PanchPokhari Trek is a scared pilgrimage trek, which takes you to the tranquil lap of the Himalaya, where nature herself lays out the path for you to rejoice her wizardry in a grand scale. The experience is sure to rock your world with pristine mountain views, beautiful high altitude lakes, green lush hills and dotted rhododendron forests. PanchPokhari (4010m) is the group of five lakes situated at the base of Jugal Himal (6535m). It is the 9th highest altitude wetland of the world and a sacred lake for both Hindu and Buddhist
The 15-days trek begins from Chautara passing many villages like Sano Okhareni, Kami Kharka, Hile Bhanjyang, Nosyampati and goes up to PanchPokhari, a detached journey site where the Janai Purnima celebration is held in August. Numerous Hindu and Buddhist visit this site every year. This is an extremely fabulous and profound trek and the highest point of PanchPokhari (4010m) offers a great perspective of Jugal Himal Range, Rolwaling Range, Langtang Himal Range and Dorje Lakpa (6966m). The abnormal climatic and topographical blend makes this territory a naturalist’s fantasy and a famous hub for the individuals who acknowledge customary societies. This trek is possible throughout the entire year aside from the rainstorm months. The trekking trail is less crowded due to it not being a mainstream trekking trail yet it can easily captivate all the senses of tourists and trekkers alike. Panch Pokhari Trek does not have any tea house facilities so camping must be done throughout the trek.
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|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||TIA Kathmandu|
|HIGHEST ALTITUDE||4010 m|
Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. 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. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu valley, you will be received by the representative from our office. You will be transferred to the hotel where you’ll rest overnight. At the hotel, you will be briefed about the daily activities and about the journey we are soon going to start.
You will be sightseeing the beautiful Kathmandu valley and its significant religious and cultural places like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa which is also enlisted as World Heritage Sites. You will be collected by a company vehicle and we will make a trip for lunch and meals at authentic, neighborhood Nepali eateries.
We drive early in the day through the Araniko Highway to the focal point of the Sindhupalchowk region, Chautara. You can spend the rest of the day exploring the village and observe typical Nepali lifestyle. From the campground, the sight of the lavish timberland and terraced slope incline is truly mesmerizing. Overnight at the tented camp.
The trail is intriguing as it covers the ethnic valleys and the blended settlements. It is an ideal case of how individuals of various station and foundation are living harmoniously in the sloping district. With a simple climb, we cross little streams and the terraced farmlands to reach our campground at Sano Okhareni, close to a pine timberland. Overnight at tented camp.
The trail from Sano Okhareni to Thulo Okhareni is pretty tough. The trail from Thulo Okhareni ends up getting more extreme and we need to move up for around four hours. The intriguing trails experience the thick wood of the rhododendron and pine woodland. The trail is known for prevalent sightings of the variety of flying creatures and wildlife. After a delicate walk, we reach a late spring field ground and we continue to walk along the winding route to reach Kami Kharka. We rest overnight at tented camp.
After having a warm breakfast, we start our walk today through the level land. The trek consists of a quiet woodland district. For the most part of the trail, we walk steadily in the rhododendron woods with traces of juniper, oak, and pine woodland. After a long walk, we reach Pauwa Bas. You can stroll around the place where you are sure to experience the rich bio-diversity of the region.
Through the tough course, we trek for around 3 hours at a continuous pace. After a difficult uphill walk, we begin our trail that is steep and drops dangerously at some points in the path. You must be careful while following the trail. We can see beautiful landscapes and radiant mountains to reach our campground at Hile Bhanjyang.
The start of the trail today is from a steep tough area which we follow for about an hour. as we trek through the green scenes and uneven inclines, we begin to move down for three hours. The trail is commanded by the rhododendron timberlands and rough slopes. We set our camps close to the holy-inn which is made for the people on pilgrimage tours. Overnight at tented camp.
Today is an interesting day of the trek. From Nosyampati, we continuously move up through the rough slopes and reach Panch Pokhari. It actually connotes five Lakes that are viewed as the blessed lakes for the Hindu individuals. The trek is also a sacred journey from a religious perspective as they are a sacred symbol of Lord Shiva. The lake, due to its calming and serene nature provides an experience that rejuvenates one’s soul with zeal and enthusiasm. There are many small huts which are built for the pilgrimage. From PanchPokhari, beautiful view of snow-capped mountains like Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Jugal Himal (6535m) and Langtang ranges can be seen.
We begin our lower region travel early today with the beguiling scenes of the mountains. We will return to the campsite from PanchPokhari and pack up our things. Then, we descend following a steep trail through rhododendron woodland to TupiDanda, which is our campground today.
Today the trekking experiences a lofty downhill trail in the first place and the second segment experiences a simple trail. As we pass by terraced slope and crevasses, we reach a small ethnic settlement of the Tamang individuals at Dhap. It is a brilliant opportunity for you to learn about the culture, customs and ritual practices of the inhabitants. We stay overnight at tented camp.
This is the exploration day of the trek where we rest our tired bones and embracing the nature and the magnificent background. We will roam around the local villages and view the common lifestyles of the Tamang people here.
After having an early morning breakfast, we will stroll through the terraced fields and the riverbed of the Indrawati waterway. We pass by a few towns and furthermore learn the hydroelectric undertaking. We stroll down to Tipeni and border the roadway. We reach the Melamchi Pul Bazaar at the bank of the Melamchi Khola. The town is thickly populated with cabins and open commercial center. We spend the day here.
It is a picturesque travel from Melamchi to Kathmandu as we drive along beautiful rivers, gorges, green hills, human settlements and captivating landscape. We steadily leave the awesome mountain scenery and head to the thickly populated Kathmandu city. Overnight at the hotel.
This marks the final day of our adventurous journey. You will be accompanied by our representative for your departure to your destination. We are sure that you will be inspired and recharged after the trek. We hope that you choose us to plan your next adventure.