Panchase Trekking 3 days itinerary
Panchase Trekking is a short trek in the Annapurna Region close to Pokhara, primarily taking you through rural areas. A short and easy trek near Pokhara valley and Fewa Lake. Any age can do the Panchase trek, from young children to the elderly. Panchase trekking starts from the most famous tourist town of Pokhara. The Panchase route is suitable for trekkers who do not have the time and stamina to do a Ghorepani Poon hill, Annapurna Sanctuary, or any other popular trek in the Annapurna region.
The Panchase trek route offers a lush green forest with diverse flora and fauna and a view of the Annapurna Himalayan Range. In fact, it adjusts the glory of the Himalayas, gorgeous views, and easy access to the traditional Gurung and Brahman ethnic villages of Pundi Bhungdi, Panchase, and Bhadaure.
The Panchase trekking experience is one of the most enjoyable ways to see snow-capped mountains and beautiful terrace lands found in three districts, Kaski, Syangja, and Parbat. Thus, you will gain more knowledge about the Gurung and Brahmin cultures of mountain people.
What is the origin of the name Panchase?
Panchase is the name given to the five seats of the divine mother. Panch means five. It is derived from the root word Asana yoga (physical posture) and represents the feminine. The number five represents an ancient yoga system in which a person experiences five levels of existence. There are three levels of manifestation in this symbol: thinking, feeling, and sensing. This symbol of manifestation is completed by Above and Below. The ancient Vedic considered Panchase to be one of the most sacred places for meditation.
Panchase Trek itinerary is a two-day hiking trek that offers views of the Annapurna Massif, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhree (fishtail), and Manaslu Himal. Satuwa, Chattre Unyu, and Loth Salla are also known as the depot of endangered herbs and herbal medicines.
A 3-day trek to Panchase is considered to be one of the best viewpoints of the Annapurna range Himalayas from the height of 2500 meters Panchase Danda. It is considered a very religious site for Hindus and Buddhists alike.
Fewa Lake is one of the central lakes of Pokhara. After passing the Fewa lake, a boating and trekking trail leads you to the World Peace Pagoda, which is a 3,600-foot-tall Buddhist monument located on a hilltop above the lake. Once you reach the top, you have to go again uphill to Pumdi Bhumdi village for the first night of your trek. Here you will experience the terraced land with lovely communities different from other parts of Nepal and the lifestyle of local people.
Panchase trek territory has very basic tea houses. This is followed by a hike uphill and jungle trails to the Panchase Danda. The last goal of Panchasek is therefore Panchase. The next morning, hike down to Bhadaure village and drive back to Pokhara.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Pokhara for the two-night three-day Panchase trek, and we will explain the trek details to you. In addition, our expert guide will come to pick you up from Pokhara hotel for the Panchase trek.
Panchase Trek highlights
- You will be picked up from your hotel for the Panchase hike starting at Lake Side Pokhara.
- First-night Homestays at Bhumdi Guest House in Pundi Bhumdi.
- Second Open Heart Guest House at Panchase Danda.
- The most spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, II, III, Nilgiri Lamjung Himal, and Fishtail.
- Hiking villages and forests.
There is another trek similar to the Panchase trek. Royal trek and Sikles trek As good as a Panchase trek, this trek is also equally rewarding.