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Annapurna Panchase Danda Trek

8 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Easy trek for beginners, family groups, etc.
  • Less crowded and newly opened hiking trails.
  • Captivating mountain views and landscapes.
  • A great opportunity to observe the local culture and lifestyle.

One of the short, easy and family treks near Pokhara city – Annapurna Panchase Danda Trek is becoming popular for its various features. It is ideal for all people regardless of their age and fitness level. While exploring the natural and cultural beauty around the Pokhara Valley, trekkers witness various panoramic views of Annapurna 1 Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and its neighboring mountains, especially the Panchase Peak.

Annapurna Panchase Danda Trek is located on top of five high hills which converge at a point. You can explore Mahadev Temple, Barahi Temple, Siddha Baba, Dharamshala, Pancasila Lake, and some Buddhist monuments around the peak. This point is also known as Syangja, Parbat and the vicinity of Kaski district. It is also one of the best places for meditation and yoga.

This trek is also considered as a practice trek before a longer trek like Annapurna Base Camp or Annapurna Circuit Trek. Following a leisurely pace is the best option for travelers who want to enjoy nature and culture. Trekkers can walk 4-5 hours a day with plenty of time to take pictures, appreciate the scenery and rest at various stops. Interacting with the locals, trekkers get plenty of opportunities to explore the unique Nepali lifestyle.

The local culture of the central hill people and their traditional way of life make this easy route truly unforgettable experience.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport [1,350m/4,430ft] and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara [827m/2714ft], 6-7 hours
Day 3: Drive from Pokhara to Shanti Stupa and trek to Bumdi [1520m/4987ft], 4-5 hours
Day 4: Trek from Bumdi to Panchase Bhanjyang [2065m/6775ft], 5-6 hours
Day 5: Trek from Panchase Bhanjyang to Bhadaure [1670m/5479ft], 4-5 hours
Day 6: Trek from Bhadaure to Naudanda [822m/2697ft] and drive to Pokhara [827m/2714ft] around 4-5 hours
Day 7: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu [1350m/4430ft], 6-7 hours
Day 8: International Departure

Special Note:
If this itinerary does not suit your needs or you want to customize it, Tell us about your trip requirement. At your request, we offer you. We’ll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.

Price Details For Trip

  • The cost of this trek depends on the group size.
  • The can be different request numbers of Guide and Porters.
  • The cost depends on request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • The cost depends on Mode of transportation (Private Vehicle, flight or tourist bus).
  • Please contact us for up to Date, Cost and the Duration.

Cost Inclusion

  • Kathmandu/Pokhara Airport Pickup/Drop on Arrival/Departure
  • Accommodation at tourist category hotel for 2 night in Kathmandu.
  • All ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary above.
  • Accommodation at tourist category hotel for 2 night in Pokhara.
  • Teahouse/lodge clean and comfortable accommodation throughout the trek.
  • Meals throughout the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea, coffee).
  • Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits each day.
  • An experienced, expert, helpful and friendly Guide.
  • Full support guide crew with 1 porter for every 2 trekkers.
  • Cost of guide and porter - food, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, and other necessary equipment.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fees.
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS Card)
  • Trekking map of this route for groups.
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses.
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with high-altitude medications.
  • Arranging rescue operations in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • International Airfare and Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara (“Except farewell dinner" in Kathmandu)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu/Pokhara or on the trek for any reason (Early arrival or delay, Early arrival from trek due to any reason).
  • Personal expenses (shopping, snacks and cold drinks, hot shower, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, extra porters, etc
  • Personal clothing and trekking gear.
  • Travel insurance has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation along with medical coverage.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved trekking staff.
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by circumstances outside company control like landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • All the costs and expenses, which are not listed in "What is included" above will be counted as excludes.

Equipment checklist for trek

The gear listed below is recommended. We encourage you to get all the equipment listed below for the trip and kindly ensure you check and try every piece of equipment. You can also buy or hire the same in Kathmandu as they are available in the many trekking shops.

— Sun hat or scarf
— Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
— Sunglasses
— Head Torch
— Suncream (40+) and Lip Balms

Upper Body:
— Cotton t-shirts and thermals
— Fleece jacket
— Waterproof jacket
— Down jacket

Lower Body:
— Lightweight cotton pants (long)
— Waterproof pants
— Inner thermals

— Thin inner socks (3 pairs)
— Thick, warm wool hiking socks
— Comfortable hiking boots
— Shower sandals

— Gloves (Cotton and Waterproof)
— Creams
— Sanitizer

— Sleeping bag rated to -10°C +
— Trekking bag (Rucksack)
— Duffel bag
— Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
— Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
— Water bottle or camel bag
— Toiletries and Tissue Papers

First Aid Kits:
— Personal Regular Medicines
— Knee Caps
— Bandages
— Ointments
— Blister Tape

— Medicines: We recommend you bring your regular medicines; we will provide a first aid kit from our side.
— Light-weighted Towel
— Swiss Knife
— Passport and extra passport photos
— Water Purifying Iodine Tablets, Drop or Sterilizer

— Passport with visa and validity of 6 months after your trip completion
— 2 copies of passport-size photos (For sim card and travel purposes)
— Credit cards in case of emergencies
— Driving ID or any other ID in case of loss of your passport
— Flight tickets
— Travel Insurance
(Please carry the photocopy of all the documents along with you and leave a copy to next of kin)

Trip Map

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Annapurna Panchase Danda Trek

Trip Facts

  • 8 Days
  • Leisure
  • 2,065m/6,774ft
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Comfortable Lodge
  • 2 Person

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