Dhampus Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara is one of the best short treks from Pokhara with amazing views of verdant hills, snow-capped mountains, and mountain culture.
Australian Camp overlooks awesome views of mountains including Annapurna South, Fishtail, Huinchuli, and others.
Take a walk through dense forest to Australian Camp and hike to Dhampus village. A lovely Dhampus village filled with old-fashioned houses with slate roofs charms you. Also, you will get an insight into the rich Gurung culture and lifestyle of Nepalese villages during your Dhampus Australian Camp Trek.
Enjoy the view of Lake Phewa, verdant hills and majestic mountains from the vantage point of Sarangkot. Relish on the panoramic view of mountains including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna II, Fishtail, and Lamjung Himal from the hilltop of Sarangkot. Moreover, Sarangkot is famous for its gorgeous sunrises and sunsets.
Embark on this short trek in Pokhara which takes you to Dhampus, Australian Camp, Sarangkot which is highly suggested for novice trekkers or taken as a family trek.
Dhampus Australian Camp Trek Route
Dhampus Australian Camp Trek begins and ends in Pokhara. You will reach Phedi – the trailhead of your trek, after a short drive from Pokhara.
A wonderful trek through a lush green forest takes you to Australian Base Camp which offers mesmerizing Himalayan views. A jungle walk will take you to the old-fashioned Dhampus. Also, Pokhara to Dhampus trek is famous for rich Gurung culture.
Views of a stunning sunset over the Himalayas from Sarangkot will leave a lasting impact.
A trek to the famous Lake Phewa with island temple is the last leg of your trek.
On your 3 days short trek in Pokhara you will be walking through lush green hills with stunning views of snowcapped mountains. After the trek, you can enjoy a boat ride in Lake Phewa overlooking the Annapurna range.
Our trekking package covers three famous places for trekking near Pokhara Dhampus, Australian Camp and Sarangkot.
Dhampus Australian Camp Trek Difficulty
Enjoy short and easy 3 days Dhampus Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara with stunning Himalayan views.
The highest point of your trek is Australian Camp, 2,100 meters and the lowest point is the trailhead Phedi, 1,130 meters.
On a day you will be walking for a maximum of 6 hours and a minimum of 2 hours. On average you will be walking for 4 hours.
It is best suited for beginner or as a family trek with kids. An easy trek overlooking the stunning Himalayas along with a cultural experience in the least time makes it one of the finest short treks from Pokhara.
Dhampus Australian Camp Trek Itinerary
Drive from Pokhara to Phedi (1,130m/3,707ft) then Trek to Australian Camp (2,100m/6,888ft)
Duration: 30 minutes (18 km) drive, 2-3 hours (6 km) trek
Trek from Australian Camp to Sarangkot (1,592m/5,222ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (17.5 km) trek
Trek from Sarangkot to Phewa Lake then drive to hotel (800m/2,625ft)
Walking distance: 2-3 hours (6 km) trek