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Panchase trek offers a great opportunity to visit and explore the highlights of the natural and cultural life around Pokhara. It is short, easy, lowland and famous trekking trail in Annapurna Himalayan area. Panchase is border of Kaski on the east, Parbat on the west and Syangja on the south. Panchase is considered as the highest hill of this region. Popularly known as Pancha Dham, the hill has also gained its popularity as a religious site.
Hindu Pilgrimages visit Panchase in many occasions to worship god. To preserve its cultural richness and promote tourism, Panchase Development Committee has been formed. The rare vegetation like medicinal plants and lush green forests also add to the importance of this trek. The top of Panchase offers a panoramic view of Himalayas and green valleys and terraces of mid hill Nepal. It is comfortable and interesting to go to Panchase. The unique village settlement of the area is another attraction for the visitors.
This non-technical trek is suitable for the people of different walks of life. Simply, if you are fairly fit and have a little sense of adventure, no difficulties will be encountered in this trek. As the trek is designed for camping arrangement, everything is handled by our team of staff. One can enjoy closer mountain views of Annapurna Himal, Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri Himal, Fishtail, Himchuli and total wilderness experience. Interacting with the local ethnical groups and experiencing untouched biodiversity is another notable attraction of this trek. This trek also offers a visit to natural heritage site and a unique opportunity for photography.
Arrive at Kathmandu
Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara
Boat across Phewa Lake, Trek to Shanti Stupa Continue to Bhumdi
Trek to Panchase Bhanjang
Early morning summit Panchase Peak and Trek to Bhadaure
Trek to Dhampus (1,580m) Via Kade
Trek to Phedi and Drive to Pokhara
Drive to Kathmandu
Final Departure- transfer to hotel
- 3 night Hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara with BB
- Arrival and departure transfers
- TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Entrance fees
- English speaking guide and necessary number of porters
- Trekking crew salary, food and insurance
- All accommodation during trekking (best available lodge)
- Sleeping bag and down jacket if required
- Company branded T-shirt
- Nepali SIM Card
- International airfare
- Travel Insurance
- Emergency Evacuation service
- Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu
- International calls
- Bar bills and personal nature expenses
- Tips for guide and porter
How difficult is the Panchase village trekking circuit?
You certainly need not require any kind of technical climbing abilities. There are no high passes and the Panchase trek only reaches 2500 meters in altitude. However while
descending down you need to be a bit careful if the forested paths are wet and slippery.
Trekking poles are seriously advised for easy maneuvering and grip.
What kind of accommodation can I expect on Panchase village Trekking?
We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. The rooms along the routes are clean with cozy beds with nice mattresses and blankets. However it is advisable to carry your own sleeping bags if you have the habit of sleeping on your own bed.
What kind of food can I expect during the Panchase village trekking journey?
All the guest houses/lodges in the trekking have attached restaurants and they cook a delicious range of dishes. You are given Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, and fresh seasonal vegetables.
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day. Similarly Lunch is provided on the way to wherever you head for.
How much distance I need to cover each day during the Panchase village trek?
Generally on an average you walk to 5 to 6 hours a day. However the distances you cover each day varies as per the terrains and altitude.
What type of transportation is available for trekking in the Panchase village trekking region?
he types of transportation you get depends upon how big or small is the group size .We generally make use of private vans, jeeps or tourist buses and airplanes if need be.
Is there a possibility of getting altitude sickness during this trek?
This trek is a low altitude trek, suitable for almost every traveler. However it is always advisable to be alert against “altitude-related problems” while trekking in Nepal.
Can I charge my mobile phone/camera during the trek?
Yes, you can charge your phone/ camera batteries but do not forget to bring extra batteries. Better bring a solar charger during the treks.
Is Panchase Trekking a family oriented trekking circuit?
Yes you can join this divine pilgrimage trek with your family along with kids. It doesn’t involve too steep a climb while trekking in this region.
This trek is not very difficult. A little bit of physical fitness is required to be on this trek.
Why is it a better idea to trek with an agency rather than trekking independently?
Trekking independently is doable, but involves seen and unforeseen risks. On the other hand trekking with the recognized agencies gives you the advantage of trekking under a systematic and a well-planned schedule. Most of the time, you will be travelling with a group.
The agency will also provide you with a guide and a porter. Trekking with an agency will be a little more expensive than trekking independently or solo.
How do I book the Panchase Village Trek in Nepal?
To book the Panchase Village Trek in Nepal, Mission Nepal Holidays offers you a number of booking options including:
Wire transfer OR,
Cash on arrival
Do I need travel insurance while travelling in Nepal?
Travel insurance in Nepal is one of the wisest things to do which we ideally recommend while traveling to Nepal. Although it is not a legal requirement to have travel insurance while travelling in Nepal but secures your trip in terms of uncertainties.
What about medical treatment during the Panchase Village Trek?
A simple medical kit can be lifesaving without taking much space in your baggage. You never know what could go wrong; however you need not worry at all. Our guides do carry a medical first aid kit hand with them for treating any kind of basic illness during the trek.
Is the water safe to drink?
Your guide will be in charge of all your water needs. He will make sure all water is boiled and treated with iodine. Iodine is 100% effective in killing the bacteria in water.
Is it possible to communicate with my family while on trek in the Panchase trekking region?
You can have easy access to communication but in remote areas we use satellite phone. So communication won’t be an issue.
Is tipping compulsory for the guides and porters?
Tipping is not necessary although tipping for guide and staff is good practice, porter and guide expect tip, your tip helps their family.
How can we contact you if we need more information regarding the Panchase Trek?
We are a local trekking company based in Kathmandu. You can contact directly with the following numbers and email addresses:
Landline: +977-01- 4438165 Or +977 9802072870
Why book with us?
- More then 20 years of experience
- A professional and responsible travel company based in Nepal
- Specialist group adventure tours and treks in the Himalayas – India, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan
- Fully customisable itineraries and dates
- Professional & friendly local guides – supporting the people of Nepal
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- No negotiations in giving best quality