• Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking

Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking


Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Easy
  •    Destination: Nepal
  •    Activities: Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Guest House In trek/ Hotel In City
  •    Meals: Full Board in trek
  •    Maximum altitude: 1650m
  •    Group size: 1 to 20 pax
  •    Best Season: Sept to Nov, Mar to May

Trip Higlights

Mt. Fishtail amazing view

The landscape of rural Nepal area.

Best Sarankot sunrise view.

Trip Information

Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking

Dhampus Sarankot Trekking is the best, the short and easy destination for those who do not have trekking experience and who like less trekking. Dhampus is the beautiful Village settled by ethnic cast Gurung people. Whereas Sarankot lies just above Pokhara lake city and can be seen from the lakeside. It is the best sunrise viewpoint and paragliding spot of Pokhara. If you have a tight trekking duration Dhampus Sarankot is the best option that will let you best experience exploring the different cultures and Himalayan scenery within a short time.

Dhampus is the gateway to Annapurna Conservation Area. This is the main entry of Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Mardi Himal Trekking, etc. The village ranges from 800m to 1600m. Just driving from Lake City Pokhara 30 minutes the trekking starts from Phedi. Beautiful view of golden rice terraces, Annapurna, Lamjung, and Dhaulagiri mountain range, Rhododendron forest, the Friendly local culture of Gurung people, sunrise and sunset view of the Himalaya, flowers, birds, temple, mustard and rice fields, living style of Nepal countryside people will be an unforgettable experience. You will be accommodating in the lodge in trekking and hotel in the city. The best season to go this trek is spring and autumn but mission Himalaya treks and expeditions arrange this trek whole day of the year according to tourist vacation. One day hiking from Pokhara with a small backpack or 3 to 4 days trekking can do in this route.

Suggested Itinerary 

See the suggested itinerary of Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking from below. This is 8 days trek. However, you can customize the itinerary as per your need.

Day 1st: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m/4429ft), transfer to Hotel {15 minutes drive}
Day 2nd: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
Day 3rd: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (823m/2700ft) {7 hours drive}
Day 4th: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi and start trek to Dhampus (1650m/5412ft) {half hour drive and
2-hour trek)
Day 5th: Trek to Sarangkot (1592m/5223ft) {6 hour trek}
Day 6th: Trek to Pokhara (823m/2700ft) {2 hour trek}
Day 7th: Drive back to Kathmandu (1350m/4429ft){7 hour drive}
Day 8th: Shopping, departure or extend the trip.


Detail Itinerary

Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival Day in Kathmandu (1351m/4432ft)And transfer to Hotel{20 minutes driving}
Welcome to Nepal one of the traveler's most choice trekking destinations around the world and the temple city Kathmandu. Our office one staff pick up you from the arrival gate of Tribhuvan international airport with a name card print in a paper. If you see in the front gate easily find him. Then he will transfer you to the hotel. In the evening we will introduce you to your guide and check your trekking staff. Then Mission Himalaya treks and expedition treat you a welcome dinner(Nepali Cuisine) in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural dance and music live show.

Overnight at Kathmandu.

Accommodation: 3-star category hotel/ Meals included: Welcome dinner/ Transportation: Private vehicle/ Activities: None.

Day2: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and transfer to Hotel{7 hours driving}
Today after taking the breakfast in Kathmandu we will go to Sorakhutte the tourist bus park and heading to Pokhara by deluxe tourist bus. If we can get the window seat of the right side we can see a panoramic view of the Langtang and Ganesh Himalayan range. Also, we can see the beautiful Trisuli river which river is famous for rafting. We can see it during our tour too. On the way, you love the enchanting beauty of Villages, natural landscapes, Rivers, Waterfall, Mountains, cablecar with lots of jungle, and the lifestyle of people far from city life and their traditional house. On the way, you have 3 stops. One for short toilet breaks another for breakfast and final for lunch. After a long drive around 7 hours, you will reach to Pokhara. Evening you walk around the lakeside to explore the sunset view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range.

Overnight at Lakeside hotel in Pokhara.

