Panch Pokhari Trek: Cost: US$1799

Description:

Panch Pokhari trek takes us to the five holy lakes of great religious significance that lie to the north of Kathmandu valley. Panch Pokhari is one of the main features of Langtang National Park, located in the Nuwakot, Rasuwa and Sindhulpalchok districts of the central Himalayan region. The main attractions of Panch Pokhari are excellent Himalayan views and pristine nature with distinct culture including Himalayan sights of Jugal Himal, Langtang Range, Rolwaling Himal and others nearby mountains.
Panch Pokhari is one of the new and non-crowed trekking destinations in Nepal.The route offers a beautiful Himalayan view and pristine nature with distinct culture. Panch Pokhara is situated at an elevation of about 4100m above sea level. This is a famous Hindu pilgrimage site in Nepal. It lies to the north of the Kathmandu; the chain of peaks called Jugal Himal that includes Dorje Lakpa (6966m) Madiya (6257m) and Phurbi Chhyachu (6,637 m). This is a remote and unfrequented region, despite being close to Kathmandu. The Trekking offers a combination of rich cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty and diversity of flora and fauna. There are few villages and no hotels on this route. In some places, the route passes through villages and settlements of different ethnic people like Tamangs, Newars, Sherpas, Brahmins, Chhetris, and Gurungs. We drive to Chautara (1280m) through the Kodari highway and the trek starts from Chautara. The beautiful Himalayan view and pristine nature with distinct culture is the attraction of the trek.

Trip Highlights:

Duration

18 Days 

 

Max. Elevation 

4100m. 

 

Destination 

Nepal 

 

Fitness Level 

Moderate

 

Category 

Camping Trek 

 

Group Size 

2-12 People 

 

Best Season 

Sep-Nov, Mar-May

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu (UNESCO Heritage Site)
Day 03: Drive to Chautara 1280m./6hrs. Overnight at Chautara
Day 04: Trek to Phurse Camp 2045m./6-7hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Kami Kharka 2850m./7hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Pauwa Bas 3100m./6hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Hile Bhanjyang 3450m./6hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Narsing Paati 3700m./6hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Panch Pokhari (Five Lakes) 4100m./3hrs.
Day 10:  Trek to Dukhang 2100m. /7hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Dhap 1200m. / 6hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar 800m. /6-7hrs.
Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu 5hrs.
Day 18: Departure
Note: Above itinerary can be customized as per our guest specific requirements and can make shorter or longer. We are very flexible to update.

Includes:

Airport picks up and drops by tourist car
Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant
Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle
3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
Trekking Permit and TIMS permit
Trekking Porters, Kitchen boy, cook, Sherpa's
Necessary of mules, food and Kitchen/dining /camping gears
Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters
Sleeping tent, Kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent
Necessary of camping foods (tourist style), gas, stove
Tented accommodation during the trek (2 people=1 tent)
All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles
Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipments.
Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be return after trek)
Government Taxes and paper works.

Excludes:

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee
Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast
Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)
Temple/Monastery entrance fees
Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek
Travel Insurance and rescue flights
Late arrival and late departure extra night
Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)
Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Equipments:

Day pack for your personal important things
Good Trekking Boots & Camping shoes/sandal
Socks-polypropylene, Down Jacket
Fleece-shirts, trekking trousers
Shorts, Swim wear, Sun Hat, Woolen cap
Nylon Windbreaker, Gloves, Snow Gaiters
Sleeping Bag, Rain cost
Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
Toiletries/soap, Toilet paper, Sun block
Travel Towel, Wet-wipes
Personal Medication, Sunglasses
Camera & lenses, Memory cards
GPS Tracking Units may be helpful, Altimeter
Book/music player/pack of cards
A plastic bag for waste, Energy/snack bars
Trekking stick and, water bottle 

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