Panch Pokhari means the group of five holy ponds/lakes. It is situated to the north east of Kathmandu valley and west of Rolwaling Himal. It is a holy sacred lake for Hindu and Buddhist with five holy ponds at the height of 4100 m. The trek to Panch Pokhari at the base of Jungle Himal offers pristine mountain views, rich culture and genuine adventure. This area offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity as you trek to a group of high altitude holy lakes.
Panch Pokhari trekking will start out of the Valley and up through the hills. After 5 hours bus ride we arrive at the trek starting point called Chautara. We are going to spend the first night of our outdoor adventure right nearby small town in a ground. Our Guide gives a short lesson of trekking on the first night. He also explains about the altitude sickness and all the beautiful spots from where you can see an excellent view of mountains.
Panch Pokhari Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport then transfer to hotel. Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. Day 03: Drive to Chautara and trek up to Syaule (1500m). Day 04: Syaule to Kamikharka Danda (2300m). Day 05: Kamikharka Danda to Chyocho Danda (3160m). Day 06: Chyocho Danda to Hile Bhanjayang (3913m). Day 07: Hile Bhanjayang to Nasim pati (3800m). Day 08: Nasim pati to Panch Pokhari (3600m). Day 09: Rest day and excursion high king around Pach pokhari hill. Day 10: Panch Pokhari to Gaikharka (2530m). Day 11: Gaikharka to Yangri (1360m). Day 12: Yangri to Gangdwang (2100m). Day 13: Gangdwang to Tarke Gyang (2560m). Day 14: Tarke Gyang to Kakanidada (1300m). Day 15: Kakanidada to Melmchi bazaar and drive to Kathmandu.