Dhampus Village situated at an altitude of 1,600 meters offers an excellent view of the entire Annapurna ranges including Annapurna I at 8,091m, Fishtail at 6,993m, Gangapurna at 7,455m and Lamjung Himal at 6,983m. It has a tranquil ambiance with beautiful landscapes and green vegetation where you can experience the traditional living style, the culture of the Gurung People, local cuisine, farming methods, and more during this short period.
You feel a homely atmosphere during your stay there because they welcome you with their loving hospitality which is an experience.
You will walk through the beautiful terraces and full of green vegetation up to Dhampus Danda (approx 3hrs). The trail leads you to amazing views including Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, and Lamjung Himal. Hiking in and around Dhampus is ideal for those willing to explore the mountaineering adventure and ethnic tribe at the same time in a short period.
Enjoy the Peace and serenity of the countryside, exotic views of the panoramic of the Himalayas, and explore the culture and lifestyle to its fullest by walking in and around Dhampus. It is also the gateway to Annapurna Base Camp, Ghorepani Poon Hill, and another trek to Mardi Himal.
After having breakfast drive to Phedi (approx. 45 mins) and walk to Dhampus village(approx. 3hrs). After catching the Panorama of the Annapurna Himalayan ranges including Fishtail and Annapurna I (8,091m) trek to Naudanda and drive back to Pokhara 8,50m. Overnight at hotel.
Highlights of Dhampus Village Day Hike Tour
- Get a warm welcome from the locals
- Enjoy beautiful views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges
- Get a breathtaking vista of the beautiful Mt. Machhapuchhare.
Day 01Drive to Pokhara
Drive to the starting location of the walk-in Pokhara, which is 1,350 meters above sea level. Take a three-hour trek to Dhampus. Walk about the village and take in the sights while you relax. Spend the night in a family-owned hotel.
Day 02Observing the Sunset and Returning to Pokhara
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- All Private ground transportation
- Well-trained government license holder trekking guide
- Nepali Tea or Black ginger tea during hiking and Organic Nepali meals (Lunch) regarding the program
- Entry fees for popular sites
It takes around 15 minutes to drive from the stunning lakeside city of Pokhara to Phedi Village, where the journey to Dhampus Village starts. Tukuche Peak (6,920 m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) are incredibly close to you, making Dhampus Peaks an excellent place to watch the mountains due to the stark elevation contrasts between the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
Trekking from this location offers stunning views of the golden rice terraces spread across the enormous Annapurna Mountain range. This two-hour ascent to Dhampus continues to the village of Chandrakot across an amazing rhododendron woodland that serves as a breeding ground for numerous bird species.
You can marvel at the breathtaking vista of the enormous Mt. Machhapuchhare as you emerge from the jungle and arrive at Dhampus.
How to reach Dhampus Village?
Traveling to Dhampus village is among the top things to do in Nepal’s Pokhara. After a half-hour drive from the picturesque lakeside of the Pokhara Valley, the hiking starts in Phedi village and goes uphill. As you ascend, you are rewarded with breathtaking vistas and mind-blowing scenery.
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