Pach Pokhari

1 Day

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • Available
  • English
  • Bus,Cab


Pach Pokhari, translating to “Five Ponds” in Nepali, is a hidden gem nestled in the serene landscapes beyond Kathmandu. Located at an elevation that offers respite from the city’s hustle, this pristine destination consists of five sacred alpine lakes surrounded by lush forests and panoramic mountain views.

As you embark on the journey to Pach Pokhari, the scenic drive takes you through charming villages and terraced fields, providing a glimpse into the simplicity of rural life. The trek to Pach Pokhari itself is a moderate adventure, rewarding hikers with breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains.

The lakes, each with its own unique charm, are considered sacred by locals and hold cultural significance. The crystal-clear waters mirror the pristine peaks, creating a tranquil atmosphere that invites contemplation and reflection. Pach Pokhari serves as a perfect retreat for nature enthusiasts, offering a peaceful escape where one can immerse themselves in the untouched beauty of the Himalayan foothills.

Surrounded by the untouched wilderness, Pach Pokhari provides a serene setting for those seeking solace in nature. The area is not just a destination; it’s an experience that leaves a lasting imprint, inviting visitors to disconnect from the mundane and reconnect with the essence of the Himalayas. Pach Pokhari stands as a testament to the untouched beauty that the Nepalese Himalayas graciously offer to those willing to explore beyond the beaten path.


  • Tranquil alpine lakes
  • Charming villages and terraced fields
  • Breathtaking mountain views
  • Sacred lakes revered by locals
  • Untouched beauty of the Himalayan foothills


1. Departure from Kathmandu: Early morning drive from Kathmandu to the trailhead, enjoying picturesque landscapes.
Mid-Morning: 2. Commence Trek: Begin the moderate trek towards Pach Pokhari, passing through charming villages and terraced fields.
Lunchtime: 3. Picnic Lunch: Enjoy a packed lunch amidst the natural surroundings, soaking in the tranquility.
Afternoon: 4. Explore Lakes: Reach Pach Pokhari, explore the pristine alpine lakes, and absorb the cultural significance of the sacred site.
Late Afternoon: 5. Cultural Interaction: Interact with locals, gaining insights into their traditional beliefs and lifestyle.
Evening: 6. Sunset Views: Experience the sunset casting hues on the Himalayan peaks.
Night: 7. Dinner and Stargazing: Relish dinner in the serenity of nature and engage in stargazing.


Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel Transportation (via car)
  • Admission Charges
  • Private Lodging
  • Car Commute
  • Meal Package (inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Expert Guide proficient in English
  • Taxes and Relevant Fees

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Charges
  • Gratuities and Tips
  • Personal Expenditures


Are permits required for the Pach Pokhari trek?

Yes, trekkers need to obtain the Langtang National Park entry permit and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card before embarking on the trek.

What is the duration of the Pach Pokhari trek?

The trek typically takes one day, starting and ending in Kathmandu. It involves a few hours of trekking to reach Pach Pokhari, allowing time for exploration and cultural interaction.

Is accommodation available during the trek?

As Pach Pokhari is a day trek, there is no overnight stay required. Trekkers return to Kathmandu in the evening.

Are there teahouses or eateries along the trail?

The trail may have some teahouses or local eateries where trekkers can purchase refreshments. However, it’s advisable to carry some packed snacks and sufficient water.

What should I pack for the Pach Pokhari trek?

Essentials include trekking gear, comfortable clothing, sturdy boots, water, snacks, a first aid kit, and necessary permits. Check weather conditions before packing.


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Pach Pokhari
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