Polar Trek

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Duration4 days

Difficultyeasy

Max Altitude2,500 m

Group Size1 +

Trip StartsPokhara

Trip EndsPokhara

Group StyleGroup and Private

ActivitiesTrekking

Best SeasonMar-Jun & Sept-Dec

Highlights

  • The opportunity to take in breathtaking,  panoramic views of the Annapurna range.
  • As trekkers make their way through the trail, they’re treated to mesmerizing vistas of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and serene lakes.
  • The trek also offers a chance to experience the local cuisine, adding a delicious element to the adventure.
  • Along the route, trekkers can stop at charming villages and try traditional dishes that are unique to the region.
  • From hearty Dal Bhat to MoMo filled with savory fillings, the local cuisine is sure to delight the taste buds and provide a cultural experience.
  • Panchase area is rich in medicinal herb and plants.
  • Overview about Panchase Trek

    This trek combines the beauty of nature with cultural experiences, offering stunning views of the majestic Annapurna mountain range. Through charming villages, lush forests, and rhododendron-filled trails, learn about the breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna Range. We can see the views Mt Dhaulagiri (8,186m), Annapurna 1 (8,019m), Annapurna 2 (7,937m), Annapurna 3 (7,555m), Annapurna south (7,219m), Mt Fishtail (6,993m), Mt. Manaslu (8,163m) etc.

    The Panchase Trek not only offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna Range, but it also allows trekkers to experience the rich cultural heritage of the region. As hikers pass through the picturesque villages along the trek, they can witness the daily lives of the locals and learn about their traditions and customs. Many ethnic mixes, such as Brahmin, Gurung are the major ethnicities of this region.

    From exploring ancient temples and monasteries to participating in local festivals and rituals, culture is a key aspect of the Panchase Trek. Village exploration is another highlight of the trek, where hikers can visit traditional houses, taste local cuisine, and engage in meaningful conversations with the villagers.

    This unique blend of natural beauty and cultural experiences makes the Panchase Trek an unforgettable adventure.

    Itinerary

    Day 1: Pokhara to Panchase Bhanjyang via Bhumdi (1,520m) - 6 hrs

    After breakfast, drive to Bhumdi from the hotel by a private Jeep and start trek to Panchase Bhanjyang. On the path, you can enjoy the natural beauty with the view of mountains, green forest, the monkey, birds chattering, and the wind blowing at its own pace. The mountains that can be seen include some (8,000m) peaks like DhaulagiriAnnapurna I and Manaslu in the distance and others like Annapurnas, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Stay overnight in a tea house.

    Day 2: Panchase Bhanjyang to Bhadaure (1,670m) - 5 hrs.

    Early in the morning, you will climb up to the Panchase peak at an altitude of (2,500m), for the sunrise view. Although, coming late also provides the spectacular view of mountains and surroundings. After enjoying the view, our trail descends to Aldana passing by the hills. In the afternoon, you will be rewarded with a gentle walk to reach the town of Bhadaure. Here you can enjoy the beautiful experience with the mix of cultures of people of BrahminGurung and Kami communities. Overnight stay in a tea house.

    Day 3: Bhadaure to Australian camp (2,100m) - 5 hrs

    After breakfast, we walk following a jeep trail much of the way and will pass through several villages to Kande (1,7000m), cross the road and continue uphill trek to Australian camp, which is one of the best view points and famous for sunrise. Overnight stay at the tea house.

    Day 4: Australian camp to Pokhara via Dhampus village - 4 and half hours.

    From Australian Camp hike down through the forestry slightly descending trail to Dhampus village and continue walking to Hyangjakot village. These villages are mostly dominated by Gurung cast people. At Hyanjakot we take a break for an organic lunch in the homestay house, and after descend down the stone staircase along the way to Baskot. At the end drive back to Pokhara by private Jeep/Car.

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    Inclusions

    What‘s included

      ACAP entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card).
      A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide.
      02 guest to 01 porter (Max weight limit for a porter- 20 kg (10 kg per trekker, weight limit).) with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment.
      We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size.
      Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
      Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
      Pokhara to Trek Start Point and from Trek Ending Point to Pokhara by private vehicle.
      Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits every day.
      First aid kit box.

     

    What‘s excluded

      Your Nepal Visa fees.
      All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
      All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara.
      Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu/Chitwan transportation (if you want we can organize for you with additional cost).
      Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation.
      In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights’ accommodation.
      Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
      The tips to the trekking crews and drive.
      Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control.
      Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).

     

    Essential Info

    Suggested Equipment List

    Duffel/Rucksack bag

    Walking Pole

    Day pack.

    Trekking shoes.

    Sports shoes or sandals.

    Sun Hat/cap

    Warm woolen cap.

    Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket

    Waterproof Gore-Tex layer

    Pullover or warm sweeter

    Raincoat

    4/5 pairs of good quality socks

    Hand gloves.

    2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.

    3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.

    3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).

    Sun glasses

    Water bottle

    4 season sleeping bag

    Flash or Torch light

    Camera and batteries

    FAQs

    Attractions of Panchase Trek Nature and Wildlife(F&Q)

    Panchase is a village lying on the lap of the Himalayas with a lot more pristine beauty, and natural and ethnic diversity. It covers the districts like Kaski, Parbat, and Syangja.

    Some of the major attractions of Panchase in terms of nature and wildlife are:

    Flowers and plants: Rhododendron, Leksallo, and Sunkhari

    Herbs: Chattre, Loth Salla, Satuwa, and Unyu

    Animals: Deer, bear, tiger, panda, etc.

    Birds: Kalij, eagle, etc.

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