Panchase Trekking

Panchase Trekking Panchase Trek comparatively easy and short trip and offers breathtaking preface to the Annapurna Himalaya range. This trek is begging from the shore of picturesque Phewa Lake Pokhara. Definitely, few places in the world have such a fabulous varied of culture and incredible natural beauty as the Panchase Trekking. Panchase Trekking is inhabitance of different ethnic groups, where we are assured of a warm welcome. The trail goes through the oak and rhododendron forest with sound of the bird and peaceful camp, which pay for magnificent views of the Annapurna Himalaya Range.

Panchase Danda (2250m), itself Hindus religious significant site, it is an extraordinary combination of long range of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear lakes, and disorderly rivers with deep gorges, Buddhist monasteries and picturesque villages with kind hearted friendly people. Panchase Trekking trail leads you several days’ non touristic area through many villages and will have plenty time to take photographs and interaction with the local people learning some Nepalese words. There are many different ethnic groups such as Gurung, Magar and Chetry inhabitance along the trail, but the Gurung is dense population in this area. The Panchase Trek possible observing authentic countryside experience through the large Gurung village of Arthur and continues on to Karkinetta with basic accommodation. Then we trek to Kusma and catch bus back to Pokhara. Or trek from Panchase possible back to Pokhara through the villages of Pumdi & Bhumdi and complete the trek at the peace Stupa, above Phewa Tal and then get in hotel by boat. Panchase trip can extend on your desire and holiday schedule for the spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Machhapuchre, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu. This trekking offers Nepalese day to day life hood has gone from centuries.

Day to Day Itinerary for Panchase Trekking

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal.Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, evening you'll meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)
After breakfast the day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, the world biggest Bouddhanath stupa and visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple. After exploring the surrounding areas visit historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess). Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara valley (823m/2,700ft), 5-6 hrs drive
Early morning drive by tourist bus to Pokhara through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to reach the Pokhara lakeside and transfer to the hotel and rest of the time explore the surrounding lakeside areas and overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Drive Pokhara to Thado Khola -30 Munites, and trek Thado Khola to Bhumdi (1600m) -3 to 4 hours
After breakfast, we start our journey an early morning 30 munities drive to Thado Khola through the way of David Falls. Your trekking crew will arrange all our trekking gears in Thado Khola. The trail ascends towards Bhumdi village, which takes 2 and 2 ½ hours. We stay overnight in traditional Bhumdi Gurung village with beautiful views of Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Manaslu, Annapurna range and Fishtail Mountain touching skyline.

Day 05: Trek Bhumdi to Panchase Bhanjang (2000m) -5 to 6 hours
The trail ascends westward through bushes forest for an hour and if the weather allows us see the entire mountains vista to the north. It will be and pleasant day for those who are interested on birds. After 3 hours walking, we take lunch then walk on a gentle trail for two hours through the forest again. Finally, the trail ascends to Bhanjyang for one and1 and ½ hours with more spectacular mountains vista and Pokhara valley and Phewa Lake. Stay overnight at tented camp.

Day 06: Trek Panchase to Bhadaure (1700m) -4 to 5 hours
After breakfast, the trail goes to through the beautiful forest to the highest view point Panchase Ridge at 2500m, offering view of Pokhara and the Kusma Valley. All the Annapurna range and the giant peak of Dhaulagari are remarkable for the picture. Then desend through pastures and scattered forest for overnight to Bhadaure.

Day 07: Trek Bhadure to Dhampus (1580) via Kade
We can finish our journey at Naudanda or trek via Naudada to uphill of Kade through the one of the best view point Australian Camp and descend to Dhampus; unique cultural Gurung village with astonishing mountains charming of Annapurna, Fishtail and green hills just front of camera. The sun rise and sun set is most magnetic for visitors.

Days 08: Trek Dhampus to Phedi (1080m) -1: 45 hours, Drive to Pokhara(950m) - 40 munities
Today is last day trekking, the goes to downhill through the village to Phedi through the forests that is so overgrazed that is look like a manicured municipal park, the trail down steeply to the ridge at Phedi at (1080m). Then catch our vehicles and drive to Pokhara for lunch. After Lunch you are free as your own in Pokhara.

Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu early in the morning by Tourist Bus - 6 to 7 hours
We will be ready at 6:00 morning in hotel lobby with having your breakfast or advice as your trekking guide or you’re wise. We will drive back to Kathmandu through the road passing terraces, streams, rivers, local settlements, high hills and along the river side. It takes about 7 hours (conditional) to reach your hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Final Departure to your Destination
Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.

Cost Inclusive:

  • Airport arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Deluxe twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All local transportation.
  • Sightseeing trip with city tour guide in Kathmandu .
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara & return by regular tourist bus
  • Pokhara to Nayapul & return by private vehicle
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek
  • Accommodation on teahouse/lodge during the trek
  • Trek leader (English speaking, First Aid and eco trained), Sherpa helper and all payments
  • Annapurna Conservation entry fee and permit
  • Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bag
  • Exclusive medical kit bag
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost Exclusive:

  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in city
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
  • Tips for driver, guides and porters.

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