Panch Pokhari Trekking is a peculiarly designed trip that offers panoramic sceneries of the Nepal Himalayas. Panch Pokhari is situated at an elevation of 4100m, northeast of Kathmandu. Panch Pokhari refers to the five scared water lakes situated in the Nuwakot, Rasuwa, and Sindhupalchowk districts of the central
Himalayan region. Panch Pokhari is the 9th altitude wetland in the world. Water discharged from the lakes flows as the Indrawati River i.e.one of the major tributaries of the Koshi River System.
The imposing mountain panorama and alluring natural beauty along with the incredible wetland, flora, and fauna make this a must-visit place.
The Panch Pokhari trek route goes through vibrant rhododendron forests, alpine pastures, terraced fields, picturesque remote villages, green rolling hills, and so on. This region carries significant cultural, religious, and ecological values.
The lake is a popular destination for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. During the festival namely, Janai Purnima- which falls on the full moon day of the month of July- August, numerous numbers of pilgrims reach there to take a dip into the icy-cold water. It is believed that a bath in Panch Pokhari will wash away the bad karma
and turns into positive thoughts and pure spirit due to which devotees gather here.
You can find the two temples dedicated to lord Shiva nearby the pond, in the Panch Pokhari Vicinity.
The trekking trail passes through the authentic ethnic of the Sherpa and Tamang tribes and creates the opportunity to understand the lifestyle of the Himalayan people. Waterfalls, temples, alpine forests, beautiful landscapes, flora, and fauna make the trip more adventurous and exciting. Panch Pokhari Trek offers you a majestic view of Dorje Lakpa, Rolwaling Himal Range, Ganesh Himal Range, Langtang Himal Range, Phurbi Chhyachu, Tibetan Himal Range, and Jugal Himal.
Panch Pokhari Trekking is the best option for those who have limited time and desire to be near the Himalayas.