| ||Duration || 9|
| ||Group Size|| 2 or more|
| ||Transportaion||Tourist Bus, Private Vehicle|
| ||Accomodations|| Hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara & Tea-house during trekking|
| ||Best Seasons|| Any Time|
|Activities || Tours and Hiking|
| ||Meals|| Welcome and Farewell dinner at Kathmandu, all meals during trek|
Australian Camp trek is a short and easy day trek around Pokhara. Australian Camp and Dhampus Village are the major attractions of this trek. You will see the closed view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapurchhre, Annapurna IV, Annapurna III, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu range, etc. on a clear day.
Day 1:- Arrival,
Transfer to Hotel.
Day 2:- Free day,
Shopping around Thamel.
Day 3:- Kathmandu
Day 4:- Kathmandu
to Pokhara via Rafting.
Day 5:- Sarangkot
sunrise, Pokhara sightseeing.
Day 6:- Drive to Kande and trek to Australian Camp.
Day 7:- Walk to
Phedi via Dhampush from Australian Camp, and drive to Pokhara.
Day 8:- Back to
Kathmandu, rest day.
Day 9:- Fly back
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Lightweight cotton long pants/ Hiking shorts
- Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Thin, lightweight inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Camp shoes (sneakers and sandals)
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and jacket
- Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
- Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
- Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Large plastic bags
- for keeping items dry inside the trekking bag
- Trekking Poles
- Water bottles
- Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet paper, etc)
Toiletries (it’s up to your comfort label):
- 1 medium-sized quick-drying towel
- Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
- Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
- Nail clippers
- Face and body moisturizer
- Feminine hygiene products
- Small mirror
Personal Hygiene (it’s up to your comfort label):
- Wet wipes (baby wipes)
- Tissue /toilet roll
- Bacterial hands wash
- Diamox (Drugs for altitude sickness in case)
- Water purified pills
Extras/Luxuries (it’s up to your comfort label)
- Binoculars (optional)
- Reading book
- Journal & Pen
- Pencils and small notebooks
- Travel games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
- Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons for the Australian Camp Hike.
- The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views.
- If you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy some alone time with nature then taking this trip during winter (Dec., Jan., and Feb.) could also be an option.
- However, the temperature during winter could be harsh for most guests.
- Hiking in the Summer or Monsoon seasons (June to Aug.) will be affected by rain but the summer trek could be a boon for a keen botanist.