Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is an easy and leisurely trek in Nepal. It is ideal for those who want to enjoy beautiful mountain vistas and local culture in Nepali villages, but are not ready for strenuous trekking. This trail takes you through lowland and lush jungles with amazing views of the Annapurna range in the background. This trek is the best way to spend a nice family holiday.
It is a 3-day journey from the Pokhara valley. In this short trek in the Annapurna region, you will get to explore many things in a short period of time, including Sarangkot - world-famous vantage point for sunrise views. The Dhampus village is full of lush terraced farmlands, community villages and panoramic view of mountains. Apart from these 2 spots, there are lots of wonderful places along the way. During the trek, you will get an amazing view of mountains such as Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Nilgiri, Himchuli, Shingachuli, and many other peaks.
The exploration of Kathmandu and Pokhara is also included in our Dhampus Sarangkot trekking package. During your stay in Pokhara and Kathmandu, you will visit many historically and culturally significant places and many beautiful lakes and caves in Pokhara. The Dhampus Sarangkot trek itinerary is designed in such a way that, you will make the best out of these 8 days of this trip journey.
Dhampus Sarangkot Trek Highlights
- Catch breathtaking views of mountains like Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, and more
- Perfect for trekking of all ages and suitable for any season
- Enjoy the scenic bus ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Phedi
- Walk through the lush forests of rhododendrons and oaks with the possibility to see different animals
- Explore the diverse cultures and traditions of ethnic people like Gurung and Magar
- Walk through the rice fields and pass through many picturesque villages with the Himalayas in the backdrop
- Catch many photographic spots during the trek on almost every point of your trek
The trek starts after the drive from Pokhara to Phedi. You will reach Dhampus the same day and spend a night there. From Dhampus, you will trek to Sarangkot the next day and get back to Pokhara.
It is one of the easiest treks you can do in Nepal. You can have a leisurely walk about 4/5 hours a day for two days. The trail is easy to walk with rewarding views. Anyone from kids to adults can complete this trek easily.
Food and Accommodation
As the Dhampus Sarangkot is a leisurely trek, you won't be visiting the remote areas. Many restaurants are available along the way, where a variety of western and traditional dishes are available. During the trek, you will stay in lodges. They are not super luxurious, but provide you with basic services. While in Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will stay in a 3-star hotel with breakfast service. For lunch and dinner, you can explore various dishes available in the city according to your preference.
Weather and Best Time to Trek
This trek can be done at any time of the year. As the trail is easy to walk and you do not have to walk in the high altitude region, there will be no problem. Summer and winter are also suitable for taking the Dhampus Sarangkot Trek. The temperatures will be moderate throughout the year. Each season provides you with a different view of the landscapes around the region.