Panchase Panorama Trek - 11 Days

Sightseeing, Tour, Trekking, Hiking, Cultural Insight, UNESCO World Heritage Sites Visit, Mountain Flight, Food and Cuisine, Festivals Celebration, Honeymoon Tour, Excursion, Family Tour, Recreational Activities and so on
Country
Region
Activity
Group size
Minimum 1
Duration
11 Days Days
Mode
Tea-House/Home-Stay
Max-Altitude
2,510m/8,235ft
Daily Walking
4-5hrs
Grade
2
Culture
Mixed Culture
Best season
Autumn and Spring
Best season
Autumn and Spring

Panchase Panorama Trek is the moderate hiking trip in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Nearby the beautiful lake city, Pokhara, the Panchase ridge is located which is less-touristed and least explored. In a short duration of time and relatively less budget, Panchase Panorama Trek offers a whole lot of things to enjoy. The serene nature, astonishing vistas of the Himalayas and refreshing hills, and various flora and fauna within on one hand. And on the other hand, the unique lifestyle and culture, foods and cuisine, festivals and rituals etc. of the locals makes this trip short and remarkable.

1. Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

  • Meals:: Lunch / Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Kathmandu
  • Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Thamel

Highlights:

  • Tribhuwan International Airport
  • Evening Walk at Thamel

2. Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

  • Duration:Half Day
  • Meals:Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Thamel
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Boudhanath
  • Pashupatinath

Highlights:

  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Introduction with group members and trekking crew
  • Equipment checking and briefing about the trek

3. Kathmandu to Pokhara(830m/2,725ft)

  • Duration:5-6hrs Drive (200km)
  • Meals:Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Kathmandu
  • Dhading
  • Muglin
  • Damauli
  • Pokhara

Highlights:

  • Scenic Drive
  • Walk to Lakeside
  • Preparation for the trek

4. Pokhara – Sarangkot(1,600m/5,250ft)

  • Duration:4-5hrs Walk(7-8km)
  • Meals:Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:670m/2,200ft

  • Pokhara
  • Pame
  • Sarangkot

Highlights:

  • Hiking
  • Mountain Sceneries
  • Eye-Sizzling View of Pokhara Valley
  • Sunrise and Sunset View from Sarangkot
  • Prayer Flags
  • Astonishing View of Annapurna Himalayan Range including Machhapuchre and Dhaulagiri
  • Paragliding Spot
  • Unique Culture and Lifestyle
  • Blissful Nature
  • Jeep Riding Starting Spot

5. Sarangkot – Bhadaure(1,540m/5,052ft)

  • Duration:3-4hrs Walk(7-8km)
  • Meals:Breakfast ,Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation:Home-Stay
  • Descend:60m/200ft

  • Sarangkot
  • Kaski Kot
  • Bhadaure

Highlights:

  • Diverse Culture
  • Local Settlement
  • Unexplored Trail
  • Bushes Walk
  • Beautiful Landscapes
  • Blissful Nature

6. Bhadaure – Panchase Bhanjyang(2,030m/6,660ft)

  • Duration:5hrs Walk(9km)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:490m/1,610ft

  • Bhadaure
  • Deurali
  • Kalyani Bhir
  • Panchase

Highlights:

  • Diverse Culture
  • Local Settlement
  • Unexplored Trail
  • Rhododendron  Flowers
  • Refreshing Hills
  • Peaceful and quiet nature
  • The best location for Yoga and Meditations
  • Friendly Locals

7. Day Hike Panchase Peak (2,510m/8,235ft)

  • Duration:4hrs Walk(7km)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation:Lodge/Hotel
  • Ascend:480m/1,575ft
  • Descend:480m/1,575ft

  • Panchase
  • Khoriya Kharka
  • Panchase Danda
  • Panchase Bhanjyang

Highlights:

  • Rhododendron Forest
  • Sidhharthanath Stupa
  • Panchase Lake
  • Ancient Place
  • Bushes
  • Refreshing Hills
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Lush Greenery
  • Rainfall Area
  • Surrounded by Bushes
  • Astonishing View of Mountains
  • Blissful Nature

8. Panchase Bhanjyang – Pokhara via Thulakhet(900m/2,952ft)

  • Duration:3-4hrs Walk(7-8km) and 1hr Drive(35Km)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Descend:1,130m/3,710ft

  • Panchase Bhanjyang
  • Galyam
  • Badarchaur
  • Pokhara

Highlights:

