Panchase Trek is an easy and short route which lies in the west Pokhara. Panchase Bhanjyang is a small village in Pokhara valley. It is a wonderful place for exploring nature and culture in the laps of the Himalayas.
Panchase trek is an adventurous trek that takes a little more than a week to complete. You’re free of the risk of altitude sickness and you require no acclimatization day for this trek.
You’ll be walking through paddy fields, rhododendron forest and grassland. Trails fill the trekking route with the great Himalayas and beautiful flora/fauna. On your way, you’ll know the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of different people living in that area. Gurung, Brahmin, Magar are some of the people living in those areas.
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Panchase Hill (2500 m) is the best viewpoint in the Panchase region. You’ll be seeing some of the giant Himalayan peaks such as Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhare, Gangapurna, Annapurna, Manaslu, and Lamjung from here. After you reach Pokhara from Kathmandu, you’ll be boating on the Fewa Lake towards the World Peace Pagoda. World Peace Pagoda will be the starting point of your trek. You’ll trek to Bhumdi on the second day and eventually on the third day, you’ll reach Panchase village. Panchase Hill will be the spot where you’ll stop your ascending and uphill trek.
On the fourth day, you’ll be trekking downhill towards Bhadaure and descend all the way to Nau Danda. You’ll then take a private jeep towards Pokhara and eventually to Kathmandu. This will be a fun and enjoyable trek. Also, you don’t have to worry about altitude sickness. There will be a small farewell program after you return back to Kathmandu.
Note: A professional guide will be guiding and helping you with the trek in order for the success of the trek. You will be meeting your guide in Kathmandu. He will be helping you with most of your trekking journey.