Dhampus Sarangkot Trek

Trip Highlights

  • Take the time for relaxation at lakeside in Pokhara and enjoy the surrounding mountain vistas
  • Walk along the Green landscape including paddy fields
  • Observe the ethnic villages and their customs
  • Explore the breathtaking sceneries of Annapurna, Dhampus peak and others
  • Immerse into the awestruck views of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayan ranges

Dhampus Sarangkot Trekking is a very short trekking trail in the Annapurna region. So, it is named the Short Dhampus Sarangkot Trek. It has been designed especially for those interested groups, who do have a limited period of holidays or may have high altitude sickness. The very trek is very best for the first trekkers too. It is suitable for the family with children as well.

Sarangkot and Dhampus are the two different places above the Pokhara and both show the spectacular views of Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Machchhapuchhre. Greeneries and terraced farmlands are the added attraction of the Dhampus to Sarangkot hiking. Hiking from Pokhara to Sarangkot is also possible if you required it.

Pokhara Valley is itself the major interesting feature. The boating and paragliding on and over respectively Fewa Lake are refreshing activities. Taal Barahi Temple in the middle of the Fewa Lake is mysterious.

Dhampus to Sarangkot Trek begins from Phedi after having a short drive from Pokhara. Then the trek ascends along the terraced farmlands and the rhododendron forest and reaches Dhampus. It is mainly populated by the ethnic tribe, Gurung people along with the Brahmin and Magar. After reaching there, the trekkers can enjoy lunch in front of the wonderful Himalayan scenarios such as Annapurna, Lamjung Himal, and other snow-capped peaks.

The continuation of the trail through the rice paddies, hills, and mountain sceneries takes the trekkers to the wonderful viewpoint i.e. Sarangkot. It is almost 3-4 hours of walking. The place offers golden sunrise and sunset views over the marvelous Himalayan giants. It is remarkable. Sarangkot hiking from Pokhara valley is wonderful.

Furthermore, Sarangkot is the Paragliding Spot too. If this Dhampus Sarangkot trek itinerary consists of it, the trekkers can engage in paragliding activity over the Fewa Lake. Otherwise, the trek goes down to Pokhara. After ending the trekking, the visitors can enroll in other activities per their itinerary.

Almost all the days of the year can be considered as Dhampus Sarangkot Trek Best season as it is the shortest and easiest trekking trail. It lies in the lower elevation of the Annapurna region.

Sarangkot Dhampus Trek accommodation service is as same as it is in the city area. At Dhampus, the lodges are full of facilities like free hot/cold water, free mobile charging, and free wi-fi. But the bathroom may be on a sharing –basis or single because it depends on the season as there are more tourists during the spring and autumn.

The hotels are of star- level ranging from the lodge to five stars at Sarangkot. The visitors’ budget defines on which they belong to stay.

Sarangko Dhampus Trek is an easy trekking trail of the Annapurna region. So, there may not occur any difficulty during walking, though, the trekkers need to trek upwards till it reaches Dhampus. It is trekking in the lower altitude of the Annapurna zone.

Rising Adventure P. Ltd. organizes the Sarangkot DhampusTrekking with concerning our clients’ interests and the duration. For more details, you can contact us at any time.


  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

    Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the representative from Rising Adventure at the arrival gate and transferred to the hotel.

    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

    This is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayabhunath Stupa, Boudhnath Stupa, and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordances with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.

    In the evening, Rising Adventure will discuss your trip and introduce our trekking guide as well as other members. 

    • Breakfast
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara

    The Tourist Bus to Pokhara leaves at 7 am from Kathmandu. So, your trekking guide will pick up you at 6:30 am from the hotel. You will reach Pokhara within around 6-hour traveling passing through the magnificent beauty of hills, rivers, and mountains. A beautiful valley set on the banks of the Phewa Lake, Pokhara is also popular for its panoramic views of Annapurna, Machchhapuchchhre (shape of fish tail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east.

    • Breakfast
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Pokhara
    • 800 m
  • Day 04: Drive to Phedi from Pokhara and trek to Dhampus

    This is the first day of your trekking. First of all, you will have a drive of half an hour to Phedi from where your trail starts. You will go up to the place, known as Dhampus passing through the green forests as well as the rice terrace. It takes almost 4 hours to reach Dhampus.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dhampus
    • 1650 m
  • Day 05: Trek to Sarangkot

    Today your trail will go to Sarangkot, a vantage point for looking at sunrise and sunset over the Annapurna ranges. On the way, you will see the rice paddies, magnificent hills, gorgeous views of the Himalayas, and so on. After reaching Sarangkot, you will see the magical sunset as well as the overall view of Pokhara city.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Sarangkot
    • 1592 m
  • Day 06: Trek to Pokhara

    Today, you are going to see the magical sunrise early in the morning. Then your trail will go down to the bank of Phewa Lake. After reaching there, you will have two choices either to go sightseeing or to transfer to the hotel.

    • Breakfast
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Pokhara
    • 800 m
  • Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu

    The leaving time of the Tourist Bus in Pokhara is also at 7:30 am. So, your trekking guide will pick up you at Tourist Bus Park at 7:00 am. Then you will come back to Kathmandu following the same route and time.

    • Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 08: Departure

    Today your trip in Nepal comes to an end and A representative from Rising Adventure will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

    • Breakfast

Trip note

The prime duty of Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is to provide the safety and security. During the trip, some factors may affect and cause to change our itinerary such as weather condition, transportation, health condition of our clients and other natural disasters. At this moment, our company gives full authority to our guides for deciding what to do or not to do concerning on the interest of our clients.

We can also customize this trip for a single too according to their requirements.

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private vehicle
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Two nights’ accommodation in Pokhara
  • Tourist bus tickets(Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu)
  • English speaking , experienced, friendly and knowledgeable trekking guide during the trip(Salary, food, accommodation and insurance)
  • Three times food for you in trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner )according to your choice
  • Accommodation during the trek
  • Pokhara to Phedi by private vehicle
  • All necessary paper for trekking
  • Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional dance
  • All the government taxes

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee at monument places in Kathmandu
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara except the breakfast
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
  • All your personal expenses
  • If you need porter during the trekking
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Other expenses which are not mentioned in “cost includes”
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