By Road In 40 Minutes
Phedi – Dhampus
4 Hours Trek
After an early breakfast drive to Phedi, you will be passing through Naudanda and Lumle, whilst on clear day, and you can see the awesome view of Annapurna & Manaslu range. Phedi is a small town, which is one of the gateways to the Annapurna region. From Phedi, you will forward to Dhampus.
The journey to Dhampus Village, one of the paradises of Nepal, begins from Phedi village. From here one trek alongside beautiful views of golden rice terraces and the vast expanse of the Annapurna Mountain range. This climb to Dhampus continues through magnificent rhododendron forests nesting various species of birds to the village of Chandrakot, inhabited by the warm-hearted and hospitable Gurung people.
Dhampus is also a gateway for Annapurna Conservation Area. The place also serves as one of the main entry points to Annapurna Base Camp and to other trekking trails of Annapurna. In terms of climbing technicalities, it is an easy mountain to ascend. The overwhelming altitude differences between the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges make Dhampus Peak a very vantage spot to observe the mountains with Tukuche Peak (6920m) and Dhaulagiri (8167m) spectacularly close to you.
When you emerge from the forest and reach Dhampus, you will be able to marvel at exceptional view of the massive Mt. Machhapuchhre. Popularly known as Fishtail Mountain (6900m) for its peak resemble the shape of fish’s tail. From Dhampus one can also grab the exceptional views of Pokhara and the scenery gets even better as the sun goes down.
The small village comprises of enormous beauty of mountains, friendly Gurung people, a small lake from where one can get the reflection of Fishtail, temples, flowers, mustard field, birds and many more.
Our five hours trek ends here.
Retire early for the day.
Overnight will be at the hotel.