Panch Pokhari Trek

    All about the Panch Pokhari Trek.

    Panch Pokhari(The Holy Pond)

    Panch Pokhari is an astounding natural site of 5 ponds with water of different colors. Panch Pokhari lies at an elevation of 41oo m on the lap of Jugal Himal in the Sindhupalchowk district. Panch Pokhari is a famous destination for people following Hinduism as well as Buddhism. Panch Pokhari Trek is also called as Mt.Jugal Base Camp Trek. Panch Pokhari Trek offers beautiful views of other mountain ranges including Langtang, and Dorje Lakpa. This trekking trail is also rich in the culture of Tamang and Sherpa communities.

    Flora and Fauna

    In addition, it is under the buffer zone of Langtang National park. Similarly, special victuals products of Panchpokhari are potatoes and ‘Churpi’. Panchpokhari is rich in biodiversity. Endangered species like Red Panda, Habre, Himalayan Ebony Bear, and Snow Leopard are found in this region. Not only that, Valuable herbs like Yarsha Gumba, Orchid, Jatamasi, Red and White Rhododendron, Chiraito, Sunpati, and Pine are found in this region. Therefore, Panch Pokhari Trek is the ultimate way to experience the majestic beauty of Nepal.

    More Information

    This place is believed to be the sacred place of penance of gurus Basista, Mahadev, and Parbati. Furthermore, people believe that Lord Shiva took bath in all five ponds in a legendary time. River Indrawoti originates from this Pokhari. Thousand of Hindu pilgrims accumulate here during the full moon day of Shrawan from a different place in Nepal and from India too. Mt. Langtang and Gaurishankar loom as in physically contacting distance followed by 4 hrs walk to Bhotang and 3 hrs walk to base camp. Similarly, a religious throng amasses here during the holy day of Janai Poornima.

    Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition provides offers this breathtaking trekking at the best price, also making your trek safe, comfortable, and economic at the same time. Lastly, Duke Nepal Treks and Expedition is the best DMC in Nepal and is well recognized throughout the world.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.


    • Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by our car, van and bus
    • Accommodation as required by you or as specified in the appropriate itinerary
    • City tour with our guides in private car, van or bus if appropriate
    • All  typical Meals during the trek/tour (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners)
    • 3 Cup of teas during the trek/tour
    • English speaking Guide depending on the place
    • Local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek/tour
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
    • Airfares including taxes as appropriate for internal flight transfer which is a part of trek/tour itinerary
    • Land transportation as appropriate for trek/tour itinerary
    • All our government taxes
    • Official expense
    • First aid kits
    • Map
    • Availability of Duke Nepal Personnel in emergency


    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.


    • Certain lunches and dinners as explained in the trek/tour itinerary
    • Your travel insurance which is compulsory
    • Your International Plane fare and airport taxes
    • Appropriate visa fees
    • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary.
    • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
    • Personal trek/tour equipment and gear
    • Certain sightseeing entrance fees
    • Gratuities, tips to guides, porters, drivers,  etc. (not compulsory)


    1. Day 1 Kathmandu to Chautara [1450m]
      At the beginning of today we have a wonderful 5 hour drive to the little town of Chautara. While little, Chautara is the headquarter of Sindupalchok area and we will camp here today evening time, prepared to begin strolling tomorrow. From our campground you can unwind and appreciate the shocking mountain sees, or in the event that you get a kick out of the chance to investigate, you can increase some knowledge into the way of life and day by day life of the town.
    2. Day 2 Trek to Sano Okhareni [1965m]

      Today we have around 5 hours of progressive tough strolling to reach Sano Okhareni. Our way goes through little towns where we can perceive how the different ethnic gatherings live one next to the other. We camp at Sano Okhareni close to a pine woodland and with awesome perspectives to the mountains!

    3. Day 3 Trek to Kami Kharka [2810m]

      Today we can begin delicately with around 1 hour of continuous tough strolling to Thulo Okhareni. From here we get into the more extreme move with around 4 hours of strolling through dazzling, thick Rhododendron and pine backwoods. On the off chance that we are fortunate and perceptive, we may recognize some wild creatures, for example, mountain deer or langur monkeys and Nepali birdlife like the danfe. Today evening time we camp on a late spring field ground for migrant steers herders (kharka).

    4. Day 4 Trek to Pauwa Bas [3000m]

      Today’s walk is pleasant and tender, being genuinely level (’Nepali level’) and we can make the most of our woods trails and untamed life spotting. We have around 5 to 6 hours through the rich backwoods of rhododendron, oak, pine and juniper and we can see some wanderer’s homes for cows in transit. In Pauwa Bas there is a safe house for explorers to Panch Pokhari.

    5. Day 5 Trek to Hille Bhanjyang [3400m]

      At the beginning of today we have a precarious tough stetch for around 3 hours, taking as much time as is needed. We recover our breath on the precarious downhill however as we drop for 1 ½ hours through the backwoods. We have some incredible mountain sees on our way down into our camp at Hille Bhanjyang.

    6. Day 6 Trek to Narsim Pati [3700m]

      Today we just have around 4 hours of strolling. So we relax on the precarious tough area to begin the day, taking around 60 minutes. At that point we appreciate the continuous plummet of around 3 hours through rough slopes and rhododendron backwoods into camp at Narsim Pati. There is a little rest house for travelers on their way to the blessed site of Panch Pokhari and we have extraordinary mountain sees from our campground.

    7. Day 7 Trek to Panch Pokhari [4100m]

      Today we arrive! We have around 3 hours of steady rising through rough slopes to achieve our goal of Panch Pokhari (panch signifies ”five” and pokhari signifies ’lake’). This dazzling setting is a disconnected journey site where the Janaipurnima celebration is held in August. Numerous Hindu and Buddhist travelers visit this site every year and we can see two explorer houses and the sanctuary committed to Lord Shiva.

    8. Day 8 Trek to Panch Pokhari beat, trek to Tupi Danda [2320m]

      Toward the beginning of today we have an ambitious start to get a shocking dawn over the mountains! We have around 1 ½ hours tough to see the lovely sight of the sun ascending over the Himalayas and our all encompassing perspective incorporates Mt.Dorje Lakpa, Jugal Himal Range, Rolwaling Range and Langtang Range. After this inconceivable begin to the morning, we head down to Panch Pokhari to pack up and begin heading for home. We have around six hours down some precarious trails through the rhododendron timberland to Tupi (danda signifies ’edge’) and our camp.

    9. Day 9 Trek to Dhap [1200m]

      Today we have around 5 hours of strolling, 2 of which are very steep downhill and the rest is very level as we advance through terraced fields to the lovely town of Dhap. Dhap is home to Tamang families and is gives us an awesome opportunity to increase some understanding into the lives, culture and conventional design of Tamang towns.

    10. Day 10 Rest day and investigate the way of life

      Rest day and investigate the way of life

    11. Day 11 Trek to Melamchi [800m]

      Today we have around 6 hours of strolling. We stroll down through terraced fields, along the Indrawati River. We go through staggering towns and furthermore observe a hydro power extend while in transit to Tipini and our re-prologue to a street! Melamchi Pul Bazaar which lies at the bank of Melamchi Khola (stream) and Indrawati River is similarly a major town for this zone. There are a few cabins, bistros, government workplaces, schools, universities, post office and armed force police camp. We will camp by the riverside and in the event that you like you can invigorate yourself with a dunk in the stream!

    12. Day 12 Melamchi to Kathmandu

      Today we get back on four haggles our five hour grand drive back to Kathmandu.