Panchpokhari is recently opened trekking trail which is located northeast of Kathmandu at the base of the Jugal Himal. Panchpokhari generally means the group of five ponds. Panchpokhari trekking trail has vast landscape, unexplored villages, pristine view of Mountains, unexploited culture and fresh aura of nature. These ponds elevated at 4060-meter are considered to be the holy lakes and has its own significance in Hindu and Buddhist religion. If you want to relax your mind and want to trek somewhere you will find peace then you should consider Panchpokhari.

Panchpokhari offers the closer and stunning views of mountain range such as Langtang range, Jugal Himal, Rolwaling Himal and other many snow-capped range. Exploring the lifestyle of Sherpas, hiking through the off-beaten trail really makes the Panchpokhari trekking adventurous. If you want to get the most out of this trekking the best season is from March to May. This place has untouched culture and tradition, once you are in this place you will experience different kind of lifestyle. This trekking is often known as the cultural trekking as it offers the unchanged lifestyle of Sherpas and Tamang, unexploited nature and vast landscape.

You will be passing via various settlements of Sherpa and Tamang People. You will get chance to explore the culture and tradition with their lifestyle and hospitality. The nature and the vast landscape is something you will really appreciate. The trek will take you up to 4500-meter of altitude so, you need good physical condition. Other than the settlement the trail has other major attraction such as significant valleys, waterfall, gorges and ancient caves. You will notice the stunning views of white peak panoramas of the Dorje Lakpa (6966 meter), Madiya (6257 meter), Phurbi Chhyachu (6637 meter), Rolwaling and Langtang region up close. Panchpokhari trekking offers the most unexploited trail with great adventure and incredible journey.

Trekking to Panchpokhari really is experience you will never be able to forget in your life. If you want explore the unexploited culture and tradition of people, Sherpa and Tamang settlements, and want to explore the vast landscape with great views of mountain pan aromas. Then we, Himalayan Scenery Treks, will assist you in every possible way, so that you will be able to explore much about the nature and nepali lifestyle. We offer you one of the most cost-effective full-service Trekking to the Panchpokhari.

Highlights of Panch Pokhari Trekking

  • Kathmandu SIghtseeing
  • Holy Site: Panch Pokhari
  • Views of Dorje Lakpa, Phurbi Chhyachu, Madiya, Jugal Himal, Rolwaling and Langtang Range
  • Rhododendron, Oak and Juniper forest
  • Ethnic culture and lifestyle

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu:
  • Day 02: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu:
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Simpal:
  • Day 04: Trek from Simpal to Kami Kharka:
  • Day 05: Trek from kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas:
  • Day 06: Trek from Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhanjyang:
  • Day 07: Trek from Hille Bhanjyang to Panchpokhari:
  • Day 08: Trek to Panchpokhari top and to Tupi Danda:
  • Day 09: Trek from Tupi Danda to Dhap:
  • Day 10: Trek to Melamchi and drive back to Kathmandu:
  • Day 11: Final Departure from Kathmandu:

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in KathmanduFull board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide. Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. Accident insurance for all staff
  • Himalayan Scenery trekking map, Trekking T-shirt and duffel bag for trekking
  • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Key Information

  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • Activity Camping Trek
  • Accommodation Lodge + Camping
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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