Sarangkot Australian Camp hiking

Sarangkot Australian Camp hiking

Pokhara valley is situated at an altitude of 827 meters above the sea level and is 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu valley. Prithivi Raj Marga is the highway linked with Bhairahawa by Siddhartha Raj Marga [Sunauli border]. It is a combination of the long arrays of world-famous snow clad peaks, emerald lakes, turbulent rivers with deep Georges and picturesque villages inhabited by major Gurungs and Thakalis. Pokhara offers the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna Himalayas and others. Pokhara numerous lakes known as "Tal" in Nepal offer fishing, boating and swimming, which ensure the famous Phewa, Begnas and Rupa lakes of Pokhara.

Pokhara is also referred as the center of adventure. It is the starting point for most of the popular trekking & rafting destinations. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of Machhapuchhare [6,977 m] rising behind it, creates an ambiance of peace and magic. 

Sarangkot is 1700 meters above sea level. It is one of the best view points. You can see the view from Dhaulagiri continues to Manaslu. Annapurna ranges and beautiful mountain fishtail always with you on your hiking path. Australian Camp is also a very famous sport for Mountain View and bird watching. Australian Camp is the starting or ending point of Annapurna base camp trekking. 

Sarangkot Australian Camp hiking starts hiking from Pokhara Lakesite climb to Sarangkot, continues hike to Naudanda. Passing through the Kandle than climb 45 minutes to reach Australian Camp. The magnificent view from Australian Camp, then hiked to Dhampus village. End your hike in Dhampus Phedi then drive half an hour to Pokhara. 5-Day trip brings from Kathmandu to tourist paradise city Pokhara, 3 days hiking then return to Kathmandu. If you are planning a long trekking into Annapurna base camp or one to three days rafting in Seti / Kali River or Chitwan safari tour for a few days let us know, we will redesign another itinerary as your time and interest. 

Phewa Lake is situated at an altitude of 784 m above sea level, with an island temple at the middle of the lake. It is the second-largest lake in the kingdom. Temple situated at the island is the two storied pagoda dedicated to the boar magnification of Ajima. The reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhare & Annapurna can be seen in its serene water. Thick forest lies on the adjoining southern slopes of the lake.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara drive 6 hours by tourist bus. Half day sightseeing in Pokhara, overnight in Pokhara at hotel.

Day 02: Pokhara to Sarangkot 3–4 hours hiking, overnight in Sarangkot at hotel.

Day 03: Hiking from Sarangkot to Australian Camp -5 -6 hours, overnight in Australian Camp at Hotel.

Day 04: Hiking to Dhampus village half an hour and continuing hike to Phedi 1.30 hours and half an hour drive to Pokhara, sightseeing, overnight hotel.

Day 05: Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus 6 hours, overnight in Kathmandu at hotel.

Note: It is possible to fly Pokhara or by private car/van. Itinerary subject to change as your interest and time frame.