Panchase Trekking

Panchase trekking
has splendid variety of natural beauty of the Annapurna Region Trekking to behold the rare combination of long arrays of snowcapped peaks, crystal clear lakes, turbulent rivers through deep gorges. Tibetan monasteries, hot spring and picturesque villages inhabited by simple and friendly ethnic people. Honoring its best pride of being one of the best trekking routes, offers unique over 8000m high mountains views, virgin culture and fascinating natural wonders. This trek commenced from emerald valley of Pokhara heading southwest prior to circling the main Annapurna region. The area around Panchase is well known for its array of bird, wildlife, and other natural beauty closely harmonized in local cultures. It is an adventurous ramble for those who have a short time and want to mix up memories with cultural sites of that region.

Facts of This Trip

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Activities: Trekking
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Region: Annapurna
  • Grade: Easy
  • Group size:Min. 1- Max.12
  • Season: Aug-Dec / Mar- June
  • Max. Altitude: 2030m
  • Transport:Drive in -Drive/Fly Out

Panchase Trekking Itinerary

Day 1: Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, you will be welcomed heartily by company representative at the airport and transfer to hotel with a short briefing session reflecting ancient local tradition, shrines and temples found over here. Overnight in Kathmandu. (1000m)

Day 2: Visit World Heritage site in Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square , Patan Durbar Square , Pasupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath, Swoyambhunath ( also called Monkey Temple)as a half day trip . Overnight stay in Kathmandu (1000m/2800ft).

Day 3: Drive from Kathnmandu to Pokhara takes about 6 hours.
You will follow Marsyandi River, gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara passing the way full of window sightseeing of hills and mountains on the way. Pokhara is tourist's paradise with the watchful view of different mountainous range to be seen. Pokhara lakeside villages are situated in the front row center to one of the most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world. You spend your whole day watching famous fishtail mountain peak of Machhapuchhre tower over tropical setting of Annapurna enjoying the Pokhara city by Fewa Lake witnessing the region of Annapurna range of Himalayas.

Day 4: Trek from Pokhara to Bumdi.
After driving to Khare, your trek starts with full of adventures and excitedly mixed up emotion and feeling walking along the village and forest more up and less flatter hills. On the hillside you will view very beautiful hill side with magic natural serenity. After 4 hours trek leads to Bhumi.

Day 5: Trek from Bhumi to Panchase Bhanjyang.
Today trail leads you up hill for about an hour and then descend through forest with panoramic view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. On the background, you can observe beautiful green hills with rhododendron forests and much other attractive vegetation. The maximum altitude that you gain in this trek is 2030m.

Day 6: Trek from Panchase Bhanjyang to Bhadaure.
Todays treks will lead you to climb to Panchase hill for the spectacular views on Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna 1,2,3,4, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu. Then, descends to Bhanjyang and proceed walking through the northern side of Panchase Danda and forest area for about 4 hours and camp at Bhadaure, the Gurung settlement. From Bhadaure, one can view the Pokhara valley, Modi River all of the Annapurna range.

Day 7: Trek back from Dhampus to Bhadaure.
The trail goes through the ridge for few hours and you will find the highway with a small town Naundanda. Then, you walk through the forest steep downhill crossing a small stream and beautiful villages with terraced lands. Along the trail to typical village Dhampus, lot of flora and fauna, pinewood trees and rhododendron forests can be observed making your day with spectacular views.

Day 8: Trek back From Pokhara to Dhampus.
All the way downhill through the village to Phedi , starting at an elevation of 1580m, in village and then forests that is so overgrazed that it looks like Phedi at 1080m . After two hours trek, you should catch our vehicles and drive to Pokhara.

Day 9: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu from tourist bus heading up to Damauli, Dhumre, Mugling, Kurintar etc upto Kathmandu.

Day 10: Transfer to International airport for your final departure by the representative.

Service Includes

  • Air port pick up and drop by car.
  • Meals (breakfast + lunch+ dinner) during trekking
  • Accommodation (Teahouse / Hotel / Lodge or Camping ) while on the trek.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter. Note: 2 guest = 1 porter.
  • Food, drinks, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • All Ground transportation
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and walking stick, if necessary.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System)
  • All government taxes.

Service Excludes

  • Meals while in Kathmandu or Pokhara
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare
  • All kinds of drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).

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