Panch Pokhari Trek

There are 2 types of routes for the Panch Pokhari Trek. Base Camp Hike offers 12 days(long version) and 5 days(short version) itinerary at a reasonable price.

Panch Pokhari is a set of 5(five) Hindu holy lakes in the Sindhupalchowk, Nepal. The Five Lakes is famous for the Hindu pilgrimage trip. Each lake has its own names and they are derived from Lord Shiva. It is considered as the 9th highest altitude wetland in the earth.

During Janai Purnima, there will be a mass flow of pilgrimage. Because this lake is a popular destination for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. It is a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists.

In 2012, Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal explored the Panch Pokhari trail.The trek begins from Chautara and to get chautara from Kathmandu it takes about 5-6 hours.

The Panch Pokhari surrounds on the periphery of the Jugal Himal range and Langtang ranges. Panch Pokhari trekking is non touristic, you can enjoy nature comparatively than other popular trek routes.The Panch Pokhari hiking trail is off the beaten path which is really worthwhile to visit.

View from Panch Pokhari

How to do short Panch Pokhari Trek in 5 days?

There is a very short route for Panch Pokhari which you can do in 5 days with an easy walk..

  • 1st Day: Drive to Bhotang Village (1800 meters)
  • 2nd Day: Trek to Nasimpati
  • 3rd Day: Trek to Panch Pokhari Lakes (4100 meters)
  • 4th Day: Trek down to Bhotang village
  • 5 Day: Bhotang to Kathmandu

How much it cost for 5 days trip?

IF you want to short Panch Pokhari hike in 5 days, it cost 680 USD per person.

Panch Pokhari Short Trek

What can we see on the Panch Pokhari trek?

We can see Himalayan views on the northeast side where there are biological diversities, local lifestyles, and traditions.
From the wildlife perspective, you can see Musk deer, Monkeys, Himalayan wild goats, and numerous birds along the route.

Similarly, the Panch Pokhari trail goes through the colorful rhododendron forest. Especially in the spring season, the bloomed Rhododendron makes the trip beautiful.

  • waterfalls, gorges, and ancient caves
  • A beautiful journey through the unspoiled trail
  • The scientific views of the Dorje Lakpa (6966 m), Phurbi Chhyachu (6637 m), Madiya (6257 m), Rolwaling and otherLangtang ranges
  • The trekking region of Panch Pokhari is not polluted and densely populated
  • The enticing trail is dotted by the rhododendron forest, which is extremely spectacular in spring

What includes and what excludes on Panch Pokhari Hiking Package?


  • Airport pickup and drop off by private vehicle
  • 2-night hotel accommodation in Thamel, Kathmandu with breakfast plan
  • Kathmandu valley city sightseeing by Tour with private vehicles
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
  • Permit, TIMS, and National park permit
  • Highly experienced English speaking friendly guide
  • seasonal fruits each day
  • Tended and Tea House accommodation facilities during trekking.
  • Necessary Trekking permits
  • Kathmandu – Chautara and from Melamchi Bazar to Kathmandu transfer by bus
  • Professional and experienced cook and another kitchen helper according to the group size
  • Experienced porters (2 guests: 1 porter basis) because each porter carries a maximum 25 kilogram
  • Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew
  • A First Aid medical kit bag
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and wifi
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing
  • Any types of drinks
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency)
  • Any types of donation and monument entrance fees
  • Tips for the crew (Note: TIPS is not compulsory but expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned on Included


How to go Panch Pokhari Trekking?

To go to Pokhara, we can take either flight or drive. Afterward, we’ll take a short flight to Jomsom to start the trek.


How difficult is the Panch Pokhari trail?

As we’ll reach 4500 meters altitude, this trek is categorized as a moderate difficulty trek.
Panch Pokhari journey begins from Chautara after driving 5-6 hours from Kathmandu.

When is the best time to visit Panch Pokhari?

Spring and Autumn are the best time to make a trip to Jomsom-Muktinath.

What types of accommodation are available?


Package Name: Panch Pokhari

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