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Nepal Trek Challenge

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The one that takes an epic trek up the Pokhara valley for unforgettable Himalaya and Annapurna panoramas

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  • Duration

    6 days

  • Places

    6 places

  • Meals

    5 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners

  • Transport Style

    Private Mini-Coaches

  • Group Size

    Max 20 people

  • Team

    Expert Trip Manager and Local Guides

Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dhampus, Australian Camp, Sarangkot, Phedi

Nepal Trek Challenge

11 Inclusions

Experiences that are included with your trip

  • Van transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Van transfer from Pokhara to Phedi
  • Views of Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).
  • Trek from Phedi to Dhampus through rhododendron forest (2-3 hours)
  • Trek from Dhampus Village to Australian Camp through oak forests (4 hours)
  • Stop at peaceful Pothana Village
  • Watch a once-in-a-lifetime sunset over the Himalayas
  • Trek from Australian Camp to Sarangkot
  • Views of spectacular mountain scenery including Mt. Dhaulagri, Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Nilgiri & Lamjung Hima
  • View the Pokhara valley and Pokhara lake in beautiful evening light
  • Trek from Sarangkot to Pokhara through terraced farms and villages

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  • 5 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    2 nights in Hotel, 3 nights in Lodge

    You'll stay in hillside lodges typical of the environment with all the facilities you require to be an adventurer but one who can still enjoy some comfort. Rooms are all twin-share, with communal facilities.

About this trip

Are you ready to experience the unique beauty of the Nepalese Himalayas? This hefty but rewarding hike will see you hiking up high, through Noak forests and mountainside villages, with plenty of golden sunsets and mesmerising Himalayan panoramas along the way. The trek is tough, but as you reach the Sarangkot viewpoint and spot the world famous Annapurna peaks ahead, you'll realise it was all worth it.

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Map & Itinerary

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  • End location
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  • River route
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Nights spent per location

  1. Kathmandu

  2. 1 1 night

    Pokhara

  3. via via

    Phedi

  4. 1 1 night

    Dhampus

  5. 1 1 night

    Australian Camp

  6. 1 1 night

    Sarangkot

  7. 1 1 night

    Pokhara

  8. Kathmandu

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DAY 1 - Kathmandu to Pokhara

Kathmandu

Our adventure begins today as we meet amongst the charming chaos of Kathmandu. We'll bond with our new trekking crew as we make the drive up to Pokhara.

Pokhara

This beautiful lakeside settlement is framed by the spectacular Himalayas. We'll check into our hotel tonight ready for a day of trekking tomorrow.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Van transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara

DAY 2 - Pokhara to Dhampus Village via Phedi

Pokhara

After an included breakfast this morning - and we'll need all the fuel we can get -we'll drive our van up to Phedi.

Phedi

We'll start our trek from Phedi, where steep stone staircases snake their way up the rhododendron hillsides. We'll start our steep ascent, reaching lower Dhampus in 1 to 2 hours.

Dhampus

Gently climbing up again past the terraced fields and small houses and rhododendrons, we'll reach our lodge, admiring the spectacular Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhre (fishtail) in the distance. After an included dinner we'll turn in for the night.

Stay

Hiking Lodge

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Van transfer from Pokhara to Phedi

  • Views of Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail)

  • Trek from Phedi to Dhampus through rhododendron forest (2-3 hours)

DAY 3 - Dhampus Village to Australian Camp

Dhampus

Sip your tea this morning with your breakfast as you watch the sun illuminate the mountains ahead. A short trek today brings us to our lunch stop, after which we'll climb up through the beautiful oak forests, reaching Pothana. We'll stop here for a brief recharge before we climb the stone staircases up towards the Australian Camp.

Australian Camp

Enjoy the another magical sunset as it alights the Himalayas this evening.

Stay

Hiking Lodge

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Trek from Dhampus Village to Australian Camp through oak forests (4 hours)

  • Stop at peaceful Pothana Village

  • Watch a once-in-a-lifetime sunset over the Himalayas

DAY 4 - Australian Camp to Sarangkot

Australian Camp

After breakfast in Australian Camp this morning we'll resume our hike through the dense forests, on a slight descent towards Naudanda (Nine hill). After a stop for lunch we'll continue hike to Sarangkot. The trail here is fairly relaxed, as we ease along a ridge to a dense settlement with lots of mixed indigenous groups. 

Sarangkot

Sarangkot offers spectacular mountain scenery of Mt. Dhaulagri, Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Nilgiri and more. As the night draws in, you can see lights illminating the beautiful Pokhara Valley below. We've seen plenty of spectacular views, but this might just be the best so far.

Stay

Hiking Lodge

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Trek from Australian Camp to Sarangkot

  • Views of spectacular mountain scenery including Mt. Dhaulagri, Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Nilgiri & Lamjung Hima

  • View the Pokhara valley and Pokhara lake in beautiful evening light

DAY 5 - Sarangkot to Pokhara

Sarangkot

After breakfast this morning we'll make our way to the legendary viewpoint at Sarangkot. Through terraced farms and villages we'll finally reach the summit, offering spectacular Himalayan panoramas that are simply unforgettable. This is what we came for, and it makes the hard work so worth it. 

Pokhara

After posing for some photos we'll make the hike back to Pokhara. Upon arrival we'll have a free afternoon to chill by the lake and try the local foodie delights.

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Trek from Sarangkot to Pokhara through terraced farms and villages

DAY 6 - Pokhara to Kathmandu

Pokhara

After a heavenly sleep and breakfast we'll make our way back to Kathmandu this morning.

Kathmandu

Our trip finishes back where we started. But those mountains, forests and streams will stick with us forever.

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