Panchase Trek Via Japanese Peace Stupa (2 nights / 3 days)

TRIP OVERVIEW:

Trip Duration: 2 nights, 3 days.
Max Altitude: 2000m
Start: Pokhara
End: Pokhara
Difficulty: Easy
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.

PANCHASE TREKKING TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with the Panchase Trekking Via Japanese Peace Stupa, one of the best short camping trips in the Pokhara Valley. This trek offers a perfect combination of breathtaking mountain views, cultural immersion, and a total wilderness experience.

As you trek through the mid-hills, you will encounter different ethnic groups and have the opportunity to experience their unique cultures and hospitality. The untouched biodiversity and natural heritage sites along the way offer a rare opportunity to witness the beauty of nature up close.

The trek also features a visit to the Japanese Peace Stupa, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. This is a unique photographic destination that will leave you with unforgettable memories.

With a maximum altitude of 2000 meters and an average of 5–6 hours of walking per day, the trek is relatively easy and suitable for trekkers of all levels. The trail is well-defined and passes through a temperate jungle, providing a comfortable and enjoyable trekking experience.

Overall, the Panchase Trekking Via Japanese Peace Stupa is a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and accessibility, making it a must-do trek for anyone visiting Nepal.

 ITINERARY:

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 Bangjang to Lakeside Pokhara (822m).

On the final day of the trek, you will wake up early to catch the sunrise and stunning mountain views from Bhanjyang. After breakfast, you will begin your descent towards Ghatichhina, which is a small village located on the banks of the Seti River. The trek takes around 4–4.5 hours and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and landscapes. Once you reach Ghatichhina, you can take a local bus to Hallan Chowk, which takes around 45 minutes. From Hallan Chowk, we will walk towards your hotel.

INCLUDES:

  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking poles
  • 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
  • Mineral Water / Water purification tablets
  • Toilet paper
  • Transportation (pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel)

EXCLUDES:

    • 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, hot shower
    • Tips
    • 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
  • Extra passport-size photos and photocopies of passport
  • Lip Guard
  • Notebook and pen.
  • Mosquito Repellent spray
  • Moleskin for blister

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