‘an exciting adventure on hidden Ponkar lake close to the base of Larke-La Pass’
Ponkar Lake Annapurna & Manaslu Himalaya Trekking is an adventure on the hidden corners northeast of Manang. As well close to the Manaslu region bounded by the high Larke-La Pass, above 5,106 m / 16, 752 feet high. Adventure to Ponkar Glacial Lake is an exciting thrill to experience on week-long trekking. Explore the wild forgotten scenic areas of Manang, far from the main trail of popular Annapurna and Manaslu Circuit routes.
The Ponkar Lake north of Annapurna and west of Manaslu Himal, takes you off the beaten tracks. Seldom ventured by a few groups of trekkers and explorers, as this region is less known to outside travelers. But once the word spreads of its beauty and charms, where the influx of trekkers may increase shortly.
This is a very special and exclusive adventure, an undisturbed and unspoiled country, that remains pristine and beautiful. As it were in the past centuries until it was discovered by local Yak herders. Where only a few interested trekkers know about this serene and magnificent location.
Trekkers can enjoy the perfect wilderness in the harmony of wonderful and scenic surroundings of high snow mountains. Enclosed by a lovely dense forest, lined with rhododendron and pine trees at a mere distance from crystal clear Ponkar Lake.
Ponkar Lake Annapurna & Manaslu Himalaya Trekking begins with an interesting drive to reach Nepal Mid-West at Dharapani village. The journey from low warm areas of Lamjung district past Bhesishar town, reaching the high cooler hills of Manang. Where our adventure starts following the main trail of the Manaslu Circuit for a few days to Bhimphedi. A lovely settlement amidst a beautiful forest, from here towards our main destination to Ponkar Lake. Reaching the highest point of the adventure, facing stunning views of the snow mountain range.
At Ponkar Lake enjoy the views of Ponkar Himal, Himal Chuli, and Ngadi Chuli with views of Mt. Manaslu. Which is the world’s 8th highest peak with Lamjung Himal, Larke Peak, Himlung, and Cheo Himal extending towards Annapurna Himalayas.
Enjoying the exciting moments at Ponkar Lake, the return journey leads on the same scenic trail to Dharapani and Tal Besi. Where our trek completes taking an exciting drive back to Kathmandu. After a glorious memorable experience at Ponkar Lake Annapurna & Manaslu Himalaya Trekking.