3 Days Short Dhampus and Sarangkot trekking is a beautiful walk from the outskirt of Pokhara Valley. The hike takes you uphill, visiting nice and typical hill villages. Moreover, houses are built with local materials of red mud with white lime paints facing grand views of Pokhara Valley and scenic landscapes.
Dhampus Sarangkot hiking continues with uphill through a farm village and a patch of forest, reaching a high ridge line at Dhampus village. This is home to Gurung people, native tribes of Annapurna Himalaya, interwoven with Buddhism religion and culture.
At Dhampus, explore surrounding villages facing tremendous views of Annapurna Himalaya with Machhapuchare peaks. And then stop for an overnight stay in a local nice lodge facing views of the mountain.
From Dhampus, in the morning, catch views of mountains and sunrise. Next, walk downhill and up to Naudanda village, on a road-side where our walk diverts east towards the famous viewpoint at Sarangkot. It is a wonderful spot for a glorious panorama of Annapurna-Manaslu and Dhaulagiri with Machhapuchare peaks, including Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake views.
Sarangkot is a popular hilltop for Paragliding known as Pokhara paragliding. Here stay in nice hotels and lodges with afternoon free. So enjoy the views around you.
From Sarangkot, descend towards Phewa Lake and return to your hotel after a memorable time and experience from the Sarangkot and Dhampus hike. Since, all the time, you will be walking near Pokhara, it is called Pokhara trekking too.
Dhampus Sarangkot Trek 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 the Dhampus Sarangkot trek due to the clear views till the afternoon, where wildflowers are in bloom with fantastic views of the mountains. A pleasant day with a cooler morning and nighttime.
October to December is another best trekking season for clear views of peaks. Short sunlight days can be freezing cold in the morning and night, depending on the altitude and overnight stop.
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