2 Days short Australian Camp trek from Pokhara

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 2 Days
  • Destination Nepal

2 Days Short Australian Camp Trek From Pokhara Cost 2024

2 days short Australian Camp trek from Pokhara offers a delightful glimpse into the natural beauty and cultural richness of Nepal's Annapurna region. Starting from the scenic city of Pokhara, this compact trek is perfect for those with limited time, yet a desire to experience the Himalayas. Over the course of two days, trekkers ascend to the mesmerizing Australian Camp, nestled bounded by lush forests and terraced fields.

Setting off from the bustling city of Pokhara, trekkers are welcomed into a world of natural wonders. The trail begins with a gentle climb through lush forests, providing a refreshing escape into nature. The chirping of birds, the rustling of leaves, and the occasional glimpse of wildlife accompany your journey, making it a peaceful and calm experience. The trail passes through traditional villages, offering trekkers a glimpse into the lives of the local communities. This cultural interaction adds a layer of authenticity to the adventure, allowing for meaningful connections with the people and their traditions. As the trail ascends, the excitement builds for the breathtaking sunrise view from Australian Camp. As the sun's first rays touch the snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, a magical views unfolds, painting the sky with colors of gold and pink. The short Australian Camp trek from Pokhara is a journey defined by its captivating highlights. As trekkers venture into the scenic landscapes of the Annapurna region, they are greeted with a series of remarkable experiences. As the heart of the trek lies Australian Camp, a tranquil peak destination that rewards trekkers with panoramic views of the majestic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Despite its short duration, the trek doesn't compromise on the Himalayan experience. Its accessibility makes it suitable for trekkers of various fitness levels, making it an ideal choice for families, beginners, and anyone seeking a taste of adventure.

In conclusion, the 2 days short Australian Camp trek from Pokhara offers a remarkable journey filled with natural beauty, cultural encounters, and unforgettable moments. In just a span of two days, trekkers are transported into the heart of the Annapurna region, where lush forests, charming villages, and panoramic views converge to create a unique adventure. The trek's accessibility makes it ideal for those with limited time or trekking experience, allowing them to experience the Himalayan charm without a lengthy commitment.

Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara Elevation and altitude

The highest point of the Australian Camp Trek is Australian Camp itself. Australian Camp is situated at an altitude of approximately 2,100 meters (6,890 feet) above sea level.

Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara in Autumn (Sept – Nov)

Short Australian Camp Trek during the offers a captivating blend of natural beauty and comfortable weather. The average temperatures during this period range from around 15°C (59°F) during the day to approximately 5°C (41°F) at night, making it pleasantly cool for trekking. The enchanting highlight of the trek is Australian Camp, where you'll be greeted by awe-inspiring vistas of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. As autumn blesses the region with clear skies and mild temperatures, you'll have the perfect opportunity to witness nature's grandeur while immersing yourself in the local culture. Engage with friendly villagers along the way, and be sure to capture the vivid hues of the landscape against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayas. This short yet rewarding trek is an ideal choice for families, beginners, or anyone seeking an unforgettable Himalayan adventure amidst the tranquil charm of autumn.

Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara in Winter (Dec- Feb)

Short Australian Camp Trek during the winter months of December to February offers a unique and serene experience amidst the snow-kissed landscapes of Nepal. The weather is chilly, with daytime temperatures around 50°F (10°C) and nights getting even colder, sometimes dropping to 23°F (-5°C). So, it's important to bundle up warmly. The trails are covered in a soft blanket of snow, making the landscape look magical. While the air is crisp, the views from Australian Camp of the tall mountains like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are still stunning against the clear winter sky. The tranquility of the snowy landscape and the occasional dusting of snowflakes create a magical atmosphere that contrasts with the vibrant culture of the region. With fewer trekkers on the trail, you'll have the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Himalayas in a more intimate and serene setting. Winter's embrace on the Short Australian Camp Trek offers a truly unique perspective on Nepal's natural splendor.

Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara in Spring (March- May)

Short Australian Camp Trek during the spring months of March to May is like stepping into a world of vibrant beauty. As you set out on your trek, the weather starts to warm up, with daytime temperatures ranging from around 60°F (15°C) to pleasantly cool nights around 40°F (5°C). The trails come alive with colorful rhododendron blossoms and lush greenery, creating a picturesque backdrop for your journey. The captivating views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks from Australian Camp are even more stunning against the clear spring skies. The air is filled with a sense of renewal and freshness, making it an ideal time to connect with nature. Along the way, you'll encounter the friendly locals, adding a touch of warmth to your experience. The Short Australian Camp Trek in spring is a perfect blend of comfortable weather, breathtaking landscapes, and the joy of witnessing nature's revival.

Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara in Monsoon (Jun - Aug)

Short Australian Camp Trek during the monsoon season, which typically spans from June to August, brings a unique and adventurous twist to the journey. The weather during this time is marked by rainfall and increased humidity. Daytime temperatures can range from around 70°F (21°C) to cooler nights at approximately 50°F (10°C). The trails transform with lush greenery and blooming vegetation, painting the landscape in vibrant shades. While the rain might make the paths muddy and slippery, the beauty of the trek remains undeniable. Australian Camp still offers spectacular views, often peeking through the passing clouds. The monsoon season brings a quieter atmosphere to the trails, with fewer trekkers, allowing for a more personal connection with nature. It's important to be prepared with rain gear and sturdy footwear to navigate the wet conditions.

Important Notes for Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara

  • While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
  • Beverages, snacks, charging electronic devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
  • It is preferable to pack your bag lightly because porters will only carry your 15-20kg luggage.
  • You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
  • Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
  • Australian Camp Trek is considered moderate in difficulty but it’s still important to be physically fit. Regular walking and cardiovascular exercises can help prepare you.
  • You should carry enough cash in Nepalese rupees as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.
  • We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.
  • Practice responsible trekking by minimizing waste, using reusable items, and respecting local customs and wildlife.

Major Highlights

  • You might explore mount fishtail and mount Annapurna
  • Enjoy on wonderful sceneries with your family and friends
  • You see amazing slate-roofed houses with multi-ethnic and multicultural people living together in campus village
  • You explore magnificent views of mountains such as homunculi, Annapurna south,  lamjung himal and macchapucchre
  • Trek passes via dhampus village and hyanjakot
  • Discover sunrise and sunset view in the Himalayas
  • Trekkers walk on stone steps in Phedi
  •  You observe the striking view of Annapurna range, fishtail, Dhaulagiri range, terraces, Pokhara valley, and green hills
Itinerary
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After breakfast in Pokhara then we will take car/cab drive to Kande via Sarangkot/Phedi which takes about 1.25 hours then we hike up to Australian Camp through the forestry uphill from Kande. 1.5 to 2 Hour of walk will bring us to beautiful spot of Australian Camp. Now, Along the journey we can see very impressive view of Annapurna Range including Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna South Hiuchuli, Annapurna II and IV and Lamjung Himal etc. We can go excursion to beautiful village of Pothana. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  • Max. Altitude: 2100m
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge

We get up in the morning to see sunrise and beautiful Himalayas view. After that, we have breakfast at the Lodge; hike down from Australian Camp to Phedi via Dhampus village. The trail is all the way down from Australian Camp to Phedi and drives back to your Hotel in Pokhara

    What's Included
    • Accommodations Tea house lodge in the mountains.
    • All itinerary as on suggested itinerary.
    • All land transportation
    • Pick up from your hotel in Pokhara and transfer to trekking starting point.
    • Pick up from trekking ending point and transfer you to Pokhara.
    • All meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
    • All necessary paper works, conservation entry permits and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit. .
    • 1 trekking guide & 1 porter (maximum 25kg luggage) will be provided during your treks.
    • Salary, accommodations& meals for trekking guide and porter.
    • All VAT (Government tax and service charge)
    What's not Included
    • Personal expenses
    • Items that mentioned as your own expenses.
    • Travel Insurance
    • Tipping.
    • Any extra expenses due to weather change or natural causes such as landslide or accident.
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    Useful Information

    Best Time to do the Short Australian Camp Trek

    The 2 days Short Australian Camp trek is available during all seasons of the year. The best time to do this trek is during the months of spring (March- May) and autumn (Sept- Nov) seasons. During these seasons you will have the clear weather, warm temperature and witness lots of greenery surrounding and clear skies above. You can also do the trek in the winter (Dec- Feb). During this season you will have clear view but the weather is extremely cold. The short Australian camp trek is not recommended during monsoon season (June- Aug). In this season you will face cloudy weather, rainfalls and muddy and slippery trails. However if you want you can enjoy the 2 days Short Australian base camp trek during any time of the year.

    Where is the Australian Camp Trek located?

    The Australian Camp Trek is indeed located in Nepal, and it is near Pokhara. The trek starts from Kande, which is a short drive from Pokhara. Kande is the gateway to the trek, and Australian Camp is a viewpoint along this trekking route.

