Panchase trek 8 Day

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Panchase Trek

Panchase trek  is mini trek last for about the 9 days,. After you arrive to Kathmandu you directly catch a bus of through flight you reach Pokhara. The next day from Pokhara through Thado Khola you drive to Bhumdi  5500 ft. We stay therefor the over night. From here you can explore the view of Ganesh Himal, Himal chuli, Manaslu,,  Annapurna range and Fishtail Mountain. The next day we move towards Panchase Bhanjyang 7100 feet. from there along the forest area.There are different species of birds found in this area.

Here, we stay in lodge and the next day we move on to Chitre 4,810 feet in about 6-7 hours. The trail ascends through the forest to the top of the Panchase Trek Ridge. We can see the spectacular view of Pokhara from there. We can also see the Kusma Valley and the Annapurna. The next day we travel along different villages to reach Birethanti 3,400 feet. Then, the next day our trek ends reaching Ghandruk. It is a beautiful Gurung village. The roads here are totally made from the stones. In Ghandruk, the people here are totally friendly.

Cultures

The Gurung cultural  and lifestyles can be studied in this region. We stay a leisure time here. The early morning view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri is heart touching here in Ghandruk. The next day, our trial descends towards Pothana 5,600 ft. We climb down hill through Modi Khola, to cross the suspension bridge. Then ascend towards the Landrung Village, during the 4 – 5 hours trail. we could clearly view Annapurna and Machhapuchre Himal.

Then through Deuralii  we finally will be reaching Pothana. Here at Pothana we stay an overnight in one of the lodge. The next day from Pothana we have a breakfast and move on to Dhumpus. About an hour walking from here, along the ridge we pass villages and paddy fields to finally reach Phedi. Then fro Phedi we can take a bus to drive back to Pokhara. Therefore, after reaching Pokhara we will have a day rest there. We visit Fewa Lake, Sarangkot , Mahendra Cave and David’s Fall in the Pokhara city. Finally, this brings the end of our trek. Therefore, we’ve complete the glorious Panchase Trek at the ending by Gurla Mandata trekking.

Available departures

  • Day 01: Arrival airport Pickup to Hotel
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara Our trek starts today with the drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by private transport. The distance of Pokhara from Kathmandu is 204.5km and approximate time take to reach there are 5 hours and 40 minutes. On the way, you will have the splendid views of mountains, rivers, greenery hills, and small tea houses too. After arrival in Pokhara you will be transferred to your respective hotel and there you can take rest. Roaming around the Pokhara city is also an option provided to you, in which you can enjoy the sports like cycling, skating, fishing, and many more. Stay overnight in Pokhara.
  • Day 03: Boat across Fewa Lake and trek to Bumdi In the morning after breakfast, you will have the privilege of boating in Phewa Lake which will be followed by the trek. The trial will lead you first to the World Peace Pagoda, which is one of the 80 peace pagodas in the world. The path also offers the vista of stunning mountains, Phewa Lake, and city below. The trial continues by the steep up climbing through the rhododendron forest and small village of Lukum Swara. The final trek of the day takes you to Bumdi village, a resident of Gurung and Brahmin people. The destination is 10 km away from the starting point of our trek and approximate walking hour is 3 hours. Stay overnight in camps.
  • Day 04: Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang Early in the morning, we will start the trek through the beautiful forest from where you can see the view of mountains peeking out of the trees. On the path, you can enjoy the natural beauty with the view of mountains, green forest, the monkey playing with each other, birds chattering, and the wind blowing at its own pace. The mountains that can be seen include some 8-thousand like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu in distance and others like Annapurnas, Lamjung, Gangapurna, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). The jeep trail is also done to reach up to the Panchese Bhanjyang. As a whole, the trek completes in about 4 hours and the destination for today is 10.5 km away from Bhumdi. Stay overnight in camps.
  • Day 05: Trek to Bhadaure In the morning, after breakfast, you will climb up to the Panchase peak at an altitude of 2500m (highest point of our trek). For today you also have an option of getting up earlier to ascend and have the sunrise view. Although, coming late also provides the spectacular view of mountains and surrounding. After enjoying the view, our trail descends to Aldana passing by the hills. In the afternoon, you will be rewarded with the gentle walk for reaching the town of Bhadaure. Here you can enjoy the beautiful experience with the mix of cultures of people of Brahmin, Gurung and Kami communities. As descend is of 7.5km with a plain walking trial will take 3 hours to complete. Stay overnight in camps.
  • Day 06: Trek to Naudanda and drive to Pokhara Today we will have a drive to Naudanda passing through the rough roads of small but regular villages, where you will get an opportunity to interact with locals and children. You will have lunch after reaching Naudanda. Lunch is followed by rest for some time, and we will head towards Pokhara with private jeep enjoying the natural and artistic view on the way. There is also an option of trekking all the way to Pokhara which will take about 7 hours. Stay overnight in hotel.
  • Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu Today, our trek concludes with the drive to Kathmandu. It will take about 6 hours to reach Kathmandu which is almost 204.5 km away from Pokhara. On the way, you will enjoy the view of great fast flowing river, forest, and human settlements.
  • Day 08: Departure 
  • Cost includes:
  • Airport picks up & drops
  • All Ground Transportation
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Guest House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • Accommodation Selected Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Experienced English Speaking Guide
  • Services of Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest)
  • All Government local Taxes
  • National park Fees
  • ( TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System
  • First Aid kit
  • General equipment for Porter during Adventure trip
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Guide &  Porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per demand
  • Company T-shirt as gift
  • Tour Certificate
  • Cost excludes:
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
  • Tips and Gratuities

