Panch Pokhari Trekking (Five Lakes Trek) - 8 Days

pach pokhari

Overview

Panch Pokhari Trek is a wilderness trekking package on the lap of Jugal Himal in the Langtang region. Panch Pokhari is situated in the northeast of Kathmandu is the wilderness trekking in Nepal that consists of (5) five holy lakes in the Himalayas. Panch Pokhari is also known as one of the sacred places for Hindus and Buddhist religion people. The beautiful Himalayan view, rich culture, pristine nature, and adventure are the primary attractions of Panch Pokhari Trekking.

Nepal Panch Pokhari trek offers an ideal and interesting journey that gives the experience of a lifetime. The vegetation in this Panch Pokhari trekking region abundantly crowds alpine pasture meadow and Rhododendron scrub. Mammals like Langur monkey, Assamese monkey, Picas, civet cat etc, endangered animals like Musk Deer, Snow Leopard, Himalayan fox, Wild dog etc can be found in this region. Varieties of experiences can be grabbed and experienced in this solitary off the beaten trekking in Panch Pokhari.

Trip Highlights

  • Beautiful Himalayan view including the Gauri Shanker, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Himalaya range, Jugal Himalayan range, Rolwaling Himalayan range, Tibetan Himalayan range
  • Pristine nature with distinct culture
  • Enjoy great adventure on least ventured area by trekkers to Panch Pokhari
  • Perfect walk for people in search of complete wilderness and away from trekkers

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel

Our representative will meet at the arrival gate with a signboard for Mandala Holidays. Then you will be escorted to your selected hotel. The rest of the day can be spent at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2
Sightseeing of cultural UNESCO world heritage sites around Kathmandu

Today is the auspicious day of our tour. We visit some of the cultural UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Swayambhu, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudha and Pashupatinath would be our touring destinations today. These heritages are the live reflector of the religious integrity and architectural wealth of Nepal. After the time you will get brief about the tour. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3
Drive to Bhotang Village (1,800 m)

The day will be an adventure, after breakfast, our journey starts to Bhotang village is an off-road express through Melamchi bazaar and Indrawati River. Slowly, for almost 6 to 7 hours we will reach Bhotang village. Overnight at the local hotel.

Day 4
Trek to Nasimpati (3700 m)

Our Trek will start after morning breakfast, we ascend to the mountain through stone steep trails with passing Rivers, flora, fauna and ridges throughout hiking. After 7 to 8 hours, we will reach our destination and overnight at the local tea house.

Day 5
Trek to Panch Pokhari Lakes (4,100 m)

To reach Panch Pokhari will take 3 to 4 hours by a gentle walk. We will move to Panch Pokhari after regular activities. The full-day sightseeing in Panch Pokhari, hike up to the ridge where we will explore the magnificent Himalaya range with five holy lakes. Overnight at local teahouse.

Day 6
Trek down to Bhotang village

After a hike to the viewpoint, we will descend to Bhotang village from Panch Pokhari alongside rivers, jungle, wood bridge and scenery. After 8 to 9 hours descending, we will reach Bhotang village. Overnight at the hotel

Day 7
Drive to Kathmandu

After watching the morning chores in the village and having breakfast we will get prepared for our Journey towards Kathmandu. We will be having our lunch on the way. In Kathmandu, we stay at a beautiful heritage hotel in the centre of the town where we can clean up after the trek. Our office representative will come to pick you at your hotel for your Farewell Gala Dinner at a Nepali restaurant in the evening.

Day 8
Final Departure

Our office representative will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your International Departure. If you prefer to stay longer, you can go for short tours such as jungle safari at National parks, rafting, mountain biking etc.

Inclusions/Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Arrival and Departure Airport transfers
  • Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing Transfers
  • Trek Transfer Kathmandu – Bhotang – Kathmandu.
  • English speaking professional Tour guide
  • 3-nights accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Basis
  • English speaking professional Trek guide
  • 4-nights accommodation in Tea House during the trek on AP Basis
  • First Aid Kit
  • Permit fee and TIMS card
  • Salary, Insurance of Trek Guide
  • Farewell Gala Dinner
  • Detailed briefing of the trek
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and Company Service Charge

Exclusions

  • Lunch and Dinner during stay in Kathmandu
  • Entry fee to monumental sites
  • Nepal entry Visa Cost
  • Trekking Gears and Equipment
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance and Rescue (It is necessary in case of emergency)
  • Extended Stay due to any natural disaster
  • Anything not included in inclusions

Gear Lists

  • TREKKING GEAR

    1. Ruck sack bag with rain cover. 

    2. Day Pack Bag – Recommended for treks with summit day

    3. Head Torch with spare batteries. 

    4. U V protection sunglasses. 

    5. Water Bottles: 2 bottles of 1 liter each

    FOOTWEAR

    1. Non-skid, deep treaded, high-ankle trekking shoes 

    2. Pair of lightweight Slipper/Sandals 

    CLOTHING

    1. Quick Dry Warm lower or Track Pants. 

    2. Full sleeves T-shirts/ Sweatshirts. 

    3. Pair of thick woolen socks. 1 pair for every two days of trekking

    4. Thermal Body warmer Upper & Lower. 

    5. Undergarments. Qty – 1 for every day of trekking

    6. Warm jacket closed at wrist & neck.

    7. Full sleeves sweater. 

    8. Rainwear ( Jacket & Pants ).

    9. Pair of waterproof, warm gloves. 

    10. Woolen cap. 

    11. Sun shielding Hat. 

    TOILETRIES

    1. Personal toiletries kit (Small Towel, Toilet paper, paper soap, Bar soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, cold cream, etc.)

    2. Sun screen lotion small pack. 

    3. Lip Balm small pack. Qty-1

     

    MISCELLANEOUS

    1. Camera (Optional) 

    2. Carry your medicines in plenty in case you have any specific ailment. Consult your doctor before joining the trek.

    3. Dry fruits, Nuts, Chocolate bars (Optional

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Panch Pokhari Trekking (Five Lakes Trek)

Trip Facts

  • Car/Jeep/Bus
  • Min 2 pax
  • 4100 m
  • Tea house
  • April, May, September, October, November
  • Trekking