    Packing list for the Short Australian camp trek for 2 days

    The following lists are the most necessary equipments to pack for your Short Australian Camp Trek:

    • Trekking boots, warm jackets, t shirts
    • Water bottle, Camera /mobile
    • Toilet paper, sun hat, sun cream, sun glass
    • Walking poles if you have sore knees while going down.
    • Some hiking clothes for 2 days hike
    • First aid kit
    • Rain coat, scarf, gloves
    • Some extra money and many other valuable things.

    Accommodation during Short Australian Camp Trek

    There are several lodges and guest houses during the Short Australian Camp trek. The rooms are clean, warm and provide comfortable beds, blankets and pillows. The bathrooms are also comfortable and have hot shower facility. You can enjoy the scenery form your room.

    Foods in Short Australian camp trek

    You can have the varieties of foods during your breakfast, lunch and dinner in the lodges you are staying at. You can enjoy the Nepalese local foods as well as western style foods and drinks. You will be served the foods with warm hospitality. You will also have foods in beautiful hotels of Pokhara city.

    Drinking Water in Short Australian Camp Trek

    Drinking water is available during the short Australian camp trek. You can buy safe drinking water in the shops, hotels and lodges. You can also carry your own water bottles to stay hydrated in the trek.

    Difficulty level of 2 days Short Australian Camp trek

    The beautiful Short Australian camp trek in Nepal is considered as an easy level of trek. Beginners can also enjoy this short trek. All you need is to have a good health to do this Short Australian Camp trek.

    Porters and guides for the short Australian camp trek

    We provide you the best guide and porter for your Short Australian Camp Trek. The guide and porter will make sure that you are comfortable throughout the trek. Your guide will lead the way and take you through the best routes. The porter will carry your heavy trekking bags which will make your journey easy. Welcome Nepal Treks provide professional, knowledgeable and friendly guide and porters for your Short Australian Camp Trek.

    Is short Australian Camp Trek good for family trips?

    The 2 days short Australian Camp trek is suitable to enjoy with family members. The trek is easy and short that starts from Pokhara and offers amazing natural and village experience. The beginners and child can also do the trek. So it is a perfect adventurous short trek in Nepal to enjoy with family.

    Travel insurance for the Short Australian Camp Trek

    The short Australian camp Trek is an easy and short trek but it is always best to have good travel insurance. Sometimes unexpected incident might occur in the trek. So, having travel insurance that covers medical services and emergency rescues will make you feel safe and secured in the trek.

    Tipping in the short Australian camp trek

    Tipping in the Short Australian Camp trek is not compulsory. The guide and porter will be with you in the entire journey trying their best to make your trek safe and comfortable. If you loved their services then you can tip them with money at the last day of the trip. Tips are not included in your package so it is completely your choice.

    Why to do 2 days Short Australian Camp Trek

    The short Australian camp trek is perfect for those people who want to experience the adventure within very short period of time. It is a very short and easy trek that starts from Pokhara. In this short trek you will witness amazing beauty of nature. You will walk through the forests and get mesmerizing views of the mountains. You will also explore the beautiful village and the kind locals. Trekkers will enjoy the beautiful sunrise views and sunset views in the Himalayas. The 2 days Australian Camp Trek is the short trekking adventure to enjoy in Nepal with family and friends.

    Why Welcome Nepal Treks for Short Australian Camp Trek

    Welcome Nepal Treks is a very well experienced trekking and tours company of Nepal. While trekking with us we will make sure to give you the best services and facilities. We advise you to do the Short Australian Camp Trek with us as we provide the package at the best rates. Our top most priority will be customer’s safety and satisfaction. Our company offers the best professional guides and porters. We will put all our efforts to make your trip memorable. Book your Short Australian Camp trekking trip with Welcome Nepal Treks and have the best trekking experience with us.

    Permits for Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara

    To trek to Australian Camp, which is located in the Annapurna region of Nepal, you will typically need two permits: the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card and the ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit).

    Risks during Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara

    While the Short Australian Camp Trek is generally considered to be a relatively moderate and accessible trek, there are still certain risks:

    • Altitude sickness
    • Weather conditions
    • Trail conditions
    • Landslides and rock fall
    • Communication and Connectivity
    • Remote Locations
    • Navigation and Getting Lost
    • Cultural and Environmental Respect

    Preventing Altitude Sickness (AMS) during the Short Australian Camp Trek?

