5 Lakes Adventure
5 lakes or Pancha Pokhari trekking adventure!
This is the trek to five pristine and sacred lakes called Panch Pokhara, that are located to the north of Kathmandu beyond Helumbu area and to east of famous Langtang on the lap of Jugal and Gauri-Shankar mountain. The area is very less travelled area and hence on off the beaten path with natural forest of rhododendron, pine, bamboos, oak and many other evergreen forest species. The trail offers beautiful scenery of landscapes and the panoramic mountain view of Jugal range. It’s also a quite a cultural trail with diverse ethnicity along the trail.
- Cultural and natural trail
- Panoramic mountain views
- Off the beaten path
Itinerary in brief
Day01: Arrive Kathmandu and hotel
Day02: Half day Kathmandu heritage tour
Day03: Drive to Chautara and overnight camp
Day04: Begin trek Sano Okhareni and camp
Day05: Continue trek to Kami Kharka and camp
Day06: Trek to Pauwa Bas and camp
Day07: Trek to Hille Bhanjyang and camp
Day08: Trek to Nasim Pati and camp
Day09: Trek to Panch Pokhari (4100m)
Day10: Trek to Panch Pokhari Danda and camp
Day11: Trek to Dhap and camp
Day12: Rest day at Dhap with optional exploration
Day13: Trek to Melamchi and camp
Day14: Return to Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel
Day15: Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day16: Trip ends or join another trip.
Note: This trek also can be combined with world class white water rafting on mighty river Bhote Koshi and with overnight at the Borderlands Resorts near the border for. For more information please contact us.
This trek starts after some 5-6 hours scenic drive to Chautara in the north east of Kathmandu. You will always have a wake up call nature or the trekking staffs. Its beautiful experience waking up in nature close to the majestic mountains.
Pack up your stuffs and join the tasty hot breakfast prepared by our camping cook. Make sure you pack up your stuffs before coming over to breakfast.
The trek will be lead my a leading staffs with your leader/guide usually at the back. The morning walk can last for some 4-5 hours usually though it depends on any individual, who could make it less or make it more too, just take it easy. Lunch will be served in the mid-day and the trek continue to the camp site for another 2-3 hrs, where hot drinks will be welcome you.
Arriving at the campsite, refresh, find the tent and enjoy the hot drinks and relax. The dinner will be served in the evening before getting to bed for your sweet dream.
And so this routine goes on every day but in different perspective always ..
Why Panch Pokhari trek!
Its a great trek! The trek is on off the beaten trail with pristine nature and unique culture. The five lakes are sacred that hold a strong cultural significance to the locals. The mountain view, even though no Everest here but are are stunning and has its own charm. So come and join us this unique adventure walking holidays..
This is a trek that qualifies a moderate level with the highest point of 4100m, similar to Annapurna base camp. Any person with some physical fitness who loves the wilderness and out door will love it.
Accommodation, meals and water
The accommodation is based on specious two men tent with sleeping bag and mattress. For extra comfort you are
welcome to bring any light air mattress to muse on top of mat provided.
Our experienced trekking cook will make sure you get the safe and hygienic food that mostly is made of vegetarian stuffs that we can also get from the local areas we stay, where ever its possible. The rice, wheat, local/seasonal vegetables, noodles, local spices are the main ingredients of the food that will make sure you stay healthy, fit and enjoy the walk.
For drinking water, make sure to bring your 2 or two liter bottle that can be filled in kitchen with boiled water, that
we provide or also simply fill the local water to treat well before drinking.
Staffing and trip safety
The trek is all experienced staffs , who has the experience of leading the guest in any remotest part of the country with very careful not to impact the environment and the rural area/community negatively, making sure the trek is also very safe for our guest as the SAFETY being the foremost priority of the company. At the same time they will also see all the logistic taken care professionally to enhance the enjoyment of your trip too. Just try us!
Flora and fauna
Nepal is blessed with rich biological diversity. There is always some excitement of encountering the wildlife including the lesser cat Leopard and many other animals. The birds is the most abundant that makes the trail very excitements.
The plants and trees are also the feast of our eyes with many with colorful flowers. Its not just spring but there is always some plants in bloom.
COSTING-5 lakes Adventure
Trek cost: US$ 1699/person on twin sharing
Single supplement US$ 490
Minimum 4 person and maximum 12 person
- All meals including lunch, dinner, breakfast and cookies with hot drinks (tea/coffee)
- Staffs (guide and support staffs, cook, kitchen supports and porters)
- Accommodation in tents
- Kitchen utensils
- Toilet tents
- Kitchen and dinning tents
- TIMS, national park/conservation fees
- All private land transportation
- Half day heritage sightseeing tour
- Staffs insurance and govt tax
Anything that is not mentioned in included section
07 Feb – 19 Feb, 27 Feb – 11 Mar, 17 April – 29 April, 07 May – 19 May and 17 May – 29 May
17 Oct – 29 Oct, 25 Oct – 06 Nov, 07 Nov- 19 Nov, 17 Nov – 29 Nov
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