Dhampus Trekking - 7 Days

Dhampus Trekking
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Dhampus Trekking is an ideal trek package for those who are looking for a short holiday with their children to experience the rich nature and culture of the Annapurna region. Dhampus Trekking – 7 Days is a short and easy trek around the tourist paradise of Pokhara which serves extraordinary views of the Annapurna massif and Machhapuchhre Himal (6993m), allowing you to create beautiful memories with your family.

Dhampus Trekking tarts with your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. A mountain flight from Kathmandu takes you to Pokhara; from there you take a short drive to Phedi and start the trek. The trek takes you to the gorgeous village of Dhampus, inhabited mostly by the Gurung people. The village offers outstanding views of the Annapurna massif along with Machhapuchhre (6993m) and Annapurna South (7219m) rising behind the traditional houses in front of the lush green hills. Dhampus Trekking then head towards Australian Camp which features equally breathtaking views of the Annapurna massif. Besides the mountain views, the sunrise and sunset view from the camp is another attraction of this trek.

Then Dhampus Trekking Trail passes through the rhododendron and oak forests while enjoying the views of the snowcapped mountains, you will have an incredible time bonding with your family.  Then you will trek through dense forest and traditional villages along the hillside where you meet many locals on the route with whom you can interact to learn about their way of life. Our final destination of the trek is Naudanda which is wonderful place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature.  There you can spend quality time with your family, enjoying the scenic views while having the warm hospitality of the local people. Being an easy trek on proper trails paved with flag-stones, you with your family can enjoy this trek without difficulty.

Dhampus Trekking is a combo package of trekking with culture and nature tour. The incredible mountain panorama amazes every trekkers trekking through this area. Join Dhampus Trekking – 7 Days with us and make your holiday lifetime memorable.

Day 1
Arrival to TIA airport. Pick up from there then check in to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.

When you arrive in Kathmandu airport, our agency representative will be waiting for you in the airport holding our company and your name play card. From airport our agency representative will escort you to the hotel. After you check in to the hotel, you will rest and fed your flight sickness till next day.

Day 2
By tourist bus to Pokhara. (850m)

After the well rest moment at hotel of Kathmandu head towards pokhara which takes 6 to 7 hr of drive. Pokhara is located in a lovely valley at the foot of the Machapuchare. From pokhara you will get see spectacular views of the machapuchare and other highest mountain from all parts of the town. This city is quite different then Kathmandu as it has plenty of scenic attractions and is close to the mountains. This beautiful city provide the most intresting activities before heading to trekking like ,short walks around lake side or bicycle rides around city, you can swim or canoe on Lake Phewa or just watch the last rays of the sun stream across the dip in the mountains that hold the lake. Along the lakeside road there is a continuous stretch of small hotels, restaurants and shops; it’s an area which still has a bit of the old hippy scene felt about it.

Day 3
Pokhara to Dhampus vai Phedi

From pokhara we will drive to Phedi (30minutes) and trek to Dhampus village approximately two hours ascend. The trail ascends steeply through forest and later through paddy fields to the village of Damphus where you stay overnight in lodge. This is a close point of Machhapuchhre Himal.

Day 4
Dhampus to Pokhara via Phedi

From same way we will make our way back to downhill then we take a short drive to Pokhara by private car from Phedi. On the way we will get to see so many Himalayan range and the beautiful natural scenarios.

Day 5
Free day in Pokhara or (Self Sightseeing in Pokhara)

The activities of foreign visitors to Pokhara focus around two districts known as Damside and Lakeside (or Pardi and Baidam, in Nepali, respectively). These two areas, with their strips of hotels and restaurants, are a few kilometers south-west of the main Pokhara bazaar. Place to visit. The whole day we will explore the phokara and its beauty. During this time we also rest from the hectic trekking schedule.

Day 6
Return back to Kathmandu by tourist bus.

After the night stay we will head to Kathmandu on bus journey. Which will take 5 to 6 hours of drive.

Day 7
Final Departure

The journey comes to an end today! A representative from Nepal Trekking in Himalayas will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight.

Cost Include

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • Three night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with two people sharing one room.
  • Second day Side seen around Kathmandu with private car,
  • All government taxes and TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu tourist Bus,
  • Pokhara-Phedi-Pokhara by private car,
  • Accommodation & Meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the treks.
  • Hotel in Pokhara at tourist standard hotel with bed and Breakfast ( Centrally located, attach bath room, Hot and cold shower)
  • Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch, Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Water & any kind of Drinks.
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Personal expenses, any other unforeseen expenses and Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein
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1. How difficult are the treks?

