Most Popular Less Crowded Adventure
Sarangkot Australian Camp Dhampus Trek

17 Jun 2023 Himalaya Trip

About Pokhara

Pokhara is 2nd biggest city in Nepal and one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal. All domestic and international travelers choose this place for the best trek around Pokhara for an amazing trip. It is also called a tourist capital city or hub in Nepal. Pokhara is the gateway to many trekking in the Annapurna region. You can do a day trek to many days trek. Phewa Lake is the most popular place for tourists. You will have a beautiful Himalayas view as well as Phewa Lake.

Barahi Temple middle of the Phewa Lake, World Peace Pagoda, Sarangkot Hill, International Mountain Museum, Gupteswor Cave, Bat Cave, Seti River Gorge K. I. Singh Pool, Annapurna Museum, Bindabasini Temple, David’s Fall, Tibetan refugee camp are the major attraction of this city. Begnas Lake is another popular lake in Pokhara. Boating on Phewa Lake, Paragliding, Zipline, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour, Ultra flights, and Annapurna cable car to Sarangkot Hill are other adventure sports in Pokhara.

The best trek around Pokhara
australian camp trek 2060m

How to get from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Pokhara is 200km away from Kathmandu. There are 3 options to get Pokhara.

  • Tourist Bus:  It cost approx. US$15 per person for tourist bus and 7 hours’ drive
  • Private Car approx. cost US$120/ Jeep US$150/ Van US$200
  • By Flight:  It cost approx. US$105 per person one way. It takes 25 minutes flight.

Poonhill Trek is most popular trek from Pokhara. The trek will start after drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Trek to Hile, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poonhill, Tadapani, Ghandruk and back to Pokhara. This trek can be done from 2- 5 days.

sunrise and himalayas view from Poonhill
sunrise and himalayas view from Poonhill 3210m

Mardi Himal Trek is a new trend trekking route near Pokhara. After drive from Pokhara to Kande, Kanade , Australian Camp, Pothana , Deurali, Forest Camp, Rest Camp, Low Camp, Badal Danda, High Camp, View Point and finally Mardi Himal base camp. You will follow the same route to Low Camp and trek down to Siding and dive back to Pokhara. This trek can be done from 4-6 days.

mardi himal base camp 4500m
Mardi himal base camp 4500m

Dhampus Sarangkot Trek is short trek near Pokhara. This trek will take you around Pokhara city. This trek will start after drive to Phedi from Pokhara. You will pass Dhampus , Australian Camp, Kande, Naudanda, Sarangkot Hill and trek down to Lake.

Australian Camp Trek is the perfect for day trek from Pokhara. You will start the trek after your breakfast at your hotel and drive to Kande. Trek to Australian Camp, Dhampus and down to Phedi and dive back to Pokhara.

Sarangkot day hike from Pokhara is a sunrise and Himalayas view, Pokhara valley view from Sarangkot Hill and short hike to Naudanda.

Sarangkot Australian Camp Dhampus Trek is perfect if you are you are looking for one night two days trek around Pokhara. You will get opportunity to see sunrise view from Sarangkot and sunrise and sunset view from Australian camp with beautiful Himalayas view.

Khumai Danda Korchen Trek newly explore trek near Pokhara. You will have a great scenic Himalayas view in 3 days of trek. Khumai and Korchen Hill is the best place to see the Himalayas and sunrise view.

ABC Trek is one of the most popular treks in Annapurna region. You will explore Ghandruk, Chhomrong, Machhapuchhre Base Camp finally at Annapurna Base Camp with beautiful Himalayas view.  Gurung people life style, Jhinu hot spring is another part of the trekking.

Annapurna I from abc
Annapurna I from abc

Jomsom Muktinath Poonhill Trek is combination of Jomsom Muktinath windy valley and dessert area, green hill area Ghorepani, Poonhill with sunrise and Himalayas view. Muktinath – Tatopani is another way of experience on the bus.

Upper Mustang Trek is unique landscape, Buddhist mane walls, stupas, Oldest Monasteries, Himalayas view and different style people life style and culture. Kagbeni, Chele, Syangbochen, Dhakmar, Tsarang, Ghar Gumba, Lo-mangthang, Chhoser Cave, Yara, Tangge, Tetang, Muktinath, Jomsom are the major places of this trek.

upper mustang landscape
upper mustang landscape

Mohare Danda Khopra Trek newly develop trekking trail in Nepal. This trek will start at Beni and trek to Phalame Hill, Nagi, Mohare Danda, Swanta, Khopra Danda, Khayar Lake. You will have beautiful Himalayas view and experience the accommodation of community lodges during the trek.

Above are the most popular trek near Pokhara, you may choose one these and enjoy your trip in Himalaya.

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