Australian Base Camp with Dhampus Trekis a perfect opportunity to enjoy the bliss of the nature in a short amount of time. Though easy and short, in this journey, trekkers will get to enjoy the view of the snow-clad mountains including the Annapurna range, Tukuche Peak (6,920m), Mt. MAcchapuchhre (6,993m) as well as other western Himalayas. Not only that, the lushness of the Rhododendron forests, the terrace fields as well as the green hills adds to the beauty.

Visit the Dhampus village- the gateway to Annapurna Conservation area. This unique village serves as entry point to most of the treks in the Annapurna region and is blessed with the scenic beauty of the surrounging mountains and area. As we traverse through the steep hills and thick forests, the exquisiteness of the nature becomes imminent. The majestic mountains serve as a great backdrop to the green hills making it even more glamorous. Australian Base camp, which has become a rather famous trekking destination provides a 360-degree view of the mountains. The sunrise and sunset is equally enticing. Our next stop for Australian Base Camp with Dhampus Trek is the famous Sarangkot. This hill is very famous among not only the tourist and trekkers but also among the regular people in the area. This places shows the panoramic view of the entire western mountains.

Since Australian Base Camp with Dhampus Trek is easy, it acts as a perfect start for the beginner’s trekkers. The trail is not difficult but we do recommend trekkers to be physically fit and with good amount of stamina as we will be trekking around 4-5 hours per day.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the Annapurna region in this short trek to the Australian Base camp
  • Traverse through the thick Rhododendron forests and narrow ridges
  • Enjoy the view of the majestic western Himalayas including the great Annapurna Range, Mt. Macchapuchhre, Ganesh Himal, etc
  • Highest point is the Australian Base camp (2,165m)
  • Easy 9 days’ trek
  • Explore the two major cities – Kathmandu and Pokhara and visit various touristic spot 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara
  • Day 04: Pokhara – Dhampus (1,650m)
  • Day 05: Dhampus – Australian Base Camp (2,165m)
  • Day 06: Australian Base Camp –Sarangkot (1,930m)
  • Day 07: Sarangkot – Pokhara
  • Day 08: Pokhara - Kathmandu
  • Day 09: Departure

What's Included

  • All Airport Picks up/Drops By Private Vehicle per Group Size.
  • 2 Night 3 star Hotel with Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • 2 Night hotel In Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , Well trained English speaking, Government License holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
  • Fullday Guided City tour in Kathmandu/Patan/Monkey Temple.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara -Kathmandu By Domestic flight.
  • Three meals a day during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) including fresh fruit in the evening.
  • All accommodation during the trek.
  • All necessary trekking permits.
  • Himalayan Partner Treks T-shirt.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Trekking map of the Panorma Region.
  • One porter between two person.
  • Assistant guide group size above 5+ person.
  • Farewell Diner with Company Representative.

What's Excluded

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fees.
  • Extra Night hotel In Pokhara and Kathmandu with All Meals .
  • Your Travel / medical insurance .
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, donation etc...
  • Tips for guides and porters.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

    You will arrive in Kathmadnu via the Tribhuvan International Airport. We will have our guest representative pick you up at the airport in a private vehicle. Reaching hotel, you will meet the trek organizers and put forth all the questions after the briefing of the trek. Rest of the evening you can enjoy the bustling streets of Kathmandu. The nightlife of Thamel is something to look forward to. No meals included.

  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

    Before heading out to the trek, we take this day to visit some of the touristic sites within the valley. We will take a tour to some of the world heritages in Nepal. This includes the holy temple of Pashupatinath as well as Boudhanath and Swoyambhunath. Historic site includes Kathmandu Durbar Square which was once home to the Royal king. After our sightseeing we return back to the hotel and make preparation for the trek. No meals included.

  • Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara

    Early morning breakfast and we take a domestic flight to Pokhara – another major tourist city of Nepal. Reaching the hotel, we set our stuffs and enjoy the Lake city. There are many things that you can do in this city from boating in the silent Fewa Lake to cycling. As night unfolds, the nightlife becomes a major attraction with beautiful lights and live music in several pubs, bars and restaurants in the area. 30 minutes of flight.

  • Day 04: Pokhara – Dhampus (1,650m)

    First of all, we drive to Phedi. The view from the windows shows for the scene of the majestic Annapurna range as well as Mt. Macchapuchhre. The green hills and countryside adds up to the beauty. From there, it’s an uphill trek through the Rhododendron forest ans some terrace farmlands until we reach the Dhampus village.Mountains from the village is absolutely spectacular. 2 hours of drive. 4 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 05: Dhampus – Australian Base Camp (2,165m)

    Starting off our trek with an uphill climb through the Rhododendron forests, we reach the village of Pothana and stop for lunch. From there, it’s an arduous climb up the staircase which directly leads us to the Australian Base camp. The view from the camp. We can enjoy the view of the western Himalayas and the greenery from top. Chat around and take awesome pictures. One of the major attraction of the base camp is the sunset which looks like it set fire to the mountains. It’s something worth taking decent picturs. 4 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 06: Australian Base Camp –Sarangkot (1,930m)

    Enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise from the Base camp and relish the exhilarating scene of the mountains. After the breakfast we trek towards Sarangkot. It’s an easy walk through the forests and hill side while enjoying the view of the Annapurna Massif and the fish tail mountains. The path becomes narrower as we reach closer. Reaching Sarangkot, we can enjoy the sunset. 6 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 07: Sarangkot – Pokhara

    We have to options, We can either opt to walk all the way to Pokhara or take a bus back. If it’s the former, then the trail is steep downhill through some winding paths.Reaching Pokhara, we can rest our luggage, get a nice shower and enjoy the beautiful town. There are much to be done. The peace Pagoda atop a hill, Davis Fall are some of the places that you can visit this day. 4 hours of walk or 1 hour of drive.Breakfast included.

  • Day 08: Pokhara - Kathmandu

    We take the domestic flight back to Kathmandu in the morning. Spare time can be used to stroll around the cultural city of Kathmandu by visiting places like Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square. The city is always crowded and bustling with the busy lives of the people. You can look around the market in Ason or Thamel and do some souvenir shopping. As night falls, enjoy the exquisite night life of Thamel and treat yourself with some great Nepali cuisine. 30 minutes of flight. No meals included.

  • Day 09: Departure

    We have reached the end of our epic journey. Get your luggage ready and our representative will drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport depending upon the time of your flight. You may have to wait few hours before the flight takes off but you will take that time looking at the photographs and reminiscingthe great time you had.