Trip Code : HH/E-03
Duration : 12  Days
Max Altitude : 2500 m
Activity : Treking
Starts at : Pokhara
End at : Kathmandu


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 MacchapuchareDhaulagiriAnnapurna, 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 MacchapuchareDhaulagiriAnnapurnaLamjung, and Manaslu. Rich bird and wildlife. Gurung, Brahmin, and Magar villages.


  • Explore the natural diversity of the Annapurna foothills.
  • Enjoy the culture and livelihood of different ethnic communities during the trip.
  • Witness an unforgettable sunrise from Panchase Hill and Sarangkot.
  • The easy walk is also suitable for families and children.
  • Enjoy the majestic peaks of the Himalayas including Annapruna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung and many more.
  • 12 days private fully guided Panchase hill walk.


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Check Into hotel.

  • Airport pick up and hotel transfer
  • Rest of the day is free at leisure
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu
You will be warmly welcomed at the airport by our office representative and then you will transfered to hotel.

Day 2: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Sightseeing.

  • Hotel breakfast
  • Pick up by our team and head to our office for your trek briefing and preparation
  • Afternoon sightseeing in Kathmandu
    • Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Swayambunath Monkey Temple
  • Drop of at your hotel
  • Overnight in Kathmandu
Our staff will give brief explanation about the program and you will visit  cultural heritages, which includes some of the famous world heritages sites like, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc.

Day 3: Drive or fly to Pokhara.

 Overnight at hotel near Lake Phewa.

Day 4: Drive to Thado Khola, passing Davis Falls, trek to Bhumdi through lush forest teeming with interesting flora and fauna -[1520m].

  • Start the day with a drive to Thado Khola, passing beautiful Davis Falls on the way.
  • Trek to Bhumdi through lush forest teeming with interesting flora and fauna.
  • The trail starts up a long staircase to a ridge before dropping down to Bhumdi.
  • In Bhumdi you will have good views of Himalchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Annapurna range and Fishtail.
  • Overnight in Bhumdi. (3-4 hours walking)Day [1520m]

Day 5: Today’s trek takes us up through forest and then on to Bhanjyang, a small settlement at the foot of Panchase -(5-6 hours of walking) [2030m].

  • If the weather is clear, you will have more opportunities to view the beautiful mountains along the trail.
  • Today’s trek takes us up through forest and then on to Bhanjyang, a small settlement at the foot of Panchase.
  • From here the views over Pokhara Valley and Phewa Lake are awesome.
  • Overnight in Bhanjyang. (5-6 hours of walking) [2030m]

Day 6: Hike to the Panchase Hill summit (2500m) -(6-7 hours of walking) [1400m].

  • Hike to the Panchase Hill summit (2500m) for a panoramic view of the Annapurna peaks, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu.
  • The ruins of the temple at the summit sometimes shelter a holy man.
  • The trek continues uphill steeply through sparse forests and pastures to Chitre, where we overnight. (6-7 hours of walking) [1400m]

Day 7: Today’s trek takes us past scattered villages to the village of Matathanti, where we overnight -[1200m].

Today’s trek takes us past scattered villages to the village of Matathanti, where we overnight. [1200m]

Day 8: Easy walk to Ghaundrung, the largest Gurung village in the region -[1940m].

  • An easy walk today before an ascent to Ghaundrung, the largest Gurung village in the region.
  • Overnight in Ghaundrung -[1940m].

Day 9: Start off on a downward slope to Modi Khola, Landrung Village, Deurali, and Pothana, where we spend the night after walking for 5 to 6 hours [1910m].

Start off downhill to Modi Khola, crossing on a suspension bridge. The trail turns uphill to Landrung Village, where Machhapuchhre and Annapurna are visible from the trail. It’s an uphill walk through woodlands to Deurali, then a gradual downhill stretch to Pothana, where we overnight. (5-6 hours walking)[1910m]

Day 10: You may get there by walking to Damphus, along the ridge to Phedi, past villages and rice fields, and then on to Pokhara.

  • Walk to Damphus, then along the ridge to Phedi, passing rice fields and villages on the way.
  • Then on to Pokhara. (3 hours walking);
  • You’ll have time to relax or explore the Pokhara area.
  • Overnight stay at hotel near Lake Phewa

Day 11: Fly or drive back to Kathmandu.

  • Fly or drive back to Kathmandu.
  • Also you can spend on shopping and sighseeing in valley

Day 12: Departure Flight Back to Say Goodbye and good and safe journey.

  • You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today!
  • We hope you enjoyed the tour with us, and are sure you`ll be back in your trip somewhere in the Himalaya again.
  • Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Touch The Himalayan will transfer you to the airport.
  • On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

What's included

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis).
  • Internal transport and flight within Nepal as per the itinerary.
  • All necessary trekking and restricted area permit & fees.
  • Three meals a day during the trek.
  • All accommodation during trek.
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained Manaslu special trekking guide and assistant guide (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Duffel bag, (to be returned after trip completion), complementary trekking maps. If needed down jacket and sleeping bag will be provided in rent.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, transport, food and accommodation.
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by your trekking guide).
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate.

What's not included

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc.
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc).
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.

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