Panchase trek in Annapurna foothills
The Panchase trek is an easy and exciting trekking route of the Annapurna range in western Nepal. This trek leads to the traditional local village of Panchase. The Panchase danda is 2517 m high and from this hill one can have spectacular views of Annapurna I, II, III and IV, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Lamjung, Himchuli and Fishtail.
Walking trail passes through many villages where the trekkers are amazed with the culture, traditions and hospitality of the villagers. Mainly Gurungs, Magars and Chhetris have inhabited in these villages. The travelers who have reached the Panchase Hill can either come back to Pokhara via the ridge that passes through Bhumdi and Pumdi or continue the trekking to reach Karkinetta and Kusma on Baglung highway.
Panchase trek is one of the best short trekking routes from Pokhara. The spectacular mountain views, villages of ethnic groups, well preserved bio diversity and natural heritage are the attractions of this trek. Panchase trekking is a unique destination for photographers. In the rhododendron forests, one can find numerous species of birds.
Panchase trek is an off-the-beaten-path trek so that normally one may not come across with other trekkers frequently. People of all age groups as well as fitness levels can easily manage this trek. Being a middle hill trek, the Panchase trek provides an amusing walking holiday for the travelers.
Trekkers from Pokhara go to Bhumdi through Khare Khola and proceed to Panchase Hill. Panchase trekking takes the trekkers through the serene forests as well as the alpine meadows to Panchase Danda, the most exciting view point. Panchase is a hill station it is religious sites of Hindus, for the local people, it is a pilgrimage place. The tiny thatched roofed houses provide traditional appearance of the villages.
The Panchase trek begins and ends in Pokhara. This is an ideal trek to enjoy the great mountain views and taste the village life in Nepal. Best months of the year for Annapurna Panchase trek are February to May and August to December but trek can be organize year round.
Panchase trek itinerary
Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer in hotel.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m).
Day 04: Drive to Khare Khola then trek to Bhumdi (175m).
Day 05: Trek from Bhumdi to Panchase Bhanjyang (2030m).
Day 06: Trek to Panchase peak and trek Bhadaure (1875m).
Day 07: Trek from Bhadaure to Pokharichaur via Naudanda (1430m)
Day 08: Trek from Pokharichaur to Pokhara via Sarangkot (1592m).
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 10: After this amazing Panchase trek if you are interested for other outdoor activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
#Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle
#Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast
#Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
#Transportation from Kathmandu – Pokhara – KTM by drive / flight
#All meals and accommodation during panchase trekking period
#An experienced English speaking guide trained by gov. of Nepal
#Highly experienced Panchase trekking staffs
#All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes
#Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc
#Travel and rescue arrangements
#Farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant
Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during Panchase trek
Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc
Personal Panchase trekking equipment’s / gears
Tips for guides, porters and driver
All others expenses not mentioned on price include section
Base Camp Trekking, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Panchase trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.
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