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    Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

    Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Durations
      3 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy
    • Activities
      Hiking
    • Accommodation
      Tea House
    • Meals
      Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
    • Max. People
      12

    Highlights

    • Stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges
    • Cultural experiences with interactions with local communities, including Gurung and Magar villages
    • Beautiful rhododendron forests and terraced fields
    • Dhampus, a traditional village with unique architecture and cultural richness
    • Sarangkot, a popular viewpoint for sunrise/sunset views over the Himalayas
    • Picturesque trails with varied landscapes and natural beauty
    • Comfortable tea houses and lodges for resting and meals
    • Adventure and challenge with moderate trekking difficulty
    • Opportunities for bird watching and photography
    • Authentic Nepali cuisine and hospitality of local communities
    • Rich cultural heritage and traditions of the region
    • Unique experiences of rural life in the Himalayas.

    Dhampus Sarangkot Trek 3 days

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    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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    • Day01

      Fly to Pokhara 860 m (30 mins by air) and drive to Dhampus Phedi and walk to Dhampus village 1,530 m-04 hrs (an hour drive with 3 hrs hike).

      The morning flies to Pokhara. A scenic air journey of 30 minutes with a superb panorama of Himalayan peaks with Annapurna and Machhapuchare Himal ‘Fish Tail’ takes you to Pokhara. Then take a short drive passing Pokhara valley to reach Phedi (bottom of a hill).

      From here, climb on stone paved steps and then into the cool shade of forest within farm villages and terraced fields. Next, reach a high ridge at Dhampus village for an overnight stop where the lodge accommodates you with rooms facing views of the mountain range.

      A perfect scenic spot with an alluring panorama of Dhaulagiri-Annapurna-Manaslu with Machhapuchare Himal's ‘Fish Tail’ peak. Here, stroll around Gurung village and observe the local culture and traditional farm life.

    • Day02

      Trek to Sarankot 1,460 m via Naudanda ridge -05 hrs.

      Morning catching views of sunrise over array of peaks, head downhill towards a road head at Naudanda village. At the same time you will be facing constant scenery of beautiful landscapes and Annapurna peaks. Walk leads towards Sarankot on gradual wide path passing many farm villages. After 3-4 hours of good walk, reach scenic view-point hill at Sarankot. Stay there for overnight with incredible panorama of peaks and Pokhara valley.

    • Day03

      Trek to Phewa Tal (lake in Pokhara) and back to your hotel – 04 hrs.

      Enjoy stunning sunrise views over the chain of Himalayan peaks facing the whole of Pokhara Valley and the city with serene Phewa Lake down below. Then after breakfast, a short descent leads you to the lake shoreline passing nice farm villages.

      On reaching nearby Phewa Lake, a short walk takes you back to your hotel. At Pokhara, do individual activities with the memory of  Dhampus and Sarankot Trek.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

    • Pokhara to Dhampus Phedi private vehicle.
    • Three meals during Trekking.
    • A professional Trekking guide.
    • Official expenses.
    • Necessary permits.
    • Tea house accommodation during trek.

    What's Excluded in Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

    • All soft and hard drinks.
    • Your personal expenses.
    • Potter if needed cost ($70) for 3 days.
    • Hotel  in Pokhara.

    Departure Dates & Price

    • Start Date29th Feb 2024
      End Date2nd Mar 2024
      USD 195Per person
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