Dhampus Australian Camp Trek is an ideal family trek in the foothills of Annapurna. It is a short and easy trek that rewards stunning views of Annapurna South, Huinchuli, Machhapurchhre, Annapurna IV, Annapurna III, Annapurna II, and surrounding peaks.
Dhampus Australian Camp trek, a short trek from Pokhara passes through lush rhododendron forests, green hills, and easy trails to Australian Camp.
Hike to Dhampus, a beautiful Gurung village, and gateway to Annapurna Conservation Area. Sunrise and sunset views from Australian Camp are major highlights of this trek.
En-route to Australian Camp, admire superb vista of majestic mountains like Machhapuchre, Annapurna and Manaslu. Enjoy breathtaking views of Pokhara city and Phewa Lake from Sarangkot, the vantage point in Pokhara.
Australian base camp trek is a perfect family trip and popular choice among trekkers. This short trek from Kathmandu entails 3 days of pleasant trekking through easy trail to Dhampus, Australian Camp, and Sarangkot.
Dhampus Australian Camp Trek Route
Dhampus Australian Camp trek starts and ends in Kathmandu. You will catch a bus to Pokhara from Kathmandu. It will take you 6-7 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will stay at one of the hotels in Pokhara, and in free time, you will explore the grandeur of Pokhara city.
On the 2nd day, you drive to Phedi and trek to Australian Camp. 2-3 hours of hike will bring you to Australian Camp and reward spectacular views of Annapurna Range, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South Hiuchuli, Annapurna II and IV, Lamjung Himal and surrounding peaks.
Further, you will continue to Sarankot. Walk through forested trails, descend to Naudanda (Nine Hills) and along the ridge. From Sarangkot, enjoy bird’s-eye view of Pokhara and the blissful aura of Phewa Lake.
Continue the trail to Phewa Lake and return to your hotel. And on the final day, you will return back to Kathmandu.
Dhampus Australian Camp Trek Difficulty
Dhampus Australian Camp Trek is an easy trek and a beautiful journey to Australian Camp.
We highly recommend this trek if you are a novice trekker and looking for a short and easy trek.
The highest elevation of this trek is 2100m at Australian Camp. Anyone, solo or family can embark on this rewarding journey.