Panchpokhari Trek

Daily Tour 16 days
Hanoi, Vietnam Nepal

Panch Pokhari Trek is northeast of Kathmandu and is named after 5 holy lakes. Hindus religiously respect this place. The beautiful Himalayan views and pristine nature with distinct culture are the main attractions of this trek. After breakfast, we take a bus ride out of the valley and up through the hills. After 5 hours bus ride we arrive at the trek starting point, this is called Chautara. We are going to spend the first night of our outdoor adventure nearby. On the first night our Guide gives a short talk on trekking and explains about altitude sickness. He also explains where the best places are for exceptional mountains views.
During the rest of our 12day trip, we observe the different ways of life and culture and come in contact with the people in the small villages, passing through dense forests and beautiful meadows. The top of Panch Pokhari (5 lakes) offers an excellent view of the Jugal Himal range, Rolwaling range, Gosainkunda etc. On the last day of the trip we take a bus back to Kathmandu from Melamchi where we spend the final night of our trip.

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will transfer to your hotel, We will brief about your trip activities. You’ll have rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at Hotel B/B.

Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing
Sightseeing in Some of landmarks that are the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of (Pashupati Nath), the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath). You can also make your last minute buying of personal items and preparation for the next day.
Overnight at Hotel B/B.

Day 03 Kathmandu to Chautara (1,450 m)
From Kathmandu, It takes about five hours drive to reach Chautara.

Day 04 Chautara to Sano Okhareni (1,965 m)
It is about 5 hour’s uphill walk to Sano Okhareni from Chautara through small village settlements. Camping will be nearby the pine forest offering a perfect mountain view.

Day 05 Sano Okhareni to Kami Kharka (2,810 m)
After one hour’s walk from Sano Okhareni, we will Thulo Okhareni from where it will take at least 4 hours to get in Kami Kharka, the next stop. We have to pass through dense rhododendron and pine forests to reach there. From Kami Kharka, you can have a breathtaking view of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa and some small peaks.

Day 06 Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas (3,000 m)
Most of the trekking route between Kami Kharka and Pauwa Bas is straight. The rhododendron forest in the area will be an added attraction.

Day 07 Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhanjyang (3,400 m)
We need to spend 3 hours of steep uphill walk and another one and a half hours of steep decent walk to reach Hille Bhanjyang. Mountain view from the campsite is very wonderful.

Day 08 Hille Bhajyang to Narsim Pati (3,700 m)
It takes about 4 hours for us to reach Narsim Pati. You will have to pass through rocky hills and rhododendron forests. You will find a small rest house built for pilgrims at Narsim Pati.

Day 09 Narsim Pati to Panch Pokhari (4,100 m)
To reach Panch Pokhari, one has to walk for at least 3 hours up a rocky hill. As the name suggests, there are five holy ponds, two pilgrim houses and a temple of Lord Shiva.

Day 10 Panch Pokhari to Panch Pokhari Top (4,300 m) and Tupi Danda (2,320 m)
Early morning rise and walk up to the hill called Panch Pokhari. Top for about one and a half hours to have a sunrise view and panoramic view of Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Jugal Himal Range etc. It will take 5 hours for you to come down to Tupi Danda.

Day 11 Tupi Danda to Dhap (1,200 m)
Dhap is 5 hours walk from Tupi Danda. Most of the settlements in Dhap comprise of Tamangs. One can easily be familiar with the culture and lifestyle of local people.

Day 12 Rest day and explore the unique culture

Day 13 Dhap to Melamchi (800 m)
You will get in Mahadev Khola after making an hour’s steep downhill walk from Dhap. As you cross the suspension bridge, the trail goes straight to Melamchi. Camping at the riverside. The total time you need to walk from Dhap to Melamchi is about 5 and half hours.

Day 14 Melamchi to Kathmandu (1320 m)
About five hours’ drive along the scenic places from Melamchi to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Overnight at Hotel B/B.

Day 15 Kathmandu
This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure at your own or can be extends your extra trip with us on additional cost or time to explore the Thamel for last day shopping and evening Matterhorn Treks & Expedition will take you for Farewell dinner.
Overnight at Hotel B/B.

Day 16 Departure from Kathmandu
Matterhorn treks & Expedition will transferred to the International Airport your departure flight to your on wards destination.

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