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    Dhampus Day Hiking

    Dhampus Day Hiking

    • Destination
    • Durations
      1 days
    • Max. People
    • Areas of Walk
      Annapurna region beyond scenic Pokhara Valley Rim on North West hills.
    • People and Culture
      High Hills populated by Gurung people hill tribe of Annapurna Himalaya region of Buddhism religion, with some mix people Hindu Brahmin-Chettries, Magar of various cultures with farm life.
    • Mode of transport
      Short drives both ways.
    • Duration of Hike
      From 3 hrs to 4 hrs.

    Dhampus Day Hiking 1 days

    Dhampus Day Hiking takes you beyond the beautiful city of Pokhara. The charming Pokhara city is adorned with impressive views of Annapurna peaks with towering Machhapuchhre Himal (Mt. Fishtail). You can also observe the beautiful reflection of these Himalayas on its tranquil Phewa and Begnas Lakes.

    Dhampus is located in the Mid-West region of Nepal in the suburb of Pokhara Valley. The trip starts with a short drive, and then we hike from low, warm farm areas to reach cooler hills. And finally, to the ridges at Dhampus village. The village offers a fascinating panorama of Annapurna-Manaslu and Lamjung Himal range with majestic Machhapuchhre Himal.

    Dhampus Day Hiking, besides its amazing scenery of the Annapurna Himalaya range and unique, beautiful landscapes, the culture of the local Gurung village is equally worth taking.

    After enjoying the views and culture at Dhampus, we further walk up to Australian Camp or Thulo Kharka on this Pokhara Day Hiking. It’s also a scenic place within the forest, with surrounding views of snow-capped peaks, and then we descend downhill to the small village of Kande for a drive back to Pokhara.

    Dhampus Day Hiking Best Seasons

    Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon wet months from mid-June to mid-September, March to May is the best time for clear views till afternoon, when wildflowers are in bloom with fantastic views of mountains, a pleasant day with cooler morning and nighttime. October to December is another best time for clear views of peaks with short sunlight; days can be cold in the morning and night, depending on altitude.


    The other options are e to stay overnight in Dhampus village or at Australian Camp and catch the early sunrise before returning to Pokhara.

    • Day01

      Morning drive West of Pokhara at Phedi a small rural village and hike to Dhampus Hill and village of 3-4 hrs climb and back on drive:

      After having hearty breakfast at your hotel, our guide meets you for short drive outside the Pokhara city premises heading due north on Pokhara and Beni highway. After an hour, we reach a small farm village at Phedi within Suikhet area, where Phedi means bottom of a hill or a mountain.

      From here. we take a pleasant uphill climb on stone steps to reach farm fields and terraces with views of Pokhara valley. Then, the gradual walk continues towards a patch of cool forest with steep climb for an hour. Then finally, we reach dramatic view point and ridge at Dhampus village.

      Here we enjoy the incredible panorama of Annapurna range of peaks. It includes Machhapuchhre Himal, Lamjung and Manaslu Himal with a tip of Mt. Dhaulagiri along with scenic landscapes.

      After a great glorious moments, we head an hour hike to reach the Australian Camp or Thulo Kharka means cattle grazing pasture. This place offers superb panorama of peaks, then finally we descend downhill to a road-head at Kande village. Then, we take a short drive back to Pokhara, with fantastic and exciting time on Dhampus Day Hiking.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Dhampus Day Hiking

    • Pokhara to Phedi and back to Pokhara by private vehicle.
    • Professional hiking guide with his salary and all expenses.
    • Lunch in Dhampus.
    • Entry fees if required.

    What's Excluded in Dhampus Day Hiking

    • All kind of drinks.
    • Tips for Guide.
    • Your personal expenses.

    Departure Dates & Price

    • Start Date3rd Oct 2023
      End Date3rd Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date9th Oct 2023
      End Date9th Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date15th Oct 2023
      End Date15th Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date21st Oct 2023
      End Date21st Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date27th Oct 2023
      End Date27th Oct 2023
      USD 90Per person
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    • Start Date3rd Nov 2023
      End Date3rd Nov 2023
      USD 90Per person
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