Panchase Trekking route is one of the short treks of Annapurna Region. Actually, Panchase trekking is a lowland trip of Annapurna Region. Panchase is one of the hill stations of Annapurna Region and also the religious sites of Hindu People. This is considered to be the best viewpoint of panoramic Annapurna massif. In fact, there are different trails to go to Panchase and almost all are equally comfortable and interesting. So, Panchase is obviously one of the breathtaking landmarks in Nepal.
Well, Panchase Trek offers you the awesome Himalayan scenery of mountains including Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung, Annapurna and Manaslu. And Panchase trek is off the beaten path trek suitable for trekkers of all levels no matter what’s their age and fitness. Highly recommended for family trip
Fact About the Panchase Hill trekking
Starting from : Kathmandu/Pokhara
Ending at : Pokhara/Kathmandu
Grade : Easy
Highest access of the trek :2600m (Panchase hill top)
Culture encounter : Mixed
Trekking type : Teahouse
Himalayan sights : Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Annapurna range in different angles , Manaslu, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak , and many more
Most Attraction of the trek : Close Mountain View, Villages and local people
Best Season : September to May (almost all over the year)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (800m) 6hrs
Day 04: Drive to Hyanga and trek to Australian camp (2165m)
Day 05: Australian camp to Panchase Bhanjyang (2030m)
Day 06: Rest day in Panchase Bhanjyang
Day 07: Trek Panchase Bhanjyang to Ghati China and drive to Pokhara
Day 08: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 09: Departure

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Upon arrival at the airport, meet and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, you have an option to be escorted stroll around Thamel and the local streets of Kathmandu.

 Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation

After breakfast, start sightseeing covering the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, which are Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa.  Kathmandu Durbar Square area holds the palaces of the medieval Kings who ruled over the Kathmandu Kingdom. Swayambhu meaning the “the self-existent” is popular among the foreigners as Monkey Temple owing to the large number of monkey population residing in this area. It is said that Swayambhunath Stupa is more than 2,000 years old, and it symbolizes knowledge. The painted eyes on all four sides symbolize the all-seeing power of Buddha. It is an important Buddhist place where pilgrims from all over the world come. In the afternoon you will get short briefing and discussion regarding your trek.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (800m) 6 hrs

Distance 200kms – Approximately 6 Hours Drive

Early morning after breakfast, drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu (200km) via Prithvi Highway, takes 6hrs approximately (option to fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, takes extra cost). Along the way we will stop in scenic spots, for lunch and to get fresh as well, en-route we see more about countryside of Nepal that offers greenery, rivers, local villages, farm lands and beautiful mountain scenarios. In the evening, you have option to stroll around the Phewa Lake and local market in Pokhara

 Day 04: Drive to Hyanga and trek to Australian camp (2165m)

After Breakfast we drive to Hyanga passes the pokhara city and Follow the Seti river , on the way we have very beautiful scenery of Annapurna Himalayas range and some typical village and Cute local people , we passes some beautiful village Astam dhital and reach in Dhampus which village is quite big and Gurung settlement , from there we enter to the forest and arrive in Australian camp which is top of the hill

 Day 05: Australian camp to Panchase Bhanjyang (2030m)

Wake up early morning and see the sunrise and start to Trekking descend to Kande and cross the Highway and follow the gravel road with beautiful scenery arrive to Baudere. After Baudere we entrance to the very nice forest and reach in Panchase bhanjyang , which is very beautiful place and recommendation for Sunset view

 Day 06: Rest day in Panchase Bhanjyang

Explore around Panchase hill (2517m)  around 2 hours walk we will reach top of the Panchase hill , from there we can see panoramic view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayas range with Manaslu and Lamjung himal , on the top there is a beautiful temple which is very famous among the Hindu People, walk another side and trek down we will reach in a small and beautiful lake which is suited middle of the Jungle, this lake also popular lake for Hindu religion, round the panchase hill and hike to Hotel

 Day 07: Trek Panchase Bhanjyang to Ghati China and drive to Pokhara

All the way down hill passes some  beautiful Village and with annapurna Himalayas range and arrive to Ghati china drive to pokhara , it is beautiful drive along the Phewa lake where we can see paragliding landing Field

Day 08: Pokhara Free day

After finish trekking pokhara is a really nice places for chill out , pokhara is very popular for paragliding so suggest for that and you can enjoy the boat ride in phewa lake  which is beautiful lake in Nepal or if you like to do city tour we can do city tour and visit most popular places like Bindivashini Temple , Devi’s Fall Gupteshwor cave , Tibetan refugee camp , Mountain museum old Bazaar Etc , in evening if you are interested for shopping it a best places for shopping

 Day 09: Drive Pokhara  to Kathmandu

Driving Hour approximately  6 to 7

After breakfast, drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu(200km/6-7hrs). we can enjoy the diverse landscape and scenery en-route. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel.

 Day 10: Departure

You will be transfer to the International airport by Private vehicle according to your flight schedule.

Includes

  • All airport and hotel transfer by private car/coach (Depends on group size)
  • Kathmandu  hotel accommodation at 3 star category in the city of Kathmandu on the basis of B/B plan.
  • Pokhara   hotel accommodation at 3 star category in Lakeside on the basis of B/B plan.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist Bus  accoriding to our Program
  • Highly experienced English speaking Himalayan trekking guide for Whole Nepal trip
  •  Necessary Porters salary / accommodation / insurance (one porter for two person).
  • Tea house/Lodge accommodation with full board meal during  trek.
  • All the necessary paper works and Conservation  entry fees. (Trekking permit / TIMS card etc.)
  • Provide trekking maps,
  • All the government taxes and company service charge
  • Nepali food farewell dinner party.

Exclude

  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa which obtained at the airport on arrival {bring 4 copies passport size picture too}
  • Alcoholic beverages, bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods commutations
  • Any personal medical or evacuation expenses incur and strongly recommend international Travel insurance which included rescue
  • Extra porter for the personal day bag pack
  • Riding horse along the trek
  • Extra cost on natural disaster
  • Helicopter charter and all accommodation on flight cancellation due to bad weather
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu  City
  • City tour in Kathmandu / Pokhara (Vehicle and Entry fee) If you are interesting we can manage it
  • City Tour Guide if Necessary
  • Air Ticket Kathmandu -Pokhara – Kathmandu ( on request we will Manage it )
  • Other transport According to Booking
  • Tips to trekking crews ( Guide and Porter )