  • Terraced Fields
  • Agriculture based Occupation
  • Lifestyle and Culture
  • Off-the-beaten trail
  • Scenic Drive to Pokhara
  • Evening Walk to Lakeside
  • Boating on Fewa Lake

9. Pokhara Sightseeing

  • Duration:Whole Day
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel

  • Pokhara Valley

Highlights:

  • Fewa Lake
  • Mountain Museum
  • David’s Fall
  • Peace Pagoda
  • Mahendra Cave
  • Seti Gorge

10. Pokhara to Kathmandu

  • Duration:200Km (5-6hrs)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Descend:710m/2,329ft

  • Pokhara
  • Malekhu
  • Dhading
  • Kathmandu

Highlights:

  • Scenic Drive
  • Farewell Dinner in the evening

11. Departure Day

COST INCLUDES

  • Airport Pickup and drop
  • 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu (Hotel Horizon Kathmandu)
  • 1 nights Hotel in Pokhara
  • All accommodation during the trek in the best hotels/tea-houses in the area (differing according to the price you wish to spend)
    • Sanitation: The accommodation we provide will be neat and clean with warm-hospitality and quality services.
    • Single Accommodation: You won’t have to share your accommodation with anyone else so that your privacy is protected.
  • All foods during the trek: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; any items in the menu as much as you wish to consume.
    • We provide hygienic and safe meals to re-energize you.
    • We request you to not to waste your meals for it is difficult to transport food in the rural area.
    • You are not allowed to share your meals with anyone else from another group.
  • Transportation Cost: Kathmandu – Pokhara- Kathmandu, Pokhara – Trek Starting Point and Trek End Point – Pokhara
  • Professional and Highly experienced English-speaking Trekking Guide licensed by the Government. Including their lodging and foods.
    • Local Staffs: Our guides are locals of the region which ensures that you will surely get to explore a bit more during the trek than with any other guides.
    • Experienced: With an experience of more than a decade in working in this field, our trekking guides possess excellent knowledge on briefing during the trek as well as they are experts in handling all kind of critical situations which might occur during the trek.
    • Insurance: Nepal Mountain Trekkers have an insurance policy for all our trekking staffs.
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers with a max load of 25 KG). Including their lodging and foods.
    • Local Staffs: The porters we hire belongs to the same region where we trek in order to provide employment opportunities to the locals as well as to make you explore every prospect of the region.
  • Four seasonal sleeping bag, down jacket, Nepal Mountain Trekkers duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (Note: down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking Permits: Trekkers’ Information Management System(TIMS) Card and Annapurna Conservation Area(ACAP) fees
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Rescue Arrangement Service
  • 13% VAT and 10% service charge
  • Farewell Dinner

COST EXCLUDE

  • Visa fee to enter Nepal (Visa Information)
  • International flight tickets
  • Food in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation and meal costs in Kathmandu and Pokhara due to any change in the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel insurance/ Rescue operation costs
  • All personal expenses (Laundries, Electric accessories, Internet, and so on)
  • All Soft Drinks and Alcoholic Beverages
  • Tips for guide and porters

Start Date End Date Group Size Available Seoats Status Booking
Sep 18, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 9 6 CLOSED Book
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“Namaste” is the common form of greeting in Nepal which is often spoken as Namaskar. It is a traditional Hindu greeting and it is used both for salutation and valediction. Namaste is usually spoken with a slight bow and hands pressed together, palms touching and fingers pointing upwards, thumbs close to the chest.

While you are on Langtang Valley Trek, you can get access to electricity or solar energy for charging your electronic devices at lodges and tea-houses but you might only get access to the two-pin adapter so you should bring conversion plug or another converter if your device is not suitable with two-pin plug.

Yes, you can certainly get access to WiFi in lodges and also mobile data during Panchase Panorama Trek for the Internet and to communicate with your friends and family.

