Annapurna Panchase Trekking- 9 Days

Good to Know
  • Duration 9 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-12
  • Max. Altitude 2030 M.
  • Best Season March, April, May and September, October, November, December

Annapurna Panchase Trekking is one of the renowned village treks intended for the pilgrims. Here, pilgrims come to show their veneration towards their forefather’s spirit and to give their blessings to the gods of the mountains. In addition to that, most of the people visit to gain knowledge and experience about the ethnic groups in the area, as well as the precious Himalayan peaks.  Our Annapurna Panchase Trekking provides an opportunity to spend time with and learn about the Gurung community.  High snow-capped peaks, including several above 8000m, provide a picturesque background for our trek.

Annapurna Panchase Trekking is suitable for those seeking an enriching cultural experience combined with your typical jaw-dropping Himalayan views.  It is perfect for those who do not have enough time or energy for the Annapurna Circuit Trek, but would like to see what the region has to offer.  Most of the trekkers appreciate Annapurna Panchase Trekking as it is considered as a model trek. Our Annapurna Panchase Trekking package unites the cultural sites of this region starting with a drive to gorgeous city of Pokhara and its natural loveliness. Machhapuchhre is a supplementary magnet that pulls trekkers of all capabalities towards it. This trek is not specified to certain people. The important thing is you must have strong will power to trek and learn about villages nestled in the Himalayas.

Itinerary
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Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Adventure Himalayan representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader.  If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.

    In an in the early hours morning you will leave from the hotel for scenic drive towards Pokhara along the Prithivi Highway (approx 6 hours). Besides the wonderful drive along the great natural landscape, foreigners will also have the chances to view rural communities and their range of culture along the Highway. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

    • MealsBreakfast

    On the 3rd day we will drive to Khare and will start the trek from there. We will be walking along the village side and forest area. After about four hours of walking, we will arrive at Bhumdi. There, we will take your lunch and explore the surrounding area. From Bhumdi, we can see spectacular views of Ganesh Himal, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, and other looming peaks.  Overnight stay in a tea house.

    • MealsBreakfast-LUnch-Dinner

    Today, we trek to Panchase Bhanjyang from Bhumdi. We will be walking up to the hill for an hour and from there you will again move down all the way through the forest and stunning view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Overall the trail is nice and tranquil. 
     Overnight stay in a tented camp.

    • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner

    On the 5th day, we'll trek to Bhadaure from Panchase Bhanjyang after taking breakfast. After hiking for a couple of hours of descending from Bhanjyang, we will take our lucnin a small village with great views. After our rejuvenating lunch, we keep on moving along the Northern side of Panchase danda where you will get forest for nearly 3 and half hours. In Bhadaure, you will find Gurung village which is known as Gurkhas. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

    • MealsBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner

    On the 6th day you will trek to Naudanda from Bhadaure by hiking through fascinating villages.  It takes about four hours to reach at Naudanda. From Naudanda you will make to Pokhara. Pokhara is an attractive destination for tourists of all types. You can spend a good time exploring Pokhara. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

    • MealsBreakfast

    On the 7th day you will arrive at Kathmandu after our rafting excursion. For the rafting you will drive to Trishuli River. Trishuli River is a well known river of Nepal, accessible by the Prithivi Highway. This is an exhilarating experience and an awesome way to conclude the trekking experience. Overnight stay in a hotel.

    • MealsBreakfast-farewell Dinner

    Kathmandu Valley includes several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (famous Hindu temple and cremation ground) Boudhanath (massive Buddhist stupa). We can also visit Swyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, which was built roughly 2000 years ago.  Finally, we can visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the afternoon, you will be meeting with your trekking guide and will check all the necessary things. Overnight stay at the hotel.

    • MealsBreakfast

    We will transport you to the airport.  Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels.  We look forward to seeing you again!

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    This itinerary is not suited for you? Plan your own trip.

    What's Included
    Includes
    • 3 nights and 4 days of food and accommodation during trek (local lodge)
    • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu by tourist Bus 
    • Pokhara to Trekking departure point  and back to Pokhara by private transport
    • English speaking local expert guide, porters( porter carry maximum 20 to 24 k.g and one porter between two person)
    • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fees
    • Annapurna Conservation permit (ACAP)
    • three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at bed and breakfast, two nights accommodation in Pokhara at bed and breakfast
    • Airport transfers and escort
    • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
    • Equipment & clothing for porter & staffs
    • Equipment (sleeping bag, first aid kit, oximeter etc.)
    • Insurance for all staff & porters.
    • Trekking achievement certificate
    • Adventure Himalayan Tshirt
    Excludes
    • Nepal visa - Multiple Entry 30 days - USD 50  (Details in Visa Page)
    • International flight & all domestic departure tax
    • Insurance for clients (i.e. helicopter evacuation, etc.)
    • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Hot Shower and electronic charging fees at guest houses during the tre
    • Alcoholic drinks, candies, etc.
    • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
    • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
    • Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking. 
    Dates and Prices
    Date PriceAvailability 
    Start DateStarts: ThursdayMay 30, 2024End DateEnds: FridayJun 07, 2024PricePriceUS$610StatusStatusAvailable
    Client Reviews
    • Annapurna Panchase Trekking - 10 Days

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      “My friends and I just completed the Annapurna panchase  trek. Our guide Tenzi was excellent. He was knowlegable and friendly- always trying to help. He found good guest houses for us to stay in despite it being the off season with many guest houses being closed.”

      Grace day
      Grace dayAustralia,Jun 21, 2018

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