Pokhara Dhampus Hike

Trip Duration 1 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Activity Day Hike
Transportation Private Car
Meals Lunch
Max. Altitude 1600 M
Max. Group Size 10
Total Hours 6-7
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Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty. Situated at an altitude of 827m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. Pokhara valley is known as a center of adventure. This enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambiance of peace and magic. People who come to Nepal they can’t escape Pokhara before leaving a home country, Pokhara is the gateway of Annapurna base camp trekking, Upper Mustang trekking, and many other popular trekking routes in Annapurna region.
In Pokhara, there are many things to do but if you are wondering for a day hike in Pokhara then Pokhara Dhampus day hike is the best way to spend your time around Annapurna Himalayan ranges.
Pokhara Dhampus day hike starts after an hour drive from Kande village. From Kande to Australian base camp trail lead gently steep and this is about 1 and half hour walk. Australian camp height is 2100m, which is normal height for beginner hiker and also perfect hike trail for children’s. We can see stunning Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, and Fishtail. After exploring and taking some nice snaps in front of amazing mountains we will hike down to Dhampus village. Dhampus is beautiful Gurung villages with majestic views of the Annapurna ranges, landscape, and local people cultures. From the halfway of Dhampus after passing through villages we will be hiking all the way down to Phedi to ride back to Pokhara. this trip can be organized all around the year, for more details please contact Day Tours Nepal team. The maximum length of this trip is about 5-6 hours.

Trip Highlights

  • A scenic drive up to Phedi.
  • Mountain village, Gurung People Culture.
  • Lifestyle, Living, and Places.
  • Amazing Mountains views.
  • Food, great company by our staff.
  • Green forest, nature trails. 

Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Pokhara- Dhampus- Pokhara Pokhara Dhampus day hike starts around 8 am in the morning from Pokhara. We will drive an hour up to Kande village and start hiking. From Kande to Australian base camp trail lead gently steep and this is about 1 and half hour walk. Australian camp height is 2100m, which is normal height for beginner hiker and also perfect hike trail for children’s. We can see stunning Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, and Fishtail. After exploring and taking some nice snaps in front of amazing mountains we will hike down to Dhampus village. Dhampus is beautiful Gurung villages with majestic views of the Annapurna ranges, landscape, and local people cultures.

Cost Includes

  • Transportation.
  • Experienced Hiking guide.
  • Lunch
  • Medical Kit
  • Nature Park fees
  • Annapurna Dhampus Hiking Map

Cost Excludes

  • Tips for guide
  • Breakfast
  • Personal expenses

Equipment List

Trekking Equipment

Obviously you will be in higher elevation while trekking in Nepal. The weather will be different in every region but also have to pack the proper trekking equipment. Day Tours Nepal is selling Nepal’s Top Best selling treks and all are Tea-house Trekking so you don’t need to think of Camping gears.

While buying clothing please pick warm clothing especially during the winter season (Dec-Feb) in Nepal. We also suggest you to get the proper light backpack and have enough space to pack your stuff. If you are confused to buy the Trekking gears than no worries you can buy the Trekking equipment in Nepal too.

We recommend you to get check the below list for Trekking in Nepal.

Clothing

  • Warm jacket – down jacket, if possible.
  • Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
  • Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Hat, pair of gloves and scarf
  • Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
  • Shorts and trousers, or skirt
  • 2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
  • 2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
  • Proper hiking boots
  • Running shoes and flip-flops
  • 2-3 t-shirts

During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:

  • The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
  • Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
  • Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
  • Snow gaiters

Trekking Gear

  • Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
  • Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
  • Map of the trekking area (Day Tours Nepal will proivde Trekking Map so you don't need to buy)
  • Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
  • Sleeping bag and silk liner
  • 2 x water bottles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Toiletries
  • A small light weight and quick drying towel
  • Bar of soap
  • Sunscreen (SPF +20)
  • Earplugs
  • Insect repellants (for lower elevations)

First aid kid

  • Water purification tables or a water filter
  • Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 3,500+ m elevations)
  • Toilet paper
  • Optional items
  • Camera, battery etc
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Binoculars
  • Books/magazines
  • Trekking poles
  • GPS unit
  • Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
  • Sewing/repair kit
  • Pocket knife
  • Candles (for lodges)
  • Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

Usefull Info

  • Check the weather before packing your daypack bag. 
  • Pickup and drop include on price if you are around Lakeside hotels.
  • Normal sports shoes are fine for this short hike.
  • Need hiking poles consult with our tour expert.

Trip Map

Trip Cost USD $95 P/P

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