Annapurna Panchase Trekking - 13 Days

Annapurna Panchase Trekking is among the outdo classic trekking trails of Nepal. You can enjoy the beauty of nature, topographic diversity, various cultures, ancient heritage e.t.c. This trekking region in Nepal is famous for its natural paradigm. Also, Annapurna-Panchase is a trendy area for the prodigious trekking experience for trekkers from all over the world. Similarly, the area has the presence of such peaks and mountains as the Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu or Machhapuchhre. These mountains emerge within the distance throughout your trek, giving you a factual Himalayan experience and tons of enjoyment. Trekking through the flat villages and mountain communities can expose you to the range of various cultures. So, this culture includes that of Gurung, Magars, Manangi, Thakali individuals and diverse inhabitant ethnic teams.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport – (1360m.)
On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative picks you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu SightSeeing
If you wish to comprehend Nepal’s historical and cultural values, sightseeing in Kathmandu valley is crucial. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists. This city offers a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism, and some foreign culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural and religious legacy that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor cities which reflects a similar legacy.
In the half-day tour, you be guided to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrine where people worship Lord Shiva whereas Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal.
Also, for the rest of the day, we prepare for the trek. You can buy your missing equipment for your trek.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft) to Pokhara (820M/2690ft), 7-8 hrs, 25 minutes flight in option,
After early morning breakfast, we drive to the airport for a flight to Pokhara. It’s a 25mins flight where you can enjoy an idyllic view of the Himalayan range. Alternatively, you can drive on a bus which is about 6-7hrs through tourist bus enjoying countryside highway at the bank of the Trishuli River.
Overnight at Pokhara

Day 04: Trek from Pokhara to Bhumdi Village (1500M/4921ft), 4-5 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will catch a bus to Thadoo Khola. After we reach Thadoo Khola we will start our trek to Bhumdi via a beautiful green forest with lots of flora and fauna on the trail. The trek begins with a long ascent to an edge before we drop down to the Bhumdi which takes approximately 4-5hrs. You can see wide mountain views such as Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Himalchuli, Annapurna ranges.
Overnight at Bhaumdi Village.
Day 05: Trek from Bhumdi Village to Panchase Bhanjyang (2200M/7217ft), 5-6-hrs,
After breakfast, we will begin the altitude path and then descend through the tranquil evergreen forest of Bumdi to the village of Bhanjyang. From here, the path ascends, snaky up to next village, and then goes directly downhill to reach the village of Patel.
Overnight at Panchase Bhanjyang.

Day 06: Early morning hike up to Panchase Hill (2509M/8231ft) and trek to Bhadaure Village (1670M/5479ft), 4-5 hrs,
Early morning, we will hike 1-1/2 hr to the Panchase-hilltop at 2,509m for the superb panorama of Mt.Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu range. Panchase is a holy spot during the auspicious time where pilgrims from the nearby village and as far from Pokhara pay their homage once a year on an auspicious day. You can experience the holy shrine around and continue the nice journey to Bhadaure village through the pristine rainforest till the Gurung village at Bhadaure.
Overnight at Bhadaure.

Day 07: Trek from Bhadaure Village to Syauli Bazaar (1200M/3937ft), 5-6 hrs,
After breakfast, we will begin an easy hike overlooking the views of the snow-capped mountains and the terraced farm fields and fertile valleys. We will pass across many diverse landscapes and experience the climate changing into the subtropical zone. After 3 hours of walk, the route joins at Nayapul, where almost all of the Annapurna and Kaligandaki trek begins. It will be quite a change after being in the absolute wilderness for the past few days, walk from Nayapul following the glacial river Modi upstream to Camp at Syauli Bazaar.
Overnight at Syauli Bazaar.

Day 08: Trek from Syauli Bazar to Ghandruk (1950M/6397ft),
From here we will follow Modi river and pass several farm villages and waterfalls before we reach Kimche. An uphill walk on stone steps to Gandruk village is approximately 3-4 hours walk. Ghandruk, a large village in the mid-hills of Annapurna region has a settlement of Gurung tribe. It is an ethnic hill tribe of Tibetan Buddhism sect, unlike the Buddhism of Everest or from other high areas.
Overnight at Ghandruk.

