Ghandruk & Dhampus

Ghandruk & Dhampus

Annapurna Region
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  • Altitude
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  • Activities


Australian Base Camp Trek Trek is quite easy and moderate trekking of Annapurna region. The Trek goes through the beautiful terraces and the landscape from the Annapurna hills. The trekking trail passes by the several typical villages dominated by the Gurungs with the panoramic views of the Annapurna mountain ranges including Mt. Machhapuchhre.

The Highlighted of Australian Base Camp Trek

01:The most popular and easiest trek from where you can behold the panoramic scenery of Fishtail, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli along with the green views of the countryside.

02:It is the shortest trek and you can observe the unique culture of the ethnic groups (mainly Gurung and Magar)

03: It is suitable for both children to Adult people who have only limited time to travel in Nepal during their visit.

The best season for this trek

This trek is one of the easiest treks of Annapurna which is located near Pokhara. It can be done at any time of the year (In summer, autumn, winter and spring)

Brief Itinerary:

Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara (6-7 hrsapprox)
Day 02: Pokhara to Ghandruk (5-6 hrsapprox)
Day 03: Ghandruk to Tolka (5- 6 hrsapprox)
Day 04: Tolka to Australian Camp (3 hrsapprox)
Day 05: Australian Camp to Naudanda and drive to Pokhara
Day 06: Stay at Pokhara
Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 08: Final departure


Day Day01Kathmandu(1350m) to Pokhara(850m) (6-7 hrsapprox)

Drive to Pokhara through the Prithivi Highway along the Trisuli river and stay overnight in the Lakeside with the fantastic view of the Phewa Lake and the Annapurna mountains.

Day Day02Pokhara to Ghandruk(1900m) (5-6 hrsapprox)

Drive to Nayapul(1070m) which takes one and half hours and trek to Ghandruk through the beautiful countryside with the panoramic views of Mt. FishtailAnnapurna southand Gangapurna. The way gently climbs up from Syaulibazaar and finally arrives at Ghandruk which take around 6/7 hours

Day Day03Ghandruk to Tolka(1900m) (5- 6 hrsapprox)

Ghandruk is a huge Gurung village from where the trail descends to Kyumi bridge and a short climb to Landruk. It is one of the beautiful villages. From here, we continue to Tolka with the beautiful scenery of green countryside. We spend a night there.

Day Day04 Tolka to Australian Camp(2055m) (3 hrsapprox)

On the next day, we start the trek after breakfast. The way goes through dense forest and finally arrives at Deurali. From here the trail continues through green jungle to Pothana and arrives at Australian camp at last.Australian Camp is a beautiful village best known for its sunrise, sunset and view of Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre and also beautiful green hills. We stay a night there.

Day Day05 Australian Camp to Naudanda and drive to Pokhara

The journey from Australian Camp to Naudanda very easy through nice trail. We walk through jungle from Australian camp to Naudand with view of Mt. fishtail and Annapurna South. We catch the private transport from Naudanda drive to Pokhara

Day Day06Stay at Pokhara

We do the full day sightseeing in the different natural and cultural places from Pokhara like; Bindebasini Temple, Seti George, Devi’s Fall, Gupteswore Cave, Old Bazar, Tal Barahi Temple etc and stay overnight in the Lakeside.

Day Day07Pokhara to Kathmandu

Drive/fly back to Kathmandu and stay overnight at Hotel

Day Day08Final Departure

The driver will drop you to the airport for your final departure

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What's included?

  • Arrival and departure transportation
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist Bus
  • All necessary paper work and permits (Annapurna Conservation permit and TIMS )
  • Trekking poles with company T-shirt
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food and accommodations
  • Pokhara to Phedi by private transport
  • Nayapul to Pokhara by private transport
  • Foods (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with tea or coffee during the trek
  • All accommodation during the trek
  • 2 Nigh Hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • Pokhara-Kathmandu by Flight
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