Dhampus Sarangkot Trek


Dhampus Sarangkot Trek Highlights

  • Hike the amazing viewpoints of the Annapurna foothills: Dhampus and Sarangkot.
  • Rejoice in the magnificent views of some of the highest and most photogenic Himalayan mountains: Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, and many more peaks.
  • Revel in the magnificent sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas from Sarangkot.
  • Get acquainted with the Gurung people of the Dhampus village.
  • Enjoy the guided sightseeing around Pokhara city: Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Bindabasini Temple, and Seti River Gorges.
  • Enjoy boating activities in Fewa Lake.
  • Scenic drive to and from Kathmandu-Pokhara.


This Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is the perfect opportunity to admire the scenic beauty of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks and exposure to the traditional villages of Nepal. It’s a perfect way to experience what it’s like to go on long mountain treks in Nepal in a short time.

This trek takes you to the fascinating viewpoints of the Annapurna foothills: Dhampus, and Sarangkot, offering the magnificent panoramic views of the mountains. The trek passes by the terraced hillsides, traditional Gurung villages, and lush forests alive with diverse wildlife and vegetation. The Gurung inhabitants of mid-hills are known for their warm hospitality, unique culture, and animistic traditions.

You’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayas along the journey, including the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, and many more peaks. The trek begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Next, a short drive takes to Phedi, the starting point of the trek. Then, hiking in the scenic trails, passing by the jungles and rivers, you’ll head towards Dhampus, a beautiful Gurung village in the Annapurna foothills. From here, you can experience uninterrupted close-up views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks.

In addition, you can get acquainted with the locals and get insight into their unique culture and lifestyle. From Dhampus, the trek begins with scenic mountain views and surrounding landscapes as you trek through hillsides to reach the beautiful village of Sarangkot. At Sarangkot, you are treated with amazing sunrise and sunset views over the mighty Himalayan peaks, one of Nepal’s most popular viewpoints. Sarangkot is one of the best paragliding locations popular among the adrenaline seekers all around the globe.

Next, trekking down the path and enjoying the scenic views, you’ll continue hiking to Pokhara city. Pokhara offers a number of activities for adventures, sightseeing, or enjoying the stunning Fewa Lake. You’ll be enjoying the city tours around the Pokhara city, including the amazing destinations like Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Bindabasini Temple and Seti River Gorges. Thereafter, the trek comes to a close with a scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

If you’ve got a short time to trek in Nepal but want insight into the incredible Himalayan peaks and experience trekking in the Annapurna foothills, we recommend the Dhampus Sarangkot Trek.

This 7 day trek is a perfect way to experience quaint villages, exotic culture of Nepalese people, scenic natural beauty of rivers and forests, sightseeing around beautiful Pokhara city along with the sights of snow capped Himalayas all along the way.

Come and trek with us, we offer exceptional services for you.


Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1400 m)

Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, our airport representative will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. You can take a rest or spend your time strolling around the streets of Kathmandu.

Kathmandu offers many interesting places like temples, stupas, local markets, handicraft shops, heritage sites and many more to explore. In addition, you can pay a visit to Thamel, where you can shop for anything you need for the trek at this tourist hub. Enjoy your first day in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel at Kathmandu
Meals: Not included

Day 2
Drive to Pokhara (840 m)

Up early, we drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. The scenic drive continues along the Prithvi Highway, following the raging rivers and green hills. Along the journey, you can spot local markets and eateries for travelers.

Once in Pokhara, you can behold the sights of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna ranges, and neighboring peaks. Upon checking into the hotel and having some refreshments, you can wander around Lakeside and the shores of Fewa Lake, where you can enjoy the tranquility and beautiful scenery of the surrounding landscapes. Here, you can enjoy the boating activities in Fewa Lake or simply chill out with a few drinks admiring the awesome views of the lake, imposing mountains, and hills.

Pokhara is popular for its natural beauty and is a perfect place to unwind from the hustle and bustle of city life and involve in several adventurous activities. If you are an adrenaline Junkie, Pokhara offers several activities like paragliding, whitewater rafting, ultraflight, mountain biking, canoeing, and bungee jumping, to name a few.

Being the gateway to popular treks like Annapurna Base Camp and the Upper Mustang region, Pokhara has attracted thousands of travelers for many years. Enjoy your time wandering in beautiful Pokhara.

Accommodation: Hotel at Pokhara
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
Duration: 7 hours

Day 3
Drive to Phedi and Trek to Dhampus (1750 m)

Today, we drive to Phedi, from where you’ll start your hike to Dhampus. A short drive of 45 minutes along the Pokhara Baglung Highway takes you to Phedi. Upon arriving there, we’ll start the hike uphill, passing by the terraced fields and traditional villages.

