Australian Camp Day Hike

  • Lakeside,Pokhara
  • 7 AM
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Easy to moderate
  • 2060 metres
  • Australian Camp/ Dhampus


The Australian  Camp trek in Nepal is a hidden gem that is not widely known. Despite its brief duration, which can be completed within a single day, it offers a stunning and unique experience that takes you through the picturesque Annapurna foothills and culminates in a breathtaking panoramic view of the Himalayas. This day hike is not only easy to complete, but it is also conveniently accessible to anyone seeking a memorable outdoor adventure.

The Australian Camp day hike is a short and scenic hike located near Pokhara, Nepal. With its stunning views of the Himalayas, valleys, and landscapes, it is an idyllic destination for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels, from beginner to advanced, children to seniors, and solo travelers to large groups.

This trek is accessible year-round and starts in the village of Kande, which is a 1.5-hour drive from Pokhara. During the journey, hikers pass through lush forests, verdant greenery, and terraced fields, taking in the local culture, traditions, and way of life as they walk through the villages.

The final destination, the Australian Camp, is only 38 km from Pokhara and offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain), Manaslu, and Pokhara. The lush greenery and other natural wonders of the region are sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit. The  trekkers will be able to see the highest 8 mountains in this region from the 2,060m height Australian camp which is:

  • Dhaulagiri 8,167 m
  • Nilgiri North 7,061 m
  • Annapurna south 7,219 m
  • Himchuli 6,441 m
  • Annapurna I 8,091 m
  • Machhapuchhre 6,993 m
  • Lamjung Himal 6 983 m
  • Manaslu Himal 8,156 m

Highlights of Australian Camp Day Hike

  • Experience a day hike through the Annapurna foothills, starting from Kande, passing through Australian Camp and ending in Dhampus and Phedi.
  • Discover the unique culture and traditions of the Gurung village as you visit Dhampus.
  • Take a 5-hour stroll through the beautiful Annapurna foothills and enjoy stunning views of the Annapurna and Fishtail mountain ranges.
  • Indulge in a delicious lunch while admiring the grand views of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchre, and Manaslu peaks.


Drive To Kande (28 Km approx / 1 hour drive)
The pickup time is scheduled around 7:00 AM. The journey from Lakeside to Kande takes around an hour, during which you can enjoy the scenic views of greenery along the way.

Hike From Kande to Australian Camp – Dhampus and ends at Dhampus (15 km approx / 5-6 hrs)
Your day hike begins in Kande. Follow the trail through the forest to reach the Australian Camp in 1.5 hours, where you'll have a clear view of Mount Annapurna and Fishtail. Continue your journey by walking down a hill ridge to reach the village of Dhampus in 1.5 hours. Dhampus, a typical Gurung settlement, offers a chance to immerse yourself in Nepalese countryside life, traditions, and culture, all while enjoying stunning mountain views. Spend some time exploring Dhampus before embarking on a 2-hour trek through lush green forests and farmlands to reach Phedi.

Drive Back To Lakeside (40 min drive / 18km approx)
Your transportation will be waiting at Phedi to take you back to Lakeside.



  • Private Transportation (Lakeside – Kande – Phedi - Lakeside)
  • Experience English Speaking Hiking Guide
  • Mineral water during the tour
  • Lunch during the hike
  • Applicable government taxes


  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Personal expenses, Tips and etc.
  • Hiking gear
  • Travel, Medical insurance, and first aid kit
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion

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Australian Camp Day Hike
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