Trip Overview

The Australian camp is one of the shortest treks in Nepal. Australian base camp is set in a beautiful hilltop that lies in the north-west of Pokhara. This hilltop trek offers you breathe taking view of the valley and Mount Annapurna. The real name of this place was Thulo Kharka (huge pasture) but it is called Australian Base Camp because it is said that in the ‘80s the people from Austria found this place as trekking spot.

The main highlight of this trek is the view of the Annapurna range and the famous Dhampus village. This trekking route is not as popular as the other but you will feel the worth when you reach the destination camp. This trek can be suitable for those trekkers who want to grab scenic views of mountains in a short period of time. The routes are also not so difficult to be on. There are in total eight mountains whose glimpse you can see from the camp and they are; Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri North, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu Himal.

The route follows villages and forests so you can enjoy nature and also get to interact with the villagers during the stays. This trek also can be suitable for beginners. The base camp gives you one of the best views of Nepal. This trek will be remarkable in your trekking diaries. You will not be spending much money on this trek like the other treks since this one is short. You can also increase and decrease your trekking days as per your comfort. One can also enjoy the views of rhododendron, farmlands, and mountains on the way and also experience a variety of cultures and traditions.


After your arrival in TIA, our representative will be waiting for you to guide through the streets of Kathmandu and reach your selected hotel. In the evening you can roam the local areas nearby the hotel and the heritages nearby. You can go through the maps and outlines of the trip at the night.
We will pick you up from the hotel in the morning and we will take a six-hour drive to Pokhara. The route to Pokhara goes along the river, so you can enjoy the view. You will have half of your day to enjoy Pokhara which is famous among tourists. We will visit the Phewa Lake and do boating. We will be spending the night in the lakeside hotel.
After having morning breakfast, we will take a ride to Phedi. We will begin our walk from Phedi, the path is steeper which passes through the Rhododendron forest. The trail will pass through terraced fields and small houses.we will get to see the view of Annapurna and Macchapuchre as we climb up. We will have our lunch and continue the walk crossing the oak forest. Climbing the staircases we will reach Dhampus village. You will get to enjoy will enjoy the sunset view in the evening from the base camp. We will spend the night in the Australian Base Camp.
We will continue the trail after morning breakfast. We will pass through naudanda and continue the hike to Sarankot. Sarankot lies up the hill so the hike is steeper. You will have a breath taking view from Sarankot. The views of mountains and the whole Pokhara valley will flatten you, and in the night the view of the valley full of lights will be peaceful to see. We will spend the night at the hotel in Sarankot.
We will start the morning breakfast with a beautiful view of the valley and mountains. Then we will descend back to Pokhara by walking for four hours. We will have spare time in the evening so we can visit the places of Pokhara and the night will be in a hotel in Pokhara.
Leaving Pokhara we will drive towards Kathmandu. In between our six hours of drive you will get to enjoy the view of landscapes and mountains from the jeep. After reaching Kathmandu we will drop you at your hotel and you can rest.
We will arrange a farewell in the traditional Nepali way. Then our representative will drop you at the airport for your departure. In case you want more treks in Nepal you can inform us we will arrange things as per your demand.



What is Included?

  • Hotel picks and drops by private vehicle.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner throughout the trek.
  • Government licensed trekking guide.
  • Accommodations and insurance for the guide.
  • Necessary trekking equipment.
  • Certificate of the successful trek to Australian Base Camp.
  • Government local taxes and VAT.
  • A farewell in traditional Nepali style.

What is Excluded?

  • Entry visa of Nepal.
  • Food and accommodation before and after the trek.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, WIFI, snacks, etc).
  • The additional cost in case of illness and natural calamities.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Other expenses that are not mentioned in the inclusion section.  
  • All Drinks 
Trip Info
Australian Camp Trekking

  • A short trek that gives view of more mountains of Nepal.
  • Explore Annapurna region
  • Visit the Phewa lake.
  • Routes passing through Rhododendron forests.
  • The magical view of Pokhara valley from Sarangkot.
  • Stay in the famous Dhampus village.
  • View of in total 8 mountains from the base camp.
  • Visiting famous places of Pokhara.
  • Short and beautiful trek.

Equipment Checklist

Australian Camp Trekking

Trekking without any necessary gear can be very harmful and won’t be easy. No one wants to get hurt in a remote and distant area where there’s no proper health care. So to make your trekking safer and as well as trouble-free, we have enlisted some of the necessary gears that you need to acknowledge before heading for trekking is highlands.


Here are some of the trekking gears which will be there to assist us while climbing any kind of mountain trails weather be steep or narrow. These trekking gears are extremely useful and are handy so make sure you have it in your checking list.

  • Trekking sticks
  • Quick-drying pants and shorts. 
  • Rainwear (jacket and pants. 
  • Duffle bags
  • Jackets and thermal suit to outcast cold



It's very necessary to wear the outfit according to the situation and place. So here are some of the essential clothing gears required for trekking.

  • Warm, insulated jacket or vest
  • Fleece pants
  • Warm hat
  • Bandana (if necessary)
  • Boots or shoes suited to the terrain
  • Socks  (synthetic or wool)
  • Extra clothing (beyond the minimum expectation)
  • Spare plastics or Ziplock bags to distinct clean clothes and dirty clothes.


It’s very essential to take your own health and hygiene from the new weather condition. So here are some of the apparatus that might be needed while trekking period.

  • Sunscreen 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Sanitation trowel (if no washroom)
  • Baby wipes 
  • Sun hat 
  • Toilet paper
  • Urinary products
  • Sanitizers and alcohol wipes


To capture moments, to withdraw money, and to trek in a very efficient manner here are some technical gears that should be packed.

  • Binoculars
  • Diaries and Journal to write experiences in words
  • Books/GPS navigators
  • Camera
  • Credit cards/ATM cards

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