These treks are suitable for any walker looking for something a little more challenging and energetic. They are a combination of some longer and shorter walks and hill-walking experience is desirable. The duration is usually from 10 to 15 days. Following the up and down terrain of Nepal and walking to higher elevations contrasts these treks to those in the easy classification. However, you will be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular close-up views of glaciers and of the high Himalayas. Although the terrain is not difficult, some vigorous hiking experience is useful. There may be up to 6 hours a day on the trail and the elevation rises and falls from 800m/ 2624ft to 4000m/13210ft above sea level.
Australian camp trek has one of the most magnificent Annapurna Himalayan mountain views. We offer a short trek to Australian Camp for 1 night and 2 days, which is an excellent escape from the daily monotonous routine and offers a very refreshing experience of hiking in the natural landscape and a cultural walk through the terraced farmland and villages around Dhampus. Furthermore, it is suitable for a couple on their honeymoon, a family with kids, school tours, and solo tourists. Additionally, the Dhampus Australian camp is a clean and eco-friendly environment that accommodates the beauty of nature inside the Dhampus village. Furthermore, it is the right option for those who have a short holiday and an interest in hiking around Pokhara. Particularly, for those who want to taste and explore the Annapurna region.
Enjoy the culture and scenery of terraced farmland and village life while hiking on our 1 night/2 day short trek to Australian Camp. There are terraced farmlands and cultural villages such as Dhampus, Kande, and Pothana. We start the trip after a well-prepared breakfast in Pokhara, then drive one hour to Kande, at 1700 meters above sea level, the starting point for this short trek to Australian Camp and Dhampus Village. It is a village walk and hiking vacation of 1 night and 2 days near Pokhara Valley designed for luxury holidays.
The Australian camp is approximately 2060 meters above sea level near the Pokhara region of Nepal. Located on the top of a hill, Australian Camp offers sweeping views of the valleys and stunning views of the Annapurna Mountains. however, the views from the Australian camp were excellent. trekkers will be able to see the highest 8 mountains in this region from the 2,060m height Australian camp which is:
Starting from your Pokhara Hotel, the Dhampus Australian camp trek will begin with a drive to Kande Naudanda at 7 AM. Afterward, we will hike for 2 hours to Australian Camp to enjoy a panoramic view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. These are the trails that go to the Mardi Himal trek and Annapurna Base Camp trek. In addition, we will spend quality time with locals, kids from the Australian camp villages, and friendly workers. After visiting the Dhampus Phedi, we will return back to Pokhara the next day. While walking through the colorful beautiful rhododendrons. As well as walking through the forest for 3 hours through Dhampus villages to get to Dhampus Phedi.
The distance from Pokhara to the Australian Camp is approximately 26 kilometers. After driving to Kande village, you will need to hike towards Australian Camp to reach your destination. An average hike from Kande to Australian Base Camp takes approximately 2 hours.
The hiking trail from Kande to Australian Camp is well maintained and well-managed. It is easy to walk on the stone-paved old trekking trail. You will pass through a beautiful forest of Rhododendrons before arriving at the Camp. You can enjoy bird sounds, a mountain view, and a valley view during this 1-hour walk.
You can find a couple of guest houses where you can spend the night but do not expect luxury accommodations like in Pokhara, though there is Angels Haven Guest House & Restaurant located in Australian Camp, Dhampus, Kaski, Nepal, and some other guest houses as well. The dining hall offers a beautiful view of the mountains.
The Australian camp hiking trip is accessible all year round, but you shouldn’t hike during the monsoon season from June to August. Muddy trails may hinder your adventure and cloudy days may obscure the essence of the Australian camp. It is also safe to trek to the Australian camp-Dhampus in winter since it does not rise too high altitudes. The winter nights are cold and chilly during the winter days.
The best time to trek in the Australian camp is during the spring and autumn seasons. During these months of the year, the weather is clear and pleasant with lots of greenery surrounding us as well as clear skies above us. The Spring season (March-May) is the time when nature is at its most vibrant. There is a lot of life in the forest and along the trails with a variety of flora and fauna enjoying the warm weather after the harsh winter. Autumn (September-November) is also a great time to go hiking as the environment is fresh after the rain showers. A clear view of the Himalayan range can also be seen from the Australian Camp and from the Dhampus Village. The weather during this season is neither too hot nor too cold, which makes it a pleasant and relaxing journey in the countryside.
Nepal wilderness trekking provides professional local guides and porters, who have full equipment and insurance covers. While confirming the Australian Camp trip with us, please let us know your hotel name and location in Pokhara. We will send our guide to pick you up from your hotel on the date you select