Panchashe Trekking is a panoramic trek to beyond Phewa Lake in Pokhara. From Panchase you will see the great Himalayan peaks of Macchapuchare, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung and Manaslu. The terrain varies from subtropical valleys of banana trees and rice paddies to high ridges covered in rhododendron forest. This supports an abundant array of bird life. Along the way you will see many ethnic mixes, such as Brahmin, Magar and Gurung. This trek is off the beaten path and it is unlikely that you will meet many other trekkers here, and this trek is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Dramatic views of the Annapurnas and Macchapuchare, an insight into village life, an easy introductory trek.
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Trip Duration: 11 days
Max. Altitude: 2000m
Season: Sep - May
Trekking: Home stay Camping
Accommodation: 3 nights in Kathmandu, 2 nights in Pokhara & 5 nights in Camp & Locak house
Transportation: Private Car or Tourist bus or Flight
Group Size: Min 2 pax
# Arrival & Departure as per itinerary
# Twin Sharing accommodation in 3 Star in Kathmandu & Pokhara with Breakfast
# Kathmandu Pokhara kathmandu in Tourist Bus/Flight
# All necessary Permit during sightseeing and trekking
# Escorted with English speaking guide during sightseeing and trekking
# one Porter between two each two person during trek.
# Accomodation & 3 meals during tea house trek
# food, accommodation ,salary & insurance of guide and Porters
# International Airfare
# Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
# Airport Departure taxes/Excess baggage charges.
# Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
# Travel Insurance
# Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
# Personal spending money.
#Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
# Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance
# Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc.
# Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions and the health of trekkers can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.
Accommodation on the trek & Food
You will be accommodated in lodges during tea house trek & tent in camping trek . Typical food available for lunch and dinner is Nepali rice & lentils, pasta, potato dishes, soups or pizzas. Delicious pancakes, porridge, toast and eggs are the main breakfast fare, while tea, coffee and hot chocolate are always available. You will probably be pleasantly surprised at the variety of food at the lodges.
There are a lot of steep ascents and descents on the trek and a good level of fitness is required. Some days you may be required to walk up to six hours. Please note that the estimated walking time each day will vary according to the overall fitness of the group and weather conditions.
Footwear & Clothing : Bring well broken-in walking shoes, suitable for snow; thick socks, light socks, camp shoes; down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and pants; sweater or fleece jacket; underwear; warm and cotton or polypropylene pants or jeans; shirts and T-shirts; shorts; long underwear; wool hat; sun hat; gloves; bathing suit; comfortable track/gym suit.
|City||Per Adult / Single Room||Per Adult / Double / Triple Room||Child Without Bed||Child With Bed|
|Kathmandu||USD USD $ 30||USD USD $ 30||USD USD $ 65||USD USD $ 75|
|Pokhara||USD USD $ 30||USD USD $ 30||USD USD $ 65||USD USD $ 75|
Arrive Kathamandu 1350m & Over night in Hotel
Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital city of the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal.You will be met on airport and transferred to your hotel. After the arrival, the group will be formally introduced to Guide for the activities over the next few days. One should pay attention in particular to the safety aspects of the briefing. Any questions or doubts should be asked and clarified at this time. We check your insurance details and other requirement for your trekking.
After breakfast, we start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. Escorting by an English speaking guide be, try to give them a full taste of our vivid culture image and an enchanting manner of its people. In our sightseeing tour we go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar square. Durbar Square: -This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar square, protected as an UNESCO world Heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also museums inside the palace building. There is an entrance fee of Rs.250 for foreign visitors. Your ticket to the Square entitles you to visit all the museums. Swayambhunath, 6.5 kilometers west of Kathmandu, situated on a hillock, this 2000 years old Stupa is the world’s most glorious Buddhist shrine and is surrounded by several small pagodas. The main temple is capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt and is painted on the four sides with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. Pashupatinath, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is the holiest and most famous Nepalese temple. Situated 5 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, it is an impressive pagoda style structure with gilt roof and richly carved silver doors. It has bathing and cremation ghats, which are of absorbing interest to the tourist, particularly in the mornings and on festival days.
Kathmandu - Pokhara (960m / 6 hrs)
Drive or fly to Pokhara. Pokhara is a big natural Beauty City out of Kathmandu, which is 200km from Kathmandu. Pokhara is a place of remarkable natural beauty. The serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of fishtailed Machhapuchhre rising behind it make it an ideal setting to spend a few days in Pokhara
Pokhara - Khade khola –Bhumdi 30 minute drive and 5 hrs walk 1600m
Drive to Khade Khola and trek seep up hill for lunch. After lunch path leads to Bhumdi easy walk along the villages for beauty full views of mountains
Bhumdhi-Panchase bhanjang 7 hrs 2000m
In the morning we have beautiful mountain views to the north.Trek start with steady climb to westward through bushes and trees. It will be good day for the, who are interested on birds.
Panchase-Bhadure 4 hrs 1700m
After breakfast walk up to Panchase 2500mtr for the panoramic views of Himalayas from Dhaulagiri to Langtang on a clear morning. After returning to the campsite for lunch walk to Bhadure.
Bhadure-Dhampus via Kare 6 hrs 1600m
From Bhadure can finish the trek via Naudada or trek up hill to Bkare and climb to Dhampuss big Gurung village.
Dhampus-Kirakhore. 4 hrs1500m
It will be another beautiful day view with Annapurnas, Fishtail and green hills just front of camera.
Kirakhor-Hangja-Pokhara 2hrs walk and 30 minute drive
Walk down to Hangja and drive to Pokhara overnight at Hotel. After trip can join to other trip like Jungle safari, Rafting or pilgrim tour to Lumbini
After breakfast in the morning we say goodbye to Pokhara and head back to bustling Kathmandu by car or private bus (There is an option to fly). In the afternoon free day of your own. Overnight in Hotel
All too soon it's time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing adventure kingdom.