Dhampus Day Hike

  • Lakeside,Pokhara
  • 6:30 AM
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Easy
  • 1600 metres
  • Dhampus / Phedi


Dhampus Village, a tranquil and serene destination located at an elevation of 1600 meters, provides a breathtaking panoramic view of the magnificent Annapurna mountain range. This village boasts an unrivaled beauty with its lush green vegetation and picturesque landscapes. During your visit to Dhampus, you will have the chance to immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Gurung people and learn about their way of life, traditions, local cuisine, farming techniques and much more. This unique experience in Dhampus will leave you with unforgettable memories and a deeper appreciation for the region’s heritage and culture.

The Dhampus hike is a renowned hike in the Pokhara valley that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, adventure, and cultural insights. This classic hike takes you through the picturesque Gurung village of Dhampus, where you can immerse yourself in the local culture and learn about the daily life of these warm and hospitable people. The trail itself is filled with breathtaking mountain views, stunning views of the Annapurna range inclucing Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and many others

Not only is the Dhampus hike a great opportunity to explore a diverse and beautiful landscape, it’s also the perfect trip for those with limited time in Nepal who want to experience the best of what this region has to offer. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or simply looking to enjoy some time in nature, this hike is sure to provide an unforgettable experience. And for those who are interested in more extensive treks in the region, Dhampus is also one of the main entry points to the Annapurna Base Camp and other popular trekking trails in the Annapurna region.

Highlights of Dhampus Day Hike

  • Experience a day hike through the Annapurna foothills, starting from Phedi, passing through Dhampus and ending in Kande.
  • 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 Phedi(18 Km approx / 40 minutes drive)
The pickup time is scheduled around 6:30 AM. The journey from Lakeside to Dhampus takes around 40 minutes, during which you can enjoy the scenic views of greenery along the way.

Hike From Phedi - Dhampus - Kande (10 km approx / 4-5 hrs)
Starting our day, we embark on a scenic drive from Pokhara to Phedi, where we will have a filling breakfast before beginning our hike. The trail for the Dhampus hike begins with a gentle uphill climb through lush farming fields, surrounded by the beautiful landscapes of rural settlements and the friendly faces of the local communities. Throughout the hike, we will be treated to stunning views of the majestic Mount Fishtail, as well as other picturesque natural scenes. After immersing ourselves in the beauty of nature, we will make our way back to Kande and continue on to Pokhara via vehicle, carrying with us memories of this unforgettable day hike experience. After taking in this breathtaking view, we will enjoy a well-deserved lunch in Kande, before returning to Lakeside.

Drive Back To Lakeside (1 hour drive / 28km approx)
Your transportation will be waiting at Kande to take you back to Lakeside.

Cost Includes/Excludes


  • Private Transportation (Lakeside – Phedi – Kande - 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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Dhampus Day Hike
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