Pokhara Dhampus Hiking is one of the most admired hiking routes in Nepal which passes all the way through countryside populated by a broad diversity of people and diverse geographical landscapes. Dhampus valley is situated at the range of 800 meter which is also a gateway to Annapurna Conservation Area. The hiking to Dhampus continues through magnificent rhododendron forests which are also home to many flora and faunas. The trail offers you superb Himalayan panorama view consisting of the mighty peaks such as the Annapurna, Himachali, Machhapuchhare, and Lamjung Himal.
The Pokhara Dhampus hiking trail begins with 30 minutes drive to roadside shacks of Phedi from Pokhara city. The whole hiking area of Dhampus is inhabited by Brahmins, Chettri and Gurungs and trail passes experiencing their unique culture, traditions, and customs. On the way, we will have the spectacular view of the Annapurna Himalayan range. Sarangkot village is perched on the North West of Pokhara with enchanting views of Pokhara Valley and the Phewa Lake. We will witness the sunrise over the White Mountains of Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges including fishtail from Sarangkot tower during our Pokhara Dhampus Sarangkot hike. Enjoy and explore the Wonderful city Pokhara. You have very great short and easy hiking trail during your walk that is undoubtedly going to leave a footstep in your heart.
Duration: 02 Days
Best Travel Time: This hiking can be done throughout the year, Mid June to August is rainy season and advice to take umbrella/raincoat.
Transportation: Private Car/Van.
Activity: , Walking
Hike Start/Finish: Pokhara/Pokhara
Accommodation: Tea Houses/lodge in hiking
Take a 30min drive to roadside shacks of Phedi. The start of the trail heads up the hill on a set of steps across the road. The main part of Dhampus valley is on the top of the ridge, more than 500m above. The area is inhabited by Brahmins, Chettri and few Gurungs. Crossing the dirt road a couple of times and stone staircases makes the trail more adventuring. The spectacular panoramic view of Annapurna Himalayan range makes your overnight camping much greater.
Today we wake up very early in the morning for the stunning sunrise view over the mountains and the amazing Himalaya range. The trail descends down crossing the Dhampus River and again ascends gradually through the fields of Paddy and small forest to Naudanda Village we can have lunch here and finish hiking or can further hiking till Sarangkot also through easy trail, after lunch drive back to Pokhara.
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