Trekking and Walking

Australian Base Camp Trek

Nepal

Australian Base Camp Trek

Durtation: 8 Days

Price: US 749 All Inclusive

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.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

30 mins

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.

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 2

Scenic flight/ drive to Pokhara

30 mins flight/ 6-7 hrs drive

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.

BB

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 3

Drive to Kande & hike to Australian Camp

1 hr drive & 3-4 hrs walk

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.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tea house/ lodges

Day 4

Hike to Dhampus & explore

1-2 hrs

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.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tea house/ lodges/ homestays

Day 5

Hike to Sarangkot via Naudada & Kaskikot

5-6 hrs

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.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel/Tea house/ local lodges

Day 6

Hike to Pame & drive to Pokhara

2-3 hrs hike & 30 mins drive

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.

Breakfast & Lunch

3 star hotel

Day 7

Scenic flight/drive to Kathmandu

30 mins flight/ 6-7 hrs drive

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.

Breakfast & Dinner

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.

Breakfast

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Accommodation

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.

Meals

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.

Inclusion

Whats 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

Whats Not Included

  • 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

Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing

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