Pancha pokhari trek is A great place to views of crystal mountains, Pancha pokhari trek will lead culture and genuine adventure, offering a trekking experience to the base of Jugal Himal towards north East of Kathmandu. This area is a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity, beginning at Chautara. Home to Sherpa and Tamang people, the trek starts from 1400m and goes up to 4000m at Panchpokhari, a seldom visited pilgrimage site and ends at the Tibetan border “Tatopani”.
Panch pokhari trekking offers an ideal and interesting journey which gives the experience of lifetime. Panch Pokhari is a religious place for Hindus where the trekkers can see a sheet metal enclosed shrine to Shiva and the two metal roofed houses. A trek in this area involves a lot of climbing on narrow trails.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Traditional Welcome at Kathmandu international airport and drop to hotel. Briefing about the coming days trip .Over night stay at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation
The day will start with a guided tour of Kathmandu's historical and spiritual attractions; including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and Buddha Nath, one of the largest stupas in the world. In the afternoon there will be pre-trip discussion where you can meet your trek leader and other team members, as well as ask any questions you may have about the upcoming adventure.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Chautara (1200m.)
It is a pleasant journey through the beautiful hills, villages, forests and rivers. You camp for the night.
Day 04: Trek from Chautara to Phurse (2045m)
The trail you follow is an ascent up to Phurse. En route, you come across many villages, farming terraces, some green hills and splendid mountain views of Gaurishanka, Dorje Lakpa and many others. Phurse is a pasture where village people bring their domestic animals for grazing. It can also be described as a small village mainly inhabited by Tamang. You camp for the night.
Day 05: Trek from Phurse to Kami Kharka (2845m.)
You head uphill until you reach Kami Kharka passing through forests covered with oak, pine, rhododendron and other natural vegetation. While walking you can enjoy the spectacular views of Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa and the Jugal Himal range. Kami Kharka is another pasture for domestic animals. You camp for the night.
Day 06: Trek from Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas (3000m.)
Takes approximately six hours. Crossing Kami Kharka you begin to follow an ascending path to reach Pauwa Bas. This day you trek through forests covered with rhododendron, oak, pine, juniper and other natural vegetation. In Pauwa Bas there is a shelter for the local pilgrims. You camp for the night.
Day 07: Trek from Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhanjyang (3400m.)
The route to Hille Bhanjyang goes uphill passing through forests enriched with bamboo, pine, oak, rhododendron and alpine vegetation. Hille Bhanjyang is a ridge from where you can see magnificent views of a waterfall, river basin and village at a far distance. You can camp for the night.
Day 08: Trek from Hille Bhanjyang to Nasim Pati (3700m.).
After Hille Bhanjyang, your path moves uphill until you reach Nasim Pati. En route, you encounter forests with views of the Jugal Himal range, Gaurishankar, mountain deer and danfe, the national bird of Nepal. Nasim Pati also provides shelter to local pilgrims. You camp for the night.
Day 09: Trek from Nasim Pati to Panch Pokhari (4100m.).
The route is a steep ascent passing through Lauribinayak Pass to Panch Pokhari. On the way, you will be enchanted by the lovely alpine forest, diverse wildlife and idyllic villages. Panch Pokhari is an interesting point of the trek. The word Panch Pokhari translates into five lakes in English. Many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims gather here. The summit of Panch Pokhari (5 lakes) offers an excellent view of the Jugal Himal range, Rolwaling range, Gosainkunda etc. You camp for the night.
Day 10: Trek from Panch Pokhari to Nasim Pati (3700m.)
Takes approximately three hours. While trekking back you move along a steeply descending path passing the Lauribinayak Pass. You camp for the night.
Day 11: Trek from Nasim Pati to Dukhang (2100m.)
This day your trail climbs down passing through forests covered with bamboos, rhododendron, pine, oak, juniper and other natural vegetation. You can spot Himalayan deer, white langur and many other animals if you are lucky. Before you reach Dukhang, you come across chortens and can see prayer flags fluttering in the breeze. Dukhang is a tiny village mainly inhabited by Tamang, Sherpa and a few others. There are beautiful monasteries around this area. You find local people toiling hard by farming land where they grow wheat, potato, millet, buck wheat and green vegetables. You camp for the night.
Day 12: Trek from Dukhang to Dhap (1200m.)
Crossing Dukhang, you begin to follow a descending path to reach Dhap. You walk along the bank of the Indrawati river with magnificent views of farming terraces, human settlements and green hills. Dhap is yet another village and the people living here belong to different communities. There are some schools, small tea shops and a local market. You camp for the night.
Day 13: Trek from Dhap to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (800m.)
You now walk along the bank of the Indrawati river passing through different villages, farming terraces, a hydro electricity project on the way to Tipini and vehicles carrying passengers and goods. Melamchi Pul Bazaar which lies at the bank of Melamchi Khola (stream) and Indrawati river is comparatively a big city of this area. There are some lodges, tea shops, government offices, schools, colleges, post office and army police camp. You camp for the night.
Day 14: Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu (1350m.)
You travel an a gravel and bumpy path up to Lamidanda and then you follow the pitched road up to Kathmandu.
Day 15: Rest at kathmandu
Day 16: Back to home
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