Nestled amidst of enchanting peaks, Australian Base Camp Trek in Annapurna region is no less than a dream-come-true destination. Overlooking the Annapurna range, the trek goes through magical rhododendron forest, local villages, stunning rivers and lot more. The view and the easy trekking route make it one of the best Himalayan Treks for Beginners!
Kathmandu Pokhara Australian Base Camp Trek starts with a drive to Kande and takes 2 hours to reach Australian Base Camp which is located in the center of the Dhampus Jungle. You will find numbers of comfortable lodges: offering quality services. In the night, you can witness nightlights of Pokhara city.
From Australian Camp, the trail makes climb for 2 hours to Dhampus village through a jungle trail enjoying chirping birds. Dhampus is picturesque village with slate-roofed houses and Buddhist monastery. Further downhill trek leads us to Phedi – where we board on vehicle back to Pokhara.
In short, the trek is an epitome of natural beauty and fascination! Beside close peek to local culture, it offers magnificent views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, Dhampus peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna south and Hiunchuli.
Day01: Drive from Kathmandu – Pokhara (800m) – 5 – 6 hours
Day02: Drive to Kande and trek to Australian Camp (2,100m)
Day03: Trek to Phedi via Dhampus village and drive to Pokhara
Day04: Drive back to Kathmandu
Drive from Kathmandu – Pokhara (800m) – 5 – 6 hours
Drive to Kande and trek to Australian Camp (2,100m)
Trek to Phedi via Dhampus village and drive to Pokhara
Drive back to Kathmandu