3 rural mountain village (Astam, Dhampus and Australian Camp) is one of the easiest treks. We can see the lovely hilltop suggestions signal views over the valleys and spectacular sights of the Annapurna Mountain range. This trek is steep by a staircase. We can see views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhare and Lamjung Himal. From Australian Camp, we will hike down to continue through perfect jungle trail with birds chirping sounds our trek is blessed with majestic views of Annapurna Himalayan Range.
Destination : 3 Rural Mountain Village Trek
Group Size : 12
Minimum altitude : 1400 m.
Maximum altitude: 2000 m.
Accommodation : Lodge/ Hotel, Teahouse
Duration: 08 Days.
After arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be welcomed by an archetypal from Nepal substitute slogs who will drop us off at Hotel. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by hostel where we get conversant with the excellent Nepalese cuisine.
Today we visit four UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kathmandu. Basantapur Durbar Square has prehistoric palaces with ironic sculpture and construction. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest places for Hindus. Followed by Asia’s first biggest Boudhanath Stupa, Hindus great pilgrimage Kathmandu Durbar Square by private car or bus. Overnight in Hotel.
After Breakfast 6 hrs. Drive to Pokhara about 200km by Tourist Bus through the good scenery of River and countryside. Check in to the Hotel. Free afternoon on your own. Take a walk around Lakeside or you can do boating at fewa lake. O/n Hotel.
(You can fly to Pokhara takes 25 minutes Flight)
Early morning after breakfast we will take a van and drive to Phedi which takes about 45 minutes. We will flinch to vertical climb up with stone staircases through the Rhododendron forest till attainment minor Dhampus which takes about 1 hour.
Then, we will moderately hike up over transitory the adjoining fields and small houses. We again keep uphill up through the rhododendron forest until attainment on the ridge which takes about 1 hour. We can see very remarkable Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Then, we trek on the plain or road trail until reaching our Hotel which takes about 30 minutes.
We will have a lunch with watching mountains. After lunch, we will start mildly climb up through the rhododendron and oak forests until reaching Pothana which takes about 1 and half hour. We make a small break and keep climbing up with stone stairways until reaching Australian Camp which takes about 1 hour. We will enjoy with Sunset view over the Himalayas in the evening.
After a healthy breakfast, we set off for Astam at 11:00 a.m. The cool wind was blowing passes by, as we descend downhill, passing through very old houses, some older than 100 years, In some houses, women were making kheuni, a Gurung cuisine, and some of them were drying it on the roof. Between Dhampuskot and Astamkot, there were two more kots: Hemza Kot and Jaykot. It is said that these villages were used for storing weapons at the time of baise and chaubise rajyas.
After entering the Jayakot Baraha jungle, we can see a walnut tree for the first time in my life. Then I saw another species of tree called Nigala in Dhital village. Nigala is used for making doko, nanglo, and dalo in villages. Hemzakot was the last village before we reached Hananoie in Astam.
we will hike through the forestry slightly descend trail Naudanda (Nine hills). Stop for Lunch and continue hike to Sarangkot. The trail following the bit easy path along hill ridge to the dense settlement with mixed ethnic groups
Sarangkot trek offers you spectacular mountain scenery (Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Nilgiri, Lamjung hima etc.) and enchanting view of Pokhara valley and Pokhara lake. Especially, in the night time, you can see beautiful lighting Pokhara valley view
It is a hiking through picturesque hill villages to the popular viewpoint at Sarangkot. The terrace farms, the villages and above all the spectacular panoramic view from Sarangkot is simply unforgettable. We hike back to Pokhara the same day. You will have free time in the afternoon.
On our former day of the trek, dirt roads lead us from Pokhara to Kathmandu, our last terminus. The rapid change in the values and life from what we experiential during our trek will be projecting.
In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.
It’s free or last-minute shopping for mementoes or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to originate any extra excursions or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.