PANCH POKHARI(JUGAL HIMAL) TREK (12 Nights/ 13 Days)

PANCH POKHARI(JUGAL HIMAL) TREK (12 Nights/ 13 Days)

overview

Overview PanchPokhari a non-tourist trekking area is named after 5 holy ponds of great religious significance, located at an altitude of 4,100 meters. PanchPokhari offers an excellent view of JugalHimal Range, Rolwaling Range etc. The trek starts from Chautara (1,450m) headquarter of Sindhupalchowk district in Eastern Nepal.

It’s a ridge inside the Langtang National Park, where the panoramic himalayan view, pristine nature with distinct culture and beautiful lakes are the main attraction of this trek. Also you walk through a remote area in Helambu, passing small Tamang village. There are different routes to return, including a trail to the Tibetan border in the east.

Prices: Permit Fee:                                                      ACAP Rs. 2000/ USD

$30 PP Aprox.

TIMS Permit:                                                  USD $10 +

Per Person 2-5 Pax 6-9 Pax 10-15 Pax 16-19 Pax 20 + Pax
Airfare PP $ 226 $ 226 $ 226 $ 226 $ 226
CAMPING $ 1995 $ 1900 $ 1850 $ 1825 $ 1795
TEA HOUSE

 

 

 

itinerary

  • Day 01

    Drive from Kathmandu to Chautara (1200m.) –5 hrs.

    It is a pleasant journey through beautiful hills, villages, forests and rivers. You camp for the night.

     

  • Day 02

    Trek from Chautara to Phurse (2045m.)-5.30 hrs.

    The trail ascends to Phurse. En route, you come across many villages, farming terraces, rolling green hills and splendid mountain views of Gaurishanka, Dorje Lakpa and many others. Phurse is a pasture where locals bring their domestic animals for grazing. It is a small village mainly inhabited by Tamang. You camp for the night.

     

  • Day 03

    Trek from Phurse to Kami Kharka (2845m.)- 6 hrs.

     

    You head uphill until you reach Kami Kharka passing through forests covered with oak, pine, rhododendron and other natural vegetation.

     

    While walking you can enjoy the spectacular views of Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa and the Jugal Himal range. Kami Kharka is another pasture for domestic animals. You camp for the night.

     

  • Day 04

    Trek from Kami Kharka to Pauwa Bas (3000m.) –approx. 6 hrs.

    Crossing Kami Kharka you begin to follow an ascending path to reach Pauwa Bas. This day you trek through forests covered with rhododendron, oak, pine, juniper and other natural vegetation. In Pauwa Bas there is a shelter for the local pilgrims. You camp for the night.

  • Day 05

    Trek from Pauwa Bas to Hille Bhanjyang (3400m.) –approx. 6 hrs.

    The route to Hille Bhanjyang goes uphill passing through forests enriched with bamboo, pine, oak, rhododendron and alpine vegetation. Hille Bhanjyang is a ridge from where you can see magnificent views of a waterfall, river basin and village at a far distance. You can camp for the night.

     

  • Day 06

    Trek from Hille Bhanjyang to Nasim Pati (3700m.)-4.30 hrs.

     

    After Hille Bhanjyang, your path moves uphill until you reach Nasim Pati. En route, you encounter forests with views of the Jugal Himal range, Gaurishankar, mountain deer and Danfe, the national bird of Nepal. Nasim Pati also provides shelter to local pilgrims. You camp for the night.

  • Day 07

    Trek from Nasim Pati to Panch Pokhari (4100m.)-approx. 4 hrs.

    The route is a steep ascent passing through Lauribinayak Pass to Panch Pokhari. On the way, you will be enchanted by the lovely alpine forest, diverse wildlife and idyllic villages. Panch Pokhari is an interesting point of the trek. The word Panch Pokhari translates into five lakes in English. Many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims gather here. The summit of Panch Pokhari (5 lakes) offers an excellent view of the Jugal Himal range, Rolwaling range, Gosainkunda etc. You camp for the night.

