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Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

Dhampus Sarangkot Trek - 6 Days

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Highlights of Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

  • The beautiful land of Pokhara and Sarangkot.
  • Opportunity to trek in the shadow of the mighty Annapurna range and explore the hidden beauties of the Annapurna region.
  • Spectacular panoramic view of snow-capped Himalayan ranges.
  • Sightseeing of some of the highest mountain ranges of the world such as Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and other many beautiful mountain ranges.
  • The majestic sunrise and sunset view of Sarangkot and Dhampus Peak.
  • This trek is ideal for all ages, even for older people and families with kids.
  • Great view of Pokhara city and Phewa Lake.
  • You can watch villagers' daily lives, see them working on the farms and interact with the local friendly people.


Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is one of the best short treks which takes the trekkers to the beautiful land of Pokhara (822m-2696ft) and Sarangkot (1,600m-5249ft). One can get an opportunity to trek in the shadow of the mighty Annapurna range and explore the hidden beauties of the Annapurna region. This adventurous trek takes the trekkers between the two famous mountain viewpoints, Dhampus (1,650m-5413ft) and Sarangkot. This short five-day trek gives you enough time to refresh your body and mind from your stressed life and allows you to try something new and adventurous in your boring life.

Dhampus Sarangkot Trek offers visitors a spectacular panoramic view of snow-capped Himalayan ranges that one can easily see from the viewpoints. One can do sightseeing in some of the highest mountain ranges of the world such as Annapurna (8,091m-26545ft), Fishtail (6,993m-22942ft), Dhaulagiri (8,167m-26794ft), Manaslu (8,163m-26781ft), and other many beautiful mountain ranges of our country. The major attraction of this trek is the sightseeing of the majestic sunrise and sunset that one can easily see from Sarangkot and Dhampus peaks. This trek is ideal for all ages, even for older people and families with kids. You can also have a great view of Pokhara city and Phewa Lake from this viewpoint. You can watch villagers' daily lives, see them working on the farms and interact with the local friendly people.

Dhampus Sarangkot Trek starts with a scenic drive to Pokhara. We will then trek via Bagar and reach Sarangkot hill. After the sightseeing, we will walk ahead and reach Dhampus peak. The trail consists of trekking via different dramatic and unique landscapes and you should also pass many oak and rhododendron forests. Trekking down via Dhampus Phedi will bring us back to Pokhara.

Itinerary Expand All Close All


Welcome to Kathmandu. Northern Trekking Team will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel located in Thamel—the key touristic hub of the capital.

Despite your arrival, we encourage you to roam around this town of Thamel. It is really interesting as thousands of tourists like you stroll in the street of this tourist hub.

We will introduce you to a trekking guide who will be with you throughout your trek.


You will be driving to Pokhara—City of Lakes—today. We will reach there following Prithvi Highway. The ride of six hours will acquaint you with the countryside of Nepal. The greenery that you observe while on this ride is heart-capturing.

In Pokhara, you will get time to roam around Phewa Lake. Boating in this lake is quite popular. So, we suggest you not miss this event.



Phedi is half an hour ride from Pokhara. Hike to Dhampus begins from here. Observing countryside Nepal, we head toward Dhampus. It will take us three hours to get to Dhampus.

The destination—Dhampus—is popular for sunrise and sunset view.


Early in the morning, we hike to a vantage point at Dhampus from where we will witness a spectacular view of Fishtail Mountain.

We head back to our homestay (hotel), have breakfast, and proceed toward Sarangkot.

Sarangkot will unfold the beauty of Annapurna I, Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri, and Lamjung Himal. You can also experience paragliding here as it is the most popular site to experience this adventure.


We will reach the major city Pokhara 30 minute drive from Sarangkot.

After a few minutes of refreshment, we will lead you to popular touristic sites of Pokhara such as Fewa lake, Bat Caves, Mahendra Caves, World Peace Stupa, and Devis Fall. Then afternoon fly back to Kathmandu.

Here ends your Dhampus Sarangkot Trek and with it, your Nepal stays as well. We will drop you in TIA three hours prior to the scheduled flight. See you next season for another trip to a different destination of Nepal as this country has more than 100 trekking trails!