The path out there follows a steep ascent through dense forests towards Dhampus. On the way, you can enjoy the sights of the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, and surrounding peaks.

The hike continues along the trails for about 3 hours to arrive at Dhampus, a beautiful village inhabited by the ethnic Gurung community. This beautiful village along a ridge offers you an amazing sunrise and sunset views over the snow-capped peaks.

Moreover, you can get acquainted with the locals and witness their unique culture and lifestyle. Enjoy your overnight stay at Dhampus.

Accommodation: Guesthouse at Dhampus
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
Driving duration: 45 minutes
Hiking duration: 3 hours

Day 4
Trek to Sarangkot (1590 m)

Another beautiful day of trekking, starting with an amazing sunrise view over the Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre, and neighboring peaks. Leaving Dhampus, you’ll start descending along the trail towards Ghatte Khola.

From here, the trail gently rises up, passing by the lush forests and green fields to arrive at Naudanda village. Hiking along the grassy trail, you’ll continue along terraced hillsides before arriving at the village of Kaskikot.

Next, hiking for a few hours eventually lead to the village of Sarangkot for our overnight stay. Sarangkot is one of the scenic villages lying on the hilltop, offering the panoramic views of Annapurna II, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and Lamjung Himal. This vantage point is popular for the incredible sunrise and sunset views over the giant Himalayan peaks.

Moreover, this place is one of the best paragliding locations all around the world. You can enjoy the sights of paragliders flying high in the sky along with the expansive views of Pokhara city and Fewa lake from here.

Accommodation: Hotel at Sarangkot
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
Hiking duration: 5-6 hours

Day 5
Trek to Bank of Fewa Lake and half-day Pokhara Sightseeing Tour (840 m)

You’ll be up early for amazing sunrise views over the snow capped Himalayan peaks. You’ll be enjoying the spectacular sunrise views over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. The views are incredible as the first rays of sun falling in the mountains slowly changed its color, turning bright pink to orange and then gradually white over the peaks. There are tea stalls around the viewpoint where you can rejoice in a warm cup of tea and the views.

Next, after having breakfast, we hike downhill towards Pokhara for 2-3 hours. The trail passes by the villages and terraced fields until you finally reach the main trail leading to Fewa Lake’s bank. Walking along the shores of Fewa Lake, you arrive at the gateway to Fewa Lake in the Lakeside area.

Once in Pokhara, there are a number of activities you can do here, from boating activities to sightseeing tours around the city. First, you’ll take pleasure in boating at Fewa Lake, enjoying the awesome surrounding views of hills and mountains. Then, you’ll begin city tours that include Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, Bindabasini Temple, and Seti River Gorges.

Next, after rejoicing in half-day city tours, you’ll get back to the hotel. In the evening, you can enjoy the nightlife in the Lakeside pubs and bars.

Accommodation: Hotel at Pokhara
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
Hiking duration: 2-3 hours

Day 6
Drive Back to Kathmandu (1,400 m)

Today, we drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. The final leg of the journey follows the Prithvi Highway offering scenic views of rivers, hills, and towns along the way. You have the afternoon in Kathmandu for sightseeing, some shopping activities, or simply relaxing in the hotel. In the evening, you’ll be enjoying the farewell dinner with your teammates at the traditional Nepalese restaurant. Enjoy your overnight stay in vibrant Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel at Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and farewell dinner included.
Duration: 7 hours

Day 7
Final Departure

Our airport representative will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure. We hope you enjoy traveling with us. Namaste, and have a safe journey. Hope to see you in the near future.

Meals: Breakfast included


  • Two night standard Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Guided Pokhra sightseeing tour
  • Standard meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Government license holder guide
  • Salary,food,accommodation and insurance for guide
  • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek
  • All land transportation
  • Two nights standard Hotel in Pokhara
  • Comprehensive first aid kit
  • Government taxes and official expenses


  • International Flight Tickets
  • Nepal entry visa, upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu can be obtained easily ( for 30 days tourist visa $40, for 90 days $100) please bring 2 copies of passport size photo
  • Personal Travel Medical Insurance
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara ( Lunch & Dinner)
  • All kind of liquids hot, cold, and alcoholic beverage
  • Hot shower, battery charging, Internet(WI-FI) unless its free during the trek
  • Your personal expenses
  • Tips for trekking staffs and drivers ( tips will be expected but not mandatory)

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Dhampus Sarangkot Trek
From $ 700
per Adult