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8-Day Panch Pokhari Trekking by TourGenie

8-Day Panch Pokhari Trekking by TourGenie

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices


Private trip
8 days 7 nights
DO NOT PUBLISH AS TOURGENIE IS REMOVING THIS ACTIVITY The Panch Pokhari trek involves five mesmerizing natural lakes are surrounded by snowcapped mountains and connected by different forest zones, the perfect spot for any nature lover. Experience camping like never before, this 8-day trek is definitely an unforgettable adventure!

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Fluent English
5 years experience
Travel Agents Association of Sikkim (TAAS), Tourism and Civil Aviation Department 1055/DOT&CAv/E/18/TA Vol No- I ) Certfication
As a travel company in Sikkim, TourGenie aspires to ‘simplify travel’ by creating and customizing the best travel itinerary just for you. They want to break the barriers for any traveller who perceives Northeast India as a hard to navigate destination. In the process, becoming the most popular travel partner for anyone travelling to the Northeast. While their aim is ambitious, they are confident in their abilities to deliver the best possible travel plans and solutions for every national and international traveller.


Prices as USD$403.20 per person Prices as INR28,000


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Arrival - Borong

Pick-up and Native Homestay

Accommodation: Yangsum Heritage Farm - Standard

  • Pick up from Bagdogra airport/NJP railway station
  • Drive to the picturesque village of Borong.
  • Settle in at Rahul Homestay, where you will experience local hospitality, food, and lodging.
Day 2: Borong – Phamthang Busty

Today you will trek for 4-5 hours to Aloo Tar from Phamthang Busty

  • Breakfast
  • Depart for Phamthang Busty, the trailhead for the Panch Pokhri trek.
  • Trek to Aloo Tar (approx 4-5 hrs) The trail passes through a mixed temperate forest of chestnuts, oaks, and mid-altitude bamboos.
  • Arrive at campsite
  • Lunch at campsite (packed lunch)
  • Free and easy time to explore surrounding landscape
  • Camp for the night.
Day 3: Aloo Tar − Chandu

Trek 7km towards Chandu and camp under the stars

  • Early breakfast
  • Leave the campsite
  • Continue an upward climb towards Chandu (approx 7 km)
  • Observe a gradual change in the vegetation as you cross over from the temperate to alpine region with pine and rhododendron forest
  • Spend the night under the stars at the campsite in Chandu
Day 4: Chandu – Gairi Orar

Trek to Gairi Orar, an alpine meadow below the Panch Pokhari

  • Climb towards Gairi Orar, an alpine meadow below the holy five lakes.
  • Arrive at the campsite at Gairi Orar by late afternoon
  • Lunch at campsite
  • Bask in the beauty of nature
  • Watch sunset around the bonfire
  • Cosy up in tents
Day 5: Gairi Orar − Panch Pokhri − Gaira Orar

Trek 9km to Panch Pokhri

  • Trek from Gairi Orarto Panch Pokhari (approx 9 km)
  • Take in the views that will make your 4-day hike thus far worthwhile
  • Return to the Gairi Orar campsite, where you will spend the night.
Day 6: Gairi Orar − Chandu

Return to Chandu Campsite

  • Breakfast
  • Trek to Chandu from Gairi Orar
  • Make camp at Chandu
Day 7: Chandu − Aloo Tar − Phamthang

Return to the trailhead, Phamtung Busty

Accommodation: Munnar Camping - Tent

  • Breakfast
  • Trek down Aloo Tar from Chandu
  • Lunch
  • Trek down to Phamthang Busty and stay the night.
Day 8: Departure

Return to Borong and drop-off at airport/ railway station

  • Breakfast
  • Trek from Phamthang to Borong
  • Lunch
  • Drop-off at Bagdogra airport/N.J.P railway station

What's included

  • Meet & greet upon arrival
  • All applicable transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary (vehicle will not be at your disposal)
  • Accommodation in the mentioned homestay/camps
  • Meals
  • All permits, road taxes, parking charges, and driver allowance
  • Sightseeing entry fees, guide charge, camera fee, any up-gradation charges
  • Cost for evening snacks & tea
  • Cost for service not mentioned under the “cost includes” head
  • Cost for airfare, train fare, or any other internal fare
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, mineral water, and porter tip, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Room Heater

Where you'll be staying

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Pick-up Point
NJP Railway Station, Siliguri Bus Stand, Bagdogra Airport
Drop-off Time
Drop-off Point
NJP Railway Station, Siliguri Bus Stand, Bagdogra Airport
Transport Notes

Pick-up available from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Drop-off available from 10 AM to 1 PM.

What to bring

Medication (if any)
Mosquito Repellent Cream/spray
Trekking Pole
Trekking Pole
Trekking Shoes
Woollen clothes

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 20 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

You can be fully refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of booking. Other cancellations will not be refunded, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller.

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