Short and adventurous hikes around Pokhara valley.
Greenery view of the countryside.
Splendid Pokhara city with Phewa lake.
Magnificent Annapurna mountain range view.
Sunrise & Sunset view from Sarangkot.
Dhampus Sarangkot hiking takes 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, 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 works 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 from 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) for peak resemble the figure of fish’s trail.
Dhampus Sarangkot hiking is 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 of 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 experience 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.
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 Himalaya 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 Himalaya. 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 having 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, Machhapuchre ranges view, breakfast at the hotel and you will walk to Pokhara. It is a hilly area so you will walk down to the town by watching amazing Phewa lake, flying paragliding view, and city along the way back to Pokhara.
What is included?
Pick up and drop service from hotels.
Accommodation in Standard guest house/ Lodge in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
Transportation in a comfortable private vehicle(s).
All local permits and entrance fees.
English speaking, trained, and experienced local tour guide.
All government and local taxes.
What isn't included?
Your Travel insurance.
Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the 'Price Includes' section.
Accommodations and meals to Pokhara.
Extra Personal expenses (laundry/phone recharge/ snacks/drinks/bar bills/tissue paper/internet).
Personal equipment ''See the travel personal equipment page''.
Gratitude and tips for the guide.
Welcome dinner in a famous Nepali restaurant with a Nepali culture dance program.
Seasonal fresh fruits during the hiking.
Hiking Pools (to be returned after completion of the trip).