Panchase Village Trek

Panchase Village is a perfect blend of culture and biodiversity. This village is epitome for the beautiful sceneries and fascinating culture, and like minded people. Even though this trek is considered relatively easy and non touristic, the village boats a wide variety of flora and fauna. Panchase is also a sacred religious site. This is a panoramic trek to starts from Pokhara home to man lakes i.e. Phewa Lake. This trek is off the beaten path and usually less crowded which allows you to enjoy fully. Unlike many others trekking this trek starts with brief boating in Phew Lake and up to the World Peace Pagoda, through the forest where you can see the flora and fauna of Nepal and past a number of villages where you can experience the daily lives of the some ethnic mixes, such as Brahmin, Magar and Gurung from close.
Trip Code: PVT33
Starts: Pokhara
Finishes: Pokhara
Duration: 7 Days
Difficulty: Easy
Group Size: 2 - 14
Age: Minimum 16
Seasons: Mar-May,Sep-Nov
Elevation: 2225m/ 7299.9ft
Trip Views: 583
Activities: Trekking
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Travel Style: Budget Comfortablecheck Luxury
Special Discount: 15 %


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Entrance Fee: $210
Breakfast: 6
Lunch: 5
Dinner: 4
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Hotel: 4 Night(s)
Guesthouse: 2 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

This trek is perfect those people who love to observe nature and culture, staying in the peaceful ambiance, needs escape from crowd and noisy surrounding of the cities  in a brief period of time.

This is a easy cultural trek and anyone who wants to see perfect blend of nature and culture from close can take part.

Why this Trip

  • Panchase village Trekking is great way to explore the area around Pokhara which only requires short period of time and for the trekking debutantes without compromising on the amazing views of mountains and stupendous villages.

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  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible

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FAQS

  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon arrival ?
    Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
  • 2. Is there an Orientation program ?
    Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
  • 3. What is the overnight accommodation like ?
    For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/guesthouses for our clients. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
  • 4. How big are the groups ?
    We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
  • 5. Can I do solo hike ?
    Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety.
  • 6. For what purpose this trek is Popular ?
    Panchase village Trekking is great way to explore the area around Pokhara which only requires short period of time and for the trekking debutantes without compromising on the amazing views of mountains and stupendous villages.
  • 7. Is Travelling in Panchase village Trek is safe for women ?
    Yes, Nepal can boat as one of the safest country in South Asia for women. You will find people very friendly and respectful towards foreigners especially towards women. People here in Kathmandu are well taught about respecting any female person around them.
  • 8. What about security during trekking ?
    We make sure to take security measures during hike to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life in mountains. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
  • 9. What sort of food can I expect in trekking ?
    Panchase village Trek is one of the popular trekking regions for observing culture, lifestyle and tradition of Gurung people hence this region provides wide range of traditional meals. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek.
  • 10. Is the drinking water safe in trekking region ?
    There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
  • 11. What mode of transportation do you use ?
    We use private car for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Pokhara on car, van and deluxe minibus with A/C depending on the size of the group. We also do drop and pick up from the starting and ending point of trek.
  • 12. What is the best season for trekking ?
    Spring season (March to June) and autumn season (September to December) are the best time to do this trek.
  • 13. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    Yes, of course. Your security is our first priority. In any kind of emergency, ask your guide to contact us immediately so that we can manage vehicle for you ASAP and you will be directly transfer to hospital for the treatment.
  • 14. What is appropriate dress for trekking ?
    Weather at this area is not very cold , so carry a light weight waterproof jacket along with trouser or pant to trek freely, make sure to carry a pair of warm jacket in case of sudden weather change.
  • 15. Is it possible to alternate or change the day trips ?
    We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek consult the guide.
  • 16. Are we sure to get room while trekking ?
    We contact the lodge/guesthouse owner for reservation of the room before trekking on a particular day. On other days, porters reach the destination on advance and book the rooms for you. But there are always going to be exceptions but even in those cases, we may have to be flexible about very basic sleeping arrangements. We always try to make sure that we have everything well arranged.
  • 17. Are your guides reliable and certified ?
    Our Guides are trekking expert with license from Nepal Tourism Board. Guides know the trekking route like back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
  • 18. How can I charge my electronics during the trip ?
    While trekking in higher lands you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the owner. The best idea always is to bring your power bank with you. It's easier and cheaper.
  • 19. Is there any communication while we are on trekking ?
    In some village, you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse owner after paying the price directly. Our guide also provided with a mobile phone in case of emergency you can call from his mobile and make a call.
  • 20. Can I add extra days to my trekking trip ?
    If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you will need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guide's schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it is true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
  • 21. What immunizations will I need ?
    Before coming to Nepal make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
  • 22. How far do I trek each day ?
    Usually, we have to walk about 5-8 hours a day. But it should not be taken as certain thing because the hour of walk depends on client's speed. So it's really relative.
  • 23. How will my booking be processed ?
    To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
  • 24. Can we use the credit card during the trek ?
    You cannot use the credit card during the trek. You have to withdraw the money before you start the trek. You can use credit card only in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • 25. Do we need to carry our bags by our self or you will provide porters ?
    You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle and medicines remaining bags will be carried by porters to make you easy to trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG.

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