Panchase trek relatively easy trek is a wonderful introduction to the Annapurna mountain region starting in Pokhara, on the shores of picturesque Lake Phewa. Dramatic vistas of the Himalayan peaks Macchapuchare, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung, and Manaslu. Abundant bird and fauna. villages of the Gurung, Brahmin, and Magar people. The trek heads southwest, then loops north into the Annapurna Conservation Area through subtropical valleys and rice fields to high ridges of rhododendron forest. The Panchase area is known for a wide variety of birds and animals. Our trek takes us off the beaten track and offers a chance to explore the many cultures in the area, including Brahmin, Magar, and Gurung. We’ll spend a day resting in Ghaundrung, the largest Gurung village in the area. Fabulous views of Annapurna, Macchapucchare (Fishtail), and Himchuli are a highlight here.
Starting in Pokhara, on the shores of scenic Lake Phewa, this relatively simple hike provides an excellent introduction to the Annapurna mountain range. The walk begins in the southwest before turning north and looping through subtropical lowlands and rice paddies to reach high slopes of rhododendron forest. There are many different types of birds and animals in the Panchase region. Our trip takes us off the usual path and gives us the chance to learn about the diverse local cultures, such as the Brahmin, Magar, and Gurung. In Ghaundrung, the largest Gurung settlement nearby, we'll take the day off and relax. An outstanding feature of this location is the magnificent vistas of Himchuli, Macchapucchare, and Annapurna.
Dramatic views of the Himalayan peaks of Macchapuchare, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung, and Manaslu. Rich bird and wildlife. Gurung, Brahmin, and Magar villages.