Panch Pokhari trek map to discover 5 Lakes of Himalayas

Panch pokhari - Panch pokhari trek

Panch Pokhari trek to sacred lakes

The Panch pokhari trek is one among the newly opened and less explored trekking trails located in Sindhupalchok district in Nepal. While the trekking is towards the base of Jugal Himal to the north-east of Kathmandu, trekkers can enjoy many pristine views of the Himalayas and also know about the cultures and traditions of various ethnic groups in Nepal.

This place is known for its cultural heritage and unique natural beauty, trek route passes through the villages exploring the Mansiri, Rolwaling, Jugal and Mahalangur range of the Himalayas. Sacred lakes of panch Pokhari are a pilgrimage site also lies at an altitude of 4100m. This trek ends at Tatopani or the last resort near the Tibetan border. The highlights of Panch pokhari trekking include various historical sites, beautiful lakes and caves.

The trail to Panch pokhari offers various awe-inspiring views the natural beauty and variety of flora and fauna make this trek a memorable experience for the trekkers. There are a number of villages on the trekking route trail passes through many remote settlements. The travelers come across with people belonging to various ethnic groups such as Sherpas, Tamangs, Brahmins, Newars, Chhetris.

The amazing views of five holy lakes, mountains and the lifestyle of villagers that are still unchanged are the remarkable aspects of Panch pokhari trek. While the naturalists enjoy the wonderful blends of climatic conditions and geographical features those who are interested in traditional cultures have a lot to enjoy here.

The Panch pokhari trek starts from 1450 m Chautara, Sindhupalchok, about five hour drive from Kathmandu; reaches the maximum altitude of 4100m. 5 holy Lakes are famous between Hindu as well as Buddhist pilgrims. Trekking route decorated with rich cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity of the Himalayas.

Spiritual trek to Panch pokhari in Janai purnima festival is Popular between Nepal and Indian pilgrims. The Janaipurnima festival falls in the month of August. Except for the monsoon, trekking to Panch pokhari can be undertaken at any time. March to May and September to November are best months of the year to explore this region. It is not necessary any previous hiking and trekking experience for this camping trek. We organize trip to sacred lakes of panch pokhari as per your desire and duration of holidays.

Panch pokhari trek itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing tours and preparation for trek.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chautara (1200m.).

Day 04: Trek from Chautara to Phurse (2045m.).

Day 05: Trek from Phurse to Kami Kharka (2845m.).

Day 06: Trek from Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas (3000m.).

Day 07: Trek from Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhanjyang (3400m.).

Day 08: Trek from Hille Bhanjyang to Nasim Pati (3700m.).

Day 09: Trek from Nasim Pati to Panch Pokhari (4100m.).

Day 10: Trek back from Panch Pokhari to Nasim Pati (3700m.).

Day 11: Trek from Nasim Pati to Dukhang (2100m.).

Day 12: Trek from Dukhang to Dhap (1200m.).

Day 13: Trek from Dhap to Melamchi Bazaar (800m.).

Day 14: Drive from Melamchi to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

Day 15: After this amazing Panch pokhari trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we can organize as your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

#Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.

#Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 Nights twin sharing with breakfast

#Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

#Transportation Kathmandu to Chautara and Melamchi to KTM by bus / Jeep

#All meals and accommodation during trekking period

#An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov. of Nepal

#Highly experienced trekking staffs

#All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes

#Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc

#Travel and rescue arrangements

#Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant

Service exclude

*Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu

*Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

*Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost

*Hot shower, battery recharge during trek

*Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc

*Personal trekking equipment’s / gears

*Tips for guides, porters and driver

*All others expenses not mentioned on price include section

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Panch pokhari trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: On request
Grade: Moderate
Season: Sept to Dec, Feb to May
Duration: 15 Days
Operation: Camping
Activities: Trekking and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 to Max 12
Highest access: 4100m
Start From: Kathmandu-Chautara
Ending at: Melamchi-Kathmandu