Dhampus Sarangkot Trek
Highlights of the Trekking
- Exploration of hamlets.
- Panoramic views of the high Himalayan peaks including Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annpurna South, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himalayan range ect.
Pokhara is the most famous touristic destination of Nepal. Lots of domestic and international tourists’ first destination for holiday in Nepal is this Lake City. Around this valley there are numerous short trekking routes from where experience of mountains, hills, forests, villages and water resources are quintessential. Therefore, Unique Adventure International created the short trekking route in Annapurna region of Nepal at the vicinity of beautiful Pokhara. Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is as likely as not the most alluring and diversified. Ethnic tourism experience in Gurung Village of Dhampus and stupendous sunrise activity from Sarangkot are two noteworthy activities to do in Nepal during this trekking.
Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is shortened version of Annapurna Luxury Trek. Trekkers will be able to traverse through green lush forests, cultural rural village of Gurung people and sumptuous eateries and bars of Sarangkot hill station. These two destinations around Pokhara valley has been the most visited place. Dhampus is famous for tranquility, serenity and rural life of Nepal. At just about 3 hours of journey from vibrant Pokhara city trekkers will be able to see traditional face of Nepal. Get involved in classic farming, cultural dances, folk music and local delicacies. Snowcapped mountains on backdrop are the rewarding aspect. Next activity is probably the most scenic. Early morning sunrise coming from the casement of mountains like Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) is momentous as ever. Seeing the gorgeous quaint mountains lightened by golden morning rays of sun is joy to behold. Surrounding hills, Pokhara City on the shores of Phewa Lake is definitely the sight to capture either on your camera or eyes. Feel the local way and experience the greater prospects of nature and culture amalgamated together.
Book the Dhampus Sarangkot Trek and experience rural Nepal entangled with upcoming vibrant city. Unique Adventure International arranges quintessential holiday package for our travelers. If you want to customize any trip in Nepal then remember us. With us your trip queries can be quenched.
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
After you Arrive, our representative of Unique Adventure will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu but make sure about our representative with a display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the hotel. We can either relax in the afternoon or hang around. You will have a dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant where we take pleasure in a Nepalese cultural program as well as food. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, overnight hotel
Today you go around Kathmandu valley and see Durbar Squares at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. Visit to Bauddhanath will be unforgettable experience since it is one of the biggest stupas in Nepal. And, Swayambhunath located top on the mount in the city known as the Monkey Temple will also captivate you. Also, you will visit Pashupatinath, at the bank of Bagmati River which is one of the Hindus sacred places. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara, overnight at hotel
After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu and drive for 6 hours we travel to Pokhara by tourist bus, or car depending upon the number in your group. You will be walking through exciting panorama of river and landscape. Then, you will get into the hotel and you relax in the afternoon on your own. You can visit around lakeside region or you can go for boating at Fewa Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Drive to Phedi and start trek to Dhampus, overnight at lodge
After an hour drive from Pokhara, we to trek to Phedi and then move to Dhampus (1750m.). It takes about 3 hours; we will walk all the way through cultivated land and Brahman and Chhetri community. Overnight at a lodge in Dhampus.
Day 05 : Trek to Sarangkot, overnight at lodge
On this day we leave Dhampus and trek to apex of the hill of Sarangkot to view fascinating Himalayan ranges including ere you can see panoramic views of Manaslu (8165m.), Annapurna (8091m.), Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Ganesh Himal (7446m.), Machhapuchhre and 25 other mountains over 6000 meters (19,680ft) high Also, you will see stunning views of Pokhara valley, Phewa lake. Overnight at Lodge in Sarangkot.
Day 06 : Trek to Pokhara, overnight at hotel
On this day, you move downhill to Pokhara (914m.) which takes around 3 hours. The major attractions of Pokhara are natural as well as cultural sites such as lakes, temples of Hindus and Buddhist, caves, mountain views. You can view the north region across the hill, Phewa lake to thesnow peaks of the Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri ranges. Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 07 : Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
Leaving behind the wonderful countryside morning, we travel for 6 hours we return back to Kathmandu. We can either take a vehicle for a drive or fly back from the beautiful city Pokhara. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be shifted to the hotel. You can then relax for rest of the day and stay overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination
This is your last day, our airport representative Unique Adventure International will drop you to the airport and you will depart from Nepal.
Recommended Gear Lists:
- Good wind/rain jacket
- Warm fleece jacket or jersey
- Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots
- Good -20 Sleeping bag (which can be rented or buy in Kathmandu)
- A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband.
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
- Lightweight gloves
- Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Hiking shorts
- Lightweight cotton long pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
- Fleece or wool pants
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Thin, lightweight inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Other necessary equipment:
- Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
- Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
- Basic First Aid Kit (We also provide comprehensive first aid medical kit and Oxymeter)
- Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
- Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
- Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
- Small wash towel
Whatever conditions the stated itinerary follow, are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement regarding your interest and financial condition.
We would like you to know that although we try to follow the program given above, at times local trails or weather conditions may compel us to make slight changes if necessary. The itinerary may also vary slightly subject to our trekkers' acclimatization rates. This odyssey goes into untamed territory above the timberline, so we seek to request maximum flexibility if and when required for the safety of your trip and your life. Thank you so much for your understanding. We value your precious life.