Panch Pokhari Trekking is a new trekking location located at the base of the magnificent Jugal Himal. Despite the fact that it is a new trekking destination, it is quickly gaining popularity and is recognized as one of the best leisure treks to experience Nepal's stunning mountain panoramas. In its literal sense, ‘Panch Pokhari' refers to a collection of five lakes. For both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims, Panch Pokhari is a holy journey.Panch Pokhari is a divine pilgrimage for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims alike. Panch Pokhari is surrounded by several tall mountains and is situated at an altitude of 4010 meters. For trekkers with limited time but a desire to see Nepal's Himalaya, this trek is a relatively straightforward and pleasant experience.
Panch Pokhari Trek begins with a scenic drive to Chautara, which is located in Sindhupalchowk district. We'll spend the first night in Chautara, where you'll meet new indigenous people and learn about their way of life and culture. We will continue walk through the several Sherpa and Tamang villages. On the way, trekkers will be rewarded with dramatic landscapes, cascading waterfalls, alpine forests, divine shrines, and many more Himalayan wonders along the trekking trail. Panch Pokhari Trekking offers an excellent opportunity to see flora and fauna, including juniper, pine, rhododendron, and, if you're lucky, wild boar and blue sheep.Panch Pokhari Trekking does provide a breathtaking view of mountains such as Dorjee Lakpa (6966m), Phurbi Chhyachu (6637m), and the gorgeous ranges of Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Himal. We will be in a very different environment once we get to Nasimpati.We'll walk over rocky trails and have to climb up stairwells until we reach the 'Lauri Bina Pass.' After acrossing the Lauri Bina Pass, we shall arrive in Panch Pokhari, our last destination. We'll initially see the first three lakes and the final two from afar. We'll go exploring the lakes and spend the night in this weird setting. The following morning, we will visite the Shiva's temple and then marveled at the captivating beauty of five holy ponds encircled by tall green hills.
Your trip starts today when you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our ANA representative at the airport. He'll be carrying an ANA board with your name written on it. Then you will be transferred to the hotel. After you check into the hotel, our representative will brief you about your trip. Then free till pick up time for the welcome dinner. In your spare time, you can relax, walk around the hotel, go shopping for necessities, and so on.
After breakfast, we embarked on a guided tour of some of Kathmandu's most historically and spiritually significant sites. The historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famed ‘Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath), and the Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which is one of the world's largest stupas, are all recognized World Heritage Sites. A pre-trip meeting will take place at midday, where we will meet our trek leader and other team members. We will be able to ask any questions we may have concerning our upcoming journey in Kathmandu at the meeting.
After breakfast, we will drive to Chautara where our trek will start the next day. Chautara is a headquarters of Sindhupalchok district. can enjoy breathtaking mountain views from the camp site and can enjoy village's culture and daily life.
From Chautara to Phurse, the trail takes roughly 5-6 hours to complete. The trail passes past a number of tiny towns, farming terraces, and green hills, as well as some spectacular mountain views, including Mt. Gaurishanker, Dorje Lakpa, and others. The climb to the top is straightforwardw. Phurse is a grazing ground here villagers bring their domestic animals to graze. It is a small community primarily populated by Tamang people.
Today, we will hike for an hour uphill to Thulo Okhreni. From Okhreni, we began the tougher ascent. It will take you about four hours to walk through a dense forest. If we are lucky, we might see wild animals like mountain deer or langur monkeys, and some kinds of birds.Tonight, our tent will be set up on a summer camp (pasture) site that is used by nomadic cattle herders (kharka).
Today, we will trek on smooth trekking trails, and later, we will trek on trails that are adorned with rhododendrons, oaks, and pine trees. We will arrive at the houses of nomads and cattle herders along the way to Pauwa Bas after approximately Six hours of walking.We will arrive in Pauwa Bas after a gentle trek.
Today, we began our hike by ascending for approximately 3 hours on a steep uphill route. We'll reach the bottom of the hill after another 2 hours of steep descents.Along the trail, we could appreciate the magnificent view of the splendid mountains. We eventually arrived at Hille Bhanjyang.
We'll be hiking for around 4 hours today. So, to start the day, we took it easy on the steep uphill portion, which took approximately an hour. Then we had a three-hour gentle descent via rocky hills and rhododendron woodland to the Narsim Pati camp. We have beautiful mountain views from our campsite, and there is a tiny rest house for pilgrims on their way to the holy site of Panch Pokhari.
Today will be the most rewarding day of our trip as we reach Panch Pokhari. After an early breakfast, we gradually hiked towards Panch Pokhari via the rocky hills. After walking for 3 to 4 hours, we will reach the sacred Panch Pokhari. It exactly represents the five beautiful lakes that are thought to be holy lakes for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. The temple in Panch Pokhari is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is the busiest during the Janai Purnima festival in August. We will spend the rest of the day exploring the holy place and capturing the moments at Panch Pokhari.
Early in the morning, we will hike up to the top of Panch Pokhari to witness a majestic sunrise, offering a panoramic view of Dorje Lakpa (6,966m.), the Jugal Himal Range, the Ganesh Himal Range, the Langtang Himal Range and other neighboring peaks. Then, after our breakfast, we will start to descend towards Nasimpati through steep trails.
Today, we will descend, passing through forests covered with bamboos, rhododendrons, pines, oaks, junipers and other natural vegetation. We may also have the chance to encounter Himalayan deer, white monkeys and many others. Before arriving at Dukhang, we will see Chhorten with prayer flags fluttering in the breeze.Dukhang is a tiny village mainly occupied by the Tamang Sherpa people. There are beautiful monasteries around this area. You find local people toiling hard on farming land where they grow wheat, potatoes, millet, buck wheat and green vegetables.
Today we are all the way down to a steep downhill and the rest of the way is quite level as we make our way to the beautiful village of Dhap through terraced fields. Dhap is home to Tamang families and it gives us a great chance to gain some insight into the lives, culture and traditional architecture of the Tamang villages. to the beautiful village of Dhap. Dhap is home to Tamang families and it gives us a great chance to gain some insight into the lives, culture and traditional architecture of the Tamang villages.
Today, we will walk through terraced fields along the Indrawati River. We pass through stunning villages and also see a hydro electricity project on the way to Tipini and our re-introduction to the road! Melamchi Pul Bazaar, located on the banks of the Melamchi Khola (stream) and the Indrawati River, is a relatively large town for this region.There are some lodges, tea shops, government offices, schools, colleges, post offices and army police camps. We will camp by the riverside and, if you like, you can refresh yourself with a dip in the river.
Today is your final day of the this trek. We will drive back to Kathmandu. it take about four hours to Kathmandu. when we arrive in Kathmandu. All Nepal Adventure will provide a goodbye meal with a cultural dance in the evening to commemorate the successful end of our journey.
Today is the last day of our trip to Nepal! We'll be dropped off at the airport by an All Nepal Adventure representative about 3 hours before our flight. On the way home, we had plenty of time to plan our next trip to Nepal's beautiful country.
Trip Extensions after your Annapurna Base Camp Trek
■If you have extra days in Nepal after completing the Annapurna base camp, we can arrange tours of Kathmandu valley, sightseeing, and a trip to Nagarkot, which is the ideal getaway. Chitwan jungle safari, paragliding, rafting, canyoning, another trek, and much more await you!
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