Panch Pokhari Trek
|Package:||Panch Pokhari Trek|
|Price||USD 95 per person|
|Transportation||Private vehicle or tourist bus|
|Meal||Full Board in Trek|
|Trip Start / Ends||Kathmandu / Kathmandu|
|Trip Note:||Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.|
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Panch Pokhari generally means five ponds, and panch Pokhari trek refers to trek to the five holy ponds in Sindhupalchowk. Panch Pokhari Trek is made uniquely to provide magnificent vacations in Nepal. Five Lakes are known for their Hindu pilgrimage tour. Himalayan viewpoints from the northwestern and the enchanting biological diversities bring about recreate the trip brilliantly. The trek contains the foundation of the Jugal Himal range from the first and finishes in the lower portion of their Langtang area. Panch Pokhari offers the closer and stunning views of mountain range such as Langtang range, Jugal Himal, Rolwaling Himal, and many other snow-capped ranges.
Panch Pokhari(five ponds) is a famous trekking pilgrimage shrine next to Gosaikunda during the season of Bhadra Ekadashi to Janai Purnima. Janai Purnima festival is held here every year in August when Brahmin castes come here for the ritual changing of the sacred thread (Janai) they wear around their bodies. Thus, the five ponds (Panch Pokhari) are regarded as sacred ponds. Situated as they are at the base of the Jugal Himal, the ecology is pretty diverse and of considerable interest. The trek takes you through Sherpa and Tamang villages, so it's something of a Nepal cultural trek, as well.
Panch Pokhari Trek starts from Chautara of this Sindhupalchok. A variety of obligations of Sherpa and Tamang men and women lie on the road, and you've got a prospect to be aware of the cultural variables of the lifestyles and outstanding hospitality. The landscape is untouched and luring, which signify that the freshen sceneries and mysterious touch. Since the trek walks up to 4500 meters elevation, you have to get an excellent physical state. It's incredibly a travel through the unspoiled trail. The hiking area of Panch Pokhari isn't polluted and densely populated. The enticing route is dotted with the rhododendron woods, which is very spectacular in spring.
- Adventurous hikes towards the remote and less tourist destination of Nepal.
- Mesmerizing Views of the Five holy lakes (Panch Pokhari).
- Awesome view of the mountains and landscapes during the hike.
- Views of Dorje Lakpa, Phurbi Chhyachu, Madiya, Jugal Himal, Rolwaling and Langtang Range
- Rhododendron, Oak and Juniper forest
- Ethnic culture and lifestyle
ABC Himalayan provides suitable Panch Pokhari hiking/trekking itinerary and necessary camping kinds of gear. We can arrange this trip to begin on any date during the trekking season (Spring: March through May & Autumn: September through December) in Nepal according to your time frame Please, don't hesitate to contact us to get detailed info. This trekking package is specially designed for the Nepali local trekkers and travelers. We are in the mission to promote domestic tourism.
Panch Pokhari Trek Itinerary
- Day 1: Kathmandu- Bhotang- Deurali
- Day 2: Deurali- Nosempati- Laure Bhanjyang
- Day 3: Laure Bhanjyang- Panch Pokhari- Tangu
- Day 4: Tangu- Bhotang- Melamchi- Kathmandu
Day 1: Kathmandu- Bhotang- Deurali
10 hours of the Bus ride and more than 2 hours of walking: Kathmandu- Dhulikhel- Zero Kilo- Melamchi route to Kathmandu- Sankhu- Melamchi route as it is comparatively less bumpy and riskier but longer. The drive from Kathmandu will take you at Melamchi and the drive further takes you to Bhotang. A little trek ahead, you will be in Deurali.
Day 2: Deurali- Nosempati- Laure Bhanjyang
The scenery was eye-catching and you could see the beautiful mountain range and rocky hills. After sipping the warm tea in Nosempati, carried on your walk with various speculations and excitements of Panch Pokhari, you will move forward. Also, the spectacular sunset and view around were offering us some kind of power to endure. (around 10 hours of walking)
Day 3: Laure Bhanjyang- Panch Pokhari- Tangu
Picturesque beauty as seen from Laure Bhanjhyang. At Panch Pokhari, there is a temple and a couple of rest-houses for travelers but no one lives there. You may explore the beauty along the trail. Beautiful villages, the local lifestyle, culture, and traditions along with the natural settlement is mind-blowing.
Day 4: Tangu- Bhotang- Melamchi- Kathmandu
Fresh air drifting, birds singing the exhilarating melodies, bells hung in the animals ringing all of them creating a happy moment. You may choose to go to Chautara via jeep. From Melamchi, you may have a drive to Kathmandu.
Panch Pokhari Trek Cost
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Best Time to Travel
The best season is April-May and September-October. So in these seasons, the hotels (these hotels are more like a tea house only which offers just a basic Dal Bhat(rice) and blankets and mattresses for sleeping) at Nasimpati and Pachpokhari are likely to cater food and shelter.
Communication in Panch Pokhari
In Bhotang NTC Tower works well. In Chhimti and Deurali only CDMA phone works. You can have contacts with family through the CDMA in the hotels/shop. When you are way up to Deurali (after crossing the Suspension Bridge), NTC tower also works occasionally. You can try it on your phone too. In some hills above Nasimpati also, we can have on and off networks to both NCELL and NTC sim.
Things to do in Panch Pokhari
- Religious tour
- Yoga and Meditation
Panch Pokhari Trek Video
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