Pachpokhari Trek is 15days long trekking package in Langtang Region that leads all the way to Pachpokhari which translates as “Five Lakes” in English. As the name suggests, there actually do exist Five Lakes at an altitude of 4462m. Apart from the natural marvel, these lakes possess high religious significance as well where many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims from far and wide visit to pay their respect during the ceremony which is held every year in Janai Purnima which falls in the month of august.
Pachpokhari is located to the north east of Kathmandu Valley which gives a close- up view of Jugal Himal Range, Rolwaling Range, Gosainkunda, Kanchanjunga and Makalu Mountain. Jugal Himal Range includes Dorche Lakpa Mountain, Madiya Mountain and Phurbi Chhyachu Mountain.
The route for Pachpokhari Trek follows through settlements of different ethnic communities of Sherpas, Tamangs and Chhetris which provide us with rare opportunity to get acquaint with their culture, tradition and lifestyle.
Pachpokhari can easily be accessed from Kathmandu. The thrilling trekking experience initiates from Chautara and moves forward through several small settlements, rhododendron and pine forest and glaciers to Pachpokhari which is as far as Pachpokhari Trek goes. Later we will head for Melamchi Bazaar from where we will drive back to Kathmandu.