Panchpokhari & Helambu Trek
With a diverse range of brilliant green valleys, misty rhododendron forests and distant horizons of snowy peaks, Helambu is the ideal short trek. There are simple teahouses along this route, yet the area remains relatively unspoilt by tourism. You will experience the Yolmo culture of high mountain villages, marvel at vistas of lonely high mountains and watch enthralled as the farmers toil in the fields using hand-made tools and teams of water- buffalo.
To the north–east of Kathmandu lies the langtang National park. The off-the beaten trail to Panch Pokhari, (Literary means five ponds) situated at 4462 meters offers excellent hike through beautiful Oak and Rhododendron forest with magnificent views. The snow capped mountains of Jugal Himal at sunrise and the interaction with Sherpas who live in this region makes this trek worthwhile.
Recent Gallery Of Langtang Trekking
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions and the health of trekkers can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.
Accommodation on the trek & Food
You will be accommodated in lodges during tea house trek & tent in camping trek . Typical food available for lunch and dinner is Nepali rice & lentils, pasta, potato dishes, soups or pizzas. Delicious pancakes, porridge, toast and eggs are the main breakfast fare, while tea, coffee and hot chocolate are always available. You will probably be pleasantly surprised at the variety of food at the lodges.
There are a lot of steep ascents and descents on the trek and a good level of fitness is required. Some days you may be required to walk up to six hours. Please note that the estimated walking time each day will vary according to the overall fitness of the group and weather conditions.
Footwear & Clothing: Bring well broken-in walking shoes, suitable for snow; thick socks, light socks, camp shoes; down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and pants; sweater or fleece jacket; underwear; warm and cotton or polypropylene pants or jeans; shirts and T-shirts; shorts; long underwear; wool hat; sun hat; gloves; bathing suit; comfortable track/gym suit.
|City||Per Adult / Single Room||Per Adult / Double / Triple Room||Child Without Bed||Child With Bed|
|Kathmandu||USD USD $ 30||USD USD $ 30||USD USD $ 65||USD USD $ 75|
Kathmandu arrival (1350m) & Overnight in Hotel
Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital city of the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. You will be met on airport and transferred to your hotel. After the arrival, the group will be formally introduced to Guide for the activities over the next few days. One should pay attention in particular to the safety aspects of the briefing. Any questions or doubts should be asked and clarified at this time. We check your insurance details and other requirement for your trekking.
Sight seeing around at Kathamandu
After breakfast, we start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. Escorting by an English speaking guide (can be provide any language speaking guide on request) be, try to give them a full taste of our vivid culture image and an enchanting manner of its people. In our sightseeing tour we go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar square. Durbar Square: -This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar square, protected as an UNESCO world Heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also museums inside the palace building. There is an entrance fee of Rs.250 for foreign visitors. Your ticket to the Square entitles you to visit all the museums. Swayambhunath, 6.5 kilometers west of Kathmandu, situated on a hillock, this 2000 years old Stupa is the world’s most glorious Buddhist shrine and is surrounded by several small pagodas. The main temple is capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt and is painted on the four sides with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. Pashupatinath, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is the holiest and most famous Nepalese temple. Situated 5 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, it is an impressive pagoda style structure with gilt roof and richly carved silver doors. It has bathing and cremation ghats, which are of absorbing interest to the tourist, particularly in the mornings and on festival days.
Kathmandu–Chautara- Aam Pipal 5hrs 1418m
Drive 4 hrs to Chautara along the Araniko highway road to Tibet and after Dulal Ghat drive to north to Chautara and trek 2 hrs to AamPipal. Over night at camp.
Aam Pipal – Okhreni 2052m
Okhreni- Bhadramali Danda 3162m
Bhadramali Danda - Panikuwa 3800m
Panikuwa - Nasem Pati 3862m
Nasem Pati -Panch Pokhari 4462m
Panch Pokhari 4462m
Excursion of the panch Pokhari Lake, camp.
Panch Pokhari - Hutanbrang. 2200m
Hutanbrang - Yangri. 1500m
Yangri- Gangkharka 1788m
Gangkharka - Tarkheghyang 7hrs 2560m
Tarkheghyang - Tharepati pass 7hrs 3597m
Down after leaving village to Melamchi river and steep climb back to Melamchi village. After that even steep climb up through Pine forest to Tharepati with good views.
Tharepati pass – Kutumsang 6hrs 2470m
Now trek will be mostly on the ridge two-side views to east and west walking down hill. During the March April it will be beautiful Rhododendron flowers before Kutumsang.
Kutumsang-Chissapani 7hrs 2190m
Day with good views of Helambu valley and walking up and down the along the ridge all day and climb up to Chisapani for good Sun set views.
Chisapani – Sundarijal - Kathamandu
A short trek 3 hrs and drive1 ½will bring you to Kathmandu.
All too soon it's time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing adventure kingdom.