Escape the day-to-day stress by experiencing trekking in the Dhampus Peak Foothills and spend more time enjoying your vacation with yourself.
Peak Dhampus offers panoramic views of the Phedi and Mardi Valleys. Nearby activities include nature walks through thick forests of bamboo, conifer and rhododendron.
From the lush green fields and subsistence farms of rural Nepal through to the arid, barren alpine landscapes of the high Himalaya, this expedition has it all.
Dhampus is not only famous for a Mountain View point but also a small, ethnic Gurung village. This little picturesque local village is best for a perfect display of the hillside village culture. Here you can enjoy the local day to day lifestyle of the people. Tourists usually stay here as a halt point. It’s main source of income are circuitous to the local people. This trekking route is much best because in the Annapurna region. Despite the fact that Dhampus attracts plenty of visitors every year it remains relatively unaffected and maintains its pristine character and stunning old architecture.
The paths that cross through rhododendron forests and descents through rice fields that sculpt the mountainside, flapping prayer flags add a further decorative touch. The view from Dhampus is spectacular.You get to witness Annapurna south peak, Fishtail(Machhapuchre), Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Larjung Himal and other peaks from this vantage point. Most of the people visit here to experience sunrise and sunset form here. The rays of sun hitting the peaks of mountains look beautiful which penetrates your heart. At sunrise, you can experience the sculpture mountains views and the dense forest with colourful wildflowers. This beautifully maintained place offers a panoramic view of the sunset in the evening as well.
From Pokhara, You can take a private vehicle west along the Pokhara-Baglung Rajmarg Road to Phedi. This will take about half an hour, along a well-developed road that's frequented by many trekkers heading into the Annapurna Himalaya. From there you can continue to Dhampus on foot, on a moderately steep trail that passes through forest. It would take approximately 2-3 hours of walking.