Saturday, Nov 9, 2024

Over The Clouds - Panchase Ultra

Khapaudi

Pokhara, Nepal Race & Trek, 55K, 30K, 7K Fun Run

Race Course Details

The Racecourse of 55k will take you along the trails of the famous Rani Bann ( Queen Jungle), Bhumdi ( One of the world's largest God Shiva Statue sits at an altitude of 1500m), Panchase (2500M), Kaskikot (1788m), and Sarangkot (1600M)hills among others, before bringing you down to the start line at 800m.Lakeview is amazing with Mountain views ( Three 8000's Annapurna, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri); Fishtail Mountain, and Mardi Himal; to act as an icing on the cake

All other race courses are based on the 55k route, with adjustments to the distance as needed.

Trail Race and Retreat is an option for runners to consider. Along with the Trail race, if you are interested in visiting the world's lowest Glacier Lake" Kapuche Glacier Lake" which sits at 2546m, we have a Trek package available. The package is also available for a short trek to Mardi Himal, go for a beautiful hike up to the mountain for spectacular views.

55k - Elevation gain 2740m
25k - elevation gain 1500m
7k - elevation gain 300m

Travel Information

When Traveling to Nepal, you will enter the country at Tribhuvan International Airport with the airport code KTM.

Getting to Nepal by air is a fast and convenient option, especially with multiple airlines offering flights from all major cities across the globe. Nepal provides a Tourist VISA on arrival to all foreigners. When you arrive at KTM airport, you simply follow the SIGN for IMMIGRATION, fill out a small form on one of the KIOSKE placed conveniently, get the receipt, give that receipt to the Officer at the IMMIGRATION desk, tell them how many days you will be in the country, pay the VISA fee and you are done.

Pokhara Trail Race Series has partnered with the best travel and tour companies in Nepal to Offer you the best accommodation experience, should you decide to choose us as your accommodation management company as well. Hotels range from 2 stars to 5 stars, we can offer accommodation as per your needs.

OTC - Panchase ULTRA is taking place at the tourist HUB of Nepal, our beautiful city Pokhara. From Kathmandu, where you first arrive, Pokhara is 200 KM away. Transportation options are plenty available to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. You can either choose to take an Air Conditioned Tourist bus, refreshments on the way, enjoy the beautiful landscape along the way, and reach Pokhara in 6 hours or you can Simply choose to fly to Pokhara International Airport (VNPR) in a mere 30 minutes while enjoying magnificent mountain views.

Once again, all these travel arrangements can be managed by PTRS.

From the moment you set foot in Nepal till you fly back home, PTRS can fulfill all your travel-related needs.

This applies to all domestic travelers as well as tourists already inside Nepal as well. You can trust PTRS with all your travel needs.

Email us at: travel@pokharatrailraceseries.org

For all other legal details about traveling to Nepal, you can find more here: https://www.immigration.gov.np/

Finisher's Items:

What will the Finishers Get?

1. Finisher's T-shirt
2. ITRA 3 & 2 points & UTMB Index Race, also meets ATRA standards
3. e-certificate
4. Refreshments on the race course checkpoints
5. Veggie Lunch
6. Photo and Videos
7. Finisher's Medals
8. Most Importantly "Bragging Rights"!!!

Race & Trek Itinerary

Day 1 (11/3): Arrive at KTM
Day 2 (11/4): Rest
Day 3 (11/5): KTM sight-seeing (Dabur Square KTM & Bhaktpur)
Day 4 (11/6): KTM sight-seeing (Monkey Temple & BoudhaNath Temple)
Day 5 (11/7): Fly to Pokhara
Day 6 (11/8): Race Briefing Day
Day 7 (11/9): Race Day
Day 8 (11/10): Rest and Relax on Lakeside
Day 9 (11/11): Pokhara Sightseeing
Day 10 (11/12): Drive from Pokhara to Sikles Village (3 hr drive, 1980m)
Day 11 (11/13): Trek from Sikles to Hugu Goth (6-7 hr trek)
Day 12 (11/14): Trek to Kapuche Lake (Virgin Ice Lake - 2450m). Explore and trek back to Hugu Goth. (4-5 hr trek)
Day 13 (11/15): Trek to Sikles (1980m) and back to Pokhara (6 hr trek & 3 hr drive)
Day 14 (11/16): Fly back to KTM; fly home

Event's current local time: 11:46 AM NPT

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