As you land in the TIA airport in Kathmandu, a representative from trekking will receive you. Soon as you are done with your custom formalities, our representative will take you to the luxurious hotel. There you will get a brief explanation about the 14days Panchpokhari Trek and then enjoy the welcome dinner in the evening.
We will leave our hotel early in the morning and head towards the northeast of Kathmandu. We will travel 328km in about 5hrs until we each Chautara, the Headquarter of Sindhupalchowk district.Chautara has all these facilities of bank and lodges . We will find the appropriate hotel in Chautara and stay overnight.
Phusre is the scenic yet small village located at 2045 m altitude. We will cross the river and take the steep climb to reach Phusre which is the small village of Tamang ethnics. Although the route will be tiresome, it will reward us with views of Gaurishankar, Dorjelakpa and other mountains and peaks.
As you go past Phusre village, we will take a steep climb through the forested ridge. Walking along the forest of pine and blooming rhododendrons, we will reach the top of ridge .There we catch glances of Jugal Himal Range, Gaurishankar and Dorje Lakpa. Ascending further, we will reach meadow at Kamikharka where we will stay overnight.
On this day, we will cross a rather plain land. Here we can catch sight of dispersed and temporary settlement of nomads. We will follow the trail through forest to Pauwabas where we will stay overnight. Devotees on their trek to Panchpokhari stop in the rest house at Pauwabas.
The trail runs further through the forest of bamboo, rhododendron, pine and oak towards the top of the ridge where Hilebhanjyang is located. At the top of Hilebhanjyang , you will get to encounter the village where mixed ethnic groups live together. We will enjoy the sight of cascading waterfall and river valley from Hilebhanjyang.
After an early breakfast, we will walk past a trail that moves through the forest. Later, we will arrive at the vast open expanse of land that offers striking views of Jugal Himal Range and Gaurishankar Himal. We will stay overnight at Nasimpati.
We will reach our destination ;Panchpokhari on this day. Panchpokhari is a very religiously significant trek. The region holds altogether five different lakes lying adjacent to each other and thus it was named Panchpokhari ,which means Five Lakes. We will pass through Laurebina Pass to PanchPokhari. Jugal Himal Range, Gosaikunda and Rolwaling Himal Range can be seen from Panchpokhari. Great fare is organized in Janai Purnima which roughly is in the month of August.
Our return trek begins on 9th day. We will cross Laurebinayak Pass and retrace our route through forest to Nasimpati.
The trail runs through forest of pine, juniper, bamboo and other alpine flowers for about six hours just before reaching Dukhang. We will walk through the trail decorated with prayer flags and chortens to reach Dukhang which is populated by ethnic Tamangs and Sherpas.
After a short descent, we will reach Indrawati River. Walking along Indrawati River, we will proceed through the crop fields towards Dhap, a Tamang Village. We will stay overnight at Dhap.
Past the Indrawati River, we will move in and out of scenic villages and cross the terraced fields. We will view Hydropower Project in Melamchi and proceed through tea houses to Melamchipul Bazaar. Here we will stay overnight.
We will take a 4 hour ride to Kathmandu .Here we will stay at a hotel.
You will have your assistance in your last moment preparation. Afterwards, our representative will take you to International Airport. It’s from this place that you will move to your next destination.
Anonymous for several centuries, W.H. Tilman was the first European to venture for a trek to Panchpokhari. Panchpokhari Trek is an alternative trek in Nepal towards the sensational adventure to the sacred Panchpokhari lakes. Pilgrimage embark on a trek to Panchpokhari especially during monsoon season in the sacred thread wearing festival namely, Janai Purnima which occurs in Nepali month of Bhadra and coincides with month of August. You are cordially invited to get ready for a 14days trek to Panchpokhari. Get enmeshed into the ecstasy of venturing throughout the mesmerizing journey into five lakes located at the foothill of Jugal Mountain. Leaving Kathmandu, we will head northeast and drive for about 5hours to reach Chautara which is the Headquarter of Sindhupalchowk district. Chautara is the starting point for trekking in Panchpokhari.