• » How long is Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    Generally, Panch Pokhari Tilman Pass Trek is 14-20 days long but you can customize/personalize the trekking days and the itinerary according to your requirement with Nepal Mountain Trekkers.

  • » How expensive is Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?


  • » What is so special about Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    Panch Pokhari region is globally recognized as the ninth high wetland of the globe which is still unspoiled by urbanization. For those looking for a spiritual, tranquil, and scenic trek, the Panch Pokhari Trek is the one for them. We travel through a mixture of beautiful mountain scenery and the terraced fields and characteristic houses of rural villages from different ethnic groups. This spectacular and spiritual trek include the holy Five Lakes, the incredible Himalayan scenery and the lifestyle of nomadic people unchanged by time. 

  • » How difficult is Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass trek is a strenuous and adventurous trek with it's technical and challenging trails along with the high altitude walk. So, it is necessary that you must be physically and mentally well-prepared before embarking for this trek.

  • » What is the minimum budget for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?


  • » Is it safe to go for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek after Earthquake?

    The earthquake of 2015 had an adverse effect on the trekking trails and the local inhabitants back then but now after the patience and positive attitude of the people along with their effort and collaboration from several donors, the trails are totally recovered and fine for trekking again. Though the lifestyle of people is somehow still lagged behind in some reasons because of trekkers and their contributions, they’ve got a light of hope that they will rise again.

  • » What is the best time for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek is suitable to go for any time around the year but to escape the risk of rainfalls, slippery trail and extreme cold as well as attacks of leeches, Autumn and Spring would be the best seasons to go for this trek since with the clear weather and perfect sceneries; you can also enjoy the blossoms of Rhododendron flowers of various species along with other vegetations. Along with that, you can also explore the most of this trek during the festival season(Oct-Nov). 

  • » Are there any hospitals or medicals during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?


  • » What will happen in the case of emergency during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    In the case of emergence, our highly experienced and determined trekking staffs and guides who are the inhabitants of this region and are professional in these fields would guide you with the best instruction according to the situation. They are well aware of every kind of risks and the solutions and they would be in touch with the company along with your trekking session, so there is no reason to worry about, just enjoy the trek.

  • » What foods and accommodations can we expect during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    During Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek, you would be staying overnight at tea-houses or lodges and even in tent-camps and you will be served with traditional Nepali dishes like Dal-Bhat.

  • » Why to choose Nepal Mountain Trekkers for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    Nepal Mountain Trekkers is a travel agency formed with the involvement of highly experienced and professional trekkers with an experience of more than two decades in trekking in the Himalayas. Moreover, we do have staffs from all the special parts of the country to provide you with the proper and adequate information and make you enjoy the best of your trip. In our years of experience, none of our clients had any complaint or dissatisfaction from our company and till now all our previous clients highly recommend our team to their friends and family which is the reason behind our dedication and diligence. Once you trek with our team, you will surely think of visiting Nepal time and again with us as our other clients.

  • » Why do we need a guide for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    It is necessary to take a highly experienced and licensed guide to instruct you and help you explore the best of this trek as well as to take care of you during the trek. If you go trekking without a guide then you won't get to know the things you ought to explore as well as there might arise several problems on the trail. On the other hand, to enhance the comfort of trekking, you might need porters to carry your loads. 

  • » Is the water safe to drink?

    Since the trail of this trekking is mostly rural, the drinking water available during this trek would be tap water, well water or hand pumps and should be purified prior to drinking them. Hence, you should buy bottle waters or should have a water purifying pills or any other equipment to ensure drinking safe water.

  • » What is the required equipment to go for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    The gears and equipment required for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek are:


    Sun hat or scarf
    Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
    Head Torch


    Cotton t-shirts or thermals
    Fleece jacket
    Waterproof jacket
    Down jacket


    Lightweight cotton pants (long)
    Waterproof pants


    Thin inner socks
    Thick, warm wool hiking socks
    Comfortable hiking boots




    Sleeping bag rated to -10°C +
    Trekking bag (Rucksack)
    Duffel bag
    Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
    Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
    Water bottle or camel bag

  • » Is it important to have insurance before going to Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    Well, it is not compulsory to be insured but as we already know “Prevention is better than cure”. If you are insured then you can have a relaxed trip without worries and enjoy with a free mind.

  • » Is it possible to get shower during the trek?

    Yes, it is possible to get hot showers during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek on the lodges you would be staying overnight or during acclimatization.


  • » Is Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek itinerary customizable?

    Yes, of course, with Nepal Mountain Trekkers you can customize/personalize the trek itinerary and services to be provided according to your requirements.

  • » Is Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek safe for solo trekker or solo female trekker?

    The trek could be extremely adventurous and exciting for solo trekkers and since you will be walking through off-the-beaten paths, it is somehow risky for the solo trekker and solo female trekkers. You need to be aware and capable of handling several situations in order to prevent from obligations and challenges during the trek. So, at least a highly experienced and certified trekking guide is needed for this trek even for solo trekkers. 

