Panch Pokhari Trek – 15 days

Panch Pokhari Trek – 15 days

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Max Altitude

4100 meter





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Min. 02 Pax


  • Holy Lakes: The main attraction of the trek is the group of five high-altitude glacial lakes. These lakes hold great religious significance for both Hindus and Buddhists and are a destination for pilgrimage during the Janai Purnima festival in August.
  • Scenic Beauty: The trek offers breathtaking views of the Langtang and Jugal Himalayan ranges. You’ll witness stunning landscapes, lush green valleys, alpine meadows, rhododendron forests, and traditional villages.
  • Cultural Experience: The trek passes through various Tamang and Sherpa villages, providing opportunities to interact with local communities and experience their unique cultures, traditions, and lifestyle.
  • Off-the-Beaten-Path: Compared to more popular trekking routes like Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Circuit, Panch Pokhari trek offers a quieter and less crowded experience, making it perfect for trekkers looking for solitude and tranquility.
  • Challenging Terrain: The trek involves challenging ascents and descents, making it suitable for experienced trekkers. The highest point of the trek is the Panch Pokhari viewpoint, which offers panoramic views at an elevation of around 4,100 meters (13,451 feet).
  • Varied Flora and Fauna: The trail takes you through diverse ecosystems, allowing you to observe a wide range of plant and animal species. The region is particularly rich in birdlife, and if you’re lucky, you might spot some rare species.
  • Camping Experience: As the trek is less developed in terms of infrastructure compared to popular routes, it usually involves camping. This offers a unique experience of staying amidst nature.
  • Remote and Untouched: The trek provides a sense of adventure as you walk through remote and pristine areas, offering an opportunity to disconnect from the modern world and immerse yourself in the natural surroundings.

The Panch Pokhari Trek is a great option for trekkers of all levels who are looking for a beautiful and easy trek in Nepal. The trek can be completed in 3-4 days, and it is a great way to get a taste of the Nepali Himalayas.

The trek begins in the town of Chautara, which is located about 5 hours drive from Kathmandu. From Chautara, the trail climbs up to the village of Bhotang, which is the starting point for the trek to Panch Pokhari.

The trail from Bhotang to Panch Pokhari is relatively easy, and it passes through lush forests, waterfalls, and meadows. The lakes are situated at an altitude of 4,100 meters, and they offer stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including the Jugal Himal range.

The Panch Pokhari Trek is a great way to experience the natural beauty of Nepal and to learn about the local culture. The people in the Sindhupalchok district are very friendly and welcoming, and they are always happy to help trekkers.

Here are some tips for planning your Panch Pokhari Trek:

The best time to trek to Panch Pokhari is during the spring (March-May) or autumn (September-November).

Be sure to acclimatize properly to the altitude, especially if you are trekking to Panch Pokhari.

Pack warm clothes, as the temperatures can drop significantly at night.

Be sure to bring plenty of water and snacks, as there are limited shops and restaurants along the trail.

Hire a guide and porters if you are not experienced in trekking in Nepal.

Be respectful of the local cultures and customs.

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