This is a panoramic trek to beyond Phewa Lake in Pokhara. Panchase Trek is one of the best short trekking route near 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 nowadays it is a unique photographic destination in Nepal. From Panchase you will see the great Himalayan peaks of Macchapuchare, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung and Manaslu. The terrain varies from subtropical valleys of banana trees and rice paddies to high ridges covered in rhododendron forest. This supports an abundant array of bird life. Along the way, you will see many ethnic mixes, such as Brahmin, Magar and Gurung. 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.

Day 1: Boat across Lake Phewa, Trek to Bumdi [1520m]
From Pokhara, a short boat trip across the beautiful Phewa Lake will take you to the start of the trek. The first climb through the forest will take you up to the steps leading to the World Peace Pagoda. This Buddhist stupa is one of over 80 Peace Pagodas worldwide, built in an attempt to unite people from all over the world and promote world peace. As well as being an impressive sight in itself, from this vantage point you also get stunning views over mountains, Phewa Lake and the city below. After a chance to wander round this truly peaceful stupa, you continue down through the forest on small walking trails, before climbing back up to join an open jeep trail snaking round the hill, which will take you through the village of Lukum Swara. The final climb of today takes you up to Bumdi village, home to Gurung and Brahman people, where you will spend the night and can learn more about these cultures.
Accommodation: Camping and tea house options available
Approx Walking Time: 3 hours
Distance: 10km
Day 2: Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang [2065m]
After a short climb to really wake you up, the track continues through the beautiful forest where you can see mountains regularly peeking out between the trees. Today is a great day for nature-lovers, as the path winds amongst diverse trees and plants and you can hear the birds above – you may even catch a glimpse of a monkey! Emerging from the trees briefly at Thulunchour you then continue under the cover of the forest until the path joins a dirt road, from which you can see panoramic views of the mountains. These include the Annapurnas, Lamjung, Gangapurna and Machhapuchhare (Fishtail) as well as three peaks over 8,000m: Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu, in the distance. Continuing along the jeep trail takes you gently uphill to Panchase Bhanjyang. Similar to last night’s stay, this village is home to Gurung and Brahman people.
Accommodation: Camping and tea house options available
Approx Walking Time: 4 hours
Distance: 10.5km
Day 3: Trek to Bhadaure [1670m]
This morning you climb the stone steps up to Panchase peak at almost 2,500m, the highest point of your trek. From here you will again be rewarded with stunning views over the mountains, and there is the option of getting up extra early to ascend to this point in time for sunrise! After catching your breath and taking in your surroundings, you descend down the far side of the hill to Alldanda. This afternoon consists of a gentle walk down to your campsite, with regular views of the mountains above and villages below. The campsite is situated just above the town of Bhadaure, where you can experience a mix of cultures as there is a range of residents including Gurung, Kami and Brahman.
Accommodation: Camping and tea house options available
Approx Walking Time: 3 hours
Distance: 7.5km
Day 4: Trek to Naudanda [1515m], drive to Pokhara [800m]
Today starts with a descent down the stone steps to the town of Bhadaure, and continue on to the jeep trail that takes you across a small stream and through regular villages, where you will get the chance to interact with locals and children will ask for chocolate! On reaching Naudanda the trail will rejoin the highway and your car will be waiting to pick you up and drive you back to the quiet city of Pokhara in time for lunch on ‘Lakeside’!
Approx Walking Time: 2 hours
Distance: 6.5km


  • All the airport and hotel transfer as per the itinerary.
  • Annapurna Conservation trekking permits and TIMS card fees.
  • All the required surface transportation by Jeep and Tourist bus.
  • An experienced trekking guide and supporting porters to carry your luggage.
  • Pokhara hotel accommodation as per the itinerary inclusive bed and breakfast.
  • Lodges accommodation during the trekking days.
  • Full board meals during the trekking days. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner).


  • Lunch & dinner in Pokhara Hotel
  • Travel insurance (we would greatly be happy to assist it)
  • Nepal Tourist Visa fee
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call and the internet
  • Any other costs that are not mentioned in the cost included.
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trip
  • Tips for staffs

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