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Panch Pokhari Trekking
Panch Pokhari Trekking

Panch Pokhari Trek

Panch Pokhari Trek is the best trip for holiday seekers who love the new destination in the Himalayas. It is also a perfect destination for those visitors who desired to see the high-altitude natural holy Lake and the mountains in Nepal. Panch Pokhari is source of Indrawati River. This place is less popular among trekkers. We can see a small group of visitors on the Panch Pokhari route during the trek. Panch Pokhari Trek offers the best and most wonderful wilderness sightseeing in the remote Sindhupalchowk district. Panch Pokhari is rich in flora and fauna. It is also called the Pilgrimage site in Nepal. Our early booking is open for 2023/2024, you can book Panch Pokhari Trek now.

Panch Pokhari is located in the Langtang National Park, Sindhupalchowk district. It is the 9th highest Wetland Lake in the world. Panch Pokhari is situated at an elevation of 4100 meters from sea level. There are five holy lakes, it has different names called Bhairabkunda, Ganeshkunda, Saraswatikunda, Naagkunda, and Suryakunda. The place is quite famous among the visitor of both Buddhists and Hindu devotees in Nepal. A huge number of pilgrimage have been visiting Panch Pokhari during the Janaipurnima Mela to worship Lord Shiva in August month every year. This festival happens on the full moon according to the Nepali calendar. The season of fall (October- November) and spring (March- April) is the best time for trekking in Panch Pokhari. If you love to see Janaipurnima Mela, you should go in August to Panch Pokhari.  

Panch Pokhari Trek's itinerary is 11 days long. It is also a customized itinerary, you can make your itinerary as per your requirement. Panch Pokhari Trek is a fully guided camping trip package. The Trek route is a wilderness, you should take an experienced guide while trekking in Panch Pokhari. The Langtang National Park permit and TIMS card are needed to trek in Panch Pokhari. It is a remote place and a modern guesthouse is unavailable on the trail throughout the trek. You can get a local guest house somewhere in the Panch Pokhari trails. The Great Himalayan Trails goes through the Panch Pokhari route. We highly recommended you should visit once in your life. 


  • A scenic drive via Arniko highway.
  • A local pristine culture experience
  • The majestic Himalayan range throughout the trek.
  • The shamanism experience.
  • The ancient history of Panch Pokhari Lake

Panch Pokhari Trek starts from Kathmandu via Chautara to Sano Okhreni by local bus or 4WD Jeep. Chautara is the headquarters of the Sindhupalchowk district. Almost 7- 8 hours’ drive and overnight at tented camp in Sano Okhreni. The next morning, after breakfast our Panch Pokhari Trek will continue. Trek passes through a lush forest of pine, juniper, rhododendron, oak, a ridge of mountains, rivers, waterfalls, local cowsheds, a settlement village, and a vista of the giant apex is an adventure and fruitful. Panch Pokhari Trek leads you to observe the hidden gem of nature and diverse culture as well as the native lifestyle.

We also offer you 7 days of Panch Pokhari Short Trek, it is an alternative package of Panch Pokhari Trek that suitable for those nomads who want to see five Lakes and mountains in a short time. It is an extraordinary excursion and rapid journey to Panch Pokhari. Nowadays, all trekkers are looking forward to achieving a short and comfortable trek in life. Panch Pkhari Trek is the less promoted trek of Nepal. If you planning to holiday in Nepal, we highly recommend you Panch Pokhari Trek for a new experience and destination. We hope you will like and explore Panch Pokhari as soon as possible at a suitable time.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345m)

Day 02:Drive to Sano Okhareni (2000m) 7- 8 hour drive by public bus

Day 03:Sano Okhareni to Kami Kharka (2800m) 6- 7 hours

Day 04:Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas (3100m) 5- 6 hours

Day 05:Pauwa Bas to Hile Bhanjyang (3500m) 5- 6 hours

Day 06:Hile Bhanjyang to Nasimpati (3700m) 6- 7 hours

Day 07:Nasimpati to Panch Pokhari (4100m) 3- 4 hours

Day 08:Panch Pokhari to Tupi Danda (2300m) 5- 6 hours

Day 09:Tupi Danda to Bhotang (2000m) 5- 6 hours

Day 10:Bhotang to Kathmandu

Day 11:Final departure!