Accommodation: 3-star category hotel/ Meals included: Breakfast/ Transportation: Deluxe Tourist Bus/ Activities: None.

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi and trek from Phedi to Dhampus{1650m/5412ft}_30 minutes drive and around 2 hours trekking):
After enjoying the breakfast we will ready for trekking. in the beginning, we can drive around 30 minutes until Phedi. Phedi also the point where som trekkers start or end trek to Annapurna base camp and Mardi Himal. We will trek from Phedi to Dhampus totally stone steps until 1750 m elevation. on the way, we can see Bhramin and Chhetry community and their farmland terraces. we follow totally stone steps until the Dhampus with the forest of Jungle berry. Afternoon we can explore Dhampus big Gurung village. The Gurung people recognize one of the brave cast in Nepal who are not afraid of fighting. so they are easily selected in British and Singapore Gurkha soldiers. We can explore their lifestyle, houses, and other culture and tradition there.

Overnight in Dhampus. 

Accommodation: Tea house or Lodge/ Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner/ Transportation: Private vehicle/ Activities: Trekking.

Day 04: Trek from Dhampus to Sarangkot(1592m/5223ft){6-7 hours trekking}
Today is the second and long day of trekking. After sunrise and sunset view In Dhanmps with the majestic mountain ranges of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, Machhapuchhre, and other numerous snow-capped mountains then we will take breakfast. After breakfast, we leave the Dhampus village and heading to the most popular hiking and sunrise viewpoint Sarankot. In the beginning, we will down to Ghattekhola. then trekking uphill to Naudanda. after Naudanda trekking well be gradually flat uphill and downhill mixed. On the way to Kaskikot, we will take lunch. After dring the whole day trekking we can see the mountains and Pokhara Phewa lake. Finally, we reach to Sarangkot.

Overnight at Sarangkot. 

Accommodation: Tea house or Lodge/ Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner/ Transportation: Private vehicle/ Activities: Trekking.

Day 05: Trek from Sarangkot to Pokhara(823m) {2 hours trekking}
Today is the most important day of trekking. Before the sunrise, we will hike around 10 min to the Sarangkot viewpoint for sunrise. We can see lots of snowy Himalayan ranges of Annapurna Dhaulagiri and Manaslu from there. Like Fishtail, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna 1(8091m), Annapurna 3, Annapurna 4, Annapurna, 2 and Lamjung Himal, with Dhaulagiri1(8167m) and far we can see Manaslu(8163m. Three mountains more than 8000m altitude with the Fewa lake and City view of Pokhara is today's main attraction. After sunrise we back to Teahouse. breakfast and down 2 hours trekking to Bagar Pokhara. After there we will take the private car and drive 10 minutes to Pokhara. evening you can have boarding and sightseeing. Pokhara is the best city to relax in Nepal.

Overnight at Pokhara.

Accommodation: 3-star category Hotel/ Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch / Transportation: Private vehicle/ Activities: Trekking.

Day 06: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel(7 hours driving)
After finished 3 days trekking and Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain memory today after breakfast we will go to the tourist bus park Pokhara and take the bus to Kathmandu. Today we can explore again the countryside people lifestyle and their living structure. after long drive 7 hours, we will reach to the Kathmandu. In the evening one of our office representatives from Mission Himalaya Treks visits you to share your trekking experience with us. then he will provide you a certificate of the behalf of your trekking success with us. then you can go for shopping.

Overnight at Kathmandu  

Accommodation: 3-star category Hotel/ Meals included: Breakfast/ Transportation: Tourist Bus/ Activities: None.

Day 07: Shopping and Departure your trip.
Today is your last day of Himalayan country Nepal. In the morning you can take your breakfast in the respective hotel. then you can enjoy a final hour shopping and souvenirs for your friends, family, and relatives. One of Mission Himalaya Treks staff will drop you to the airport before 3 hours than your schedule flight or according to your check-in time. Overnight to your sweet home. we wish you have a safe and nice flight and see you again for Nepal trekking and tour with your friend and family. 

Accommodation: None/ Meals included: Breakfast/ Transportation: Private vehicle/ Activities: None.


