Dhampus Village Tour
Dampus Village Tour is a gateway to remote country side…. Get a wakeup call from dawn chorus, live unique and simple life; fill the purity of country fresh air, discover tranquility, hike along with gazing sheep and more
Rather than thrilling adventure, this Dhampus Tillage Tour leads to immerse you into the beauty of peaceful life of countryside and offers you the close view of villager’s lifestyle. After exploring Kathmandu heritage sites, we take 7 hr drive to Pokhara. The next day, we drive to Phedi and hike up to Dhampus. The trail is guided by steep and amazing route with the incredible backdrop view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre and Lamjung Himal on northern horizon. Dhampus hiking is also blessed with the astounding view of massif Annapurna Himalaya ranges. Trekking in Dhampus is ideal for those willing to experience the mountaineering adventure and ethnic tribe at a same time in short time spent.
Enjoy the peace and serenity of country side and explore the culture and lifestyle to its fullest by walking around. Diversity in culture, tradition and living is well pronounced in villages. Enjoy the cultural hospitality, traditional accommodation, local cuisine, farming method and more during this short 4 days tour in Dhampus village.
Day 1: Kathmandu: Arrival Day
Namaste and welcome to Nepal and the start of our adventure! We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting and transfer to your hotel. We’ll have a final briefing in the evening regarding our itinerary and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
Full day sightseeing in UNESCO listed historical sites such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), and Pashupathinath in Kathmandu valley with experienced Tour Guide by private car/van,
Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara, (Optional to fly)
After breakfast drive to Pokhara 200 km and it takes around 6-7 hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus or private van. The tourist bus/van stops for breakfast at 09.00 am and at around 12.00 for lunch on the way to Pokhara. Late afternoon and evening is free time.
Day 4: Phedi to Dhampus
After breakfast drive to Phedi (30min) then hike to Dhampus Village around 3hrs walk. Overnight in village lodge.
Day 5: Explore Dhampus Village
Wake up early in the morning watch the grand Himalayan panorama from the Dhampus village. Explore the village and after breakfast trek to Naudanda then drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Sunrise at Sarangkot & Pokhara Sightseeing (Half Day) – Overnight in Pokhara
Early Morning – Early in the morning you will drive to Sarangkot hill for sunrise and view the Himalayan ranges. Visit Bindabasini Temple on the way back to hotel.
After breakfast – Half day sightseeing to Devi’s fall, Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, & International Mountain Museum
Afternoon – At Phewa Lake on your own and enjoy boat ride & relax your rest of of the day. Optional Paragliding with amazing sights of Pokhara.
Day 7: Drive back to Kathmandu, (Optional to fly).
Drive back to Kathmandu. Optional to fly back. If fly back, daytime you may want to go Paragliding & also visit the beautiful Pokhara hotspots or just laze on the Phewa Lake. We’ll reunite in the evening for a farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurants in town, where we’ll be eager to hear your feedback on the trip.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 8: Extend your trip or Final departure.
You may want to consider extending your trip with endless activities such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, White Water Rafting, Paragliding in Pokhara & many more. If you are departing then our representative will drop you off at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport a few hours before the scheduled flight. Namaste and we hope to see you again soon!
Cost, Includes and Excludes
- Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicles
- 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with breakfast
- Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu & Pokhara
- Transportation from KTM- Pokhara – KTM by road
- All meals and accommodation during Sikles trekking period
- An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov. of Nepal
- All governmental procedure permit fees and local taxes
- Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu
- Visa fees/ international airfares to and from Kathmandu
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.
- Tips for guides, porters and driver
- All other personal expenses