Following breakfast, we drive up north from Pokhara to Phedi, we embark on our 4-hour walk up to Australian Camp through Dhampus. Upon reaching Dhampus a panoramic view of Annapurna range awaits us. A gradual ascend through stone steps give your muscle a nice warm up and prepares you for the 3 days head. As we walk through the villages, forests and farm terraces you start seeing the agricultural backgrounds of Nepali villagers. A quick rest at Dhampus and we are off towards Australian camp, entering thick jungles and sparse villages you are now far away from the city, the path gets a little steeper and your might start to break a sweat, however, once reaching Australian camp as the sun starts to set the colors in mountains start changing to dazzle your sight !! Annapurna South, Hinchuli, Machhapuchhre and Lamjung Himal will look even better than the whole day. Time to take some wonderful shots before getting cozy at the tea house with your friends and crew. Overnight at a tea house in Australian Camp.
Can’t sleep too long or your miss the beautiful morning light as they bounce off the Annapurnas. No need to walk too far as the view is available at your doorstep just be sure walk out of the room. Your crew gets you a warm tea to spice the moment. bedazzle yourself until hunger kicks, it’s time for breakfast !! Following Breakfast we start walking downhill to get towards Kande, the beautiful forest and chirping of the birds will entertain you along the way, crossing Bhadure the last village we enjoy an energizing meal before the trails take us deeper in the jungles, walking through hill ridges with beautiful views all around amidst The Rhododendron forests will feel be blissful experience. before sundown, we reach Panchase Bhanjyang with splendid views of Annapurna Range, Manaslu Range, and Fishtail Range along with delicious dinner and bed to stretch your tired legs. Overnight at a Tea House in Panchase Bhanjyang.
We wake up before the sun armed with our torches we venture into an hour long ascend up to Panchase Danda, you have never seen the sunshine like this before, the Annapurna range, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri wake up with full bloom. Hope you have enough space on your memory card as the photographer in you will suddenly take over, you are not it control anymore. Back to our normal senses, we descend down for a heavy breakfast. Today we don’t see civilization until reaching Bhumdi so, your crew will prepare packed lunch. 4 hours through the jungle with Fewa lake in your east, you come across beautiful pastures and forests don’t be alarmed when suddenly all buffalo’s and cow’s look at you, they are as curious about the two legged creatures as you are about the four. Gradual ascends and descends will bring plenty of photo moments so make sure to charge your camera the night before and make frequent stops to get your best shots. As we leave the wilderness behind Fewa lake gets closer and so does the sight of Pokhara city. Overnight at a Teahouse in Bhumdi.
Last day of the trek begins, after breakfast, we keep ascending down walking through Jeep tracks until , we come across beautiful Nepali Houses and villagers going about their daily farming business, as we continue we will reach the fantastic sight of The World Peace Stupa, one of the 80 Peace Pagodas all over the world erected under Nichidatsu Fujii, a Buddhist monk from Japan. We visit the temple ground that offers one of the best viewpoints of The Annapurnas in Pokhara. Feel free to be stirred up in the sudden inner peace from the stupa and surrounding beauty of Annapurna massifs. we further descend down to the west of the lake before taking a 30 min boat ride that brings is 15 min away from Freedom Adventure head office. Our 4-day visit to the serene outskirts of Pokhara ends here after enjoying lunch by one of the lake views restaurants.