Dhampus Trekking


Arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu With the views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost delighted, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. we will be greeted by a representative from Create Himalaya Adventure who will drop you off at the hotel. After checking in, you take a rest or visit Create Himalaya Adventure’s office. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Create Himalaya Adventure, you will be briefed about your daily activities.
Stay Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meal: Welcome Dinner.

After breakfast, you begin your sightseeing tour by visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites within Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:-
Kathmandu Durbar Square showcases Nepalese art and architecture at its best. The architecture is typical of the Malla dynasty who ruled over Nepal from the 12th to the 18th century.
Swayambhunath:-
Swayambhunath Temple is popular among foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large monkey population residing in the area.
Pasupatinath:-
Pasupatinath Temple is situated on the banks of the Bagmati River and is one of the principal temples of Lord Shiva.
Bauddhanath Stupa:-
The Bauddhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupa's in South Asia. Meet your guide at Create Himalaya Adventure Office prepare for your Adventure.
Stay Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meal: Breakfast.

After hot breakfast drive 200km to Pokhara and it takes about 6-7 hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus. It is an exciting and romantic drive that we can enjoy the beautiful scenic view of terraced rice field, eye-catching landscape, Trisuli, and Marsyangdi Rivers and spectacular panoramic view of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal and most of Annapurna Himalayan Range are seen. The tourist coach stops for breakfast at 09:00 am and at around 12:00 for lunch on the way to Pokhara.you will reach the Pokhara around 2/3 O'clock.
Stay Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.
Included Meals: Breakfast.

After warm breakfast picks up from Pokhara and drive to Phedi by Private Vehicle. From Phedi, hike to Dhampus Village (a Gurung Village).
Stay Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge in Dhampus.
Included Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Breakfast at the hotel and trek to Sarangkot via Australian Camp. Lunch, en-route. Enjoy sunset and Pokhara valley view from Sarangkot.
Stay Overnight at Teahouse in Sarangkot.
Included Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.

Early morning sunrise view from Sarangkot view tower over Annapurna Ranges, Mt. Fishtail and Mt. Dhaulagiri from Sarangkot.
Stay Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Included Meals: Breakfast.

Early morning we take a car from hotel to tourists bus park and we take a comfortable tourist bus to back Kathmandu.
Stay Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Included Meals: Breakfast and Farewell Dinner.

Last day in Nepal, the land of Himalayan wonders as per your international flight time our staff will transfer you to the airport for your flight homeward bound or to respective destination with wonderful experience.
Included Meals: Breakfast

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1. I hadn’t tried trekking till date. Should I have to do training for Dhampus Trekking?

If you are physically fit, you don’t need any training for trekking even if it’s your first time. You must walk for a 5-7 hour per day during the trek and the trail are uphill and downhill with a rough path so that you must be physically fit. And we had set such itinerary that’s make the trek a bit easier and more adventurous. The more you are physically fit, the more you can enjoy the trek.

2. Is Dhampus Trekking difficult?

This trekking destination is comparatively is easy trek then other but it’s ok if you are physically fit. The Dhampus Trekking is of 8 days as you must walk for the 5 -7 hours per day for the 4 days. The trekking trail is rough, uphill and downhill. As the trial is not paved so the trial is rocky somewhere, so you must be careful if you have a weak ankle and the trail is also filled with the snow depending upon the season.

3. What sort of different facilities can I expect in the trekking trail?

You can expect a standard room at a 3-star category hotel with breakfast and launch in Kathmandu. But along the trekking trail, there are the tea houses and lodges providing the facility of accommodation and food. They provide the clean mattress and blanket as we offer you a Create Himalaya sleeping bag which is a good idea to have your own sleeping equipment (Sleeping bag must be returned after the trip). The lodges in trekking routes provide single or double bedrooms. The food during the trekking trial provided by the tea houses/lodges is delicious of mostly vegetarian fare. During the time of touring in the city area, you can be served with the local food as well as western food. Trekking in the high Himalaya, you will be served with the basic western food and local food. The local foods like Tibetan’s fries’ bread, soups, steamed and fried dumplings (momo), steamed and curried vegetable (Tarkari), different varieties of potatoes, lentils, and rice (dal - bhat). Different varieties of meats are also served by the tea house. The tea house served the eggs, toast, peanut butter, hot porridge, muesli, and local honey in the breakfast.

