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Panch Pokhari Trekking Nepal

Panch Pokhari means the group of five holy ponds / lakes of great religious significance in the north-eastern part of Sindhupalchowk district, Panch Pokhari area is one of the new and unspoilt trekking destinations in Nepal.

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Panch Pokhari means the group of five holy ponds / lakes of great religious significance in the north-eastern part of Sindhupalchowk district, Panch Pokhari area is one of the new and unspoilt trekking destinations in Nepal.

There are many unexplored and unidentified trekking routes in Nepal waiting to be discovered. Due to large concentrations and over exploitation, the old trekking regions like Langtang, Annapurna, and Sagarmatha have suffered a heavy impact both environmentally and socially. So, we would like to offer new areas and routes with totally pristine nature, unspoiled culture, and splendid scenes of the Himalayan range from the closest distance possible. The good hospitality of the local people could make your trek quite interesting and memorable. The route offers a beautiful Himalayan view and pristine nature with distinct culture. Panch Pokhara is situated at an elevation of about 4,100 metres above sea level. This is a famous Hindu pilgrimage site in Nepal. A panoramic view of Mt. Jugal Himal (m), Rolwaling Range and other scenic sites can be seen from Panch Pokhara. The exciting nature trek starts from Chautara (1,450m.), the district headquarters of Sindhupalchowk district.

The area offers cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity. The beautiful Himalayan range and pristine nature with different culture are major highlight of this trek.

Jugal Himal is a small region in the west of Rolwaling Himal and south east of Langtang Himal. The main peak are Lenpo Gang or big white peak(6979m), Dorje Lakpa(6986m) and Ganchempo(6387m). Helambhu. This is the most easily accessible of all areas from Kathmandu. It lies about 70k.m north of Kathmandu. valley, the route passes through villages and settlements of different ethnic people like Tamangs, Newars, Sherpas, Brahmins, Chhetris, and Gurungs.

In some places, the route passes through villages and settlements of different ethnic people like Tamangs, Newars, Sherpas, Brahmins, Chhetris, and Gurungs. Since teahouses are not available along the route, camping trek is operated. Most part of the route is entirely free of human settlement. Panch Pokhari is one of the less explored trekking routes.

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.

Our airport representative will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few metres from the exit door. Please check your name at play card. He will bring you to hotel in kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes

Day 02: Kathmandu (1360m)

In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organised sightseeing tour. We visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. We also visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further sightseeing and exploration. In the late afternoon you will be issued with your Trek Pack and departure information for the next morning.Meals included: 1 breakfast.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Chautara(1200m) to Syaule(1400m)

Bus ride will take approximately 5hrs to Chautara than trek for couple of hour to Syaule.

Day 04: Syaule to Kamikharka Danda(2300m)

Trail ascent towards to Orkindanda to the ridge. Pass the forested area to reach to Mani walls. Trail continues uphill through mixed forest to the danda.

Day 05: Kamikharka to Chyochyo Danda(3160m) 5hrs

Trek through oak and rhododendron forest. There are magnificent views of mountain. Trail follows the ridge and passes ruined stone houses.

Day 06: Chyochyo Danda to Hile Bhanjyang(3800m) 6hrs

Trail ascends steeply through grassy pastures and stone path to the ridge at3750m. trail ascent and descend till Hile Bhanjyang.

Day 07: Hile Bhanjyang-Nasem Pati (3862m) 5hrs

The trail goes uphill to the hilchowk at3980m. in clear day there are good views of mountain. Descend gentle to the Nasem pati.

Day 08: Nasempati to Pach pokhari(4462m) 5hrs

The trail climbs up steeply to the Pach pokhari. There are five holy ponds. In the month of June / July full moon there are thousands of Nepali visitors come for worship.

Day 09: Rest day and explore

Day 10: Pach Pokhari to Gai Kharka(2200m) 6hrs

Trail descend all the way to Gai kharka.

Day 11: Gai kharka to Yagri(1360m) 5hrs

Trail descend through forest and pass the village of Yarsa to the Pach pokhari khola. Cross the bride and trail climbs up to the village of Yagri.

Day 12: Yagri to Shermaththang

Trail descend through forest and pass the village of Gangjwal. When a large valley stretches ahead , there is a shermathung.

Day 13: Shermathung to Melamchi Bazar

The path becomes gentle ascent and it leads to colorfully painted Chorten. Pass the village of Kakani and Kaphaigairi village , enter to the forest of pine to reach to melamchi bazaar. Take a bus back to Kathmandu.

Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu or self visit to bhaktapur city.

Bhaktapur

Changu Narayan

Day 15: Tour ends

Cost Include

  • Airport Pickup and Drop
  • All the ground Transportation by bus
  • Hotel in Kathmandu. (Tourist Standard)
  • Trekking with tent
  • All the meal during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Trek Permit & National Park Fee
  • Trek leader for entire tour (All camping equipment like tent, Sleeping Bag, Kitchen Equipment, Jacket etc.)
  • An experience guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), necessary Trekking staff (Cook,sherpa and helper) and their meal/accommodation/transportation/salary/insurance/equipments.

Cost Exclude

  •  Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare/Domestic airfare.
  • Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- Available at Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at TribhuvanInternational Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Sight seeing tour and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley.
  • Lunch and Dinner  while at Kathmandu and pokhara ( Allow Rs 1500.00 per person per day for your meals and drinks)