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    Panchase Trek

    • Destination
    • Durations
      5 days
    • Max. People
    • Trip Mode
      In Hotels and local nice lodge basis.
    • Areas of Trek
      Nepal North Mid-West within Annapurna Himalaya region.
    • People and Culture
      High Hills populated by Gurung people hill tribe of Annapurna region.They are enriched with ancient culture and Buddhism religion.
    • Mode of transpor
      Overland journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back.
    • Duration of Treks
      04 Nights and 05 Days from Pokhara to Pokhara.

    Panchase Trek 5 days

    Panchase Trekking is one of the most scenic short trek or hike around Pokhara. So that, it takes you to the mid hills within Annapurna Himalaya range. This trek leads you with fabulous panorama of snow-capped mountains from the start to an end of journey. At the mean time you will get time to explore local villages of great interest.

    The Panchase Trek begins from beautiful Pokhara city. Short drive takes you to its southern side beyond Pokhara valley to reach our walking spot. And then head to high hills with much farming areas around Gurung villages. Then, walk takes you to Bhumdi and onward to Panchase Bhanjyang. Meanwhile, walk through serene cool rhododendron and pine forest with ever present views of Annapurna Himalaya.

    Panchase Bhanjyang  is a small Gurung farm village located at the bottom of the scenic Panchase Hill.  From there, morning walk leads to a long climb of few hours to reach the view-point. Thus this hill top offers excellent panorama of Western Himalaya with Dhaulagiri-Annapurna-Manaslu as far to Ganesh Himal with towering Machhapuchare Himal, the famous Fish-Tail peak.

    Enjoy views of mountain panorama along with stunning sunrise.Next, head down into forested areas to reach at Bhaduare village unto scenic hill of Sarangkot. This overnight stop offers marvelous views of sunrise over array of peaks. And then head back to Pokhara after a great,memorable and amazing short trek in Annapurna range.

    Best Seasons for Panchase Trek:

    Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon, wet months from mid-June to mid-September. March to May is best time for clear views till afternoon where wild flowers are in bloom with fantastic views of mountains. A pleasant day with cooler morning and night time.

    October to December  is yet another best trekking season for clear views of peaks. Short sunlight days can be freezing cold in the morning and night time, depending upon the altitude and overnight stop.

    • Day01

      Fly to Pokhara 860 m (30 mins by air) and drive to Thadi Khola and trek to Bhumdi village 1,530 m – 01 hr drives and 04 hrs walks.

      Start short trek to Panchase Hill with a scenic 30 mins flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu city. From Pokhara airport a short drive takes to starting point of the trek. This lead to Bhumdi, a farm village, on reaching a place called Thade khola near Pumdi village.

      Begin our first day trek around Pokhara with climb for an hour. Walk  few hours on gradual winding path with short ups and down till Bhumdi village is reached.

      Bhumdi is a moderate size Gurung village a tribe of Annapurna mid hills.Which offers grand view of Annapurna peaks with Mt. Machhapuchhre.

    • Day02

      Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang 2,200 m – 05 hrs.

      After catching morning views of Annapurna peaks, walk begins with gentle up into cool forest of oaks and rhododendron facing views of Annapurna and Mt. Machhapuchhre. Then, walk enjoying views till reaching Panchase Bhanjyang for the overnight stop. This small village is at an altitude of 2,200 meters located at the base of Panchase Hill, with super views of mountain range.

    • Day03

      Hike to Panchase hill top 2,510 m and trek to Bhadaure 1,670 m – 05 hrs.

      Early morning climb up through  lovely woodland. After two hours strenuous uphill walk reach Panchase hill top located at 2,510 m. Interestingly from this top you can overlook tremendous panorama of Himalayan range from Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, Annapurna 8,091 m with Mt. Manaslu 8,163m. Also, includes series of peaks including towering Mt. Machhapuchhre.

      The Panchase Hill is regarded as holy spot for the Hindu and local people. Where great festival takes place once a year in the month of August. After enjoying beautiful scenery walk leads back to Bhanjyang on downhill for breakfast and lunch.

      Afternoon, continue walk towards Bhadaure village through serene forest. At Bhadaure, a large Gurung village, stop for overnight stay.

    • Day04

      Sarangkot 1,460 m via Naudanda – 05 hrs.

      Early morning walks leads to short ups and down, and then on gradual climb  reach road head at Naudanda village.Yet another point which offers grand views of Annapurna mountain range at close distance.

      With short rest continue walk on undulating winding trail to Sarangkot. From Sarangkot get grand views of Pokhara Valley and its serene Phewa lake.  Phewa lake is facing panorama of Mt. Dhaulagiri-Manaslu and Annapurna mountain range. Afterwards, walk slowly to a scenic view point at Sarankot, which is famous for stunning sunrise and sunset views. Moreover, this is a popular spot for Paragliding.

    • Day05

      Trek to Phewa Lake and transfer to hotel – 04 hrs walks.

      After memorable trekking around Pokhara with breakfast, downhill to reach Phewa lake. Descend through farm areas to reach at the rim of Phewa lake. Then continue  your walk till reaching hotel near Phewa lake. Afternoon at leisure you can do individual activities around Pokhara.

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