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up and Drop by car/van.
  • 2 Night’s Standard Hotel in Kathmandu twin sharing basis with breakfast(on the arrival day and after the Trekking).
  • 1 night standard hotel in Pokhara.
  • Daily Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) and 3 cup tea/coffee per day during the Trekking.
  • Farewell dinner in kathmandu.
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana, and grapes.
  • All necessary permits & TIMS card.
  • All accommodations in lodges/Tea Houses During the Treks.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide with his Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance.
  • First aid kit will be Available.
  • Trekking T-shirt, Trekking map, Duffle bag and Waterdrop.
  • Pokhara to Phedi transfer by private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara tourist bus and return back Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Porter to carry your luggage, if you would like to take a porter it will cost USD 40/porter (Maximum luggage weight 20-25Kg)
  • International Airfare/Airport tax.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, WiFi,camera, alcoholic, cold drinks, hot showers, and mobile battery charging.
  • Health and travel Insurance.
  • Fewa lake, Bat Caves, Mahendra Caves, World Peace Stupa, and Devis Fall entrance fees extra.
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Tips for trekking staffs.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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Additional Information


  • Windproof/waterproof jacket. (1)
  • Fleece jacket. (1)
  •  Shirts and t-shirts. ( 3/4 pairs)
  • Down jacket. (1) (provide from Company)
  • Raincoat. (1)



  • Warm cotton long pants. (1/2 pairs)
  • Waterproof pant. (1)
  • Long thermal underwear. (2)
  • Short underwear. (3/4 pec)



  • Sun hat or scarf. (1)
  • Warm fleece hat. (1)
  • Sunscreen sunblocks, and Lipbalms with UV protection.
  • Sunglasses. (1/2 pairs)



  • Comfortable trekking boot.
  • Thick shocks. (3/4 pairs)
  • Light shocks. (3/4 Pairs)
  • Camp shoes and sandals.



  • Warm waterproof (gore-tex) gloves.



  • Basic First Aid Kit.
  • Sleeping bag ( Provide from the company)
  • Water Bottle
  • Towel
  • Day-pack or Backpack
  • Swiss Knife
  • Torchlight or Flashlight
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hiking Pole
  • Smart-phone or Compact Camera
  • Power-bank


Travel Insurance

For everyone who will plan to Trek in Nepal, it is highly recommended that you get travel insurance that covers added expenses that might result due to various health issues, injuries or accidents (together with the ambulance, helicopter rescue, and other treatment costs). Your insurance policy should cover up the entire activities that you are planning to accomplish throughout your stay in Nepal.

In addition to this, the policy should also cover death, misplaced luggage, theft and liability, cancellations, medical treatment (counting hospital charges, cost of the medicine, doctor’s fees) as well as repatriation cost. Also, this trekking trail in Nepal takes you of 1,000 m above the altitude, therefore, you also need to ensure that your insurance policy covers treks that go over 1,000 m. 

We suggested that you buy your insurance policy from your home country before joining with us, where it is difficult buying a local travel insurance policy for foreigners in Nepal.


Meals And Accommodation

While you’re in Kathmandu, your accommodation is at a standard hotel (Arrival time and departure time). Your accommodation is at best local Lodge and Guest Houses where available. The Mountain local Lodges are clean and have comfortable beds. The Lodges are fairly basic and the room is spare with twin beds. Blankets are generally provided. There is a large dining hall and warmed fitted with a chimney duct, in which a log fire is lighted.

Eating is a big part of the Holiday. Traveling with Northern Trekking Team, you experience the vast array of wonderful Nepalese food, Italian, Thai, Chinese, and several local foods. While on the trek it will be on full board all 3 times meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, with Tea/Coffee) included in the package. Your guide will suggest delicious, hygienic special food during your trips. Generally, choose menu items are Nepalese meals (Dal Bhat), Tibetan fried bread, various types of soups, Momo’s (steamed dumplings), boiled and fried potatoes, kinds of pasta and even pizza. So, overall you have a different choice of foods on the trek. During this trek, you will usually have breakfast and dinner at the same guest house.


Booking And Payment

You should book the service at least 15 days before the trek departure date. After you confirm your trip with us, you should be transferring us a photocopy of your passport or your personal information. The personal information you have to provide us your first name, middle name, and last name, passport number, date of birth, nationality, and gender. Importantly, you need to pay 20% of the total price in advance for the domestic flight tickets and hotel booking and permit process. You can pay the remaining balance before you start the trek.


Personal Expenses

How much money or cash you should be bringing with you depends on how you do the trip and the number of days you want to spend here in Nepal. Much also depends on your spending habits. Generally, you must have to take10 to 15 USD for spending your expenses, such as laundry, telephone calls, snacks, camera, and mobile battery charging. How much you will be spending during your trekking depends on the standard of the package you have purchased. 


Our Guides And Safety

Our guides are fully trained and licensed from Nepal Government Tourism Department, certified by TAAN & Nepal Mountaineering Association.

All our Trekking Guides are professional with decades of experience in this field of adventure. They are trained specially for specified and various trips, to cater the flexible requirement of our clients from different nationalities, this will assure you that your trip will be enjoyable and in safe hands of professional experts.

