Thapa peak or Dhampus peak is one of the most famous trekking destinations in Nepal. Dhampus peak climbing is not very complicated. It is definitely at an incredible height, and without proper acclimatization, anybody can get altitude sickness. It lies in the Annapurna region and offers you the best possible views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli, Mount Fishtail, and many.
Although this climb does not fall under some of the most complicated journeys, it is always better if you are in good shape and health. Like all the other trips in Nepal, the Dhampus peak climbing starts at Kathmandu as well. You will get to explore Kathmandu and Pokhara. Pokhara is a beautiful city and is the gateway to the Annapurna region.
Your journey begins at Kathmandu. You will get a free day in Kathmandu. Explore this beautiful city and experience its rich and ancient cultures. The following day will be a bus ride towards Pokhara. We can manage a flight or private car to Pokhara as well. Your trekking starts on day 4 after you ride towards Nayapul and hike to Ulleri. You will cross many beautiful villages along your journey.
Before you reach the Dhampus Base Camp on day 10, you will explore different places. You will view the spectacular mountains and beautiful sunrise from Poon Hill. In Tatopani, you will get to relax in a natural hot spring. This place will help you loosen your muscles. When you reach Marpha, you will see the different varieties of Apple. This place is also known as the apple garden of Nepal. There is a variety of food made from apples. And the local alcohol is a must-try at Marpha.
You will see the colourful houses at Yak Kharka. And at the base camp, the altitude will hit you. The experience of climbing to the summit of Dhampus peak is overwhelming, and the view is even more beautiful. I am sure that you will not get enough of this place and hate to climb back down.
You will get to explore Jomsom, which is also known as the gateway to upper Mustang. There will be may travellers at Jomsom who will entertain you with their stories and adventures.
Towards the end of your journey, you will get to relax at Pokhara. You will get to explore the beautiful corners of Kathmandu, before heading back to your home on the final day of your trip.
This trip will be an exciting one for sure. You will get to see the mesmerizing mountains and landscapes. You can expect the difference in altitude.
You will explore through ancient Gurung settlements and beautiful terrains. The accommodations will be comfortable.
You will be tired and homesick. You might want to get back from such a rural place, back to your home. You will think of your home and how the beds are comfortable and warm.
But, you will have the time of your life. You will walk through forests, rivers, and snow. You will be tired, but happy at the same time. You will be fit, both mentally and physically. At the end of this journey, you will have accomplished what many dreams of doing.
You will get to see, almost touch the majestic mountains. The mountains are giant and beautiful.
You will have the best time of your life.
Trip duration: 18 days
Best seasons to visit: Spring and Autumn
Fitness level: Moderate fitness level
Accommodations: 3-star hotels, lodge, tea houses, and tented camps.