Panch Pokhari Trek

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Trip Overview

Panch Pokhari Trekking is a fascinating trekking journey that takes you to the five holy ponds of spiritual divinity. These five spectacular lakes are equally important for both Hindus and Buddhists. Panch Pokhari Trekking trail takes you to the northeast part of Kathmandu.

It is a splendid place that showcases the beautiful Himalayan views and its raw pristine nature. Panch Pokhari trek comes alive during Jannai Purnima festival where the lake is thronged Hindu devotees of the Brahmin clan.

This adventurous five holy lake trekking route cascades across Nuwakot, Rusuwa and Sindhupalchowk districts of Nepal. You will be greeted by extraordinary views of Langtang, Jugal Himal, Rolwaling Himal range and other snow-capped peaks.

This trail is journey of immersing yourself in the unchanged cultural heritage and it’s an exotic biodiversity. This trekking can be done all year around, but not in the monsoon season.

If you are planning for your next trip, then have this in your travel bucket list. So why wait be with Mission Nepal Holidays is the best designed itineraries that is the best fit for you. Panch Pokhari Trekking trail can be a trip of a lifetime that will stay in your memories forever.

Trip Highlight

Panch Pokhari is a 5 holy lakes trekking circuit 

Sub-Tropical Evergreen forest 

Get to observer rich Tibetan traditional and cultural heritage of 

Splendid glimpses of Jugal himal range, Rolwaling range, Gosainkunda  etc

Highest point of the trek 4100 meters (Panch Pokhari)

Off the beaten serene trekking trail

Trip Itinerary

  • Day 01:

    Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Day 02:

    Kathmandu to Chautara

  • Day 03:

    Trek fron Chautara to Phurse

  • Day 04:

    Trek to Kamikharka

  • Day 05:

    Trek to Kamikharka to Pauwa Bas

  • Day 06:

    Trek from Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhangyang

  • Day 07:

    Trek from Hille Bhangyang to Nasimpati

  • Day 08:

    Trek from Nasimpati to Panch Pokhari

  • Day 09:

    Trek from Panch Pokhari to Nasimpati


All airports pick up and drop

All meals (Breakfast/lunch/dinner with tea/coffee)

Accommodation in Tea houses/Lodge.

TIMS, National park permit while trekking, 

Ground transportation by private vehicle/tourist bus  

First Aid Medical Kit

Government and service taxes

Welcome and Farewell Dinner


All kinds of bar bills,

All kinds of donations and tips

Monument fees in sight seeing places

Client’s personal insurance, expenses and Personal Equipment , evacuation charges.Charge if needed

Miscellaneous Expenses


  • Is Paanch Pokhari a camping trek circuit?

    Yes, it is a Camping trek. This trek is organized and supported with team of professional guide, Sherpa, cook and porters. The trekking porters carry all the logistics that includes tents, kitchen accessories, food, and fuel. Trekker should carry his/her minimal personal belongings on a camping trek journey.

  • What is the best time for Paanch Pokhari trekking in Nepal?

    The best season for trekking is March to May and September to November, during this period the weather is stable and clear. It is a wonderful time to experience the amazing view of mountains, snowcapped Himalaya and flora and fauna.

  • How difficult is trekking in the Paanch Pokhari region?

    Trekking in the Paanch Pokhari region is a challenging walk in the different altitude, landscape and terrains. So it depends on your physical and mental ability to trek on this indifferent route. 

  • What about the weather conditions and the flight arrangements?

    The weather more often than not is unpredictable. Due to uncertainty in weather the flight sometimes is delayed or canceled. However if there is frequent weather problems, we have additional arrangements for that as well. You will be airlifted by a helicopter or chopper for which extra payment is required to be paid.

  • How many miles do we walk every day?

    It varies with each trip of course. On an average we cover 4–7 hours per day, with a lunch break of 1–2 hours in the middle. 

  • Is a trekking permit required?

