Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Hiking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Lodge
  • Group Size: 5
Highlights
  • Rewarding short trekking near Pokhara city
  • Hiking via lush rhododendron and other woods
  • Magnificent landscapes and traditional settlements
  • Friendly and hospitable local people
  • Organic food items at local guesthouses/lodges
  • Stunning sunrise and mountain views from Dhampus and Sarangkot include Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhre, and giant Dhaulagiri
  •  Incredible Pokhara city and serene Phewa Lake

Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking is a short and one of the most rewarding treks located in t Annapurna region of Nepal. This easy trek encompasses the two major vantage points located in lower Annapurna region near Pokhara: Dhampus and Sarangkot. What thes two viewpoints offer the trekkers is spectacular sunrise and Annapurna massif and mighty Dhaulagiri. At the same time, the glimpse of country life, mixed up ethnic groups and their culture and organic food items will be magnificent to experience during Dhampus Saraangkot Trekking. Most importantly, the stunning snow-fed mountain view from  Dhampus and  Sarangkot will be the ultimate experience in this  trekking.
We begin Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking after you have the sightseeing tour of the pristine and beautiful tourist hub, Pokhara city. You will take a short drive for an hour to get the trailhead called Ghattekulo. Then, you will start your moderate hiking up to a beautiful village called Dhampus. It is about 2-3 hours hike from Ghattekulo or Phedi. Now, you begin to enjoy magnificent terraced fields and traditional settlements while hiking via lush forest till you get  Dhampus.
Dhampus is a vantage point to view superb mountain panorama especially, Fishtail, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himalayan range, Himchuli, Annapurna Southand and many more. Nowadays, we can easily get Dhampus by jeep, car or bus. You can directly take your private car, jeep or biger buses to Dhampus.
The second day trek takes us to  Sarangkot passing via numerous country towns.  Sarankot is another important attraction of this trekking. Sarankot is a hill station and a vintage popular for Mountain View and most significantly for sunrise and sunset view. Sarangkot offers an opportunity of paragliding for the ultimate thrills of adventure. The picturesque view of Phewa lake and entire Pokhara valley is really mesmerizing from Sarangkot. You can directly drive to Sarangkot from Pokhara if you want. Recently, the cable car is being launched very soon from the lakeside Pokhara to Sarangkot.  
You do not require to wait for the best time of the year for Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking because it can be done all round the year. Mostly, the beginners and elderly undertake this trek  to celebrate astonishing hiking and Annapurna mountain panorama within two days.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive in the Airport and Transfer to the Hotel.

This the very first day that you step in Nepal for the trip. You will be received by our representative in the airport. Our representative will be at the arrival holding placard with your and our company name (Magic Expedition. And then, you will be transferred to the hotel. It is around 30 mins drive from the airport to the hotel. There may some hassles like offering taxi or hotel or something like that. Do go with them. And sometimes, in international flight, your luggage may be missing. Be very careful. We hope it will not disturb your trip.

After your arrival to the hotel, you will get refreshed and we will have a short orientation meeting regarding the trip. We will introduce guide or trip leader. For this, be with   4 pieces of recent pp sized photographs, copy of passport and copy of travel insurance-Overnight in Hotel-

  • Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1400m

After your breakfast, the leader or the guide will come to receive to the hotel where you stay and take you to the bus station. This drive takes you Pokhara from Kathmandu. The bust station is around 15 mins. Walk or you may get a taxi too, from Thamel, or from the hotel. The tourist bus leaves at 7 for Pokhara every morning. It takes around 7-8 hours to get Pokhara from Kathmandu. On the way, you will see winding country roads, rivers, woods, and local people and their lifestyles. However, we must say, the condition of the road is not good. Sometimes, bumpy and dusty…. To escape it, you, optionally, can go with flight. It is a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara which is optional and have pay extra-Overnight in Hotel-

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Pokhara

Early morning we drive to the Sarangkot. From where we will be exploring beautiful sunrise view along with Stunning view of Annapurna Massif, Mount Gaurishankar and Fishtail also. After enjoying Scenery from Sarangkot we move ahead to Dhampus. On this day you will be trek around 4 hrs from Sarangkot. Overnight in Dhampus-Overnight in Lodge-

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Lodge
  • Dhampus

 In the Morning after breakfast trek down to the Phedi. While hiking down from Dhampus to Phedi, you will hike down through deep forest which is very tranquil. The landscapes, the terraced fields, and traditional settlements are picturesque to experience. It is all way hiking down till you get Phedi. From Phedi, we will drive back to Kathmandu. It is 1.30 hrs driving. Finally, you will get serene city Pokhara-Overnight in Lodge-

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Pokhara

The tourist bus station is around 15-20 mins.walk from Lakeside, Pokhara or optionally, you can take a taxi. The leader will help to get the bus station. The tourist bus leaves at 7.30 for Kathmandu every morning. It takes around 7-8 hours to get Kathmandu from Pokhara. On the way, you will see winding country roads, rivers, woods, and local people and their lifestyles. However, we must say, the condition of the road is not good. Sometimes, bumpy and dusty…. To escape it, you, optionally, can go with flight. It is a 35 minutes flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu which is optional and has pay extra.

In the evening, after you get to the hotel, we will have dinner together and review the trip and exchange the experiences during your trip and you can feedback us-Overnight in Hotel-

  • BF/Lunch/Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu

According to your flight schedule, we will drop to the airport for the onward flight towards your country or next destination.

  • BF
  • NON
  • Kathmandu

What to Expect

  • Airport Pick and Drop.
  • Tourist Bus/ Private Vehicle/ Flight According to your Budget.
  • Hotel with breakfast at Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Full board meals during the trek.
  • Guide.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Any Alcoholic dring during trek and tour.