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, and 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.
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.
You 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 during the Dhampus Sarangkot Trek.
You also get several chances to witness gorgeous sunrises and sunsets views. The trail is beautiful and offers alluring sceneries. You get to learn the Gurung culture and tradition during the Dhampus-Sarangkot Trek. The trail passes through beautiful remote villages. It is a short eight days trip that takes you away from the chaos of the city. You will get plenty of time to relax as the trail gradually ascends.
Why Dhampus Sarangkot Trek?
A scenic drive to Pokhara
You have a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara when going on Sarangkot Dhampus Trek. The drive to Pokhara is around 6 to 7hours long. You see lush green hills, rivers, waterfalls, terraced farms, and views of small settlements during the drive. If you love long drives, then it is going to be a pleasant time for you.
Dhampus Sarangkot Is a soft trekking trail
You reach Dhampus Phedi in a short 40 minutes. You trek to Dhampus which takes about 2 hours. You trek through small villages and forested paths to Naudanda the next day. The trail also crosses streams and suspension bridges before reaching Sarangkot. There will be some ascends and descends throughout the trek. It is low altitude trek so, the Dhampus Sarangkot trail is a soft hiking trail.
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, you see magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains, glorious sunrise, and impressive landscapes throughout the Dhampus Sarangkot Trek.
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. You visit places like Davis Falls, Bat Cave, Phewa Lake, Bindhyabasini Temple in Pokhara, etc.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu
You go on a guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, that includes visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. 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.