Day 09: Trek from Ghandruk to Landruk (1500M/4921ft),
We will have a leisurely morning enjoying the beauty of Ghandruk. After lunch, we will continue the trek on the ridge, fleeting from side to side several huts, farm villages, and a small patch of forest. The downhill walk to the bridge at Phedi for an hour or more and then a sluggish uphill walk for another one more hour takes us to the village of Landrunk.
Overnight at Landruk.

Day 10: Trek from Landruk to Australian Camp (2050M/6725ft), 4-5 hrs,
From Landruk the walk will continue on the snaky path through the villages and terraced fields and after two hours of a good walk, the trail will lead us to the small pass at Deurali ridge (2,150m). Then a nice descend walk through the forest with a magnificent view of the Annapurna and Mt.Manaslu range all the way takes us to the small village Pothana. Then an hour of good walk through the cool shade of the forest brings you at Thulo Kharka also known as Australian Camp which is a wonderful spot amid the forest with huge meadows overlooking stunning views of the range of mountains from Annapurna to Manaslu.
Overnight at Australian Camp.

Day 11: Trek from Australian Camp to Sarangkot (1950M/6397ft), 3-4 hrs and drive to Pokhara (820M/2690ft), 1 hr, (Hotel + B-L)
After breakfast, we will continue the trek with the beautiful view of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri range, and Machhapuchhre. Crossing different green hills, terraces, and the beautiful view of Pokhara valley, we will reach Sarangot and then drive to Pokhara.
Overnight in Pokhara
Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft), 7-8 hrs, or 25 minutes flight in option, (Hotel + B).
After breakfast, we will head for the Kathmandu memorizing the good memories in this trip.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 13: Departure

Trip Includes

  • Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Bus Transportation Kathmandu-Besisahar, Pokhara-Kathmandu (Yourself & staff) or flight possibility Pokhara-Kathmandu,
    Flight Jomsom-Pokhara,
  • Annapurna Conservation area Entry permit,
  • TIMS permit (Trekker’s info Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
  • Three meals on a daily basis during the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • Experienced, English-speaking, government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced mountain trekking porter,
  • All program per itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Cafe,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local and government TAX-VAT e.t.c.

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)

On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative picks you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 02: Kathmandu SightSeeing

If you wish to comprehend Nepal’s historical and cultural values, sightseeing in Kathmandu valley is crucial. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists. This city offers a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism, and some foreign culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural and religious legacy that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor cities which reflects a similar legacy.

In the half-day tour, you be guided to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrine where people worship Lord Shiva whereas Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal.

Also, for the rest of the day, we prepare for the trek. You can buy your missing equipment for your trek.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft) to Pokhara (820M/2690ft), 7-8 hrs, 25 minutes flight in option,

After early morning breakfast, we drive to the airport for a flight to Pokhara. It's a 25mins flight where you can enjoy an idyllic view of the Himalayan range. Alternatively, you can drive on a bus which is about 6-7hrs through tourist bus enjoying countryside highway at the bank of the Trishuli River.

Overnight at Pokhara

Day 4
Day 04: Trek from Pokhara to Bhumdi Village (1500M/4921ft), 4-5 hrs, (Teahouse-Lodge + B-L-D),

After breakfast, we will catch a bus to Thadoo Khola. After we reach Thadoo Khola we will start our trek to Bhumdi via a beautiful green forest with lots of flora and fauna on the trail. The trek begins with a long ascent to an edge before we drop down to the Bhumdi which takes approximately 4-5hrs. You can see wide mountain views such as Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Himalchuli, Annapurna ranges.

Overnight at Bhaumdi Village.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek from Bhumdi Village to Panchase Bhanjyang (2200M/7217ft), 5-6-hrs,

After breakfast, we will begin the altitude path and then descend through the tranquil evergreen forest of Bumdi to the village of Bhanjyang. From here, the path ascends, snaky up to next village, and then goes directly downhill to reach the village of Patel.

