Australian Base Camp Hiking – 3 Days

Australian Base Camp Hiking – 3 Days

  • Transportation
    Car / Jeep / Bus
  • Group Size
    1 -10
  • Destination
  • Altitude
  • Duration
    3 Days
  • Activities
    Hiking in Nepal
  • Meals
    Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Difficulty
  • Accomodation
    Hotel in Kathmandu, Teahouse during the trek


Australian Base Camp hiking is a short, easy, interesting hike around Pokhara. The major attraction of this trail is Dhampus Village and the Australian camp. You can see the eye-catching scenery of many mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Machhapurchhre (fishtail), Himchuli, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu range, etc.    

This hiking is suitable for all age people and can be done throughout the year at any time. It also can be practiced by those who have no experience of hiking.

Throughout this trek, you will be able to see the various flora and fauna. In this trek, you can see the changing color from sunrise to sunset which will be the most memorable experience.

The most interesting part of this t is that you can see the highest mountains of the Annapurna range in a short period of time clearly. Both children and old tourists can go on this trek. and this trek is not seasonal either. This trek is practiced normally for 2 nights and 3 days. 

You don’t need to worry about time for this trek because, in a short period of time, you will be able to experience the best mountain view in your life. You will be staying the night at Australian camp and Sarangkot from where you can see the stunning view of the mountains.  

You will be at the height of the 2060 meter at the end of this trek at the Australian camp. Many tourists love this trek. this trek has many advantages along with the many majestic views of snow-capped mountains. 

Highlights of Australian Base Camp Hiking

  • Short and easy hike around Pokhara.
  • Major attractions: Dhampus Village and Australian Camp.
  • Spectacular mountain views, including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Machhapurchhre (Fishtail), and more.
  • Suitable for all ages and experience levels, year-round.
  • Opportunity to see changing colors from sunrise to sunset.
  • Quick access to the breathtaking Annapurna range mountains.
  • Unforgettable mountain views from Australian Camp and Sarangkot.


DAY 01

Hike from Pokhara to Dhampus

After breakfast at Pokhara, we start our trek from Pokhara. Then we drive from Pokhara to Dhampus and at Dhampus we will have lunch and then we will start sightseeing.
DAY 02

Trek from Dhamous to Australian base camp

Next morning we start our walk towards Australian camp. In this place, we saw many mountains and the natural resources of that place attracted us.
DAY 03

Back to Pokhara

Next morning we start our trek from Dhampus after a lite breakfast towards Sarangkot to see the sunrise and that day we will see various mountains. Then we had our lunch and return back to Pokhara.


What's included?

  • Trekking guide
  • Food (meals include the main course and tea/coffee. It doesn’t include starters or dessert).
  • Private lodgings
  • water purification tablets
  • Transportation (pick up and drop services from your hotel)

What’s excluded?

  • No alcoholic and soft drinks
  • No Porter

Useful Info

Best Time For Australian Base Camp Hiking

The right time to go on the Australian Base Camp Trek in Pokhara, Nepal is determined by your interests and the type of experience you want. Considerations for each season are as follows:

The spring season (March to May)

As you explore the Australian Base Camp Hike, enjoy pleasant and comfortable daytime temperatures. Rhododendron forests explode with vivid colors, creating a beautiful landscape. The clear skies provide spectacular vistas of the mountains, and the less muddy trails allow for a comfortable hike.

The autumn season (September to November)

Autumn brings a season of stability and clarity. The weather is perfect, with clear skies, warm temperatures, and cool evenings. The lush greenery is still present, and the fall leaves add a magical touch. Autumn offers a tranquil trekking experience away from people.

Monsoon season (June to August)

Hiking in the monsoon season can be a thrilling adventure. Prepare for slick, muddy trails and enjoy the beautiful green scenery. Keep in mind the hazards of severe rain, leeches, landslides, and overflowing rivers.

The winter season (December to February)

On this less-traveled route, embrace the chill of winter. Higher elevations can be cold, with snowfall likely. If you decide to go on a winter hike, be sure you have the appropriate winter gear for the season.

In a nutshell, the best seasons for the Australian Base Camp Hike are spring and autumn. These seasons provide the most nice weather, clear mountain views, and an overall enjoyable trekking experience. It is critical to arrange your hike around your preferences and the conditions that are best for you.


When is the best time to do the Australian Base Camp Hike?

The best times are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is mild and the skies are clear. These seasons offer the most comfortable trekking conditions.

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Group Discount

  • No. of PaxPrice per Pax
  • 2-5USD 200
  • 5-10USD 180
USD 299 Per Person
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