Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Tourist Bus & Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Pokhara Hotel & Teahouse
  • Group Size: 16
  • Max Elevation: Panchase Hill (2500m)

Highlights

  • Explore the views of Manaslu, Annapurna range, Fishtail Mountain, Ganesh Himal, and Himalchuli.
  • Adventurous and enjoyable trek to Purchases valley in the Annapurna region.
  • Experience the local culture very close to you.
  • Boating experience in Fewa Lake.
  • Panchase trek short and easy trek with a low budget compared to other treks.
  • Panchase trek is suitable for any people including children and beginners.
     

Description

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.

Also Read: 20 Best Short Treks in Nepal 

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. 

Itinerary

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This will be the start of your trip. After your breakfast, you will be driving towards Pokhara from Kathmandu. Pokhara is a famous spot for tourists when they come to Nepal. Pokhara is full of natural beauty and cultural heritage. You’ll reach Pokhara in 6-7 hours and cover a distance of 204 km. Overnight stay in one of our hotels in Pokhara.

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 820m

After short boating at the Fewa Lake, we will head towards Bhumdi. After your breakfast, you’ll be taking a short boat ride at the Fewa lake. While enjoying the calm and peaceful boat ride, you will move towards the World Peace Pagoda. World Peace Pagoda is at the height of 1100 meters on top of Anadu hill.

Anadu hill will be the starting of the trek, you’ll climb through the forest and reach there. When you reach the pagoda, you will be witnessing the beautiful Pokhara city. The Himalayan range like Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhra (6997 m), and Fewa lake. After spending some time in Peace Pagoda, you’ll continue the trek downhill through the forest. You’ll be walking through a narrow path around the hill until you reach a place called Nehyeaal Danda. 

After this, you will slowly ascend towards Bhumdi. Bhumdi is a small village, home to Gurung and Brahman people. You’ll be trekking for 5 - 6 hours while covering a distance of 12 km. Overnight in Bhumdi.

  • Meals: Breakast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Bhumdi
  • Altitude: 1600m

After breakfast, we will trek from Bhumdi to Panchase Bhanjyang. You’ll be walking through the forest viewing the amazing Himalayan range. As you walk through the forest you will experience raw and wild nature. It will be a paradise for people who love nature. You will also see the majestic mountains like Annapurnas, Machhapuchhare Lamjung, and Gangapurna. 

Then you ascend uphill and finally reach your destination Panchase Bhanjyang. You’ll be trekking for 6 hours and cover a distance of 18 km. Overnight stay in Panchase Bhanjyang.

  • Meals: Breakast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Panchase Bhanjyang
  • Altitude: 2025m

Early in the morning, we will have local food for breakfast. After breakfast, the trek continues towards the Panchase hill (2500 m) and descend downhill to Bhadaure. You’ll climb towards Panchase peak (2500 m) through the stone path and see the stunning views of mountains and the beautiful surroundings. If you get up early then we provide another option for you to watch the sunrise from the Panchase hill. After enjoying your time at the Panchase hill, you’ll descend your trail towards Aldanda village. 

Then you’ll walk gently towards Bhadaure. You can experience a mix of different cultures, traditions, and peoples here. You’ll be walking for 6 hours while covering a distance of 12 km. Overnight stay at Bhadaure.

  • Meals: Breakast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Bhadaure
  • Altitude: 1670m

On this day you’ll descend down the stone path of Bhadaure and trek towards Nau Danda. You will trek through the jeep trails which will take you to small streams and villages. When you reach the Nau Danda village, you will explore lots of interesting things. As this village has a lot to offer, you get to know the lifestyle of the people and the place. 

The stone-paved roofs, traditional lifestyle, people, culture, and happy life with ancient festivals and nature are some of the interesting features of the village. You will have your lunch and after some rest, you’ll take a private jeep and drive to Pokhara (2 hours). You’ll be trekking for 4 hours while covering a distance of 9 km. Overnight stay in Pokhara.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 820m

On our last day of the trek, we will be returning from Pokhara to Pokhara. You can also take a flight (30 minutes) or enjoy your drive towards Kathmandu (6 hours). You can also spend your time or even days in Pokhara as it is a famous tourist destination in Nepal. Make sure you inform us about the extra days beforehand. After you reach the bustling city of Kathmandu, there will be a small farewell program for you. Overnight stay at our hotel in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What to Expect

  • Airport Transfer for Arrival and Departure (International) 
  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara (Bed & Breakfast)
  • Round Trip Tourist Bus (Kathmandu and Pokhara)
  • Private Jeep (Nau Danda to Pokhara)
  • Boating (Cross Few Lake)
  • Guide including food, accommodation, transportation, insurance, and salary
  • Permits (TIMS)
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
  • Meals in Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation in Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (Wifi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
  • Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
02 Oct, 2020 - 07 Oct, 2020AvailableUS$300
09 Oct, 2020 - 14 Oct, 2020AvailableUS$300
16 Oct, 2020 - 21 Oct, 2020AvailableUS$300
23 Oct, 2020 - 28 Oct, 2020AvailableUS$300
30 Oct, 2020 - 04 Nov, 2020AvailableUS$300

Useful Information

How Difficult is Panchase Trek? 

Panchase trek being a short trekking journey, it is not so difficult. For beginners, it might be slightly difficult. But as you get used to the trails, you will complete it properly.  Panchase trek is one of the easiest treks available in Nepal. The trekking will end at a height of 2500 meters which is the Panchase Hill. You don’t need to worry about altitude sickness, however, you need to have physical fitness. You also need to be mentally prepared for the trek. If you want to complete the trek successfully, the right packaging and getting the right equipment are a must. Your guide will be helping you with your packing and getting the right equipment for the trek.

When is the Best Season for Panchase Trek? 

The best season to trek in Nepal is autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May). You can complete this trek even in winter. This trek is not located at high altitude, so you can complete this trek with ease.  

How is the Food and Accommodation in the trek route? 

We provide you with some of the best food and accommodation in Pokhara and Kathmandu. You’ll be provided with food as per your personal preference and typical Nepali food in Kathmandu and Pokhara. As you move higher the hotels will be an average guesthouse but very comfortable with great hospitality. If you have personal preference and opinion over accommodation or food then, then be sure to inform us before the reservation of this trip. Be sure to bring your personal items and important medicines.