Trekking - Annapurna - Panchase Trek & Jungle Safari

Panchase Trek and Jungle Safari (12 Days)

Trip Facts

Trekking Type: Camping Trek
Trekking Grade: (?)
Maximum Altitude: 2500 m.
Best Season: October - May

Panchase Trek and Jungle SafariFew places in the world have such a splendid variety of natural beauty as the Annapurna region. It is a rare combination of long arrays of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear lakes, and turbulent rivers with deep gorges, Tibetan monasteries, hot-springs, and picturesque villages, inhabited by simple and friendly ethnic people.

Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
When you arrive in Kathmandu, you'll be taken to your hotel. While in Kathmandu you will have time fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions are highlighted on our guided tour. There's time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. In the evening, a welcome traditional Nepali dinner awaits or you. Stay overnight in Kathmandau.

Day 02 : Kathmandu city tour
After breakfast, we'll visit Swayambhunath temple, and said to be 2000 years stupa on a hillock offers breath-taking view of Kathmandu City. We will then process to Visit Pasupatinath and Bouddhanath. After lunch we'll visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) - which is the oldest of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley - famous for its Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, and you can catch the traditional artisans working with wood, stones and metals. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Kathmandu - Pokhara
After breakfast, this morning you will be drive to Pokhara (200km), depart 7:00 AM in the morning, approximately 7hrs away by tourist bus. Lunch will be provided one the way to Pokhara. You will be arriving late afternoon at Pokhara. Pokhara lakeside villages sits, "front row centre" to one of the most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world. The Annapurna and famous "Fishtail" mountain peak of Machapuchhare tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara and you spend there will be the scenic highlight of your trip. You're free in Pokhara Valley also called "Magic Land" or Dreamland" of Nepal, to explore the various interesting place as your own like boating in Fewa lake over looking the region of Annapurna range of Himalayas. In the evening you will prepare yourself for your trek to Poon Hill. Stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day.04: Pokhara - Bundi
After breakfast, we drive to Khare, where the trek will begin. Walk through the villages and forest more up and less falter hill. After four hours walk, we arrive in Bumdi. Lunch will be served you in late afternoon.
Day 05: Bundi - Panchase Bhanjyang
Walk up hill for about an hour and then descend through forest with panoramic view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.

Day 06: Panchase Bhanjyang- Bhaudaure
After breakfast climb to Panchase Danda for the spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Annapura I, II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu. Then descend to Bhanjyang for Lunch. After Lunch keep walking through the northern side of Panchase Danda and forest for about 3 and half hours and camp at Bhaudare, the Gurung villages known as Gurkhas villages.

Day 07: Bhaudaure- Naudanda - Pokhara
Flat walk through interesting villages for about 4 hours to arrive at Naudanda and drive to Pokhara.

Day 08: Pokhara - Royal Chitwan National Park
Drive to Trisuli River for white water Rafting. This River is very popular as access to the Prithivi Highway makes "breaking off" the journey easy. Trisuli is also an ideal beginner's River. After rafting drive to Chitwan National Park upon arrival, rooms assigned and there will be a short briefing on the program and our facilities.
4:00 PM: Elephant-back safari, guests will ride on an elephant to explore the jungle and wildlife you will be able to see the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. This exciting ride at least 2-3 hours.
7:00 PM: Dinner in the central dining hall.

Day 09 at Chitwan National Park
5:30 am: Wake-up call followed by tea or coffee, then proceed on a Nature Walk. This encounter on foot with the environment will introduce the main features of eastern Chitwan. Sal forest, open grassland and reverie jungle. Our guides will help you identify some species of birds, plants and other wildlife that you may encounter.
8:30 am: Breakfast
9:30 am Elephant briefing program: Learn more about these fascinating animals during a visit to our elephant stable. (For the brave ones there is even a crash course in riding and leading the elephants)
1.00 pm Lunch . After lunch , Canoeing : A traditional dug-out canoe takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti river to view aquatic birds and the animals of the river banks. Back to resort through the Jungle.
7:00 pm: Tharu Stick dance: Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances.
8:00 PM: Dinner around the campfire.

Day 10: Chitwan National Park - Kathmandu
5:30 am: wake-up call, welcome morning with tea or coffee served, and then proceeds on a short nature walk. This encounter on foot with the rare birds and wild animals.
8:30 am: Breakfast
9:30 am: After breakfast transfer to bus park for the departure to Kathmandu.

Day 11: Free day in Kathmandu
After breakfast you're free at your own leisure in Kathmandu. Stay overnight Kathmandu.

Day 12: Depart Kathmandu
After breakfast, you are free until we pick you up to the international airport for your next destination.