• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Sight Seeing & Hiking
  • Transport: Private Tourist vehicle & Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: 3 star Hotel and Basic mountian lodge
  • Group Size: 1-12


  • Visit Historical cultural sites in Kathmandu.
  • Visit Pokhara city.
  • Hike to Sarangkot and Dhampus.
  • Sunrise view from Sarangkot and Dhampus.

About Sarangkot Dhampus Hike

Sarangkot Dhampus Hiking is a short trek near Pokhara that is suitable for people of all ages and presents glorious sunrise/sunsets along with stunning landscape views.

Sarangkot Dhampus Hiking is a short 8 days trek that presents a serene ambiance of the lower Annapurna region. Passing two famous mountain viewpoints, Dhampus and Sarangkot, you will get to see stunning views of the landscape. The trail passes through the countryside inhabited by several ethnic groups. Sarangkot Dhampus Hike is an ideal option for anyone looking for a short and quick trip.

Be part of our Sarangkot Dhampus Hike. We have crafted our Sarangkot Dhampus Hike itinerary to present you with the best experience during the trek. You can either join one of the departure dates or contact us to create your tailor-made journey.

Explore lively Lakeside market and do boating on Phewa Lake in Pokhara

Lakeside is the tourist hub and the most happening place in Pokhara. Here, you will find several restaurants, cafes, hotels, souvenir shops, etc. You can explore this place and so shopping. Likewise, you can also do boating on tranquil Phewa Lake along with enjoying amazing views of Mt. Machhapuchhre.

Experience a mixed culture and tradition

You stay overnight in several villages, where you get to see the rich culture and tradition of the locals. The region is resided by people from different ethnic groups. Therefore, you get to see a wide range of practices and culture.

See beautiful landscape throughout the trail

Excellent landscape views will not leave you alone throughout the trek. From the very beginning of the journey to the end, you get to see mesmerizing scenery that will enhance the trip.

Get to see stunning views of snow-capped mountains

Sarangkot Dhampus Hike presents superb views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Himalchuli, and numerous other hills.

Witness gorgeous sunrise and sunset views

You will get to see glorious sunrise and sunset views from both Sarangkot and Dhampus. Both of these places are famous for witnessing beautiful sunrise and sunset. Along with that, you get to see a wonderful view of Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake.


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Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel

On your arrival at the airport, you get welcomed by one of our team members. He will take you to the hotel that we have booked for you in advance. The rest of the day is free to relax and adjust to the atmosphere.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

Wake up early with a freshly brewed cup of coffee and delicious breakfast. After that, you begin guided sightseeing tours of different UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swayambhunath, Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Our experienced tour guide will help you know these places nicely. In the evening, you will prepare for the trip and arrange the gears.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

After having breakfast, you will begin driving towards Pokhara. The drive will be long and present you beautiful views of lush green hills, rivers, waterfalls, small settlements, and terraced fields. Upon reaching Pokhara, you get moved to the hotel. The rest of the day is free. You can do boating on the tranquil Fewa Lake and have a delicious dinner looking over sunset in one of the restaurants at Lakeside.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Pokhara

Today, you wake up early in the morning and drive to Sarangkot. The drive is going to be 30 minutes long and take you to Phedi. From here, you hike up to Sarangkot Viewpoint. It is a very famous viewpoint near Pokhara to see the sunrise and sunset.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest house
  • Place:Sarangkot

You will wake up early in the morning to see a gorgeous sunrise. After that have breakfast, and begin hiking towards Dhampus. Dhampus is another viewpoint from where Himalayan Mountains can be seen. Also, here you get to see the lifestyle and culture of indigenous people, Gurung.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dhampus

After having breakfast, you slowly descend to Phedi. From here, you take a half an hour drive to Pokhara. You will have free time to explore the Lakeside market and shop.

  • Walking Hours:4
  • Food:B, L
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Pokhara

Leaving Pokhara behind, you drive to Kathmandu following the same route. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you move to the hotel. Explore the vibrant streets of Thamel or visit one of the monuments near to you.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

Here comes an end to your short hike. As per your time flight, one of our team representatives will drop you at the airport.

  • Food:B

Trip Map

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What's Included

  • All the airport transfers by private vehicles.
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • 2 night’s hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • 2 Night Accommodation in Hike incluidng breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu – Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • A guide.
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide.
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket & duffel bag (if needed).
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) while you in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your personal expenses and entrance fees while you do the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • All the alcoholic, non alcoholic drinks and dessert.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Tips for the guide & driver.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section

Price & Dates

Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 500
2 - 5 US$ 400
6 - 12 US$ 300
Departure Note:
  • We have set date to departure the Sarangkot Dhampus trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If your preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book on your own date as the trek is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people then please contact us for the group price and further process to book the trek.
  • Private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • Single person: Single persons are welcome to join the trek and single people have single room in Kathmandu & Pokhara and have to share room in the mountain lodge on trek cause of the less number of lodge and rooms available on remote mountain lodges.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.


  • Guaranteed dates are guaranteed to departure and we already have people booked for date.
  • Available dates are available to book and become guaranteed once you book for that date.
  • Closed dates are closed and not bookable on that date however if you are available only on that date then contact us as we may have some other alternatives.

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Sarangkot Dhampus Hiking itinerary

Sarangkot Dhampus Hike begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Next morning, you drive to Phedi and hike up to the Sarangkot Viewpoint. Upon reaching the viewpoint, you will get to see the tempting view of Pokhara and Phewa Lake. Further, hiking through beautiful villages resided by Gurungs, you reach Dhampus. It is another viewpoint. Enjoying gorgeous sunset and sunrise, you descend to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara.

Sarangkot Dhampus Hiking difficulty

Sarangkot Dhampus Hiking is an easy hike to two of the viewpoint near Pokhara. The trail is easy and presents you with that little exercise that your body needs. Anyone can go on Sarangkot Dhampus Hike and does not need any special requirements.

Best time to go on Sarangkot Dhampus Trekking

You can go on Sarangkot Dhampus Hiking any time of the year, however, monsoon can be the most exhausting one because of heavy rainfall, muddy trail, and insects. Spring and Autumn is the perfect time to go on Sarangkot Dhampus Hike. Whereas, winter is also a good option to go on this trek to warm up your body and soul.

Food & Accommodation during Sarangkot Dhampus Trekking

During the Sarangkot Dhampus Hike, you stay overnight in either tea house or lodge. The rooms will be basic with a bed and a few pieces of furniture. Also, the rooms are generally on a twin-sharing basis. The meals will be provided by the menu of teahouse/lodge. you can expect to get dishes like India, Nepali, and maybe in some villages Continental.

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