    Yes, you need trekking permit while trekking. Depending on the trekking area you require special permit like restricted area, for other you need conservation / National park entry permit and TIMS (Tourism information management system) card. 

  • Can we change the itinerary?

    Absolutely yes, we can customize the itinerary as per your wish. However you need to inform it in advance before the trek starts. Sometimes, because of unforeseen circumstances in the mountains, we need to change the itinerary. However, the date of trek completion should always be in line with the pre-established itinerary.

  • What type of insurance should I have to do before coming Nepal? Is there insurance facility there?

    You should do your insurance from your respective country, which covers your risk, emergency evacuation by helicopter, medical treatment and other possible risks. Here there is no policy as such.

  • Is it possible to communicate to my family while trekking?

    You can have easy access to communication but in remote areas we use satellite phone. So communication won’t be an issue.

  • Can I trek in the Paanch Pokhari region without prior trekking experience?

    Yes you can trek without prior trekking experience. However you have good health, and acclimatize at regular intervals. We guide you accordingly so that you can do difficult and extreme treks as Paanch Pokhari

  • Is it necessary to use guide and porter while on trek in Nepal?

    It is highly recommended as guide knows the route very well, and communication with local people is easier with guide. Security is the major issue.

  • What is the standard of water, sanitation and food and lodging while trekking?

    As trekking is done in different landscape and trails, those routes are far away from pollution. Water here is drinkable but taking into consideration of our client’s health and hygiene we provide mineral water which is purified and filtered. We provide standard and healthy foods. We provide best and comfortable lodging service available in trekking route.

  • Can I trek without porter and guide?

    Yes you can trek without guide, but we suggest you not to trek without guide, due to security reason. Communication with local people, and trek route topography and weather as well as natural disaster are the challenges; if you go with guide it would be more comfortable for you.

  • How can I avoid blisters while trekking?

    Shoe and socks should be comfortable, select right size, thick sole and matter of inner sole. If you have sweating feet then you have to change your socks frequently keep your feet clean and dry. You should carry blister prevention tape; skin tape can be helpful.

  • Do I need a trekking pole?

    Yes you do need trekking pole, it helps you save energy in high ascend and descend, if you have weak hips and knees and it helps to reduce the strain.

  • How will you help me if I suffer from altitude sickness or an accident?

    Depending on the seriousness of the accident we provide first aid if not then company can arrange the evacuation operation to the nearest medical facility and in case of any emergency company could bring you to Kathmandu.

  • Where do I stay during trekking?

    You stay in local lodge or tea house; they have basic facilities like food, accommodation for sleeping and hot safe drinking water. Your guide helps you to accommodate in good lodge or tea house while trekking.

  • What is the guide's qualification who guides us?

    We have government certified and experienced guide who can speak English very well. We have a fleet of expert friendly guides that know the region like the back of their hand.

  • Is there tipping compulsory for guides and porters?

    Tipping is not a compulsion for staff members, although tipping for guide and staff is good practice, porter and guide expect tip, your tip helps their family.

  • How can we contact you if we need more information?

    We are local trekking company base in Kathmandu. You can contact directly with the following numbers and email addresses:

    Landline: +977-01- 4438165 Or +977 9802072870

    Cell-phone: +977-98020-72870 

    Email: [email protected]

Why book with us?
  • More then 20 years of experience
  • A professional and responsible travel company based in Nepal
  • Specialist group adventure tours and treks in the Himalayas – India, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan
  • Fully customisable itineraries and dates
  • Professional & friendly local guides – supporting the people of Nepal
  • Guaranteed Departures
  • No negotiations in giving best quality
Total Cost (USD) USD 1955 1759
Total Price: USD 1759
Trip Details
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Altitude: 4300m
  • Min-Max Participants: 1-16 Pax
  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Transportation: Jeep / Bus / Car
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea House + Home Stay
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Best Season: Autumn (Sep-Nov) & Spring (Mar-May)
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