Australian Base Camp Trek - 8 Days

Australian Base Camp Trek

Trip Info

Trip Duration

8 Days

Max Altitude

Australian Camp 1880 m



Start From


Trip Ends At


Australian Base Camp Trek Overview

Located on the north-west of Pokhara, the mesmerizing view of entire Annapurna ranges can be viewed from the Australian Base Camp. 

This trek has an added route to Sarangkot as well as Dhampus which is an easy alternative to those who want to enjoy the breathtaking view of the snow-capped mountains.

Annapurna range allows you to see a closer view of other Mountain Peaks (Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli, Manaslu and Lamjung Himal).

Dhampus, situated at an altitude of 1650m above the sea level. This village has the walls carved with the stones and roof covered with the slates. You can explore the Gurung culture, tradition, food, clothing and lifestyle.

The hypnotic view of the Pokhara valley from the Dhampus will make you speechless. But, it is slowly modernizing. Sarangkot (1600m), famous for Sunrise and Sunset view for nature lovers and popular for Paragliding for all the adventure lovers.

Trip Facts

2 reviews
  • Guaranteed Satisfaction
  • Transparent Price
  • No hidden fees
  • Experience of a More than two decade
  • Personal Touch & Professional Service

US$ 749 P/P

US$ 749.00

US$ 33.71


Note: This expense includes bank charge of 4.5%

Quick Inquiry

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
30 mins
Max Altitude: 1,350 m

A representative of Himalayan trekkers with your nameplate will be standing outside, who will welcome, greet and transfer you to overnight staying hotel.

If early arrival, then roams around the streets of Thamel. Walking trip to Kathe Swoyambhu, Shreegha, Ason and Indrachowk. You will see the typical lifestyle of Nepalese people while roaming along the streets.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM
Day 2: Scenic flight/ drive to Pokhara
30 mins flight/ 6-7 hrs drive
Max Altitude: 827 m

After breakfast, you will enjoy scenic flight/ drive to Pokhara (830m). Check-in hotel.

After freshen-up, enjoy the Lakeview, boating on Phewa Lake (you have to pay separately), stroll around the streets of Lakeside and enjoy different meals, clubbing, buy souvenirs, etc.

Meals: BB
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM
Day 3: Drive to Kande & hike to Australian Camp
1 hr drive & 3-4 hrs walk
Max Altitude: 1,880 m

After breakfast, you will be driven to Kande (1770m). On the way, you will encounter Seti River (the river with the water flowing as white as milk), Hemja (1070m), Phedi (1130m) and Naudada (Nine hills- 1430m) from where panoramic Himalayan views including Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, and Annapurna can be seen. To reach The Australian Camp, you have to keep moving upwards for about 3 hours passing through forest stream and stone-paved path in most of the trail.

You stay overnight at The Australian Camp to enjoy the sunset view that evening and sunrise views the next morning. Also, the breathtaking mountain views from a closer angle will surely help you to relax around nature after the hike.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges
Day 4: Hike to Dhampus & explore
1-2 hrs
Max Altitude: 1,650 m

You will walk for an hour from Australian Camp to reach the splendid Gurung Village, Dhampus (1650m).

Dhampus is a traditional yet beautiful village. On clear weather, the scenic view of mountain, village, paddy field and landscapes will make you greedy to click as many pictures as you can. You will get a chance to explore the typical lifestyle of Gurung community people in the village.

You can enjoy the different kind of lunch at Dhampus as well. After lunch, you are on your own to explore more about Dhampus, such as; the people residing, their culture, language, food, attire, etc.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ homestays
Day 5: Hike to Sarangkot via Naudada & Kaskikot
5-6 hrs
Max Altitude: 1,600 m

Enjoying the mesmerizing Himalayan view, you now hike towards Naudada through Kande. Naudada (Nine Hills), as the name suggests, nine other hills can be viewed from one place, which will be a unique experience on your hike.

From Naudada you then hike towards Kaskikot, which is a rim, where the typical houses can be seen. The scenery is equally amazing and the Phewa Lake is also visible from the top of the hill. Kaskikot is popular as the place to experience the best Sunset View.

After lunch, you continue your hike towards Sarangkot, from where you enjoy the beautiful sunset view, that day. Overnight at Sarangkot.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel/Tea house/ local lodges
Day 6: Hike to Pame & drive to Pokhara
2-3 hrs hike & 30 mins drive
Max Altitude: 827 m

Rise early morning to enjoy the warm sunrise view from the top of the Sarangkot. It is one of the best places in Nepal to experience the Sunrise view. You may take pictures and enjoy the Pokhara valley view from the top of Sarangkot, sipping a cup of coffee. After breakfast, hike to Pame.

Pame (810m), is a famous place to eat varieties of local fish. If your time permits, you can do fishing here and eat the fish you have caught. After spending time at Pame, you are driven back to Lakeside, near Phewa Lake (793m). You may then walk on the streets near Lakeside, or boating around in Phewa Lake. Spend overnight at Pokhara.

Phewa Lake is considered a unique lake, as there is a famous Hindu Temple (Nepali name- Tal Barahi) situated in the middle of the Lake. As per our recommendation, you should surely visit Tal Barahi temple, it is a very unique temple in Nepal.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: 3 star hotel
Day 7: Scenic flight/drive to Kathmandu
30 mins flight/ 6-7 hrs drive
Max Altitude: 1,350 m

Fly or drive back to Kathmandu after breakfast. You can spend the rest of the day on your own, buying souvenirs around Thamel Street.

Thamel is the touristic street in Kathmandu Valley. This area is very welcoming and lively to roam around, buy different Nepal made handicrafts, ornaments, Khukuri's and many more.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in KTM
Day 8: Final departure
30 mins

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel with the help of the representative of Himalayan trekkers and transfer to the airport for scheduled flight onwards your destination.

Meals: Breakfast

What is included / not included


  • Private pick & drop to/from airport
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing, as per itinerary
  • Standard Accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Best available Guest Houses during hike as per the itinerary
  • Kathmandu- Pokhara- Kathmandu transfer
  • Pokhara- Kande- Pame- Pokhara Private Transfer
  • English speaking Tour guide
  • Heritage, Boating, Conservation, Entrance fees
  • TIMS Fees
  • Welcome/Farewell Dinner
  • All government taxes and official expenses


  • International airfares and airport tax
  • Nepal Visa fees USD 25 Cash on arrival
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner)
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, and others
  • Beverage expenses
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Porter charge (if needed)
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any cost occurs from an unfavorable conditions such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the includes section


Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferred accommodation.

In general we arrange a 3-star hotel with all facilities in cities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra.

Although all places during your trek do not have all modern facilities (especially at higher altitudes), we ensure that it is arranged safely and comfortably. Mostly hygienic and safe tea houses / local lodges / home stays are arranged & please feel free to personalize according to your preference.

If your travel schedule includes camping or if you choose to experience it, a correct campsite will be determined in advance and everything will be taken care of. If required, we also provide equipment such as a tent, cookware, etc. Check the equipment lists for more information.


Breakfast is usually included with your B&B accommodation within the costs. Meals in the city must be paid separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place.

Remote areas don't have that many options, but hygienic and well-prepared food is always served. Moreover, most meals are included in the costs during your trek. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!

Moreover, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome or Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Follow the detailed route description or itinerary for more information.

Reviews on FacebookReviews on GoogleReviews on Trip Advisor

Processing Payment. Please wait.....

© 2024 Himalayan Trekkers. All rights reserved.