Panchpokhari is also known as the five lakes. It is one of the significant travel industry locales in the Sindhupalchowk area, Lying northeast of Kathmandu on the lap of Dorje Lakpa Himal. The spot is a significant journey site for Hindus as well Buddhists. The spot gets its name from five heavenly lakes – Surya Kunda, Bhairav Kunda, Ganesh Kunda, Nag Kunda, and Saraswati Kunda. These lakes are additionally the beginning marks of the Indravati River – one of the significant feeders of the powerful Saptakoshi River.
Aside from these unblemished lakes, the spot is well known for sublime perspectives on mountains like Ganesh Himal, Yangri Himal, Dorje Lakpa, and Gaurishankar among others. Essentially, the 178-year-old structure, privately known as Haveli worked by Kaji Ranbir Singh Thapa is another fascination around there. The spot wears a happy look during the Janai Purnima celebration when many pioneers arrive at the blessed region to offer their supplications to Lord Shiva.
The spot is likewise wealthy as far as verdure. Around 250 types of untamed life, including the imperilled Red Panda, and 350 types of greenery have been recorded around there. Additionally, the way of life and way of life of the Hyolmo and Tamang individuals are different attractions around there.
The trip to Panchpokhari starts with a drive to Tipeni from Kathmandu. The journey of two days from Haveli, which can be reached right off the bat, takes guests to the sacred site. The Panchpokhari trip should likewise be possible through Chautara – the area base camp of the Solukhumbu region. The other choice to arrive at the space is through Helambu. The trek (approximately six hours) progresses to Gumba Tamang village where one gets the opportunity to enjoy Tamang culture.
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Your trip day starts today when you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at a fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of the surrounding.
We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight into the history, culture, art, architecture, and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having a history of over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as a monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour of the medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight into the ethnic Newari culture, Buddhist spirituality, religious harmony, art, and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skills of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important centre of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is a nice Circular Square with a stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.
Today is the first day of our journey to Panch Pokhari. We drive by private transportation takes four hours to Chautara, the starting point of the hike. We will spend the night at Chautara, the administrative headquarters of the Sindupalchok district. From our campsite, you may relax and take in the stunning mountain views, or if you explore, you can find out more about the local people and culture.
After breakfast, we start our journey to Okhreni. We begin our ascent to Sano Okhareni by gently climbing a hill. which is approximately five hours of hiking. We pass through little villages along the way, where we can see many ethnic groups coexist. Sano Okhareni, which is close to a pine forest and offers stunning mountain views, is where we set our tent.
After breakfast, we start our journey to ThuloOkhareni by trekking gently uphill for about an hour. After almost 4 hours of hiking through dense rhododendron and pine woodland, we start the steep ascent from Thulo Okhreni. We might observe wild animals like mountain deer, and langur monkeys, as well as Nepali birds like the Kalij, Danfe, and others if we're lucky, pay attention.
Most of your walking today will be on flat terrain, allowing you to take in woodland pathways and, with any hope, some wildlife encounters. We'll pass through a stunning forest of rhododendron, oak, pine, and juniper along the way, and we'll see some cow houses used by nomads. At Pauwa Bas, pilgrims to PanchPokhari could discover a sanctuary.
Our ascent challenged upward for about three hours this morning, though at a moderate pace. We take some time to catch our breath on the incline before starting the hour-long descent through the forest. We make our way down to Hille Bhanjyang, from where the trail provides breathtaking mountain views.
Today, we're taking a pleasant 4-hour tour. We start our hike slowly because the uphill climb is quite hard in the beginning phase. We enjoy the surrounding beautiful views and steep climbs before starting our 3-hour descent via rocky hills and rhododendron woodland towards camp at NarsimPati.We have stunning mountain views, and there is a little rest area for travellers heading to PanchPokhari near our campsite.
Today is our important day. We'll need to travel across high terrain for around three hours to reach our destination, Panch Pokhari. Since Panch means "five" and Pokhari means "lake," the phrase means "five lakes," and it relates to the holy site and waters of Hinduism. Pilgrims travel to this site during the August Janai Purnima celebration. A sizeable number of Buddhist and Hindu pilgrims travel here each year. Devotees Who made the journey, small huts and a shrine made for worshipping Lord Shiva.
Today you could witness a stunning sunrise over the mountains in the early morning. It takes around one and a half hours to climb uphill to see the breathtaking view of the sun rising over the Himalayas. Which is visible from our panoramic perspective of Mt. Dorje Lakpa, the JugalHimal Range, the Rolwaling Range, and the Langtang Range. After such a fantastic start to the day, we head back to the campsite and pack up our belongings. We trek to Tupidanda for around six hours via some uneasy walk through the rhododendron forest.
The hike starts with a downhill route and then flattens out as we cross the terraced hill and gorges to the picturesque village of Dhap. A small Tamang ethnic settlement called Dhap village offers an unforgettable opportunity to learn about the way of life, culture, and traditional architecture of the Tamang population.
The trial ends today as we travel to Kathmandu. Check into your hotel as soon as you get there in Kathmandu.
You will be transferred to the airport as per your flight schedule. We will pick you up from the hotel three hours prior to your flight time.
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