Dhampus is a sparsely populated village located in Kaski district of Nepal at the altitude of 1650m-5213m. It is inhabited by Gurung and Magar. Dhampus trek is short and classic trek along the Northern portion of Annapurna peak. Dhampus trek offers spectacular scenery of Mt Annapurna and Mt. Machhapuchhere along with excellent countryside experience, spectacular sunrise and sunset.
Moreover, Dhampus is known as the gateway of the Annapurna conservation Region and Annapurna Base camp trek. Dhampus trek starts from Phedi which is one hour drive from Pokhara. Dhampus hill is just 3 hours straight walk from Phedi. Walk passes through forest and small hills. Long range of Himalayan can be observed from the Dhampus hill. It is also considered as one of the easiest and shortest treks suitable for all age groups. This trek is suitable for family with small, elderly people. Dhampus trek is suitable for all season unlike other trek around the peripheral of Annapurna region. Various kinds of flora and fauna can be observed along the route. National flower of Nepal rhododendron forest is one of the eye-catching elements for the viewer on the route of Dhampus Trek.
Dhampus provide great opportunity to watch the daily lives of country side villager and their unique farms with crops that only grows in high altitude. The choice is of trekker whether to stay overnight or climb down on the same day. Home stay is welcomed similarly hotel run by a family and villager is also attractive for accommodation. In spite the country side hotel and lodge provide good local and continental food.
Besides the breathtaking mountain views, Dhampus will also offer you an opportunity to experience the peace and beauty of Nepalese countryside, watch the daily lives of the villagers, see them work on the farms and interact with local people. For the short time tour, Dhampus trek is highly recommended. Nepal Pioneer Treks & Expedition is glad to operate this trek for you to make it your lifetime experience.