Dhampus Australian Camp Hiking

Australian Base Camp situated at 2,200 m/7,216 Ft above the sea level and courtyard of Annapurna Himalayan range. The beautiful Dhampus village, a village of Gurkhas lies some hundred meters descend than Thula Kharka. Australian base camp-Dhampus village hike is easily access from Pokhara.

The Dhampus-Australian camp day hike journey begins from Lake Side (Pokhara) a drive takes on Pokhara Jomsom highway then pass Yamdi bridge, Hyamja, Phedi, Naudanda and then finally arrived at Kade. The hike start from Kade village with following gradual-up trail inside the villages and forest of rhododendron. An hours trek from Kade to Thula Kharka (Australian Base Camp) expose local culture, lush and green of vegetation's with magnificent view of picturesque landscapes with covering distance of 2.7 km. Australian Camp expose magnificent view of the more than 15 snowcapped peak along with Annapurna Himalayan range (Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna south, 12 peak, Mount Gangapurna, Machhapuchhare, Lamjung himal, Tharpu Chuli, Mount Manaslu, Buddha himala, Ganesh Himal, Paldor peak etc with scenic sceneries of Pokhara valley.

Each day hundreds of tourist trek through Dhampus village because the village is beginning of the Annapurna base camp and Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek as well. You will have some times for taking photos and tea break then trail descend through virgin magnolia forest to Gurkha's village- Dhampus which takes an hours. Then explore the traditional gurung village with their unique charming culture and have lunch one of the typical restaurant before onward hike to Phedi. Then after that trek drop down on the stone-stair case on the villages and paddy filed to Dhampus Phedi and 25 minute drive to hotel at Lake Side.

Cost Includes:

  • Go and fro private transportation from Pokhara-Kade and Phedi-Pokhara
  • Government authorized professional license trekking guide
  • Bottle of mineral water
  • Authentic Nepalese Lunch at Dhampus village

Cost Exclude:

  • Any drinks except hot drinks and mineral water
  • Gratitude to guide