Dhampus Sarangkot Trek explores verdant forests and mountain villages of the lower Annapurna region. It is a short and easy trek perfect for any age group or family holiday. The trail is comfortable with a few steep and rocky sections. Dhampus Sarangkot Trek combines both tour and hiking in the trip. You will be exploring ancient monuments in two of Nepal's big cities- Kathmandu and Pokhara. The monuments present Nepali art, architecture, and history.
The Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is a short trek and a good alternative to the famous Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. The trail is less crowded and can be done by people of any age.
During trekking, you will observe stunning snow-capped Himalayan mountains like Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Mt. Annapurna (8091 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Lamjung Himal (6,983 m), and many others. Likewise, you get several chances to witness gorgeous sunrises and sunsets.
The Dhampus Sarangkot Trek trail is beautiful and offers alluring sceneries. Get to learn the Gurung culture and tradition. The trail passes through beautiful remote villages. It is a short three days trek that takes you away from the chaos of the city. You will get plenty of time to relax as the trail gradually ascends.
Major Attraction of Dhampus Sarangkot Trek
Sightseeing in Kathmandu
In Kathmandu, you will go on a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu monuments like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.
The tour will be led by a professional tour guide who will introduce you to the sites. The art, architecture, and craftsmanship that will be seen during the tour will showcase rich Nepali culture & history.
Drive to Pokhara
The drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu is around 6 to 7hours long. During the driving, lush green hills, rivers, waterfalls, terraced farms, and views of small settlement areas will keep your company. If you love long drives, then it is going to be a pleasant time for you.
Reach Dhampus in a short 40 minutes’ drive. From here, you trek through small villages and forested paths to Naudanda. The trail also crosses streams and suspension bridges before reaching Sarangkot. There will be many ascends and descends throughout the trek.
Witness mountain lifestyle & outstanding views
The trail goes through many villages, resided by people from diverse communities. You can see their lifestyle and traditions closely. The locals are friendly & welcoming, so, feel free to interact with them. Likewise, throughout the trek, you can see magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains, glorious sunrise, and impressive landscapes.
Explore Sarangkot & Pokhara
Sarangkot is mostly known for paragliding, but it is also a vantage point to witness mountains and hills. Let us know if you want to taste the thrill of paragliding we will arrange it on time for you. In Pokhara, you can also visit places like Davis Falls, Bat Cave, Mahendra Cave, Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, etc, if time permits.