Pokhara and Australian Camp Hike




6 days

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Trip Overview

 Introduction to the Australian Camp Trek

One of the most popular short treks in Nepal is the Australian Camp Trek. This trek offers rewarding views of the Himalayan ranges, including Annapurna, Machhapuchare, and Dhaulagiri. The scenic route also features stunning views of beautiful green hills, making it a visual delight for trekkers.

 Scenic Himalayan Vistas

The trek presents an unparalleled opportunity to witness the majestic beauty of the Himalayas up close. The panoramic views of the Annapurna, Machhapuchare, and Dhaulagiri ranges are truly breathtaking. These snow-capped peaks provide a magnificent backdrop, enhancing the trekking experience with their grandeur.

 Cultural Immersion

The Australian Camp Trek takes you through several villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups, including the Magar, Gurung, and Brahmin communities. As you walk through these villages, you will have the chance to learn about their rich cultures and traditions. The warm hospitality of the locals and their unique way of life offer a deep cultural experience that enriches your journey.

 The Charm of Australian Camp

Situated at an altitude of approximately 2,060 meters, the Australian Camp is a highlight of the trek. This serene spot offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and is an ideal place to rest and soak in the natural beauty. The early morning sunrise at Australian Camp, casting a golden glow over the peaks, is a sight to behold and a perfect way to start your day.

Ideal for Short Treks

The Australian Camp Trek is relatively short and easy, making it suitable for trekkers of all ages and fitness levels. The trek typically takes two to three days to complete, allowing you to enjoy the natural beauty and cultural experiences without requiring an extensive time commitment. The well-marked and maintained trail ensures a safe and enjoyable journey for all.

 Conclusion: A Fulfilling Himalayan Adventure

For those seeking a brief yet fulfilling Himalayan adventure, the Australian Camp Trek is an excellent choice. It combines stunning natural scenery with rich cultural encounters, providing an unforgettable experience in the heart of Nepal’s Annapurna region.


Trip Itinerary

A representative from Adventure Glacier Treks will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. And you will be transferred to a hotel, where you will be briefed on the essential procedures, the hiking route, and your permission. Depending on your arrival time, you can spend your free time exploring surrounding temples or relaxing.

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tour bus. Usually, "tourist" buses depart from Kathmandu at 7:00 a.m. and take 6-7 hours depending on road conditions. After arriving at the hotel, take a break if you're tired or go for a walk around the Lakeside or maybe paddle some of the lakes. Overnight at the hotel

After breakfast, we will go by car or jeep to Dhampus Phedi, which will take around 1.5 hours. We'll be hiking from Dhampus Phedi to the Australian camp. We'll climb along the forest path after passing through the lovely Dhampus village and up the staircase. It will take about two hours to reach Australian Camp.

On a clear day, we can see an unobstructed view of the Himalayan Mountains of the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre range, and Manaslu range, as well as beautiful green hills, while watching a beautiful sunrise and eating breakfast. After breakfast, we will travel to Kande, which has beautiful green hills, mountains, and forests. Then we'll drive to Pokhara from Kande.

For today, we'll go sightseeing in Pokhara, which is known for Phewa Lake, so we'll go boating in Phewa Lake and visit Tal Barahi Mandir, which is located in the middle of Phewa Lake. Then we'll go to the World Peace Stupa (Shanti Stupa shrine), which was built as a peace symbol. Anadu Hill is 1100 meters above sea level. The Peace Stupa offers a stunning view of Phewa Lake, the mountain range, and Pokhara Valley. The monument's picturesque beauty is quite captivating, and its tranquil vibe is worth a visit for those seeking it. We will also go to Davis Waterfalls, which are unique in the country due to their natural beauty. It denotes the point at which the Pardi Khola stream disappears underground, leaving no trace of its existence. We'll also go to Bat Cave, also known as "Chamero Gufa" in Nepali. Bats can be found living on the cave's ceiling and walls.

Today we will return to Kathmandu by tourist bus around 7 o'clock.

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Price Includes

  • Airport Pick up/drop
  • 3 nights accommodation in Pokhara at tourist standard hotels
  • All inclusive trek such as Ground transportation, necessary permits entrance fess, professional guide, porter/porters, and their expenses including their insurance and equipments
  • Accommodation at lodges en route
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner) with cup of  tea/coffee

Price Excludes

  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Your insurance
  • Personal/Natural expenses
  • Food in Kathmandu

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