Jugal Himal & Panch Pokhari
A wonderful trekking in the least and untouched area of Jugal Himal & Panch Pokhari region a wonderful experience to a holy pilgrimage site through isolated and remote traditional farm villages in the panoramic Himalayan scenery with The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions.
Panch Pokhari at the base of towering Jugal Himal range of central Himalaya a glacial lake and named “panch pokhari” meaning five ponds, as there are five crystal clear ponds, a holy pilgrimage sites for Hindus and Buddhist religions and pay homage, trekking in this high ridges to the sacred Panch Pokhari at 4, 160 m and take a dip in this crystal clear kunda (pond) to wash away the bad deeds and sins of a lifetime, pilgrims and devotees gather here every in the month of August on Full Moon every year as per the Hindu / Buddhist Lunar calendar.
A scenic drive leads to a road-head Chatara village; just a mere 30 k.m. away from the Tibet / Nepal frontier, from here starting the adventure to the base of high Himalaya that straddles the range with Lantang & Jugal Himal, a scenic journey through magnificent mountain scenery, terraced fields and rural villages from varied ethnic tribes of Hindus and Buddhist religions.
This region offers a diversity of landscapes, climate change with the combination of rich and cultural heritage, unparalleled beauty, journey back by alternative route around Helambu area and finishes at the lower region at the rim of Kathmandu Valley offering you the best of Himalayan panorama with The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions to Jugal Himal & Panch Pokhari.
Trip Highlights: “Striking panorama of high central & eastern Himalaya, ancient traditions and culture, a wonderful adventure, outstanding memorable experience, base of Jugal Himal seldom explored by westerners.”
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,300m. via respective airlines.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Chautara 1,400m. trek 2 – 3 hours to Sim Bhanjyang or Syaule 1,500m.
Day 04: Trek to Kami – Kharka Danda 2,300m. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Choyochyo Kharka or Danda 2,800m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Bhaise or Hille Kharka.3,700m. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Nasimpatti 3,800m. 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Panch – Pokhari. 4,160m. 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 09: Rest day at Panch – Pokhari.
Day 10: Trek back to Nasimpatti. 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Yarsa – Kharka 2,530m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Yangrima – Khola. 1,400m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Laghang Gompa 2,600m.5 – 6 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Tarke – Ghyang. 2,560m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Tharepatti 3,500m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Pati Bhanjyang 1,700m. 6 – 7 hours walk.
Day 17: Trek to Chisapani 2300m, 5-6 hours walk
Day 18: Trek to Sundarijal 1,380m. 3-4 hrs an hour drive to Kathmandu.
Day 19: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.