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Panch Pokhari Trekking
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Panch Pokhari Trekking

A remote area trek in the north east of Kathmandu valley and west of Rolwaling Himalaya

Panch Pokhari TrekkingPanch Pokhari is situated to the north east of Kathmandu valley and west of Rolwaling Himalaya. It is pilgrimage place for Hindus and the group of it has five holy ponds at the height of 4462m.  The area offers cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity. The beautiful Himalayan range and pristine nature with different culture are major highlight of this trek where you can have good views of Jugal Himal, Langtang Himal, Mt. Lenpo Gang or big white peak(6979m), Dorje Lakpa (6986m.), Ganchempo (6387m.) and Helambu massive. This is a best and remote area trek in this Rolwaling region of Nepal.

Panch Pokhari Trekking - NepalThis is the most easily accessible of all areas from Kathmandu. It lies about 70k.m north of Kathmandu valley, it is an area inhabited by Chhetries, Tamag and Sherpas, and. The language, culture and dress of the Helambu Sherpa are very different from those who live in Solu Khumbu and Rolwaling area and it is famous place for arts and Thanka.

Trekking Itinerary:

  • Hotels/Camping
  • 11 Days Trek
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 4 Nights in Kathmandu & 10 Night in Camping
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Drive Chautara (1200m.) by Bus then trek to Phusre (2045m.)
Day 03: Phurse – Kami Kharka (2845m.)
Day 04: Kami Kharka – Pauwa Bas (3000m.)
Day 05: Pauwa Bas – Hille Bhanjyang (3400m.)
Day 06: Hille Bhanjyang – Nasim Pati(3700m.)
Day 07: Nasim Pati – Panchpokhari (five lakes) (4462m.)
Day 08: Panchpokhari – Nasimpati (3700m.)
Day 09: Nasimpati – Dukang (2100m.)
Day 10: Dukang – Dhap (1200m.)
Day 11: Dhap – Melamchipul (800m.)
Day 12: Melamchi drive back to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Day 13: Kathmandu free.
Day 14: Last minute, transfers to airport for your onward journey.

Trekking Cost: USD     Per Person.

Camping Trek Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van or reserve Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 3 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • All 3 major meals Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (provide continental food) and accommodation in tented camp during the trek en-route. (twin sharing North Face tent or, normal trekking tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent and Kitchen utensil etc.).
  • One professional English speaking trekking guide, 1 Cook, Kitchen boys and Porters.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Trekking Permit and Langtang National Park permits Fees.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.


The Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fees & airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews.


Optional - Trekking itineray:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.

Day 02: Drive to Chautara (1,450m.)

from Kathmandu:It takes about five hours drive to reach Chautara from Kathmandu.

Day 03: Chautara to Sano Okhareni (1,965m.)

It is about 5 hours uphill walk to Sano Okhareni from Chautara through small village settlements. Camping will be nearby the pine forest offering a perfect mountain view.

Day 04: Sano Okhareni to Kami Kharka (2,810m.)

After one hour’s walk from Sano Okhareni, we will Thulo Okhareni from where it will take at least 4 hours to get in Kami Kharka, the next stop. We have to pass through dense rhododendron and pine forests to reach there. From Kami Kharka, you can have a breathtaking view of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa and some small peaks.

Day 05: Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas (3,000m.)

Most of the trekking route between Kami Kharka and Pauwa Bas is straight. The rhododendron forest in the area will be an added attraction.

Day 06: Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhanjyang (3,400m.)

We need to spend 3 hours of steep uphill walk and another one and a half hours of steep decent walk to reach Hille Bhanjyang. Mountain view from the campsite is very wonderful.

Day 07: Hille Bhajyang to Narsim Pati (3,700m.)

It takes about 4 hours for us to reach Narsim Pati. You will have to pass through rocky hills and rhododendron forests. You will find a small rest house built for pilgrims at Narsim Pati.

Day 08: Narsim Pati to Panch Pokhari (4,100m.)

To reach Panch Pokhari, one has to walk for at least 3 hours up a rocky hill. As the name suggests, there are five holy ponds, two pilgrim houses and a temple of Lord Shiva.

Day 09: Panch Pokhari to Panch Pokhari Top (4,300m.) and Tupi Danda (2,320m.)

Early morning rise and walk up to the hill called Panch Pokhari. Top for about one and a half hours to have a sunrise view and panoramic view of Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Jugal Himal Range etc. It will take 5 hours for you to come down to Tupi Danda.

Day 10: Tupi Danda to Dhap (1,200m.)

Dhap is 5 hours walk from Tupi Danda. Most of the settlements in Dhap comprise of Tamangs. One can easily be familiar with the culture and lifestyle of local people.

Day 11: Rest day and explore the unique culture.

Day 12: Dhap to Melamchi (800m.)

You will get in Mahadev Khola after making an hour’s steep downhill walk from Dhap. As you cross the suspension bridge, the trail goes straight to Melamchi. Camping at the riverside. The total time you need to walk from Dhap to Melamchi is about 5 and half hours.

Day 13: Melamchi to Kathmandu (1320m.)

About five hours’ drive along the scenic places from Melamchi to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.

Day 14: Last minute, transfers to airport for your onward journey.

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