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  • It is a beautiful Gurung village. The roads here are totally made from the stones. In Ghandruk, the people here are totally friendly.
  • The next day we travel along different villages to reach Birethanti 3,400 feet. The next day our trek ends reaching Ghandruk.
  • The trail ascends through the forest to the top of the Panchase Ridge from which the spectacular view of Pokhara, the Kusma Valley and the Annapurna is seen.
  • There are different species of birds found in this area.  Here we stay there in lodge and the next day we move on to Chitre 4,810 feet in about 6-7 hours.
  • The next day we move towards Panchase Bhanjyang 7100 feet. from there along the forest area.
  • We stay therefor the over night. From here you can explore the view of Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Manaslu, Annapurna range and Fishtail Mountain.
  • The next day from Pokhara through Thado Khola you drive to Bhumdi  5500 ft.
  • Panchase Trek is mini trek last for about the 14 days. After you arrive to Kathmandu you directly catch a bus of through flight you reach Pokhara,.
  • Panchase hill 2,250m can be done for the spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu.
  • Another possibility of Panchase trek is to trek from Panchase back to Pokhara via the ridge that runs through the villages of Bhumdi and Pumdi.
  • The Panchase trek can either be continued to reach Karkinetta, to trek to Kusma, on the Baglung highway.
  • The Magars, Chhetris, and Gurungs are the main inhabitants of this region.
  • The an exotic panoramic Himalayan range. The trekking route passes through many villages and you may accompanied by the local culture and their hospitable welcome to their village.
  • which gives spectaculars view of Holy Mt.Fishtail ( Machhapuchhere) Annapurna south, Himchuli, Lamjung Himal in the west of Pokhara.
  • The Short Hiking destination of this trek is the  local village of Panchase traditional.
  • Panchase Trek is one of the best attraction of Annapurna mountains range from World Peace Pagoda and the easy & Classic trekking route in the western Nepal.
  • The Gurung culture and lifestyles can be studied in this region.
  • We stay a leisure time here. The early morning view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri is heart touching here in Ghandruk.
  • The next day, our trial descends towards Pothana 5,600ft.
  • We climb down hill through Modi Khola, to cross the suspension bridge. Then ascend towards the Landrung ,Village during the 4 - 5 hours trail.
  • We could clearly view Annapurna and Machhapuchre, Himal., Then through Deurali we finally will be reaching Pothana., Here at Pothana ,we stay an overnight in one of the lodge.
  • The next day from Pothana we have a breakfast and move on to Dhumpus., About an hour walking from here, along the ridge we pass villages and paddy fields to finally reach Phedi.
  • Then fro Phedi we can take a bus to drive back to Pokhara. After reaching there in Pokhara we have a day rest there. We visit Phewa Lake, Sarangkot , Mahendra Cave and Davis Fall in the Pokhara city.
  • This brings the end of our trek.we complete the glorious Panchase Trek at the ending by Gurla mandata Treks.
  • Trip info:
  • Accommodations:
  • We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Gurla Mandata Treks,. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Kathmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Since, Panchase trek is camping trek we provide comfortable dining, kitchen, crew, restroom tents and sleeping materials like mattress, Sleeping bags etc. We provide twin tent for our guest.
  • Meals:
  • We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Kathmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.
  • Our Team:
  • Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Gurla Mandata Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.
  • Field Staffs:
  • We are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.
  • Equipment’s:
  • We believe equipment's does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglasses, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipment's which you most carry during the trek.
  • Clothing Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms
  • Outer layers  down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge. Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs)
  • Safety & Security:
  • Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity), to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.
  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal:
  • Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season.
  • Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). ,Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar-, Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
  • Experience & Fitness:
  • Trekking in Nepal for Panchase Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.
  • Acclimatization:
  • Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.
  • Eco Friendly: 
  • We only leave foot prints! Gurla  Mandata  Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.
  • Helping Hand 
  • Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us: gurilamandatatrek@yahoo.com They really need us, Support us to be their Helping Hand.
  • Note:
  • We have tailor-made program for Panchase Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.