Dhampus - Sarangkot (2-3 days)
Trip Duration 2 Days
Start-End Point pokhara to pokhara
Highest Altitude 1700 m
Best Season 12 month
This is one of the shortest, yet most classic treks in Nepal. It passes through country inhabited by a wide diversity of people. It offers spectacular mountain scenery and takes you north of Annapurna & Mt. Machhapuchare (Fishtail) ranges. This region is heavily settled and farmed.
Sarankot is an ideal vantage point to view both a sunrise & sunset within the majestic Himalayan range. You will have views of mountains from Dhaulagir i, Annapurna, and Manaslu including the magnificent Mt. Machhapuchare (Fish Tai l). Sarankot village is perched on the North West of Pokhara with enchanting views of Pokhara Valley and the Phewa Lake.
This is not only a remarkable trek, but one of the most popular treks in Nepal. It passes through beautiful countryside inhabited by highly diver sified communities of peop le. This region is heavily settled by the mid hills tribe "Gurungs." Gurungs are the famous Gurkha soldiers in the British, Indian, and Nepalese Army, yet back home in the high hills, they are Shepards and farmers.
This trek offers excellent scenery encompassing the Himalayan Range to give an encompassing taste to the trekking in Nepal, in a short amount of time.