    While the Short Australian Camp Trek doesn't typically reach extremely high altitudes, altitude sickness (AMS) can still occur due to the rapid ascent. Here are some tips to help prevent AMS during the Short Australian Camp Trek:

    • Stay Hydrated
    • Gradual ascent
    • Balanced diet
    • Avoid Overexertion
    • Proper rest
    • Medications
    • Stay warm
    • Know the symptoms
    • Travel with guide

    Training for Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara

    To prepare for the Short Australian Camp Trek, focus on cardio workouts like brisk walking or cycling to build endurance. Include strength exercises such as squats, lunges, and core workouts to handle uneven terrain. Practice stair climbing to simulate uphill sections and ensure your hiking shoes are broken in. Maintain flexibility through stretching, prioritize hydration and balanced nutrition, and gradually increase workout intensity. Mental preparation and researching the trek will also contribute to your overall readiness for this moderate-level trek.

    Distance and Time during Short Australian Camp Trek from Pokhara

    The distance and time required for the Australian Camp Trek can vary based on your starting point and pace. The trek typically covers around 10 to 15 kilometers (6 to 9 miles) one way, depending on the specific trail you take. The trek can be completed in 1 to 2 days, depending on your pace and where you start.

    Internet, Wi-Fi, Hot Shower and charging facilities on Short Australian Camp Trek

    During the Short Australian Camp Trek, you can expect limited internet connectivity and Wi-Fi availability. While some lodges along the route might offer basic Wi-Fi, it's advisable not to rely on consistent internet access. Hot shower facilities are generally available at the lodges, but keep in mind that they might involve an extra cost. Charging facilities for electronic devices are usually available as well, although they might also come at a small fee. It's recommended to bring a portable charger or power bank to ensure you can charge your devices even when the charging options are limited.

    Can I book Private Short Australian Camp Trek?

    Yes, you can definitely book the Private Short Australian Camp Trek through us. Welcome Nepal Treks offer customized trekking packages that cater to your preferences and requirements. Booking a private trek allows you to have a personalized experience with a dedicated guide and itinerary tailored to your pace and interests. You'll have more flexibility in terms of timing, stops, and accommodations. A private trek can be ideal for families, couples, or small groups seeking a more intimate and exclusive trekking experience. We will arrange all necessary logistics, permits, accommodations, and transportation, ensuring a convenient and enjoyable journey.

    Can I join the Group on Short Australian Camp Trek?

    Yes, you can definitely book the Group on Short Australian Camp Trek through us. Welcome Nepal Treks offer group treks with set departure dates, allowing solo travelers or smaller groups to join a larger group of trekkers. Group treks can be a great way to meet fellow adventurers, share experiences, and reduce costs compared to a private trek. We will handle all the logistics, permits, accommodations, and transportation for the group, making the process convenient and well-organized. Group treks also often come with an experienced guide who leads the group, ensuring safety and providing insights into the trek and the region.

    What is the Cost of the Short Australian Camp Trek?

    The cost of 2 days Short Australian Camp Trek can vary based on several factors, including the type of trek (private or group), the level of services and accommodation, and the season of trekking you choose. According to the service, accommodation provided by us (Welcome Nepal Treks), we offer Short Australian Camp Trek at a very reasonable price. We offer this 2 days adventurous and splendid Short Australian Camp Trekking package around US$200 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation fees, guides, permits and everything mentioned in the package.

    Short Australian Camp Trek Booking and Payment Policies

    If you want to book the Short Australian Camp Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks then, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance. You can pay us through different medium like cash, bank transfer, or online. We accept booking deposits through Credit Cards (Master Card or Visa and many more). You can also pay us direct cash. We also accept your last minute booking but the booking should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date. If you have any question regarding the trek, then feel free to contact us.

    Trip extension after Short Australian Camp Trek

    Extending your trip after completing the Short Australian Camp Trek can be a wonderful way to explore more of Nepal's natural beauty, culture, and attractions. Here are a few popular trip extension options that you might consider:

    • Lumbini Pilgrimage
    • Janakpur Cultural Tour
    • Everest Base Camp Trek
    • Annapurna Circuit Trek
    • Bardia or Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve
    • Chitwan National Park
    • Pokhara Exploration
    • Rafting in Trishuli River
    • Nagarkot Sunrise/Sunset
    • Dhulikhel Mountain Views
    • Langtang valley trek
    • Annapurna base camp trek
    • Bandipur Old Town
    • Bhaktapur Heritage
    • Patan Arts and Crafts
    • Rara Lake Trek

    ATM and money exchange service during Short Australian Camp Trek

    During the Short Australian Camp Trek in Australia, there are limited ATM and money exchange services available. It is recommended that trekkers carry sufficient local currency and essential funds with them before embarking on the journey, as access to financial services along the trekking route might be scarce. While some major tourist hubs might offer ATM facilities, they could be subject to technical problems. To ensure a smooth trekking experience, it's advisable to plan and budget accordingly, ensuring you have enough cash for accommodation, meals, and any unexpected expenses that may arise during the trek.

