Dhampus Trek 02 Days

Trip Information
  • Duration2 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Trip Type Trekking
  • Best Time Feb-May and Sept-Dec

Dhampus Trek is short yet rewarding trek in Nepal. This trek passes through country inhabited by ethnic people, farm terrace, short stretch of woods and forested route to reach the warm settlement of Gurung community, Dhampus. Dhampus is not only famous for Mountain View but also equally famous for cultural experience. Hiking to Dhampus offers peek into the Gurung culture and allows you to watch the daily lives of these villages. In Short time period, you will experience the colorful culture and most of all you meet are Hindus and Buddhist living in peace and harmony.

Dhampus village trek starts from Phedi, after 30 minute drive from Pokhara and ends at Phedi or Sarangkot. From Phedi, we trek through the beautiful golden rice terrace and cultural villages with the backdrop of great Annapurna mountain range. This 2 hours hike to Dhampus continues through magical forest of rhododendron nesting various species of birds. A close view of long stretching Annapurna greets us upon our arrival at Dhampus. We enjoy the incredible sunset view in the evening and sunrise (next morning), an amazing experience that will last forever. Next day, we hike back downhill via scenic route and catch a vehicle for Pokhara.

Dhampus trek is suitable for those who don’t have enough vacation in Nepal but still want to collect some hiking experience. It is also great family trek and even suitable for children and elderly people. February to May during spring and September to December during autumn are the best time of the year for trekking to Dhampus.


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After breakfast, we make a drive from Pokhara to Dhampus Phedi. It is 35km northwest of Pokhara city and takes 30 minutes of scenic drive. We drive through the large Tibetan Camp at Hyanjha where we can observe and buy local handicrafts. Further driving through Sujkhet and Yamdi Khola, we reach Phedi, the starting point of the trek.
We begin uphill climb through the lush forest of rhododendron and terraced rice fields to reach Dhampus. It is 2 hours of an easy climb. Enjoy fascinating sunset view from the village. Overnight at hotel or guesthouse in Phedi.

    Today, we get up early in the morning to enjoy breathtaking sunrise view over the Himalayas. We spend sometimes exploring the village and its heritage sites. Depending on the mood, you can make a long hike from Dhampus to Kande or join short hike to Phedi. Drive back to Pokhara.

      Cost Details

      Cost Includes
      • Airport pick-up and drop in private vehicle
      • Farewell dinner
      • Accommodation in Pokhara and B&B basis
      • Whole night accommodation throughout the trek
      • An English speaking Government License holder trekking guide
      • Trekking Permit, TIMS permit and Conservation Area Permit Fee
      Cost Excludes
      • International Air fare and Nepal entry visa fee
      • Personal nature expense: (Laundry, Phone Calls, Dry Foods, Cold Drinks, Bar Bills)
      • Temple/Monastery and Rescue Flight
      • Late arrival and late departure extra night
      • Tips to guide and porter
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