The Australian Camp (2,165m) located at the outskirt of Dhampus Village is an easy village trek. This trek offers the view of the beautiful green hills, the mighty Annapurna ranges, and the lush Rhododendron forest. This 3-4 days’ trek is tailored so the trekkers can enjoy the magnificence of the Annapurna region in a limited time. Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Macchapucchre (6,993m) can also be seen at a distance. The view from the Australian Base Camp is one of the most beautiful in the Eastern Himalayan region and deserves great shots from your camera.
Our trek starts from Kathmandu. Our guide here at Happy Land Trek will assist you by dropping you off to your Hotel from Airport and briefing about the tour. After a 8 hours drive to Pokhara, we stay for the night and drive to Phedi the next morning. From here on, we trek on foot to the Village of Dhampus (1,650m) and to Australian Base Camp. On our way back, we return from Sarangkot route and back to Pokhara.
Dhampus village is one of the major highlights of this trek with the unique slated roofed house and ethnic local people, it is one of the best places to experience the ethnic Nepalese culture. A short trek from this beautiful Dhampus, Australian Camp lies in the foothill of the Annapurna and gives one of the best views of the Annapurna Massif. After trekking downhill through the thick forest and after another ascend through the stone staircase we reach Australian Basecamp. The 360-degree view is one of with such grandeur is not easily surpassed by others.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel and preparation for hiking
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m) by tourist bus or by Flight
Day 03: drive from Pokhara to Phedi (1100m) and trek to Australian camp (2160m)
Day 04: Trek from Australian Camp to Sarangkot (1592m)
Day 05: Sarangko to Pokhara (820m)
Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1336m)
Day 07: Departure to international airport or if you have few days extra in Kathmandu you can chill, do shopping, sightseeing, etc.
What is Included?
- Airport pick up and drop by car/van/ bus/
- Tims Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
- Annapurna conservation area entry permits.
- All your standard meals while in the trekking (Breakfast/Lunches/Dinners) with three cup of tea or coffee a day.
- Tea house accommodation during the treks.
- Friendly English speaking guide.
- Accommodation, Food, Salary, Insurance, and medicine for all staff.
- Porter service (1 porter between 2 person basic)
- Two night accommodation in Pokhara.
- All ground transportation like: (Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist bus/ Pokhara – Phedi/ Sarangkot – Pokhara by private transportation.
- Medical kit.
- Happyland treks certificated.
- Company Duffel bag and a t-shirt.
- All government and local taxes.
What is not Included?
- Any food during the Kathmandu and Pokhara stay.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu.
- Travel medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
- Nepal entry visa fee. International air fare.
- Personal equipment.
- Tips for guide and Porter (Tipping is expected)
- personal expenses such as: Alcoholic beverages, hot shower, water bottle, cold drinks, hot water, battery charge, donation.
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned on 'price include' section.
Sun hat / warm fleece hat / Sunglasses / Head torch / headband
Few pair of T-shirt / Cotton t-shirt / Light thermal / leggings
Fleece jacket / down jacket
Light weight walking pant / Hiking Shorts / Under garments
Inner Socks / Thick warm wool hiking socks / Comfortable Hiking boots / Sandals
Fleece Gloves / waterproof wind fleece gloves
Sleeping bag liner / Pancho rain cover / Trekking poles / Headlamps and spare batteries / camera batteries with chargers / watch with light alarm / Water bottle or Camel bag / money belt / Dry Packs
Toiletries and Personal Hygiene:
Shampoo / conditioner
Tooth brush and paste / Face and body moisturizer
Nail clippers file / Clothes washing shop
Toilet paper you can by more on a trek / hand sanitizer / Sunscreen / body high UV Protection.
See yours doctor for complete travel medical include High altitude medicine Diamox.
When trekking please don’t hesitate to ask our local guide while you're traveling regarding the amazing history and culture of Nepal. If you have any question's we are always happy to answer !
We trek per day between 4 to 8 hours its depending on the walk, we can always tailor the date to you and your needs. Whilst trekking with Happyland Treks we recomends you to drink 3 to 4 liters water per day. Water is known to help when combating mountain altitude sickness.
During the trek almost every village you will have access to boiled purified drinking water. When trekking you will go through terrain that can be flat, downhill uphill and at points with lots of stairs. We are always there to help and support you and your journey.
Learning about local culture and their people. Reaching to Australian camp 2160m. and Sarangkot 1592m. During the trip we will sleep at a maximum altitude of 2160m. Australian Camp.
We are in the tea house trekking
Tea house trek basically means small hotel with cozy room established along the trekking route that provide room and food. Most of this established family owned and home cooked meals are serve as well as different type of food European and western food its bit of different but it’s good.
Mountain Sickness and prevention
Mountain Altitude Sickness can affect anyone above 3000 meters. Altitude Sickness affects people regardless of sex. age and fitness. If you are showing signs of mountain altitude sickness your safety is our first priority and we will facilitate you getting down as fast as possible. We suggest prior to trekking to ensure you are in good health and have consulted with your GP. It is recommended prior to departing walking training is done so you have the most enjoyable time whilst trekking. Please don’t hesitate ask more.
ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS!
Many people suffer from mild symptoms of AMS (ACCUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS)
A light headache, loss of appetite and disturbed sleep may occur when suffering from AMS. If you experience any of these symptoms do not continue ascend. Instead, stay where you are or go down to acclimatize.
Hace – High Altitude Cerebral Edema (swelling of the brain)
Hape – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (fluids in the lungs)
Persistent severe headache, difficulty breathing, confused thinking, loss of appetite, rapid breathing or breathlessness at rest, vomiting, coughing up pink, brown or white sputum, sound of liquid in the lungs, blueness of face and lips, severe lethargy (not wanting to do anything), persistent bubbling cough, or persistent increased heart rate (110 per minute)
Prevention:- Drink plenty of water (not alcoholic beverage) and eat fruit - especially when crossing high pass.
Accommodation in Kathmandu
(Accommodation in Kathmandu not include in this prices because accommodation in Kathmandu always different prices according to the tourist season and it’s depends where would you like to stay. But we are always happy to help you if you need any help for book the accommodation or any information according to your choice.)
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