Out setting our journey from Pokhara, we drive 22 kilometers towards Gachhepani via Dulegaunda. Gachhepani is located in Gandaki Zone at the western region of Nepal. It lies about 621 meters above sea level. The place is populated and surrounded by the hills around. Upon arrival at Gachhepani, we start our trek towards Rajasthal. The name of the place “Rajasthal” is kept in an order that “Raja” means “King” and “Sthal” means “place”. So, this place is named since in ancient period King of Nepal used to live in this place. At Rajasthal we can see the ruins of the early kings of Nepal. One can also see panoramic view of Dulegaunda, Khairenitar, and Bhimad. At evening, you can enjoy the cultural show and stay overnight at one of the home stay or lodge.
On the second day of our trek, we wake up early in the morning and hike up to Kolmakot for sunrise view spreading its rays in the peaks of snow capped mountains. After beautiful sunrise view, we will have our breakfast and then proceed out trek to Millennium cave. Millennium cave is an absolute natural cave with unique underground water falls and historical forts. Continuing our trek from Millennium cave, we reach Gharedi which lies in the Western part of Nepal. We will spend our overnight in one of the lodges of Gharedi.
On the following day, after having breakfast we will continue our walk towards Pokharichhap, today’s destination. Pokharichhap is located in the region of Western Region and is approximately 143 kilometer from far away from the capital of the country, Kathmandu. Pokharichhap is also known as “Kolma”, one of the prominent and culturally enriched villages of Syanja district. After a couple of hours walk, enjoying the beautiful natural scenario and views of snow capped mountains we reach Pokharichhap. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the local people with a smile on their face. Enjoy the local cultural dance, local food and culture. Overnight you will spend in Pokharichhap.
On this day, after breakfast we out set our trek towards Pelkachaur. Pelkachaur is a nice village where you can find diversity in the culture of people living around with a harmonious way. The ethnical groups living here are Brahmin, Chhetri, Magar and Gurung and the main dominant of this place are Brahmin and Chhetri. You will have a pleasant feeling while spending one night in this place.
Usually like the other day, today also you will get prepared by packing up your bag. Your rucksack will be carried by the porter trekking along with you. We will start our trek today around 8 am. This day, we will walk for more or less 5 hours to reach Majhkot (Majkotsibalaya). It is another beautiful village which is surrounded by hills all around, more like a hill between other hills. Here you can enjoy staying with the local people and helping them out in their daily activities like: cooking, washing, drinking, weaving, farming, cattle herding etc. You will get a chance to observe the local people very closely and have a close interaction with them. In the evening, you can be entertained by the local cultural music performance. Overnight stay in one of the home stay of lodge of Majhkotsibalaya.
On the very last day of our trek, we take our breakfast in Majhkotsibalaya and then descend down to Rambachha. Along the trail, you will cross many beautiful villages. After walking for about 3 to 4 hours we reach Rambachha where a private vehicle will be awaiting for your pickup. You will then be transferred to Pokhara. This way you will end your trek on the most beautiful part of the country with the handful of memories.
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