Each day dinner and breakfast will be at the lodges/tea houses where we’ll stay. And for launch, we will stop on the trail where you can order a meal as per your choice. Our Guide will help you to stop at the best possible places to eat.

4. Is travel insurance needed for trekking?

Yes, you need travel insurance including mountain trekking or mountain climbing. You must assure that your travel insurance policy covers this destination. Some of the insurance companies do not cover expenses above contain altitude. A rescue cost $5,000 just for the helicopter. So, it is the most need for the coverage of the expenses.

5. What if I am sick during the trekking period?

Our guides had a trekking certificate from the Tourism center. They are trained about the first-aid training for high altitude too besides other training and they always carry the essential first-aid kit during trekking trial. So that they can take care of you in the minor case in the mountains as our guide are 24 hours available for the service during trek.

But, in the case of an emergency, our Guide carries the local sim card to be in contact with the office in Kathmandu. Our guide keeps on updating the situation of the Client, then the office will be managed to send the Helicopter in the trail if the client is seriously sick in the mountain.

6. Can I add the extra days to my trekking route?

Yes, you can add the extra days to explore the destination. But, you must pay the extra charge to the company to cover your expenses for the accommodation, food, transportation, and the charge of the Guide and Porter for the extra days.

7. What if I want a flight to/from Kathmandu and Pokhara?

In our pre-planned package of the trip, we had mentioned that we will provide the private vehicle to/from Kathmandu or Pokhara. But if you want a flight to/from Kathmandu or Pokhara, you must add a charge for a flight ticket for airfare.  

8. What is the alternative option of the trekking destination beside Dhampus Trekking destination in the same region?

If you are seeking for the alternative destination beside this trekking destination, you can choose the Annapurna Base Camp TrekkingAnnapurna Panorama TrekkingKhopra Ridge Trekking, Annapurna Circuit with Poon Hill Trekking, Annapurna Circuit Via Tilicho Base Camp TrekkingSikles TrekkingJomsom Muktinath TrekkingMardi Himal TrekkingGhorepani Poon Hill Trekking, Upper Mustang Trekking and Annapurna Circuit Trekking which are amazing trekking routes.

9. How do I book this trip with your company?

At first, you must fill-up the form with your personal detail and trip detail with the date you preferred to start the trip, then you must send the 30% advance trip payment to our company in our bank account to secure your booking. But, if you cancel the trip then a 10% advance trip payment will be non-refundable and 20% will be refunded on your account.

On receiving your 30% advance trip payment and following personal document like a passport with scanned or photo-copy, along with booking forms, then we will send you a full confirmation letter with the deposit as well as receipt of advance trip payment.

You can deposit advance trip payment through the bank account or Visa card, Master Card. And you can clear the remaining payment after you arrive at Kathmandu, Create Himalaya Office.

What is Included?

  • Airport pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
  • Fluent English speaking license holder sightseeing tour guide
  • Sightseeing tour guide fee
  • Kathmandu/Pokhara hotel room with Breakfast (B) basis
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) fees
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permit fees
  • All accommodation and 3 meals a day during the trek
  • English speaking license holder trekking Guide and every 2 persons 1 Porter

What is not Included?

  • Nepal entry visa fee per person US$ 50 only.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara & Pokhara-Kathmandu
  • Domestic Airfare per (If required)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Items of personal nature & all bar bills ie. Soft/hard drinks
  •  tips for Nepalese staff's etc.

Trip Introduction

If you are keen on short treks, this trek won’t disappoint you! There are a number of breathtaking views around the path that is typically not that concerned with the only culture and heritage.  

 

Large Hawk-Cuckoo can also be found sunning themselves on the green lush forest, though if you don’t see any, you’ll certainly hear them – they are frequently heard chirping back and forth to one another. Just in case if you wondered that sound " Cuckoo" you will find your hike a peaceful one. 

