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Panchase Ghandruk Trek12 Days

Minimum Participants Any
Mode of Travel Moderate
Accommodation Camping Trek
Meals Full board on trek, B&B Plan in city
Transportation Private vehicle & flight

trip Overview

Panchase Ghandruk trek is a pretty short and easy camping trek. It lies in the west of Pokhara. This is a typical family trip as you can hike with your children watched over & supported by our highly experienced crews. The trip is comfortable because the uppermost point of Panchase trekking is only 2500 m above sea level. We can observe the lovely villages and mid-cultural life experience on the trek to panchase.

Nepal Dream Path Treks follows up and down the path on the hills with paddy fields, forest, and grassland to the Panchase Ghandruk trek. The way is pretty tough for trekkers heading up to Ghorepani. Panchase Bhanjyang is the highest point of this trek from where we can see the most stunning views of hills, Kusma Bazaar, and Pokhara (famous as the city of lakes). During the trek, the most attractive point is watching birds. In fact, Panchase Ghandruk trek is a combined travel package that offers tours and trekking in a single travel menu. This trek also offers opportunities for some great photography. This trekking offers you magnificent mountains views like Annapurna Himal, Dhaulagiri Himal, Manaslu Himal, Ganesh Himal, Fishtail, Himchuli, and other peaks along the Panchase trail.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,300 m via respective airlines.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour.
Day 03: A scenic flight to Pokhara [850 m] & Trek to Bhumdi Village [1,500 m] [3 hrs walk].
Day 04: Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang [2,200 m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 05: Hike to Panchase hill [2,509m] and trek to Bhadaure village [1,670 m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 06: Trek to Bhirethati or Syauli Bazaar [1,200 m] [5-6 hours walk].
Day 07: Trek to Ghandruk [1,750 m] [3-4 hrs walk].
Day 08: Trek to Landruk [1,500 m] [2-3 hrs walk].
Day 09: Trek to Australian Camp/Thulo Kharka [2,050 m] [4-5 hrs walk].
Day 10: Trek to Kande and drive to Pokhara [1.5 hr walk & 1 hr drive].
Day 11: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 12: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.

Detail Itinerary

30 minutes drive BB plan Hotel/Resort

Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will meet you on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, and help you to transfer to the hotel until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel and explain to you more about your trek.

25min fly and 3-4 hrs walk All breakfast, lunch, dinner camping trek

Nepal Dream Path Treks & Expedition staff transfer you to the domestic airport for a short 25min scenic flight to Pokhara. After the Pokhara, the walk begins with 2 hrs uphill through the rice terraces, once on the ridge a gradual walk for 3 hrs through the farm village of Gurung (one of the famed Gurkha hill tribes of Nepal) with few ups and down brings you to the overnight camp at  Bhumdi village.

5-6 hrs walk All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea/Coffee] Camping Trek

The morning walk leads gradually uphill leaving the farm villages behind through the cool shade of a temperate forest of rhododendron with an occasional view of the Annapurna ranges. Panchase Bhanjyang is located at the base of Panchase hill with a tantalizing view of the snow-capped range and of the surrounding landscapes. Overnight at Tea House.

5-6 hrs walk All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Camping Trek

The morning hike to Panchase at the top altitude, 2509m offers you a superb panorama of Mt.Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Mt. Manaslu range, Panchase is a holy spot during the auspicious time (once in a year).   After a great time here we return to Bhanjyang for lunch and continue our journey to the nice journey to Bhadaure village with views of mountains with time to visit the Gurung village at Bhadaure.

5-6 hrs walk All breakfast, lunch, dinner Camping trek

Today's trek is not that hard compared to another day while we can see the views of the snow-capped mountain, terraced farm fields, and fertile valleys. The walk from Nayapul is gradual on the winding trail following the glacial river Modi upstream to camp at Syauli Bazaar, a small village at the bottom of GhandruK village by the Modi River.

3-4 hrs walk All breakfast, lunch, dinner Camping Trek

The trek leaves the river behind an uphill walk all the way to Ghandruk, passing villages, and farm fields with views of Annapurna. Gurung people are mostly farmers-shepherds and as well serving as gallant soldiers in the Nepalese -British and Indian armies.

2-3 hrs walk All breakfast, lunch, dinner on the trek Camping Trek

Today we don't have to walk a lot that's why we can hike around Ghandruk for views, visit the local village, after lunchtime at Ghandrung, the trail leads downhill for an hour to Modi River, after the bridge an hour climbs to the Landrung village for the overnight stop, with grand views of the surrounding landscapes and of Mt. Annapurna South and Huinchuli.

4-5 hrs walk All breakfast, lunch, dinner on the trek Camping Trek

The walk is on the winding path through the villages and terraced fields the walk of the 2 hrs trail leads you to the last hour uphill to a small pass at Deurali ridge 2,150m. After Deurali, nice downhill walks through the forest with the magnificent view of the Annapurna and Mt.Manaslu.

1.5 hrs walk and 1 hr drive BB Plan Hotel/Resort

After the fabulous trekking, we walk 1.5 hours to reach Kande and drive back to the Pokhara for one hour, and overnight there.

Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from this wonderful high Himalayan country, Nepal. In the evening join Nepal Dream Path Trek’s farewell dinner program.

Today as per your international flight time, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from this wonderful high Himalayan country, Nepal with the wonderful memory of Panchase and Ghandruk Trek with us.

Equipment List

  • Sun Hat
  • Worm hat (it mean worm one to protect your head from cold)
  • Headlight
  • Sun Cream/lip guard
  • Sunglasses
  • Tooth pest/Brush/soap
  • Gloves
  • Down Jacket
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Jumper/fleecy jacket
  • T-shirt
  • Long underwear
  • Windbreaker trouser
  • Towel
  • Wool socks
  • Cotton socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Sewing kits
  • Water bottle
  • Swiss knife
  • Extra batteries
  • Flip flops
  • Raincoat/ Umbrella
  • Rucksacks(For a Day)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Medical & first aid kit

What's included?

  • All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.
  • Standard Accommodation in the cities and tea houses on the trek.
  • Full-day guided tour of Kathmandu.
  • 3 meals a day during the trek.
  • Guide, porters, and other support staff as per your requirement at our agreed price.
  • ACAP fees.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
  • Necessary equipment during the trek.
  • All taxes and fees are required for the program.

What's not included?

  • Meals in the cities.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water, etc).
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking gears not mentioned in the contract.
  • Tips for staffs.

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