A fascinating and scenic 6hrs drive from Kathmandu takes us to the picturesque valley of Pokhara. On a transparent day, views of Ganesha Himal, Himalchuli, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna are seen from this lakeside city known for Phewa Lake, Peace Pagoda and after all, the mountain views. we tend to spend the afternoon in leisure and spend your time looking in Pokhara.
Flying from Pokhara in the early morning, all flights go early to avoid the high winds that build up throughout the day. it’s a spectacular 30-minute flight, not for the cowardly as you’re feeling your wingtips nearly brushing the perimeters of the mighty Kali Gandaki river gorge and also the massive Dhaulagiri mountain on the high. As you go up, the landscape changes from the luxurious greenery of the Pokhara area to the barren, rocky piece of land of the Mustang.
Taken by jeep up to Kagbeni, this atmospheric medieval town could be an excellent base for exploring Lower Mustang. Hiking out from Kagbeni for a few hours, you stop for a leisurely lunch. you would possibly feel the altitude a little bit, thus take some time. Later within the afternoon, once you’ve refreshed and the winds have died down, you’ll be able to stroll around the pretty town of Kagbeni.
Our journey starts uphill towards Jharkot village. throughout the walk, we are going to have scenic picturesque places to prevent by and admire. From Kagbeni the path climbs steeply to re-join the direct trail leading to Khingar at 3200 meters. The path climbs through a desert landscape till Jarkot Village. an additional climb reaches us to Muktinath.
Lubra (9,750 ft / 2,972 m) may be a Bon village and is alleged to be the last remaining place in Mustang wherever the pre-Buddhist religion is followed. On high of the Hill above the town sits what’s thought to be the last remaining Bon monastery in Nepal. Around twenty families live in Lubra, therefore it’s a tiny low town, and might only be accessed by hiking. you’ll be able to see the distinctive traditions dotted around town, like the colorful string ‘devil traps’ that individuals place in their doorways to catch the devil at midnight. It’s possible to spend the night in Lubra, instead of experience on the way between Kagbeni and Jomsom.
The path follows the Kali Gandaki watercourse, passing through a slender gorge before reaching Thakali ancient villages. these days we will cross the gorge and watercourse varied times via long suspension bridges, that make nice exposure opportunities. we are going to pass a few of villages (e.g. Lete, Kalopani and Kokhethati). On the way, we are able to see the top of Dhaulagiri Mountain peeking over the side. we will finish our day within the village of Tukuche.
Trek to Larjung village and explore the Ghhursanbo cave in the upper reaches of Larjung. relish the nice scenery and also the waterfalls.
Muktinath is a very important pilgrimage site for Buddhists and Hindus, and a good example of a sacred place shared in harmony by followers of two religions. native Buddhist nuns care to take the location. Every year, thousands of devotees from India, Tibet, and Nepal come back here on pilgrimage for purification and salvation. it’s said that throughout history several kings throughout Asia did the same. It’s well worth disbursement on a daily basis here to not only visit this sacred shrine but additionally to relax and luxuriate in the attractive surroundings.
Get the first flight takes about only twenty-five minutes to reach Pokhara. The flights are accessible throughout the morning time. The gentle wind blows throughout and after and frequent change of the weather prevents the flight being landed and taken off in the afternoon. throughout the flights in the morning, the sky appearance terribly clear that makes you able to get pleasure from the most effective view of Annapurna Himalaya.
You Can Select The Means Of Transportation As Per Your Preference. If You’re In A Hurry, It’s Better For You To Decide On A Flight Because It Takes A Full Day Of Driving To Reach Kathmandu. However, If You Have Got Enough Time, It’ll Be A Pleasing Experience Riding A Bus To Kathmandu For Around Eight Hours.