Dhampus Australian Camp Trek

Trip Overview

The Dhampus to Australian Camp is a short journey which introduces you to the beauty of the Annapurna Region. Home to countless trekking routes, the region offers a unique experience as you journey through ancient Gurung villages learning more about the local culture and way of life. A short adventure, the journey is ideal if you are short on time or simply want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city areas.

 

Each day adds something new to your adventure and the journey will be over before you know it. The trail takes us to the town of Dhampus, accompanying the Himalayas due north. Alongside the stunning views of Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,997m), the trail takes us through ancient monasteries and temples.

 

An easy journey, the trail is an ideal one for beginners and offers a lovely introduction into the world of trekking. Crossing the quaint Gurung villages of Phedi and Pothana, the trail takes you around the foothills of the Annapurna Range. A mesmerizing experience, the journey takes us through the picturesque Annapurna Region for a relaxing experience.

 

Our hilly adventure begins from the town of Pokhara from where we head north to reach the trailhead of Phedi. Ascending towards Dhital Village, we reach the town of Dhampus for our first night on the go. The next stretch of the journey takes us towards Pothana which offers incredible views of Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,997m).

 

Exploring the quaint Gurung village, the trail drops down towards the Australian Camp- located at an altitude of 2,100m. A vantage point to some of the majestic summits of Annapurna Himalayan Range, the camp offers a lovely respite from the crowded cities. The camp offers a perfect spot to enjoy the scenic sunrise and sunset views. Dropping down to the village of Kande, we conclude our hilly adventure before setting off towards Pokhara.

 

We here at Nepal Peak Adventure have been accompanying trekkers and adventures across hilly Nepal. We offer quality services including certified guides, quality accommodation and a pleasant experience overall. Accompany us and we will make sure your adventure will be the one to remember.

Trip Highlights

 

  • Explore the breathtaking natural beauty of the Annapurna Region through its lush green forests and vibrant hills
  • Accompany virgin trails to quaint hilly villages to learn more about the local culture and way of life
  • Enjoy a diverse Himalayan experience filled with mesmerizing views of the Annapurna Himalayan Range

 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi, 1 Hrs and trek to Dhampus (1650 m), 3-4 Hrs

Day 02: Trek from Dhampus to Australian camp (2100m) via Pothana (1990m), 5-6 Hrs

Day 03: Trek down from Australian Camp to Kande (1706 m) and Back to Pokhara

Cost Includes

Accommodation during the trekking in a teahouse/Lodge

All three meals on the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner), fruits after dinner and tea/coffee (3 times a day)

Government certified English speaking trekking guide

The entire cost of the staff members involved in the trek (their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation)

Porters (one porter for every two trekkers) and his entire expenses (salary, food, accommodation equipment, and insurance)

Charges of all necessary documentation and permits that include a permit for Annapurna Conservation Area perm, Trekkers Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card

Cost Excludes

Nepal visa and International flights fare.

Expenses for your clothing and personal gears

Your personal equipment and other expenses such as mineral water, soft beverages, laundry, hot drinking water on the trek, bar bills, showers, internet, battery chargers etc. 

Your travel insurance that covers helicopter evacuation as well as medical expenses and trip cancellation

Tipping to the guide, porter, and drivers

Any other expenses not itemized in the "What is Included in the Trip cost? " are your personal expenses. 

Itinerary

The first day of our short trek, we begin our journey heading towards Phedi. From Pokhara, the journey heads due west continuing past Milan Chowk and Hyangja to reach Phedi, located on the banks of Ghobang Khola. From Phedi, the trail ascends north to reach Dhital village before turning back west. Journeying through the lush green forests, the final stretch of the trek takes us past a small lake to reach Dhampus for the night.
Continuing our journey due north, the hilly trail ascends past Dhampus to reach Deurali. The next stretch of the trek takes us on an ascending journey to Pothana. The Gurung village boasts enchanting views of Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,997m) alongside the Annapurna Himalayan Range. The descending stretches of the journey see us head down towards the Australian Camp, located at an altitude of 2,100m.
The day begins with stunning views of the Annapurna Himalayan Range colored golden by the rays of the morning sun. Taking some time off to explore the region, we begin our descending hike heading towards Pokhara. From the Australian Camp, the trail heads south dropping onto Golddanda. Meeting up with the banks of Dhoti Khola, we head make our way due east to reach Kande. The final stretch of the trek sees us journey back to the town of Pokhara, bringing our short adventure to a close.

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