On every trip, will be one Trek leader and an assistance leader on each additional 7 peoples in the group on treks, this arrangement would ensure that even if any of our guide/ assistance guides gets sick or clients may get sick and need to be evacuated or staying behind from the walks, it wills still works smoothly and there would non-impact with our original trek plan. 

Every 7 trekkers will have one Sherpa helper for carrying your trekking bags.


Caring Porter

Our porter is fully strong, helpful and friendly. Their salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation, and Insurance on each trip with us. As you know that we are very trustworthy and polite, while on trek thus we make sure that our porter is fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with the International Porter Progress Association for the welfare and benefit for trekking porters. 

The maximum load carried by our porter minimum 20 to 25 KG maximum so be sure that your trekking bag is not more than the above figure.


High Altitude

This is a high altitude journey and elevation starts from low 1,350 m to 1,750 m high, where symptoms of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) might occur due to dry air, cold wind and less oxygen. Generally, The Annapurna region trip one needs to be in good physical with sound health to avoid other medical complication on the route the journey, just follow our guide he will advise and suggestion which keeps and makes you feel secure to enjoy this fabulous adventure with us.


Best Time To Visit Nepal

Three best seasons for the trek to Annapurna region. Generally, the main trails are having with trekkers in the two regions, we suggest you join in at the right time of the year as far as possible.


Things To Know Before Trekking

The main flow of foreign visitors in Nepal is for trekking from moderate to adventurous or challenging treks, the most important is choosing the right trip as per your duration of holiday and fitness, for Annapurna Himalayan trekking adventure one needs to be in sound health and physically fit.

On booking with our preparation of fitness required like walking-jogging-Jumba-aerobic at least twenty days before your departure from the home country.

Please send us your dietary list and medical history report so that we can arrange well in advance respectively. Book the ticket from home for Kathmandu, Nepal to reach at least two days ahead and earlier from trek departure with much space in Kathmandu after the trek, this allows you with more time in Nepal to enjoy the culture and heritage sites of Nepal.



Passport & Visa Information

What do you need to obtain A Nepal visa?

If you are thinking of taking a visa at the airport or immigration entry point, the following are your requirements:

  • A valid passport (The passport should have a validity of at least six months)
  • You should fill the application form for visa available at airport or immigration entry points.
  • Two passport size photos
  • Visa fees which should be paid in cash.

Entry points to Nepal

  • Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
  • Eastern Nepal – Kakarvitta, Jhapa
  • Central Nepal – Birjung, Parsa
  • Northern Border – Kodari, Sindhupalchowk
  • Western – Rupandehi (Belhiya, Bhairahawa)
  • Mid-western – Banke (Jamuna, Nepalgunj)
  • Far western – Kailali (Mohana, Dhangadhi) / Kanchanpur (Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar)

Visa Fees

  • USD 25 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days.
  • USD 40 or equivalent convertible currency for 30 days.
  • USD 100 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days.
  • For the tourist of SAARC nationals, free visa up to 30 days.
  • Visa is not required for Indian nationals. However, if they enter Nepal via air, they will have to show a valid identification certificate (passport/ citizenship certificate). The children under the age of 10 do not need to show an identification certificate.

Visa Extension

  • If you want to extend the visa for 15 days or less, visa extension charge is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency
  • If you want to extend the visa for more than 15 days, USD 2 will be charged per day after 15 days. However, the visa can be extended maximum up to 150 days in a visa year (Visa year refers to the year starting January to December.)

Transit Visa

When a foreigner has to get down at Nepalese airport as a result of his/her transit point or due to any force landing for whatever the reason, the foreigner can obtain a transit visa for a day after paying USD 5 or any other currency equivalent.

Other General Information

  • Entering into Nepal or staying in Nepal without a valid visa is illegal.
  • A tourist visa can be obtained either through the Nepalese embassy or consulate or other mission offices in your nation or at the immigration entry points in Nepal listed above.
  • Visa once issued cannot be amended and the visa fees are non-refundable.
  • You should pay the Nepal visa fees in cash. Credit card or cheque is not acceptable.
  • Visa charges are not applicable for children under 10 years of age, however, they must obtain a valid visa.
  • If you are obtaining a new passport or travel document, you are advised to contact the Immigration Department for the document transfer.
  • Always carry your passport and trekking permit while on trekking.
  • Some of the areas are restricted for filming. Therefore, be careful not to do the activities that are strictly prohibited.
  • The culture, tradition, and sentiments of Nepalese people should be respected. Do not perform any activities that would hurt their sentiments.
  • Do not perform any activities that would lead to moral turpitude.

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Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

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