Day Hike to Dhampus


If you are looking for an opportunity to experience the hiking experience with splendid views of the mountains in a very short time, you should be looking for a Day hike to Dhampus. The towering ranges of Annapurna and Ganesh Himal are at their best during the sunrise. Plus, the local people, their lifestyle and generous hospitality are also the major attractions of the trek.

Pokhara Dhampus Hike is a short and popular hiking trail from Pokhara that can be completed in a single day. The Dhampus hike is a classic hike for every kind of travelers either they want too enjoy the mountain views or experience the mountain life near the city. The hike offers the hikers with the breathtaking views of the Annapurna, Fishtail, Himchuli, and some other snow-covered peaks.

Drive to Kande and start hiking to Australian Base Camp (3 hours hike)

The hike starts from a drive to Kande from Pokhara. The duration of the drive from Pokhara to Kande is about an hour. The trek is approximately three hours walk. Australian Base Camp lies at an altitude of 2100 meters, thus being an appropriate height for the beginners and the children. Standing on the Australian Base Camp, you can enjoy the beautiful views of the amazing Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, and Fishtail.

Australian Base Camp to Dhampus Village

After some beautiful snaps in the Australian Base Camp, we continue our hike towards the Dhampus village. Dhampus is a beautiful village with the majority of the Gurung community. The natural beauty of the village also adds an extra flavor in the trip. We will have lunch in the village and spend some time exploring the village area. Dhampus village is a beautiful viewpoint which offers you the amazing views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhare peaks. The stunning mountain views will melt your heart for sure.

Dhampus to Phedi and drive to Pokhara

Our hike continues to descend to Phedi. Hiking from Dhampus to Phedi is quite fun where you will walk across the village, the local people engaging in their farms and the group of domestic animals. Upon reaching Phedi, our hiking comes to the end. We will now drive back to Pokhara.


  • Government Trained License Holder English-speaking guide/leader
  • All domestic and International airport transfers on arrival and departure
  • Good standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu/cities with twin sharing bed and breakfast basis
  • All road transport by private vehicles
  • All domestic airfares
  • All meals and accommodation on trek including tea and coffee
  • Morning bed-tea on trek
  • A free high-quality Dolma Treks duffel bag/relative trekking map and Tee-shirt
  • Trek staff and full porteragem
  • All camping gears in our camping treks
  • High altitude Sherpa/porters properly insured and equipped
  • National Park fees + Permits


  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Tips
  • Laundry and personal expenses
  • Whatever is not mentioned in the included section

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