Published Date :01 May, 2016
Needless to say that Nepal is very rich in natural resources. Only the problem we have is high technology and proper management. The country is blessed by natural and cultural things. We have plains to the high Himalayas. The highland, meadows, pasturelands are rich for medicinal herbs. Among these priceless medicinal herbs, Yarshagumba is the one. This can be found only in the high altitude places.
Pupal Lek lies in Rukum district, the center of post – conflict territory, the epicenter of a decade long civil war (1996 – 2006). The region is rich in bio-diversity. 60% of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve lies in Rukum district. Pupal Lek Trekking is the newly invigorated trekking trail in Rukum. in needs to be promoted, visited by the trekkers to taste the different thing of the originality. The local with their amiable nature and hospitality welcome you, and invite you to join picking Yarshagumba, the fresh Himalayan herbal medicine from the ground and explore around it.
The Pupal Yarsha Festival is going to be organized by the local people from May 22nd to 15th June. The Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) has joined its hands with local stakeholders to promote this reason as the best trekking destination. So, all the trek lovers, wanderlust people, explorers, researchers are warmly invited in this festival so that your gracious presence could make the quite new place in the eyes of the world could be nearer and the local tourism would be encouraged. Here is the following itinerary that you could follow for the trek which accordingly arranges by the Himkala Adventure:
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Musikot, 18 hrs. Overnight at Musikot
Day 02: Jeep drive from Musikot to Taksera, 7 hrs. Overnight at Taksera
Day 03: Trek from Taksera to Ghattekhola then to Mayang, 6 hrs, lunch at Ghattekhola. O/N at Mayang
Day 04: Trek from Mayang to Maikot (2,230 m), 6 hrs, lunch at Gara village. O/N at Maikot
Day 05: Trek from Maikot to Dule Base Camp, 6 hrs, packed lunch. O/N at Dule Base Camp
Day 06: Trek from Dule Base Camp to Pupal Phedi Camp (4,100m), 5 hrs, packed lunch. O/N at Pupal Phedi Camp
Day 07: Trek from Pupal Phedi to Pupal Lek (4,550 m), 3 hrs, full day excursion. O/N at Pupal Lek
Day 08: Trek from Pupal Lek to Dule Base Camp (3,350 m), 6 hrs, packed lunch. O/N at Dule Base Camp
Day 09: Trek from Dule Base Camp to Pelma (2,515 m), 6 hrs, packed lunch. O/N at Pelma
Day 10: Trek from Pelma to Thangkur (3,200 m), 6 hrs, lunch at Kayam village. O/N at Thangkur
Day 11: Trek from Thangkur to Fagune Deurali (4,060 m), then to Dhorpatan, 6 hrs, lunch Bhujikhun. O/N at Dhorpatan
Day 12: Jeep drive from Dhorpatan (2,805 m) to Burtibang - Baglung (lunch at Burtibang). O/N at Burtibang
Day 13: Bus drive from Burtibang to Pokhara then to Kathmandu. O/N at Kathmandu
Hope this festival brings newness in the days to come. This can be the great source of inspiration for the future trekkers for this region.Let's promote our new trekking destination!