Panch Pokhari Trekking and Tour

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Start fromUS $999p/p

14 DaysKathmandu to Kathmandu Grade:

Destination: Nepal

Style : Camping

Maximum altitude: 4100 m

Best season: All year round

Group: 2-30

  • Pristine lakes amidst the wonderful creation of nature
  • Magnificent landscapes and untouched trail
  • Sacred to the religious people, to both Hindus and Buddhists

Panch Pokhari trekking is an amazing trek to the base of the Jugal Himal in Sindhupalchowk district which offers the genuine adventure to all the nature lovers with the panoramic mountain views and the diverse cultures and bio-diversities.

Starting the journey from Chautara, we travel through the picturesque valleys, landscapes, terraced fields and more. Located at the high altitude, the joint of five holy lakes which is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists possess the unsurpassed beauty and the unparalleled elegance.

While in the trekking and camping days, one will see the typical rural settlements, the cattle herders, the unique local cultures and traditions. Staying beside the nomadic people and interacting with them who remained unaffected all these times within the unusual geographical feature can be anyone’s dream. The altitude ranges from low 1,450 m to high 4,100 m at Panch Pokhari. This spiritual and cultural trek can be done anytime of the year except the monsoon months, July and August.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m

Day 02:Kathmandu to Chautara 1450 m

Day 03:Trek to Sano Okhareni 1965 m

Day 04:Trek to Kami Kharka 2810 m

Day 05:Trek to Pauwa Bas 3000 m

Day 06:Trek to Hile Bhanjyang 3400 m

Day 07:Trek to Narsim Pati 3700 m

Day 08:Trek to Panch Pokhari 4100 m

Day 09:Trek to Tupi Danda 2320 m

Day 10:Trek to Dhap 1200 m

Day 11:Local culture exploring day

Day 12:Trek to Melamchi 800 m

Day 13:Drive from Melamchi to Kathmandu

Day 14:International departure

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • 2 nights’ 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All other ground transportation
  • Proper tents and stuffs during the camping days
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with hot tea/coffee
  • All required trekking permits, TIMS etc
  • Necessary staffs such as trekking guide, porter, Sherpa and cook and their expenses with insurance
  • NAT sleeping bag, down jackets, duffel bags and walking stick, if necessary (but to be returned after)
  • NAT t-shirt and route maps
  • First aid kits
  • All government taxes and VAT


Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fees, International flight
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to guide & porter

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu 1350mArrival in the capital city and transfer to the respective hotel for the relaxation.

Day 02Kathmandu to Chautara 1450 m5 hr drive to the headquarter of Sindhupalchowk district, Chautara village. Our camping day starts from today.

Day 03Trek to Sano Okhareni 1965 m Passing through the small settlements one can see the diverse ethnic groups living together in harmony. We will camp near to the pine forest from where one can see the superb views of mountains.

Day 04Trek to Kami Kharka 2810 mUphill walking to be done today through rhododendron and pine forests while observing different animals and birds. Overnight camping on the summer pasture.

Day 05Trek to Pauwa Bas 3000 mGentle walking day today. Walk about 5-6 hours through the lush forests of rhododendron, oak, pine and juniper. One can find the shelter for pilgrims in Pauwa Bas.

Day 06Trek to Hile Bhanjyang 3400 mThis day's walking will be the mixed steep uphill and downhill before finally getting to Hile Bhanjyang for the night camp.

Day 07Trek to Narsim Pati 3700 mOnly 4 hours of walking as normal days. Great mountain views from the campsite again.

Day 08Trek to Panch Pokhari 4100 mThe day when we arrive to our holy pilgrimage site, which attracts many Hindus and Buddhists every year specially around Janaipurnima festival in August. Take a dip in holy water and after doing all the rituals, rest in the nearby camping.

Day 09Trek to Tupi Danda 2320 mTo catch a stunning sunrise over the mountains, we rise and shine early and later walk downhill all the way to Tupi Danda for the overnight stay.

Day 10Trek to Dhap 1200 mToday we make our journey to the Tamang village, Dhap through terraced fields where we can learn more of the typical local cultures and traditions.

Day 11Local culture exploring day We separate this day so that you can get more insights into the local cultures, lifestyles, and more.

Day 12Trek to Melamchi 800 m Walking along side the Indrawati river, we pass through the villages and fields and a hydro electricity project to arrive at Melamchi Pul Bazaar (market). We will camp by the riverside of Melamchi river where we can take a dip in the river.

Day 13Drive from Melamchi to Kathmandu 4-6 hours scenic drive to Kathmandu from Melamchi after the completion of the holy Panch Pokhari trekking and tour.

Day 14International departureTime to be flying back to sweet home with the unforgettable memory from this wonderful trip.

Trip Note

The groups safety is very important for us. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Even though every effort is made to go as planned, a little change might occur in the itinerary because of weather conditions, health condition of a person, unexpected natural disasters, etc.

Dates & Prices

Following are the prices per person(pp) for different group sizes:
  • 1 pax: USD $ 1970 pp

  • 2-5 pax: $ 1540 pp

  • 6-15 pax: $ 1199 pp

  • 15+ pax: $ 999 pp

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