It depends on the individuals’ adaptation of walking in any situation and at any circumstances. It depends on the location and choice of trekkers. Both difficult as well as easy treks are available. Difficulty of the treks depends on the region of the trek and duration of it. Shorter treks tend to be easier while longer ones require some physical fitness.

2. How safe Women traveling alone with your company?

Completely, we assure the safety and security of the women travelling with us. We will provide the privacy that the women need. We will also give you a personal room on lodge and personal tent for camping while trekking.

3. What is tea house trekking?

Tea House Trek – is a trek during which at the end of each trekking day you stay for overnight in Tea Houses. “Trekking Guide Team Adventure” also organizes Camping Treks during which you stay for overnight in tents which our guides will set up for you and food during such treks will be cooked by our experienced cook.

4. Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Yes, you can get it in Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. As you arrive to airport fill the form and proceed to the visa line. You have to pay 25US$ for 15 days of visa from the day of issue, 40US$ for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days of tourist visa. For this you have to bring two passport size photos.

5. What is the best air route to my destination?

There are enough airline companies operating daily flights from Middle East of Kathmandu. Kathmandu only has got only international airport in Nepal so, where ever you are coming from you must come through tribhuvan international airport.

6. What type of insurance should I have before come to Nepal? Can I get it there?

For coming to Nepal you should have both medical and Rescue evacuation insurance. Yes you can get it here too, but we recommend purchasing it in your own country to avoid any last minute hassle and basal.

7. When should I travel to Nepal?

In Nepal it rains a lot between Junes to August. You too can enjoy great treks during this period of year in rain shadow region. But if you planning for more popular trek autumn and spring is the best time. As during this period climate will be moderate and will favorable for the trekking.

8. What kinds of banking facilities in Nepal?

Nepal has modern banking facilities having branches of some international bank. Almost all foreign currency along with credit card such as American Express, Visa and Master card are accepted. Nepal also has ATM facilities.

9. When should I book my trip?

We suggest you to book your trip in advance to avoid the disappointment and hassles. We too will make an effort to accommodate last minute bookings but some time due to the last minute planning we may unintentionally make few mistake which may offend you so it will be better to do advance booking.

10. Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

Yes, our agency representative will pick you from airport. We will be displaying our placard of your name with our agency name.

11. How much spending money should I bring?

This depends on the destination you will be at and package, facilities you may choose . However our trip profile will give you information about how to budget form additional meals, optional excursions and extra expenses that might occur in any specific trip.

12. Does your company help to arrange domestic flight, international flight, hotel bookings and other services?

Since we are Nepal based company we refer to arrange your international flights from your home town. But domestic flight ticket will be included in our package. Other help like river rafting, city guided tour, mountain flight, jungle safari will be provided according to your necessities.

13. What is the physical conditioning level needed for trekking?

If you are in good physical condition then you do not require any hiking experience for short trekking. But if you are planning for the longer ones then you should do long day hikes at your home.

14. Is a Trekking permit needed?

Permit is not required for trekking in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and some other regions. However, conservation permits or National park permits are required. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal where trekking permits are required.

15. Are the food / water safe to eat / drink?

All the meals are prepared with high standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetables are soaked in iodine before preparation. Most of lodges serve boiled and filter water which is safe. It is also possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trek.

16. What happens if there is an emergency?

All of our guides are trained with first aid and have basic idea about the physical problems that may arise during trekking. If an emergency occur then we will cover initial expenses of rescue operation as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. For minor cases there are health posts established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.

17. What are your payment terms?

You need to pay 30% of total price as advance deposit to conform reservation before arriving to Nepal. Rest of the payment can be paid after arrival.

18. Can we bring some food from home?

You can bring power bars, cereal bars and similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.

20. Is there any communication when we are on the mountain?

In the way in many villages along the popular trekking routes you can find telephones from where you can make international calls. And now a days we have the internet facilities most of the trekking destination.

21. What’s the difference between trekking, hiking and mountain climbing?

You can do all day walk, where you stay overnight (or several nights) at three activities in Nepal, but they are quite different things. Trekking is a multi-the place you’ve walked to. Hiking generally refers to a one-day walk. It might be two hours or eight, but if it takes place within a single day, it’ll probably be referred to as a hike. Mountain climbing is another thing entirely. It takes special equipment, training and comes with more risk. Neither trekking nor hiking require any special skill, other than the ability to walk.

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