    Laundry facilities during Short Australian Camp Trek

    During the Short Australian Camp Trek, you might not find many places to do laundry. It's smart to bring enough clean clothes that will last. Fancy washing machines might not be around, so packing clothes that dry quickly is a good idea. Some places you stay might have a simple spot to wash clothes by hand. Carrying some special soap for washing clothes could be useful. Just remember, laundry options might be scarce, so it's good to pack wisely.

    FAQs
    • Q1. How to avoid altitude sickness in short Australian Camp trek?

      To minimize the risk of altitude sickness during the short Australian Camp trek, consider the following precautions:

      • Ascend gradually
      • Stay hydrated
      • Recognize the symptoms
      • Listen to your body
    • Yes, you can do the last-minute booking of the short Australian camp trek. We accept your last-minute booking. It should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date.

    • You will get the refund if you cancel the booking of Short Australian camp trekking package. But you will be charged the amount of cancelation. However, the cancelation should not be too late. For example, if you are going for the trek tomorrow and have already paid for the package then you will not even get the refund as it will be too late.

    • You will get the refund if you cancel the booking of Short Australian camp trekking package. But you will be charged the amount of cancelation. However, the cancelation should not be too late. For example, if you are going for the trek tomorrow and have already paid for the package then you will not even get the refund as it will be too late.

    • Yes, it is advisable to carry some extra cash along the short Australian Camp trek. While the trek is relatively short and may not require significant expenses, having extra cash can be helpful for various purposes.

    • Yes, Welcome Nepal Treks let the clients to customize the itinerary of the Short Australian camp trek according to their preferences. We will make sure to meet our customer’s needs and requirements and make them satisfied.

    • The short Australian Camp trek offers several unique features and specialties that make it a memorable experience. Here are some of its notable specialties:

      • Breathtaking mountain view
      • Cultural immersion
      • Short duration
      • Peaceful and less crowded
      • Accessibility and convenience
    • Communication options during the short Australian Camp trek may be limited, but it is possible to stay connected with those at home to some extent. In certain parts of the trek, especially closer to populated areas, you may find mobile network coverage. However, the coverage can be intermittent or weak in some areas, so it's not guaranteed.

    • Yes, the short Australian Camp trek is considered worth it by many trekkers. While it may not be as well-known as some of the longer and more challenging treks in Nepal, the Australian Camp trek offers its own unique charm and rewards.

    • Welcome Nepal treks offer the 2 days Short Australian Camp trek at a very reasonable price. We offer this short adventurous Australian Camp trekking package around $200 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation fees and everything mentioned in the package with all meals.

    • While the risk of altitude sickness on the short Australian Camp trek is generally low, it's still important to be aware of the possibility, as individuals can react differently to changes in altitude.

    • The highest point of the short Australian Camp trek is Australian Camp itself, which is located at an elevation of approximately 2,060 meters (6,760 feet) above sea level.

    • Yes, the short Australian Camp trek is generally considered safe for trekkers. However, as with any outdoor activity, it's important to take certain precautions and be aware of potential risks.

    • Yes, you can buy trekking gears in Nepal. Nepal is a popular destination for trekkers and mountaineers, and there are numerous shops and markets in cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara that cater to the needs of trekkers. Thamel, a neighborhood in Kathmandu is particularly renowned for its wide range of shops selling trekking and outdoor gear. You can find stores that offer trekking clothing, footwear, backpacks, sleeping bags, trekking poles, camping equipment, and other necessary items.

    • For the short Australian Camp trek, hiring a porter is not necessary for most trekkers. The trek is relatively short and doesn't involve high altitudes or carrying heavy loads. Many trekkers choose to carry their own backpacks and complete the trek independently without the need for a porter. However, if you have concerns about carrying a backpack or if you prefer to have assistance, hiring a porter can be a good choice. A porter can carry your backpack, allowing you to enjoy the trek without the physical strain.

    • Yes, it is possible to do the short Australian Camp trek without a guide. While trekking independently offers more freedom, it's important to assess your own capabilities, experience, and comfort level with navigation before deciding to trek without a guide. If you are uncertain or lack experience, hiring a local guide can provide added safety and assistance during the trek. A guide can also provide insights into the local culture, flora, fauna, and make the trek more informative and enjoyable.

    • While you won't find money exchange facilities directly at Australian Camp, you can access banking services and money exchange options in Pokhara before or after your trek.