Panchase Danda Trek - 5 days

Panchase Danda Trek

Panchase Danda trek is a short camping trek in Annapurna region and this area is less frequented by tourist. There are no teahouses on the trail. Pass through the dense forests on the first 3 days and come across villages in the last 2 days. Rhododendron forests are in full bloom in the spring. See tremendous panoramic view of Annapurna and Machapuchare throughout the trek.

Hike through excellent trail that makes a complete circuit of Phewa-tal (lake) watershed located west of Pokhara. Camps are set up in grassy pasture and rhododendron forest. There is great view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalaya range as we travel to Naudanda. The gradual uphill walk to Panchase danda (2509m) provides beautiful view of Machapuchare and Pokhara valley from the high meadow near the ridge. This trek starts and ends at Pokhara.

Trip Facts:

Activities: Trekking, hiking, nature observation, cultural 
Duration:  5 day(s).
Best time: Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec 
Trip Grade: Leisurely plus
Airfare:  Not included 
Lodging: Tent/camping arrangement 
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast 
Maximum Altitude: 1646 m.
Cost: Please contact us

Panchase Danda trek - itinerary

Day 1 Patale Kharka - Drive to the trail head near Bhumdi School on Sidhartha highway. The trail is steep through the Gurung villages of Kalabang and Bhumdi. Pass through the thick rhododendron forest and Bhumdi Deorali. The first night camp will be at Patale Kharka (1768m).

Day 2 Panchese Deorali - Walk further up to Panchase Deorali. It has nice camping place. It is also a junction of the track from Syangja, Parbat and Kaski districts. There is good view to the north.

Day 3 Bhaudare Deorali - After breakfast climb to the summit to see panoramic view of Himalayan on the north and the surrounding area. Return back to Panchase Deorali. Follow the trail that leads north. Descend to Bhaudare Deorali (1646m) on the old highway to Baglung from Pokhara.

Day 4 Naundanda (1458m) - The trail ascends towards a ridge on the north. The entire of view of Phewa Lake, Annapurna and Manaslu Himal dominate the journey through thick rhododendron forests. The trail is pleasant. It gradually descends to Naundanda (1458m).

Day 5 Pokhara - Walk on the ridge to Sarankot and descend to Pokhara.

Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays.

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Cost includes:

  • Pick up and drops by private coach. 
  • Standard accommodation in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.
  • While trekking tented camp with Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, coffee etc...
  • An English speaking guide for your whole trip.
  • All activities as per above program.
  • All tour permits and entry fees.
  • All surface Transportation whole trip.

Cost does not include:-

  • Your travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal clothing and equipments.
  • Tips for guide and driver. (Tipping is expected).

Further Information

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Contact Address

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P. O. Box: 19795, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

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