This is one of the shortest, yet most classic treks in Nepal. It passes through country inhabited by a wide diversity of people. It offers spectacular mountain scenery and takes you north of Annapurna & Mt. Machhapuchare (Fishtail) ranges. Dhampus is not only a mountain view point but also a small, ethnic Gurung village. We enjoy the amazing sunsets on the Himalayas in the evening and sunrise (next morning), a scenery that you will treasure for long. Next day we walk back down hill through equally scenic route and catch a vehicle for Pokhara. Pokhara city is the recognized to be the tourism capital of Nepal. It has many lakes, and caves that fascinate the crowd of tourists that swarm into this city. It has rivers and falls that charm the onlookers, and temples that attract heart of devotees. The iconic and majestic Machchhapuchhre shines towards the north of the city, adding beauty to it. It is a favorable for boating, cycling and other adventures like paragliding and zip flying. It is also gateway to important trek routes and homestays and offer both native and foreign kinds of entertainment.
From Pokhara we will drive to Nagarkot via Kathmandu valley. Nagarkot situated at the height of 2195m / 7200ft is a quiet and scenic hilltop about 32 km from Kathmandu, very popular as a mountain view point. One can see the panorama of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchanjunga in the east including Mt Everest ( you will see Mt Everest only as a dot on the horizon but with a binocular you can have a good view of it ) . The other ranges you will see are the Langtang, Dorje Lakpa and the Gaurishankar ranges .The sunrise and sunset on the Himalayas seen from this hill could be a life time memory for you.
- Activity: Trekking
- Duration: 07 Days
- Grade: Normal
- Highest Alt: 1770 Meters
- Trek Type: Hotel / Lodge
- Best Season: Autumn (Sept to Dec) and Spring (Feb to May)
The representative of the agency will pick you up at the airport and assist you to the hotel which has been booked for the night according to your preferences. Before dropping you off, you will be briefed about your upcoming trip. In the evening there will be short briefing about the trip and a welcome dinner.
After breakfast, we will will take a tourist vehicles (Van/Bus) to Pokhara, the beautiful lake city and catch great views of the Himalayas, a gateway destination from where our trek begins. On your own you can take a walk around Lakeside or you can do boating at Phewa lake. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Included meals: BLD
After having our breakfast in the morning from Pokhara we drive 1 hour to Phedi and the trek to Dhampus starts from here. Eventually, from Phedi we will hike 2 hours to one of the beautiful village called Dhampus which is popular destination for both Natural as well as cultural prospective view.
Included Meals : BLD
Today we can enjoy the fantastic sunrise view from Dhampus along with Annapurana Range. After breakfast in the morning we walk 1 and half hour gradually down to Phedi 1130 m. From Phedi we will catch the vehicles to Pokhara. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Included meals : BLD
Earlier morning, we take a car/tourist bus to Kathamdu. And from Kathamndu after 1 and half hour drive we will reach to Nagarkot. Nagarkot situated at the height of 2195m / 7200ft is a quiet and scenic hilltop about 32 km from Kathmandu, very popular as a mountain view point. One can see the panorama of the Himalayas ranging from the Dhaulagiri in the west to Kanchanjunga in the east including Mt Everest. Overnight stay at Nagarkot.
After having a breakfast at hotel in Nagarkot we will continue our journey back to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur also known as Bhatgaun. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the most prominent and magnetic attraction in the area. The entrance to this incredible monument is through the Golden Gate, the main portal to the square and another huge attraction. It is a riveting example of old Nepali architecture and features some of the most richly and intricately carved illustrations in the entire world. The many smaller palaces and temples in Durbar Square show the cultural and religious lives of the Nepali people over the passing centuries. From Bhaktapur will we directly back to Kathmandu. In The evening to celebrate our successfull journey, we will have a farewell dinner with Traditional Nepali Cuisine. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
Included Meals: BLD
Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Sherpa Khangri outdoor representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight.
- Pickups and drops from hotels and airports.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu and Nagarkot and hotels during trekking.
- All ground transportation as per the itinerary.
- Trekking guide and porter.
- Staff Insurance and Salary.
- Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu.
- Transportation from Kathmandu to Nagarkot to Kathmandu.
- Welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu.
- Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trek.
- All necessary paper work; trekking permit and others.
- Comprehensive First aid medical kit.
- Travel and rescue arrangements.
- Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
- Nepalese visa fee.
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
- Personal trekking equipment.
- Internet Access during the trek.
- Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
- Tips for guides and porters.
- Personal trekking staff if requested.