Panchase Trek Via Australian Camp (4 nights / 5 days)


The Panchase trek via the Australian camp offers an unparalleled Himalayan panorama and stunning views from the Panchase hill. This trek is highly recommended for our clients, as it takes you through forests and charming villages along non-touristy trails. It is a fully supported camping trip that you will thoroughly enjoy.

This is one of the best short camping trips in the Pokhara Valley, providing unforgettable views of the nearby mountains, cultural experiences in the mid-hills, and a chance to immerse yourself in untouched biodiversity and natural heritage sites. The area is home to various ethnic groups, making it a unique photographic destination.

Trip Duration: 4 nights, 5 days
Max Altitude: 2500 meters
Start: Pokhara
End: Pokhara
Difficulty: Moderate
Transport: Private Vehicle and local bus
Accommodation: Private Room in 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.

Why do Panchase via the Australian Camp Trek?

Panchase Trek via Australian Camp is an ideal trek for those seeking stunning views of the valley, lush green hills, and majestic mountains. This trek is a feast for the eyes, surrounded by gorgeous natural beauty, including the beautiful Rhododendron forest. The trek offers a unique blend of natural and cultural heritage, taking you through traditional villages and allowing you to experience the local way of life. You will be mesmerized by the panoramic views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and Manaslu mountain ranges. This trek is perfect for nature lovers and photographers, as it provides ample opportunities for capturing breathtaking landscapes and scenic vistas. Overall, the Panchase Trek via Australian Camp is a must-do for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and cultural richness of Nepal.


Experience one of the best short camping trips around Pokhara Valley, with unforgettable views of the nearby mountains and valleys. Immerse yourself in the mid-hill cultural and wilderness experience as you encounter different ethnic groups and witness untouched biodiversity and natural heritage sites. Enjoy a unique photographic destination with plenty of opportunities to capture stunning shots of the surrounding landscapes. With a maximum altitude of 2000m, an average of 5–6 hours of easy walking per day, and a temperate climate, this trek includes a pleasant jungle walk through beautiful rhododendron forests.


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

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 (2066m)

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 (1,670m)

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 Australian Base Camp (1900m):

Trek from Bhadaure to the Australian Base Camp at 1900 meters. Traverse through the enchanting landscapes, weaving through lovely villages and lush forests along the Australian Camp trail. The journey unfolds like a story, revealing the cultural richness of the region. Upon reaching the Australian Base Camp, situated amidst the clouds, be prepared to be mesmerized by the panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. An overnight stay at the tea house offers a tranquil retreat, allowing you to soak in the serenity of the Himalayan scenery.

Day 5: Australian Base Camp to Dhampus, then drive to Pokhara:

Embark on a scenic downhill walk to Dhampus, winding through verdant forests and picturesque villages. Marvel at the natural beauty that surrounds you as you descend. The trek concludes with a journey to Phedi, followed by a drive back to Pokhara. This final leg offers a seamless transition from the mountainous landscapes to the lakeside city, marking the end of an unforgettable trek filled with awe-inspiring views and cultural delights.

What’s included:

  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking poles
  • Trekking map
  • A first-aid kit or Medical kit
  • Food (meals include only the main course and tea or coffee) It doesn’t include starters or desserts.
  • Private lodgings
  • Hot shower
  • Mineral water / Water purification tablets
  • 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 drinking water
  • 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. 


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


  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Face/body wipe


  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves


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


  • 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


  • 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.)
  • Lip Guard
  • Notebook and pen.
  • Mosquito Repellent spray
  • Moleskin for blister

Contact us today for more information and pricing details.