Dhampus-Australian Base Camp hiking trail located in the north-west direction just beside the Pokhara Valley. Though the hiking period is not long, the views and experience it provides is not less compared to other trekking trails. The beautiful landscape you will be walking through and the spectacular views you will be seeing, you will surely agree with our earlier mentioned statement.
This hike features the beautiful countryside villages, lush forests and farming terraces along with the splendid Machhapuchhare and Annapurna range. The trail also passes through the rural areas of ethnic groups where one gets the opportunity to explore the culture and its activities. Beside from Annapurna range and Machhapuchre range, you'll also be able to see 7th highest peak Dhaulagiri, 8th highest peak Manaslu and others such as Himchuli, Lamjung Himal and Ganesh Himal.
Note: At least two people needed for the package
|1-night accommodation at the basic lodge including breakfast|
|One experienced and government licensed guide.|
|Staff costs including their salary, insurance, food, and accommodation.|
|Transport from Pokhara-Phedi & Kande-Pokhara in private vehicle.|
|All necessary paperwork and permits|
|Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)|
|Food and drinks/ Beverage bills|
|Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels|
|donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .|
|Personal Hiking gear, personal kits|
|Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind|
|Good wind/rain Jacket|
|Sun hat or scarf|
|Sunglasses with UV protection|
Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival. The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe. Nepal is considered one of the safest countries to travel.Chances are Nepal is safer than your own home country.
Yes, the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking. Our experienced guides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay.You will get boiled water in the lodges, you can also buy sealed water or purify water using tablets.
Your guide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English. They are carefully selected with the appropriate experience, attitude and leadership skills. We can also provide French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish speaking guides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your original packet and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You can always call 100 for police assistance.
In the morning, you'll be driven to Phedi which is 40 minutes away from Pokhara. Phedi is the starting point of our hike to Dhampus. Climbing the stone staircase all the way to Dhampus passing through the rhododendron forest and reach the beautiful village of Dhampus. From Dhampus, one can view the peaks of Annapurna massif with other snow-capped mountains like Machhapuchhre and Lamjung Himal. Leaving the Dhampus village, we have a gentle ascend through the rhododendron and oak forest till we reach Pothana. The stone staircase starts again and after a short climb, we reach Australian Base Camp. From here, one can see the Annapurna massif, Fishtail mountain, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Himchuli and others. In the evening, you can roam the jungles surrounding the camp. Overnight in Camp.
In the early morning, enjoy the beautiful sunrise over the Himalayas from your tent. Later, descend down through the rocky trail until we reach Kande village. From here, you will be driven back to your hotel at Pokhara in our private vehicle.
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To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.
Do not hesitate to check each extra activity. They can be booked also separately.
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