 

About the Trek: 

 

Dhampus trek has perfectly suited the phrase ‘short and the sweetest’; it’s relatively very short compared to the other treks of the Annapurna region. However, it’s famous as the most classic treks in comparison to other short treks. 

 

Following through the short walks in the forests and terraces leads us to Dhampus, which is only a few hours walk from breathtakingly beautiful ‘Pokhara’. Apart from the scenic views of the snow-capped mountains - Dhampus is equally renowned for small ethnic ‘Gurung village’, mostly inhabited by Gurungs (the famous brave Gurkha soldiers in the British, Indian and Nepalese army).  

 

What can be expected....???? 

 

Dhampus trek offers the trekker with the stunning views of the Annapurna Himalayan ranges, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak, Dhampus peak, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and views of other high mountains. This trekking best suits the people with short holidays as Sarangkot hill of Annapurna region is one of the best viewpoints of Nepal.

 

Additional Feature:

 

During this trip, you will have a professional licensed guide, and travel on a comfortable private tourist vehicle or a coach as per mentioned in the package. While transferring from one city to another, you can have a comfortable journey in grounded transportation or airfare as per the itinerary. You also can customize this trek as per your preference. All accommodation in Cities will be at 3 to 4-star categories hotels and teahouse available during the trip. You can purchase authentic souvenirs, including handicrafts, local stuff, carvings and Thangkas (traditional painting in Kathmandu) during this trip.

 

Major Highlights of the Trip

→ Beautiful Gurung Village and Local Lifestyle
→ Typical Nepali food "Dal Bhat"
→ Beautiful Scenery of Sarangkot, Pokhara City and Phewa Lake
→ Mind-Blowing Sunrise View
→ it delivers a promise of picturesque view of the Mt. Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and its sister peaks
→ The trek will be filled with beautiful Rhododendron in the side hills if you are trekking during March and April.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1333m)
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m) 7-8 hrs drive (Flight if Required)
Day 04: Drive to Phedi, trek to Dhampus (Approx. 3hrs walk)
Day 05: Dhampus (1600m) to Sarangkot (Approx: 5 hrs walk)
Day 06: Sarangkot (1592m) to Pokhara 2 hours walk,30 Min. drive
Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu(1333m) 7-8 hrs drive
Day 08: Final Departure

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pick up and drop off by our private vehicle
  • Fluent English speaking license holder sightseeing tour guide
  • Sightseeing tour guide fee
  • Kathmandu/Pokhara hotel room with Breakfast (B) basis
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) fees
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permit fees
  • All accommodation and 3 meals a day during the trek
  • English speaking license holder trekking Guide and every 2 persons 1 Porter
  • All Government Taxes

When is the Best season for trekking in Dhampus Area?

Winter

December to February are the coldest months to trek, with the shortest days and the fewest people. There is often a lot of snow on the ground, especially above 3000m. But Dhampus is best for a whole year.

Spring

March, April, and May are some of the busier months and for a good season. The days are getting warmer, the weather is mostly stable and the climbing season is in full swing. It really is an amazing sight from  Dhampus, the flowers are blooming on the Rhododendrons and the terraced fields turn green with new shoots of vegetables.

Summer

From June to August the summer monsoons bring rain and snow. There are fewer visitors during these months, although some of the most beautiful, warm, blue-sky days occur now. Usually, by the afternoon, there is a rainstorm or snow higher up.

Autumn

This is the most popular time to visit the Annapurna Area. September through November is a time of steady weather patterns, less precipitation, and cleaner air. The lodges are full and everyone is friendly. If you enjoy meeting new friends, want the best chance for great weather and don’t mind an empty, this is the best trekking season.

Tour Note

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Create Himalaya Adventure. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary. However, this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.


Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Create Himalaya Adventure. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in Annapurna regions trek to "Dhampus", we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

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Dhampus Trekking

From $599 USD
Duration 8 Days

Tour Grade beginner
Group Size 1-40 Max
Max. Altitude 2200m
Starting point Phedi
Ending Point Sarangkot
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu / Pokhara and Full Board During Trip
Accomodation Hotel in Kathmandu / Pokhara and Teahouse During Trip
Transportation All ground Transportations

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