Sarangkot Dhampus hiking
is relatively easy and short. Although short, the hike manages to provide us with the most breath taking view of peaks Annapurna, Himalchhuli, Machhapuchhre, and Lamjung Himal, without the hassle of long days of trekking uphill. Therefore, it is renowned as one of the most admired hiking routes of Nepal.
The hiking trail starts from Phedi which can be reached after a 30-minute drive from Pokhara. The trail then passes through the Dhampus Valley which is also the gateway to the Annapurna Conservation Area. Here, we get an opportunity to experience the diverse culture and traditions of various ethnicities inhabiting this area. The trail passes through the magnificent Rhododenderon forests giving you the feel of walking in paradise. The beauty of this trail is further complemented by the spectacular view of Annapurna Himalayan Range.
Sarangkot, situated at the North West region of Pokhara offers the view of Pokhara at its best form. One can witness the amazing and unique view of Sunrise above the magnificent mountains of Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range from Sarangkot that will leave you overwhelmed.
It’s an easy, trouble free, and joyful walk in the hilly region of Nepal in the close vicinity of Pokhara passing through diverse culture and diverse landscapes that will surely leave you with memories that you will cherish forever.