Overnight at Panchase Bhanjyang.

Day 6
Day 06: Early morning hike up to Panchase Hill (2509M/8231ft) and trek to Bhadaure Village (1670M/5479ft), 4-5 hrs,

Early morning, we will hike 1-1/2 hr to the Panchase-hilltop at 2,509m for the superb panorama of Mt.Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu range. Panchase is a holy spot during the auspicious time where pilgrims from the nearby village and as far from Pokhara pay their homage once a year on an auspicious day. You can experience the holy shrine around and continue the nice journey to Bhadaure village through the pristine rainforest till the Gurung village at Bhadaure.

Overnight at Bhadaure.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek from Bhadaure Village to Syauli Bazaar (1200M/3937ft), 5-6 hrs,

After breakfast, we will begin an easy hike overlooking the views of the snow-capped mountains and the terraced farm fields and fertile valleys. We will pass across many diverse landscapes and experience the climate changing into the subtropical zone. After 3 hours of walk, the route joins at Nayapul, where almost all of the Annapurna and Kaligandaki trek begins. It will be quite a change after being in the absolute wilderness for the past few days, walk from Nayapul following the glacial river Modi upstream to Camp at Syauli Bazaar.

Overnight at Syauli Bazaar.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek from Syauli Bazar to Ghandruk (1950M/6397ft),

From here we will follow Modi river and pass several farm villages and waterfalls before we reach Kimche. An uphill walk on stone steps to Gandruk village is approximately 3-4 hours walk. Ghandruk, a large village in the mid-hills of Annapurna region has a settlement of Gurung tribe. It is an ethnic hill tribe of Tibetan Buddhism sect, unlike the Buddhism of Everest or from other high areas.

Overnight at Ghandruk.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek from Ghandruk to Landruk (1500M/4921ft),

We will have a leisurely morning enjoying the beauty of Ghandruk. After lunch, we will continue the trek on the ridge, fleeting from side to side several huts, farm villages, and a small patch of forest. The downhill walk to the bridge at Phedi for an hour or more and then a sluggish uphill walk for another one more hour takes us to the village of Landrunk.

Overnight at Landruk.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek from Landruk to Australian Camp (2050M/6725ft), 4-5 hrs,

From Landruk the walk will continue on the snaky path through the villages and terraced fields and after two hours of a good walk, the trail will lead us to the small pass at Deurali ridge (2,150m). Then a nice descend walk through the forest with a magnificent view of the Annapurna and Mt.Manaslu range all the way takes us to the small village Pothana. Then an hour of good walk through the cool shade of the forest brings you at Thulo Kharka also known as Australian Camp which is a wonderful spot amid the forest with huge meadows overlooking stunning views of the range of mountains from Annapurna to Manaslu.

Overnight at Australian Camp.

Day 11
Day 11: Trek from Australian Camp to Sarangkot (1950M/6397ft), 3-4 hrs and drive to Pokhara (820M/2690ft), 1 hr, (Hotel + B-L)

After breakfast, we will continue the trek with the beautiful view of the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri range, and Machhapuchhre. Crossing different green hills, terraces, and the beautiful view of Pokhara valley, we will reach Sarangot and then drive to Pokhara.

Overnight in Pokhara

Day 12
Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft), 7-8 hrs, or 25 minutes flight in option, (Hotel + B).

After breakfast, we will head for the Kathmandu memorizing the good memories in this trip.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 13
Day 13: Departure

Trip Include

  • Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Bus Transportation Kathmandu-Besisahar, Pokhara-Kathmandu (Yourself & staff) or flight possibility Pokhara-Kathmandu,
  • Flight Jomsom-Pokhara,
  • Annapurna Conservation area Entry permit,
  • TIMS permit (Trekker's info Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
  • Three meals on a daily basis during the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • Experienced, English-speaking, government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced mountain trekking porter,
  • All program per itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Cafe,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local and government TAX-VAT e.t.c.

