One day hike to Australian Camp via Dhampus

Australian Camp via Dhampus 1-Day Hike Overview:

Max Altitude: 2000 meters 
Start: 7-7:30 am from Lakeside, Pokhara
End: 4-5 pm back to Lakeside, Pokhara
Difficulty: Easy
Transport: Private Vehicle & local bus
Group Size: For individuals, friends, and family members. All our treks are private.
Meals: Lunch, tea or coffee & Mineral water

What Makes This Trek Special:

  • This trek offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and panoramic mountain views.
  • You’ll walk through rhododendron forests, terraced fields, and traditional villages, providing an authentic insight into rural life in Nepal.
  • The trek is relatively gentle, making it suitable for hikers of various fitness levels and ages.
  • The hike concludes with a picturesque drive from Phedi to Lakeside, where you can relax by the serene Phewa Lake and enjoy the amenities of Pokhara.


Day 1: Pokhara to Australian Camp Via Dhampus

Begin on an exciting journey as we leave Lakeside, Pokhara, early in the morning for a scenic drive to Khande at 7-7:30 am. As we ascend along winding roads, our excitement grows for the magical ride ahead. Khande welcomes us at an elevation of around 1,600 meters (5,249 feet) above sea level, providing a refreshing change of landscape. The trip to Australian Camp is a scenic route covering 2.5 to 3 kilometers (1.5 to 1.9 miles), delivering breathtaking views and wonderful moments along the way. Lace-up your boots and prepare to be enveloped in nature’s embrace as we embark on this wonderful trek.

Trek to Australian Camp:

Begin an exciting trip as the trail leads you upwards, reaching an elevation of approximately 2,050 meters (6,726 feet) above sea level. Travel through beautiful forests and quaint villages, taking in the sights and sounds of local life along the route. Australian Camp, located at an altitude of approximately 2,100 meters (6,890 feet) above sea level, provides a calm retreat amidst the spectacular Himalayan environment. Enjoy a great lunch at this gorgeous location, surrounded by breathtaking views that will keep you enthralled.

Australian Camp to Dhampus and Return to Lakeside

Leave Australian Camp and head towards Dhampus to continue your trip. The trail is approximately 3 to 4 kilometers long (1.9 to 2.5 miles), with breathtaking views and a refreshing change of scenery along the way. Dhampus awaits at an altitude of approximately 1,750 meters (5,741 feet) above sea level, where you can relax and admire the surrounding beauty.

After exploring Dhampus, make your way back to Lakeside, Pokhara. A cab ride from Phedi to Lakeside takes roughly 30 to 45 minutes. We will arrive Lakeside, Pokhara around 4-5 pm.

This 1-day hike offers a mix of stunning natural beauty, and hiking, allowing you to savor the Himalayan landscapes and tranquil moments along this memorable journey.


  • Trekking guide
  • Food (lunch and tea/coffee). (It doesn’t include starters or desserts.).
  • Mineral water
  • Transportation (pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel)
  • No alcoholic drinks. 

Contact us today for more information and pricing details.