Cost Details

What is included?

  • All pickup and drop from and to the airport by private vehicle.
  • All 3-star category hotel charges in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan.
  • All Standard meal during the trek (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • English Speaking Local trekking Guide who holds Government License.
  • Twin sharing accommodations in lodges ( during the trek)
  • Required local staffs and porters for your assistance during the trek
  • All required fees in national parks and conservation areas.
  • Trekking food, accommodation, equipment, salary, insurance, medicine for all trekking staffs
  • All Required Down Jacket and Sleeping Bag (needs to be returned after the trek)
  • All surface transfers from and to Kathmandu by air-conditioned tourist bus
  • All Official Expenses and service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with a cultural dance show program in a typical Nepali restaurant.
  • All Government taxes of Nepal.


What is not included?

  • All Lunches and Dinners whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara as well as other major cities
  • All International Airfare and airport departure tax
  • Travel insurance required for emergency rescue and evacuation
  • Nepal Entry Visa which can be obtained easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (well, tipping is expected)
  • All alcoholic and other drinks (hot and cold)
  • And, any other expenses which are not mentioned on the Price Included section
  • A guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All Sightseeing or Monument Entrance fees in Kathmandu

Customer Reviews

Best memorable trek in Ghandruk Loop with Sarangkot.

Callie lai | Hongkong China

Rating: 5

I booked the trek and tour from mission Himalaya treks, Birendra. He was highly recommended by my friend in Hongkong. He is one of the best trekking guides I have met in Nepal. He took care of everything and made sure the rooms were reserved for me during high season. I trekked in mid-October, which is the best season with the best weather. there was fresh air in the mountains. I slept early, woke up early and trekked every day. I was renewed spiritually and physically after the trek. I was lucky to see the snow-capped mountains and golden fields in the trek.  Birendra also arranged a school for me to volunteer and homestay in her parents' home in Gorkha for three weeks. It has changed my life. I saw how the villagers and students enjoyed their lives though they had little and many houses there had collapsed. life was not easy. the people loved their families and kids. They met their friends every day. I was the only foreigner there. Everyone was friendly and treated me nicely. I stayed in a house which was originally for the goats and buffalo because the house they lived had collapsed during the earthquake. 
I was lucky to experience the second biggest festival in Nepal, Tihar. It was a colorful and joyful festival. People in traditional costumes danced in the streets. They put the colorful rangoli at the doorways. I enjoyed it so much. I am grateful to Birendra. He has arranged a life-changing trip for me. I fell in love with Nepal and extended my stay from 6 weeks to 5 months. I love its scenery, food, festivals, music, dance, costumes, especially its people. They are the most peaceful and happiest people I have seen. It is my favorite country and second home. 
Birendra is kind, funny, caring, loving, professional n experienced. I had a safe, enjoyable n memorable time in the trek. I was well taken care of by him during the trek. He arranged the trek, volunteer work, and homestay well. You can trust him. I recommend him to everyone.

Professional guide amazing trip.

Tong Oi kam | Hong kong China

Rating: 5

1, The pony trek to Ghorepani Poonhill 
2, Trekking Dhampus Australian camp and Sarankot 

Both trip organizing by Mission Himalaya treks and expeditions. The company from airport representatives to the Guide, drivers, and porters all are well arranged and friendly, professional make sure of safety, arranged clean and comfortable accommodation, with hygienic food as they can. Every member of the mission Himalaya makes our trip so reliable all the time. I thought without them our trip incomplete or not happy ending. 

So nice Kathmandu Hotel Vaisali, Pokhara hotel Batika, Chitwan Hotel Rainforest, Lumbini hotel peace land and Lodges in trekking Tikhedhunga-Chandra guest house, Hotel sunny Ghorepani, Hotel discovery Chuile a little crowded but nice garden, Hotel Hot spring cottage Jhinu food is the normal room is excellent. 

I will so grateful to MHT for their professional experience and knowledge. I will recommend my entire friend to join this company if they will go for Nepal trekking and tour. You find professional service at reasonable prices.



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