Cost Details

Cost Includes
    • All airport /hotel transfers as per the itinerary.
    • Twin sharing hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (three-star hotel) on BB plan.
    • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and boils water in the mountain while trekking.
    • Camping and tented accommodation during the trekking.
    • Langtang National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
    • Necessary staff with experience English Speaking guide, Necessary porters.
    • All ground transportation as per the itinerary.
    • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, flight, lodging, and food.
    • Exclusive and medical kit bag.
    • All Government and Local taxes.
    • All official expenses.
Cost Excludes
    • Nepal Visa fee (Bring accurate cash and four passport size Photographs)
    • International airfare to and from Nepal.
    • Excess luggage charge.
    • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
    • Altitude chamber (PAC) or Oxygen.
    • Personal trekking equipment (see the trekking equipment page).
    • All personal Expenses (Phone call, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Shower, and heater etc)
    • Certain Sightseeing/monument entrance fees.
    • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc.
    • Tips for guides, porters, and driver, (Tipping is expected but not mandatory)
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345m)After arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will meet our representative who will receive you outside the airport with Nepal Glacier Treks & Expedition’s signboard and transfer you to your respective hotel by private vehicle. We will discuss the trip, introduce your trek leader/ guide in the evening and then have a pleasant stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02Drive to Sano Okhareni (2000m) 7- 8 hour drive by public busToday early in the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Sano Okhareni. It takes around seven to eight-hour drive by public bus and five-hour 4WD jeep drive. We drive through the terraced field along with the Indrawati River and stunning villages. On the way, we can also see Chautara is headquarter of Sindhupalchowk district and Shyaule Bazaar then the trail continues to Sano Okhareni. Overnight stay at a tented camp or local house.

Day 03Sano Okhareni to Kami Kharka (2800m) 6- 7 hoursThe morning breakfast, the hike ascends toward Kami Kharka by passing a lush forest of Juniper, Kharsu oak, and small rivers. A gentle walk with sightseeing, you all get the Kami kharka after around 6- 7 hours. Dinner and tented camp at night.

Day 04Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas (3100m) 5- 6 hoursAs the same routine of the morning, today is a stable walk over the flat land. The journey passes through the tranquil forest region. The trek goes through the forest of juniper, rhododendron, oak, and pine along with Chyochyo Danda (ridge) is the border of Jugal Rural Municipality and Panch Pokhari rural Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district. From here, you all can enjoy seeing the landscape of the mountain range with the magnificent local village. After a long walk, you will reach the campsite of Pauwa Baas. Overnight at the tented camp.

Day 05Pauwa Bas to Hile Bhanjyang (3500m) 5- 6 hoursPauwa Bas, from here steep uphill route, ascends continually to the hill for around 3 hours. At the top, we can see exciting mountain panoramas then again trek descend downhill towards camp through the narrow and foresty trail. After 6 hours of hiking, we reach the campsite at Hile Bhanjyang.

Day 06Hile Bhanjyang to Nasimpati (3700m) 6- 7 hoursToday is a pretty easy walking day. Beginning of the trip, we hike a little bit steep uphill then a street long trail along with the rhododendron forest with a rocky hill. After enjoying the surrounding greenery panoramic and hilly slopes, we arrived at the Nasimpati successfully. Overnight at tent or local guesthouse.

Day 07Nasimpati to Panch Pokhari (4100m) 3- 4 hoursWe will head to Panch Pokhari after breakfast in the morning. Appromaxetely four hours smooth hike will reach popular Panch Pokhari Lakes, sightseeing, rest and extra activities. Overnight at a local guesthouse or tent.

Day 08Panch Pokhari to Tupi Danda (2300m) 5- 6 hoursThe early morning hike to the top of Panch Pokhari for a sunrise view over the Himalayas and down to camp. Trek down to Tupi Danda, overnight at a local guesthouse or tent.

Day 09Tupi Danda to Bhotang (2000m) 5- 6 hoursContinued trek down after breakfast in the morning. Overnight at a local hotel or tent in Bhotang village.

Day 10Bhotang to Kathmandu After breakfast in the morning, we drive back to Kathmandu via Melamchi Bazaar. Three to four-hour scenery drive will provide you with settlement villages, the big Indrawati River, and other interesting scenes during this trip. After arriving at a hotel in Kathmandu, refresh then either you stroll around the Thamel area, shopping for family, friends, and beloved ones, or rest in a hotel. An evening trek success dinner with a local culture program out of a hotel. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 11Final departure! According to the itinerary, this is the last day of your package. On this day you will be transferred from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu from where you will board the flight to your next beautiful destination hoping to see you again. “Have a nice Journey”

Important Note

Note: During the trip, weather, transport, local politics situation, strikes and numerous of other issues that are outside our control could result in change of itinerary. It is, but, very unlikely that the itinerary would be significantly different; if different itinerary are necessary the trek/ tour leader will resolve what is the best others. We discuss and observing the best interest of whole group. We can do everything to minimize its results, but we could not be responsible for the effects of delay and changes. 

You are suggested to make sure that your travel insurance, three copies of passport size photos and passport is valid for at least six months before leaving your hometown. We request you, please book your trip as early as possible because if you gives us enough preparation time for your trip. It means your trip will be managed well and you will get full satisfaction from our services. And please ensure that you have got confirmation receipt from our company about your booking. If you need any special services and facilities that are not included in the listed itinerary, ensure that you have informed us about it at the time of booking. Would you want to book any other programs which are not listed in this website as tailor made package let us know by email; we will design it as per your travel need. Not really satisfied from this itinerary, you can make own and we will help you to make itinerary as per your travel need in Nepal.

This little information is a standard outline and guide of what we provide. This trip can be customized at your demand to accommodation your exact requirements.


Trip Fact

Starting Price 1150(per person)
  • Trip Duration 11 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Max Altitude 4229m
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