Panch Pokhari trek takes you to the Langtang region of Nepal that lies on the base of Jugal Himal. This place is located in Sindhupalchowk district, northeast of Kathmandu valley. This place is famous among Hindus and Buddhist Pilgrims during 'Janai Purnima'.
Panch Pokhari trek, not only gives importance to religious terms but also offers pristine mountain views of Jugal Himal range, Rolwaling range, Gosaikunda, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu. It also displays the rural villages smiling on the lap of spectacular Himalayan landscapes and makes familiar with different ethnic groups.
In spite of being a remote region, Panch Pokhari trek offers a combination of rich cultural heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity with popular fauna and flora. The main attraction of panch Pokhari trek is the group of five holy lakes. By which, the place is named Panch Pokhari where 'Panch' means five and 'Pokhari' means lake. Besides that, waterfalls, caves, gorges, lush Rhododendron forest, these are the highlights of the trek.
The Panch Pokhari trek is the off the beaten trekking trail in Nepal. But this trek stores the most beautiful Himalayan view including Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Himalayan range, Jugal Himal etc. It is one of the off-beaten trekking routes in Nepal, so, it is perfect for anyone wanting less crowd on the trail.
Panch Pokhari trek begins from Chautara which is 5/6 hours drive away from Kathmandu. Different lifestyle and culture of the people in the small village that we pass through are amazingly beautiful. In the way, you also pass through the dense forest and meadows.
Furthermore, you can enjoy shopping at the place called Dhukhang while returning from the trek. Besides this, we will get to walk along Indrawati river enjoying the fascinating view of farm terraces, human settlements and green hills. We will also stay the the beautiful Tamang village. Get to know about the Melamchi hydro-electricity project in the way.
So, trek to Panch-Pokhari is the perfect blend of culture, tradition and nature.
2 - 7
4100 m/ 13451.4ft
Many travelers do this trek due to religious belief and to enjoy the outstanding creation of nature like fine holy ponds. During this trip, we can also live a rural lifestyle with pristine mountains views, rich culture, and genuine adventure.