The Annapurna Panchase Trek - 10 Days

Pristine forest & traditional villages in the shade of the Himalayas off the beaten track, constant views of the snow capped peaks, rural traditional Gorkha’s villages, and panoramic scenery in the serene forest from the paddy fields to alpine region.

From lush vegetation of rain and temperate forests to the terraced rice fields, giving the trekkers a tantalising introduction to Nepal’s cultural and natural beauty.

Adventure starts from Nepal’s second largest valley, the beautiful Pokhara Valley – offering magnificent Himalayan panoramas of Mt.Dhaulagiri, Annapurna & Manaslu Range. Machapuchere, the Fish Tail Peak stands out majestically. This will be a good walking holiday as some of the best middle-hill trekking is done along this part of the region, under spectacular view of the Annapurna Range.  Trek combines along with incredible ethnic and cultural diversity and traverses through very friendly villages and people.

Panchase top which may offers the best point for dramatic views of the e Annapurna – Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Massif.

Panchase is also a pilgrimage Place for the local people, who gathers-up yearly to pay homage to their deceased ancestors by making offerings to the local deities and mountain spirits.

Day 1
Arrive at Kathmandu 1,300m and transfer to Hotel.

On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport you will be received by our staff and will escort you to the Hotel, our guide will give you a brief orientation of the Hotel, Kathmandu, Trekking, do’s and don’t and other related information that you might require while in Nepal

Day 2
A day in Kathmandu with half day sight seeing.

After your first night in Kathmandu, you will be well informed on arrival about the time for your half day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest.

Day 3
A scenic flight to Pokhara 950m 3-hrs trek to Bhumdi village 1500m.

As per the flight schedule for Pokhara, our staff will transfer you to the domestic airport for a short half hour scenic flight to Pokhara. On arrival at Pokhara our trekking staff will meet and receive you for a short drive on the suburb of Pokhara to start this scenic trekking.

Trek begins with about 1-2 hr uphill through the rice terraces, once on the ridge a gradual walk for 2-3 hrs through the farm village of Gurung (one of the famed Gurkha hill tribes of Nepal) with few ups and down brings you to the overnight camp at the suburb of Bhumdi village.

A superb view of the Annapurna mountain range can be seen from the campsite.

Day 4
Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang 2,200m 5-6-hrs walk.

The trek from here leads to a gradual uphill leaving the farm villages behind through the cool shade of the temperate forest of oaks and rhododendron and meadows with occasional view of the Annapurna ranges. The walk is fairly moderate for few hours, lunch is served on the open grass meadows after a 3-4 hr walk, after lunch a gradual climb through the woods, another two hours downhill and uphill walk brings you to a small settlement of Panchase Bhanjyang at approx 2,200m altitude.

Panchase Bhanjyang is situated at the base of Panchase hill. The campsite offers magnificent view of the snow-capped range and of the surrounding landscapes.

Day 5
Hike to Panchase hill 2,509m and trek to Bhadaure village 1670m

Early morning about 2 hrs hike to Panchase-hill top at 2,550m for the superb panorama of Mt.Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu range, Panchase is also a holy spot during the auspicious time once a year, pilgrims from the nearby village and as far from Pokhara pay their homage. There are several religious shrines around; with a view tower to catch more glimpse of the panorama.

Return to Bhanjyang for lunch and continue the nice journey to Bhadaure village through the pristine rain forest till the camp is reached just above the village, from this spot a view of Mt.Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna south and Mt Maccahapuchare can be seen, with ample time to visit the Gurung village at Bhumdi.

Day 6
Trek to Naudanda 1,350m 4-5 hours walk.

The trek today is one of the most easy walk overlooking the views of the snow capped mountain and the terraced farm fields and fertile valleys passing through several farm villages and paddy fields, as we get lower area, come across more Hindu tribe the landscapes and climate changes into sub-tropical and to more rice paddy field, after 4-5 hours walk trek joins the Baghlung-Pokhara highway at Naudanda, from here board on the Bus for the short drive to Pokhara for the overnight stop by the Lake Phewa with time for a walk around the Lake side.

Day 7
At Pokhara.

A free day at Pokhara for sightseeing tour, morning boat ride with a short hike to Buddhist Stupa afternoon visit the Bhindabhasine Tempe premises, the Seti Gorge and the David’s Fall, evening at leisure.

Day 8
Drive to Kathmandu.

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu after breakfast this is an interesting ride for 5-6 hours, on this busy highway following the River Marsyangdi and River Trisuli for some time, on reaching Kathmandu check into respective Hotel.

Day 9
Free day at leisure in Kathmandu.

A free day in Kathmandu, please inform our staff if you would like to go on another short tour in and around Kathmandu Valley or for scenic mountain flight.

Day 10
Transfer to Airport for the International departure.

Today as per your international flight time, keep your confirmed air ticket, and your passport handy. Our staff will take you to the airport for your final departure from this amazing country, Nepal.

Incursions

  • Airports pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu - (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • Ground transportation by flight or private car from Kathmandu – Pokhara –Kathmandu and by car from Pokhara to the trek starting point and trek ending point to Pokhara.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation, and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Two night’s standard accommodation in Pokhara (First night of the trekking and last night of the trekking).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Annapurna Conversation Area Project (ACAP) permits.
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Duffle bag, down jacket, sleeping bag and walking pole if necessary.
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with the cultural dance show.
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges.

Excursions

  • Major meals in Cities (Kathmandu and Pokhara).
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, tea/coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge laundry charge, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and down jacket for the trek.
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory).
  • Cost raised by flight cancelation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc. which are not under our control.

  • US$ 990 per person in the group of minimum 1-2 pax.
  • US$ 875 per person in the group of minimum 3-5 pax.
  • US$ 805 per person in the group of minimum 6-9 pax.
  • US$ 770 per person in the group of minimum 10-15 pax.
  • US$ 745 per person in the group of minimum 16-20 pax and above

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The Annapurna Panchase Trek
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Trip Facts

  • Camping
  • Moderate
  • 03 / 04 days
  • 2,509m at Panchase
  • 09 / 10 days
  • All Year round except from June till mid September
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