Day 01: Kathmandu to Chautara [1450m]
We start the Panch Pokhari trek with a nice 5-hour drive to the small village of Chautara. Chautara is the headquarter of Sindupalchok district, and we will camp here tonight, ready to commence walking tomorrow. From our campsite, you can enjoy and relax in the stunning mountain views, or gain some insight into the daily life and culture of the village.
Day 02: Trek to Sano Okhareni [1965m]
Today we have nearly 5 hours of a gradual uphill walk for reaching Sano Okhareni. Our path will pass through small villages where we see how the different ethnic groups reside side by side. We camp at Sano Okhareni with great views of the mountains near a pine forest.
Day 03: Trek to Kami Kharka [2810m]
This day, we start lightly with about 1 hour of continuous uphill walk to Thulo Okhareni. We will get into the further steep climb with nearly 4 hours of trekking through beautiful, dense pine and Rhododendron forest. If we are observant and lucky, we might as well spot some wild animals such as langur monkeys or mountain deer and Nepali birdlife such as danfe.
Day 04: Trek to Pauwa Bas [3000m]
Today our walk is gentle and nice, being reasonably level and we can also experience our wildlife spotting and forest trails. We have nearly 5 to 6 hours through the lush forest of oak, rhododendron, juniper, and pine we can see a few nomad’s homes for cattle on the way. In Pauwa Bas there is a house for travelers to Panch Pokhari.
Day 05: Trek to Hille Bhanjyang [3400m]
This day, we have an uphill trek for about 3 hours. As we descend for 1 ½ hours through the forest, we get our breath back on the steep downhill. On our way down at Hille Bhanjyang into our camp, we have great mountain views.
Day 06: Trek to Narsim Pati [3700m]
We only have 4 hours of walking today, so we take it light on the steep uphill segment to begin the day, which takes about an hour. Then, we enjoy the continuous reduction of about 3 hours through rhododendron forest, and rocky hills into camp at Narsim Pati.
Day 07: Trek to Panch Pokhari [4100m]
Today is the day of the arrival! We have around 3 hours of continuous ascent through rocky hills to get to our destination of Panch Pokhari.
Day 08: Trek to Panch Pokhari top, trek to Tupi Danda [2320m]
We need to wake up early to catch a remarkable sunrise over the peaks! We will have about 1 ½ hours climbing to see the wonderful view of the sun rising across the Himalayas, and our panoramic view includes Jugal Himal Range, Mt.Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Range and Rolwaling Range. After this amazing start to the morning, we get back down to Panch Pokhari for packing up and began heading home. We have nearly six hours down some trails to Tupi Danda and our camp.
Day 09: Trek to Dhap [1200m]
We walk for 5 hours on this day of which 2 are pretty steep downhill, and the remaining is level as till we reach to the beautiful village of Dhap. Dhap is filled with Tamang families, and it gives us an amazing opportunity to gain some insight into their traditional architecture, cultures, and lives of Tamang villages.
Day 10: Rest Day at Dhap
Rest day and explore the culture
Day 11: Trek to Melamchi [800m]
Today we have to walk for about 6 hours. We walk down along the Indrawati River, through terraced fields. We move through stunning villages and see a hydroelectricity project on the way to Tipini. We reach Melamchi Pul Bazaar which prevails at the bank of Indrawati River, and Melamchi Khola (stream) is relatively a big town for this area. There are some tea shops, lodges, schools, government offices, post office, army police camp, and colleges. We will camp by the riverside.
Day 12: Melamchi to Kathmandu
In the final day, we get back to Kathmandu enjoying our five-hour scenic drive.
Day 13: Drop off to International Airport
Our representative will drop you off to the Tribhuvan International Airport.