Panchase Hill Trekking - 10 Days

About Panchase Hill Trekking

Panchase Hill Trekking is a short trek near Pokhara that lets you explore the unseen wild part of this beautiful lake city. Located west of Pokhara, Panchase Hill stands 2,500 meters above the sea level from where you can see stunning views of Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Lamjung Himal (6,98 3m), etc. If you are someone looking for a short getaway trip amidst nature, then Panchase Hill Trek is the perfect package for you.

The trail passes through fine villages, where you get to see unique cultural blends and people from different communities. Likewise, you pass by lush forests that present diverse flora and fauna. This is one of the least visited trails and best treks to do with your family members. Almost all ages of people can go on Panchase Hill Trekking, which makes it even more special. To know about Panchase Hill Trek cost or any other information related to the package, contact us anytime.

Variation & Custom Itinerary

If you have some extra days to spend, join Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek or Mardi Himal Trek. These are some of the famous and short treks near Pokhara. We also offer the tailor-made option for the Panchase Hill Trekking package that lets you design the Panchase Hill Trek itinerary as per your need.

Highlights

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Explore Pokhara
  • Trek through adventurous and wild forested trail
  • Pass by fine villages
  • Get to see lifestyle and culture of locals
  • Witness stunning sunrise from Panchase Hill
  • Witness captivating views of the Himalayan mountains

Itinerary

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You can meet with our team representatives around the terminal gate holding your nameplate. They will take you to the hotel and shortly brief you about the day program. In the evening, you meet with other team members over a welcome dinner.

  • Hotel
  • Welcome dinner


We have arranged a guided sightseeing tour of several monuments in Kathmandu Valley. This will give you a good insight into Nepali art and culture. You will visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Boudhnath Stupa, Monkey Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc. Later, in the afternoon, you meet with the trek guide and prepare for the trek.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

Today, you will fly to Pokhara. You also have the option to drive instead. Both ways, you get to see wonderful landscapes. Upon reaching Pokhara, you move to the hotel. The remaining day is leisure.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

After having breakfast, you drive to Khare Khola. From here, you begin trekking towards Bhumdi. The trail passes through dense forests, where you can see a range of flora and fauna. After a long ascend to a ridge, you descend and reach Bhumdi that welcome you with striking views of Annapurna Range, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Himalchuli, etc.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

From Bhumdu, the trail descends through a lush evergreen forest. Further, you ascend, following a winding path. Passing by a few villages, you will reach Bhanjyang.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

The day begins early and you ascend through stone steps to Panchase Hill (2,500m), the highest point of the trek. You will get to see a gorgeous sunrise. After that, the trail descends to Alladanda. Further, you continue dropping down, to Bhadaure, enjoying beautiful landscapes.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

After having a warm breakfast, you begin walking towards Sarangkot. The trail passes by small settlement areas. Walking through the forested path, you reach Sarangkot from where you can see a captivating view of Pokhara Valley and snow-capped mountains.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Being the day with delicious breakfast and a cup of coffee. You meet with the tour guide in your hotel lobby. He will accompany you during the tour. You visit places like Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, Bat cave, etc. Later, in the day, stroll on the lively Lakeside Market and do boating on the calm Fewa Lake.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

After having breakfast, you fly or drive back to Kathmandu as per your wish. Both options offer breath-taking scenery. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you move to the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the exploring around and shopping. In the late evening, meet with other team members over farewell dinner.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast & farewell dinner

As per your flight departure, one of our team delegates will take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport and bid you our last wishes.

  • Breakfast only


Useful Information

Panchase Hill Trekking route

A drive from Pokhara to Khare Khola, the starting point of the Panchase Hill Trekking begins the journey. From here, the trail gradually ascends towards Panchase Hill through villages like Bhumdi and Panchase Bhanjyang. On the way, you pass by lush forests, where you get to see a range of flora and birds. Further, the trail will lead you to Sarangkot and back to Pokhara.

Panchase Hill Trekking difficulty & Altitude Sickness

Panchase Hill Trek is an easy journey. There are a few steep and rugged paths. Anyone can go on this trek with normal health and physical fitness. You do not need to have previous trekking experience to join this venture. The highest point on Panchase Hill Trek 10 Days is 2,500 meters. The chances of getting altitude sickness are very low, still your guide will make sure to take care of you during the trek. Keep yourself hydrated to avoid altitude sickness.

Best time to go on Panchase Hill Trekking

The best time to go on Panchase Hill Trekking is from March to April and September to November. Trekking in this time of the year is perfect because the views are clear and the trail is bloomed with a range of floras.

Accommodation & Meals

You stay overnight in a lodge during the Panchase Hill Trek. The lodge offers pretty much all the facilities. You will have a nice room and a private washroom. Meals are based on the menu of the lodge. Tibetan, Continental, Nepali, and Indian are the cuisine that is usually found. You will have a good option to choose from during the trek.

Communication & Electricity

As this trek does not take you to very remote and high altitude, you have both electricity & communication facilities throughout the trek. You will get the charging facility as well, however do know that some places might charge extra bucks for the service. Do carry extra batteries with you. Likewise, carry a local SIM card for a better network. You will also get WiFi connections in many places.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is like an extra safety hand that will come handy in an emergency. Your travel insurance must cover airlift, medical bills, hospital bills, flight cancellation, etc. You have to take out travel insurance from your own country as Nepal does not provide travel insurance to foreigners.

Guide & Porter

A guide and porter will help you complete the journey successfully & safely. During the trek, unseen circumstances can arise anytime, which need to be handled professionally. Therefore, a guide will make sure any emergency is handled efficiently. We make sure both our guides and porters are fairly treated while working with us.

Environmental Contribution

While running treks and tours, we make sure only our footprints are left behind. All of our journeys are well crafted and planned before the commencement. From choosing the accommodation to carrying necessities, we make sure our every move in the Himalayas does not harm it in any way. Likewise, we are also supporting the local community by funding education for children.