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Pathivara Devi Darshan Trek


9 Days 8 Night


Trip Introduction

Pathivara Devi shrine (3794m) is a popular pilgrimage destination that is believed to fulfill the long-cherished dreams of her devotees. The animist deity at Pathivara is worshipped with equal reverence by both Hindus and Buddhist. The Goddess at Pathibhara is believed to fulfill the long-cherished dreams of her devotees, like sons for those without sons, and wealth for the poor. Pathivara Devi is considered one of the ‘Shakti peeths’. Worshippers from different parts of Nepal and India flock the temple during special occasions, as it is believed that a pilgrimage to the temple ensures fulfillment of all that the pilgrim desires. The devotees of Pathibhara also include members of the Royal family from Nepal. The pilgrims sacrifice animals and bring gold and silver as offerings to the Pathibhara Devi. The best time to visit the temple is from March throughout to June and September to November. Pilgrimages can also have an opportunity to visit Kanchanjungha range, the waterfall at Sawa Bokhari and the pond of Timbuk, during autumn and spring every year. The thick forest eco-system along the trail offers the diversity of wildlife, birds, flowers, and butterflies. Most of the Kanchenjunga range can also be seen from this point. The journey to Pathibhara starts from Suketar (2840m) which takes about the 2-hours walk to reach from Phungling Bazaar. Pathibhara Devi is about 8-10 hours from Suketar. The airport at Suketar is the only airport of Taplejung district. Suketar is connected to Kathmandu and Biratnagar by scheduled flights. Beautiful views of Kanchenjunga and Kumbhakarna can be seen from Suketar. From Suketar the trail passes through Deurali, Chhatedunga, Bhalugauda, Phedi and finally to Pathibhara if you go there you can get unforgettable experience from there and you can also rely on the mixed community over there as they have a mixed culture. The trail offers food and lodging facilities. Basic accommodation facilities are also available for pilgrims near the shrine. The local people here are the Limbus, with the higher regions inhabited by people of Tibeto-Mongoloid ancestry. Sherpas, Rais, Gurungs, Magars, Newars, Sunwars, and Tamangs also live in this area, while the area also offers cultural diversity of Chhetris and Brahmins. Link Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek, Kanchenjunga View Trek, Milke Danda Trek.


Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel O/n Hotel.

Day 02: Am breakfast drive from Kathmandu to Birtamod 12 hours Drive O/n hotel.

Day 03: Early breakfast drive from Birtamod to Taplejung by bus 12 hours of O/n hotel.

Day 04: After Breakfast, walk up to the Suketar (2 ½ hours walk). Visit the surroundings and local lifestyle along the trail walk further to the Deurali O/n hotel.

Day 05: After breakfast walk up to Phedi . ( 4-5 hours walk) Bird watching along the trail. View mountains and sceneries on the way. O/n in Phedi.

Day 06: Phedi to Pathivara. Darshan of Pathivara Devi. Bird watching on the way. View mountains and sceneries from Pathivara. Walk back to Phedi. 2.5 hrs. O/N in Phedi.

Day 07: Walk from Phedi to Suketar. Visit the local monastery. You can have local food. 4-5 hrs. O/n at Suketar (Lodges/tea-shops).

Day 08: Fly directly to Kathmandu from Suketar or via Biratnagar. 1 hr (more fly via Biratnagar). O/n hotels.

Day 09: After breakfast transfer to Airport ( End of Service).


Trip Highlights


Cost Details

Includes:

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
  •  Teahouse accommodation during the Pathivara trek.
  •  All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  •  Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Bhadrapur -Kathmandu).
  •  An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  •  Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  •  Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  •  Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
  •  All government and local taxes.

Excludes:

  •  Nepalese visa fee.
  •  Excess baggage charge(s).
  •  Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  •  Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary).
  •  International flights.
  •  Travel and rescue insurance.
  •  Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  •  Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s).

Equipments List

EQUIPMENT LIST

Nepal Trekking Equipment List

This piece info is creating data on consumer goods and equipment needs, For those that would love an extra detailed discussion for equipment for Nepalese Himalayan Trek.
The following equipment list is required for Nepal Trekking and climbing and a list, you have to have suggested equipment just have with you, however, that you just might have your own personal first choice equipment which can be equally as appropriate

Footwear

  1. Walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof.
  2. Trainer or casual shoes, for trekking and/or for travelling.
  3. Warm socks for colder areas.
  4. Gaiters, in case of rain or snow

Legwear

  1. Loose, casual trousers for trekking.
  2. Thermal leggings for colder areas.
  3. Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers.
  4. Waterproof trousers

Body

  1. Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton.
  2. Thermal shirt for colder areas.
  3. Warm shirt, possibly fleeces, for colder areas.
  4. Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper.
  5. Windproof, waterproof outer shell garment for higher altitudes.
  6. Down jacket (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply)

Head/Hands

  1. Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava.
  2. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking.
  3. Sunglasses or goggles.
  4. Warm gloves

Other items

  1. Strong rucksack or large hold all to be carried by porters.
  2. Daysack to be carried personally.
  3. Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store/separate trekking gear inside your main bag.
  4. One litre water bottle.
  5. Personal first aid kit to include essential items.
  6. Sleeping bag, 4 seasons.
  7. Torch, ideally head torch.
  8. Digital Camera and spare battery and battery charger! – For those not to be forgotten shots of the Himalaya.
  9. Toilet items and towel.
  10. Large handkerchief/bandana for neck

Optional items

  1. Binoculars
  2. Books (see Recommended Reading)
  3. Altimeter
  4. Compass
  5. Playing cards / backgammon / chess set

Recommended Mountaineering Kit

In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialist items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.

Peak Climbing

  1. fleece trousers
  2. Additional mitts and gloves suitable for climbing
  3. Ice axe, and ski poles (note – ice axe can be hired in Kathmandu)
  4. Climbing harness
  5. 2 x tape slings
  6. 2 x screw gate karabiners
  7. Descended/abseil device
  8. Ascender

 


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