Panch Pokhari trek

Panch Pokhari trekking lies in the north-eastern part of Sindhupalchowk district, direction from the Kathmandu valley. ‘Panch’ means five and ‘Pokhari’ means the pond. In English, Panch Pokhari can be called as ‘Five Ponds’ which are the sacred ponds.These ponds lie at the height of 4100 meter from the sea level. Panch Pokhari trekking route is an example of wilderness trekking leads you to holy lakes of Panch Pokhari.

The view of the snowcapped mountains or Himalayas like DorjeeLhakpa (6966meter), Jugal Himal, Gauri Shankar Himal and Phurbi Chhyachu Himal (6637meter) is the main attraction of this trekking. The beauty of nature and the culture of the local people are amazing in Panch Pokhari trek.The main attraction of Panch Pokhari Trekking is excellent Himalayan ranges and touchy nature.The Trekking offers a combination of rich cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty and diversity of flora and fauna.During one of the major festival named as ‘Janai Purnima’ in July or August, many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit Panch Pokhari. Janai Purnima is the festival in which Nepali people change the sacred thread. As these ponds are holy, people come to change their sacred thread or wear the thread for the first time. The sacred thread worn in this day remains with the people the whole year. People take a holy dip in the ponds before wearing the sacred thread.

Panch Pokhari trekking

Panch Pokhari trekking

Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Explore Kathmandu valley, preparation of the trek
Day 03: Drive to Chautara [1200M]
Day 04: Trek to Phurse [2100M]
Day 05: Trek to Kami Kharka [2850M]
Day 06: Trek to Pauwa Bas [3000M]
Day 07: Trek to Hile Bhanjyang [3400M]
Day 08: Trek to Nasim Pati [3700M]
Day 09: Trek to Panch Pokhari [4100M]
Day 10: Trek back to Nasim Pati [3700M]
Day 11: Trek to Dukhang [2100M]
Day 12: Trek to Dhap [1200M]
Day 13: Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar [830M]
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 15: Departure back home or extend your trip

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