Panchase Peak Trek (3 nights / 4 days)

PANCHASE PEAK TREK OVERVIEW:

Trip Duration: 3 nights, 4 days.
Max Altitude: 2500 meters
Start: Pokhara
End: Pokhara
Difficulty: Moderate
Transport: Private Vehicle and local bus
Accommodation: Private Accommodation Tea Houses
Group Size: For individuals, friends, and family members. All our treks are private.
Meals: All Included

Note: This trek does not require any trekking permits.

PANCHASE PEAK TREK HIGHLIGHTS:

The Panchase Peak Trek is a delightful and easy camping journey situated in the western part of Pokhara, Nepal. The trek commences and concludes in the picturesque ‘City of Lakes,’ Pokhara. With an altitude of approximately 2500 m above sea level, this trek is gentle on the body while offering spectacular views of the Annapurna Himal, Dhaulagiri Himal, Manaslu Himal, Ganesh Himal, Fishtail or Machhapuchhre, and Himchuli peaks. Trekking along the Panchase Trail will provide you with an awe-inspiring experience. You will encounter charming villages and witness mid-hill cultural life. This trek is ideal for families, as children can also join the hike with our experienced guides’ support and guidance. Panchase Peak Trek is one of Nepal’s most popular short treks, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty and cultural immersion.

ITINERARY:

Day 1: Pokhara via Peace Stupa to Kala Bang (1460 m):

Our trekking adventure kicks off with your guide picking you up from your hotel. The day begins with a delightful walk to Fewa Lake, where you’ll embark on a boat ride across its serene waters. This picturesque journey sets the stage for the trek. Upon reaching the other side, a scenic ascent awaits as you make your way up to the iconic Peace Stupa. This vantage point offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna Range, Fewa Lake, and the Pokhara Valley. The day concludes with a stay at Kala Bang, providing a tranquil setting to rest and prepare for the days ahead.

Distance: Walk from Fewa Lake to Kala Bang. Altitude: Varies (starting from Pokhara at approximately 820 meters). Time: approximately 4-5 hours, including the boat ride and trek to Kala Bang. Views and Highlights: Stunning views of Fewa Lake, Annapurna Range, and Pokhara Valley from Peace Stupa.

Day 2: Kala Bang to Panchase Bangjang (2066 m)

Wake up to the crisp mountain air and begin your trek from Kala Bang to Panchase Bangjang. Be prepared for a day of captivating natural beauty as the trail unfolds through verdant forests, picturesque villages, and terraced fields. Given the absence of eateries along the route to Panchase Bangjang, ensure you carry a packed lunch for sustenance. Bangjang, your overnight stop, sits amidst nature’s grandeur, providing a peaceful retreat surrounded by the beauty of the Himalayas.

Distance: Trek from Kala Bang to Panchase Bangjang. Altitude: Varies (Panchase Bangjang is around 2,070 meters). Time: approximately 5–6 hours. Views and Highlights: Scenic landscapes and traditional villages.

Day 3: Panchase Bhanjyang to Bhadaure (1,670 m)

Today’s trek meanders through a mix of forests, terraced fields, and traditional Gurung and Brahmin villages. Descend to Bhadaure, offering opportunities to explore the village and engage with the amiable locals. Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance and local culture. The day’s trek covers an approximate walking time of 6 to 7 hours.

Day 4: Bhadaure to Pokhara via Naudanda (1515 m)

Conclude the trek by descending to Naudanda, another scenic viewpoint. Revel in a stunning panoramic view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, as well as the Pokhara Valley. Capture the breathtaking scenery before descending further to Naudanda and driving back to Pokhara, concluding the trek. The day’s trek covers an approximate walking time of 2 hours, and the drive hours back to Pokhara are 1.5 hours from Naudanda.

It’s noteworthy that the Panchase Trek, while relatively easier compared to some longer and more strenuous Annapurna treks, demands a moderate level of fitness and endurance.

Overall, the Panchase Peak Trek is a perfect opportunity for you to experience the natural beauty and cultural diversity of Nepal in just 3 nights and 4 days. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to explore the Himalayan range and create unforgettable memories.

What’s included:

  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking poles
  • Food (meals include only the main course and tea or coffee) It doesn’t include starters or desserts.
  • Private lodgings
  • Hot shower
  • Water purification tablets
  • A first-aid kit or Medical kit
  • Toilet paper
  • Transportation (pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel)

What’s not included:

  • No alcoholic beverages or soft drinks.
  • A porter isn’t included. If you need a porter, we can provide one for an extra fee.
  • Sleeping bag (we rent sleeping bags for an additional fee).
  • Wifi
  • Cell phone charging
  • Hot water drinking
  • Your Personal Expenses
  • Personal Travel Insurance.

Personal supplies for the trek 

The personal supplies you require for this trek depend on the season in which you are trekking.

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Winter hat
  • Headlights with extra batteries

Face

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Face/body wipe

Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves

Body

  • Hiking shirts
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Hooded rain jacket or wind shell
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • T-shirt ( bring lightweight wool)
  • Polypropylene Underwears
  • Down jacket
  • Waterproof jacket and pants

Footwear

  • Hiking boots
  • Thick & light socks (take an extra pair of thick and light socks)
  • Sandals

Essential gear

  • Backpack or day pack bag
  • Thermal bottle
  • Medium-size drying towel
  • Sleeping bag

Toiletries

  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Face wash
  • Body wash

Personal accessories

  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera
  • Power Adapters and Chargers

Extra supplies

  • First aid kit (Note: The guide will carry a first-aid kit on the trip. However, personal kits and medications are highly recommended.)
  • Binocular
  • Lip Guard
  • Notebook and pen.
  • Mosquito Repellent spray
  • Moleskin for blister

Contact us today for more information and pricing details.