  • » Do we need a special permit for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    Yes, you will need a special permit for Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek because it is a protected area and you will also walk through Langtang National Park. Hence, you would need to request for Trekkers Information Management System(TIMS) Card and Langtang National Park Entrance Permit.


  • » What religions and customs are practiced around Langtang Region?

    The Langtang Region lies at the border of Nepal and Tibet and is highly influenced by the lifestyle and culture of Tibetan people. There are mostly Tamang people, other ethnicities and almost everyone in this region practices Buddhism which is the reason you can see Monasteries, Chortens, Prayer flags, Prayer wheels, Mani walls and Mani Stones abundantly along the trails. 

  • » Which species of herbs and vegetation and wildlife are preserved at Langtang National Park?

    The herbs and vegetations preserved at Langtang National Park are Rhododendron, Oak, Maple and Alder. Whereas, Wild boar, Himalayan black bear, Ghoral, Grey langur monkey and leopard are the wildlife which can be spotted while you embark through Langtang National Park. Impeyan, Tragopan and Kalij pheasants, Tibetan snowcock and snow partridge are some of the bird species protected in there.

  • » Is it possible to take Drone at Langtang National Park? How much would it cost?

    The rules and regulations for Operating UAV (drone) in Nepal as per the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) are:

    No one shall operate Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) or drone in Nepal without obtaining permission as follows:
    1.    Tourists intending to fly UAV during their visit in Nepal shall obtain prior permission from the following agencies:
    •    Department of Tourism
    •    Ministry of Home Affairs
    •    Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (not necessary for UAV less than 2 kg and below 200 ft from ground level)

    2.    For research and study purpose, the permission of the following agencies is required:
    •    Line Ministry/Department relating to the subject matter of research/study
    •    Ministry of Home Affairs
    •    Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (not necessary for UAV less than 2 kg and below 200 ft from ground)

    3.    UAV Pilots should be proficient in flying and have basic knowledge of rules pertaining to drone operation
    4.    Do not fly UAV in a way that may cause a safety risk to the aircraft flying in the area.
    5.    Small flying Toys can be operated inside the private premises.
    6.    Flying UAVs in the public areas for fun requires permission from the local security agencies.
    7.    The liability of any harm to the persons or damage to the property caused due to the UAV operation shall be the responsibility of the person flying the drone.
    8.    Refer the following documents for detailed requirements for UAV operations in Nepal:
    •    ‘Flight Operations Directive No. 7, May 2015’ of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal
    •    ‘Procedure for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle flying’ of Ministry of Home Affairs
    9.    Do not use UAV other than the scope of permission.
    10.    Flying a UAV without due permission shall be considered Illegal and shall be subjected to the punishment in accordance to the prevailing civil aviation rules.

    Likewise, the cost of flying a drone at Annapurna Conservation would vary upon the purpose of taking the drone so please proceed to inquiry along with the purpose of taking it.

  • » Will I get altitude sickness during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    There is a possibility of getting altitude sickness during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek but with proper acclimatization and health care as well as the guidance from trekking staffs, you shouldn’t face the trouble of altitude sickness.

  • » Could I use ATMs or Credit Cards during the trek?

    ATMs and credit cards are accessible only on the major cities of Nepal, so during your Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek you can use ATMs and credit cards only while you are on Kathmandu.

  • » What currency should I bring to Nepal?

    You can bring any of the currencies to Nepal which is approved and acceptable by Government of Nepal and for your ease, Nepal Mountain Trekkers provide you with the facility of exchanging foreign currency at the market rate without any commissions and extra charge.

  • » How much should I tip to my guide and porter?

    Well, the tip for guide and other trekking staffs like porters and drivers is not mandatory but since they contribute their time apart from family to make you enjoy the best of your trip ensuring your safety and satisfaction, we recommend you to contribute some amount of tip for them. In Nepal, it is practised that 10% of the total amount you pay for your trek and tour is contributed as a tip.

  • » How busy are the trails?

    The trail is not quite busy at all since it is still not discovered by many people. Hardly few people have knowledge about this trek so it is perfect for the trekking seeking for peaceful and virgin trekking routes. 

  • » Is it possible to access the Internet during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    Yes, you can certainly get access to WiFi in lodges up to certain places and also mobile data Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek for Internet and to communicate with your friends and family.

  • » How do I charge my electronic devices during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    While you are on Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek, you can get access to electricity or solar energy for charging your electronic devices at lodges and tea-houses but you can only get access to the two-pin adapter so you should bring conversion plug or another converter if your device is not suitable with two-pin plug. And while you stay overnight in tent-camps, it is recommended to have your own power supply if possible. 

  • » How much extra money should I take with me?


  • » How should I greet people during Panch Pokhari - Tilman Pass Trek?

    “Namaste” is the common form of greeting in Nepal which is often spoken as Namaskar. It is a traditional Hindu greeting and it is used both for salutation and valediction. Namaste is usually spoken with a slight bow and hands pressed together, palms touching and fingers pointing upwards, thumbs close to the chest.

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