Trip Exclude

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whereas in Kathmandu & Pokhara,
  • Your travel/trekking insurance,
  • International fare,
  • Tips for trekking employees and driver
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Faqs

From where Annapurna Circuit Trek starts?

The trek kicks off from Besisaha (820m/2690 ft), Khudi (790m/2592 ft) along the majestic view of Marshyangdi and Kaligandaki river. Bahundanda, Jagat, Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, Manang, Letdar, Thorung Phedi, Muktinath (3800m/12467), Lete, Tatopani, and Ghorepani. After crossing Muktinath region, you will head towards Thorung La pass towards upper mountainous trails.

How to reach Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)?

The Annapurna Base Camp trek kicks off from Pokhara towards Nayapul via private vehicle. After this, the trek route kicks off towards Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chomrong, Dovan, Machapuchre Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). Similarly, following the course of ABC trekkers can head towards Ghandruk.

What are the climates suitable for traveling in Annapurna Region?

The climate in the Annapurna region is moderate, which keeps on fluctuating depending on weather condition. Traveling is favorable all year round in this region. However, the month of September, October, and November in Autumn season is the busy season for Annapurna Circuit Trek. During Autumn there is lesser rainfall, the temperature is moderate, so the climate is neither too hot nor too cold. Similarly, during the spring season (March-May) also trekkers gather to discover the ultimate thrill of Annapurna Circuit. But travelers can travel all year round for other expedition such as paragliding, sightseeing, meditation, travel holidays, short hiking and more.

What is the point of interest in the Annapurna Region?

Some of the popular points of attraction in Annapurna Region are Upper Mustang, Jomsom, Muktinath, Annapurna Circuit, Cultural Expedition, Paragliding, Trekking, Mountain sightseeing, and Mountain Biking.

How hard is the Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the leading and secure trekking routes among many other trekking routes in Nepal. As the elevation increase, the altitude becomes stable along the anticlockwise path towards Thorung La pass (5416m/17769 ft). So, it is suitable for all age group above 18 years.

What are the adventure sports in Annapurna Region?

Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, hiking, trekking, rock climbing, and Mountain biking are some popular adventure sports in the Annapurna Region.

Who are the traditional peoples of Annapurna Region?

Thakali peoples, Sherpas, Rais, Limbus, Magars, and Gurungs are the central traditional peoples of Annapurna Region.

What are the famous pilgrimages of Annapurna Region?

The holy temple of Muktinath (3800m) is a famous pilgrim site for both Hindus and Buddhist. Muktinath temple is a sacred temple of Lord Vishnu, who is the preserver of the universe according to Hindu mythology. Similarly, there are several sacred Buddhist monasteries and nunneries along the elevating mountain routes of Annapurna Region. Tatopani is another sacred journey where many Hindus take a holy bath. In addition to this, there are many temples, monasteries, nunneries, and heritage sites all over the Annapurna Region.

  • Comfortable Sleeping bags
  • Hiking Boots
  • Chill T-Shirts/Jerseys
  • Lighter Jackets
  • Water Proof Jackets
  • Down Jacket
  • Moisturizing Creams, sunscreen lotions
  • Trekking Socks, Sunglasses, sunhats, caps
  • Gloves, Scarfs, woolen hats
  • Toilet papers, tissue papers, wipers, towels, etc.
  • Torch lights, Headlights.
  • Trekking/Hiking Poles
  • First aid box, required medicines
    Nightwears, undergarments, water bottles, water purifiers, etc.
  • Plastic/Waterproof bags
    Shampoos, small pocket purses, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other necessary personal products.
  • Cameras, Binocular (optional).
    Passport size photographs
    Pocket knifes

Trip Facts

  • Annapurna Region
  • 13 days
  • Teahouse (Lodge) during trek & hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Moderate
  • Bhumdi
  • Sarangkot
  • 2600 Meters
  • 5-6 HRS
  • Tibetan, Tamang, Gurung, Nepali, e.t.c
  • Natural Environment, Wildlife, Mountains, Peaks, Hills, Flowers, Flora-Fauna, e.t.c
  • Flight, Tourist Bus, Jeep & Car

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