowers.

From Dhampus you can see Annapurna, Machhapuchre (known as fish tale), two different mountains above eight thousand Annapurna 1, Dhaulagiri, and many other peaks of the Himalayas.

After lunch at Dhampus, you can walk sightseeing to the Australian camp see the beautiful sunset, and back to the hotel.

Day 2 : Dhampus to Sarangkot 1592m (4 to 5 hrs):

After breakfast at Dhampus, you will walk to Sarang Kot. Additionally, Sarangkot allows a bird's eye view of the mountain range, Pokhara valley, and Phewa Lake. It is mostly popular for watching the sunrise.

Besides, Pokhara is a combination of culture, tradition, modernization, and natural beauty.

You can just relax peacefully by the lake and observe high green hills and snow-capped mountains or you can go through the cities and enjoy yourself with tourists and locals. 

Sarangkot is one of the most popular spots where tourists from all over the world nationally and internationally come paragliding. It also offers a vibrant nightlife.

Day 3 : Sarangkot to Pokhara (approximately 2 and a half hrs):

Early in the morning, you will have a magnificent view of the sunrise, Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchre ranges view, breakfast at the hotel, and you will walk to Pokhara or you take a cable car down to Pokhara.

It is a hilly area so you will walk down to the town by watching the amazing Phewa lake, the flying paragliding view, and the city along the way back to Pokhara.


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