  • Day 08

    Trek from Panch Pokhari to Nasim Pati (3700m.)-3 hrs.

    This day your trail climbs down passing through forests covered with bamboos, rhododendron, pine, oak, juniper and other natural vegetation. You can spot Himalayan deer, white langur and many other animals if you are lucky. Before you reach Dukhang, you come across chortens and can see prayer flags fluttering in the breeze. Dukhang is a tiny village mainly inhabited by Tamang and Sherpa. There are beautiful monasteries around this area. You find local people toiling hard by farming land where they grow wheat, potato, millet, buck wheat and green vegetables. You camp for the night.

  • Day 09

    Trek from Nasim Pati to Dukhang (2100m.)- 3 hrs.

    Crossing Dukhang, you begin to follow a descending path to reach Dhap. You walk along the bank of the Indrawati river with magnificent views of farming terraces, human settlements and green hills. Dhap is yet another village and the people living here belong to different communities. There are some schools, small tea shops and a local market. You camp for the night.

  • Day 10

    Trek from Dukhang to Dhap (1200m.)- 6 hrs.

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    Crossing Dukhang, you begin to follow a descending path to reach Dhap. You walk along the bank of the Indrawati river with magnificent views of farming terraces, human settlements and green hills. Dhap is yet another village and the people living here belong to different communities. There are some schools, small tea shops and a local market. You camp for the night.

  • Day 11

    Trek from Dhap to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (800m.)-6 hrs.

    You now walk along the bank of the Indrawati river passing through different villages, farming terraces, a hydro electricity project on the way to Tipini and vehicles carrying passengers and goods. Melamchi Pul Bazaar which lies at the bank of Melamchi Khola (stream) and Indrawati river is comparatively a big city of this area. There are some lodges, tea shops, government offices, schools, colleges, post office and army police camp. You camp for the night.

  • Day 12

    Drive from Melamchi Pul Bazaar to Kathmandu (1350m.) takes about five hours.

    You travel a gravel and bumpy path up to Lamidanda and then you follow the pitched road up to Kathmandu.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Arrival & Departure transfer Toand From Kathmandu international Airport.
  • 3 star hotel for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary in two men tent
  • Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Trek Sirdar, Sherpa, cook, kitchen boy, and porters
  • Trekking equipments including two men tent, kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, shower tent, shower bag, table and chair, sleeping bag, mattresses and pillows etc.
  • Road transport by tourist coach To and From the trekking starting point
  • Insurance & all necessary expenses of trekking crews including their allowances.
  • Government taxes (10% VAT + 2% TSF) – subject to change.
  • Airport Tax.
cost exclude
  • Conservation & National Park Fees
  • Domestic airfare. (Insurance Surcharge + Fuel Surcharge)
  • Emergency rescue
  • Entrance fees.
  • Expenses due to the situation beyond our control (Such as; landslides, natural calamites, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc.)
  • Expenses of personal Nature.
  • Medical expenses.
  • Other Services not mentioned in cost including.
  • Personal
  • Tips and Gratuities.
  • Visa Fee.

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

Properties Kathmandu
Luxury Hyatt  Regency / Dwarikas Village
5 Star Deluxe SoalteeCrawn Plaza /Yak & Yeti / Annapurna / Radission
5 Star Everest / Shangri – La / Hotel Malla
4 Star Airport Hotel / Grand / Vaishali / Royal Singi
3 Star Manaslu  / Manang / Samsara Resort
Standard Hotel Thamel / Moonlight / Hotel Harati

Note

TRIP PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY • Payment Terms : 100 % payments: At the time of confirmation. • Cancellation:  60 – 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour cost  29 - 15 days prior to departure 20% of the tour cost  14 to 7 days prior to departure 40 % of the tour cost.  6 days or less no refunds Our cancellation policy applies in every instance. There will be no exception for any reasons therefore; we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. This low cost insurance protects all deposits and payments should you have to cancel your trip due to personal or family illness. Should you or anyone in your choice purchase this insurance, please deal directly with the insurance company. Baggage and accident insurance are also available.
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