Panch Pokhari Trek

On this moderately graded trek you see Buddhist monastries, pass through Tamang and Sherpa villages to reach the sacred site of the five glacial lakes of Panch Pokhari at 3,600 meters. This is a remote and unfrequented region despite the excellent views of the eastern Himalayan chain known as Jugal Himal which include the peaks of Dorje Lhakpa and Phurbi Ghychu and its proximity to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02 : Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03 : Drive to Chautara
Day 04 : Chautara - Phurse (2045m)
Day 05 : Phurse - Kami Kharka(2845m)
Day 06 : Kami Kharka - Pauwa Bas(3000m)
Day 07 : Pauwa Bas - Hille Bhanjyang(3400m)
Day 08 : Hile Bhangjyang - Nasim Pati (3700m)
Day 09 : Nasim pati - Panch Pokhari(4100m)
Day 10 : Panch Pokhari - Nasim Pati(3700m)
Day 11 : Nasim Pati - Dukhang(2100m)
Day 12 : Dukhang - Dhap(1200m)
Day 13 : Dhap - Melamchi Pul (800m)
Day 14 : Melamchi Pul - Kathmandu
Day 15 : Free Day in Kathmandu
Day 16 : Drive to airport for nternational departure


Trip Fact:

Trip Code: MN335

Duration: 16 days

Maximum Elevation:  4100m

Difficulty: Medium

Trekking Type: Teahouse Trek

Best Season: Feb – May

                       Sept - Nov

Trek Start From: Chautara

Trekking Finish at: Melamchi Pul

Price :



Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu Airport & Transfer to Hotel:
Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel; here you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days.  We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details required for your trek permits, at this stage.

Day 02 : Full Day Guided Tour in Kathmandu Valley:
After breakfast, you will start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. In our sightseeing tour you go to Swayambhunath (Monkey Tembple), Pashupatinath , Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square.


Day 03 : Kathmandu –Chautara Drive
Drive from Kathmandu to Chautara (1200m.) and it takes about five hours

Day 04 : Chautara To Phurse (2045m)
Trek from Chautara To Phurse (2045m.) that takes approximately five and half hours. The trails you follow is quite ascent upto Phurse. En route, you come across many villages, farming terraces, some green hills and splendid mountain views of Gaurishanka, Dorje Lakpa and many others. Phurse is a pasture where people from villages bring their domestic animals for grazing. This can also be described as a small village mainly inhabited by Tamang.

Day 05 : Phurse to Kami Kharka(2845m)
Trek from Phurse to Kami Kharka (2845m.) which takes about six hours. You head uphill until you reach Kami Kharka passing through forests covered with oak, pine, rhododendron and other natural vegetation. While walking you can enjoy the spectacular views of Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa and Jugal Himal range. Kami Khaka is another pasture for domestic animals

Day 06 : Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas(3000m)
Trek from Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas (3000m.) and it takes approximately six hours. Crossing Kami Kharka you begin to follow ascent path to reach Pauwa Bas. This day you trek through forests covered with rhododendron, oak, pine, juniper and other natural vegetation. In Pauwa Bas there is a shelter for the local pilgrims

Day 07 : Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhanjyang(3400m)
Trek from Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhanjyang (3400m.) which takes approximately six hours. The route upto Hille Bhanjyang goes uphill passing through forests enriched with bamboo, pine, oak, rhododendron and alpine vegetation. Hille Bhanjyang is a ridge from where you can see the magnificent views of waterfall, river basin and village at a far distance

Day 08 : Hile Bhangjyang To Nasim Pati (3700m)
Trek from Hille Bhanjyang to Nasim Pati (3700m.) which takes about four and half hours. After Hille Bhanjyang, your path moves uphill until you reach Nasim Pati. En route, you encounter a forests with views of Jugal Himal range, Gaurishankar, mountain deer and danfe, national bird of Nepal. Nasim Pati also provides shelter to local pilgrims

Day 09 : Nasim pati To Panch Pokhari(4100m)
Trek from Nasim Pati to Panch Pokhari (4100m.) that takes approximately four hours. The route is steeply ascent passing through Lauribinayak Pass to Panch Pokhari. On the way, you are amazed to see the alpine vegetation and rocky mountains, wild life and villages at a far distance. PanchPokhari is the interesting point of the trek. Five lakes are called PanchPokhari in Nepali. There are interesting festivals in August called Janaipurnima. Many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimages gather here. Specially Buddhist monks who will come with their interesting festival dress. Lots of Buddhist prayer flags will decorate the buildings. The top of Panch Pokhari (5 lakes) offers an excellent view of Jugal Himal range, Rolwaling range, Gosainkunda etc.

Day 10 : Panch Pokhari to Nasim Pati(3700m)
Trek from Panch Pokhari to Nasim Pati (3700m.) that takes approximately three hours. While trekking back you move through steeply descent path passing Lauribinayak Pass. The forests you encounter is quite rich in alpine vegetation

Day 11 : Nasim Pati To Dukhang(2100m)
Trek from Nasim Pati to Dukhang (2100m.) and it takes about six hours. This day your trail climbs down passing through forests covered with bamboos, rhododendron, pine, oak, juniper and other natural vegetation. You can see Himalayan deer, white languor and many others if you are lucky. Before you arrive Dukhang, you come across chortens and can see prayer flags fluttering in the breeze. Dukhang is a tiny village mainly inhabited by Tamang, Sherpa and few others. There are beautiful monasteries around this area. You find local people toiling hard in farming land where they grow wheat, potato, millet, buck wheat and green vegetables.

Day 12 : Dukhang to Dhap(1200m)
Trek from Dukhang to Dhap (1200m.) which takes almost six hours. Crossing Dukhang, you begin to follow descent path to reach Dhap. You walk along the bank of Indrawati river with magnificent views of farming terraces, human settlements, green hills and different activities of local people. Dhap is yet another village and people living here belong to different community. There are some schools, small tea shops and local market

Day 13 : Dhap to Melamchi Pul Bazar(800m)
Trek from Dhap to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (800m.) and it takes about six hours. Now you walk along the shore of Indrawati river passing through different villages, farming terraces, hydro electricity project on the way to Tipini and vehicles carrying passengers and goods. Melamchi Pul Bazaar which lies at the bank of Melamchi Khola (stream) and Indrawati river is comparatively a big city of this area. There are some lodges, tea shops, government offices, schools, colleges, post office and army police camp.

Day 14 : Melamchi Pul to Kathmandu
Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu (1350m.) which takes about five hours.

Day 15 : Kathmandu free day of your own.

Enjoy a day exploring some of the quieter streets of Kathmandu, stocking up on souvenirs and presents for those back home.  This evening you have a farewell dinner, you will be picked up in good time.

Day 16 : Final Departure.
You will be met at your hotel and taken to the airport in good time to meet your flight home.

  • Arrival and Departure transfer as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All necessary road transportation while in Kathmandu sightseeing and Kathmandu to Syaphrubesi and Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
  • All three time meals and teahouse accommodation while on trekking
  • A trekking guide and necessary porters for the trekking part
  • Langtang National Park area Entrance fee and TIMS charge.
  • Accidental and Medical Insurance of trekking staffs
  • First aid kits
  • Personal equipment such as sleeping bags/ jackets for guide, assistant guide and porters (if you do not have we can arrange within US $1.00/day for two items)

  • International and domestic Airfare and tax
  • Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure
  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Beverage, hard drinks and alcohol
  • Rescue and emergence cost
  • Your travel insurance
  • Personal equipments and personal expenses
  • Extra charge in case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides etc.
  • Other personal expenses and tips to guide and porter

Special Instructions to our Clients : :

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