This is a panoramic trek to beyond Phewa Lake in Pokhara. Panchase lies on the south-west side of Pokhara, bordering Kaski on the east, Parbat on the west and Syangja on the south. Panchase Trek is one of the best short trekking route around Pokhara Nepal, Unforgettable closer Mountain View, mid-hill cultural and total wildness experience, inhabited by different ethnical groups, untouched biodiversity and natural heritage site, and now a days it is a unique photographic destination in Nepal. Although this is a short trek the trek offers mountain views, typical Nepali villages and traditional hospitality.
Panchase Trek is a mini trek that last for about the 12 days. After your arrival to Kathmandu, the next morning we will take an early drive/flight to reach Pokhara. The next day from Pokhara through Thado Khola you drive to Bhumdi (1,525 m/5500 ft). We stay there for the over night. From here you can explore the view of Ganesh Himal, Himalchuli, Manaslu, Annapurna range and Fishtail Mountain. The next day we move on towards Panchase Bhanjyang (2,000 m/7100 ft) from there along the forest area. There are different species of birds found in this area. Here we stay there in lodge and the next day we move on to Tilahar (1,020 m). The next day we travel along different villages to reach Dobate (2,655 m). Then we head on towards Ghorepani Poonhill through Jalijale. We trek from Ghorepani to Poonnhill (3180 m) to Hill (1475 m). Poon hill provides sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Nilgiri (6,940 m), Varaha Shikhar (7,847 m), Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Annapurna III (7855 m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Annapurna IV (7525 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Lamjung Himal (6,931 m) and other numerous snow capped mountain peaks. Afterward the trail ascends through the forest as we move towards Nayapul to Pokhara where we end our trek.
It is one of newest trekking routes near Pokhara and is less visited by tourists. You could also spot abundance of wild marijuana plants growing along the trail of Panchase Trek. Along the way you will see many ethnic mixes, such as Brahmin, Magar and Gurung. The best time to visit Panchase would be Sep-Oct-Nov and Mar-Apr-May. This trek is off the beaten path and it is unlikely that you will meet many other trekkers here, and this trek is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. So join the Incredible Mountains for this easy paced trek where you will experience a great diversity of Nepalese culture and beauty.