Dhampus hiking (1650m) situated north from Pokhara valley beside the dazzlingly beautiful views of golden rice terraces and the mountains. Dhampus hiking is the best option for those who have short holidays as this hiking route unfolds the beautiful Annapurna range. Journey to Dhampus village, one of the delightful trek of Nepal, beginning with half hour drive from Pokhara to Phedi village, followed by walk. When you come out from jungle to reach Dhampus, you will be able to wonder at the outstanding view of Mt. Machhapuchhare. Commonly known as Fishtail Mountain (6991m) for peak resemble the figure of fish’s tail. Dhampus Lowang home stay trek village is a famous journey.
This area also offers you views of the Pokhara valley with all its natural loveliness Fewa Lake and world peace stupa. Sarangkot is another spot renown for seeing the sunrise & sunset over the panoramic Annapurna Himalaya. This hill is well-known for the panoramic view of the Annapurna Himalayan range. This hiking offers outstanding landscape encircling the Himalayan range to provide an encircling taste to the hiking in Nepal. Experience about true Nepali society take a tour around Sarangkot & meet locals people & see how they live in there.
Dhampus Lowang home stay trek is the best opportunity to explore the life and landscape around Pokhara. During this trekking you will witness the tea garden at the lap Mt Fishtail which is 6997m above sea level. During this trekking you will come across several villages where you can see the local people doing their daily house hold works.
The major indigenous people living here are Gurungs, Magars, Brahmins, Chhetris and Dalits. They have their unique architectural styles and beliefs. The warmth and hospitality of the local people is the one thing that will keep trailing in your hearts. You will have the opportunity to explore their custom, culture, language, tradition and the way of life during the trekking.
We will start our trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara where we will stay overnight and the next day we will head towards Lowang village by four-wheel jeep. This is 1.45 hrs jeep drive from Pokhara. Mardi Himal Trek is another one sophisticated trek that you can make from Dhampus.
We will stay our first night in Home stay in Lowang village and stroll around the village. The next village will be Dhampus where we will stay at Home stay. The next morning we will see sunrise and panoramic mountain views from Dhampus. After a sumptuous local breakfast, we will head towards another iconic village Astam.
Astam is the village located on the top of Hillock. We can see Machhapuchhre Mt Fishtail just in the front from this village. This village is mostly inhabited by Brahmin, Chhetri & Gurung people. We will be staying in the local Home stay in this village. From this village we can see Sarangkot in the south, Mt Fishtail straight in the north and the mighty Annapurna range.
Astam can be reached easily by road from Pokhara. It takes about 1 hour from Pokhara. Astam village tour provides the chance to view the people growing, harvesting and processing locally grown foods like coconuts, pineapple, sugarcane corn etc. However, it is more enjoyable to walk from the highway. In Pokhara you visit Fewa lake, Davi’s falls, World peace pagoda and others attractions. Dhampus Village trek will be very much fruitful as you can see beautiful Pokhara Valley from there and distance from Pokhara to Dhampus is not so far.
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