Group size: 1-10
After an hour smooth drive from Pokhara takes us to Kande, the starting point of the short trekking of Australian Camp, which is located on the hill top offers incredible view of Annapurna Mountain range over the valleys. Spending the night in lodge at Australian Camp allow you to experience both sunrise and sunset over the mountain with color changing magic. This trek can be done all year round and suitable for people without any hiking experiences and people of all ages.
➡ Sunrise over Annapurna and Dhauraghili from top of Australian Camp
➡ Trails through differences landscape from rice terraces fields to Rhododendron forest wirh Annapurna and Machhapurce mountain view along.
➡ Sign up for a tadem paragliding from top of Sarangkot, one of the best flying destination in the world
Day 1&2: Kathmandu
Arrive in Tribuvan International Airport and transfer to hotel located in Thamel, a touristy area in Kathmandu. Spend the following day visiting UNESCO’s World Heritage site, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath Nepal's largest buddhist stupa.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara 8hrs
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist Bus bring you out of the city to the hill country follow the river, if the weather is clear we can see nice mountain scenery. The journey take 8 hours then relax evening in Pokhara.
Day 4: Drive to Kande 1hrs, Trek to Australian Camp (2,100m/6,889 ft) 2hrs
After breakfast be prepare for driving to Kande the starting point of the trek. The trail ascent reach several villages then pass through rhododendron forest with Annapurna mountain ranges and Phewa lake dominated the view.
Day 5: Trek to Dhampus (1,650m/5,413ft) 2 hrs
Trail descent toward Dhampus pass through jungle offer beautiful view of the mountain along the way. In Dhampus venture into scarf handmade shop then enjoy sunset over Himalayas mountain range.
Day 6: Trek to Sarangkot (1,600m/5,249 ft) 5hrs
Set out on the trail going down through jungle then cross the river, the trail ascent easy through small towns, rice paddies then arrive at Sarangkot viewpoint.
Day 7: Back to Pokhara (Paragliding/Driving)
After morning sunrise in Sarangkot we can choose either to sign up for a tandem paragliding flight over Phewa Lake or drive back to Pokhara by Jeep.
Day 8: Pokhara
Boating over Phewa Lake then short hike/drive to World Peace Pagoda then spend the afternoon Visit Devi Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, International Mountain Museum.
Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu
Back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Farewell dinner with traditional Nepalese food and dance.
Day 10: Kathmandu
Kathmandu is your to explore before departure at any time.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP
- Skip Sarangkot View Point by drive to Pokhara from Dhampus shorten 1 day
- Skip Australian Camp (Just Sarangkot and Dhampus) shorten 1 day
- Flight between Kathmandu and Pokhara shorten 2 days
Daily activities include city walking for few hours, some day on trekking we will be hiking 2–5 hours per day and some day ascents/descents on steep mountainous terrain at elevations ranging from 1,000m to a maximum of 2,100m.
Australian Camp (2,100m/6,889 ft)
Spring and Autumn
Spring time (Mar-May) Rhododendron blooming in many places and Winter (Sep-Dec) sky are generally clear with outstanding views.
Flowers and plants are at their growing peak during monsoon (Jun-Aug). In winter time (Dec-Feb) it is cold but the view is excellent.
Arrival transfer, internal flights, transport between destinations.
Twin deluxe room in Kathmandu/Pokhara with breakfast, lodge/tea house on trekking
3 times meals a day (breakfast/lunch/dinner), 2 times tea (breakfast/dinner) in trekking, 1 farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
Porters will transport our gear. Participants should be in good health.
Bus, private vehicle
TIMS and ACAP
Personal tips and additional expenses
Nepal On-Arrival Visa fee (US$ 25/40/100 per person for 15/30/90 days)
Entrance fees to temples and sites in Kathmandu/Pokhara
Travel Insurance and medical evacuation in case of emergency