HEAD
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses
Head Torch
Lip Balm
Sun’s Cream ( 40+)


UPPER BODY
Cotton t-shirts or thermals
Fleece jacket
Waterproof and windproof jacket
Down jacket (Light-weighted)


LOWER BODY
Lightweight cotton pants (long)
Waterproof pants
Underwear and Half pants

FEET
Thin inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Comfortable hiking boots
Light-weighted sandals
HANDS
Gloves

ACCESSORIES
Sleeping bag rated to 0°C
Trekking bag/duffel bag
Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
Water bottle or camel bag
Toiletries
Miscellaneous
Medicines: We recommend you to bring your regular medicines; we will provide first aid kit from our side.
Light-weighted Towel
Swiss Knife
Passport and extra passport photos
Water Purifying Iodine Tablets, Drop or Sterilizer

Well, the tip for guide and other trekking staffs like porters and drivers is not mandatory but since they contribute their time apart from family to make you enjoy the best of your trip ensuring your safety and satisfaction, we recommend you to contribute some amount of tip for them. In Nepal, it is practised that 10% of the total amount you pay for your trek and tour is contributed as a tip.

ATMs and credit cards are accessible only on the major cities of Nepal, so during your Panchase Panorama Trek, you can use ATMs and credit cards only while you are in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Yes, you will need a special permit for Panchase Panorama Trek because of its existence within the Annapurna Conservation Area, you would need to request for Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).

Of course, since Panchase Trek is one of the most accessible treks and very popular among the trekkers, one can go for solo trekking without any worries. Because the people in there are very friendly and co-operative and you can also meet other trekkers along the way so that there won’t be any risk for solo trekkers or solo female trekkers to go for Panchase Panorama Trek. Furthermore, our trekking staffs (guides) are highly experienced and dedicated to their job, so our company will be fully responsible for that note.

Yes, of course, with Nepal Mountain Trekkers you can customize/personalize the trek itinerary and services to be provided according to your requirements.

Yes, it is possible to get showers during Panchase Panorama Trek on the lodges you would be staying overnight or during acclimatization.

Well, it is not compulsory to be insured but as we already know “Prevention is better than cure”. If you are insured then you can have a relaxed trip without worries and enjoy with a free mind.

Since the trail of this trekking is mostly rural, the drinking water available during this trek would be tap water, well water or hand pumps and should be purified prior to drinking them. Hence, you should buy bottled waters or should have water purifying pills or any other equipment to ensure drinking safe water.

Though it is not compulsory to take a guide with you if you are trekking for the first time with the purpose of exploring the best of Panchase Panorama Trek and each aspect of this trek, then a highly experienced and licensed guide is the most to instruct you, help you explore as well as to take care of you.

Nepal Mountain Trekkers is a travel agency formed with the involvement of highly experienced and professional trekkers with an experience of more than two decades in trekking in the Himalayas. Moreover, we do have staffs from all the special parts of the country to provide you with the proper and adequate information and make you enjoy the best of your trip. In our years of experience, none of our clients had any complaint or dissatisfaction from our company and till now all our previous clients highly recommend our team to their friends and family which is the reason behind our dedication and diligence. Once you trek with our team, you will surely think of visiting Nepal time and again with us as our other clients.

During Panchase Panorama Trek, you would be staying overnight at tea-houses or lodges and you will be served with traditional Nepali dishes like Dal-Bhat.

 

In the case of emergency, our highly experienced and determined trekking staffs and guides who are the inhabitants of this region and are professional in these fields would guide you with the best instruction according to the situation. They are well aware of every kind of risks and the solutions and they would be in touch with the company along with your trekking session, so there is no reason to worry about, just enjoy the trek.

Panchase Panorama Trek can be embarked upon during any time of the year but during autumn and spring months the weather and sceneries are relatively more vivid and you can also enjoy the blossoming of rhododendron flowers.

The earthquake of 2015 had an adverse effect on the trekking trails and the local inhabitants back then but now after the patience and positive attitude of the people along with their effort and collaboration from several donors, the trails are totally recovered and fine for trekking again. Though the lifestyle of people is somehow still lagged behind in some reasons because of trekkers and their contributions, they’ve got a light of hope that they will rise again.

Panchase Panorama Trek is the easiest treks within Annapurna Region of Nepal which can be embarked upon by anyone despite their age, interest and fitness levels.

Panchase Panorama Trek offers a great opportunity to visit and explore the highlights of the natural, cultural and Himalayan life around Pokhara; all within one week. It is a short and easy trip for all those who are looking for a quick survey of the Annapurna region with moderate physical challenges. This trek also promotes eco-tourism and home-stay treks. Along with the amazing view of green refreshing hills, high mountain peaks and insight into various flora and fauna; it is the best side trip as well.

Generally, Panchase Panorama Trek is 9 to 11 days long but you can customize/personalize the trekking days and the itinerary according to your requirement with Nepal Mountain Trekkers.

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