Trip Fact

Trip Duration 6 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Transportation Public Vehicle
Accomodation Teahouse and Camping
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Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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Trip Highlights

  • Panoramic view of mountains like Dhaulagiri, Lamjung, Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Manaslu.
  • Summit Panchase hill at an altitude of 2500m
  • Interaction with Brahmin and Gurung people around the area and witness their lifestyle
  • Spectacular experience in Pokhara with activities like cycling, boating, and many more

Panchase Trek is one of the best and unique short trekking routes around Pokhara, Nepal. It lies in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The name refers to the five seats of the mother in which a person experiences five level of existence including thinking, feeling, sensing, and manifesting from above and below. Your trek starts in a unique style with a gentle boat trip across Lake Phewa to take you to the start point with an unforgettable closer view of Himalayas, unbeatable Landscapes, total wildness experience, inhabited by different ethnical groups, untouched biodiversity and natural heritage site with the peaceful environment. Nowadays, it is a unique photographic destination in Nepal.

The summit of Panchase Hill (2,500 m) is often considered to be the best viewpoint. From Panchase, you will see the giant Himalayan peaks of Machhapuchhare, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung, Gangapurna, and Manaslu. The forests in the Panchase area are very diverse, and much of it is classified as protected forest consisting of a large number of orchid species at over 100 and rhododendron forest. During your journey, you will see many ethnic mixes, such as Brahmin, Magar, and Gurung as well as other groups including their lifestyles. Panchase is actually one of the hill stations in the Annapurna Region and also a religious site for Hindu People as well for other trekkers. You can see a stunning sunrise over the snowy Himalayan peaks this made you relax. This trek is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Nepal Trek Adventure provides an exclusive offer to have this diversified trek to a divine hill, Panchase. You can enjoy the environment, its beauty, people living there along with their own cultures and ethnicity.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 02:Boat across Fewa Lake and trek to Bumdi
  • Day 03:Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang
  • Day 04:Trek to Bhadaure
  • Day 05:Trek to Naudanda and drive to Pokhara
  • Day 06:Drive back to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Drive to Pokhara Our trek starts today with the drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by private transport. The distance of Pokhara from Kathmandu is 204.5km and approximate time take to reach there are 5 hours and 40 minutes. On the way, you will have the splendid views of mountains, rivers, greenery hills, and small tea houses too. After arrival in Pokhara you will be transferred to your respective hotel and there you can take rest. Roaming around the Pokhara city is also an option provided to you, in which you can enjoy the sports like cycling, skating, fishing, and many more. Stay overnight in Pokhara.
  • Day 02:Boat across Fewa Lake and trek to Bumdi In the morning after breakfast, you will have the privilege of boating in Phewa Lake which will be followed by the trek. The trial will lead you first to the World Peace Pagoda, which is one of the 80 peace pagodas in the world. The path also offers the vista of stunning mountains, Phewa Lake, and city below. The trial continues by the steep up climbing through the rhododendron forest and small village of Lukum Swara. The final trek of the day takes you to Bumdi village, a resident of Gurung and Brahmin people. The destination is 10 km away from the starting point of our trek and approximate walking hour is 3 hours. Stay overnight in camps.
  • Day 03:Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang Early in the morning, we will start the trek through the beautiful forest from where you can see the view of mountains peeking out of the trees. On the path, you can enjoy the natural beauty with the view of mountains, green forest, the monkey playing with each other, birds chattering, and the wind blowing at its own pace. The mountains that can be seen include some 8-thousand like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu in distance and others like Annapurnas, Lamjung, Gangapurna, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). The jeep trail is also done to reach up to the Panchese Bhanjyang. As a whole, the trek completes in about 4 hours and the destination for today is 10.5 km away from Bhumdi. Stay overnight in camps.
  • Day 04:Trek to Bhadaure In the morning, after breakfast, you will climb up to the Panchase peak at an altitude of 2500m (highest point of our trek). For today you also have an option of getting up earlier to ascend and have the sunrise view. Although, coming late also provides the spectacular view of mountains and surrounding. After enjoying the view, our trail descends to Aldana passing by the hills. In the afternoon, you will be rewarded with the gentle walk for reaching the town of Bhadaure. Here you can enjoy the beautiful experience with the mix of cultures of people of Brahmin, Gurung and Kami communities. As descend is of 7.5km with a plain walking trial will take 3 hours to complete. Stay overnight in camps.
  • Day 05:Trek to Naudanda and drive to Pokhara Today we will have a drive to Naudanda passing through the rough roads of small but regular villages, where you will get an opportunity to interact with locals and children. You will have lunch after reaching Naudanda. Lunch is followed by rest for some time, and we will head towards Pokhara with private jeep enjoying the natural and artistic view on the way. There is also an option of trekking all the way to Pokhara which will take about 7 hours. Stay overnight in hotel.
  • Day 06:Drive back to Kathmandu Today, our trek concludes with the drive to Kathmandu. It will take about 6 hours to reach Kathmandu which is almost 204.5 km away from Pokhara. On the way, you will enjoy the view of great fast flowing river, forest, and human settlements.

Cost Includes

  • Trekking map
  • All accommodations during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • All government taxes and ground transport
  • All necessary government papers such as national park entry permits, TIMS, etc.
  • Group medical supplies
  • If you need, we will provide sleeping bags, down jackets, duffle bag, and many more accessories

Cost Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Meals in Kathmandu (both lunch and dinner)
  • International air tickets
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Alcoholic beverages and drinks
  • Laundry and personal shopping
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • All kinds of sightseeing and sport activities
  • Tips for fellow staffs and driver

Useful Info

Equipment list

  • Sleeping bag (warm to 20oF)
  • Slacks or light jeans
  • Underwears, gloves, and mittens
  • Ski jacket or parka
  • Walking boots
  • Water bottles
  • Waterproof daypack or rucksack
  • Towel and toilet kit
  • Woolen shirts or sweater
  • Flashlight or headlight
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