Panchpokhari

Overview

Literally, Panch Pokhari means a collection of five sacred ponds. Panch Pokhari lies northeast of Kathmandu and is located to the west of Rolwaling Himal. Placed at the height of 4462m, Panch Pokhari is recognized as pilgrimage set for Hindus and it includes five divine ponds. Large number of pilgrims visits Panch Pokhari especially on every Janai Purnima from nearby villages and also, number of Shamans or religious practitioner in an unusual outfit visit there. Along with cultural significance, the region bestows extreme exquisiteness and natural assortment. Boundless Himalaya Trekking and Expeditions will take you to Panch Pokhari Trek and gives a chance to observe the blend of stunning mountain range and perfect natural surrounding with diverse customs making this trek one of the ideal destinations.

Panch Pokhari trek is the lately introduced trekking destination in Nepal which rewards you with stunning views of Langtang Range, Rolwaling Himal, Jugal Himal, and further snow-capped peaks. You start trekking after reaching Chautara by bus taking five hours. Pre-historic and places, caves and surprisingly attractive lakes are the other major attractions of Panch Pokhari Trek. On the way to Panch Pokhari trek, there is very significant ancient place-Dukhang (Haveli) where supposed regal Kaji rulers lived for 172 years ago. The antique art of the structure and infrastructure provide evidence about the rulers. It is believed that the Kaji family was connected with Rana leaders to restrict the local people of this region.

You come across attractive peak vista, terraced fields and explore rural settlements inhabited by different tribal groups. Also, you will be spending overnight in the homes of Tamang and Sherpa people you will be experiencing their welcoming nature as well as their way of life. Feel free to take help from Boundless Himalaya Trekking and Expeditions for arranging your Panch Pokhari Trek and make it a memorable experience.

A. Itinerary in Detail (18 Days)

Day 01 : Arrival /welcome /  transfer to hotel / Introductory program and briefing about the trip / evening meal in a local restaurant

Day 02 : Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley / includes visits to many historical and architectural monuments of the ancient Kathmandu. overnight at hotel.

Day 03 : Drive to Chautara by private land cruiser / start trek to Syauli Bazaar / overnight

Day 04 : Trek to Okhreni / overnight

Day 05 : Trek to Kamikharka / overnight

Day 06 : Trek to Chyoche Danda, overnight

Day 07 : Trek to Mesher Pokhari, overnight

Day 08 : Trek to Hile Bhanjyang after crossing Chang Samrphu / overnight

Day 09 : Trek to Nosam Pati / overnight

Day 10 : Trek to Panch Pokhari / overnight

Day 11 : Morning excursion Panch Pokhari / back to Nosam Pati / overnight

Day 12 : Trek to Myu Gaon / overnight

Day 13 : Trek to Kot Gaon / overnight

 Day 14 : Trek to Ratmate / overnight

Day 15 : Trek to Melamchi Pul / overnight

Day 16 : Drive back to Kathmandu by private land cruiser, overnight hotel

Day 17 : Free day in Kathmandu / relaxation / shopping etc. overnight hotel.

Day 18 : Transfer to airport / departure to onward destination

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private car
  • Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • National Park Trekking/Entry Permit
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
  • Round trip / internal flights / overland transport / if needed / as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in tented camps during the trek
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day during the trek
  • Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staff
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
  • Airport transfers for internal flights
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and rucksack if required
  • Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure 

Cost Excludes

  • Meals other than breakfast when staying in hotels
  • Personal expenses and bar bills
  • Clients’ travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Important Note and Optional Activities

Please note: All the trekking itineraries are flexible and can be revised in order to best meet your requirements i.e. your time, interests etc. Please make contact with us if you have any special requirements or interest.

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