Panchase and Bhadaure village Hike is considered as a comparatively easy hiking route then another high-altitude trek of Nepal’s Himalayas and is suitable for all age groups and all fitness levels. so, this is an ideal trek where you can enjoy yourself with your friends and family together.
Panchase hill is situated at 2500m from the sea level and south-west direction from Pokhara city. You can view the stunning 360 degrees of great Himalayan peaks like Machhapuchhre (fishtail mountain), Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung, Manaslu, Himchuli Himalayan ranges and this is the best place to see all those full scale majestic Himalayan range from nearby Pokhara city.Panchase is also very famous as the Hindu holy pilgrimage site.
- Boating across Phewa lake and uphill walk inside the Jungle.
- Visit the beautiful World Peace Pagoda (stupa)
- Stunning 360 degrees of great Himalayan peaks like Machhapuchhre (fishtail mountain), Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung, Manaslu, Himchuli Himalayan ranges
- Encounter with Various Wildlife’s, Vegetation, Deep Gorges, Fast Flowing Rivers Coming Down from The Himalayas, Dense Forest, Rice Paddies, Rhododendron Forests, Old Nepali Houses
- Full view of Pokhara city and Phewa Lake
Lakeside To Bhumdi (1520m Altitude):
Do boating across Phewa lake, climb the beautiful forests and reach the famous world peace pagoda which is one of the 80 peace pagodas worldwide to symbolize peace thorough out the world. From the world peace pagoda, you can see the stunning view of the Dhaulagiri -Annapurna Himalayas range. After peace pagoda, you will hike through the beautiful forest and you will reach Lukum Swara village. At the end of the day, you will climb to the Bhumdi village where you can have a chance to see the Gurung’s and Brahmin’s village and learn about the local ethnic cultures and interact with local Nepali peoples.
Bhumdi to Panchase Bhanjyang (2065m Altitude):
Early morning Bhumdi village you will be walking through the beautiful forest and you will encounter the Dhaulagiri- Annapurna Himalayas throughout the various point of the jungle. This day will be good for nature lover trekkers because you will encounter diverse flora and fauna found in the Annapurna region of Nepal. If you are lucky, you will encounter monkeys, various types of birds and their songs from the corner of the jungle and also rhododendron forests are memorizing to see.
After some hour walks … you will reach Thulunchour village and will continue your forest walk until you reached Panchase Bhanjyang which is 2065m altitude. From Panchase Bhanjyang, it is the best place to view the whole Annapurna Dhaulagiri Himalayan range, some view of Pokhara city and Phewa lake will be squeezed as a small pond on your eyes view.
Panchase Bhanjyang To Bhadaure (2500m- 1670m Altitude):
Early morning you have to hike the old-fashioned stone steps up to the Panchase peak which is situated at 2,500m from the sea level which is the highest point of this trek. From the Panchase viewpoint, if you are lucky and on time, as a bonus gift, you can see the beautiful sunrise. This scene is very spectacular and slowly the sun rays will be on the Himalayan range turning it into a golden color which is beyond the word description. After viewing the sunrise and visit at Hindu temple the walking trail will take you down to the village called ‘Alldanda’ which is also a dense forest walk. After a few hours of the Forest walk, you will reach the Bhadaure Village and you will rest night stay over this place.
Bhadaure – Naudanda to sarangkot (1515m Altitude) & Drive To Pokhara (800m Altitude)
Early morning your day starts with the step-down walk from the Bhadaure and continues to walk down to the jeep trail which is between the middle of villages where you can have change to say hi to local villagers, Nepali farmers and lovely Children’s. After a few hours of walk, you will reach Naudanda and the hiking will join the Pokhara- Baglung Highway. From Naudanda you will hike through the beautiful Kaskikot village and finally reach to Sarangkot. Sarangkot is also the best place to see all the scenic mountain ranges, wide-angle view of Pokhara city and Phewa lake. After doing all these activities you can return back to Lakeside.
Also read: Things to do in Pokhara