Pathibhara Cultural Trail Trek
Pathibhara Cultural trail trek is suitable trip for those seeking pilgrimage and adventure trekking in the Himalayas. Pathibhara cultural trail trek remains busy and crowded all the time especially during the full moon period, the shrine will be full of local people as well as exotic trekkers. This trek is famous for its holiest shrine Pathibhara, people walk all the way from lowland to this place to wish a prosperous and healthy life for their family members and themselves. It is believed that if you visit this shrine your needs will be fulfill and bless childless families with children.
Pathibhara Devi Shrine at 3700 meters is one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in Nepal. The animist deity at Pathibhara is worshipped with equal reverence by both Hindus and Buddhist. Hindus crowd the temple during special celebrations, while Buddhists living in the vicinity light lamps at the temple on full-moon light. Pathibhara Devi is located at Tapethok VDC, 19 km from Phungling, the district headquarters of Kanchenjunga. While walking, we can enjoy beautiful views of Kanchenjunga and Kumbhakarna.
Other major attractions
Pilgrims can also visit monasteries situated in Olangchungola and Lungchung. The waterfall at Sawa and the pond of Timbung , during autumn and spring are worth visiting every year. The forest ecosystem along the trial offers diversity of wildlife, birds , flowers and butterflies. The whole of Kanchenjunga range can be seen in this trek.