Timbung Pokhari is a sacred lake located in the eastern region of Nepal. It is situated in the Sankhuwasabha district of Province 1, in the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area. Timbung Pokhari is considered a sacred site by the local communities, and is believed to be home to a powerful deity. It is believed that taking a dip in the lake can cure various illnesses and fulfill wishes.
The lake is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, including the majestic Kanchenjunga mountain range. The trek to Timbung Pokhari is a challenging one, passing through remote villages, dense forests and steep climbs. The trek starts in Taplejung and passes through various villages and small towns, passing by beautiful waterfalls, and rhododendron forests.
The trek is suitable for experienced trekkers who are in good physical shape and have experience in high altitude trekking. It is best to trek during the months of March to May and September to November as the weather is clear and the views are stunning.